U-Link Mentors

Calling all returning mentors and new mentors: If you would like to be a mentor, please stop by the U-Link for an application. Applications due: April 28th.

Senior End of the Year Information

Complete end of the year information is being emailed to all senior families. An end of the year calendar is available to help keep track of all the senior events that happen the last few weeks of school.

As per tradition, there will be a class picture available for purchase along with cap and gown pictures. The two order forms are being emailed to families and are available below:

Class Picture form
Cap & Gown form

Summer Job Opportunities

The City of Bloomington and the Bloomington Golf Courses (Highland, Prairie Vista, and the Den at Fox Creek) are looking at positions for both grounds maintenance and in the clubhouses.  These positions would be for the summer and then into the fall, targeting high school seniors who aren’t going away to school.  The outside maintenance positions require the individual to be 18 years old.  For clubhouse positions, the individual needs to be 19 years old because of the alcohol sales. To apply, students should use this link. The titles of the two golf jobs are: SNL PKS LABORER-DEN (GOLF MAINT LABORER) and GOLF ATTENDANT – PRA.

Summer School 2017, Classes are Filling Up Fast

Summer school 2017 will begin June 5, 2017 and end July 7, 2017. Classes are $200 per class. Complete details are available in the summer school brochure. Registration for U-High students will not begin until April 24. Registration for all other students will begin May 1.

Updated 04/24/2017: Oral Comm, Sophomore Writing and Government classes are now full. Other classes are still available.

Summer Driver’s Education

Summer Driver’s Education (available to current U-High students only) will take place June 5th – 29th.  The classroom portion of the class will meet Monday through Thursday from 1-3pm in Room 218.  The Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) portion will take place throughout the day; the schedule will be determined at a later date. We will accommodate students to the best of our ability when scheduling BTW.

The cost of the class is $250 and must be paid prior to our first meeting on June 5th.

Additional information will be given once applications are returned.

Click here for the Application.

Questions? Please contact Mr. Wollenweber at 217-248-2886 or jwollen@ilstu.edu.

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.

Johnny “Red” Kerr Scholarship

This is a scholarship for incoming male freshmen to the University of Illinois.  The scholarship recognizes men who have displayed outstanding leadership throughout their high school career. The scholarship is named for Johnny “Red” Kerr, professional basketball player, color commentator of the Chicago Bulls, and fellow brother of Phi Kappa Psi. Application Deadline: August 21st, 2017. For online application go to https://goo.gl/forms/6aPEG1oGDySnkpgC3.

Gaston Memorial Scholarship

This year we will present an award in the amount of $500.00 to two High School Seniors in the Bloomington-Normal area. Applications are being accepted for 2017 from now until June 1, 2017. Just log on to http://www.gastonmemorialscholarship.org  to download and print a copy of the application form. Tell us why you should be the recipient based on what you have done to exemplify family, leadership and Community Service.  Attach a copy of your letter of acceptance to an accredited college or university to your application. This years awards ceremony will be held at the Bloomington Public Library in the Community Room on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  We have a wonderful speaker for the ceremony and light refreshments will be served.  This event is open to the public. All applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, June 1, 2017, and returned to: Gaston Memorial Scholarship, Inc. P.O. Box 1795
Bloomington, IL 61702-1795. If you have questions, please e-mail me at spearsrain01@yahoo.com. Please make your subject- GMS.