Escanaba High School Bulletin for Wednesday, April 14, 2021
COVID 19 Vaccine Available to 16 and 17 Year Olds!
Click HERE to see the DC Health Dept notice to schedule an appointment for 16 and 17 year olds.
Daily Announcements - April 12th
eSports reminder: Just in case you missed it, eSports Club/Team is now done for the school year. There will be no more meetings until early Fall. We'll see you then!
9th grade: Do you want to learn how to be a good babysitter? The Upper Peninsula 4-H Extension Office is offering free virtual training. Registration and enrollment in 4-H online is required. Visit https://events.anr.msu.edu/UPBabysitterSPIN for more information and to register. A flyer is also posted on the Student Services window.
Students age 16 years old and up: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will take place Friday, April 16th, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the multi-purpose gym. A sign up sheet and consent forms are in the high school main office. Informational flyers are also posted around the school.
Are you at least 18 years old, able to do manual labor, and looking for a job? FedEx Ground is hiring. Positions start at $12.75 and include tuition assistance, benefits, and paid time off. A flyer is posted on the Student Services window, or visit groundwarehousejobs.fedex.com for more information.
Students who would like to take an MVU class this summer can pick up a handout with registration in Student Services. Classes start Friday, June 4th, with a cost of $325. Classes are not the same as summer school, but instead are for students who are looking to explore other electives or need extra time to get their World Language credits started. A list of offered classes is attached to the handout. See Mrs. Curtis or Mrs. Schlenvogt with any questions.
Are you a girl who has a strong interest in Social Studies, politics, and community involvement? Girls State is a chance to learn just how a state functions. This year it will be offered from June 13th to June 19th through a virtual format. Applications and information are available at www.michalaux.org, then click on ALA Girls State. A flyer is also posted on the board by Student Services.
Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association: MIHA District 20 is looking for any Equestrians grades 6 - 12 who might like to participate in their organization. If you own or lease a horse and would like to be part of a great team, please email District Chair Casey Butler at Ccbutler1@live.com. An informational flyer is also posted on the bulletin board outside of Student Services.
The Circle of Youthful Native Voices and Enbridge are happy to launch a teen Virtual Talking Circle, to take part in discussions about alternative energy, future transportation modes, and climate change. They are seeking interested teens of Native American descent to take part. For more information, visit cynv.org. To register, please call Gayle Christensen at 906-399-5131.
Students 18 years old: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has summer job openings at Wells State Park, Cedar River State Harbor, and the Escanaba Field Office. For information, contact: Wells State Park, N7670 Hwy M-35, Cedar River, MI, 49887 or call 906-863-9747. Apply online at MI.gov/DNRJobs or text “hire” to 80888. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
Tutoring for all grades will now also be offered before school Monday through Friday in the library from 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. After school tutoring will still be available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Please email Mr. Zindler (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions!
906 DRIVE, Lisa Valentine 906-399-2097
AAA Driver Training 888-222-7108 or 734-775-4186
Kevin Bouchard 906-249-9819
Superior Driving Academy 906-280-8844
North Bay Driving 906-428-3770 or 906-280-0505
Call the numbers listed above for class information. Most classes are held in the Escanaba area.
Attention to students who may be home due to illness or quarantine to keep up with their classwork:
1. Email your teachers to see if you need to have someone pick up assignments/materials for your homework.
2. Check your Eskymo email account every day.
3. Log into your Google Classroom for EVERY class. This is where your teacher will give you the assignments.
4. Read the Daily Bulletin to keep up with school news and events.
Scholarship Information - April 9th
Juniors: College Board has scholarships set up for you! All you have to do is complete tasks to be entered into these scholarship opportunities. For example: the first task is to create a list of six colleges you are interested in before June. Make sure your College Board account is up to date. Go to the College Board Opportunity Scholarship section. There are multiple winners and multiple drawings.
Seniors: There is a new scholarship available for seniors who are going to be studying the trades at a place of further training in Michigan. Information is posted in the Student Services window. Applications must be submitted before Monday, April 19th.
Seniors: A new list of national scholarships is posted in the window of Student Services. Check them out!
Seniors: If you are a member of Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union and are attending a trade school or college next fall, they have a scholarship you can apply for. Applications are in Student Services. The deadline is Thursday, April 15th.
Seniors: There are a couple of new scholarships that we just received; one is for women going into the trades, the other is for any student going into trades in the U.P. Come check them out in Student Services!
Senior Scholarship opportunity: Go to www.student-view.com and complete a 15 to 20 minute application survey about colleges in our area. The deadline is Thursday, April 22. For questions email: email@example.com. An informational sheet is hanging in the window of Student Services.
Senior girls: Delta Kappa Gamma has a $400 scholarship available. Forms are available in Student Services and must be mailed by Friday, April 30th, 2021.
Senior scholarship opportunity: The McCormick & Murphy Personal Injury Scholarship is a one-time award of $500. You must be attending a 4-year college or university or a 2-year community college for Fall 2021. The due date is April 30th. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. Apply online at https://www.mccormickmurphy.com/#scholarship.
State Testing Information
Grades 8, 9, 10
PSAT testing will be held on Tuesday, April 13th, for all 8th, 9th and 10th grade students beginning promptly at 7:35 a.m. Please be sure your child arrives on time. Rosters are posted in the windows of the Main Office so students know where to report.
SAT testing will be held on Tuesday, April 13th, and ACT WorkKeys on Wednesday, April 14th, for all juniors. Testing will begin promptly at 7:35 a.m.
M-STEP testing will take place on Thursday, April 15th, with session one at 7:35 a.m. and session two at 11:24 a.m.
Please be sure your child arrives on time each day. Rosters are posted in the windows of the Main Office so students know where to report.
On Tuesday, April 13th, Seniors will have an assignment to complete for attendance, and will not be required to attend school. If the assignment is not completed and returned by 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, students will be marked absent for the day.