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May 9-May 24, 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. May 17- ACT late registration deadline(late fee required). Test date June 8,2013

Fri. May 17- SAT late registration deadline (late fee required). test date June 1, 2013

Sat. May 4- SAT testing (registration deadline was Apr. 5, 19)

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair 6-8:30pm @ Willamette High School

SAVE THE DATES:

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair at Willamette High School. 6-8:30pm in the auditorium. 50 colleges/ universities will be represented. There will be workshops on applying, financial aid, etc. Everyone is invited.

Wed. May 22- LCC Placement testing. This is your last chance to take your placement testing at CHS. Come to the Career Center to sign up.

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.


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:

Did you know that there are 182 Sophomores and 143 Juniors who do not have their projects done?  Stop by the Career Center and check the lists on the wall.  Get your sophomore and Junior projects done!!

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.

 

Sophomores:

Did you know that there are 182 Sophomores and 143 Juniors who do not have their projects done?  Stop by the Career Center and check the lists on the wall.  Get your sophomore and Junior projects done!!!

 

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following date:  Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

May 2 – May 10, 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. May 3- Early release

Fri. May 3- ACT registration deadline (test date June 8, 2013)

Fri. May 17- ACT late registration deadline(late fee required). Test date June 8,2013

Fri. May 17- SAT late registration deadline (late fee required). test date June 1, 2013

Sat. May 4- SAT testing (registration deadline was Apr. 5, 19)

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair 6-8:30pm @ Willamette High School

SAVE THE DATES:

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair at Willamette High School. 6-8:30pm in the auditorium. 50 colleges/ universities will be represented. There will be workshops on applying, financial aid, etc. Everyone is invited.

Wed. May 22- LCC Placement testing. This is your last chance to take your placement testing at CHS. Come to the Career Center to sign up.

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.


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:

Did you know that there are 182 Sophomores and 143 Juniors who do not have their projects done?  Stop by the Career Center and check the lists on the wall.  Get your sophomore and Junior projects done!!

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.

 

Sophomores:

Did you know that there are 182 Sophomores and 143 Juniors who do not have their projects done?  Stop by the Career Center and check the lists on the wall.  Get your sophomore and Junior projects done!!!

 

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following date:  Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

April 25- May 3, 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:

Wed. May 1- National Decision Day for Seniors going to college/university

Thurs. May 2- SAT registration deadline (test date June 1, 2013)

Fri. May 3- ACT registration deadline (test date June 8, 2013)

Sat. May 4- SAT testing (registration deadline was Apr. 5, 19)

 

SAVE THE DATES:

Wed. May 1- National Decision Day. Deadline for students to inform colleges/universities of decision to attend.

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair at Willamette High School. 6-8:30pm in the auditorium. 50 colleges/ universities will be represented. There will be workshops on applying, financial aid, etc. Everyone is invited.

Wed. May 22- LCC Placement testing. This is your last chance to take your placement testing at CHS. Come to the Career Center to sign up.

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.


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.

 

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following date:  Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

 

April 15-May 31, 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

 

EUGENE MASONIC LODGE NO 11  SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00-3.50 GPA, application, autobiography, recommendations, transcript

SCHOOLS:  Oregon public college or university

DEADLINE: 4/15/2013  AWARD: up to $1000

PROCESS: return to career center

due to lodge by April 23, 2010

PENGUIN GROUP SIGNET CLASSICS STUDENT  ESSAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 11th-12th grade, English teacher must  submit student essay on “Emma” by Jane Austen, student essay with cover letter  from teacher

DEADLINE: 4/15/2013  AWARD: $1,000 (5)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/services-academic/essayhome.html

 

CALC & TRUTH IN RECRUITING PEACE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, evidence of social justice commitment, application, essay or poem, transcript, recommendation

SCHOOLS:  higher education institution

DEADLINE: 4/15/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  Finalists may be interviewed

 

RJ HOYMAN SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, committed to LGBTQ issues, financial need, coversheet, resume, supplemental questions, transcript

SCHOOLS:  University of Oregon

DEADLINE: 4/15/2011  AWARD: $2,500

PROCESS: return to provider

 

EPUD EMPOWERING SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 2.00 GPA, live in EPUD service area, interested in utility industry career, application, resume, essay

DEADLINE: 4/15/2013  AWARD: $1,250 (5)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.epud.org 

 

EARL HULSTROM MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.0 GPA, application, biography, transcript, recommendation

DEADLINE: 4/19/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: return to career center

 

TECH START EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, pursue degree in computer science, IT or management information systems field, application, essay, example of technology, recommendation

SCHOOLS:  Oregon or Washington Colleges

DEADLINE: 4/22/2013  AWARD: $2000 for student & $500 for school

PROCESS: e-mail to provider

WEB: http://techstart.org/ 

AYN RAND’S THE FOUNTAINHEAD ESSAY CONTEST

ELIGIBILITY: 11th-12th grade, 800-1600 word essay on The Fountainhead

DEADLINE: 4/26/2013  AWARD: $50 – $10,000

PROCESS: submit online or mail to provider

WEB: www.aynrand.org/contests 

 

OREGON HEAD START ASSOCIATION FRANK ROBERTS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, head start graduate, application, recommendations, essay

DEADLINE: 4/26/13  AWARD: $2,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.ohsa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=78 

 

ALISON WHEELER SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, 80 hrs community service, science/technology major, resume, essay, transcript

SCHOOLS:  4 year college or university

DEADLINE: 4/29/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: return to career center

 

OREGON SPORTS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

MAC TARNAHAN SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.30 GPA, athletic achievement, community involvement, SAT 1350 or ACT 21, application, recommendations, transcript, SAT/ACT, SAR (student aid report), personal letter, recent photo & biography

SCHOOLS:  Oregon college or University

DEADLINE: 4/30/2013  AWARD: $2000  (6)

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: www.oregonsportshall.org 

 

CAPTAIN KEVIN KYLE MOSLEY PRIVATE PILOTS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 11th-12th grade, passion for aviation  and plan to get private pilots license, application (online), resume, essay, recommendation

SCHOOLS:  pilot training

DEADLINE: 5/1/2013  AWARD: $2,500

PROCESS: mail or fax to provider

WEB: www.evergreenmuseum.org 

 

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER ASSOCIATION OF LANE COUNTY

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, reside in LCFD’s #1’s fire protection boundaries (Crow, Elmira, Noti, Veneta, Walter), application, essay, transcript, letters of recommendation(3)

DEADLINE: 5/6/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

MARJ WELLS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, no minimum GPA – want to see improvement, essay (topic-my life story, what this scholarship would mean to me), unofficial transcript

SCHOOLS:  any school of higher education

DEADLINE: 5/6/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: return to Career Center

DANDELIONS “LANCER PRIDE”

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, application, recommendations, essay, transcript

DEADLINE: 5/13/2013  AWARD: $250

PROCESS: return to Career Center

 

DR. NILES ORTHODONTIC CIVIC SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, current or former patient of Dr. Niles, leadership, community service, essay describing outstanding achievements, transcript

DEADLINE: 5/14/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

LANECO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, member of/or family member of LaneCo, application, essay, transcript

DEADLINE: 5/24/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: mail or drop off @ LaneCo Federal Credit Union

WEB: www.laneco.org

 

U.S. BANK SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, application

SCHOOLS:  four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank Student Loan Program

DEADLINE: 5/31/2013  AWARD: $1,000 (40)

PROCESS: apply online

SUBMISSION:  random selection

WEB: http://www.usbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.html

 

FIRST TECH CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, First Tech member, application, transcripts with SAT/ACT scores

DEADLINE: 5/31/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail or e-mail to provider

WEB: www.firsttechcu.com/advice_planning/College_Planning/advice_college_planning.html

 

 

 

 

April 11 – April 18, 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:

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

Thurs. Apr. 18- Uof O college visit for Juniors @1pm in the Career Center

*Thurs. Apr. 18- LCC preview night 5-8pm @LCC (gymnasium)

*Sat. Apr. 20- ASVAB testing 8:15am @North Eugene High School

Tues. Apr. 23- Humboldt University college visit for Juniors @11:45am in the Career Center

 

SAVE THE DATES:

*Thurs. Apr. 18- LCC Preview Night 5-8pm

Schedule of Events:

5:00 pm – Lane Kick-off (Gym)

5:15 pm – Division Showcases/ Campus Walking Tours

6:30 pm – Information Sessions held in CML meeting rooms

7:15 pm – Academic, Student Activities and Student Services’ Fair (Gym)

8:00 pm – Lane Preview ends

 

*ASVAB offered Apr. 20, 2013 for Seniors and Juniors. If you are interested in joining the Armed Services or pursuing a career in a “hands on” field, you should be sure to sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Apptitude Battery. See the Career Center for more information.

Wed. May 1- National Decision Day. Deadline for students to inform colleges/universities of decision to attend.

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair at Willamette High School. 6-8:30pm in the auditorium. 50 colleges/ universities will be represented. There will be workshops on applying, financial aid, etc. Everyone is invited.

Wed. May 22- LCC Placement testing. This is your last chance to take your placement testing at CHS. Come to the Career Center to sign up.

 

 

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.


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.

 

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

Volunteer at the Book Sale: Volunteers are needed to work the annual book sale on 4/12 thru 4/14. Call 541-484-1452 or email booksalevolunteer@gmail.com.

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following dates:  Tues. April 16, Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

March 14 – March 21, 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:

Thurs.  Mar 14 – LCC Scholarship deadline (8:59pm)

Wed. Mar. 20- Application deadline for Boys State Leadership Camp.

Fri. Mar 22- ACT Late registration deadline (test date April 13, 2013)

Coming soon: ASVAB offered Apr. 20, 2013 for Seniors and Juniors. If you are interested in joining the Armed Services or pursuing a career in a “hands on” field, you should be sure to sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Apptitude Battery. See the Career Center for more information.

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.

LCC Scholarships: Deadline is March 14 (at 8:59pm), start your essays now. The Lane Community Foundation offered almost $700,000 in scholarships to Lane students last year! 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. Deadline for application is March 20.

Sophomores:

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

Volunteer at the Book Sale: Volunteers are needed to work the annual book sale on 4/12 thru 4/14. Call 541-484-1452 or email booksalevolunteer@gmail.com.

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following dates: Tues., March 19, Thurs. April 4, Tues. April 16, Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

 

March 21- April 4, 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 22- ACT Late registration deadline (test date April 13, 2013)

Mar. 25-Apr. 1- No School

Tues. Apr. 2- classes resume

Fri. Apr. 5- SAT registration deadline (test date May 4, 2013)

SAVE THE DATES:

Thurs. Apr. 18- LCC Lane Preview Night 5-8pm. Stay tuned for more information.

Wed. May 1- National Decision Day. Deadline for students to inform colleges/universities of decision to attend.

Thurs. May 9- Mini College Fair at Willamette High School. 50 colleges/ universities will be represented. There will be workshops on applying, financial aid, etc. Everyone is invited.

Wed. May 22- LCC Placement testing. This is your last chance to take your placement testing at CHS. Come to the Career Center to sign up.

*Coming soon: ASVAB offered Apr. 20, 2013 for Seniors and Juniors. If you are interested in joining the Armed Services or pursuing a career in a “hands on” field, you should be sure to sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Apptitude Battery. See the Career Center for more information.

 

 

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.


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.

 

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

Volunteer at the Book Sale: Volunteers are needed to work the annual book sale on 4/12 thru 4/14. Call 541-484-1452 or email booksalevolunteer@gmail.com.

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following dates: Thurs. April 4, Tues. April 16, Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

March-April, 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

 

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: www.alorboysstate.org/

Don Epperson 5419288032

 

“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: www.legacyproject.org 

 

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

 

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: 3/29/2013  AWARD: $1,500

PROCESS: submit online

WEB: www.selco.org 

 

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: www.oregonpta.org 

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

 

U OF O ROBERT ERICKSON KAISER PERMANENTE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 2.75 GPA, financial need, preference to African American, Hispanic or Native American, application form, essay, transcript, recommendations

SCHOOLS:  University of Oregon – first time freshman

DEADLINE: 3/30/2013  AWARD: payment towards tuition, room & board, & books, up to $5,100 per/year.  Renewable up to 4 yrs.

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: www.ashleysdream.org/scholarships/ 

 

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

 

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

 

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: www.incighteducation.org/

 

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD PFLAG SCHOLARSHIP

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

DEADLINE: 4/1/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

 

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

 

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: www.oan.org

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

 

EUGENE SOUTHTOWNE ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, agree to  volunteer  2 days with Southtowne Rotary project, application form, 2 recommendations, essays,  transcript

SCHOOLS:  Oregon Public university/college

DEADLINE: 4/5/13  AWARD: $3,000 – $4,000

PROCESS: return to career center

 

4J ADMINISTRATOR’S ASSOC. FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE BOUND STUDENT

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, first person in family to attend college, application form , SAT/ACT,  recommendations, essay, transcript

DEADLINE: 4/9/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: return to career center

 

LANE COUNTY CREDIT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY: all grades, entry form, essay

DEADLINE: 4/13/2012  AWARD: $500 1st, $300 2nd, $200 3rd

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  awards luncheon May 10th

 

EUGENE MASONIC LODGE NO 11  SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00-3.50 GPA, application, autobiography, recommendations, transcript

SCHOOLS:  Oregon public college or university

DEADLINE: 4/15/2013  AWARD: up to $1000

PROCESS: return to career center

due to lodge by April 23, 2010

 

CALC & TRUTH IN RECRUITING PEACE SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, evidence of social justice commitment, application, essay or poem, transcript, recommendation

SCHOOLS:  higher education institution

DEADLINE: 4/15/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: mail to provider

SUBMISSION:  Finalists may be interviewed

 

EARL HULSTROM MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.0 GPA, application, biography, transcript, recommendation

DEADLINE: 4/19/2013  AWARD: $1,000

PROCESS: return to career center

 

OREGON HEAD START ASSOCIATION FRANK ROBERTS SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, head start graduate, application, recommendations, essay

DEADLINE: 4/26/13  AWARD: $2,000

PROCESS: mail to provider

WEB: http://www.ohsa.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=78

 

ALISON WHEELER SCHOLARSHIP

ELIGIBILITY: 12th grade, 3.00 GPA, 80 hrs community service, science/technology major, resume, essay, transcript

SCHOOLS:  4 year college or university

DEADLINE: 4/29/2013  AWARD: $500

PROCESS: return to career center

 

 

 

 

 

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:

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

Thurs.  Mar 14 – LCC Scholarship deadline (8:59pm)

Wed. Mar. 20- Application deadline for Boys State Leadership Camp.

Fri. Mar 22- ACT Late registration deadline (test date April 13, 2013)

Coming soon: ASVAB offered Apr. 20, 2013 for Seniors and Juniors. If you are interested in joining the Armed Services or pursuing a career in a “hands on” field, you should be sure to sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Apptitude Battery. See the Career Center for more information.

 

Scholarship of the Day: Seriously, all you have to do is submit a resume (which you should already have as part of the Junior Project which I’m sure you completed-just sayin-) and you can win a $500 scholarship. It doesn’t get any easier than this, people!

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

 

 

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.

LCC Scholarships: Deadline is March 14 (at 8:59pm), start your essays now. The Lane Community Foundation offered almost $700,000 in scholarships to Lane students last year! 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. Deadline for application is March 20.

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

Still Looking for Community Service Hours? We can help! The following opportunities are available and people are needed!

Volunteer at the Book Sale: Volunteers are needed to work the annual book sale on 4/12 thru 4/14. Call 541-484-1452 or email booksalevolunteer@gmail.com.

The Community Garden (behind Churchill High School) is looking for people to help with the spring cleanup on Saturdays from 10-2pm. No need to call ahead, just show up.

Churchill High School Track and Field team will be offering hours to all students who are able to help run the meets for the following dates: Tues., March 19, Thurs. April 4, Tues. April 16, Tues. May 7. Please see Julie Stelle at the front office for sign ups. For any questions please call George Walcott at (541) 517-4270.

 

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