Announcements, Wednesday, October 11, 2017

MADRAS HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Wednesday, October 11, 2017                                                                        

Lunch today:  Hamburger or Cheeseburger, baked oven fries, corn on the cob OR Yogurt and String Cheese.  All lunches served with milk.

Breakfast tomorrow:  Ham & cheese bagel, peach cup.   All breakfasts served with milk or juice.

ACTIVITIES TODAY, October 11:

Cross Country @ McIver Park—4:15—Bus leaves @ 12:20

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. Over the years, MHS students have shared that the #1 concern about going to college is how to pay for it.  To learn more about how to apply for aid, join us for our annual Financial Aid Night next Monday, October 16 to start at 6 p.m. in the MHS Library.  Financial aid experts from COCC and OSU Cascades will be presenting and available for questions.  A Spanish language interpreter will be available.
  1. We know you get thirsty during the day, come by Ms. Payton's room 41 between classes to buy a bottle of cold water for $1 and support the MHS Drama club
  1. Volunteers needed!!! Any student wishing to complete community service/volunteer hours for their graduation requirement may sign-up with Miss McConnell for Sunday, 10/22 10am-12pm. Students and adult volunteers will be cleaning up from the Boosters annual dinner & auction at the air museum
  1. Upcoming College and Recruiter visits to MHS!!! Oregon State University is excited to visit with students at MHS on Wednesday October 11th. Go Beavs!!! Pacific University wants to meet with you! They will be at MHS on October 12th. Go Boxers!!! Are you interested in possibly joining the US Army? Well then, you’re in luck! A representative from the US Army will be at MHS on Wednesday November 1st.Students, stop by Student Services and see Ms Piercy to sign up for any of these upcoming College visits!!! 
  1. The Madras Sister City group is now accepting student applications for our June 2018 exchange trip to Tomi City Japan! There will be four 11th/12th grade Jefferson County students selected to attend. The City of Madras has generously donated $500 per student toward trip costs. Find the student application on the Madras Sister City - Tomi City Japan Facebook page. Applications due October 16th.  Please see Mr Hocker (Room 21) or Mr Tyler if you have further questions!!!  Don't delay!!
  1. The Oregon Promise Application opened 9/20/2017!  All senior students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher should submit an application.  Students may qualify for amounts ranging from $1,000 to $3,540 per year to assist in costs for attending any one of the 17 Oregon community colleges.   You can apply online at oregonstudentaid.gov.  Visit Ms. Sisk in the Future Center for more information or application assistance!

The Oregon High School Equestrian Team, OHSET, season will start November 1st.  For more information please contact the Madras OHSET advisor, Keri Strawn at keri@madrasattorneys.com

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