10.25.16 - Information about and applications for Boys and Girls State (juniors) and the Missouri Leadership Seminar (sophomore) are available in the guidance center.
10.09.16 -Most early college applications (early action, early decision, or single choice early action) are due either November 1 or 15. The deadline for regular applications is normally between January 1 and February 1.
10.09.16 -Students must submit summer Community Service Forms by the end of the first quarter.
10.03.16- The Free Application for 2017-18 Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available at https://fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm - Seniors and their parents will both need to create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID first to confirm their identity when accessing financial aid information and electronically signing federal student aid documents. Information at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out/fsaid
09.29.16 - On October 8, NWMSU will be hosting a visit day for the Emergency and Disaster Management Program. It is geared towards college-bound high school juniors and seniors, and their parents, and will take place from 9 - 3 pm on the campus in Maryville. The day will include information about the college’s admissions process, a tour of campus, presentations by EDM Faculty, and a tour of our disaster simulation facility. The event is free to attend, and lunch will be provided. Call 660.541.1845 to register.
09.19.16 - Summer Leadership Seminars
9th - 11th grade students who would like information on summer leadership seminars, please visit the guidance office. There are national opportunities like People to People Leadership Ambassadors, National Youth Leadership Forums, Wounded Warriors Student Ambassadors, HOBY Advanced Leadership Academy, and LEAD (Leadership Experience And Development) Conferences.
Several freshmen have been nominated for the Joseph Academy for Eminent Young Scholars at Truman University. Other youth summer camps are Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health and the Zombie Scholars Academy. Contact the guidance office, if interested. There's also a Leadership in Practice Conference held on the campus of Westminster College in June.
Sophomores who would like information about the Missouri Leadership Seminar at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg in June, please contact the guidance counselor to pick up an application. There is no cost to attend, but transportation is the parents’ responsibility. To learn more about the program visit www.moleadership.com .
Juniors may attend Boys or Girls State in June to build leadership skills and government awareness.
09.19.16 - Representatives from colleges and universities are scheduled for visits. Information and sign-ups are on the guidance bulleting board.
09.06.16 - Any current junior or senior who wishes to participate in collegiate athletics at an NCAA Division I or II college or university should register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Registrants may access the site at www.eligibilitycenter.org. Student-athletes may determine their eligibility to participate in NAIA sports at www.playnaia.org.
09.06.16 - Interested seniors may pickup Drug Free Super S.T.A.R. applications in the guidance center. Due September 15.
09.02.16 - Cotillion for Achievement Scholarship applications are due to the guidance counselor by October 1. Applications are available at www.sjcsguidance.com/scholarships-local
08.29.16 - SENIORS: If you will be 18 by election day, November 8, then you may register to vote at your county courthouse, online in Buchanan County at www.buchcomovotes.com, or the Belt Branch of the Rolling Hills Library (Andrew and Buchanan).
08.24.16 - JUNIORS will be taking the PSAT test on the morning of Wednesday, October 19. They have paid and are automatically signed up to take the test. Freshmen and sophomores are also allowed and take the test as practice. The cost is $15 and students need to sign up and pay in the guidance office by Tuesday, September 6.
08.19.16 - On Thursday, August 25 from 6:00-6:45 p.m. there will be an optional FAFSA and Financial Aid meeting for senior parents with a MWSU rep in the Secondary Computer Lab. The Senior/Parent meeting will take place in the library beginning at 6:45 p.m. and will last around an hour.
08.19.16 - Students interested in preparing for the ACT test can take a class at Missouri Western ($120 includes materials) on Saturdays Sept. 17 – Oct. 15 from 9 am – 1 pm. Information available in the Guidance Center. Enroll by 4 pm on Sept. 9 at https://www.missouriwestern.edu/wi/act-prep-registration/
08.13.16 - College Online Duel Credit Students: The SBU Application for Admission with course selection is due Monday, August 15. Payment is due Thursday, August 18 and there is a training session during 8th period that day in the high school computer lab. Classes begin Monday, August 22.
08.12.16 - There will be no schedule changes on Monday, August 15.
Students will attend all classes as currently scheduled. You may pick up an Add-Drop form in the guidance office, high school office, or download it from the Forms page. This must be signed by teachers and a parent or guardian before it's turned in to the guidance office for approval and processing.
08.12.16 - Students who need to park in the student parking area (lines 16-19) need to fill out and turn in a Drivers License Information Form to the office by Monday, August 17. You can get a form from the school office, guidance center, or the Forms page08.05.16 - Locker assignments are posted in the hallway.
08.05.16 -Hillcrest Transitional Housing is in desperate need of volunteers for the Salsa Summer Standoff on Saturday, Aug. 13. A great opportunity to earn community service hours. Sign up at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a49a9ae2aaaf85-salsa
08.01.16 - Grades 7-12 student schedules have been posted on Go.EduStar. Please set up an appointment if there are any questions or changes desired. To view schedules in Go.EduStar make sure you change the Attendance Period drop-down menu to All Periods.
08.01.16 - Grades 7-12 locker assignments will be posted in the hallway by Monday, Aug. 8.
08.01.16 - Underclassmen who will park in the student parking area (lines 16-19) need to fill out and turn in a Drivers License Information Form to the office by Monday, August 15. Seniors will be able to select their parking spot when they turn in a completed form directly to Mr. Konyha beginning at 7 am on Wed., August 3.
07.27.16 - Reminder: Students must submit summer community service forms by the end of the first quarter.
06.06.16 -SAVE THE DATE. The KC Christian College Fair is coming to Maranatha Christian Academy in Shawnee, KS on Sept. 26, 6-8 pm.