October 5, 2015 - Mauston School District

October 5, 2015
This is the last call for students to report any school picture errors to the front office. Retake Day is October 9 th.
The Mauston Swimming Pool currently has an open lifeguard position available . If you are interested please
contact Mr. Ewing about employment.
Any student interested in writing for the school newspaper should contact Mr. Dahlke in the Counseling Office.
If you like writing, you have the opportunity to write for the Eagle Echo-a once a month publication in the Star
Times newspaper.
P.S.A.T. Test: Wednesday, October 14—P.S.A.T. Testing for sophomores and juniors—Cost
$15 See your counselor to determine if appropriate. Testing at 8:00 a.m.—MHS #A111 To
register, pay Mrs. Mead the $15 by Friday, October 9.
Seniors: You need to select your class flower, class song, and class motto to be used at graduation and
various printed materials. Please drop off or email Mrs. Mead any appropriate suggestions for class flower,
class song, and class mottos by 3:30 Wednesday, October 7.
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held at Mauston High School on Wednesday, October
7 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the high school teacher classroom areas. Progress reports for
Term 1 will be available to parents and may be picked up in the counseling office. All parents
and students are encouraged to attend.
Seniors: Jostens will be distributing cap, gown, and other souvenir and graduation party supply ordering
information on Tuesday, October 13— during PRIDE TIME They will return on Tuesday, October 20—
during the three lunch periods for ordering.
In order to participate in the graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 5, seniors need to purchase a cap, gown,
2016 tassel, and stole. If you have a recent years MHS cap and gown from a sibling/friend, you certainly may
use that. Check fit and condition though to make sure it will work. If borrowing, you still would need to order a
2016 tassel and stole.
Open Weight room hours will be from 6-7:30 am with Mr. Ewing. Please contact him if you
have any questions.
Western Technical College - both our local Mauston campus and the LaCrosse campus are holding
an Open House on Thursday, October15 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. for interested students and parents. Tours,
resource and program information, refreshments, and door prizes will be available. Any seniors that apply for
admission during the Open House will save the $30 application fee, if you apply in person at the Open
Women in Engineering– Fall Career Day to be held on Monday, October 26 at UW-Platteville. This is
for young women in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in learning more about carers that require creative
problem solving, encourages forward thinking, and shaping the future of our world. Cost is $20 and
students/parents would be responsible to transport their child to UW-Platteville. Register by October 11. A
brochure is available in the counseling office.
Seniors Scholarships:
Juneau County Peace Scholarship—
Seniors design and execute a peacemaking project in their community. Awards range from $200-$1000 per
project. Pick up an interest sheet from Mrs. Mead by Friday, October 16 You will have until March to
complete your project.
$3000 Kohl Excellence Scholarship—
Seniors will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement and academic
achievement. Pick up applications from Mrs. Mead. Only the MHS two finalists need to obtain the three
recommendation letters.
Apply by Wed. October 28..
Coca-Cola Scholarships-
Coca-Cola is awarding 150 merit based scholarships to outstanding high
school seniors with a 3.0 minimum GPA. Apply by October 31. on-line.
Horatio Alger Scholarship Program- for seniors pursuing a 4-year college degree and financial need
($55,000 or less adjusted gross family income), involvement in co-curricular and community activities Apply
online by October 25
AES Engineering Scholarship– AES Engineering is pleased to be able to offer scholarships to
motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Apply on-line by October 7.