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In This Issue:
October 17, 2021
  • Important Dates
  • Announcements
  • Our Classrooms
  • Our Tech Community
  • Athletics & Activities
Important Dates
October 18
TPCAC/BARR Focus Group (VIRTUAL)
Google Meet joining info 6 p.m./7 p.m.

October 19

Conferences (VIRTUAL)
4-7 p.m.
October 21-22
MEA-No School

October 25
Winter Sports Meeting-Commons
6 p.m.

October 28
Conferences (VIRTUAL)
4-7 p.m.

October 29

Somali Parent Meeting
5:30 p.m.
 
Announcements
Conferences October 19
ConferencesConferences on October 19 will be held virtually from 4-7 p.m. Teacher phone numbers and email will be shared in advance of the evening in the Quick Links section of our Tech webpage so parents may reach out to teachers by phone or email at this time. Parents may also reach out to teachers in advance via email to schedule a virtual google meet. Teachers will be making phone calls home as well.

Look for more information about conferences on October 28 in next week’s newsletter.
Student of the Month - September
Student of the month celebrationStudent of the Month Recognition

Tech High School staff has nominated students who have shown PRIDE with a positive attitude, RESPECT through attending classes regularly and, RESPONSIBILITY by being prepared and on time with their schoolwork.

View nominated students
 
PRIDE • RESPECT • RESPONSIBILITY
Updated COVID 742 Student Decision Tree
STUDENT COVID-19 DECISION TREE
Parking Permits
Parking PermitStaff will be at lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday for students to pick up their passes. 

Registration and online payment need to be taken care of online ahead of time. Students need to have a parking pass by Monday, October 25.

Click here to access the Parking Permit.
Our Classrooms
Unity Day
Unity Day
Please wear orange on Wednesday to promote anti-bullying. We will also be hosting an anti-bullying campaign during lunches. Please encourage students to sign the pledge and enter a drawing for a prize.
Updated Bell Schedule
Bell Schedule
Around the School
Chamber Orchestra
Last week our Chamber Orchestra students worked with The Dali Quartet, a guest string quartet.
BARR Coordinator Corner
BARRParents,

We have a wonderful opportunity for you on Monday, October 18. Tech’s 9th grade parent focus group will meet virtually at 7 p.m. Jeni Schad, 9th grade counselor, will talk about the importance of earning credits in high school, staying on track, GPA, and other useful information for parents. There will be time at the end to ask questions. All parents are invited to attend. Don’t miss this important high school information, bring a friend, and bring your questions. Log into the google meet at Google Meet joining info.
Please contact me if you have any questions.

Michaelene Lucia
BARR Coordinator
michaelene.lucia@isd742.org
Our Tech Community
Calling all Parents and Guardians
The Tech Senior Party Planning Committee is beginning the planning process for the 2022 senior party. WE NEED YOUR HELP! If you are willing to serve on the planning committee, please attend our first meeting on Monday, November 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tiger Den.  
 
Questions? Contact Paula Roggeman at pjrogg@gmail.com or Janet Reagan at janetreagan01@gmail.com.
We Are Proud
College Application Day
College Application Day
College Application Day
Last week Friday was College Application Day for SENIORS! Counselors helped students in the College and Career Pathways Center.
LEEA Celebration
LEEA Awards
Tech teachers receive the 2021 Leadership and Excellence in Education award.
  • Beth Fenstad
  • Derek Miller
  • Phil Corbett
  • Sheri Haus
October: Minnesota Goes to College Month
October is Minnesota Goes to College Month! Why October? October 1 is when the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens. All students considering college in 2022 should complete the FAFSA. Families will complete this form too. Schools use the FAFSA to determine your eligibility for grants, work-study and loans, to create a financial package for each accepted student. Which is why the earlier students apply to their colleges of interest the better. Some of these opportunities are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Many colleges in Minnesota waive the application fees during October so they can get those early decision letters to students. Take advantage!  
 
Tech Guidance counselors and Tech Pathways: College & Career Center are available all month.  
  • Pay attention to schoology for College and Career tips throughout the month
  • Every Friday counselors are at Tech Pathways to aid seniors with college applications and FAFSA.
  • Not a senior? Come to Tech Pathways to have your college and career questions answered. Now is the time to get the information you need to expand your options.
  • Tech Conference nights October 19 and 28, look for links to have live conversations with Guidance Counselors or Tech Pathways about College Admissions, applications, program options, and more.
Use this link for great resources from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education to help.
Student Council/DECA Coat and Hat Drive
Coat and Hat DriveYou can drop off new or gently used coats, hats, and winter items in the main office. 
 
Any questions, please contact Shannon Backlund or Derek Miller.
Athletics & Activities
Winter Sports Meetings
Winter Sports Meetings
Athletics Update
Girls TennisSt. Cloud Crush Girls Tennis advances…
Our tennis team is the #2 seed out of the South and takes on #1 seed out of the North-Bemidji Friday, October 15 at noon.
 
Paige Tarrolly (8th) and Ella Marohl (11th) are the south sub-section champions and will be the #1 seed heading into the section tournament on Saturday, October 16.

Boys Soccer
Tech Boys Soccer will play Apollo Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium in the section semi finals.
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