The Prowl

  • November 10GIRLS SWIMMING FOURTH @ STATE
  • November 10E. KARHU WINS STATE DIVING
  • November 9FOOTBALL UPSETS CODY 20-13; ADVANCES TO STATE

Opportunities

Scholarships/Applications due this week in the Counseling office or online:

  • Veterans Day Assembly—11/11
  • Parent/Teacher Conference—11/11
  • Parent/Teacher Conference—11/12
  • HOBY/HSI Presentation—11/12
  • ASVAB Test—11/13
  • Jack Kent Cooke Deadline—11/13
  • Admissions & Applications Day—11/14
  • NWC Visit—11/14
  • UW Cowboy Kickoff—11/14
  • UW School of Energy Resources Presentation—11/14
  • Daniel’s Fund Scholarship Deadline—11/15
  • Hagan Scholarship Deadline—11/15
  • MSU Billings City College Rep Visit—11/18
  • Montana Tech Rep Visit—11/18
  • Casper College Health Fair—11/20
  • Junior Info Day—11/20
  • Sheridan College Rep Visit—11/20
  • Winter Formal—11/23

 NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Juniors and Seniors:  The ASVAB Career Exploration test is on Wednesday, November 13th.  If you signed up for the test, you need to be at the Fairgrounds at 7:45 in the morning.

 Seniors:  Admissions and Applications Day on Thursday, November 14th in the library.   Anyone who attends will have an opportunity to win a prize in the drawing.

Seniors:  The NWC rep and the University of Wyoming Rep will be in the library on Thursday, November 14th.  Be sure to attend during your assigned time.  Come by the counseling office if you have any questions.

Students:  The rep for the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources will presenting in Mrs. Smith science classes on Thursday, November 14th.  If you are interested in finding out more about this program of study and do not have Mrs. Smith for science, come by the counseling office.

Students:  The rep from MSU Billings City College will be in the commons during both lunches on Monday, November 18th.  Stop by their table and check out the new and exciting things that are happening at MSU Billings City College.

Students:  The Montana Tech Rep will be in the commons during both lunches on Monday, November 18th.  Please visit with the rep to see what is happening at Montana Tech.

Students:  The Dakota College at Bottineau is offering a high school student photo contest.  All photos must be original and created by the student submitting the work.  Entries are due by February 14, 2020.  For more information go to [email protected].

 Students:  ASSE International Student Exchange Program is offering opportunities to study abroad in 2020-2021.  Participating in an exchange program gives offers students to learn about another language and culture.  For more information, come by the counseling office or go to www.asse.com.

Sophomores and Juniors:  The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources is offering the Energy Summer Institute July 12-17, 2020.  To learn more and to apply online go to www.uwyo.edu/SER.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Students:  The Powell Branch Library is offering the Search and Rescue Exploration Day on Friday, November 8th from 1:30-3:00pm.  This is fun day is for students in grades 6-12.  Sign up today to save your spot.

Students:  Princess Palace sponsored by the Soroptimist of Powell will help you find the perfect dress for winter formal.  Shopping days this year are November 9th from 10:00 – 1:00 and November 13th from 3:30 – 5:30. Come by the counseling office if you have any questions or contact Jessie at 307-351-2363.

Students:  The American Legion is sponsoring an oratorical scholarship program. Each department of the American Legion may certify one contestant into the national contest.  Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate.  Contestants must fill out an entry form; prepare an 8-10-minute oration on some aspect of the US Constitution with an emphasis on a citizen’s duties and obligations to our government; and will have an assigned topic related to some phase of the Constitution.  For more information go to www.legion.org/oratorical or come by the counseling office for information and entry forms.

Students: The Casper College School of Health Science would like to invite high school students to an exciting day of hands on learning. Students will have an opportunity to explore all eleven health science career options that Casper College offers. The School of Health Science has developed a hands on simulated learning experience that is guaranteed to immerse the high school students into the career of their choice.  Please reserve your spot for November 20th from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm at Casper College School of Health Science by using the following link https://useast.radiusbycampusmgmt.com/ssc/eform/EI787RlS8670x6700kN673.ssc

Students:  The Powell Branch Library is offering BINGO for students grades 6-12 on Wednesday November 20th from 3:30-4:45. Each game winner will receive a fun prize.  Plan to join the fun!!

 Sophomores & JuniorsIf you live in the Clark area, Beartooth Electric Cooperative is offering you a chance to attend the 2019 Youth Tour to Washington DC.  For more information, go to www.beartoothelectric.com/content/2020-washington-dc-youth-tour-applications-available-now. Deadline to apply is November 29, 2019.

Seniors:  The University of Wyoming Pharmacy Early Decision (PED) program is now available for high achieving high school seniors thru the UW School of Pharmacy.  Pharmacy school is a competitive process and being accepted to an early decision program can release some of the stress as well as time and expense applying to multiple programs.  The PED program requires students to have a minimum 3.5 GPA, Math ACT score of 23 or SAT of 560 and a composite ACT score of 27 or SAT 1280.  More information can be found at www.uwyo.edu/pharmacy or stop by the counseling office.

Seniors:  If you are interested in attending the University of Virginia and would like to be considered for the Jefferson Scholar Scholarship, go to www.jeffersonscholars.org for more information.  If you would like to be nominated for this scholarship, come by the counseling office as soon as possible.  Deadline to submit all information is December 2, 2019.

Juniors and Seniors:  Garland Light and Power is sponsoring an opportunity to attend the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Youth Tour in Washington DC.  The youth Tour is June 19-26.  Parents must be members of Garland and Power in order to apply.  For more information, contact Molly or Michele at 307-754-2881.  Deadline to apply is December 2, 2019.

Students:  The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program is offering American high school students the opportunity to live and study abroad in Germany for one academic year.  If you are interested go to www.USAGermanyScholarship.org for more general exchange student information.  Stop by the counseling office if you are interested in this program. Deadline to apply is December 10, 2019.

 Juniors:  Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) is a 7-week summer institute at Princeton University.  Applicant must be a junior in high school, family income of $90,000 or less a year, 3.5 or high GPA, take advanced courses, desire to be a leader and involved in community and school.  Apply by December 11, 2019 at www.ledascholars.org/apply.

Seniors:  The Virginia Military Institute is rewarding academic achievement by offering full and partial scholarships.  If you are interested in attending the Virginia Military Institute, stop by the counseling office.

Junior and Senior Girls:Cottey College – For Women, By Women and About Women.  This two-year college is for girls only with a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1.  The average classroom size is 13 and you will get to know your professors.  98% of Cottey students receive some kind of financial aid.  Many scholarship opportunities are available.  If you would like more information about this college, stop by the counseling office.

Seniors:  If you are interested in attending Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, the deadline to apply is January 5, 2020.  The priority deadline is November 1, 2019.  Pratt has a generous merit scholarship and all applications are considered upon acceptance.  Application and portfolio requirements can be found at www.pratt.edu/apply.

Students:  The Korean Spirit and Cultural Promotion Project is hosting its 13th national essay contest.  The essay contest is open to middle and high school students.  The entrants are required to read Chung Hyo Ye, Tales of filial devotion, loyalty, respect and benevolence from the history and folklore of Korea published by KSCPP (available online for free at www.kscpp.net).  For more information and contest rules go to www.kscpp.net or stop by the counseling office.  Essay deadline is January 12, 2020.

Juniors:  The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is offering a scholarship opportunity for Juniors.  “The Coolidge” is a full-ride scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  The online application is available at www.Coolidgescholars.org and the due date is January 16, 2020.  Please stop by the counseling office with any questions.

Students:  The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites you to participate in the 2020 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest.  Write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that describes and analyzes an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK’s birth. For complete guidelines, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.  Deadline to submit essays online is January 17, 2020.

Juniors:  The Bezos Family Foundations is accepting applications for the Bezos Scholars Program.  Each year, they select high school juniors from across the U.S. who are ambitious students that demonstrate academic rigor, leadership and a desire to create positive change in their community.  The Program kicks off with an all-expense paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, CO (June 27-July 3, 2020).  The application deadline is January 31, 2020.  If you are interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, then go to www.bezosscholars.org or stop by the counseling office.

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