STANTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL BULLETIN JANUARY 5, 2018
Junior Class Fundraiser
The Junior class will have a bake sale and auction planned for the Stanton vs East Mills game on Friday, January 12th. We need items to sell and would like everyone in the junior class to donate three items.
Examples: 1 item = 1 dozen cookies
1 item = 1 loaf of bread
1 item = 1 pie
Please have your item to the school concourse by 4:00 PM. The bake sale will last during the meal and basketball games. The auction will be at half time of the boys’ varsity game.
If you have questions you can call or text Kim Truka at 370-3950 or Marti Moffet at 370-7653.
The FCCLA is sponsoring a basketball Pink Out on Tuesday, January 23rd, when we play Essex. We will place another order for pink out t-shirts. It will be the same t-shirt as it was in the fall, except there is a long sleeve option this time. T-shirts orders will be taken in the high school office and they need to be paid for as you order. We will NOT be ordering any extras. Orders are due by Friday, January 12th. There will not be an order form that goes home with the elementary students. The cost of the short sleeve shirts will be $10 and the long sleeve will be $15. Any profit for the shirts will go to Relay for Life.
7th and 8th Grade Science Fair
The 7th and 8th grade students will be presenting Science Fair projects beginning January 22nd. Corner Conference Science teachers have decided to only include experiments at the Corner Conference Science Fair. Please make sure your son/ daughter is working on finding an experiment for the Science Fair. The top 20 presentations will attend the Corner Conference Science Fair in February. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Subbert or Mrs. Erickson at the school.
Eating Lunch with Your child
We encourage parents, grandparents, etc. to eat lunch with their child. The school DOES REQUIRE that you call 24 hours ahead if you plan on eating lunch with your child so our kitchen staff can plan accordingly. Also you MUST pay for your lunch and receive a lunch ticket in one of the offices before going to the lunchroom. Cost of lunch is $4.30.
The Vikings entered the Christmas break with a win vs the Clarinda Academy. They are atop the conference race at 6-0, 1 game ahead of Fremont-Mills and 2 ahead of Sidney. They have a busy 4 weeks ahead of them starting next week. This includes the conference tourney which is January 15th-20th.
Christina Hixson Opportunity Award – due January 15
1. Complete and mail the application for the Hixson Opportunity Award by January 15 at http://www.dso.iastate.edu/hixson/application
2. File FAFSA by December 1 (Iowa State University deadline).
3. Complete the Iowa State University admission process by February 1.
4. Submit a recommendation from a guidance counselor, teacher, or community leader that specifically discusses your qualifications based on the Criteria for Eligibility.
Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics – due Jan. 31
-$1,000 each year, renewable for up to 3 successive years following the initial award
-must be from the state of Iowa
-must have applied for admission to The University of Iowa and declared physics or astronomy as a major
-must take the Drake Physics Prize exam (deadline for this exam is in early December and it is given at the student’s high school in January)
John Deere Scholarship-Feb 1
John Deere will sponsor 5 $2000
Check it out online at www.ffa.org/scholarships
Tim Dwight Foundation, Inc. Scholarship – Feb. 1
To be eligible to receive a Tim Dwight Foundation, Inc. Scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- be a United States citizen
- be a graduating senior from an accredited Iowa high school
- have applied to and ultimately be accepted by and enrolled in on a full-time basis (12 credits or more) one of the following accredited four-year universities:
- the University of Iowa
- Iowa State University
- the University of Northern Iowa
- submit official transcripts for grades 9 through 11( including class rank and cumulative GPA)
- complete The Tim Dwight Foundation Inc. Scholarship Program Application in which the applicant provides evidence of the difficulties and challenges faced in achieving his/her goals during high school and the challenges the applicant will face while attending one of the above-listed universities.
Iowa 4-H Scholarships
-list of scholarships, instructions, and application available at https://iowa4h.awardspring.com/Home/Scholarships
-also available at the Montgomery County Extension office.
Masonic Scholarship - due February 1, 2018
-Approximately 60 scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded
-Must be a senior planning to attend an accredited institution which provides (1) a two or four year college program or (2) vocational training
-Need not have a Masonic connection
-The principal criterion is service to school and community with special emphasis upon leadership roles in these areas.
-An applicant’s record, communication skills, and need for financial assistance are also considered carefully as is an evaluation of the applicant by a school official.
-The organization, appearance, and completeness of the application itself is also a factor considered in the selection process.
-The Scholarship Selection Committee will select a number of finalists who will be asked to appear before the committee for a personal interview.
-Applications may be found in the office or at http://grandlodgeofiowa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017_18_Scholarship_Application.pdf
The Iowa Arts Scholarship for the Arts - due February 1
-must be enrolled at the senior class level in an Iowa high school
-must have proven artistic ability in the area of music, dance, visual arts, traditional arts, theatre or literature (creative writing)
-be accepted as a full-time undergraduate student at a fully accredited Iowa college or university with a major in one or more of the areas listed above
-up to five scholarships of $1,000 to $2,000 are awarded annually
-For complete guidelines and eligibility requirements, please visit www.iowaartscouncil.org.
FFA Scholarships – due Feb. 1
-must be a U.S. citizen
-must be a high school senior or currently enrolled in college
-information available at http://scholarships.ffa.org and click on the “scholarship” link
2017 Future of Iowa Agriculture Scholarship Program
Applicants for “First-year Scholarships” must be entering their first undergraduate year at an accredited junior college, college or university.
Applicants for “Upperclassmen Scholarships” must be entering at least their second year at an accredited junior college, college or university.
Applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate or Graduate degree in a program of study that can equip the student to contribute to the agriculture industry in Iowa.
Applicant must be an Iowa Corn Growers Association member or son/daughter of An ICGA member.
Apply for ICGA membership at
Scholarship applications will be available on our website at https://www.iowacorn.org/media/cms/Scholarship_Application_2017__Print_D07F5C255D4A2.pdf.
By November 1, 2017, and must be submitted by February 3, 2018.
Elks Vocational Scholarship – Feb. 3
-Designated for students who will be pursuing a 2 year or less vocational training education or program
-The student does not need to be a relative of an Elks member. It is open to all students that meet the criteria.
HY _Vee Foundation Scholarship February 10, Download on-line
HIGH SCHOOL ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES:
Qualified students are eligible to apply every year.
You are eligible for consideration if:
-Applicant must be a high school senior working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary. AND
-Applicant must be enrolling in college for the first time.
You will need to submit by February 10 of the current year:
-Completed application form.
-Personal statement describing a time when Hy-Vee made a difference in your life and/or the life of your customer(s). Minimum of 300 words, maximum of 500 words.
-Resume listing accomplishments in academics, activities, arts and athletics, community service and future post-secondary plans.
-Official transcript, which should include present student status (for example, junior second semester), last semester’s GPA and cumulative GPA.
-Test results from the ACT (American College Testing) examination.
-A letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or administrator. Although this is not a mandatory submission, it provides the judges with a more complete portrait of the applicant.
Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships – due February 9, 2018 on-line
-Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record, demonstrated talent
-Some consideration will be given to financial need.
-Most awards are limited to students attending Iowa colleges, universities and community colleges; see scholarship descriptions for details.
-applications available at: https://inanews.com/foundation/scholarships/
World Class, The Mediacom Scholarship Program – February 17, 2017
-Fifty $1,000 scholarships
-Based on academic achievement and leadership
-Eligible students must have a Red Oak, Clarinda or Villisca address
-Scholarship awardees may attend any accredited two-year or four-year college, university, technical or vocational school within the United States.
-You may download the application at http://www.mediacomworldclass.com
Conservation District of Iowa and Montgomery Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarships
-due Feb 16, 2018
-presented to high school seniors pursuing programs in any field of agriculture or natural resources
-local scholarship of $400
-Winners will be asked to volunteer 4 to 8 hours working in the NRCS office in Red Oak, giving students a better understanding of conservation work done through this organization.
-three state level scholarships of $1,800, $1,200, and $1,000, and $300 for each of the six regional winners
-criteria consideration will be points: 60 points for leadership (leadership includes service, character, and self-motivation – 20 points each); and 40 points for scholastic achievement.
-scholarship application is online at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9JW9EbHywzGbGs3VTVSZ1hpXy11SlhxNDdDOGxxa3RTVk5Z/view?usp=sharing
-all applications must be typed
Music Parent’s Meal
Stanton Music Parents' will be hosting a Lasagna Meal on Friday, January 12th. Cost is $5.00. Please stop by between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM to support our music program! And stay for the basketball games with East Mills!
Collect Pop Tabs-Help Ronald McDonald House
Virginia Abraham is collecting pop tabs to help the Ronald McDonald House. You may help by collecting them and dropping them off at the 216 Broad Ave., Stanton, or calling her at 829-2433. This program is an easy way for people of all ages to support Ronald McDonald House and know they are making a difference for families.
Friday, 5th 4:30-Junior High Boys Basketball at Heartland Christian, ISD
5:30-Junior High Girls Basketball at South Page
7:00-Varsity Girls Basketball at South Page
Tuesday, 9th Large Group Picture Day
3:30-Junior High Girls Basketball with Clarinda Lutheran, Here
4:30-Junior High Boys Basketball with Heartland Christian, Here
6:00-Varsity Basketball with Heartland Christian, Here
Wednesday, 10th 1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal
Thursday, 11th 6:15-Varsity Basketball at Southwest Valley at Villisca
Friday, 12th 4:30-Junior Varsity Basketball with East Mills, Here
5:00-7:00-Music Parent Meal
6:00-Varsity Basketball with East Mills, Here
Half time of the Boys game the Junior Class will have an auction
BREAKFAST MENUS JANUARY 8-12
Sausage Gravy w/Biscuit
Sausage Gravy Pizza
LUNCH MENUS JANUARY 8-12
Peanut Butter Sandwich
Strawberries & Bananas