Millard west daily announcements Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Millard west daily announcements
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Girls and Boys Track:
There will be a combined boys and girls track and
field meeting on Thursday, November 20 at 3:30
pm in the Lecture Hall. Please plan on attending.
Coaches Turman and Kurz
Yearbook sales continue through November
26th for $70. After this date, you will no longer
be able to reserve your copy of the 2015 Prowler
Yearbook. Buy early to guarantee you have a
copy. Stop in the Administration Office to pick
you an Order Form.
Project Wee Care is a non-profit, volunteer driven
organization that helps local MILLARD families who
are going through a tough time by providing them
with care packages in December. These care
packages include food, clothing and other basic
needs the family might have. If enough donations
are made to Project Wee Care, the family in need
will also receive “wish list” items so that each child
in the family receives a holiday gift.
If you would like to sponsor a family, please
contact: Michelle Brady (715-6069) or Maurenn
Zohlen (715-6329) in the Millard West Guidance
Do you need service learning hours? Do you have
any interest in being a tutor for math and foreign
language for one hour a week?
Come see Mrs. Zohlen or Ms. Martindale in the
guidance office to sign up.
There will be a hygiene drive for Youth Emergency
Services now through November 26. Bring in a
hygiene product or dollar to the Scratchin' Post
to be entered in a raffle contest for a chance to
win a Village Inn Pie, Jones Bros Cupcakes, Eileen's
Cookies, or the opportunity to throw a pie at Dr.
Tiemann's face at one of our home basketball
If you are interested in tutoring a middle school
student in Pre-algebra and Science, please come
see Ms. Martindale in the Guidance Office for
more information.
Support Team Evan/Team Jack
Shirts and bracelets are now available in the
Scratching Post. Buy both for $12.50! Limited
quantity available. All proceeds go to support
Pediatric Brain Cancer Research.
Academic Help/Math and Spanish
Student Tutors Wednesdays 3:15 - 4:15 in
Guidance Office
Student tutors will be available in the Guidance
Office to help students who need assistance in Alg. I,
Geometry, Alg. II and College Prep Math. Spanish
tutors available for Spanish I and II. Please report
to the Guidance Office immediately after school if
you would like to receive help from another student
in one of these areas.
Attention Juniors & Seniors
It's that time of year again when college representatives
will be visiting Millard West.
To sign up to attend any of the upcoming college rep
visits, please follow these steps:
1) Log-in to Naviance
2) Select the Colleges tab
3) Under the "my colleges" section you can "view all
upcoming college visits"
4) After signing up for a college visit, students should
print off the confirmation page to use as their pass to
attend the college visit. You can do this by using ctrl P or
selecting File and then Print.
If you have any questions on how to complete this
process, please see Mrs. Brenda Cary in the Guidance
Sneak Peak of Upcoming College Visits
Wednesday, November 19
University of Nebraska Omaha @ 8:45 a.m.
Nebraska Methodist College @ 9:30 a.m.
Buffett Scholarship Applications Now
Available @
To be considered for a scholarship from The Susan T.
Buffett Foundation, a student must:
- Be a resident of the state of Nebraska
- Graduate from a high school in Nebraska or earn a
Nebraska GED.
- Achieve at least a 2.5 cumulative unweighted GPA in high
school (2.5 on a 4 point scale)
- Be a first-time freshman when entering college.
- Students obtaining dual enrollment credits in high school
are still eligible to apply.
- Plan to attend any of the following Nebraska public
1. Nebraska Community Colleges- central, metropolitan, midplains, northeast, southeast or western Nebraska.
2. Nebraska State College System- Chadron State, Peru
State, Wayne State; or
3. University of Nebraska- NCTA, UNK, UNL, UNMC, or
- Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend school.
NOTE: students do not need to be Pell Grant eligible to
- Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below
$15,000 are encouraged to apply. – To calculate your EFC,
use the College Funding Estimator on the EducationQuest
Student Selection:
- All eligible applications are reviewed and scored.
- Awards are determined on the following criteria:
1. Financial Need
2. Academic merit
3. Personal essay
4. Strength of recommendations
- Every applicant who completes an application will receive a
decision notification via email by May 1 .
Club News
Art Club
Every Monday after school in room 306.
Every Monday after school in room 221.
French Club
Every Monday at 3:25 in room 318.
Math Club
Every Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. in room 233.
Assets Club
Tuesday, December 2nd at 7:30 a.m. in the Lecture Hall.
Tuesday, November 18th at 7:30 or 3:25 in the Lecture Hall.
Drama Club
Wednesday, December 3rd, 3:30-4:30 in the Auditorium.
Gaming Club
Every Wednesday at 3:15 in room 214.
Captivated (Bible Study/Prayer Group)
Every Thursday at 7:15 in room 274.
Key Club
Thursday, November 20th at 7:20 in Lecture Hall.
Junior Class Board
Every Thursday at 7:30 in room 275.
Future Educators Association
Every Thursday at 7:15 am in room 321.
Senior Class Board
Every Thursday at 7:30 in room 270.
West Friends
Thursday, November 20th from 3:15 to 4:00 in room 115.
GO Club
Every Friday after school in room 214.
Student Council
Every Friday at 7:15 a.m. in Wildcat 1.