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 to learn about the Copper River Watershed through incredible outdoor adventures! Due March 30th.
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!
Seventh and eighth graders who achieve at top levels on national or state tests, or otherwise demonstrate superior academic performance, can participate in this program and take the actual ACT or SAT this year. Deadline to register for the Johns Hopkins CTY Talent Search program is two months prior to the ACT registration deadline of March 7th or SAT registration deadline of April 4th. Click here for more information, or contact Mr. Lorence at school for a brochure and application.
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-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
Students and Parents-if you did not have the opportunity to attend the recent parent nights, I've attached the entire presentation for you below. If you have any questions, please call me. I am also glad to meet with you if you'd like. Preparing for graduation and life beyond takes a lot of work. It is my sincere hope that this information assists you in that preparation. Again, contact me should you have any questions.
Kenny Lake School: 822-3870
Glennallen School: 822-5286
ANSEP has partnered with the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) to provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall after camp.
The camp promotes science, technology, engineering, mathematics education and supports historically underserved and underrepresented students with limited opportunities. Students attend the camp free of charge. Students currently in grade 5, 6, or 7 who have an interest in science and mathematics and at least a “B” average in science and mathematics are eligible. Click here for more information.
The CTY Talent Search is an opportunity for academically advanced students to take the SAT as a 7th or 8th grader to reveal academic strengths and open doors for other opportunities. Students must qualify through having advanced scores on academic achievement tests. For more information, contact Kathi Hindman (email@example.com) or Jim Lorence (firstname.lastname@example.org). Click here for more information on the CTY program.
The SAT will be given at Glennallen School on May 4th. Registration deadline is April 5th. Registration deadline for the CTY program is March 4th.
This is for students entering grades 6-8. The Alaska Summer Research Academy (ASRA) offers engaging and in-depth experiences in science and engineering throughout the year. During the summer, ASRA offers two 2-week academies, a residential High School program, and a day-only Middle School program. Click here for more information. Due February 28th.
Yep. You're only in junior high...but have you thought about what you might want to do after high school? NOW is the time to start considering your options. Reaching your goals after high school requires careful planning now! The state of Washington has put together some great resources for middle school students who are beginning to think about life after graduation. Check it out!