Daily Announcements


December 11th-15th

CLASS RING distribution will be Wednesday morning 12/13 before school.

All WYSE members please meet in Mrs. Martin's classroom today, Monday, December 11 during advisory.

 Be sure to stop by the high school next Tuesday, December 12 for dinner during the basketball games. The meal includes BBQ pork sandwiches, chips, baked beans, drink and dessert for $5. There will also be a raffle and bake sale going on. All proceeds will go to local foster children. The boys basketball team will be hosting Galva in the Main Gym that evening while the Knoxville-Abingdon-Avon Girls Holiday tournament will be going on in Jensen Gym.

STUDENTS & STAFF it is that time again! Puppy Chow will be going on sale during both lunches Dec. 11-15th. Each bag will cost $1.00. Buy someone or yourself a special treat! Thank you for supporting the life skills classes.

Bass Fishing sign up in the office - you may participate in other sports also.

Please check your lunch accounts, there are a lot of accounts about to go negative and quite a few that are negative.  Extras will not be allowed if you are negative.

Senior Pictures, Baby Pictures, and Senior Wills/Memories worksheets ALL must be submitted to jsprecher@bluebullets.org or hand delivered to her classroom by MONDAY December 11th!!!!  If you have questions or concerns please contact Mrs. Sprecher or a yearbook staff member




Upcoming Club Meetings:


Counselor’s Corner:

Scholarship Info:

MacMurray College Central Prairie Award $1000    Deadline: 12/31/17

If you have applied to MacMurray- ask about the Central Prairie Award.  

Requirements: Be a first-year college student entering in Fall 2018

  • Attend a high school in a Central Illinois county

See Mrs. McNeese for further details

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship $2000 (3 awards)    Deadline: 12/31/17

Requirements: Must have plans to enroll in an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or graduate educational program.  Submit 500-750 word essay in response to the question:  How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?

Apply: https://financialaid.wsu.edu/scholarship/2016-future-of-assisted-living-scholarship/


Iowa-Illinois Regional Auto Show Scholarship: $$Varying Amounts-up to $3,500 (45 awards)  (Deadline: January 3, 2018)

To be eligible:

-Both General and Automotive Tech/Trade School scholarships are awarded

-Be a resident of Knox County

-Be a current senior level high school student or recent high school

Apply online: www.cfgrb.org

The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) Scholarship   $1,000-$2,500 (19 Awards) Deadline: January 23, 2018

Requirements:  Must be a high school senior • Must be a resident of Mercer, Rock Island, Henry, Whiteside, Carroll, Knox, Lee, Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa County. • Must plan to study for STEM1 related degree at an accredited four-year college or university.

Apply: Applications are available at www.qcesc.org under Students

Test Info:

SAT Retake Info: Register online at collegeboard.org using your college board account (login and password), Cost: $45, see Mrs. McNeese if you receive Free/Reduced lunch for a waiver. Nearest testing is in Peoria.

2017-18 National Test Dates (Saturdays)

Test Date: Register By:

Saturday, March 10, 2018 2/9/18

Saturday, May 5, 2018 4/6/18

Saturday, June 2, 2018 5/3/18

ACT Testing Info:

2017-18 National Test Dates (Saturdays)

Test Date: Register By:

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 Nov. 3rd

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 Jan. 12th

Saturday, April 14, 2018 March 9th

Saturday, June 9th, 2018 May 4th


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