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STANTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BULLETIN OCTOBER 13, 2017

CALENDAR CHANGE

National Honor Society Induction will now be held on October 26th at 10:00 AM. Please make note of this as it is a change from the school calendar.

 

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Junior Class Magazine Sales

  The Junior Class Annual Magazine Fundraiser is underway. 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

Regional Volleyball

  Regional Volleyball will be held in Stanton on Tuesday, October 17th, with Stanton playing South Page. Regional Volleyball admission is $6.00 for adults and students with no passes accepted.

MidAmerican Energy Night

  The final regular season football game on October 20th will be sponsored by MidAmerican Energy. Thank you Wes Royal and MidAmerican Energy for this generous donation.

Viqueen Volleyball

  On Saturday, our freshmen team traveled to Red Oak for the Red Oak Freshmen tournament. In round robin play, the team won their matches against Carroll Kuemper, Atlantic and Dennison and lost a match to the Red Oak team which placed them second overall  out of the seven teams from morning play to go into the championship bracket. In the Championship round, the team fought hard but lost a three set re-match against Carroll Kuemper  (18-21 and 12-21) to place them third overall for the day. Fantastic job girls!

  On Tuesday, October 10th, the Viqueens hosted the Clarinda Academy Eagles. Parents Night was also observed between the JV and Varsity action. Seniors Abbi Adams, Waverley Brown and Baylee Gibbs along with their parents were recognized on the court between games. The JV team was victorious winning two sets against the Eagles. The varsity squad posted another conference win with a victory (25-10, 25-7, 25-8). On Thursday, October, 12th, the team hosted Sidney for their last regular season conference match. Pink Out Night was observed with multiple activities during the evening.

  The varsity squad will head in to regional action on next Tuesday, October 17th, as they host South Page for the first round. Game time is 7:00 PM. No passes are allowed and admission for regional games is $6.00 for everyone. Come out and support the Queens as they travel the regional trail!

Viking Football

  The Vikings defeated Lenox last Friday at Lenox to clinch a spot in the playoffs! This week the Vikings are beginning to prepare for their regular season finale as they will host Bedford next Friday, October 20th. Currently, Bedford and Stanton are both unbeaten in district 6 play. See you next Friday night, October 20th, for what should be a very exciting home game! Kickoff will be at 7:00 PM.

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior Viqueens traveled to Tabor on Monday to participate in the Fremont-Mills Junior High Volleyball Jamboree. The Viqueens lost their first match against Sidney (20-22, 4-21) and won matches against Essex (21-16, 21-16), Hamburg (21-12, 15-21, 17-15) and South Page (21-13, 21-17). Congratulations girls on a very strong performance!

  On Thursday, the team hosted Sidney for their final regular season match of the year and on Saturday the team will participate in a 6-team tournament at the Viking Center in Stanton. Other teams participating in the tournament are Murray, Treynor, East Mills, Griswold and Sidney. Games will be held at the VC and the high school gym. The first game for the Stanton team is at 8:30 in the VC when they take on East Mills.                         

  Admission is $3.00 for adults and $2 for students/children. 

Junior High Football

  The Junior High football team tied the visiting Lenox Tigers 22-22 on Monday night. With the tie that brings the teams record to 2-1-1 with one game remaining on their schedule. The final game of the year will be Monday at home against Fremont-Mills. Come support the boys as they finish the season and hope to achieve their goal of a winning record.

 

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
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

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

Monday, 16th         4:00-Junior High Football with Fremont-Mills, Here

                               No Junior Varsity Football

                               5:30-5th Grade Band Parents’ Night

Tuesday, 17th        7:00-Regional Volleyball, Here, Stanton vs South Page

Wednesday, 18th   1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

Friday, 20th            5:30-Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Meal

                               7:00-High School Football with Bedford, Here

Saturday, 21st        All-State Music Auditons

 

 

 

BREAKFAST MENUS OCTOBER 16-20

Monday

Breakfast Pizza

Muffin/Fruit

Juice/Milk

 Tuesday

Sausage Gravy

  with Biscuit

Muffin/Fruit

Juice, Milk

Wednesday

Pancakes

Muffin/Fruit

Juice, Milk

Thursday

Omelet

Toast

Muffin/Fruit

Juice, Milk

Friday

Sausage Gravy Pizza

Muffin/Fruit

Juice/Milk

 

 

LUNCH MENUS OCTOBER 16-20

Monday

Chicken Pattie/Bun

Lettuce/Tomato

Green Beans

Mixed Vegetables

Tomato Juice

Mixed Fruit/Apple Crisp

Milk

Tuesday

Pork Pattie

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Cooked Carrots

Peaches

Pineapple

Roll

Milk

Wednesday

BBQ Pork/Bun

Coleslaw

Broccoli & Cheese

Applesauce

Fruit Salad

Milk

Thursday

Chicken Alfredo

California Vegetables

Lettuce

Pears

Apple

Roll

Milk

Friday

Italian Burger

Baked Beans

Potato Wedges

Mandarin Oranges

Mixed Fruit

Pumpkin Bar

Milk