There will be a Beta meeting today, Wednesday, January 24th, in Mr. Weber's Room during 5th hour.



Due to staffing shortages, the American Red Cross is having to cancel the Blood Drive scheduled for tomorrow, January 24.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  There are 2 local options to give blood tomorrow, January 24:  Knights of Columbus Leopold, MO 12:30-5:30pm & St. Vincent De Paul Cape Girardeau, MO 1:00-5:00pm.  With a critical blood shortage, the American Red Cross would appreciate your donation at one of these locations.



The deadline for Murray State University Competitive Scholarships is February 5 @ 12pm CT.  Racer Nation Orientation registration is now live.  You can register by logging into your Murray State MyGate Account (if an admitted student has not logged in, you will need to call the Service Desk at 270-809-2346).


Mizzou Housing is Now Open.  Admitted Fall 2024 students can now complete a housing and dining contract. Students are encouraged to complete these contracts soon.  The sooner they turn in their contract, the higher priority they receive for residence hall selection in the spring.


The River City Rodders has a Vocational School Scholarship that will be awarded to a graduating senior at a high school located in the Cape Girardeau area who will be attending a 2- or 4-year vocational institution in the next academic school year with a focus on automotive skills.  The amount of the scholarship will be $1000 and is not renewable after one year.  Applications are available in Mrs. Elfrink's office.  Deadline to apply is April 15.



The Better Business Bureau Student of Ethics Award is open to high school students graduating in Spring 2025.  Must write a 300 word essay on an ethical dilemma you have faced and how you resolved it. Apply at Winners will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Horatio Alger Scholarship open to juniors planning to enter a college in the US no later than the fall following graduation. Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0, demonstrate critical financial need, be involved in co-curricular & community service.  The online application is available at  Scholarships range from $10,000 to $25,000 with more than 600 available.  Deadline is March 15.



Black River Electric Cooperative’s Annual Youth Tour Essay Contest for Juniors

Juniors have an opportunity to win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington DC. How to enter: submit an original essay 500-1000 words on the topic: Black River Electric Cooperative was formed over 85 years ago to improve the lives of citizens in Southeast Missouri. Part 1: How does the service BREC provides improve your family's life? Part 2: Explain something you have done or want to do that will better the lives of the people around you or in your community. Complete an application from the office and student profile. Mail essay and application to BREC postmarked by Friday, March 8. Visit their website for more information on this contest and see a highlight video.



Since COVID, MIZZOU has been lenient regarding students not meeting their core courses for admission.  In 2025, they will return to normal in how they view high school coursework to meet their requirements.  The following core courses are required:

English:  4 units

Math: 4 units

Science:  3 units

Social Science: 3 units

Foreign Language:  2 units (if offered)

Fine Arts:  1 unit



Missouri Youth Leadership Forum is a free 5-day, 4-night program for high school students with disabilities.  The forum enables young adults who have a disability to learn from each other and successful adults with disabilities. Some of the topics covered:  self-advocacy, employment skills, higher education, disability pride, mentorship, assistive technology, independent living, community service, & legislative advocacy.  To learn more and apply, visit  Application deadline is March 31.



Rotary Camp Enterprise will be at the Cape CTC on February 23 8:00am-2:30pm. It is a fun seminar that allows Seniors & Juniors to explore the world of business through activities & enterprise simulations.  $500 scholarships available.  Free food.  Students are not counted absent from school.  Apply online at by Feb. 7.



Southeast Missouri State University awards approximately 1,750 endowed scholarship opportunities to admitted Southeast students. The scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year are now open!

Automatch Scholarships: All admitted students, with an activated Southeast Key, are automatically considered for these scholarships, and no additional application is needed.

Recommended Scholarships: Admitted students who meet the basic criteria for these scholarships will be emailed, encouraging them to apply and supply additional information.

Students who are chosen for a scholarship will be notified through their Southeast email, with most awards announced in May for the upcoming academic year.

In addition to scholarships offered by Southeast, some External Scholarships may be viewed under the “Opportunities” heading. These scholarships are not affiliated with Southeast Missouri State University.  Please check your SEMO email for these opportunities and review the website for available scholarships.  If you have additional questions, please contact SEMO's Student Financial Services.



Breanna Coleman Memorial Nursing Scholarship-Jan 24

Baer Reintegration Scholarship-Jan 31

SEMO Electric Scholarship-DEADLINE EXTENDED to FEB. 1. In the past, all students who applied from Delta received this scholarship. Parent/guardian must be a member of SEMO Electric Cooperative.

Stuckey Essay Contest-Feb 1

William H. Cooper Leadership Scholarship-turn into Mrs. Elfrink-Feb 1

Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley/MUSIC Scholarship-turn in application to Mrs. Elfrink-Feb. 2

MFA Foundation Scholarship-Feb 15

Missouri STEM Signing Day Scholarship-Feb 15

Farm Kids for College Scholarships-Feb 20



- The deadline to drop a course and receive 100% refund has been extended to this Friday 01/26/24.  If you would like to drop a class, contact Mrs. Elfrink and you will need to complete a form.

-NO textbook needed for EN140.  Online educational resources will be provided as part of the class.

-1st payment due February 1st


University of Missouri-Columbia High School Mini-Med School

Available in June for two sessions. Session 1 runs from June 2-6 and Session 2 is from June 9-13.  This overnight camp is for Missouri high school rising seniors who are interested in a career in medicine. Students will attend lectures and will participate in the same Patient Based Learning (PBL) curriculum that Mizzou medical students do. They will have lots of hands-on clinical experiences. The cost for this camp is $650 which includes all the camp fees, lodging, camp deposit of $50 and meals. There are some scholarships available, and the application is free to complete. The application is open January 12 and is due March 17 along with a transcript and a letter of recommendation from a past or current science teacher. For more information about the camp and the application visit:



1/24 – Chicken Fried Steak

1/25 – Chili with peanut butter sandwich

1/26 – Corn Dog



1/27 @ McCracken County 2:30 ( JV, Varsity)

1/29 vs Meadow Heights 6:00 (Varsity)



Boy's Scott-Miss Tournament. Varsity plays Saturday 1/27 at 12:30 pm and JV plays 11:15 am. The tournament is at Oran.

1/25 vs East Prairie 6:00 (JV, Varsity)

1/27 Scott- Miss Tournament @ Oran