Manistique Middle & High School Bulletin for Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Summer Camp Scholarships
Schoolcraft Conservation District is offering Summer Camp Scholarships to students in grades 6-12 for the following camps:
Michigan Audubon's Young Birders Camp in Alma, MI
Dates of camp: June 23-28
4-H Great Lakes Natural Resources Camp in Presque Isle, MI
Dates of Camp: July 28-Aug 3
MTU's Summer Youth Program in Houghton, MI
Dates of Camp: Dates vary by course
For more information, pick up a flyer in the office, go to schoolcraftcd.org/scholarships, or call 906.286.2890
Set Seg Skilled Trades Scholarship
Are you a senior student interested in pursuing a skilled trade?
You could be eligible to receive a $500 scholarship!
The SET SEG Foundation is awarding 20 scholarships to Michigan public high school seniors who are enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, technical school, or other accredited technical institute within the next 12 months. Click here for more information!
Applications must be submitted by April 15!
4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resource Camp is now open!
Camp will be held July 28-August 3, 2024 at Camp Chickagami in Presque Isle, on the shores of Lake Esau. This year’s camper fee is $500.00 per camper (and can likely be paid by the Schoolcraft Conservation camp scholarships!) and includes 6 nights of lodging, all meals and snacks, a t-shirt, and experiential learning provided by MSUE staff, MSU Fisheries and Wildlife and MSUE Sea Grant. Camper age is 13-15 and they do not need to be a 4-H’er to attend.
Registration can be found on the 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resource Camp website.
You can Contact Jill Connin at MSU extension to learn more!
Billerud (Escanaba) - Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
Join the Billerud Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and experience what it is like to be an engineer in the manufacturing industry!
During this day, you will get the chance to better understand the manufacturing process as well as all of the engineering opportunities available to incoming engineers. Also, hear from both our young & experienced engineers and get insight into what they do on a day-to-day basis.
Subjects you will get the chance to learn more about: Chemistry, Biology, Mechanical Engineering, Sustainability, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, CAD or similar.
When: March 22 from 09:00 am – 02:00 pm
Where: 7100 County 426 M.5 Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829, USA
Please note that participation is free of charge.
Click HERE to learn more or contact the Billerud office in Escanaba at (906) 233-2676.
SENIORS: Local Scholarship Options
The Manistique Schools Local Scholarships applications are now available in the high school office. Copies can be picked up before school, during seminar/lunch, or after school. Students should come to the office, along with the pamphlet, and have the scholarships the student qualifies for either marked or highlighted.
All completed applications must be turned in to Mrs. Peterson or Mrs. LaVigne no later than 12:00 PM on Tuesday, March 12th.
Financial Literacy Month 4-H Contest
4-H Cash Composition Contest
Ahead of Financial Literacy Month in April, Michigan State University Extension and 4-H are coordinating the Cash Composition Contest. Youth residing in Michigan, age 9-19 as of (January 1, 2024) are encouraged to answer this year’s essay question in 300 words or less. This year’s questions are: “What is a budget? Discuss the different types of income and expenses that make up your budget. How does a budget help you manage money?” Winning essays will be awarded $100 gift cards! Full details can be found here: https://www.canr.msu.edu/4-h-money-smarts/money-smart-kids-contest. If you submit an essay, please also send it to Jill Connin at firstname.lastname@example.org for potential publication in the Pioneer Tribune.
Essay must be submitted by February 29th.
4-H Capitol Experience
4-H Capitol Experience
If you are interested in public service, have questions about how state government actually works, have future career interest in anything from law enforcement to health care, then this program has something for you! 4-H Capitol Experience is an interactive and engaging program for teens in grades 9-12 that will take place in Lansing, March 17-19th. For more information, visit the Michigan 4-H Capitol Experience webpage. There are scholarship funds for up to 50% of the registration fee, but you must contact local 4-H Program Coordinator, Jill Connin, at 906-286-3327 (call/text) or by email at email@example.com before registering to utilize a scholarship. This program will be an activity absence and will not count against the second-semester exam attendance bonus. Participants will also be eligible to apply for a $2,000 scholarship to attend MSU.
Veterinary Medicine Day with MSU The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a FREE Veterinary Education Day on Saturday, March 23 from 12-3:30pm. Teens interested in careers that work with animals are encouraged to participate in this hybrid program – participants may attend on Zoom or in-person at MSU. Presentations will focus on the pre-vet and veterinary nursing undergraduate programs, as well as DVM admissions. You can find more information, including how to register, here: https://cvm.msu.edu/events/veterinary-education-day-2024
Horatio Alger Scholarship FOR JUNIORS
The Horatio Alger Scholarship application is for high school juniors.
While most other scholarships focus exclusively on academic achievement or leadership potential, Horatio Alger Scholarships are also intended for promising students who have critical financial need, demonstrate integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and are determined to succeed.
The scholarship application must be completed by March 15th.
For more information, go to, https://horatioalger.org/scholarships/
SnowBall 7th and 8th grade semi-formal Snowball Dance will be Friday, February 23 from 6-8:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from Mrs. Nixon. $8 in advance. $10 at the door. For Manistique and St. Francis students only.