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November 6th, 2017

posted Nov 3, 2017, 12:29 PM by Erin Gudenkauf

Regular Schedule

v  ACT: The next testing date for ACT is on December 9, 2017. Late registration (with fee) is open until November 17th. Please see the counseling office for further information. The next following test dates are: February 10, April 14, June 9 and July 14, 2018.

v  Be sure to follow @WestDelInklings on Twitter and the West Delaware Facebook page for new articles and photos taken! Frequently check our website for new articles. "Three Strikes and You're Out" is article written by Paighton Lindauer about Dylan Linderwell suffering three concussions and taking on a student coaching position. Also look for Tyler Salow's article "From Spain to America: a Journey of Differences" regarding the school's foreign exchange student Laia Lopez Rigol.

v  Did you know . . .?

--At least 3,000,000 Americans travel to French-speaking destinations every year.

--France is an official language of over 86 international organizations, including the United Nations, the European Union, NATO, and Interpol.

--French is the 6th most commonly used language on the Internet.

--France is the world's #1 exporter of planes, helicopters, and spacecraft.

The world speaks French . . . and so should you!

Happy National French Week!! 

v  All Boys and Girls going out for Bowling, please stop by the High School Office to pick up an informational letter regarding the first practice and a parent meeting.

v  FRESHMEN- Freshmen meetings will take place TODAY Monday, November 6th and Monday, November 13th in the High School Counseling Office. Please see rosters hanging by the high school office, lunch line and the counseling office for your designated time and date. Please be prompt to your assigned time! You do not need to bring anything with you.

v  Blood Drive - Wednesday, November 8: Student Council will be hosting a Blood Drive from 8 AM to 1 PM in Seedorff Gymnasium. Please sign up in the HS Office for a time to donate. You must be at least 16 years old to donate (16 year olds will need a Permission Form that is available in the HS Office). On the 8th, you will need to bring a picture ID that shows your date of birth.

v  November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14th is GO BLUE FOR DIABETES DAY. Please wear Blue on Tuesday, Nov. 14th to bring awareness to the diabetes pandemic.

v  Seniors: Are you checking out the High School Counseling website for scholarships? Check back frequently as new postings are being added as they become available.

v  Students: Don't forget to check out the Counseling Office's Job Board.

v  A representative from Mt. Mercy will be in the Counseling Office to meet with any interested junior or senior TODAY Monday, November 6th at 9:35.

v  A representative from La James will be in the Counseling Office on Monday, November 6th at 1:15 for any interested junior or senior.

v  A representative from NICC will be in the counseling office on Thursday, November 9th at 1:15 for any interested junior or senior.

v  A representative from Iowa State University will be in the Counseling Office on Monday, November 13th at 1:15 to meet with any interested juniors or seniors.

v  Northeast Iowa Career Learning Link (CLL) is a program that exposes

students to high-demand career areas and sets them on the pathway to

career and educational success beyond high school. The program provides

work-based learning opportunities for students in partnership with local

businesses. Students are able to start enrolling in the program between the Spring Semester of their Sophomore year and the Fall Semester of their Junior year.  Students who are interested in joining the program or who are currently involved in the program may meet with Holly Maurer in the ICN Room on the following dates:

Friday, November 10, 12:30pm-3:30pm

Tuesday, November 21, 12:30pm-3:30pm

Friday, December 1, 12:30pm-3:30pm

Friday, December 8, 12:30pm-3:30pm

Tuesday, December 12, 9:00am-noon

Lunch Menu

Today: Grilled cheese, chili, carrot sticks, pineapple, mandarin oranges, OJ/milk

Tuesday: BBQ pulled pork, glazed carrots, French fries, grapes, pears, sugar cookie, OJ/milk