Girl’s State – Calling all of our juniors Falcons

Lady Falcons! This is a great resume builder (think college, think work, think politics) and you absolutely can make a difference by attending this prestigious (and nationally known) program. If you’re interested in making a difference in our world, Girl’s State would be a great stepping stone to you learning how to get active in our government processes. Check in with your counselor or Government teacher to get the details.

 

 

Essay Contest – win big $$

I’m a big fan of money mostly because I like to eat and keep my roof over my head. So, I’m happy to show you, my darling Falcons, a chance to earn some dinero of your own. The Bill of Rights Institute is offering an essay contest, We the Students, and the opportunity to earn up to $5,000 (grand prize) and the honorable mentions get $500. Don’t delay, start writing today!

Colorado US Service Academy Information Day

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet invites interested students and families to join us at our annual Colorado U.S. Service Academy Information Day.

This event will be held at Denver’s South High School on April 25th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and the presentation will start promptly at 1pm.  The afternoon will begin with an informational video (the 5 Pointed Star) and then formal presentations by each of the service academies – the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

Following the presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to talk individually with representatives of the academies and congressional staff that handle academy nominations during a break out session.  We will have table for each congressional office and academy to present their materials to interested students and families.  There will also be representatives from various ROTC units and the Civil Air Patrol.

WHAT: Colorado U.S. Service Academy Information Day
WHERE: Denver’s South High School (1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210)
WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

If interested, students and families should RSVP to academynominations@bennet.senate.gov