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10 STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE I EDUCAT|ON I December 15. 2010 by Maurie McCray " Stone High School WISH YOU WERE HERE Mardi Gras Celebrations Febr:uary 19 - March 8 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic PGA Champions Ibur Event Fallen Oak Golf:Course March 30 -April 3 ICOAST M PPIN I hope everyone's week- end was great and that stu- dents are looking forward to going on Christmas break! We get out of school on Friday December 17th and it will be a 6o% dw. We also , ill be testing this week; so, students make sure you pay attention in class and study especially in semester classes! I always want to make a great final grade. i don't have much to remind you of so the at-tide will be short, sweet, and to the point. I would like to congratu- late those that placed in the talent show and the ones that participated. It takes a lot to get in front of your classmates and sing, I1 Registration is now open for the February 12, 2Oll ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must reg- ister betbre January 7, 2o11. Please note that no test centers are scheduled in New York State for this date. The ACT is a curriculum- based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for first year credit-bearing college courses based on ACT College Readiness play guitar, or dance. We had some veD' awesome performances but I'm pret- b' sure that we have way more talented students in the school then what actually signed up. Drama Club mem- bers! Please check the crew list for Our Town that is post- ed on the auditorium doors and initial next to your name to accept your role. There will be a McCray mandatory meeting for all cast and crew members tomorrow from 3:00-4:30 in the audito- rium. If you have any questions or schedule con- flicts, please see Ms. Tkaczyk prior to tomorrow's meeting. Also, all actors need to remember to turn in their performance contracts by Friday, December 17th. Prom fees can be paid now. Why wait until last minute and be in a rush? Oh, not to mention flae fee increases! So anyone want- ing to pay prom fees needs to see Mrs. White in the Library" or Mrs. Rushing in the Career Center. The fees are $6o.oo per person if you pay by February 1st. After February" 1st, the fee goes up to $75.o0 per per- son. They will accept installment payments. Remember, your date needs a ticket! $12o.oo sounds a lot better than $15o.oo! Thank you for reading the article this week have a wonderful week and week- end. Students have a won- derful and safe Christmas break! StandardsTM. Every stu- dent'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 writing test that requires an additional 3o minutes. Unlike other exams, students are not penalized for guessing or answering all the questions on each test section. In fact, it is beneficial for test takers to answer all ques- tions within the time allowed. During registration, stu- dents may" select up to four 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. The cost for the ACT test without writing is $33. When combined with the optional ACT Writing Test, the total cost is $48. Students who qualify may apply for a fee waiver through their high school counselor. For more info visit, llgllll/ Stone Middle School hosted a contest to re- name the store where students redeem their "cat cash" for merchandise. SMS faculty and staff are giving out cat cash as part of the positive behavior program that was implemented last school year. Kevin Meadows' entry, "The Cat Shack" was voted the winner by the student body of SMS! Congratulations, Kevin! January. is fast approach- ing and that means it's time to applyfor college financial aid for the upcoming school year. High school seniors across the country can use down- l l I I l l l 11 I Dec. 16-22 2010 Breakfast I Thursday- Sausage Biscuit w/Jelly, Juice, Milk I Friday- Manager's Choice, Juice, Milk, 60% Day i Monday- CHPdSTMAS HOLIDAY BEGINS I Elementary Lunch Thursday- Chili, Turkey &Cheese On Bun, Chef Salad, Tatter Tots, Cheesy Bro oli, Corn on Cob, I Apple & Orange Wedges, Fresh Grapes, Whole q eat Roll, Vanilla Pudding, Milk I Friday- Stuffed Crust Pizza, Chef Salad, Mixed Vegetables, Raw Veggies w/Dip, Green Peas, Fresh I Fruit Bowl, Frozen Juice Bar, Applesauce, Milk, 60% I I DAY I Monday- CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY BEGINS Secondary Lunch Thursday- Chili, Turkey & Cheese onBun, Chef Salad, Tatter Tots, Cheesy Broccoli, Corn on Cob, i Apple & Orange Wedge& Fresh Grapes, Chilled Pear Slices, Whole Wheat Roll, Vanilla Pudding, Milk I Friday-Stuffed Crust Pizza, Chef Salad,Mixed Vegetables, Raw Veggies w/Dip, Green Peas, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Frozen Juice Bar, Applesauce, Chocolate ! I Chip Cookie, Milk, 60% DAY I Monday- CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY BEGINS I'llllllllllllJ time during the holiday break to take the first step toward financing their edu- cation. Students who plan to attend college during the 20.11-2012 school year can apply online through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) website as early as possible stm dng January, 1, 2011. TO save time, the U.S. Department of Education recommends students first: Gather the documents they need. Print a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet. Apply for a PIN (per- sonal identification num- ber). Check their eligibility for federal student aid. Note important dead- lines. Federal financial aid is available for students attending two- or four-year public or private colleges, as well as career or trade schools. The aid is intend- ed to cover school expens- es such as tuition, room and board, books, other supplies, and transporta- tion. Most students receive aid based upon their finan- cial need. Individual col- leges and universities award financial aid for their students on a first come, first ser,'ed basis. To find out about federal financial aid programs and your rights and responsi- bilities under these pro- grams, yon can request a free paper copy by contact- ing the U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-4- FED-AID.