Thursday, November 3, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016


Seniors who were unable to attend the Graduation meeting on Wednesday, November 2nd. Please stop by the Main Office to pick up your graduation packet. Graduation packets are due Tuesday, November 8th during the lunch hour. Jostens will be outside of the cafeteria to collect order forms and answer any questions.

Movember campaign: Grow a Mo save a bro: The state of men’s health is in crisis. Men experience worse longer-term health than women and die on average six years earlier. Prostate cancer rates will double in the next 15 years. Testicular cancer rates have already doubled in the last 50. Three quarters of suicides are men. Poor mental health leads to half a million men taking their own life every year. That’s one every minute. If you’re a male student or teacher and would like to participate please contact Mr. Dolson know in i-JAG. It’s easy, grow a moustache and get your picture taken to help support men’s health.

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends are facing this health crisis and it’s not being talked about. We can’t afford to stay silent. We’re taking action and need your help!

The new book club book is in!
Stop by the library to get your copy of The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson. Haley struggles with how to balance her own life as a teenager and how to help her father who has PTSD from serving in Iraq. A limited number of copies are available, so get yours soon.

Senior Yearbook Pictures – Seniors, it's time to send in your photos for the yearbook! Please email a jpeg file of your senior picture to Once your photo has been received, you will receive a confirmation email. Full color photos are required. Photos are due by April 1. Please see Mrs. Jackman in E45 with questions.

Students…. please remember that you are not allowed to use our gyms/weight room without proper supervision. Students cannot be in the gyms or athletic areas without a faculty sponsor/supervisor. Students in those areas unsupervised will be sent home.

Do you ever get to school in the morning and think –I didn’t have breakfast this morning!! Well, NO WORRIES! Your very own Senior High Cafeteria ALWAYS has breakfast – what better way to start your morning than with a healthy breakfast to get your brain started on the right track. Check out the TV Monitors in the hallways and in the cafeteria to see what special items will be available each day. Breakfast items are served until 10:30 every morning. And don’t forget – BREAKFAST IS THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY!!


The 4th annual Dubuque Senior Euchre Tournament will be held on Wednesday, November 30th from 6 to 8 pm in the library. Students and Staff members wishing to participate must sign up with a partner in guidance no later than Monday, November 28th. All who wish to participate are responsible for learning the rules prior to the tournament. House rules for the tournament are located in the guidance office as well. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Sheehan, Mr. Leytem, or a member of student council.

The Annual Fall Blood Drive is coming up! It will be held on November 18. You can sign up in the StuCo Zone during all lunches. In order to sign up, you must be at least 16 years old and 110 lbs. The mandatory meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 15 during A and D study in Room B138.


ACT DEADLINE for DECEMBER test! If you are planning to take or retake the ACT in December; the regular deadline (to avoid late fees) to get signed up TODAY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4th! Please see your School Counselor for the resources you need to get registered or if you need help!

EXPLORE, EXPLORE!! Looking to gain experience in your interest areas. The EXPLORE PROGRAMS offer great hands on practical experience in several areas. The Following Areas are still accepting Applications!!!

Conservation & Wildlife
Firefighting & Emergency Services

NEW TEACHER EDUCATION at THE UNIVERSITY of DUBUQUE and Now Introducing a Culinary Experience Explorer Program at Catfish Charlie’s

See School Counseling office for more information!!!


Dubuque Specialty Care is looking for part time workers for dietary aide positions. Starting wages are $9 an hour ~ Must be 16. Stop in guidance for details.

Sam's Club is looking for part time workers - must be 16 ~ starting pay is $10 per hour. Apply online or in the store.

Other openings include Chipolte, Long Horn Saddlery, McDonald’s, Shopko, and Sundown.


STUDENTS: If you are interested in going out for a Winter Sport – you need to stop by the Activities Office to get signed up. Winter Sports include: Boys/Girls Basketball, Boys/Girls Bowling, Wrestling, and Boys Swimming.

Winter Sports start in the beginning of November, so please get signed up early – DON’T wait until the last minute! IF you participated in one of these sports last year – you STILL need to come to the Activities Office to sign up.


November 8th              11:15 a.m.                   Luther College

November 15th            11:15 a.m.                  Western Illinois University

November 29th            11:15 a.m.                   Loras College