Student Bulletin Tuesday, March 9 Day 2
Going to Wells Fargo Arena this week to watch state basketball?! Here are their rules:
Masks are required
Bags must be clear, and smaller than 12x6x12″
Enter via south doors and exit via north doors
Sit in your assigned seating pod
The weight room hours will be:
Before School – Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 6:45-7:45am
After School – Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:15-4:30pm
Students who completed paperwork to take Kirkwood classes next year and have not enrolled in Dual Enroll, Kirkwood will be contacting you to schedule an individual appointment.
NHS applications are available at the office drive up window and on the district website. Applications are due to the high school office by Friday, March 12 at 3:15. No exceptions will be made for late submissions. Sophomores and Juniors with a 3.5 GPA and 40 hours of documented community service are eligible to apply.
If parents & students missed the free ICAN College Planning and Financial Aid webinars, here are the links and access passcodes for you to view.
Topic: Financial Aid
Access Passcode: d7#1n!eR
Topic: Life After High School: A Guide to Career and College Planning
Access Passcode: %@E4yc?j
Attention Seniors — If you would like to be a DARE Role Model, compose a brief essay as to why you are a candidate for DARE role model. Email your essay to Officer Graver at firstname.lastname@example.org
By Friday, March 12th at 3:15 pm.
Attention Juniors and Seniors — Post Prom donation & Post Prom entry fee/shirt forms are available at the office drive-up window, on the Monticello Post Prom Page on Facebook, and at this link Post Prom Parent Donor Letter 2021.pdf. Please return the forms to the office by Monday, March 22.
Sophomores that would like to take a practice ACT test Wednesday, March 24th from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm should sign up with Mrs. Stenger by Thursday, March 11th. The Pre-ACT is free for sophomores.
Today’s Lunch: Mini corn dogs, sweet potato waves, mixed vegetables, pineapple tidbits, and milk.
Activities: Boys State Basketball vs Pella 8:00.
Silver Service/Community Service Opportunities:
Animal Welfare Friends has numerous silver service/community service opportunities available. Contact Amy at 319-975-8283 or Cindy at 319-480-1125.
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.
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.
Mattress Advisor Sleep Scholarship – Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited US college or university. Go to www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships for list of scholarship opportunities and eligibility. Online application. Deadline is March 20, 2021.
Professional Educators of Iowa Scholarships – Student awards include Teacher of Tomorrow Scholarship, the Ed Christian Scholarship, the Educational Persistence Scholarship and the College Book Scholarship. Information on eligibility and requirements as well as the application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 1, 2021
Starlighters II Theater Scholarship – To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must meet one or more of the following criteria: Be a resident of Jones County, attend a Jones County school and/or have participated in at least one Starlighters II mainstage production. Must be a graduating senior and will submit plans to enter a program leading to a degree in Theater, Music or Dance. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 23, 2021.
Monticello Firefighters/Don McCarthy Memorial Scholarship – Applicant must be graduating from Monticello High School and planning to register as a full-time student at the college of their choice. Must be a current or past Junior Firefighter and/or student pursuing any type of degree in Fire Science or EMS. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 27, 2021.
Monticello Firefighters/Richmond Kromminga Memorial Scholarship – All Monticello seniors are eligible to apply. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 27, 2021.
Ray Schneider Living Endowment for Youth Scholarship – Any graduating Monticello High School senior is eligible to apply. Must be planning to attend a post-secondary educational program at an accredited trade school, college or university. Information and application can be found at www.rayzorray.com . Application is also available on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 15, 2021.
Monticello High School Fine Arts Boosters Scholarship – Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0, have been involved in high school choir or band 3 or their 4 years and must be pursuing a music-related major in college. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 23, 2021.
Lloyd & Joyce Welter Endowed Scholarship – Applicant must be a Monticello graduate with at least 2.5 GPA. Criteria includes economic need, citizenship, predictability for success and academic achievement. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is March 30, 2021.