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"No Act of Kindness, No Matter How Small, Is Ever Wasted" -Aesop

JUNIORS: The Coolidge Scholarship is open! https://coolidgescholars.org/ This scholarship could cover all your college expenses! Don't delay, apply now! It is due January 16, 2020

SENIORS interested in applying to MU:

The recommended application deadline for MU is November 15th. The Scholarship deadline has been moved up to December 1st. Don't delay! APPLY!

STC-State Tech Applicants: Be cognizant of Application deadlines for different academic programs. There are quite a few areas that have a December 5th application deadline. 

College's Visiting Smithton High School 

See Mrs. Martin 24 hours before the visit if you wish to meet with them. 

Thursday, September 5th William Woods (during advisory)

Friday, September 13th University of Central Missouri (during advisory)

Thursday, September 26th Missouri Valley College (during advisory)

Monday, October 7th University of Missouri-Columbia (2:00 p.m.)

Friday, October 18th-Career Day at Smithton High School 

Monday, October 21st Truman State University (during advisory)

Monday, November 18th State Tech in Linn, MO (during advisory)

Majors Search: https://www.collegeboard.org/

Missouri Connections: Career and Occupational Search https://portal.missouriconnections.org/

MERIC: Missouri Economic Research and Information Center. See where the jobs are Now, Next and Later at 

MERIC Website

APPRENTICESHIP: Missouri is ranked 2nd in the nation for new apprenticeships. You can learn while you work. See the link on information about apprentice program by county. 


ACT Test Prep:

Have you seen ACT Academy? If not, you should check it out and sign up-it's free! ACT will set up a study guide for you and give you practice questions and tips for the ACT. If you have already taken the ACT once, enter your scores and the ACT Academy will customize the questions for you. Go to https://academy.act.org/

A new FREE Resource for ACT prep is through Varsity Tutors. 


ACT Sign Up:

The deadline to sign up for the December 14th test is November 8th!Go to www.act.org to register for the test. 

ACT Scholarship: Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT test between 9.3.2019 and 6.26.2020 are automatically entered to win. www.act.org/scholarshipgiveaway

ACT dates:

December 14th (deadline November 8th)

February 8th (deadline January 10th)

April 4th (deadline February 28th)

Juniors ACT date at Smithton: We will administer the ACT to Juniors on March 4th, 2020

Please see the articles below in relation to helping your child when they have been affected by trauma. 

Helping Children Cope with Trauma

Recovery guide for parents, teachers and community leaders