Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Thursday, January 17, 2019
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.
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.
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.
SENIOR GRADUATION PICTURES-- Please email or drop off a graduation picture for the yearbook to Mrs. Stanchina ASAP.
TECH CENTER TOUR FOR FRESHMEN AND NEW STUDENTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO TOUR-- All freshmen will be touring the Tech. Cr. on Wed, Jan. 23. It's time to start thinking about next year's classes, and this will allow you to see first-hand the many opportunities that the Tech. Cr. has to offer. SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS who are new students and have not seen the Tech. Cr. in the past are welcome to attend as well and must sign up in the Guidance Office ASAP.
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: Outdoor Adventures, Computing, Engineering (several areas), Business/Design/Humanities 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: 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!
SCHOLARSHIPS: The 2019 OsteoCHAMPS Rural Scholarship Program Application is open at www.com.msu.edu/OsteoCHAMPS. This is an innovative pre-college enrichment program to help capable young high school students pursue careers in nursing, allied health and medicine. The student spends 8 days on the campus of Michigan State University. Eligibility requirements are: students entering 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2019 and GPA of 3.0 or above. Five qualified student will receive a $1,500 scholarship to attend. Apply asap; deadline is March 1, 2019.
9TH-12TH FUTURES SCHEDULING: will be held on Tuesday February 12th, students will report to 5th hour, take role & dismiss to the gym. After the student's scheduling is done, they are dismissed for the day.
STUDENTS DUAL ENROLLED THIS SEMESTER: Bay Classes start on Mon., Jan. 14, and must be dropped NO LATER than Friday, Jan. 25, by 2 p.m. Please see Mrs. Truscott for assistance.
Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Fall Semester 2019 Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Fall Semester 2019--Bay College will begin accepting registration forms for fall dual enrollment now. 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 a 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.
ROBERT'S MEMORIAL SKI EVENT: Kids ages 6-17 can sign up now for lessons from Granite Peak Ski Coaches for only $10. The Roberts Memorial Ski event is Saturday, January 26th from 9am – 3pm at Keyes Peak in Florence. Space is limited and pre-registration is required so encourage people to sign up soon. People can also get the registration forms at www.exploreflorencecounty.com/events/
JUNIORS GOING ON THE COLLEGE TOUR: Juniors who have not paid their $50 balance for the college tour are to do so no later than Jan. 31 in the Guidance Office.
YAC MEETING: on Sunday, January 27th at 1:00. We are giving out grant checks so please wear your YAC shirts but if you don't have one just wear an Iron Mountain shirt.
HS Robotics Practice: There will be robotics practice from 6-8 on Monday night at industrial arts and Tuesday from 3-5. Any interested students are encouraged to attend.
CONGRATULATIONS: to senior Jaden Vicenzi who has advanced to the interview stage for the prestigious Michigan State University STARR Scholarship, which is a full-ride award. Let’s all wish our fellow Mountaineer Good Luck in the next phase. GO JADEN!