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Thursday February 5, 2015

JH Announcements
Stoddard County Scholastic meet will be Thursday February 26th at Dexter. Students can begin studying for contest!
HS Activities
1/5- HS Basketball @ Risco. There will be a full varsity game beginning at 6pm, and a 2 quarter JV game immediately following the varsity game. Bus time TBA.
1/6- HS Basketball Homecoming vs. Dexter. Game @ 6pm, Homecoming Coronation after the Varsity game.


Advisory

Announcements
ATTENTION ADVANCE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
o A+ Scholarship Students are NEEDED!!! Tutors are needed in the ELEMENTARY as well as in the HIGH SCHOOL Mondays through Thursdays from 3:15pm 4:15pm.
o This is the 2nd semester and time will be running out QUICKLY to earn your 50 hours required by the A+ program to be eligible for the scholarship. Especially for SENIORS!!!
o Athletes can tutor most game days as there is not practice typically scheduled for that day. Be sure to start earning your hours!! Waiting until the last minute will NOT be a wise choice!
Sophomore Class chili supper fundraiser will be held on Friday, February 13 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. The price of the ticket is $5.00 for all you can eat chili, a dessert, and a drink. Sophomore Class: Return all letters with parent signatures concerning the class chili supper to Mrs. Noyes, ASAP! Also, you may start bringing in donated chili supper items. Please take those items to Mr. Raines. A sign up sheet for working the chili supper is in Mrs. Noyes room. Tickets for the chili supper will be distributed this week. If you have any questions, please ask Mrs. Noyes, Mrs. McFerron, or Mr. Raines.
The FFA Blood Drive Sign Up Sheet Is Located Front Window of The High School Office. Please Sign Up To Donate Blood During An Open Time Spot.
Quiz Bowl Match February 12th 6 pm at Bell City. Quiz Bowl members meet in the gravel lot in front of the elementary at 5:30.
Voting for Homecoming candidates will be tomorrow 2/6 during lunch in the cafeteria. Pep Club officers please see Mr. Bryeans sometime today for your assignments.
The National Guard recruiter will be at our school doing a lunchroom visit on Monday, February 9th. Feel free to talk with him and learn more about the opportunities that are available through the Missouri National Guard.

HOMECOMING WEEK
February 2-6:
Thursday- Dress like a detective. Your class will be given clues throughout the day to solve the mystery.
Friday- Bearcats! Show your school spirit by wearing orange and black.

FCCLA will be selling carnations before school, during lunch, and afterschool all this week and Monday of next week. Red (I love you), Pink (I like you), and Yellow (You are my friend). Carnations are $2.00 and will be delivered on Friday February 13, 2015 during Advisory! See Ms. Duffield for details!
Alumni pep band and choir, and senior night on Feb. 13

Congratulations to our Homecoming Court candidates:
Freshman- Alanis Below & Gage Bien
Sophomore- Alicia Sullinger & Nick Kight
Junior- Lexis Garner & CJ Seger
Senior-Kendra Sokolowski & Matt Adams

SENIORS- Dont procrastinate! Get 5-10 pictures into Maddie Kennedy for senior video. Deadline is March 15th.
Congratulations to the following FBLA district winners: CJ Seger- 5th place- Ag Business, Luke Shelby- 5th place- Cyber Security, Hannah Clark- 4th place- Business Communication, and Crey Miles- 1st place- Business Calculations. Hannah and Crey get to advance to the state level!
Congrats to Crey Miles on receiving a medal for Bell Citys Academic All Tournament Team from the most recent quiz bowl tournament!
Congratulations to Brylee Morse and Logan Middleton for making SCAA Cheerleading All-Tournament team!
Congratulations to the following Varsity volleyball players for making the Academic All-State Volleyball Team (MSHSCAA rules- play in 75% of Varsity matches and have 3.6 or higher cumulative GPA): Kimsey Lillard, Hannah Clark, Denae Cato, Lexis Garner, Brylee Morse, Ashtyn Driskill, Alanis Below!
Congratulations to Brylee Morse who was named to the Southeast Missourian Newspapers Team. (Semo-Missourian team)
Congrats to Presley Delay, her artwork is going to be displayed in the area wide High School Art Exhibit at Semo for the month of February. The opening is Feb. 8th from 2-4pm. Only 100 out of 350 artworks were selected from the Southeast area to be in the show, so it was pretty tough!
SENIORS-The deadline to apply for the Missouri Beta Club scholarship is February 10th. Applications are available in the counselors office.
COUNSELORS NOTES
SENIORS- Scholarship Applications for students who are planning to take classes at Southeast Mo. State Univ- Sikeston campus are available in the counselors office. Deadline to apply is May 1st.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the Southeast Missouri Superintendents Association scholarship. Applicants must plan to major in Education. Deadline to apply is March 4th.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the Painton Antique Tractor Club Scholarship. Applicants must plan on attending a college or vocational school and major in Agriculture or a field of study related to Agriculture. Deadline to apply is March 28th.
SENIORS-Applications are available in the counselors office for the Wayne County Cattlemens Association Scholarship. Applicants must plan on attending a college or vocational school and major in Agriculture or a field of study related to Agriculture. Deadline to apply is April 15th.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the MFA Scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 16th.
SENIORS-Applications are now available for the EverFi Financial Literacy Scholarship. Applicants must have a minimum gpa of 3.0 and have completed the EverFi Financial Literacy Program. See Mrs. Harrison for more information. Deadline to apply is March 13th.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the MAMIC Scholarship. Applicants must be planning to attend a Missouri college, university, community college or vocational school. Applicants must have taken the ACT or SAT. Deadline to apply is March 1st.
SENIORS-Applications are now being accepted for the Kenneth L. Short Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must have an interest in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry. For more details go to www.opaafood.com and click on Scholarship and download the requirements and application. Deadline to apply is April 3rd.
SENIORS-Applications are now being accepted for the Della Mabel Wright Scholarship. Student must be a resident of Stoddard or Bollinger county and plan on attending Southeast Mo State University or the University of Missouri. Apply online at www.saafdn.org. Deadline to apply is February 13th.
SENIORS- Applications are now being accepted for the Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest. To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged. For more information, go to www.fastweb.com Deadline to apply is February 18th.
SENIORS- Applications are now being accepted for the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program. Applicants must enroll at a 4-yr college and major in a field of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or Design and Business-related majors. Must be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. Apply online at www.buickachievers.com. Deadline to apply is February 27th.
SENIORS- Applications are now being accepted for the National Defense Transportation Scholarship. Preference is given to students who pursue a career in Business, Transportation Logistics, and Physical Distribution. Applications are available in the counselors office and online at www.ndtascottstlouis.org Deadline to apply is March 1st.
SENIORS- Now is the time to apply for Endowed Scholarships at Southeast MO State University. You must apply for admission to SEMO before you can access the application. To apply, you must log in to the Southeast Portal to access the scholarship application. Deadline to apply is March 1st.
ACT Prep classes are being offered at Southeast Missouri State University for the February, April, & June ACT test dates. 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
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-We are hosting a Financial Aid night on February 19th. Brandi Brooks from Southeast Missouri State University will be here to help students apply for financial aid and give assistance in completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The meeting will begin at 6pm and will be held in Mrs. Dirnbergers room.
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 February 10, 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.
SENIORS: Applications are now available in the counselors office for the National Defense Transportation Association Scholarship. All students are welcome to apply but preference will be given to students planning to pursue careers in Business, Transportation Logistics, and Physical Distribution. 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.
The National Guard recruiter will be at our school doing a lunchroom visit on Monday, February 9th. Feel free to talk with him and learn more about the opportunities that are available through the Missouri National Guard.
SENIORS-Applications are now available in the counselors office for the Painton Antique Tractor Club Scholarship. Applicants must plan on attending a college or vocational school and major in Agriculture or a field of study related to Agriculture. Deadline to apply is March 28th.
SENIORS-Applications are available in the counselors office for the Wayne County Cattlemens Association Scholarship. Applicants must plan on attending a college or vocational school and major in Agriculture or a field of study related to Agriculture. Deadline to apply is April 15th.