Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Senior Information

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Graduation Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019


High school gymnasium

Colors: Black & Gold

Flower: White rose tipped in gold

Motto: "Together we have experienced life. Separately we will pursue our dreams. Forever our memories will remain." Author Unknown


SENIOR CLASS PHOTOS: Thanks to Stacie Cronkleton of The Photography Mill who came to take photos of our senior class at Rustic Park in Lost Nation on September 20th. Seniors can order photos by prepaying and turning in the order form to the office by October 1.

2019 Senior Class Photo Order Form

GRADUATION EDITION OF LOCAL NEWSPAPER: The Anamosa Journal will run a special graduation edition which includes our senior class on May ??. THose papers are for sale in the district at Holly's Town Supermarket in Wyoming and TLZ and Coon's Corner in OJ. Forms are due back to the office by April 12

BACCALAUREATE - Wednesday, May 15 at 6:00PM in the Commons at the high school - totally optional ceremony sponsored by Midland Council of Churches to bless the graduates. This ceremony is for the seniors, their family and friends. Seniors will receive an invitation in the mail in the spring directly from them containing any necessary information.

FINE ARTS BANQUET -Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00PM in Commons at the high school - awards ceremony to recognize students in music, art or speech.

SENIOR CLASS TRIP - Tuesday, May 14 - Please be sure to contact Mr. Eganhouse to let him know if you plan to attend!

SENIOR CHECK OUT DAY - Thurs, May 16 - get your checkout sheet filled out by all staff listed and returned to the office. Also your guidance information sheet must be 100% filled out as this is information we are required to submit to the Iowa Department of Education. All bills must be paid before checkout complete. Thanks!

SENIORS LAST SCHOOL DAY - Friday, May 17 - can leave after graduation practice and completed checkout sheet is turned in to office.

GRADUATION PRACTICE - Friday, May 17 at 9:00AM - REQUIRED for all seniors planning on participating in graduation ceremony!

COMPUTER CHECK-IN BY THURSDAY, MAY 16 at NOON to Mr. Greenfield - be sure you have laptop, charger, bag - you will be financially responsible for any breakage or missing items. Those would need paid by Friday at noon to participate in graduation ceremony.

BILLS- All bills must be paid by Monday, May 13 at 3:30PM to participate in graduation ceremony. This includes Jostens bills. Lunch accounts must all be paid in full by Friday, May 17 at 8AM.

GRADUATION: Sunday, May 19 - be in cafeteria ready to go by 1:30 as ceremony starts at 2 - If you want professional photos, be in the cafeteria no later than 1:00!

Senior sponsor is Mr. Jon Eganhouse - he will be a good resource for information all year for both parents and students.

Parents/family members are welcome to take photos in the cafeteria from 1:30-1:55 prior to graduation ceremony. This is the last time they will all be together in one location. Midland Times will be taking photos.


IMMUNIZATION FORM Your son/daughter will be given their immunization form at graduation practice on May 17 at 9AM in an envelope - KEEP THIS IN A SAFE PLACE cause once we give it back WE don't have it! They will need this to enroll in college whether it is this year or 30 years from now.

GRADUATION SEATING TICKETS - Seniors will draw numbers at a senior meeting during seminar in spring and parents wwill be assigned seats at graduation based on those numbers. These will be given out at graduation practice in the envelope with the immunization form. If you forget them, don't worry the ushers at the door will also have a map of where you are to sit.

DIPLOMAS - again KEEP IN SAFE PLACE - you can't believe the calls we get from people who graduated 2 years ago to those who graduated 40 years ago, where an employer requires a diploma. We don't have those, you do!

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The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center recognizes seniors who donate blood 8 times prior to graduation. Student would receive a red cord to wear at graduation.

To participate contact the HS office as well as Sharee at shoegerl@mvrbc.org or call 563-823-4128 so we can get all of the details ironed out with you.

Gallon Grad Informational Poster

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The Midland Board of Education requires every senior to successfully complete a job shadow as a graduation requirement. Workplace Learning Connection will be at Midland to help students set these up. They will be scheduled sometime during the senior academic year. Students must complete all of the required components of the job shadow to graduate. Any questions, see Mr. Ahouse in the guidance office.

86,000 hours of your life will be invested in your future career! Make a wise investment in your future career today by exploring career options through the Workplace Learning Connection job shadow and student internship programs. These experiences can help you make those important future education and career decisions.


Program Coordinator: Laurie Worden, phone 319-398-1040

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You can fill out your FAFSA form as soon as October 1. Some schools have early deadlines including the University of Iowa and Iowa State University which are December 1 for next fall enrollment. You must have it filed by then to receive the maximum financial aid available. You would fill out the FAFSA form by using your tax information from last year.

Don't forget to check with the schools you are applying to for their deadline and fill out your FAFSA form as soon as possible. Most colleges use this financial information to determine your eligibility for scholarships, loans, grants, etc. To receive the maximum amount possible you must have your FAFSA filed by their deadline.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.ed.gov  (FREE – USE THIS SITE!)

If you plan to submit your FAFSA online you will need a pin – get that from this address first:  www.pin.ed.gov


NEXT STUDENT: This is a directory of different scholarships.  You can look them up by different categories like major, ethnicity, disabilities, specific college and others. 



MERIT AID: This site allows you to search by specific colleges for merit based scholarships


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Watch scholarship dates closely, try to get your scholarship applications mailed in early if at all possible. Those received late will generally not be considered.

Check out the Scholarship Information for updated listing for scholarships as they become available.


Fastweb is a free search service for locating scholarship opportunities. This service is 15 years old. Their database contains over 1.5 million scholarships valued at $3.4 billion.

Their website has both student and parent information areas with a lot of good information.

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Midland Fall Food Drive Thru Dec 14

Midland Apparel Orders due 11/16

Midland Basketball Shirts

High School Band/Vocal Fundraiser Century Rich and Seasonal Sensations - due Nov 19, delivery Dec 10-14

Midland Post Prom Gift Card Fundraiser Gift Card Fundraiser Sample Order Form Order deadline is November 15 for Thanksgiving delivery. Those ordered by early December are to be back by winter break.

FFA Wreath Order Form

Thanks for supporting the Eagles!


MCSD 2018-19 Master Calendar

2018-19 Elementary School Supply List

2018-19 Middle/High School Supply List

Activity Calendar 2018-2020

2018-19 Lunch Application

2018-19 Lunch Informational Letter

2018-19 TENTATIVE Bus Schedules - if you are not listed and need to be call the school!

School Fees

Midland Guidelines for Volunteers, Chaperones, Drivers - needs filled out by anyone who wants to do one of these things for the school this year.

Midland Building Use Application

PowerSchool Parent Account Setup for E-Registration


2018-19 All Sports Food Stand Sign Up - to sign up contact Michelle in the HS office via email or phone call. These are assigned on a first requested, first filled basis. If not signed up, a time will be assigned to the parents of ALL athletes.

Vision Statement
The vision of the Midland School District is to prepare students to think, lead and serve.

Mission Statement

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