Student Services Newsletter

Southmont High School, December 2022

Google Classroom Class Codes

Please make sure to join the Counseling Google Classroom pages to stay up to date on different activities, clubs, scholarships, and other important school information!

Freshman (Class of 2026)—Google Classroom Code: dhfbhhv

Sophomores (Class of 2025)—Google Classroom Code: 6dowvay

Juniors (Class of 2024)—Google Classroom Code: pwcgzr3

Seniors (Class of 2023)-Google Classroom Code: qm7vurh

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  • December 9- CTE Recruitment Field Trip for Sophomores and Junior interested in Criminal Justice and Business Administration
  • January 12- CTE Field Trip to Pre-Nursing and Automotive Programs for interested 10th and 11th graders
  • January 17- PSAT for all Freshman
  • February 7-ASVAB test

Senior Scholarships Available!

Check out Montgomery County Community Foundation for useful information on scholarships and online application! Deadline: January 13

Parke County REMC Scholarship

Applicants must be a son or daughter of a Parke County REMC member and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship

High school and college students who are planning to teach in the State of Indiana for at least five years can receive up to $7,500 per year of college (up to $30,000 total) from the scholarship. Interested students are encouraged to act quickly as there are only 200 scholarships available.
Students should apply by Jan. 31, 2023, at

Knights of Pythias Scholarship

Due January 25 by mail

Herman Davis Scholarship

Four merit-based scholarships valued at $3,050 per year are awarded annually to students attending ANY accredited four-year education institution in the United States. Also, scholarships based on need and valued at up to full tuition and mandatory fees are

awarded. The amount of the scholarship, when combined with all other grant and scholarship aid, will not exceed the financial need of the recipient. One need-based scholarship is awarded to a student who will attend Wabash College, the others are awarded to students who will attend any accredited four-year education institution in the United States. These

scholarships are based on character, academic performance, extra-curricular activities and financial need. Students attending Southmont High School must be ranked in the top half of their class at the end of their tenth semester in order to be considered for these awards.

Due January 9th.

A list of available scholarships will be updated regularly here.

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Help for Cutting and Self-Injury

Mental Health Moment

Coping Strategies for Self-Harm: Often times we have a hard time processing our emotions especially the negative ones. We have a choice either to resolve them in a negative way like self-harm or a positive way which I'm going to list that will help you out when you feel like there are no other options.

1. Get creative- draw

2. Find your zen- listen to music, go for a walk, meditate

3. Talk to your counselor, therapist, trusted adult, or friend

4. Use guided imagery to create a "happy place" you can picture

5. Talk to a crisis counselor. Text HOME to 741741