Student Bulletin Wednesday, December 4 Day 6
SENIORS: Senior and baby photos are due DEC. 18 for yearbook. You can turn in to Mrs. Ralston or Mrs. Woodhouse. This is the Google doc listing who has turned in senior and baby pictures for yearbook.
If you haven’t taken a Kirkwood course yet and plan to next year, now is the time to apply. Some courses will require placement testing before February so plan ahead. Deadlines will be enforced. Go to www.kirkwood.edu/earncredit -> Apply to earn CCHS. After this is complete, be sure to activate your
k number and password in the welcome letter. Call Craig or Lisa if you have any questions at 319-465-2302.
Aaron Horn from Delta V Code School will be presenting about careers in technology December 10th during WIN. If you are interested in a career in technology but aren’t sure which one is right for you, this is the perfect presentation to attend. See Mrs. Sconsa to sign up or for more information.
Attention Monticello Juniors! ACT Prep Seminar will be held January 13, 2020 at the Kirkwood Jones Regional Education Center in Monticello. RSVP to Abby Jaeger at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 319-465-2302 by January 3, 2020. Sponsored by F&M Bank.
Kirkwood is hosting an Academy Expo on December 17th for sophomore students that would like to explore what Kirkwood academies are like. See Mrs. Stenger for an invitation.
WIN meetings this week
Friday, Dec 6 9-12 Choir
The Iowa State Board of Education is seeking applications for a student member to serve on the board. The application and supporting documents are available on the Iowa Department of Education’s website. Please see the attached document for additional details.
Best of luck to our Panther Dance Team as they compete tomorrow at the Iowa state dance competition. We are proud! We are Monti!
Community Service Opportunities:
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!
Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities – Applicant must be a graduating high school senior at Monticello High School planning on attending an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Must have an identified disability and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. See the information posted on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline is December 6, 2019
American Soybean Assoc. Soy Scholarship – Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a current ASA member who plans to declare agriculture as a major. Must have a GPA of at least a 3.0. Essay and recommendations required. Online application. See the information posted on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: December 1, 2019
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest – Applicant must write an essay that describes an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year JFK was born. See information on contest eligibility and requirements that are posted on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: January 17, 2020
ASHRAE Iowa Chapter Scholarship Program – For a complete list of scholarships, eligibility criteria, and application materials, please visit www.ashrae.org/scholarships . Deadlines are December 1st and May 1st.
AXA Achievement Scholarship – Applicants are high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Award recipients are ethnically and economically diverse but share the qualities of ambition; drive; determination to reach goals; have respect for self, family and community; and the ability to succeed in college. See information on contest eligibility and requirements that are posted on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: December 15, 2019
Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program – The only eligibility requirement is that the applicant be enrolled, for the academic year following the award, in a degree program in an accredited post-secondary institution. For the general awards, the applicant need not be a member of Mensa and are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post-secondary education and financial need. Awards are based on an essay. See information posted on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: January 15, 2020
National Center for Learning Disabilities Scholarships – The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships offer financial assistance to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursing post-secondary education. See information posted on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website.
Keep Iowa Beautiful Scholarships – Bob Byers Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa high school senior enrolling in an Iowa college or university to student environmental science, community development, landscape architecture or architecture with historical emphasis, or community planning and sustainability. William Fultz Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa high school senior planning on studying communications, public relations and/or marketing. Gerald Schnepf Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa high school senior who has a record of community service and a desire to continue to support and contribute to the enhancement of the place they live and work. See information on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline is January 31, 2020
Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics – University of Iowa – Applicant must be an Iowa graduating senior who has applied for admission at the University of Iowa and will declare physics or astronomy as their major. See information on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: January 31, 2020
National Honor Society Scholarship – Any senior NHS member in good standing may apply. See information on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: December 6, 2019 – Recommendations Deadline: December 10, 2019
Today’s Lunch: Country fried steak, mashed potatoes, mixed fruit, roll & butter, and milk.