Experience Education at Illinois

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.

Old Band Uniforms & Re-Purposed Band Uniforms Available for Purchase

We are offering the old uniforms for sale at the following prices: Whole uniform (coat/cape/jumpsuit) – $40, Cape only – $20, Hat (with box and plume) – $5. [The old “U” is still present on the capes under a square that the new “U” is on. We can remove the new “U” if you so desire.]  These items are available for immediate purchase. These will be available for immediate purchase.   In addition, the following are available:

Pillows (View 1 and View 2) made out of the old uniform coats. The zipper in back unzips and the pillow form can be removed. They sell for $50.

Tote-bags are made from the capes and can be made with the old or the new “U”. (This shows the old “U”). They sell for $35.

The drawstring bags are made from the bibbers (jumpsuits) and also can be made with either the old or new “U”. They sell for $35.

Find us at the Homecoming tailgate where all of the above can be purchased (you can buy a hat to wear to the game and show your U-High pride!) In addition, orders can be placed by contacting Sarah Ray at wj.ray@frontier.com. Please support your band and spread the word to those who might not see this announcement. Thanks!

Young Hearts for Life ECG Screenings, October 27

Free Cardiac ECG Screenings at University High School

Friday October 27, 2017

The Young Hearts for Life (YH4L) cardiac screening program is coming to University High School.  Screenings consist of an ECG and possibly a limited echocardiogram. Testing is open to all students and is provided completely free of charge by Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, through a gift from the Advocate Charitable Foundation.  If you are interested in registering your student, please complete the online registration process available on www.YH4L.org.  Registration forms will also be available in the University High School main office.

College & Career Conference

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.