Guidance News 12-2-19

02 Dec Guidance News 12-2-19

DECEMBER 2, 2019

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

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.

CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY: is hosting Friday Golden Eagle Days on the following dates for students interested in experiencing life as a Cornerstone student: Dec. 6. For more information and to register, visit www.cornerstone.edu/visitCU

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN: is hosting Health Professions Info Night on Wed., Dec. 4th from 6:00-8:00pm. Visit www.umdearborn.edu/prehealthinfo for 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/
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)
December 10 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
December 17 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
January 7 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
January 21 (3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT)
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

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

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.

RIO GRAND STEAKHOUSE (5501 Northland Dr.): is hiring hosts, dishwashers and table bussers. Stop in the restaurant to fill out an application.

MEDAWAR JEWELERS: is hiring students to do various duties around their store. Contact Paul Medawar or Jennifer at 616-363-4902 to apply.

ONE STOP: is now hiring Warehouse-Order Pullers. Flexible afternoon starting times. Apply online at www.onestopinc.com/about/employment or in person at 2686 Northridge Dr. NW

COUNSELING OFFICE POWER WORKSHOPS

Let’s get stuff done!

The NHS Counseling Office will be holding weekly workshops in the Counseling Conference Room to assist students with high frequency topics! We will be holding one lunch session per week and one after school session per week.

This is meant to be a task-focused time for assistance. We encourage students to attend a topic of choice, we will also be able to assist with other topics, as needed and as staff is available.

Small treats will be provided for student attendees!
Parents are also welcome to attend!
Students may bring their lunch.

Please see our schedule below!

COUNSELING OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM

LUNCH (A & B) Workshops AFTER SCHOOL Workshops
A Lunch: 11:02am – 11:27am 2:35pm – 3:00pm
B Lunch: 12:04pm – 12:29pm

TOPIC DATE
NCAA Wednesday, December 4
Scholarships Wednesday, December 11
Financial Aid / FAFSA Wednesday, December 18

We are also available for any of your
career/post-secondary questions.