April 17, 2012
Important Testing Information:
Freshmen ? On Tuesday, April 24, you will be taking the EXPLORE test. Rosters will be up and available for you to see your room assignment starting tomorrow (Wednesday) in the cafeteria. (Bring calculators and #2 pencils.)
Sophomores ? On Tuesday, April 24, you will be taking the PLAN test. Rosters will be up and available for you to see your room assignment starting tomorrow (Wednesday) in the cafeteria. (Bring calculators and #2 pencils.)
Juniors ? On Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24 & April 25, you will be taking the PSAE/ACT test at the Meredith Rd. facility. You are to report to that facility at 7:30am on both days (bring calculators and #2 pencils.)
Seniors ? You will have a non-attendance day on Tuesday, April 24. Waubonsee bound students should take their Compass placement test on that day and/or CLEP test. Please call the Waubonsee Admissions Office for details of what is needed. Other seniors should do last minute college visits or college related business. You will be in attendance on Wednesday, April 25.
All students should see their counselors or Mrs. McFarlin with any specific testing questions that you may have.
Today is drive your tractor to school day so come out during your lunch and check them out. Remember during planting season to be very careful passing farm equipment on the road. Make sure they have pulled over or signal you to pass.
Model UN students: the election for Model UN president has been changed to Friday. We will vote Friday after school, before setting up for the baseball concessions.
Congratulations to Culinary II Students on their Cupcake Wars! Twilight, Despicable Me, Wizard of Oz, Finding Nemo, James the Giant Peach and Clockwork Orange all did excellent work. Congratulations to the Grand Champions, Twilight and the two best in show ? Despicable Me & Wizard of Oz!
Caf? 302 will be selling Friday Treats during STEP and 2nd block on Friday. We will feature banana bread, lemon bars, cherry coke cupcakes and puppy chow. Everything is a $1.00 ? During 3rd Block on Friday Caf? 302 will feature a build your own nacho bar. $3.00 for nachos, & .50 for meat or guacamole ? YUM!!
Looking to get away during Spring Break next year? Have you heard how much fun the Europe trip was this year? Well, there are still openings available for the England Spring Break Trip for next year. If you have not already signed up and are interested in joining us, there will be an informational meeting during STEP this Friday in B109. See Ms. Madison, Mrs. Johnson, or Mrs. Borrowdale if you need more information.
We hope to see you on Friday.
Attention all NHS inductees. You need to pick-up a form in Mr. Horne's room. Please come to room A205B before school on Wednesday or Thursday.
An ACT Practice Test will be given at the Town and Country Library in Elburn for high school students who are preparing to take the ACT Test later this year. Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is providing these tests at no charge to students. Test date is Saturday, May 12, from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Registration is available online only at: www.kaptest.com/enroll/ACT/60119/events.
Volunteers are needed for the Fine Arts Festival this Sunday, April 22. Students it's an opportunity for you to earn G.I.V.E hours. Volunteers are needed for two hour time slots. For more information please see Mrs. McPhee in Student Services.
Attention Seniors: Herff Jones will deliver caps & gowns today during all lunch periods in the cafeteria. Bring your balance due to pick up your cap & gown. If you have not ordered your cap & gown, you may purchase one today. The cost is $50.00. You may pay by cash or money order only. Herff Jones does not accept personal checks at this time. For more information please call Herff Jones at 815-756-4743 or visit www.herffjonesIL.com
Prom tickets are being sold this week during STEP in the commons area. If you are bringing a guest you must have your guest pass turned in and approved before tickets can be purchased. Guest passes must be turned in by this Friday, April 20.
If you are a Prom court nominee, please turn in your picture and biography to Mrs. Code as soon as possible.
Peer Leaders check Edmodo for information about Shedd Aquarium field trip, next year's applications and Thursday's M&M. Questions? See Ms. Trafton.
It is mandatory that ALL art club members come to today?s meeting after school.
The AP English book club: we will meet Monday, April 23rd during STEP in the literacy lab to discuss Cormac McCarthy's work, The Road.
Remember seniors: You have until Friday, May 4th to order your Senior Ad for the yearbook if you'd like one. You can order online and you or a parent can customize the ad yourself by clicking on the link on the high school website, or you can pick up a paper order form in Mr. Bruno's classroom.
Seniors: There is a new art scholarship for students planning to study art. It is due in the student services by Friday, May 4.
A pair of glasses was found. They are in the front office.