West County High School Bulletin for Sunday, February 17, 2019
Lunch Menu Week of Feb. 11-15: Feb. 11: Crispito, Salsa, Tortilla Chips, Corn, Fruit Feb. 12: Hot Dog on Bun, Baked Beans, Fruit Feb. 13: Tangerine Chicken, Rice, Broccoli, Fruit Feb. 14: Pork Roast, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Roll, Fruit Feb. 15: Fish Shapes, Mac & Cheese, Carrots, Fruit
Attention Track Students: There will be a Track Parent meeting on Monday, Feb. 18 at 5 pm at the Middle School Cafeteria for both MS & HS track parents!
West County Idol: Entry forms are now available for West County Idol. They are located on the door to the kitchen as well the choir and band room. Deadline to enter is Friday, March 8th by 12:30. WC Idol will take place on Friday, March 15th @ 6pm @ the High School.
Attention Seniors: ALL LUNCH CHARGES & OTHER FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN BACCALAUREATE AND GRADUATION!!
Feb. 16 to 23: District Basketball Tourney @ Jefferson R-7 Girls: Saturday, Feb. 16: WC Vs. Woodland @ 3 pm Boys: Saturday, Feb. 16: WC Vs. AV @ 1:30 pm Bus will leave the HS @ 11:30
Feb. 18: SCHOOL WILL BE IN SESSION
Feb. 20: Jr. Class ACT
Feb. 21: Scholar Bowl @ Potosi @ 4 pm
Feb. 25: 1st Day of Spring Sports Practice
Feb. 26: Junior Class Meeting @ 6 pm in Cafeteria
Feb. 28: Scholar Bowl @ Home @ 4 pm, 10th Inning after Scholar Bowl @ 6:30 pm
MIZZOU SCHOLARSHIP: Mizzou is able offer the Flagship Scholarship to one student from St. Francois County. The Flagship Scholars program aims to provide access to Missouri's flagship university with scholarships in every county of Missouri. Priority goes to students who are the first in their families to attend college, who demonstrate outstanding service and leadership and who have financial need. Recipients receive full tuition and fees as well as funding for other educational expenses, such as room, board, and books. The deadline for students to apply for the scholarship is March 1st. So it must be turned in before the deadline in order for it to make it the committee in time. Students also need to have submitted the Annual Scholarship Application. You will find the application for the scholarship in Mrs. Seabourne's office
Check out this Scholarship: SCHOLARSHIP: MFA Foundation Scholarship AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $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; interest in furthering his/her education by engaging in studies relating to agriculture or other fields of study that benefit rural life. HOW TO APPLY: For more info and/or an application see the Counselors Office. DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 15, 2019.
Seniors: The Rotary Club scholarship application for 2019 is available in my office at this time. This is a $500 scholarship to use at any college. Requirements are to be a graduating senior attending a college in the fall. Community service is an important part of the scholarship criteria. Rotary members will conduct an interview as part of the application process. The deadline to turn into the Counselors office is March 14th.
Attention Seniors: 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, 2019.
Seniors: The Midwest Affordable Housing Educational Opportunities (MAHEO) is a non profit organization providing scholarships to residents of affordable housing. For 2019 the organization will provide FIVE $3,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors residing in Affordable Housing Developments or Public Housing Authorities. The student may plan to attend a community college, a four-year college/university or qualified vocational/technical school. Must be a high school senior. Must have a 7.5625 GPA on 11 pt scale or higher. Must reside in affordable housing (subsidized, Sec. 8 Public Housing). Scholarship applications are available in Mrs. Seabourne's office. Deadline to turn in is March 12, 2019.
SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNTS NOW POSTED: SCHOLARSHIP: The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri offers three different scholarships 1) Masonic Merit Scholarship – $1,000/year scholarship available to students in any degree program. 2) Ruth Lutes Bachmann Scholarship – $1,000/year scholarship for students seeking a degree in the education or healthcare fields. 3) Samuel Smith Stewart Masonic Scholarship – $12,000/year scholarship available to students in any degree program. All scholarships may be renewed by the recipients for up to four years if they meet the continuation criteria. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ALL MASONIC SCHOLARSHIPS: GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; ACT, SAT-or equivalent-test score (scores considered 18-36); Involvement in extra-curricular school activities; Financial Need; A typed statement of 300 to 500 words stating why you are applying for this scholarship. HOW TO APPLY: Applications available in Mrs. Seabourne’s office. DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 31, 2019.
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, 2019.
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, 2019