BAND: The Iowa Bandmasters Association has announced that the Dubuque Senior High School Concert Band and the Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School Concert Band have been selected as 2 of their 8 Honor Bands to perform during the 85th Annual IBA Conference in Des Moines in May. Each year, the IBA selects 8 Honor Bands in the following classes: one High School band in each class: 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A; two Junior High/Middle School bands, one Elementary band and one High School and/or Junior High Jazz Band. It is unique that both a high school band and a middle school band are selected from the same school district. To be considered, directors must submit an application and a recent recording of their band. Hundreds of Iowa school band recordings were submitted for the opportunity to perform as an honor band.
SCHEDULE FOR TODAY:
Period 1………. 7:40 – 8:12
Period 2………. 8:17 – 8:49
Period 3………. 8:54 – 9:26
Period 4………. 9:31 –10:03
Period 5……….10:08 – 10:40
Period 6……….10:45 – 11:17
Period 7……….11:22 – 11:55
LUNCH ……….11:55 – 12:20
Washington Middle School
ATTENTION SENIORS: Looking for scholarship monies….please come to the School Counseling Office to pick up your “Senior Application” for this year’s Awards Assembly. The return deadline for the Senior Applications is Friday February 17th, 2012. If you have questions, please see Ms. Lawrence.
COLLEGE VISIT: 12:45 Indian Hills Community College-Monday January 30th
PINK OUT: The 3rd Annual Pink Out against breast cancer will be held on Friday, February 3rd at the home game against Hempstead. T-shirts and rally towels will be sold this week during all lunches. All long sleeve t-shirts and XL
to 4XL short sleeve t-shirts will be available by order form. Please see the activities office or A117 for order forms. All proceeds will go to charity in honor of Senior para Bridget Heim who is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
MATHEMATICS CONTEST: On February 7th, Senior High will be competing in the 63rd annual American Mathematics Contest. In 2011, over 220,000 students from over 4,200 US and international schools competed for school, regional, and national awards in this contest and found it fun and rewarding. Top 10, well-known US universities and colleges, including internationally recognized US technical institutions, ask for AMC scores on their application forms. We have a limited number of spots so please let Mr. Kueper in A322 know if you would like to take the exam. Also, we will be having our first practice session in A322 before school at 7:10 on Thursday morning and the next couple of Thursdays also until the exam.
FYI: Even though its cold and snowing, this is a great time to stay in shape and get ready for Ultimate in the Spring. Come join us for a basic throwing practice and get to know other Ultimate enthusiasts.
IM 6v6 Dodgeball Tournament
Tuesday January 31st
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sign up at the Activities Window or send an email to bblaser, with your team name and team members. Shake off the winter blues with a good game of Dodgeball. Sign up quick and get a team together, don't forget to bring your friends.