Guidance News 2-19-20

19 Feb Guidance News 2-19-20

FEBRUARY 19, 2020

ATTENTION SENIORS

• Seniors are encouraged to check out the scholarships listed on Naviance. Several Northview scholarships are now posted.
• Please be sure you have completed your NHS Senior Interview Sheet. This is a REQUIRED task in Naviance Student. Please see the Counseling office if you can’t find the task in Naviance Student.
• 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

GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS: is hosting an evening information night on Tue., Mar. 10th from 6:00-7:00pm at the GRCC Tassel M-TEC, 622 Godfrey Ave. SW, Grand Rapids. Excellent opportunity to learn about their various programs.

GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE: is hosting their Spring Open House on Sat., Mar. 14th from 10:00am-1:00pm. To reserve a spot and learn more, visit www.grcc.edu/openhouse

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER: in Rockford is offering a FREE SAT or ACT practice test on Mon., Feb. 17th. Space is limited. Stop in the Counseling office for more information.

KCTC APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR: are now available in the Counseling office. Criminal Justice applications are due by Fri., Mar. 6th. Regular applications are due by Fri., Mar. 20th.

KCTC SPRING OPEN HOUSE: is being held on Thu., Mar. 5th from 5:00-7:00pm. This is an excellent opportunity interested students and their families to explore the various programs KCTC has to offer.

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.

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.

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/
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.

Smith College (Northhampton, MA) Virtual Information Sessions (click on links below)

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

BIOTECH EXPLORER AT VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE: Grades 9-12 students investigate the field of biotechnology and perform various lab techniques. Jun. 15-19, 8:30am-12:30pm. FEE: $100.00 Excellent opportunity!!! Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/biotech-explorer-grades-9-12-tickets-86604810319

LENA MEIJER CHILDREN’S GARDEN PAL PARTNER: is looking for volunteers to help in various areas this summer and fall working with peers, staff and guests. Application available at www.meijergardens.org/volunteer

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.

FROSTY BOY is now hiring for the spring and summer. Must be 16 years old, have reliable transportation, a positive attitude, and available to start early March. If interested, apply online at www.frostyboygr.com

PAUL THAI on Plainfield Ave is hiring a PT Server. Anyone interested can stop in to the restaurant or call Julie at 616-805-5159 or 732-379-9946.

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.