Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016


The award-winning Dubuque Senior Speech Team will hold open auditions for the upcoming season next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in Rm A209. Sign up for an audition time on the Bulletin Board in Rm A209. You should also fill out an audition form by going to and clicking on the audition link. If you have any questions, see Mr. Ernzen in Rm. B237 or Mr. Dean in Rm. A209. See you there.

Did you know that Senior came out as the champion in last year's inaugural inter-city Battle of the Books competition?
AND they had one team place in the top 15 at the Grand Battle Competition that featured teams from across the state?
Let's keep these Battle of the Books awards in Our House! If you are interested in joining the Battle of the Books team, please come to one of the informational meetings that will be held in the Library TODAY. You can come as an individual or bring your entire team of 6 - all are welcome! Times to choose from are 7:10am, A study or D study. If you are unable to attend, please contact Mrs. Bontemps or Mrs. Fischer.

If you would like to order a Senior Class Picture, there are order forms available in the main office. If you would like to turn your payment into the office to be sent, please do so by TODAY.

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!

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.


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.


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!!!



Men’s Running: All men interested in participating in winter running for cross country and track should plan to attend a brief informational meeting in room D-153, Coach Kilgore's room, on Monday, November 14 at 2:45.

Remember, Wrestling officially starts Next Monday November 14th.

If you have any questions about the season, please talk with Coach Connolly or Coach Kohl.

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 Basketball and Wrestling.

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 15th    11:15 a.m.      Western Illinois University
                                                     Emmaus College

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