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, September 24, 2018
Happy birthday to Maya Marenda, Lydia Skerston, Derrik Sneed, Madelynn Anderson, Cam Calkins, Addison Ernat, Makenzee Koehl, Kaedyn Oberholz, and Mrs. Ziel.
Attention juniors: All juniors can have the option to sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT exam, which will enter you into the National Merit Scholarship competition. It will be held in the morning on October 10. The cost of the exam is $16.00. Due to the nature of this exam, no make-up dates or late arrivals will be allowed. Please register for the PSAT/NMSQT exam at the Bookstore no later than Friday, September 28, 2018.
There is a sophomore board meeting Thursday in room 308 at 7:30. If you did not make the last meeting and still want to join, please attend Thursday. We will be discussing fundraisers for the year over cookies and doughnuts.
Would you like to spread positivity throughout the halls of LP? If you would like to make our school an even better place, Renaissance is the perfect club for you! Please join Renaissance for our first, formal meeting today after school in Room 147. New members are welcome!
We will have our 1st Future Business Leaders of America meeting in Room 321 on Friday, September 28th before school 7:15 AM. Anyone interested is welcome to come.
LP Financial Guest Speaker series will begin this week. Our first speaker is Steve Witek with LPL Financial. Mark you calendar for Wed. September 26 at 2:00 PM in Room 324. Ask any business teacher for information.
Key Club will be meeting at our regular time on Tuesday morning at 7:15 AM. The meeting will be in Collaboration Room 102. All are welcome!
There will be a LEAD meeting in Room 227 during your lunch period on Wednesday, Sept. 26th. Please join us to see what LEAD is all about. See Mrs. Witte for questions.
Anyone interested in joining Foreign Language Club come to meeting in Room 137 at 7:25 am Tuesday.
There will be a Senior Board Meeting on Thursday, September 27th at 7:20 am in room 327.
There will be open gym conditioning Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 3 to 4 p.m. Meet at north end of cafeteria with coach Miller. Any questions, ask Coach Miller.
The Gay-Straight Alliance, or GSA, will have its first meeting of the year Tuesday after school in Mr. Makeever's classroom - room #331. The GSA is for ALL individuals! Regardless of differences you may have from some or all of the individuals around you, the GSA is an all-inclusive group that wants you, yes YOU, to know you belong here!! Together this year we will establish group 'norms' and 'expectations' for members to follow. Sort of like, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas", at the GSA meetings, "What is talked about in the GSA, stays in the GSA." Email Mr. Makeever with any questions about the GSA you may have. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you in room #331 right after school tomorrow!!... Oh yeah, and snacks provided!"
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.
Any freshmen through seniors who are interested in scholastic bowl are welcome to participate. You will need to attend our first meeting on October 1st at 2:45 in room 124. If you cannot make the meeting please contact Mr. Woods in room 124.
There will be an intramural dodgeball tournament on Wednesday October 3rd at 7:30 pm in the Sellett Gym. Sign up your team of up to 8 people outside the PE office. Any questions ask Coach Keating. See you there.
FCA has a special invitation for students, faculty, and staff. For over 25 years, See You at the Pole has been about one simple act—prayer. All around the globe, in every time zone, students will be gathering at their flagpoles, praying for their school, friends, families, churches, and communities. SEE YOU AT THE POLE is a day committed to global unity and prayer for your generation. FCA would like to invite you to join us this Wednesday, Sept. 26th for the annual See You at The Pole event which will begin at the flagpole at 7:25am. Commit to pray with students and schools around the globe as they gather for See You at the Pole™ on September 26!
Hey LP Students, are you looking to showcase your marking or business skills? Are you looking to find a creative outlet? Or do you want to be a part of the Cavalier Choice Awards show? Then you should join Yearbook Club! The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 25th, at 7:20am in the Yearbook Room--156.
Cody Whighsil from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be here every Tuesday starting next Tuesday, September 25th during 4th and 5th hour. He can help with college applications, scholarships, and financial aid. Sign up to meet with him in the Counseling office.
The following college representatives will be here this month and next month:
Monday, September 24 – Eureka College, Eureka, IL – 2nd hour
Tuesday, September 25 – Augstana College, Rock Island, IL – 2nd hour
Thursday, October 4 – Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA – 6th hour
Thursday, October 4 – MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL – 7th hour
Tuesday, October 9 – Bradley University, Peoria, IL – 1st hour
For a complete list of colleges, go to the lphs website.
Interested students can sign up in the Counseling office to meet with any of these representatives.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Happy birthday to Andrew Castelli, Gabriel Hale, David Humilde, Aubrie Krug, and Kyle Petersen.