Monday, January 25, 2021

Monday, January 25, 2021


Happy birthday to the following people who have birthdays this week:

Sunday, January 24: Nathan Benway, Jakob Ellerbrock, Grace Faletti, and Mr. Burr

Monday, January 25: Jumya Hayden, Cole Herkert

Tuesday, January 26: John Boyle

Wednesday, January 27: Alonzo Dimas

Thursday, January 28: Jonathan Hillyer

Friday, January 29: Timmathy Baker, Josue Bustos

Saturday, January 30: Cayla Jordan


The PSAT/NMSQT pre-administration scheduled for 1:00 today, Monday, January 25, has been cancelled. Pre-administration will now take place before the PSAT on Tuesday, January 26. Students who are registered for the PSAT/NMSQT on January 26 should report to the school and be in their assigned classroom by 7:45 AM. Testing rooms include the Cavalier Community Room and Co-Lab 142. There will be a list posted outside each room with room assignments. For any further information regarding the PSAT/NMSQT, please contact Mr. Gibson.


Attention Science Club, we will meet on Wednesday, January 27th at 3:00 in room 308 to make valentines for seniors in long term care facilities. Please let Mrs. Depenbrock or Mrs. Kochis know if you will be attending or if you need to pick up a bag of supplies.


The PSAT will be administered on Tuesday, January 26, to those juniors who registered for the exam. Please be to your assigned room by 7:45 AM as the exam will begin promptly at that time. You should bring two #2 pencils, your student ID, and an approved calculator. 

If you have any questions about the PSAT, please contact Mr. Gibson.


There will be a Yearbook meeting Wednesday at 3:00pm via Google meet. Email Ms. West for the class code. 


Attention all seniors:  If you are planning to attend a college or trade school, you are required to complete the FAFSA as part of your graduation requirements.  Daniela Rios of ISAC is eager to help.  Her contact information can be found in your school email.  Please contact her or your counselor to set up an appointment asap.  


It is not too late to sign up for the Polar Plunge on March 6th. This will be an at home plunge and all proceeds go to the local Special Olympics region. Check out @LP_LEAD on Twitter or contact Ms. Davidson for more info on registration!


Attention seniors: Check out the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation Scholarships under the Illinois Valley Scholarships on the webpage. There are about 4 different scholarships being offered.


Attention seniors: as you are continuing to apply to colleges and scholarships, some institutions are waiving their application fees. Please check their websites for more information. January 25th through January 31st Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville is waiving their application fee.


Attention students: Summer school driver ed forms are now available in the Counseling Office. You must be 15 years of age on or before June 7th. The deadline for registration is Friday, February 5.


Attention juniors: Check your email regarding IVCC’s online or in-person options for SAT/ACT test prep.


Here’s the quote of the day by Joyce Brothers: “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.”