Student Body News 2-3-20

03 Feb Student Body News 2-3-20

STUDENT BODY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Monday, February 3

Congrats to the Science Olympiad team for a strong performance at the West Ottawa Invitational this weekend. Two groups placed in the top 10 with their performance in Fossils (Emma Haigler and Brianna Kwiecinski), and Geo Mapping (Emma Haigler and Olivia Christie). If you’re interested in hearing more about Science Olympiad please see Mr. Hendricks or Mrs. Walendzik. We could still use more members.

ATTENTION MANDEX PLAYERS: Practice takes place 2 night this week in the small gym:
• Tuesday, Juniors from 7:30-8:30pm and Seniors from 8:30-9:30pm
• Thursday, Seniors from 7:30-8:30pm and Juniors from 8:30-9:30pm

Paul Thai on Plainfield Ave is hiring a part-time server. Anyone interested can stop in to the restaurant or call Julie at 616-805-5159 or 732-379-9946.

Interested in getting an inside peek of the career you’re interested in? Sign-ups for the Kent ISD Groundhog Shadow is TODAY at 11:00 AM. Slots go fast! See Groundhog Shadow Day signs around school for more information and QR code for fast registration. Juniors: This will count for your MiGPS Leg 2 Job Shadow task. Questions? See your counselor.

Attention All Students: The login process to your Naviance Student account has changed. You will now use the “Login with Clever” link on the sign-on page. Look below the email and password options previously used on the login page for the link. Again, use the Clever link on the login page and follow the instructions. This will make it much easier! Yea! Any questions, check your email from the counseling department regarding the change.

Beginning TODAY thru Monday, March 30th, after school CATS on Mondays will be held in the Writing Lab. There is NO CATS on Monday, March 9th due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

Mr. Wiersma’s Online Classes will be held in the Collaboration Room on Friday,
February 21st.

• The Marines will visit during lunches this Thursday.
• The Grand Rapids Police Department will visit during lunches on Tuesday, February 11th.
• The U.S. Army will visit during lunches on Thursday, February 13th.
• Douglas J Aveda Institute will visit during lunches on Monday, February 17th.

The “Pennies for Patients” fundraising campaign for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, is taking place through Thursday, February 13th. Students and staff are encouraged to drop their change in the coin bags located in classrooms and offices. The competition is among grade levels. Also, if we raise $1,000 by Thursday, February 13th, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Dickerson and Mr. Marsman have all agreed to take a pie in the face! For every dollar you donate, you can put your name in a drawing to be the person who gets to do the pie in the face to the administrators. Stop by the Counseling Office to buy a raffle ticket. Help us raise funds for the LLS!
On Friday, February 14th, Northview High School will conduct a school-wide Practice SAT for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors. Students will report to their 1st hour teacher and remain in their 1st hour class the entire Practice SAT.

Seniors will have the option to get volunteer hours, go on a college visit, or attend a job shadow on the morning of Friday, February 14th. Forms will be available in the Counseling Office and must be turned into the Main Office for attendance purposes.

Any student that would like to take the practice SAT, but does not have a 1st hour in the building may report to Mr. Wiersma in the Media Center and participate in the Practice SAT.

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.

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.

FEBRUARY 3, 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.

• 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

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/
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.

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.

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.