Student Bulletin Thursday, May 6 Day 1
Students who have not completed the Conditions of Learning Survey from last Monday, please check your email and complete the survey as soon as possible.
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.
Cedar County Public Health and Hy-Vee are hosting a vaccine clinic for students (age 16+) and families tomorrow, May 7th.
Pfizer vaccine (1st/Prime dose on May 7, 2021 and 2nd/Boost dose on May 28th, 2021)
WHEN AND WHERE:
1. The first dose will occur on May 7th from 12pm-1pm at the North Cedar Jr./Sr. High School District; 400 Ball Street in Clarence, Iowa. Here is the registration link: https://www.hy-vee.com/my-pharmacy/covid-vaccine-consent…
2. The second dose will occur on May 28th from 2pm-3pm at Tipton High School; 400 6th Street, Tipton, Iowa. Here is the registration link: https://www.hy-vee.com/my-pharmacy/covid-vaccine-consent…
On May 22 Monticello Scout Troop 66 will be planting approximately 8,500 sapling trees in a wooded area that was destroyed by the derecho. This project started out at 1,500 trees which is a doable amount. Now this project has evolved to a major task. We are looking for students who have a spade and a need for service hours. Adult leaders will be around and helping with the planting but self-transportation to the Martelle area is required. They will be leaving at 7:30 a.m. from the Monticello High School parking lot. Contact Kirk Freese at 319-480-0126.
Today’s Lunch: Mandarin orange chicken, seasoned rice, green beans, pears, and milk.
Activities: Girls & Boys Conference Track @ Anamosa at 4:30 p.m.
Girls & Boys Soccer @ Tipton at 5:00 p.m.
Silver Service/Community Service Opportunities:
Animal Welfare Friends has numerous spring and summer silver service/community service opportunities available. PLEASE SEE THE UPDATED ATTACHED LISTING!
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.
The Jones County Fair is looking for workers to help with food/drink services. YOU MUST BE 16 TO INQUIRE! Please contact Kathy, 319-389-9002 if you are interested or have any questions.
Cascade Manufacturing is hiring Team/Truss Assembly positions on all shifts. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Apply online at https://cascademfgco.isolvedhire.com or call 563-852-3231, Ext 102 with any questions.
Counselor’s Office News:
ENTENDED DEADLINE! Monticello Rotary/L. Dale Greenawald Scholarship & the Rotary Business Scholarship – Greenawald Scholarship – any student is eligible, preference will be given to students with musical interest and talent and plans to major in a music program. Business Scholarship – plans to major in business. Both based on academic achievement, citizenship, financial need, probability of success and character. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. EXTENDED DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Mae Henry Family & Consumer Science Award – Applicant must graduate from a high school in the Grant Wood AEA region and is planning to pursue a four-year Bachelor degree program of study in the area of Family & Consumer Science. May include this course of study at a community college. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is June 1, 2021
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.