West County High School Bulletin for Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Lunch Menu: February 19-23: Feb. 19: Hot Dog, Chili Dog or Pizza Bosco, Fruit Feb. 20: Walking Taco, Salad, Fruit Feb. 21: Chicken Rings, Peas, Fruit Feb. 22: Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Fruit Feb. 23: Pizza, Carrots, Fruit
LIBRARY NEWS: Cover2Cover club meeting 3 to 5PM 2-27-18 Open Library 3 to 4PM 2-22-18 Cover2Cover is still collecting items for the chemotherapy patients in the area. Please see the flyers for the list of things to bring in and donate those items in the library. All items will be delivered February 21, 2018.
Students & Staff: The next blood drive will take place on Wednesday, March 14. You may make an appointment online at redcrossblood.org or with Mrs. Cavelli. If you will be 16 years old on March 14, you will need a parental consent form to make your appointment. See Mrs. Cavelli if you are interested.
West County Idol: Entry forms are now available for West County Idol. The deadline to enter is Friday, March 2nd. Entry forms are located in the band and choir room as well as next to the kitchen door in the cafeteria.
ATTENTION FRESHMEN: UPWARD BOUND Applications are still available in Mrs. Seabourne's office. The deadline is March 1. This is a great program, don't miss out!
ATTENTION SENIORS: CARDS Orientation will open up on March 5th. This is when you will go on your my mac and sign up for an orientation day. Orientation day is when you get your classes for the fall semester. Please make sure you have paid your $15 application fee at least a week before this date. If everything is not turned in correctly, you will not be able to sign up for a CARDS orientation day. Make sure you have: 1. Applied 2. Paid your $15 app fee 3. Completed your FAFSA 4. Sent a partial transcript. ( I have already done this for you). All of this must be done before March 5, 2018 in order for you to sign up for a CARDS Orientation Day. If you have questions, concerns, or need help, see Mrs. Seabourne right away.
February 17-23: District Basketball Tourney @ Cuba Boys: Tuesday, Feb. 20 Vs. Central @ Cuba HS @ 6 pm
February 22: Scholar Bowl @ Arcadia Valley @ 4 pm, Open Library 3-4 pm
February 23: Creative Arts to Fox for “Wizard of Oz”
February 26: 1st Day of Spring Sports Practice, 1st Day of Softball Tryouts, Band Concert @ 6 pm
February 27: ETS in Library Jr. Class ACT Test, Cover2Cover Meeting @ 3 pm
March 2: Special Olympics Fundraiser 5:00 pm Chili Supper 6:00 pm Trivia
March 3: District Music Contest Solos & Ensembles
March 5: Sophomore Class Meeting for Class Ring Info @ 2 pm
March 8 - 10: Stu-Co to MASC State Convention
March 9: End of 3rd qtr, Deadline to sign up for April ACT, Sophomore Class Ring Orders @ 1 pm, WC Idol @ 7 pm
March 10: MAC Jazz Festival
March 13: MAAA Spring Choral Festival, ETS in Library, Tech Night @ 5 pm, Freshmen Orientation @ 6 pm, Parent / Teacher Conferences 3-7 pm
March 14: Blood Drive 8 am to 1 pm
March 15: 3rd qtr. Incentive Day, Early Dismissal @ 12:15 pm, Parent / Teacher Conferences 1-6 pm
March 16: No School, Baseball @ Home Vs. Jefferson @ 11 am
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day, MAAA Scholar Bowl Conference Tourney @ North County
March 20: Softball @ Valle Catholic @ 4 pm
March 22: Softball @ Homs Vs. AV @ 4 pm, Golf @ Home Vs. Potosi @ 4 pm, Baseball @ Home Vs. NC
March 24: Baseball @ Home Vs. Herculaneum @ 11 am, Baseball @ Home Vs. Charleston @ 3 pm
March 27: ETS in Library, Softball @ Home Vs. Bismarck @ 4 pm
March 28: Golf @ NC Tourney, Softball @ Home Vs. Crystal City @ 4 pm
March 29: Softball @ Kingston @ 4 pm, Baseball @ Home Vs. Crystal City @ 4 pm
March 30 & April 2: No School “Easter Break”
Seniors Check out this Scholarship: WHAT IS IT: Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $2500 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Must be a son or daughter of those: 1) who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders (police/fire); 2) honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service; veterans or first responders disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized. Must attach a brief essay on why the Missouri Patriot Guard Riders Scholarship would be of assistance, and a letter of recommendation. HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in the counselor’s office. DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 1, 2018.
Seniors: Check out this Scholarship: SCHOLARSHIP: American Legion offers six different Scholarships AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: Lillie Lois Ford Scholarship: (2) $1,000; M.D. “Jack” Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Scholarship: (1) $1,000; Joseph J. Frank Scholarship: (5) $750; Charles L. Bacon Memorial Scholarship: (2) $750; Erman W. Taylor Memorial Scholarship: (2) $750; Shane Dean Voyles Memorial Scholarship: (1) $750. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Basic criteria for all scholarships: Student must be a resident of Missouri; Applicants must be under the age of 21, unmarried and a descendant of a veteran with at least ninety days active service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, who received an Honorable Discharge for such service. A photocopy of the veteran’s DD 214, discharge or separation notice must accompany the scholarship application. Any additional requirements for each scholarship can be found on the application. HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in Mrs. Seabourne’s office. DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 20, 2018.
Seniors: Check out this Scholarship: The Midwest Affordable Housing Education Opportunities is a non-profit organization providing scholarship opportunities for deserving high school graduates. If you side in affordable housing or public housing (subsidized, Sec., 8, Public Housing), you may qualify to apply. There are six, $2,000 scholarships awarded to qualifying students in the Southeast Missouri region. Pick up the application in Mrs. Seabourne's office. Deadline to receive scholarship is by noon on March 23, 2018. It is not to early to apply now.
Check out this Scholarship!! SCHOLARSHIP: Farm Mutual Insurance Scholarship AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $500 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Available to all seniors. HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in the Counselor’s Office. DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 1, 2018.
Seniors: The Project 21 Scholarship Program has an opportunity for seniors to apply for a scholarship through disseminating a message about underage gambling. You may write an article or create a poster or video addressing this issue. Two $1,500.00 first place scholarship and four $1,000 second prize scholarships will be awarded to Missouri students. The application and project must be received by March 1, 2018. Information is available in Mrs. Seabournes office or by following this link: http://www.missouricasinos.org/tinymce/jscripts/tiny_mce/plugins/filemanager/files/2018_Project_21_Application.pdf
Seniors: Check out this Scholarship!! SCHOLARSHIP: Mid-East Missouri Contractors Association Scholarship AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1500 for a university, $500 for a junior college ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Must be pursuing a degree in a construction related field, such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering or in the study of some phase of the construction industry; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on 4.0 scale. High school transcript, class standing and national test scores will be considered. Attach a personal profile with emphasis on goals and ambitions, high school transcripts and a letter of recommendation. HOW TO APPLY: For more info and/or an application see Mrs. Seabourne. DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 1, 2018.
Seniors Check out this Scholarship!!! SCHOLARSHIP: Missouri Association of Rural Education Scholarship ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Enroll in teacher education programs in a Missouri College or University; Academic achievement; Leadership qualities; Interest in teaching in a rural school system; An essay describing the connection to and interest in rural Missouri, and why they want to go into a teacher education program and teach in a rural community, three letters of recommendations. HOW TO APPLY: For more info and an application see Mrs. Seabourne. DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 9, 2018.
Seniors: Check out this Scholarship!! SCHOLARSHIP: MFA Foundation Scholarship AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: (2) $2,000 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Scholastic Progress, Citizenship, Extra-Curricular Activities, Educational Plans and Financial Need are considered when making the decision. The scholarship may be used at the college or university of your choice and toward any course of study you desire to pursue. HOW TO APPLY: For more info and/or an application see Mrs. Seabourne. DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 15, 2018.
Seniors: Check out this Scholarship!! SCHOLARSHIP: Missouri Educators of Family Consumer Sciences and Human Services Scholarship AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: GPA of at least 3.0 on 4.0 scale and plan to obtain an education degree in Family Consumer Sciences and Human Services Education at a Missouri college or university; 3 Letters of Recommendation, Resume, and an explanation of why the applicant is preparing to become a teacher in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services. HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in the Counselor’s Office. DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 28, 2018.