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Signature School Bulletin for Monday, February 24, 2020

Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union - Ted Hitch Scholarship Program Ten $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Applicants (or the applicant’s parents/guardians) must be a member of ETFCU for at least 18 months prior to the February 28, 2020 application deadline; must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale at the end of the fall semester; and must use at least three (3) ETFCU services (listed on the application). Applications available at www.etfcu.org/scholarship or in the Academic Services Office. The deadline is February 28.


 

Summer Library Volunteers If you are planning to volunteer this summer at the Newburgh/Chandler Public Library, you must attend an orientation in April. Please stop by the bulletin board today to check out the dates and times.


 

Deaconess Hospital Deaconess Hospital would like to invite you to apply for their Junior Volunteer Program for this upcoming summer. For more detailed information, please see Mrs. Doyle for the application or go to www.deaconess.com and click on Junior Volunteer Application. The deadline is March 20.


 

Donut Sale Do you like donuts? Do you have a dollar to spare? Come support Deaconess Children's Hospital and buy a delicious breakfast each morning in the lobby this week.


 

Freshman Resource All freshmen need to report to their individual resource rooms today at the beginning of 6th period.


 

Congratulations! Congratulations to members of the Signature Singers who competed at the Solo and Ensemble state contest. The group of juniors and seniors received a gold rating, and Simone Sartore-Getty received a gold rating with a near perfect score on her solo.


 

Science Mondays This is reminder that today is Science Monday. If you are looking for a little extra help in your chemistry, physics or biology class, tutors will be on-hand until 4:30 in the Commons after school today and every Monday.


 

Speech Team Attention all speech students participating in sectionals: Please see Mr. Nelson today to pick up your permission slips for the trip on Saturday.


 

CAS A-Juniors Attention JUNIORS. Today is a JUNIOR CAS A workday. Please report for resource to room 502 with a computer ready to go.


 

Signal Meeting The Signal will be holding a meeting for all staff Tuesday at lunch in room 601.


 

AP Government Review The next A.P. Government review will be held tomorrow, February 25th in room 401 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.


 

Community Service Are you in need of community service? Mrs. Doyle will stay one hour every day after school this week for those that are needing community service. Please report to the 3rd floor.


 

World Language Oral Exams Students who attend class in the Victory: Please be prompt and quiet when arriving to or leaving your classes in the Victory this week. World Language students are recording their oral exams on the 3rd and 5th floor. You will not be able to access the third floor between 8-4:00 this week due to these exams.


 

Math Club Trivia Math Club invites you to after-school trivia on March 6th in the Koch Center. Teams consist of 3 to 5 people and it costs $15 to register a team. The top three teams will win special prizes.


 

Lunch-4th floor Due to testing, silent study and lunch overflow will be on the 4th floor this week. Silent Study will report to room 401. Lunch overflow will be in room 405. If another room is needed because of a rainy day, the teacher on duty will open one up for you. As always, report to the Koch Center for lunch first. If you are told it is full, come to the main building.

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

Guest Speaker at Signature School

Please join us Monday, March 2 at 6:00 PM in the Signature School Koch Center Commons to welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Ali Mattu. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Northern California and specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, helping kids and adults with anxiety disorders. This event is hosted by the Signature School PTSA. 


NHS Induction Ceremony

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 PM at the Signature School Koch Center, located at 527 Main Street.


Spring Musical

The Spring Musical will be held on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 PM, and on Sunday, March 15 at 2:30 PM at the Signature School Koch Center, located at 527 Main Street. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. General admission is $10 and student admission is $5.