Points of Pride

2018 - 2019 Points of Pride

Capac Jr. – Sr. High School

  • Capac/Imlay City Victory Day
  • Addition of AP Computer Science Principles
  • Manufacturing Day
  • Career & Career Expo
  • Toyota Distracted Driving Assembly
  • Peer Mediation Team
  • Education Excellence Award Recipients from SET/SEG
  • Plaid Shirt Night
  • 3 Jr. High students submitted winning entries to the 50th Annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan
  • Middle School Decision Day at SC4
  • Highest scholarship awards distributed in the last 5 years
  • HeartMath pilot
  • 95% participation in NAEP testing
  • Overall, 89.1% of 7th grade students were at or above the national student status norms, with standard deviation in Reading, Math & Science
  • Overall, 27.3% of 7th grade students placed in the 80th Percentile or above in NWEA Reading, Math & Science
  • Overall, 92.7% of 8th grade students were at or above the national student status norms, with standard deviation in Reading, Math & Science
  • Overall, 27.3% of 7th grade students placed in the 80th Percentile or above in NWEA Reading, Math & Science
  • Opportunity Night
  • International Travel Group Organized in French Classes- 30 signed up to travel to London/Paris during Spring Break 2020.
  • Decision Day for Seniors - high school assembly

 

Advanced Placement and Honors Courses

  • 48 juniors and seniors completed AP Literature
  • 25 seniors completed 3 straight years of Honors/AP English courses
  • 21 Honors English sophomores
  • 19 Honors English freshmen

 

Band

  • Capac has 110 students that are in band grade 5-12 approximately 17% of all students grades 5-12.
  • 16 students participated in the 2019 Michigan School Band and Orchestra’s Junior and Senior High District Solo and Ensemble, 6 students received a top superior rating of “I” and 10 students received an excellent rating of “II”
  • 3 Jr. – Sr. High School band students were selected to participate in the 2019 Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association District III Honors Band
  • Both the Jr. High and Senior High School Bands received an “Excellent” rating of Second Division at the MSBOA District III Band Festival
  • Capac Bands hosted a concert by the O/M Saxophone Quartet from Wayne State University

 

Choral

  • Jr. High Chorus & HS Select Choir participated in MSVMA District 3 Choral Festival, both receiving the highest score possible: “1 - Superior.” Both choirs went on to attend State Choral Festival, earning 1-ratings there as well.
  • Students from across the school came together to put on a spectacular musical performance of “Mary Poppins.”
  • The choir students successfully designed, rehearsed, and performed the first annual Capac Choral Pops concert.
  • The Choirs worked with several professional musicians and master clinicians during the 2018-19 School Year.

 

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

  • St. Clair County Farm Bureau’s Project RED
  • Poultry Contest:2 Teams participated with a Senior High Team earning a Gold Award
  • FFA Homecoming Float
  • FFA Volunteered at Christmas Jubilee
  • FFA Districts in Durand: 1 member competed in Prepared public Speaking and earned a silver award, two members competed in the Job Interview Contest
  • FFA members attended the 91st Michigan FFA State Convention
  • Michigan State University Skills Contest:Two members participated in the vet science contest, 3 Members in the environmental skills contest and 2 members in floral design
  • Meat Rabbit Contest: Capac Jr. High FFA sent two teams and placed 5th and 6th Capac Senior high sent 3 teams – Alternate State Winner, 1 student – The other teams placed 28th and 32nd.
  • Food for America Day with Ag Olympic Contest

 

Mock Trial

  • Placed 3rd in the St. Clair County Mock Trial competition
  • One student received Best Portrayal of a Witness and Best Direct Examination and one student received Best Opening Statement at the St. Clair County Mock Trial competition
  • Placed 4th in the Regional Mock Trial competition
  • Placed Honorable Mention as the 11th ranked team in the state
  • Two seniors participated in all 4 years of Mock Trial
  • In 14 years Capac has placed in the state 7 times

 

National Honor Society

  • 8 new inductees
  • Backpack Giveaway in August and every Thursday during the school year
  • “Welcome” gift bags for all new students at Capac Jr.-Sr. High
  • Volunteered at Trunk or Treat
  • Volunteered at Christmas Jubilee
  • Decorated for holidays at Blue Water Hospice in Marysville
  • Volunteered at Food Truck Event with Capac Chamber of Commerce
  • After school math tutoring
  • Reading help for elementary teachers Mrs Baur (K), Mrs Ashley (K), and Mrs Allen (3rd grade)
  • Volunteered to help at parent/teacher conferences, honors night and graduation

 

Community Outreach

  • Sr. High School Student Council Food Drive donated 18 complete Thanksgiving meals to St. Clair County Community Health plus additional bags of groceries to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Imlay City
  • Sr. High School Student Council participated in Adopt-a-Highway
  • Jr. High Student Council sponsored their 15th Annual Pennies for Patients National Campaign- raised over $1100 raised for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Jr. High Student Council collected plastic bottle caps for a Buddy Bench to benefit Teen Suicide Prevention
  • Jr. -Sr. High and Elementary schools donated to Toys for Tots, Blue Water Humane Society, and the local food pantry the week before Christmas break

 

 

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