Daily Announcements Thursday, February 23rd

February 22, 2017


Daily Announcements - North High School

Thursday, February 23rd   

The following colleges will be visiting us.

February 23

               Simpson College

February 27

               Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

February 28th

               Illinois College

               University of Tampa

Please sign up in the college and career center.

Tickets for the IHSA Regional Boys Basketball Game vs. Hinsdale South on Wednesday, March 1st– 7:00 pm. Tickets, will be available in the athletic office starting Thursday 02/23 to Tuesday 02/28 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The cost of a ticket is $5.00. Students and Fans must have a ticket for the game, District 99 passes are not valid.

If you love great music and wonderful dancing, please join us at the 10th Annual Athena Showcase this Friday at the Clarence Johnson Auditorium! There will also be a bake sale and t-shirt sale. Tickets are $5 at the door. See you there!

Today after school Animal Awareness Club will be hosting its first meeting in room 315. Please join us if you are interested in helping endangered animals around the world and here in our community!"

Attention Freshman on Class Board.  We will be meeting at 7:35 am in room 353 tomorrow to discuss community service projects and take a group photo.  All Freshman are welcome to attend.

Attention all girls interested in trying out for badminton.  Tryouts start Monday, Feb. 27 from 3:30-6 in the field house.  Same time and same place on Tuesday.  Make sure you have registered online before Monday.  Questions?  See Coach Calderone, Coach Glazier, or Coach Jaros.

Attention all boys interested in trying out for volleyball, there will be an open gym tonight, 5:30-7:30 PM in the Purple Gym.  Tryouts will be held on March 6th and an up to date physical must be on file prior to trying out. 

The Student Council meeting will be BEFORE SCHOOL on THURSDAY February 23rd at 7:20 in 224. See you on THURSDAY.

Attention Psychology Club:  Plan to attend our next event Wednesday, March 1st from 3:30-4:20 in room 200-202.  Mr. Karmik, a registered Art therapist will give a presentation on Art and Play Therapy.

Attention FCCLA competitors… please check your school email and get back to Ms. Kordecki or Mrs. Tajak if you plan on competing at the state level in April.  We need to know by Friday, Feb 24th. Thanks!

 As part of our Black History Month celebration, DGN is hosting an African-American Read-In in the Library during the lunch periods on Friday, February 24th. Mr. Cochran will perform slam poetry and serve as MC for the event.  If you are interested in reading a passage or poem from an African-American author, please stop by the Library Circulation Desk soon to sign up and select a reading.  You don’t have to read in order to attend; just come and enjoy African-American literature on Friday, February 24th!  You must stay for the FULL period (come at the beginning of periods 4, 5, or 6) -- bring your lunch, and we’ll provide treats!  

Learn the math behind card tricks and how to play poker at our upcoming Women in STEM meeting on February 27th at 3:30 in room 304.

Summer School Drivers Ed Registration has begun.   Students must be 15 by June 14, 2017.  Talk to your counselor for more information.

Attention seniors:  Mid-year transcripts are now ready.  Mid-year transcript request forms are available in the College and Career Center.  Not all colleges require these.  Check with your schools to determine if a transcript and/or report are needed.  If so, complete the yellow form and submit it to your counselor. Come to the College and Career Center with any questions about sending mid-year transcripts.



*Information can be found in the College and Career Center

February 22nd                          Coolidge Scholarship Program (JUNIORS ONLY) https://coolidgescholars.org/

February 28th                          Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship www.ioof-il.org

February 28th                          Young Women in Public Affairs Award Zonta Club of Oak Brook (FEMALE ONLY) http://www.zonta-oakbrook.org/Awards.html

March 1st                                 Illinois AMVETS Service Scholarships www.ilamvets.org

March 1st                                 Japanese American Citizens League Chicago Chapter Scholarship www.jaclchicago.org

March 3rd                                Chicago Roofing Contractors Association Scholarship http://www.crca.org/crca_scholarship/index.htm

March 3rd                                Tzu Chi Scholars http://www.tzuchi.us/scholarships

March 6th                                Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/9628933March 22nd           * Jim Bonfield Memorial Scholarship

March 17th                              Helping Girls Navigate Adolescence (HGNA) www.hgna.org (FEMALES ONLY)

March 23rd                              * Rotary Club of Lisle “Service Above Self” (LISLE RESIDENTS ONLY)

March 23rd                              * Westmont Lions Club (WESTMONT RESIDENTS ONLY)

March 24th                              * DGN Parents’ Club Senior Scholarship

March 23rd                              * Westmont Lions Club (WESTMONT RESIDENTS ONLY)

March 28th                              * Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club Senior Achievement Scholarship

March 31st                               * Wheaton Drama Scholarship Application

March 13th                              Fueling the Minds of the Future www.fuelingminds.com

March 17th                              Dean Ritter Trust for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship www.deanritter.org/2017-scholarship

March 24th                              Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties Scholarship www.jlkd.org (FEMALE ONLY)

March 31st                               Palumbo Family Foundation Scholarship Program www.palumbofoundation.org

April 1st                                   * Woodridge Junior Woman’s Club Scholarship (WOODRIDGE RESIDENT ONLY)

April 1st                                   Vivint Smart Home Scholarship https://www.vivint.com/scholarship

April 3rd                                  * Lisle Lions Club Educational Foundation Scholarship (LISLE RESIDENT ONLY)

April 3rd                                  * Delta Kappa Gamma Society International-Iota Chapter (Chapman Recruitment Grant)

April 3rd                                  * DuPage Farm Bureau Foundation

April 3rd                                  * Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans Scholarships

April 7th                                  * Westmont Rotary Academic Grant (WESTMONT RESIDENT ONLY)

April 7th                                  * Westmont Rotary Vocational/Technical Grant (WESTMONT RESIDENT ONLY)

April 7th                                  * Trojan Booster Club Scholarship

April 14th                                * Hinsdale Junior Women’s Club(FEMALE ONLY)

April 14th                                Pointe Pest Control Scholarship http://www.pointepestcontrol.net/illinois-scholarship/

April 15th                                * Jim Stewart VFW Memorial Scholarship

April 17th                                Herrick Faculty Scholarship http://dg58.org/he/2017/02/21/2017-herrick-faculty-scholarship/

April 22nd                                Student-View Scholarship Program www.student-view.com

April 28th                                Paul Zaander Future Educator (Herrick Middle School) http://dg58.org/he/2017/02/21/paul-zaander-future-educator-scholarship-award/April 30th           * Friends of Moraine Hills State Park Scholarship

May 1st                                    * Arnold Oestmann Scholarship

May 1st                                    * Ken F. Ebersold Scholarship

May 15th                                 * Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship

May 22nd                                 B. Davis Scholarship www.studentawardsearch.com

June 12th                                 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htmJune 19th      BigSun Scholarship http://www.bigsunathletics.com

August                                    Scholarship Opportunities at College of DuPage http://www.cod.edu/tuition/financial_aid/scholarships.aspx


Remember to respectful responsible and engaged. We are DGN!