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M-CHS Announcements

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 M-CHS DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

It’s a great day to be alive and be a Panther! 

Congratulations to Alex Abeyta for being accepted into Colorado Mesa University;  go Mavs! We are proud of you Alex! 

 

New News: 

Anyone interested in connecting with the Drama Department may contact Mr. Sandner (nsandner@cortez.k12.co.us) for a Zoom invitation to join our weekly Drama Lunch on Thursdays at noon.  Bring your lunch and hang out with us.

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has set up Wi-Fi hotspots in the quad area near / including Veterans Park and Tribal Headquarters.  The SSID for the Wi-Fi is uteguestwireless1. There is no password to access their network. The locations are available from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily to align with the existing curfew ordered by the tribe.

Cortez has the school hotspot areas that we have provided, there is also a Farmers Telephone Wi-Fi to the south of Manaugh Elementary and to the west of Napa Auto Parts. There is no password to access the Farmers Telephone Wi-Fi.  Those areas are also restricted to daytime hours.

There have been deadline extensions on many scholarship deadlines. Additionally, since we can no longer access the building, please email glittlefield@cortez.k12.co.us for digital copies or if you have any questions. Thank you and please let me know if you have received any scholarships, we would love to celebrate you! 

PARENTS AND JUNIORS - FREE Practice SAT Day: April 14 Let’s Keep Our Juniors on Track to Succeed on the SAT! CollegeDrive Test Prep & Tutoring is pleased to offer a FREE Practice SAT Day on Tuesday, April 14. 9:00 am-12:30 pm or 3:00 pm-6:30 pm  REGISTER NOW http://www.collegedrive.com/satday/   Colorado Juniors can sharpen their test-taking skills with a FREE Practice SAT (timed and proctored via Zoom to simulate the SAT experience). Students will receive personalized feedback to identify their test-taking strengths as well as areas for improvement. The State SAT may be postponed, but Colorado Juniors can use this realistic practice test experience to keep improving for upcoming test dates in June and August. With so much feeling out of control these days, let’s take back April 14th for Colorado Juniors! REGISTER NOW FOR COLLEGEDRIVE FREE PRACTICE SAT DAY http://www.collegedrive.com/satday/   720-496-2247  office / 720-576-0957  mobile

Opportunities of the Week: 

SHAUN M. McANDREW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

This fund provides scholarships to goal-oriented, athletic students in post-secondary educational programs. 

Requirements:

• At least a 3.58 GPA & have taken the SAT or ACT

• Member of National Honor Society

• Participated in at least two M-CHS athletic programs (each of which for four years, at the varsity level for at least two in each)

• Open to all areas of study

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

THE HENRY CONE SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

The Henry Scholarship will be for a graduating senior that intends on enrolling at a 4 year institution to study engineering or science. Applicants will be judged on creativity, enthusiasm, graphic content, academic achievement, social (and community) involvement, quality of presentation, character, commitment to excellence, leadership, obstacles overcome and general merit. Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

THE BILL CONE SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Open to all areas of study including technical institutions. Applicants will be judged on creativity, enthusiasm, graphic content, academic achievement, social (and community) involvement, quality of presentation, character, commitment to excellence, leadership, obstacles overcome and general merit. Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

M-CHS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

The M-CHS Alumni Scholarship was created by a former 2003 graduate that wanted to contribute to other students’ education. 

Requirements:

• At least a 3.2 GPA

• Open to all areas of study

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

ROLAND R. SCHNEIDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

This scholarship is intended to give financial assistance to a worthy deserving student of M-CHS pursuing either an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree. Consideration will be given to your scholastic standing, character, desire to obtain a college education and economic needs. Open to all areas of study. Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

THE BILL & PEG REES SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

The purpose of the scholarship is to offer significant financial aid to students who have a clear goal for their education after high school and who demonstrate both financial need and the ambition and potential to achieve their goal. Open to all areas of study. Must show involvement in school activities and civic engagement in your community.

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

THE KNIGHTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Cortez Knights of Columbus Council 4209 has established an endowment fund to honor the memory of deceased members of Knights of Council 4209. 

Requirements:

• No minimum GPA requirement

• Member of the Montelores Catholic Community

• Open to all areas of study

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

LEONARD CAIN MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Dr. Leonard Cain has established a Medical Scholarship designated to provide financial assistance for students who are motivated to pursue higher education in the medical field. 

Requirements:

• No minimum GPA requirement

• Open to students pursuing a degree in the medically oriented field

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

HOOVER ENDOWED MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Requirements:

• No minimum GPA requirement

• Open to students pursuing a degree in the medically oriented field

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

LARRY LARSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Requirements:

• No minimum GPA requirement

• Open to all areas of study

• Must show involvement in school activities and civic engagement in your community

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

WOODS CANYON SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Woods Canyon Archaeological Consultants, Inc., has a scholarship for the purpose of aiding dependents (children or grandchildren) of current or past WCAC employees. Consideration will be given to scholastic standing, character, desire to obtain a college or vocational education and economic needs. Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

TRI-CITY SOCCER ASSOCIATION COLLEGE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Thanks to generous donations throughout its history, Tri-City Soccer Association has been able to create a scholarship supporting former M-CHS Varsity Soccer Players as they pursue their post-secondary education. 

Requirements:

• Must be a senior who has received a varsity letter for soccer at M-CHS for at least 3 years of their high school career

• Plan on attending college, university, or vocational school

• Minimum 3.2 GPA

Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds) 

 

HEARTWOOD SCHOLARSHIP FUND EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Established to provide some support to children, grandchildren of Muscanell Millworks’ employees who are seeking to better their lives through education after high school. “Education” could include trade school, other vocational training, college, or short courses. Application can be found at: www.onwardfoundation.org  (under Our Funds)

 

HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

If you are enrolling in a Career and Technical Education program for the fall of 2020 you could receive up to $2,500. This program provides financial assistance to students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship. For more information and to apply visit: www.application.horatioalger.org  

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FARMERS UNION SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

RMFU will be awarding up to $7,000 in higher education scholarships this year! Applicants must be a current regular or associate member of Rocky Mountain Farmers Union. Scholarships are available to students who will be attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university. All areas of study are accepted. Applications are available in the Counseling Office or at www.rmfu.org/education 

 

FOUR CORNERS BOARD OF REALTORS DEAN HANSON SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2020

Any student seeking higher education that has attended high school in Montezuma or Dolores Counties may file an application. Scholarship, leadership, and financial need are the criteria, which will be used to judge applicant’s qualifications. Applications are in the Counseling Office or visit https://www.fourcornersboardofrealtors.net/dean-hanson-annual-scholarship-application.html

 

THE DOLORES STATE BANK SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2020

The Dolores State Bank Scholarship is now available. Apply online at www.mydsb.com or pick up an application in the Counseling Office.

 

PORCH SKILLED TRADE & TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2020

Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help assist the next generation of professionals, Porch will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students. Requirements, information and application can be found at https://porch.com/resources/scholarships   

 

KIT FARAGHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2020

Established in 2003, the Kit Faragher Foundation awards scholarships to Colorado high school students. The recipients will receive $10,000 each, distributed over the first two years of their college, university, or technical school program. These scholarships will support four Colorado high school seniors who have earned cumulative 2.5 GPAs, are in need of financial assistance, and who demonstrate positive attitudes, strong commitments, and drives towards accomplishment. Applications and additional information are available at www.KitFaragherFoundation.org

 

WENCO KELLY DE LA TORRE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2020

The Women’s Energy Network of Colorado (WENCO) Kelly de la Torre Scholarship Fund was established in memory of former founding member of Women in Energy friend Kelly de la Torre. To be eligible for the scholarship, all of the following requirements must be met:

• Must be female, attend high school and reside in Colorado

• Must be going into one of the S.T.E.M.  fields

• Must have an average 3.5 GPA WITH proof from a high school transcript

• Must plan to attend an accredited 4-year university

• Must have proof of registration prior to disbursement of scholarship funds

• Must have two letters of recommendation (non-relatives)

For complete rules and to apply visit: www.womensenergynetwork.org/Colorado/Programs/Initiatives 


 

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Mrs. Debra Ramsey 

M-CHS Principal's Secretary

418 South Sligo, Cortez, CO. 81321  970-565-3992 / Fax 970-565-5118

deb.ramsey@cortez.k12.co.us      https://www.cortez.k12.co.us/our-schools/mchs   Facebook.com/MCHSCortez

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(970) 565-3722