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July 28, 2010 I EDUCATION i w~.stonecounl~jenter prise.corn STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE 9 By Kathy McAdams MGCCC Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College stu- dents won 17 top-lo awards during national competitions at SkillsUSA and Phi Beta Lambda con- ferences this summer. These competitions allow students to showcase their talents and knowledge in key educational areas. SkillsUSA competitions were held at the national conference in Kansas City, Mo., June 21-25• • Winners from the George Count3, Center included Megan Hickman, Tiffany Colburn and Michaela Welsford, all from Lucedale, Secondary School County Orientations and open houses Stone Elementary Kindergarten: August 3, 6:30 p.m. Cafeteria 1st - 5th Grades: August 17, 6 p.m. Stone Middle 6th Grade - August 2, 6 p.m., Gym 7th & 8th Grades -August 3, 6 p.m., Gym Stone High 9th Grade- August 2, 6 p.m., Henry Rath Activity Center (New Gym) 10th 12th Grades -August 3, 6 p.m., New Gym Student's Schedules will be given at this time Vardaman Street Christian Academy All students - July 29, 6 p.m• [very Tuesday in July 5"30pro - 7:00pro Registration is now open for the September 11, 2OlO ACT achievement test• Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must reg- ister before August 6, 2OLO. The national ACT September exam is the ear- liest college admissions test date of the school year. For high school seniors, this universities to receive their score reports. ACT scores are accepted by all four- year colleges and universi- ties across the United States. ACT reports scores only when requested to do so by the student. Additional score reports are available for a small fee. -411 students complete a detailed inventory of ques- : date is .an excellent oppor- tions :during ::ACT~ regi~w,t- ,,~:_ tuni~-to receive test results tion. Each test taker in time for early decision applications. The September test date is offered only within the 5o United States and the District of Columbia. 'Hae ACT is a curriculum- based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learn- ing. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for entDMevel college-credit courses based on ACT College Readiness Standardsr- L EyeD" student's results can be tied directly to these consistent standards• The ACT has four sec- tions-English, mathemat- ics, reading and science-- and takes about three hours to complete. Students who take the ACT Plus Writing complete an optional writ- ing test that requires an additional 3o minutes. Unlike other exams, stu- dents are not penalized for guessing or answering all the questions on each test section. In fact, it is benefi- cial for test takers to answer all questions within the time allowed. During registration, stu- dents may select up to four receives an ACT score report that includes a wide varieW of information to assist with high school course selection, college readiness, career planning, and college admissions. The cost for the ACT test without writing is $33. When combined with the optional ACF Writing "lest, the total cost is $48. Students who quali , may apply for a fee waiver through their high school counselor. The ACT website,, has helpful information, free sample items, and options to order inexpensive test prep materials to assist test takers get ready for the exam. However, the best preparation is to take rigor- ous core courses in school, study hard, and learn the academic skills needed in college. Most students register online at www.actstudent•org. Students may also pick up registration forms from their high school counsel- ing offices. Registration is available until August 20, 2010 for an extra $21 tee. UP Manufactured by 12440 SEAWAY ROAD • GULFPORT * 228-896-6216 EXT• 230 NO ONE BEATS OUR PRICES! Custom Designed Trim • Pudins Accessories • Insula t,on Gutter Systems Roll-Up, Passage, & Sliding Door Systems ALL TYPES OF STEEL & METAL AVAILABLE Occupational Health and Safety Scrapbook, Single, top lO• • Winners from the Jackson County Campus were Belt E. Smith, Pascagoula, Electronics Technology', top lO post- secondary; Shawn Knotts, Ocean Springs, Teleconmmnications Cabling, top lO postsec- ondary; and Hannah Jenkins, Biloxi, CPR/First Aid, top lO postsecondary. • Winners from the Jefferson Davis Campus in Opening and Closing Ceremonies, top lO post- secondary, were Marian Huey, Gulfport; Brianne Collins, Saucier; Danielle Capo, Long Beach, Raehelle Rungo, Biloxi; Ann Smith, Pass Christian; Amanda Vowell, Pass Christian; and Ceclie Fisher, Pass Christian. • From the Perldnston Campus, winners were Justin Fregoe, Saucier, Computer Maintenance Technology, top lO post- secondary, and Lindsay Jones, Saucier, Technical Computer Applications, top lO postsecondary. At the Phi Beta Lambda National Conference in Nashville, Tenn., July 9-12, two students from the Perkinston Campus ranked in the top lO during com- petitions. Alexander Landry of Long Beach won second place in Cyber Security, and Dustin Malley of Gulfport won top lO in Web Development. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization selMng teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled-service occupa- tions, including health occupations. It was former- Stone County School District Important Dates August 5 ......... First Day of School .English II Writing Test .Progress Reports 9 • u = • R # • 26 ....... September 10 ....... 16 ....... 20-24 .... October 7-8 ...... 14 ....... • Labor Day - no school • Fair Day - no school .Progress Reports • Subject Area Testing .9 Weeks Testing .Report Cards & English II Writing Test 28 ..... ...Progress Reports November 1-5 ....... MS-CPAS2 18 ........ Progress Reports 22-26 ..... Thanksgiving Holidays 30 ........ Subject Area Testing December 1-3 ....... Subject Area Testing 3 ......... English II Writing Retest 16-17 ..... 9 Weeks Testing 20-Jan 3' :..Christmas Holkiays January 2011 4 ......... Students Return 6 ......... Report Cards 17 ........ MLK Jr Day - no school 27 ........ Progress Reports February 14 ........ Staff Development - no school 17 ........ Progress Reports March 3 ......... MWAP (4th & 7th grades) 7-8 ....... Mardi Gras Holiday - no school 10-11 ..... 9 weeks testing 21 ........ MS-CPAS2 Testing 23 ........ English !i Writing Test Subject Area Retesting 28-April 1 . •Spring Break - no school April 5-7 ....... Subject Area Retesting 14 ........ Progress Reports 22 ........ Good Friday - no school 25 ........ Easter Break - no school 27-29 ..... Subject Area Testing May 3 ......... Subject Area Testing Science Test (5th & 8th Grades) 5 ......... Progress Reports 10-12 ..... MCT2 Testing (Grades 3-8) 13 ........ Senior Exams 16 ........ Senior Exams 20 ........ Graduation 23.24 ..... 9 Weeks Testing 24 ........ 60% Day - Last Day for Students Complete Line of: School Uniforms Girls, Boys, Juniors and Men Dickies * North Face • Levi's Dockers* Jolt • Roxy • !It and More ly known as VICA Cv'ocationM Industrial Clubs of America). Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit edu- cation association with a quarter-million students preparing for careers in business and business- related fields. The associa- tion includes Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for sec- ondary students and Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondmT students. Gulf Coast students receive excellent training from world-class instruc- tors who prepare them for success in national compe- titions and in their careers. For more information about career, technical and academic programs at Gulf Coast, visit: grams of study Craft A(tivity [a(h Week Drawm9 for Prize Every 15 Hirmtes Free ice Cream to C ren 12 and under WII[Rt[: HcDonaldrs of 6ulfport, Long Beack Sea Beo Base. Hoss Point. Ocean 5prin (East). Lucedde. & Wtg Mcll)onald's 30-50% OFF STOREWIDE Some Exlusions School Shoes • School Bows hair bows to tippy toes 936 Hall St., Wiggins 601-528-9483 Ip mm mm mm mm in mm i i i i i ai I August 5-11, 2010 Breakfast I Thursday-No Breakfast Served Friday-Sausage Biscuit, Jelly, Juice, Milk Monday-Pancake on a stick(Juice, Milk I Tuesday-Brealfast Pizza, Juice, Milk Wednesday- Chicken Biscuit, Jelly, Juice, Milk Elementary lmneh II Thursday-Turkey & cheese on a bun, Chicken | m Nuggets, Tuna Salad w/Crakers, Oven Fries, Raw I Veggies w/Dip, Steamed Brocolli, Chilled Peach Slices, Frozen Fruit Juice Bar, Fresh Apples, I Chocolate Chip Cookie, Sauce/Variety/Dipping, Milk i I F riday- Pizza w/Nrariety of Toppings, Ham &Cheese Wrap, Chef Salad, Green Peas, Corn on Cob, Garden I1 Salad w/Dressing, ttot Cinnamon Apples, Fresh. I1 Oranges, Frozen Fruit Juice Bar, Brownies, Milk Monday-Cheesy Chicken over ~ce, Corn Dog Nuggets, Tuna Salad, Whole Kernel Corn, Peas & Carrots, Raw Ve~ies w/Dip, Conestoga Yeast Roll, iPear & ~wi Medley, Fresh Grapes, Milk Tuesday-Chicken Patty Sandwich, BBQ Pork Sandwich, Chef Salad, I~aked Beans, Corn on Cob, I Creamy Cole Slaw, Fresh Banana, Rosey Apple Sauce, | | Vanilla Pudding, Milk. | I ¥ednesday-Chili Cheese Fritos, Grilled Chicken ~ Sandwich, Fruit & Yogurt Plate, Quick Baked Potatoes, Carrot Sticks w/Dip, Seasoned Grin Beans, Fresh Melon Cubes, Frozen Fruit Juice Bar, Pinapple Tidbits, Milk. Secondary Lunch , Thursday-Turkey & cheese on a bun, ChickenII Nuggets, Tuna Salad w/Crakes, Oven Fries, Raw Veggies w/Dip, Steamed Broco!Ii, Chilled Peach Slices, Frozen Fruit Juice Bar, Fresh Apples, I Chocolate (:hip Cookie, Sauce/Variety/Dipping, Milk i I Fri y- Pizza w/Variety of Toppings, Ham & (:heese Wrap, Chef Salad, Green Peas, Corn on Cob, Garden I Salad w/Dressing, Hot Cinnamon Apples, Fresh I Oranges, Frozen Fruit Juice Bar, Brownies, Milk I Monday-Che y Chicken over Rice, Corn Dog I 1 Nuggets, TunaSatad, ole Kernel Corn Peas & I 1 Carrots, Raw Yeggies w/Dip, Conestoga east Roll II Pear & Kiwi Medley, Fresh Grapes, Frozen Fruit Juice I 1 Bar, Sugar Cookie, Milk I Tuesday-Chicken Patty Sandwich, BBQ Pork I Sandwich, Chef Salad, Baked Beans, Corn on Cob, I Creamy (Me Slaw, Fresh Banana, Fruit Cocktait,Rosey Apple Sauce, Vanilla Pudding, Milk. ! Wednesday-Chili Cheese Fritos, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Fruit &Yogurt Plate, Quick Baked Potatoes, Can'ot SticKs w/Dip, Seasoned Green Beans, Fresh Melon Cubes, Frozen Fruit Juice Bar, Pinapple Tidbits, Apple Cobbler, Milk. I[11 I!IIB Imll tlIIB IIIIIIB i m m m i i m IIIIB J