Attached please find the application for the 2017 Copper River Stewardship Program. This program is open to students who are currently in grades 8-12, and the application deadline is March 30th. This is a great opportunity for students to learn about the Copper River Watershed through incredible outdoor adventures! Due March 30th.
Our local VFW is sponsoring this essay contest, and students will have the opportunity to win rewards at our local level. Top essays will then go on to a state and national competition. Application details are attached. If you have any questions, contact me and I'll get you in touch with our local contest coordinator. Due Nov. 1st.
This contest is for any teen in grades 9-12 in Alaska who has been touched by cancer either through a personal diagnosis or that of a family member or friend. Submit your essay online by clicking here. Due March 28, 2016.
Ayn Rand’s novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging. But they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students.Students in 8th grade can also apply for this contest. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer over 600 prizes and $100,000 in prize money each year. For details, choose from the subjects shown on the left of their website. To enter their website, click here. Due March 20th!
Write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles of Courage and win $5,000 in cash and more. For more information, click here. Due January 6, 2014.
The PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 16th. Information about the test can be found by clicking here. While it is important to take the test as a junior (your scores count for the National Merit Scholarship competition), you are welcome to take the test as a freshman also (if space and tests are available).
Note that you must arrive at school by 8 am as we need to start the test shortly thereafter. Be sure to bring your calculator! Register by paying $14 at your school office.
Any student in grades 5-12 that has participated in community service activities may apply. One student can be selected to represent each school at state-level competition. For application information, click here. Due November 5th!
Students and Parents: Please thoroughly review the attached listing of test dates. It is important that you look at sports schedules and other commitments you have when planning your test schedule. This year I added an earlier SAT, which is being held on October 5th. Note that regular registration for that test is due September 6th.
While it is not common for freshman to take these tests, they are welcome to test if they want.
Mr. Lorence, Guidance Counselor
Take a look at this update about the Alaska Performance Scholarship.
Students and Parents-Welcome back to school! As your guidance counselor, I look forward to serving you this school year. Please contact me if I can assist you in any way; by phone in Glennallen (822-5286); by phone at Kenny Lake on Tuesdays (822-3870); or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Look for more information to come soon.
Mr. Lorence, Guidance Counselor