Author: LuAnn Froelich
Posted: Fri, Mar 23rd, 2012 @ 08:40:28 AM
High School Students: You may start wearing shorts to school on April 1st, but not yet!!!!
Tickets are on sale in the H.S. Office for the 29th annual Senior 4 County All Star Cage Classic for Friday March 30th at Bryan High School. Kayla Zachrich and Clay Fry will be representing Ayersville! Tickets are $5 and all proceeds go to Special Olympics. There will also be a slam dunk contest and a 3 point shoot off between the girls and the boys all star games.
Tuesday, March 27th during Activity Period we will be taking a Senior Group Photo.
Thursday, March 29th during Activity Period we will be taking a Student Helpers Photo.
Robert E Latta is hosting an academy information night on Monday, March 26th at Bowling Green High School’s library, 530 West Poe Rd, Bowling Green, OH at 7 p.m. All interested high school students and their parents are invited to attend. The staff will provide an overview of the nomination process. In addition, represenatives from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy will be there to talk with the students about the outstanding opportunities available at their respective Academies.
ATTENTION SENIORS!! The Advanced Speech class needs any footage you may have from High School, Middle, or Elementary School for use in the Senior Video. Anything from sporting events to spelling bees. If you’ve got it, we want it! See Mrs. Edmonds for details.
No one is to be in the building after school. If you have practice, you are to wait in the location of where your practice is to be. If you are in an area of the building without permission, you will be asked to leave the building at that time. Thank you!
YMCA Youth Councilis looking for teens with new and exciting ideas, to become involved with the Youth Council. Meetings are Thursdays from 5:30-6:00 in the YMCA youth center. Any questions contact Steven Stein or Joey Friday.
Music Boosters Membership drive-is now through May 31. Cost is $15.00 for the year. Mail payment to Tiffanie Raike - 2014 Ayersville Ave. Defiance, OH 43512. In order for the class of 2012-13 to be eligible for Ayersville Music Boosters Scholarship, your membership must be paid on time.
Help Wanted-Students in grades 7-12 to be a Student Worker in the cafeteria. Earn a daily lunch plus extras up to $6.00 value per day ($30.00 a week) If interested stop in for more details !
*** If any of you plan to take the ACT on APRIL 14th at Defiance High School, read on. ***
Because of a music contest in the high school building the same day, the ACT for April 14 will NOT be administered at the Defiance Senior High School building. We will test at DEFIANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL instead. Anyone wanting to test in Defiance should use test center code 237870 (do NOT use the regular 182290 code). Otherwise, you may be assigned to another test center farther away.
Once again DO NOT USE the Defiance High School test center code 182290 for the April 14th ACT. Please use the ACT code for Defiance Middle School - 237870.
Sign-up sheet to umpire summer ball games is also in the H.S. Office.
The GMC has started a new website. The conference gets a kickback for the use of this site. The more people that use the site the more we get. If you could log into the site at least once a month it would help the conference and us as it is used to purchase awards and so forth for conference events. The url for the site is www.ihigh.com/gmc thanks in advance.
The following scholarships or opportunities are available either through the guidance office or by getting an online application:
Ayersville Music Boosters Scholarship: Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA, have at least 2 credits in vocal/instrumental instruction (one in senior year), family members of the Ayersville Music Boosters by July 31, 2011, and be accepted into a two or four year degree giving institution. All materials must be completed and into the guidance counselor by March 30th. See Mr. Dundore for an application.
Ayersville Athletic Booster Scholarship: Applicants must have participated in Ayersville Athletics as an athlete, cheerleader, manager, statistician, videographer, or student trainer for at least two full seasons at Ayersville, must be paid family members by March 31st, at least a 2.5 GPA, and accepted into a two or four year degree giving institution. You can print a copy of the application and recommendation letters (note you will need to print two of these) from the pdf file from the web site ( www.ayersvilleboosters.com). All materials will be due to Mr. Dundore by April 2.
Ayersville Education Foundation Scholarship: Applicants must demonstrate involvement and leadership qualities in both school extracurricular activities and community or church projects and that he/she would be considered a good citizen. Applications are available in the guidance office until March 26 and must be completed by April 5. Personal interviews will be held April 22.
Russell B. Leuthold Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must demonstrate financial need as the main criteria, but also need to demonstrate high academic performance, community and school involvement and work-related experiences. Applications are available from the guidance office and must be returned with all supporting materials by April 5 to Mr. Dundore.
Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools Scholarships: Applicants must attend a member school. You can check to see if you are attending a member school by checking the brochure in the guidance office. Ayersville students have attended ITT Technical Institute, Brown Mackie College, Lincoln College of Technology, Stautzenberger College, and Virginia Marti College of Art & Design to name a few. More are listed. Along with the normally required letters of recommendation, transcript, and written statement regarding career choice, applicants must submit a legislative nomination form either from your State House Representative or your State Senator. Those can be faxed or mailed to the legislator’s office of your choice, but must be returned to you and included in the application packet you submit. All materials are due by April 2.
Ohio Business Week Programs: If you are planning a career in business, then this program could be for you. It is open to any student grades 9 through 12. Early bird discount ends February 19. Applications are due April 30 for the week at Youngstown State University (June 24-30) or Ohio Dominican University (July 8-14). A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required, along with no discipline history and to be either involved in extracurricular or community activities.
ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital Foundation Scholarship: Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be of good character, and be planning to pursue a career in the “health” field. All materials are due by April 14.
ECHHO Scholarship: Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA, be of Hispanic origin, and have been admitted to an ECHHO member institution for the fall of 2012. (Member institutions can be found online at www.echho.org. See Mr. Dundore for applications.
Northwest State’s Choose Ohio First Scholarship: This scholarship is divided into two separate awards.
Future Math and Science Teachers in ACTION Scholarship: Must attend NWSCC and have a major interest in teaching math or science. All materials due April 1st.
Building Ohio Sustainable Energy Future Scholarship: Must attend NWSCC with an interest in a career/program in renewable technologies and environmentally sustainable energy systems. All materials due April 1st.
Northwest State’s Presidential Scholarship: Applicants must attend NWSCC and have at least 3.5 GPA, ACT Composite of 23 (with subscores no lower than 18 in English, 21 in Reading, and 22 in Math), have applied and been accepted to NWSCC, and complete a FAFSA. All materials are due by April 1.
Northwest State’s Dean’s Scholarship: Applicants must attend NWSCC and have at least a 3.3 GPA, ACT subscores no lower than 18 in English, 21 in Reading, and 22 in Math, have applied and been accepted to NWSCC, and complete a FAFSA. All materials are due by April 1.
U.S. Bank Scholarship Program: Applicants should to online to apply for this random drawing scholarship at usbank.com/scholarship. This program is open to all seniors through March, 2012.
Free Scholarship Searches are available at www.fastweb.com.
Sylvan is offering a free practice ACT every Saturday. Pre-registration is required and can be made by calling 419.782.8100, Opt 2.