The ASVAB is a test for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors considering the military as an option after high school. It will be given at Kenny Lake School on Tuesday, Dec. 5th at 845 am and Glennallen School on Wednesday, Dec. 6th at 845 am. Please sign up at your school office or with Mr. Lorence in advance.
Many colleges offer degrees online, including various colleges in Alaska. Here is a resource to help you find colleges with online programs. Click here to get to the site.
To be eligible to play college sports at a division I or II level, you have to be certified by the NCAA eligibility center. If you are planning to compete at a division III level or are unsure, you can start by creating a profile page, which is free. If, at any time, you are planning to compete at a division I or II level, you can transition your profile page to a certification account (fee is $80). If you click here, you will be taken to the proper site to register. There are certain core course requirements that must be met, so please contact me and I'll help you review your courses as well as properly plan your courses. Below I've attached a very helpful guide that will assist you.
The test will be given at Kenny Lake School Dec. 5th at 845 am. It will be at Glennallen School on Dec. 6th at 845 am. See Mr. Lorence if you have any questions.
The U.S. State Department funded Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) is for motivated high school students who want to fully immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school. No previous language experience is required. Students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Due December 12th. Click here for more information.
The United States Senate Youth Program has begun its statewide selection process. In March, two Alaska students will join 104 other delegates for Washington Week – an intensive educational program about the workings of the Senate and the federal government overall. State delegates will have outstanding leadership qualities and a strong commitment to public service. They generally rank in the 1 percent of their states academically. Each delegate receives a $10,000 undergraduate scholarship and an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Alaska’s eligible students must be high school juniors or seniors, an elected student officer for the entire 2017-2018 academic year, and state residents.
Students should submit their application to their principal or myself by Thursday, October 26th. Each school can nominate one student. Due October 26th!
The PSAT is this Wednesday, October 11th at Glennallen and Kenny Lake Schools. Sign up at your school office. The cost is $16. This is a great opportunity to practice for the actual SAT and enter your scores into the National Merit Scholarship Competition! The test is open to sophomores and juniors.
The PSAT will be given at Glennallen and Kenny Lake School on Wed, October 11th. College bound juniors, as well as interested sophomores, are encouraged to test. This test will give you a preview of your readiness for college. The cost is $16. Registration and payment can be done at your school office. Sign up now!
Juniors and Seniors-just a reminder that if you want to take the SAT on October 7th, the registration deadline is this Friday, September 8th. See the attached test schedule for details.
The University of Alaska is offering the first-ever Teach for Alaska Presidential Scholarship for an aspiring teacher. High school juniors and seniors who plan to pursue a degree in teaching are eligible for the $12,000 academic scholarship to the University of Alaska. Interested students can apply by clicking here.