Student Bulletin Thursday, April 22 Day 1
Juniors are able to sign up for a free Nurse Aide course this summer. Students must be able to attend 4-5 sessions in Hiawatha in addition to the Zoom sessions. Call 465-2302 if interested by April 22nd.
Cheerleading Tryouts are scheduled for Saturday, May 1 at 8:30 am in the high school gym. Tryout applications are available at the office drive-up window.
The Prescription Shoppe has the Moderna COVID vaccine available for anyone 18 and over. For information, call 319-465-4404 or email email@example.com.
There will be a baseball meeting for anyone wanting to go out for baseball this season at 7:40 am in the HS Auditorium tomorrow morning, Friday, April 23. Please see Mr. Harms or Mr. Szurkowski if you are unable to make the meeting.
There are hard copies at our office drive-up window for any student that is completing online orientation for Kirkwood and is unable to download the necessary forms.
Kirkwood will be presenting two Career Panels via Zoom during WIN tomorrow, Friday, April 23 and Monday, April 26 to learn more about careers in the fields of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Two professionals will be talking their jobs, career paths, and will also give suggestions on what you can do now to prepare yourselves for a future career in these fields. On Friday, you will learn about a career in Agriculture/Animal Science and Nutrition. On Monday, you will hear from a professional who is originally from Iowa and has relocated several times with his job for the DNR and currently lives in Florida. He has held several different positions within the Department of Natural Resources that he will talk about. Students will login through Zoom during WIN time on Friday from 1:11-1:41. Please use the following link to login: https://kirkwood.zoom.us/j/8626855873
or go to http://www.zoom.us and join meeting # 8626855873
For questions, contact Julie Welter by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 319-560-8150.
Job Opportunity —
Monticello Nursing & Rehab is interviewing for the following positions –
Dietary Aide – starting at $13.00/hour
CAN – starting at $10.20/hour
Cook – starting at $13.50/hour
Interested students may apply at www.monticellocampus.com
Today’s Lunch: Popcorn chicken, seasoned rice, green beans, mixed fruit, and milk.
Activities: Girls and Boys Track here 4:30.
Girls and Boys Soccer @ Marquette Catholic 3:45 and 5:15.
Girls Golf @ North Scott 12:00.
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:
Seniors – keep checking scholarship webpage as there are many scholarships that have late spring/early summer deadlines.
White Hawk Tech-Vocational Scholarship – For students interested in pursuing a career in plumbing and heating and plans to attend a technical, trade and/or vocational school. Application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is May 20, 2021.
DEADLINE EXTENDED P.E.O in Education Scholarship – This award is for a female Monticello High School senior who has maintained a 3.0 GPA and plans to pursue a BA degree in education. If no current, eligible recipient is found, a former Monticello female graduate who is pursuing a BA in education may apply. Application is found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 27, 2021
There are many virtual career and college exploration opportunities available for students this spring. They can be found here.
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.
The following programs are accepting applications for the 2021-2022 year —
Iowa Youth Congress (IYC) is a youth advocacy program under the Iowa Department of Human Rights. The year-long program seeks up to 100 Iowa high school students of all backgrounds and provides them the opportunity to gain hands-on education in the subject areas of state government, democracy, advocacy, and civic engagement. Members in IYC gain the knowledge, abilities, and direction to advocate and enact change in their communities and at the state level for issues affecting youth. Throughout their term, members also gain skills including public speaking, problem-solving, and political debate in a multicultural leadership setting. To apply, please go to http://bit.ly/IowaYouthCongress2021 or use the QR code. Applications close June 4th.
The State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council (SIYAC) became a formal council in 2009 with the passage of legislation (Iowa Code 216A.140.8). SIYAC consists of 21 youth from around the state, who serve two-year terms as members. SIYAC members advocate for youth issues with policymakers (legislators, Governor’s Office, and state agencies) through advocacy, service, and public awareness. These youth leaders are selected to represent all Iowa youth and engage in topics important to young Iowans. To apply, go to http://bit.ly/SIYAC2021 or use the QR code. Applications for SIYAC must include a letter of recommendation, which can be submitted using the link provided here https://forms.gle/9a2wkxmsRmuLJynH9 Applications close June 4th.