Are you interested in leadership? Business? Having fun? Earning two college credits? At this week-long program you will work with business executives to write a business strategy, defend your business plan, earn college credits, and meet top business leaders. Program runs June 1-June 8. For more information, click here. Applications are due May 15th!
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
Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors may enroll in SCAD Summer Seminars, a program designed to facilitate students' exploration of a variety of creative disciplines across the SCAD curriculum. These workshops are available to residential or commuting students and offer opportunities to meet other talented teens from around the world and experience a taste of university life under the guidance of SCAD professors and graduate students. Click here for more information. Due March 1 for scholarhsips; May 1 for application.
This program gives rising juniors and seniors (next year) an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. Students may enroll in classes, earn college credit, and explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields. Click here for more information.
The Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI) is a six-week summer bridging program that assists students in making the academic and social transition between high school and college. RAHI is for college-bound juniors and seniors who are willing to work hard and learn first-hand what it takes to succeed in college. Dates are May 28-July 12. Click here for more information. Deadline is March 1st.
Students come from all over Alaska. Here are the minimum requirements:
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.
Juniors-Spring is a great time to take the ACT and SAT. Seniors-remember that to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship, you must have a qualifying ACT or SAT score. Click here to register online for the ACT. Click here to register online for the SAT.
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Test Location Test Center Code
April 13 March 8 March 9-22 Kenny Lake 223160
May 4 April 5 Due April 19 Glennallen 02165
For both the SAT and ACT, you will need your school code: Glennallen (020-039); KL (020-016)
Win a scholarship that allows you to travel to attend the Idaho Youth Rally where you’ll learn about cooperatives, rural electrification and potential careers while developing leadership skills, making new friends, and having the time of your life! While at the Youth Rally, you’ll also have the chance to win scholarships for college and visit Washington, D.C.
as part of the National Youth Leadership Council! Click here for more information. Due Februrary 15th!
Students planning to attend a public university or training program in AK may be eligible for an Alaska Performance Scholarship, worth up to $4,755 per year, depending on the courses you have taken, your test scores, and overall GPA! For more information about your eligibility, visit the APS website or check with Mr. Lorence.
If you're a junior planning to pursue additional training after high school (either four-year college, two-year program, apprenticeship, or certification training), NOW is the time to be previewing scholarships and programs that will be available during your senior year. Once a month or so, you should take some time to check out the scholarship listings on the "Seniors" page...just so you know what to expect next year. If you have questions about how to prepare for your anticipated career or college experience, see Mr. Lorence.