Today's Announcements


Monday May 19, 2014

6th & 7th GRADE STUDENTS- The Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center is hosting a Camp SCRUBS- a three day mini-camp for students who are interested in a career in healthcare. The camp is funded through a grant so there is no charge to the student. To participate, students must be entering 7th or 8th grade in the 2014-2015 school year. The camp will be held at the Shawnee Park Center on the following dates:Girls Camp May 28, 29,30 Boys Camp June 4,5,6
Please see Mrs. Harrison for an application if you would like to apply. Seats are limited so please apply early!

Baseball: 1st Team: Dawson Mayo, Zane Eggimann Honorable Mention: Brian Whitson

Softball: 1st Team: Hannah Clark, Sydney Bailey, Madison Brown
Co-Coach of the Year: James Hamlin

Softball All-District:
1st Team: Hannah Clark, Sydney Bailey
Softball All-Region:
Honorable Mention: Sydney Bailey

Team Spirit Leadership Conference- July 20th-22nd-Please return your registration form to Mrs. Harrison before Friday. We have openings for a few more students to attend. Stop by the counselors office for more information.

Parents and students are reminded that we have a closed campus lunch. Students are not allowed permission to check out of school from their parent or guardian during advisory or lunch to go off campus to get lunch. Parents may deliver lunch to the caf if they so wish to do. Students may also bring lunch in their lunch boxes the morning of school.

Students: All fines $ owed including lunch, athletics, organizations and class room supplies/materials, including band MUST be paid by Monday May 19th

All Drivers and parents need to exit the parking lot to the left after school is dismissed every day! This is for the safety of the buses, walker and bike riders. Thank you for your cooperation.

Final Exams will be:
Wednesday, May 21st (2nd, 4th, 6th hours)
Thursday, May 22nd (1st, 3rd, 5th hours)
Friday, May 23rd (7th hour final at 8:01 8:49)
Students will need to report to their 7th hour class FIRST on Friday.
Students are to report to their 2nd hour class when the bell rings to end 7th hour.
From 9:15am 10:00am students will be dismissed via intercom & by grade to clean out their lockers & gather items to be taken home. Once they are finished with locker cleanout they are to report back to their 2nd hour class and wait for further instructions. I will have Mr. John have extra trash cans just for this event that day.
Around 10:00am students will be dismissed via intercom to report to the HS Gym for the Awards Ceremony
o Dependent upon time, students may be dismissed from the gym to go to lunch.
o Students should take their belongings with them to the gym.

05/19 HSBB vs. Richland @ Oran 12:00 noon bus time 10:00
05/21-05/23 Finals
5/23 Last Day of Student Attendance Early Dismissal at 12:30pm

Congratulations to the 2014-15 High School Drum Major, Claire Costello, Madison Wuebker High School Twirlers
Leah Ballin, Alanis Below, Addison Curtis, Lexi Mitchell Jr. High Drum Majors Aubrie Britt, Alli Johnson Jr. High Twirlers
Courtney Cantrell, Bethany Hahn, Rozlynn Schrader

Summer School will begin on Tuesday May 27th and will end on Friday June 20th. Students who have struggled throughout the school year and have failed courses and are not on track to graduate will be assigned to summer school to make up credit. Please watch for the announcements and letters that will be mailed home notifying you of the summer school assignments.
Summer School Times:
7:10-7:30 am Breakfast 7:30 11:30 JH/HS Course Work 11:30-12:00 JH/HS Lunch 12:00-2:00 JH/HS Course Work
2:00-2:30 Snack Time 2:30 4:00 JH/HS Course Work 4:00 Dismissal
This year we are doing the summer school schedule a bit different. The dates for the weeks of ss are as follows:
Tuesday May 27-29
Tuesday June 3-6
Monday, June 9-12
Tuesday June 17-20

There are several classes available for summer school- Computer with Mrs. Dirnberger, PE with Coach Asmus, LA with Mrs. Noyes, and History with Mr. Bryeans. Signup sheets are located on the window of the HS office. There must be at least 12 students signed up in order for there to be a class this summer!!

Counselors Notes
JUNIORS & SENIORS- Entries for the B. Davis Scholarship are now being accepted. The B. Davis Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. Your submission must be sent by email to the following address Deadline to apply is May 26th. For more information go to
SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS- If you are interested in enrolling in one of Three Rivers Colleges online dual credit courses, please see Mrs. Harrison as soon as possible. TRCC will be offering General Sociology and Government in the Fall semester. You will need to take the ACT or COMPASS exam before you will be allowed to register. Sign the list on the counselors door if you would like to take the COMPASS test. There is no fee for the COMPASS and you will be able to take it here in our Library.

SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS- Southeast Missouri State University will be offering a few online dual credit courses this fall. If you will be a Junior or Senior next year and have at least a 3.0 cumulative gpa, you are eligible to enroll in PY101 Psychology, SO102 Sociology, or UI100 University Studies. Please see Mrs. Harrison as soon as possible if you are interested in enrolling in any of these classes.

SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the Stoddard County ARC Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Special Education or a related field of study and must be a resident of Stoddard County. Deadline to apply is July 1st.

Exploring College Options-If you are interested in learning about what it takes to attend Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn State, or Stanford there will be an informational meeting for students and parents on Thursday, May 22, at 7:30pm in St. Louis at the Hilton St. Louis Airport hotel. For more information, call (314) 426-5500. You can also find more information at the following website

A+ Scholarship
Any student in grades 9-11 who has not signed up for the A+ Scholarship opportunity may do so at any time. The sooner the better. If you are interested please stop by the HS office and pick up an A+ School Agreement Form to fill out.
There may be Summer School opportunities to complete some A+ tutoring hours needed to fulfill part of the A+ requirements. Please sign up in the HS office if you would like to be considered to tutor during summer school.
If you are already signed up for A+ Scholarship, I will be mailing home updated letters soon to let students and parents know where they stand in meeting the necessary requirements to earn the scholarship their Senior year.
Any Senior who is not meeting the 95% overall high school Attendance requirement will need to go before the A+ Attendance Committee at the end of April. Date and time TBA.