SHS Newsbreak

August 19, 2016

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Financial Aid Information Night

"The Guidance Department hosted an informational session on Wednesday Aug 17 with the Scott County Community Foundation and Hanover College Financial Aid Department. Jaime Toppe (Community Foundation) presented information to help students who are interested in applying for the Lilly Endowment Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to one Scott County senior and will cover the cost of tuition at any Indiana public or private 4-year college. Students must meet certain criteria for this scholarship. Visit for more information.

Mr. Richard Nash (Hanover College) presented information concerning the recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This year seniors considering college will start filling out the FAFSA anytime after October 1 which is a three months earlier than in years previous.

Keep in touch with future guidance happenings by checking the Announcements & the Scholarship Listings pages on the SHS website."

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Get Your Spirit Mojo Ready

Don't be left out of the loop when they talk about the game the next day. The 2016-17 season tickets are on sale now! All currently enrolled SHS students that purchase a Student All-Sports Pass for $30.00 will receive their choice of a gnarly Scottsburg Athletics sweatshirt or t-shirt. Wander down to the Athletic Department to purchase season tickets during lunch or passing period.
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Our Scheduling Software: Pinwheel

SHS and SMS have moved to a new scheduling software, named Pinwheel, for 2016-17. Pinwheel enables faculty, staff, parents, and students to subscribe to our school’s athletic calendars and activity calendars. Users have the ability to receive messages about and updates to the calendars via text and email. Please visit to create an account and start following the calendars of your child’s activities.

We are looking forward to utilizing this enhanced method of communicating with our faculty and families about SHS activities.

Scott 2 Drug Prevention Initiative

Scott 2 School Board recently passed the Student Random Drug Testing Policy for students at Scottsburg High School. Students electing to be in athletics, extra-curricular and co-curricular programs, or students who drive will be included in the random drug screen program.

Here is the link to the new policy:

In addition, Scott 2 has partnered with our local law enforcement, including the K-9 Unit, as a part of the county-wide drug prevention initiative. As part of our partnership, we will be periodically conducting searches in our buildings.

Buy Your Yearbook Now

The yearbook staff is having a SUPER SALE from now until Aug. 26 for the 2017 yearbook. During this sale, books will be sold for only $35 which is a $15 savings over the regular price. Also, students can purchase a name imprint on the cover for $6 and receive up to four icons for free. This is a $20 savings. Buying now will be the lowest price of the year and offers savings of up to $35 over future prices.

Students received order forms in advisory. The order form and money can be turned in to either office. You may also order online at This sale ends on Aug. 26, so don't miss out.