Student Bulletin Wednesday, March 2 Day 1
The boys’ basketball team will play their first game at the state tournament at 10:30 am on Tuesday, March 8. Tickets are on sale now through the Iowa High School Athletic Association website. We will run on schedule next week with classes Monday through Friday. If you are planning to go to the game, you will need to pick up an excused absence form, go around to your teachers to fill it in, and turn the form in to the office. Also, your parents will need to call in to verify that you will be absent. This will be considered an excused absence once these steps are taken.
The boys’ basketball practice on Saturday, March 5 will be open to the public. They will have regular practice from 8-9 am and then from 9-930 am it will be “Meet the Panthers”, where fans can get pictures, posters, and autographs. This will be in the High School gym. Thanks and GO PANTHERS!
High school baseball will have throwing tomorrow at 5:30 P.M. at the old middle school.
Attention Boys Golf Team members:
Any boy who is interested in joining the 2022 boys golf team should click on the link below and complete the questions in the survey for Coach Tauke. Please complete this form BEFORE the first meeting which is Wednesday, March 9th at 2:05 in the High School Board Room (next to the library).
MHS Panther Tutoring is being offered in the Support Room (ICN room 316) this week as follows –
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.
Are you interested in a career as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)? If you don’t know what that is, watch a short video here. There will be a career speaker in Mrs. Sconsa’s room on March 8th during WIN. Email Mrs. Sconsa to sign up at email@example.com.
Juniors and seniors: Post-prom registration/t-shirt order forms are available at the drive-up window. Orders are due March 25 in the office.
NHS (National Honor Society) applications along with criteria are available at the drive-up window. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.)
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 email@example.com or turned in to the office by Friday, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com with questions.
Orbis has some summer employment opportunities. Join the Orbis team as a summer help press operator. Must be 18 years old to apply. $18 per hour. See poster on Counseling bulletin board for available shifts and info on applying.
Jellystone Monticello is hiring for the following positions – Recreation, Beach, Snack Bar, Housekeeping, Store, Office, Maintenance, Grounds, and a Lead Person in all positions. Jellystone is open from April 15, 2022 through October 16, 2022. If you are interested in working in a fun environment, pick up an application in the high school office or contact Julie Renkert at 319-465-4665 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
Leo Grether Memorial Scholarship in Choral Music Education – Applicant must be an Iowa high school senior enrolling in college as a vocal music education major. Go to www.ihsma.org and under the “Other Information and Documents”, see links in the Scholarship Opportunities section. Deadline is April 15, 2022
Keith Dirks Memorial Scholarship – Friends of Jones County Conservation & Nature Center – One-$500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a Jones County high school who has indicated an interest in pursuing a post-secondary degree or certificate relating to science, technology, math or engineering, and is a Jones County resident. Go to https://hartvogt.wixsite.com/fojccnc for information and download the application to fill out and send in. Deadline is March 31, 2022
MEA Lubbock Scholarship – Recipient will be selected based on scholastic achievement, rigor of coursework, intellectual ability, character and promise of future contribution to society. Preference will go to those going into education and whose parent(s) are members of the MEA. Information and application can be found on the Scholarship web page linked from the HS Counseling website. Deadline is April 26, 2022
Iowa Scholarship of the Arts Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa high school graduate and accepted as a full-time undergraduate at a fully accredited Iowa college or university. Must major in at least one of the following arts areas: animation, architecture, creative writing, dance, English, fashion, fine arts education, folk & traditional arts, graphic design, literature, media arts, music, theater or visual arts. Go to https://iowaculture.gov/arts/opportunities/arts-recognition/iowa-scholarship-arts/program-guidelines for more information and to apply online. Deadline is April 1, 2022
Iowa Student Loan Senior Scholarship – Applicant must be an Iowa high school senior planning to attend an eligible college in the fall. Go to https://www.iowastudentloan.org/scholarships/ for more information and to apply. Deadline is March 11, 2022
James B Morris Scholarship – This scholarship gives financial assistants, motivation and internship opportunities for minority students pursuing post-secondary and graduate degrees. Applicant must have a strong academic performance, community service involvement and have a need of financial help. Go to www.morrisscholarship.org for more information and to apply online. Deadline is March 4, 2022
Janice M Scott Memorial Scholarship – Applicant must be a US graduating senior with at least a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled at an accredited US college or university. Must demonstrate leadership activities participating in community service or other extracurricular activities. Also based on financial need. Go to www.jimscottmemorialfund.org/apply for eligibility and to apply online. Deadline is March 31, 2022
Jones County Pork Producers Scholarship -Applicant must be a Jones Co high school senior who will be attending college in the fall of 2022. Must be pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. Go to the Jones County Pork Producers Facebook page for information and to apply. Deadline is April 3, 2022
Marine Corps Scholarship Program – Go to https://www.mcsf.org/apply/ for more information on their scholarship programs and for eligibility requirements. Online application. Go to the website for deadline information
Today’s Lunch: Garlic cheese bread, green beans, peaches, cookie, and milk.
Today’s Activities: None.