Apr 26, 2013 Beginning in April of their junior year, and continuing through November 1st of their senior year, any Illinois resident who is interested in a teaching career can apply to be a Golden Apple scholar. Students may be self-nominated or nominated by a teacher, counselor, principal, or non-family member adult. The nominated junior should be scheduled to graduate by June of their senior year and should have an expressed desire to teach in an Illinois School of need. READ MORE
Aug 29, 2012 The 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards If you are a student who has "made a difference through volunteering" over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. by applying for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards! Interested students should apply online at www.nassp.org/spirit, select the "Apply Now" link and follow the onscreen instructions. Before printing and submitting your application to Ms. READ MORE
Sep 27, 2010 The PSAT is administered in each year in October, and it is an abbreviated form of the SAT. It measures critical reading, math problem-solving, and writing skills and can be used as an indicator of future success on the SAT. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation uses the PSAT results as an initial screening for those who wish to be considered for National Merit recognition. READ MORE
Jan 27, 2010 All eleventh graders will be taking the PSAE on April 27 and 28, 2011 at LHS. Taking this test is a graduation requirement according to the State of Illinois. Testing will take place in the morning, and students will attend normal afternoon classes. Day 1 (April 27) test is the ACT. Day 2 (April 28) test is the WorkKeys and ISBE created science test. Both days of testing count equally toward the total PSAE score. Questions? Contact Mrs. Daniel.
Nov 29, 2009 Congratulations to the following houses for exceptional attendance on testing day, November 19th: Ninth grade RAVEN house, with 84% attendance Tenth grade PHOENIX house, with 89% attendance Eleventh grade HAWK house, with 87% attendance Twelfth grade HAWK house, with 59% attendance Pizza party details will follow soon. You must have your ID to verify name, grade, and house in order to attend the party, and you must have been in attendance ALL DAY on November 19.
Nov 17, 2009 All 9th, 10th, and 11th graders will be testing on Thursday, November 19. The EXPLORE and PLAN tests are short versions of the ACT. Research shows that students who take these exams perform better on their ACT test. The ACT PREP test is an opportunity for 11th graders to practice before the PSAE in April. The PSAE contains an ACT test along with a WorkKeys exam. Remember, all students are required to take the PSAE in order to graduate from any Illinois high school. READ MORE
Oct 7, 2009 All tenth graders and eligible juniors will be taking the PSAT exam on Wednesday, October 14, from 8:24-11:07 AM. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is an abbreviated form of the SAT. It measures critical reading, math problem-solving, and writing skills and can be used as an indicator of future success on the SAT. PSAT results will be used to assist with course scheduling for the student's junior year. READ MORE
Oct 7, 2009 Students interested in taking the December 12 ACT test must have the registration packet postmarked by November 6.
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