March 2015 archive

Are you ready for the ACT?

Hey Juniors! The ACT is just around the corner. This is no time to freak out, rather just a time to get your ducks in a row. Here are the details: Wednesday, April 1 – 8:15 – 10:00, ACT Pre-registration Tuesday, April 28 – 7:30 – 11:00 ACT exam Things to remember for test day: …

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Breakfast Optimist Winners

Here are our award winners (and a couple of others) for the Breakfast Optimist Award. Congrats to Bianca Pedraza, Brandon Popino, and Priscilla Aguirre Jimenez!

It’s time for Bootcamp

Interested in a career in Construction? There is a Bootcamp available for you to learn some essential skills. If you like hands-on learning this is something to check out. Construction Skills Boot Camp For Youth-03162015141933 copy

Wrestling Scholarship

Falcons! If you’re a wrestler, check out the John R. Olivas Memorial Scholarship (under Due Date: April 17) on the Scholarships page. It’s worth $2,000 so it would behoove you to apply!  

Young Ambassadors Program

I’m swimming in summer opportunities for our students. Here is another summer program that is called the Young Ambassadors Program (YAP). The application deadline is Monday, April 6, 2015 (that’s our first day of Spring Break). It’s for graduating high school seniors with a commitment to the art, sciences or humanities as it pertains to …

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Univ. of Wyoming Engineering Summer Program

Hey juniors! Here is a fun opportunity for your summer STEM dreams. UW is offering a summer engineering program (ESP) to learn about the field of engineering and many of the career opportunities available for engineering graduates. The ESP will be on the University of Wyoming campus (Laramie, WY) June 21 through June 27. The …

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Volunteers Needed for the Humane Society

Longmont Humane Society has one of our largest fundraising events of the year just on the horizon, Homeward Bound! Homeward Bound is an event that raises funds so we can continue to provide excellent care for the animals. We (the Longmont Humane Society) do ask that any youth volunteers be at least 16 years of …

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Awesome Summer Arts Camp

LYNX National Arts and Media Camp is a two-week camp for high school students at the CU Denver campus. It will b e held from June 14th–26th. This summer we are offering programs in the following content areas: Music Industry (Singer/Songwriter, Music Business, Recording Arts, Performance/Ensembles), Digital Design, Digital Animation and 3D Graphics, Movie Production, and Photography …

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Why you want to get some training

Ultimately, what do we all need to do at some point? My answer is work. And the reason your counselors are such big advocates of making plans and getting training, (be it in college or in a particular field) is because it’s so expensive to live in modern America. Here is the case in point …

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And yet another new scholarship…

Seriously, the money is just rolling in… Here is another scholarship for SVVSD students – it’s $1,000 and uses the Local Scholarship application (List I). Here’s the paperwork: Christopher Anderson Memorial. Due on March 27, 2015 to Maura in the Counseling office.