Tuesday September 30, 2014
Jr. High Advisory
TODAY- Jr. Beta Dues of $5, Pay Addi Nichols and make sure you get a receipt. Last day to accept dues!
FCCLA dues are now $15.00. Please pay Melody Miles or Lexi Mitchell and they will write you a receipt. Members may stop by the FACS Room to sign up for a STAR Event!
Jr. High Spirit Day October 6. Dress up in your school colors!
TODAY- 9/30 High School Volleyball Home game vs. Bloomfield
10/2 Breakfast & Lunch (Pink Night) Bakesale hosted by volleyball girls
10/2 PINK OUT NIGHT Volleyball Home game vs. Zalma
10/4 High School Marching Band, SEMO Parade starting at 9:30am. Bus leaves at 8:15am
10/4 Cross Country Meet at Jackson
NO AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING TODAY! Tutoring will still be held tomorrow after school, 10/1.
High School Advisory
Robotics- there is a meeting today in Ms. Wilsons room.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- The admissions representative from Three Rivers College will be at our school during Advisory time on October 7th. Please sign the list posted on the bulletin board if you would like to attend.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- The admissions representative from Southeast Missouri State University will be at our school during Advisory time on Tuesday, October 14th. Please sign the list posted on the bulletin board if you would like to attend.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- The admissions representative from Missouri State University will be at our school during Advisory time on November 5th. Please sign the list posted on the bulletin board if you would like to attend.
High School Marching Band has the SEMO Homecoming Parade this Saturday, October 4. Bus is leaving at 8:15am in the High School parking lot the parade starts at 9:30am. The Parade will begin at Capaha Park and ends at Hudson's Furniture, at the intersection of Independence St. and Main Street. Parents can pick up students at the busses, which will be located in the Old St. Vincent's Church parking lot. The anticipated arrival time back in Advance to be around 11:00am.
High school volleyball players are selling pink volleyballs for Pink Night for $1.00, they will be hung up in the office and annex. Pink Night is October 2nd find a volleyball player to buy a volleyball!
The high school volleyball players will be hosting a bake sale the day of their Pink Night volleyball game, October 2nd . There will be a breakfast sell and a lunch sell.
TODAY- Jr. Beta Dues of $5 are due Sept. 30. Pay Addi Nichols and make sure you get a receipt.
Tomorrow is the last day for the FFA fundraiser, selling fruit and meat! If you are interested please see any FFA member.
There extra pep club shirts available, anyone still thinking about joining pep club can come see Mr. Bryeans to pay their dues and receive a shirt!
Youth Waterfowl Clinic and Hunt, Saturday October 4, 2014, 7:30AM-4:30PM. This training focuses on waterfowl hunting techniques. Participation is limited to youth ages 11-15. Pre-registration is required. Come to the HS office for more information if you are interested.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- If you signed the list to go to the College Fair, please turn in your permission form to Mrs. Harrison. Permission forms are available in the counselors office.
Picture Retakes are scheduled for November 7.
Brandi Brooks will be here on October 28th for our College Planning Night. This is open to 9-12 grade, as well as parents and students who would like to learn more about preparing for college.
Robotics will meet every Tuesday after school. Competition on January 3, 2015.
Sodas, Drinks, & Food
We have ANTS! Students are not allowed to have any open containers of soda and sugary drinks in the hallways, classrooms, or lockers after 1st hour. ALL food and drinks are to be in a lunchbox type container when in lockers and all food is to be in a seal-tight container.
Students are reminded that any drink purchased out of the soda machines during lunch are to be finished by the end of the lunch period. NO drinks will be allowed to be taken back to lockers or classrooms after lunch.
LOST & FOUND
If you are not signed up for A+, please come to the HS office for an agreement. This is available for grades 9-12.
AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING
After school tutoring will begin today in the Library after school from 3:15-4:15 every Monday through Thursday. Any student is welcome to go to tutoring any time they need extra help. Students do NOT need to be assigned, but if they are assigned they are responsible for making sure they go at the scheduled time/s.
A+ Tutoring Opportunity
A+ TUTORS are needed for after school tutoring. Students that are signed up for the A+ Scholarship program need to complete 50 hours of unpaid tutoring along with the other A+ eligibility criteria to be eligible for the scholarship. A+ Tutors can show up in the library any day to tutor. Please make sure you have an A+ Log Sheet and that you have it signed by the teacher tutor before you leave.
ACT Blitz- An ACT study course is being offered at Jackson High School. Cost of the course is $75. Session 1 will be on October 21st from 8am-10am. Session 2 will be on October 23rd from 8am-3pm. Registration is required. Please see Mrs. Harrison for registration forms.
Seniors: Applications are now being accepted for the Wendys High School Heisman Scholarship competition. Applicants must have at least a B average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport. Visit the following website to apply: WendysHeisman.com Deadline to apply is October 3rd.
AES Engineers Scholarship-Applications are available online at www.aesengineers.com/scholarships. Deadline to apply is October 6th.
National YoungArts Foundation-Applications are available online at www.youngarts.org. Deadline to apply is October 17th.
Horatio Alger Scholarship- Applications are available online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships. Deadline to apply is October 25th.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program-Applications are available online at www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org. Deadline to apply is October 31st.
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.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- On Monday, October 20th, Southeast Missouri State University will host their annual college and vocational school fair for area high schools. If you would like to go you must sign the list posted on the bulletin board and get a permission form from Mrs. Harrison to reserve your spot. Juniors will be allowed to attend if space is available on a first come first serve basis. If you signed the list to go, please turn in your permission form to Mrs. Harrison. Permission forms are available in the counselors office.
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.