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    IHS Bulletin Feb 5, 2021
    Posted on 02/05/2021
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    Ingraham High School Bulletin 

    February 5, 2021                        


    Attendance Office:  Please email

    Student Laptop Tech Help: 206-252-0100 or

    If you are having tech issues with your district issued 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 find more info at this link

    If this bulletin was forwarded to you from another parent/guardian and you did not receive it directly, you may need to update your email communication preferences here to receive future bulletins. 

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


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

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

    Questions?  Contact Senior Class Advisor, Dana Williams

    Ingraham at the Washington State High School Chess Championships

    Congratulations to Ingraham Student, Fritz Mangan, who placed 22nd as an individual in the Premier Division of the Washington State High School Chess Championships.  Ingraham placed 15th overall.  Way to go, Fritz! 

    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

    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.

    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 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

    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,

    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

    The Ingraham Performing Arts Boosters (IPAB) cordially invite you to join us for our

    Virtual STUDENT SHOWCASE 2021

    "Behind the Scenes"
    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 at 7:00pm
    Find Us HERE!

    It's an opportunity to learn more about what your student and others have been working on in their Arts classes at Ingraham! 

    Join the community for a night where we can come together while we are apart.

    Want to learn more - click here! We can’t wait to see you there!

    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:

    Questions about becoming a tutor? Please contact Elizabeth Hudd:

    Hi Families of Class of 2023!

    Class merchandise is still available! Buy a fabulous hoodie or a crew-neck sweatshirt, made with Ram Pride. 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:

    For Crewnecks:

    For Sweater:

    CJ Wisler (she/her)

    Ingraham High School

    Language Arts, Social Studies, ELL

    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.

    Happy Reading, Mrs. Brennan

    Counseling Office Bulletin

    Semester 2 Schedule Adjustments. For students who need to request changes to their 2020-2021 Semester 2 schedule, please complete the Microsoft Form found in your Counselor’s Schoology page. Look for a folder and/or an announcement. Once your counselor has reviewed your request, she will respond to you through your school district email address. Please remember that schedule change requests can only be made if you have an incomplete schedule, you are in the wrong level or track, missing a graduation requirement or there is an issue due to a running start class conflict.

    Pre-Registration Forms (for 21-22 school year) are now available on your counselor’s Schoology page. This is equivalent of the option sheets we used to do on paper. While students may have completed this in advisory on 2/3, make sure it is completed before 2/10. In Advisory on 2/10, we will open the registration portal for students to input their requests. Instructional videos will be available. This portal will close on 2/26.

    Counselors will have drop-in help sessions on the following dates and times:

    2/3 11:20-12:05 & 1:45-2:45

    2/10 11-20-12:05 & 1:45-2:45

    2/24 11:20-12:05

    Links are posted on 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.


    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


    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

    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.

    Project MISTER presents a West Coast Colleges & Universities Virtual Tour on February 6, 2021 from 9:00am – Noon. Representatives from Seattle University, San Diego State University, the University of Oregon, the University of Southern California and the University of Washington will offer a presentation on their school, with a Q/A session following. Tune in early and stay until the end, because in addition to the college tour and information regarding scholarships, they will have other guests, gift and prizes!  Contact for more information.

    Click the Zoom link for access, or use these credentials:

    Meeting ID: 915 8816 9903, Passcode: 744844


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

    REMINDER. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS. Blue Ribbon Scholarship Program offered through Washington State Fair Foundation in Puyallup! Deadline: February 5, 2021. Different scholarships within the program offer different awards. The program will be awarding a total of 48 scholarships. By completing their online application you will automatically be applying for all online scholarships that you qualify for.

    REMINDER. Washington State Opportunity Scholarships (WSOS). The Baccalaureate Scholarship (BaS) offers up to $22,500 for Scholars pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a high-demand STEM or health care field. BaS 2021-22 application period December 7, 2020 to February 11, 2021.

    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.

    Selection is based on a young woman’s character, scholarship, and achievements related to her school and community that are above and beyond requirements to graduate. We equally seek students focused on the humanities and social sciences as well as students with science, technology, engineering and math goals (STEM). Successful candidates reflect the Foundation’s values of innovative leadership, civic involvement, and personal growth.

    Scholarship winners will be notified no later than Wednesday, March 17, 2021 and awards will be presented at the Brava! Awards Dinner on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Each scholarship winner and up to three guests will be invited to attend.  Attendance at the Brava! Awards Dinner is required to receive our scholarship.

    Applications must be received no later than Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Please be sure to include the full name of your school. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are available online through 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

    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 (find it under the Scholarship Info section). Deadline is April 15. Contact information:

    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.


    IGNITE (Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution) WORLDWIDE! IGNITE offers many different virtual programs over the next several months. The event on February 11 (10-11:30 AM) is Panel with Afiniti w/ extended Q&A! 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

    The Making Connections Program is for a college-readiness program for underserved 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. 

    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.

    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 with any questions.