17 Feb Student Body News 2-17-20
STUDENT BODY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Monday, February 17
This past Saturday, your Northview Wrestling Team competed in the MHSAA District Tournament. Please congratulate Garett Gee on taking 4th Place. He will be moving on to the Regional Tournament this Saturday, with the chance to compete in the Individual State Championship.
There’s an excellent summer opportunity for students in grades 9-12 at Biotech Explorer at Van Andel Institute. Students will investigate the field of biotechnology and perform various lab techniques. Dates are June 15-19, from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM. The fee is $100.00. Stop in the Counseling office for more information.
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 FrostyBoyGR.com.
Girls Who Code Club is open to all High School girls wanting to learn more about the field of computer coding. This is a career field seeking more involvement from women, and we are providing you with the tools to help you learn more about it. Please join us in the Fishbowl every Monday from 2:45 to 4:00. There is a minimal club fee of $10 to help cover snacks and other expenses.
Any Freshman, Sophomore or Junior who is interested in the New York City trip in June of 2021, there will be a parent/student meeting TOMORROW from 6:30-7:30 PM in the Fishbowl.
Attention Juniors and Seniors! The Northview Writing Center will host another Scholarship Writing Session during lunches, on Wednesday, February 26th in the Writing Lab. We will explore scholarship opportunities with approaching deadlines and review scholarship applications you have already written. Be sure to bring your work, and feel free to check it out on Wednesday, February 26th during lunch if you are interested!
• Douglas J Aveda Institute will visit during lunches TODAY.
• The Army will visit during lunches on Tuesday, March 3rd.
Mr. Wiersma’s Online Classes will be in the Collaboration Room this Friday.
Attention all winter student-athletes planning to play boys and girls lacrosse, baseball, softball and girls soccer: We will be holding open lab times on the following dates to complete required baseline concussion testing:
• Thursday, February 27
• Wednesday, March 4
• Thursday, March 5
Testing will begin promptly at 2:50 PM in the Media Center/Fishbowl. Students that produced a valid test during the fall or winter season do not need to repeat testing; a list of valid tests is posted outside the athletic office and the SRC. Any questions see Mr. Brinks or Mr. Killinger.
After school CATS will be held in the Writing Lab on Thursday, February 27th, Wednesday, March 4th, and Thursday, March 5th.
KCTC is holding their “Spring Open House” on Thursday, March 5th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. This is an excellent opportunity for students and their families to explore the various programs that KCTC has to offer.
KCTC Criminal Justice applications for the 2020-2021 school year, are now available in the Counseling office. Deadline to apply is by 3:00 PM on Friday, March 6th.
KCTC applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available, and interested 10th and 11th grade students can pick them up in the Counseling office. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 20th.
LEGOmania is back! Don’t miss out on this awesome night of LEGO fun! There’s something for everyone who loves LEGO. The Speed Building Competition is for people who can build a brand new kit really fast. The Creation Competition is for people who love to use their own LEGOs to build amazing original designs. The LEGO Love Exhibition is your chance to show off your favorite LEGO sets from your personal collection. Register now at the Northview band booster’s website: www.northviewbandboosters.net. LEGOmania will take place on Saturday, March 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. See you there!
KCTC is now offering Program Visits for students interested in attending KCTC for next fall. Students must reserve a spot ahead of time. Stop in the Counseling Office for the form and more information.
Grand Rapids Police will be hosting their Summer Youth Police Academy. This is open to 10th through 12th grade students who have a 2.0 GPA and interested in law enforcement. Stop in the Counseling Office for more information.
MARCH PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
• Monday, March 9 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM – NO after school CATS
• Thursday, March 12 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM – NO after school CATS
FEBRUARY 17, 2020
• 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.
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.
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)
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)
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
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
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.