Escanaba High School Bulletin for Friday, October 22, 2021
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Thursday, November 4, 2021
Session 1: 12 (noon) -- 3:00 PM
Session 2: 4:00 -- 7:00 PM
Conferences located in teacher classrooms
2 person maximum per conference
DANCE SCHEDULE 2021-22
Dance Times: 8 - 11 PM (Prom: 8 PM - 12 AM)Dance Guest Pass Application available in Main Office. (9th - 12th Grades Only.)
DJ Services provided by Taylored Weddings.
MO-COMING January 29
PROM April 23
LIVE, part of the West End Suicide Prevention, is holding an art contest from Oct. 15 through Nov. 15 with the theme "mental health awareness." Any art form is eligible! The contest is open to all high school students across the U.P., with the opportunity to win money. For contest details, visit https://glrc.org/LIVE/.
Key Club is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 26th. Students ages 16 and up can donate, but 16 year old students must bring a parent permission form. Sign up sheets and permission forms are in the high school main office.
Swim Team Head Coach Tom Desy from Gladstone will be here on Wednesday, Oct. 27th during lunch to talk and answer questions about the swim team (we COOP with Gladstone HS). Any interested student should stop down to the commons for the meeting.
Film Club will be meeting Monday after school to watch the original Ghostbusters.
A representative from Finlandia will be here Monday, Nov. 1st at 11:50 to meet with any interested students. Finlandia is a university in the U.P. Any questions, please see Student Services.
Eskymo Hockey Team tryouts are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 1st and Tuesday, Nov. 2nd from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. at the Hannahville Ice & Turf Complex. You MUST have a physical on file here at school in order to try out.
Art Club meets every Wednesday from 2:35 - 3:35.
Usher Project Sign-ups are on the theatre door and in the high school office. This is a valuable service in our school and can count towards either a Performing Arts letter of National Honor Society hours. Tuesday, Oct. 26th at 12:00 will be the opening meeting in the theater.
There are a limited number of Tackle Cancer shirts that are for sale for $20 in Mrs. Bishop's classroom. The ones that are in stock at the school are XS and S and a few 3X, with L and XL arriving in the mail soon. If you'd like to purchase one or place an order, please see Mrs. Bishop (F629). Thank you!
The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) will be meeting each Wednesday right after school in Ms. Larrabee's room (C213).
Seniors: Western Michigan University is waiving the application fee for the month of October. They offer many programs. Any questions, see Ms. Waller or Mrs. Schlenvogt.
Seniors (not EMC): October is the month to complete your FAFSA. This is the free application for financial aid for further education after high school. For best results, the sooner it is filled out the better. If you have questions, see Student Services.
Seniors using the Common Application: Be sure you are paying attention to the specific college deadlines. If you need your letters of recommendation written, be sure to ask ahead of time so that they can be completed on time.
Seniors attending college in the fall: If you are a dependent of an MEA or MEA-retired member in good standing, the MEA Scholarship is now available. Applications are now available in Student Services.
The High School 2022 Eskypades Yearbook is now available to order. The cost is $55.00, but is subject to increase after the end of 2021. Get your orders in before the deal ends! You will receive an order form in the mail soon, OR you may order online. Here are the online steps: 1. Head to balfour.com 2. Hit the "Yearbooks" link 3. Search Escanaba and click the "Escanaba Senior High School" option 4. From there you should be able to see your ordering options.
Seniors: Please have your senior pictures for the yearbook turned in on time, as well as baby photos if interested. There is more information posted outside Student Services. You also will be receiving forms for this in your English 12 class. Contact Mrs. Westerberg (nurse) with any questions.
Chess Club is now starting on Tuesdays after school in Mr. Ogren's room, C-104. It will go from 2:30-3:30 and all students are welcome.
9th - 12th grades: There is a new list of national scholarships being posted outside Student Services. Deadlines are from Oct. 29th through Dec. 15th. A wide variety of interests are covered in this list. Check them out!
Tutoring will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the library right after school until 3 p.m. This is your chance to get extra help.
Student Poetry Contest: There are two contests, one for junior high and one for high school. The deadline is Nov. 10th. First prize is $500, with other cash prizes of $25-$150. One teacher will also win a $500 bonus and 10 teachers will win $250. Applications are available in Student Services or visit www.appelley.org.
Attention Seniors: October is free application time at CMU. Just use their in-house application and click the "finalize and pay" button. The fee will be waived. If you use the Common App, type in "FireUp2022" in the school-specific waiver section.
Seniors (not EMC students): Are you community focused and looking for a way to help pay for college? Do you have a 3.75 GPA or higher? IF so, check out the Hagan Scholarship which gives out over 600 renewable scholarships. If you are eligible for the Pell Grant, have the GPA, and want to improve the world - check this one out. Search online for: Hagan Scholarship.
10th - 12th grades: If you are interested in taking the ASVAB test, please sign up in Student Services. This test measures student scores in traditional math, English, and reading, as well as in mechanical, electrical, and other related fields. Any student interested in a possible military career should also consider signing up. Test dates will be determined later. Any questions, please see Mrs. Schlenvogt. Taking the test does NOT tie you to any career choice.
Seniors: The UP Scholars Program at U of M is meant for supporting students from the U.P. They are looking for students who have financial need, show leadership and have high academic standards, and want to contribute to others. Virtual info sessions will be available as follows: Sept. 29th from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 13th from 6-7 p.m., and Oct. 27th from 5-6 p.m. RSVP at www.lsa.umich.edu/scholarships/UPScholars.
Students with a passion for writing and government: The Profile in Courage Essay Contest is now open. This competition is supported by the JFK Foundation. Essays are due by Jan 14, 2022. Essay length is 700-1000 words with at least five sources. Go to profile in courage essay at jfklibrary.org.
Seniors - Are you trying to print your WorkKeys scores for your job? Go to myworkkeys.com. They will ask for your first/last name, month and day of birth birth, and UIC#. You can print your National Career Readiness Certificate. It is free to set up this account.
Seniors - The Heisman Scholarship is now open for applications. This scholarship is for scholar-athletes who are community minded. Over 100 scholarships will be awarded, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Apply at heismanscholarship.com before October 19th.
Parking passes will be available in the main office starting on Monday. If you drive to school, you must have a parking sticker for your window. Cost is $15.