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    IHS Bulletin May 7, 2021
    Posted on 05/07/2021
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    Ingraham High School Bulletin 

    May 7, 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. 


    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. 


    ELPA21 Testing

    On May 10th, ELPA21 testing will begin (English Language Proficiency Assessment).  The is a state test for ELL-eligible students (English Language Learner) and students who have waived ELL services.  Testing will be offered for the in-person cohorts A and B in ELL English and history classes or with Ms. Knutsen in the AIS office by appointment.  Students who are testing should bring their laptops fully charged and follow the building protocols for masking and distancing.   Students in the remote cohort C will receive communication from the district office about the availability of ELPA21 testing. 


    Student-to-Student Discussion Forum

    Have something to share about your learning experience this past year or ideas about how to improve your school experience (both in-person and remote)? Join a group of high school students leading an effort to lift up student voices and promote system-wide change. Join a student-to-student conversation on May 6, May 11, or May 12 and we will bring your thoughts, ideas, and feedback to school and district leaders. All participants willearn service learning hours!

    Sign up here: https://forms.office.com/r/FxtFai4jAe


    Attention Former Robert Eagle Staff Students

    Rams, if you have any Eagle Staff library books out please return them NOW.

    There are over 600 books to be returned.

    Please go on a WEDNESDAY 11am-1pm  or 4:30–6:30 pm to return all items to Eagle Staff

    Thank you!  Ms. Wynkoop, Librarian, Robert Eagle Staff MS


    Yearbook Sales Resume on May 24 – Mark Your Calendar!

    Yearbooks will be on sale again from May 24 until the end of the school year. $60 via SchoolPay.  Set a reminder on your calendar now!


    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 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


    HUFF REPORT

    ACTIVITIES:

    Cap and Gown 2nd round of distribution/pick-up will be in 2 weeks (date to be determined), we will post ASAP.  Please order now SENIORS, so you won’t have to travel to Everett to pick up. https://nationalachiever.com/product/high-school-cap-and-gown-unit/

    Elections for 2021-22!  Information for the following positions next year will be emailed to all students next week.  Actual virtual elections will be held June 4th.  Details to follow.

    ASB EXECUTIVES: (Must have prior Ingraham student council experience) (This is a FULL YEAR TERM)

    President

    Vice-President

    Treasurer

    Secretary

    Class Officers (FULL YEAR TERM)

    2022,2023,2024 (2025 will be held 2nd semester)

    One semester Only:

    Spirit Rep

    Communications

    Service

    Tech (Ingy APP, RAM TV, video production, assemblies)

    Outreach

    **Must be able to take 2nd period leadership class.

    ATHLETICS: 

    We are still afloat with PHASE 3 for 2 more weeks, and will be reassessed  Thank you athletes, coaches, families, and communities for following the COVID guidelines.  I’ve noticed even though we are able to play without masks in some sports (tennis and track for example), we are opting to play with masks up. Every little bit matters.

    Culminating events for season 2 will still be happening.  Tournaments and championships are in the works.  Keep it going RAMS! 

    For your planning: 

    FALL SEASON is scheduled for the following teams:  It is still up in the air if summer camps and activities are happening.  Stay tuned.

    August 18th

    FOOTBALL

    August 23rd

    Softball, XC, Girls Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Girls Swim, Cheer, Boys Ultimate

    Thank you everyone.  Hang in there!  We are RAM TOUGH!  GO RAMS!

    T. Huffer


    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


    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


    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

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


    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

    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 OPPORTUNITIESView the full list in Naviance

    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)


    MORE OPPORTUNITIES 

    NEW!  Penguin Productions is offering two outdoor theater camps for youth this summer: The Tempest (ages 12-19) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (ages 9-14). All Penguin programs are pay-what-you-will, and we welcome all experience levels. Camps are at Green Lake. More info on registration, COVID protocol, etc here!  (5/7)


    NEW!  Paid summer internships from the National Park Service. In My Backyard (IMBY) is a 5-week virtual experience tailored for high school-aged youth looking to better connect with themselves and our nation’s public lands and stories  Park staff will collaborate with youth to feature their work on the park’s website and social media. The program runs from June 28th to July 30th. 5 hours per week (25 total) and will be compensated Seattle’s minimum wage of $16.69/hr. Interested? Fill out this brief form. (5/7)


    NEW!  The Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) is hosting a Manufacturing Academy at Rainier Beach High School, July 6 - 30. The Academy will provide free hands-on training for careers in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, tour local companies, and opportunities to participate in paid internships. Participating youth will earn $400 for completing the program ($100 weekly stipend).  To apply, please contact Derek Jones at 206-697-3847 or djones@ajactraining.org. (5/7)


    NEW!  LAUNCH206 Summer Internships: Create global business solutions, network with professionals, earn $1000 cash and engage in authentic industry experiences. Students must have taken or be currently enrolled in a CTE class.  Applications are due June 1st. Internship is July 6th – 30th. (5/7)


    NEW!  Youth Maritime Summer ProgramThe Goodwill Youth Maritime Program is a two year program which provides high school students with a smooth transition through high school toward a career in maritime. The program helps build strong soft skills and helps connect students with future career opportunities in the maritime industry. Summer session is July 7th - August 30th.  Students earn a stipend and 80 community service hours.  Questions? Email: leasia.johnson@seattlegoodwill.org Click here to apply.


    Skyhawks is looking for well-rounded individuals who have a passion for teaching youth about sports in a fun, safe, and interactive environment. Candidates need to have high-energy and also be responsible leaders focused on providing quality, safe camps, and classes. This is a great learning experience for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in coaching, teaching, sport management or enjoy working with kids.  Get paid to play and teach sports!  Application for summer camp coaches, apply ASAP! » Info and Apply


    One World Now Global Language & Leadership Program. Learn Mandarin, Arabic, Russian or Korean in this after-school online language and culture program!  Watch this one minute video! Students will learn basic communicative writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills in classes taught using immersion methodology. Attend twice a week online to gain practices and perspectives of the Arabic, Russian, Korean- and Chinese-speaking world.  You will earn 1.0 world language credit too!  This year, there is also the option to study the global leadership program only (for .5 credit) or both a language and leadership. Total cost only $25 and full scholarships available! First come, first served...so don't wait.  Final deadline is June 6, 2021. » Info and Apply


    Young Executives of Color - UW Foster School of Business. YEOC is a nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program currently serves 190 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from 75 schools in the state Washington. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship. YEOC is a FREE nine-month program. The only cost to students is transportation to UW Seattle.  Deadline is May 31, 2021. » Info and Apply


    The UW Nursing Summer Symposium is a 1-week fully ONLINE summer program from July 12-16, 2021 that seeks to foster, affirm, and encourage high school sophomores and juniors to pursue a career in nursing at no cost to the student.  It is geared towards increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp. Students from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply.  » Info and Apply


    Students Exploring Pharmacy (STEP) is a customized program designed to inspire Seattle-area high school students as they explore pharmacy as a career option. It will be held on Fridays (July 23, July 30, August 6 and August 13) from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Students engage in hands-on activities that provide an introduction to pharmacy practice and perspective on the numerous ways a pharmacist contributes to improving people’s health—in ways that go far beyond dispensing medications.  World-renowned UW School of Pharmacy faculty experts lead these virtual classes. » Info and Apply


    Seattle Children's Hospital Nurse Camp. Every year we offer local high school students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in our Nurse Camp at Seattle Children’s. From July 13 - 17, 2020, students will gain insights into the world of pediatric nursing by participating in clinical observation sessions. Students will also work through interactive hands-on skills labs to learn and practice various nursing skills on models. In addition, student will have the opportunity to engage with an educational panel to ask questions and discuss nursing as a viable career path. » Info and Apply


    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. Applications are due by May 9th.  Mentee Applications can be completed anytime on our website thrivingelements.org. (4/30)