Jan. 19th, 2022

Today is a Day 2

Lunch for today: First Choice - BBQ Pork Taco, Second Choice - Fish Sticks, Coleslaw, Pineapple, Dinner Roll, Dessert, Milk

Reminder: High School teachers, please take your lunch count first hour.

Band and Choir Students:  During 2nd and 4th hours, the bands will rehearse during the first part of Finals and choir will rehearse the second part. 

Students- if you have any questions for the guidance office today, please email Ms. Bevan or Mrs. Kershner. Thank you 

Seniors: There is a signup sheet in the office. Please sign your name the way you want it printed on your diploma. 

High School Students: If you are considering a 2nd semester student schedule change, please stop in the guidance office to make those changes.   

Seniors: Don't forget to keep working on your scholarship application packets. Also, don't forget to ask for any recommendation letters you might need and to complete those rating forms. Any questions please stop by the guidance office. Please note: we will have another Senior Scholarship prep night on Monday January 24th at 5:30 in Mrs. Burnley's room.  Please sign up by the guidance office if you are interested in attending. Any questions please see Mrs. Kershner.

High School FBLA members: Please complete the survey that Mrs. Burnley emailed to you on Monday, Jan. 17.  We need to finalize the number of students who are attending the FBLA Regional Leadership Conference on Feb. 5 and your lunch selections if you are attending.  Please complete the survey even if you are not attending RLC by 3:30 pm today.  Thank you!

The Middle School FFA will meet on January 24th at ATTACK in Ms. Sprecher's room.

This weekend is the opening of the Community Players Theater production Murder at the Coppersmith Inn.  Several of our staff and students are in the play, so don't miss your chance to see them!  Shows are this weekend Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Next weekend Thursday through Saturday at 7pm. 

The PTSO is sponsoring a Free Ithaca Family and Friends Swim day on Sunday, February 6 from 1-4 PM at Symons Recreation Complex at UW-Richland.  This event is free for all Ithaca students, adults and their friends and family members even if they don't go to Ithaca.  For more details, go to the Ithaca PTSO Facebook page or contact the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com.  Hope to see you there!

The Lions are collecting plastic bags at school. The collection bin is in the commons. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container.  With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year.  Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions?  Contact an Ithaca Lion today.

The MS Student Council is hosting a MS Movie Night for any Ithaca Middle School Students on February 4, 2022 in the Multipurpose Room.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. for the movie to start.  Once the doors close no one will be allowed in or out.  Plan to be picked up by 8 p.m.  Drinks and snacks will be provided. 

The MS Student Council is holding their annual Valentine Gram fundraiser again this year.  Sales will start next week, on January 20, and run through January 28.  All orders forms must be turned in by the end of the day on January 28 to Mrs. Hilby.  Orders for will be available starting next week, Elementary's sent home and MS/HS in the office or outside Room 204.  If you are interested in ordering and don't have an order form or are unsure how, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Hilby at hilbsam@ithaca.k12.wi.us Payment is due upon ordering. 

Elementary--what is the temperature right now?  How many more degrees until it's warm enough to go out?  How many more degrees is it above (or below) our going-outside temperature?  What time will we check the temperature for lunch recess?  

This Day in History: Edgar Allan Poe is born On January 19, 1809, poet, author and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston, Massachusetts. By the time he was three years old, both of Poe’s parents had died, leaving him in the care of his godfather, John Allan, a wealthy tobacco merchant. After attending school in England, Poe entered the University of Virginia (UVA) in 1826. 

Word of the Day: Debilitating  dih-BILL-uh-tay-ting  adjective  Debilitating means "causing serious impairment of strength or ability to function." The flu can be debilitating for several days.