Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Monday, December 11, 2017
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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:
Lakeland College - Friday, December 15 - during seminar in the Media Center
UW-Oshkosh - Tuesday, March 6- during seminar in the Media Center.
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.
Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Winter Semester/Term 2 Although it feels like we just got done with registering students for Bay fall dual enrollment, it’s already time to register for Sem. 2. Winter 2018 registration for IMHS students is happening now and on-line classes fill up quickly. Winter semester begins on Jan. 15. Stop and see Mrs. Truscott for the necessary paperwork to dual enroll for Sem. 2. IMHS will pay for tuition, a book (if necessary) and technology fees.
SENIOR GRADUATION PICTURES-- Senior graduation pictures for the yearbook are due to Mrs. Stanchina ASAP.
COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR FOR JUNIORS-- Plans are underway for our 4th annual Spring 2018 College Campus Tour on March 26-28. We will be visiting Ferris State University, Western Michigan University, University of Michigan, Albion, and Michigan State University. Your cost will be $100 plus spending money for a few meals. You must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and be a student in good standing. Please sign up by Nov. 22 and pay your $50 deposit no later than December 15th. The balance will be due the last week in January. Seats are limited as Norway High School will accompany us (first-come, first-served with $50 deposit). Please sign up and bring your $50 into the Guidance Office (make checks payable to IMHS) as soon as you are ready to commit. Paying your $50 deposit is what will reserve your seat on the bus! See Mrs. Truscott with questions.
IMHS Semester Exams – December 2017 Monday, December 18th 7:50 – 9:20am 1st Period 10:15 – 11:45 am 7th Period Tuesday, December 19th 7:50 – 9:20am 2nd Period 10:15 – 11:45 am 6th Period Wednesday, December 20th 7:50 – 9:20am 3rd Period 10:15 – 11:45 am 5th Period Thursday, December 21st 7:50 -9:20am 4th Period Students are NOT to be dismissed from exams early for any reason except emergencies cleared through the office. Students are not required to be on campus unless involved in testing. Students will not be allowed in the halls during scheduled test sessions. Students who are tardy (arrive to class within 5 minutes of the bell) will be permitted to take their exam during the scheduled time. Students who are more than 5 minutes late, (considered absent) for an exam, will not be permitted to take the exam at that scheduled time. Arrangements will need to be made through the office and the teacher to schedule a make-up time convenient for all involved. All fines or materials due in classes, media center or office must be taken care of prior to the last exam.
SENIORS: The Senior Boys' breakfast will be held on, Wednesday, May 2, at Pine Grove, 8:00 a.m The Senior Girls' Tea will be held on, Thursday, May 10th at Pine Grove, 1:00pm
Senior Parent Scholarship Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 6pm in the HS Media Center. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING YOUR STUDENT’S FOLDER. If you cannot make this meeting, feel free to contact Mrs. Mel Laydon at 779-2610, ext. 4318 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up another time.
Tri-Hi-Y Monthly meeting will be held Monday, Dec 11th at lunch in Mrs Carey's room. Reminder that Angel Tree Project items are due this Friday!
NO SCHOOL: There will be no school starting on Friday December 22nd thru Tuesday January 2nd due to Winter Break. School resumes on Wednesday January 3rd.
9TH-12TH GRADES: Next week will be Christmas Spirit Week. The dress up days are as follows:Monday is Festive Sock Day Tuesday is Christmas Hat Day Wednesday is Ugly Sweater Day Thursday and Friday there will be an activity between boys and girls. Please refer to the flyers posted around the school for rules regarding the activity."
PARENTS: Please add IronMountainSchoolDistrict@imschools.org to your whitelist for your email. We send email alerts (school closings/delays, etc) from this address and whitelisting will ensure that it does not go to your SPAM folder.
Sophomores: Reminder that both the Wisconsin Leadership application and the Michigan Youth Leadership application are due to Mrs. Laydon on or before Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
JUNIORS GOING ON COLLEGE TOUR-- All Juniors going on the college tour are asked to report to the library on Monday, Dec. 11, at 9:40 for a picture.
UGLY SWEATER CONTEST: Wednesday during Seminar the Student Council is having an Ugly Sweater Contest in the Auditorium. There are prizes for the "ugliest sweater" for Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students (4 prizes). Middle School Seminars are welcome to come and watch
FUNDRAISER: Iron Mountain basketball shirts are for sale now! Order forms are being handed out in seminar today. Shirts are only $10 and will be available in the middle of next week. We have a limited number available next week and the rest will be ordered for the following week. We want to show our Mountaineer pride in the student section by all wearing the same shirts at girls and boys home games. Orders can be given to Mrs. Pietrantonio.
SYSTEMS CONTROL TOUR FOR SENIORS: All seniors will be touring Systems Control on Wed., Jan. 10, 2018. Mrs. Pietrantonio's Period 1 and Period 6 English 12 classes will tour from 7:50 until 10:00. Mrs. Pietrantonio's Per. 5 English 12 class will tour from 12:30 until the end of the day. Students will provide their own transportation to Systems and must park and enter through Door 54. See Mrs. Truscott or Mrs. Pietrantonio with any questions or transportation problems.
SENIORS-SCHOLARSHIPS: The Bob Swanson Memorial Scholarship is now available for graduating seniors with a tennis background. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PLAY COLLEGE TENNIS. Eligibility requirements are posted outside of Guidance. Due date is: January 4, 2018.
9TH-12TH GRADES: "Student Council will be hosting a Christmas Movie Night for all high school students in the auditorium on Wednesday, December 20th. Admittance will begin at 7pm, and the movie will start by 7:30pm. Please use the link sent to you in your student email to vote on which movie you would like to be shown by 3pm on Wednesday, December 13th."
ATTENTION SENIORS: The GFWC Arts & Nursing scholarships are now available. Eligibility requirements are posted on “C” Floor bulletin board. DUE DATE: 1/25/18