Monday, March 27, 2023

Monday, March 27, 2023


Attention Junior students:  This is another reminder to sign up in the Bookstore if you will need transportation home from school after taking the SAT Exam on April 12.  Bus transportation will only be provided to those who sign up by March 31.


On Thursday, March 30th the Honor Society Program is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. Seniors are to report to first floor by 7:45 and all other students are to report to their homeroom at 7:45.


The SAT and PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, April 12, and Thursday, April 13. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors should check their LPHS student emails for important information related to testing. Testing room assignments will be posted in the Commons this week and students are encouraged to check to make sure they know which room to go to for testing. On Tuesday, April 11, we will be on a 1:46 bell schedule with all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors reporting to their testing rooms for the pre-administration session at 1:50. Seniors will be reporting to the Auditorium. School will still dismiss at 2:40. Please direct any questions about testing to Mr. Gibson.


Tomorrow, Tuesday March 28th we will use the a.m. assembly schedule. At 9:20 seniors are to report to the Sellett Gym and are to sit in their assigned homeroom seats.  Seniors will rehearse in the Sellett Gym for the Honor Society Program that will be held Thursday morning. All other students are to report to their regular homerooms at 9:20 on Tuesday.


Attention GSA: There will be a meeting tomorrow after school in Mr. Makeever's room, room #331. At this meeting, we will talk about updates to the upcoming Queer Prom we've been invited to, the Day of Silence, helping out at the Baker's Lake fishing expo, and other potential upcoming activities. You are definitely wanted at tomorrow's GSA meeting... see you there!


Any senior who has completed at least 6 semesters in social science is eligible for the Bertusi Award and may pick up an application for the award from Mr. Woods in room 124. The deadline to return the application  was March 17th.  The test will be taken on Wednesday March 29th at 3:00 in room 128. Talk to Mr. Woods if you have any questions.


Attention Seniors, if you received A’s both semesters in US History or Honors US History you are eligible to take a comprehensive examination in American History to determine a winner for the Knights of Columbus Award. The test will be given in Room 124 at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, March 31st. Talk to or email Mr. Woods if you plan on taking the test.


On Thursday, March 30th, a lost and found table will be set up outside the cafeteria during all lunch hours.  We have lots of items like water bottles, coats, sweatshirts, lunch boxes, glasses, and much more.  Please stop by the table to see if any of the items are yours.  Remember, lost and found is located in the bookstore, so if you find something, please turn it in, or if you lost something, stop by to see if we have it.


Attention seniors:  This is a reminder that the ISAC representative will be here on Thursday from 10:30 to 12:30.  This is for help with the FAFSA and college/financial assistance.  The FAFSA is a graduation requirement.  Sign up in the Counseling office if interested. 


Attention Seniors:   Prom is Saturday, April 29th at the Auditorium Ballroom. Tickets will be going on sale April 14th -20th during lunch hours. The price of a ticket per couple is $50. A single ticket can be purchased for $25. Dinner will not be served. The price of tickets will not be refunded. If your date does not attend LP , you must turn in a completed guest request form to Mrs. Pienta in the School Safety Office no later than April 11th. All prom-goers must have a completed prom ticket form at the time of ticket purchase. Both forms can be found in the Dean's Office. Information will be posted on LP'S social media if interested in having professional photos taken.


The Drama Club will meet in room 226 after school on Thursday, March 30th.  We will be discussing possible productions for the fall play.  If you are interested in the Drama club but can’t attend this meeting, please contact Mr. Thomas.


Attention juniors:  Are you considering IVCC early out for next year?  If so, you’ll need to sign up for an appointment on March 28th.  Susan Monroe from IVCC will be here on March 28th periods 1 through 4 in the CCR (Cavalier Community Room).  Please sign up in the Counseling Office for one of those periods.  Please see Mrs. Wilson or your counselor if you have any questions.


Attention seniors:  The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is currently accepting applications for their scholarship program.  The last day the scholarship applications will be accepted is March 31, 2023.  Check out the website under Miscellaneous  Scholarships to see if you qualify.