Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Tuesday, January 28, 2020
College Visits to IMHS
The following College and Universities are planning visits to IMHS:
UW-Green Bay - Thursday, April 9th - Media Center during seminar.
All Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity and meet with these reps.
Sign up for the visit on the Guidance Office Door and plan to pick up your pass from Mrs. Greenleaf in the Guidance Office the day before the visit.
ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020 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.
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.
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.
Homework Help is available Monday through Thursday for grades 7-12 in the Media Center from 3:00 - 4:00.
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 with your academics. Be sure to bring a pass with you from your seminar teacher.
SENIOR GRADUATION PICTURES-- Seniors, the deadline to upload your senior graduation picture to the Google Photos, Seniors 2020 Album, is March 1. If you need any help with this, please see Mrs. Haferkorn who is in the HS building 1st hour, 2nd hour, 7th hour, or after school in the C-Floor Computer Lab. (You can upload to the album by taking a digital image/picture of a wallet-sized picture of yourself.) These pictures will be used for the yearbook and The Daily News Senior Edition that comes out in May. School pictures will be used for those seniors who do not submit a picture.
SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION If you are a male, you are required by law to register within 30 days of your 18th birthday with the Director of Selective Service at SSS.gov. You can pre-register at 17 years and 3 months of age and your registration will be held until you reach age 18. Spending 45 seconds online can save you 45 years of headaches and heartaches.
SATURDAY SCHOOL: Students serving time in Saturday School are reminded that they will only be admitted to the building through the main doors between 7:50 - 8:05. Students must have school work or a book to read. No cell phone or computer use!
JUNIORS-- The $50 balance for juniors going on the college tour April 1 -3 is due in the Guidance Office no later than January 31.
VA CAREER DAY FOR ALL JUNIORS will be held on Thurs., Jan. 30, from 7:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Juniors are asked to carpool and to park in the Outpatient Parking Lot near the fence line by Dominoes or near the back of the parking lot near the fence line facing McDonalds. Students will report to third period classes when tour is completed.
Seniors and Parents – IMPORTANT! Priority consideration for state aid programs are given to students whose FAFSA is received at the federal processor on March 1 or earlier. DON’T DELAY ON COMPLETING THIS!
Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Fall Semester 2020-- Bay College will begin accepting registration forms for FALL SEMESTER dual enrollment in the near future. 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 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.
TRI-HI-Y our next project is helping out with the VA's National Salute Week. Please see Mrs Carey by next Friday if you can help out on Sunday, Feb 9th at 1:30 for bingo and sundae social.
8th Grade Parent Meeting: Before students submit their course selection sheets for next year, we will be hosting an Eighth Grade Student/Parent Scheduling Meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 28th, at 6:00 p.m., in the Iron Mountain High School auditorium. We will discuss the Michigan Merit Curriculum as well as Iron Mountain High School graduation requirements. This is a very important meeting and we encourage all parents to attend with your 8th grade student. At the conclusion of this meeting, the yellow course selection sheets for next year will be collected. (Eighth graders should have brought them home to discuss with you. Be sure to bring this sheet back to school for our meeting).
STUDENTS IN GRADES 9-11 WHO ARE PLANNING TO DUAL ENROLL NEXT FALL THROUGH BAY COLLEGE and have not done so before are to meet with Mrs. Truscott in the D-floor computer lab (Room 306) on Wed., Jan. 29, at 9:40.
THE MICHIGAN TECH SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS FOR GRADES 9-11: The MTU Summer Youth Programs are available ONLINE at www.mtu.edu/syp. Summer camps and explorations include the following: Computing, Engineering (several areas), Business/Design/Humanities/Art and Science and Technology. These are typically a week-long exploration on the MTU campus costing around $900. Many of these fill up very fast so don’t wait to apply. However, there are several Scholarship programs which include: GenCyber, Engineering Scholars, National Summer Transportation Institute, Rail and Intermodal Transportation, Women in Automotive Engineering, Women in Computer Science and Women in Engineering. These are competitive programs with registration fees varying from program to program. SEE MRS. LAYDON AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR A SULLIVAN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!
COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT ATHLETES Any high school student who thinks they may want to participate in a collegiate sport at a D1 or D11 college/university should be reviewing all the requirements NOW at "http://www.eligibilitycenter.org.">early so you don’t fall short!
SENIORS: if your college is requesting a 7 th semester transcript, request it through Parchment now but it will be placed “on hold” until Tech Center grades are updated.
The IMHS Honor Society Induction Ceremony be held Wednesday, April 8th at 5:30 p.m. in the IMHS Auditorium.
SENIORS – The American Legion Auxiliary has the following scholarships available: National President’s Scholarship (DUE: Feb. 25, 2020) Memorial Scholarship (DUE: February 11, 2020) Medical Career Scholarship (DUE: March 11, 2020) Eligibility requirements are posted on the Senior bulletin board
Varsity Club Varsity Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan 29th during lunch. Please bring your lunch.
7th grade Middle School Council
Any 7th grade student interested in applying to be a student council representative should see Mrs. Greenleaf in the Guidance Office. All interested students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA, no office referrals, be willing to commit, complete an essay and have parental approval, along with the endorement of 2 teachers. Deadline to apply is February 18th.
Any questions see Mrs. Greenleaf or Mrs. Stanchina.
Tri-Hi-Y Monthly Meeting: Tri-Hi-Y's monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday 2/4 during lunch. Upcoming projects will be discussed.