Interact’s Annual Dodgeball Tournament, March 25

Interact’s annual dodgeball tournament is March 25th from 6-8pm. In addition to the athletic contest, there will also be a raffle; prizes include a $50 gift card to Medici, two Vera Bradley bags, and gift cards to Noodles, Cherry Berry, and other awesome locales! All U-High students and parents are welcome, and all profits will go to The Heifer International Foundation and The Baby Fold. 

Dodgeball Tournament

Dodgeball sign-up ends at noon TODAY. Tournament is from 6-8 tomorrow. Teams should arrive by 5:30. Costumes welcome- there will be awards for best costume and first, second, and third prize winners. Please pick up forms in main office and bring money there, too. All proceeds go to charity!

Scheduling Meetings

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

U-High Scholarships for Seniors

There are nine scholarships available for U-High seniors that require an application submission and review.  Before filling out the application, please read all of the requirements that must be met to be considered an eligible candidate.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Doellman prior to the submission deadline.

Complete the last page of the packet and return it to Ms. Valouche or Ms. O’Connor in the Counseling Center by Friday, April 28.  (Note that the Bernerd I. Lowery Endowed Scholarship requires two letters of recommendation from U-High faculty members and the Troy Hari Memorial Endowed Scholarship requires an essay.  Please submit these with your application.)

WYSE Sectional Results

The U-High WYSE team earned first place at the U of I sectional tournament earning medals in the following subject areas: Biology: 1st – Calis Lim, 2nd – Advika Kamatar, Alex Keene; Chemistry: 1st – Rohan Kamatar, 2nd – Alena Culbertson; Computer Science: 1st – Alok Kamatar, 2nd – Charlie Cutting, 3rd – Mathew Suh; Engineering Graphics: 2nd – Henry Wissmiller, 3rd – Jared Schuckman; English: 1st – Alena Culbertson, 2nd – Advika Kamatar; and Math: 1st – Alok Kamatar. Congratulations!

Senior Scholarships

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.

Raven Hughes Receives Area Honor

Senior Raven Hughes has been named this year’s Pantagraph Area Player of the Year! She averaged 15.5 points and carried the Pioneers to a 28-5 record and as high as No. 4 in the state poll. Her contributions helped the team win Intercity, the Corn Belt Conference title and the Class 3A Regional title. She finished the season with 1,279 career points. Raven will continue her education after U-High at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington. Congratulations Raven!