ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, November 30, 2016
There will be a GSA meeting at lunch in the Youth Health Centre. All welcome.
The Design 11 class are creating a fused glass project that requires some data collection from our students. They are very general questions about their lives and pop culture and the survey will take approximately 2 minutes to complete. If you have Google Classroom it would be awesome if you could post the following URL as an announcement and ask students to complete it by the end of day today. https://goo.gl/forms/24NJXSkrgXwkbaat2
Grade 12’s – Scholarships- Just a reminder, in addition to checking announcements you can also find information about upcoming scholarships on Twitter and the scholarship bulletin board (outside the guidance office), or you can speak with your guidance counsellor.
Queen’s University Major Admission Awards – Due: December 1st, 2016 – Criteria: Students who demonstrate superior academic ability, creative and original thinking, involvement in school or community activities, and proven leadership qualities can apply for a major admission award at Queen’s university. Financial need is also a consideration for some of their major admission awards. You may apply for one or all of their awards by submitting a single Major Admission Award Application. Go to their website for more information http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/financial-assistance/admission-scholarships-bursaries-and-awards/major-admission-awards
RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition-Duce December 9th. Who can apply: Grade 12 students applying to college or university. Essay topic: Tell us what young people can learn from the achievements and contributions of black Canadians over the past 150 years to help shape the future for generations to come. 30 scholarships, including three grand prizes: First prize-%5,000 scholarship, Second prize-$2,500 scholarship, Third prize-$1,500 scholarship. Go to http://www.rbc.com/essay/ for more information and to submit your essay.
BURGER KING General Track Scholarship – Due: December 15th, 2016. Available to all high school seniors who meet the criteria below. – Are living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico – Are graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada – Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent – Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2017-18 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico