Student Bulletin Wednesday, January 19 Day 1
There will be a high school baseball meeting after school at 3:15 this Friday, January 21st in the auditorium. See Coach Harms if you are unable to attend.
Ssg. Bries will be holding a self-defense class in the wrestling room today during WIN. If you haven’t already signed up and are interested, email Mrs. Sconsa.
There will be an occupational therapist here during WIN tomorrow. If you have questions about this interesting career, email Mrs. Sconsa to sign up.
The 7th grade students’ Snack, Drink, and Craft Sale is today from 1:45 – 3:15 in the middle school cafeteria. This is a fundraiser for their ski trip. All high school students are invited to attend and purchase items.
Monticello High School will host the District Large Group Speech Contest this Saturday. We still need several volunteers from 7:30 to noon. You can earn Silver Service Hours and meet students from many different schools, plus see some wonderful performances. If you can help, please see Ms. DeWitte in Room 344 to sign up. You can also email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Silver Service Opportunity:
We are hosting a Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday, February 5th and Sunday, February 6th at the High School and New Middle School. We would love to have anyone who would be willing to help and would like to get in some hours. If you’d like to help, contact Kellie Arduser at email@example.com or 319-480-0454.
Seniors planning to attend college next year should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. See Mrs. Stenger after completing it for a free pop-it!
Scholarships are beginning to be posted. They will be posted alphabetically by name of scholarship as we post them. When active, the scholarship name will be turned green. Go to the school’s website at www.monticello.k12.ia.us and go to the High School page. Click on the Counseling tab, then click on Scholarships on the right. Also check out the Counseling Announcement link for other counseling office information and other college and scholarship announcements.
Seniors – get your questions answered about the Hoover Uncommon Student Award by joining an upcoming Zoom session! This is for sophomores and juniors and their family members so they can hear about this exciting scholarship program. The Zoom session will cover who and what is the Hoover Presidential Foundation and the purpose of this program, eligibility requirements and when the application materials are due, and much more! The sessions are free and you can pick the session that fits your schedule: January 25th (11:30 am & 4 pm), January 26th (11:30 a.m, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm) and January 27th (Noon, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm). See Mrs Stenger or Mrs Dirks in the Counseling Office to sign up for a session meeting. Watch for the Hoover Uncommon Student Award information on the Scholarship website linked from the HS Counseling webpage.
American Legion Auxiliary Second District, IA Merit Award – Member. Applicants must be either a member of the American Legion Auxiliary or a daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, sister, wife, son, grandson, great-grandson, brother, widow, husband or step relative of a WWI or WWII to present day Veteran. Must be or must plan to be enrolled in a school in the State of Iowa. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is March 15, 2022.
Iowa National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarships – Applicants need to be dependent of a currently serving or retired Iowa National Guard service member. For more information and to apply, go to https://ingoaux.com/scholarships . Deadline is February 1, 2022.
Farm Bureau Scholarships: Iowa Farm Bureau & Jones County Farm Bureau – One of the benefits offered to Farm Bureau members is the opportunity for high school seniors to apply for Jones County and Iowa Farm Bureau Scholarships. Applicants must be a member of Farm Bureau to apply. The completed application, along with all required documents must be emailed in ONE email to the county of their membership. No printed applications will be accepted. This one form is all the applicant needs to fill out to be considered for both county and state scholarships. This is a renewable scholarship. For more information and to apply, go to www.iowafarmbureaucom . For additional information, contact Julie at the Jones Co Farm Bureau office at 319-462-4805 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Deadline is February 10, 2022.
Today’s Lunch: Tenderloin/bun, tater tots, steamed carrots, applesauce, and milk.
Today’s Activities: None.