Financial Aid Night — Newly Revamped for WHS Class of 2019!

THE FAFSA’S HAS CHANGED, and you’ll need to know what’s-what to file yours correctly. Our Newly Revamped Financial Aid Night is Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Powers Auditorium. We’ll start exactly at 6:30 pm, so try to arrive a few minutes early to get settled before the fun begins! (Better late than never, tho’ — so if you or your parents’ schedules mean you’ll need to come in mid-way, we’ll welcome you as soon as you can get here.)  We’ll help you create your required FSA IDs, and you’ll get a chance to stay after the main meeting to hear about the Senior Grad Party.

This is for seniors* and their parents, and is a VERY important next-step toward you reaching your future goals. Every year, there are BILLIONS of dollars awarded in financial aid. Come find out how to get your share of this money!

* This event is required for juniors and seniors who are ECMC Scholars. ALL seniors who attend will get their name in a drawing for a dorm ‘fridge (on display in the C&CC!) to be awarded at the 2019 Senior Breakfast.

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INTERNSHIPS for WHS Students in Bethel Schools Starting This Fall!

Bethel Schools are looking for WHS students who would be interested in a PAID internship during the 2018-2019 school year.  You would be helping with after school programs at the middle school level.  Click on the image below to print the application…turn in to Mr. Zublin at the Bethel District Office (in the white “house” next to Shasta Middle School).

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College and University Preview Days Fall 2018

Many colleges and universities are holding special Preview Days for interested high school seniors…and some even give scholarships for attending one of these days!  Check the websites of the schools you are considering to see if there is an opportunity to visit (and maybe pocket a scholarship, if you decide to attend their school!).

Just one example: Pacific University’s Preview Days are listed HERE, and for attending one you will get a $1000 renewable scholarship to go toward your PU tuition.

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Seniors: First BIG Scholarship! $16,000 Stand For Children Scholarship (local & statewide)

What: $16,000 ($4000 renewable over four years)
Open To: high school seniors
Criteria: financial need; 3.0 GPA; success academically while overcoming a hardship.

APPLY ON-LINE ONLY: Students from Lane County should use this link to apply for the scholarship:  (Note that this form indicated the scholarship is for a total of $10,000 — but the actual amount this year is $16,000!)

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR LANE COUNTY STUDENTS ONLYFebruary 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (but not a minute longer)!

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Plan to take the SAT and/or ACT in Aug, Sept, or Oct in your senior year.

If you think you may want to attend a 4-year college or university after you graduate, you will need to take either the SAT or the ACT early in your senior year.  Your college applications need to be completed by the end of Thanksgiving Break OR earlier, depending on your schools’ application deadlines, so you’ll want to take your exams in August, September or October at the latest.  Watch those admissions deadlines carefully.  Usually the best scholarships and other funding depending on you applying on time, and there is NO latitude if you miss them. (If you are eligible for free or reduced lunch, you can contact your counselor for a fee waiver.)
Click HERE for SAT dates and deadlines.
Click HERE for ACT dates and deadlines.  (Scroll down on this page to get to the 2018-2019 test dates and deadlines.)

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Job Posting: Seneca Sawmill

Click on poster to download full job descriptions.

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Northwest Youth Corps — Summer Jobs That Make A Difference

If not this summer, then maybe next summer…investigate Northwest Youth Corps, Young Adult Programs and Conversation Corps to learn how you can make a difference in your life AND in the world!

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Eugene Barista Classes — Learn Production and Customer Service Skills

How do they DO THAT???

If that question has crossed your mind when you get a beautiful latte or other coffee drink with a perfect cream heart on top…question no more. The Eugene Barista School is offering classes that can teach you the tricks of the barista trade.   Complete the class, compete for jobs!

Upcoming Barista Classes in July and August.  Click HERE for a flyer and check the website for dates, tuition and to register.

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Info About The Energy Management Program at LCC

Click on the image to open LCC Energy Management Dept in a new tab.

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Volunteer at the 20th Annual Blackberry Bramble, Sunday Aug 5, 2018

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