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                                  LYNNVILLE-SULLY SCHOOLS DAILY BULLETIN


                             Friday, February 27, 2015

                               Day 4

Today’s Lunch: Toasted Cheese Sandwich OR Deli Sandwich, Tomato Soup, Celery Sticks, Peanut Butter, Fruit Cocktail, Milk


If you have a daughter in Kindergarten through 5th grade, check their backpacks for a save-the-date card for the first Daddy Daughter dance sponsored by the Lynnville-Sully Community Education Foundation.  The dance will be held on Saturday, March 21.  Mark your calendars now! 

Looking for 12 kids who are interested in driver’s ed the month of April.  If you are interested please contact Amber Vander  Class will be taught by Teen Driver Inc.  Cost is $325 and will be held in Lynnville or Sully.

Saturday’s  ACTIVITIES:

District Individual Speech      

High School Announcements:

Tell the LS Speech team to blow their competition's socks off tomorrow at District Speech Competition in Vinton, Iowa. Nic, Cori, Isaac, Mary, Kyle K., Mikayla S., and Naomi will be competing against hundreds of students for those coveted Division I ratings!

Musical practice at 4:00 p.m. today

Looking for 12 kids who are interested in driver’s ed the month of April.  If you are interested please contact Amber Vander  Class will be taught by Teen Driver Inc.  Cost is $325 and will be held in Lynnville or Sully.

Congratulations to the following sophomores who were voted to be prom servers by the junior class.

Caden D., Dylan R., Trevor S., James and John T., Brandon V.W., Tyler V.Z., Lindsay H., Brenna L., Allison R., Olivia R., Jelissa R., Mckenzy R., and Mikayla S.

The Language Skills class is in need of 4 x 4 pieces of fabric that is kid friendly in design for a project. Please contact Ms. Hardin if you have any you would like to donate. 

We are changing the school-wide Career Day to be more intentional and based upon what students may be considering at their specific grade level. Please see examples below:

Freshman - College Visit

Sophomores - Career Day

Juniors - College Fair

Seniors - Job Shadow Opportunities

On Monday, March 2nd, Juniors will be attending the William Penn University College Fair. We will be leaving at 8:30am and returning to the school around 10:30am.

HS Students: Unsure of your summer plans? The Hometown Press is searching for a student interested in a paid summer internship with flexible hours. Responsibilities may include writing sports and feature stories as well as photo-journalism. Apply in person or send résumé to the Hometown Press. Find us on Facebook or at

Wrestling:  Those that need to pay $6.00 for flowers/balloons are as follows:

Kordell M.

Jack H.

Cooper S.

Colten A.

Sierra S.

Naomi S.

Chelsie A.

Carson D.

Kristine J.

Pay at the high school office, please and thank you!

HS Students: Any boy interested in playing soccer at PCM needs to contact Nic Lirio. The season will start on March 16th. 

Come to an Iowa Wild hockey game!!  March 24, the LS High School Choir will be featured singing the National Anthem.  Tickets are being made available to our community at a discounted price and each ticket purchase receives a free hat.  Order forms are available at the school offices or from Mrs. Merrill.

All girls basketball players:  Please pay $2 to Kasiah for senior gifts.

Cast Members of Back to the 80s Musical:
Please check your Hawks email to see an important message about the practice schedule for Back to the 80s Musical. For the next couple of weeks, we will have small group practices that YOU sign up for to get familiar with the script  on Google Docs. Then the scene practices will be begin. You are responsible for adjusting your schedule (i.e. work schedules) to attend these practices. Please be considerate of others and arrive a few minutes before your scheduled practice to be ready to practice. Practices will be in Mrs. Merrill's room unless otherwise noted. 
Ms. Hardin

Roller blades, roller skates, skateboards, boom boxes, leg warmers and clothes from the 80s.........these are a few things we need for the totally awesome musical, Back to the 80s!!  Please let Mrs. Merrill or Ms Hardin know if you have some of these items we could borrow.

Seniors: Please remember to turn in your completed senior spotlight questionnaire and picture to the Hometown Press as soon as possible. If you have questions or need a new questionnaire, please contact Jessica Maston at

Notes from Mrs. DeBoef:

Students interested in the DMACC Career Academy for the 2015-2016 school year, please turn in your pre-registration forms to Mrs. DeBoef.

I Have A Plan Iowa Guideways
The following Freshman need to complete their I Have A Plan Iowa 9th grade guideway as soon as possible:
Elijah C.
Holden J. (only one step remaining)
Sage Z.

College Representatives during HS lunch
Hawkeye Community College – Tuesday, February 24th 
Des Moines Area Community College – Court Reporting Program – Wednesday, March 4th

ACT Test Dates
The next ACT test is offered April 18th and the registration deadline is March 13th. A full listing of ACT exam dates is posted outside the counseling office or you may ask the counselor for a flyer.

SAT Test Dates
The next SAT test is on May 2nd. The registration deadline is April 6th. A full listing of SAT exam dates is posted outside the counseling office or you may ask the counselor for a flyer.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteers
The BBBS Representative dropped off activities for volunteers to use and they are in the pink totes in the counselor’s office. If you are interested in making a difference in a young person’s life stop by my room and pick up an application.


College Goal Sunday
College Goal Sunday is a free event that provides the following help: filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), getting advice from financial aid experts, receiving scholarship information, and learning more about your next steps. There will be three events held at Marshalltown Community College on the following dates: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 4pm to 7pm
Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2pm to 5pm
Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 4pm to 7pm

To learn more about what you’ll need to bring or to find alternate dates/locations, visit www.Iowa or call 

Financial Aid Night
Newton DMACC Campus is hosting a Financial Aid Night for high school students and parents on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 7pm to 8:30pm (600 N. 2nd Ave. W.). Seniors and Juniors are welcome! Topics covered include: financial aid process, FAFSA application review, understanding the results, understanding costs – college comparisons, aid options, scholarship process, and where to go for help!

DMACC Career Discovery Days
DMACC is offering multiple career discovery days, please let the counselor know if you are interested in learning more about these opportunities:
Friday, February 27th – Auto/Diesel Day (Ankeny)
Thursday, April 2nd – Engineering Day (Ankeny)
Wednesday, April 8th – Education Day (Ankeny)
Wednesday, April 8th – Court Reporting Informational Session (Newton)
Thursday, April 9th – Career Discovery Day (Newton)
Tuesday, April 14th – Healthcare Day (Ankeny)

Win a Week-Long Trip to Washington, D.C.
All high school juniors whose parents/guardians are members of Pella Cooperative Electric Association can apply to win a week-long trip to Washington, D.C. For further details, contact Sue Warrick at or 641-628-1040. To apply visit, The deadline is March 28, 2015.

Herbert Hoover – Uncommon Student Award
This award is open to Iowa High School Juniors and is a project-driven program not based on grades, test scores, essays, or financial need. The program is designed to attract students who are motivated and community minded. The award, which honors, Herbert Hoover, an Iowa native and the 31st President of the United States, identifies approximately 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish projects of their own design. The projects the students propose should display the values that Herbert Hoover demonstrated in his life of public service. Hoover Uncommon Student finalists receive $1,000 after completing their projects and presenting their accomplishments to a selection committee. In addition, three are chosen to receive $5,000 awards to be used at a two-to-four year trade school, college, or university of their choice. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2015. For more information visit, or call 319-643-5327.

Hamilton Leaders Academy – Apply for 2015 Hamilton Award
The Hamilton Leaders Academy is a three-year, no student cost program that helps students gain acceptance to college and transition successfully to university life and the work force. A Hamilton Award Winner is a junior in high school, college-bound, has a strong record of community service, a self-starter, has financial need, shows a strong commitment to their academic studies, and is committed to participating in The Hamilton Leaders Academy. Winners are enrolled in the academy and will receive: a $500 scholarship, leadership training in Seattle (2016) and Central America (2017), college application assistance, scholarship and financial aid search assistance, and internship and mentorship opportunities. For more information, visit

Scholarships will be emailed out to students and parents/guardians. There are some hard copies posted outside the counseling office. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Selective Service Registration
Every young man needs to register for the selective service within 30 days of his 18th birthday. This can be done online or at your local post office. Visit or see the flyer outside the counseling office for more information.

Middle School Announcements:

Happy Birthday to Blaize K.!  Weekend Wishes go out to Joseph A. & Nicole A.!

Mrs. Paulson is missing her #6 laptop. If you know where it is, please return it.  Study hall students will not be allowed to use her computers until it's returned. 

Thank you.

MS Overdue Book List:

Rylan J.

Korinne J.

Rhiannon P. - 2 books

Blake Rea

Evan S. - 2 books

Is YOUR name on this list? If so, please renew or return your book. Thanks!

Looking for 12 kids who are interested in driver’s ed the month of April.  If you are interested please contact Amber Vander  Class will be taught by Teen Driver Inc.  Cost is $325 and will be held in Lynnville or Sully.

The Middle School Minecraft Club will meet on Tuesdays before and after school.  If you would like to learn how to write mods for Minecraft, we will also start doing that this week.  Everyone is welcome to join the fun.