Monday, September 18, 2023

Monday, September 18, 2023


Attention Science Club:   Our next meeting will be right after school today in room 306.   New members are always welcome!


Attention all Link Leaders - there is a meeting for all Link Leaders today, Monday, September 18, during lunch periods.  Link Leaders should grab their lunch and head to the CCR for the meeting during their regular lunch period.  See you soon.


Attention all Freshmen baseball players:   please see Coach Glupczynski in room 131 as soon as possible.


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.


There will be an intramural dodgeball tournament tomorrow,  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.


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.


Attention Writing Club:   The September Writing Club meeting will be at 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20 in room 147. New members are always welcome. 


Attention seniors:  There is a $500 scholarship opportunity for you from the AES Engineers.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.  Deadline is October 8th.


There is also a Golden Apple Scholarship available for students who want to go into the teaching profession.   These scholarships are posted under the miscellaneous scholarship page on the lphs website.


There will be an LP Cavalette Fundraiser dinner BBQ kick-off at Stone Jug on Wednesday, September 27th from 4 – 7 pm.  Tickets are $16 per ticket – dine in or carry out.  Contact a Cavalette for tickets.


Girls soccer Open field is from  6-7  on Tuesday .


The junior board is looking for talented Cavaliers that would be interested in sharing their talents with the LP Community. Please see Mrs. Hartman in room 338 if you are interested in auditioning for the Variety Show. Try-outs are Tuesday, September 19th in Mrs. Hartman’s room.


The Junior Board Variety Show Committee will have a brief meeting on Wednesday, September 20th at 7:20 in room 338.


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 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.


Attention seniors:  The Tonica Association of Federated Teachers is offering a $300 scholarship to a graduating senior who also graduated from Tonica Grade School.  Applications are open to students who are planning to further their education.  Check out the website under Illinois Valley Scholarships for the application.


Hello Sophomore Board! Our next meeting is tomorrow, September 19th at 7:20 am in Room 136. New members are welcome. We will be voting on our officers and finalizing a couple fundraisers. Hope to see you there!


The following college representatives will be here this week:

Tuesday, September 19 – Western Illinois University – 7th hour

Thursday, a representative from ISAC from 10:30 to 12:30 for college and FAFSA assistance.

Interested students can sign up in the counseling office to meet with any of these representatives.


Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors:  Please turn in your permission slips for the Manufacturing Expo to the Counseling office by 8:00 tomorrow, September 19th .   You will need to complete your online registration by Thursday, September 21st.  Please reach out to the Counseling office if you have any questions.


Tomorrow, Tuesday, the Cafeteria will feature local food produced in Illinois as part of our Farm to School Program.


Attention GSA: There will be a meeting tomorrow after school in Mr. Makeever's room, room #331. This meeting will be packed including more work on the school-wide ally signs, upcoming homecoming parade, and plans for the week of National Coming Out Day, which is October 11th. Hope you are able to make it to tomorrow's GSA meeting... ALL are welcome!


Do you enjoy connecting with your community on a local and international level? Are you interested in making a difference and developing leadership skills? Then, Rotary Interact Club is for you!  Come to our next meeting on September 21st @ 7:15am in Room 224 next to the art room.