Today's Announcements


Friday October 17, 2014

Jr. High Advisory
Jr High STUCO meeting in Ms. Tice's room during Advisory on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

HS Activities
10/17 SENIOR NIGHT! Lady Hornets vs. Woodland game time at 6pm.
REMINDER: The Drive 4 Your School event has been rescheduled for this Saturday, 10/18
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th Bud Shell in Dexter will be here at our school with the newest, latest, coolest vehicles on the market
Time: 9am - 2pm
Participating Organizations: Pep Club, Beta Club, STUCO, Team Spirit, FCCLA, FBLA, and Robotics.
Cost: FREE!!!! For every vehicle that is test drove, Bud Shell will donate $20 to the school organizations listed above!!!
Who: Drivers must be at least 18 years of age to test drive a vehicle. One driver per household address. You can earn up to $6,000 for your school!
This is a NO PRESSURE test drive, they are graciously donating to the school for this event.
Please come out to support our school and test drive a vehicle!

Come support your AHS Lady Hornets and Seniors tonight at Senior Night vs Woodland at 6:00!

High School Advisory.
TODAY- The admissions rep from Mineral Area College will be here tomorrow on Friday Oct. 17th during Advisory. Please sign the list on the bulletin board if you would like to attend.

TODAY-FCA after the VB game Friday night, October 17.

FCCLA meeting on Monday, October 20th during Advisory, in Ms. Duffields room to kick off the Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraiser

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.

Pep Bus sign up sheet is in the office! Lets get a pep club there to support our Lady Hornets!

The FFA trip to the haunted house at the arena building in Cape is Friday October 24th, any paid FFA member needs to get a permission form from Mr. Raines. The cost is $ 7.00 for the haunted house and $ 7.00 for CiCis Pizza.

JR HIGH STUCO DANCE will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 6pm-8pm in the Cafeteria. All Advance JR High students are invited. There will be a $2.00 non-STUCO member charge and a $1.00 STUCO member charge. Dress will be casual and school appropriate. NO COSTUMES WILL BE PERMITTED.

Any student or faculty that currently has or have had family members (mom, dad, brother, sister, grandparents, etc.) who served in the Military, please bring pictures of them to be included in a slide show presentation to run during the seating portion of the Veterans Day program. They do not have to be in uniform, but please include the branch of Service and the time they served. You can give them to Ms. Lawson or Mr. Bryeans by Oct. 30th.

All HS StuCo members must have their $10 for the StuCo convention paid to Ms. Lawson no later than Oct. 22nd, or you will not be able to attend.

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.

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 For more information call (573) 472-8887.

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.

National YoungArts Foundation-Applications are available online at Deadline to apply is October 17th.

Horatio Alger Scholarship- Applications are available online at Deadline to apply is October 25th.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program-Applications are available online at 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 Deadline to apply is March 15, 2015.

JUNIORS & SENIORS-The Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center will be offering a TEAS/HOBET Test Prep Course for those students who are planning to enter area healthcare training programs. The sessions will be held at the CTC and will focus on the test subject areas of: Reading, Math, Biology, Health Science, and English. Sessions will be held during the month of November on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Seating is limited. Registration deadline is October 30th. Call (573) 334-0826 to reserve your seat. See Mrs. Harrison for additional 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. If you signed the list to go, please turn in your permission form to Mrs. Harrison. Permission forms are available in the counselors office.
o If you are attending the College Fair on October 20th, check out the following website and create a personal barcode to take with you. Your personal barcode will contain your information, such as your address, that can be scanned by college representatives at the fair. This will be a quick and easy way to share your information with the colleges that you are interested in. Register and create your barcode at

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.