Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Wednesday, September 19, 2018
College Visits to IMHS:
The following colleges have scheduled visits with IMHS:
Ripon College - Tuesday, Spetember 18 - during seminar in the Media Center
Michigan State University - September 27th - 2:00pm in the Media Center
UW-Oshkosh - Tuesday, October 9th - during seminar in the Media Center
NMU - Thursday, October 18 - during seminar in the Media Center
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.
HOMECOMING WEEK 2018: will be moved to Monday, September 24th through Saturday, September 29th to allow IMHS Students the ability to participate in the Dickinson Area Community Foundation Fall Tailgate Fundraiser on Saturday, September 22nd at Pine Grove Country Club. The Game will be Friday, September 28th against Calumet and the Dance will be Saturday, September 29th in the High School Gym.
ACT REGISTRATION: Seniors who plan on taking the October 27th ACT at KHS need to register by September 28th. Information can be picked up in Guidance. If you qualify for free/reduced lunch, you can obtain a total of 2 fee waivers to take the test FREE of charge. See Mrs. Truscott for details.
OPEN HOUSE AT MTU: Michigan Tech University will not be making a campus visit to IMHS this fall, but they are offering an OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, September 22. Check out details at www.mtu.edu.
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.
PSAT/NMSQT ADMINISTRATION TO JUNIORS: The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered to Juniors who pay the $16 fee to take it on Wed., Oct. 10. Juniors should register now in the Guidance Office as this will be a valuable aid to the taking the SAT in the spring and you will also receive The Student Guide which includes two practice tests. Visit collegeboard.org to learn what is inside of the test, see other practice tests, and to gather helpful information about the PSAT/NMSQT. Juniors who qualify for free/reduced lunch (only 10 fee waivers available) may obtain a fee waiver to take this test for free. Thirty tests were ordered: first come, first served.
PICTURE RETAKES: will be held on Tuesday September 25th for 7th thru 12th grades.
SENIORS – IMPORTANT: Please sign up for Mrs. Laydon’s REMIND messaging NOW. Directions are posted on the senior bulletin board. This is how college info., scholarship info., financial aid info., important deadlines and other notices will be communicated all year. Don’t miss out!
SOPHOMORE CLASS MEETING-- All sophomores will be attending the Sophomore Class Meeting in the auditorium on Thurs., Oct. 4, at 9:39. Sophomores are to report directly to the auditorium after 2nd hour.
SENIOR CLASS MEETING: All seniors are to attend the Senior Class Meeting during seminar on Monday, Nov. 5, when the Josten's Rep. will be at our school to go over the ordering of graduation cap and gowns, as well as announcements. All graduating seniors must have a black graduation cap and gown in order to go through commencement in May. The meeting will start at 9:40 sharp. (Seniors will not need to report to seminar for attendance). Graduation orders will be taken on Nov. 13 from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
SENIORS INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR A CLASS OFFICE: If you are interested in running for Class President, Vice-president, or Secretary/Treasurer of your senior class, please see Mrs. Truscott for an application. Applications are due back no later than Wed., Sept. 19.
SENIOR CLASS PICTURE: on the front lawn will be on Tuesday, September 25, at 12:20 p.m.
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.
Homecoming Week Dress up days: Monday: USA Day - red, white, and blue Tuesday: Tie Dye Tuesday Wednesday: Favorite Holiday (seniors-Christmas, juniors-St. Patrick, sophomores-Easter, freshmen-New Year's) Thursday: Theme Day "Around the World" (seniors=USA, juniors=Italy sophomores=France freshmen=England) Friday: Mountaineer Black and Gold Dance will be Saturday evening in the Gym/Izzo-Mariucci Center from 7:30pm-10:30pm (doors close at 8pm). Please plan for appropriate attire (finger-tip length of dresses and no plunging necklines or totally bare backs)
COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT ATHLETES: Go to the NCAA Eligibility Center website www.eligibilitycenter.org to view eligibility requirements and academic rules. Also seniors, your high school transcript must be submitted once your accounts have been made in Parchment and again after graduation to participate in D1 and D2 institutions. See Mrs. Laydon for questions.
Seniors and Parents: An important mailing went home this week. Please watch for it and call or email with any questions. Lot’s of exciting things happening in the senior year! We hope to see you all (seniors & parents) on October 10th at 6pm!
JOB OPPORTUNITY: IM-K Community Schools is looking for workers for the Child Care at North Elementary. Hours would be from 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Must be 18 years old to apply. For more information, call the Community Schools Office at 779-2660 - Ext. 1
IMPORTANT FOR SENIORS AND PARENTS: You both need to create a FSA ID, which is your electronic passport to federal student aid online. You should do this NOW. The link to create your ID can be found at www.studentaid.gov/fsaid.
ALL FRESHMEN WILL ATTEND BAY WEST'S MANUFACTURING DAY- On October 12th the freshman class will go over to Bay West for 30 minute hands-on, interactive presentations to learn more about manufacturing and the jobs that exist in Dickinson County. Freshmen will be dismissed at 10:40 to eat lunch in either the cafeteria or the Izzo. Departure from IMHS will be at 11:20. Please see Mrs. Truscott with any questions.
HOMECOMING COURT VOTING: Ballots for Voting for Homecoming Court are in your student emails. Accepting votes until 3pm Friday, Sept 21st.