Scholarship - Starkville School District

Friday, February 6, 2015
Fish Sandwich
AMC 10 AMC 12
The math club will be giving the AMC 10 and
AMC 12 on February 25th. 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 National Honor Society will meet
February 17th in room 13. The meeting will
start at 7:45 a.m. on that date.
The Balfour Representative will be back on
Thursday, February 12th during all lunches to
accept payments and deliver Jr. Class
rings. Please bring your correct balance on
that day. Only cash or money orders will be
accepted. Any student that would like to
place a ring order needs to bring a $50
deposit on the 12th.
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. Applications and dress
information will be available soon. Mark your
calendar now. See Ms. Tedder, Ms. Dill, or
Mrs. Kennett for further information.
Glow Rage
The 1st Annual SHS Glow Rage will be held on
Thursday, February 26 from 7-10 p.m. in the
SHS gym. Tickets are $7 (includes a glow
necklace) and are on sale today through
Friday, February 13, at lunch in the SHS
Glow Rage T-shirts ($10) are also on pre-sale
during this period. The T-shirt will glow in the
dark. Delivery of T-shirts will be Tuesday,
February 24. (Design available for view at
ticket table)
Glow Rage (cont.)
The Glow Rage is open to all Jackets (9-12).
You are encouraged to wear WHITE attire
or other UV reactive clothing. This is an
informal dance - no formal wear,
please. Also, there are super cool glow-inthe-dark make-up, face and body paints,
and hair color, so the SGA challenges all
Jackets to GET YOUR GLOW ON! Go research
glow options, and come have fun at this new
SHS event. If you have questions, see an SGA
member or sponsor.
"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!
Valentine’s Day is approaching.
The SHS French Club will be selling pink and
red carnations for that someone special.
Carnations are $2.00 each. French Club
members will be selling these during lunch in
the cafeteria. The carnations will be available
for pick up in the cafeteria during lunch on
Friday, February, 13.
Any students taking the ACT on February 7
need to have their admission ticket printed
before leaving school Friday, February 6.
On the day of the test, students need to bring
the Admission ticket with photo - no tickets will be
printed on test day, a Photo ID (Driver's license or
school ID), Sharpened #2 pencils - there will not be a
pencil sharpener available, and a Calculator - these
are not supplied by the testing center.
ACT continued
Please be sure you check your admission
ticket to see if you test center is at Starkville
High or MSU.
Students should arrive no later than 7:45 to
check in. The doors will be locked promptly
at 8:00 and no one will be admitted to testing
after that time.
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.
Model Security
Model Security will meet every Thursday in
Coach Boykin’s room.
Members should bring a $38 check made out
to SHS or bring $38 cash to this week’s
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.
There will be a cheer interest meeting on
Monday, Feb. 16th at 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
This week in sports:
The basketball teams play at home tonight
(2/6) against Madison Central.
Boys and girls interested in trying out for the
golf team this year should drop by Coach
Hobart’s room this week to schedule a tryout
and pick up information. Tryouts are
scheduled for Monday, February 9 at MSU.
Be there by 4:00. You must have your own
To watch this broadcast online
check out the
MyMorningJacketNews channel!
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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