Student Body News 12-4-19

04 Dec Student Body News 12-4-19

STUDENT BODY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Wednesday, December 4

The Women Up period product drive has officially kicked off! Look for tubs in the Counseling Office, Mrs. Hamersma’s room 2103 and Mrs. Lockwood’s room 1116 to drop off period products to help out young girls in west Michigan. Work with us to reach our goal of 50 items!

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: Join the counselors TODAY during lunches or after school until 3:00 PM for any of your counseling office needs or questions.

The hockey team is home TONIGHT at 8:00 PM. Their home rink is Griff’s Ice House. The theme is a jersey out and students are free!

Attention Seniors! All transcript requests in Naviance Student will be sent by Wednesday, December 18th, before winter break. If you have colleges you plan to apply to with a January 1st deadline, requests must be made through Naviance before next Friday, December 13th. No transcripts will be sent during winter break.

If you haven’t yet ordered your Yearbook, be sure to pick up a pink Yearbook Order Form in the Front Office. The special price of $55.00 lasts through Christmas Day, then the price goes up!

Join us TOMORROW at 3:00 in Mr. Hendricks room 1234 for our second Breaking the Stigma meeting. We will be talking about all things mental health. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

The Writing Center is open every Monday thru Thursday during both lunches, in the Writing Lab next to Mr. Brinks’ classroom. It’s a place where students of all grades can come with any piece of writing to seek guidance, advice, and ideas from our consultants. We hope to see you there!

The Senior All Night Party is in need of help this Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and Saturday from 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM and from 2:45 to 4:00 PM at the High School to set up for the Craft Show and the Santa Breakfast, and help vendors take down at the Craft Show.

Look for the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board by Mr. Coty’s room or contact Mrs. Templar at Crossroads.

There is no after school CATS next Wednesday, December 11th.

Jostens representatives will be here during lunches next Thursday, December 12th to deliver class rings. Your ring must be paid in full to receive it. No checks can be accepted on the day of delivery, cash or money order only please. If anyone is in need of warranty adjustments to their class ring or would like to order a class ring, you may do so at that time. Please call 1-800-JOSTENS (567-8367) with any questions or for payment information.

The last day of collection for Toys for Tots is next Friday, December 13th. Bring a smile to a child by bringing in an unwrapped a toy for the box in the Front Office.

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.

Attention Juniors AND Seniors! Work-Based Learning is a program where you earn credit while you get paid to work. If you already have a job or are currently looking for a job, this might be a great fit for you for 2nd semester. If this is something you are interested in, see your counselor soon to discuss.

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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Students can find all current job posting information on the bulletin board outside the Media Center.

DECEMBER 4, 2019

ATTENTION SENIORS

• All transcript requests in Naviance Student will be sent by Dec. 18th, before the holiday break. If you have colleges you plan to apply to with a Jan. 1st deadline, requests must be made through Naviance before Dec. 13th. NOTE: NO TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE SENT DURING THE HOLIDAY BREAK.
• 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

ATTENTION JUNIORS: The Bezos Scholars Program is a year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. For more information and application visit www.bezosscholarsorg/lead Deadline to apply is Jan. 31st.

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

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.