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    • Seniors, it’s time to start thinking about your senior banner. Submissions must contain the ZB Bee and a class slogan.  Banners from previous years are on display outside the main office.  Work together or alone and submit your ideas to Mrs. Carter in the office by February 24th.


    • Senior Scholarship Applications are now available but they are only available online. Go to http://connection.naviance.com/zionbenton. The scholarship application is located in the About Me tab, in the left column under Surveys. Completed applications must be submitted by Friday, February 24. If you have questions, contact Ms. Schuda in Student Services.


    • Don’t miss the College Planning Night for juniors, sophomores, and freshmen families on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the ZB lecture hall. Get answers to questions like, “Which colleges should I apply to?  How and when should I apply?  How do I apply for a scholarship?”


    • The Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling invites you to attend a college fair at CLC on Thursday, March 16th from 6 to 8 p.m. Come meet representatives from in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities.  Ask important questions - get real answers.


    • The students of ZBTHS and NT High welcome you to their presentation of “Onward…Upward…Forward”. The program is Friday, February 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the south café. Presentations will focus on celebrating the heritage of our African-American community and its connection to the continent of Africa. The event will offer music, presentations, poetry and much more! The program is from 6 to 7:15 p.m. followed by a catered social from 7:15 – 8:00 p.m. There is no charge for the program or catered refreshments.


    • See Mrs. Jackson in the bookstore to order your yearbook!


    • The following Spring Sports will be starting up on Monday, February 27th They are badminton, baseball, girls’ soccer, softball, boys’ tennis, boys’ & girls’ track. The first day of tryouts for baseball on Feb. 27th will be at Pearce Campus. Freshman will be at 3:10 p.m. and Varsity and sophomores will be at 4:10 p.m. Boys’ volleyball will begin Monday, March 6th.  You need to turn in the Student/Parent Permission form, IHSA Concussion & Drug Testing form, Emergency form, current physical and the $100 sports fee. Even if you have participated in a fall or winter sport and you plan to participate in a spring sport, you still need to sign up in the Athletic Office.


    • Attention All Women: The ZB Track and Field Team is looking for a few great women. No experience necessary--just a willingness to learn! Come to a brief meeting on Tuesday, February 21st in Room 218 right after school. Take a chance on yourself and surround yourself with an amazing group of dedicated women!


    • Remember to keep those IDs on and have a great New Tech day!
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