Wednesday's Breakfast Menu: Breakfast Sandwich, Fruit & Milk.
Tuesday's Lunch Menu: Sausage Gravy on Biscuit, Green Beans, Frosted Graham Crackers, Fruit & Milk.
Wednesday's Lunch Menu: Ham Patty on Bun, Nacho Chips w/Sauce, Corn, Apple & Milk.
Students, if you have been in quarantine/isolation due to a positive test or because you have been exposed due to contact, you must still wear your mask. Many of you have had to miss activities and we don't want that to continue. Masks are a requirement, not a suggestion.
Attending activities- It doesn't matter if you are attending a varsity contest, JV contest or a JH contest, both home and away, you must wear a mask or you will be asked to leave and not be able to attend activities.
The following students need to turn in their STUDENT INFORMATION SHEET (yellow)- These were in the packets given to students on first day. If you need another one, please see Karen in the office. Students are NOT allowed to leave IAP if paper isn't turned in. Juniors-Donald Gurganious.
The following students need to turn in their Parent/Student Handbook Page- These were in the packets given to students on first day (oldest family member-only 1 per family needed). A copy was also in the Back to School letter. If you need another one, please see Karen in the office. Students are NOT allowed to leave IAP if paper isn't turned in. Freshmen-Ryleigh McColery. 7th Grade-Ryan Boosinger, Taylor Watts.
Spring Sports season is around the corner! If you are planning to go out for JH/HS track & field or HS golf and have NOT already participated in a sport this school year. Please check with Karen immediately to make sure you have the necessary forms turned in so you can participate.
Golf-Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in going out for golf- There will be a brief meeting Monday, March 8th immediately after school in room 210, with practice at the driving range to follow.
Cheerleading Tryouts Sign Up- Deadline to sign up is Tuesday, March 9th **Tryouts will be as follows** Monday, March 15th 4-6PM Tuesday, March 16th 6-8PM Wednesday, March 17th 4-6 PM Thursday, March 18th 6-8PM Friday, March 19th 4-6PM Monday, March 22nd 7:00PM
CONGRATULATIONS to the Jr. High Quiz Bowl A Team who won all of their matchups last night. The B and C Teams had a strong showing, as well.
THANK YOU to the readers who volunteered to read for the Jr. High Quiz Bowl meet last night: Dr. Bond, Mr. Tunink, Mrs. Ogg, Mrs. Willet, and Jayden Harding. Thank you also to the Senior High Quiz Bowl members who volunteered to help. We couldn't have done it without you!
March Instrumental Concert Updates- No concert on March 2. No JH recital on March 15. HS concert will be on March 16. JH concert will be on March 23. March 25 Crete Middle School Band Invitational has been cancelled.
Southern's National Honor Society eligibility criteria indicates that students must be in 10th, 11th, or 12th grades, have a cumulative GPA of 92% or higher, have attended Southern for 1 semester and not be a current NHS member. A list of qualifying students is posted on the 2nd floor bulletin boards. If you meet the eligibility criteria, please pick up your application in the office. Applications are due back to the main office by 3:45pm on Thursday, March 4th. Please see Dr. Bond if you have questions.
Freshman: Mandatory class meeting Thursday, March 4th, during IAP in Mrs. McKinney's room 305.
Reminder: If you plan to sign up for prom, class dues will need to be paid.
District Speech Meet - Tuesday at HTRS at 9:00am. Good luck!!!
Freshmen Volleyball tournament: Covid hasn't stopped the annual volleyball tournament! Join us, Monday, March 15th with your 80s themed team of 5-6 players. Five dollars per player. Sign up with Mrs. McKinney in room 305. Entry fee due March 11th. Admission for student spectators is $2.00. Due to Covid Rules, no outside spectators are allowed. Students only.
Staff and Students- Juniors are in need of empty and cleaned out milk jugs. If you have any could you please bring them to either Mrs. Omar or Mrs. Mick.
The Wymore Aquatic Center is accepting applications for lifeguards and concessions workers. You do not need to be a lifeguard to work concessions. You must be 15 years old by May 22, 2021. You can pick up an application in the office here at the school, the city of Wymore offices or you can apply online at www.cityofwymore.com. All applications must be returned to City office by March 5, 2021. Any questions contact Jacque Borzekofski.
Seniors! The Beatrice Eagles Club Auxiliary announces their Lee Miley Memorial Scholarships for students with 3.00 or better GPA and a parent or grandparent belonging to the Eagles Club. Four students will receive $500 each. Applications available in the Counseling Center. Deadline: March 15.
The Southern Gage Kiwanis are announcing their scholarship application is open. Two scholarships in the amount of $250 will be awarded. One to a graduate attending a four year college and one to a graduate attending a two year college. Applications are available in the Counseling Center and due on April 1st.
The Eastern Star Scholarship Application is available in the Counseling Center for any student planning to continue their education. The Scholarship is valued at $500. Deadline: April 1
Seniors! The online application for the 2021 BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship is located at https://www.bbb.org/article/news-releases/23647-2021-bbb-student-of-integrity-scholarship-information Deadline is March 12th. Good Luck!
Chief Standing Bear Scholarship- The Chief Standing Bear Scholarship is currently seeking applications. This $5,000 scholarship is open to any Nebraska resident who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or university and can provide proof of an American Indian tribal affiliation. The student must have a 2.5 GPA. The application is due March 15 and can be found here: https://lcf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1019 This scholarship is listed on ScholarshipQuest as well.
BBB’s 2021 Student of Integrity Awards are still open to seniors until March 12, 2021. The application information materials can be found by going to bbbinc.org and clicking on “2021 Student of Integrity Awards Scholarship Information.”
Farmers Cooperative Scholarships- Farmers Cooperative will award up to $15,000 in scholarships to high school graduating seniors, enrolling in college as a full-time student. Scholarships will be awarded in $500 and $1,000 amounts. Preference will be given to students majoring in an agriculture-related field, but all are encouraged to apply. Students can apply for the scholarship at www.farmersco-operative.com/careers/scholarships. All applications must be submitted on our website by April 1, 2021. The Farmers Cooperative Scholarship Committee will notify scholarship recipients by April 16, 2021.
Gage County Extension Scholarships- https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/gage/4-h-scholarships-awards/. Please see the link above for scholarships from Gage County Extension.