856 W. Cook Road Mansfield, OH 44907
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Mansfield City Schools

High School

 
MANSFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
124 N. Linden Road
Mansfield, OH  44906 
(419) 525-6369
 



Daily Announcements


DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS


February 24, 2017



Mandatory baseball practice is 3:30-5:30 at Arlin Field. Please bring a hoodie, hat, shoes, and no shorts (you must wear sweats) We will not be wearing cleats. You must have a physical on file in the athletic office to practice.


Students - If you have borrowed campus wear, it must be washed and returned. Failure to return borrowed campus wear will result in replacement costs being added to your school fee account.


Jostens: If you ordered a class ring and have not paid off the balance, you need to do so by March 31st or your ring will be returned. If no payment activity occurs, your class jewelry will be canceled. You can pay online at www.jostens.com .or call 1-800-JOSTENS to make a payment over the phone.


There is still time to bring your donations for the Domestic Violence Shelter. Bring these items to your first period class: Paper towels, Toilet paper, Facial tissues and New sweatpants and tee shirts in all sizes. Collections end Monday, February 27th. The class with the most donations will be treated to a donut and juice breakfast. Thank you for your generosity.


February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Everyone should know we all deserve a safe and healthy relationship! If you or someone you know has questions about their relationship visit www.loveisrespect.org or call The Domestic Violence Shelter at 1-800-931-7233.


Cold & flu season is upon us: let Tyger Care take care of your medical needs. Tyger Care is a health clinic located within Mansfield Senior High School that strives to provide accessible primary and episodic health services to all middle and high-school students and staff. Call us at 419-524-0312 or stop in the old child development lab (Room 1322) today for an appointment.

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Senior Reminders:


February - March

If you attend a different campus and are a senior, please contact Ms. Cashell at 419-525-6369 x 61005 or cashell.rebecca@mansfieldschools.org with your class t-shirt size.

Study, get that GPA up as high as you can!

Get signed up for your FAFSA account

Get all your fees paid

Inquire about scholarships with your counselor - be aware of application deadlines

March 1-May 5: students receiving suspensions/expulsion are not permitted to attend prom

As a reminder Senior Pictures are due February 28. If you would like your picture in the yearbook please see Mr. Boller to set up a time after school on Monday, Wednesday or Friday.

Jostens: Seniors, the deadline to order your cap and gown is March 31st in order to guarantee delivery by graduation. You can place your order at www.jostens.com or call 1-800-jostens.

April

Notify your counselor about your scholarship(s) that have been awarded

April 1 - Richland County Foundation Scholarship deadline

April 7 - all fees (including your $10 senior fee) must be paid to attend prom/graduation (this includes any underclassmen that wish to attend prom)

April 24-28 Prom tickets for sale

April 25 Mock Crash, Richland County Fairgrounds (seniors only)


May

May 6 - Prom

May 11-15 senior exams

May 16 Class Day practice

May 17 Class Day practice / senior class picnic

May 18 Class Day

May 20 Graduation



School Activity Corner


Tuesday, Feb. 21 Science Fair


Saturday, Feb. 25 4:30 Freshman Basketball v. Lima Senior

6:00 Basketball v. Lima Senior


Friday, Mar. 3 Deadline to register for April 8 ACT


Tuesday, Mar. 7 ACT Pretest date for juniors


Thursday, Mar. 9 Grade Buckets open for Qtr 3 marks


Friday, Mar. 10 End of Grading Period 3, Early Release


Monday, Mar. 13 10 am Grade Buckets for Qtr 3 grades close


Mar. 13-17 OGT


Friday, Mar. 17 Qtr 3 Grade Cards sent home







STAFF ABSENCES: (if your teaching neighbor is absent, please take a moment throughout the day to peek in on the sub and make sure all is going well.

Gandy, Carrell--- Owens, Margo will be Becky Cashell

Cushing, Jim -----Kennedy

Evans, Susan------Gillam, Molly

Kennedy, Patricia------Barrios, David



CALAMITY DAYS

January 10, 2017

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SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD OPPORTUNITIES


2016-2017 Scholarship / Grants Opportunities

Come to the Counseling Department for details....on any scholarships.
 

The Mansfield Branch of the NAACP will be offering to a graduating high school senior a $1000 scholarship. Qualifications include:

Graduating in 2017

2.5 or better GPA

Accepted to an accredited post high school institution

Exhibit leadership qualities

Have a financial need.

Selected students must be available for an interview in April with the scholarship committee. Please see your counselor for a scholarship application.
 
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be awarding 2 - $2000.00 scholarships for graduating seniors who intend to pursue a career in a television related field. Deadline is February 16, 2017. Apply at nataslgl.org 
 
Carol E Thornton Memorial Safety Education Scholarship
At least one $500 scholarship will be presented from funds given in memory of Carl E Thornton by the Richland County Safety Coucnil.  Seniors that are involved in leadership for safety education program for youth in Richland County are eligible and encouraged to apply.  Applications are available in the counselors office. 
 
Autolist - is a scholarship for graduating seniors by completing two essays. Award is $1500 quarterly. Deadline is March 1, 2017. Apply at https://www.autolist.com/used-car-to-dream-car-scholarship. Please come to counseling office for more information.

Northwood University provides scholarships for enrolling students meeting the criteria. If you are interested in Northwood University apply.northwood.edu by 2/17/17

William D Squires Educational Foundation, Inc Scholarship.  The Award is for $3,000 per year renewable up to $12,000.  Apply from Feb. 15, 2017 until April 5, 2017. Criteria is financial need based on FAFSA with an EFC of less than $8,000 and a minimum of a 3.2 GPA Apply at www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org
The Minority Journalism Scholarship is for graduating seniors interested in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications at an accredited university. A minimum 2.5 GPA, write an essay ...application must be postmarked by 3/31/17..Come to counseling department for the application information.

Kingwood Herb Society is offering a scholarship. You must be planning on pursuing a career in horticulture at a college or tech school. The deadline for application is March 17, 2017. Please see your counselor for additional information.


Noon Optimist Club of Mansfield Announces their Friend of Youth $1000 college scholarships.  Criteria is as follows:
*   You must be a resident of Richland County
*   You must be enrolled in a full time undergraduate program
*   Entering a first year of college or univerity
*   Submit most recent high school transcript
*   Provide two character reference letters.
*   Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
*   Scholarship grant dollars will be sent dcirectly to the college or university prior to the statrt offall semester.
Finalists may be required to meet with the scholarship committee for a personal interview.  
Applications are available at Mansfieldoptimistclub.com.  The deadline is March 20,2017. 
For additional information please see your counselor. 
  

BAKER College- Board of Regents Scholarship win up to $24,000 and Baker College Career Scholarship for $6400. If you attend Baker's Culinary and/or Auto/Diesel Institute you are eligible to apply. Must submit a request for information card and first then apply by May 1, 2017. See the School Counseling Department for details .

AUTOLIST- offers a $1500 on a merit or need basis. Complete an application which includes 2 essays and questions. Link to scholarship https://www.autolist.com/used-car-to-dream-car-scholarship
Deadline is March 1, 2017 and then June 1, 2017..Also see the School Counseling Department for details.

OEGEEP Scholarship- Must have a career goal in oil and or natural gas industry or a related field. Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Submit the application www.oogeep.org before March 1, 2017. You will need letters or recommendation and answer an essay. See the School Counseling Department for info.
 
Richland County Foundation Applications
Scholarship Criteria: 
* Richland County high school graduate or resident
* must pursue a full-time undergraduate degree
* new applicants achieve at least a 2.5 GPA and returning recipients at least a 2.0 GPA
* demonstrate financial need
What you need to do:
* complete the online application by April 1
* this is not a recurring scholarship, you muyst re-apply each school year.
What you need to know:
* scholarship awards are for the upcoming academic school year
* scholarship dollars will be sent directlytothe college/university after August 1
* it is the student's responsibility to notify TCF of a change in college or university attended
* a change in college/university choice after a scholarship is awarded could result in a change of amount or loss of the scholarship.
* you must complete the FAFSA application and submit your EFC with your application 
Go to www.richlandcountyfoundation.org to complete the application 
 
Mechanics Bank- Be The Change Scholarship Program. Mechanics Bank will award 5 - $1,000 scholarships. You must have a 2.5 GPA and complete the program by March of 2017. Proof of community service- (minimum of 20 hours) and creation of a short video on how the pay it forward money will be used and an acceptance to a college are also required. Call Mechanics Bank 419-524-0831 , email bethechange@mymechanics.com or see the school counseling department.

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens- Award is $1000.00 go to link http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship Deadline is 2/28/17. Requirements are you must write an article on the topic "Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?" and it must be 600-1000 words.

AlcoRehab.org awards 3 scholarships totalling $6000.00. You must write an essay based on originality and content. Apply at https://alcorehab.org/scholarship/

American Legion District 5 Oratorical Scholarship Program is a speech-based scholarship. Amount is $925.00 total...with 1st place $500. and a 50 dollar gas card, 2nd place is $250.00 and 3rd is $125.00. First place moves to State competition which is $1500.00. If you advance to the Nation level you could win $18,000.00 for 1st, $16,000.00 for 2nd, and $14,000.00 for 3rd. Info at http://www.legion.org/oratorical by searching under research. First round is 2/18/17

American Farmers Grow AG Leaders- you can earn a $1500.00 scholarship in an ag related field of study. Apply to FFA.org/scholarship by 2/1/17 Total scholarships are $528,000.

Moody's Mega Math Challenge- must form a team of 3-5 students with a teacher-coach submit a solution to the open-ended problem ...register M3CHALLENGE.SIAM.ORG by 2/17/17

Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools- 130+ scholarships available ranging from $1400.00 to $40,000.00 visit the website www.ohiocareercolleges.org look under scholarships Deadline is 4/14/17.
 
 
OHIO Leads! Scholarship Program for Ohio graduating seniors announces 130+ scholarships availbale ranging from $1500-$40,000.  These scholarships are available ONLY to Ohio High School seniors of the 2016-17 academic year and graduating by June 2017.  To find out more about career colleges and schools in Ohio, pleaes visit the web site at www.ohiocareercolleges.org.  Scholarship brochures are available on their web site under Scholarships.  Please see your counselor for additional information.  Application deadline is April 14, 2017.
 
The Ohio Civil Rights commission has announced it's 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Art, Writing, & Multimedia contests. Deadline for entry is January 13, 2017 - more information is available in your counselors office.
 
Ohio JCI Senate Educational Foundation Scholarship-
There are two Academic based scholarships for $1000.00. 
There are 3 needs based scholarship at $1000 each.
You a can only apply for only one of the categories. Deadline is January 20, 2017 Applications are in the Counseling department.
 
Mansfield Noon Optimist College Scholarship Grant is open to all seniors. Mansfield Club will be awarding 4 -$1,000 scholarships. Criteria is that you are a Richland County resident, be enrolled in a full time undergrad program, provide 2 character references, and complete an application. Come to the School Counseling Department. Deadline is March 20, 2017
Mansfield Noon Optimist Essay Contest - must be under 18 bu October 1, 2016. Local scholarship is $200.00 for 1st place the OHIO Optimist district Scholarship is $3500.00 Deadline is February 1, 2017. Come to the school Counseling department.
MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship. An Essay is required with consideration of grades, academic program and/or financial need. You must also be enrolled in a degree program. Visit mensafoundation.orgor call 888-294-8035 ext 5509 Come to the Counseling Department.
Daughters of the American Revolution- NATIONAL Scholarships got to www.DAR.org Deadline is February 15, 2017 STATE Scholarships amount is $1000.00 form is in the counseling department website is mavery@watchtv.net
 
LOCAL Jared Mansfield chapter Deadline is April 15, 2017. Requirements which include a 3.0 GPA and applying to OSU-M, NCSC, or the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and apply for your FAFSA EARLY!!!

First Energy is offering an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electric Utility Technology for those interested in a career as a line worker. First Energy partners with Stark State and First Energy pays tuition, books and lab fees for those who are accepted into their Power Systems Program . Info at Stark State 11/12/16 form 10-noon or visit www.firstenergycorp.com/psi or visit the Senior High counseling department.


Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship- graduating seniors visit www.rmhc.org to apply. Criteria RMHC seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the desire to fulfill their educational goals. Application deadline January 18, 2017


Any graduating senior seriously considering attending the University of Dayton see Mrs Jones in the Counseling department.
 
Bowling Green State University:
Scholarships are available at BGSU for incoming freshmen considering careers in teaching science and or mathematics.  Their unique program called Science and Math Education in ACTION offers recipients $4000 the first year of college with increases each year up to more than $5000 the fourth year - a scholarship valued at a total of approximately $20,000 (based on continued state funding.)
Criteria for consideration includes:
*   Ohio Resident
*   Incoming freshman fall 2016
*    Minimum high school GPA of 3.0
*    Recommended minimum ACT of 23
*   Considering a career teaching science and/or mathematics.
Deadline to apply is January 15, 2017.
Go to www.bgsu.edu/action to complete an online application. 
 
“B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2017.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 22, 2017
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com
 
 
2016-2017 Elks Scholarship Information
 
Most Valuable Students - open to High School seniors, Deadline is 11/30/16.  application at enf.elks.org/mvs
 
Emergency Educational Grant - available to siblings of deceased or tatally disabled ELKS members. Deadline is 10/31/16. Make request for an application by calling 773-755-4732 or by emailing request to scholarship@elks.org
Legacy Award open to High School Seniors whose parents or  grandparents are ELK's members. The deadline is Feb. 3, 2017.  Application on line at enf.org/scholarships.  Submit completed application submitted on line to enf.elks.org/leg
 
Educational Fund Grant available to High School Seniors or Graduates attending post secondary technical education.  (cannot be used if enrolling in a bachelors degree program)  The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2017.  Application on line at www.web-ster.net/ohioelks/  Completed application go to your local lodge.  
 
If you have questions or concerns about the ELKS scholarships, please see your counselor or email cflint@roadrunner.com.
 

Great Clips, Inc., the world’s largest haircare brand, is sponsoring the Great Scholarship Program, in memory of Alice Madden Barton, by setting aside $100,000 to distribute in scholarships for high school students in North America who are interested in pursuing a cosmetology career and current cosmetology school students.The Great Scholarship Program aims to promote careers in cosmetology and at Great Clips salons to high school and cosmetology school students by providing tuition assistance or cosmetology tools to get them started. Scholarship values are determined by local Great Clips salon owners, who evaluate and select winners.We are excited to offer the Great Scholarship Program to help students on their path to a successful and rewarding career in the exciting field of cosmetology. Along with this letter, we’ve included a printable flier for you to post in your school to help inform students about the scholarship program. Full details are available at GreatClipsCareers.com/Scholarships.  Questions? Email us at recruiting@greatclips.com.

 
AES Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching
The deadline for the AES Scholarship is October 6, 2016.
Visit our website at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm and please encourage your students to apply. We wish them all good luck!
 
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
If you have participated in community service activities over the past year, fill out an online application at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit.  Application must be submitted by November 8.  See your counselor for additional information. 

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