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    • As a reminder, students may not consume food or beverage anywhere in the building other than in the cafeteria during authorized times, unless permission is granted by the administration.
    • Attention all students, summer school registration forms are now available.  Please make an appointment with Mr. Goldman to confirm the classes you need.  Space is limited for summer school Driver's Ed. so sign up quickly.
    • Students on regular or reduced lunch, please make sure your lunch account has sufficient funds to cover your lunch each day. You may replenish your account using your Skyward family access or bring money to one of the cafeteria cashiers during meal times.
    • Attention all students, do you want to attend college without major debt?  The author of The Debt-Free Degree will be speaking at The College of Lake County in Waukegan on Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00 PM.  He will present again on Monday, May 16th at CLC's Grayslake Campus.   Please see Mr. Goldman in the counseling office for more information. 
    • There will be no 9th Hour on Wednesday, May 11th due to the Zion-Benton campus having early dismissal. New Tech will dismiss at the normal time.  Busses will go straight home.  Athletes needing to get to ZB should ride Tech 1.
    • Lost something? Check the lost and found.  Items not claimed will be disposed of at the end of the week.
    • Prom is Saturday, May 7 from 6 – 11 p.m. at Marina Shores in Kenosha. Students must bring their ticket with them. Prom is a formal event – tuxedos and evening gowns are appropriate. No jeans allowed. All school rules apply. There will be a secure, free coat check, however chaperones are not responsible for anything extra that you bring with you to Prom. Pictures are cash only. Park in the lot closest to the lake (across the street) – it’s free parking. DO NOT park in the apartment complex lot or your car will be towed.
    • Seniors, this year we are excited to announce a new tradition for your graduation. With the district no longer participating in the valedictorian/salutatorian model, we will be auditioning eligible seniors who are interested in giving a speech during the graduation ceremony.  The speech should be original and last between 3 to 5 minutes.  In order to qualify, seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, been active in at least one activity or extra-curricular for multiple years and have no current discipline or attendance issues.  To submit a speech for consideration, please submit a draft to Mrs. Carter in the main office by 3 p.m. on May 10th.  Finalists will then be interviewed by a panel of judges and asked to recite a portion of their speech.  The final speech to be performed at the graduation will be subject to editing by the panel and the student selected must read their speech exactly as it was approved.
    • Senior week lunch tickets are on sale in the bookstore. Get three days of lunch for only $10.  This year lunches are from Droopy’s, Culvers, and Domino’s.
    • Attention all students 17 years old or above, the Zion Park District is currently accepting applications for their summer camp program.  You can have a great time working with children ages 5-14 in swimming, sports, arts and crafts, field trips, and more.  The position is 30-40 hours per week Monday - Friday and offers a competitive salary.  Please stop by the main office to pick up an informational flyer on how to apply.
    • Interact is collecting Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House and they need YOU to help! Bring in your pop tabs to the Cafetorium or Main Office and help your grade level win a treat. See Ms. Ahlgrim or Ms. Mac with any questions.
    • It’s not too late to try out for the 2016 Football Cheer teams!! Turn in all your forms to the athletic office and join us at Pearce campus gym on Monday, May 9th and Thursday, May 12th 6-8pm. 8-11th graders welcome! There are 3 teams to fill! Freshman, JV and Varsity. Go Bees!
    • Yearbooks can still be ordered in the book store.
    • Remember to keep those ID’s on, your coats and backpacks in your lockers and have a great New Tech day!
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