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Today is Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Freshman mentors should plan to meet today during homeroom in the Auditorium.

Students who ran for Student Council but were not elected may petition onto the council. Students need to pick up a new petition from Mrs. Camacho.

Madrigals and Court Singers Auditions are happening SOON! Please stop by the Washington Music Room to pick up an audition packet, and sign up for audition times. You must turn in a form, attend at least one quartet practice, and sign up for an individual AND quartet audition time. Quartets may be determined at a later time.

We have a family in Monticello who is in need of some dog-sitting from time to time on the weekends. If interested, please stop by the office for more details.

Rick Ridings is looking for a part time receptionist! Hours are alternating days, Monday through Friday, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and alternating Saturdays 8:00 to 5:00 p.m. Please go to Rick Ridings and ask for Ashley to fill out an application.

This week, Monticello High School recognizes Ally Week in support of LGBTQ students and the allies who support them. Look forward to the following events this week: Monday during homeroom GSA students will make posters in the Cafeteria. On Tuesday during lunch in the cafeteria, GSA will be selling bracelets, and don’t forget to sign the Ally Week poster. Wednesday, MHS will mark the national Day of Silence, with a Breaking the Silence party together with Art Club after school to tie-dye t-shirts! Thursday is Be Yourself Day and Friday is Rainbow day.

Preliminary voting forms for senior bests in the yearbook have been sent out to all seniors via Sages email. Please submit your votes by the end of the school day on Friday. Please be checking your email regularly for senior quote forms, which will go out soon!

Stage Show Rehearsals begin this week! Act one will rehearse on Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Act two will rehearse on Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Reminder to juniors who plan to graduate early next year - You need to have a meeting with your parents and guidance counselor by April 30th.

Students interested in learning more about a career in Healthcare should register for a free Carle Scrub Camp at carle.org/scrubcamp by June 1st. Informational fliers can be found on the table in front of the MHS office.

Book Club members: Mrs. Bicknell will be putting in the t-shirt order next week. If you did not submit your size, make sure to do so ASAP on Google Classroom. T-shirts are $14. You must pay by Friday, April 27 if you would like a shirt.

Allerton Public Library is looking for Teen Volunteers for the Summer Reading Program. Students who are in 7th grade or older can fill out an application to help with elementary-aged children’s programs on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Library. There are application forms on the table in front of the office. Applications must be received by the library by May 21.

Attention high school students and teachers! The Monticello FFA is hosting the annual Spring Plant Sale on April 27th during homeroom and until 4:30 (TEACHERS ONLY), April 28th from 8am to 2pm, and on May 5th from 8am to 2pm. Family and friends are welcome to come, please spread the word!

Prom guests: Promenade line-up starts at 2:00 PM on Saturday at MMS. Promenade begins at 4:00 PM. Mike Heiniger will be available to take pictures at Round Barn. Dinner will begin at 6:30. The dance ends at 11:00 PM. Round Barn does not allow outside food/drinks to be brought into the building. We also ask that you avoid the use of glitter for any reason at Prom because it is difficult to remove and damages the linens.

Attention Prom guests: Order forms for professional pictures by Mike Heiniger are available on the table in front of the office. Please pick one up. If you forget your form at home, he will also have some available at Round Barn the night of Prom.

Student Council elections for the 2018-2019 school year are being held this week via Google form. Check your sages.us email account for your ballot. All forms will be turned off at the end of the school day on Friday. See Mrs. Camacho, if you have any questions

Your Input is Needed to help us create an inviting Media Center. Follow the link in your recent email to complete the survey about your experiences with the various plush furniture, chairs, tables, equipment, and Sages’ Cafe; should take about 10 minutes. survey’s DEADLINE is Friday, April 20th. Thank you for your input! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd3k6TWHNBq2hWYpXPSbejp9joxQRHSnw-cO3MczgcdZldDfA/viewform

The Pep Club and Paint Up Crew color for this week for all Spring sports is BLACK. Go support your Sages!

Students interested in the Millikin University Summer Immersion program may stop by the guidance office for details.

Tatman Village, a local retirement home, is looking to hire two part-time employees. Duties include washing dishes, serving residents and a variety of other tasks. Applications are available at Tatman Village.

Hats - Reminder to all students that hats are not permitted in the building during school hours with the exception of the cafeteria.

There will be an FCA meeting on Friday during homeroom in Mr. Welter’s room

The Clinton Community YMCA is offering LifeGuarding classes again starting May 4th. If interested, pick up a flier on the table in front of the high school office. Registration deadline is the week before classes start.

Senior males who will be attending University of Illinois at Urbana may apply for the Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship. Applications are available at www.illinoissigeps.com/scholarships.

Stage crew, lights, sound, and other stage show committees sign-ups are outside of the band room.

AP Chemistry Study Session Wednesday, April 25th, 7:30 am in Mrs. Allen’s Room. Breakfast provided.

Seniors: Order forms for senior tributes to run in this year’s yearbook were distributed to your homeroom teachers. Please pass these along to parents/guardians, and see or email Mrs. Nuku with any questions.

Seniors, we have extra graduation announcements available to purchase in the office if you run short as you are inviting friends and family to graduation. The cost is $2.00 per announcement.

GDM Seeds is still looking for 10 student summer workers. Anyone 14 and older can apply. Applications are on the table in front of the office. Completed applications can be returned to Ms. Howard.

Looking for a summer job? Corteva Agriscience is hiring summer field workers. You must be 14 years of age. Pay is $10 per hour, more if you have agriculture experience. Work would be from late June to early August. Pick up a flyer in front of the office for more details and how to apply.

Reminder - Students should be in the cafeteria or the media center during lunch. Students found in the hallway during lunch will face consequences from administration.

Rogers Supply has several positions available for employment. There are opportunities for forklift and safety training as well as opportunities for advancement for highly motivated employees. If interested, please contact Kathy Wilson at Rogers Supply Co. 217-356-0166.

Detention will be held with Mrs. Malone/Mrs. Beery in the Guidance office this week. Detention starts at 3:15 and lasts until 3:45. Do not be late!

Happy birthday today to Mrs. Malone, Sofie Harvey, Max Jarvis, Garrett Kepley and Nick Timmons.

Have a great day!

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