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Feb. 28- March 7, 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. Mar 1 – OSAC deadline

Fri. Mar 8- ACT registration deadline (test date Apr. 13, 2013)

Wed. Mar 13-  Sophomore Night @7pm in the CHS auditorium

Fri. Mar 15 – LCC Scholarship deadline

 

News you can Use:

Seniors:

So Many Scholarships, so few students applying! Parents and students are greatly encouraged to check out our scholarship web link or stop by the career center for more information.

FAFSA: It’s not too late to file! You don’t need to have your taxes finished before you file, you can use last years’ as an estimate.

OSAC (Oregon Student Access Commission): has nearly $70 million in scholarship and grant awards available! Deadline is March 1

LCC Scholarships: Deadline is March 15, start your essays now. For list of scholarships and more information, go to

http://www.lanecc.edu/foundation/scholarshipopps.htm

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.

 

Juniors:

You should have finished your Junior projects by the end of January.  If you have not finished, you need to make an appointment to come see Betsy ASAP!

You should be signing up for ACT and/or SATs. In most cases, you can take the tests multiple times and the schools will take your higher score. Come to the career center for more information.

Interested in a career in Government? Boys State is offering a week long leadership camp this summer. Any students interested should stop by the career center for applications and more info.

Sophomores:

Sophomore Night is Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 7:30 PM in the CHS auditorium.

Parents and students should plan to attend this important workshop. We will be focusing on the Career Center curriculum, the Sophomore Project, Graduation requirements and opportunities for post high school planning.

Looking for a great leadership opportunity? Camp RYLA is a 6 day leadership camp for high school sophomores who have a strong desire to make their school or community a better place.  If you’re interested you should come to the career center for applications and information. Application deadline is March 11.

 

Sophomore Projects have begun. If you do not have an English class, please come to the career center for information.

 

 

Everyone:

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

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Yearbook:

Do you want to be featured in the yearbook? If you play an instrument outside of school, or if you are an artist, or even if you have a cool car, please see Mr. Hoffman or someone on the yearbook staff this week or next week at the lastest.

Career Center:

O.S.A.C., the Oregon Student Access Commission, helps Oregon students plan and pay for college. Don’t let this incredible resource pass you by! The deadline is tomorrow. Visit the Career Center for this, and other terrific scholarship opportunities.

Harlem Shake:

Harlem Shake video will be filmed in the Student Lounge tomorrow during lunch. Bring crazy costumes and props!

Swim Team:

Swim team awards banquet will be Tuesday, March 5th at Living Hope Church at 6:00pm.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Band:

Congratulations to Jin Parisien, Hannah Tam, Victoria Kaiser. These 3 students played at the district solo contest and will compete at state in May. Good Job.

Harlem Shake:

Harlem Shake video will be filmed in the Student Lounge on Friday during lunch. Bring crazy costumes and props!

De’Anthony Thomas

Tomorrow is a big day for Oregon fans. De’Anthony Thomas will be coming to speak to our students. It would be cool if everyone wore Oregon colors!! Green, Gold or Black. Let’s make him feel, “right at home”! Go Ducks.

Mr. Lancer:

The Mr. Lancer BUNCO night is coming up soon. Be ready to buy our tickets.

Cafeteria Ladies:

Free pizza today in the student lounge area, come check us out today for a sample of the kinds of pizza that are going to be offered in the student lounge for $2.00 a slice starting tomorrow.

Career Center:

Do you need Community Service Hours? The Eugene Public Library needs volunteers for it’s annual book sale Friday, April 12th through Sunday April 14th. Check the Career Center for more information.

There will be a LCC Math placement test offered on Wednesday, May 22nd at 8:00am in the computer lab. Sign-up in advance in the Career Center.

Swim Team:

Swim team awards banquet will be Tuesday, March 5th at Living Hope Church at 6:00pm.

Rowing Club:

South Eugene Rowing Club is back on the water, and all Eugene highschoolers are invited to try out. We’re gearing up for spring sprints racking and looking for motivated team-oriented athletes who want to try this unique sport and get in great shape. No experience necessary to join our Novice team. Water practice is 4:00 to 7:00pm Monday thru Thursday. Find Spring membership packets online at oarjrcrew.org or e-mail membership@oarjcrew.net.

Sports Happening Today:

6:00pm, Varsity Girls Basketball at Mountain View
Excuse after Second Period

Monday, February 25, 2013

Cafeteria Ladies:

Free pizza tomorrow in the student lounge area, come check us out tomorrow for a sample of the kinds of pizza that are going to be offered in the student lounge for $2.00 a slice starting on Wednesday.

OBOB:

Congratulations to the Battle of the Books for winning Regionals, now on to State in April.

Career Center:

Do you need Community Service Hours? The Eugene Public Library needs volunteers for it’s annual book sale Friday, April 12th through Sunday April 14th. Check the Career Center for more information.

There will be a LCC Math placement test offered on Wednesday, May 22nd at 8:00am in the computer lab. Sign-up in advance in the Career Center.

Swim Team:

Swim team awards banquet will be Tuesday, March 5th at Living Hope Church at 6:00pm.

Lacrosse:

Lacrosse practice is today from 4:00 to 6:00pm at Jefferson Middle school/ATA, bring all your gear.

Girls Golf:

Girls interested in playing golf this spring need to attend an informational meeting in room H-12, today, during lunch.

Baseball:

Attention all baseball players. Anyone interested in trying out for baseball needs to be at the field today at 3:45pm. Since we will be practicing indoors and outdoors please dress appropriate. You will need to bring tennis shoes and cleats. See you there!

Track:

Attention all Tracksters. Track practice begins today, at 4:00pm. Meet in the gym.

Rowing Club:

South Eugene Rowing Club is back on the water, and all Eugene highschoolers are invited to try out. We’re gearing up for spring sprints racking and looking for motivated team-oriented athletes who want to try this unique sport and get in great shape. No experience necessary to join our Novice team. Water practice is 4:00 to 7:00pm Monday thru Thursday. Find Spring membership packets online at oarjrcrew.org or e-mail membership@oarjcrew.net.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Churchill Theatre:

Legally Blonde is tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2:00pm. Be sure to come and support your Churchill Thespians.

Cafeteria Ladies:

Free pizza Tuesday in the student lounge area, come check us out on Tuesday for a sample of the kinds of pizza that are going to be offered in the student lounge for $2.00 a slice starting on Wednesday.

Career Center:

Do you need Community Service Hours? The Eugene Public Library needs volunteers for it’s annual book sale Friday, April 12th through Sunday April 14th. Check the Career Center for more information.

There will be a LCC Math placement test offered on Wednesday, May 22nd at 8:00am in the computer lab. Sign-up in advance in the Career Center.

Girls Golf:

Girls interested in playing golf this spring need to attend an informational meeting in room H-12, Monday, during lunch.

Baseball:

Attention all baseball players. Anyone interested in trying out for baseball needs to be at the field Monday at 3:45pm. Since we will be practicing indoors and outdoors please dress appropriate. You will need to bring tennis shoes and cleats. See you there!

Track:

Attention all Tracksters. Track practice begins Monday at 4:00pm. Meet in the gym.

Boys Basketball

It’s Senior Night for the Boys Basketball Team – Come watch the boys tonight.

Sports Happening Today:

4:00pm, Freshman Boys Basketball with Springfield Excuse 3:00pm
5:30pm, JV Boys Basketball with Springfield
7:00pm, Varsity Boys Basketball with Springfield

Feb. 21, 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

 

TZU CHI SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, application, transcript,  financial information, 2 letters of recommendation, autobiography, essay about Tzu Chi

DEADLINE: 3/9/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.us.tzuchi.org/us/en/ 

 

ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (RYLA)

ELIGIBILITY: 10th grade, leadership “potential”, application, recommendations, brief statement

DEADLINE: 3/11/2013  AWARD: summer leadership camp

PROCESS: return to career center

SUBMISSION:  Camp Dates June 17-22

WEB: http://district5110.org/Committees/RYLA: 

 

EMERALD EMPIRE KIWANIS  YOUTH RECOGNITION AWARD

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, recognition award for school & community involvement, submit a resume to be considered

DEADLINE: 3/11/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: return to career center

 

LCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, online application, FAFSA, essay questions, recommendations,  transcript, activity chart, (upload supporting documents)

SCHOOLS:  LCC

DEADLINE: 3/14/2013  AWARD: various amounts up to $2,500/yr

PROCESS: online-use Internet Explorer

SUBMISSION:  several scholarships for LCC on one application

WEB: http://lane.starsscholarshipsonline.com/STARS 

 

SOS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OREGON SCIENTISTS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.5 GPA, major  in physics or chemistry, FAFSA demonstrated need, either 3.4 GPA for calc, physics, chemistry or SAT math  650, math+verbal 1250, application, statements of interest, references, SAT

SCHOOLS:  University of Oregon

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: up to $10,000

PROCESS: apply online

WEB: http://www.uoregon.edu/~msiuo/undergrad/sos/sos.html 

 

ALLIANCE/MERCK CIENCIA HISPANIC SCHOLARS PROGRAM

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, Hispanic heritage, accepted to college with major in science, technology, engineering or mathematics field., follow online application instructions

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: $2,000

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: http://alliancescholars.org/applications/ 

 

THE OREGON FARM BUREAU ASSOCIATE MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, associate member or a

dependent child of an associate member of Oregon Farm Bureau, application, recommendations, transcripts

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.oregonfb.org/programs/ofb-scholarships/ 

 

ZONTA YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARD

ELIGIBILITY: 16 –19 years old, female, community service & leadership, application (must be typed), recommendation, verification of school enrollment

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to local Zonta club

WEB: http://www.zonta.org 

Pat Frishkoff, Zonta Club Eugene, 11171, Eugene, OR 97440, 541-069-0655, pat@patandpaul.com

 

OREGON FARM BUREAU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, plan to study in an agriculture and forestry related major, application, essays, recommendations, transcripts

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: varies

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.oregonfb.org/programs/county-farm-bureau-scholarships/ 

 

KOHL’S KIDS WHO CARE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: All Grades, volunteer efforts that  made a positive impact on others during the last year, must be nominated online by an adult

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: $50 gift card (store)  $1,000 (regional), $10,000 (national)

PROCESS: apply online

WEB: http://www.kohlskids.com 

 

NALS OF OREGON LAVELLE MULLENNEX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, preparing for career legal support staff,, application, transcript, recommendations

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: varies

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

ARMED SERVICES YMCA ESSAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: all grades, dependent of active duty, reserve or retired military, entry form, essay

DEADLINE: 3/15/2013  AWARD: $100-$1000 bond

PROCESS: e-mail or mail to provider

WEB: http://www.asymca.org 

 

NATIONAL PFLAG SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, Self Identifies as L,G,B or T, OR straight  ally, community involvement, application, essay, recommendations,  transcript, release form

DEADLINE: 3/17/2013  AWARD: $1,000-$5,000

PROCESS:

SUBMISSION:  mail to provider

WEB: http://www.pflag.org 

 

AMERICAN LEGION OREGON BOYS STATE

ELIGIBILITY: 11th, male, application (available online), interview

DEADLINE: 3/20/2013  AWARD: funding for week long government leadership camp in Salem

PROCESS: submit application to career center

SUBMISSION:  must attend entire camp June 16-22nd at Willamette University

WEB: http://www.alorboysstate.org/ 

Don Epperson 5419288032

 

AYN RAND ANTHEM ESSAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 9th-10th grade, essay 600-1200 words

DEADLINE: 3/20/2013  AWARD: $30-$2,000

PROCESS: submit online or mail to provider

WEB: http://www.aynrand.org/contests 

 

ASIAN REPORTER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.25 GPA, Asian descent, application, recommendations, essay, transcript, FAFSA SAR, photo, copy of drivers license

DEADLINE: 3/20/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  if selected attend Banquet April 27th in Portland

WEB: http://www.arfoundation.net/awards.html 

 

BE KIND TO ANIMALS POSTER & STORY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 9th-12th grade, follow instructions for poster or story

DEADLINE: 3/22/2013  AWARD: various prizes to top 4 winners in each grade level

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.oregonhumane.org/services/contests.asp 

 

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE COMPETITION

ELIGIBILITY: all grades, entry form, artwork

DEADLINE: 3/22/2013  AWARD: state winners-trip to New York, finalist $5,000, national winner $30,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.google.com/doodle4google/ 

 

“LISTEN TO A LIFE” ESSAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: age 18 and under, young person 8 to 18 years old interviews person over 50 yrs., Interview a grandparent or friend 50 years or  older about their hopes, goals, obstacles, etc. Write a 300 word essay about the interview

DEADLINE: 3/22/2013  AWARD: grand prize-Lenovo Think Centre Computer & keepsake timepiece

PROCESS: apply online

SUBMISSION:  Judged on 1/3 writing quality, 1/3 content depth, 1/3 appropiateness to theme

WEB: http://www.legacyproject.org 

 

QUESTBRIDGE COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 11th & 12th grade, family income less than $60,000/yr, transcript, test scores, financial information, essay, recommendations

DEADLINE: 3/27/2013  AWARD: summer progams, admissions counseling, etc

PROCESS:

WEB: http://questbridge.org 

 

KATE HERZOG SCHOLARSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, cover letter, unpublished writing sample, letter of recommendation

DEADLINE: 3/27/2013  AWARD: $100-$250

PROCESS:

WEB: http://www.willamettewriters.com/1/herzog.php 

 

EEA  FUTURE TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, pursue career in teaching, minimum 500 each math & verbal SAT, or 25 composite ACT, application, recommendations, essay, transcript, SAT/ACT

DEADLINE: 3/29/2013  AWARD: $600 to one CHS student

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

EEA MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP  FUTURE TEACHER

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, minority student, pursue career in teaching, minimum 500 each math & verbal SAT, application,  recommendation, essay, transcript, SAT/ACT

DEADLINE: 3/29/2013  AWARD: $600 to one CHS student of color

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

GFWC  OREGON FEDERATION OF WOMEN’S CLUBS SCHOLARSHIPS (FOUR DIFFERENT SCHOLARSHIPS)

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade; vocal or instrumental music, art, or essay contests, merit based, entry form, instructor recommendation, see additional requirements for each scholarship

DEADLINE: 3/30/2013  AWARD: $400-$500

PROCESS: see individual submission process

SUBMISSION:  Essay, Art & Music Scholarships

 

OREGON PTA TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, education major, application, recommendations, transcript

SCHOOLS:  Oregon public university/college

DEADLINE: 3/30/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.oregonpta.org 

Ruby Haskell 541-284-5850 Haskell@oip.net

 

ODENZA MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: ages 16-25, 2.5 GPA, contact info & essays

DEADLINE: 3/30/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: http://www.odenzascholarships.com/marketingscholarship.php 

 

SELCO CREDIT UNION

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.50 GPA, member (or immediate family member) of SELCO, application, 3  recommendations, essay, transcript, photo

SCHOOLS:  4 year college or university

DEADLINE: 3/30/2012  AWARD: $1,500

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: http://www.selco.org 

 

U OF O ROBERT ERICKSON KAISER PERMANENTE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, financial need, preference to African American, Hispanic or Native American, application form, essay, transcript

SCHOOLS:  University of Oregon

DEADLINE: 3/30/2012  AWARD: payment towards tuition, room & board, & books

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB:  cmae.uoregon.edu/…/Erickson%20Scholarship%20Application-… 

 

ASHLEY MARIE EASTERBROOK INTERNET SCHOLARSHIP FUND

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.50-3.74 GPA, paid or volunteer work experience, application, transcript, essay, recommendation

SCHOOLS:  4 year university or college

DEADLINE: 3/31/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.ashleysdream.org/scholarships/ 

 

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 10 MINUTE PLAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 11th grade, write a play (10 pages max)

DEADLINE: 3/31/2013  AWARD: $500 (1st), $250 (2nd), $100 (3rd)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.princeton.edu/arts/lewis_center/high-school-contests/ten-minute-play-contest/ 

 

FOSTER CARE TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, have been in foster care or orphaned while in U.S., citizenship not required, follow online application & documentation instructions

SCHOOLS:  Pell-eligible college or post secondary institution

DEADLINE: 3/31/2013  AWARD: Range from $1500 to $6000 per/yr and renewable up to 5 years

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: http://fc2success.org/index.php?id=30 

 

EUGENE SYMPHONIC BAND “LIFELONG MUSIC” SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.25 GPA, Have participated in high school instrumental ensembles for at least 3 yrs., Must plan to participate in instrumental ensembles while in college

SCHOOLS:  any college that offers instrumental ensembles as part of curriculum

DEADLINE: 3/31/2013  AWARD: Annual $500 award (for 3 years)

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  application and 2 letters of recommendation

 

YOUNG AMERICAN PATRIOTIC ART SCHOLARSHIP (LADIES AUXILIARY)

ELIGIBILITY: 9th-12th grade, original artwork on paper or canvas

DEADLINE: 3/31/2013  AWARD: Local:$50-$100 National: $500-$10,000

PROCESS: mail or hand carry to local VFW 293

WEB: Wanda Nerdrum (541)434-9407

Veterans Memorial Building, 1626 Willamette

 

SUPERPOWER SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: all grades, 13 years of age or older; US resident, online application, essay on question “Which Superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?”

SCHOOLS:  accredited postsecondary institution

DEADLINE: 3/31/2013  AWARD: $2,500

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: scholarshipexperts.com 

 

AFT ROBERT G. PORTER

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, dependent of American Federation of Teachers member, application, essay, recommendation SAT/ACT, transcript

SCHOOLS:  higher education institution

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $8,000 ; Paid out in  four $2000 annual payments

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.aft.org/aftplus/scholarships 

 

 

OREGON JAYCEE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, merit based, application, transcript, essay, activities & community service list

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: mail or e-mail as PDF to provider

INCIGHT – RESOURCES FOR SELF-EMPOWERMENT

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, students with documented disability, application, disability documentation, recommendations, essays

SCHOOLS:  4yr or Trade school

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $500-$2500

PROCESS: email,  or mail to provider

WEB: http://www.incighteducation.org/ 

 

VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

ELIGIBILITY: all grades, register, application, transcript, 500 word essay

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $1,000-5,000

PROCESS: e-mail or mail to provider

WEB: http://www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/home.aspx 

 

PHI DELTA KAPPA PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, major in education, see career center for other requirements, follow online application instructions

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: http://www.pdkintl.org/awards/prospective.htm 

 

ASSOCIATED OREGON LOGGERS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, major in forest resource production related field, application, sat/act, essay, transcript, verification college acceptance

SCHOOLS:  college accredited by society of American Foresters

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $1,500 (renewable)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.oregonloggers.org/scholarship.html 

 

FRED G. LEE MEMORIAL

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.50 GPA, parent or guardian member of CACA (Portland Lodge), community service, application, financial information, essays, SAT, transcript

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: 4,000 (1), 1,000 (2)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.cacaportland.org 

 

OREGON ASSOC. OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, OR resident, major in accounting, application, transcripts, references

SCHOOLS:  Oregon college or university accredited for accounting

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: amount varies

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.oaia.net 

OREGON STATE ELKS ASSOCIATION VOCATIONAL GRANT

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, financial need, application, letter from family member, recommendations, essay, transcript

SCHOOLS:  associate degree, technical/vocational program

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.greshamelks1805.org/scholarships.html 

 

TIFFANY WANG ARTS SCHOLARSHIP (CHINESE AMERICAN CITIZEN ALLIANCE)

ELIGIBILITY: 9th-11th grade, 3.00 GPA, at least 1/4 Chinese,  parent/guardian member CACA (Portland Lodge), interest in art, dance, music, drama, application, essay, sample of work

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $500 towards summer arts program

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.cacaportland.org 

 

OREGON NURSERIES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, primarily for students who plan to major in horticulture & related fields, application, recommendations, transcript, SAT/ACT

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $500-$1,000

PROCESS: mail, email  or Fax to provider

SUBMISSION:  several scholarships with varying selection criteria

WEB: http://www.oan.org 

 

SLOCUM RESEARCH & EDUCATION FOUNDATION (SREF) SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, plan to pursue a career in health related field, application, transcript, recommendations, essay, photo

SCHOOLS:  accredited school in U.S.

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $1,500

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

SINGER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, extra-curricular activities, application, FAFSA, recommendations, essay, transcript, photo

DEADLINE: 4/3/2013  AWARD: $2,500 – $5,000

PROCESS: return to career center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3/13 – Sophomore Night

Sophomore Night is Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 7:30 PM in the CHS auditorium.

Parents and students should plan to attend this important workshop. We will be focusing on the Career Center curriculum, the Sophomore Project, Graduation requirements and opportunities for post high school planning.

Feb. 21 – Feb. 28, 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. Feb 22- SAT late registration (test date Mar. 9, 2013)

Fri. Mar 1 – OSAC deadline

Fri. Mar 8- ACT registration deadline (test date Apr. 13, 2013)

Fri. Mar 15 – LCC Scholarship deadline

 

News you can Use:

Seniors:

FAFSA: It’s not too late to file! You don’t need to have your taxes finished before you file, you can use last years’ as an estimate.

OSAC (Oregon Student Access Commission): has nearly $70 million in scholarship and grant awards available! Deadline is March 1

LCC Scholarships: Deadline is March 15, start your essays now. For list of scholarships and more information, go to

http://www.lanecc.edu/foundation/scholarshipopps.htm

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.

 

Juniors:

You should have finished your Junior projects by the end of January.  If you have not finished, you need to make an appointment to come see Betsy ASAP!

Interested in a career in Government? Girls State and Boys State is offering a week long leadership camp this summer. Any students interested should stop by the career center for applications and more info.

Sophomores:

Sophomore Projects have begun. If you do not have an English class, please come to the career center for information.

Everyone:

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

 

 

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Volleybuff:

Sign up sheets for the Volleybuff tournament is now available at Julie’s desk in the counseling office. Only the first 24 seniors and juniors to sign up are guaranteed a spot. Tryouts are coming up soon!

Lacrosse for Girls:

Want to be a part of the fastest growing sport in America? Join the Eugene Women’s Lacrosse Team. No experience is necessary, practice starts after school on the 25th of February the south Eugene high school turf field. If you are interested, come to a brief informational meeting on Friday, February 22nd after school in the small gym at south Eugene high school. Scholarships are available.

Sports Happening Today:

5:30pm, JV Girls Basketball at Springfield
7:00pm, Varsity Girls Basketball at Springfield

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

WISE Leaders:

There will be a WISE Leader meeting today and tomorrow at lunch. Come to the meeting that best fits your schedule.

Volleybuff:

Sign up sheets for the Volleybuff tournament is now available at Julie’s desk in the counseling office. Only the first 24 seniors and juniors to sign up are guaranteed a spot. Tryouts are coming up soon!

Lacrosse for Girls:

Want to be a part of the fastest growing sport in America? Join the Eugene Women’s Lacrosse Team. No experience is necessary, practice starts after school on the 25th of February the south Eugene high school turf field. If you are interested, come to a brief informational meeting on Friday, February 22nd after school in the small gym at south Eugene high school. Scholarships are available.