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Guidance Blast

SCECINA MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL

J A N U A R Y

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SENIORS 

All students taking AP courses were given registration materials in December for the AP exams, which take place early in May. Please read through the AP Materials with your student. We strongly encourage your student to take his/her corresponding AP Exam(s)! Remember that taking an AP Exam is the only way to have an opportunity to earn college credit for the course. Registration money is due to the guidance office by March 1, 2013.

Financial Aid Reminder ! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available at www.fafsa.gov. Timing is crucial! Start early to ensure your application is compete by the March 10th deadline. Be sure to check individual college websites to see if there is an earlier deadline.

College Goal Sunday is Sunday February 24, 2013. Financial Aid professionals will be volunteering at several locations in the Indianapolis area to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial. aid To find the location nearest to you, visit www.collegegoalsunday.org.


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Juniors 

College Planning Night for Juniors will be on January 28, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the music room. This will be a very informative evening for juniors and their parents as we begin to look to courses and college planning for senior year.

Mrs. Joyce will be handling the scheduling meetings for all current juniors. This will provide an opportunity for juniors and their parents to select senior year courses as well as discuss the college planning process. Mrs. Joyce will be available on several dates and times at the end of throughout the next month. The meetings will be thirty (30) minutes long to allow adequate time to handle all questions. We will be utilizing an online sign up through Signup Genius. To sign up for a time please proceed to the following website: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0B45AAAE23A20-class Please select a date and time that will work for both you and your student. You may be prompted to set up an account with your email address. We encourage you to set up an account as it will allow you to change your time if needed as well as send reminders about your appointment.

College Information

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The University of Dayton is hosting a reception, on Sunday January 27th from 2-4 pm. At the Indianapolis Marriot North, for students in the Indianapolis area interested in learning more about UD. This is a great opportunity to ask questions of UD faculty, staff, students and alumni. For more information see http://udayton.edu/apply/events/ hotel_receptions.php

The University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for two of its summer programs offered through their Office of Pre-College programs. Applications for the Summer Scholars Program and the Notre Dame Leadership Seminars are available at www.precollege.nd.edu

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Sophomores & Freshmen 

All students taking AP courses were given registration materials in December for the AP exams, which take place early in May. Please read through the AP Materials with your student. We strongly encourage your student to take his/her corresponding AP Exam(s)! Remember that taking an AP Exam is the only way to have an opportunity to earn college credit for the course. Registration money is due to the guidance office by March 1, 2013.

Scholarship Opportunities 

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Program is accepting applications . Any student interested in pursuing an education and career in law enforcement at an Indiana college or university is eligible to apply for one of forty $500 scholarships. Please see Mrs. Joyce for an application and additional information. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 1, 2013.

The George Hill MVP Scholarship is accepting applications for its community leadership scholarships. Any 10th-12th grade student with a minimum 2.5 gpa and 20 hours of community service in the last 12 months is eligible to apply. Please see Mrs. Joyce for an application. All applications must be postmarked by February 22, 2013.

The Phi Beta Psi scholarship is offered to any student who will be pursuing fields of Medical Technologist, Radiologist Technologist, or Medical Laboratory Technologist. This competitive scholarship is for $750/year for four years. Please see Mrs. Joyce for additional information and an application. The deadline to apply is March 8, 2013.

The Brighthouse Future Scholars Program will once again be offering their educational grant programs. The Bright Futures Scholar Program is designed to recognize high school seniors in good standing in the Bright House Networks service area for their contributions to their schools and local communities. Bright Futures Scholars will be named based on community service activities, leadership skills and an essay describing the importance of leadership and community service.

The Hibernian Kehoe Memorial Scholarship program is no accepting applications for its $1500 scholarship. This scholarship is to help students attend a Catholic High school or obtain a college education. Students who demonstrate financial need, , scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, involvement in church and community and Irish heritage will be considered. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2013. Please see Mrs. Joyce for additional information.

The Zonta Club of Indianapolis is accepting applications for its Young Women in Public Affairs Award. The Zonta Club is looking for young women, age 16-19, who have demonstrated initiative and high achievements in community, school, and other volunteer activities. The Indianapolis winner will receive a $500 scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2013.

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Mrs. Michelle Woodward

Scecina Memorial High School

Director of Guidance mwoodward@scecina.org

5000 Nowland Avenue

Mrs. Therese Joyce

Indianapolis, IN 46201

College Counselor tjoyce@scecina.org

Phone: 317-356-6377 Fax: 317-322-4287 Website: www.scecina.org

Mrs. Kalynn Huntoon Academic Counselor khuntoon@scecina.org Mrs. Bridget Zobel School Social Worker bzobel@scecina.org


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