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Important Opportunties

about 1 month ago

Seniors:  Apply Missouri is a program that helps your "Journey to College."  Please fill out the survey.

Optimist Essay Scholarship is now available.  It is open to high school students under 18.  


MISSOURI GIRLS STATE 2018 - APPLY NOW

      Attention JUNIOR GIRLS:  The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State of Missouri is a seven-day hands on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government.  The 2018 session of Missouri Girls State begins on Sunday, June 24, 2018 and ends on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The purpose is to promote pride in America and to create a mythical state that the citizens will govern at the city, county and state level. We will have speakers who serve as leaders in our Missouri government as well as hold important offices in our communities.  All applications must be turned in to Ms. Ray by February 1, 2018.

MISSOURI BOYS STATE 2018 - APPLY NOW

     Attention JUNIOR BOYS:  The American Legion Boys State of Missouri is an eight-day hands on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government. Missouri Boys State draws together the best and brightest high school juniors to help lead them down the path of individual success and leadership through "doing," not just learning.
     One idea paramount above any other at Missouri Boys State: That the individual is the one with the power to change the world. Whether athlete or politician, journalist or scientist, each and every one of us has the power to make a difference in the world. Using our democratic system as a basis, we equip the participants, or citizens, each year to construct their own state, utilizing the core values that hold true in our everyday lives. We teach the need for competition, the value of public service, the strength of the individual voice and vote. By reinforcing these basic American ideals, we help to shape the future of our society. This is what the American Legion Boys State of Missouri program is all about. Citizens of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri are eligible to receive college credit and scholarships for participating and successfully completing Boys State.   All applications must be turned in to Ms. Ray by February 1, 2018.

FAFSA & Transcript Requests

about 1 month ago

FAFSA is the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid.  ALL seniors should complete the FAFSA and it is REQUIRED for A+ and other financial aid.  Please note the deadlines for your college.  The Missouri deadline is APRIL 1, but many colleges have an earlier deadline.  BHS offers a FAFSA night in February and many local colleges and high schools have FAFSA Frenzy events if you need assistance.

PRIVATE STUDENT LOANS - Not all students qualify for grants and scholarships.  Make sure you understand what private student loans are and how they work.  

Transcript request for dual credit college from East Central College.

Transcript request for dual credit college from Central Methodist College.

Transcript request for dual credit college from Drury University.  Click on "Order-Track-Verify" at the top.  Follow the directions from there.

Job Opportunities

2 months ago

IBEW-NECA Joint Apprenticeship is available.  The applicant must be 18 years old, have one year of high school Algebra, have a high school diploma, have a valid driver's license, and pay a $35 non-refundable application fee.  This opportunity is the I.B.E.W. Local Union #257.

Denny's in Sullivan is looking for help.  Apply online and follow up with a phone call (573) 468-4799).  They are hiring now!

Jimmy John's in Sullivan is getting ready to open a new store.  They are looking for good people to begin work soon.  Email jimmyjohnssullivanmo@gmail.com to request an application.

3 Bridges Raft Rental in Sullivan will be looking for summer help starting at the end of May.  If you are interested in either working in the office or as a canoe hauler, you can apply by calling 573-468-7238.

McDonald's in Sullivan is currently hiring.  Fill out your application online.  

Town & Country Supermarket is hiring now.  You must be 16 years old.  You can apply online or in person.

 Barnabas Redwood Manor Care Center is hiring floor aides.  Floor aides assist residents in the facility who range in ages from 19-90.  Starting pay is $8 per hour.  Contact Sally or Katie at 573-468-8150 or pick up an application at 1194 Landon Road, Bourbon.  

Camp Mihaska is hiring lifeguards and housekeeping staff.  Please contact Teddy Walker at 573-732-5535 if you are interested.

BLUE BEACON OF CUBA is hiring team members.  Check out the attached flyer.  You must apply  in person at:  Blue Beacon of Cuba, 301 Highway DD (Exit 208), Cuba, MO.

KIRBERG COMPANY is hiring roofing apprentices. St. Louis based family-owned contractor serving the Midwest since 1920 has excellent opportunities for roofing professionals. Looking for roofers in slate, tile, and all forms of commercial flat roofing. Men and women over 18, who are drug free and physically fit can apply for a small number or pre-apprentice positions. All new hires will be enrolled in the roofers union and receive full health, welfare benefits, and training. Come Join An Industry Leader With Modern Equipment! Visit our website www.kirberg.com to complete an application or call Kirberg today at 314-534-4444. Kirberg Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Meeks Lumber (573-468-4104) is looking for a soon-to-be college bound graduate to work in the Sullivan location.  Students may come in and pick up an application or go online http://www.meeks.com/midwest/about-us/careers/ and complete the employment application.  Once complete, you may email to Randy.altis@meeklumber.com.  Former students currently attending college are also eligible to apply.

Lion's Choice in Sullivan is currently accepting applications.  You may print an application

FAS-Trip in Sullivan is currently hiring.

Mobil On The Run has job opportunities.  You must apply online.  You must be 18 and have transportation.

Planet Sub applications are online.  Make sure to follow up with the local store after you apply.

Wal-Mart may have openings.  Apply online.

Useful Links

1 day ago

Cappex allows you to explore colleges and gather information to make an informed decision.  

Community Resources-This list contains local resources for counseling, mental health services, and other community services.

The Missouri Department of Higher Education has many resources available to help high school students.  Check out the page!


AIR-Addiction is Real Resources for Parents



Marijuana Addiction and Abuse-Symptoms and Solutions


Bullying Report Form-If you have been the target of bullying or have witnessed the bullying of a district student, complete this form and submit it to the building principal. 

Trauma Informed Schools Information - Students may have experiences that create fear, anxiety, or other psychological impacts.  The goal is to help survivors rebuild a sense of control.

Check out the College Scorecard website to see what is the best educational fit for you.

ACT Practice - follow the link and go to  Practice Tests-Academic and Professional > College Prep Center > Prepare for Your ACT.  Create an account; everyone has to do this to use the practice tests. Click on ACT practice tests.  Choose the area you would like to practice.  Ms. Scheel recommends "Practice" or "Learner" mode.  They tutor you as you take the tests.  

Check out the ASVAB practice site.  ASVAB Practice Test Online provides a full length ASVAB practice test with sample questions from each section designed to emulate the official ASVAB test questions. All of our ASVAB test prep articles and tests are 100% free. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test is an exam that is administered to newly-entering members of the military in order to assess their aptitude for various skills and subject matters.   Also check out ASVAB practice tests.  


I'm First is a great resource for students who will be the first in their family to attend college.  Check it out!

A+ eligible schools

All seniors need to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  If you need help, please let me know.  

Check out THE REAL COST OF ONLINE COLLEGE.  

Check out THE FINANCIAL AID FOR ONLINE COLLEGE.

Check out ONLINE COLLEGES IN MISSOURI or COLLEGES BY LOCATION

Check out THE 50 CHEAPEST ONLINE COLLEGES



Missouri Connections is a great place to research career opportunities and explore your interests.  Check it out at Missouriconnections.org!