Daily Bulletin

Signature School Bulletin for Thursday, February 20, 2020

FAFSA Seniors, do you need help filing your FAFSA? Get free help on Sunday, February 23 at Ivy Tech Community College. You can find more details at


Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union - Ted Hitch Scholarship Program Ten $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Applicants (or the applicant’s parents/guardians) must be a member of ETFCU for at least 18 months prior to the February 28, 2020 application deadline; must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale at the end of the fall semester; and must use at least three (3) ETFCU services (listed on the application). Applications available at or in the Academic Services Office. The deadline is February 28.


History Club Celebration This Friday marks History Club’s third annual Presidents' Day celebration! To commemorate our country’s leaders, dress up as your favorite non-living president on Friday, February 21st. The student with the best costume will win a bobble head of their president and their name on a plaque! Don’t miss out on this patriotic opportunity!


Lost and Found Check the lost and found table today. It is FULL! There are gym bags with no names, tons of jackets, water bottles, lunch boxes, and more. You may have lost something and not even realized it, so check it out today to see if any of the items belong to you.


NHS Inductees National Honor Society inductees may confirm their acceptance into NHS by checking the list outside of room 405. See Mrs. Atkinson if you have any questions.


Summer Library Volunteers If you are planning to volunteer this summer at the Newburgh/Chandler Public Library, you must attend an orientation in April. Please stop by the bulletin board today to check out the dates and times.


Community Service If you are in need community service, Mrs. Doyle will be staying after school each day this week for 1 hour. Please report to the 3rd floor after school.


German Club This Friday after school, German Club will be hosting a movie night! We will be watching Moana in German, with English subtitles. Everyone is invited! There will be snacks and lots of fun! See you there!


Freshman Resource All freshmen need to report to their individual resource rooms today at the beginning of 6th period.


Deaconess Hospital Deaconess Hospital would like to invite you to apply for their Junior Volunteer Program for this upcoming summer. For more detailed information, please see Mrs. Doyle for the application or go to and click on Junior Volunteer Application. The deadline is March 20.


Lunch Today Due to testing on the 3rd floor, silent study and lunch overflow is moved to the 4th floor. Silent Study should report to room 401. Lunch overflow will be in room 405. As always, report to the Commons first. If there are no seats left, come to the main building.

In the News

8/29/19 Business Insider, 'Here are the 15 public high schools in America with the best teachers' 

6/7/19 The Washington Post, 'Signature School leaves a mark on its city and students. What does it teach the nation?' 

4/30/19 US News & World Report, 'U.S. News Releases 2019 Best High Schools Rankings' 

4/30/19 "Jay Matthews Challenge Index," 'Jay Matthews Challenge Index High School Rankings 2019' 

4/30/19 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature School ranked U.S. top 10 high school, #3 best charter school' 

11/13/18 WFIE NBC News, '$2 million Signature School Expansion Approved' 

5/9/18 WFIE NBC News, 'Signature School named one of country's top high schools' 

5/8/18 US News & World Report, 'See the 2018 Best Public High Schools' 

2/23/18 Evansville Courier & Press, 'IDOE names 2016-17 Four Star Schools: Did your child's school make the list?' 

12/13/17 WEHT ABC News, 'Local Lifestyles: Amani Partners Kenya' 

8/30/17 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature: Indiana's first public charter high school, turns 15' 

7/10/17 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature ranked No. 3 most challenging high school in America' 

5/1/17 US News & World Report, 'What to Know About Charter High Schools' 

4/27/17 Inside Indiana Business, 'List: Indiana Schools Among Nation's Best' 

4/26/17 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature ranked No. 1 Indiana high school' 

12/25/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature to update music programs with grant' 

10/15/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Free YMCA, Signature tutoring program expands in second year' 

4/2/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature School junior sees way to help others'

3/22/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature educator pushes himself, students to be best'

1/30/16 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Signature School puts spin on ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in upcoming ballet'

10/15/15 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School officials considering AP Capstone program'

7/16/15 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School student won category at National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium'

10/29/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School will switch to a full IB school with the Class of 2019'

9/30/14 U.S. Department of Education, 2014-15 National Blue Ribbon 

9/10/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Semifinalists for 2015 National Merit Scholarships Announced'

8/20/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School teacher writes civil rights era book'

8/12/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Gearing up for the new year: Kids, teachers say charter school fosters autonomy'

8/10/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "EDITORIAL: Signature School program prepares students for real world'

8/7/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'For Youth of the Year recipients, Boys & Girls Club is home, other members like family'

7/23/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Young inventor works to change the world one piece of computer code at a time'

4/29/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Local high school seniors honored as Indiana Academic All-Stars'

4/2/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Outstanding Educators of the Year named for Vanderburgh County | VIDEO & GALLERY'

3/31/14 Evansville Courier & Press, 'Joe Nelson is on the cutting edge of curriculum at Signature School'

3/4/14 Evansville Courier & Press, "Signature School thespians gear up for play season with ‘Penzance' | PLAY SCHEDULES & VIDEO'

8/14/11 Evansville Courier & Press, "Evansville's Signature School continues to pile up accolades'

Upcoming Events

Guest Speaker at Signature School

Please join us Monday, March 2 at 6:00 PM in the Signature School Koch Center Commons to welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Ali Mattu. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Northern California and specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, helping kids and adults with anxiety disorders. This event is hosted by the Signature School PTSA. 

NHS Induction Ceremony

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 PM at the Signature School Koch Center, located at 527 Main Street.

Spring Musical

The Spring Musical will be held on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 PM, and on Sunday, March 15 at 2:30 PM at the Signature School Koch Center, located at 527 Main Street. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. General admission is $10 and student admission is $5.