Weekly Messenger 11/2/2020

Upcoming Events

  • November 3 – No School 
  • November 4 – Hybrid A Students return to school
  • November 5 – Hybrid B Students return to school
  • November 6 – E-Learning Day (all students)


Return to School

In order to safety return to school on November 4/5, your student must adhere to the following:

  • Parents must have completed the Student Covid self certification.
  • Students must properly wear a mask at all times
  • Students must have a current ID.

PSAT/NMSQT

SHS will be offering another date for students to take the PSAT/NMSQT.  This date will be January 26, 2021.  Families will need to go to our webstore to register and pay $20. Deadline to register is December 4, 2020.This test is a pre SAT for Juniors who can qualify for National Merit Awards.  Freshman through Juniors can sign up and pay for the test but only Juniors are qualifiers for National Merit Awards.  A student can only take this test once each school year.  Students will be excused from classes.  The exam will begin at 8:00am and run approximately to 11:30 AM.


In  April of 2021 SHS will administer the PSAT9 to Freshmen, the PSAT10 to Sophomores, and the SAT to Juniors. These tests are state mandated and students will be automatically enrolled and there is no fee.  More information will be available as the date gets closer.  


Parent-Teacher conference information 

An email was sent out on Thursday, October 29 with instructions on how to set up  Parent/Teacher conferences through PTC Wizard.  These conferences will be held remotely using Zoom. In the email is an informational video, please take a few minutes to view these easy to follow instructions.


Juniors interested in EMSA classes through Kishwaukee College next year! 

The Engineering, Math, and Science Academy (EMSA) at Kishwaukee College invites motivated and academically inclined high school juniors and their guests to attend one of three separate virtual informational sessions via Zoom on November 5, November 17, and December 2, all 6:00-7:00 PM. To enter the program their senior year, students must currently be a junior and enrolled in (or have completed) one year of pre-calculus and/or trigonometry and chemistry, which they must complete with a grade of “B” or better. 


There are two unique tracks in this program: the Pre-professional Track is aimed towards students interested in all science-based majors, including pre-medical, pre-veterinary, pre-pharmacy, physical therapy, and various other majors and careers in science OR the Engineering Track aimed towards students interested in pursuing majors and careers in engineering and physics fields.


Below are links with information about the EMSA program and links to the Zoom meetings.


Reminder

Students should still be checking their school email once a day.

Parents should be checking their students grades and attendance in Infinite Campus