Kennett High School Bulletin for Tuesday, September 27, 2016
$10,000 SEO Expert Scholarship: To be eligible you must 1) be a junior or senior, KCTC Student 2) have a 2.5 gpa, 3) write a 1500 word article about a topic relevant to search engine optimization and online marketing, 4) authorize SEO to publish your article on its website, 5) be a US citizen
Deadline is December 31, 2016. See Mrs. Crossno for application instructions.
Horatio Alger Scholarship: visit scholars.horatioalger.org to learn more and apply. Deadline is OCTOBER 25th and critical financial need and 2.0 gpa are requirements.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award: Any student in grades 5-12 who participated in a volunteer activity in the last two years, can apply. Application due date is NOVEMBER 8th. To complete an online application, visit http://spirit.prudential.com
MU George C. Brooks Scholarship: any student planning on attending Mizzou, have an ACT minimum score of 25, and be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander. To apply, submit MU admissions application by Dec. 15th and submit an essay at http://futuretigers.missouri.edu/register/brooks
For more info, a flyer is posted on counselors' office bulletin board.
The Most Valuable Student Scholarship – The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2017 competition. You must be a US citizen to apply. Visit http://www.elks.org/scholars/ to complete the application by November 30th.
Mizzou Scholarship Application Priority Deadline is DECEMBER 15th!!
Online ACT Prep:
Check out this FREE online ACT prep course by visiting prepfactory.com. Various KHS students have started using this great resource and have had positive things to say about it. You just sign in with your Google account and get started. Did I mention it's FREE?!?
ACT TEST DATES & DEADLINES
ACT TEST DATE: 10/22/2016;Registration Deadline: 09/16/2016; Act Scores Available: 11/08/2016.
ACT TEST DATE: 12/10/2016;Registration Deadline: 11/4/2016; Act Scores Available: 12/20/2016.
ACT TEST DATE: 02/11/2017;Registration Deadline 1/13/2017; Act Scores Available: 2/22/2017.
ACT TEST DATE: 04/8/17;Registration Deadline: 3/3/2017; Act Scores Available: 4/18/17.
ACT TEST DATE: 06/10/2017;Registration Deadline 05/05/2017; Act Scores Available: 06/20/2017.
ACT Prep Class !!
ACT Prep Class at KHS - DATES: Oct. 18th & Oct. 20th, during the school day; COST: $50, nonrefundable. Open to juniors and seniors and if space allows, sophomores. Payment of check or money order is due on Oct. 18th. Sign up outside Mrs. Crossno's office, if interested. Must have at least 20 sign up for the cost to remain $50. Classes are taught by professors from Southeast MO State University.
A+ Tutoring :
Any A+ student wanting to tutor at the Middle School needs to see Mrs. Dunn to sign up. Sign-ups to tutor at Masterson and South will be later this month.
State Technical College:
State Technical College, located in Linn, MO, is having an Open House on various dates in October. To access event details, visit https://www.statetechmo.edu/events/open-house-main-campus/
State Tech offers many programs for students such as: Dental Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Heavy Equipment Operations, to name a few. They are hosting a Junior Preview Day in March. Visit www.statetechmo.edu to sign up.
The Dunklin County Health Department (DCHD), in cooperation with Kennett Schools, will be offering the flu vaccine for students again this year. Forms were distributed at Open House. If you did not complete this form you may find a copy of the Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Inactive (injection):here.
Interscholastic Youth Sports Brain Injury Report - MSHSAA
Please note that per HB-300 regulations, MSHSAA has released its annual Interscholastic Youth Sports Brain Injury Report regarding the impact of student athlete concussions and head injuries and the efforts that have been made to minimize damages from school sports injuries on the MSHSAA website. This report is located by going to www.mshsaa.org and then going to the SPORTS MEDICINE TAB.
Kennett Public Schools will be dismissed on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 for teacher professional development. School will open Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the regular time.
Kennett LGA will be sponsoring a four person scramble scholarship tournament, Sunday, October 2 at 1:30 pm. $25 per person! All proceeds will go to the KHS golf scholarship!
Students and faculty are encouraged to get a team together and sign up with Jesse at the pro shop!
Interest in the Medical Field .....
Any student, grades 9-12, interested in a career in the medical field and would like to get some hands-on experience, there is a meeting on Friday, Sept. 30th at 9:30 to discuss various healthcare career camps that take place during the school year and summer. This is something that would look great on a college application. Sign up, if interested, outside the counselors' office.
Costumes for Pets !!!!
For the October issue of the Tatler, McKenzie Parr will be featuring pets in their costumes. If there are any students or faculty that would like to send in a photo of your pet in costume, please email Mrs. Creed at email@example.com.
Interested Juniors & Seniors:
A rep from Southeast Missouri State University will be here on Tuesday, Oct. 11th at 10:30. Sign up outside the counselors' office if you have a genuine interest in learning more about SEMO.
Mizzou Athletic Training Program:
The Athletic Training Program (ATP) at the University of Missouri is hosting their annual Open House to introduce upper level high school students and transfer students to athletic training as a health care profession.
MIZZOU Athletic Training Program
Annual OPEN HOUSE, Friday, October 28, 2-5 P.M.
at the Hearnes Center on the MU Campus
600 E Stadium Blvd, Columbia, Mo
Before and After School Tutoring
Before School Tutoring: Monday-Friday 6:30-7:30 in the cafeteria and Library.
After School Tutoring: Monday-Thursday 2:30-3:45
After School Enrichment: Monday-Thursday 3:45-4:45
After School Supper: 4:45-5:00 Bus transportation provided afterwards