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Signature School Bulletin for Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Community Service - Due Date! There are only 5 school days to hand in community service for this year. Please make sure all completed community service forms from April 2 to Nov. 30 are turned in to the community service box on 3rd floor by Dec. 1 at 5 pm.


ISSMA All instrumental music students, ISSMA Solo & Ensemble contest entry fee and information deadline is November 27th. If you plan on participating in the solo & ensemble contest, turn in your entry fee and music information to Ms. Simpkins by November 27th. Solo fee is $15, Ensemble fee is $7. Make checks payable to: Signature School.

The contest for winds, percussion & strings is February 3rd, 2018.

Piano/Vocal contest is January 27th. If you plan on a Piano or Vocal solo, see Mr. Maurer with your information asap.


Signature School's Open Application Period for the 2018-2019 School Year Signature School is currently accepting applications for the 2019-2019 school year. As per charter law, siblings of current Signature School students receive enrollment priority provided they submit a completed application within the open application window. The open application period is from Tuesday, November 7 at 7:00 AM until Monday, December 11 at 6:00 PM. Any applications received after the open application period will be placed at the end of the waiting list. Further details are posted on our website.


Teen Power Teen Power Club is selling club shirts, $8 for short sleeve and $10 for long sleeve. Money is due before Thanksgiving break, so by next Tuesday. Please bring money to Kylie Miller and Kristian Lockyear by Tuesday to buy a shirt!


Volunteer Opportunity We’re looking for 8-10 volunteers to help with a craft project after school on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 3:30-5pm. We’ll be preparing materials for no-sew blankets to benefit Ark Crisis Child Care Center. Please sign up on the community service board by Monday, Nov. 27th.


College Visit - US Naval Academy (info. about all US military service academies) We will have a representative from the United States Naval Academy here for an informative visit on Tuesday, November 21st during lunch in Room 203. The Naval Academy is located in Annapolis, Maryland. If you feel the tug of giving back to your country through military service, please take the time to listen to a current senior from the academy. Evansville native, Midshipman Hugh Ehrensbeck, will talk with students about his education as a future officer and how he’s being trained to serve in the United States Navy. Please note, there will be information available for all US military service academies.

You may sign-up on the clipboard in the office or by telling Mrs. Roscoe or Ms. Muehlbauer. Beginning Friday afternoon, you may sign-up through the lunch system.


Attention all seniors: If you have not yet sent in your photos and other materials for a senior ad in the yearbook, please do so BY THANKSGIVING BREAK. This is a great opportunity to make your yearbook personal. There are quarter, half, and full page options available; all parents have been sent information regarding the ads. Talk to Mrs. Atkinson or a yearbook staff member if you have any questions.


PTSA Meeting - Save the Date Parents and Students!! Special Guest Speaker at the January PTSA meeting will be Mr. Tom Kazee, President of the University of Evansville. He will be speaking about college admissions and liberal arts schools. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 10th at Central Library in the Browning Room. Appetizer reception at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting to begin at 6:00 p.m.


Attention all seniors: Friday, November 21st will be the LAST DAY to turn in senior quotes. If they are not turned in, the yearbook staff will PICK YOUR QUOTE FOR YOU. It WILL be embarrassing. Turn yours in.


Barnes & Noble Book Fair Dear Signature School Staff, Parents, and Students----

A huge Thank You to all who came out and supported the book fair either by performing, manning tables, set-up, take down, purchasing, etc. I truly appreciate all of your help. We have some very talented students:) If you were not able to make the book fair, you still have the chance to support us online from Nov. 19 - Nov. 25 at //bn.com/bookfairs by entering Bookfair ID 12105664 at checkout. Thank you again.


Spirit Wear The online Spirit Wear store is up and running. Purchase some joggers, class t-shirts, quarter-zips, and hoodies. Order and pay online through the link on the Signature website. The deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 11:59 PM. Show your Signature spirit in style.


Mrs. Yeakley's 7th and 8th Period Mrs. Yeakley’s 7th period students should report to Mr. Mota’s room 415 for class. Mrs. Yeakley’s 8th period students should report to Mr. Thread’s Science Center 102 for class.


Attention IUHPFL candidates Remember to go to your 6th period resource classroom first, check with your teacher, and then come to Profe Boyle’s room with a pencil and eraser to take your test.


Victory - 5th Floor This is a reminder that students should not be on the 5th floor of the Victory Theatre at any time except for lunch. There is testing occurring, including after school, so please make sure to avoid this space.


Robotics Club There is a Robotics Club meeting today in Mr. Thread's room at lunch.

 

 

In the News

8/30/17 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature: Indiana's first public charter high school, turns 15' 

7/10/17 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature ranked No. 3 most challenging high school in America' 

5/1/17 US News & World Report, 'What to Know About Charter High Schools' 

4/27/17 Inside Indiana Business, 'List: Indiana Schools Among Nation's Best' 

4/26/17 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature ranked No. 1 Indiana high school' 

12/25/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature to update music programs with grant' 

10/15/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Free YMCA, Signature tutoring program expands in second year' 

4/2/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature School junior sees way to help others'

3/22/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature educator pushes himself, students to be best'

1/30/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature School puts spin on ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in upcoming ballet'

10/15/15 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School officials considering AP Capstone program'

7/16/15 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School student won category at National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium'

10/29/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School will switch to a full IB school with the Class of 2019'

9/30/14 U.S. Department of Education, 2014-15 National Blue Ribbon 

9/10/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Semifinalists for 2015 National Merit Scholarships Announced'

8/20/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School teacher writes civil rights era book'

8/12/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Gearing up for the new year: Kids, teachers say charter school fosters autonomy'

8/10/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "EDITORIAL: Signature School program prepares students for real world'

8/7/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'For Youth of the Year recipients, Boys & Girls Club is home, other members like family'

7/23/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Young inventor works to change the world one piece of computer code at a time'

4/29/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Local high school seniors honored as Indiana Academic All-Stars'

4/2/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Outstanding Educators of the Year named for Vanderburgh County | VIDEO & GALLERY'

3/31/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Joe Nelson is on the cutting edge of curriculum at Signature School'

3/4/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School thespians gear up for play season with ‘Penzance' | PLAY SCHEDULES & VIDEO'

8/14/11 Evansville Courier & Press, "Evansville's Signature School continues to pile up accolades'

Upcoming Events

The Open Application Period for the 2018-2019 school year begins at 7:00 AM on Tuesday November, 7 and ends at 6 PM on Monday, December 11, 2017. More information and applications are available here


Spirit Wear Sales! Now through Tuesday, November 28. Order online here: https://sig2017.itemorder.com/sale


The PTSA Barnes and Noble Book Fair continues online through November 26 at barnesandnoble.com/h/bookfairs. Use bookfair ID#12105664  A percentage of your Barnes and Noble in-store purchases will benefit Signature School and the PTSA. 


The Signature Singers Holiday Concert will be Sunday, December 3 at 1:00 PM at Thrall's Opera House in New Harmony.