LPHS is excited to welcome community members to view the completed LP Renovation Project. A public open house is scheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10.
LaSalle-Peru High School Renaissance students attended the 26th annual Jostens Renaissance National Conference from July 12-14 in Orlando, Florida, where they again were recognized with national awards and by leading conference presentations.
Monday, October 15, 2018
Happy birthday to Vincent Funk, Emily Salz, Matthew Beard, Marta Childers, Amarion Rudolph, and Mr. Huebbe.
There will be a Renaissance meeting after school today in the Cavalier Community Room. We will be working on the Renaissance Rally. New members are welcome.
Key Club will be meeting at 7:15 AM on Tuesday morning in the Cavalier Community Room. Please remember to bring your dues. New members are welcome!
Attention Cavaliers! October 19th, this Friday, Key Club will be holding the Halloween Blood Drive. You must be 16 years old or older to be able to participate. Sign-ups are during lunch in the cafeteria. Donors are reminded to eat iron-rich meals this week. Participants are to remain in class until they receive a pass to come to the blood drive. Both class permission forms and 16 year old parent permission forms should be returned to the lunch table. Hope to see you there!
Key Club is hosting one of their annual events, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF (for reader- pronounced u-nuh-sef), starting Tuesday, October 16 and running until October 31st. Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF helps eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus, to help women and their children in developing countries survive during labor. All participating classes will be given a trick-or-treat box to fill up with donations. This contest will be held during 7th hour classes. The winning class who has collected the most money will win full-sized candy bars for each person! Impact the lives of women and children in need by donating today!
LEAD will be meeting during your lunch period in Cavalier Community room on Wednesday. Come join us and bring your lunch and chromebooks. See Mrs Witte with any questions.
Attention Seniors: please check your email for a link for you to vote for your Senior Class President -- voting will remain open until Wednesday, Oct 17th. If you placed a vote during the test run, it has been deleted and you will need to vote again.
Anyone interested in Freshman board will meet Monday before or after school in Lab 321. Students interested can also contact Mrs. Bedenko-Hill or Mr. Mclaughlin.
There will be an intramural whiffle ball tournament on Wednesday October 24th at 7:30 p.m. in the Sellett gymnasium. Sign your team of 7 people up outside the PE office. Any questions ask Coach Keating.
There will be a junior board meeting Wednesday, October 17 at 7:30 am in Mrs. Hartman’s room. Please plan to attend this meeting.
Attention bowlers: There will be open bowling for any interested bowlers, girls and boys, Monday and Wednesday starting at 3:30 at Superbowl in Peru. The cost is only $2.50 per game. There will not be transportation to the bowling alley. There will also be conditioning here at LP on Tuesday and Thursday in the weight room at 3:15. Please see Mr. Kueltzo in the Deans office for any questions.
There will be an informational math team meeting on Thursday, October 18th at 7:25 a.m. in room 332. Please see Mrs. Monahan if you can't make it.
There is a sophomore board meeting on Thursday morning at 7:30 in room 308. If you are a sophomore and still want to join you should come.
Attention Science Club: we will meet this Friday, October 19th right after school in room 306.
The Harlem Wizards are coming to town on Friday, October 19 to challenge a team of local teachers to some high-flying, slam-dunking basketball action. Come out to Sellett Gym at 7:00 on Friday to see Mr. Stevenson, Mr. Rebholz, Mr. Miller, Mr. Goy, Mr. Spudic and a squad of other local teachers coached by Mr. Cherveny take on the Wizards. Tickets are available at the greeter’s window all week!
Are you a senior currently working on college applications? Come to the College App day hosted by the Counseling office and ISAC on October 22nd. Students are to sign up in the Counseling office for the period they would like to attend.
Calling all student authors! The Literary Festival is a conference writing competition open to all LP students. The categories are short fiction, poetry, dramatic scene, descriptive sketch, personal narrative, narrative essay, and critical essay. Start drafting now, so you'll be ready for the deadline in January. If you'd like to learn more, attend the Writing Club meeting after school on Tuesday, October 30 in room 147 (Phillips) or talk to any English teacher.
The Cavalier Choice Awards is almost here and round three--the spare change round--of voting will begin this week! To vote for your superlative nominees, bring in your spare change! Voting begins today, October 15th and ends Friday, October 19th. During your lunch hour, the yearbook staff will be in the student commons all week collecting change, and we will also be sending everyone an email to continue voting throughout the week. Winners are chosen by most votes + the most money collected. The Cavalier Choice Awards will be on Friday, November 2nd at 7 PM in the auditorium. Hope to see you there!
The next yearbook club meeting will take place on Thursday, October 18th, at 7:20am in the Yearbook Room--156.
Attention Seniors: Senior Portraits and Photographer Release forms are due Friday, October 19th. Extra Photographer release forms can be picked up in the Yearbook room or on the Ell Ess Pe website. Your LifeTouch photo will be used if the portrait and/or photographer release is not received by October 19th--no exceptions will be made. If you have any questions please see Ms. West or contact one of the yearbook editors Kendall Jenkins or Hope Beelman.
Are you a senior considering Eastern Illinois University? If so, EIU is waiving their $30 application fee for students who apply before October 15. See your counselor or our ISAC rep with questions or for help.
2017-2018--Spring Yearbook Supplements are here! The cost is $12. You can purchase your copy in the Yearbook room or pick up your preorder before or after school.
The following college representatives will be here this month:
Tuesday, October 16 – ISAC during 4th and 5th hours for college, scholarship, and financial assistance
Tuesday, October 16 – University of Wisconsin, Whitewater – 7th hour
Wednesday October 17 – Rockford College – 2nd hour
Wednesday, October 17 – North Central College, Naperville – 7th hour
Thursday, October 18 – Upper Iowa University – 7th hour
Monday, October 22 – University of Illinois Springfield – 4th hour
Tuesday, October 23 – Western Illinois University – 6th hour
Wednesday, October 24 – Illinois Wesleyan University – 2nd hour
Interested students can sign up in the Counseling office to meet with any of these representatives.
Friday, October 12, 2018
Happy birthday to Steve Coon, Bryce Cooper, Ariel Shebley, Carson Siemers, Jared Bickham, Ayden Sines, and Mr. Huebbe.