Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Saturday, February 24, 2018
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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.
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.
ATTENTION CLASS OF 2018 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.
IMPORTANT FOR IMHS STUDENTS: Please make sure you are checking your school email accounts as many mass announcements are being distributed this way. Also important, many locker notes are being used so don’t ignore these messages. Because verbal announcements will be brief this year, it’s imperative that you are checking the PowerSchool bulletin announcements also.
College Visits to IMHS:
UW-Oshkosh - Tuesday, March 6- during seminar in the Media Center.
Albion College - Tuesday, March 6 - during seminar in the Guidance Office
There are sign up sheets on the Guidance Office door. Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to sign up and meet with these college reps.
AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK HELP Students are encouraged to take advantage of the after-school homework help that is available in the Media Center Monday thru Thursday from 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
SENIOR GRADUATION PICTURES-- Senior graduation pictures for the yearbook are due to Mrs. Stanchina ASAP.
Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Fall Semester 2018-- -Fall 2018 registration for IMHS students is happening now and on-line classes fill up quickly. Stop and see Mrs. Truscott for the necessary paperwork to dual enroll for Fall semester. IMHS will pay for tuition, a book (if necessary) and technology fees. To get reimbursed for textbooks, students must receive a C or better in the class, bring in your book receipt, a copy of your grade report, the textbook, and fill out and submit the necessary paperwork in the Guidance Office. (Note that the deadline to be reimbursed for books is January 31 for Term 1 and May 31 for Term 2.) The following class will be offered at IMHS in the fall if there is enough student interest: ENGL 101 - Rhet. and Comp.
IMHS Honor Society Induction Ceremony Wednesday, April 11th 5:30 p.m. IMHS Auditorium
VISION SCREENING: The Dickinson County Health Department will be in on Wednesday March 7th to do Vision Screenings on the 5th, 7th, and 9th grades. They will be back on Monday March 12th to get the rest of the students who were not in School on the 7th.
BLOOD DRIVE: Tri-H-Y is sponsoring a UP Regional Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 28th from 9:00-1:00 in the Izzo-Mariucci Center. We are now accepting 16 year-old donors, with a signed parental permission form. You must also weigh 110 pounds to be eligible to donate. Please sign up with Mrs. Carey during seminar today and help save a life! COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO “WALK-IN” AND DONATE!!!
9TH THRU 12TH GRADE: The Rural Health Careers Camp at NMU offers students an introduction to the health care professions. This event will take place on May 14th-16th on the campus of NMU. This is open to students in grades 9-12 and registration opens on Feb. 19. Registration fee is $60. Visit www.regonline.com/NMUhealth18 for details about the medical careers you will learn more of. Only 24 spaces available!
SPRING CHORUS CONCERT: will be held on Friday, May 11th starting at 6 P.M. in the High School Auditorium for 7th thru 12th Grade Students
STUDENT MENTOR TRAINING: Do to a scheduling conflict, the Student Mentor training that was scheduled for February 15 will be rescheduled. We will more than likely put the training off until sometime in March.
Attention Current Juniors and Seniors: IM-K Community Schools is looking for workers for the Summer Recreation Program and the Child Care. If you are interested, please fill out the summer job application that is located at http://imkcommunityschools.weebly.com/summer-recreation.html Return the completed application by April 9th to: Julie Wonders, IM-K CS Director 800 East E Street Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 Or e-mail: email@example.com
ANNUAL PROM DRESS SWAP: The Dickinson County Library will host the 9th Annual Prom Dress Swap on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 at the Main Branch in Iron Mountain! Girls in grades 9-12 are invited to attend the swap to take home a FREE formal dress as well as donated jewelry and accessories! The first hour of the Swap, 11 AM-12 PM on Saturday, March 3, is reserved for girls who have a ticket: obtain a ticket by donating a dress at the library before Friday, March 2! While prizes last, teens attending the Swap will instantly win raffle prizes from area businesses. If you have any questions, please call the library at 774-1218.
ATTENTION JUNIORS: there will be a meeting on Monday, Feb 26th, during seminar to finalize details for Junior Luncheon. There are still several items that need to be signed up for so please check it on Sign up Genius at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/8050F45AFAF2BAB9-2018. Any questions, see Mrs. Haferkorn. The Junior Luncheon will be held on March 1st at the Izzo-Mariucci.
JUNIOR TESTING will begin on April 10 with the SAT. Students who took the PSAT 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. Juniors were also given a practice SAT test to take home in English 11. The Guidance Office also has test prep. materials that students are encouraged to check out.
Senior Volunteer Hours:
Any senior who has hours to turn for the MSSA award needs to have them turned in my March 22. Please see Mrs. Greenleaf in Guidance ASAP.
If you are close to the 400 hours - please see Mrs. Greenleaf to make arrangements to contact those you need to contact concerning your volunteer hours.
Environmental Club will meet this Friday at today during lunch, instead of seminar. to discuss a new project idea. All members must attend, or contact Mrs Carey. School Forest Project this Sunday at 2:00. Please sign up with Mrs Carey by Friday if you plan on attending
Attention ALL High School Students: Northern Michigan University is hosting an Environmental Science Camp from July 22-July 28, 2018. The cost to attend is $599, but covers lodging, meals and field experiences. Go online today at www.nmu.edu/environmental-science-camp to register today!
Attention IMHS Students: If you are wanting to get Volunteer Hours, here is a great opportunity. This Saturday, from 9-3 in the Izzo there is a Youth Wrestling tournament. Organizers are looking for table workers and mat refs to help out. You will get a free t-shirt, lunch, and entry into a $25 raffle drawing. Please contact Carrie Stroud on Facebook or 906-221-0972 if you want to help out.
SENIORS: Due Monday, 2/26-Marquette Builders Exchange Scholarship Due Tuesday, 2/27-Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance to Bay College & IM Half Marathon