MANSFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
124 N. Linden Road
Mansfield, OH  44906 
(419) 525-6369
 



Daily Announcements
DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
February 10, 2016
Manhigan Yearbook meets every Monday in Mr. Boller’s room 1117. New members are welcome!
Attention all Key Club members: We need all members to attend our exciting Tuesday meetings. Today we will be finalizing the state convention attendee’s and electing new officers.
Life club will meet every Tuesday right after school in Mr. Connolly's room 2323.
The Drama Club meets every Wednesday after school in Mrs. Price's room, 2416.
OCC Leadership meets every Wednesday at 3:00 in the community room.
Student council will meet this Thursday in community room till 3:45.
Spanish Club meets every Thursday after school in Mrs. Heilman’s room.
Any students interested in having the yearbook take your Senior picture for $20 please see Mr. Boller in room 1117. We will be scheduling photo shoots on Monday's after school starting this Monday. You will get the digital copy of 2 poses.
Anyone interested in playing football next fall - the winter strength and conditioning program began Monday, Feb. 8 at Arlin Field from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This program is geared towards preparing for next year's championship season. Championships are won in the winter, spring and summer, not just the fall. Again - the football strength and conditioning program began this week on Monday. No excuses!!
Heads up Seniors: Yearbook Senior Pictures are due by March 18th. Digital photos are preferred but we will accept a physical photo if you don't have a digital one. All photos need to be in a vertical portrait or they will be cropped to fit the yearbook. Go to www.Manhigan.com and click on the Senior Info link for more information.
On Wednesday, February 10 we will have people here to assist those of you that are now 18 with voter registration during all lunches.
Students: There will be a meeting explaining College Credit Plus for you and your parents on February 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm in Senior High Auditorium. Representatives from North Central State College will be there to present the information and answer any questions. College Credit Plus is available for 7-12th grade students who are college ready to earn high school and college credits during the school year.
In order for you to take advantage of this opportunity YOU must attend this meeting and complete the application process for enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year. Applications will not be available until February 11th. Deadline for that application is April 1, 2016.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. We all deserve a safe and healthy relationship! If you or someone you know has questions about their relationship - you can visit: Loveisrespect.org, or call the Domestic Violence Shelter at 1-8/00-931-7233.
School Specialty is hiring for summer jobs now! Yoiu can apply online at www.schoolspecialty.com. Additional information will be posted on the bulletin board near the guidance offices.
Ohio College Goal Sunday – February 14, 2016 @ 2 pm If you know a high school senior graduating in 2016 or someone already in college, you should complete an application for financial aid.
Ohio College Goal Sunday is an opportunity for students and families to receive FREE assistance in complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is a required form to apply for all Federal aid programs, many state programs, and even institutional aid programs, which can help pay for higher education opportunities. Ohio College Goal Sunday is your chance to complete the FAFSA with experts and get answers to the financial aid questions you may have. It doesn’t matter what college you attend or are planning to attend – you are welcome at any site location.
 
Attention students in the building trades career tech classes: Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 42 has posted a notice of apprenticeship opportunity. Applications will be accepted February 22 through March 4 at Local 42 Training Center Building. Please see the bulletin board outside the guidance office for additional information.
Reminder - Thursday is parent teacher conferences and there is NO SCHOOL on Friday.
FREE OGT TUTORING
OHIO GRADUATION TEST (OGT) AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING WILL BE HELD AT MANSFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 19. CLASSES WILL BE HELD MONDAYS- THURSDAYS IN THE FOLLOWING CLASSROOMS:
READING - 2413
MATHEMATICS – 2119
WRITING - 2413
SCIENCE – 1324 or 1401
SOCIAL STUDIES – 1323
The Ohio Graduation Test will begin the week of March 14

SCHOLARSHIPS / CONTESTS

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is offering a scholarship – the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  This scholarship for grades 9-12 encourages patriotism and is to assists students in attaining an education and reaching their full potential.  Artwork must be on canvas or paper from this current school year and sorry, no digital art will be accepted.  First place at the national level is $10,000 scholarship.  Entries must be received by March 31, 2016 at the local VFW post.

The Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 9-12.  The theme is My Vision for America.  One winner will be selected per state and will be forwarded to VFW National Headquarters.  First place at the National level is a $30,000 scholarship.  Entries must be received by November 1, 2015 at the local VFW post. 

Community Action For Capable Youth (CACY) is having a Red Ribbon Week Essay Contest for students in grades 6-12.  The theme is "Respect yourself, be drug fee."  Essays are due by Wednesday, October 14. Prizes include T-shirts and gift cards.  Refer to the flier in the counselors hallway for additional information.

Baker College Career Scholarships has $6,400 for students that are interested in the Culinary Institute of Michigan and Auto Diesel Institute of Michigan are able to apply for this scholarship. If interested see Mrs. Jones in the School Counseling Department.  Applications are due before MAY 1, 2016.

2016 Horatio Alger Scholarship Application is available in the School Counseling department...see Mrs. Jones.  This scholarship criteria includes: student must attend a 4 year college, demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities and maintain  a 2.0 GPA.

Any sophomore interested in participating this Summer 2016 in HOBY the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership conference please see Mrs. Jones in the School Counseling Department.  Students interested should have leadership ability and interests to become leaders and participate with other young leaders in your state.Last day to sign up is October 28th.

Ashland Center for NonViolence announces their 2nd annual Essay Contest.  The topic of the 1000 word essay is "Resolving Conflict in Today's World."  Grades 9-12 are eligible to enter.  Cash prizes will go to the best essay in each grade level.  For more information, please refer to the poster in the guidance hallway. 

TAKE ACTION Video Contest:  Students can submit a 60 second video on cybersecurity, identity theft, or student loans.  Top 3 winners will receive $2500.00, $1500.00 and $1000.00 in college scholarships. Video must be submitted by December 11, 2015 to:
OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/TakeActionContest.   The contest is promoted by Mike DeWine...see Mrs. Jones
 
Prudential 2016 Spirit of Community Awards:  ..student must participate in a volunteer service activity within the past year to apply.  Deadline to apply is 11/3/2015 go to spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit. If you are chosen a a Local Honoree then you will be in the running for the state judging in February 2016 for 1,000.00 and a trip to Washington, DC.  Two students are chosen from each school.
 

Ronald McDonald US Scholarship Program- this scholarship helps students who are exemplary role models in the community and have the drive to fulfill their educational goals.  For more info visit www.rmhc.org or apply at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC, Deadline is January 20, 2016


If you are interested in Boston University you can earn a 4 year Trustee Scholarship for full tuition. Apply bu.edu/admission/trustee.  Deadline December 1, 2015.
 
From DUKE UNIVERSITY:
Have the summer of your life while preparing for the sophisticated, vibrant and life-altering educational experience that is college!  If you are currently in grade 10 or 11, spend your summer Duke Summer Academy for High School students if you are currently in grade 9-12.  This program for personal enrichment offers courses with a global perspective.  Applications will be accepted beginning Dec. 1, 2015.  See the Counselors office for additional info.
 
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, is again giving students pursuing ag-related degrees the change to earn a $1,500 college scholarship.   
* Students apply Nov. 15, 2015 - Feb. 1, 2016 at FFA.org/scholarships.
* the program ins managed by the National FFA Scholarship Program, but applicants do not have to be FFA members.
* Student must seek three farmer endorsements of their application.
* Over $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded, with winners announced April - May 2016. 
The Ohio State University announces the Carl E Thornton Scholarship that is given annually to at least one high school senior that plans to pursue further education after high school graduation at an accredited institution of higher learning.  Leadership for safety education programs is a requirement for this scholarship.  This $500 scholarship will be awarded at the Richland County Safety Council's spring awards banquet in April 2016.  for more information, please contact OSU Extension office by calling Judy Villard Overocker at 419-747-8755. All scholarship materials are due to the extension office by March 1, 2016. 
Ohio State-Mansfield announces they are offering 4 Alumni Scholarships to OSU Mansfield.  One is a full tuition, one year scholarship, the other will be a half-tuition for one year to OSU -Mansfield.  There are two other $1,000 scholarships to any OSU campus.  
Eligibility: top 15% of your graduating class; ACT/SAT (past have been 25 or higher for ACT); demonstrated involvement in school and community; and you must have a positive work ethic toward your academics.
Due January 30 , 2016 to your School Counselor.  We have had past winners from Senior High the past two years!!!!
BGSU is offering a number of $5,000 scholarships to incoming freshmans for Fall 2016 in a new major DATA SCIENCE.  Contact Jim Albert 419-372-7456
The University of Cincinnati offers approximately 4,000 scholarships.
December 1, 2015 is the admission application date for consideration for these scholarships.  Complete your application form at www.admissions.us.edu, request your transcripts and test scores from your counselor.
Ashland University Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation is offering two $500.00 scholarships to prospective educators.  Applications are in the School Counseling Department.  You must submit a GOAL statement of at least 100 words.  Applications are due March 1, 2016.
The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools called OHIO LEADS Scholarship program for High School Seniors graduating by June 2016!  There are 200+ scholarships available from $1,000 to $11, 750 available!  Information and applications are in the School Counseling Department.  Deadline is April 9, 2016!

 
ELKS:  Elks give out 500 scholarships nationally.....go to www.elks.org/enf/scholars or locally at www.elks.org/lodges
Please give you school counselor the application by December 1, 2015
 
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award - $500.00: 1 award w/ a deadline of 11/29/15.
To be eligible you must:
a) Over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work.
b) Over the past 2 years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater
c) a student must be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline
d) a student must submit an essay on the topic prior to the deadline.  
applications can be found by going to:  
http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10422/youth_volunteer_scholarship_award_scholarship.php 
 
Good360 Sustainability Scholarship - $1000, 1 award, deadline 11/30/15
If you're a high school senior applying to college and you have an interest in sustainability and the environment, then we'd love to hear your thoughts on what sustainability means to you.  Thus, we're sponsoring acollege scholarhisp with an award of $1000 to go towards tuition.  Applications can be found at:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12558/good360_sustainability_scholarship_scholarship.php 
 
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - $5,000 - 20 awards (Deadline 12/5/15)
A) applications are accepted from October 5 through December 5, 2015. 
B) Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are opento student's enrolledin an accredited educational institution in the USA.  Applicants must meet the age requirement by Oct. 5, 2015.  Applications can be found at: http://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8850/stephen_j_brady_stop_hunger_scholarships_scholarship.php 
 
2015 Scholarship Points Awards  - $10,000 - 10 awards, Deadline 12/8/15
Students must:
A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll ina college or uni9versityin the US
B) Be a legal resident of the US
Edvisors has given away more the $650,000 to students through this scholarship program. Go to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10959/2015_scholarship_points_awards_scholarship.php 
 
Flosum Scholarship - $750.00 - 1 award, deadline 12/15/15
To be eligible for the Flosum scholarship you must:
a) be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States. 
b) Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or above are eligible to apply
c) applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree which can be in the fields of computer engineering, computer science or in another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer services. 
applications can be found at:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11964/flosum_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
Solution Reach Scholarships - $2,000, 2 awards (deadline 12/18/15)
High school graduates must have a 
GPA higher than 3.2 or already be accepted at an accredited college/university 
No requirements for major or graduation date
applications can be found at: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11179/solution_reach_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
CrossLites Scholarship - $4000 - 33 awards (Deadline:  12/31/15)
The CrossLites scholarship is open to high school students.  As an applicant you will write a reflective essay (400-600 words).
Applicants will be competing against students of their level.  applications can be found at: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12561/crosslites_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 - 1 award (Deadline: January 29, 2016)
to e eligible a student must: 
Be between the ages of 14 and 25 on January 29, 2016.
The 10 Words or Less Scholarship is available to High School and College students.
Applications are at http://www.studentscholarships/org/easy.php
 
You Deserve It Scholarship - $1000 - 1 award (Deadline:  February 15, 2016)
You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States
You must be 16 years of age or older
You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled in a qualified high school, college or university within the USA.  Go to http://www.studentscholarships.org/available.php
 
NORTH CENTRAL STATE COLLEGE - TUITION FREEDOM SCHOLARSHIPS
NCSC will provide up to an associate degree tuition free to every qualifying College Credit Plus or Career Tech student, from a partner secondary school, to continue their education after graduating from high school.  Qualifications: 1) Students enrolled in College Credit Plus or Career Technical courses from an NC State partner school  2) Tell your Counselor you want to explore Tuition Freedom.  NC State associate degrees lead to rewarding careers and cost saving transfers to four-year institutions.
 
 

The Ohio State University Alumni Scholars program offers four ASP Scholarships:

Two named Jeff Molyet scholarships to the Ohio State University, Mansfield

One is a one year full-tuition scholarship to OSU-M

The other is a one year half-tuition scholarship to OSU-M

There are also two $1000 ASP scholarships to any campus of the Ohio State University.

To be eligible you must be a graduating senior and a resident of Richland County.  Deadline for this scholarship is January 29 - see your guidance counselor for more information.
 
 
Richland County Foundation has announced the Fran & Warren Rupp Scholarship: this scholarship is up to $5000 for one senior attending college.  You must:
   maintain at least a 2.5 GPA,
   be registered full-time to attend a two or four year college or university,
   have completed and returned a Richland County Foundation application and
   demonstrate financial need.
See your guidance counselor for additional information. 
 
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 42 JATC will be accepting applications for Building Trades apprentices as follows:
Date: Feb. 22-Mar. 4  (Monday - Friday)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Place:  Local 42 Training Center Building, 187 Woodlawn Ave. Norwalk OH 44857
Each applicant must furnish the following at the time of the application:
1.   Birth Certificate (must be 18 by June 20, 2016)
2.   High School Transcripts
3.   Copy of High School Diploma or Official Report of Passing GED
4.   $35.00 non-refundable registration fee (cash or checks only)
5.   Must have a valid Driver's License
Applicants must live within Local 42 jurisdiction.  This includes the counties of Ashland, Crawford,k Erie, Huron, Knox, Lorain, Morrow, Richland and Wyandot. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 

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