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9 October Happy 81st Birthday. John Lennon

YIHS Student Support Summits
Helping to keep your Jedi on the right side of the Force

Now that the end of the first main lesson block has arrived, it's time to make your reservation for a fall Student Support Summit.  Click here to claim your slot!
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Greg & Julia's Calendar Corner


First Day of Main Lesson Block 2
SAT/PSAT Administration
Student Support Conferences

Have You Ever Ridden on a Hump of the Wump of Gump?

Well, it's not an option this week, but there are plenty of other exciting selections.  Make your Wacky Wednesday selections for October 13 by clicking here or on the YIHS Wacky Wednesday Official Mascot™ below


Ancestors Day

On November 1st we will have a festival day to honor our ancestors. We've celebrated this time of the year--the confluence of Halloween, Day of the Dead, Samhain---for several years and every time we collectively create a reverent and creative day. After a much-subdued event last year, the Faculty is hoping to bring back the full experience. There will be no regular classes and we are organizing workshops and activities. If you are interested in helping out contact or you can fill out this online form: Ancestor Day sign up.

The Circus Is Coming to Town

If you have experience with light and sound, I'd love your help with the upcoming circus class performance on November 5th. If you have portable lighting or know where I could find some, let me know.  Contact

Carpooling: Everybody Wins

Do you drive to Madison from time to time? If so, would you consider helping transport a boarding student occasionally? We are creating a list of people willing to give a ride to a student when the need arises. There is no commitment involved, but if you would be open to being asked, please let Bean know at
Thank you!

Youther of the Week

Emma Brudos
YIHS Class of 2025

Emma's favorite NHL player: This one
Emma's favorite YIHS class (so far): This one
Emma's favorite hair care product: This one

Very Important Updates in the Coronavirus Cupboard

COVID is a real thing that requires our attention - but we're not going to let it define us.  So we're moving our COVID information and updates out of the headlines and onto the back pages where they belong.  Each week, you'll be able to click here to view COVID news and updates that impact the YIHS school experience.  Look inside the Coronavirus Cupboard

Poem of the Week

by John Lennon

God is a concept
By which we measure our pain
I'll say it again
God is a concept
By which we measure our pain
Yeah, pain, yeah
I don't believe in magic
I don't believe in I Ching
I don't believe in the Bible
I don't believe in tarot
I don't believe in Hitler
I don't believe in Jesus
I don't believe in Kennedy
I don't believe in Buddha
I don't believe in mantra
I don't believe in Gita
I don't believe in yoga
I don't believe in kings
I don't believe in Elvis
I don't believe in Zimmerman
I don't believe in Beatles
I just believe in me
Yoko and me
And that's reality
The dream is over
What can I say?
The dream is over
I was the dreamweaver
But now I'm reborn
I was the walrus
But now I'm John
And so, dear friends
You'll just have to carry on
The dream is over

Thank You


for donations to the Botany final exam

Carrie Treviranus
Rebecca Wainscottf


Teacher of the Month

Shawn Lavoie
Spanish, Humanities, Performance

 A leader Shawn admires: This One
An artist whose work inspires Shawn: This One
An organization whose work Shawn respects: This One
A spiritual vessel that Shawn wants you to remember: This One

Fictional Human of the Week:

Bungalow Bill
Lives in The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill by the Beatles
Click the image to learn more about Bill

Anthropological Survey of the Week

If you had to be raised from birth with only one member of the Beatles as your parent, who would you want as a father?





Last week's survey: 
Best version of Wichita Lineman?
Glen Campbell - 25%
Black Pumas - 38%
R.E.M. - 25%
Smokey Robinson - 12%

Community Corner

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We all do better when we all do better!  Share your community event or news with our community.  Just email Matt to get your event into our Community's Corner.

Viroqua Area Folks OG

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