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Contact Info:

Last Name (A-G) - Heather Manning

heather.manning@montgomery.kyschools.us
 

Last Name (H-P) - Melissa Eads

melissa.eads@montgomery.kyschools.us


Last Name (Q-Z) -Loretta Gannon

loretta.gannon@montgomery.kyschools.us

 

MCHS Guidance Office:
Phone: 859-497-8765
Fax: 859-497-8700

 

Montgomery Co. High School
724 Woodford Drive
Mt. Sterling, Kentucky 40353

 

 

MCHS GUIDANCE ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

It's A Great Day To Be An Indian!

 

 

 

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Follow these steps to view current assignments/grade:

  1.  Log into the parent portal
  2.  Select a student
  3. Select Grades
  4. Select the desired course
  5. View Grade Book Assignments

 

Please contact guidance for more help.  859-497-8765

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Morehead State will be hosting Free Application Week 11/16-11/26, use code thanks18 or THANKS18.

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GSA is looking for students with skills in their art form, passion for creativity, an open mind, collaborative spirit, and eagerness for learning to apply for the 2018 Summer Program.

Program is Free, currently be a 10th or 11th student, ACT/SAT scores are  NOT required.

Students may apply in up to two GSA’s nine art forms:  Architecture & Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Film & Photography, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Visual Art & Vocal Music.

 

2018 GSA Applications are now live!  Please encourage interested students to apply before the January 12 deadline.

https://app.getaccepted.com/kentuckycentergsa

State wide ARTSHOPS will be held to assist students in gathering information regarding this wonderful program.  Students may register at the following website:

http://www.kentuckycenter.org/education-community-arts/gsa/prospective-students/artshop

(One is be offered in Morehead, November 11)

 

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Lt. Governor's School for Entrepreneurs Applications-

https://www.kentuckygse.com/

Due 12/20/2017

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Interested in becoming a student athletic trainer?

University of Kentucky is seeking potential students for the athletic trainer program.  

Must have a 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.

Deadline:  February 8

See guidance for application.

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MCTC is very excited to offer the KY FAME program at the Montgomery Campus, beginning in the fall of 2018!

You may be wondering, what is KY FAME, here is a brief description:

 

The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement apprenticeship-style training that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers. The primary method to achieve this goal is through partnerships with local educational institutions to offer the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT).  

 

The MCTC chapter of KY FAME is selective admission, meaning students must apply and meet criteria before they are accepted into the program. We are hosting an open house on November 2nd at the Walker Company (499 Wilmont Drive, Mount Sterling, KY 40353) from 5:30PM-7:30PM for any student that is interested in obtaining more information.

 

Could you please share this information with all of your seniors and encourage any that are interested to attend the event? Below is a link that has additional information about KY FAME:

 

https://maysville.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions/KYFAME.aspx

 

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Interested in attending a Service Academy?

What:  Service Academy Information Fair

When: August 31, 2017

Where:  Western Kentucky University Knicely Conference Center, 6:00PM, Registration begins 5:30.

Must let guidance know before August 24.

 

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Interested in a Biology Major?  You should attend BioBonanza at UK.  See attachment for details.

/userfiles/1733/my files/biobonanza_flyer2017_v2.pdf?id=552839

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Junior & Seniors

Youth Ambassador Conference

Youth Ambassador Leadership Conference is a non-partisan, educational experience designed for high school junior and seniors that provides them with the unique opportunity to learn about leadership from leaders across Kentucky while serving as an ambassador to their school.  

One time event held in early 2018, for approximately 4-5 hours in Lexington.  

Please find a copy of the application:  www.barr.house.gov

Deadline is October 16, 2017

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Monday, October 9, during tribe time, auditorium, EKU Rep will be here to talk with interested students.  

 

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STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR COMMISSIONER’S ADVISORY COUNCIL
(FRANKFORT, Ky.)
– Public school students in grades 10-12 are invited to apply for membership on the Commissioner’s Student Council, an advisory group that provides input and feedback to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt. The council also is designed to engage student leaders in learning by doing.

Click link below for more information:

/userfiles/1733/my files/student advisory council.pdf?id=552737

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2018 United States Senate Youth Program

Any high school junior or senior student is eligible for the program provided he or she has not previously been a delegate to the program and is currently serving in a school wide, district, regional or state ELECTED capacity in a student government, civic or educational organization. Selected students should also possess a keen interest in government, have above average grades and be very articulate, as they will be participating in discussion groups with national leaders in Washington.

The U.S. Senate Youth Program offers two student leaders from each state a $10,000 college scholarship and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC, to observe the U.S. Senate in action. It is funded entirely by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation

 

If you are interested, stop by guidance before September 29, 2017.

 

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KSBA First Degree College Scholarship Program

 

One male, one female senior. $2,500 each. Good to any two-year, four-year college or university, in state or out. Non-renewable.

Eligibility

Nominees must be:

1)A high school senior intending to go to college;

2)From an immediate family (parents, guardians, siblings) who has not earned a college degree;

3)Have obtained an ACT reading score of at least 20 as a junior or senior.

**See guidance for more information.

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Kentucky Concrete Association Scholarship

Must:  

*be a high school senior

*Entry Form included with all essays

*Posted marked by Thursday, November 30

*Entries should be typed, double spaced and not exceed 600 words

 

Stop by guidance for an applications.

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Graduation Products!

Balfour will meet with Senior, September 27, to discuss graduation product orders.

Balfour will take graduation product orders, October 3, @MCHS, during all lunch mods.

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Lt. Gov.’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC) 2018

“Students and teachers: Don’t miss out on the incredible opportunity to win up to $100,000 in scholarships by competing in the 2018 LGEC.
Registration deadline is October 31, 2017.
Visit www.kylgec.com or see your guidance counselor for more information.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZsDfgD9am4&feature=youtu.be

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 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Submission deadline:  January 4, 2018

Cash Awards up to $10,000

Expense paid tripe to Boston for winner and nominating teacher.

www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest

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George M. Luckey, Jr. Academic Honors Program Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
The Honors Scholarship is highly competitive and will be offered to a limited number of entering
freshmen each year. Before completing the Honors Scholarship Application, you must separately
submit a completed University Admissions Application Packet found at
(http://www.moreheadstate.edu/apply), high school transcript and ACT/SAT test scores to:
Office of Enrollment Services
121 Second Street
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY 40351

Recipients of the Honors Scholarship receive the following benefits:
• Scholarship covers tuition, on-campus housing cost up to a four-person suite, and $5000 for other
expenses; and is applied after other eligible aid is posted. Total financial aid may not exceed total
cost of attendance.
• Participation in the George M. Luckey, Jr. Academic Honors Program, access to the Honors House,
and residence in the Honors Learning Community
• An Undergraduate Research Fellowship with a faculty mentor
• Opportunities for regional engagement, service-learning and volunteer experiences
• Up to $1500 in funds to be used for a required overseas experience
• Priority Registration

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9th & 10th graders:

Craft Academy Open House

/userfiles/1733/my files/craft academy information sheet.pdf?id=552796

See guidance for more information

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Detention Flier 2017/2018

/userfiles/1733/my files/detention flyer sy 2017-18.docx?id=552515

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Wendy's Heisman Scholarship 

Visit www.wendysheisman.com to apply

100 Scholarship Winners. 2 From Every State.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners—one male athlete and one female athlete—from each state.

  • 90 State Winners receive a $1,000 scholarship
  • 10 State Winners move on as National Finalists with a chance to attend the Wendy’s High School Heisman weekend in New York City
  • 8 National Finalists receive a $5,000 scholarship
  • 2 National Winners receive a $10,000 scholarship along with national honor and recognition during ESPN’s telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation
  • Plus, the first 1,000 applicants get a $10 Wendy’s gift card!

 

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The Write Stuff-Teen Writing & Visual Arts Contest

Share how cancer has touched your life in your own words or artwork.

Cash prizes up to $500.00 for winning entries.

Requirements:  

Students in Grade 6-12 who have a cancer connection

Resident of Kentucky or Southern Indiana

Parent/guardian consent to participate

One Entry per student

Received by Midnight EST, September 29,2017.

www.gildasclublouisville.org

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ASVAB for MCHS students 

TEST DATE scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017

8:30 am til 11:30 am est.

See Mrs. Adams to register

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Northern Kentucky Regional College Fair

Tuesday, Sept. 19 @6:00PM

Thomas More College Campus

Connor Convocation Center

Over 100 College and universities will attend!

For more information go to www.thomasmore.edu/collegefair

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Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Scholars Program 

Interested students, see guidance for more information.

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Writing Contest:  Grades 6-12

State Winners $250 (up to)

Deadline:  due to local conservation district by Dec 1.

http://conservation.ky.gov or visit your local conservation district office.

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Midway Preview Day:

Nov.3

Feb. 9

Mar. 23

Register today:  www.midway.edu/experience

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Juniors!

GSP Program Informational Session

September 26, MCHS Auditorium, Tribe Time.

Visit gsp.ky.gov for more information.

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Camp Smile

Camp Smile is offered to children 7-17 who have suffered the loss of a loved one.  The camp will be hosted Oct. 20-22 @ Camp Lyons in Bath County.  

To register:    www.st-claire.org/campSMILE or contact  Melanie Hurst-606-783-6808

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SELECTIVE SERVICE

18-year-old males are required by law to register for the draft.  Register at http://www.sss.gov.  See your counselor for assistance.

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TEXT BLAST INFORMATION

As both educators and parents, we recognize and value the importance of timely information from school. In an effort to better communicate school news and updates with parents we have signed up with Remind 101. This free service allows educators to send text "blast" to all subscribers. Simply follow the directions below and you will automatically receive any messages we send to the MCHS School community. This is a closed system. We will not have access to each other's cell phone numbers and you will not be able to text back. Our hope is to utilize this service to provide updates and reminders regarding important information and events for senior students. It is our sincere desire to assist you in keeping connected and up to date and with the guidance department.

Best regards,

MCHS Guidance Counselors

Directions to Sign Up:

Text: @guidanceu to (424) 247-5911

Once you text @guidanceu to the number you will receive confirmation that you are now subscribed. It's that easy. Standard text messaging fees may apply.

 

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