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Parent Association Meeting: February 12th 7:00 pm

Next LPA meeting on Tuesday, February 12th

Time: 7:00 pm

Administrative update

Discussion around the future or need  of a parent association meeting at Churchill

Hope to see you there!

Enter through Door #3 in front of school-Room 37 on left of corridor!

Jan. 24, 2013

Please note: this is just a partial list of all the scholarships that are available. Stop by the career center for more information and a full listing

 

 

LANE ELECTRIC COOP RURAL ELECTRIC YOUTH TOUR

ELIGIBILITY: 11th grade, Dependent of Lane Electric member, application, letter of introduction, essay, 2 letters of recommendation

DEADLINE: 1/31/2013  AWARD: trip to D.C.

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  trip to D.C. June 15-22

WEB: www.laneelectric.com/scholarships 

 

LANE ELECTRIC – LCC SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, dependent of  Lane Electric member, 2 recommendations, letter of introduction, essay, transcript, interview

SCHOOLS:  LCC

DEADLINE: 1/31/2013  AWARD: $1,500(4)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.laneelectric.com 

 

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARD

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, child, grandchild, (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of living Elk member, follow online application instructions

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: $4,000 (6 awards in Oregon)

PROCESS: apply online

WEB: www.elks.org/enf/scholars 

 

ESA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA or ACT 22 or SAT 1030, application+$5-$15 processing fee, recommendation, essay, transcript, SAT/ACT

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: $500-$2,500

PROCESS: mail to state counselor

WEB: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org 

 

NATIONAL PEACE ESSAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 9th-12th grade, need a coordinator, review guidebook online, application, essay, register online

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: $1000 & trip to DC (state) up to$10,000 (national)

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: www.usip.org/ed/npec/topic.html 

 

YWA CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: All Grades, short story or poem, theme- “Many Voicings: In Translation”

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: prizes from local businesses

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  winners attend free writing workshop with award-winning author Gary Soto

WEB: http://www.ywalane.org/ 

 

OROSHA VIDEO CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 14-18 years old, entry form, video promoting  teen on the job safety

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: $300-$500

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.youngemployeesafety.org/contest 

 

 

AXA ACHIEVEMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, outstanding achievement in school, community or workplace, follow online application instructions

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: $2,000

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: www.axa-achievement.com 

 

APS MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American,  planning to major in physics, application, personal statement, transcript, references, SAT/ACT

DEADLINE: 2/1/2013  AWARD: $2,000/yr

PROCESS: submit online,,

WEB: www.aps.org/programs/minorities/honors/scholarship/index.cfm 

 

AMS FRESHMAN UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, plan to pursue degree in career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences, application, SAT/ACT, recommendation, essay, transcript

DEADLINE: 2/08/2013  AWARD: $2500 renewable for 2nd year

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.ametsoc.org 

 

AMS INDUSTRY MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, minority, plan to pursue degree in career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences, application, SAT/ACT, recommendation, essay, transcript

DEADLINE: 2/08/2013  AWARD: $3,000 renewable for 2nd year

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.ametsoc.org 

 

2013 AL FORTHAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, affected by addiction and living in Oregon, online application

DEADLINE: 2/11/2013  AWARD: $4,000

PROCESS: kyates@voaor.org

WEB: www.forthanpdx.tumblr.com 

 

COURAGEOUS PERSUADERS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 9th-12th grade, Create a TV commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking

DEADLINE: 2/12/2013  AWARD: $1,000-$2,000

PROCESS: submit online or mail to provider

WEB: www.courageouspersuaders.com/contest.htm

 

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION SCHOLARSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.25 GPA, see specific scholarship eligibility requirements, application, financial need form, see specific scholarship requirements

DEADLINE: 2/15/2013  AWARD: various awards

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.dar.org/natsociety/content.cfm?ID=320&FO=Y&hd=n 

 

 

Jan. 24- Jan. 31, 2013

We all want our kids to graduate and successfully transition into adulthood. We’re here to help. The Career Center is here to aid parents just as much as students. We urge you to take advantage of all we have to offer, from checking on your child’s graduation progress to researching scholarship opportunities and attending college visits. Call (541-790-5115), email (hoell_b@4j.lane.edu) or drop in to see Betsy Hoell and her amazing staff of parent volunteers.

 

Next week (ish) at a glance:

Fri. Jan. 25  Early release- Progress reports

Sat. Jan. 26   SAT Testing (registration date was Dec. 28, 2012)

Thurs. Jan. 31   Junior Projects due

Fri. Feb 8   SAT registration deadline (test date Mar. 9, 2013)

 

 

News you can Use:

FAFSA IS FREE: Don’t pay anything. You have to use the 2013-2014 form.

You can now access CIS at home! CIS for internet has current information about work, education and training, and financial aid-written especially for Oregonians. Get information to help you learn:

  • How to set career goals
  • Where to go to school for a degree or technical training
  • What to study in school
  • How to pay for college
  • How to get and keep a job

Just go to http://oregoncis.uoregon.edu/webcis/

user name: WCHS

password: lancers

Juniors:

You should finish your Junior projects by the end of the month. Betsy has completed her visits to English classes to go over the requirements and deadlines. If you do not have an English class and don’t have a packet you must come to the career center and make an appointment to get your packet.

Seniors:

Graduation is coming up fast! Are you ready? Stop by the career center and make sure you’ve got all your graduation requirements met:

  1. Development of a 4 Year Education Plan and Profile including the Sophomore and Junior Career Center Projects.
  2. Completion of Community Service: 40 hours CHC, 130 hours IHS
  3. Completion of an Extended Application Project (LEAP) which challenges and helps students apply academic and career related knowledge and skills. This activity will be completed during the junior or senior year.

Parents of Seniors: Feel free to contact us any time to check your student’s status. Sorry Seniors, it had to be done.

Seniors should complete the online FAFSA form (2013-1014) beginning in January, 2013.  Help is available! See Betsy (in the career center), Oscar or Shannon.

All seniors who already have a PIN should stop by the Career Center and let Betsy know the good news.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Attention Students:

We have a half of day of school on Friday. There will not be any late buses in the morning so take the early bus. The buses will be here at 12:15pm sharp on Friday to take you home. Don’t miss your bus!!

Bookworm Club:

Battle of the Books Today – 12:30 Purple vs. Orange – 12:40 Winner plays Green. PB and J provided. Must have 4 players or forfeit.

School-to-Career:

There will be a WISE Leader meeting today at lunch in room C-2. Any Churchill girl is invited to see what we are all about.

Awakening:

Awakening meets today at lunch in room C-9. Come for pizza, fun and hanging out.

Mr. Lancer:

Senior girls, don’t forget Mr. Lancer candidate voting is next week!

Career Center:

If your parent’s pay their electric bill to Lane Electric Co-op and you are a senior planning to enroll at LCC this fall…Then you are eligible for the Lane Electric Co-op scholarship for $1,500.00. It needs to be completed by January 31st. For more information see the Career Center.

Juniors! If your parents pay their electric bill to Lane Electric Co-op, you are eligible to apply for a trip to Washington D.C. this year. The deadline is January 31st. Please come to the Career Center for details.

Sports Happening Today:

4:00pm, Freshman Girls Basketball with Springfield
5:30pm, JV Girls Basketball with Springfield
7:00pm, Varsity Girls Basketball with Springfield

School Choice (Español)

Padres de familia: ¡Entérate de lo que ofrecen nuestras escuelas!

En el Distrito Escolar de Eugene 4J, cada escuela ofrece una educación excelente para nuestros estudiantes. Los invitamos a conocer más sobre nuestras escuelas y sus opciones. Los estudiantes pueden inscribirse en la escuela de su vecindad en cualquier momento, o escoger una escuela diferente si hay espacio disponible. La lotería anual de opción escolar determina el orden en el cual se otorga los cupos disponibles. Regrese una aplicación antes de las 5 p.m. del día 22 de marzo.

Si usted tiene amigos o familiares que estén pensando en elegir una escuela, por favor invitelos a conocer más sobre nuestra escuela y sus opciones de escuelas!

Exhibición Escolar

sábado, el 26 de enero, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Escuela Primaria Chávez, 1510 W. 14th Ave.

  • Dialogue con los representantes de todas las escuelas de 4J
  • Haga las preguntas que tenga sobre la Opción Escolar
  • Se proveerá traducción en español

Visite la escuela de su vecindad—y mucho más!

Las escuelas del Distrito Escolar 4J estarán abiertas para visitas:

lunes, el 28 de enero al viernes, el 1 de febrero
lunes, el 25 de febrero al viernes, el 1 de marzo

  • Las escuelas tienen diferentes actividades y horarios de visita para los padres
  • Por favor de llamar antes de visitar o vea el horario
  • Para información en español llamar al 541-790-7717

Reuniones informativas para el distrito escolar

jueves, el 24 de enero, 7–8 p.m.
jueves, el 21 de febrero, 7–8 p.m.
sábado, el 23 de febrero, 9–10 a.m.
Centro Educativo 4J, ubicado en el 200 N. Monroe St. en Eugene

  • Información general acerca de las aplicaciones y el proceso de inscripción
  • Se proveerá traducción en español

La aplicación debe ser recibida para:

viernes, 22 de marzo del 2012, antes de las 5 p.m.
por internet o en la Oficina de Servicios de Instrucción, Centro de Educación 4J, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene

 

Más información: www.4j.lane.edu/choice/spanish o llamar al 541-790-7717

School Choice (English)

It’s School Choice Time.
Come see what our schools offer!

In Eugene School District 4J, every school offers an excellent education for our students. We invite you to learn more about our schools and your school choice options. Students may enroll in their neighborhood school at any time, or request enrollment in a different 4J school, provided there is a place available. Applications are due March 22 at 5 p.m. Requests will be accepted in an order determined by lottery.

If you have any friends or family members who are considering school choice, please invite them to come learn more about our wonderful school and their school choice options!

School Showcase

Chávez Elementary, 1510 West 14th Ave.
Saturday, Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m.–12 noon
Get answers about school choice
Talk to representatives from every 4J school

School Visitation Weeks

Monday, Jan. 28–Friday, Feb. 1
Monday, Feb. 25–Friday, Mar. 1
Schools offer tours, open houses and more

School Choice Information Meetings

4J Education Center, 200 North Monroe St.
Thursday, Jan. 24, 7–8 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 7–8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 9–10 a.m.
Get answers about the school choice process

Deadline for school choice applications

Friday, March 22 at 5 p.m. (no exceptions)

 

Learn more and apply online: www.4j.lane.edu/choice

Questions? call 541-790-7553

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Attention Students:

We have a half of day of school on Friday. If you take the bus, they will be here at 12:15pm sharp. Don’t miss your bus on Friday!

Congratulations go to Emanuel Morgan, who has been named to the McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Team. The final team selection to play in the national event will be announced on ESPN on February 14th, 2013 at 5:00pm Eastern Time. Way to go Emanuel!!

Student Parking:

Students, you need a parking permit to park on campus. You can pay for your permit at the finance office. If you don’t have a permit you will get a ticket if you park on campus.

Mr. Lancer:

Senior girls, don’t forget Mr. Lancer candidate voting is next week!

Career Center:

If your parent’s pay their electric bill to Lane Electric Co-op and you are a senior planning to enroll at LCC this fall…Then you are eligible for the Lane Electric Co-op scholarship for $1,500.00. It needs to be completed by January 31st. For more information see the Career Center.

Juniors! If your parents pay their electric bill to Lane Electric Co-op, you are eligible to apply for a trip to Washington D.C. this year. The deadline is January 31st. Please come to the Career Center for details.

School-to-Career:

There will be an informational meeting for the 4j-ACT sponsorship to Lane Community College today at 3:00pm in room C-2.

Girls Tennis:

There is a Girls Tennis meeting today at 3:10pm in the office conference for all girls interested in playing tennis this spring.

November 2012 LPA minutes

Lancer Parent Association November 27, 2012

Meeting called to order at 7:02pm

Treasurer Report – Kirsten Barnett Account balance of $2471.45 182 student directories have been order at a cost of $3 each

Administrative Report – Londa Rochholz It has been an exciting fall Current enrollment is 1088 (297 fr, 250 so, 266 jr, 275 sr) • Staffing is based on enrollment • Schedules for the new trimester went out to students on Wednesday (November 21)  Students may request a schedule change through their counselor this week.  Any change requests next week will require parent and teacher signature.  Achievement Compact (replaces No Child Left Behind) • Staff is just becoming familiar with requirements; more will be known following a meeting later this week • General discussion followed CHS website will have a FAQ section; q/a to be provided to Jake • Discussion followed about website content School Board Member, Mary Walston, dropped by last week and talked with students and staff about 3×5 schedule among other things.  • Leadership was not available to meet with Ms. Walston.  School philosophy of Focus on Instruction  can result in leadership not being available for drop in visits from parents, board etc… New Hires • Marty Wilder has joined CHS.  His areas of instruction will be STEM and Algebra II • Additional new teacher is pending.  Areas of instruction will be Biology Electronic Sign • The sign will be posted on Bailey Hill near 18th Avenue • LPA raised money for this sign for several years

Site Council Report Site Council meetings are held each month on the first Wednesday from 3:45-5:00pm • Parent representatives report at each meeting • Students also attend and provide input School Improvement Plan (SIP) will be posted to the website • Includes goals related to communication, education, instruction and how we meet those goals • Working to align SIP goals with Achievement Compact • Discussion followed about what the goals are and consequences of not met Accreditation Team will be here in April; preparing materials for that

Discussion about role of LPA and math curriculum

Directory Update – Tom Pargeter • Cleaning up list and removing names of folks who opted out • Target mail date of mid-December • Other methods of providing directory (electronic etc…) have been researched, but not pursued

Other Announcements • During months of August – November, 173 parents recorded 1095+ volunteer hours! • Next meeting January 15, 2013 with Dr. Berman

Meeting adjourned at 8:15pm

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Student Parking:

Students, you need a parking permit to park on campus. You can pay for your permit at the finance office. If you don’t have a permit you will get a ticket if you park on campus.

School-to-Career:

There will be an informational meeting for the 4j-ACT sponsorship to Lane Community College tomorrow at 3:00pm in room C-2.

Sports Happening Today:

5:30pm, JV Girls Basketball with Springfield
5:30pm, Freshman and JV Boys Basketball at Springfield
7:00pm, Varsity Girls Basketball with Springfield
7:00pm, Varsity Boys Basketball at Springfield

1/25 Early Release Schedule

Early Release Schedule (Midterm Reports)

8:40 – 9:15 1st Period
9:20 – 9:55 2nd Period
10:00 – 10:35 3rd Period
10:45 – 11:20 4th Period
11:25 – 12:00 5th Period
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch