ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Library Branch
South Slidell
Practice Test
March 11, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
South Slidell
Scores Back Session
March 16, 2017
6:00pm

Library Branch
Causeway
Practice Test
April 8, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Causeway
Scores Back Session
April 12, 2017
6:00pm

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Covington
Practice Test
May 6, 2017
9:00am-1:00pm
Covington
Scores Back Session
May 11, 2017
6:00pm
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THIS SUMMER BE A TOURO
JUNIOR VOLUNTEER

JUNE 5 – JULY 14, 2017
• Earn Service Hours for School
• Meet New People
• Learn New Skills
Applicants Must Be 14 Years Old
and/or Completed the 8th Grade
What To Do & When To Do It!
1. Pick up an application from Volunteer Services on the 1st floor of
the hospital, call (504) 897-8107 to have an application mailed to you
or visit the www.touro.com/juniorvolunteer to print out an application.
Deadline for Applications: Friday, March 31, 2017
2. Submit your application and a copy of your immunization records
to Touro Volunteer Services, 1401 Foucher Street, New Orleans LA
70115 or by email to Denise.Chetta@lcmchealth.org.
3. Schedule your interview after school or during your spring or
Easter break by calling (504) 897-8107.
4. If accepted, attend mandatory Junior Volunteer health screening
with a parent or guardian, Saturday, April 29, 2017.
WWW.TOURO.COM/JUNIORVOLUNTEER
TOURO VOLUNTEER SERVICES, (504) 897-8107
EMAIL DENISE.CHETTA@LCMCHEALTH.ORG

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

Spend your 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
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100

 

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!


ATTENTION SENIORS!
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!


IMPROVE YOUR

ACT SCORES

 

MIKE GEMELLI’S

ACT  PREP CLASS

 

MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY

MARCH 13, 14 & 15, 2017

6:00 – 8:00 pm

 

FIRST BAPTIST SLIDELL

ROOM 411

 

$200.00

 

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETE BY MARCH 13, 2017

 

EMAIL TO REGISTER

MS. REEVES 

jreeves2478@gmail.com


STAR PROGRAM

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.



ACT NEWS
The registration deadline for the APRIL 8, 2017 ACT is MARCH 3rd. MARCH 31st 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


Selective Service

All males must sign up for the Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Register at www.sss.gov.


TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION

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!