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Announcements 1-28-19
Announcements 1-28-19
Friday, January 25, 2019

Announcements 1-28-19

Seniors -- If you haven't taken your Civics Exam yet - be studying.  Mrs. Amber is going to be scheduling the rest of the seniors to take it within the next couple of weeks.

Congratulations to the following FBLA members who placed Thursday and will compete at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in April: 3rd Place: Braden Deckard and Rylea Harmon 2nd Place: Mycah Blascoe, Matthew Cheshire, and Louis Lin 1st Place: Hayden Blue, Natalie Boyd, Rosie Garcia, Elise Gossett, Micha Harrell, Shianne Higdon, Kassidy Krause, Tyson Peters, Madison Rahn, Brooke Roberts, Kaitlyn Robertson, Alexis Russell, Chandler Smart, Skylar Stone, Carlie Vancil, Jacob Williams, and Macey Williams

ML FBLA members who are attending the Spring Competition Conference on February 6, don't forget to turn in your permission slips by Tuesday. 

FFA Week 2019 - January 28th- February 1st

  • Monday- Greenhand/Chapter Degree Day-  *FFA members will meet in the new gym during Activity Period.
  • Tuesday- T-Shirt/Hat Day- *FFA members that wear FFA T-shirts or Hats will have a chance for the $20 giveaway.
  •  Wednesday- Faculty/Staff Pancake Appreciation Breakfast -  *Breakfast for the Faculty/Staff will be served at 7:40 in the AG Shop. Everyone is invited!!
  • Thursday- Read to Preschool Day- *Members invited to read small books to preschool children during Activity Period.
  • Friday- FFA Members Luncheon-    *FFA Members are to report to the AG Shop during their lunch period for BBQ, chips and drinks.


    Tuesday -There will be a meeting in the old gym for all boys and girls grades 7-12 who would like to participate in track this year.

    Tuesday - There will be a Senior Class meeting in the cafeteria during activity period.

    Wednesday -  There will be a Drama Club meeting in the ??.

    Wednesday - Retake the Tennis Picture during activity period in New Gym.

    Thursday - There will be a FCCLA meeting in Mrs. Little's room.

    Friday - There will be a FCM meeting in Mrs. Conley's classroom #214.

The following students need to come to the FCS room during activity period today:Logan Allman, Austin Crawford, Bradley Hoggard, Megan Marcus, Braden Ralph, Corbin Reagan, Dominic Reagan, Jordan Simpson, Homer Warbritton and Daniel Stockdill.

The following ML members should report to Mrs. Peters's room on Monday at the beginning of 2nd period for their tests: Sierra Minton, Sienna Jones, Hailey Thompson, Ava BAggett, Morgan Rahn, Lexi Rigdon, Hannah McBroome, Ali Jae Wise, Londyn Morton, Alyssa Russell, Jina Clifford, Ava Little, Emily Conley, Nyla Dees, Lily Wagster, and Kelsey Wilson

Juniors:  If you would like to sign up for a Prom committee, please sign the sheet on the library windows. 

Juniors and Seniors: There are sign up sheets in the office to sign up for after prom and for them to include there dates that they will be taking with them.

Teachers:  Don't forget to send home AMI packets for at least Day 2 and Day 3.

Monday night, Girls Basketball will have a black-out game vs. Corning beginning at 5:00.

Tuesday night, Boys Basketball will travel to Corning.  

Spend a Day with a Judge Essay Contest, and the Courtroom Artist Competition: 

In observance of Law Day, the Legal Related Education Super Committee of the Arkansas Bar Association is conducting a state-wide contest for Arkansas high school students, with winners receiving the select honor to “Spend a Day with a Judge.”  

Selected students will get the honor of spending the day with a judge, obtaining insight about what it is like to be a judge, and understanding law from the judge’s perspective. Current Judges who have volunteered to host a student include Arkansas Supreme Court Judges, Court of Appeals Judges, Federal Judges, and Circuit Judges.

What is the Courtroom Artist Competition?  This entry will be a live courtroom drawing, which must be conducted at one of our Regional Mock Trial competitions on March 2, 2019, and turned in for judging.  Regional Mock Trial competitions are located in Jonesboro, AR


FREE ACT Prep through Kaplan online from home through Jan. 29.  See Mrs. Conley, Mrs. Amber, or Ms. Rachel for details.   Go to featured event - Free SAT and ACT prep

Seniors:  The Hannah Blankenship Memorial Scholarship is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  This scholarship will be awarded to a young woman pursuing an agricultural field of study.  Applications must be submitted by April 1.

SENIORS:  The Arkansas School Plant Management Association scholarship application is for any graduating senior planning to attend a college/university, vocational-technical or trade school who has at least a 3.0 GPA and at least a 19 on the ACT.  You must complete the application, essay, and 2 recommendation letters. See Mrs. Amber, Mrs. Conley, or Ms. Rachel for more information.

The Chess team is selling tickets for a Yeti cooler to be given away at the ballgame on February 4th (you do not need to be present to win). Tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 for $10. Please see Mrs. Penny Toombs if interested.

Seniors who have applied to Williams Baptist University and juniors interested in WBU - a representative will be here Feb 11 during activity period.

Drama Club members check Remind! There is a survey there awaiting your responses regarding our spring show! Please do this survey ASAP.

Second annual Miss Mohawk pageant will be held February 23 in the Middle Gym sponsored by the Mohawk Band.

Spring Blood Drive - Wednesday, February 13 - see Mrs. Amber to sign up.  Must be at least 16 to sign up.  (16 year olds must have permission slip - you can get from Mrs. Amber)

Seniors:  MFA scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Deadline is March 15, 2019.  Consideration goes to applicants furthering their education related to agriculture or other fields of study that benefit rural life.

Seniors:  A representative from BRTC will be here on Jan 30 during activity period in the library.

LOST AND FOUND:  There have been several items from the Middle Gym turned into the office.  Please see Mrs. Shamala or Mrs. Conley if you are missing a jacket, etc.


Applications for the Arkansas Rural Education Scholarship for School employee's child is available.  Due date is  April 5, 2019.  See Mrs. Amber or Mrs. Conley for application.

Seniors:  American Legion scholarship application is available in Mrs. Amber's office.  Must be child, grandchild, or great grandchild of American Legionnaire.  Application must be received at their department on or before March 12, 2019.

SENIORS: Seven License2HOWL Scholarships are available for the 2018-19 academic year for incoming freshmen at Arkansas State University. These scholarships are valued at $5,000 for the year and are renewable for recipients who continue to meet criteria and re-apply.Beginning this year, we will be utilizing the application process for incoming freshmen through the University’s privately funded scholarship process. The application link will be available from December 2, 2018 - February 1, 2019. 

L2H scholarships are for Arkansas residents who will be full-time freshmen on the Jonesboro campus, have a minimum ACT score of 23 and a high school GPA of 3.25 or above. Also, please note the acceptable GPA has changed from 3.5 to 3.25 in an effort to accommodate more students, giving them the opportunity to receive one of these awards. The selection committee will evaluate demonstrated leadership qualities and student involvement.

SENIORS: National School Plant Management Association (NSPMA) seeks to assist qualified students who are continuing their education by offering scholarships to those pursuing an Associates or Bachelor degree.  Any graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior is eligible to apply for a scholarship. The total number of scholarship awards is based on the NSPMA Scholarship Trust Funds, and awards are based on the selection criteria (financial need, academic achievement, co-curricular participation, community service, and essay response). Individual scholarships may range from $500 up to $1,500 depending on the candidate’s interest, evaluation results, and recommendation from the NSPMA Scholarship Committee. The application receipt deadline is February 1, 2019.  For additional information, please contact Mike Mertens.