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    IHS Bulletin Feb 12, 2021
    Posted on 02/12/2021
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    NO SCHOOL during Mid-Winter Break, Feb. 15-19


    AP Exam Payment Directions for Families

    Go to the below links to purchase exams during the Payment window of February 1-March 5, 2021.

    AP Computer Science

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/AP-Computer-Science-Exam-202021/SryxuY

    AP Statistics

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/AP-Statistics-Exam-202021/ScFCasD

    AP Calculus AB

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/AP-Calculus-AB-Exam-202021/SdTiW5e

    AP Calculus BC

    https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/AP-Calculus-BC-Exam202021/SZw1bD

    Exam Fees are $102 for Each Exam

    • Create account or use existing Username & Password at Schoolpay.com. Access also found on parent Source accounts. 
    • Students qualifying for Free & Reduced Lunch need to email Ms. Knutsen at smknutsen@seattleschools.org during the payment window. They will be able to test free of charge.

    IB Literature for all Juniors next year

    The Language Arts Department is happy to announce that all 11th grade students will be enrolled in IB Literature next year.  We are confident that every student will be able to thrive in this class.  The books have been chosen with all students in mind and the class is designed to allow students to set their own goals and challenge themselves to grow as Language Arts students.  If you have any questions, please contact your counselor or your LA teacher.


    Attention 9th Graders in HCC

    Ninth graders in the HC cohort who are considering starting the IB program next year must meet with Guy Thomas, IB Diploma Program Coordinator, by February 25. The meeting is to confirm that students will be able to complete the diploma program in two years and review the Declaration of Diploma Candidacy.    Students can email or call to arrange a meeting through teams.

    Minimum requirements for early entry are:

                Currently at level 2 or higher in French, Japanese or Spanish.

                Currently at Geometry or higher in Math.

                All core subjects with a grade of B or higher.

    Guy Thomas

    IB Diploma Program Coordinator

    206.252.3923  IB Office

    gathomas1@seattleschools.org


    Sports and Tryouts for Season 1

    Season 1 is starting February 22nd.  A schedule of all details, where to meet, what to bring, how to check in, etc. will be posted on ingrahamathletics.org and the Ingraham App.  Go Rams!

    Sign up at Final Forms and make sure you have an updated physical uploaded to Final Forms as well.  

    Sports Physicals

    Need a sports physical?  They are good for two years but cannot lapse mid-season.  Don’t wait until the last minute.  Check out our Teen Health Center if you need a physical.  They can see new or established patients at no cost to families.  The Teen Health Center is staffed 5 days a week.  In-person appointments are available Mondays and Thursdays. For appointments, please call 206-205-0430.

    Don’t forget to upload your physical to Final Forms when registering for sports.  See the link on https://www.ingrahamathletics.org/


    Ingraham FCCLA Hosting Financial Fitness Session

    Are you a student interested in knowing more about credit cards?  Ingraham FCCLA is hosting a workshop at lunch on February 23rd.  A guest speaker will come and answer questions like: when to get a credit card, why they’re important, how credit scores work, and more!  Fill out this interest form to be emailed the meeting link.


    IHS Environmental Club Water Bottle Fundraiser

    We have a way to say no to single-use plastics and support IHS Environmental Club while doing it!

    IHS Environmental Club will be selling our personalized Nalgene water bottles on February 24 and March 10 from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm each day at the doors by the gym in the student parking lot. 

    ANYONE can buy these (not limited to club members). Click this link or copy and paste in your browser: http://bit.ly/ihswater to make the $15 donation to secure your water bottle! In the description on School Pay, include your color preference (orange or blue) and the number of bottles you are purchasing. All proceeds go towards IHS Environmental Club.


    Senior Ads in the Yearbook

    Senior Ads are a chance for families to publicly celebrate their graduating students with photos and a personalized message in the yearbook. 

    The deadline for Senior Ads is Feb 28th if you want to create your own, or Feb 23rd if you want the yearbook committee to create it.

     If you would like to create your own senior ad, please purchase it over SchoolPay and then send it to sahaleeyoung912@gmail.com as a PDF, with confirmation that you have paid. Here’s the SchoolPay link: https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Senior-Ads20202021/SdUTUqP.

    Or….

    If you would like us to create the ad, purchase it over school pay, and then send your photos and message to sahaleeyoung912@gmail.com. All photos MUST be the highest resolution and in JPEG format. 

    In your email please include: 

    • Your name 
    • Student’s name 
    • Your email 
    • Your phone number 

    Pay on school pay: 

    ¼ page: $70

    ½ page: $130 

    Full page : $250

    Contact Sharon Peaslee or Sahalee Young with any questions:  sdpeaslee@seattleshools.org or sahaleeyoung912@gmail.com


    Yearbook Student and Staff Photos – Deadline Extended to Feb 21!

    The deadline to submit your yearbook photo has been extended to Feb 21. Students and Staff should have received another email on Tuesday from CampusLinx with subject of SelfieID. Please look for it in your SPS email. If you don't see it, look in Junk. Follow the simple steps and submit your best photos. The yearbook is your book. Be sure you're in it!

    Contact Ms. Peaslee if you have questions or problems at sdpeaslee@seattleschools.org

    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.


    ATTENTION SENIORS!

    Class of 2021 Cap & Gown – Direct Link – ORDER NOW!

    Attention Ingraham High School graduating Class of 2021. You are almost there!

    https://highschool.herffjones.com/secom/school/WA/INGRAHAM+HIGH+SCHOOL/46000730000/4219/home

    Questions?  Contact Senior Class Advisor, Dana Williams dlwilliams1@seattleschools.org


    Bitter Lake Community Center Teen Hub

    Teen Hub program offers a safe and free environment for Middle and High Schoolers to complete their virtual learning while maintaining social distancing. At BLCC, students will have access to:

    • Free Wi-fi for Seattle Public Schools virtual learning login

    • Recreational enrichment and mentoring programs

    • Free daily breakfast and lunch options

    Students must bring a laptop or tablet device to participate.  Face masks are also required for ALL students and staff as well as following Public Health Standards, such as:

    • Daily wellness/temperature checks

    • Social distancing and room/space occupancy limits

    • Regular cleaning and enhanced sanitizing

    The Teen Hub is open Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.  It is FREE, but registration is required.  Participant space is limited so register today or call the phone number below for more details. 

    Bitter Lake Community Center, 13035 Linden Ave N, 206-684-7524 Cynthia.Etelamaki@seattle.gov


    March School-Day SAT Cancelled

    Due to health and public safety concerns, the administration of the March 2021 school day SAT has been cancelled. The plan is to provide the school SAT to all seniors in fall 2021. Students are still able to register and take the PSAT and SAT but will need to register on their own through the College Board. This information will be posted on the Assessment Department’s external webpage. Please communicate this information to your families.

    Additional SAT resources for students


    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

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


    Library News

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

    At the Ingraham main entrance on N. 135th Street near the flagpole.

    Put items on hold and pick them up Thursday.

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

    Happy Reading, Mrs. Brennan


    Counseling Office Bulletin

    SENIORS - The School Board has officially voted and approved waiving service hours for the class of 2021. We will have to wait to see how service hours may impact later graduating classes. We will send more information as we get it. -Your Counseling Team


    On February 10 we will open the registration portal in the Source for current students to register for classes for next year. It will remain open from February 10 to February 26. We will re-open it again in the end of May for students that want to make changes.  Registration information will be posted in 2nd period advisory folders as well as on all of Ingraham School Counselor Schoology Pages.  Students can find information about IB and partial IB in the Schoology folder.  Don’t forget to attend a registration support session on Wednesday 24th from 11:20 to 12:05 if you still need help with registration. School counselors will be there to help.  Teams link is on your school counselor’s Schoology page. 


    SENIORS. Mid-year transcripts for colleges will be available about mid-February. Most likely your school has a deadline that we cannot meet. Please email those colleges to let them know we will have them ready mid-February due to our grading procedures. Questions? Please reach out to your counselor.


    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS

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

    U.S. Air Force, Monday March 8, 2021 – 9:30 AM

    University of Strathclyde, Monday March 8, 2021 – 11:00 AM


    COLLEGE RELATED OPPORTUNITIES

    We have a North Seattle College Running Start information session schedule for April 21, 2021 from 1:45 to 2:45. The link and further information can be found on the school counselor Schoology Page.  Students interested in doing Running Start next year should register for a full schedule at Ingraham for now and we will adjust things later in the spring once they get registered for classes at the perspective college.


    NACAC Virtual College Fairs, through May 2, 2021

    There are 7 remaining NACAC Virtual College Fairs this spring – all high school juniors, seniors, transfer students, and families are welcome! Hundreds of colleges will be represented. Register for free at virtualcollegefairs.org


    Multnomah University in Portland, OR.  The college is hosting a virtual event on Monday, February 15th. This is a great opportunity for prospective students to take a virtual tour of campus, meet with financial aid and admissions counselors, and get a little glimpse into life here at MU. You can find more information about the event on their website. Students who attend the event will also be eligible to earn a $500 Campus Visit Scholarship.


    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    Don’t forget to view the full list in Naviance.

    The Seattle Public Library Foundation’s 8th annual Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship competition is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates who live, work or attend school in Seattle. Submissions are now being accepted through March 15, 2021. Students must submit a 1,500-word essay on civic courage. Top essays will be read by a panel of Distinguished Judges to determine the final three scholarship winners.  1st Place prize $5,000 scholarship; two 2nd Place prizes: $2,500 scholarships. More details at www.civiccouragescholarship.com/. In addition to the scholarship prize and exposure to bestselling authors, the winning essays will be added to the permanent collection in the Hugh and Jane Ferguson Seattle Room at The Seattle Public Library.


    REMINDER. Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation Scholarships. Deadline: Tues, February 16, 2021. Award: 5 - $10,000 scholarships ($2500 per year for four years) awarded in April 2021.  The scholarship is for tuition and fees. Applications are available online through washboard.org and use the search name “Women’s University Club of Seattle Foundation”.   If you have any questions, please contact Linda Jackman or Karen Wulff at scholarship@seattlewuc.com.


    The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is taking applications now through March 1st. This annual prize looks to honor students in grades 9-12 for doing work that positively impacts race relations in their local community. To honor young activists’ work, the Princeton Prize in Race Relations selects up to thirty recipients nationwide to receive $1,000 and an invite to a virtual Symposium on Race hosted by Princeton University where they will meet winners from all across the country. https://pprize.princeton.edu/


    REMINDER. Washington State School Retirees’ Association (WSSRA) Scholarships. There are three different named scholarship opportunities. These scholarships are given to seniors (have a 3.0 GPA or higher) who plan a career in the field of education.

    1) Eight (8) WSSR-Foundation Scholarships -- a one-time scholarship of $2500 each. Awarded to students whose degree would be in one of these areas: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist.

    2) Sixteen (16) Robert J. Handy Scholarships -- $900 each for up to four years. Awarded to students whose degree would be in one of these areas: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist.

    3) Two (2) Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarships -- $2000 each. Awarded to students who will major in Agricultural Education at Washington State University.

    Scholarship applications are available online under the Foundation tab. Applications must be in the approved form, with directions followed precisely to be considered and must be mailed and postmarked by March 1, 2021. Mailing address: WSSRA, PO Box 5127, Lacey, WA 98509


    The UW Nikkei Alumni Association offers scholarships to students of Japanese ancestry who attend the University of Washington. Their scholarship committee offers awards to students based on their financial need, academic achievements and community service, especially to the Asian-American community. Generally, five awards ranging from $3,700-$4,500 are granted by our Board of Trustees. Download the application form at http://uwnikkeialums.org/ (find it under the Scholarship Info section). Deadline is April 15. Contact information: Scholarships@uwnikkeialums.org


    Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial ScholarshipDeadline to apply: March 1, 2021. Award: $5,000 scholarship, renewable annually. This scholarship is offered to the following types of students:

    Graduating High School Seniors planning to attend an accredited vocational school, college or university (2-year or 4-year degrees).

    Students returning to school or currently enrolled in an accredited vocational school, college or university seeking support to continue your certificate or degree.

    Students entering or enrolled in graduate or professional degree programs (MA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.).

    Preference will be given to students of Japanese ancestry or other Asian ancestry. Students must be a resident of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, or Washington State. Students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher at current school or the most recently completed academic experience. Must demonstrate financial need. Application available on Survey Monkey. Apply here


    The Ron & Vanessa Banner Scholars Program is currently accepting applications through March 15. The program is the bedrock of B3’s mission to foster the next generation of student leaders and provide them with the quality education necessary to create change. B3 Foundation President Zach Banner grew up in Tacoma. Aside from his foundation work, he's currently an Offensive Tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The scholarship is named for his teacher parents who have both worked in academics for more than 25 years.

    Winners of the scholarship will receive $10,000 annually for four years that will go towards college tuition and expenses and will be paired with a mentor in the field of their choosing who will guide and coach them throughout their college experience.

    Applicants must be high school seniors, have a current 3.0 or above grade point average and must be involved in community service. A full list of criteria and eligibility requirements can be found on the B3Foundation website, as well as a guide through the application process.


    MISCELLANEOUS OPPORTUNITIES

    Changemaker Competition for High School Students – Co-Sponsored by T-Mobile

    We are looking for innovative ideas that focus on Technology, the Environment or Education – all with an eye towards creating more connected, sustainable and inclusive communities. Teams with winning ideas will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Bellevue, WA for the three-day intensive Changemaker Lab workshop hosted at T-Mobile’s headquarters (subject to change based on CDC COVID-19 safety recommendations) along with ongoing mentorship, skills development, and up to $15,000 in seed funding to supercharge their ideas."

    https://challenges.changemakers.com/challenge/tmochangemaker2021


    The University of Washington is excited to announce new online evening enrichment programs for high school students this Spring 2021. All courses are taught in real time in the evening via Zoom. Instructors use a blend of whole group discussion, small group/partner work and individual work time.

    For details on these evening classes visit the UW Remote Spring Courses Website. The registration deadline is March 15 and courses begin the week of March 22, 2021.


    IGNITE (Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution) WORLDWIDE! IGNITE offers many different virtual programs over the next several months. On February 17 from 4:00-5:00PM, it is Fearless Computing Panel with Intel w/ extended Q&A!   If interested in attending any of these events or other ones in subsequent months, please contact Ms. Catherine Smith, Career Connected Learning teacher, at casmith1@seattleschools.org


    The Making Connections Program is for a college-readiness program for under-served students their families in the greater Puget Sound area and is recruiting 9th and 10th grade students. Making Connections seeks to increase college enrollment and career interests in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. https://www.washington.edu/womenscenter/making-connections/ 


    University of Washington’s DO-IT Center (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology) serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. DO-IT Scholars program is a live-in Summer Study for sophomores and juniors to learn about college selection, challenging careers, self-advocacy and adaptive technology. Any type of disability recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act, including both those with and without IEP or 504 plans. https://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/do-it-scholars/overview


    REMINDER. Putney Student Travel offers Summer and Gap Year travel programs for high school and college-age students that focus on either a career, a service, a language or simple exploration of a country. “Safety remains paramount, as does flexibility in our new travel environment. We have implemented robust health and safety protocols for our programs, have proven success in providing transformative travel experiences in this “new normal,” and offer a flexible refund policy for maximum peace of mind as you plan your adventure.”

    Scholarships are available for these programs through the Putney Open Door Fund. Deadline: February 15, 2021. Applications must be mailed with the accompanying required documents. Please review the eligibility requirements before applying.


    This spring, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to offer six free courses for elementary, middle, and high school students. Ingraham is an affiliate school. The Spring 2021 History School features presentations, hosted live on Zoom, that explore topics relating to HAMILTON, the Founding Era, the Cold War, and the AP United States History test. Course information and start dates are listed below.
    Registration opens February 9, 2021.   Classes begin March 6, 2021. Please email
    historyschool@gilderlehrman.org with any questions.