March 31, 2015
Students are not to walk to the Middle School on early out Wednesdays. This also includes using the back road for those that drive.
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 Council Bluffs Youth Soccer Association awards eight $500 scholarships. It is open to any senior who has ever played on a team or been a part of CBYSA. Application deadline is April 18. Click on the Scholarship List webpage to access the link.
The $500 168th Infantry Officers Association History Writing Scholarship requires a well-written 1,000- to 1,250-word essay on the theme "Historic Infantry Battalion in Our Own Backyard"; see Mrs. Bode-Steinke for essay details. Application deadline is April 15.
If you have a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who is or was a veteran, you are eligible to apply for the $500 Council Bluffs American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship; it also requires a strong academic record. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get an application. Deadline is April 6.
The Heartland Pride $250-$5,000 Scholarships are open to a GLBTQ senior or senior who supports the GLBTQ community who also plans to enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or technical school. This scholarship's criteria include your academic record, extracurricular participation in school and community, honors, and work experience. The link for more info and the application is on the School Counseling Scholarship List webpage. Deadline is April 10.
Project 21 Council Bluffs is offering up to five top winner $1,000 scholarships, up to five $500 runner-up scholarships, and up to five honorable mention scholarships. High school students must submit an article, poster, or project that educates others about the consequences of underage gambling. If you are interested in participating, see Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the rules and the application. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 22.
The Leo H. Grether Memorial Scholarship in Choral Music Education is valued at $2,500. Applicants must eroll in college as a vocal music education major, submit a tape containing two contrasting selections, and submit an essay. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the paper application. The deadline is April 15.
The Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarships are offered in values of $500 to $5,000. Applicants must have first-hand experience of childhood cancer, either battling it themselves or by one of their siblings, attend an accredited college or trade school, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the paper application. The deadline is Friday, May 29.
The Bluff City Lodge #71, Grand Lodge of Iowa, is offering a $750 scholarship to a graduate who will pursue additional education after high school, either traditional 2- or 4-year college or a vocational or trade school. The deadline to submit a letter and activities resume to the following is April 15.
If you are looking for a shorter ACT review session, the Assistance League of Omaha offers one at Westside High School in Omaha. Dates are April 14 or 16. Mrs. Bode-Steinke sent each of you an email to your LC account. Check it out for all of the information and registration form.
Seniors, if you attended Gunn Elementary in the Council Bluffs School District, you are eligible to apply for the Gunn Elementary Scholarship worth $1,000. You must demonstrate a good work ethic and submit a 300-500 word essay along with two letters of recommendation by the April 15 deadline. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the paper application.
A Grant Hamilton Memorial Scholarship is also open to students in the three Council Bluffs public high schools. A $2,500 is available to a senior wanting to be an CPA or general accountant. You must have financial need, have a 3.2 GPA or higher, and write a letter to the family of Grant Hamilton. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke for the paper application. The deadline is also April 15.
ATTENTION ALL SENIORS - Voting is now open for your 2015 Prom Court -- please select 6 Boys & 6 Girls
Voting will run from Monday March 23 - Monday April 6
If you will be bringing a guest to the Prom on April18, please stop by the office and pick up a
Visitor Permission Form. The Visitor Permission form is due back on Wednesday, April 15.
Tickets cannot be purchased until the form is returned. Guests should be in high school and/or
under the age of 21.
Sequels consignment store located next to DQ on Madison Avenue is having a prom dress sale. The prices range from $5.00-$7.50. This is QUITE a deal. It’s worth checking out.
Fellowship of Christian Students is meeting Thursday at 6:00 in Ms. Allard's room to eat pizza and watch God's Not Dead. Please join us! We'd love to have new members!!
If you are planning on signing up for a choir class next year, please come to the choir room THIS WEEK to audition for placement into one of the choirs, during lunch, before or after school. This process only takes 2 minutes, and can be with Mr. Johnson or Mrs. Langdon, you do not need to see both. You will need to know this information for registration. Thank you!
The LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL TEAM will rehearse tonight from 6:30-9:30 in the auditorium. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear clothing that is suited for painting, building and working. We will be moving forward in set building, make important decisions about Friday, Saturday and Monday's rehearsals and more. Please review your choreography as we need to work on cleaning this tonight in sectionals. LINES are due for ACT I tomorrow. Please remember that on time is early.