Students who registered for Athletic Exemption or Academic Exemption for the 2016-2017 school year. You must pick up a form in the main office or guidance office. The form needs to be filled out and turned into the Main Office by Friday, February 26th. IF THE FORM ISN'T TURNED IN, YOU WILL BE DROPPED FROM THE EXEMPTION AND ENROLLED INTO A WELLNESS CLASS NEXT YEAR.
“Senior is looking to start a trap shooting club and will be holding an informational meeting Thursday, February 25 at 2:30 in B143. If you have any questions and are unable to attend the meeting talk to Mr. Miller before the meeting.”
Second semester is well underway. If your grades are not what they should be, or if you need help with homework, preparing for an upcoming test, or any other school work, please plan on attending the FAST (Friday Academic Support Time) program this Friday and every Friday school is in session from 7:30-8:30 AM in the Senior library. We would love to see you there.
Congratulations to the Men’s Swim Team on their 6th place finish at the state swim meet on Saturday. The team was led by the state champion 200 medley relay team of John Colin, Andrew Breitfelder, Jacob Hansen, and Brandon Sindt who won with a new school record and the 4th fastest time in state meet history. Other point scorers were John Colin who finished as runner up in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, Will Colin who finished 10th in the 200 free and 15th in the 500 free, Brandon Sindt who finished 16th in the 50 free, the 400 free relay of John Colin, John Dalton, Nick Topping, and Will Colin who finished 7th and the 200 free relay of John Dalton, Ben Kubitz, Jack Benda, and Brandon Sindt who finished 9th.
The following Renaissance students have each won a Burrito from Pancheros. Congratulations to Elizabeth Witthoeft (9), April Freihage (10) and Brianna Poll (11) please stop by the AP office to pick up your gift certificate to Pancheros!
Women’s Tennis: Girls interested in going out for tennis this spring, there will be an informational meeting TONIGHT after school in the library at 2:30 pm. If you cannot attend, please stop by the athletic department office to sign up and collect information from Coach McCarthy in room A107.
Men’s Soccer: If you are interested in going out for Men’s Soccer this year, there will be an Informational Meeting on Thursday, February 18th at 2:30 pm in the Library.
Each February, the National Honor Society hosts the Man Pageant to determine who the Alpha Male is at Senior High School...last year the Man Pageant came to a dramatic tie...but luckily, those equally Manly Men are able to compete again this year!
Last year's co-winners, Francis Mihm and Noah Lucy will have to bring their best to see if they can take down the tough competition of Aaron Locher, Andrew Grawe, Matt Fetzer, Tucker Mai, Calvin Collins, Jakob Kirman, and Noah Bullock. You should plan on attending to see which man will win!
The Man Pageant is Wednesday, February 17th at 7pm in the Auditorium; tickets are $5 or $3 with your stamped Renaissance card. All proceeds will go to ARK - a Dubuque-based nonprofit that provides an adaptive equipment lending library for people with special needs in our community.
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Interested in Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering??? This is the program for you
Beginning: Tuesday February 23rd you can participate in a Computer Science Program through Loras College.
Registration fee $35.00
Please visit our RAM RESOURCE SITE or stop by Guidance for more information"
Seniors - Did you miss the deadline for submitting your photo to the Echo yearbook? Never fear! The deadline has been extended. You now have until Friday, March 11th to get your photo in. If your photo was coming from a photographer, please contact the photographer and make sure they have the correct email address of firstname.lastname@example.org to send it to. It seems few photos were went to the incorrect address. Once your photo is received, a confirmation email will be sent. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Jackman in E45 or any Echo staff member.
Attention Student Athletes: If you will be going out for any of the following spring sports (track, soccer, tennis, or women’s golf), you NEED to stop in the Activities Office to get signed up. Even if you are currently doing a winter sport, you still need to sign up. Don’t wait until the first day of practice to get signed up. Any questions – stop in the Activities Office
WOMEN’S SOCCER: Interested in playing Women’s Soccer at Senior High School? The Senior Women’s Soccer Program will be holding open gyms on Mondays on the following days.
Feb 15: W SOC 7-830 pm
Feb 22: W SOC 6-730 pm
Feb 29: W SOC 6-730 pm
Please be sure to bring tennis shoes or indoor soccer shoes, water, and a good attitude! We look forward to seeing you there! Any questions, please contact Coach Kail in A-105.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY IN GUIDANCE OFFICE
February 23rd 9:15 a.m. NICC
February 25th 12:45 p.m. Western Illinois University