Monday, September 30, 2019
Happy Birthday today: Kyle Burgoni, Alyssa White
Tonight’s Events: Volleyball @ St. Teresa HS 6 pm
Soccer @ Fisher HS 6:30 pm
JV Football @ Olympia HS 6 pm
Activity Period: Wednesday: FCA & FFA; Thursday: Student Council
Juniors and Seniors: The following colleges will be visiting soon. Sign up in the Guidance Office.
October 2nd: McKendree University; October 4th: Parkland College / Parkland Pathway to U of I. October 8th: Southern Illinois University Carbondale October 9th: Eureka College October 10th: St. Ambrose University and University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
Students: Please remember to renew your library books. Any fines will be waived until September 30th; after that fines will start accumulating.
Anyone interested in purchasing a Unity Rockets Fellowship of Christian Athletes t-shirt, please see Coach Davis. Shirts are $12. The order deadline has changed to Wednesday, October 2nd.
On Monday, September 30th the Guidance Department will be hosting a Financial Aid Night at 6pm in the Media Center. Seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend to learn more about paying for college.
Unity Day 2019, a day put on by the National Bullying Prevention Center and devoted to uniting together for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion, will take place on Wednesday, October 23. In an effort to show hope and support for kindness in our schools and communities, please help cover Unit Seven orange. To purchase your orange Unity Day apparel, sign up and pay in the office from now until October 4. T-shirt pick-up will be in the Rocket Center on Thursday, October 17 from 3-5 and Monday, October 21 from 5-7. Short sleeve shirts are only $8, and you must pay when you order. For other apparel, check out https://www.gamedayspirit.com and browse keyword Unity day.
If anyone would like a souvenir ticket from 2019 Homecoming, they are available in the office.
Student Council will be selling Pura Vida bracelets during lunch. The cost is $6 each, and they are maroon, grey, and white. Be sure to get one before we run out!
FCA will have a meeting on Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:15am in the Drivers’ Ed room. A light breakfast and drinks will be provided. We would love to see you there.
Students interested in taking an AP Exam should sign up in the Guidance Office. The cost per exam is $94 and is due at sign up. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mills.
The girls cross country team won the Spartan Classic on Saturday with 7 places in the top 20 in a 147 runner field. Kylie Decker led the Rockets with a 5th place finish in running the three mile course in 18:18. Evy Atkins was close behind in 6th place, Taylor Joop in 10th, Elizabeth Hulick in 13th, Caroline Bachert in 14th, Malia Fairbanks in 19th, and Harper Hancock finished in 20th.
The top boy finishers at the Spartan Classic were Jarrett Cox in 12th, Connor O'Donnell in 24th, and Derek Dayton in 54th in a 187 runner field. Congratulations to all our Running Rockets!
NHS meeting on Friday, Oct. 4th at 8am in the auditorium. Please see Mrs. Decker before Friday if you are unable to attend.
Look at all that blue! It’s so great to see our community coming together to support a grieving Sullivan community in their time of need! Student Council will be collecting donations for the Tyson Mendoza memorial fund this week during lunch. Any donations would be greatly appreciated!