Student Bulletin Wednesday, April 28 Day 2
Our MHS Student of the Month is Ian LaGrange! Congratulations Ian!
Seniors who are interested in speaking at graduation, please see Mrs. Carlson or Ms. DeWitte for details.
Sophomores will be ISASP Testing on Thursday, April 29 from 8:05 – 9:30. Freshmen, Juniors, and Seniors will follow our normal schedule.
There will be no throwing for baseball tonight. Baseball practice will be on Monday at 5:30 out at the field.
There will be a short softball meeting today 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 for football or basketball are scheduled for Saturday, May 1 at 8:30 am in the high school gym. 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.
Today’s Lunch: Grab and Go Lunch from 11:45 to Noon.
Activities: Boys Golf here @ 10:00 a.m.
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.
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.