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Thursday, April 7

posted Apr 7, 2016, 6:27 AM by Dan Lehman

This is the last day Prom tickets will be sold during lunch. Tickets are $15 per person and $25 per couple. See juniors to purchase your tickets.

Congratulation to Bailey Lance for placing first in the District 5 creed speaking contest in Carbondale last night.  This qualifies Bailey for the state creed speaking contest at the State FFA convention in June.   

Track team members need to be dismissed today (Thursday) at 2:35 for their meet at Wesclin.

Good luck to the baseball and softball teams today as they play Steeleville at home at 4:30.

The Seniors will have a class meeting on Tuesday, April 12th during Homeroom and will meet in the High School Gym.

Seniors: The deadline to pay $10.00 is Friday, April 8th. This money is a deposit for the Senior Class Trip. 

Krispy Kreme will be sold in the lobby this Friday, April 8th.  

FCA will be meeting this Friday in Mrs. Dinkelman's Room at 6:30 a.m. We will be cooking breakfast prior to our meeting.

All FCA members that want to go on the field trip to Six Flags on Thursday, May 12th need to turn in their money no later than this Friday, April 8th.  The cost of the trip is $30.00.  

The New Athens Firemen Ladies Auxiliary is conducting the search for candidates to participate in the annual Miss New Athens Queen contest.  Miss New Athens is determined by the number of tickets each girl sells.  Miss New Athens will receive $500.00 along with 10% of her sales.  Cash prizes are also given for everyone who participates.  

Applications are in the High School Office or see Regina Kurtz in the Superintendents office for more information or an application.

The Because We Can Scholarship is now available to any senior who plans to pursue a career in Health care. Applications are in the office.

Juniors-The Better Business Bureau Student of Ethnics Award Program is offering a $2500. scholarship to a Junior student showing leadership, community service and overall personal integrity and an academic history.  Information on this scholarship is available in the office.                Deadline: 5-30-16.

After School Workouts start Monday, April 4th after school.  These workouts are designed for any student that wants to build strength and endurance.  These workouts will meet from 3:30 p.m. -4:00 p.m. and will be run by Mrs. Dehler, Mrs. Nurnberger, and Mrs. Patton.  The workouts are offered to 8th graders and all High School Students.  


Seniors-Freeburg Masonic Lodge #418 Scholarship is being offered.  There will be two $750.00 scholarships awarded. One will be presented to a Freeburg senior and one to a New Athens senior.  Information on this scholarship is available in the office.  Deadline: 4-1-16.

The New Athens Teacher's Association Scholarship is now available in the office and is open to any Senior. 

 
Applications are in the office for the $500 Charles M. Lynch Because We Can Scholarship.  Criteria are:l
  • currently a senior in high school

  • considering a profession in the medical field

  • has a passion for volunteer service/helping others

Deadline is April 15.


§  Seniors-The Association of the United States Army- St. Louis Gateway Chapter is offering scholarships to students parent is currently a member of any active, guard or reserve component of the U.S.Army.  Information is available in the high school office for this scholarship.  Deadline:3-9-16.

§  Seniors-Metro Area Profession Organization is offering scholarships to students with a 2.5 or better GPA.  Applications available in the office.  Deadline: 3-18-16.

§  Seniors- St. Clair County Retired Teachers Association is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a student entering college for the purpose of becoming a teacher.  Information on this scholarship is available in the high school office.  Deadline: 3-31-16.

§  Seniors-The Dr. Willard C. Scrivner Public Health Foundation is offering a $500.00 Scholarship to a student entering a health-related field of study.  Applications are available in the office.  Deadline: 4-1-16.

§  Seniors- Alpha Delta Kappa Illinois-Iota Chapter is offering a $1,000.00 Scholarship to a student entering college for the purpose of becoming a teacher.  If interested, please check in the high school office for details.   Deadline: 4-1-16.

§  Seniors-Mathis Marifian & Richter Ltd. law firm is offering a scholarship to a student pursuing a career as an attorney.  Information on this scholarship is available in the office.  Deadline: 4-1-16.

§  Seniors-Citizens Community Bank awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship to a 2016 NACHS graduate who intends to pursue a college degree in any field.  Applications are available in the office.   Deadline:  4-11-16.

Seniors-The Society of American Military Engineers Scott Field Post is offering this scholarship to a student entering an engineering program.  Information on this is available in the office.  Deadline: 3-31-16.

§  Seniors-The Joint Apprenticeship Committee The Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons  Apprentice Program will accept applications April 4-15th.  More information on this program  is available in the office.

§  Seniors-The Mary McHugh Scholarship is being offered to students committed to cultural awareness; academic success; community involvement and service; and leadership.  Information on this scholarship is available in the office.  Deadline: 4-15-16.  

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