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North Platte High School Announcements

By Schumacher, Teresa

June 05, 2015

North Platte High School Announcement

Monday, June 15, 2015


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NPHS Offices will be open from 7:30am - 4:00pm during the summer for your convenience.  If you have questions during this time or would like to contact a specific office please feel free to contact NPHS at 308-535-7105.  Some offices will be closed throughout the summer so please don't hesitate to call first. 



    Important Dates to Remember for Seniors
     (A complete list is also available in the Post Planning Guide given to all seniors in Oct.)

    *    August 8, 2014 is the registration deadline for the September 12th ACT Test.
    *    ACT Test is September 12, 2015.

    *    September 19, 2014 is the registration deadline for the October 24th ACT Test.
    *    Make an appt. with your counselor to review credits, career goals, and college plans.
    *    Finalize the list of colleges to which you want to apply (usually no more than 5).   
    *    Go on-line for the latest college catalogs and admission applications.  
    *    Study the catalogs for courses and majors offered and sources of financial aid.
    *    Register for the ACT, SAT and/or Achievement tests and prepare for them.
    *    Service Academy and/or ROTC applications must be started.
    *    Begin searching for national scholarships.

        Ask teachers/employers for a letter of recommendation now for scholarships!!


    *    Pick up local scholarship applications Oct. 1, 2015 in the Guidance Office.

    *    ACT Prep course at Mid-Plains Community College (date to be announced)
    *    Sign up in the Guidance Office if you are interested in meeting with college/military.
    *    Make college campus visits.
    *    Check current scholarship lists in the Guidance Office and in the newsletter.

    *    Attend the Educational Planning Program (College Fair) October 14, 2015.
    *    ACT test is October 24, 2015.
    *    (Unknown at this time) is the registration deadline for the November 7th SAT Test.


    *    Fill out college admission applications.  
    *    November 7, 2014 is the registration deadline for the December 12th ACT Test.
    *    SAT test is November 7, 2015.
    *    Order graduation announcements, diploma, cap and gown (Dates to be announced)
    *    Check the spelling of your name for your diploma in the Guidance Office.  


    *    ACT Prep course at Mid-Plains Community College (date to be announced later)
    *    Make sure to have done everything necessary for admission and financial aid.
    *    Continue checking for scholarships and other forms of financial assistance.
    *    Attend College Financial Aid Night on December 3, 2015.
    *    ACT test is December 12, 2015.  (Final chance to test for some scholarship eligibility)
    *    Local scholarship applications are due December 16, 2015.

    *    Check with your counselor to see that your transcripts have been sent to colleges.
    *    SAT test is January 23, 2016.
    *    Parents need to complete taxes and complete the Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) form.
    *    January 9, 2015 is the registration deadline for the February 6th ACT Test.

    *    ACT test is February 6, 2016.   (Not given at NPHS)
    *    Apply for Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Scholarships.  (Feb. 1st - Feb. 27th)

    *    Be alert for housing deposit deadlines and pre-registration for fall classes.
    *    Pick up graduation announcements. (Dates to be announced)
    *    March 13, 2015 is the registration deadline for the April 9th ACT Test.

    *    Most colleges will have notified you of their decision on admission and financial aid.
    *    Keep your counselor informed as you receive your financial aid package.
    *    Keep track of acceptances, rejections, and awards of financial aid.
    *    Reply promptly to colleges asking you to notify them of your decision.
    *    ACT test is April 9, 2016.
    *    Notify the Guidance Secretary of any scholarships you receive by April 15, 2015.
    *    Senior Awards Night on Monday, April 28, 2016 @6:00pm.
    *    Senior check out.  (Date to be announced)
    *    Graduation practice is tentatively scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00am in the PAC.   
    *    Commencement is May 15, 2016 at 2:00p.m. Memorial Stadium Bauer Field.

    *    Request the Guidance Office to send your final transcript to the college you will attend.

* Cancelled checks or money order receipts
* Admission Tickets to tests and correction forms
* All test score reports
* Transcript of grades
* Copies of all correspondence sent to, or received from, colleges






            Must be accepted in an accredited program of higher education
                        and provide a copy of last semester’s grades
            Must be a descendent of a Genoa Indian School student and
                        able to provide documentation
            Must be an enrolled tribal member and able to prove
                        tribal affiliation
            Must express an interest in the history of the Genoa Indian School
            Must maintain a B average
           apply online at http://www.megavision.net/genoamuseum


JIM HURLBERT MEMORIAL BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP                                          June 15
            Must be a Nebraska American Legion Baseball player in
                   their last year of Legion Baseball and/or graduating senior
            Must attend a post-secondary educational institution within
                   the state of Nebraska
            Must have maintained a GPA in the upper 50% of graduating class


UNO BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP – SIGMA PHI EPSILON                                July 31
            Must be male
            Must be attending UNO in fall
            Should exemplify principles of Sound Mind and Sound Body
            Applicants have NO obligation to join fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon

                Must apply online at http://www.unosigep.org/?p=new_members/balanced_man_scholarship


***Special Programs***


Great Plains Hospice – Footsteps Camp: A Family Journey Through Grief – Footsteps Camp is a day-long experience for children K-12 and their families.  Children will learn about grief and connect with other children who are also grieving.  Adults attending with children can learn about their own grief, find support from other adults, and learn how to support the children.  There is no charge to attend.The camp is free to all campers and  Footsteps Camp  is made possible by memorial gifts to the Hospice fund at Great Plains Health Care Foundation Hospice Fund. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, activity supplies and T-shirts will be provided.  This program will be held June 13, 2015.  To register call Renee Callaghan at Lisa Bocott at 696-7434 or.  T to register online at www.gprmc.comgphealth.org/footsteps-grief-camp. and click on Footstep Camp link.   
Great Plains Regional Medical Center Job Shadowing Program – This program is open to students interested in nursing, radiology, dietary, laboratory, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or anesthesiology.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.
(ABC)Nebraska Cornhuskers Chapter Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. - Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a non-profit organization that offers a cost effective and comprehensive apprenticeship and craft-training program for those individuals who want to have a viable career in the trades. Students interested in the construction trades can find more information at http//:www.abcnebraska.org.


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