Wednesday September 17, 2014
Jr. High Advisory
Today- The next JR High STUCO meeting will be Wednesday, September 17, 2014. 1st 15 minutes of Advisory in Ms. Tice's room.
Friday 09/19 JH STUCO - all other dues need to be paid no later than this date
09/18 Volleyball JV & Varsity home game vs. Saxony
High School Advisory
TODAY (SENIORS)- Jostens will be here Wednesday September 17th to meet with the Senior Class regarding graduation products and cap & gown units during Advisory.
TODAY (JUNIORS)-There will be a Junior class meeting the first part of 7th hour in Mrs. Dirnbergers room.
Jostens will return for graduations products and cap & gown unit orders on Tuesday, September 23rd during Advisory in the band room.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- The admissions representative from Three Rivers College will be at our school during Advisory time on October 7th.
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.
SENIORS- Brandi Brooks will be here on October 28th for our College Planning Night.
SENIORS- Ms. Jennifer will be mailing senior proofs to Cheekwood this Friday the 19th. Please turn your proof in no later than this day.
FFA will be selling fruit and meat for their annually fundraiser starting Sept 17-Oct 1. If you are interested please see any FFA member.
Today- The United States Marine Corp recruiter will be in our cafeteria during lunchtime to meet with students.
The deadline to register for the October 25 ACT test is this Friday, 9/17.
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.
Jostens will be here September 23 for school jacket orders.
Jr. Beta Dues of $5 are due Sept. 30. Pay Addi Nichols and make sure you get a receipt.
Robotics will meet every Tuesday after school. Competition in January 3, 2015.
Junior Class: Dues are $20.00 this year. Please pay ASAP! Junior Class meeting September, 17th in advisory.
FFA fundraiser- Starts today through October 1st.
Applications for the 2014 Miss Cotton Carnival Pageant are available in the office. The pageant is on September 27 in Sikeston. See the office for any questions.
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!
Dance to be held at the Delta Community Center Saturday Sept 20th, starting at 8PM. $5.00 @ the door, 10% will be donated to Childrens Hospital.
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.
The deadline to register for the October 25th ACT test is September 19th. For more information, please see Mrs. Harrison. You can also register for the ACT test online at www.actstudent.org.
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.
Representatives from the United States Air Force Academy will be in St. Louis on Saturday, September 13th. Admissions staff, Congressional staff, recent graduates, and cadets will be available to answer questions and explain the nomination and application process for this service academy. Please see Mrs. Harrison for more information.
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.
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.
JUNIORS & SENIORS- The Missouri Department of Transportation is sponsoring its 11th annual Bridge Building Competition. Students are provided with bridge building materials at no charge. Some winners of the competition are eligible for civil engineering scholarships at Arkansas State University, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Southeast Missouri State University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and University of Missouri-Columbia. Other prizes will be awarded, as well. The deadline to register for the competition is September 9th. Registration forms are available in the counselors office.