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    IHS Bulletin Apr 30, 2021
    Posted on 04/30/2021
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    Ingraham High School Bulletin 

    April 30, 2021                        

    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. 


    Hello Senior Rams,

    Next Wednesday, May 5th from 2-4 pm, National Achiever will be handing out Cap and Gowns, along with purchased announcements.  Here are the details:

    CAP AND GOWN-DRIVE BY PICK UP

    DATE:     Wednesday, May 5th

    TIME:      2-4 pm

    WHERE:  East entrance to the gym


    IMPORTANT!  COVID-19 Informed Consent and Family Information DUE NOW

    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.  Click here for the Course Adjustment Form on Microsoft Forms: FORM


    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


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

    Students who have returned 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


    HUFF REPORT

    ACTIVITIES

    Thanks everyone who participated in Spirit Week! Hope you had some fun.

    SENIORS! CAP and GOWN/ANNOUNCEMENTS will be handed out MAY 5th from 2-4 pm on the East entrance to the gym.

    Drop off any items you owe Ingraham HS.  Look under your bed, closets, hamper, trunk of cars, for books, athletic gear (Please wash first), laptops….You name it, we need it!


    VIRTUAL SPIRIT STICK HAS BEEN FOUND!  Congrats to: Sophomore, Blaisius Mattern.  It was located at the Licton Spring in North Seattle.  Sacred land known for healing water right in our back yard!  The clues were:

    1. “Spring has Sprung”
    2. Red “Red clay” basin
    3. Northern “un”-exposure (North Seattle)
    4. Sacred
    5. Duwamish healing

    ATHLETICS

    Season 2 and ULTIMATE is rolling.  Please register on final forms.

    Phase 3 is hanging on by a thread but we are doing our part.  Please encourage mask wearing, and following all safety guidelines.

    Fans are now allowed WITH guidelines:  2 fans per athlete for (HOME indoor).  2 fans per player for Home and Away events.  You must sign up with your coach a day in advance so we can check folks in safely.  NO food or drink, safe distance etc. Info on Ingrahamathletics.org

    Schedules are located on Metroleaguewa.org

    GO RAMS!


    Ingraham Athletic Booster Club

    The Ingraham Athletic Booster Club is recruiting new board members for the 2021-2022 school year. 

    Open positions include:

    • President/Co-President
    • Vice President
    • Co-Webmaster

    This is a great way to get involved with the school and support our kids.  After this strange year of athletics, we are hoping that next year will be back to normal with more kids participating. The coaches and players will need our support more than ever.  Please consider stepping up into one of these roles or forward to help us recruit some new members that would be interested in serving.  

    In addition, we will need to fill some liaison roles so please stay tuned for additional information.  If you are interested in serving as a liaison for any sport, please let us know.

    Thanks for your consideration.

    If you are interested in joining the board, acting as a liaison or have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to Suzanne or Patrece via email.

    Suzanne Taylor:  suzanne.taylor@nordstrom.com

    Patrece Mansisidor:  pmansisidor@gmail.com


    Ultimate Frisbee is BACK

    DiscNW has announced both a spring practice season and summer game season for high school ultimate. Super exciting!

    The timeline is fast to get signed up.

    If you are interested in Girls Ultimate please email the parent manager, Kris at girlsihsultimatemanager@gmail.com If you are interested in Boys Ultimate please email the parent manager, Katie at ihsultimateboys@gmail.com We need to hear from you by May 5th! Go Rams.


    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

    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


    COVID Vaccine Information through City of Seattle

    • Anyone 16 years-old and older who lives OR works in King County and HAS NOT received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine should sign up TODAY for a vaccine appointment with the City of Seattle. Sign up immediately at www.seattle.gov/vaccine.

      We also encourage you to BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR: Once you sign yourself up, send the link to five friends/family members/neighbors, so they can get signed up as well!

    • The City’s Rainier Beach and West Seattle sites currently accept walk-ins for all people 60 years-old and older. You can get vaccinated TODAY without an appointment.

    • If you’re 16 years-old and older, and know someone who 60 years-old or older who hasn’t been vaccinated, bring them to Rainier Beach and West Seattle, and YOU BOTH can get vaccinated TODAY without an appointment.

    • If vaccine supply increases, and demand remains high, the Seattle could reach population immunity by the end of May.

    • Seattle’s road to recovery starts with each of us doing our part to get vaccinated. Sign up for an appointment today, and help people in your life sign up as well.


    WAGIN 2021 Virtual Conference on May 22

    Registration is now open for the 2021 WAGIN Virtual Conference. A team of Ingraham students is organizing the conference. It will take place on Saturday, May 22 from 9 am to 3 pm. Are you learning about and taking action on global issues in a class or a student club? This conference is a great way for your students to share your ideas with an audience of youth from around the world. Registration and other conference details can be found on the conference website: https://globalissuesnetwork.org/wagin2021/

    WAGIN 2021 will include exciting keynote speakers, student-led workshops, and small group activities. Ingraham students can attend WAGIN 2021 for free! Individual Ingraham students can register using this link: bit.ly/WAGIN-IHS. You can also volunteer for the conference and earn service or CAS hours. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Zeichner: nczeichner@seattleschools.org.


    Global Visionaries

    The 3rd session of the Global Visionaries Virtual Cultural Exchange Program begins on May 6th and it’s not too late to register. The program is designed to equip youth with the tools to be active leaders in their local and global communities. GV is still planning for the possibility of traveling to Guatemala this summer. Students must be vaccinated to go on the trip. If the trips end up being canceled due to Covid, students can defer their trip to 2022. GV also offers one-on-one virtual Spanish lessons with teachers in Guatemala. Sessions are 1 hour long. The cost is $25 per session. You can watch the 2020-21 GV video to learn more about GV programs.


    OneWorld Now World Languages and Leadership Program

    Want to learn a new language? OneWorld Now, a Seattle-based global education nonprofit, will be offering beginning Mandarin Chinese, Modern Standard Arabic and Korean language courses this summer. The cost is $25 per session. Each session is the equivalent of a semester-long high school language class (students earn a .5 credit for each session). Application deadline: June 6th. More info here: https://oneworldnow.org/summer/?fbclid=IwAR3dlbwMKR42WurfGYPVXuMmSaL-sr1zjtC94IJ8tSx9x1xpq_Sg8Gz3tgw


    2021 SCI Youth Leadership Summit (Sister Cities International)

    The Youth Leadership Summit is designed to engage future leaders and expose them to important global challenges. Through the Summit, SCI empowers young people to think globally, spurring a new generation of citizen diplomats and volunteers who become instrumental in promoting peace, mutual respect, and prosperity.  This Summit allows high-school aged youth around the world to meet like-minded peers and mentors to develop decision making and leadership skills, including but not limited to positive and visionary change, resourcefulness, and community cohesiveness to bring diverse community elements together. This year's YLS theme is "Solving Today's Problems to Build a Better Tomorrow." During the Summit, students will learn, utilize, and apply select UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to develop community solutions with their peers. 

    For the first component, 50 students from around the world will gather to work in teams of 5 to plan a project that utilizes the SDGs to provide local solutions to critical global issues. Each team will meet weekly with an advisor and have a chance to listen to 5 expert speakers throughout the Workshop. For the second component, students will join a 2 Day Summit that will be open to outside participants. During the Summit, youth delegates will have the opportunity to present their projects and gain a representative voice as they participate in various speaker discussions and explore the importance of passion, fact-based decision making, and open-mindedness.

    Because Seattle is a member Sister City, students ages 14-18 are eligible to apply. The application deadline is May 5. More info here:

    https://sistercities.org/yls?mc_cid=c7d78334f7&mc_eid=00a0a15b89


    Global Youth Climate Summit

    Global Youth Climate Summit, is a collaboration between the Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University, the Rustic Pathways Foundation and Rustic Pathways. Build skills for college success, see the world through exciting perspectives, connect with students and Program Leaders from around the world. Become part of a global network of students and experts to work individually, in small teams, and as one global group to learn about and create novel solutions to make meaningful impact on people’s lives. Design innovative solutions to tackle climate change around the world during this high-energy, hands-on multichannel event.

    More info about this opportunity can be found here: https://rusticpathways.com/l2. Ingraham High School has access to one scholarship to this unique opportunity. Contact Mr. Zeichner for details: nczeichner@seattleschools.org


    Counseling Office Bulletin

    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)


    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 as memarek@seattleschools.org or lmhansen@seattleschools.org

    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! 


    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS – Sign up on Naviance 

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


    COLLEGE-RELATED OPPORTUNITIES 

    NEW!  College Essay Writing Workshop, May 12 7:30 to 8:30 PM. Teams Link: Click here to join the meeting  Join Emily of My College Game Plan to learn how to write a great college essay!  In this one-hour workshop, Emily will guide you through exercises to generate a sure-thing personal narrative.  Students will exit the session with the makings of an authentic and compelling personal statement (a.k.a. THE college essay) and know how to evaluate their writing from an admissions officer’s perspective with confidence.


    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – View the full list in Naviance 

    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.

    The Career and Technical Scholarship is open for students enrolling in approved programs at any of Washington’s 34 community or technical colleges. Applications are being accepted for the 2021 fall CTS cycle! 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)  


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


    MORE OPPORTUNITIES   

    NEW!  NAMI Family-to-Family: For family and caregivers of people with mental health conditions 

    Saturday mornings May 1 – June 26, 9:30 am-12 pm (no class May 15). NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-session class for family, partners and friends of people with mental health conditions. It is taught by NAMI-trained family members and has been shown to significantly improve the coping and problem-solving of the people closest to someone with a mental health condition. This is a live, virtual class held on Zoom and pre-registration is required, learn more and register here. (4/23) 


    NEW!  NAMI LEAP Workshop. Saturday, May 15 - 9:30am-12:30pm. Are you struggling to help a loved one with a mental health condition who does not believe anything is wrong? Despite your best intentions, do your attempts to help descend into conflict and drive your loved one further away? The LEAP workshop might be for you. Based on both the professional and personal experience of clinical psychologist Dr. Xavier Amador, this workshop uses evidence-based strategies and recent research on mental health conditions to help YOU help your loved one. Pre-registration is required to receive the Zoom link, learn more and register here. (4/23) 


    NEW!  NAMI Parent Support Calls. 2nd & 4th Fridays, 6:00-7:00pm. Are you a parent or guardian of a school-age child or young adult? Are you looking for extra support and connection, or help navigating resources during these hard times? Join fellow parents and community providers to ask questions and get ideas and support. We know your life is busy – stay for the whole call or leave early if you need to. Join by video or dial in. Registration is required: click here to register for 2nd Fridays or click here to register for 4th Fridays. (4/23) 


    NEW!  Thriving Elements is a non-profit mentoring program focused on helping underrepresented and underserved minority women interested in STEM. Launched in 2016, Thriving Elements provides a structured approach to mentorship for grades 9-12 with the goal of building lifelong mentoring relationships. Our founder, Janet Phan, with the support of over 20 volunteers, spent the last 5 years refining the program so that we could scale it to any school or student looking to take advantage of the opportunity. For a brief overview check out last week's feature on KOMO NewsApplications are due by May 9th Mentee Applications can be completed anytime on our website thrivingelements.org. (4/30) 


    NEW! Interested in STEM or Community/Civic Leadership? Have that one project in mind that you just keep pushing back? The 2021 Leaders of Today Competition, hosted by the Leaders of Today action team of the City of Bellevue’s Youth Council, is perfect for you. The entire competition process can take no more than an hour to complete —we accept either a 500 word response or a 1-2 minute video from participants. The winners will get the opportunity to collaborate directly and meet life long mentors with one of our six Adult Ambassadors. This collaboration can lead to mentorships and ONE OF A KIND leadership positions as you gain the best support for any project your heart desires. The competition closes on May 2nd, 2021. Don’t miss out on this opportunity; SIGN UP NOW at our website! (4/30)