Any student that is interested in taking an AP Exam in May, and has not received the yellow AP Exam Registration information sheet needs to see Mrs. O’Connor asap.
Congratulations to the Pioneer Speech team on an impressive showing at the Sectional tournament in Belleville, Illinois! The following competitors will be advancing to the State Tournament in Peoria this weekend: Emma Noraian & Caroline Pickering in Humorous Duet Acting, James Han in Impromptu Speaking & Extemporaneous Speaking, Lauren Dubravec in Informative Speaking, Jordyn Blythe in Oratorical Declamation, Natalie Thomison in Original Oratory, and the cast of the Performance in the round! Full results follow:
3rd: University High School
Dramatic Duet Acting
5th: Eva Clay & Ian Guthrie
1st: James Han
Humorous Duet Acting
3rd: Caroline Pickering & Emma Noraian
5th: Izzie Jacobsen
3rd: James Han
1st: Lauren Dubravec
2nd: Jordyn Blythe
3rd: Natalie Thomison
Performance in the Round
2nd: Yvin Shin, Nick King, Rachel Simmons, Rylee Camp, Aaliyah Newble, Brode Wall, Kaitlyn Hall, Anya Giordano, Tyler Livingston, Lillian Wilkin, Cole Zimmerman, and Student Director Allie Beam
4th: Jordyn Blythe
5th: Jonathan Boudreaux
Special Occasion Speaking
5th: Emma Noraian
There will be an ISU Dual Credit meeting in the Counseling Center at 8:15 am on Wednesday, February 21. This is a mandatory meeting if you are interested in taking an ISU Dual Credit course. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please see one of the counselors.
Interact’s annual charity dodgeball tournament is coming up on Feb 24th at 6pm! Form your teams now and be ready to have fun for a great cause! Sign up begins Feb 12th; get your sign-up form in the office.
This event is open to the public and allows prospective students to see first-hand what our Career and Technical programs are like by participating in mini hands-on workshops lead by faculty. The workshops feature Heartland’s CTE programs such as Business, Technology, Computer Networking, Early Childhood, Radiography, Industrial Technology, etc. Prospective students will also meet faculty and current students, talk with advisors and financial aid, and be able to tour labs. This will take place at Heartland Community College on Wednesday, February 21st from 5-7:30pm.
All athletes going out for a Spring Sport – Baseball, Girls Soccer, Softball, Boys Tennis, Boys Track and Girls Track will need to have the following on file in the Athletics office BEFORE they can practice/try out:
- Current Physical: State of Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination or IHSA Pre-participation Examination
- IHSA Sports Medicine Acknowledgement & Consent Form
- IHSA Post-concussion Consent Form
- 2017-2018 University High School Emergency Information/Permission to Treat Form
- 2017-2018 University High School Emergency Treatment Release and Waiver Form
If you have any questions or need to check to see if your Athlete is compliant, please contact Michelle Freimann at 309-438-7373 or via email at email@example.com
The Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp offers a preparatory, interactive training focusing on various energy resources including fossil fuels, solar, biofuels, nuclear energy, and information technologies for energy efficient operations. This unique program is designed to introduce exceptional high school students to the opportunities and career possibilities available in the global energy resources industry. Teachers will explore the current state of energy and social engineering concepts, as well as gain techniques to stimulate the critical thinkers in their classes. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at: http://cisoft.usc.edu/uscchevron-summercamp. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, April 6, 2018.
District BK of Multiple District 1 of Lions International offers undergraduate scholarships for students entering, or in the process of completing, a degree which leads to working in the field of special education, including, but not limited , to education of children with vision and/or hearing impairment(s). Priority for scholarships will be given to applicants who themselves have received special education services during high school with further preference for applicants who have a primary impairment of vision and/or hearing. Students pursuing a degree in the medical fields of vision or audiology will also be considered. See counseling office for application. Deadline is April 1, 2018.
The Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists, a local chapter-affiliated with the National Society of Decorative Painters, have established a First Place $1000 scholarship, and a Second Place $500 scholarship for a graduating senior who will attend an accredited art program following high school graduation. This money will be provided directly to the college they will be attending for tuition and fees in two installments: one installment each semester of their freshman year. IHDA will also award $250 of art supplies to the FIRST Place student’s high school Art Department to further Art Education. SECOND place student’s high school Art Department will receive $125 in art supplies. Please visit http://www.ihda.us/education.html to download application and instructions. Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freshman Boys Basketball – Lincoln Tourney vs. Lincoln HS at 6:00 pm @ Lincoln HS