Dunlap High School Bulletin for Monday, March 04, 2024
College visits Thursday, March 7th, a representative from the Golden Apple Scholars Program will be here to meet with students. The Golden Apple Scholars Program in Illinois is a teacher preparation and tuition assistance program for high school seniors and freshman and sophomore Illinois college students who have the determination and drive to be highly effective teachers in Illinois schools-of-need. If interested, sign up outside of C5.
Local Scholarships The Sue Kruetz Scholarship, the Eunice Richmond Scholarship, and the Dunlap Athletic Boosters Scholarship are all due in March. See the Scholarship page on the counseling department's website for more info
Job Opportunity Commercial Mechanical Inc in Dunlap has an employment opportunity for a part time office support person, hours are very flexible. CMI will train you, but are looking for someone with general knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Contact Lloye Pond at CMI if interested.
Prom Fashion Show FCCLA will continue selling Prom Fashion Show tickets in lunches through Wednesday. Tickets are $3 each and all proceeds go to the Tessa Sutton Foundation. The Prom Fashion Show will be held this Friday during the school day for students and staff who would like to purchase tickets to attend.
College Fair at Bradley University March 19 Bradley University is hosting a college fair with over 60 colleges participating Tuesday, March 19 from 10 am-noon. All students are invited to go on their own and a prearranged form would need to be used. This is a yearly event and pre registration is encouraged.
Seal of Biliteracy- Next Test Administration Saturday 4/6 Can you speak, read, and write in more than one language? The Seal of Biliteracy is a State and Nationally-recognized designation that you are literate in English and one or more languages-- and you can earn it while you're still in high school! The next administration of the test to earn the Seal of Biliteracy will be held on Saturday, April 6th at DHS. Testing fee is $50, and the deadline to register is Wednesday, March 13th. See Mrs. Kilkenny in room S6 to pay and register for the test.
Interact Club fundraiser Interact Club is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake Decorating Competition on Saturday, March 16th from 2-4 PM in the DHS Commons! Participants will work in teams of 2-6, and each team will be given 6-10 blank cupcakes to decorate in any theme they choose. We will provide white frosting, food coloring, and other decorative items, but feel free to bring your own to boost your creativity! The cost will be $5 per person. The finished cupcakes will be judged by a staff member to determine the winning group, and then, they can be enjoyed by your team! All profits will be donated to Midwest Food Bank! If you are interested, please sign your group up on the form that will be emailed by Mrs. Cazalet.
Parking Reminder Students, we have had a large influx of students parking on campus without parking spots and students parked in the incorrect parking spots in the recent weeks. If you do not have an assigned parking spot, you are not allowed to park on campus. If someone is parked in your parking spot, please report the vehicle with the license plate to the office. Moving forward, if you are continuing to park on campus without an assigned parking spot, your vehicle will be towed.
Girls Track Congratulations to the girls track team who won the 11 team Charger Invite in Champaign this past weekend. Many of the girls set personal records and 2 school records were also broken. Sammi set the Indoor High Jump record with a jump of 1.65m, and Chelsea set the Indoor Pole Vault record with a vault of 4m at the City Pole Vault Summit. Nice job ladies for a great start to our season!
Respect Week Today is Vision Impairment and Blindness Awareness Day:Wear White. Across the world, 285 million people are visually impaired and 39 million of those people are legally blind. In the United States, over one million adults aged 40 and over are currently blind and 2.4 million are visually impaired. Vision problems affect one in five children aged 3-5 years old and one in four children aged 6-17. Up to 80% of all blindness in adults is preventable or treatable.