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Upcoming Events-Lunch Visits and Enrichment Opportunities

FAFSA Completion Events at J-HHS
10/22/2020  12:00-3:00
11/18/2020  11:30-2:30
2/8/2021  11:30-2:30
GRADUATION AND RING SALES INFORMATION
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Senior Pictures
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Enrichment Opportunities
 
Bayou North: Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Are you interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare/medical field?  AHEC provides current high school students with tons of experiential opportunities to learn more about the medical field.  For more information and applications, visit http://www.bnahec.org/programs.html.
 
A-HEC of a Summer:
Applications due March 5th, 2021; 9th-11th graders can apply (applications available in School Counseling Google Classroom)
Day with Doctors:
Applications due November 6th, 2020; Juniors and Seniors with a 3.0+ GPA, (applications available in School Counseling Google Classroom)
A Day with AHEC:
Applications due November 6th, 2020; Juniors and Seniors with a 2.5 GPA (applications available in School Counseling Google Classroom)
MASH:
Applications due March 5th, 2021; Juniors and Seniors with 21+ Composite ACT score and 3.0+ GPA (applications available in School Counseling Google Classroom)
 
Rural Scholars Program: For AHEC alumni interested in applying to LSU Health-Shreveport's School of Medicine
 
Looking for a Summer Job?????
Louisiana Lions Camp is currently recruiting high school students ages 16 and above to fill summer staff positions.  For more information call 337-239-6567 or download the application at www.lionscamp.org.
 
Thursday, October 10th, 2019-Louisiana Delta Community College Resume Writing Workshop
LDCC-Jonesboro Campus
1:00-2:30 pm
236 Industrial Drive
Jonesboro, LA 71270
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided
 
Saturday, October 12th, 2019-Grambling State University's High School Preview Day
High School Day is a fun-filled day created to show prospective students what it means to be part of #GRAMFAM. Students get a chance to browse academic departments, tour campus, meet current students, attend football and basketball games, and much more. Our Annual High School Day programs are held twice a year, during the Fall and Spring semesters. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 318-274-6182 or email highschoolday@gram.edu
*Registration: $25 Paid Pre-Registration (Until September 20, 2019) Includes Game Ticket, Meal Ticket and T-Shirt
$30 After September 20, 2019 On-Site Registration is Available
 
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Are you 17 or older? Are you available to volunteer 15 hours per week? Would you like the opportunity to earn a grant for over $1,200 that can be used towards your college education?  Complete the AmeriCorps application located on the right.
 
There is a student/parent information session being held on October 15th at 5:30 at the Boys and Girls Club in Ruston.  For more information call 318-255-2242.
 
Saturday, November 4th, 2019-Browse on the Bayou
Browse on the Bayou is a specially designed campus visit day for high school juniors and seniors, as well as transfer students. Students and their family visit with faculty and current students to learn about ULM's academic degree programs and student life. Students can register now at ulm.edu/browse.
 
Saturday, November 16th, 2019-Fall Scholar's Day at Northwestern State University
The Louisiana Scholars' College, the state's designated honors college, at NSU offers an open house for those interested in an honors education.
 
Saturday, February 1st, 2020-Senior Preview Day at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 
Saturday, February 15th, 2020-Spend the Day @ A
 
Thursday, February 20th, 2020-College Day at SAU Tech
 
Saturday, March 14th, 2020-Spring Scholar's Day at Northwestern State University
The Louisiana Scholars' College, the state's designated honors college, at NSU offers an open house for those interested in an honors education.
 
Saturday, March 21st, 2020-Junior Day at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020-Sophomore Day at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 
Grambling State University's-High Ability Program
For more information and the application, please visit their website.
June 28th-July 31st, 2020
Requirements:
  • High school junior (rising senior) classification
  • GPA 3.3 or greater (on a 4.0 scale)
  • ACT composite score of 20 or greater or a score of 940 on SAT Verbal (also called Critical Reading) and Math combined (ACT Math 19/ SAT Math 460
 
Americorps/US Department of Homeland Security/FEMA
An excellent option for those interested in business, construction, carpentry, building trades, environmental management, emergency services, forestry, disaster response, public administration, social sciences, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, writing/journalism, counseling, human services, recreation, non-profit services, or careers with local, state or federal government and organizations.
  • No experience or level of education required-can begin application process at age of 17
  • Minimum of 10 month commitment
  • Travel, lodging, healthcare provided plus childcare allowance if applicable
  • Earn bi-weekly stipend plus $6,095 to pay off educational debt or pay for future education and job training expenses
For more information, visit http://corps.vet/ or email apply@corps.vet
LSU Pre-College Summer Academy 
June 7-27, 2020 
Early Bird Deadline:  March 6, 2020
Regular Application Deadline:  April 30, 2020
*Open to any student who will be in 9-12 grade next school year.
The LSU Pre-College Summer Academy is a 3-week program designed to introduce you to your future major.  As a student in the Summer Academy, you'll choose a "mini-major" to explore through interactions with experts in the field and hands-on activities in your chosen discipline.  You'll also take College 101 to prepare you for the rigors of collegiate study, all while living in LSU residence halls and eating in LSU dining halls like a real undergraduate!
The "mini-majors" offered are:  Engineering, Pre-Med/Pre-Vet, Robotics, Computer Science, and Mathematics.
Grambling State University Summer High Ability Program
June 28-July 31, 2020
Deadline to apply is May 24, 2020
Earn up to six credit hours!
Experience college life!
Join a League of Distinguished Scholars!
This program is for high school juniors (will be high school seniors in the fall of 2020) who have exemplified outstanding academic achievement.  Participants will earn a total of six credit hours during the summer.  Courses taken include english, mathematics, and science.  Throughout the program, participants are also able to connect with college students and professors to discuss their interests and possible college majors.  Participants will be housed in a residence hall and will eat at the university dining hall.
Eligibility requirements:
High School Junior (will be Senior Fall 2020)
3.3 GPA
20 ACT
 
Youth Challenge Program
For the next several weeks YCP will be conducting phone interviews as opposed to their normal face-to-face meetings.  This being so, if anyone who would like to conduct a phone interview for the April class you can contact the recruiter directly at 318-510-1460.  Thanks very much and have a great day!
 
Lunch Visits
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