Student Bulletin Wednesday, January Day 4
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.
Students wanting to take Kirkwood’s Composition, Statistics, or an online class next year must complete required testing before January 21st. Students can sign up with Mrs. Stenger to test January 15th at 8:30 in the high school building.
Junior and senior
students may sign up for a group job shadow day through Workplace
First come, first served.
Mercy Medical Center, Hall-Perrine Cancer Center is hosting an event called Hall-Perrine’s 2020 Prom – Your Skin is In! This event will take place on Sunday, January 19th, 2020 from 2-4pm. This event is held at the cancer center each year to encourage teens to choose safer alternatives to tanning beds to prepare for prom. See the flyer posted outside the office.
Spring Play Auditions are scheduled for Monday, January 13th at 3:30 and 7:00 pm, and Tuesday, January 14th at 3:30 and 7:00 pm in Mrs. Osterkamp’s room (308).
This is the schedule for January 13th – the last day of
Lunch A 11:00-11:25
Lunch B 11:50-12:15
The Monticello High School Student Council will be sponsoring a Winter Food/Toiletry Drive for the Monticello Food Pantry from January 14-24. Our goal this year is to bring in 1000 high need items. A list of high need items has been provided in every classroom and there are lists hanging all around the building. To help promote our Winter Food/Toiletry Drive, Monticello students and community fans who bring in four items to the January 17th basketball game against the Bellevue Comets will have free admission. Thank you for your generosity.
Community Service Opportunities:
Monticello Animal Welfare Foundation Silver Service Opportunities:
Morning dog or cat chores 8-10 am daily
Evening dog or cat chores 5-6:30 daily
Laundry and cleaning
Please contact Cindy Bagge 319-480-1125 or at email@example.com
Drop ins are welcome; however, calling ahead assures there will be planned activities.
Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a non-profit in Jones County that provides beds for kids (ages 3-17) that do not have one. We are having a community build on January 12th at Welter Storage in Monticello. This is where the community comes together to build those beds. All ages and experiences are welcome. This is a wonderful way for kids to get Silver Cord or volunteer hours, while also giving back to their community. If anyone is interested in participating, the link to sign up is: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050f4aa5a62fa5fa7-shpcommunity3 If a student should need a bed, fill out an application form at: https://www.shpbeds.org/request-free-twin-bed
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!
A rep from Hawkeye Community College will be in the commons during the second lunch shift on Tues., February 4th. Stop by and ask any questions you may have about Hawkeye!
Jones County Dairy Promotion Scholarship – Applicant must be a graduating senior pursuing a post-secondary agriculture-related education in an accredited institution. Must be graduating from a Jones County school district. Essay required. Information and application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Applications webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: February 1, 2020
Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships – The Iowa Newspaper Foundation offers scholarships for Iowa students preparing for a career in the newspaper industry. Scholarships include the Robert & Evelyn Reiste Memorial Scholarship, the Carter Pitts Scholarship, the INF Scholarships, the Woodward Scholarship, the Shaw Scholarship. the Morian Scholarship, the Iowa College Media Association Scholarship, and the Iowa Journalism Institute Scholarships. Online application only at www.INAnews.com. Information can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Applications webpage on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: February 14, 2020
Bright Scholars of Iowa Scholarship – University of Iowa – Applicant must be an Iowa senior with outstanding academic achievements and has demonstrated a commitment to learning and community service. Must show financial need by filing the FAFSA. When applying to the University of Iowa, you have the opportunity to apply for this scholarship and get the eligibility information. Go to https://uiowa.academicworks.com/opportunities/161252 for more information. Deadline: January 15, 2020
Mediacom Communications is again offering 55-$1000 non-renewable scholarships through its World Class Scholarship Program to seniors in high school in the states where it provided cable, internet and telephone services. The online application can be found at www.mediacomworldclass.com . Completed applications should be sent to: World Class Scholarship Program, 3737 Westown Parkway, Suite A, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Deadline is February 15, 2020. More information can be obtained by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Iowa Farm Bureau Scholarships – Applicant must be a son or daughter of Iowa Farm Bureau member and parents must be in good standing with his/her respective county Farm Bureau. Must apply in the county the membership is held. Must be pursuing a two or four year college degree, majoring in agriculture, nursing or education. See application for more eligibility requirements. To access application, go to www.iowafarmbureau.com, log in and go to Member Benefits and click on Scholarships & Grants. Information and application can also be found on the 2020 Scholarship Applications webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: February 28, 2020
Conservation Districts of Iowa Conservation Scholarships – Applicant must be a graduating senior pursuing programs of study in any field of conservation or agriculture. Based on scholastic achievement, school and community involvement, and leadership qualities. Information and application can also be found on the 2020 Scholarship Applications webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: February 14, 2020
ACACIA Leadership Scholarship – Iowa State University – Applicant must be a male, graduating senior planning on attending the Iow State University. Must excel in academics, extracurricular school activities and community service involvement. Information and application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: March 1, 2020
Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation Scholarships – Applicants must be committed to pursuing automobile-related studies, such as technician training, body shop/collision repair, diesel, new vehicle sales, parts sales, accounting, or business administration. Information and application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: March 2, 2020
1st Gateway Credit Union Scholarship – Applicant must have been a 1st Gateway Credit Union member for at least six months prior to scholarship entry and be a member in good standing. Based on academic achievement, strong work ethic, school and community activities and essay. Information and application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: February 14, 2020
Today’s Lunch: Breaded pork/bun, tater tots, baby carrots, sidekicks, and milk.