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Friday, March 16, 2018


Cheezy breadstick pizza w/marinara sauce, fresh veggies, fruit and milk
Alternate: Egg rolls


Please sign up in the Jr/Sr High School Office if you plan to play baseball.

Play practice will be until 5:30 every practice until the end of the production. Thanks, Mrs. Laakko

Students if you have received a pre-excused slip remember these need to be turned back into the office the same day your received it. In order for your absence to be pre-excused the office needs the paperwork back 3 days prior to you being gone.

SENIORS: Scholarship applications are due to Mrs. Grentz on April 5th.

Junior High Volleyball practice is cancelled for today, Friday, March 16. Practice will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 10 am until noon.

Prom Sign up is in Ms. Budweg’s room 210.


JUNIORS: If you signed up for practical math for the 2019 school year. Please stop in and see Mrs. Grentz ASAP

If anyone has an elevator key they are no longer using please return to the Jr/Sr High School office right away.

Juniors and Seniors sign up to speak with admissions from:
NMU April 13th at 8:10. Senior focused, Juniors can stop in after 8:45

On April 13th Houghton Keweenaw Girl Up will be partnering with Michigan State University to host a Youth Leadership Summit. This event will consist of multiple speakers, musical entertainment, food and admission teams from several universities. The event runs from 4 pm until 8 pm and everyone is welcome to attend. Admission is free, but please register in advance at

Junior boys: come up to Mrs. Grentz office on Monday, March 19th at 1:30 to get information on Boy's State. Hear form Justin and Ross, who attended the trip last year.


Students: If you park in the back parking lot you are not able to leave until after the busses have left.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: All students are expected to stay in the building upon arrival at school.

For student safety and school security, all school doors are locked during the school day and this will now include during lunch time. Please use the door buzzer system if you need to re-enter the building during the day and remember to be patient and respectful with those letting you in. Thank you!

Nick from Dial Help will be here on Thursday’s from 9-3 and will be in room 312, if you would like to speak with him stop in if the door is open or let Mrs. Peterson or Mrs. Grentz know.

The weight room is now open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30-5:30 for grades 8th-12th.

Application fee to NMU is waived until June 22nd for the following fields of study: skilled trade, cosmetology, hospitality/culinary arts, construction management, automotive and welding.


Jr High Tutoring: Mondays and Wednesdays will be with Mrs. Schneider in room 153
Tuesdays and Thursdays will be with Mrs. Wightman in room 324

High School Tutoring: Mondays and Wednesdays will be with Mr. Moore in room 316
Tuesdays and Thursdays will be with Mrs. Cangemi in room 320

Tutoring for all students is available Monday-Friday from 7:30-8 am in the library.


Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: See Mrs. Grentz for an opportunity to explore careers in natural resources this summer. The 2018 Natural Careers Workshop is scheduled for June 17-22 in Eagle River WI. Highlights include field work with natural resource professions and agencies; hands-on outdoor skills and experiences; exposure to a range of outdoor careers; strategies in selecting and applying to colleges; visits with natural resource college representative; and making new friends. Applications must be completed by April 13th and can be found at

Students 18 and older: GE is looking for workers after school for 2 hours. Applications can be picked up from the GE office in the elementary or from Mrs. Grentz.

9th and 10th grade students: Check out or email for information on joining TRiO Upward Bound.

Seniors: Pick up the $1,000 Marquette Builders Exchange Scholarship application from Mrs. Grentz, if you plan to attend either a college, vocational, technical or trade school in 2018 and are pursuing a career in the construction industry. The following fields may apply: architecture, engineering, welding, painting, bricklaying, plumbing/pipefitting, carpentry, sheet metal work, drafting, CAD, sprinkler fitting, electrical, HVAC, construction management or any other area pertaining to the construction industry.

Seniors: Hammett, Bellin & Oswald, LLC are pleased to offer the 2018 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship. This Scholarship is open to all first year freshman who will be attending an accredited College or University during the 2018-2019 school year (current high school seniors are eligible to apply). Special consideration will be given to a student who is interested in pursuing a career in law and meets the requirements. $750.00 will be awarded to one student for use towards their school costs.
Students completing grades 6-11. Check out MTU's summer youth programs at Many scholarships available MTU's website to help with the cost.

Students ages 15-18: Ottawa National Forest is looking for students who would like to work at the Watersmeet- Iron River Ranger District in Watersmeet, MI. Information can be found in Mrs. Grentz office.


Quiz Bowl: Meetings will be held at lunch on Wednesday’s and after school on Monday’s (EXCEPT for the third Monday of every month due to staff meetings) in room 209.

The International Travel Club is collecting receipts from Econo Foods as a fundraiser. Please give them to Ms. Keyes or Mrs. Belanger.

High School SADD Meetings will take place every Tuesday at lunch in Mrs. Grentz’s room.

Robotics will be meeting after school on Monday and Wednesday in Mrs. Wightman's room until further notice.

Photography Club meetings will be on Fridays at lunch with Mrs. Maddux in Room 306

Every Wednesday night from 4-7 p.m. until the end of May is International Travel Club Night at Burger King so come and enjoy a tasty Whopper, tantalizing chicken sandwich, or whatever else you like! 20 % of proceeds go to the International Travel Club for their trip to Germany, Switzerland and Italy in 2019.


Flu season is upon us: Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands!


March 26-April 2 No School-Spring Break
April 10 Dismissal at 11:55
April 18 & 19 Kindergarten Screening
April 27 Dismissal at 11:30


If you have lost any jewelry these items have been turned into the Jr/Sr High School office, stop in to identify and claim.

Please check the lost and found box outside the Jr/Sr High School office for lost clothing, hats, books, etc.


There is a school store open in the library and new items have arrived: seat cushions, lanyards, black hoodies and polos. Prices have also been reduced. Stop in and check it out. Mon and Fri 8:00 - 1:00 or Tues, Wed, Thurs noon - 6:00

Morning tutoring will be offered in the library for K-12 students Mon - Fri from 7:30 - 8:00 am. Mr. Hartman will be working with older students and Mr. Cadeau with younger students. Please encourage students to take advantage of this opportunity. Perhaps they just have a few last minute homework tasks to complete or they are being proactive and need assistance studying for a test or exam. This should be a nice option for some older students who have sports or jobs after school so attending tutoring at that time isn't possible.




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