AIM High School News
March 25, 2021
Upcoming Dates for your Calendar
Monday March 29- In person classes begin, remote classes continue as usual
Spring Break- Monday April 5 thru Friday April 9
60% Due Tuesday April 20
Parent Group Meeting Thursday April 29. 5:30 to 6:30p.m. Zoom link will be emailed.
80% Due Tuesday May 18
Message from Principal Doug
Greetings AIM students and families,
There have been many communications going out in regards to School re-opening, surveys, etc. Please take the time to check your emails and listen to the messages. Although there have been many things sent, please know that we work hard to only send out important information.
I want to share a story about being influenced by what you see and hear-
“It’s impossible for you to solve, but experiment with it,” instructed a math teacher as she wrote on the board an equation for their math class. One of the students, missed what the teacher said but saw the equation, wrote it down and took it home. The next day, they showed up with the equation solved and turned it in to the teacher to which she replied “Impossible!”
Sometimes we limit ourselves to what others say or think about us. The reality is that YOU, are the only person that can set limits on yourself based on what you believe. Self confidence is hard to build but I would like to offer a simple, 3 letter word as a tip for you.
Y-E-T! Yes, the word yet is one of the most powerful words when used in the right situation. Just add it to the end of a sentence when you or someone else presents a limiting statement. Here is an example:
“You can’t do it …../YET” or “ I’m not good at writing essays…….YET”
I encourage you to try use this little word more and see how it can impact your perception of your own abilities.
Career Day at AIM
We appreciate their time and providing great information! Thank you to all our students for listening, engaging and asking questions!
Message from AIM school nurse
Hooray! I am so excited to welcome students back on campus! If your student has any health-related needs, an IHP, or needs to take medication at school please let me know as soon as possible! We only have a short time to get all forms filled out and turned in. Please contact me with any questions or concerns: email@example.com or at 360-563-3426.
Brittany Magiba, Parkway School Nurse
AIM High Video: Contains AIM specific information about in person & remote learning schedules
AIM Student Art
AIM Student Poem
By Savannah S.
Grainy and soft, I sit in the sands glorious bed as I await the day’s death Mighty and triumphant its heroic cry blankets the sky in hues of orient gold, Rippling in a canvas of blue, impaled by nights knife and tomorrows birthright Bleeding its final light on the oceans mighty head, today takes a final breath Leaking its life, blood dribbling on the surface, in a glistening stream I behold Sweeping over its final goodbye, buried by the night sky and the plight of midnight
I do not mourn yesterday, he was no friend of mine, even now as the stars build a shrine Even as heavens sing of his bravery and chivalry, the moon still reflecting his former glory As seas recede and bow with mighty shrieks of grief spraying on the rocks along the hill As winds whistle and weep, for his light no longer seeps, entombed upon the coastline I do not robe myself in the clothes of widows as the world does now, or tell of his story I will not lament, or sing a sonnet, and if he comes to haunt me like the memory still
Let me bleed black and mock him until his memory spills from the ink of my quill
Counselors Corner-Derek DeGroot AIM School Counselor
Interested in a Career in Biotechnology?
The application portal for the BioPath Internship Program for the 2021-2022 school year is open now!
The BioPath Internship Program is similar to a trade school program, providing intensive training followed by the potential opportunity to launch a career in biotechnology.
BioPath offers hourly compensation, plus high school and college credit. The BioPath Internship Program includes on-the-job training and a potential full-time job offer upon high school graduation for qualified students who apply for full-time positions.
Need help with your application? Contact Derek.
Visit the BioPath homepage here:https://www.agcbio.com/biopath
The Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) currently operates two registered Youth Apprenticeship programs for youth. Both the Production Technician (Youth) and Automation Technician (Youth) are 2,000 hour programs designed for high school juniors and seniors to develop career-ready skills in the aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries. These apprenticeship programs combine paid on-the-job training at an AJAC employer and college-level classroom instruction which can lead to a high school diploma, journey-level card and short-term college certificate. Click here:
for more information and to apply. You are also encouraged to attend a zoom informational meetings found in the attached flyer below.
Everett Community College recorded a presentation for AIM! In case you missed it during advisory and have questions about EvCC and their many programs and options, visit the following link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7US0L8FFzw
Book an Appointment with Derek (AIM School Counselor).
I now have a page where you can book an individual appointment with me for a specific date and time. I look forward to seeing you, and I encourage you to reach out. Please visit the following link to do so: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/AIMCounselingCareerCenterScholarships@SnohomishSchoolDistric.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/
Please join my AIM Counseling, Career Center & Scholarships Canvas course.
Here you will find valuable information on several helpful topics, including: Local Resources (Clothing/Food & More), Mental Health, College, Scholarships, Internships, Apprenticeships & Jobs. I plan to continually add to this throughout the year.
Please enroll by using this link: https://sno.instructure.com/enroll/G4B7GH
Note: This is not a course with assignments or additional work. It is a voluntary resource for you.
AJAC Informational Flyer
Work Source offering free workshops Interviewing and Budget and Finances
Upcoming Virtual College Fairs- Great way to check out different college options
Some dates to keep in mind:
Western US Fair: 4/10
Students who plan to attend college next year – it’s time to begin reviewing scholarship opportunities!
Recommended Scholarship websites/databases:
FAFSA you can't receive financial aid if you don't apply!
Click on the FAFSA logo to go to their webste
List of Scholarships
Click on the Gear up logo to go to their website
Click on the photo to see a list of College application deadlines
Staff & Teacher Emails:
Doug Plucker Doug.Plucker@sno.wednet.edu
Linda W. Linda.Wetherald@sno.wednet.edu
Linda H. Linda.Hardy@sno.wednet.edu
Derek D. Derek.firstname.lastname@example.org
Anja L. Anja.Lapier@sno.wednet.edu
Dara D. email@example.com
Dan S. Dan.firstname.lastname@example.org
MaryAnne J. MaryAnne.Jones@sno.wednet.edu
Courtney P. email@example.com
Heather H. Heather.Hunsberger@sno.wednet.edu
Elizabeth H. Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Thom E. Thom.Engel@sno.wednet.edu
Below please find information and links to help with technology questions
Technology help line: 360-563-3000
The district has a dedicated phone line for student/family computer/laptop support for district-issued devices. Students and families can call 360-563-3000 for live technical support from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7:30-11:30 a.m., Friday
Click here to be taken to the District resource page for computers, laptops & devices
Students: Many of you have asked to be emailed at your home/personal email addresses. Please see the following link to forward your school emails to your preferred email address:
Students: HelloID is the recommended way to sign in to all online resources:
click here for link to hello id . Here you will have access to Canvas (where all of your assignments and coursework will be posted), your email, Office 365, Zoom, and many other helpful resources.
Students: If you have forgotten your password and need a reset, please call Technology at 360-563-3000 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA – Darryl Pernat, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7285, email@example.com; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7314, firstname.lastname@example.org.