Cougar Announcements!

Monday, May 23, 2016


The varsity softball team won regionals with a 17-6 win over Mater Dei.  The girls will play sectionals Tuesday @ 4:30 in Shelbyville.


If you have not driven with Mr. Howard, and your birthday is before October, make sure you put your phone number on the sign-up sheet on his door.


Students who are planning on taking a Jump Start class with KC this summer needs to get their form signed by a counselor before the end of the day on May 23rd. As per the directions, you must have the course registration information filled out before it will be signed off on.


Seniors:  Technology Information

Please save any documents you would like to keep for future reference off of your Google Drive or network folder to another location (i.e. flash drive or another Google Drive account, etc.) by May 23, 2016. Your email account will become inactive at that time.  Your network drive will be removed on May 23, 2016, as well.  Please plan accordingly. 


Any student interested in trying out for basketball/competitive cheerleading for the 2016-2017 school year, please pick up a tryout packet from Mrs. Porterfield! Tryouts will begin May 24th!


The next National ACT is Saturday, June 11th. The late registration period is still open from May 7-20. Students can chose their testing site and register online at


Seniors and Parents:  All seniors are reminded that the Senior Breakfast and Rehearsal will be held at 8:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 24th.  This is a mandatory part of graduation and seniors must be in attendance.  The Rehearsal for the ceremony will be immediately following breakfast.  All students should dress appropriately.  (We suggest wearing graduation attire and the same shoes as you will wear to the graduation.)  The level of cooperation and efficiency during the rehearsal directly affects the length of time we will be here!  If there are any questions regarding the Senior Breakfast or Rehearsal please see Mr. Meyer or Mr. Jones.  Thank you.


Seniors who are needing handicap seating reserved for their families at graduation, please let Mrs. Shumard know how many seats you will need to have reserved.


Anyone interested in trying out for football cheerleading for the 2016-2017 school year needs to pick up a tryout packet in the office.  Tryouts will start on Tuesday May 31st.


Centralia High School will be offering summer school courses in Math Essentials or Occupational English. Any student who needs a recovery credit in English or math with Geometry content needs to see their counselor for more information. Central allows students to earn 1 summer school credit per summer if necessary. Non-resident tuition is $200. 


KC will once again be offering their Jump Start program this summer. Eligible students for the Summer semester are those who have completed their Freshman, Sophomore or Junior year who attend a High School in the Kaskaskia College District. Any student who has graduated high school is not eligible. Tuition will be waived for half of the cost of up to three credit hours. Students will be responsible for all fees, textbook cost & half of the tuition. All information must be provided in order to process your form. Students need to see Miss Lohman for forms. Deadline: Forms must be received by Noon the Friday before start of each semester. 


SIUE Engineering Summer Camps: SIUE will be offering three one week-long residential camps this year: Session 1 runs from June 5-10, 2016; Session 2 runs from June 12-17, 2016; and Session 3 runs from June 19-24, 2016. This program introduces various engineering disciplines, computer science and construction management to current freshmen, sophomore and junior high school students through a set of activities that are fun, challenging, and thought-provoking.  Students have the opportunity to participate in various hands-on laboratory experiments, design contests and field trips.  Students will also get a flavor of residential college life, and will hopefully build lasting friendships with their peers from other high schools. The fee for this year’s program is $450, and includes accommodations, food, transportation to and from field trips, as well as all necessary materials and supplies.  A limited number of scholarships are available for students who can demonstrate inability to pay the full cost of the program.  The priority deadline is April 1st. Additional information and the application is available at:




May 23              Last Day of School and Teacher Workday – Grades due end of day – 1:15 pm dismissal

May 24              Senior Breakfast (8:00 am) and Graduation Rehearsal

May 26 -            Senior Graduation – 7:00 pm