Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

New News:

  • Financial Aid and Managing College Costs: sophomore & junior students and families please join VSAC on Wednesday, April 24th from 5:30-7:00 pm in the SHS Library for a GEAR UP informational meeting.

  • News Flash-Plant Sale: Spring is coming fast! Order plants for Mother's Day from the Sophomore class! Please don't forget to come to pick up order forms for the Sophomore plant sale in the High School front office or any Sophomore. Rowan Pinkham and Isla Saylor have extras too. ORDER FORM DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST!

  • NCAA NIGHT-DATE CHANGE: The college search process and intercollegiate athletics: Finding the right fit, for the right reasons.  WEDNESDAY, MAY 8th: 6:30PM at RICE MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, CAFE.  Panelists will include Tacy Lincoln, Associate Director of Athletics, local coaches, and local college student/athletes. Learn more about:  Recruiting, Scholarships, NCAA Divisions, Eligibility, NCAA requirements,Campus Visits. Open to the public- no registration needed. Contact Patti with any questions!

  • Help Out at TEDx Stowe: Need community service hours? TEDx Stowe is looking for volunteers on May 9th from 5:30-10 pm. Tasks include: being a runner, setting up/ taking down tables for intermission, backstage help,  etc. And you can watch about 2/3s of the show! Please contact [email protected] ASAP for more information.

  • Prom 2019 will be held on May 18th. More details to come.

  • Are you looking for opportunities to visit college campuses? On May 23rd, the School Counseling Department is hosting a field trip to meet with admissions representatives and to tour the University of Vermont and Champlain College. This is a great opportunity to experience visiting both a big and small school to see what style of campus might be the right fit for you.  Details: On May 23rd, students will depart from school at 8:15am and return to school at 2:00pm. This trip is open to students in grades 8-11 and there are a limited number of spaces available. 8th grade students should sign up with Ms. Nicole. High school students should sign up with Tarah. ** IMPORTANT: Students will need to bring a bag lunch due to the limited dining hall options at both schools. Unfortunately, we will not be able to leave the group to seek out lunch food if you forget to bring your own lunch.**If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email Lauren Conti (SMS) at [email protected] or Patti Tomashot (SHS) at [email protected]

  • Last Day of School: We anticipate that the last day of school for students will be Friday, June 14.  In the unlikely event of additional school closures, this date could change.

  • Graduation will take place on June 15th at 12:00pm.  Graduation Breakfast for seniors will be held at the Commodores Inn at 10:00am.


 

Guidance Announcements

  • Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) believes young people change the world. We are looking for new 2019 Corps Members, ages 15-26, who are excited to make a difference, spend time outside and work on a small team (a crew). Corps Members complete conservation and farm projects, while growing and enhancing job and leadership skills. Over 250 young people will get paid this summer and fall to be Crew Members or Crew Leaders as part of our award winning Conservation and Farm Programs. There are a variety of short or long-term experiences on our crews including: AmeriCorps service positions, camping crews, day crews, internships, and on-going education.  Interested? Know a young person who would work this? Head to www.vycc.org/join to learn more.  Application deadlines start May 1, 2019.

  • American Legion Green Mountain Boys State is a program that teaches town and state government for rising high school senior boys.  Delegates will experience town governance and develop leadership skills through participation.  The staff is comprised of business owners, educators, and professionals, supported by state and local officials who donate their time and efforts to Boys’ State.  This program is widely recognized by the US Military Academies and college and university scholarship programs. Contact you local Post of the American Legion to secure funding support, or contact Dave Cobb, Director, for assistance [email protected] or 802-535-2716.  The cost for each delegate is $275 and must accompany each application.  Applications are available at the SHS front desk. Applications are due May 10, 2019.

  • Applications Now Open: Advanced Coder Camp:  Applications for the Advanced Coder Camp (days) July 22 to 26, 2019 at Vermont Technical College, Williston Campus for rising 7th–11th graders are now open. The camp provides an opportunity for students with some programming background to dive deeper into programming. Campers will learn to develop simple Android applications using Java and xml. Smartphone apps, robots, video games and small business - the world runs on code. Whether you dream of becoming a Google developer or want to launch your own mobile game startup, your coding path continues here. $175 (includes workbook, activities, instruction, some lunches, snacks, field trip and more) Many partial fee scholarships available. Contact: Laurel Butler at [email protected] or (802) 922-3692

  • Applications Now Open: Computer Camp: Applications for a new Computer Camp days July 29 to Aug 2, 2019 are now open. The camp will be held by Vermont Technical College on the CCV Upper Valley Campus in White River Junction for rising 7th – 10th graders. Campers will have a chance to explore/experience a wide variety of topics in computer programming, website development, networking, cybersecurity and related fields working with Vermont Tech faculty. They’ll also have an opportunity to meet with industry professionals who will share their experience on why careers in computing can be so rewarding. Learning, physical activity, and fun will be in abundance. $175 (includes all activities, instruction, some lunches, snacks, field trip and more) Many partial fee scholarships available. Contact: Steven Airoldi at: [email protected] or (802) 728-1337.

  • 2019 TEEN  SUMMER CAMPS; for more information please call: 802.253.8358 or email: [email protected]

    • MOBILE DIGITAL ART STUDIO  July 15th - 19th.  Ages 12 - 17 | 8:30am-3:00pm $300 (member) | $325 (non-member)  Instructor: Kristina Gosh

    • CRANKIES AND ANIMATION  August 5th - 9th  Ages 10 - 14 | 8:30am-3:00pm  $350 (member) | $375 (non-member)  Instructor: Meredith Holch

    • NATURAL MATERIALS IN DRAWING & SCULPTURE  August 5th - 9th  Ages 12 - 17 | 8:30am-3:00pm  $300 (member) | $325 (non-member)  Instructor: Lisa Wolfgang

    • FASHION DESIGN  Session I: June 24th - 28th; Session II: July 15th - 19th  Ages 11-17 | 8:30am-3:00pm $300 (member) | $325 (non-member)  June Instructors: Donna Collins and Jolene Lane July Instructor: Donna Collins

    • FILMMAKERS WORKSHOP  August 12th - 16th  Ages 11 - 17 | 8:30am-3:00pm  $300 (member) | $325 (non-member)  Instructor: Joe Smith.

 

   Scholarships

  • Seniors: Please do not forget to check Naviance for upcoming scholarships. The scholarship season is here and new scholarships are added weekly.

  • Good Neighbor Scholarship: Our community supports us and we love supporting our community. After collecting apples from our neighbors, and pressing them into cider, we are excited to return the funds to our local students. With a huge thanks to our local community and friends over at Cold Hollow for their donations, Stowe Cider is pleased to offer three “Good Neighbor” scholarships for the graduating class of 2019. These are three non-renewable scholarships valued at $1500.  Requirements:
    Must be an attendee of a Washington or Lamoille County High School, Have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, Must be a member of the Class of 2019 planning to attend an accredited technical training program or college in 2019-20, Be an active community member! Please visit stowecider.com/goodneighbor for more information. Application deadline is April 25th.

  • Lyric Theatre Company has awarded an area high school senior with $2,000 in support of their continuing education in the performing arts with our Delano-Nulty Award for the last 45 years. Students wishing to apply for the Delano-Nulty Award must meet the following criteria:

·         Graduation from an area high school or technical school in 2019 with plans to attend college or a professional theatrical training program beginning in September of 2019;

·         Involvement in theater through Lyric Theatre Company, school productions, or other area theater companies;

·         Demonstration of continuing interest in the performing arts;

·         Education/career goals that relate to the performing arts (theater, music, dance or technical theater).  

For more information please contact [email protected].  Application as well as two letters of reference are due by April 30, 2019.

  • Drive for Excellence Scholarship-How it works: Based on academic performance.  Students may be eligible to for $1000 scholarship or win a new Subaru Impreza or Hyundai Elantra.  Students should fill out a registration form either at the Shelburne Road location or available online at burlingtoncars.com and submit their official report card. For more information please visit burlingtoncars.com or visit the front desk.  Registration deadline is April 30, 2019 & report card deadline is May 4, 2019.

  • Lamoille County Players’ Sigrid Bronner Memorial Scholarship: The Lamoille County Players are now accepting applications for our annual Scholarship Award.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student who plans to further his/her education at a formal institution.  Application requirements are: been involved in at least one LCP production, with special consideration to those who have been regular participants in our community theatre group, and plan to attend and institute of higher learning.  To apply for this scholarship, send a letter(via mail or email) describing your experience with the Lamoille County Players and stating you future plans. More information is available at the front desk or email [email protected].  Application deadline is May 1, 2019.

  • Alchemist Opportunity Fund Scholarship-Details: Scholarships can be as much as $1,500 per year, renewable for up to 4 years (you must maintain a 2.5 GPA each semester). The awarded scholarship may vary depending on the type and cost of your program.  Criteria: This scholarship is only for current seniors, graduating in June, 2019, who are: Graduating from one of our schools; Planning to attend an accredited 2- or 4-year college or technical training or certificate program in 2019; and, Can demonstrate their financial need.*  Students attending colleges or programs in Vermont will be given special consideration. Please visit https://alchemistopportunityfund.org/application/ for more information. Application Deadline is May 10th, 2019.


 

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