Student Bulletin Thursday, January 21 Day 1
Senior Justin Recker has been nominated for KCRG’s Athlete of the Week. To vote, go to www.kcrg.com and vote towards the middle of the homepage. Voting continues today until at 10am. VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
Karli Recker is hosting a Blood Drive Wednesday, February 3rd from 2:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Berndes Center in Monticello. Sign up online at www.bloodcenter.org or contact Karli at firstname.lastname@example.org. When signing up online under “Schedule Reason” select “Recruited by Blood Drive Coordinator.”
Senior families, it is time for college award letters to be sent out. See this video to learn more about what an award letter looks like and what to do.
The job shadow application is now open for juniors and seniors! Students can apply for a group job shadow here until January 27th.
Students who are doing Hybrid or Online Learning must have the paperwork for second semester turned into the office by 3:15 today.
Reminder from Food Service – You must wait at the back of the line if you want ala carte. Someone will be at the computer at that time.
There will be no snow days this year. These will be Online Learning Days! If we have a weather closure on a school day, students are required to check each of their Google Classrooms by 8:30 am to see their teachers’ postings as to instructions about meeting and/or office hours for the day.
Kirkwood scheduling for the 21-22 school year begins January 26th. If you would like to virtually meet with Julie Welter, Kirkwood Career Counselor & Academic Advisor, to discuss the best fit, sign up here.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering avirtual 6-part series teaching youth how to cook kid-friendly recipes in a mug! This is open to grades 4th – 12th. Registrations are due by Friday, January 22nd or until full! Space is limited! See the attached flyer. ..\Kids That Cook Flyer.pdf
American Heart Association Heart Sale. SODA students will be selling the hearts in the commons before school and during lunch this week and next. Look for them if you’d like to support a great cause.
Each heart is $1. You can put your name on it or dedicate it to someone. If MHS sells more than 100 hearts we will have a pie in the face of a student. If we sell more than 200 we will have a pie in the face of both a student and a teacher. At 300 we’ll have student, teacher and Mrs. Young. And if we can pull off selling 400 Dr. Jaeger the superintendent has agreed to take a pie in the face. We have about 400 people in the building with students and staff so hopefully that is attainable. For each heart you purchase your name goes in the drawing to put the pie in someone’s face. So if you buy 5 then you get your name in the drawing 5 times. Then we will have a lottery drawing to see who gets to put a pie in the face of someone.
Kraus Plumbing & Heating is seeking seniors interested in apprenticeship programs for Plumbing or Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. Contact Sarah Sleep at 465-5129 or email@example.com.
Theisen’s in Monticello is looking for some help.
What: Cashier, Sales, and Load-out Positions
Who: Anyone 16 or older
More Information: We are looking for an eager individual who is willing to cashier, assist customers with finding items, and load customer’s vehicles. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Please visit the Monticello Theisen’s and ask for Amy if you are interested in the position. Paper applications are available at the registers. This would be nights and weekends with the potential to receive more hours during the Summer months.
Silver Service/Community Service Opportunities:
Animal Welfare Friends has silver service/community service opportunities vailable. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or at 319-480-1125 if you’d like to help out.
** Monthly van maintenance: keep track of oil changes, check tires and windshield wipers, cleaning of van.
** Create YouTube videos:
Welcome to AWF for shelter visitors and volunteers; How to walk a dog.
** Pamphlet creation featuring Monticello businesses shelter visitors can visit while in the area.
** Inserting letters for upcoming donation campaign (can be completed off site).
** Cat socialization.
** Dog walking and grooming.
** Dog morning and or evening dog chores
** Cat morning and or evening cat chores
A Monticello youth team is putting on a girls’ basketball tournament on Saturday, February 6th and are in need of several volunteers for the day! The hours would be approximately 7-7:30 AM through 8 PM that day so plenty of opportunity for hours. Will set a schedule closer to time and know what is needed for sure and how many volunteers we have. If you are interested in getting some volunteer hours or have questions please email, text or call ASAP: Kellie Arduser, 319-480-0454 or email@example.com
Today’s Lunch: Macaroni & cheese, green beans, pears, dinner roll & butter, and milk.
Activities: JV/V Girls and Boys Bowling @ West Delaware 4:00.
V Wrestling @ Northeast 5:30.
V Girls Only vs West Delaware 7:00.
Counselor’s Office News:
All students, especially seniors, should be checking out the Scholarship webpage. Scholarship season is starting and information and applications will begin to be posted. Past scholarship applications are listed to help you research the ones you want to apply for – look at the old applications to get an idea of how to answer questions and essays then watch for the updated application. Watch for deadlines and how to submit the applications. Also check out the Counseling Announcements for information on colleges, college visits and contacts plus other counseling information.
College representatives will be arranging virtual college visits with our school this year. See a list of the scheduled colleges and a link to the Zoom meeting by visiting here. More will be added as they schedule with us.
Grand Lodge of Iowa MCEC Technical Scholarship – Applicant must be a graduating Iowa high school senior planning to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College. The applicant’s academic record, communication skills and need for financial assistance will be considered. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is March 1, 2021
Farm Kids for College Scholarships – Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to pursue an agriculture-related degree and an accredited college or university. Go to www.nationalfarmers.com/scholarships to download the application pack and get all the information on applying. Deadline is February 23, 2021
Keith Dirks Memorial Scholarship – Friends of Jones County Conservation & Nature Center – One-$500 scholarship will be awarded to a 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. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is March 31, 2021
Iowa Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship Program – Applicant must be a child of a full-time or part-time employee of firms that are members of the Iowa Grocery Industry Association. Go to www.iowagrocers.com and click on Scholarship Program to access the application and see list of available scholarships. Deadline is March 15, 2021
Quota of Cedar Rapids Education Scholarship – Applicant must be a high school or college student with a hearing disability. College students must be entering their junior, senior or graduate program in the areas of Speech & Language Pathology, Deaf Education or Audiology. Deadline is March 26, 2021.
Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarships – The Iowa 4-H Foundation wants to continue to encourage Iowa 4-H members to continue their education past high school. They have several scholarship opportunities including the 4-H College Scholarship and the Hills Bank Leadership Grant and more. Go to www.iowa4hfoundation.org/en/funding_for_4hers/scholarships/ for information and to apply. Please notice the different deadlines for each scholarship.
SFM Foundation Scholarship – The SFM Foundation/Kids Chance provides scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota or Iowa employees. Application is available at www.sfmfoundation.com . Deadline is March 31, 2021.
Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarship – Open to dependents of current or past National Guard members. Must be a graduating senior or incoming freshman pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree or certification program. Go to www.ingoaux.com/scholarships for information and to apply. Deadline is February 1, 2021.
Iowa National Guard Service Scholarship – Open to Iowa residents currently serving in the Iowa National Guard. See information on more eligibity requirements and how to apply. Information can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is July 1, 2021.
Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program – Selection is based on academic achievement demonstrated by a high school GPA of at least 3.0. Also based on leadership demonstrated by self-reliance, initiative, problem solving and creative ability in and out of school. Essay required. See application packet for all requirements. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is February 15, 2021.