11 Mar Guidance News 3-11-20
MARCH 11TH, 2020
• Seniors are encouraged to check out the scholarships listed on Naviance. Several Northview scholarships are now posted.
• 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.
ANXIETY RESOURCE CENTER: located at 312 Grandville Ave. Grand Rapids would like to invite teens to attend their last two events of the school year.
-What is Mindfulness?, Wed., Mar. 11th at 4:30pm
-Art Therapy, Wed., Apr. 8th at 4:30pm
Looking for a summer job and you’re not 16? The Blythefield Country Club is hiring young people of all ages to join their Caddie Program this summer. Caddying offers the opportunity to make good money with flexible hours. You could even have another job! Students that work three summers could be eligible to apply for the Evans Scholarship which covers full tuition and housing at UM or MSU, if admitted. Training for the summer caddie positions start April 11th. Please see the Counseling Office for more information.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY: is hosting their “Laker Experience Days’ for high school Juniors on Fri., Apr. 3rd and Fri., Apr. 10th. This campus visitation is an excellent opportunity to learn more about GVSU. Register at www.gvsu.edu/visit or call 616-331-2025.
EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL: is hosting “Brunch and Braids” on Sat., Apr. 4th from 10:00-11:30am. Tour school, meet students & staff, and learn about the cosmetology program. Location: 3583 Alpine Ave., Grand Rapids. RSVP at 616-363-9853.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY “LEADERSHIP CAMP”: is now accepting applications for Seniors who have been accepted to CMU and for interested Juniors. Application deadline is Apr. 24th. Visit www.cmich.edu/Lcamp for more information and to apply.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY: is hosting their Spring Campus Visit Day on Sun., Mar. 22nd, from 1:00-5:00pm. Register at www.pfw2.edu/spring or call 260-481-6812.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN: is hosting their Spring Open House on Sat., May 2nd from 10:00am-1:00pm. Visit www.umdearborn.edu/springopenhouse for more information.
CALVIN UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR INNOVATION IN BUSINESS: is hosting their annual “Calvin Young Women’s Business Institute” from Jun. 17th-19th. Application deadline is Fri., May 17th. Visit www.calvin.edu/go/ywbi for more information and to apply.
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
KCTC APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR: are now available in the Counseling office. Application deadline is Fri., Mar. 20th.
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 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.
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., Apr. 21st 10:00am
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
CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY: is offering a variety of summer camps including:
-Business Camp – Jul. 29-31 Register at www.cornerstone.edu/business-camp
-Creative Writing – Jul. 7-9 Register at www.cornerstone.edu/creative-writing-camp
MICHIGAN TECH UNIVERSITY: hosts a wide range of Summer Youth Programs. The programs are a week-long and are designed to create awareness in the world of STEM. For more information and application visit www.mtu.edu/syp or call 906-487-2219.
ST. MARY’S COLLEGE (Nortre Dame, IN): is hosting a week-long spiritual experience for high school girls. July. 12-17 or Jul. 19-24. Explore concepts of Beauty, Justice and Faith. Apply at www.saintmarys.edu/embody. Registration deadline is Apr. 28th.
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
Students can find all current job posting information on the bulletin board outside the media center.
Bostwick Bakery: is hiring for part time weekend help. Responsibilities include waiting on customers, frosting donuts, basic cleaning, etc. Must be at least 15 years old. To apply, email Kari at firstname.lastname@example.org
SpartanNash: is hiring part time
-Order Selectors in their warehouse. Flexible hours. Must be 18 years old. $15.00 per hour
-Retail stores (D&W and Family Fare). All ages to work in their stores.
Apply online at www.careeers.spartannash.com
PAUL THAI (new local business): is looking to hire 2 students (Junior and Seniors) for a temporary 2-3 week position. Help is needed dropping off flyers on Plainfield and Beltline. Pay is $12.00-14.00 per hour. Contact Jeff Walker at email@example.com or text him at 732-439-3533.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com for more information.