Announcements

Daily Menu

Monday, March 27
Bosco Sticks w/ Marinara ($3)

Tuesday, March 28
Cheese Tortellini ($3.50) & Breadsticks ($.50)

Wednesday, March 29
Ultimate Nachos ($3.50)

Thursday, March 30
BBQ/Buffalo Wings (3/$3)

Friday, March 31
Chicken Fajita ($2.25)

Happy birthday today to Elena Rolley!

On this day in 1865, the final campaign of the Civil War begins in Virginia when Union troops under General Ulysses S. Grant move against the Confederate trenches around Petersburg.

Reminder:  Current juniors:  This is your week to double check your scheduling requests for next year with the counselors.  Please sign up in the counseling office. Current sophomores:  Sign-up sheets are available in the counseling center to schedule an appointment for next week to double check your requests. Students will receive a copy of their scheduling requests to review at this time and will receive their schedule during registration in July.

Students can begin to schedule a time to meet with their counselor to discuss their course requests for the 2017-2018 school year. This time will be used to add, delete, or alter any choices. Sign up lists will be posted the week before in the counseling office.

Reminder, official schedules with class times and assigned teachers will not be received until registration in July.

Week of March 27-31: Appointments for current juniors to review schedule requests

Week of April 3-7: Appointments for current sophomores to review schedule requests

Week of April 10-13: Appointments for current freshman to review schedule requests

Scholarship applications for graduating seniors are now available in the Counseling and Main Offices. You can also access the application from the U High website. These applications are due in the Counseling Office by FRIDAY APRIL 28th. Please see Ms. Doellman if you have any questions.

Every year a U-High Physics and Chemistry student is selected for the Barger Physics and Chemistry Awards. With it comes scholarship money. If you are interested in applying this award click on the following link and follow the instructions: Barger Physics and Chemistry Awards. Deadline is Sunday April 9th, 2017.

Need money for College? Illinois State Credit Union has you covered by offering ten $1,000 scholarships. Here’s how: Make a video that is two minutes or less about financial education. Fill out our online application. Upload your video. Get votes through our Facebook page. Please see the counseling office for details.

The Normal Rotary Club is granting scholarships to high school seniors.  One $1,000 scholarship is granted to one senior student of University High School.  They are looking for students who show initiative in their personal life.  In addition the student should be able to demonstrate their own involvement in service, citizenship, leadership, and activities.  Students should be in the top half of their graduating class. Normal Rotary Club members’ sons and daughters are not eligible. In addition, the club has established a $1,000 Agricultural Scholarship to a 2017 graduating high school senior pursuing a degree in Agriculture. The same qualifications still apply as for the traditional scholarship.  Please see the Counseling office for more information. Application deadline is April 7, 2017.

One scholarship will be given to a qualifying African-American high school senior who contributes to the community by volunteering in community service activities and has plans to continue academic studies at an accredited 2/ 4-year college or university. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 5.0, or equivalent, and attend high school in the Bloomington/Normal area.  This scholarship is named after Soror Monica L Taylor who served within our community and a faithful member of BIZ. Application deadline is April 17th.  Please see the counseling office for application.

To be eligible for a scholarship grant, applicants must have a parent who has been killed or seriously injured as a result of a work related accident that meets the criteria of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in demonstrated financial need. Applicants must also meet the following requirements: Applicant must be between the ages of 16-25 at the time of the full disbursement of the Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois, scholarship award.  Student applicant and/or deceased/injured worker are not required to be a legal resident of Illinois. Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicant must have achieved a high school diploma by the time of the first disbursement of the scholarship award. Applicant must be enrolled, accepted or applying for acceptance as a full-time or part-time student at an accredited university, college or technical school. For students attending Fall 2017 Semester, the deadline for applications is April 30, 2017. Please see the Counseling office for an application.

Wendy’s is a believer in creating opportunities for people in our communities, especially through high schools. As the operator of a local Wendy’s in the Central Illinois area, I’m reaching out to you concerning the Wendy’s High School Heisman, Wendy’s scholarship and awards program that celebrates exceptional student-athletes and supports high school education. In partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trust (yes, that Heisman), Wendy’s High School Heisman awards $150,000 in scholarships annually to students in all 50 states who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. To-date we’ve awarded more than $1.9 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school senior student-athletes. Apply at wendysheisman.com.