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The Early Childhood "Magic of the Holidays" program that was set for Monday night at 5:30 pm has been MOVED to:
Wednesday, Dec. 11th at 5:30 pm
Located in the MC Cafeteria.



 

 
 

 


New Student School Hours 2019:

Elementary: 8:11 am - 3:04 pm
High School: 8:11 am - 3:09 pm








 

Regional & National Scholarships



*Abbott and Fenner Consultants are offering (for the 9th year): up to $1,000 to the winner(s).   Application Process: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

*AED Superstore College Scholarship Opportunity: AED Superstore is a nationwide distributor of automated external defibrillators and related accessories dedicated to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs. AED Superstore is located in northern Wisconsin and operates under Allied 100, LLC. AED Superstore is offering its first bi-annual scholarship of $1,000 to eligible students.
*AcenTek Scholarship Fund is offering twenty $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who continue their education beyond high school.  The AcenTek Scholarship program is open to their customers in Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota, and their immediate family members who have AcenTek as their local telephone service provider.  To be considered, you must complete an AcenTek official application found at www.acentek.net>Scholarships (bottom of the landing page).  Questions can be directed to Sheri Wilkemeyer at 507-896-6207 or swilkemeyer@acentek.net ;   Completed applications and other paperwork must be postmarked or received at the AcenTek office in Houston, MN,    ~CHECK BACK IN THE SPRING~
 
*AgStar Fund for Rural America: Visit www.agstar.com for the form.

*Alice Barton Scholarship: Applications at www.icadv.org

*America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders ~ Monsanto Fund: They are giving away more than $500,000 in scholarships to students interested in ag careers.  Apply today if you are continuing your education in an ag-related field of study and become the next generation of ag leaders.  1. Go to GrowAgLeaders.com for more information and official rules     2. Apply at FFA.org/scholarships ; Students need not be FFA members to apply.

*American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota Scholarship: If you are a descendant of a veteran and have satisfactory grades, see if this scholarship is a match for you: www.mnala.org

*American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members: Visit the Minnesota American Legion Auxiliary web site (www.mnala.org/) by selecting the "Scholarship" tab. 

*American Legion National Oratorical Contest  will help you to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States.  ACT NOW  to prepare!  Paperwork for this scholarship is in the "scholarship crate" in Mrs. Hollar's office.  Local contact: Mr. Ralph Schneekloth mnmightyfirst.org   - See Mrs. Hollar for a contact phone number for Mr. Schneekloth.

*AXA Achievement Scholarship: Have you shown ambition and drive? Determination to set and reach goals? Respect for self, family and community? Ability to succeed in college? if so, download an application for a college scholarship at: https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/about.html

*B. Davis Scholarship: visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about and apply for this scholarship.  $1,000 opportunity!  Questions: awards@studentawardsearch.com
 
*Big Sun Scholarship: The BigSun Organization is able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. all student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply for the scholarship.  

*Burger King Scholars: Scholarships are now available to all eligible high school seniors and Burger King employees. Details and how to apply:www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

*Cargill will award scholarships. National FFA will process the applications and select scholarship recipients, although students do not need to be FFA members to be eligible for Cargill's program. Students are chosen based on academic achievement and leadership in extracurricular and community activities. Applications and details available at: www.cargill.com, keyword scholarship, and www.ffa.org The application requires the signature of a local Cargill employee.

*Christian College Information Service: Giving away scholarships and grants. Visit www.ChristianConnector.com 800-667-0600

*Coca-Cola Sholarship: If you are a motivated, dedicated, involved high school senior, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is awarding scholarships to deserving students just like you. Visit: www.coca-colascholars.org

*CollegeBoard Scholarship Search
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-scholarships
CollegeBoard's online scholarship search tool helps you find college funding opportunities.

*Fast Web! This is an on-line tool for locating scholarships. It helps students match location, academic offerings, enrollment, setting, sports and more through the Fast Web College Search. http://www.fastweb.com

*Financial Aid........... see www.finaid.org    or try: Petersons.com    or try: ScholarshipAmerica.org    All of these organizations are recognized as being helping sites for finding money for college.

*Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) is offering scholarship opportunities.  Find the application at: http://www.frs.org.   Questions can be directed to Sheri Wilkemeyer at 507-896-6207 or email   Completed applications should be sent to AcenTek / 207 E Cedar Street / PO Box 360 / Houston, MN 55943. Please note that each application must bear AcenTek's CEO's signature to be considered eligible. 

*Go College
http://www.gocollege.com ;   This is a reliable source for scholarship information.


* Grinnell Mutual rewards high school senior customers for outstanding efforts as both good students and good drivers. Fifty $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in May. Go to www.grinnellmutual.com for more details.

* www.imfirst.org  This site is set up for students who are the first generation from their family going to college.  Scholarship opportunities are available on this site.

*KFC Colonel's Scholars: Offers $$$$$ each year for tuition, fees, books, and room and board to a student with financial need who plans to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public institution within their legal state of residence. To qualify, a student must be: graduating from high school this academic year, maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, enrolling in a public in-state college or university, pursuing a bachelor's degree, and be a U.S. citizen. Apply on line at www.kfcscholars.org or call 1-866-KFC-7240

* icansucceed.org

*iowacollegeaid.gov

*Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship:  http://www.kohleducation.org/students/privateapp.html

Scholarship Opportunities:   https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships ; Our resource teaches students and families the importance of searching for scholarships when figuring out how to pay for college .

*McScholars program offers dollars for students. employees can save 50 cents for every hour worked. That money is deposited into an interest bearing savings account in the employees name at Wells Fargo Bank. After receiving proof of enrollment from the educational institution, Courtesy Corporation will match the employee contributions up to a maximum of $4,000 to help defray the cost of tuition and/or books. To learn more: Human Resources at 608-781-8080 or visit:     http://www.mcdonalds.com/archwaystoopportunity ;    www.mccourtesy.com

*Minnesota AFL-CIO has grants and scholarships available for union members.  Forms can be downloaded from www.mnaflcio.org    Questions: Lori Williams 651-294-3085 or 1-800-652-9004

*Minnesota American Legion Boys State takes place each summer. It is an intensive study of various levels and branches of government. There is opportunity to meet 450 other men from Minnesota. If you are interested, contact American Legion Post 299 in Mabel or Jennifer Kelley at 651-291-1800, toll free 866-259-9163 or email at jkelley @mnlegion.org

*MN Association of Townships is awarding $1,000 scholarships to up to six high school juniors. All students currently enrolled in the 11th grade are eligible for this program. Applications are available at http://www.mntownships.org/ or contact 800-228-0296 for more information.

*Minnesota Benefit Association (MBA): This program offers financial assistance for post-secondary education and is open to current high school graduates or any currently enrolled post-secondary student. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be a public or school district employee or elected official in MN, or the child of a public or school district employee or elected official in MN. **Scholarships up to $1,000 per award**
Downloadinstructionsandapplicationsathttp://www.minnesotabenefitassociation.org/benefit-programs-services/youth-programs/scholarship-program/ or email MBA at Questions?? Call toll free 1-800-360-6117

*Minnesota Family Involvement Council Awards: The FIC is offering $11,000 in college scholarships to MN Credit Union members who are continuing their education. Any Credit Union member attending a college or university, graduate or law school, 2/4 year program or community or technical college in the next school year. Application are available online at www.uecu.coop

*Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association would like you to learn about exciting careers and scholarship opportunities in the field of precision manufacturing. Visit: www.mpma.com

*Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship Program is offering six $2,000 scholarships to be awarded to 2018 Minnesota graduating high school seniors.  To be eligible, applicants must be attending post-secondary education at either a university, college, or technical college, be a MN resident, and the applicant's family must subscribe to at least one service from AcenTek.  MTA scholarship applications can be obtained online at: http://www.mnta.org/?Scholarship     Once a student has completed the application online, they need to print a copy and attach the required documentation.  A checklist can be found at the end of the online application.  Send completed applications to Sheri Wilkemeyer, AcenTek, 207 E. Cedar Street, Houston, MN 55943.

*National Association of Women in Construction Southeastern Minnesota Chapter 346 (NAWIC): offering a scholarship this year consisting of $1,000.  The scholarship will be sent to either a trade school or college on the student's behalf after the first quarter/semester grades are posted and the recipient is currently enrolled. 
1920 North Broadway / Rochester, MN 55901 / Phone: 507-254-9607 / email NAWIC346SEMN@gmail.com ;

*National Honor Society Scholarship program will award more than $200,000 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $13,000 each. To get information, please go to https://www.nhs.us/parents/the-nhs-scholarship?SSO=true for information. 

*NFIB yef (Young Entrepreneur Foundation): Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you know a young entrepreneur? Scholarship $$$ may be available.   Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information.  

*Nordstrom Scholarship Program offers $10,000 over four years; $2,500 per year. Eligibility: High school junior who:
1. Lives and attends school in one of the participating states where Nordstrom has a full-line store
2. Has at least a 2.7 GPA
3. Volunteers or participates in community services or extracurricular activities. visit: http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship

*PFund is a vital resource and community builder for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities by providing grants and scholarships, developing leaders and inspiring community giving. Applications are due February 1 of each year. Scholarships typically range from $2,000-$10,000. If you have questions, please contact them at 800-435-1402 or e-mail

*Playing With Purpose Award: Sophomore, junior, and senior athletes must meet the following criteria to apply: 1. Currently a high school sophomore, junior, or senior 2. Maintains a minimum "C" grade average or higher 3. Currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports 4. A committed follower of Jesus Christ. Visit www.playingwithpurpose.org for opportunities. 

*Quill & Scroll: High School Journalist International Honor Society: High school seniors are invited to enter this competition in 18 categories of writing or graphics.  Entry fee is $2 and entry form can be downloaded at http://quillandscroll.org/scholarships  ;

*Rochester Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association announces Special Scholarships. For more information, visit www.sbmef.org

*Ronald McDonald House Charities awards scholarships:
To be eligible to receive a scholarship
-Student must reside in Minnesota
-Attend a two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school during the next academic year
-Demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and work ethic
-Applications available at www.RMHC.org

*www.StudentScholarships.org 4410 Massachusetts Ave NW #250 Washington, DC 20016  This site will give you a wide range of scholarships with a range of deadlines!!!  Don't miss out!

*Samsung American Legion Scholarship: If you were a delegate to either an American Legion Boys or Girls State program, there may be a scholarship for you at www.legion.org Scroll over the "Programs" headline at the top of the page, and in the drop-down box, click on "Scholarships". The Samsung American Legion Scholarship will be the 3rd scholarship from the top. Pay attention to the listed deadlines.

*Scholarships.com
http://www.scholarships.com Start your free college scholarship search here. More information: 847-432-1700 ext: 111. 473 Central Ave. / Highland Park, IL 60035


* scholarshipamerica.org

*Scholarship Hunter
http://www.scholarshiphunter.com Use this site to view scholarship listings by state, major, or type

*Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship for High School Junior Student-Athletes: 62 scholarships ranging between $1,000 and $2,000 depending on the region.  Eligibility extends to any high school junior (class of 2019) residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports! http://www.positivecoach.org/

*SFM Foundation Scholarships: If you are the child of a working parent who has been killed or seriously injured in a workplace accident while working for MN or WI employers, please review this scholarship. A qualifying student will be eligible to receive up to $10,000 per year and can receive scholarships annually through graduation from a two or four-year technical school, college or university. Information and requirements can be found at www.sfm-foundation.org or www.facebook.com/sfm.foundation Questions can be addressed to Debra L. Zorn (855) 621-2076 or debra.zorn@sfm-foundation.org ;   

*Sophomores: Join the premier youth leadership development organization in the country this year to learn how you can inspire change within your community. EMPOWER*LEAD*EXCEL visit: www.hoby.org to get more information on this leadership opportunity.

*SRN Express
http://www.srnexpress.com/index.cfm

*Scholarship Scams
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/scholarship/ Don't get taken by phony scholarship search offers. Check out this site first.

* Society of Professional Journalists offer a scholarship opportunity.  Please visit: http://www.spj.org/a-hs.asp for more information. 

*Student Aid on the Web www.studentaid.ed.gov will provide in-depth info on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans: conduct college and scholarship searches, estimate college costs and track & compare financial aid awards letters

*Timothy L Correll Foundation is offering a scholarship to students planning to pursue a post-secondary degree in nursing, fire science, paramedic, or emergency medical technician programs. The scholarship is worth up to $$$$. To apply students need to complete a student application ,obtain letters of recommendation from a teacher and member of their community, and send a copy of their acceptance letter into the college or program. Visit www.tlcf-inc.org for application.

*U.S. Bank's Internet Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to 40 lucky high school seniors/college undergraduates. High school seniors who will be attending a U.S. Bank Student Loan eligible four-year college or university are encouraged to apply. Winners will be selected at random. Apply at: usbank.com/scholarship

*United Educators Foundation Student Scholarship: The foundation is providing college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are United Educators Credit Union members or the children, grand children, or other dependents of members. Applicants must be planning to attend a university, college, community college or technical college in the fall. Applications available online at www.uecu.coop

*World Class: The Mediacom Scholarship Program is offering 55 $1,000 non-renewable scholarships through its World Class Scholarship Program to senior high school students in 21 states where it provides services for cable, internet, and telephone.  While it is not required that the student be a Mediacom customer, applicants must live in the areas serviced by Mediacom.  Check www.mediacomworldclass.com or inquire at: World Class Scholarship Program, 3737 Westown Parkway, Suite A, West Des Moines, IA 50266. 

*YouTube www.youtube.com/collegedotgov will show more than 60 videos & advice from current college students