Student Bulletin Tuesday, February 25 Day 4
The MHS February Students of the Month were nominated together by Sarah Domer-Sleep and are Juniors Kaitlin Guyer and Maci Welter! She nominated Kaitlin and Maci “for their hard work on making this year’s Dance Marathon a success. They went above and beyond in gathering sponsors and securing donations, as well as coming in on their off time to help plan. They are excellent leaders for our school and for our community.” Congratulations Kaitlin and Maci!!
This week is
National FFA Week!!
Tuesday is Farmer Day
Wednesday is Drive a Tractor to School Day
Thursday is FFA Official Dress Day (Blue & Gold FFA jacket)
Friday is Ag Olympics during WIN
Summer Driver’s Ed registration forms are available at the office drive up window. Registration deadline is Monday, March 2. Space may be limited. Applications will be considered on first come first served basis.
Student enterprise is selling spring plates, and your choices are:
1. White chocolate strawberries with crushed pretzels or sprinkles $6 per plate and eight strawberries are on each plate
2. A spring shaped rice krispy treats $9 per plate with 10 treats on a plate.
E-mail Mr. Malausky if you’re interested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BPA is selling lollipops for $1 in Mrs. Gassman’s room (room 302). Lots of great flavors, stop in before school or between classes if you would like to buy some! Thanks for your support.
Be sure to check out the flyer outside the office about the Hope on a Leash to Benefit the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation T-shirt Design Contest scheduled for August 29th in Marion. Entry Form Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020.
There will be a Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Blood Drive on Thursday, February 27 from 2-6 at the Berndes Center. To sign up, contact Leah Holub or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. Students can also sign up during 2nd lunch this week just look for a table.
Kirkwood is offering a Basic Welding Metal class three-week series for ages 10-15 at the Kirkwood Jones Regional Center, Monticello. Call 319-465-2302 if you are interested.
There will be a Girls Soccer sign up meeting today at 3:30 in the auditorium.
Monticello Nursing & Rehab Center is looking for part-time CNAs. They offer a shift during the week that is 5pm-9pm with a starting wage for CNAs of $13-$15/hour. They are also looking for part-time dietary aides to work the 5pm-8pm shift.
Please read the attached letter regarding the SID (Standard Improvement Day) scheduled for Friday, March 13.
FFA will meet during WIN on Friday, February 28.
Community Service Opportunities:
Monticello Parks and Recreation is looking for students interested in silver service hours by coaching youth soccer this spring. It’s a great way to earn 20-30 hours! Contact Jacob Oswald at 319-465-4660 if interested.
TILT Together Parent Group is looking for high school students to volunteer to help with childcare during their meetings on Tuesday nights. Contact Lindsay Ryan at Lindsay.email@example.com if you are interested in service hours.
CPPC is looking for volunteers to a Child Safety ID Event on April 5th. Sign up here.
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 Mt Mercy University will be in the counseling office on Monday, March 9th at 9:00 am.
Monticello Schools Foundation Scholarship – Scholarships are listed on one form – checkmark scholarships of choice. See each scholarship for eligibility. Application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline is April 8, 2020.
There are a limited number of spots for free Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training this summer at JREC. See Mrs. Stenger if you are interested.
An ICAN representative will provide presentations to help students plan for the future March 3rd during Parent/Teacher Conferences in the library. The Career and College Planning presentation is at 5:30 pm and the Understanding Financial Aid presentation is at 6:30 pm. All students and parents are welcome to attend.
is hosting a Black Iowa Youth Conference in April. See Mrs. Stenger to
learn more details.
A Simpson College rep will here on Thursday, March 5 during lunch shifts. Stop by and say hi and ask questions about Simpson!
Sophomores are encouraged to sign up for the PreACT, a practice version of the ACT, with Mrs. Stenger by March 13th. The PreACT is free and will be administered the morning of March 24th.
Keith Dirks Memorial Scholarship – Friends of Jones County Conservation & Nature Center – One $500 scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior from a Jones County high school who has indicated an interest in pursuing a post-secondary degree or certificate relating to science, technology, math or engineering and is a Jones County resident. The application can be downloaded at http://hartvogt.wixsite.com/fojccnc or on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: March 31, 2020
Jack Recker Scholarship – LOCAL – Applicant must have the desire to pursue a 2-4 year college education in the agriculture field. Application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: March 20, 2020
David Greif Memorial Scholarship – LOCAL – 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 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: April 20, 2020
American Legion Auxiliary Merit Award – Member -Applicant must be member of or a relative of an American Legion Auxiliary member. See relative list on application. Must be planning to enroll in a school in Iowa. Application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage posted on the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: March 15, 2020
Paragon IT Professionals Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa high school graduating senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Go to http://bit.ly/ParagonITLF2020Scholarship for the online application and to submit your transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a 500 max. word goal statement that describes your future aspirations. Deadline is March 31, 2020
Nate Dunn Business Scholarship – Applicant must be a graduating senior with a desired passion in the area of finance. Letters of reference and essay required. Application can be found on the 2020 Scholarship Application webpage linked from the MHS Counseling website. Deadline: April 1, 2020
Today’s Lunch: Hot dog/bun, fiesta beans, French fries, jello w/fruit, and milk.
Activities: Boys District Basketball vs Cascade @ Solon 7:00.