Guidance News 1-22-20

22 Jan Guidance News 1-22-20

JANUARY 22, 2020

ATTENTION SENIORS

• Please be sure you have completed your NHS Senior Interview Sheet. This is a REQUIRED task in Naviance Student. Without the completion of the Senior Interview Sheet, your transcript and Letters of Recommendations will be delayed. Please see the Counseling office if you can’t find the task in Naviance Student.

• ATTENTION SENIORS: that may qualify for SAT fee waivers: In order to take advantage of two free SAT® registrations, six free SAT Subject Test™ registrations, waived application fees at select colleges, unlimited score sends, and much more, you will need to log in to the link below to accept your benefits. See you counselor if you have any questions.
https://signup.collegeboard.org/accept-sat/?SFMC_cid=EM209175-&rid=47683876

• FAFSA NOW OPEN!: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov website or download the myStudentAid app.

9TH-12TH OPPORTUNITIES

DETROIT BOAT SHOW “Career Days”: is taking place January 20-24 at the TCF Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit. FREE admission for students and their parents. Vouchers available in the counseling office.

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN: is hosting “GAMING DAY” on Sat., Jan. 25th from 11:00am-3:00pm. Discover what makes game design exciting and engaging. Register at www.umdearborn.edu/gamingday

UNIVERSITY OF MICHGIAN-FLINT: is hosting their “Winter Preview” on Sat., Jan. 11th from 10:00am-2:00pm. RSVP at www.go.umflint.edu/winterpreview

COLLEGE VISIT REMINDER: if students are planning on taking a day off from school to do a college visit, you must pick up a form in the Counseling office prior to your visit. The absence cannot be excused without the required form turned into the attendance office.

U.S. ARMY RECRUITER: will be doing a presentation on Tue., Jan. 28th at 10:00am to students wanting to learn more about the Army. Students must sign-up ahead of time on Naviance under College Visits.

ATTENTION JUNIORS: The Bezos Scholars Program is a year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. For more information and application visit www.bezosscholarsorg/lead Deadline to apply is Jan. 31st.

KENT CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (KCTC): is now offering Program Visits for students interested in attending KCTC for next fall. Students must reserve a spot ahead of time. KCTC gives preferential treatment during the enrollment process (Feb./Mar. 2020) for students who make a visit. Stop in the Counseling Office for the form and more information.

JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY FOUNDATION ESSAY CONTEST: is available for students in grades 9-12. For more information and to apply visit www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest
Deadline to apply is Fri., Jan. 17th.

DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY: is hosting their Panther Preview Days on Sat., Jan. 25th. Visit www.davenport.edu/pantherpreview for more information.

KUYPER COLLEGE: is hosting Kuyper Experience Days on the following dates: Feb. 21st and Mar. 27th. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what Kuyper has to offer.

CALVIN COLLEGE: is hosting “Fridays at Calvin” to give students an authentic experience of life on campus. “Fridays at Calvin Plus” includes the option to stay overnight in a dorm. For more information visit www.calvin.edu/visit or call 800-688-0122.

Kent ISD Career Readiness Events for Students & Parents
TALK & TOUR CAREER SERIES
Designed for students in grades 7-12, these free career exploration events are like getting 5 job shadows in one! Students & parents can hear directly from a panel of professionals, ask career questions, and tour the employer’s workspace. Space is limited. Over 20 different career fields & industries will be featured over the course of the school year. https://www.kentisd.org/instructional-services/career-readiness/students/programs/talk–tour-career-series/
Upcoming Events:
Architecture and Engineering Careers @ Fishbeck (Formerly FTC&H), Tue., Feb. 4, 6:00-7:30PM
Construction & Engineering Careers @ Elzinga & Volkers, Tue., Feb. 11, 6:00-7:30PM
Health & Rehabilitation Careers @ Mary Free Bed, Tue., Feb. 11, 6:00-7:30PM SCECH
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-FLINT: is hosting a variety of preview events this fall. Visit www.go.umflint.edu/visitus for great opportunities to see what UM-FLINT has to offer.

LAWRENCE TECH UNIVERSITY: is hosting a variety of admission events for high school students. Visit www.ltu.edu for a listing of all the events and to register.

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY: is hosting a variety of campus events for high school students. Visit www.loakland.edu/visit for a listing of all the events and to register.

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES

Visit Northview High School throughout the school year. These are excellent opportunities for students to learn more about college’s admissions process and other general information. To find a current list and to sign-up to attend a visit, students need to sign into their Naviance account https://student.naviance.com/northviewhs or see the guidance department announcements.

U.S. Army Tue., Jan. 28th 10:00am Collaboration Room
Lincoln Tech Thu., Jan. 30th 1:00pm Counseling Office Conference Room
Smith College (Northhampton, MA) Virtual Information Sessions (click on links below)

February 4 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
February 18 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
March 3 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
March 17 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
March 31 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
April 14 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
April 28 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Students can find a current list of scholarships on their Naviance account.
COLLEGE BOARD OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM199403-&rid=167713963
SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA & INFORMATION: is hosting a variety of summer camps for students interested in video game design, 2D &3D animation, and eSports broadcasting of Super Smash Bros gameplay. For more information and to register visit www.cas.mse.edu/camps

STANFORD PRE-COLLEGIATE STUDIES: Various programs for students in Grades 7-12. Visit www.spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Students can find all current job posting information on the bulletin board outside the media center.

SCHEPPERS CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION: now hiring summer concrete construction laborers. Complete and application on location at 10578 Linden Dr. NW, Grand Rapids

CHUCK E. CHEESE: no hiring all positions at the Alpine location. Apply in person at 3108 Alpine Ave. or online at www.chuckecheese.com

CELEBRATION CINEMA NORTH: is hiring Cast Members. Apply online at www.celebrationcinema.org

TJ MAXX: is for Merchandise Associates all hours and schedules. Apply online at www.tjx.com/careers

NORTHVIEW LIFEGUARD: The Northview Aquatic Center is looking for lifeguards. Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Interested students should see Suann at the pool if interested or email at sfoust@nvps.net.

TACO BOY: on Plainfield Ave. is now hiring. Stop in directly to apply.

KUMON LEARNING CENTER: on Plainfield is looking for after school tutors. Contact Northview student MaryHelen Prince at maryhelen945@nvps.net for more information.