Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Sunday, September 22, 2019
College Visits to IMHS
The following College and Universities are planning visits to IMHS:
St. Norberts - Friday, Sept 20 - during seminar
US Naval Academy - Friday, Sept 27 - during seminar
MTU - Thursday, October 3 - during seminar
MSU - Thursday, October 10 - during seminar
Central Michigan University - Monday, October 14 - during seminar
UW-Oshkosh - Tuesday, October 15 - During seminar
UW-Green Bay - Thursday, October 17 - 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.
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.
JUNIORS/SENIORS, CHECK OUT THE MIDWEST STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM-- An easy way to save money on out-of-state tuition costs on colleges in the Midwest including Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota. Visit http://msep.mhec.org to learn more.
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
Homework Help is available Monday through Thursday for grades 7-12 in the Media Center from 3:00 - 4:00.
7TH-12TH PICTURE RETAKES: Picture retakes will be on September 24th starting at 12:30pm
SOPHOMORES: OCT. 3 -- SEMINAR--All sophomores will report to the auditorium right after 2nd hour for a Sophomore Class Meeting with the Josten's Rep. Oct. 10 -- SEMINAR -- Class ring orders will be taken for those interested in purchasing.
SENIOR CLASS PICTURE ON FRONT LAWN: will be taken on Tues., Sept. 24, at 12:15.
SENIORS: November 4--12:19 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.--Senior Class Meeting Regarding Caps and Gowns. Seniors will report directly to auditorium and then proceed to 5th hour for attendance after meeting. November 12--Cap and Gown orders will be taken from 9:20 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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!
ATTENTION STUDENTS IN GRADES 10-12: The 2019 Upper Peninsula Professional Trades Career Days is available to students in grades 10-12. This is the largest Hands-On Career Fair in the U.P. Skilled trades include: carpentry, electrical maintenance, heavy equipment operation, masonry, welding, utility construction and more. You will have a chance to climb a pole, break concrete and try simulators at one event! IM students will attend on September 25 via bus. For more information and to sign up in Guidance no later than Sept. 18
FRESHMAN: Bay College, The Alliance (DAEDA), Northern Initiatives, the DIISD, and Michigan Works! Invites you to Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 4th at Bay College West Campus. Freshman students will rock out to five 30 minute hands on activities led by our local manufacturers to educate them on the job opportunities that exist now and in the future. The schedule with drop-off & pick-up times are below. Afternoon session – Norway Vulcan, Iron Mountain & North Dickinson They will also be excused from class at 10:47 to have lunch and to board the bus at 11:30. Students arrive at Bay at 11:50 am (sessions start at 12 noon) Students depart Bay at 2:40 – 2:50 pm
SENIORS – NEW THIS YEAR! College Board is offering scholarships beginning with the Class of 2020. This new scholarship program guides you through the college planning process and offers you a chance to earn money for college for each action you complete. Check out the website at cb.org/opportunity (Poster on C floor also)
PSAT/NMSQT ADMINISTRATION TO JUNIORS: The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered to juniors who pay the $17 fee to take it on Wed., Oct. 16. Juniors should register now in the Guidance Office as this will be a valuable aid to 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 may obtain a free waiver to take this test for free. Thirty tests were ordered: first come, first served.
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.
Environmental Club- Litter Pickup will be Tuesday 9/24 at 5:30. Sign up with Mrs Carey by next Thursday if you plan to attend. Anyone interested in joining the Environmental Club who did not attend the meeting can see Mrs Carey.
JOB OPPORTUNITY: IM-K Community Schools is looking for students to work in the After School Child Care program at North Elementary from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. If you are 18 years old and interested in applying, please call the IM-K 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.
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.
ATTENTION SENIORS AND SENIOR PARENTS: MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Iron Mountain High School will host a Financial Aid presentation on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 to be held in the HS Auditorium beginning at 6:00 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 sign up on the google document Mrs. Truscott shared with you no later than Sept. 30.
TRI-HI-Y: will meet Tuesday 9/24 at 12:00 in Mrs Carey's room. Any 9-12 grade girl is welcome to join this all-girls community service club. We'll be discussing upcoming events. Bring your lunch!
SENIORS' PARENT MEETING-- All parents/guardians of seniors are invited to attend an organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, in the HS Library/Media Center. Two events that parents have traditionally helped to organize for their graduating seniors are: The senior class picnic held during school hours on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 The senior class graduation party following commencement on Friday, May 22, 2020 The only official school-sponsored activity is the senior class picnic; the party after commencement is entirely planned and sponsored by seniors' parents. Details concerning these two events will be discussed at that time.
Seniors: Please submit ideas for your Senior Class Colors, Flower, Motto, and Class Song (all lyrics must be school appropriate) using Mrs. Truscott's google doc. shared with you no later than October 4.