Today's Announcements

Announcements

Wednesday December 3, 2014

11 Days Until Christmas Break

HS Activities
OIT- Advance Hornets vs. Kelly Hawks: Wednesday, December 3 @ 6 pm. Bus time at 4:50 pm.

High School Advisory.
Tomorrow- Pep Club officers meeting during advisory on Thursday, December 4th.


Announcements
Congratulations to the HS Cheerleaders on winning the Bell City JV Tournament Cheer Trophy!

Beta Blood Drive December 17th in the band room from 1-5. Betas need to sign up to help work the drive. You will receive 1hr for each hour you work. You must have it pre-approved with your teacher for the class you will miss.

If you are considering making a change to your class schedule for next semester, please sign the list outside Mrs. Harrisons door.

Any student who has an A+ Scholarship Tutoring hours log form, please be sure to turn it in to Ms. Kight so that records can be updated for this semester.

On Tuesday, Dec 2nd & Wednesday, Dec 3rd the Pep Band will be practicing during Advisory. Students will be dismissed via intercom after attendance is taken.

Robotics will meet every Tuesday after school. Competition on January 3, 2015.

FCA summit is postponed until February or March.
- FCA next week Tuesday, December 9th after the HS Bball game.

COUNSELORS NOTES
Today- JUNIORS & SENIORS- The admissions rep from Three Rivers Community College will be at our school on December 3rd, during Advisory. Please sign the list on the bulletin board if you would like to attend the presentation.
ACT Prep classes are being offered at Southeast Missouri State University for the December 13th ACT exam. Registration is required. Class fees are $25 per subject or $75 for all four subjects (English, Science, Reading, and Math). Registration forms are available in Mrs. Harrisons office. You may also register by phone (573) 986-6879 or online www.semo.edu/continuinged
JUNIORS & SENIORS- Dual credit classes are available through Three Rivers Community College and Southeast Missouri State University. Now is the time to enroll for Spring 2015 semester classes. See Mrs. Harrison for a list of courses being offered and for registration information. Enrollment forms need to completed before December 19th. Please see Mrs. Harrison as soon as possible if you are interested in enrolling in dual credit classes.
Ed Stegner Natural Resources Scholarship- Applicants must plan to enroll at a Missouri college and major in an area of natural resource management. Applications are available online at www.swcs.missouri.edu/scholarship.htm Deadline to apply is December 31st.
Applications are now being accepted for the Sikeston Practical Nursing program. Open enrollment is from October 1, 2014-February 26, 2015. Applications are available online at www.sikestonr6.org. For more information call (573) 472-8887.
Tender Hearts Child Therapy Center is offering a $500 college scholarship to high school seniors who are going to major in psychology or a related area. For more information on how to apply, go to the following website http://www.tenderheartschildtherapycenter.com/college-scholarship/. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2015.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the SEMO Electric Cooperative scholarship. In order to apply, your parent or legal guardian must be a SEMO Electric Cooperative member. Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2015.
SOPHOMORES-Applications are now being accepted for the CYCLE Tour. This is a leadership building program for high school sophomores. It is a 3-day trip to Jefferson City. Participants will gather with other students from Missouri and hear national and local speakers who challenge them to be better leaders when they return home. Students will tour the Missouri Supreme Court and Capitol building. See Mrs. Harrison for more information. Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2015.
JUNIORS-Applications are now being accepted for the Youth Tour. This is a leadership building trip to Washington, D.C. for high school juniors. Participants will meet with other students from Missouri and travel to Washington, D.C. for a week-long trip where they will hear national speakers and tour museums and historic sites. See Mrs. Harrison for more information. Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2015.
Missouri BETA Club Scholarship- Applicants must be a senior BETA member in good standing and who plan to attend one of the following colleges: Missouri State University, Southeast Missouri State University, or Three Rivers Community College. Deadline to apply is January 23, 2015.
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest- Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for this scholarship. Applications will be judged on Scholarship, Leadership, and Financial Need. Applications are available online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars Deadline to apply is December 5th.
Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards Scholarships- College-bound high school seniors who are the children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks are welcome to apply for this scholarship. Applicants compete against other children and grandchildren from the state of their sponsoring Elks Lodge. They are judged on the core values of Knowledge, Charity, Community Service, and Integrity. Applications are available online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars Deadline to apply is January 30, 2015.
Missouri Sheriffs Association John Dennis Scholarship- Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA and must major in Criminal Justice. Applications are available in the counselors office and also online at www.mosheriffs.com Deadline to apply is January 31, 2015.
Americas Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship Program- This program is administered through the National FFA Scholarship Program. Students do not have to be members of FFA to apply. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to pursue a degree related to agriculture. Apply online at FFA.org/scholarships. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2015.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office to apply for scholarships awarded by The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc. Applicants must have minimum gpa of 3.0 and have taken the ACT or SAT. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.

Project21 Scholarship Contest- The goal of this scholarship program is to educate and inform youth about the dangers and consequences associated with underage gambling. Applicants may write an article, create a poster, or create a video addressing the issue of underage gambling. Applications are available in the counselors office. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.
MAHEO Scholarship- Applicants must be graduating seniors that are residents of affordable housing developments (subsidized, Section 8, public housing) and plan to attend a community college, university, or qualified vocational/technical school. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications are available in the counselors office. Deadline to apply is March 30, 2015.