West County High School Bulletin for Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Lunch Menu for Jan. 20-24: Jan. 20: Pizza, Carrots, Fruit Jan. 21: Cheeseburger, French Fries, Fruit Jan. 22: Chicken Nuggets, Roll, Broccoli, Fruit Jan. 23: Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Green Beans, Fruit Jan. 24: Hot Dog, Baked Beans, Fruit
Homecoming Week - January 20th thru 24th, 2020 Homecoming Theme: We’ve Got the Beat! Monday- ‘’Let’s get physical’’- Workout Clothes (School Appropriate) Tuesday-’’Rodeo’’- Break out the boots + Chaps + Cowboy hats Wednesday-’’Born in the USA’’- Wear Americana Thursday- ‘’Wild thing’’ - Animal Print Friday- ‘’Who let the dogs out’’- Bulldog Spirit Wear
Attention Seniors: On Jan. 27th, Sgt. Bellson will be meeting with all Seniors during 7th hour in the cafeteria to discuss scholarships.
CHOIR AUDITIONS: For any student who is not currently enrolled in choir this year, but interested in being in choir next school year, auditions will take place the week of January 27th-31st. You may come to see Mr. Hassell on his plan period the last part of 5th hour (12:30-1:00) or right after school until 3:10.
Seniors, For this year's Who's Who the yearbook staff has decided to make it more interesting by using younger pictures of each student. This will allow students to guess who is who and make it a little more fun. Please send in a picture of you between the ages of 3 and 7 (NOT THE SAME AS YOUR BABY PICTURE). You can email the photos to Kaitlin Spivey, Bailey Henson, or Mrs. Coffman. Thank you!
Jan. 22: Girls Basketball @ Grandview @ 5:30 pm
Jan. 23: Scholar Bowl @ Home @ 4 pm
Jan. 24: Boys Basketball @ Home Vs. Kingston @ 6 pm, Homecoming
Jan. 25: All State Choir Performance (Tan-tar-a), Homecoming “Formal” Dance @ 7 pm
Jan. 27: Sgt. Bellson will be meeting with all Seniors during 7th hour in the cafeteria to discuss scholarships, FCCLA Star Events @ SEMO, Girls and Boys Basketball (Varsity Only) @ Bismarck @ 6 pm
Jan. 28: Girls Basketball @ Home Vs. North County @ 6 pm
Jan. 30: Scholar Bowl @ Kingston @ 4 pm , Girls Basketball @ Home Vs. Kingston @ 6 pm, Unified Game @ HS, Boys Basketball @ Crystal City@ 5:30 pm
SENIORS: Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) offers Show Me Days on 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: 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 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, 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. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Be a High School Senior 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 AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: (5) $3,000 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.