- Beginning Monday, March 12,
seniors may take
Study Hall Leave with parental permission if all
graduation requirements and academic responsibilities have been
- PTF Scholarships are due on Thursday, March 15. Turn in to the
- All young men must register with the Selective Service
when they turn 18. You can register as early as 17 years 3
months. Register by either going to the post office or on line
not registering you risk eligibility for future college
loans/grants, job training, and employment.
- National Honor Society induction will be 8 am on
Friday, March 2
- SJCS ACT Prep Workshop with Dr. Wall is scheduled Sat.,
March 10 (8:30 – 11:30 am) with a practice test before on Sat.,
Feb. 25 (8 - 11:30 am). Participants take a complete practice
test and then learn strategies, tips, and techniques that
increase test performance on the ACT. Enrollment is limited. See
the guidance counselor for more information.
An ACT Prep course is scheduled to take place at MWSU
(Western Institute) on five consecutive Saturdays, February 10
through March 10, 9 - 1 pm. The fee is $150 and includes
materials. Call 271-4120 if you have questions. Enroll by 4:00
pm Feb., 2. See the guidance counselor for more information.
- Sophomores: on
Wednesday, Jan. 24, Hillyard Technical School is having a
tour for sophomores who would like to visit their campus and
learn about their vocational programs. Students living within
the SJSD - entering their junior year - can partake in the
educational programs at no cost -
www.hillyardtech.com . More information and
permission slips in the Guidance Center.
- If you are enrolling in a Southwest Baptist University
online class that will begin the week of January 22,
you will need to turn in your registration form and deposit or
payment by Friday, January 12 to the Guidance Center.
(You may also pay in your SBU login).
- Students who qualify for ACT semester exam exemption
must turn in the form (signed by parents) by Wednesday, December
- Congratulations to the following who
were nominated by the faculty as an ACSI Distinguished
Christian High School Student:
(Leadership), Lauren Brownlow (Academics), Hayley Bothun
(Academics and Athletics), Elias Manners (Athletics), Ian
Matlack (Leadership), Sarah Aebersold (Academics), Hannah Brown
(Academics and Leadership), Rachel Carlson (Leadership and
Christian Service), Lexi Davis (Academics), Stefan Folk
(Academics), Caleb Matlack (Academics and Athletics), Blake
Miller (Academics), Madison Lane (Academics), Jonathon Voga
(Academics and Leadership), Faith Walker (Academics), Brent Boyd
(Academics), Jacqueline Carlson (Academics), Anna Carter
(Academics, Fine Arts and Athletics), Kole Dalen (Academics),
John Gregory (Academics), Audrey Maggart (Academics and
Athletics), Graceyn Puthoff (Fine Arts), Allyah Smith (Academics
and Fine Arts), and Kinsey Tindol (Academics).
- High school students must submit 1st semester Community
Service Forms by the
end of the 2nd quarter.
- Community service opportunity: Children's Christmas
Workshop for military kids at Rosecrans Air National Guard base.
December 2 & 3. Call Barb Denny for more information at
- SJCS is now a Cisco Networking Academy site! Beginning their
sophomore year, students have the opportunity to take
Information Technology (IT) courses. More information at
- The SJCS National Honor Society Community Blood Drive
will be held from 12 noon - 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22 in
the choir room. All presenting donors will receive a FREE Chiefs
t-shirt and be entered in a drawing to win an 8 x 10"
autographed photo of Marcus Peters!
- Seniors: most early college applications (early action,
early decision, or single choice early action) are due either
November 1 or 15. The deadline for regular applications is
normally between January 1 and February 1. Early decisions may
provide more scholarships and housing choices.
- The MWSU School
of Nursing and Health Professions is hosting an Open House
on October 25. This is a come and go event from 4 - 6:30 pm.
More details at
Most early college applications (early action, early decision,
or single choice early action) are due either November 1 or 15.
The deadline for regular applications is normally between
January 1 and February 1.
Students must submit summer Community Service Forms
by the end of the first
Cotillion for Achievement and
Drug Free SuperSTAR
applications are due on Monday, October 2.
- On Monday, October 2, the Free
Application for 2017-18 Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will
be available at
- Seniors and their parents will both need to create an FSA
(Federal Student Aid) ID first to
confirm their identity when accessing financial aid
information and electronically signing
federal student aid
documents. Information at
- Summer Leadership Seminars
9th - 11th grade students who would like information on
summer leadership seminars, please visit the guidance
office. There are national opportunities like People to
People Leadership Ambassadors, National Youth Leadership
Forums, Wounded Warriors Student Ambassadors, HOBY Advanced
Leadership Academy, and LEAD (Leadership
Experience And Development) Conferences.
will be nominated for the
Joseph Academy for Eminent Young Scholars at Truman
University. Other youth summer camps are Summer Talent
Academy for Professions in Health and the Zombie
Scholars Academy. Contact the guidance office, if
interested. There's also a Leadership in Practice
Conference held on the campus of Westminster College in
who would like information about the Missouri Leadership
Seminar at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg
in June, please contact the guidance counselor to pick up an
application. There is no cost to attend, but transportation
is the parents’ responsibility. To learn more about the
may attend Boys or Girls State in June to
build leadership skills and government awareness.
- Representatives from eight colleges and
universities are currently scheduled for visits in the
coming weeks. Information and sign-ups are on the guidance
- Any current junior or senior who wishes to participate in
collegiate athletics at an NCAA Division I or
II college or university should register with the NCAA
Eligibility Center. Registrants may access the site at
Student-athletes may determine their eligibility to
participate in NAIA sports at
- Drug Free Super S.T.A.R. applications have been
handed out to seniors. They are also available in the
guidance center or on the HS Planning/Leadership page. Due
- Cotillion for Achievement Scholarship applications
are due to the guidance counselor by October 2. Applications
are available at
- On Thursday, August 31 from 6:00-6:45 p.m. there will be
an optional FAFSA and Financial Aid meeting for
senior parents in the Secondary Computer Lab. The
Senior/Parent meeting will take place in the library
beginning at 6:45 p.m. and will last about an hour.
- JUNIORS will be taking the PSAT test on the morning
of Wednesday, October 11. They have paid and are
automatically signed up to take the test. Freshmen and
sophomores are also allowed and take the test as practice.
The cost is $15 and students need to sign up and pay in the
guidance office by Tuesday, September 5.
- Students interested in preparing for the ACT test
can take a class at Missouri Western ($150 includes
materials) on Saturdays Sept. 9 – Oct. 7 from 9 am – 1 pm.
Information available in the Guidance Center. Enroll by 4 pm
on Sept. 1 at
- College Online Duel Credit Students: The SBU
Application for Admission with course selection is due
Wednesday, August 16. Payment or a deposit is due Friday,
August 18 and there is a training session during 4th period
that day in the high school computer lab. Classes begin
Monday, August 21.
- There will be no schedule changes on Wednesday,
Students will attend all classes as currently scheduled. You
may pick up an Add-Drop form in the guidance office, high
school office, or download it from the Forms page. This must
be signed by teachers and a parent or guardian before it's
turned in to the guidance office for approval and
08.04.17 - Locker
assignments should be posted in the hallway by Tuesday,
08.04.17 - Grades 7-12 student
schedules have been posted on Go.EduStar. Please
contact me if there are any questions or changes are
desired. To view schedules in Go.EduStar make sure you
Attendance Period drop-down menu to All Periods.
A copy of their class schedule will be posted in the
student’s locker on Back-to-School Night on Monday, August
There will be no schedule changes on Wednesday,
August 16. Students will attend all classes as currently
scheduled. You may pick up an Add-Drop form in the guidance
office or download it from the Forms page. This must be
signed by teachers and a parent or guardian before it's
turned in to the guidance office for approval and