HS Student Bulletin, 9-13-19

Student Bulletin                Friday, September 13                                                                   Day 3

 

There are enough parking spaces during the school for each student to have a parking space.  Please do not park on the end caps.  If you do, you will get a ticket.

 

The Fall weight room hours have changed. The new hours after school will be Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30-5:00.

 

If you were not able to attend the BPA meeting but are still interested, please see Mrs. Gassman in room 302!

 

BPA is selling lollipops for $1 in Mrs. Gassman’s room (302), only blocks 1-4.

 

Juniors can sign up for the PSAT practice test for the SAT by seeing Mrs. Stenger and paying $17.00 by September 17th.  Sophomores can test for practice.  Students are responsible for transportation to JREC on the test date of October 16th.

 

Attention Seniors – Go to the webstore for your Seniors shirts.  https://monticelloseniors2019.itemorder.com

See Emily Schlarmann with questions.

 

Students interested in an automotive competition Tuesday, November 5th in Ankeny for prizes should talk to Mrs. Stenger for more information.

 

10th-12th grade students are invited to sign up for the ASVAB career test at the high school on Wednesday, September 18th at 8:00 am.  Students wanting to practice for the ACT, military entrance exam, or have wonderful career exploration resources are encouraged to sign up with Mrs. Stenger by September 16th.  Military recruiters will not have access to student scores or contact information.  There will be an informational meeting during WIN Monday, September 9th in the auditorium.

 

High School Picture Day is Monday, September 16th.

 

Classes will not be held on Friday, September 20th for a Teacher Collaboration Day.

 

WIN meetings this week –  Today –  Interact

 

Warning:  Today the first F list will be run for Lunch Study Table starting next week.  If you are currently failing a class, please work to get your grade up to passing before Friday morning.

 

MHS Dance Team is selling We Are Monti t-shirts and crewneck sweatshirts.  Forms are available at the office drive-up window or contact any panther dancer to place your order…. orders are due October 1st….. We are Monti!

 

See the School Safety poster contest flyer that is posted outside the office if you are interested in entering.

 

Ohnward Bank is looking to hire a junior or senior teller that would process deposits, cash checks, wrap coins, and other duties.  The teller would be able to work weekday afternoons and some Saturdays.  Contact Suzan Ehlers at 319-465-6173 extension 3213 if you are interested.

 

Junior powder puff order forms can be picked up at the office drive-up window and are due back to the office by Monday, September 16th.

 

Senior powder puff order forms can be picked up at the office drive-up window and are due back to the office TOMORROW!!

 

Homecoming week is Sept 23rd – 28th.   Dress-Up Days are as follows:  Monday is Color Wars Day – Staff-Black, Seniors-Maroon/Red, Juniors-Blue, Sophomores-White, Freshmen-Yellow, Tuesday is Jersey Day, Wednesday is Character Day, Thursday is Pajama Day, and Friday is Panther Pride Day.

 

The Homecoming Parade and Coronation will be held on Monday, Sept 23rd.  Parade line up will start at 5:30 in the pool parking lot and the Parade will begin at 6:00 following the same route as last year. Coronation will be at the football field 6:30. If weather conditions are not favorable the coronation will be held in the High School Gymnasium at 6:30.  The Junior/Senior Girls Powder Puff game will begin at 7:00.

 

Any junior or senior girl wishing to participate in the Powder Puff game on Monday, Sept 23rd needs to turn in a completed permission form to Mr. Lambert by Thursday, Sept 19th.  Forms are available at the office drive-up window.  Mouth guards are also required for anyone wishing to play, if you need one see Mr. Lambert.

 

On Friday, September 27th there will be a Homecoming Pep Rally at 2:45 in the High School gymnasium.

 

The Homecoming Court and their parents will be presented between the JV and Varsity football games on Friday, Sept 27th.

 

The Homecoming Dance will be on Saturday, September 28th in the High School commons from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  If you have invited a guest to the homecoming dance who is not currently a Monticello High School student, you must register your guest in the office by Fri, Sept 27th.  There is a registration guest list to write your guest’s name on in the office.  Dance Guest Registration forms are available at the office drive-up window.

 

Homecoming tickets will be sold September 16th through September 20th.  Ticket cost is $5/person.

Please sign the poster designated for your class. This will also be available at lunch all of next week.

 

During homecoming week Student Council will be doing activities during lunchtime –

Monday – Hula Hoop Contest and Guessing Jar

Tuesday – Card Games

Wednesday – Photobooth

Thursday – Carnival Games

Friday – Karaoke

 

 

Community Service Opportunities:

Sunday, Sept 15th and Sept 22nd — The fall softball league is looking for workers for concession stands and field prep help.  Contact Lauri at 319-480-4026 if you’d like to earn silver service hours.

 

 

Guidance News:

All students are encouraged to keep track of the Guidance Office and Scholarship webpages for updates on important information on ACTs, college or military rep visits, college information and scholarship information and applications.  See Mrs. Stenger or Mrs. Dirks if you have any questions!

 

Juniors and seniors can now sign up for a job shadow to learn more about a future career.  Here is a video with more information about job shadows and internships.  Students can apply for a job shadow here until Wednesday, September 18th.

 

Want to learn more about applying to college?  Register for ICAN’s How to Apply to College here.

 

September 17th – A rep from Iowa Central Community College will be in the guidance office from 11:30-12:00.  Stop in to say hi and ask any questions you may have!

 

September 18 – a rep from Upper Iowa University will be in the commons during lunch shifts.  Stop by and say hi and let them know if you have any questions!

 

September 24 – a rep from the University of Iowa will be in the commons during 2nd shift lunch.  Stop by and say hi and let them know if you have any questions!

 

September 25 – a Coe College rep will be in the guidance office at 10:15 a.m.

 

September 25th – A UNI rep will be in the commons during lunch shifts.  Please stop by and say hi and ask any questions you may have!

 

October 3 – a rep from Simpson College will be in the guidance office from 9:00-9:30.  Stop by and say hi and let them know if you have any questions!

 

October 8th – A rep from Brown University in Providence, RI will be in the commons during lunch shifts.  Please stop by and say hi and ask any questions you may have!

 

October 9 – a rep from University of Wisconsin-Platteville will be in the commons during lunch shifts.  Stop by and say hi and let them know if you have any questions!

 

November 11th – A rep from Hawkeye Community College will be in the commons during lunch shifts.  Stop by and say hi and ask any questions you may have.

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships – National & State:  Applicant must be a graduating senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited public or private institution.  Must demonstrate financial need, be involved in school and community activities.  Also based on academics and be a person who displays integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Must have a GPA of 2.0 or above. More information can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the High School Counseling website.  Deadline: October 25, 2019

 

 

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

 

Activities:  V Football @ Bellevue 7:00.

Saturday – IA FFA Dairy Cattle & Milk Quality & Products CDE @ Manchester.

Cross Country home at high school 9:00.

Fresh/Soph & JV Volleyball home at middle school 9:00.

9th VB @ Cascade 9:00.