Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Materials Engineering Camp

Image result for 'materials engineering camp'Attention all students entering their Junior or Senior year! The Peoria chapter of ASM Materials is hosting a week long summer camp for students who are interested in Engineering. This camp is FREE to all selected participants. Camp runs from July 24 - July 27 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Applications are due May 5th and can be found here. Contact Laura Davis at ldavis@ivcschools.com or by calling 274-5481 with questions.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Summer Service Trip for Students

For the past six years, a group of IVC students and faculty have traveled up to Kewadin, MI for a week-long service on the Grand Traverse Native American Reservation. The trip is open to any IVC student.  Over the past six years, the people on the reservation have become an extended family. Any interested student stop by the guidance office for more information. There will be an informational meeting for all freshmen and sophomores in the auditorium on Thursday.

The particulars of the trip are as follows:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Local Scholarships Due Friday!!

This is a reminder to all seniors that all of your scholarship applications and supporting materials are due to Mrs. Placher Friday, March 24th at 3:30 - no exceptions! Anything turned in after 3:30 will not be counted toward submission. Reminder that no parents may turn in applications for students.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

CLEP Testing Parent Workshop

Image result for 'clep testing'IVC Guidance will be hosting a parent workshop on Wednesday, March 15th at 6:30 PM in the IVC Library to discuss the financial and academic benefits of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). CLEP exams are offered in many different areas and are similar to the AP tests. This may allow a student to post-secondary education with college credits. This workshop is great for seniors and their parents. Call Mrs. Placher in IVC Guidance with questions at 274-5481.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

2017 SIUE Engineering Summer Camps

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Two identical week-long residential camps are being offered at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville for all current Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors interested in various engineering disciplines as well as computer science and construction management. Session 1 is June 4 - 9 and Session 2 runs from June 11 - 16. The deadline to register for one of these camps is May 1, 2017. More information can be found at http://www.siue.edu/engineering/summercamps/

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Become a Volunteer Firefighter!

Image result for 'chillicothe il fire department'The Chillicothe Fire Department is offering an opportunity for all high school students (grades 9-12) to become trained as a Volunteer Firefighter for the community. After a 1 day training, students will be certified to respond to fire calls, attend meetings and further trainings, and will have the opportunity to take higher education courses in Fire Science.

Important Dates:


Tuesday, March 14th: Assistant Fire Chief Greg Hurd will be at IVC during homeroom to talk with interested candidates in the Auditorium.

Thursday, March 16th: Greg Hurd and other members of the Chillicothe Fire Department will be in the High School Library from 4:00 - 7:00 PM (during Parent/Teacher Conferences) to meet with students and parents.

Applications for this program are found in the IVC Guidance office. See your counselor with any questions.