Daily Bulletin

Signature School Bulletin for Thursday, October 10, 2019

College Representatives The following colleges will be visiting during lunch:

Thursday, October 10- IUPUI

Wednesday, October 16- DePauw University

Tuesday, October 22-University of Alabama


All visits will be held in Rm 203 during lunch. Sign up sheets are in the office.


Community Service Opportunity There is a need for 15 volunteers on Oct. 19 from 11:45 to 4 at Methodist Temple on Lincoln Ave. This community service is for Albion Fellows Bacon Center. Please see Mrs. Doyle this week.


PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test Juniors and Sophomores: You will be taking the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test on Wednesday, October 16, which is the day we return from fall break. You will need to report to the 5th floor of the Victory Theatre with enough time to find your testing seat by 8 AM that morning. Bring only an approved calculator. Leave the rest of your belongings, including cell phones and smart watches, in the hallway on the 4th Floor of the Victory Theatre. There is no make-up date for this test. Please make sure you’re well-rested and have had a good breakfast that morning.


SENIORS- Ordering SAT/ACT Scores This is a reminder that you need to order your SAT and/or your ACT test scores to be sent directly to the colleges to which you are applying. This means that if you are applying to a school with a November 1 deadline, you must place your order no later than October 18.


8th Grade & Prospective Student Open House Signature School will host an open house for interested 8th grade students and prospective transfer students on Monday, November 4, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM in the Victory Theatre. The information session begins at 6:00 PM in the theatre followed by tours of the school’s main building. Applications for admission will be available at the open house and will be posted on the school’s website after the open house.


Speech Team The speech team will be meeting this Thursday after school from 3:30-4:30. If you are interested in joining, please make sure you attend. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Nelson.


Halloween Dance Boo! Get your costumes ready for the glow-in-the-dark-themed Halloween Dance on October 25th. There will be Twister and a costume contest. Early tickets will be sold for $10 during lunch next week at the grassy knoll and before school in the lobby. Look for Kush Patel or Anna Sawyer.


Spirit Week Do you think your class has the most school spirit? Prove it during Spirit Week 2019 by dressing up for our theme days to earn class points for Fall Fling.

Wednesday October 16 is "Minecraft vs. Cowboy Day"

Thursday, October 17 dress from the "Early 2000s"

Friday, October 18 is of course dressing in your class colors


The class colors are as follows: freshmen are green, sophomores are red, juniors are blue, and seniors are black. No face paint or masks are allowed!


Volunteer Opportunity Volunteers are desperately needed at a recycling collection this Saturday, October 12 from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the 4H Center. If you can help, please contact right away for details.


EVPL hours For those of you who might want to enjoy the library over Fall Break, please be aware that EVPL Central will be closed Sunday, October 13, and Monday, October 14.


Fiesta Evansville All Signature students are invited to attend the FIESTA EVANSVILLE as a global opportunity to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this Sunday, October 13 at Wesselman's Park from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. The event is free and open to your whole family.


Community Service Are you looking for community service and do you love to work with animals? Come to the orientation event for the Warrick County Humane Society on October 19 from 11:30 to 1:30. The sign up sheet is on the board outside of Mrs. Doyle’s office. Ask Anna Jassim or Nathan Neyhouse if you have any questions.


Instrumental Music Schedule There will be no Orchestra rehearsal on Wednesday, October 16th. Friday, October 18th will be an A day - String Orchestra will meet at 7:30 AM and Jazz Band will meet at 8:00 AM.


Key Club Key Club will meet in room 401 at lunch today.


Mock Trial Mock Trial will be having a lunch time meeting today in room 505 to discuss Main Street Attraction and teams. Please attend if you can!


Freshman Resource All freshmen need to report to their individual resource rooms today for 6th period.


Main Street Attraction Are you ready to race?? Come to Student Council’s booth at the Main Street Attraction to beat your friends on the Nintendo Switch!


Art Club-Main Street Attraction Art Club will be screen printing during Main Street Attraction and if you’re looking to be the proud owner of some handmade art, make sure to bring in an object we can print on. As long as it is cotton or can be flattened out, we will try our best to make it work! We will provide some pre-printed objects, but those will be in limited supply and will cost more than bringing in your own item.


IUHPFL Summer Abroad Open to ALL Students Are you interested in traveling by motorized canoe into the jungle of the Amazon? If you want to learn how you can travel to Peru this summer and visit the magic ruins of Machu Picchu, check out the posters in the hall, get a pamphlet, and talk to Profe Boyle on the 3rd floor. There are still seats available! You do not need to be a Spanish student to enjoy this awesome adventure!


Fresh Club Crepe-Making To everyone who has signed up to make crepes for French club during Main Street Attraction: Don’t forget that the crepes-making-event is today after school in Mr. Nance’s room. If you can’t make it or have questions, talk to Jack Watson. Merci!

In the News

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'

Upcoming Events

8th Grade & Prospective Student Open House

The open house for current eighth grade and prospective transfer students for the 2020-2021 school year will be Monday, November 4, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 PM in the Victory Theatre. Applications for admission will be available at the open house and will be posted on the school's website after the open house. 

Fall Break

Fall Break runs from Friday, October 11, 2019 through Tuesday, October 15, 2019. School resumes on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, which will be an A Day.

PSAT/National Merit Qualifying Exam

The PSAT/National Merit Qualifying Exam for all Sophomores and Juniors will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 on the 5th floor of the Victory Theatre. Please note: this is the morning we return from Fall Break. Students should be in their seats by 8:00 AM so testing can begin on schedule.

Main Street Attraction

Join us for the annual Main Street Attraction, hosted by Signature School PTSA. It will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 on Main Street in front of the school, 610 Main St. There will be food, games, a silent auction, and more!

College Financial Aid Night

College Financial Aid Night is on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:30 PM on the 5th floor of the Victory Theatre.