Senior '16 newsletter

December issue

This was emailed out on 12/14/15, if you would like to receive this electronically, please email me at



------You need to have turned in two of your three pictures for the graduation slideshow, (1 baby and 1 middle) at least, and as soon as you get your senior picture, please turn that in as well. If you plan on using your school Life-touch picture, please let me know.

------ If you did not get your Josten's order turned in , DO that as soon as possible!! $30 cap and gown is the minimum. Everything else will have shipping and handling added.

Be safe and have a great holiday break, don't forget your seat belts!

^^^^^^^^^^ Lunch with Alumni! ^^^^^^^^^^

I am inviting former graduates of Crane from the last few years to come back and tell us about their college experiences. (if you know of someone you would like to invite, come tell me!!)

Thursday, January 7th, from 11:11 to 11:55, Pirate time and 5th hour

Pizza will be provided, we will be in the DLL.

Sign up in the office! Only 45 spots open!

ACT Test

My website for ACT prep materials:

The next date to take the ACT is February 6th, register before January 8th if you need to take it!**

Registration for Spring Dual Credit classes

If you would like to take any OTC Dual Credit classes in the Spring, you may start enrolling online now through December 12th. MUST be completed and approved before Christmas break.

Important info:

  • Must do a paper application with your courses on it and turn it into me BEFORE you do the online application. Online application is only for new OTC students.
  • You must fill out a paper application even to take the second semester of Mrs. Mease's English and Mr. Bryan's History class.
  • 3.0 GPA requirement
  • ACT scores
  • Any prerequisites met that are needed
  • You will NOT be allowed to take a Spring class if you made below a B in a Fall class.
  • Books must be purchased before we the start of the Spring Semester

My website: Dual Credit info:

If you are in Mrs. LaCavera's College Algebra class, you must enroll for the OTC online class for the Spring. You MUST a) have a high enough ACT math score and/or recommendation from Mrs. LaCavera.


See Scholarship page on my website for more scholarships

Burger King Scholarship- December 15, 2.5 GPA and up

James McLaramore Whopper scholarship- December 15- 3.3 GPA and up, ACT of 25- chosen from pool of Burger King scholarship General Pool of applications

National Wild Turkey Federation- Due January 1

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites United States high school students to consider the concept of political courage by writing an essay on a U.S. elected official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient. Winner receives a $10,000 cash award, second place receives a $1000 cash award and up to five finalists receive a $500 cash award. Visit for more information. ​Due January 6, 2106

Dairy Farmers of America - Due January 15- must be planning to major in dairy related area

Missouri Sheriff's Association scholarship- Due January 31

Westlake Scholarship- FULL RIDE
Due: February 1!!
Must have a family Adjusted Gross Income of $50,000 or less
- be planning on attending a 4 year college
- minimum of 2.5 GPA

Community Foundation of the Ozarks-
Some scholarships are updated through Feb 1st so check to make sure you have the most update version.
8 Crane eligible scholarships
Browse by city: Crane
Start Jan 1, Due March 1!!