Daily Bulletin

Escanaba High School Bulletin for Wednesday, February 08, 2023

January Parent Meeting Information

Parents who were unable to attend the High School January Parent Meetings can find the materials at the following links:

Current 9th & 10th Grades:

Current 11th Grade:

11th Grade Parent Packet:

**Contact the School Counselors for further details: Liz Schlenvogt, Lschlenvogt@eskymos.com or Kenzie Waller, kwaller@eskymos.com

High School Daily Announcements 2/6

• Bink's Coca Cola, EHS Athletics and the Eskymo Fan Club present Sprite Night: On Friday, Feb. 10 during the girls home basketball game two lucky fans will be chosen to attempt a half-court shot. Participants will get a free case of sprite cans and a t-shirt! If the shooter makes the shot, they will win “sprite for a year” (good for one sprite per day or 16 cases of cans). You must be present to be chosen, so Be There!

Seven Habits Mural Contest - Design a mural of one of the seven habits:
1) Be Proactive
2) Begin with the End in Mind
3) Put First things First
4)Think Win Win
5) Think First to be Understand and Then be Understood
6) Synergize
7) Sharpen the Saw
Seven winners will receive a $25 movie card and all selected murals will be painted throughout the school hallways. Deadline for entries is Thursday, Feb. 16 to the main office. Please clearly place the word you are illustrating on the back of your entry, along with your name and grade.

Silver Linings is selling stickers to benefit the Weaver family. They come in two sizes and three designs. The small stickers, which are perfect for water bottles and laptops, are $3 and the large ones are $5. ALL of the sales go to the family. Stop by Mrs. Bishop's classroom (F629) to purchase!

• Hungry? Like basketball and good music? Come to the Annual "Playing for Pancakes" Dinner this Thursday in the HS Commons from 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the door or from the band department. So, come eat homemade pancakes and sausage then cheer on the Boys Basketball team as they take on Marquette. Take out is available too. Questions? Ask Mr. Miller or Ms. Robinson. There's also a fabulous offering of prizes at the bucket raffle.

• Valentine's Day is coming up and what better way to let your friends or SO know how much you care than to send a Valentine's shout-out, courtesy of Silver Linings! Stop by the table that will be set up during 1st and 2nd lunch on Thurs (2/9), Fri (2/10), and Mon (2/13) to fill out a note that will be delivered during 6th hour on February 14. You can add a Sayklly's chocolate heart for $2 (or buy one for yourself!) All proceeds from the candy sales go towards helping Silver Linings do nice things for people.

• The 33rd Annual Youth Pool Tournament will take place on Saturday, March 18 at Crazy Joe’s Pool Hall. It is open to boys and girls ages 8-20 with three divisions. There is no cost to enter, but participants must be registered before 11 a.m. the day of the tournament. Complimentary food and refreshments are provided. All participating youth win prizes. All players are entered into a drawing for one of two $300 Visa gift cards. Contact Don Shope at 906-399-2832 to register and for any questions. See the flier posted on the window of Student Services for more details.

Writing Club February meeting dates are as follows:
Junior High - Wednesdays, February 8 and 22; Senior High - Tuesdays, February 14 and 28. Meetings will be held in room A104 from 2:30 to 3:30.

8th-11th Grades: Are you interested in joining a class that is all singing, has no homework, and takes field trips? Consider joining our High School Chorus or Chorale! Chorus is a low-stakes class open to all high school students. Chorale is our auditioned high school choir. Auditions are super easy, take about 5 minutes, and can be done before school, after school, or during lunch. Please contact Mrs. Ogren at sogren@eskymos.com or in Room F617 if you'd like to schedule an audition or have any questions.

9th-11th grades: Project Soapbox is a civic leadership club that promotes positive changes in your community with a focus on public speaking. Meetings will take place on Tuesdays (beginning tomorrow) at 2:45 in room C305 (Mr. Seder’s). If you have questions, email Mrs. Van Drese at lvandrese@eskymos.com.

Grades 9-11: The College for Creative Studies is offering two scholarships to attend a 3 week CCS Pre-college Summer Experience this summer. If interested in Transportation Design and/or Fashion Accessories Design. Apply by March 1. For more information visit: www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu.

Seniors: Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver applications are available in Student Services. Please stop by to pick one up if it applies to you. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Schlenvogt.

Indian Ed is having the Drum Group again this year! Practice is at 2:30 on Wednesday's at the U in the Courtyard Room. This is open to boys enrolled in Title VI/Indian Ed in Middle School. If a high schooler is interested, please contact Mikiah at mtryan@eskymos.com. Students must have a permission slip on file in order to join. Slips are available in the high school main office.

Boys Baseball open gym will be held Wednesday nights from 7:30 to 9 p.m at the Hannahville Ice and Turf Complex beginning January 18 through the end of February. Sunday throwing begins January 22nd and goes to the end of February and is held in the high school gym from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Any questions, see Coach Hanson in C-304.

• Have you ever thought, “I wish there was an app for that…”? What if you got to use class time to build that app? You’re in luck. Next fall, Escanaba is again offering computer science classes where you’ll begin to create the games, apps, and programs you see a need for today. In AP Computer Science Principles you can make a game, create an app, or build a webpage that your friends, family, and school can use! You don’t need any prior knowledge or experience with computers to succeed in this class. No matter what you want to do one day - whether it’s art, medicine, or history - computer science will help you make your ideas come to life. Sign up for AP Computer Science Principles today. See Ms. Frazer in C101 for more information on this course or how to sign up.

Albion College has a poetry contest going. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Feb 14. Students may submit up to 3 original poems. Three prizes of cash and publication in The Albion Review will be given. Information is posted outside Student Services and was sent to all 9-12 grade English teachers.

• High school students interested in taking AP US History instead of US History need to take the pre-test and score accordingly. The test will be offered in Ms. Mineau's room March 7 and 9 at 2:30. Any questions, please see Ms. Mineau or Student Services.

Scholarship Information

Seniors: The Lions Scholarship is available for students who plan to attend a vocational, trade, college, or university in the State of Michigan next fall, who have volunteered in the community, and who have a learning and/or physical disability. Applications are in Student Services. Deadline to apply is April 1.

Seniors: The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has two scholarship opportunities:

1) Fluid Power Scholarship: $2,000 scholarship available to students pursuing fluid power education. Multiple scholarships are available for the 2023-24 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 3 at 11:59 PM CST. A minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, a 500-word essay, and one letter of recommendation are required. The Foundation’s goal is to help graduating high school seniors, and individuals enrolled at technical colleges, community colleges, and universities pursue their interests in fluid power.
2) Robotics Challenge Scholarship: $30,000 scholarship ($7,500 per year, for up to four years) for a graduating high school senior who participates as part of a FIRST® Robotics, National Robotics League, or VEX Robotics Competition Team and uses pneumatics in their robot. One merit-based award is available for the 2023-24 academic year. The deadline to apply is May 1 at 11:59 PM CST. A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, a 1,000-word essay, and one letter of recommendation are required. The goal of the scholarship is to bring an awareness of pneumatic options in robotics to high school students and to stimulate increased use of fluid power products in competitions.

  NFPA is a membership organization with close to 300 member companies who are fluid power supply chain partners like manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers. If you have any questions about NFPA’s scholarships, or any other programs that they offers, please email Haley, hnemeth@nfpa.com.

Seniors: P.E.O Chapter Z now has their scholarship application available. (EMC students apply during the 5th year.) An essay is required. It is also for female students. Deadline is April 29. Applications are in Student Services.

Seniors: Great Lakes First Federal Union has their scholarship applications available. You must be a member and planning to attend a college, university, trade, or vocational school. Applications are in Student Services. Deadline is April 15.

Seniors: The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) scholarship application is now available. Students must have a parent employed at a business that is a member of the MRA. Apply through the website at Retailers.com by April 1. A posting is also outside Student Services.

Grades 9-11: The College for Creative Studies is offering two scholarships to attend a 3 week CCS Pre-college Summer Experience this summer. If interested in Transportation Design and/or Fashion Accessories Design. Apply by March 1. For more information visit: www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu.

Seniors: The Fox River Valley Section of ISA (International Society of Automation), has their application for scholarships now available. One $2,500 and four $1,500 scholarships are available. Applications are in Student Services.

Native American Seniors: CMU has a need based scholarship available for students looking to promote Native culture. Applications are in Student Services.

Seniors: Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver applications are available in Student Services. Please stop by to pick one up if it applies to you. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Schlenvogt.

Seniors: If you identify as any of the following ethnicities, Asian American, Latino, Native American, African American, there is a packet of specialty scholarships available for your attention in Student Services. Any questions, see Mrs. Schlenvogt.

Seniors: Marquette Builders Exchange is offering two $500 scholarships in 2023 to U.P. high school seniors who will be furthering their education in a field of construction. For example, past winners have studied industrial maintenance, welding, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, architecture, and construction management. Applications are due by March 30 and must include a letter of reference and high school transcript. An award letter will be sent notifying students by April 21. Apply online at: https://mqtbx.org/scholarships/.

Seniors: The Truman D. Picard Scholarship is available. It is for a student planning to study Natural Resources AND who is enrolled in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation. Information sheets are located in Student Services. See Mrs. Schlenvogt for details.

NMU Scholarship for Escanaba High School Graduates:
The Lundin Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship, renewable for up to four years as long as a minimum GPA of 3.50 is maintained. This award is given to incoming students who have graduated from EHS, and who have also been admitted to the Honors Program. Some preference will be given to students considering a major in the sciences, as well as to those demonstrating financial need. Students must have submitted their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship and must first be accepted to the NMU Honors Program.

Seniors: Are you a dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing and attending college in Michigan in the fall? The MEA scholarship application is now available. Visit https://mea.org/mea-scholarship/ to access the app. Deadline is February 16.

Senior scholarships: The District 3 Trappers Association is offering scholarships. You must have a 2.8 or higher GPA, be pursuing a degree related to the outdoors, be involved in extracurricular activities, have two letters of recommendation, and write an essay. Applications are due by February 21 and can be found in Student Services.

To apply the for
Daniel J. Kobasic Memorial Scholarship
$15,000 (Renewable up to 4 years)
Krystal C. Kobasic Nursing $15,000 (Renewable up to 4 years)

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