Student Bulletin Monday, April 26 Day 1
Our MHS Student of the Month is Ian LaGrange! Congratulations Ian!
Attention Seniors – Your Class of 2021 Senior Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28th at 8:00 am in the high school auditorium. Please plan to attend.
Seniors who are interested in speaking at graduation, please see Mrs. Carlson or Ms. DeWitte for details.
There will be a short softball meeting on Wednesday, April 28th at noon in the high school auditorium. If you are unable to attend contact Coach McDonald or Coach McQuillen.
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.
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 a Career Panel via Zoom during WIN today to learn more about careers in the fields of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 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 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 email@example.com or phone 319-560-8150.
Today’s Lunch: Beef taco/shell, seasoned potato cubes, mandarin oranges, cookie, and milk.
Activities: Girls Golf @ Fillmore Fairways 4:00.
Boys Golf here vs Cascade 4:00.
Girls Track @ CPU 4:45.
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 the 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
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is honoring former Associate Director Karon Brown with the establishment of the Karon Brown Award. The award has been created as a tribute to the former IGHSAU Associate Director, who retired at the end of 2020 after 43 years of service. To download a Microsoft Word document of the award application to your desktop, click here. The deadline to apply for the 2021 award is June 1, 2021.
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.