February 2, 2023
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Any senior that has not ordered graduation items may still do so using www.thegraduationcenter.com. Jostens will be here on March 22nd at 9:00 am to deliver graduation orders.
Sophomores and Juniors, please check your emails for an opportunity to be chosen for the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Student Advisory Board. If you are interested, please let Coach James, Ms. Williams, or Mr. Dobson know of your interest.
Please get a pass from your teachers before 8th hour starts to leave your Advisory Time. You must check in to your 8th hour class for attendance before leaving with your pass to other 8th hour classes.
There will be a Senior Meeting in the library at 9:00 am on Friday, February 3rd.
Students that check out loaner Chromebooks, please return them after each class so others have the opportunity to check them out.
Please check your school lunch balance. Payments can be made at the office to Mrs. Fletcher.
Students: Please regularly check your grades on SIS so that you know where you stand in your classes. Keep in mind that in high school you must pass classes in order to gain credits for graduation requirements. If you have any questions about credits or graduation requirements, please see Mrs. Shepard.
FHS Bracelets are on sale for $2.00 to support our Pink Out recipient, Mr. Paul Beeler. You may purchase them in the library.
If you didn’t order a FHS 21-22 yearbook from the last school year, we have extras for $40. They may be purchased at the library on a first come basis and will be sold until they are gone.
Seniors: Please do not park in the four parking places nearest the building next to the football field or the parking place adjacent to the disabled spaces. These are reserved for the Parents as Teachers Play Center. Thank you.
02/03 Senior Class Meeting in the Library - 9:00 am
02/04 Music Boosters Trivia Night - 6:00 pm
02/06 VG/VB @ Paris - 6:00 pm
02/07 VG/VB @ New Bloomfield - 6:00 pm
02/08 JVG/JVB @ Harrisburg
02/10 MATC Shadow Day
02/10 JVG/JVB/VG/VB @ Marceline - 6:00 pm
02/13 JVB/VG/VB @ Jamestown
02/20-02/24 District Tournament - TBA
Counselor's Corner - Mrs. Shepard
ACT DATES - 2022-2023:
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline with a fee
02/11 01/06 01/20
04/15 03/10 03/24
06/10 05/05 05/19
07/15 06/16 06/23
*The highlighted ACT test will be given here at Fayette High School. If you have any questions about the ACT, please see Mrs. Shepard.
The Howard County Soccer League is awarding a one time $1,000 scholarship to a senior of Howard County. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1st. The eligibility requirements include:
Played in the Howard County Soccer League
Student must attend a 4-year university/college
Student must have a signed or committed to a sport in college
Applications can be picked up in Mrs. Shepard's office.
There will be a College and Career Fair on March 2nd from 6:00-7:30 at the Glasgow High School Multipurpose Room. Local businesses and colleges will be available for information on training, education, and available jobs. If this is something that you and family would be interested in attending, please check your email for a flyer with details and contact information. Information is also posted in the FLOCK INFO area by the library door.
Mrs. Shepard has ACT study guides and flashcards that can be checked out. An email was sent out to juniors and seniors yesterday with a study guide pdf.
Here is a scholarship opportunity for you all...
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide four-year need-based merit scholarship providing each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt-free, providing up to $6,000 each semester. After graduation from college, Hagan Scholars can apply for a two-year extension of their scholarship to attend graduate school or a professional school, receiving $6,000 each semester.
Free workshops, Free Schwab Brokerage Accounts, and Free Study Abroad provide recipients with a practical understanding of important life skills not typically covered in the school curriculum.
Hagan Scholarships awarded to date: 2,933
Colleges and Universities attended by Hagan Scholars: 429
Hagan Scholars currently enrolled in college: 1,122
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
Must attend an eligible public high school
Must have achieved a 3.5 GPA
Must enroll in an eligible college or university
Must maintain a 4 year or less graduation schedule
Applicant’s Adjusted Household Income reported for Federal Income Tax Purposes must not Exceed $85,000.
To apply, click on the following link: https://haganscholarships.org/application/. You will need to create a new account before being able to apply. Let me know if you have any questions.
The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2024 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). Winners may use the scholarship to pursue any academic major. More information about the Coolidge Scholarship is posted outside of the library and the counselor’s office.
It’s once again time for Howard Electric’s Youth Tour Contest. As in the past, high school juniors will be eligible to compete for a FREE trip of a lifetime to Washington D.C. as well as a $1,000 scholarship. In the past, we have had less than ten students compete for this scholarship, so the odds of winning might be better than any other scholarship. With that said, we would like to see this program grow so in addition to providing a trip and scholarship to the winner, we will also award a $50 gift card to the sponsoring teacher of the winner.
The students who have attended in the past have consistently said what a great trip it is. These students become college roommates, professional colleagues, and lifelong friends. For some, it’s a fun trip that later brings fond memories. To others, Youth Tour inspires kids to discover the adults they’re going to be, and hey, looks really good on college applications!
Contest winners will be with about 100 other contest winners from all over the state of Missouri, so your travel companions are really the “cream of the crop.”
There will be 1 finalist as the Youth Tour winner, who receives a paid trip to Washington D.C. and a $1,000 scholarship. There will be 1 runner-up, who receives a paid trip to the “CYCLE” 3 day conference in Jefferson City where they will experience Missouri Government.
This summer’s trip to Washington D.C. is scheduled for June 12th – 18th. This is a great trip and a great scholarship opportunity, so I hope you will encourage your students to take advantage of this. The runner-up Jefferson City CYCLE program is July 19th – 21st. I have included a couple of flyers that you can hang up at your school to help promote if you would please.
Students will need to complete the 2023 application (which I have included along with the contest rules and FAQs) and submit it by February 24th. Only the application, which includes a short essay, will need to be submitted this year – no long essay like in the past. The five finalists will then be contacted to set up a short interview at the Howard Electric Cooperative office. We will then choose the finalist and runner-up on the combined top scores. Feel free to contact me at 660-248-3311 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions that you may have.
Applications are now open for Missouri Credit Union’s annual scholarship program. To help member families cope with the rising cost of higher education, Missouri Credit Union will award 16 $2,500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are current members of the credit union, or whose parents or guardians are members. Recipients are selected based on financial need, scholastic achievement, and extracurricular activities.
MCU’s scholarship funds can be used toward a four-year college or university or a two-year technical school of the recipients’ choice. The scholarship awards are available for members or children of MCU members. Interested students are invited to complete the application, provide a copy of their 2023-2024 Federal Student Aid form as well as their high school transcript, and share about themselves and their goals through a short essay and biographical sketch. For more information and to apply, please visit https://missouricu.org/college-scholarships/
Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO is having an Open House for prospective students on Friday, April 21st, from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. During the day, students and their families will:
• get answers to your questions about admissions and financial aid
• take a campus tour
• sit in on an actual LU class
• learn about athletic opportunities
• audition for the band and choir
If you and your family are interested and would like to register for this event, please scan the QR code on the flyer located in the Falcon Info Section by the library.
The MFA Scholarship is available to students pursuing any course of study that leads towards an academic degree such as a Bachelor's of Art or Science or an Associate Degree at an accredited institution.The amount of this scholarship is $2,000. The scholarship winner is selected by a local committee. Some of the items that the committee will consider include:
Eligible high school seniors can apply at www.mfafoundation.com. The deadline to apply is February 15th. I have a few flyers in my office if you want more information about the scholarship.
Here is a private scholarship opportunity for which you may be eligible. The scholarship, called the Access EXTRA Scholarship, is open to graduating Missouri high school seniors who meet certain criteria such as a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5+ through at least seven semesters and an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 12,000 or less. No essays are required, and you will need to upload your Student Aid Report (SAR)* and your high school transcript. The application is open February 1 to April 15, 2023 or until funds are depleted, so do not delay in applying if you qualify!
The scholarship is $2,000 per year and renewable for a total of up to four years. If you do not apply for this scholarship this year, you cannot get it going forward.
The application is available on myscholarshipcentral.org/apply - then click on Apply Now, create an account or sign in if you already have an account, and then search for Access EXTRA. While on My Scholarship Central, you can also look for other scholarships you may be eligible for that are offered by Missouri-based nonprofit organizations and foundations.
We wanted to pass this opportunity on to you, and you may contact the Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation at 636.733.3712 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
*Once your FAFSA form or correction is processed, find your SAR by logging in to fafsa.gov using your FSA ID and selecting the “View SAR” option on the My FAFSA page.