Monday, November 14
Happy birthday to the following people who have birthdays this week:
Sunday, November 13: Jontay Rivera, Zoe Thatcher, Mr. Leonard, Mr. Carney
Monday, November 14: Mrs. Hartman, Mrs. Jenkins, and Mr. Thomas
Tuesday, November 15: Joseph Gallicchio, Reena Stevens
Wednesday, November 16: Kendall Adkins, Konnor Burkiewicz, Kaleb Kennedy, Jonah Murillo, Aila Nowakowski, Deisy Padilla
Thursday, November 17: Peyton Cumming, Abby Hammerich, Adrian Martinez, Sophia Pantoja, Kailyn Pineda, Lexi Pratt, Desiree Sluder, Destiny Sluder, and Ms. Lambert
Friday, November 18: Jacob Beecroft, Dominic Colby, Kevin Rynke, Gunnar Skoog
Saturday, November 19: Tatum Duncan, Raymond Legrenzi, Riley Lewis, Franky Mattei, Lydia Steinnbach, and Mr. Wiercinski
Attention LP students and staff: The Writing Club is hosting a Poetry Slam/Open Mic night on Monday, November 21 from 7 - 8 p.m. in Matthiessen Auditorium. Participants from LP may dramatically read/perform an original or well-known poem, perform a dramatic reading from a novel, or sing an original or well-known song. Anyone is welcome to attend in the audience. All work must be submitted to Mrs. Phillips for approval by Wednesday, November 16. If you have questions, see your English teacher, Mrs. Phillips, or any Writing Club member.
There will be an FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) meeting at 7:15AM on Thursday, November 17th in Room 324. New members are always welcome, so please stop by if you are interested, or see one of the Business department teachers for details.
Attention AP Students: AP exam fees are due tomorrow, Tuesday, November 15. Please make all payments at the Bookstore by the end of the day tomorrow. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Gibson.
The weight room will be open after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. This is for anyone looking to start their fitness journey or returning to the weight room. If you have any questions, you can see Mr. Spudic in the counseling office or meet in the weight room after school. See you then!
Don't Forget! Auditions for the spring musical The Addams Family are this week!
Tuesday and Wednesday at 5pm in the auditorium. See Mrs. Verucchi with questions.
Want to design a game in Roblox and learn more about coding? Join L-P Coders on Thursday morning at 7:15 in room 327. New members are always welcome. See Mr. Bjerkaas if you can’t make it to the meeting or have questions.
Starting Monday, November 14th and every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday that school is in session, the Cardio room will be open and available to all students from 2:45 – 4:15pm. Any questions, please see Ms. Gibson.
There will be an intramural bags tournament on Wednesday, November 16th at 7:00 pm in the south balcony. Sign up your team outside the PE office. Any questions, see Mr. Keating.
Is there a teacher or staff member who you would like to recognize for going above and beyond? If so, nominate them for Renaissance’s Tireless and Staff Award. The Tireless and Staff awards are travelling trophies given to a faculty and staff member who have shown dedication and commitment to the students of LP. Nominations have been sent to your student emails and are due November 22.
There will be a brief Junior Board meeting Wednesday, November 16th at 7:20 am in Mrs. Hartman’s room., room 338.
It’s not too late, if you’re still interested in trying out a new sport, ALL are welcome to meet after school in the wrestling room or see Coach Rebholz!
Attention Writing Club: There will be a meeting after school on Thursday, November 17 in room 147. This is the last meeting before the Poetry Slam/Open Mic Night, so if you cannot make the meeting, please check in with Mrs. Phillips. Hope to see everyone there.
Any boy looking to run track in the spring that is not currently in a winter sport, please meet in Room 325 on Tuesday, November 15th after school for a quick meeting.
There will be a Green Team meeting on Tuesday, November 14th from 2:50 to 3:30 in the Student Commons. Contact Ms. Lance for more details.
Attention seniors: An ISAC representative will be here on Thursday, November 17th for help with FAFSA and college assistance from 10:30 to 12:30. Sign up in the Counseling Office if interested.
Also, make sure to check out the LP Counseling website for up-to-date scholarships. There are many listed under the miscellaneous scholarships.
Attention Renaissance Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Red Card Holders: This Thursday will be Treat Day. The Renaissance Team will be handing out Culver's frozen custard to students who present their cards during all lunches on this day.
Join the Jersey Mike’s team; come to the Counseling office if you’re interested in applying for a job and get a free Sub card!
Attention seniors: There will be another College 101 workshop during 3rd and 7th hour today in the CCR. It will cover college apprenticeships and military post secondary options. You can go directly to the CCR at the beginning of 3rd or 7th hour.
NCI ARTworks will host an opening reception and exhibit of the work of Julie Jenkins, co-founder of NCI ARTworks and current LaSalle-Peru Township High School art department instructor. The opening reception will take place in conjunction with the IVAC after Hours on Friday, November 18, 2022 from 5 to 8pm at the NCI Artworks Gallery in the west wing entrance of the Westclox Building.
The LaSalle-Peru Township High School Board of Education on October 19, 2022 approved the LPHS Hall of Honor Committee’s submissions for the next class in the Hall of Honor.
“I am honored to lead a district so rich in history, yet dedicated to offering innovative programs designed to inspire learning. Our Board of Education supports and promotes strong academic and vocational course offerings balanced with a wide-array of extracurricular and fine arts experiences. It is our promise to deliver opportunities for students to serve their communities, become problem-solvers and strong communicators, and demonstrate care for themselves and others.”
Dr. Steven R. Wrobleski