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North Platte High School Announcements

By Schumacher, Teresa

March 31, 2015

North Platte High School Announcement

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

 

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Image result for nesa testAttention all Juniors:  Today, April 1st, Juniors will be taking the Nebraska State Assessment for Math (NeSA).  This will occur at 9:30am.  In order to accommodate all students we will be running the following class schedule:  Periods 2-1-3-4.  This will mean Seniors with honor period 1st hour will need to be at school at 8:00 am.  Thanks so much for making every effort to be at school today.

Image result for fcaThere’s an athlete in all of us.  FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) will be meet today, April 1st in the library from 8pm - 9pm.   #goodsnacks     #goodfun     #DoingSportsGod’sWay     #bringafriendandjoinus

Reminder to all students interested in attending the trip to Washington DC for the Close Up Program. Registration slips need to be turned in to Mr. Bruck or Mr. Werkmeister by tomorrow, April 2nd.  

Image result for school dismissalSchool will be dismissing at NOON tomorrow, April 2nd due to the track meet.

NACAC National College Fair: Saturday, April 18th, 1-4:00pm @ Century Link Center in Omaha, NE - 
Please mark your calendar and plan to attend Omaha’s first National College Fair sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).  National College Fairs welcome colleges from across the United States, so this is a great event to attend as you explore a broad range of colleges and establish contacts with admission counselors from schools you may be interested in.  The fair is free and open to the public.  Visit www.gotomyncf.com for more information, including a list of participating colleges and an online student registration form.

Image result for mid plains community collegeMid-Plains will be here on Wednesday, April 28th to help students apply and register for fall classes.  Information on attending Mid-Plains will also be offered.  If you are interested and need help please sign up with Mrs. Schumacher in the Guidance Office before Friday, April 24th.

Circle of Friends is selling bracelets and suckers for Autism Awareness Month (April). The cost is $1 dollar for either of the items. If you purchase a bracelet you get your name put in a drawing for a small prize (like candy). Suckers will be sold by members of the group and bracelets will mainly be sold in the office. 

Image result for college clip artA representative from the following college(s) will be visiting.  If you are interested please see Mrs. Schumacher in the Guidance Office to sign up:  Mid-Plains Community College - Wednesday, April 8th @ 10:15am

 

 

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

SEPTEMBER
    *    August 8, 2014 is the registration deadline for the September 13th ACT Test.
    *    ACT Test is September 13, 2014.

    *    September 19, 2014 is the registration deadline for the October 25th 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!!

 

 OCTOBER
    *    Pick up local scholarship applications Oct. 1, 2014 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 15, 2014.
    *    ACT test is October 25, 2014.
    *    (Unknown at this time) is the registration deadline for the November 8th SAT Test.

   

 NOVEMBER
    *    Fill out college admission applications.  
    *    November 7, 2014 is the registration deadline for the December 13th ACT Test.
    *    SAT test is November 8, 2014.
    *    Order graduation announcements, diploma, cap and gown (Dates to be announced)
    *    Check the spelling of your name for your diploma in the Guidance Office.  

 

DECEMBER
    *    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 11, 2014.
    *    ACT test is December 13, 2014.  (Final chance to test for some scholarship eligibility)
    *    Local scholarship applications are due December 17, 2014.

 JANUARY
    *    Check with your counselor to see that your transcripts have been sent to colleges.
    *    SAT test is January 24, 2015.
    *    Parents need to complete taxes and complete the Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) form.
    *    January 9, 2015 is the registration deadline for the February 7th ACT Test.

 FEBRUARY
    *    ACT test is February 7, 2015.   (Not given at NPHS)
    *    Apply for Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Scholarships.  (Feb. 1st - Feb. 27th)

 MARCH
    *    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 18th ACT Test.

 APRIL-MAY
    *    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 18, 2015.
    *    Notify the Guidance Secretary of any scholarships you receive by April 15, 2015.
    *    Senior Awards Night on Monday, April 27, 2015 @6:00pm.
    *    Senior check out.  (Date to be announced)
    *    Graduation practice is tentatively scheduled for May 7, 2015 at 9:00am in the PAC.   
    *    Commencement is May 10, 2015 at 2:00p.m. Memorial Stadium Bauer Field.

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

    RECORDS TO KEEP:
* 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

 

 

***Scholarships***

                                                                                                              
NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS BURT AND BECKY
            WHEDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP                                                       March 31

                  Must be a resident of Nebraska
                  Must be a U.S. citizen
                  http://nebraskamayflower.org/downloads/scholarship-application.pdf
 

OGIER SCHOLARSHIP FUND – FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                         March 31
             
      C average or above

CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAVIS CHAMBERS SCHOLARSHIP                      April 1
            Must be a U.S. citizen and Nebraska resident
            Must have financial need based on FAFSA
            Must will/have graduated from a Nebraska high school or
                        Earned a GED
            Must be a full-time student at CCC during current year
                        And plan to transfer to a 4 year college or university
            Must be an academically promising student and active in
                        The community
            Must have knowledge or experience living or working in a
                        Diverse community or organization

JIM HANNA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - INDEP. CATTLEMEN OF NEB             April 30
            Must be a child of any ICON member
            Must plan to attend any college in the fall
            Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
            Must be involved in extracurricular activities

 

JOSEPH’S COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY-ACHIEVEMENT SCHOL.                         April 1
            Must be a graduating high school student

                Must begin classes at any Joseph’s College by September
                Applied to tuition upon successful completion of training
                   program
            Student must maintain 80% satisfactory progress in
                   attendance and academics
            Please call 800-742-7827 for application information or

                apply at www. josephscollege.com
 

JOSEPH’S COLLEGE–CAROLYN ACKERMAN MEMORIAL SCHOL.                              April 1
            Must be graduating high school student
            Must plan to attend any Joseph’s College campus
            Applied to tuition upon successful completion of training
                   program
            Student must maintain 80% satisfactory progress in
                   attendance and academics
            Please call 800-742-7827 for application information or

                apply at www. josephscollege.com

JOSEPH’S COLLEGE -OUTSTANDING MERIT SCHOLARSHIP                                 April 1
            Must be graduating high school student
            Must plan to attend any Joseph’s College campus
            Applied to tuition upon successful completion of training
                   program
            Student must maintain 80% satisfactory progress in
                   attendance and academics
            Students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher
            Any student who is a member of National Honor Society may also apply
            Please call 800-742-7827 for application information or

                apply at www. josephscollege.com
 

LINCOLN BUILDERS BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP                                                          April 1
   
         Must be employee of a Lincoln Builders Bureau member,
           
        company or child of employee
     
        College focus on construction science
     
        www.buildersbureau.com 

MPCC DAVIS/CHAMBERS SCHOLARSHIP                                                          April 1
            Must have applied for admission to Mid-Plains Comm. College

CARRIAGE HOUSE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP                                                          April 4
     
        Must attend Nebraska Community College
     
        Automotive related course of study
               Interview & reference from a new car dealer

BEAUTY CHANGES LIVES (BCL) VIDAL SASSOON SCHOLARSHIP                     April 13
            Apply online at BeautyChangesLives.org

 

 

MULLEN RANCH RODEO SCHOLARSHIP                                                              April 15
       
    Selection criteria will include GPA, extracurricular and community

                    activities, and citizenship

 

SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA COMMUNITY THEATRE ASSOCIATION                                                  April 30

           SCHOLARSHIP/MCCOOK COMMUNITY COLLEGE

               Must be a high school graduate or any student already

                       enrolled in McCook Community College

               Must intend to study theater at McCook Comm. College

 

ASSOCIATION OF INFORMATION TECH.  PROF. (AITP) SCHOL.                         May 1
            Must be planning to attend or continue college, university,
                        community college, or technical school in Nebraska,
                        Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, or South Dakota
            Must have a goal in achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s
                        Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology,
                        Computer Science or a related field.
            Applications available at www.aitpomaha.org

PAWS-ITIVE PARTNERS’ PAWS-UP SCHOLARSHIP                                             June 1
            Must be a resident of Lincoln County
            Must be a graduating senior or non-traditional student
                        enrolled in an institution of higher learning
            Must intend on a career field of animal care, which may
                        include veterinarian, veterinary technician, groomer,
                        animal trainer, animal control officer, wildlife
                        conservation, zookeeper, kennel owner/worker, etc.

 

GENOA U.S. INDIAN SCHOOL FOUND WOLFE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP              June 15
            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
            http://www.nebraskalegion.net/Programs/Scholarships.html

 

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***

 

UNL Career Exploration for Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture – This workshop, developed for high school students, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design.  The workshop provides learning opportunities in the form of design studio explorations, seminars and discussions, field trips and film presentations.  The central focus of the workshop is a design studio where design issues are explored and creative energies are nurtured.  As part of the workshop students will visit professional offices, learn about various career opportunities, and develop fundamental skills necessary for the study of design. This one-week workshop will be held June 7-13, 2015.  In addition there will also be a Discover Landscape Architecture Workshop that will run from June 14 – 19, 2015.  This workshop is “the art and practice of designing the outdoor environment.”  Deadline to register is April 6, 2015. Cost is $585.  Applications for both workshops are available in the Guidance Office or contact Stephanie Kuenning at skuenning2@unl.edu.
 

NAYI (Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute) - NAYI will be held in Lincoln, Ne from July 6-10, 2015.  The selection of delegates to this Institute is based on this application form.  The Nebraska Department of Agriculture will provide all arrangements and the cost of meals, lodging, and conference fees during the Institute for each delegate.  Transportation to Lincoln and any other personal expenses during the Institute will be the responsibility of the delegate.  Eligibility is limited to young men and women who are current high school juniors or seniors.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and are due by April 15, 2015.  

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.   
 
University of Nebraska Medical Center Summer Health Professions Career Workshop – August 4 - August 7, 2015. This workshop is designed to give students the opportunity to investigate different health careers through a hands-on learning program and hands-on based learning program.  There is a fee. Applications are due June 1, 2015. Students must be entering their junior year of high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have an interest in the health professions.  Go to http://unmc.edu/studentservices/ylc for application.

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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