Monday, September 24

Monday, September 24
Posted on 09/24/2018

Seniors, this is your time to shine. Every Monday, during the month of October, the guidance department would like you to wear a college T-shirt.Show us where youre headed, what schools you love or even where you hope to go.October is College Application Month for the state of Louisiana and we want your future to be on display.We are so proud of you and you should be too. If you dont have a college T-shirt now, go out and get one soon.

 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation exists to bring better to the world through investment in exceptional high school students who are dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others.Do you think you would qualify for a scholarship from the foundation?Check at the details through the link at gorebs.org.This scholarship opportunity and all other scholarships that come our way are posted in the guidance department section of our school web page.The deadline for applying isOctober 31, 2018.Dont delay!

 

Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James W. McLamore, the BURGER KING Scholars program has awarded $35 million in scholarships to more than 33,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2018 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.7 million to more than 3,400 students in North America.

 

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. The application period for the 2019-2020 college school year begins on Oct. 15, 2018 and closes Dec. 15, 2018.

 

JCL is sponsoring a canned food drive this week (9/24-9/28) to benefit the NELA Food Bank as a part of a state-wide drive on behalf of our parent organization, the Louisiana Junior Classical League. Please bring non-perishable items like canned fruit, canned vegetables, or canned meat or items like bagged rice, bagged beans, or boxed meals.The current biggest needs are proteins (peanut butter in plastic containers, beans, tuna, canned chili, etc.) and meals in boxes/cans (Mac and cheese, spaghetti-os, ravioli, etc.). Please do not bring any glass containers. We will collect in homeroom, and the winning homeroom will get doughnuts one day the following week.

 

The West Monroe High School Swim Team competed this past weekend at the Ruston High School Dual Meet at Louisiana Tech. Top finishes include Connor Wiedemeier placing 1st in both the 200 Freestyle & 100 Backstroke, Zoe Mekus placing 2nd in both the 200 IM and 500 Freestyle, and Jase Neal placing 3rd in both the 50 & 500 freestyle! Congrats guys!

 

Join us tomorrow night for Rebel Runway. It will be a fun night of fashion. Tickets are available from any cheerleader or at the door.

 

Congratulations to the cross country teams for their outstanding performance at the Airline Invitational on Saturday. Girls won first place, and boys were second overall. Girls top finishers were: Alexus sims, Laura Katherine Dupuy, Anna Grace McDuffie, Ellie Bagley, Hannah Hudnall, Katie Redman, and Kellyn Fleming.

Boys top finishers include: Daniel Rowland, David Bennett, John Avery, Christian Grant, and Baylor Picard. Great job to all the runners!

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