Monday, October 16
BBQ Beef Sandwich ($4)
Tuesday, October 17
Grilled Cheese ($1.50) and Tomato Soup ($2.10)
Wednesday, October 18
Baked Italian Sausage and Ziti ($2.25)
Thursday, October 19
Pasta Bar ($3.75) and Breadsticks ($.50)
Friday, October 20
Mac and Cheese ($2)
On this day in 1867, the U.S. formally takes possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2 million, or less than two cents an acre.
There will be a girls basketball meeting on Tuesday, October 24 in Room 204 at 3:00 pm sharp. It will last approx. 20 minutes. Anyone interested in trying out for basketball MUST be there. A parent is required to come to the parent meeting on Wednesday, October 25 at 6:00 pm in the large gym. This is a MANDATORY meeting. If you cannot attend, please see Coach Sellers ASAP!
There is a mandatory ISU Dual Credit meeting on Wednesday, October 18th at 8:00 am in the Counseling Center. Any student interested in taking an ISU Dual Credit class must attend the meeting even if they are currently enrolled in an ISU class.
Attention all Spanish students, there will be a Spanish Club meeting on Wednesday, October 18 from 3-4 in room 222. Please come and learn what opportunities we have to offer to improve your Spanish and cultural knowledge of the language.
Enrollment applications for Bloomington Area Career Center are now available in the Counseling Center.
You can pick up your yearbooks from the main office.
Education at Illinois presents Global Innovations in Education. Explore the world of education, featuring: Australia, France, Italy, and Indonesia. Experience new technology for teaching. Attend breakout session spotlights. Hear from current students and teachers on topics in study abroad, special education, and more. Plus tour campus and have lunch at ikenberry Dining Hall. Attend homecoming parade and pep rally activities and have a pizza party with the College of Education students. This is a one day event. It will take place on October 27 from 8:30 am – 8:00 pm. his is a free event with lunch and dinner provided. Register at Illinois.edu/fb/sec/4805536.
It’s time to be intentional about your plans for the future. The road to success is paved with intention and direction. The best way to get started on the path is informing yourself on the different routes you can take to achieve your ultimate destination. Talk to the people who know. If you have your plan, get advice about developing specific skills or experience that will help you prepare. If you don’t have a plan yet, talk to everyone! Take advantage of having up to 20 different industry professionals in one room and ask questions to help you decide where your path may lead. Whether you have a plan or not, you will have this opportunity to talk to professionals in law enforcement, informational technology, agriculture, military, cosmetology, veterinary medicine and more! Registration is open now thru November 24. Cost is $5 per person. Register at go.illinois.edu/RegisterLMW. College & Career conference will take place Saturday, December 2 from 1-5pm at The Illinois State University Prairie Room.
Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. If you are a student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions, have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale apply at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. Applications are due December 31, 2017.