• 02.06.23 Monday

    Posted by E-Bulletin@leyden212.org on 2/6/2023 7:15:00 AM

    Classes resume January 10th 2023

     


    CLUBS & ACTIVITIES 

    The 2023-2024 Course Planning Handbook and the 2023 Summer School Catalog are available for viewing on the Leyden website under Academics.  

    February is Career and Technical Education Month and each day this month we will be highlighting a Senior that has excelled in their career Pathway.  Join us in congratulating Chelsea Romozzi!
    • Chelsea is one of the most organized students you will meet!  In class, she has proven to be a take-charge person who is able to successfully develop plans and implement them on a regular basis. She is one of the few students I know that can use critical thinking skills to solve a problem and come to a solution on her own. Chelsea also continues to teach lessons to her peers in Education Academy I by facilitating conversations like a professional teacher.
     
    The Winning team for the Reading Chair for Churros Competition is.... Fiction Addiction!!!!
    Congrats to Sabrina Wasilewski, Mrs. Black-Foltin, Mrs. Gagliardi, Jaidee Lane, Gabby Lenczewski, Gabby Gnieki, Jessica Kovacheva, Ajla Abdic, Victoria Helms, Alexandra Holubowicz, and Monica Krol. Thank you to all participants, it was amazing!
     
    Congratulations to the Girls Bowling Team for their 2nd place finish at the IHSA Regional on Saturday in a finish that came down to the last ball rolled by the winning team.  The Eagles averaged 173 for the day behind Regional Champion Ailyn Aguilar, who finished the day with  241 to capture the top spot.  Teammate Breanna Pimentel finished 2nd just 32 pins behind.  This 2nd place finish secures a spot in the Sectional Tournament this Saturday.  Good luck girls - keep it rolling!
     
    Boys Volleyball Pre-Season Lifting
    When: Mondays and Fridays
    Where: West Weight Room
    Time: 3:15 - 4:30pm  
     

    The Athletic Training Student Aide (ATSA) program is a volunteer program designed to provide an opportunity for high school students who wish to pursue a career in sports medicine and/or related fields or simply wanting to be involved in high school sports. The program is a commitment of at least one athletic season (Fall, Winter, Spring), 2-3 days/week after school. The ATSA will gain valuable hands-on experience and learn basic taping, evaluation, and rehabilitation techniques while shadowing a certified athletic trainer (ATC). If you have any questions, please contact East Athletic Trainer jpark@leyden212.org or West Athletic Trainer mlockerby@leyden212.org     

    Recycling Club- We are meeting again on Tuesday, February 7 in room 293. We are going to explore ways that our club can get service experience and make money at the same time this week.  Email Ms. Holli-Murphy with any questions.   

    Open gym soccer for any girl not in a winter sport.  Open Gym will take place at both East and West in the fieldhouse.  Here are the OPEN GYM dates: East - February 7 ; West - February 14 and February 21. Open gym will run from 3:30pm - 4:30pm in the fieldhouse. If you have any questions, please email jrossetti@leyden212.org.  

    Hispanic/Latinx Club will be meeting this Thursday, February 9th after school in room 102.

    Hey Hey Key Clubbers! Our next event will take place on Thursday, February 9th in room 239 (Ms. Zapata's room). We will be making Valentine's for senior citizens in the community. We will start at 2:45pm. See you there! Ms. Sobieski and Mrs. Zapata 
     
    Hey movie lovers! We are screen two heavy hitters this month in movie club. This Thursday 2/9, we will be screening and discussing Whiplash. Tuesday 2/21, we will be screening and discussing Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, perfect for the month of love. Please note: BOTH films are rated R, so you have to get a permission slip signed BEFORE the screenings are you will not be allowed to watch! Come to room 145 after school to get a permission slip, or contact Ms. Zeppetello for more information!

    Any girls that are not currently involved in a winter sport and would like to join the track and field team may still join the team until February 10th. Winter sport athletes may still join the girls track and field team after their current winter season is over. Any questions, please contact Coach Dempsey.    

    Season Starts Monday February 13th! Anyone that is interested in joining the boys gymnastics team and please make sure to sign up online on the Leyden athletics page under the 8to18.  Make sure you have an updated physical on file.   If you have any questions, please see Coach Cordts.

    In Defense of Females Club will be meeting on Wednesday, February 15th at 3:10 in room 217. New members are always welcome. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Gagliardi or Ms. Kosanovic. 

    Hey Seniors! Looking for free money for college? Fill out the Common Local Scholarship Application available on the Leyden website. The application allows you to apply for over 30 local scholarships using one application that is available ONLY to Leyden students. The application closes at 10PM on Friday, February 17th. Talk to your counselor if you have any questions.  

    Do you like to dance? Auditions for the Orchesis Spring Showcase are Tuesday February 21st at 3:30pm in the East Dance Studio. All are welcome. Please contact Coach Longstreth if you have any questions.  

      

     
    STUDENT SERVICES
     
    It's never too early to start planning for your future! All students, grades 9-12, visit us in The Nest, room D-202 (in the Mezzanine), for all of your postsecondary planning needs. Get support with college applications, career exploration, financial aid, scholarships, and more! The Nest is open during all lunch periods on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Bring your lunch and a friend. Looking forward to seeing you there! 


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