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    IHS Bulletin Dec 11, 2020
    Posted on 12/13/2020
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    If you still need a laptop, please go to:

    John Marshall Alternative School
    520 NE Ravenna Blvd, Seattle, WA 98115
    Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Closed for Lunch 11 - 11:30

    Students:  If you need laptop tech help, please see instructions at this link.


    COVID Testing Information

    Please open the attached flyer from the Ingraham Nurse team, if you are interested in reading about COVID testing. 


    Meal Box Pickup During Winter Break

    Please open the attached flyer if you need information about the One Week Meal Box pickup on December 21st and 29th


    Spirit Week is Coming!

    “HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!”

    Dress up days, and culminating assembly on Friday, Dec. 18th

    Here are the spirit days competing against Ballard.

    Ingraham students will post their photos to their Class IG and pages. If students do not have an account, mail directly to Thuffer@seattleschools.org

    Monday:  PJ day

    Tuesday: Summer Olympics (INGRAHAM) vs Winter Olympics (BALLARD)

    Wednesday: Holiday theme day (decorations, baking goods, crafts, stuffed animals, lights, food)

    WEDNESDAY: FOOD DRIVE DROP OFF Drop off at Ingraham from 9-4 pm at the East gym entrance

    WE ARE UP AGAINST BALLARD BASED ON WEIGHT OF NON-PERISHABLE FOOD BROUGHT IN!  LET’S DO THIS RAMS!

    Thursday: Ugly sweater day

    Friday: School Spirit day and Virtual Pep Assembly. Link will be posted on several platforms for all to enjoy.  Choir, orchestra, dancing, competitions, and just plain fun! 


    The Miler club has been a roaring success so far.  Thanks to those that have already signed up!  Registration and log-in sheets are available at: Ingrahamathletics.org

    Mask and spirit pack pick up.  If you cannot pick up your items on Wednesday from 2pm-3pm, please email THuffer@seattleschools.org to set up a pick day and time. 

    Stay safe and have fun!

    GO RAMS!


    Spring Musical Information Session:

    Auditions for our spring musical, Bright Star, are coming up! We are looking for students with lots of enthusiasm and excitement- you don't need to have any prior theatre experience to audition! If you're interested, please fill out the google forms below, and you will receive an email with a link to our information session on Monday, December 14th at 3:15pm. Filling out this form and attending this meeting is not a commitment to audition, it's just so you can learn more about this opportunity! Thanks!

    Musical Interest Form (outlook.com)


    Yearbook Student and Staff Portrait photos

    Students should have received an email from CampusLinx about how to use SelfieID. Students, if you did not receive it, please check your junk folder.  If it is not there, please email Ms. Peaslee at sdpeaslee@seattleschools.org.


    Senior Photo Deadline is extended to January 3

    Use this link to submit photos and quotes. This is your book. Be sure you're in it!

    Click here to submit Senior Photos & quotes.


    All other Yearbook Photos

    We are crowd sourcing most photos this year and want to include as many students as possible. Right now, we're looking for photos of you and your Ingraham sibling(s), unique ways you celebrate your culture over the holidays, your pets. If you want us to find your Celebrity Look alike send a selfie. 

    Click here to submit Yearbooks photos.


    Yearbooks will be on sale from December 8-29

    This is the last chance to buy The Book for $50. It's also the last chance for a nameplate, which is an additional $5.00. Don't miss this opportunity to save a few dollars on the book that will capture this unprecedented year like no other! Use SchoolPay.

    With Nameplate

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Ingraham-Yearbook-202021-with-Nameplate/Sdkdu07

    Without Nameplate

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Ingraham-Yearbook-202021-without-Namepla/SRlidp


    Class of 2023 Class Merchandise Fundraiser

    Hi families of class of 2023! Class merchandise is available for sale through December 28th. Buy a fabulous hoodie or a crew-neck sweatshirt, made with Ram Pride, for a holiday or semester gift. All proceeds will go to funding the Class of 2023’s future events, such as next year’s Prom! Links are available through Schoolpay below:

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Class-2023-Crewneck-/Sb6JqmG

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Class-2023-Merch/SQIVO9


    Would you like to join the Friends of Ingraham Auction Committee?

    The auction committee is forming!  We would like to invite you to join us on Wed, Dec 16th, 7:00-8:00pm via Zoom for a kickoff meeting. We are looking for help with procurement and great ideas for making our online auction in March a great success. Please contact the auction co-chairs if you'd like to help with or have questions about the auction

    Tara Broyhill broyhill.tara@gmail.com

    Lucie Campbell luciennecampbell@gmail.com

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81911096508?pwd=elBwaUY2QkNGcThVaWx0YWpvaDNmZz09


    Library News

    Winter Break is a great time to be cozy and curl up with a good book.   Be sure to put some Ingraham library books on hold to pick up on Thursday 12/17 or email Mrs. Brennan.  We also have puzzles and craft kits you can check out, too (no need to put those on hold – just come by on Thursday.)

    Curbside checkout is held Thursdays 2:30pm – 3:30pm

    At 135th Street near the flagpole.

    Put items on hold and pick them up Thursday.

    https://ingrahamhs.seattleschools.org/academics/library

    Happy Reading

    Mrs. Brennan


    From the Counseling Office:

    SENIORS! If you are applying to a college that requires quarter grades, please let your counselor know right away! Quarter grades are not the mid-year transcripts. You must therefore contact your counselor and have her submit them to the college.


    SENIORS! The deadline for requesting letters of recommendation for colleges is on Dec 11th, 2020

    This is for Jan 1st and January 15th deadlines. 


    Thank you to all the parents and guardians who could attend the “Ending the Silence” workshop on December 9 on recognizing the signs of mental health issues in our youth.  If you or your student have any questions, please reach out and contact us: Aislin Percival, Program Coordinator, NAMI Seattle at (425) 298-5179 and/or Aislin@namiseattle.org

    or visit the NAMI website.


    RAMILY - if your family needs assistance (food, clothing, school supplies or other basic needs) please contact your respective school counselor who may be able to assist. Ingraham's Bright Futures group is here to support students and their families making sure that all students have what they need to be successful. 

    Leanne Hust (last names A-Du) lkhust@seattleschools.org

    Kathryn Feder (last names Dw-Ki) kmfeder@seattleschools.org

    Jensen Bonney (last names Kk-Q) jtbonney@seattleschools.org

    Angie Allemand (last names R-Z) ajallemand@seattleschools.org


    Attention parents and guardians! Please encourage your student to attend advisory on Wednesdays from 10:15-10:45am which is with their 2nd period class. During advisory students work on their High School and Beyond Plan which is a graduation requirement. Students will also be learning about various programs and classes offered at Ingraham and throughout Seattle Public Schools. Students will also prepare for course registration for the 2021-22 school year. It is important to attend advisory!


    Do you have fines from middle school on your record and still have the book(s)? Below is the middle schools drop off schedule BUT days and hours may have changed since we last received this schedule. Be sure to call the school to confirm how and when to return items before showing up at the school.

    Hamilton Intl. MS  Thurs 4-6PM

    Madison MS Thurs 3-5pm

    McClure MS Tues noon-5pm (mostly 12:30-1:30, 3:30-5)

    Robert Eagle Staff  Wed/Thurs: Wed 11am-1pm, Thurs 4-6pm

    Mercer MS  Tues, Wed, Thurs: Tues, Thurs pickup only

    Whitman MS Tues, Wed, Thurs: Tues 10-12/Wed 2:30-3:30/Thurs 2-4

    Eckstein MS Wed, Thurs: Wed 4:30-5:30/Thurs 3:30-6pm

    Jane Addams MS Wed 11:00-1:00


    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS

    Please remember to sign up to attend the visit through Naviance!

    New York Film Academy-New York City  Monday December 14, 2020 11:00-11:30AM

    Academy of Interactive Entertainment  Thursday January 7, 2021 11:00-11:30AM

    Johnson & Wales University, Providence Thursday January 21, 2021 1:00-1:30PM


    COLLEGE RELATED OPPORTUNITIES

    UPDATE: CalPoly has once again extended their application deadline to December 15. Go to calstate.edu/apply and submit your application today!


    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    The College and Career Readiness Department at Seattle Public Schools publishes a scholarship bulletin each month. This is a shorter version than what is listed in Naviance that focuses on the current month’s scholarship deadlines. Check it out!


    JLV Scholarships database provides a listing of hundreds of scholarships. The website states that it does not require creating an account and is completely free to use. All scholarships listed include links to applications and up-to-date scholarship deadlines.


    Air Force ROTC Scholarship. Deadline: January 14, 2021. Award: up to full tuition plus more. Check their website for further information, requirements and obligations. If you need assistance in completing the application, they are offering an event called “Air Force ROTC Scholarship Finish Line” on Mon, Dec 21 from 5-6PM (PST) with Sarah J. Boggins, 2d Lt, USAF, Scholarship and Admission Advisor. Register on this google form and you will receive a Zoom meeting invitation on the evening prior to the event.


    Washington Student Achievement Council’s (WSAC) American Indian Endowed Scholarship. Deadline: March 1, 2021. Award: The number and value of scholarships are based on the interest earnings available from the endowment—generally the range is from $500 to $2000 for each academic year. Application forms are online; go to the website and click “How do I apply?” (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader software version 11.0 or newer). If you do not have Adobe 11.0 on your laptop, then please contact the Counseling Office at wjunterschute@seattleschools.org . To be eligible, applicants must have close social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in Washington state; intend to use his/her education to benefit the American Indian community in this state; be enrolled full-time by fall term 2021 at an eligible, participating college or university in-state; have demonstrated financial need; and be a Washington state resident. Questions? Call Ann Voyles, Program Associate at 360-753-7843 or email aies@wsac.wa.gov


    Washington Career and Technical Administrators is offering students the Phyllis Lawson Scholarship. Deadline: January 15 though you need to send the completed application to Catherine Smith, casmith1@seattleschools.org  for her signature by January 10. Award: 10 - $1000 scholarships. This scholarship is for graduating Washington State high school seniors. Please contact Catherine Smith or the counseling secretary, wjunterschute@seattleschools.org for an application form.


    REMINDER Pride Foundation Scholarship connects 60+ scholarship opportunities with just one application for current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender, queer (LGBTQ) community. Most scholarships are also available to the straight ally and questioning communities. Applications are open October 11, 2020 through January 8, 2021.


    REMINDER Ron Brown Scholar Program. Deadline: January 9, 2021. Award: $10,000/year for 4 years. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident and Black/African American to apply. Must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, and participate in community service activities. Demonstrate financial need.


    REMINDER JUNIORS! The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is now accepting applications for the Coolidge Scholarship. It is a full-ride scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board and expenses for four years of undergraduate study at any accredited US college or university! Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2022 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply. All applications must be completed online and submitted by 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Click here for more information and to access the application form. A complete selection criteria can be found hereALERT: The application requires that applicants read President Coolidge’s Autobiography (it’s not overly long) and complete a few other reading assignments. Even if one does not win the scholarship, the top 100 applicants will be invited to participate in the Coolidge Senators Program that includes an all-expenses-paid Summit Weekend in Washington, D.C. and a one-time $1000 scholarship. Those applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win will also receive a modest one-time finalist scholarship. Questions? Please contact Rob Hammer, Program Director at the Coolidge Foundation: email coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.org  and/or call 202-827-4291.


    MISCELLANEOUS OPPORTUNITIES

    Skyhawks Sports Academy is hiring now for winter/spring season and summer camp coaching positions! The Academy offers skill-based classes and camps across 10 different sports for ages 4 to 14; early development, game-based SuperTots sports classes for ages 2 to 5, and one-of-a-kind STEM Sports programs that explore the science behind sports. They are looking for passionate leaders looking to develop today’s young athletes; experience working with children of various ages and abilities; and a desire to make a difference and have a blast while doing it. Skyhawks is operating under special COVID-19 protocols to keep kids and coaches safe. Requirements and an online application form can be found here.


    Do you have a passion for reading? Do you like working with kids? Do you want to help all kids have super reading skills? Then you should apply to be a Team Read Coach! Team Read is a program about “Teens Tutoring Kids to Achieve Reading Success”. The program has partnered very closely with SPS and has been working in Seattle schools for over 20 years. Team Read coaches are Seattle high school students or 8th graders that tutor twice a week after-school throughout the school year. Teens work one-on-one with 2nd, 3rd, or 4th graders online from home 2 hours each session. Reading coaches earn hourly pay at $16.37 (8th grade reading coaches can only earn community service hours)! They are starting a new program in February in the North End. *Positions are limited and teens from north and west Seattle are needed. Applications are available online. Deadline is January 4, 2021. Apply today! Questions ? email info@teamread.org.


    Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) 6-week Winter Programs still have spots available.  So, they are extending the application deadline to December 12. Please register for the program you would like to attend.


    This LGBTQ+ Families Dinner Series is a virtual opportunity for people to connect across shared identities and experiences.  Each event in the series is specifically intended for the group highlighted by the event.  If you belong to more than one group, you are of course welcome to come to each event that aligns with your experience. 

    01/21 LGBTQ+ Families of SPS Students specifically for LGBTQ+ Families of SPS Students
    02/11
    LGBTQ+ Students and their Familiesspecifically for LGBTQ+ Students and their Families
    03/18 LGBTQ+ Elementary School Students and their Familiesspecifically for LGBTQ+ Elementary School Students and their Families
    04/08
    LGBTQ+ SPS Staff and their Families specifically for LGBTQ+ SPS Staff