Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021


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

Sunday, February 28: Jonathan Moscosa

Wednesday, March 3: John Newcomer, Alan Weber, and Mr. Miller

Thursday, March 4: Mrs. Lawrence

Friday, March 5: Raymond Sebby

Saturday, March 6: Kasandra Schulz, Mrs. Carney, and Mrs. Haeffner


Daniela Rios from ISAC will be hosting, in collaboration with the Peru Public Library, two presentations on Friday, March 5th entitled All About Scholarships & Managing College Costs.


She also has scheduling page through Calendly where students can schedule a one-on-one meeting with her directly either over the phone or through video call if you have any FAFSA/Scholarship/College questions or need assistance completing your FAFSA. Click on the following link:


Peru Library is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: All About Scholarships and College Costs Time: Mar 5, 2021 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 976 3927 8879 Passcode: 631475

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For those students that were unable to attend the high scholarship ceremony you may pick up your award at the greeter’s desk. The greeter’s desk is open 6:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday.


Attention seniors: There is a new scholarship posted under miscellaneous scholarships on the website called Hepner-Watts 4-H Scholarship. Applicants must be a current 4-H member and have been at least a 5 year member of LaSalle County 4-H.


The American Association of University Women is posted under the Illinois Valley scholarships. They are offering two $1000 scholarships. For a list of the qualifications, stop in the Counseling office.


Attention all students: The Humans of Dementia Storytelling Contest was recently posted under the Illinois Valley scholarships on the website. All you need to do is profile someone who is living with or someone who has passed from Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia using written or photo storytelling. Deadline is April 22.


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 is March 13th.  The test will be taken on Tuesday, March 30th at 1:30 in room 128.

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 128 at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6th. Check your school email for more information.

Here’s the quote of the day by Sigmund Freud: “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”