Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Sunday, May 20, 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 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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
CLASS OF 2019: JUNIORS, WORK ON YOUR RÉSUMÉ THIS SUMMER! Many colleges will require you to list all of your activities, awards, employment, and volunteer experiences either in résumé format or on college applications, often with start and end dates, specific duties, and accomplishments. ALSO, BEEF UP YOUR READING LIST! Not only will this help keep up your vocabulary for the ACT/SAT, but reading the classics will prepare you for college reading expectations. COMMON APPLICATION - Next year's seniors who are planning to apply to colleges such as the University of MI, Albion, etc., are encouraged to start the application process the beginning of August as it is a very lengthy process and one you are encouraged to get a good start on this before school starts in the fall. COLLEGE CAMPUS VISITS--his summer is a good time to visit college campuses to help find the right one for you. Remember to contact the Admissions Office to set up your campus visits. Pick up a COLLEGE COMPARISON WORKSHEET in the Guidance Center to help you keep track of your findings.
SEATING AT COMMENCEMENT: There will be seating on the floor for graduates’ parents and elderly/handicapped relatives during commencement--first come-first served that night. (Seniors will be given tickets only for their elderly or handicapped relatives if requested ahead of time.) All other family members (brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, etc.) will have ample room to sit in the bleachers. SPECIAL SEATING: Any senior requiring special seating arrangements for a handicapped/elderly relative at commencement, should inform the Guidance Office ASAP. Tickets will be issued for ONLY those family members who require handicapped seating on the floor.
EXTRA GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS: There are extra graduation announcements, which may be purchased for $1.25 each. Stop in the Guidance Office--first come-first served! Please bring in the exact amount of money.
SENIORS: COMMENCEMENT: Friday, May 25, at 6 p.m.--Please report to the I/M Center no later than 5:00 p.m. Mr. Pearson will be taking individual pictures of you starting at that time.
SENIOR ALL-NIGHT GRADUATION PARTY: will begin at 8:30 and the doors will be locked at 9:00. It is being held at Recreation Lanes and the evening will include pizza, pasta salads, veggie trays, fruit trays, taco dip, chips, desserts, ice cream treats, bowling, music, games, raffles and camaraderie with your classmates. All graduates that attend the party will receive a cash prize and have the opportunity to win more prizes by participating in activities throughout the night. The later you stay, the larger the prizes get!
SENIORS: must have all make-up time completed and all fines paid and any other obligations taken care of by 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, prior to boarding the bus for the Senior Class Picnic.
SENIOR CLASS PICNIC: Wed., May 23, at BEWABIC STATE PARK IN CRYSTAL FALLS -- The buses will depart IMHS at 8 a.m.; please be here no later than 7:45 a.m. We will depart the park at 2 p.m. and will arrive back in IM by 2:50 p.m. All students are required to ride the bus both to the park and back to IMHS. ABSOLUTELY no beverages will be permitted on the bus! All personal belongings will be inspected. Items to bring to your picnic include: sunscreen, swimsuits and towels, baseball gloves, tennis rackets and balls, Frisbees, footballs, cards, a change of clothing, etc. We will go rain or shine, so be sure to dress appropriately according to our weather forecast. ALL FOOD AND BEVERAGES WILL BE PROVIDED FOR YOU!!!
SENIORS: CAPS AND GOWNS: Check to be sure that your Josten’s orders are correct and that your graduation gown fits.