Nixa High School Bulletin for Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Math Team There will be a Math team Practice Thursday October 2nd after school in Mrs. Jeanette Middleton’s room # 235.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award Any student who have participated in a volunteer service activity in the past year can apply for the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. More information and application can be found at http://spirit.prudential.com. Return the required documents to the counseling center once you have applied.
PSAT The PSAT will be given Wednesday, October 15. More information and the sign-up sheet is available counseling center. The cost to take the test is $15. You can make checks payable Nixa Public Schools.
Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship Information regarding the Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship can be found at http://www.meganmeierfoundation.org/megan-meier-memorial-scholarship.html This scholarship is open to any senior with a 2.5 GPA who believes they have made a positive impact in regards to the issues surrounding bullying and cyberbullying in their own school environment and community. Deadline is November 7th.
College Visits A representative will be available to talk with interested students during STAR. There is a sign-up sheet in the counseling center for each college/university. University of Tulsa: 9/30 William Woods: 10/2 University of Missouri—St. Louis on October 3 OTC: 10/9 SBU: 10/14 Missouri S&T: 10/15 UMKC: 10/21 Mizzou: 11/5 BBC: 11/13
Nurse For A Day Registration for the Nurse for a Day workshop is open. This workshop will help students better understand the challenging, yet rewarding, field of Nursing. Registration if on a first come, first served basis. More information regarding Nurse for a Day is located in the counseling center or you can register at www.missouristate.edu/nursing/Nurse-for-a-Day.htm
American Legion Scholarship Information regarding the American Legion scholarship program is available in the counseling center and on the Nixa High School Counselors’ tab on the High School website. The scholarships range from $500-$1000.
Elks Scholarship Applications for the Elks National Foundation, Inc. 2015 Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest is now available. You can obtain an application by visiting www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm The counseling center has the address for application submission. Do not submit your application to the local Elks Lodge. The deadline for submission is December 5. The Elks also offer a scholarship to children and grandchildren of Elks members. This application is available at www.elks.org/enf/scholars
Young Entrepreneur Award Applications are being accepted for the Young Entrepreneur Award. Applications can be found at www.nfib.com/YEA The deadline for submission is December 18.
Horatio Alger Scholarship Information regarding the Horatio Alger Scholarship is available online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships This scholarship is available for seniors with a 2.0 GPA, involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
Washington University-St. Louis Washington University in St. Louis offers a summer experience for sophomores and juniors. One is the summer scholars program where students can enroll in two undergraduate courses while living on campus. The second is the summer institute. Students can explore career and majors in medicine, writing, archaeology, engineering, research, leadership and more. Applications available October 1 at http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/scholars