Daily Bulletin

Daily Bulletin - Monday, September 25, 2023


Attention Freshmen, Make sure that you turn in your permission slips to your resource teachers today.

Attention speech and debate students, Don’t forget that we do have practice on Thursday after school even though there are field trips. Also, don’t forget that the speech and debate sign-up forms and money are due on Thursday as well. Please see Ms. Reis and Mr. Nelson for any questions.

This weekend, the first step to Signature’s pilot journey into the world of debate was a startling success. Our team of senior debaters: Umar Waseem, Aparna Kudiyirikkal Anil, Kaylee Kramer, and Archit Maurya score tenth out of 26 teams from all across Indiana in the West Lafeyette World Schools Debate tournament. Congratulations, team PengWins!


IUHPFL Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are studying French, German, and Spanish Level III and higher: Do you want to live in France, Austria, or Spain next summer? You are invited to apply to the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL) for the opportunity to spend five weeks abroad – attending intensive classes, living with host families, and enjoying a variety of excursions and community-based activities. The director of the program will visit SIGNATURE SCHOOL on Monday, October 23 at 6:30 PM in the Commons. If you have any questions, ask your World Language teacher, or ask Profe Boyle in room 310. APPLY NOW!


German Club Hallo! Der DACHskLuB (pronounced: docks-kloob), will be meeting on Monday, September 25th in Dr. Halvorsen’s room, room 415, during lunch to discuss upcoming plans about the field trip, and Main Street Attraction! We will be providing some delicious snacks. Please make sure to bring a computer or cell phone. We hope to see you there!


Spanish Club ¡Hola Spanish Club! Spanish Club will be having a meeting today, Monday, September 25th in room 303. The Main Street Attraction committee will finalize decisions for what we will sell at our booth. The t-shirt committee will finalize our club and grassy bowl t-shirt design. There will be popcorn! Can’t wait to see you all there! New members are always welcome. For questions, contact officers Archit Maurya, David Quiñonez, Rhami Nassr, and Claire Baba at


French Club Bonjour! French Club will be having a meeting on Monday, September 25 in Mr. Nelson’s room, room 605, during lunch. We will be finalizing our t-shirt design and discussing the details of our crepe party. French snacks will be provided! If you have any questions contact officers Lynne Thissen, Amishi Gandhi, Paige Spaulding, or Louise Windberg.


Government Club Government Club's next meeting will be on Monday, September 25 after school from 3:15 to 4:15 in Mr. Mota’s room, room 401. We will be discussing current events and baked goods will be provided! New members are still welcome. If you have any questions contact officers Kaylee Kramer, Alex Vlas, Paige Spaulding, or Sofie Keppler.


Orgullo Hispano All Members of Orgullo Hispano Club are invited to attend a meeting in Profe Boyle's room on Monday after school. The Director of the Spanish Program at Central Library wants to talk to you! Do not go to the library...go to Profelandia on the 3rd floor!


Conservation Club Conservation Club will be meeting Tuesday, September 26th at lunch in Mrs. Ahmed’s room on the 5th floor of the Main Building, room 502. We will be working in our committees and discussing upcoming events. All new and returning members should pack their lunch to be sure to not miss any important details. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact officers Lynne Thissen, Katie Marino, Andra Donea, Sarah Tapal, and Natalie Nenneker!


Sig Recycles Do you want an hour of community service? Do you enjoy helping our Sig community? If the answer is yes, stop by Mrs. Ahmed’s room by this Wednesday to sign up for Sig Recycles after school until 4:30. If you have any questions, talk to Seniors Jullianna Iyog, Jonathan Hruaia, Breanna Sisson, or Lynne Thissen.


Community Service Opportunity Enjoy art and want an hour of community service? Join us at our card making event, Wednesday, September 27, after school until 4:20. This will take place on the third floor. We will be making cards for Honor Flight Veterans.


Robotics Club Robotics Club will be meeting this Tuesday during lunch in Mr. Threads room, KC 102! We will be discussing the different parts of a robot and scheduling practices.


Math Club Mu Alpha Theta will be holding an after-school meeting from 3:30-4:30 in Mr. Bullington's room, KC 203, on Wednesday, September 27th. There will also be math tutoring in Mrs. Hughes room, KC 207, from 3:30-4:30 on Wednesday. If you have any questions, contact officers Sreya Yelamanchilli, Amishi Gandhi, Tanay Thakore, Ethan He, or your math teacher.


College Representative Visits We have a full slate of college visits this week. Each of these visits will take place during the lunch hour in Ms. Hughes’s classroom. Please sign up to attend in Scoir.

  • • Today: UE
  • • Tomorrow: University of Cincinnati
  • • Wednesday: University of Alabama
  • • Thursday: Marian University
  • • Friday: Wash U in St. Louis


In the News

4/26/22 US Department of Education'Education Department Announces 161 Students to be Honored as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars' 

4/26/22 US News & World Report, 'U.S. News Releases 2022 Best High Schools Rankings' 

4/27/21 US News & World Report, 'U.S. News Releases 2021 Best High Schools Rankings' 

4/21/20 US News & World Report, 'U.S. News Releases 2020 Best High Schools Rankings' 

8/29/19 Business Insider, 'Here are the 15 public high schools in America with the best teachers' 

6/7/19 The Washington Post, 'Signature School leaves a mark on its city and students. What does it teach the nation?' 

4/30/19 US News & World Report, 'U.S. News Releases 2019 Best High Schools Rankings' 

4/30/19 "Jay Matthews Challenge Index," 'Jay Matthews Challenge Index High School Rankings 2019' 

4/30/19 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature School ranked U.S. top 10 high school, #3 best charter school' 

11/13/18 WFIE NBC News, '$2 million Signature School Expansion Approved' 

5/9/18 WFIE NBC News, 'Signature School named one of country's top high schools' 

5/8/18 US News & World Report, 'See the 2018 Best Public High Schools' 

2/23/18 Evansville Courier & Press, 'IDOE names 2016-17 Four Star Schools: Did your child's school make the list?' 

12/13/17 WEHT ABC News, 'Local Lifestyles: Amani Partners Kenya' 

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'