You can win a scholarship that allows you to travel to the Idaho Youth Rally where you'll learn all about cooperatives, rural electrification, and potential careers while developing leadership skills, making new friends, and having a great time! The week-long summer camp will take place July 7-11. Click here for application information. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 14th, at 5 pm.
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!
Sophomores interested in attending a great leadership seminar can apply to represent their school at the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership seminar. Developing your leadership skills is very important, and this seminar will help you do this. Applications are due November 15, 2013. Application information can be found below.
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 sophomore 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.
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 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.
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!