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Counselor's Corner

COUNSELOR CORNER

 

Your NBHS counselors are:

Chelsea Mullennex: 9th grade, and Seniors  (A-G)

Amy Rogers: 10th grade, and Seniors  (P-Z)

Ashley Poore: 11th grade, and Seniors  (H-O)

Announcements:

UPS Hiring for Christmas Break!

Any High School  student who previously worked for UPS and wants to be rehired should contact Michael Santoro at 502/359-1822 for instructions on what they need to do.

Other high school applicants but must be at least 17 by their start date to participate.  Students who are available to work 1 day per week on Sundays before Christmas break can come in now to interview.  The (paid) orientation for these students takes place November 14th.    Any student who can only work for two weeks at Christmas will need to schedule their interview after 9/25.

UPS is also having a hiring blitz on OCTOBER 8TH from 9AM-3PM. On-site applications and interviews will be conducted at the Employment Center at 8203 National Turnpike in Louisville.

 

*ACT Test dates have been released! Forms to register and practice materials can be found in the Guidance Office.

*JCTC COMPASS DATES have been released. You can get the flyer with the COMPASS dates available at JCTC from the guidance office, or you can visit https://bcpscompass.eventbrite.com

*There will be a walk in COMPASS day on Nov. 7th until 4PM at JCTC

*Calendar of ACT prep events offered by the Louisville Free Public library.  Most are free.  Registration required.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=searchresult2&t=29

 

Scholarship Announcements: *Indicates updated information

The Guidance Office has compiled a list of College and University Scholarships, as well as Organization and Company Scholarships including links to applications. Pleases visit the scholarship bin to obtain a copy!

 

*MTSU Regional Scholars Program: www.mtsu.edu/scholarships.com Apps in Guidance Office.

 

*PJS College of Cosmetology Scholarship: Application in Guidance Office

 

 

 

 

*“B. Davis Scholarship”

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a $1,000 scholarship for 2017.

Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.

The deadline for applications is May 22, 2017

 

*Fishing University’s

High School Fishing Team Challenge

AIRING ON ‘THE OUTDOOR CHANNEL’ AND “WFN”

How would you like to win a chance to be a star on Fishing University and fish for a

$10,000 cash college scholarship to the school of your choice and an additional

4 year $28,000 scholarship to Bethel University while everyone in America and around the world watches?

For your chance all you need to do is ‘share’ your fishing adventures on social media! Yep, that’s it---- you and your teammate has to have the most posts to social media between Sep. 1st and Nov. 25th, 2016. The two teams of two with the most posts will film the final show of Fishing University with co-hosts, Charlie Ingram and Ray Brazier. The team with the highest weight on that episode, will walk away with a $10,000 college scholarship to the school of your choice and the $28,000 scholarship to Bethel University! Visit the Guidance Office for more information.

 

The University of Louisville scholarship application is now available!

We encourage students to begin working on their applications as soon as possible. The scholarship application is also the application for the Honors Program and all Guaranteed Entrance Programs. The deadline for all programs is December 15, 2016.

The Army Reserve 4 Year Minuteman Scholarship: Application details can be found in scholarship bin in Guidance Office, or visit www.goarmy.com/rotc or www.goarmyreserve.com

 

UK Scholarship Listings

The University of Kentucky has shared a listing of scholarships they are offering. See Guidance Office for a copy of the listings.

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Want to cash in on all that community service? This is the scholarship for you! Apply at http://spirit.prudential.com or obtain a copy of the application information from the Guidance Office. Deadline to apply is Nov. 8.

 

KSBA First degree College Scholarship Program

Looking for nominees from an immediate family (parents, guardians, siblings) who has not earned a college degree. Pick up application from Guidance Office. Deadline is Nov. 15.

 

*Check the Guidance Office periodically for new scholarship opportunities as they are submitted throughout the year.

*For links to live scholarship websites, visit the NBHS Homepage under the student tab for scholarship info: http://www.bullittschools.org/3/Content/42166

 

 

November at a Glance:

11/16: Q2 MId-Term Report Cards Distributed

11/23-25  No School (Thanksgiving Break)

COMPASS:

JCTC is offering a walk-in date for the COMPASS assessment on Monday, November 7th from 9:00am-6:00 pm  

Compass is only available until November 20, 2016.  We encourage all students who are not college ready to take advantage of the opportunity to take it.  The cost is $7.  

*Any student who takes  the COMPASS assessment at JCTC must bring their scores to their counselor.  JCTC does NOT send these scores to North Bullitt so students must bring them to us.*

SENIORS:

Don’t forget to bring in your baby pictures, group pictures from elementary, middle and high school and sports or club photos to Ms. Becher.  You can send them to her email at christina.becher@bullitt.kyschools.us or bring in a hard copy.  If you bring a hard copy, please make sure you put your first and last name on the back of the photos.  

CAP/GROWN INFO:

If you did not turn in your cap/gown order to the Balfour rep, you will need to go online at www.balfour.com to place an order as soon as possible.  

Congratulations:

April Borders, on your acceptance to JCTC!

Holley Dodson, on your acceptance to JCTC

Olivia Froman, on your acceptance to Bellarmine!

Sydney Masters, on your acceptance to WKU!

Frankie Masters, on your acceptance to U of L!

Hayley Morris, on your acceptance to JCTC

Cara Reading, on your acceptance to Sullivan University!

Aleianna Witten, on your acceptance to Indiana State University!

 

Seniors! We want to celebrate your achievements! Please make sure to submit any and all acceptance letters and scholarships awarded to your counselor!!

 

The challenge is on ? 2017!

The c/o 2016, surpassed $4 million in scholarship money… Let’s see you beat it!!

 





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