Monday, October 5, 2015

Spaghetti & Meatballs
Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
Mexican Pizza
Vegetarian Nacho Salad
The annual Coat Challenge is now taking place and will continue until October 25th.  Bring us your old coats that are in good shape or purchase a new coat to donate.  All sizes and genders are needed.  We have a special need for children’s coats.  Help us make the annual coat drive a success.  Coats may be dropped off in Mrs. Schafer’s room, Mr. Elvidge’s room or the box located in the Main Foyer.  Person or group who brings in the most coats wins a $50 Angelo’s gift card.

Attention Students and Staff:  Everyone is encouraged to wear your favorite college, trade school, or military t-shirt or hoodie to school on Wednesday, Oct. 7 in recognition of College Night.  Show us which college or military branch you support!

Counseling Center
Attention Students:  The following colleges will have admission representatives here to meet with students on the following dates.  If interested in attending, please register in Student Services and get a pass from a counselor.
McKendree University - Monday, October 5 at 9:00 a.m.
Eastern Illinois University - Monday, October 5 at 9:30 a.m.
Blackburn College - Tuesday, October 13 at 10:00 a.m.
St. Ambrose University - Tuesday, October 13 at 1:00 p.m.
Northern Illinois University - Wednesday, October 14 at 8:30 a.m.
Illinois College - Wednesday, October 14 at 9:00 a.m.
Navy ROTC - Wednesday, October 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Bradley University - Thursday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m.
Western Illinois University - Friday, October 16 at 9:30 a.m.
Savannah College of Art & Design, Tuesday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m.
Attention Students:  An updated scholarship bulletin is now available in Student Services, from classroom teachers, and online on the counseling link of the high school webpage.
Seniors:  If you did not receive a complete packet at the senior meeting, see Mrs. Sawyer right away for a packet to order cap/gown/tassel unit, announcements, and other senior items.  Remember ordering will be Wednesday, October 7 beginning at 8:20 a.m. by alphabetical order of last names.  EVERYONE MUST order a cap/gown/tassel unit.

Ordering of cap/gown/tassel unit and other senior items will be on Wednesday, October 7 beginning at 8:20 a.m. and will report by alphabetical list that will be sent out closer to the ordering date.
This year ALL senior must order a cap/gown/.tassel unit as these will not be the same as prior years.
Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Taylorville Community Credit Union are now available in Student Services.  Six $500 scholarship awards are available.  Deadline to apply is October 23.
Attention Seniors:  Applications for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award are now available online at  Applicants must be student athletes with a "B" academic average and participate in community activities.  Deadline to apply is October 2.  
Attentions Students:  Our annual College Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 7 in the high school cafeteria from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.  College, university, and military representatives will be here to discuss the admission process and academic opportunities.  Two financial aid sessions will be presented at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Room 166.  This free event is open to all students and parents. We encourage everyone to attend to explore your opportunities after high school.
Attention Students:  Memorial Medical Center in Springfield is sponsoring the Memorial Explorer Post 1897 program for students interested in a healthcare career.  The program consists of six sessions scheduled from October - February.  The first event starts October 8.  Additional information is available in Student Services.