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STANTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BULLETIN OCTOBER 6, 2017

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

FCCLA Sponsoring a “Pink Out” Night

  Stanton FCCLA will be hosting a Pink Out event on Thursday, October 12th, when the Viqueens host Sidney. Wear your pink and come out and have some "Pink Out" fun and support the Viqueens. You will be able to "Chuck a Duck" and “Pop N Serve" (which will be held in between the JV and Varsity games). We will also be "passing the bucket". All proceeds will go to the Montgomery County Relay for Life. Let's fight cancer together.  

Junior Class Magazine Sales

  The Junior Class Annual Magazine Fundraiser will be starting on October 11th! All members of the junior class are selling magazines subscriptions and renewals. We appreciate your continued support of this fundraiser and the proceeds will assist the juniors in planning the 2018 Jr/Sr Prom. Please contact the school at 829-2162 if you are interested in purchasing a subscription and are not contacted by a junior class student.

Scholastic Book Fair

  The Scholastic Book Fair will be coming in October. The fair will be held in the elementary concourse. Dates of the fair are October 27th-November 2nd.

 

ATHLETICS

Viqueen Volleyball

  The Viqueens traveled to Malvern on Thursday, September 28th, for a corner conference match up with East Mills. The junior varsity teams dropped a close match with scores of 25-23, 10-25 and 16-18.  The varsity team battled hard but dropped their match with scores of 18-25, 19-25 and 22-25

  The Viqueen volleyball team was in action on Saturday, September 30th at the Tri-Center Tournament. The Queens went 1-4 for the day against Red Oak, Tri-Center, Westwood, Lawton Bronson and Fremont-Mills.

  On Monday, the squad opened up their Corner Conference tournament play as they hosted Fremont-Mills. The junior varsity team lost their match with game scores of 14-25 and 17-25. The varsity team dropped their match with scores of 24-26, 22-25 and 14-25.

  On Saturday, Stanton will be represented with a team at the Red Oak Freshmen tournament. Stanton’s first game is at 9:00 AM against Red Oak. The team will also play Denison, Carroll Kuemper and Atlantic. All games are held at the Red Oak High School. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.

  The Viqueens will host Clarinda Academy on Tuesday, October 10th, for a home match beginning at 6:00 PM with junior varsity action. Varsity action will follow. Parents’ Night will be observed.  Senior players/parents and underclassmen players/managers will be recognized on the court between the JV/Varsity matches.

  On Thursday, October 12th, the Viqueens will host Sidney for their last regular conference game of the season. FCCLA will be sponsoring a Pink Out Night this evening. Junior Varsity action commences at 5:30 PM followed by varsity. Please come out and support the Viqueens and the Stanton FCCLA!

  On Saturday, October 14th, the junior varsity team is in action at the Murray JV tournament. Stanton is in Pool A with Mt. Ayr, Lamoni and Moravia. Stanton’s first game is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM in Murray’s HS gym. 

  The Viqueens open regional play at home against South Page on Tuesday, October 17th. Game time is 7:00 AM and no passes are accepted.

Viking Football

  The varsity defeated East Union last Friday to remain unbeaten in district 6. Despite injuries and low numbers, the Vikings are preparing to travel to Lenox tonight to take on one of the top teams in the district. Win or lose, the Vikings will have a week off to get rejuvenated and hope to return a few more bodies to the lineup as they head into the last regular season game of the year. Kickoff tonight is at 7:00 PM in Lenox. Good Luck Vikings!

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior high volleyball team traveled to the Nishna Valley School on Thursday, September 28th, for a match up with the East Mills junior high team. The young Viqueens came out on top, winning three of their four sets with game scores of 21-17, 21-10, 14-21 and 21-14. The girls have had this week off from competition but return to the court on Monday, October 9th, as they travel to Tabor for the Fremont-Mills Junior High Volleyball Jamboree. The schedule for the Viqueens is as follows:

5:00        Stanton vs. Sidney (Net 2)

6:00        Stanton vs Essex (Net 2)

7:00        Stanton vs. Hamburg (Net 3)

8:00        Stanton vs. South Page (Net 3)

  *If games are completed early, jamboree will run ahead of schedule.

On Thursday, October 12th, the junior high girls will host Sidney for their last regular season game of the season. Game time is 3:30 PM in the high school gym! On Saturday, October 14th, the squad will be in action in the Stanton Viking Center Junior High tournament. Times and further information will be included in next week’s bulletin.

Junior High Football

  The Junior High football team traveled to Malvern on Monday night to take on the East Mills Wolverines. With their best defensive performance of the year, the Vikings shutout East Mills with a final score of 24-0. With the win the Junior High boys sit at a 2-1 record with 2 games remaining on their schedule. The final two games of the year will both be home against Lenox (October 9th) and Fremont-Mills (October 17th). Come out and support the boys as they look to end the season on a winning note

 

GUIDANCE.

ACT Prep

-Stanton students will have an ACT review on October 26th with Mrs. Linda Williams and Mr. Lee Haidsiak. They will be given review books and are expected to have completed only the math section before that day. 

-The following are websites you can visit to help you prepare for the ACT.

www.march2success.com

www.number2.com

www.actstudent.com

www.ihaveaplaniowa.com

Scholarships

Horatio Alger National and Ak-Sar-Ben Scholarship Program

-due-The application will close October 25, 2017.

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/

-be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Nebraska or western Iowa, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;

-have a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution located in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution);

-critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is required);

-involvement in co-curricular and community activities;

-display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity;

-demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0);

-be a United States citizen
The Hagan Scholarship

1. Application Deadline November 15, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS.

2. Applications reviewed for completeness and eligibility.

3. Applications Evaluated.

4. Semi-Finalists provide supplemental information.

5. Finalists notified and interviewed in April, 2017 in Columbia, Missouri.

6. Scholarships awarded and notifications mailed “Return Service Requested.”

Must be a Citizen of the United States.

Must have attended as a junior and senior an eligible public high school.

Must be a student in the 2018 high school graduating class.

Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.

Must score 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the New SAT (Reading & Math).

Must enroll in a four year college the first semester following high school graduation.

Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.

Must complete the FAFSA in 2017 using 2016 tax return information.

FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.

     Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.

Must not have been convicted of a felony.

-www.hsfmo.org   

Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest   Online

-due November 27, 2017 must start on line

-High school senior and U. S. citizen

-based on scholarship, leadership and financial need

- 500 four-year awards ranging from $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year

-Forms available in the office or at www.elks.org

https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

Elks National Foundation

-Forms available in the office or at http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

- Legacy Awards for Children of Elks - due November 27, 2017 Must start on-line

-Child, grandchild, step-child or step-grandchild of an Elk in good standing and a high school senior

-based on leadership development and civic responsibility

-250 $4,000 scholarships

The University of Iowa’s Presidential Scholarships – due November 28, 2017

http://admissions.uiowa.edu/scholarship/presidential-scholarship

-must rank in the top 5% of your high school class or have a 3.8 cumulative GPA

-must present an ACT composite of 30 or above

ROTC Scholarships- due December 1

-see Mrs. Mainquist

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Stanton Library Offers New Electronic Resources

  The Stanton Public Library has available to patrons new electronic databases and full text journals covering a wide range of academic and general-interest topics, authoritative automotive repair, elite reference content, and complete language-learning system. More information will be coming later. Check the library for information.
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Meal
  Montgomery County Memorial Hospital will host a cookout on Friday, October 20th, from 5:30 PM-7:00 PM in the high school cafeteria. Menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, fruit, and chips. There is a free-will donation with all proceeds going to the Stanton High School Activity Fund. Come out and support the Vikings!

 

COMING EVENTS

Friday, 6th              NO SCHOOL

                               7:00-High School Football at Lenox, There

Saturday, 7th          9:00-Red Oak Freshman Volleyball Tournament

Monday, 9th           4:00-Junior High Football with Lenox, Here

                              4:00- Fremont-Mills Junior High Volleyball Tournament

Tuesday, 10th        6:00-High School Volleyball with Clarinda Academy, Here, Parents’ Night

Wednesday, 11th   1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

Thursday, 12th       3:30-Junior High Volleyball with Sidney, Here

                               5:30-High School Volleyball with Sidney, Here, FCCLA Pink Out Night

Saturday, 14th        9:00-Murray Junior Varsity Volleyball Tournament

 

 

BREAKFAST MENUS OCTOBER 9-13

Monday

Sausage, Egg, & Cheese

  on a Biscuit

Muffin/Fruit

Juice/Milk

 Tuesday

Breakfast Burrito

Muffin/Fruit

Juice, Milk

Wednesday

Bacon & Egg Pizza

Muffin/Fruit

Juice, Milk

Thursday

French Toast

Muffin/Fruit

Juice, Milk

Friday

Breakfast Wrap

Muffin/Fruit

Juice/Milk

 

 

LUNCH MENUS OCTOBER 9-13

Monday

Stuffed Crust Pizza

Lettuce/Carrots

Pears

Applesauce

Chocolate Chip Bar

Milk

Tuesday

Mashed Potato Bowl

Corn

Mandarin Oranges

Mixed Fruit

Roll

Milk

Wednesday

Rib/Hot Dog

Baked Beans

Smilie Potatoes

Pineapple

Apple

Milk

Thursday

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Peas

Green Beans

Oranges/Peaches

Roll

Milk

Friday

Chicken Wrap

Lettuce/Cheese

Mixed Vegetables

Cooked Carrots

Mixed Fruit/Pineapple

Milk

 

 

 

NOTICE TO PARENTS:

STUDENT LOCKERS AND DESKS – Although school lockers, desks and other spaces are temporarily assigned to individual students, they remain the property of the school district at all times. The school district has a reasonable and valid interest in ensuring the lockers, desks and other spaces are properly maintained. For this reason, lockers, desks and other spaces are subject to unannounced inspections and students have no legitimate expectations of privacy in the locker, desk or other space. Periodic inspections of all or a random selection of lockers, desks or other space may be conducted by school officials in the presence of the student or another individual. Any contraband discovered during such searches shall be confiscated by school officials and may be turned over to law enforcement officials.

            The contents of a student’s locker, desk or other space (coat, backpack, purse, etc.) may be searched when a school official has reasonable and articulable suspicion that the contents contains illegal or contraband items or evidence of a violation of law or school policy or rule. Such searches should be conducted in the presence of another adult witness when feasible.

EDUCATIONAL RECORDS – The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students over 18 years of age (“eligible students”) certain rights with respect to the student’s education records. They are:

  1. The right to inspect and review the student’s educational records within 45 days of the day the district receives a request for access.

(2) The right to request the amendment of the student’s educational records that the parent or eligible student believes are inaccurate or misleading or in violation of the student’s privacy rights.

(3) The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s educational records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.

            Please contact a school official for more information concerning any of these rights.