My Morning Jacket - Starkville School District

Friday, February 13, 2015
Turkey and Ham Club Sandwich
All Senior Robotics' team members please
come to Ms. Adair's room right after school,
Monday, February 16 for a short 15 minute
meeting. We are discussing the team
banquet. Please be present to give your
EMCC Honors College
Apply for admission to the EMCC Honors
college at and click “Apply
Now.” It’s totally free and takes about 5
minutes to complete. (If you are already
taking EMCC classes through dual
enrollment, you do not need to re-apply or
have your transcripts sent again.)
Library Closed
The library will be completely closed before school,
during school, and after school on Monday Feb. 16.
They will not be able to answer the phone or unlock
the library. Please be respectful of the librarians on
this day.
ACT make up
Any students who were unable to take the
ACT on Saturday Feb 7 can transfer their
registration to the April 18 test date.
Information on how to do this is available
This option includes students who were
absent on Saturday or did not meet the
picture deadline before the test date. There
is a fee of $23.00 to change your test date.
See Ms. Helms with questions.
AMC 10 AMC 12
The math club will be giving the AMC 10 and
AMC 12 on February 25. This an advanced
math contest where students have an
opportunity to advance to an international
competition. Students who would like to
participate should bring their $5 contest fee
to Mr. Williams in room 17 on the east wing by
Friday February 13.
The Junior Class will be taking the ACT on
March 3. They must complete some
important pre test items.
The pretest session will be held on Monday,
Feb. 16 in the theater as follows:
1st Block Juniors A through G
2nd Block Juniors H through Phelps
4th Block Juniors Poe through Y
The Starkville Oktibbeha Chapter of Young
boys and Men of Color will conduct My
Brother’s Keeper summit at Greensboro
Center 9:00-12:00, tomorrow-February 14.
Topics for discussion will be early childhood
education, reading level, and graduation
rates. Contact Orlando Trainer for more
information at 662.769.0071.
Please support our Distinguished Young Women
(DYW) Program on March 7 at 7 p.m. at McComas
Theatre on the Campus of MSU. Tickets are $12 at
the door. The theme is: “Peace, Love and DYW”.
 There will be a Celebrity Waiter Night at Central
Station Grill Tuesday, February 24, 5:30-8:30.The
proceeds will go toward our scholarship fund and
Community Service activities.
If you have specific questions, please contact the
program director, Ms. Susan Keith.
The National Honor Society will meet
February 17 in room 13. The meeting will start
at 7:45 a.m. on that date.
Senior Video
All pictures and videos for the Senior video
are due by Friday, February 27.
Miss Y J
The Miss Yellow Jacket Pageant will be held
on Friday, March 27 at the Starkville
Sportsplex. Be sure to pay your fines in the
front office to Mrs. Brand if you would like to
participate. Applications and dress
information will be available soon.
"Legally Blonde the Musical" will run February
19 - 22, 2015 in the SHS Theatre.
Tickets will be $7 at the door and show time is
at 7:00 pm Thurs - Sat and at 2:30 pm on
Sunday. We hope you join us for this exciting
new musical!
If you bought a Valentine’s Day carnation
from the French Club, theywill be available
for pick up in the cafeteria today during
Your senior fee is $85. It needs to be paid by
April 13. You can pay in installments. Seniors
who do not pay will not be allowed to
participate in prom or beauty revue.
See Mrs. Brand in the front office to make
your payment.
The prom will be April 25. This year’s theme is
Frozen in Time. The cost to attend prom will
be $30. All prom attendees will get a t-shirt
this year.
Yearbook Sales
Buy a yearbook now!
The cost is $55 and can be paid in room 100.
You may order online at The school code is
Senior Night
Senior Night for basketball will be tonight at
the Aberdeen game. Come support the
The district tournament will be held in the
SHS gym February 17-20.
There will be a cheer interest meeting on
Monday, Feb. 16at 6:00 p.m. in the SHS
library for students in grades 9-11 and their
parents/guardians. Attendance at this
meeting is mandatory for students and
Members of the golf team need to pick up a
revised schedule and pay their fee to Coach
Hobart in room 100.
To watch this broadcast online
check out the
MyMorningJacketNews channel!
Model Security
Model Security will meet every Thursday in
Coach Boykin’s room.
Members should bring a $38 check made out
to SHS to this week’s meeting if they have
not already paid.
Black History is Our History-sponsored by
500 word essay required.
Deadline is February 25, 2015
Kappa Appha Psi Fraternity-sponsored by
Columbus Chapter
Essay required- deadline is March 18, 2015
See Ms. Bell
We want your pics
The yearbook staff would like your schoolrelated pics. You can go online at or download the app
Herff Jones eshare on an android or
iphone. The school code is SHSJackets. You
will have to register.
experiential learning opportunity for current
high school freshmen and sophomores
committed to making a difference in their
communities. This FREE program focuses on
civic engagement, leadership training, and
relationship building. It is held at the
University of Mississippi.
If you are interested in attending this
program please see Ms. Shields or Mrs. Cole.
Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship
Deadline April 30
African American Male
3.0 GPA
Go to to apply
Devin Mitchell Scholarship
Applications for the Devin Mitchell
Scholarship are in the front office. Please go
by Ms. Bell’s desk for an application or see
Ms. Cole. The deadline is March 31st.
MSU Orientation Registration
Online registration begins March 2, 2015
Sessions filled on a first-come, first-served
basis. Students must be admitted to MSU in
order to register for and attend Orientation.
The Mississippi Council of the Blind is pleased
to offer the James Doyle Case Memorial
Scholarship to a :
Legally blind student
To the child of an individual who is legally
Or to a child whose legal guardian is legally
Must have a3.0 or higher
Please log on
to to apply
1. Scholarship Points - $10,000 – 1 Award (Deadline:
February 20, 2015)
Student Eligibility:
A) Must be attending an accredited post-secondary
institution by the fall of 2015 at the latest.
B) Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program
that is at least two years in length.
Applications can be found by going to:
2. MCO Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2015)
Student Eligibility:
A) Be attending college or university no later than December of
B) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by
December of 2015.
C) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM
EST on May 15, 2015.
D) Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman,
sophomore, or junior in college/university
Applications can be found by going to:
3. Global Lift Equipment Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award
(Deadline: June 15, 2015)
Student Eligibility:
A) Be currently attending or planning on attending a postsecondary institution in Canada or the US by September of
B) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found
on the application page.
C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
Applications can be found by going to:
. Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: June
30, 2015)
Student Eligibility:
A) Be attending college or university no later than September
30th, 2015. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2015
are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.
B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on
the application page, prior to the June 30th, 2015 deadline.
C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
Applications can be found by going to:
MAS-MC Scholarship
Mississippi Association of Supervisors
Deadline is April 15, 2015
To be eligible, applicants must have been
accepted for admissions to a technical school.
Community college. Senior college, or a
university located in Mississippi ( All
information must be typed)
Applications are out front by Ms Bell’s desk
Rust College
Rust College will host their High School and
Community College Day February 13, 2015
from, 10:30 am-1:00 pm
Register online @ or by
phone @662.252.8000 ext 4058
Get 2 College will be hosting a FAFSA Day at
SHS on March 16, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m.. Appointments are being made in
30 minute increments and are being made on
a first come first serve basis. If you need help
filling out your FAFSA please reserve your
time with Ms. Bell in the front office.
Scholarships in the amount of $500.00 will be
awarded to 5 seniors:
Enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year college
2.5 GPA or higher
2 letters of recommendation: 1 from teacher
and 1 from an adult of your choice
Essay of 300-750 words
Deadline March 6, 2015
Juniors and Seniors for next
Rising Juniors and Seniors with an interest in
Health Science
ACT 18
College credit earned
See your counselor for details.
Bridge Program Qualifications:
Plan to attend Ole Miss
20 ACT
Plan to earn a degree in Math, Biology,
Chemistry. Physics. Computer Science and all
Engineering disciplines
5-week program June 27-July 27, 2015..
Students can earn six hours of college credit.
Helps students to Bridge the gap between
high school and college.
If students are interested, please see Norma
Former Head Start Students
Any high school senior who is a former Head
Start student or who has a sister or brother
currently enrolled Head Start may apply.
Essay required
Proof of enrollment to a college
Rec letter from principal, counselor, or
Applications may be obtained by Ms Bell’s
desk or in Ms Cole’s office.
Deadline is March 20, 2015
Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club will award a
$5,000.00 scholarship to one deserving
senior. Send a Demo Video (MP3 or MP4) of
one Elvis song and one of your choice along
with Name, Age, School, Day and Evening
Phone Numbers to Diane Whitt, 244 CR 530,
Shannon, MS 38868
Forms may be downloaded from www.
The Deadline is February 14, 2015
Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program.
This is the 4th year we are awarding this scholarship for We are offering high
school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000
scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are
interested in pursuing an animation career path at an
accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask
that you have interested students visit our
website, to
find eligibility information along with the online
application. The scholarship will be on the right side of
the page and click on it.
Oxbridge is thrilled to announce two new 4-week
summer programs for students in grades 10 to 12:
Oxbridge St Andrews
Grades 10-12
June 11 - July14
Oxbridge UCLA
Grades 10-12
June 22 - July 17
Oxford Seminar
Grades 10-12
August 2 - August 9
For more information please
Please remember if you receive free or
reduced lunch you also qualify for college
application waivers. You have access to
unlimited waivers. Please see Norma Cole
before you pay the fees.
MS Excellence in Teaching
Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program….Goal is
to train new secondary English and mathematics
teachers for Mississippi. You will commit to teach in
MS for at least 5 years.
Ole Miss and MSU: both universities will accept up
to 20 each fall 10 math and 10 English…….
Scholarship includes tuition, books, fees, for up to
four years: plus
$6,000.00 to study abroad
$1,000.00 technology stipend
Housing allowance and campus meal plan
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing at “The W” will host high school
juniors and seniors who are interested in learning more
about a career in nursing.
There will be hands on learning experience.
Students must have a minimum 21 ACT, and a minimum
GPA of 3.0
The Navigating Nursing Day:
Friday, March 19, 2015 from 9-12:00
If you are interested, please see Norma Cole or Dorothy
Any student wishing to tryout or participate
in a sport must have a current physical,
parent permission form, media consent
release, and concussion form on file in the
Athletic Department or have one ready to
turn in on the day of tryouts.
Also, any student who plays a sport must take
the STAR Sportsmanship course online to be
eligible. If you haven’t taken the test, get
instructions from your coach and do so
Scholarship for high-achieving high school
seniors with financial need that plan to attend
3.5 GPA
Application is open September-November
40 applicants nationwide are selected
Receive up to $40,000.00 per year
ACT workshop
SHS is now offering ACT online prep to all of
its students. See Ms. Helms for log in
Nucor Foundation is offering a $3000.00 scholarship
for 4 years.
You must be majoring in engineering or metallurgylive in Oktibbeha county for at least 6 months.
The selection committee will base the awarding of
scholarships on the application’s personal
background, academic abilities, leadership trait,
character and information on financial need.
Deadline is March 1, 2015
If you are eligible login
If you are a senior in the top 10% of your class
and come from households earning less than
$60,000.00 annually typically for a household
of four, please come see Norma Cole about
Quest Scholars.
FCA invites all students to the theatre on
Thursday morning at 7:45.
FCA leadership groups are Wednesday
mornings at 7:45. The women’s leadership
group is in Mrs. Young’s class and the men’s
leadership group is in Mr. Williams’ class.
If you plan on going to either club, you must
get a laminated hall pass from Mrs.
Young. See president Laken Vickers if you
have questions.

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