January 22, 2019
The word of the day is facetious, which means (adj) not meant to be taken seriously or literally. Here’s a sentence: While his comment was facetious, the professor took it as a verbal assault.
- For many years Madison Central has been granting the wishes of seriously and terminally ill children through the Make-A-Wish foundation. The time has come again for us to grant another wish for a 4 year old little boy named Braylin who suffers from cancer. Donations will be accepted during your 7th block class each B Day for the next three weeks. The class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party! See Mrs. Holmes, Mr. Edwards, or Coach Boteler for details!
- If you have successfully completed Foundations of Journalism, were a member of Rosa's yearbook staff or currently enrolled in Foundations of Journalism, you may apply for a staff position on the yearbook financial staff, yearbook production staff or newspaper production staff. Applications are in gym room 2. See Mrs. Williams with any questions. The deadline to apply is January 31.
College and Scholarship Opportunities:
- Juniors: The Coolidge Scholarship, also known as “The Coolidge,” is a full ride scholarship covering student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses at any four year accredited American University. “The Coolidge” is open to current high school juniors (Class of 2020), who are American citizens or legal permanent residents that plan to enroll in college Fall 2020. Visit www.coolidgescholars.org for more information or come by student services
- Rising juniors and seniors interested in attending Mississippi Governor’s School this summer, please come by student services to get information regarding the scholar benefits and requirements.
- The college of nursing at the "W"-- MS University for Women--will be hosting two Navigating Nursing Days for High school juniors and seniors who are interest in learning more about a career in nursing on February 28. More Info in student services
For information regarding scholarships click here.
Have a great day!