Congratulations to the hall of fame class of 2022: John Carroll Craig Carroll Eric Schwab The induction ceremony will be held Friday evening at approximately 8 pm.
High School Basketball Update week of 1/10/22 Tuesday evening home games JV starts at 4:30 Thursday evening games have been cancelled Friday the homecoming ceremony begins at 6 pm followed by the boys varsity game. Hall of fame induction will happen between games followed by the varsity girls. JV games will start at 4:30.
Nowata High School is proud to announce that last semester our 21 concurrently enrolled students successfully completed a combined 117 college credits. Our combined grade point average was 3.38.
Mrs. Scott’s Zoology classes dissected earthworms today!
Mrs. Scott’s Zoology classes dissected earthworms today!
Students are starting the models for the bird houses in Algebra 1
Here are the brackets for the Chelsea tournament.
Nowata Community Foundation made their “Third down, money down!”donation Friday night during our basketball game with Commerce.
SCHOLARSHIP CORNER This page is a simple and quick way to find exciting financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Check back regularly because you never know what will become available next! American Indian College Fund Deadline: Various The American Indian College Fund (AICF) was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges. The AICF is devoted to funding and creating awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values. The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public or non-profit private college all across the United States. Website: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarshipsnew_window American Indian Science and Engineering Society Deadline: Various The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) helps students move forward in their educational journeys by providing a wide range of programs and scholarship opportunities. AISES scholarships help students acquire skills and training that will help them meet the unique STEM needs of our communities. Students are highly encouraged to apply for all the scholarships they are eligible for! Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window BestColleges.com Deadline: Various The goal of BestColleges is to help students maximize free money for college by providing them with updated and accurate scholarship information. They have compiled an extensive list of scholarships for criminal justice majors, including criminal justice scholarships and criminal justice grants specifically for undergraduates, graduate students, minorities, and women. Website: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/criminal-justice-scholarships/new_window McNair Scholars Program Deadline: Year-Round This scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Applicants must be full-time college students, have completed 42 hours or more, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be a first generation college student or a student from an underrepresented ethnic group. Website: https://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window OERB Scholarship Deadline: Various Oklahoma Energy Rescources Board (OERB) awards up to $500,000 to students majoring in petroleum-related fields. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.75 (on a 4-point scale) and be enrolled full-time in one of the following undergraduate petroleum-related programs: Petroleum Engineering, Geoscience or Energy Management at University of Oklahoma (OU), Oklahoma State University (OSU) or Univerity of Tulsa (TU); or Petroleum Land Management at Oklahoma City University (OCU). Website: https://oerb.com/education/undergraduate-scholarship-and-application/new_window Oklahoma City Community Foundation Deadline: Various The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The foundation is now able to receive your transcripts electronically if your high school participates in this free service. Please see OCCF's website for details about each scholarship. Website: https://occf.org/scholarships/new_window Tuck Sleep Scholarships Deadline: Various Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-related issues. Tuck.com provides more than $500,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of these awards target sleep-deprived individuals, while others are available to students pursuing degrees in sleep science and other areas of psychology and mental health. Website: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-scholarships/new_window UCanGo2.org Deadline: Various Check out UCanGo2.org for numerous scholarship opportunities for middle school, high school, college and adult students. They provide you with links to scholarships by deadline and by category, as well as a new scholarship of the week each Monday. UCanGo2 also offers free information on college planning and financial aid. Visit their website to find these helpful tools! Website: http://ucango2.org/Scholarships.htmlnew_window Varsity Tutors Scholarship Deadline: Monthly Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $200 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $200 college scholarship. Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window December Scholarships The Hagan Scholarship Foundation Deadline: December 1, 2021 The Hagan Scholarships are intended for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college. These students must graduate from a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents. Hagan Scholars currently attend 236 different colleges and universities. Each Hagan Scholarship will help pay the unmet financial need of the recipient, up to $6,000 each semester. Website: http://haganscholarships.org/index.php new_window Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers Deadline: December 1, 2021 The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools. Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $2,000 and a complimentary AAPT Student Membership for one year. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years. Website: http://www.aapt.org/programs/grants/lotze.cfm new_window Luigi Wewege Foundation Deadline: December 1, 2021 The Luigi Wewege Foundation scholarship was created with the belief that everyone who has a desire to attend, should be able to attend college or university. By answering a simple essay question, applicants will have an opportunity to be granted a $1,500 scholarship. The foundation committee will select a winner by the end of December. Applicants must be high school students who have been accepted into a college or university or currently enrolled in a college or university. Website: http://www.luigiwewegefoundation.com/ new_window National Space Club Scholarship Deadline: December 3, 2021 Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking. In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $10,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in high school through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who have definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields. Website: http://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/ new_window Branch Out Scholarship Deadline: December 15, 2021 Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys will award $1,000 to a student who demonstrates through their personal statements that they are committed to expanding their education and using their education to improve their communities. The winning student will also receive a $500 donation to the charitable organization of their choice. Website: https://www.bestattorney.com/giving-back/branch-out-scholarship/ new_window Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship Deadline: December 17, 2021 The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 scholarships to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university Website: https://footlockerscholarathletes.squarespace.com/new_window ARRL Foundation Deadline: December 31, 2021 The ARRL Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible radio amateurs pursuing higher education. All applicants must be active, FCC-licensed hams, and must complete and submit an online application form. Applicants must also forward a copy of their academic transcript from their most recently completed school year. More than 100 scholarships ranging from $500 to $25,000 will be awarded. Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-programnew_window Niche Community College Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2021 This scholarship is open to all current and prospective community college students. For the purposes of this scholarship, "Community College" includes all schools that are primarily two-year public institutions, including community colleges, junior colleges, technical schools, city colleges, and state colleges. This $500 scholarship for community college students can be used to pay for tuition, books, or any future education-related expenses. The scholarship winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on the Scholarship Winners page. Website: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/communitycollege-scholarship/ new_window Top Ten List Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2021 Unigo.com wants to know what's truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serious, or tug at their heart strings. Give them 10 reasons you should receive this $1,500 scholarship. You have only have 10 reasons, so make them count! Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship new_window UNIGO $10K Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2021 2020 was a year to be remembered. What will you remember most about 2020 and why is it important to you? Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application. They must also be a legal resident of the United States and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship new_window January Scholarships National FFA Scholarship Program Deadline: January 5, 2022 The National FFA Organization provides scholarships designed to fit the diversity of their applicants. Scholarships sponsored by businesses and individuals, through the National FFA Foundation, are awarded to support a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. Their new scholarship platform provides a variety of benefits for the end user. Students can create, edit, and submit an application utilizing any web platform including a smart phone. They can upload any required documents directly to their application and accept an awarded scholarship; all on-line. If you are not an FFA member, don't worry! FFA has scholarships for you as well. Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/local-engagement-programs-scholarships/ new_window Ron Brown Scholar Program Deadline: January 9, 2022 The Ron Brown Scholarship Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship - the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown's mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities - especially our disadvantaged youth. Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship must be graduating high school seniors at the time of their application. Eligibility: (1) Must be Black/African American. (2) Must excel academically. (3) Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential. (4) Must participate in community service activities. (5) Demonstrate financial need. (6) Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. (7) Be a current high school senior at the time of your application. Website: https://www.ronbrown.org/ new_window NatureWorks - Sutton Award for Student Conservation Art Deadline: January 13, 2022 The Sutton Award recognizes high school students, grades nine through twelve, who demonstrate the ability to communicate current conservation topics in compelling ways. Applicants must choose one of the following format categories for their presentation: 2D, 3D, or photography. In addition to the artwork, each applicant must submit a 250-word essay that explains how his or her work communicates information about a current conservation issue. The Sutton Award is comprised of up to $20,000 in cash to be distributed among students, and among selected instructors of winning students as determined by the selection committee. Students must be attending school (public, private or homeschool) in the state of Oklahoma. Students must not be an employee or an immediate family member of an employee of the Sutton Center. Website: https://www.suttoncenter.org/development/partnerships/natureworks-sutton-award-for-student-conservation-art/new_window JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest Deadline: January 14, 2022 The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews. The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. The winner receives $10,000, second-place winner receives $3,000, five finalists receive $1,000, and eight semi-finalists receive $100. Website: http://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/getting-started new_window Mensa Foundation's College Scholarship Program Deadline: January 15, 2022 Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Essays must be no longer than 550 words. Applicants need not be Mensa members. Website: http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/new_window C-SPAN's Student Cam Deadline: January 20, 2022 Each entry should reflect this year's theme: "How does the federal government impact your life?" Your video should analyze the current or historical significance of your chosen issue and include differing points of view. The entry must be the original work of the student(s). This competition is open to entrants currently enrolled in middle or high school in any state in the United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Students may be enrolled in public or private schools, or be home-schooled. Students in grades 6-8 will be considered "middle school" entrants; grades 9-12 will be considered "high school" entrants. A grand prize of $5,000 for the student(s) and $750 for the teacher/school will be awarded to the best overall entry in either the high school or middle school category. 149 other prizes ranging from $125 to $3,000 will be awarded based on category and region. Website: http://www.studentcam.org/ new_window APIA Scholarship Program Deadline: January 26, 2022 The Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholarship Fund awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA provides scholarships to underserved APIA students. They place a special focus on those who live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status, are the first in their families to attend college, are representative of the APIA community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity, and have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement. Website: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.htmlnew_window National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships Deadline: January 31, 2022 There are three types of Eagle Scholarships: academic, merit, and field study. Eligibility requirements vary for each type of scholarship. Students must be a member of the National Eagle Scout Association. Scholarship amounts range from $2,000 to $50,000. Website: https://nesa.org/for-eagle-scouts/scholarships/ new_window WEOKIE Foundation Scholarships Deadline: January 31, 2022 The WEOKIE Foundation will award 25 graduating high school seniors scholarships for $2,000 each. Applicants must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school or home school program located in one of the following counties in which WEOKIE serves: Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, and Oklahoma. Students must submit an application and write an essay using the following prompt: If you had the opportunity to enhance your school in a positive way, what specific changes would you make? How would you make these changes? How does this impact students, teachers, and administration? Website: https://www.weokie.org/scholarshipsnew_window Daughters of the American Revolution Deadline: January 31, 2022 All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee. Website: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-infonew_window February Scholarships EGIA Foundation Scholarship Deadline: February 1, 2022 The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program was established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking an HVAC technical education. This scholarship provides essential financial support to aspiring residential HVAC, green HVAC, or home performance contracting careers. Up to 20 eligible students will be awarded a $2500 scholarship to pursue an HVAC degree or certificate at an accredited community college, technical/vocational school, or approved technical institute during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants will be asked to explain what inspired them to choose an HVAC technical education and their plans upon graduating. Website: https://egiafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarship?gclid=Cj0KCQiA2L7jBRCBARIsAPeAsaOBWqsSDDofr4wfMm9tjLrsU3E7NxzITL9xnr_innk3ZnFt7qnXET8aAsVMEALw_wcBnew_window EngineerGirl Writing Contest Deadline: February 1, 2022 The 2021 EngineerGirl Writing Contest invites you to submit a piece of writing that salutes engineering's role in meeting and defeating the challenges presented by COVID-19. Applicants may be in grades 3 - 12. The length of submission required varies, depending on grade. Winners will be selected in each grade category with first-place winners receiving $500, second-place entries receiving $250, and third-place entries receiving $100. Website: https://www.engineergirl.org/134513/2021-contestnew_window OMRF: Fleming Scholar Program Deadline: February 1, 2022 To be eligible for the Fleming Scholar Program, applicants MUST be: An Oklahoma resident at the time of high school graduation, at least 16 years of age, and classified as a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior at the time of application submission. Applicants must also be a United States citizen or permanent resident or have unrestricted employment authorization in accordance with applicable Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations (example: J-2 - with Employment Authorization Document). Applicants with an H-4 visa are not eligible. Students must be willing and able to commit to the program's entire eight-week time frame, (June 1 - July 24). Scholars are selected based on aptitude and interest in science and math, academic standing, essays and recommendation letters written as part of the application process. Website: https://omrf.org/about-omrf/education-outreach/fleming-scholar-program/application-information/new_window Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarships Deadline: February 20, 2022 Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring 2022. Website: http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htmnew_window Sweet and Simple Scholarship Deadline: February 28, 2022 Big things come in small packages, and now, those simple gifts can really pay off in Unigo's Sweet and Simple Scholarship! Think back to a time when you received a special gift that seemed so unassuming yet made such a strong impact in your life. Was it a present you could open in a box or a humble gesture from a stranger? Your gift will forever be priceless, but the Sweet and Simple Scholarship can help sweeten that present with a $1,500 award towards your college education. So, for those looking for an easy scholarship, keep it simple - sweet and simple. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/sweet-and-simple-scholarshipnew_window
FFA students partnered with Kindergarten today to decorate engraved ornaments for Christmas!
The Nowata Music Department presents their Winter Concert on Thursday December 16th at 7:00 pm in the MS Gym. Admission is free. We hope you will join us as the Beginning Band, MS Band, HS Band, MS Choir and HS Choir kick of this Holiday Season with a night filled with the sounds of the season and maybe even a little bit of holiday magic.
Today Mrs. Scott’s Environmental Science class studied how water temperature affects a fish’s respiration rate!
Nowata CAN is sponsoring a movie night Thursday December 16th at 6:30. Location 115 E. Cherokee ave.
Nowata High School students, on Friday night if you show up before 6:15 pm and you are wearing a Nowata shirt, hoodie or sweatshirt you will be given free admission to the basketball games. You must sit in our designated student section for the Varsity girls and boys games.
Congratulations to the Nowata High School Band for receiving Best Non-Profit Float in the Nowata Christmas Parade on Saturday December 11th. Each section of the band dressed in a particular theme and their instruments as well as themselves lite up for the night time parade. Flutes and Clarinet: Santa's Reindeer Alto Saxs and Horn: Santa and his Elves Trumpets: A Grinch Christmas Tenor and Bass line: The Miser Brother's Christmas Percussion: Elves #Ironmenexcellence
Mrs. Scott’s Environmental Science class is studying aquaponics and dissected fish today in order to learn more about fish anatomy!
Boys and Girls Club of Nowata will be closed on Friday, December 17, 2021. Thank you.
Middle School and High School Yearbook is asking for your help! We're seeking the biggest variety of photos possible, and our goal is for every student to be in the yearbook at least three times. If you have photos that are yearbook worthy, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org! Action and up close candid shots are our favorites! Thank you! Elizabeth Sanco and the Yearbook Staff
Mrs. Maggard's 7th grade math class is learning about surface area by wrapping gifts!
Mrs. Sanco and Miss Hewitt's ELA classes partnered with Mrs. Franke's leadership class to reach out to community businesses to partner with them to collect items for our local family in need. Students wrote letters to businesses, used graphic design to create fliers, and decorated collections boxes to deliver to these businesses. This has truly been a whole school community project! We are proud of our students' willingness to help!