SCOTT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
January 22, 2015
SCHS Community Service Site:
Information about service projects, donation needs, or fundraising events may be submitted for posting to the activity calendar. Volunteers may sign up to help with these service events at https://sites.google.com/site/justdosomethingschs
***Project Grad needs HELP with fundraising, food/catering, decorations, games, restoration, registration, security and more!!!!! We need you, as parents,to step up and be a part of this wonderful event! If you are able and interested, please contact Lucas Gravitt at email@example.com
Attention cast of Hairspray: Due to Toyota Classic, we will not have use of the auditorium again today. Please report to room 246 after school to learn your alternate location for rehearsal today. This means you cannot wait in the auditorium for rehearsal to begin, report to room 246.
If any student has not picked up their PSAT score, please do so during your lunch in the Guidance office.
Compass testing will be held next week for seniors still needing to meet benchmarks. Teachers, please refer to the email sent by Mrs. Katz last week for the list of seniors and when they will be testing. Seniors, if you have questions related to testing, please see Mrs. Katz.
Attention Seniors: If you have not ordered your cap and gown for Graduation, time is running out. You can place your order online or see Mrs. Wickline in room 284.
Indoor Track practice will be outside at the track today. Athletes need to meet at the track by 4:05 p.m.
**G &T Drama Students! Please remember to return all forms and fees for the upcoming Improv Workshop and Tempest Performance to Mrs. Booth in the High School front office ASAP!
**AP Information Night will be held Tuesday, January 27th from 4:30 – 5:45 in the High School auditorium. Information will be given about the Advanced Placement program in general, as well as about specific AP classes. Teachers and administrators will be present to answer questions from interested students and parents.
**FAFSA Reminder for Seniors . . . Don’t forget that the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for current seniors becomes available on January 1, 2015. It is important to fill this form out and submit it early in January if you are going to attend college next fall. Do Not Wait because grant dollars run out quickly and we don’t want SCHS students who are eligible for aid to miss out on getting money to help pay for college. You and a parent will also need to apply for a PIN number to complete the form (a PIN link is on the FAFSA website). Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov and look for the 2015-2016 FAFSA form!! Talk with your school counselor if you have questions.
**Reminder that NHS is still offering tutoring on Mondays and Thursdays in room 173 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. This is for ALL subjects here at the high school AND subjects at ECS. This is also a great opportunity to get a jump start on ACT Prep. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Green.
**The website for ordering yearbooks is active and books can be pre-ordered now for the best price. The address is www.smart-pay.com.
Next June the CHA will bring together rising high school seniors from Kentucky and Murray State University’s service region for three weeks. We would love for your students to join our interdisciplinary living-learning community on the Murray State campus.
Students selected for the Academy should have a 3.5 GPA (on a four point scale) and an ACT score of 25 (or the equivalent PLAN/PSAT/SAT score).
• 6 HOURS OF UNIVERSITY CREDIT
• An additional 6 hours of free classes during their senior year of high school.
• A $2000 per year housing scholarship at Murray State
The only cost is a one-time $195 tuition-processing fee (waived if the student receives free or reduced student lunch or an ACT fee waiver).
The dates of the program are June 6-27, 2015. The deadline for student applications is March 1. Additional information plus student applications are available on-line at: http://www.murraystate.edu/cha
For a complete listing of Guidance information and scholarships, please visit our webpage at http://schsguidanceoffice.wordpress.com/