Spartans! Welcome to the 2022 -2023 School Year!

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    *Students who need to retake a Regents exam in June, please sign up with Mrs. Brogan in Student Services by March 29.  (3/29)  

    *Spring is here and the first notice of job hiring is Niagara Falls MAID OF THE MIST.  Stop by the JOBS WALL in Student Services for more information and see what else is available.  (3/31)

    *Reminder:  Several scholarship deadlines are March 31st - this Friday. (3/31)

    *Spring Recess:   Student Services will not be issuing working papers over the break.  Please make sure you get yours prior to leaving on Friday - March 31st   (3/31)


    SAT Weekend

    Registration is now open for spring 2023.
    Help juniors increase their access to scholarship opportunities by encouraging them to register for the spring SAT exams.

    Test Dates Registration Deadlines Late Registration Deadlines

    May 6, 2023
    April 7, 2023 April 25, 2023

    June 3, 2023
    May 4, 2023 May 23, 2023


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    *Kenan Arts Council Scholarship.  This scholarship is available to any High School senior planning to major in art, dance, design, music, or theater.  Applicants must have an average of at least 80%.   The application is on the Scholarship page of the Student Services Website. Deadline:  March 31, 2023.  Award Amount:  $1000.  (3/31)

    *The New York State Horticultural Society is offering the Paul Baker Memorial Scholarship.  These are three (3) - $500 scholarships for a senior who has volunteer service, work ethic, family values, and commitment to service in the agricultural community and involvement in their communities.   Application is on the Scholarship Page.   Deadline March 31, 2023.   (3/31)

    *The Character Council of WNY Scholarship is for Seniors who should download and complete either the fillable PDF application from our website  Please be sure that your students use this updated application as it includes our revised character traits/virtues. All applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 31, 2023(3/31)
    *For seniors planning to major in agriculture, Botany, Conservation, Environmental Science, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Wildlife Science, or a related field: Apply for the 8TH DISTRICT OF FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2023.    Applications can be found on their website: click on "scholarship".  (3/31)
    *The Character Council of Western New York and Harvest Time Partners are pleased to offer $1000 scholarships to college or trade school-bound seniors who exemplify character in their daily lives.   The Application Deadline: Must be postmarked by March 31st.  The Application can be found on the Student Services Scholarship Page   (3/31)
    *The Starpoint Teachers’ Association will select a number of graduating Starpoint Seniors to receive a one-time cash award from our organization.  Awards will be based on evidence of strong academic achievement, leadership ability, community service and/or working with or helping others, positive character traits, and a commitment to continuing one’s education at a 2 or 4-year college.  The scholarship application is available on the Scholarship page of the Student Services website.  Applications are due to Mrs. Tomei in Room N-4 by Friday, March 31st at 2:20 PM. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Tomei.  (3/31)
    *Are you an art student planning to go to college?  There is a $500 scholarship available to one graduating artistic senior.  Please fill out the Visual Arts Scholarship form on the Arts tab on the district website by March 31st.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Tomasello.  (3/31)
    *Seniors: The Starpoint Technology Scholarship is awarded to one or more seniors that have excelled in their technology and STEM coursework throughout their time at Starpoint, and are pursuing a college degree in a field related to technology.  Applications are available on Dr. Schurr’s teacher page, or outside of the Technology classrooms.  Applications are due by Friday, March 31st.  (3/31)
    *The PTA Scholarship  2yr and 4yr application are on the scholarship website page.  The due date is March 31st. (3/31)
    *The American Legion Auxiliary of Higher Education is offering $1,000 Scholarship for seniors based on academics, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and leadership potential.  Applicants must be a direct or adopted descendent of/or related to a member of the American Legion.   Deadline is March 31st.  Application on Scholarship Page.   (3/31)

    *Olivia Bears - Jessica Stone Memorial Scholarship - $1,000.  The applicant must be a survivor of a life-threatening illness or currently diagnosed with an illness. The applicant does not currently have to be receiving treatment to qualify.  See Mrs. Brogan in Student Services for an application.   Deadline:  4/1/2023 (4/1)

    *Niagara County Assessor's Scholarship is open to all seniors.  See the scholarship page for an application.   The deadline is April 1st.   (4/1)
    *LOCKPORT ELKS LODGE SCHOLARSHIP  is for seniors pursuing a 4-year degree in education, engineering, sciences, humanities, business, accounting, and mathematics or a 2-year degree in law enforcement.  The application is on the website.  The DEADLINE is APRIL 1, 2023.  (4/1)
    *The Niagara County Sheriff's Office Victim Services scholarship in honor of National Crime Victims' Rights Week.  One, $250.00 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior in Niagara County who has been impacted by crime.   Application on the Scholarship Page is due April 17.  (4/17)
    *The MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION - JUSTIN BUDWEY SCHOLARSHIP - is offering a  $1,000 Scholarship for a senior entering college who plans on working in the field of Human Services.   The Application is on the Scholarship website page and the deadline is April 7th.  (4/7)
    *NY Water Environment Association Scholarship for seniors enrolling in an environmental-related curriculum in college.   The application is on the Student Service Scholarship page and is due on April 21st.    (4/21)
    *The 2023 Outstanding Youth  Scholarship Award is for Seniors who reside in the Town of Lockport and is now posted on the Student Services Scholarship Page on the website.  Submissions are due by April 28th.  Two winners will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship and Town recognition.    (4/28)
    *Kiwanis Club of Niagara Wheatfield Foundation Tom Beachy Memorial Scholarship for seniors planning to pursue a career in education.  It is available to any Niagara County student for $2000.  We are looking for the student who best exemplifies the many qualities that Tom has.  He was an athlete, teacher, veteran, mentor, and community servant.   Application on the Student Services Scholarship Page - Deadline May 1, 2023.  (5/1)
    *The Kiwanis Club of Niagara Wheatfield is also offering two scholarships for $1000 each for seniors who reside in either the TOWN OF WHEATFIELD or the TOWN OF NIAGARA.   We are looking for students who have not only done community service but have come to love it and know the joy to be found in helping others.   Application on Student Services Scholarship Page.  The deadline is May 1, 2023.  (5/1)
    *PB & J Scholarship for current seniors who plan on attending a 2 or 4-year college.   Who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.  The deadline is May 31, 2023.  Scan the QR code outside Student Services. (5/31)
    *Engineering Scholarship is now available for Seniors planning to major in Engineering or Technology in the fall. The application Deadline is June 1, 2023.  You'll find the application on Student Services Scholarship page. (6/1)
    *WHEATFIELD BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP:   Apply if: • You are a resident of the Town of Wheatfield.  • You are a graduating senior.  • You have been accepted to an accredited college, university,
    trade school, or trade program.  The application is on the Student Services scholarship page.  (6/2)

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    *All lunch balances must be paid in full.  Seniors will not be able to receive their yearbook, cap & gown or graduation tickets if they have a lunch balance.   (6/1)

    *Check out this video link to the Horror & Sci-Fi Cinema Elective available next year!  See your counselor to enroll!  (6/17)
    * Interested in Music and Technology?  Check out this elective class being offered.  Watch this Video for details.  


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    Hey Artists - We're looking for your designs!

    HOW TO ENTER: Create original artwork for a poster that best conveys the essence of the 2023 Taste of Buffalo summer food festival. All entries must contain the required elements and comply with the design specifications listed in these rules.

    Contest Begins: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
    Deadline to submit artwork electronically: Friday, April 14, 2023, 11:59:59 p.m. EST.
    Deadline to submit an entry by mail: Entry must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 14, 2023, and received by Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
    Winner Announcement: 
    On or about Thursday, April 20, 2023

    Click here for the Official Call for Entries.
    Click here to submit your entry.  (4/20)

    *Seniors:   Just a reminder that Local Scholarships are due on March 31st.   All applications are on the Scholarship website page under Student Services!  (3/31)
    *Congratulations to our March Students of the Month. Sienna Budz & Gavin Farrell.  (3/31)
    *Need a summer job?  The Town of Pendleton Summer Recreation Program is hiring!  Work 9-3 right here at Starpoint Middle School Monday-Friday.  Go to the Town of Pendleton website to apply or for more information.  (3/31)
    *Hi-Way Garden Center is currently looking for seasonal Full or Part Time Greenhouse workers/ cashiers to join them for the spring 2023 season.  Please see the new posting on the "Jobs Wall" in Student Services for details.  (4/24)
    *Just two days left to bring in last-minute donations!  The Lockport Cares drive is coming to a close, and your homeroom might come out on top.  We are so excited to bless those without homes in this way. (3/31)
    *Congratulations to our April Students of the Month - Jaimie Fraass & Jack Hawkins.  (4/30)
    *This is a reminder that all STA scholarship applications are due to Mrs. Tomei by Friday, March 31st.  It is posted on the scholarship portion of the student services website. (3/31)

    *The Starpoint Scholastic Bowl lost last night.  BUT you need to know the story.  These participants didn’t play a single second last year and made it to the championship this year.  These are all Juniors; we’ll be back: Quinn Hurley, Captain Connor Church, Aidan Priesch, Charlie Olson, Captain Hayden Schuler, Frankie Payne, and Captain Zach Ely. We’ll work out and come back with a fury next season!!!   (3/29)
    *Today’s disability of the day is ADHD.  ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood.  It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood.  Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention, and controlling impulsive behaviors (may act without thinking about what the result will be), or be overly active.  Believe it or not, there are some famous people who have this disability including Justin Timberlake and Michael Phelps.  Celebrate this disability with us by buying an orange ribbon and cookie in the fine arts lobby!  (3/29)
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    *Interested in playing baseball or softball with some friends?  The Town of Pendleton has brought back its baseball and softball program!  Softball and baseball season begins May 1st and runs until July 31st.  You can register now until April 1, 2023.  Go to the Town of Pendleton website or scan the QR code for more information and Register today!  (4/1)
    *Over the past weekend, seven Starpoint students competed in the NHSCA High School Nationals wrestling tournament held in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Zach Caldwell, Gage LaPlante, and Griffin LaPlante were All-American place winners and are now nationally ranked in their respective age/weight classes. Joining them at the tournament were Caden Barrientos, Matt Caldwell, Jaron Barrientos, and Kole Hasely.  Both Caden and Matt did make it to the All-American round in their respective weight classes.  Congratulations!!   (3/29)
    *Boys JV Lacrosse starts the season at 2-1 in their first 3 games with a 14-1 win against Buffalo and a 7-4 win against Depew.  William Bichler leads the way on offense with 9 points, through 3 games, while Brady Crissman and Rian Kunkle hold things down on the defensive end.  The Spartans travel to Medina on Thursday for a 5’ o clock matchup.  (3/29)
    *The Varsity Boys' Lacrosse Team lost their first game of the season last night at Iroquois, 12 to 4, bringing their record to 3 wins and 1 loss.  Braden Allen had 2 goals, and Will Mainstone and Alec Kirk each added one goal in the loss.  The Spartans have their home opener tomorrow at 5:00 PM vs. Medina.  Come out and support the boys.   (3/29)



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