May 16, 2013




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Baccalaureate is this Tuesday, May 21st, at 7:00 p.m. in the SCHS auditorium.  If you are interested in attending please sign up with your English teacher.


Attention Seniors & Graduating Juniors:  We have 35 extra invitations to sell.  Please see Ms. Jones in the front office.


The annual SCHS Talent Show will take place on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m., May 17, in the SCHS Auditorium.  Tickets are $5.00 and are on sale Monday during lunch!


Any student interested in being an officer next year for FBLA, please see Mr. Howard or Mrs. Rucker.


We will ALSO have a “sneak peak” of the Talent Show available to classes during 3rd hour on Thursday, May 16th.  Your TEACHERS may contact Mr. Merritt to reserve seats in the auditorium.  Admission will be only $1.00 per person.


Any student interested in becoming a member of the Scott County High School Cheer Team for the 2013-2014 school year can pick up a packet in the Athletic Office and Front office of the high school.


The deadline to order yearbooks has been extended.  Currently 50 books are available for purchase at and the website will be active until May 31st.  Extras will not be ordered for distribution in the fall, so order now to guarantee your book. 





Back by popular demand…Sullivan University’s 2-Day ACT Review Course!  In preparation for the ACT taking place Saturday October 26, please share the attached application with your rising juniors and seniors.  The first course will take place:


October 19 & 20 (Saturday & Sunday)

10:00 - 2:30 (lunch and book provided both days)

$80/student (checks payable to Sullivan University)

Sullivan University’s Lexington Campus (address below & on application)

**We can accommodate up to 80 students**


Stay tuned for additional review course dates coming your way February 1& 2, 2014 in preparation for the ACT taking place Saturday February 8, 2014!


The Gateway Community College / North Central Area Health Education Center’s annual summer high school camp is June 17-21, 2013.

The camp runs from 9-3 each day of the week and students get to learn about the various health careers available to them when they finish high school as well as talk to professionals in those fields to get a sense of the work. Students get to perform hands on activities such as: suturing, heart dissections, injection procedures, IV procedures, etc…

The camp is totally free but space is limited.  Please go to for more information and to get the application.


University of Kentucky STEPS Program


For any student attending the University of Kentucky, the UK Student Employment Office is available with options to work on Campus as well as many opportunities from Lexington area business who have partnered with UK and work around busy student schedules. If attending BCTC, or any trade or technical school, STEPS Temporary Employment could be an option.

For more information about Student Employment please call

859-257-8894 or go to\

The 73rd Annual Kentucky Boys State (A Leadership Academy) will be held at the Wendell H. Ford KYARNG Regional Training Center in Greenville, KY 8 – 14 June 2013.

The website that has additional information and a brochure is as follows:

The cost for the week ($200.00) is covered by our American Legion Post but transportation to and from the Wendell H. Ford. KYARNG Regional Training Center will need to be coordinated by the participants and their families. 


     Blue Grass Community Foundation is happy to announce a variety of scholarships being offered to high school seniors for 2013! You will probably remember most of these scholarships from years past, but recent updates have been made to many applications and/or criteria. A complete list of all scholarships (with applications, criteria and deadlines) offered at BGCF can be found on our website at: Let me know if you have questions about any of these scholarships and I’d be happy to answer your questions.

     If you haven’t already done so, I invite you to join us on Facebook and Twitter.  Listed below are simple instructions:


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Click “Like” at the top of the page


Go to!/BGCF

Click “Follow” in the top right hand corner of the page

Applications are now open for the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program! Are there students you know who are dedicated both in and out of the classroom? Those who drive positive change in their communities? We want to celebrate these lives by helping make college dreams a reality. Don't miss this opportunity. Help us find and reach the Buick Achievers of 2013.

Bluegrass Alliance for Women (BAW) will offer two $500 non-renewable scholarships to women and girls who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to volunteer service. One will be awarded to a traditional student (attending college immediately after high school or current GED graduate) and one for a nontraditional student. The Legacy of Leadership Scholarship is available to female residents of one of the Bluegrass Areas Development District Counties (Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, and Woodford).The scholarship is open to women and girls who will be attending a two year or four year college as a full-time student or a part-time student carrying nine credit hours.  Please visit the guidance page on the Scott County High School website for more information and the application.

The Mary Jo Young Scholarship program has additional funds available for high school students taking dual credit courses during the 2013 spring term. The scholarship covers tuition for two courses, up to $420 per course, plus a textbook reimbursement of $125 per course.  Awards will be made to students who are eligible for free and reduced lunch on a first-come, first-serve basis until the available funding is exhausted.














































































































































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