Jacksonville High School
The mission of Jacksonville High School is to create a supportive community of learners that will meet the academic, emotional, social, and physical needs of high school students in a safe and orderly environment.
1. If you have enrolled in a Pre-AP, AP or Dual Credit English course for next year, you and your parent will need to attend a mandatory parent meeting to introduce you to course expectations and to sign a course contract. For your convenience, two meetings will be held. The first will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 25th in the JHS cafeteria. The second will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 3rd, in the JHS cafeteria. If you and your parents do not attend one of these meetings, you will not be allowed to take an advanced English course next year.
2. All Art club members....The t-shirt orders are here! Please stop by room 401 to get your t-shirt and name marked off the list.
3. Art Club members will be having a bake sale Tuesday, March 18th held at the JV and Varsity soccer game starting at 5:30pm. Please remember to come support the soccer team as well as the arts!
4. There will be a blood drive held on Wednesday March 19 from 8:30-2:30. It’s a great way to help save lives, and you can earn your red cords if you donate twice this school year! The time slots are filling up, so seniors, come by the nurse clinic to sign up!
Scholarship and College Open House Information
Seniors may visit the Go Center located in the office for any more information on these scholarships and Preview Days.
The Marine Corps League of Jacksonville is offering a scholarship to high school seniors.
You must write an essay stating what the United States Constitution means to you.
Deadline is April 1, 2014.
Texas Nursery & Landscape Association is offering a scholarship. You must be majoring in horticulture, business or related field, have a sincere intent to enter or be involved in the horticulture industry, and attend an accredited Texas school for the period covered by the scholarship. Application deadline is March 14, 2014.
BETA SIGMA PHI SORORITY XI KAPPA CHAPTER is offering a $500.00 scholarship to students entering the medical field. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.
The Student View Scholarship is now being offered to any student who wishes to participate in a survey that will provide information to colleges and universities. Go to www.studentinsights.com for all the information.
Al’s Formal Wear is offering two Salute to Education Scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. Go to www.alsformalwear.com/scholarships Application Deadline is May 31, 2014.
CHS Foundation is offering graduating seniors pursuing an agricultural – related major an opportunity to apply for one of 50 $1,000.00 scholarships. Go to www.chsinc.com/stewardship to apply online. Application deadline is March 15, 2014.
Jacksonville Education Foundation - Larry Garner Business Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00, is being offered to graduating seniors with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applications can be picked up in the GO Center. Deadline is April 4, 2014.
Visit SallieMae.com/Scholarships for lots of information on many different scholarships.
My Majors Magazine is online now and you can go to their website www.mymajors.com/scholarhsips to apply for scholarships.
Texas Trial Lawyers Association is offering true need based scholarships of $1,000.00 each to high school seniors statewide. Applications must be postmarked by March 30, 2014.
Cherokee County Hay Show Scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors who are members of FFA or are a 4-H member in Cherokee County. Application deadline is March 17, 2014.
Cherokee County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships to graduating high school students whose family (father, mother, or legal guardian) is a member of Cherokee County Farm Bureau. Strongest consideration will be given to those pursuing a major in Agriculture or related field. Application deadline is March 28, 2014.
Tim L. Smith Memorial Scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors. Come by the GO Center for all the information. Application deadline is April 4, 2014.
Educator’s Shaping the Future $1,000 scholarship is being offered to high school seniors who have the desire to pursue a career in the field of education. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.
Texas Farm Bureau Memorial /Honorary Scholarship and District Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to graduating seniors whose family (father, mother, or legal guardian) is a member of Cherokee County Farm Bureau and you must be involved in FFA. Go online to fill out an application at www.txfb.org . Application deadline is March 10, 2014.
Texas Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan on pursuing a career in agriculture. Your family must be a member of The Farm Bureau family (In accordance with Texas Farm Bureau membership guidelines). Go online to fill out an application at www.texasfarmbureau.org . Application deadline is March 10, 2014.
Cherokee County Republican Club 2014 Memorial Scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors in the amount of $500.00. You must be a resident of Cherokee County. Application deadline is April 15, 2014.
Cherokee County Bar Association Scholarship 2014 is being offered to graduating seniors in the amount of $1,000.00. Application deadline is March 24, 2014.
The Audry Owens Memorial Scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors who are pursuing a career in the agricultural field. They will be awarding multiple $1,000 scholarships during their annual Audry Owens Memorial Ranch Rodeo at Mount Selman Arena on Sunday, April 27, 2014. For more information about the scholarship or rodeo, please go online to www.tricountyls.net. Application deadline is March 15, 2014.
The 2014 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship, sponsored by Forestar and in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful, recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who have taken leadership roles to prevent litter in their schools and/or communities. Any high school senior planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university next year and currently attending high school my apply. Go to www.DontMessWithTexas.org/scholarship to apply online. Application deadline is April 4, 2014.
Dick Mitchell Memorial Scholarship 2014 Scholarship Application in the amount of $1,000 is being offered to high school seniors. Applicant must be a member of a Farm Bureau family (in accordance with Texas Farm Bureau membership guidelines). Applicant must have also attended the Texas Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference. To apply online, go to www.texasfarmbureau.org . Application deadline is March 10, 2014.
National FFA Collegiate Scholarships Available – Go to www.FFA.org/scholarships to sign up to be eligible for over 1,500 scholarships with one simple application. The GO Center has a complete list of all scholarships available through FFA.
UT Health Northeast is proud to host the second summer Medical Scholars Academy. This will offer high school students the opportunity to participate in a five day summer camp devoted to educating participants about the different careers in healthcare. During the camp, students are encouraged to consider different career choices in the medical field and learn what they need to do to start preparing for the future. The cost of camp for each student will be $100, scholarships are available. The fee will be applied towards the total expense of the camp which includes all meals, lodging, transportation and activities. Application deadline is April 17th. Space is limited.
Texas Farm Credit is offering a scholarship for seniors who are graduating and pursuing a college degree in an agriculture – related field of study. This may include agricultural business, animal science, agricultural economics, and others. The organization awards five, one time scholarships in the amount of $2,000.00. Application deadline is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
The Christian Connector, Inc. offers an Online Christian College Scholarship Resource Program. The participating Christian colleges have provided over $150 million in scholarships and grants to students this past year alone.
Register now for UT Tyler Preview Day. Preview date is April 5, 2014.
SFA is offering scholarships in Theatre, Physics and Astronomy.
Jacksonville Garden Club is offering one $1,000.00 scholarship. Eligibility requirements for the scholarship: student is required to maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above. If recipient receives a full scholarship from other sources, he/she is not eligible for this scholarship. Application deadline is March 14, 2014.
The Glen Bell Scholarship Program helps provide educational opportunities by awarding financial scholarships to eligible Taco Bell hourly employees.
Texas Lutheran University invites students to experience a day in the life of a TLU student by attending a class, taking a tour of campus, visiting with a coach or fine arts director, and discussing the admission and financial aid process with your admissions counselor. To schedule a visit, contact Texas Lutheran University at 1-800-771-8521 or email@example.com.
The Faulconer Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated African – American and Hispanic students who have a strong desire to advance themselves through higher education. Scholarship recipients receive up to five years of financial support while they work toward a bachelor’s degree. This scholarship is geared towards students heading to TJC in the fall and transferring to any accredited college or university in Texas to complete their undergraduate degree. The total value of the Faulconer Scholarship can be as much as $ 28,000. The GO Center has all the details. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.
Howard Payne University if offering scholarships and awards to first year students. For more information on HPU Scholarships, go to hputx.edu/scholarships
Jarvis Christian College is holding a Spring 2014 High School Day on Friday, March 21, 2014 in the E. W. Rand Gymnasium, on the campus of Jarvis Christian College. You will have the opportunity to discover campus programs, explore the campus, and meet with students and faculty. Contact the office at 903-730-4890, Ext. 2202 to register.
The Texas Telephone Association Foundation, will award six, four – year scholarships, in the amount of $1,500.00 per year to students entering college for the 2014-2015 school year. Application deadline is March 24, 2014.
The Peltier Teacher’s Scholarship is open to East Texas educators (teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals) with children graduating high school. Forty scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be given out. Go online to www.peltierscholarship.com/ for more information. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.
Joey Villavisencio Memorial Scholarship is being offered to seniors that have participated in band and athletics, and has been accepted into a four year university. Participation in both programs, or a combination of participation in both programs for three out of four years will suffice. The applicant must also submit a written essay about a topic they are passionate about and how they see their passion bettering the lives of others. Application deadline is April 4, 2014.
Sam Houston State University is holding campus preview days November 16, 2013 and March 29, 2014.
The Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation Scholarship is offering up to $5,000.00 per year. Come by the GO Center to get all the information you will need to apply. Application deadline is March 29, 2014.
Jacksonville Education Foundation Marilyn Hedricks Sackett Jacksonville Health Professionals Scholarship is being offered to JHS graduating seniors. You must be accepted into a Health Careers Program. Application deadline is April 4, 2014.
Susie Arnwine Waits Memorial Scholarship is being offered to JHS graduate, of the African American race, and plan to continue their education in college starting in the fall of 2014. Application deadline is April 4, 2014.
Neta Hanna Scholarship is being offered to a graduating JHS cheerleader and plan to continue their education in college starting in the fall of 2014. Application deadline is April 4, 2014.
Jacksonville Riders Club Scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors. They will be handing our 4 $500.00 scholarships. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.
Jacksonville College Commuter Scholarship is being offered to students who enroll in at least 15 semester hours of core curriculum coursework each semester, must maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA, and must attend regularly scheduled chapel meetings. Come by the GO Center for all the details.
Academic Dean Scholarship awards $2,500 per semester to students with a high school GPA of 3.0 or greater. The student must live on campus to receive this award. Come by the GO Center for all the Eligibility Requirements.
NACAC invites sophomores, juniors and seniors to the National college Fair coming to our area. Free and open to the public, they will offer a variety of opportunities to help simplify the college selection and admission process. Admission representatives from hundreds of colleges and universities are available to speak with students one-on-one concerning the college admission process and college life in general. Go to http://bit.ly/NCFExhibitorSearch to see if your college will be represented.