Daily Bulletin

West County High School Bulletin for Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Lunch Menu for Dec. 9-13:

Dec. 9: Chicken & Noodles, Garlic Bread, Green Beans, Fruit

Dec. 10: Pulled Pork Nachos, Salsa, Salad, Fruit

Dec. 11: Popcorn Chicken, Peas, Roll, Fruit

Dec. 12: Walking Taco, Salsa, Salad, Fruit

Dec. 13: Pizza, Carrots, Fruit

ATTENTION STUDENT ATHLETES!!! Sign up sheets for Homecoming Court 2020 are outside Mrs. B's door. Freshmen, Sophomores, and Junior Female Athletes - sign up to be one of the two Attendants representing your class. We will vote for Freshmen, Sophomore, & Junior Homecoming Attendants on Monday, December 16th during 5th hour. Homecoming Attendants will be responsible for finding a student athlete to escort them - student athletes include: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf and track & field. Senior Female & Male Athletes - sign up for Homecoming Queen & King Court 2020 We will vote for the Homecoming Queen & King on Friday, January 24th, 2020 during 5th hour.

Attention Seniors: Baby Pictures and Senior Quote due to Mrs. Coffman By DEC. 20

Attention Students: Attendance Incentive

Starting December 2nd-December 20th we will be having an attendance incentive for all students.

Any student who has 100% attendance will during this time will be allowed to take an open lunch on Friday, January 10th.

Attention Staff & Students: Coach LaBruyere's Citizenship Class is collecting money to purchase Christmas gifts for elementary school students. The donation jar is in the office. Any donations would be greatly appreciated!

Girls 7-12 Grade Better Me Club:

When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Time: 3:10-5:10 (We will eat dinner at the Middle School)

Meet on the Middle School Gym mezzanine at 3:10- Please sign up outside the HS office if you plan on attending this club at the MS

In this club we will discuss nutrition and fitness. We will talk about meal prepping and water intake. We will be working out in the Middle School Fitness Room. If you play a sport we will look at a workout program that will help you in that specific sport. If you don’t play a sport, we will look at a workout program that will tone muscles and better your health.

Attention Students:

The Caleb Carlyon Invitational Tourney February 1st

Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament with 32 players

It costs $5 to compete

The sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board by the office

The deadline to sign-up and to have your money due to either Mrs. Richards or Mrs Lewis is before we leave for Christmas break

Attention Staff and Students: Student Council will be hosting its annual variety show and lip sync battle. We welcome any student or teacher that would like to showcase their talents to sign up. There is a sign-up sheet outside the office or you may contact Mrs. Sago. All lip-sync songs must be pre-approved. If time allows, we will play some reindeer games at the end.

Thank you!! A special shout out to our JAG members Kyleigh LaChance, Zoey Bockencamp, Aliyah Borghesi, Alexus Brooks, Grace Jones, Cody Moore and Santa Zach BOLAND for braving the cold and ringing the bell for United Way. Thanks for volunteering your time!

Dec. 9 - 20 : Countdown to Christmas Days!!

Thursday – December 12th – “Baby it’s Cold Outside” Dress in ‘over the top’ fur – think ear muffs, scarves, jackets, vest, boots, etc.

Friday –December 13th – “Deck the Halls & Shine Bright” Bring out your favorite holiday accessories – think jewelry, necklaces, garland, etc. – light up your wardrobe with holiday lights, glitter, tinsel, Bling!

Monday – December 16th – “Merry Monday” Be Santa’s helper and dress like an elf, wear red and green!

Tuesday – December 17th - “Santa’s Ho Ho Ho Down” Country Christmas-Wear Flannel

Wednesday – December 18th – “Snowed In Wednesday” Wear Christmas PJ’s (School Appropriate)

Thursday – December 19th – “Holiday Movie Thursday” Dress as a character from a Holiday Movie

Friday – December 20th – Christmas Overload Wear a funny/ugly Christmas shirt or sweater; Santa Hat; and tree skirt

Dec. 9 - 18: Countdown to Christmas Food Drive!!

We will be hosting a Food Drive during our Countdown to Christmas from Dec. 9th till Dec. 18th at 12:00 pm. Please help by bringing in the following:

9th Grade: Dry Goods – such as cereal, rice, noodles, beans, etc… (Turn in items to Mrs. Sago’s room)

10th Grade: Canned Fruits (Turn in items to Mr. Hunt’s room)

11th Grade: Canned Vegetables (Turn in items to Mrs. Lewis’ Room)

12 Grade: Canned meals – such as soups, ravioli, spaghetti O’s, Vienna sausages, etc. (Turn in items to Mrs. Richards’ room)

Please make sure that foods are in date – no expired foods can be accepted! The grade level that brings in the most items will watch “The Polar Express” and have a Hot Chocolate Bar on Thursday, Dec. 19 during 6th and 7th hour!!

Dec. 12: Girls Basketball @ Ste. Gen @ 6 pm, Elementary Christmas Choral Concerts @ HS (KDG @ 6 pm, 1st & 2nd Grade @ 7 pm)

Dec. 13 & 14: All District Jazz Band

Dec. 13: JAG to Old Village Store @ 12:15 pm

Dec. 14: Juniors ACT Study @ 8 am @ WCHS, Boys Basketball @ MAC Vs. Potosi @ 12 pm

Dec. 15: Winter Band and Choir Concert @ 2 pm

Dec. 16: Girls Basketball @ Jefferson @ 5:30 pm,Boys Basketball @ Home Vs. Grandview @ 5:30 pm, Senior Scholarship Meeting with Marines 7th hr. in Café

Dec. 17: JAG Induction @ 11 am, Girls Basketball @ Home Vs. Valle Catholic @ 6 pm

Dec. 18: Concert Choir Christmas Tour

Dec. 19: Choir & Jazz Band to Elementary Christmas Assembly @ 12:10 pm, Food Drive Incentive Party 6th & 7th Hour for winning Grade Level, Girls Basketball @ Fredericktown @ 6 pm, FCCLA Regional Officer Applications are due!

Dec. 20: End of 2nd Qtr. ,Reindeer Games @ 9 am, Early Dismissal @ 12:15 pm, Boys Basketball @ Steelville @ 6 pm, Student Council Christmas Party

Dec. 23 - Jan. 5: Christmas Break!! No School!!

Dec. 26 - 30: Girls Basketball @ WC Holiday Tourney

Dec. 26 to Jan. 3: Boys Basketball @ Valle Catholic Christmas Tourney

Jan. 6: Classes Resume

SENIORS: Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) offers Show Me Days on October 12, November 2 & 22, February 17, and March 28. Show Me Day is a premier open house. You can talk to professors, tour campus, eat in their dining facilities, meet students and see the residence halls. Must register to attend. Call (573) 651-2590 or online at semo.edu/showmeday

SCHOLARSHIP: National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Scott/St. Louis

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: 2 - $3,000, 4 - $2,000 for recipients enrolled in an accredited bachelors or graduate degree program in 2020; $1500 for students enrolled in a two-year associate degree or trade certification program.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2020, or full-time college students. College students may be enrolled in any field of study, but priority will be given to those in a degree program related to business, transportation, logistics, supply chain or physical distribution.

HOW TO APPLY: Must submit two written recommendations, an essay that tells how your chosen field of study/future career will contribute to the fields of transportation and logistics. Applications can be picked up in the Counselor’s Office or downloaded at ndtascottstlouis.org.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 1, 2020.

Seniors: Check out this Scholarship:

SCHOLARSHIP: Parkland Health Center Foundation Steve Lipstein Scholarship


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: A high school senior who is furthering their education focusing on the medical field.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in the Counselor's Office. Must have one letter of personal recommendation and also include a one page document listing Academic Honors, awards, extracurricular activities, school related volunteer activities, etc. (see application for complete list.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 15, 2019

Seniors: Check out this Scholarship!!

SCHOLARSHIP: Burger King Scholarship

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 - $50,000

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Have a 2.5 GPA or higher, work experience and community involvement.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications available online at BK-Scholars.com

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 15, 2019

Seniors: Another great Scholarship:

SCHOLARSHIP: William H. Cooper Leadership Scholarship sponsored by First State Community Bank

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $2500 the first year, $2500 the second year as long as a GPA of 2.5 or above is maintained.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Scholarship is a leadership based scholarship for undergraduates who desire to further their education in a business related field. Eligibility and criteria is based on strong leadership, high standards, and integrity.

HOW TO APPLY: Application is available in the Counselor's Office.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 31, 2020.

Another great Scholarship:

SCHOLARSHIP: Farm Mutual Insurance Scholarship


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Available to all seniors.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in the Counselor’s Office.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 1, 2020.

Check out this Scholarship:

SCHOLARSHIP: John T. Belcher Scholarship

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 to a student in each of MSBA’s (Missouri School Boards’ Association) 17 regions. A statewide winner is selected from this group of regional winners and awarded an additional $1500.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Academic performance, extracurricular activities and the quality of an essay.

HOW TO APPLY: Visit mosba.org/future-builders for more info

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 13, 2020

Seniors Check out this Scholarship:

SCHOLARSHIP: The Missouri Gaming Association announces the 2020 Project 21 Scholarship Program. The goal of the scholarship program is to not only inform our youth that it is not permissible in Missouri for persons under the age of 21 to gamble in a casino, but also to educate them about the dangers and consequences associated with underage gambling.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: One $2500 1st Place & Three $1500 2nd Place.


HOW TO APPLY: Write an article or create a poster or video addressing the issue of underage gambling. Further instructions and scholarship applications are available in Mrs. Simily’s office.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Final deadline is March 1, 2020.

Seniors: Check out this Scholarship:

SCHOLARSHIP: Midwest Affordable Housing Educational Opportunities Scholarship


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: For students who live in affordable or public housing. Equal emphasis in decision making will go to any student seeking to further their education in any vocational or academic area. Must have a minimum of a 2.75 Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale).

HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in the Counselor’s Office.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 12, 2020.

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