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    IHS Bulletin Apr 9, 2021
    Posted on 04/09/2021
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    Ingraham High School Bulletin 

    April 9, 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. 

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    Please email Jill Metz in the main office at jmmetz@seattleschools.org with your student(s)’ name(s), your name, and your current email address, if it has changed


    Ingraham Spring Sports begin April 19 – this is the Monday after Spring Break.  

    Please complete the Sports Registration Forms on Final Forms. Parents must open an account for their student. Students will need to use a personal email not their district email.

    Reminder: The sports desk is closed during Spring Break.

    Please complete your Final Forms registration BY Monday April 12 before 12pm noon.  Forms must be complete with signatures, physicals, insurance info on emergency card and payment before they will be processed. Check your records to see if your physical is up to date.

    Sign up for:  Baseball, Basketball, Boys Soccer, Boys Swim & Dive, Girls and Boys Basketball, Softball, Co-Ed Tennis, Girls and Boys Track, Wrestling.  

    Looking forward to working with you these next few days before the season starts and wishing you all a great spring season - get those forms completed before the deadline above!

    Questions?  Email mmedina@seattleschools.org (closed during Spring Break)


    Student Vehicle Registration Form

    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.  This form was sent to students at their SPS email address, and they should fill it out electronically.  During the first week of school after Spring Break, 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


    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 here Sign 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


    Spring Break Maritime Opportunities

    STUDENTS!  The SPS Skills Center is announcing two FREE separate experiences that students can participate in during Spring Break. 

    The first Spring Break experience is a collaboration with Sound Experience, a two-day interactive virtual experience and in-person sail aboard the historic schooner, Adventuress. Students that participate in this two-day experience will receive priority consideration for this summer’s two week Sailing into Summer course (June 21st – July 2nd)! Students who get chosen for this two-week summer course will spend the first week, in-person, aboard the Adventuress and the second week, small boat sailing down at The Center for Wooden Boats.  Fill out the form at this link if interested:  bit.ly/2021SpringBreak (students should log into SPS account to fill out the form)

    The second Spring Break opportunity is a week-long in-person experience at The Center for Wooden Boats. Students will start the day with an on-land lesson and demonstration. Then students will prepare to go out on the water by setting up the boats and sails. Everyone will launch their boats and return to the sailing center together!  Please email Angel Menchaca for the link to sign up, as Ingraham did not have the correct link at the time of sending this bulletin.

    Both opportunities are completely FREE!  If you have questions about these opportunities, please contact Angel Menchaca at the Seattle Skills Center.  anmenchaca@seattleschools.org


    WAGIN Conference

    The WAGIN 2021 conference is a one-day, youth-led virtual conference on topics related to global issues, taking place on Saturday, May 22nd. If you would like to be a part of the organizing team, reach out to Mr. Zeichner (nczeichner@seattleschools.org) and attend the Global Issues Club meeting on Thursday, March 25th at 3:15 pm to learn how you can get involved. It’s a great way to earn service hours and to learn about the world at the same time.


    World Language Credit Testing

    There is only one more district-wide session for World Language credit testing this school year. Please encourage students to sign up here.

    • Saturday, April 24

    If you have questions about registration, please contact tbwilliams@seattleschools.org


    Apply Today for the Experiment Digital!

    U.S. youth between the ages of 14-19 are invited to apply for this this 8-week fully-funded program (summer 2021) on Youth Leadership and Community Service. Participants will collaborate in a virtual cultural exchange with youth from the Middle East and North Africa. The time commitment is approximately four hours per week between June 20-August 15, 2021. Upon successful completion of the program, experimenters receive a Certificate of Completion in Leadership & Global Issues Analysis, unique project funding opportunities, and a $400 scholarship towards participation in one of The Experiment in International Living’s Summer 2022 programs around the world. 

    Learn more and apply at experiment.org/digital-leadership. Applications are open now and the final deadline is April 20. Want to hear an alumni perspective? Check out this FIUTS blog post from alumna Aria Kischner. The Experiment Digital is supported by the Stevens Initiative, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. Government, and is administered by the Aspen Institute.


    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

    Let's Talk about Mental Health.  Student's voice is often overlooked! The purpose of this research study is to gain student voice in the services provided in their schools. It is an opportunity to provide information about what you need for support. If you are willing to spend an hour on zoom and be interviewed about mental health, contact Elena Canavor at ecanavor@antioch.edu. (4/2)


    This spring, Active Minds is selecting 100 high school mental health advocates to help establish a school culture of caring and support for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ students nationwide through our NEW Your Voice Is Your Power Ambassador program. BIPOC youth are more likely to be impacted by the pandemic, police violence and longstanding racial discrimination. Similarly, LGBTQ+ youth are more likely to experience discrimination, a lack of social support and limited access to appropriate health care, all of which impact mental health. Applicants are selected on a rolling basis. (4/2)


    Experience an interactive, collaborative summer internship opportunity with Launch206! Internships provide $1000 stipend and .5 CTE credit.  Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior students (age 16+) who have taken a CTE course are eligible to apply.   Launch206 Application is due May 1st. Apply now! (3/26)


    Hello Students! You are officially invited to attend this year's virtual Youth Resource Fair on April 14th from 3:30-5:00 to learn about internships and the career-readiness program! This virtual event is limited to those ages 14-21. We expect 20-30 companies and organizations to participate and speak to teens about jobs and local opportunities! Sign up now! If you have any questions, reach out to yfcoordinator@positiveplace.org. We look forward to seeing you there! (3/26)

    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS – Sign up on Naviance

    Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Tuesday April 20, 2021 – 11 a.m.  Students are invited to email questions to the college representative if unable to attend the visit. 


    COLLEGE-RELATED OPPORTUNITIES

    NEW!  Join Shoreline Community College and the United Way Benefits Hub for a Financial Aid Extravaganza Tuesday, April 13 at 6:00 PM.  Learn about the different types of financial aid to help you navigate paying for college. Offered in English, Spanish, Somali, and Mandarin Chinese.  There will also be financial coaching workshops to learn about debt management, credit, and banking options. These are virtual events and will be hosted online. Feel free to reach out to Russell Dorsey at rdorsey@shoreline.edu with any questions.  RSVP at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SCC_FinAid(4/9)


    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.   More information  (4/9)


    Registration is open for Virtual College Planning Day. We invite high school juniors and undecided seniors to virtually connect with colleges and universities from around Washington state. The event is being held Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 9:00 – 11:15 a.m. This year, the event will take place online using the StriveScan Virtual Zoom platform. Participating Washington colleges are grouped into teams of 3 to each give a 10-minute presentation during each of three 35-minute sessions. Students and high school counselors will pre-select which group they would like to hear from in each of the three sessions. Individual Zoom links will be provided upon registration. Check out the schedule, list of colleges, and register now! strivescan.com/washcouncil (4/2)


    The FAFSA/WASFA deadline for Seattle Promise students is April 15, 2021. You and your parent/guardian are invited to get support completing this process from your Outreach Specialist Kelsey Peronto and the rest of the Seattle Promise Outreach team.  Visit the Seattle Promise website for scheduled workshops that will be translated to Spanish, Vietnamese, Tigrinya, Amharic, and Cantonese. Reach out to Kelsey at kelsey.peronto@seattlecolleges.edu with any questions!  (3/19)


    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – View the full list in Naviance

    The local PEO Chapter G has scholarship opportunities for senior high school women in the amount of $1000-$2500.  Applications are available by contacting the counseling office, lmhansen@seattleschools.org, and are due April 19, 2021. (3/26)


    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  

    Bullettrain Udon, a fast-food style, takeout-only Noodle Shop owned by a former Ingraham student, is opening inside Central Market in Shoreline. They are looking for high school kids who might be interested in PT employment. Please apply if interested. (4/2)