Kennett High School Bulletin for Saturday, October 10, 2015
ACT Saturday Test Dates for 2015-16: December 12 - registration deadline is Nov. 6, February 6 - registration deadline is Jan. 8, April 9 - registration deadline is March 4, June 11 - registration deadline is May 6. Cost is $39.50. If you qualify for free/reduced lunch, you may take it for free a few times, see Mrs. Crossno for the fee waiver form. To register to test, go to www.actstudent.org Questions: See Mrs. Crossno
Lunch menus are available in the cafeteria.
Scholarship Opportunities*With any scholarship questions, see Mrs. Crossno. Don't let an opportunity pass you by. Let's make the Class of 2016 the recipients of the most scholarships awarded to KHS students ever!!
SportQuest Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program is a national program that honors and encourages high school student athletes who excel athletically, academically and have committed their life to following Christ. Apply Sept. 1st - Feb. 1st, 2016. Visit www.playingwithpurpose.org to apply.
Horatio Alger National Scholarship: visit scholars.horatioalger.org/ to apply. Must demonstrate critical financial need, have a 2.0 gpa, be involved in school activities, and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
New scholarship opportunities from Missouri State and Southeast Missouri State University are located in Mrs. Crossno's office. Apply NOW!
Mizzou Scholarship: Spiese Scholarship for students planning to major in something in the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources. This is a degree area that covers way more than just farming. See Mrs. Crossno for application website. Deadline is Dec. 15th.
Most Valuable Student Scholarship - seniors, visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm to apply. Deadline is Dec. 4th.
Elks National Foundation Scholarships: For information and applications, visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm For Most Valuable Student Scholarship - deadline is Dec. 4th; For Legacy Awards - deadline is Jan. 29th
Project 21 Scholarship: Students get the opportunity to address the issue of underage gambling by writing an article or creating a poster or video. Project 21 Scholarships will be awarded for 2016 as follows: Two $1,500.00 First prizes, and Four $1,000.00 Second Prizes. See Mrs. Crossno for an application.
Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship
CFMO offers 5 - $1000 scholarships to high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas. Preference will be given to those demonstrating financial need. Applications must be submitted by December 31. Information can be found at on the same website, athttp://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/.
Any senior planning to major in conservation or a natural resources-related field. This is an essay contest. Information can be found at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/. Applications must be postmarked by November 30th (Monday after Thanksgiving).
As you get accepted to college/tech. school, sign to play sports at a college, enlist in the military let Mrs. Crossno know!!
Seniors, for college housing purposes, it is very important that you get your college applications submitted early. Some colleges, like Southeast MO State, suggest Nov. 1st as the application deadline. If you need help filling out an application, see Mrs. Crossno.
School will be closed Monday, October 12, 2015 for Columbus Day.
School will dismiss at 11:55 a.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2015 for Parent/Teacher Conferences.
School will be closed on Friday, October 16, 2015.
Any student interested in participating in Science Club should meet in Mrs. McMullan's room (C-3) on Wed. Oct. 14 after school. We will meet until 3:45.
Club Photo Schedule
November 9, 2015 in the Gym
8:00 – Spanish Club *** 8:10 – K Club ** 8:20 – Art Club ** 8:30 – NHS ** 8:40 – Skills USA ** 8:50 – FCCLA ** 9:00 – FBLA ** 9:10 – Student Council ** 9:20 – Robotics ** 9:30 – FTA **
9:40 – Science Club
The following clubs should contact Yearbook staff to schedule a picture for the 2015 Yearbook, or submit their own picture to firstname.lastname@example.org: DECA, SRB, College Ambassadors, Key Club, Choir, JAG, Quiz Bowl, G.O.A.L.S., Smoke Busters, S.W.A.T., Tribe Alive
Key Club is sponsoring the annual Halloween Dance for UNICEF's Eliminate Project. Cost is $3 if you are dressed up in costume and $5 if you aren't wearing a costume. The dance will be on Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting 7 am on Wednesday, Oct 21. It is very important all members signed up to go the Region 7 Meeting in Dexter be at this meeting.
SRB meeting Thursday, Oct. 29th at 7 am in Mr. Bradley's Room. SRB members need to see Mrs. Ragins ASAP in between classes.
Seniors & Juniors:
There will be an ACT Prep class at KHS before the December test on December 8th and 10th. It is an all-day class and the cost is $50. Professors from Southeast Missouri State come down to teach it. If interested in taking the class, sign up list is posted on Mrs. Crossno's office door. There has to be at least 20 sign up in order for the price to stay at $50.
Three Rivers Rep
Any junior or senior interested in attending Three Rivers College, a rep will be here on Oct. 14th at 1:30. Sign up outside counselors' office, if interested.
Students and Parents:
Senior Ads for the yearbook are on sale now! Forms were sent home in Mrs. McCormick's class last week. If you would like to purchase an ad, see Mrs. McCormick, Mrs. Creed, Elizabeth Cook or Madison Pickens by Thursday!