Student Bulletin Wednesday, February 23 Day 2
We had the first three-way-tie for MHS February Students of the Month! Congratulations to Emma Althoff, Ian LaGrange, and Will Terry!!
It is National FFA Week!! Here are some of the fun activities MHS FFA has planned for this week.
Wednesday: Drive your tractor to school
Thursday: Wear Official Dress
Friday: Ag Olympics during WIN in the gym
There will be a girls soccer meeting today at 3:30 in the auditorium.
There is a meeting Thursday, February 24 at 3:15 in Mr. Ries’ middle school classroom for anyone interested in playing high school girls golf.
There will be a boys soccer meeting Friday, February 25 at 3:15 in the auditorium.
Reminder that Driver’s Ed registration forms are due in the office by Friday, February 25th.
NHS (National Honor Society) applications along with criteria will be available in the office on Monday, February 28th. Deadline to submit applications will be Friday, March 11th at 3:15. No late applications will be accepted.
Attention Seniors – DARE Role Model applications were sent to all seniors. Deadline to submit applications to Officer Graver at email@example.com is 4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 9th. No late applications will be accepted.
Attention Seniors – Add fun snapshots to the shared google drive for the graduation slide show. NOT YOUR SENIOR PICTURE AND BABY PICTURE (you submitted those to yearbook already). See Emma Sperfslage with questions.
Attention Seniors – Jostens will be at school on Friday, March 25th to deliver your graduation items during lunch. If you have a balance due, please note that cash or money orders are the only forms of payment accepted. If you have any questions or would like to pay by credit card prior to delivery day, please call 1-800-JOSTENS. (Cap & gowns will not be delivered to the office until May; we will have a pickup day for those.)
Kirkwood representatives will be in the Commons Friday, February 25th during lunch to help students enroll for classes for next year in Dual Enroll.
From the Post Prom committee – Calling all artists!
Here’s your chance to design this year’s post prom t-shirt. Designs may be submitted to Mrs. Ralston at firstname.lastname@example.org or turned in to the office by March 4th. The top designs will be voted on and the winning design will get sent to the printers! This year’s post prom theme is: Written in the Stars.
Central Park Nature Center is offering a number of fun events. Check out the flyers outside the office.
February 23 – Central Park Early Out Shed Hunt @ 2:30.
March 2 and March 23 – Central Park Early Out Animal Tracks & Sign Scavenger Hunt @ 2:30.
March 26 – Central Park Bluebird House Workshop @ 10:00 am.
Register for events at https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Jones
MHS Panther Tutoring is being offered in the Support Room (ICN room 316) this week as follows –
Thursday, February 24
7:00 to 8:00 am – Mrs. Keeney
3:15 to 4:15 pm – Mr. Gilkerson, Mr. Szurkowski, Mrs. Rush, Mrs. Keeney
Watch the high school student announcements and school messenger for dates and times on a weekly basis. If you need extra help, need time to complete work, or need to reassess, please take advantage of this opportunity. Contact Nick Schauf, MHS Principal, with questions.
Silver Service Opportunities:
St. John’s Christian Day Care is looking for childcare teachers. Check out the posters outside the office and counselor’s office. Contact Natalee at 319-465-5369 or email email@example.com if you are interested.
The Monticello Aquatics Center is hiring lifeguards and pool assistants. Pick up applications at the Monticello Berndes Center, 766 North Maple Street, Monticello.
Coming soon to Monticello – Dollar Fresh Market!! You can apply at hy-vee.com/careers or Contact Amber Jahns at AJahns@hy-vee.com or 515-802-0449 with questions.
Monticello Nursing & Rehab is looking for part-time CNAs – 4:00-8:00 p.m. shift at $17/hour. They are also looking for part-time Dietary Aides – 5:00-8:00 p.m. shift at $12/hour. Apply online or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
A representative from Northeast Iowa Community College will be in the commons during lunch shifts today. Stop by and visit with Abby and find out more about NICC!
Sophomores or juniors interested in a FREE leadership conference this summer in Grinnell, please see Mrs. Stenger for the application.
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 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.
Grand River Medical Group Scholarship – Applicant must be a US high school senior within a 30-mile radius of Dubuque or located in Manchester. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and have an interest in healthcare or a health-related field. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 1, 2022.
Grand River Medical Group Certified Medical Assistant Scholarship – Applicant must be accepted to the NICC Medical Assistant program or on the waitlist to apply. More details can be found at www.grandrivermedicalgroup.com or they can apply directly at https://grandrivermedicalgroup.isolvedhire.com/jobs/451049.html . Deadline is April 1, 2022
Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest – For seniors living where there are Regions branches and plan on attending an accredited college. Essay based on a Black American that has been an inspiration to you. Go to www.regions.com/about-regions/diversity-and-inclusion/supporting-our-communities/black-history-month/essay-contest-scholarship for information and to apply online. Deadline is March 31, 2022
Farm Kids for College Scholarships – Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to pursue an agriculture-related degree and an accredited college or university. Go to https://usascholarships.com/farm-kids-college-scholarship/ to download the application form and get all the information on applying. Deadline is March 2, 2022
Horatio Alger Scholarships -The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. See information on more eligibility requirements and application procedures. Go to www.scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships for information on all their scholarship opportunities. Deadline is March 15, 2022 and check out the website for more scholarship deadlines.
Maria White Memorial Art Scholarship – Applicant must be a student going into an Art-related field. Application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is May 6, 2022
ACACIA Leadership Scholarship – Iowa State University – Applicant must be planning to be a full-time undergraduate student that will be an active member of the ACACIA fraternity and reside on the premises. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Go to www.iastate.academicworks.com/opportunities/39917 for more information and to apply. Deadline is March 31, 2022
ACACIA Leadership Scholarship – University of Iowa – The Thomas H Macbride Leadership Scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in academics, extra- curricular activities and human service. This scholarship is awarded by the ACACIA Fraternity and goes to a student planning to attend the U of I. Financial need is not a criterion. Go to www.https://www.iowaacacia.com/scholarship to apply. Deadline is July 31, 2022
IHERF Health Care Career Scholarship Program – The Iowa Hospital Education Research Foundation (IHERF) supports students seeking health care education or training. Additional radiology programs have been added that include: Radiology Clinician, Nuclear Medicine and MRI Technologist. Must be committed to working in an Iowa hospital for one year. Go to www.iherfscholarship.fluidreview.com for more information and to register. Deadline is March 31, 2022
Professional Educators of Iowa Scholarships – Student awards include Teacher of Tomorrow Scholarship, the Ed Christian Scholarship, the Educational Persistence Scholarship, the College Book Scholarship and more. See information for eligibility and requirements for each. This information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 1, 2022
Don McCarthy Memorial Scholarship – Applicant must be graduating from Monticello High School and planning to register as a full-time student at the college of their choice. Must be a current or past Junior Firefighter and/or student pursuing any type of degree in Fire Science or EMS. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 27, 2022
Iowa Association of Naturalists Joe Halbur Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa graduating senior planning to pursue a degree in natural resources. Preference will be given to those pursuing a degree in environmental education, cultural interpretation, historical interpretation or outdoor recreation. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is March 4, 2022
Lucille Warner Memorial Scholarship – Offered to a graduating senior who is interested in continuing their education in either elementary education or in a healthcare field. The application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is March 31, 2022
Jones County Community Foundation Scholarship – Applicant must be a graduating senior pursuing post-secondary education, who are Jones County residents, and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service in Jones County and giving back to their community. The application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 14, 2022
Sacred Heart Carpenter Scholarship – Applications can be picked up at the Sacred Heart Church Office. Deadline was not given – don’t wait, pick up an application asap.
JAKS Scholarship – Offered to graduating seniors who are interested in continuing their education in an Engineering or Education field. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 12, 2022
Monticello Community Schools Foundation Scholarships – See application to see list of scholarships. Check off the scholarships you are eligible for. See each scholarship for eligibility. The application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 8, 2022
Conservation District of Iowa Poster Contest – Applicant must be an Iowa student between Kindergarten and 12th grade. This year’s theme is “Healthy Soil Healthy Life”. Must submit poster to the Soil and Water Conservation District office in the county they live in. Go to https://cdiowa.org/get-involved/poster-contest/ for all the details. Deadline is April 29, 2022
John Kortemeyer Art Scholarship – Applicant will be selected based on artistic achievement and goals. Will exemplify strong, positive character and promise for future success in their selected art-related field of study. Minimum 2.0 GPA required. Planning to attend a 2- or 4-year program at a college, university or technical school in an art-related program. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 15, 2022
Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship – University of Iowa – Applicant must be of Protestant faith, be a resident of Iowa and planning to attend the University of Iowa. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is May 2, 2022
Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award – Honors high school juniors who propose and accomplish a project of their own design. Go to www.hooverpresidentialfoundation.org/uncommon-student-award/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is March 15, 2022
Iowa State University Beta Sigma Psi Scholarships – Designated for men attending Iowa State University. Applicants do not need to join Beta Sigma Psi to be awarded a scholarship. This organization is founded on three core values: Spiritual, Scholastic & Social. Go to the scholarship link at http://epsilon.betasigmapsi.org/scholarship/ or to their website at http://epsilon.betasigmapsi.org/ . Also go to http://epsilon.betasigmapsi.org/scholarship/new-isu-students-scholarships/ for other scholarships for new ISU students. See websites for deadline information.
Dutrac Academic Scholarship Program – Available to graduating seniors who are members in good standing for at least one year with Dutrac. Go to https://www.dutrac.org/dutrac-community-credit-union-scholarship-program/ for details and application. Essay or video required. Deadline is March 25, 2022
Elevate Iowa Scholarship Program – Applicant must be an Iowa high school senior interested in studying a manufacturing-related career at one of Iowa’s 15 community colleges. Go to www.elevateiowa.org for more information. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is July 1, 2022
Iowa Golf Assn Ann Griffel Scholarship & Herman Sani Scholarship – Ann Griffel Scholarship – for an Iowa high school senior girl who intends to further their education at an Iowa college, university or trade school. Herman Sani Scholarship – for an Iowa high school senior with experience or background in golf. Based on academics, extra-curricular activities and leadership qualities. Golf accomplishments and ability are not looked at. Go to www.iowagolf.org/scholarships for information on both scholarships and to apply online. Deadline is April 1, 2022
Iowa Pork Producers Association Scholarships – Applicant must be an Iowa resident enrolled in an Iowa college or university majoring in an agriculture-related field with an emphasis on the swine industry. Go to www.iowapork.org/iowa-pork-youth-team/iowa-pork-producers-association-scholarships-internships for more information and to apply online. Deadline is April 1, 2022
Today’s Lunch: Breaded chicken sandwich, sweet potato waves, diced pears, side kick, and milk.
Today’s Activities: None.