ATTN: All Junior Girls
The Junior/Woman's Clubs of Woodstown are taking applications for their summer Girls' Career Institute (GCI). The dates for 2016 are Monday, June 6 through Thursday, June 9. GCI offers a "mini college experience." Delegates will experience a sample of college life - living in a dorm, eating in the cafeteria, attending lectures and workshops; delegates will learn about career choices and how to network with other students from throughout the state of New Jersey. Organized sports activities, swimming, crafts, and after dinner sessions in the dorms are just a few of the activities available during free time. For the application click here. the application is due back to Ms. Jenkins in guidance by Wednesday, February 10th. All applications must be typed and then printed out.
NJPSA is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a senior that has demonstrated leadership for participation in co-curricular activities other than athletics. See Ms. Jenkins in guidance for more info. Deadline is Friday, April 1, 2016.
The Salem County Retired Educators Assoc. (SCREA) is offering a scholarship to any senior who will be continuing their education in the field of Education. See Ms. Jenkins in guidance for an application. Deadline is April 14, 2016.
“Future Health Professionals” - Inspira is offering an online course on April 4, 2016. (Deadline to register is: March 24. The course is 7 weeks, completely online through BlackBoard). See Ms. Jenkins for more info. Flyer and the instructions for registration (It costs $10 per student). Students can pay and register using this link: www.inspirahealthnetwork.org/future-health-professionals[inspirahealthnetwork.org]
ATTN: Parents of 8th graders (incoming 9th graders)
On Wednesday, February 3rd there will be a Freshman Parent Orientation Night at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium.
There will be a Kaplan Practice SAT Test on Saturday, February 6th at 7:45 am in the library. There is a donation of $10 due to Ms. Jenkins in Guidance by Wednesday, February 3rd. Make checks payable to WHS LMTI please.
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The link to College Board's list of cancelled SAT tests is
The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program at SCC is a great opportunity for eligible students to receive not only assistance with funding their education but services to assist them with being successful at SCC such as tutoring, counseling and academic advising. The program also sponsors workshops and field trips to engage EOF students outside of the classroom. If you have questions about the EOF program, please do not hesitate to contact Kelly McShay at 856-351-2919 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any Seniors interested in applying for a seat in our Nuclear Energy Technology (NET) or Scientific Glass Technology (SGT) program for Fall 2015, please have them contact me as soon as possible. The seats in these two programs will begin to fill up quickly for this Fall, and I don’t want your students to miss out! Information on the additional requirements for admissions into these programs can be found at http://salemcc.edu/admissions/selective-admissions-programs.
Students interested in Nursing need to attend a Nursing Information Session. Students can register for these sessions at http://salemcc.edu/nursing-center/nursing-information-sessions. Nursing admission packets are due in early April, so any Seniors interested in the Nursing program must complete the admissions process and additional requirements prior to April.
There is a comprehensive updated list of scholarships on Naviance. Just log into your account on family connection and click on scholarships at the top. This list is updated as new scholarships come in, please check it regularly. Also visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
Juniors and Seniors - you can now print your own passes for all college admissions rep visits here at WHS. To see a list of all upcoming colleges that are visiting sign into your Naviance account, click on colleges at the top, then click on view all upcoming visits and then click on sign up. Print your registration page and use it as your pass! If you have any questions please see your counselor or Ms. Jenkins in the guidance office.