December 19, 2014
Hy-Vee’s Cash for Students has started. Please save your receipts and bring to Donna in the office.
Students are not to walk to the Middle School on early out Wednesdays. This also includes using the back road for those that drive.
Remember the animals at Christmas. The Council Bluffs Animal Shelter needs used blankets and towels, dog and cat food and treats, gently used collars, leashes, toys, beds, and laundry soap. Drop off your donations in the high school library.
Students eating and or remaining after school on early out days must remain in the commons area and seated at a lunch table. Students will not be allowed to wait in the hallway near the trophy cases or in areas other than the commons. Students will remain seated at a lunch table until the dismissal announcement has been made.
The University of Northern Iowa is promoting its four-year Real Estate Bachelor of Arts degree. Since the vast majority of careers in this field are salaried and have full benefits; in addition, some recent UNI grads have earned starting salaries as high as $65,000. If you think a career connected to real estate might be for you, check out more about it at UNI's website.
Seniors, here are a couple of new scholarships. Remember that those with online access are listed on the School Counseling Scholarship List webpage.
The United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship worth $1,000 has a January 9, 2015, application deadline. Strong students who are committed to completing the 5-page application should see Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the paper application.
The CHI Health 2015 Scholarship worth $1,500 has a noon, February 9, 2015, application deadline. Seniors must be seeking a college major preparing them for a health career; have 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale; have completed considerable volunteer or service hours; and submit a quality essay. Applications are accessed online.
The EXCEL Physical Therapy Scholarship worth $1,000 has a February 20, 2015, deadline. Seniors must be enrolled in a 4-year college or university with physical therapy as your planned major, have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better, and have active involvement in at least one extracurricular activity; see Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the paper application
The Grand Lodge of Iowa is offering a scholarship for seniors enrolling in an Iowa community college mechanical or trade course of study. The scholarship amount varies each year, but applicants mush have a financial need, with a strong academic record and good communication skills. The deadline is March 2, 2015, and the application can be access online.
Seniors, the Keep Iowa Beautiful Scholarship is worth $1,000 and has a January 9, 2015, deadline. The criteria include attending an Iowa college or university and majoring in areas related to community, sociology, or environmental science. The link for applying is on the School Counseling Scholarship List webpage.
Students who will be taking a an Iowa Western PSEO class for the first time starting January 12 need to see Mrs. Bode-Steinke today. She will provide you with your college student ID and information about getting your books. This is for FIRST TIME PSEO students only
1st trimester health 1 and 2 students, stop my health room to pick up your CPR card.
For students working with Iowa Western, note that their business and registration offices are closed Monday, December 22, through Friday, January 2. Also, IWCC spring classes begin on Monday, January 12.
The SnoBall Dance will be held on Saturday January, 10.
If you will be bringing a guest from another school, stop by the Principal's office and pick up a Visitor Permission form before we leave for break today.
You will not be able to purchase tickets to the dance until the form has been returned to the office. Permission forms are due back in the office by Thursday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m.
Large Group Speech students--there will be a group picture taken in Mrs. Nielsen's room today immediately after school. This is for the Booster Club program so obviously if you're not present you won't be in the picture. You should be done by3:00. Also, check your email for important T-shirt order and scheduling information.
Please check the lost and found before you leave today. Any remaining items will be sent to the goodwill on Friday evening.
Your Titan Wrestling team defeated Creighton Prep last night with a score of 46 to 19. Earning pins for the team were Chris Thomas, Paxton Whiteaker, Gabe Kjeldgaard, Brock Massey, Jordan Bailey and Mac Southard.