Wednesday, November 15

Wednesday, November 15
Posted on 11/15/2017

If you are a graduating senior and are planning to attend a trade school or career college, Imagine America Foundation is your resource to apply for scholarships. Go to https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships/to see what is available.

 

We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at www.jackierobinson.org.

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

Be a graduating, minority high school senior

Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States

Show leadership potential

Demonstrate a dedication to community service

Present evidence of financial need

Be a United States citizen

Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21

The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2018 by 4:00 PM.

 

Seniors, while on your hunt for college scholarships, be sure to check out this list of 10 Scholarship Programs that will give out more than one million dollars to students this 2017-2018 school year. Go to www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php and download the newsletter. There will be links to the different scholarships in the newsletter. Don't delay because deadlines for these scholarships range from November 17 to January 31.

 

Seniors, just a reminder that some colleges and universities have Priority Scholarship dates quickly approaching. University of New Orleans is December 1. The LSU - Baton Rouge and McNeese State University are both due today! Visit their website for more information

 

FCS will be collecting toys for Riverbend students who participate in the afterschool program at the West Monroe Community Center. Their goal is to have one gift per child so they really need our help. Gifts should be no more than $10 and suggestions are Nerf footballs, Barbies, Hot Wheels, stuffed animals, Legos, and board games but nothing that requires batteries. You can bring your unwrapped toys to FCS meetings on Wednesday mornings at 7:30 or drop them off in Mrs. Counts' room 4104. Last day to brings toys will be Wednesday, December 6th.

 

Any student wishing to take an online dual enrollment class or fine arts survey dual enrollment class NEXT SEMESTER still has time to enroll if you have not already done so. However, you must meet the ACT requirements( 18 composite AND EITHER an 18 in English OR 19 in math). In addition you must see Mrs. Hunt in room 4209 and complete the appropriate paperwork byTuesday, December 12th. Those students who already filled out paperwork earlier this year DO NOT need to fill out more papers. You are already eligible for second semester dual enrollment classes.

Congratulations to the Lady Rebel Soccer team for starting their season off last night with a big 6 - 0 win against North Desoto. Savannah Hennon had a hat trick and one assist to lead the attack for the girls. Anna Cranford scored 2 goals and added 2 assists and Mary Grace Dupuy rounded out the scoring with a goal and an assist. In JV action, Celeste Hearne scored the winning goal in a close 1-0 victory over North Desoto's JV.


The girls are in action next Tuesday night over at Neville with the varsity kicking off at 5:30 and the JV at 7:15.

 

 

The West Monroe boys soccer team also started off their season with a dominating 9-1 victory over West Ouachita last night at Rebel Stadium. The rebels were led in scoring by Lanzel Burton, Jakob Christiansen and Jackson Ford with 2 goals each, and with Carlos Gomez, Dennis Palacios and Edgar Sanchez each adding a goal. The boys play next on Thursday night when they take on Byrd in the Airline soccer tournament in Bossier.

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