Friday, August 26, 2016

Hamburger Horseshoe
Garlic White Pizza
Popcorn Chicken Salad
French Fries / Baby Carrots
Fresh Fruit / Diced Pears
The 2016 yearbooks have arrived and will be distributed in the main foyer this Friday, right after school. Any students unable to pick up their yearbooks on Friday may stop by Room 142 before or after school any day next week. Anyone wanting to order a yearbook for the current school year should see Mrs. Ransdell in the main office. Prior to Thanksgiving break, yearbooks may be ordered at the bargain price of only $40. After Thanksgiving break, the price goes up to $55, so place your order as soon as possible.
The school photographer will be here on Tuesday, August 30th from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 the cafeteria for those students who missed having their picture done at registrations.  All students must have their picture taken by the school photographer.  Picture order forms are available in the Main Office.   All faculty and staff are to see the school photographer during this time.
The first Spanish Club meeting will be Monday, August 29th at 7:30am in room 300.  If you're interested in joining but can't attend that meeting, see Mrs. Arcis.
Attention Students:  A representative from Big Brothers/Big Sisters will be here on Tuesday, August 30 during the lunch hours in the cafeteria to meet with students interested in volunteering as a youth mentor.  This is a great way to get involved in the community by helping children develop supportive relationships with positive role models.  See the representative at the display table for more information.
Attention Juniors:  We are offering the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) to Juniors on October 19 at 8:15 a.m.  This is an optional standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  Scores are used to determine eligibility and qualification for the National Merit Scholarship Program.  Cost of the test is $15.  Register in Student Services.
Attention Students:  The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered on September 27 at 8:15 a.m. This test measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.  There is no fee for this test.  Please register in Student Services.  Preference will be given to juniors and seniors.
Attention seniors:  There will be a FAFSA Completion Preparation session for all seniors planning on attending college/university/vocational school next fall. As a reminder, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) may be completed on October 1, 2016.  This session will be held on Tuesday, September 6 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.  See the counselors in Student Services for additional information.

Attention Students:  The following colleges/universities will be here to meet with students.  If interested in attending, please register in Student Services and get a pass from a counselor.
Lincoln Land Community College - September 8 at 10:00 a.m.
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign - September 16 at 9:00 a.m.
Eastern Illinois University - September 20 at 9:00 a.m.

Blackburn College - September 27 at 1:30 p.m.