HS Student Bulletin, 10-12-18

Student Bulletin                        Friday, October 12                                    Day 4

October is National Principal Month!  Be sure to thank Mrs. Young for all she does for you!!


From the food service staff: You cannot purchase ala cart until after we serve the students eating regular lunch first or we will send you back to put the items away. Again, you can only purchase ala cart after we serve the regular lunches and if you have money in your accounts.  Thank you.


The Monticello Express and Shoppers’ Guide is challenging all businesses in the Monticello area to help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month for October.   ALL HIGH SCHOOL STAFF AND STUDENTS are encouraged to WEAR PINK on Wednesday, October 17th.  Pete Temple from the Express will be here to take a picture of everyone wearing pink at 8:00 am in the gym.  Mrs. Ralston will be collecting donations the day of the picture for those wanting to make a donation to the fight against breast cancer.


ATTENTION SENIORS – VERY IMPORTANT – The diploma list is posted on the office drive-up window.  PLEASE check your name to be sure that it is the way you want it on your diploma AND how it will be read at your graduation ceremony.  PLEASE speak directly with Mrs. Ralston and let her know that yes, it is okay, or no, that it needs changed.   Diplomas will be ordered today with the names spelled as Mrs. Ralston has them.


The Academic Awards is scheduled for Wednesday, October 17th at 9:10 am in the auditorium.  The program is listed outside the office.  10th-12th graders should check to see if your name is listed for recognition or award.  See Mrs. Dirks if you have any questions.  Plan on attending to receive your award.  Award winners only will be excused at 8:50 to go to the auditorium.  The students on the Most Improved GPA Qualifiers list do not have to be dismissed early unless they are award winners.


Sophomores, please complete the 2 question job shadow Google survey Mrs. Stenger shared with you by TODAY.


FFA will meet during WIN today.


The Monticello Eagles are hosting a soup and sandwich supper for Don McCarthy, a Monticello resident whom is fighting stage 4 cancer.   The benefit is Saturday, Oct 13th, from 5-8 pm.  If anyone is in need of silver service hours please contact Julie at the Eagles.


SENIORS:  Senior and baby pictures for yearbook are due before winter break.  We’d like to have as many as possible by Oct. 31.  After that we will post a list of those missing.  They cannot be accepted after winter break.  Get them in now and cross that off your senior to do list!  Hard copies can be turned in to the office window or Mrs. Woodhouse.  Label them on the back with your name.  Or they may be submitted digitally to Mrs. Woodhouse.  If you email it, check for a confirmation email that it was received.


Order your 2019 yearbook now and save.  Go to jostensyearbooks.com


Guidance News:

All Guidance Office announcements will be listed daily for about a week.  If you need to find a past announcement, search in your email for that week’s school announcement list.


All students, especially seniors and juniors should become familiar with the High School Counseling webpage on the District’s website.  Scholarships are being added to the National, State and Local Scholarship webpage and there are many scholarships on the site to look at which all will eventually be updated.  There are also links to other scholarship opportunities for all age groups, college rep visits, college visit days, military rep visits, and many other links to browse through.


The Truck Country Technical Institute in Dubuque is holding an Open House on Saturday November 3rd.  This is an opportunity for students and their parents to learn about career opportunities as a diesel technician. Please see the attached invite for more details.


For seniors: The Spring 2019 internship application is now available at https://www.workplacelearningconnections.com/Default.aspx?wpn=WLC .  The deadline is Monday, October 29th.  Please see Mrs. Stenger if you have questions.


A Simpson College rep will be in the guidance office on October 17th at 11:00 a.m.

Reps from the Army will be in the commons during lunch shifts on October 18th.

A Hawkeye Community College rep will be in the guidance office on October 18th at 9:30 a.m.


Today’s Lunch:  Breaded cheese sticks, lettuce w/romaine, fresh broccoli, banana, and milk.


Activities:   JV/V Football vs Oelwein here 5:00/7:30.

Saturday – Iowa FFA Soils CDE @ Ames.

MHS Dance Team Show 10:00 am.