Friday, April 27, 2018

Senior Information

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MIDLAND CLASS OF 2018

Graduation Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018

2:00PM

High school gymnasium

Colors: Black & Gold

Flower: Yellow rose

Motto: "Sometimes you'll never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory." Dr. Seuss

 

GRADUATION EDITION OF LOCAL NEWSPAPER: The Anamosa Journal will run a special graduation edition which includes our senior class on May 17th. THose papers are for sale in the district at Holly's Town Supermarket in Wyoming and TLZ and Coon's Corner in OJ.

BACCALAUREATE - Wed, May 9 at 7:30PM at Zion Lutheran Church, Wyoming - 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 - Mon, May 14 at 6:00PM in cafeteria - pot luck followed by awards ceremony to recognize students in music, art or speech.

SENIOR CLASS TRIP - Tues, May 15 - Please be sure to contact Mr. Eganhouse to let him know if you plan to attend!

SENIOR CHECK OUT DAY - Thursday, May 17 - 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 18 - can leave after graduation practice and completed checkout sheet is turned in to office.

GRADUATION PRACTICE - Fri, May 18 at 9:00AM - REQUIRED for all seniors planning on participating in graduation ceremony!

COMPUTER CHECK-IN BY THURSDAY, MAY 17 at NOON to Mr. Greenfield - Thursday, May 17 by 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 14 at 3:30PM to participate in graduation ceremony. This includes Jostens bills. Lunch accounts must all be paid in full by Friday, May 18 at 8AM.

GRADUATION: Sun, May 20 - be in cafeteria ready to go by 1:30 as ceremony starts at 2 - If you want Michelle Feuss to take your photo, be in the cafeteria no later than 1:00!

Graduation Photos by Michelle Lee Photography - Midland alumni Michelle Feuss will be taking photos at graduation this year and will offer photos for sale. Complete the order form and get it to the HS office by Friday, May 11th if interested in ordering photos.

2018 Graduation Photo Order Forms - due to office by May 11

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.

SPECIAL NOTES:

IMMUNIZATION FORM Your son/daughter will be given their immunization form at graduation practice on May 19 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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GALLON GRAD PROGRAM

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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JOB SHADOW INFORMATION

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.

www.workplace-learning.org

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

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FAFSA

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. 

http://www.nextstudent.com/directory-of-scholarships/

 

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

www.meritaid.com

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Scholarships

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.com

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.




Contact Us
Main Phone: 563-488-2292
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Elementary
510 3rd Avenue North
Oxford Junction, IA 52323
Fax: 563-826-2681
Grades: PreSchool-5

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106 West Webster St.
PO Box 109
Wyoming, IA 52362
Fax: 563-488-2253
Grades: 6-12

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CURRENT INFO

2018 HS Football Camp - due May 25 for students entering grades 9-12.

2018 HS Football Camp - due May 25 for students entering grades 3-8.

2018 Girls Basketball Camp - due May 25 for students entering grades 3-8.

2018 Drivers Education Rules and Calendar All fees are due to the HS office by June 1.

2018 Midland Football Mom shirt order due online by July 8 will receive your order by July 23rd. Questions see Ms. Kaftan.

IMPORTANT INFO 2017-2018

MCSD 2017-18 Master Calendar

MMHS Map - Building, parking, driveway

2017-18 Bus Schedules

2017-18 Lunch Application

Activity Calendar 2017-2020

Midland Building Use Application

School Fees

IMPORTANT INFO 2018-2019

MCSD 2018-19 Master Calendar

MCSD 2018-19 High School Course Registration Book

ATHLETIC BOOSTERS INFO

2017-18 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.

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