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    IHS Bulletin Apr 23, 2021
    Posted on 04/23/2021
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    Ingraham High School Bulletin 

    April 23, 2021                        

    Website:  Ingrahamhs.seattleschools.org

    Attendance Office:  Please email ingrahamhs.attendance@seattleschools.org

    Student Laptop Tech Help: 206-252-0100 or laptops@seattleschools.org

    If you need laptop tech help, please find more info including locations at this link

    Note: The John Marshall location has closed. 


    COVID-19 Informed Consent and Family Information

    This must be returned if your student is attending in-person at Ingraham. You can submit this by email at IHSForms@seattleschools.org or printing and mailing to the school, or having your student drop it off at the main office. 


    Students – Course Adjustments for 2021-22

    If you need to make course adjustments for the 21-22 school year, please fill out this Microsoft Forms below. It will close on May 5th at 4pm. We will make LIMITED changes (and no elective changes) in the Fall. While the portal is open to view your requests, the system may not allow you to edit them, so fill out the form and we will make the adjustments for you. If there are any questions about your request, we may email your SCHOOL EMAIL, so please check it regularly. If you do not receive an email, consider your request adjusted. Contact your counselor if you have questions.

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=WNEx1HRgMkiHg1Hqb23SJ7I9H2bq215AkGBsiwZBHGVUQlJTSjVNRk82SjM4ODlONjlZSlVFRkUwNC4u


    Notice of Withdrawal from IB subjects by 30 April 2021

    Students who withdraw their registration from one or more IB subjects by Friday, April 30th will be refunded the registration fees for those subjects.  Students who do withdraw will not receive an IB score for those subjects.  If students have withdrawn from some but not all subjects, they will still receive a score for the remaining registrations. 

    To withdraw a registration, send a request to Guy Thomas, gathomas1@seattleschools.org, before 4:00 pm on Friday, 30 April.

    Please be sure to include the student’s name and the subject(s) that is being withdrawn.

    Keep in mind that the three Seattle IB high schools are on a non-exam assessment path.  Students registered for subjects will receive IB scores that will be recognized by colleges and universities.

    gathomas1@seattleschools.org

    206.252.3923  IB Office


    ATTENDANCE

    Parent notification of student absences (within 2 days of absence) – ingrahamhs.attendance@seattleschools.org

    Parent notification of extended medical, preplanned – ingrahamhs.attendance@seattleschools.org

    Parent advance notification of early dismissal – ingrahamhs.attendance@seattleschools.org

    Questions regarding attendance – dlwilliams1@seattleschools.org

    Clear an absent mark, student present in class – email relevant teacher, teacher will email attendance


    Spirit Gear for Sale!

    Next week, on Wednesday April 28th between 2 and 4:30pm, FCCLA will be selling spirit gear outside the upper gym! Pay with cash, check, or Schoolpay when you get there. We will be offering all our inventory: T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, and more!!   Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.  Email fcclaingraham@gmail.com with any questions.


    Huff Report

    ATHLETICS

    Please help us Congratulate our Ingraham Gymnastics team:  METRO CHAMPIONS 2021 .  They swept ALL events. Way to go RAMS!

    Season 2 has begun!.  If you are still interested in turning out, there is room for the following sports: Girls basketball, tennis, track, fastpitch, ultimate and Lacrosse (extended to May 14th)

    Deadline for all sports May 3rd.

    Schedules are posted on Metroleguewa.org

    OUTDOOR SPORTS:  FAN RULE HAS CHANGED.  Players are allowed to invite 2 fans for Home events only.  Check with coaches for details to sign up.

    GASPAROVICH ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP is now available:  Senior athletes should apply!  Please check with your counselor for the application.  The apps are due Monday, May 3rd with interviews on May 5th

    GOOD LUCK  RAMS!

    ACTIVITIES

    Spirit Week begins!  Next week will be fun dress up days.  Please post your photos to your class pages or IG.

    Monday: Wacky Mask Day

    Tuesday:  Pastels

    Wednesday:  Quarantine Fit day (outfits you have worn during COVID) Shorts with dress shirt and tie?

    Thursday: Country vs Country Club

    Friday: RAM OUT


    HOOP DREAMERS!

    We are looking for a CLOCK OPERATOR, and an ANNOUNCER for our HOME basketball games.  This is a paid position.  Please email Thuffer@seattleschools.org if you are interested.  Thanks. GO RAMS!


    Thank You, Girls Swim Team!

    A big thanks to the Girls Swim Team for their generous contributions of toiletries for Bright Futures!


    Student Vehicle Registration Form https://forms.office.com/r/X6euV8SwyE

    Students who are returning to in-person learning and are planning on driving a vehicle to school will need to complete a Student Vehicle Registration form. Students may stop by the main office to pick up their parking pass once they have completed the electronic form.  All vehicles parked on campus must display a parking pass.  If you have any questions, please contact Jill Metz in the main office.  jmmetz@seattleschools.org


    Batteries, Light Bulbs, Plastic Bag Recycling

    Do you live within close walking distance from Ingraham High School?  Do you have batteries, light bulbs or plastic bags that you would like to recycle?  Do you want to help students with special needs from the Bridges at Ingraham program get vocational training?  Our students pick up batteries, plastic bags and light bulbs from Ingraham’s neighbors and take them to recycle.  We would love to help you recycle.  This service is free but is so valuable for our students.  If you are interested, just email recycling4bridges@gmail.com and we will set up a pickup.


    Blood Drive

    Hey Rams!

    This year, Ingraham Medical Club and FCCLA are co-organizing a virtual blood drive in partnership with Bloodworks NW that will take place from April 24th-May 9th! You can donate at any Bloodworks location within this time frame. 

    Who is eligible to donate? Students (must be at least 16 years old), parents, and staff! Visit this link for more info: https://www.bloodworksnw.org/donate/eligibility

    More information will be further discussed at our joint meeting on Tuesday, April 6th at 12:00pm (lunch), so be sure to come if you want to learn more about it! Everyone is welcome, you don’t have to be part of either club to join the meeting! 

    Fill out this form if you’re interested: https://forms.gle/7pAEodqDgcqNeEi58

    Fill out this form to sign up to donate: https://dslnk.co/IngrahamHS

    Questions? Contact Ingraham FCCLA (fcclaingraham@gmail.com) or Med Club (medclubingraham@gmail.com) for more info! 

    Follow our IGs: @ingraham_fccla // @ihsmedclub


    Ingraham Tutors Available!

    Students, are you looking for some support in a difficult class? We have tutors who can work one-on-one with you to help you make the grade! Please contact Susan Knutsen: smknutsen@seattleschools.org or you can sign up hereSign up for a tutor

    Questions about becoming a tutor? Please contact Elizabeth Hudd: trhudd@seattleschools.org


    ORCA 2020-21 – Valid through 8/31/21

    Did you pick up your SPS ORCA card this year?  If not, it is still available – just send an email to dlwilliams1@seattleschools.org and your card can be ordered.  If you picked up your card, and it has been lost, stolen or damaged – you can replace it the first time for $5.50 (via SchoolPay link) – also send an email to dlwilliams1@seattleschools.org


    Apply Now for the Global Visionaries Virtual Exchange Program

    Improve your Spanish language skills through 12  hours minimum or up to 18 hours, of 1-on-1 Spanish lessons with a Guatemalan Spanish teacher, personalized to fit your language proficiency level and interests.

    Earn 12-24 volunteer hours through virtual and in-person (socially-distanced) volunteer opportunities.

    Structured fundraising support for program costs to take ownership of your experience and share your work with your community.

    Engage in monthly youth-led social justice workshops where you will explore topics and practical issues such as: systems of oppression, anti-racism, identity, legacies of imperialism and colonization, intersectionality, and allyship/accompliceship.

    Connect with a cohort of globally-minded youth from around Seattle.

    Build meaningful relationships through cross-cultural exchange with peers in Guatemala.

    Spring Cohort: May 6, 2021 – July 29, 2021.

    More information: http://globalvisionaries.org/virtual-cultural-exchange-program/


    Counseling Office Bulletin

    NEW!   All Students:  If you need to make course adjustments for the 21-22 school year, please fill out this Microsoft Class Adjustment Form below. It will close on May 5th at 4pm. We will make LIMITED changes (and no elective changes) in the Fall. While the portal is open to view your requests, the system may not allow you to edit them, so fill out the form and we will make the adjustments for you. If there are any questions about your request, we may email your SCHOOL EMAIL, so please check it regularly. If you do not receive an email, consider your request adjusted. Class Adjustment Form (4/23)


    NEW!   The career for you is here! Join us for SPS’s Seattle’s High School Career Celebration, 10 am – 1 pm on May 19th to learn from companies and professionals. Register for the Zoom link today!


    SENIORS!  Graduation is coming up soon!  Please watch here for reminders.  

    • Seniors, verify that your name is correct in Schoology and/or the Source.  This is how your name will be printed on your diploma.  If you need to correct your name, email the counseling secretaries at memarek@seattleschools.org or lmhansen@seattleschools.org

    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS – Sign up on Naviance

    There are no college visits currently available – please check back later. 


    COLLEGE-RELATED OPPORTUNITIES

    2021 Students Exploring Pharmacy (STEP) program is a 4 day long program running virtually on Fridays – July 23rd, July 30th, August 6th & August 13th. The program is designed for high school students interested in pharmacy or a health professions field. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the exciting field of pharmacy, interact with students and faculty and partake in hands on activities from home. Applications for the program are due April 30 and include a questionnaire, personal statement and letter of recommendation.  Click here for the Application or here for more more information  (4/9)


    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – View the full list in Naviance

    NEW!   The Gasparovich Scholarship application is available to seniors on Schoology Class of 2021 or by e-mailing Angie Allemand ajallemand@seattleschools.org.  The deadline is Monday, May 3rd at 12 pm. Interviews will be held on Teams May 5. More details in the application.  Students must meet the following criteria and more details are available in the application. (4/23)

    1. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. 
    1. A male who has won a varsity Ingraham baseball or football letter, or a female who has earned a varsity letter in any sport at Ingraham. 
    1. Has exhibited qualities of leadership, honesty, integrity both on and off the field and in some other area of endeavor, extra-circular or community, such as working with the physically or mentally handicapped.

    NEW!  The Career and Technical Scholarship is open for students enrolling in approved programs at on of Washington’s 34 community or technical colleges. Applications are being accepted for the 2021 fall CTS cycle! This scholarship supports Washington residents of any age on their path to high-demand, family-wage careers in the trades, STEM and health care. Our scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Visit the CTS applicants page on our website to learn more! (4/23) 


    Still looking for scholarships?  Here are some places to search! (3/26)

    https://www.scholarshipjunkies.org/ - Developed by a UW student. Provides free support for finding and applying to scholarships as well as college application essay help. 

    https://seattlefoundation.smapply.org/ - Local organization that prioritizes supporting youth to reach their highest potential and increase access to higher education for students pursuing a variety of education paths, whether it be universities, community colleges or technical schools. 

    https://lendedu.com/blog/weird-scholarships/- This site features thousands of small and unique scholarship opportunities. The goal is to help students find less competitive awards tailored to their personality, interests and career goals. 

    https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx - Scholarship search engine specifically for Washington State students. 

    http://waopportunityscholarship.com - Scholarships for STEM and Health Care 

    https://studentscholarships.org/ - More scholarships

    Many more scholarship opportunities are available in the SPS April Scholarship Bulletin and in Naviance.


    MORE OPPORTUNITIES  

    NEW!  For those interested in careers in healthcare, a virtual career fair, Sound Careers in Healthcare is taking place April 26-30, 3-4:30pm daily.  Please find additional information at Sound Careers in Healthcare Week. (4/23)


    NEW!   Part time, seasonal job opportunity as a Fielder with the Seattle Mariners!  As a Fielder, individuals will be given the opportunity to work inside the ballpark and interact with our guests. Individuals will also get the chance to showcase their ability to work independently and follow directions. This is a part time seasonal position and is great for those looking to get their foot in the door of the sports industry as well as for those looking to do something fun during the baseball season.  For more information and to apply, go to Fielder Team Job. (4/23)


    NEW! Entry level job opportunity for Dental Assistant. If you are a dental assistant or interested in becoming one and like working with children, you will love our office. During work breaks, we often will do crafts like making jewelry or just hanging out and enjoying the view of Greenlake Park. We have an opening for a pediatric dental assistant. Duties include greeting patients, documenting chart notes, cleaning teeth, applying fluoride treatment, taking x-rays, assisting with treatment procedures, cleaning and sanitizing exam areas and instruments. Successful candidate will have great customer service skills, detail oriented and learns quickly.  No experience necessary; we will train.  Office hours are 8AM-5PM, Monday through Thursday.
    Benefits include medical insurance, Vacation and sick pay.  Contact Camille Sata, DMD, Dentistry for Children, 206-522-1565 (4/23)


    NEW!  High School to Highways program gives young adults a path to public service with an opportunity to join the Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance team. Any graduating senior or recent high school grads between the ages of 18-22 can apply. Top applicants will be selected and interviewed and from that group a handful will be selected for various roles in a variety of locations around the state.  These are not internships. Those picked for the program are full-fledged employees of the agency.  For more information. click here.  Applications are due by May 18th.  (4/23)


    Attention Juniors– T-Mobile, in partnership with Seattle Colleges and Seattle Public Schools, is excited to offer a paid internship and fast-track training Full Stack Web Developer Program. Includes paid internships for two summers, special classes and certification at Seattle Colleges, with an opportunity to interview with T-Mobile and the conclusion of the program. Applications due on Friday, April 30th. (4/2)