Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021


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

Sunday, January 24: Luke Mertes, Mason Pode, Edward Szewczyk

Monday, January 25: Mr. Yoder, Mrs. Sobin, and Mrs. Pacheco

Tuesday, January 26: Mr. Cowsert

Thursday, January 28:   Emily O’Brien, Gregory Williams

Friday, January 29: Dontay Merritt, Kaleb Vela

Saturday, January 30: Michael Naas, Grace Newman, Laura Samek, Benjamin Stupegia


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.


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.  


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.


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!


Here’s the quote of the day by Christopher McCandless: “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”