Iron Mountain High School Bulletin for Monday, November 19, 2018
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.
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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.
JUNIOR ASVAB TEST-- All Juniors will be taking the ASVAB test at Bay West in Fornetti Hall on Wed., Nov. 28. Students are to report to Bay West for 7:40 a.m. and will return to IMHS for afternoon classes. If anyone has a transportation problem, please see Mrs. Truscott.
Bay Dual Enrollment Classes for Winter Semester 2019-- Winter 2019 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 next 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. Students will not be refunded for books that have an online version available.) Research Writing will be offered at IMHS next semester. 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.
SENIOR GRADUATION PICTURES-- Please email or drop off a graduation picture for the yearbook to Mrs. Stanchina ASAP.
SENIOR GRADUATION SPEAKERS- Seniors who would like to be a student speaker at commencement this year are to sign up in Room 306 (D-Floor Computer Lab) no later than November 19.
YAC T-SHIRT ORDER: Pick-up will be on November 21st from 11 until 3 pm in the Izzo.
2019 COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR FOR JUNIORS Plans are underway for our 5th annual Spring 2019 College Campus Tour on March 20-22. We will be visiting Ferris State University, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, and Alma College (Alma is still tentative as of 11/12/18). 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 along with your payment of $50 no later than December 9. The $50 balance will be due January 31. Seats are limited as Norway High School will accompany us (first-come, first-served with $50 deposit). Please 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 any questions/concerns.
EARLY DISMISSAL/NO SCHOOL: School will be dismissed on Wednesday November 21st at 11am, no lunch will be served, due to an afternoon Professional Development Day. Also there is no school on Thursday November 22nd and Friday November 23rd for Thanksgiving Break.
IMHS Semester Exams – December 2018 Tuesday, December 18th 7:50 – 9:20am 1st Period 10:15 – 11:45 am 7th Period Wednesday, December 19th 7:50 – 9:20am 2nd Period 10:15 – 11:45 am 6th Period Thursday, December 20th 7:50 – 9:20am 3rd Period 10:15 – 11:45 am 5th Period Friday, 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.
MEET the MOUNTAINEERS: Monday, November 19th 5:30 in the HS GYM
Scholarship - Seniors: 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 on senior bulletin board. Due date is: December 20, 2018.
ATTENTION SOPHOMORES: Iron Mountain High School hopes to nominate up to 4 sophomores to attend the Michigan Youth Leadership (MYLead) conference to be held on the campus of Michigan State University. The conference will be held twice, one on May 17-19 or June 7-9, 2019. 400 students from around the state will be in attendance to share ideas, hear from community leaders and motivational speakers. Be ready for a challenging, fun and truly unique experience. See Mrs. Laydon for an application. Due date: December 1, 2018.
Class of 2019 Class Officers and Voting Results Class President: Emily Miziniak Vice President: Ella Fortner Secretary/Treasurer: Anthony Jay Gerou Class Colors: Black and Gold Class Song: “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa Class Flower: White Rose Class Motto: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And, YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go...” - Dr. Seuss