Student Bulletin Thursday, April 29 Day 1
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.
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.
Upcoming Blood Drive Hosted by Drucilla — Donors give patients a sunny future. You have the power to save lives this summer with your blood donation at the Monticello Community Blood Drive on May 24.
Did you know that donations in the summer months can drop at much as 20%? Help us avoid the summer slump this year by signing up today! Your donation will help up to FOUR local patients and their families.
As our special summer THANK YOU for donating during this critical period, all donors will earn a $10 gift card!
Monticello Community Blood Drive
Monday, May 24th
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Berndes Center – Gym
APPOINTMENTS AND MASKS ARE REQUIRED.
*Note: There is no deferral period for the COVID-19 vaccine. Donors who have received any vaccine (either first or second dose) are eligible to give. If you have been diagnosed with and recovered from COVID-19, you will be eligible to donate whole blood again after you have been symptom-free for 28 days. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Today’s Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes & gravy, mixed fruit, roll & butter, and milk.
Activities: Boys Track @ Clear Creek Amana 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.
Any student interested in wearing the Monticello Panther Mascot at the Dyersville Downtown Market on August 8th from 8:00 a.m. to Noon, please contact Sarah Goldsmith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counselor’s Office News:
Seniors – Keep checking the scholarship webpage as there are many scholarships that have late spring/early summer deadlines.
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.