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 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 Office. 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. WEEK! 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 games! 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 Office. 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 @ buffettscholarships.org 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 institutions: 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 UNO. - Be in need of financial assistance in order to attend school. NOTE: students do not need to be Pell Grant eligible to qualify - 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 website. 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 st decision notification via email by May 1 . Club News Art Club Every Monday after school in room 306. EcoWest 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. NHS 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.
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