SHS Staff Scholarship Applications due Friday, February 23
Seniors! This is a reminder that the SHS Staff Scholarships are due Friday in Student Services. Check the Schoology College and Career group page for more details or see Mrs. Pirtle in Students Services with any questions. Good luck!
VIP’s Dine-2-Donate Friday, February 23 @ Jimmy John’s
VIP’s Dine-2-Donate is this Friday, February 23, @ Jimmy John’s 66 E. Golf Rd. Details here
VIP – Dine-2-Donate Event for SHS Band Boosters – February 22
VIP’s Dine-2-Donate Event for SHS Band Boosters is this Thursday, February 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., at Panda Express at Golf & Roselle Roads. Attending the Band Aid Concert on Thursday? Grab dinner before the concert! Details here
Pre-order your Autism T-Shirt by February 22
Autism T-Shirt Sales – April is AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH and the LLS Program is selling Autism Awareness t-shirt SCHOOL-WIDE for $10. **ALL orders MUST be placed by THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22!! Go to the cashier window to pre-order your Autism Awareness t-shirt (t-shirt is the picture of the black shirt to the left) and we will all join forces in April to show our support by “ACCEPT. UNDERSTAND. LOVE” individuals with Autism and their families!
Girl Up Meeting – TODAY
Are you interested in representing our new club–GIRL UP–at the Diversity Fair? Then join us at the after school meeting today. We will planning the details for the table at the fair. See you in Room 125 at 3:00!
Questions? See Mrs. Gilkey in English or Mr. Kostalek in Student Services.
Congratulations Boys’ Swim Team
Congratulations to the Boys’ Swim Team on the performance at sectionals over the weekend. Matt Kelland, Matteas Arostegui, Tyler Reynods, and Matt Soltau combined to get 6th place in the 400 free relay. Tyler Reynolds got the 3rd fastest 200 free time in school history and got a 5th place medal. Matt Soltau had an outstanding meet. He got 3rd in the 100 free and 2nd in the 50 free. In both events, Matt crushed the school record. He also got state qualifying times in both events and will be competing at the state meet this Friday. Great work boys!
Congratulations Girls’ Bowling Team
Congratulations to the Girls’ Bowling Team who finished 3rd at state and Kylie Frick who placed 7th.
Boys’ Water Polo Open Gym – February 21
Boys’ Water Polo will be having open gym this Wednesday, February 21, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. in the pool. Any questions, see Coach Koschnitzke in the math office.
Boys’ Volleyball Informational Meeting – TODAY
There will be a brief informational meeting for all boys interested in playing Volleyball this spring. The meeting will be held immediately after school in Room 116. All boys interested in playing volleyball should attend.
Congratulations SHS Debate Team
Congratulations to the Schaumburg Debate Team for their success at the Harvard University Tournament where Junior Giselle Soares advanced to the quarterfinal round.
St. Baldrick’s Dine-2-Donate @ Lou Malnati’s – February 21!
Good morning! Wednesday, February 21, is another St. Baldrick’s “Dine to Donate” day! We are partnering with Lou Malnati’s; they are donating 20% of all orders that say they’re ordering for the SHS St. Baldrick’s fundraiser all day long, open to close! Both Schaumburg locations, on Roselle and on Barrington Road, are helping us fundraise! Please consider ordering or going there for dinner with your family!
SHS Boys’ Baseball Informational Meeting
For all boys interested in playing baseball, we have a mandatory tryout meeting on Tuesday, February 20, in Room 200 at 3:00 p.m. You will need to bring your i-Pads for this meeting. If you are a winter athlete and unable to attend, e-mail Mr. Seely at [email protected] no later than February 20.
St. Baldrick’s Dine-2-Donate Events
Mark your calendar with the upcoming St. Baldrick’s Dine-2-Donate Events! Links for the flyers are included within the list. Support St. Baldrick’s “Rock the Bald” 2018!
FREE Practice SAT Test Information
St. Baldrick’s T-Shirt Sale
February Career Treks
Check out the list of February Career Treks! This month, we will be exploring careers in law, public safety, forensics chemical/general engineering, business, supply chain, and healthcare. If you want to attend any of these treks, turn your Career Trek registration forms in soon! (Some treks have a very limited # of spots). Find the Career Trek registration form, trek details, & full list of 2nd semester treks on the Schoology Career Trek course (FKG9T-MB42X). Don’t miss out on treks that interest you!
New Saxon Scribe Articles just released
Hey, Saxons–Check out the new Saxon Scribe articles. Catch up on SHS debate, speech team, gymnastics, and much more. Visit us at saxonscribe.com
If you have ideas for articles or would like to write for the Scribe, come to one of our meetings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Room 205s at 3pm. New writers are always welcome!
Literary Magazine – Accepting Submissions through March 15
LITERARY MAGAZINE – NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2018 PUBLICATION! “PEACE.”
Instructions: Poetry, artwork or photos can be submitted through March 15, 2018. All materials must be submitted online at a 12 point Times New Roman (or similar) Word or Google doc. All artwork must be scanned before submitting electronically. Writing: Absolutely NO SCREENSHOTS or Scanned submissions or PDF’s – MUST BE A WORD DOCUMENT. Please include a heading with your name, grade and a title for your piece. https://goo.gl/HHCjoL
Diversity Fair Information
The Diversity Fair is an in-school gathering for students to celebrate their identity. Each year students set up booths that communicate their identity. Last year we had Latinos Unidos, India, Autism Awareness, Ukraine, UNITY, the GSA, and more! Come to our meetings to prepare your table and join our Fair on Tuesday 2/6 at 3 in 125. Email Ms. Morelli with questions.
Seal of Biliteracy Test Applications Now Available
The Seal of Biliteracy Test Applications are now available! Students interested in the opportunity to earn the Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy by demonstrating a high level of proficiency in English and another language are eligible to take the test scheduled between March 12-23. Please see application for more details. If additional information is needed, please contact: Mrs. Polito in the World Language Department at [email protected] or Ms. Delgado in Student Services at [email protected]. Applications and payments are due no later than February 23.
Upcoming Career Treks!
Saxon Students – Don’t miss out on the upcoming Career Treks! Check out the events on the SHS event calendar. Additional info and application can be found on the Career Trek page or by contacting Mrs. Hubbard @ [email protected]
AP Resource Room Extended Hours
ATTENTION ALL AP STUDENTS!!! The AP Resource Room will be offering extended hours every Monday of 2nd semester. Tutoring will also be available in several AP subject areas. Visit our Schoology page for more details. See Ms. Boland or Mrs. Casamassimo with any questions.
Spring Sports – Registration is Now Open
Students must be registered before the first day of tryouts.
NOTE: A Parent/Guardian must log in to the “Parent Portal” on Infinite Campus to register each student for athletics.
All athletes must have a current physical on file and cleared with the school nurse prior to the first day of tryouts.
Senior DVD Information – Begin uploading your photos!
HEY SENIORS!!! Interested in having your high school memories captured on the Senior DVD? Start submitting photos of you and your friends that represent the great memories you have made with each other at Schaumburg High School over the years! Class of 2019, 2020, and 2021 are welcome to start uploading their photos as well. See Mrs. Casamassimo in Student Services if you have any questions. *Please note that SHS students must log into their Google Account in order to upload images.
Youth Advisory Council Information
Are you interested in making a positive impact in your community? Then join the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) through the Communities for Positive Youth Development (CPYD). See Mrs. Casamassimo in Student Services for more information.
Infinite Campus Information
Did you forget your Infinite Campus Password and/or Username? Now you can easily reset both online by clicking the link on the main login page.
Parking Tag Information
Did you recently see one of these notices on your car? Be sure to purchase a parking tag ASAP to avoid any future parking issues! Click here to apply now.
Juniors – Seniors – Prom Court Voting Now Open
Attention Juniors and Seniors! Teachers have nominated students for prom court and we need your help narrowing it down to the top 5 males and females from each grade! Find the link and vote for your top 5 females and males from your class. The prom court will be announced next week. Vote by the end of the day on Friday, February 23. You must be logged into your Google account in order to vote.