Monday, September 11, 2023

Monday, September 11, 2023


Are you interested in helping your community while developing your leadership skills? Join us for our first Key Club meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12th at 7:20 a.m. in room 135.


Attention Juniors: If you are interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT on Tuesday, October 24, please check your email for important information and instructions from Mr. Gibson regarding the registration process. Registration is open until Friday, September 22 and the cost of the exam is $18. You must register using the Google Form that was sent to your L-P student email address. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Gibson.


Attention LP Artists: The first Art Club meeting is Thursday Sept 14th after school until 4pm in the Art Room, Rm 225. All interested students are encouraged to attend. This year we will be working on a mural in our school cafeteria, community projects, and taking a trip to the Art Institute of Chicago. Hope to see you there!


There will be an FCA meeting on Wednesday this week at 7:20 in room 339. 


There will be an intramural dodgeball tournament on Tuesday, September 19th starting at 6:30 in the Sellett Gym. Sign your team of 6 players up outside the PE office in the Sellett gym. Any questions see Mr. Keating.


ATTENTION GSA: There will be another meeting tomorrow after school in room #331. At this GSA meeting, we will begin working on making ally and support signs that will be posted around the school to make us feel more present at LP! PLEASE come if you can make it, and ALL are welcome! Tomorrow. After school. GSA meeting. Room #331. Be there.


Girls soccer Open field will be on Tuesday, September 12th from  6-7 on the new turf!


Attention Science Club, if you have treats to drop off for September 11th delivery for our local heroes, then please bring them to Mrs. Depenbrock's room 306 by 3 pm today.  Our next meeting will be right after school in room 306 on Monday, September 18th.  New members are always welcome!


There will be a brief junior board meeting Wednesday, September 13 at 7:30 am in Mrs. Hartman’s room.


Attention all LP students, Are you in need of a PE make-up?  Are you looking to get in better shape?  Are you looking for a way to release stress and improve your mental health?  Are you looking for a great time?  If so, the cardio room is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 2:45-4:15pm. Any questions stop in and see Coach Glupczynski in room 131


The following college representatives will be here: this week:

Today, September 11 – during 3rd hour:  University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL

Tuesday, September 12: 

2nd hour – Quincy University

3rd hour – St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

6th hour – University of Illinois, Urbana

On Thursday, September 14th, a representative from ISAC will be here to meet with seniors regarding college applications and FAFSA which is a graduation requirement.


Interested students can sign up in the Counseling Office to meet with any of these representatives.


Are you interested in soldering or want to learn how to modify a gameboy? If so, join the Tech Club meeting on Tuesday, September 19th after school in the East Gym, room E115. The meeting is after school until 4 p.m. All are welcome. Contact Mr. Wiercinski for additional information.


The ASVAB test is once again being offered at LPHS on Tuesday, October 31, for any sophomore, junior or senior student who is interested in participating. The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Career Exploration Assessment is a standardized exam that helps students accurately identify their strengths with the Interest Inventory Skills section. Students DO NOT need to have an interest in the military to take this assessment, however, this assessment is also used to determine qualification and placement within the armed forces. If you are interested in taking this assessment, please contact your counselor to register. More details will be provided to those who register in the week just prior to testing.


Reminder: Guest Request forms for Homecoming are now available in the Safety office. Anyone who is bringing someone to Homecoming that does not attend LP needs this form filled out prior to purchasing tickets.  They need to be returned by September 29.

In honor of National Suicide Prevention week, Student Support Services has some activities planned. Please stop by and write your favorite positive affirmation on the “You Matter” banner located in the cafeteria during all lunches on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday, teachers, please bring your students to write their favorite positive affirmations in sidewalk chalk at the clock tower entrance! We will be out there during 2nd, 3rd, and 7th period. Please stay tuned because each morning this week we will be on the announcements with a quick mindfulness activity or coping skill. For today, we are asking everyone to practice self-compassion. Anxiety can fill you with self-doubt and make you feel bad about yourself. Let go of your negative thoughts about yourself and focus on more positive self-talk. I challenge you to write down 5 positive things about yourself. If you are having a hard time, try to think about what your best friend or a close family member would say they love about you.  

The annual girl’s Powder Puff flag football game will be Thursday, October 5th, after the homecoming parade.  Email or talk to Mr. Zukowski by Friday, September 15th, if you are interested in playing.