Service Academy Forum
U.S. Military Academy (West Point)
U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis)
U.S. Air Force Academy
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (King’s Point)
Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Lakeshore High School Library
26301 Hwy 1088
Mandeville, LA 70448
Open to all St. Tammany Parish high school juniors,
or younger, who are interested in attending or
receiving additional information about the five
prestigious United States Service Academies.
Parents are encouraged to attend.
DUKE UNIVERSITY SUMMER ACADEMIES
summer at Duke’s Global Giver Academy
and become a bona fide philanthropist. You will have the opportunity not
only to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy by earning community service
hours at local charities, but also the chance to engage in advocacy
firsthand. As an acting “board member” of a local charity, you will make
a case of for your favorite organization and have the opportunity to benefit it
in a huge way. The most compelling team will win $500 for their charity,
receive a special certificate of achievement, and, most importantly, know that
they made a real difference for the local community.
Enroll in Global Entrepreneur Academy
and gain critical business, marketing, and strategy skills to develop real
startup ventures. Students will have the chance to pitch their own ideas
at the conclusion of the Academy and win awards for the best new startups.
First Prize: $250
Along with the winning prize money to help advance your entrepreneurial
career, you will earn a certificate of achievement demonstrating that your
team’s creativity and critical thinking produced a top startup pitch!
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100
You may have started to receive the exciting news that you have been accepted to colleges or have been offered scholarships. Your counselor needs to receive copies of those letters!
ACT PREP CLASS
MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
MARCH 13, 14 & 15, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 pm
FIRST BAPTIST SLIDELL
REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETE BY MARCH
EMAIL TO REGISTER
Students interested in a science or medical career should consider applying to the Ochsner summer science program, STAR. This opportunity provides qualified high school students the opportunity to conduct hands-on, inquiry based biotechnology experiments under the guidance of Ochsner's research scientists. Interested students may pick up an application in the counseling office, or download the application HERE.
The program will run from June 19th to July 14th. Students selected are expected to attend all four weeks of the program.
Students must me residents of and attend high school in Louisiana, must be at least 16 years old by the start date, and must be advancing into 12th grade (graduating seniors are not eligible). There is no minimum ACT or GPA to participate.
There is an information session on February 8th at Ochsner's Jefferson Highway campus. Students must RSVP to attend.
The submission deadline is March 8. 2017.
ONLINE ACT PREP
St. Tammany's Virtual Academy will be offering an online ACT Prep class during the 4th 9 weeks second semester.
The cost for this class is $150, and students can earn .5 credit toward graduation. Students in this class will also receive a grade that will show on their transcript.
Interested students should see their counselor with payment before March 15th.
For information on whose financial information is needed for FAFSA, please see the link below:
Reporting Parent Info on FAFSA
LSU Spring Invitational
LSU's Spring Invitational (March 30--31) is an invitation only orientation program for students with outstanding academic records. Students who attend have the opportunity to earn college credit before taking a college course, schedule classes early, and meet faculty and staff.
Students who are invited must have already been admitted to LSU and have either:
*ACT composite score of 28 or SAT score of 1250 and a 2.90 academic GPA
*ACT composite score of 27 or SAT score of 1210 and a 3.2 academic GPA
For more information, please see the website by clicking here.
The registration deadline for the February 11, 2017 ACT is January 13th. February 3rd is the photo upload deadline.
You must print your admission ticket and bring to the test center the
day of testing. Don't forget your picture I.D. and approved calculator.
Please get to your test center by 7:45 am.
FREE ACT PREP WORKSHOPS
During the 16-17 school year, the University of New Orleans is offering free ACT Prep workshops at their campus on the following dates: December 4th, April 2nd, and June 4th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Students interested in attending should sign up here! Scroll to the event near the bottom of the page.
FINAL TRANSCRIPTS: Seniors must sign the transcript request form to have final transcripts sent to the college of choice. Forms are available in the main office. Please take care of this before graduation.
Free Online Homework Help
Need help? Go to www.homeworkla.org
All males must sign up for the Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Register at www.sss.gov.
Forms are available in the main office for students to request copies of their transcripts.
Fees: $2.00 per copy mail out
ALERT: ALL SENIORS/JUNIORS MUST HAVE A CONSENT FORM IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE TO SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS TO THE LOUISIANA OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. Student transcripts will not be submitted to the state if this form has not been signed and turned in to the guidance counselors. Please check with your counselor to make sure your information has been received. Colleges can NOT access your transcripts once you apply if consent has not been given. Please don't delay in turning in your consent!