Student Bulletin Friday, February 25 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!!
There will be a boys soccer meeting today at 3:15 in the auditorium.
Juniors and seniors: You can turn your post-prom registration/t-shirt order form into the office. If you need an extra form, you can find one in the drive-up window. Orders are due March 25.
Reminder that Driver’s Ed registration forms may be picked up at the drive-up window and are due in the office TODAY.
NHS (National Honor Society) applications along with criteria will be available at the drive-up window 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 today 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.
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) next week as follows –
Monday, February 28
7:00 to 8:00 am – Mrs. Keeney
3:15 pm to 4:15 pm – Mrs. Toenjes, Mrs. Rush, Mr. Szurkowski, Mr. Gilkerson
Tuesday, March 1
7:00 am to 8:00 am – Mrs. Keeney
3:15 to 4:15 pm – Mrs. Rush, Mrs. Manternach, Mr. Szurkowski, Mr. Gilkerson
Thursday, March 3
7:00 to 8:00 am – Mrs. Keeney, Mrs. Maher
3:15 to 4:15 pm – Mr. Gilkerson, Mr. Szurkowski, Mrs. Rush, Mrs. Toenjes
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.
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.
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
Lois Bauer-Newholm Scholarship – Applicant must be planning to continue their education as a full-time student at a college, university, vocational or technical school. Must be a Monticello High School graduate with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Award will be based on financial need. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the MH Counseling website. Deadline is March 22, 2022
First Presbyterian Church of Monticello – Mary L Kleitsch Memorial Scholarship – Applicant must be a high school senior and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello who plans to continue their education as a full-time student at a college, university, vocational or technical school, or an apprenticeship program. Selection will also be based on need, character and scholarship. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the MH Counseling website. Deadline is April 1, 2022
Today’s Lunch: Pizza, salad w/dressing, fresh cucumbers & tomatoes, diced peaches, and milk.
Today’s Activities: Coe College Jazz Summit.
Saturday – Individual District Speech @ Central City 8:00.