HS Student Bulletin, 3-11-19

Student Bulletin                         Monday, March 11                                                                          Day 5


Attention Juniors and Seniors who are interested in applying for National Honor Society:  Applications along with NHS criteria are available in the high school office and via the district website.  You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and have performed 40 hours of community service to apply. Completed applications will be due Friday, March 15th at 3:15pm to the high school office. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Stenger.


Attention Seniors:  Dare Role Model applications are available at the drive-up window.   DARE Role Models are selected through a strict application process—zero tolerance for alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.  Students must have a good driving record, a 3.0 grade point average, no criminal record, and be role models to their peers and younger students.   Submit applications to the Monticello Police Department by Monday, March 25.


F&M Bank is sponsoring ACT Prep Seminars for juniors at JREC March 30th OR April 6th.  Students should register with Abby Jaeger at abby.jaeger@kirkwood.edu or 465-2302 by March 15th.  The ACT is offered at Monticello High School April 13th.  Students can register at www.act.org.


Frontier Feeds Company is looking for part-time help.  Contact 319-465-4220 if interested.


The first practice for boys golf will be Monday, March 11th after school in the HS conference room instead of Tuesday the 12th.



Today’s Lunch:  BBQ Beef/bun, augratin potatoes, baked beans, pineapple tidbits, and milk.


Activities:   High School Band Concert 7:00 pm.



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.


Monticello Schools Foundation Scholarships – Scholarships are listed on one form – checkmark scholarships of choice.  See each scholarship for eligibility. Application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website.   Deadline: April 8, 2019

Jones County 4-H Scholarships – Applicant must be a graduating senior in high school, must be an active member of a Jones County 4-H Club or FFA Chapter, and be entering professions requiring a minimum of 6 months of college or career school.  Application package includes the 4-H Scholarship Application Form, the Jones County 4-H/FFA Livestock Exhibitor Scholarship Application Supplement (FFA members are only eligible for this award), and the Jones County 4-H Leadership and Community Service Scholarship Application Supplement. Information and application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page on the MHS Counseling Website.   Deadline for all scholarships:  March 10, 2019

DuTrac Community Credit Union announces its Academic Scholarship Program.  This program is available to graduating high school seniors who are members in good standing for at least on year.  Must be accepted as an incoming freshman at an accredited community college, trade school, technical college or university.  Information and application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page on the MHS Counseling website.   Deadline is March 30, 2019

Dubuque Area Labor-Education ad Skilled Trade Scholarship – Applicants must intend to become employed in either Dubuque, JoDaviess or Grant counties following completion of their educational program. Information and application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page on the MHS Counseling Website.  Deadlines are March 15, 2019.

Allen College is excited to host experiences aiding high school students in the exploration and selection of healthcare careers and college options. Events are held on the Allen College campus in Waterloo, IA.

  1. Campus Visit Days One Friday each month, 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Geared toward prospective students with a specific interest in Allen College.  The interactive afternoon includes a review of the admission process, insight from current students and faculty, a financial overview, as well as, a tour of the campus.

Schedule a Visit

  1. A Day in the Life Friday, April 12, 2019, 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.     Registration Deadline: April 3

Designed for students exploring healthcare career paths. Nursing, radiography, diagnostic medical sonography (ultrasound), medical laboratory science, and public health will be highlighted. The sessions include hands-on opportunities for participants.
Group or individual registrations will be accommodated. Boxed lunches are provided.  Register

Lloyd & Joyce Welter Scholarship – Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and attending Kirkwood Community College. Application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page linked from the MHS Counseling website.  Deadline: March 29, 2019


Kirkwood Community College Scholarships – Presidential & Leaders for Tomorrow – Applicants are seniors planning on attending Kirkwood. Go to http://www.kirkwood.edu/scholarships for online application.   Deadline: March 15, 2019.  For the Presidential Scholarship – High school seniors who have an ACT test score of 25 or higher and a 3.5 GPA or above are eligible for the Presidential Scholarship. Up to 25 scholarships for $5,500 each will be available to students who meet this criteria and will be full-time Kirkwood students in the fall and spring following their high school graduation.  For the Leaders For Tomorrow Scholarship – The Leaders For Tomorrow Scholarship is available to high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA or above. Up to 75 scholarships for $3,500 will be available to seniors who will be full-time Kirkwood students in the fall following high school graduation and can demonstrate strong leadership qualities. At least one community and two high school leadership experiences are required during the junior and senior years of high school.


David Greif Memorial Scholarship – Applicant must be a graduating senior planning on attending Kirkwood Community College.  Preference goes to students pursuing an education in engineering or agriculture.  Application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page linked from the MHS Counseling website.  Deadline:  April 22, 2019


Fidelity Bank & Trust Scholarship – Applicant, as well as parent/guardian, are not required to be a customer of Fidelity Bank & Trust.  Must have a “C” grade point average or higher and planning on pursuing an education at an accredited institution (two or four year college program or vocational training). Essay required. Application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page linked from the MHS Counseling website.  Deadline:  March 31, 2019

David E. Cuckler Scholarship – Applicant must be planning to attend Kirkwood Community College in a vocational/technical program.  Application can be found on the 2019 Scholarship Application page linked from the MHS Counseling website.  Deadline: March 29, 2019