Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Wednesday, March 20, 2019
College Visits to IMHS:
The following colleges have scheduled visits with IMHS:
Michigan Tech - Monday, April 15th - during seminar in the Guidance office
Seniors and Juniors should sign up to visit colleges when they come to IMHS.
Sign ups can be found on the Guidance Office door.
Juniors - it's not too early to meet with colleges and find out what they have to offer.
ATTENTION CLASS OF 2019 Be sure to save your Econo Foods and Super One receipts for your all-night Graduation Party and turn them in periodically to the Guidance Office.
CAREER EXPLORATION SITE: www.careercruising.com is an excellent site to explore careers. USERNAME: iron PASSWORD: mountain
VOLUNTEER HOURS: Students are encouraged to turn in their volunteer hour sheets to DICSA and pick up new ones if needed from the Guidance Office. Any questions please see Mrs. Greenleaf.
CLOTHES CLOSET: The clothes closet is available for all students. There are many items that ANY student can use. Mountaineer gear, sweatshirts, winter coats, formal dresses and more. Many items are brand name. Please see Mrs. Greenleaf in the Guidance office to schedule a time to check it out. Appointments can be made outside of school hours if needed.
TUTORING FOR STUDENTS DURING SEMINAR-- Students who would like help with their homework are encouraged to visit the library/media center during seminar where you will find student tutors who are willing to help you with your academics.
HOMEWORK HOUR: for grades 7-12 is available M-Th from 3:00 - 4:00 in the Media Center.
College Visit Pass Procedure:
Starting with the 2018-2019 school year the following procedure will be in place for passes to attend college visits at IMHS:
1. Students must sign up in advance of the visit on the sign up sheets posted on the Guidance Office door. College visits are announced in advance. Students should plan accordingly and should be signing by 2:50pm the day prior to the college visiting. No passes will be given day of the visit.
2. Only students who have signed up in advance will be given passes for college visits.
3. Passes will be available for pick up in the Guidance Office starting at 2:50pm the day before the visit. Passes will be on the counter of Mrs. Greenleaf's desk.
4. If you are at the tech center 1st block, you must have your pass with you to leave the tech center.
5. If you have tech center 2nd block, you will need a pass for when you get to the tech center.
6. Without a pass you will not be excused for late arrival or early dismissal from the tech center.
7. If you are at the tech center multiple blocks, you should see Mrs. Greenleaf or Mrs. Laydon the day before for your pass.
Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Fall Semester 2019 Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Fall Semester 2019--Bay College will begin accepting registration forms for fall dual enrollment now. Online classes fill up quickly so please stop and see Mrs. Truscott for the necessary paperwork to dual enroll for next fall ASAP. IMHS will pay for tuition, technology fees, and a book if necessary (always check in the Guidance Office of the HS before buying any books to make sure we don't already own it. If we do, the school will not reimburse. And, if there are online versions of the book available, the school will not reimburse you for the book. Note that the deadline to be reimbursed for books is January 31 for Term 1 and May 31 for Term 2.) Students who dual enroll and do not pass the class with a satisfactory grade of a C- or better will be required to repay the Iron Mountain School District for tuition, technology, and book fees. Please see Mrs. Truscott with any questions/concerns. To complete the admissions process you need to: 1. Complete Bay's ON-LINE APPLICATION complete with your Social Security Number. 2. Complete the DUAL ENROLLMENT CONTRACT and bring in to Mrs. Truscott. 3. Return the DUAL ENROLLMENT BILLING AND REGISTRATION FORM to Mrs. Truscott. If interested in dual enrollment, be sure to check out the Michigan Transfer Network to see if your courses will transfer to the university you plan to attend at www.MichiganTransferNetwork.org.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR: The Rural Health Careers Camp at NMU, which offers students an introduction to the health care professions. This event will take place on May 13th-15th on the campus of NMU. This is open to students in grades 9-12. Registration fee is $60. Visit www.regonline.com/NMUhealth19 for details about the medical careers you will learn more of. Only 24 spaces available!
5TH, 7TH, & 9TH GRADES: The Dickinson County Health Department will be here on Thursday March 14th and Friday March 22nd for Vision Screening during school hours.
SENIOR GRADUATION PICTURES-- Please email or drop off a graduation picture for the yearbook to Mrs. Stanchina no later than April 12. School pictures will be used for students who do not turn in a graduation picture.
JUNIOR TESTING will begin on April 9 with the SAT. Students who took the PSAT/NMSQT were handed back their results along with their test booklets and are advised to link their accounts between College Board and Khan Academy to access a personalized practice plan for the SAT. The Guidance Office has test prep. materials that students are encouraged to check out. Juniors will soon be given a practice SAT test booklet to take home and complete in English 11.
SPRING TEST SCHEDULE FOR GRADES 9 - 11: JUNIORS: Tuesday, April 9--SAT at IMHS--7:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Juniors will be dismissed for the day when testing is complete) Wednesday, April 10--WorkKeys at Bay College/Fornetti Hall--7:45 a.m. - 1:11 p.m. (Students are to provide their own transportation to Bay. See Mrs. Truscott with any transportation issues. Juniors will report back to school for Periods 6 and 7) Students taking WorkKeys with accommodations will test at IMHS. Thursday, April 11--M-Step Science and Social Studies Online Testing at IMHS--Auditorium--7:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. (Students must bring their fully-charged chrome books with them and will report to Per. 3) SOPHOMORES: Tuesday, April 9--PSAT 10 at IMHS--7:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Sophomores will be dismissed for the day when testing is complete) FRESHMEN: Tuesday, April 9--PSAT 8/9 at IMHS--7:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Freshmen will be dismissed for the day when testing is complete) GRADE 8: Tuesday, April 9--PSAT 8/9 at IMHS--7:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Eighth graders will eat lunch and report to all afternoon classes) Friday, April 12--M-Step Science and Social Studies Online Testing at IMHS--Auditorium--7:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Students must bring their fully-charged chromebooks with them and will report to Per. 3) GRADE 7: Wednesday, May 1--M-Step ELA Online Testing at IMHS--Auditorium--7:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. (Students must bring their fully-charged chromebooks with them and will report to Per. 3) Thursday, May 2--M-Step Mathematics Online Testing at IMHS--Auditorium--12:19 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Students must bring their fully-charged chromebooks with them and will report to Per. 7)
JUNIORS-- Please discuss with your parents what colleges you would like your SAT scores sent to. You get 4 free score sends when you fill in the pre-administration part for the test (which we will be doing on March 19) so now is the time to discuss with parents where you should be sending your SAT scores. See Mrs. Truscott with questions.
EXTRA GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS-- There are a few extra graduation announcements for sale in the Guidance Office. Te price is $1.25 each. Please bring in the exact amount of money.
NO SCHOOL: There is No School on Monday April 1st through April 7th due to Spring Break, School resumes on Monday April 8th.