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Friday, February 20

posted Feb 20, 2015, 6:26 AM by Dan Lehman
Congratulations to the Lady Jackets on an amazing basketball season. This year they won their second consecutive conference championship, their second consecutive regional championship, set a school record for wins, and also won a sectional game for the first time in school history. Congratulations Lady Jackets!

Students should turn in order forms for track apparel with their money to Peggy.  Orders will be taken during the next two weeks.

Mr. Works will hold an optional track practice tonight.  Official track practice begins Monday, February 23rd. Participants need to have a sports physical in order to practice.

Red Cross will be here this Monday morning to do an assembly for the high school. The assembly should start approximately at 8:30

There was a pair of earbuds left outside the library Wednesday night. If you are missing yours, come to the office and see if they are here.

Good luck to the Yellow Jacket basketball team tonight as they travel to Steeleville for their last conference game of the season. The JV game will start at 6:15 PM.

When: Saturday, March 7th

Where: New Athens High School/ New Athens Junior High Gym

Time:  Adult League starts at 9:00 a.m.
           High School League starts around 11:30 a.m.

Cost:  $10.00 a person

First Place teams will be awarded medals in each division.

Contact Information: 
Mrs. Patton

Please get your Team Packages from Mrs. Patton
Deadline:  Friday, Feb. 27th

*  Seniors-Metro Area Professional Organization is offering scholarships.  Requirement is a 2.5 or better G.P.A.  Applications require an essay.  For further information, see Mr. Lehman.  Deadline: 2-13-15.

·         Seniors-Planning to pursue a major and career related to agriculture- If so, The Farm Credit Scholarship is being offered.  There is an additional scholarship with U of I if you attend college there and are a recipient of the Farm Credit Scholarship.  Information is available in the High School office.  Deadline: 2-27-15.

·         Seniors-Planning to attend SWIC-The Southwestern Illinois College Foundation is offering over 240 scholarships.  You can apply for these on-line.  This is a great opportunity if you are attending SWIC.  Information is available in the High School Office.  Deadline: 3-1-15.

·         Seniors-The Jim Heil Career and Tech Scholarship Program will be awarding $6,000. In scholarships to seniors enrolled in, or previously enrolled in, a career and technical education class or program.  Two students will be nominated from our school.  If you are eligible and would like to be nominated for this, please see Mr. Lehman.  Deadline: 3-6-15.

·          Seniors-The Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation  Scholarship applications are now available for Physical or Occupational Therapy Majors, and Physical or Occupational Therapy Assistants.  This is a renewable scholarship.  Information on this scholarship is available in the the High School office.  This is a local scholarship.  Deadline: 3-13-15.

·         Juniors & Seniors-SEMO representative will be here on 4-1-15 at 3:05 in room 102.  Please sign up in the High School Office if you would like to meet with SEMO.

Seniors-The Alpha Delta Kappa Illinois Scholarship is being offered to a senior entering college for the purpose of becoming a teacher.  Student must have a 3.0 or better GPA.  Additional information on this scholarship is available in the high school office.  Deadline: 3-30-15

    Juniors & Seniors-Blackburn representative will be here on February 26th at 8:10 in Room 102.  If you would like to meet with her, please sign-up in the high school office.