High School Spring Conferences will be held on Thursday, April 4. Please note the following.
1. We will only be scheduling conferences during the afternoon from 2:30-4:45 p.m. Each conference will last for 15 minutes. There are NO EVENING CONFERENCES.
2. Conferences can ONLY be scheduled by EMAILING Ms. Lunder.
3. We are asking that you only request conferences with the faculty member you need to see because of questions and/or concerns. This will allow everyone to have an opportunity to schedule a conference.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
15 Minute Senior College Meeting - Mrs. Beeler has scheduled 15 minute meetings with each senior in order to gather final data. Without exception, she needs each student to bring the following unless it has already been submitted to her: letters of acceptance, including admission into honors programs; financial aid letters, including scholarships to all of your colleges; and the final college decision. Students should be prompt and come prepared!
Morning Drop Off - When dropping off your child in the morning, please have her make a quick exit from the car. If she needs more time before exiting the car, pull into a parking spot. We are trying to avoid recent backups that have extended all the way to Exchange Street. Thank you for your cooperation.
Early Release - No Aftercare - On Thursday, April 4, High School students will be released at 2 p.m., in preparation for parent/teacher conferences. There will be NO AFTERCARE that day.
Hudec Dental is offering scholarships to qualifying seniors. See attached for more information and application.
Miami University will host two sessions of our Summer Scholars Program this July. The Summer Scholars Program provides a rich, early college experience for academically talented rising high school juniors and seniors from across the globe. Students will join an engaged community of learners for an intense, two-week, on-campus program exploring a topic of their choice with an acclaimed Miami faculty member. Need-based scholarships are available. More information regarding dates, deadlines, and the application is available online.
Enter for a Chance to Win a $40,000 Scholarship + $5,000 Tech Package in the ACT Scholarship Giveaway - Eligible sophomores and juniors who register for the April, June, or July 2019 US national test dates may enter. During registration, check YES to opt-in to the ACT Scholarship Giveaway for your chance to win. You may also enter by mail. Register online.
Aitaneet Foundation Scholarship Announcement - Applicant must be of Lebanese Christian descent, a 2019 graduate of an accredited secondary school and accepted to an accredited post secondary education institution. More information and application are available online.
Need $$$$ for College? - Up to 20, $1000 scholarships are being offered by the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Appalachian Chapter of the AADE is utilizing these scholarships to encourage college bound high school seniors to consider a career in the oil and gas industry. This scholarship is NOT being limited to petroleum engineering majors; or for that matter, engineering majors. Application is available online.
New England Center for Investigative Reporting will host its Boston University Summer Journalism Institute. The program offers students an opportunity to build a solid foundation in journalistic writing and become better storytellers while reporting the facts. Based at Boston University's College of Communication, students will attend a college-level writing class in the morning. In the afternoon, they are assigned to newsrooms to work with award-winning journalists. More information is available online.
Carolina Horizons - The UNC American Indian Center is hosting Carolina Horizons, a four-day residential, student enrichment program at UNC-Chapel Hill for American Indian students who are preparing to apply to college. During their time on campus, students meet admissions advisers, current Native college students, and college representatives from across the UNC system. Carolina Horizons is open to rising high school juniors and seniors with priority given to rising seniors. Apply online.
Law firm Kisling, Nestico & Redick is giving away a $5,000 scholarship to a student who can come up with a plan that will persuade young adults to avoid texting and driving. More information is available online.
ACLU Summer Advocacy Program brings together high school students from across the United States to participate in a firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. During this week-long program in Washington, DC, students participate in electives and seminars led by lobbyists, community activists, lawyers and ACLU experts to enhance their knowledge of civil liberties, social justice issues, and advocacy campaigns. More information and application are available online.
Buy your Yearbook Today - Don't let your memories fade away. Keep them forever! Go to YearbookOrderCenter.com, then search for 3125 order number.
Lunch Calendar (April 1-12) is available online.