Monday, September 25, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements

Monday, September 25, 2017

Day 1

 

Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!

Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.

SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.

 

Our Financial Aid Night presentation will be taking place Monday, October 23rd from 6-7:30 p.m. in York Lecture Hall. Our presenter will be Mrs. Barbie Bargher, Assistant Director in the Office of Student Financial Services from Ithaca College. We hope that this evening will help you and your parents understand the financial aid process as you continue to plan for the costs of higher education.

 

Gaming club meets after school today in H-113.  We play Magic the Gathering and other tabletop games, and a Dungeons and Dragons game is starting soon.  Come play games and have fun!

 

Code Red Robotics is having their second new member meeting after-school on Tuesday, in E1. Any person considering joining the team, or anyone who just want to learn more, should attend this meeting. All are welcome!

 

Undivided will meet today after school as Nika Pikulik, a current junior, comes to share about her family's work in missions, specifically rescuing women from dangerous situations.

 

The Sexuality and Gender Alliance will be meeting today after school in G-201. Everyone is welcome to come and discuss issues facing the LGBTQ community. There will be food.

Friday, September 22, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements

Friday, September 22, 2017

Day 6

 

Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!

Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.

SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.

 

Gaming club meets Monday afternoons in H-113.  We play Magic the Gathering and other tabletop games, and a Dungeons and Dragons game is starting soon.  Come play games and have fun!

Thursday, September 21, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Day 5
 
Interested in Chemistry?  Chemistry Club will be having their first meeting today in Mr. Slattery's room. We will be kicking off the year with our annual thermite explosion reaction! Hope to see you there.
 
Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!
Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.
SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.
 
Senior apparel and senior lanyards will be on sale in H-Courtyard during all lunch periods today. Get your gear today!
 
Hey Hey Hey Link Leaders our FIRST meeting will be today, AFTER SCHOOL starting PROMPTLY at 3:45 in YORK. See you there.
 
The IHS Dev Team meets after school today in Room H-211 with Mr. Deppe.
 
The following college reps will be visiting IHS today:
Queens University at 9:00
Dickinson College at 1:57
Please see Ms. Sullivan in the College and Career Office if you’d like to meet with one of these reps.
 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Day 4
 
Interested in Chemistry?  Chemistry Club will be having their first meeting this Thursday in Mr. Slattery's room. We will be kicking off the year with our annual thermite explosion reaction! Hope to see you there.
 
Art Club will be starting today, at 3:45 in room D-7.  If you like to paint, draw, or do any other kind of art please join us!
 
Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!
Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.
SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.
 
Hey IHS, do you know about the Chromebooks? Well, guess what, they break! Here at Chromebook club we diagnose and fix Chromebooks, sometimes by literally ripping them apart and gluing them back together. If you are someone who is interested in the inner workings of the Chromebooks and of computers in general, then this is the club for you. Volunteering with us counts for Code Red Robotics and likely other clubs with volunteering requirements as well! Last year 93 support tickets were addressed with 60 successes, and we aim to top that this year. If you are interested, there will be an informational/training meeting after school in the library today.
Hope to see you there!
 
Senior apparel and senior lanyards will be on sale in H-Courtyard during all lunch periods today through Thursday of this week. Get your gear today!
 
All Seniors should come to Kulp Auditorium today during 5th period to hear Mary Beth Tinker from the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker vs. Des Moines.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Day 3

 

Hey IHS! Do you want to give back to the community, eat free food and have fun at the same time? Join Key Club, the community service club at IHS. We meet today in H-206, Ms. Gefell’s room. Hope to see you there!

Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!

Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.

Mock Trial is having its 1st meeting today in G-110. Come and learn more about the club! There will be food!

 

Whether you're interested in graphic design, programming, writing, electronics or anything else, there's a place for you on Code Red Robotics! Come to our non-commitment new member meeting today in E1. No experience needed! See you then! 

 

SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.

 

IHS Cycling Club will be having an informational meeting after school today in the library. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome.

 

Hey IHS, do you know about the Chromebooks? Well, guess what, they break! Here at Chromebook club we diagnose and fix Chromebooks, sometimes by literally ripping them apart and gluing them back together. If you are someone who is interested in the inner workings of the Chromebooks and of computers in general, then this is the club for you. In Chromebook club you can ...

  • Help solve tech issues
  • Get tips from seasoned pros
  • Learn about the tech support process
  • Come during lunch or free periods (very few after school meetings)
    Volunteering with us counts for Code Red Robotics and likely other clubs with volunteering requirements as well! Last year 93 support tickets were addressed with 60 successes, and we aim to top that this year. If you are interested, there will be an informational/training meeting after school in the library this Wednesday.
    Hope to see you there!
     
    Senior apparel and senior lanyards will be on sale in H-Courtyard during all lunch periods today through Thursday of this week. Get your gear today!
     
     
    The Ithaca High School Music and Theatre Departments are pleased to announce this year’s spring musical, The Hunchback of Notre DameBased on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score while embracing the darker themes put forth in the original romantic-gothic novel by Hugo. Auditions will be in November and the show goes up in April. Stay tuned for information about the upcoming auditions.

Monday, September 18, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements

Monday, September 18, 2017

Day 2

 

Hey IHS! Do you want to give back to the community, eat free food and have fun at the same time? Join Key Club, the community service club at IHS. We meet every other Tuesday in H-206, Ms. Gefell’s room. Our first meeting will be this Tuesday, September 19. Hope to see you there!

Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!

Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.

Auditions for the fall drama production:  "Fools", a comic fable by Neil Simon, will be today from 6 to 9 and tomorrow from 4 to 7 pm.  Attend one day only.  Please sign up on the drama bulletin board near the Black Box Theatre.  All are welcome!  See Ms. Tino for more info.

 

If you care about the environment, come to Green Team today, after school, in Mr. Johnson’s room H-104. There will be food!

 

Mock Trial is having its 1st meeting on Tuesday, September 19 in G-110. Come and learn more about the club! There will be food!

 

We're starting a Latin club, and will be meeting today after school in K 17.  Anyone interested in Greek and Roman mythology, weird facts about the Romans, and any other aspects of Greco-Roman culture is welcome.  Actually speaking in Latin is not required.  There are likely to be some refreshments.

 

Whether you're interested in graphic design, programming, writing, electronics or anything else, there's a place for you on Code Red Robotics! Come to our non-commitment new member meeting this Tuesday, September 19th, in E1. No experience needed! See you then! 

 

SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.

 

Science Olympiad is a state and nationwide science competition. Students compete in many different events that cover a wide spectrum of science and engineering from human anatomy, satellite sensing, electric cars, chemistry, and much more. Members of our team win medals and scholarships at the competitions. Science Olympiad is having its first meeting today in E-31, Mr. Fellman's room. Meetings are every Monday throughout the year. New members are always welcome!

 

Do you love Jeopardy? Do you like to read about history or science in your spare time? The nationally-ranked Ithaca High School Brain Team is recruiting new members for the 2017-2018 season! If you are interested in playing in academic quizbowl competitions, come to our New Member meeting today after school in room G102 and see what Quizbowl is all about!

 

On Tuesday, September 19, IHS Cycling Club will be having an informational meeting after school in the library. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome.

 

Friday, September 15, 2017


WIHS Daily Announcements
Friday, September 15, 2017
Day 1
 
 
Hey IHS! Do you want to give back to the community, eat free food and have fun at the same time? Join Key Club, the community service club at IHS. We meet every other Tuesday in H-206, Ms. Gefell’s room. Our first meeting will be next Tuesday, September 19. Hope to see you there!
Attention Juniors: Please stop by the main office to see Ms. Sullivan to sign up for the PSAT that will be given on Wednesday, October 11. There will be no charge to take the exam and you will receive a practice booklet and an informational sheet when you register. This exam is for Juniors only!
Juniors and Seniors interested in attending the TC3 College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 should pick up permission slips in the Main Office or Student Services. The deadline for returning your permission slips is October 2. The College Fair will also have an evening session from 6-8 p.m. for students wishing to attend with their parents. IHS will not provide transportation for the evening session.
Auditions for the fall drama production:  "Fools", a comic fable by Neil Simon, will be Monday, September 18 from 6 to 9 and Tuesday, September 19 from 4 to 7 pm.  Attend one day only.  Please sign up on the drama bulletin board near the Black Box Theatre.  All are welcome!  See Ms. Tino for more info.
 
Science Olympiad is a state and nationwide competition that includes many events that cover a wide variety of scientific topics from cell biology to building helicopters. Science Olympiad is having its first meeting on Monday, September 18 in E31 and will meet on all Mondays. New members are welcome!
 
If you care about the environment, come to Green Team Mondays, after school, in Mr. Johnson’s room H-104. There will be food!
 
Mock Trial is having its 1st meeting on Tuesday, September 19  in G-110. Come and learn more about the club! There will be food!
 
We're starting a Latin club, and will be meeting Mondays after school in K 17.  Anyone interested in Greek and Roman mythology, weird facts about the Romans, and any other aspects of Greco-Roman culture is welcome.  Actually speaking in Latin is not required.  There are likely to be some refreshments.
 
Whether you're interested in graphic design, programming, writing, electronics or anything else, there's a place for you on Code Red Robotics! Come to our non-commitment new member meeting next Tuesday, September 19th, in E1. No experience needed! See you then! 
 
SENIORS:  Need a little help or some pointers for writing your college essay? Ray Kim & Tammy Shapiro, Cornell Admissions Officers, will be here on Thursday, September 28th to present a college essay writing workshop.   The sessions will be held during lunch periods. See Ms. Sullivan in the College & Career Office to register.  Please register as soon as possible as the time slots fill up fast.