Monday February 20, 2017 A Day

 

 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” (Maya Angelou)

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

STEM LECTURE SERIES DURING FLEX BLOCK (10:50 – 11:20)

  • Wednesday (2/22) in the auditorium – Smart Grid: A group of grad students from UVM will be here to talk about their work on the Smart Grid.  The Smart Grid uses modern information technology to make electric power systems work cleaner, cheaper and more reliably.
  • Thursday (2/23) in the library computer lab – LiveStream with NASA: Join us for this livestream event with NASA.  Charlie Blackwell Thompson, NASA’s first female launch director, will be talking about her job at the JFK Space Center in Florida.  Students will be able to ask questions via Twitter.

 

AP EXAMS: Like last year, rather than taking up your class time, we will be sharing new and important information about AP exams and handing out registration forms during a flex block assembly on March 10. If you are planning to take an AP exam, make sure to sign up for the assembly in Enriching Students with your AP teacher or advisor.  Then keep an eye on the announcements for pre-registration meetings that will happen the 3rd week in April.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE-SOCIAL ACTION will be meeting Wednesday at 2:40 in C126.

 

ONE HEART will meet Thursday morning at 7:30 in Library #2.

 

TODAY’S HAPPENINGS – Monday (2/20/17)

 

SPORTS TODAY:
Please visit https://ehs.ccsuvt.org/athletics/ for current information.

  • Athletic Early Dismissal: Alpine Skiing dismissed @ 9:10

 

REPEAT ANNOUNCEMENTS

EHS STUDENTS – REMEMBER TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT TO CTE SOON! Application deadline for Center for Technology, Essex is due no later than March 10, 2017.  You must visit the program you are interested in, prior to submitting your application. So stop by the CTE main office today and make your appointment to visit a program. We individualize your visit to meet around your EHS schedule!   (CTE Main office is across from the cafeteria)

 

9-11 GRADE SUMMER OPPORTUNITY: Governor’s Institute of Vermont (GIV)
is back with many exciting summer learning opportunities. These are topic specific programs offered on college campuses around VT. There are many topics offered this summer, some from past summers such as Entrepreneurship, Arts, Young Writers, Mathematics, Current Issues & Activism and some new ones such as: Architecture Design & Building. There are many more topics not listed here. Please check out their website for more information at www.giv.org. Applications can be found on their website. Deadline for EHS applicants is March 24th. If you have questions please contact Siobhan Barber in the school counseling office. 

 

THE ACADEMY OF VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS (AVPA) REGISTRATION IS OPEN – Registration for AVPA is open until Fri, April 21 at 2:45 PM.  All students who successfully complete their application will be admitted into AVPA unless we have more applicants then spots available.  If there are too many applicants, then admission will be on a first come, first served basis.  The registration form is available on the AVPAVT.org website.  Once completed, the registration materials can be submitted by email to klesure@ccsuvt.org or returned in a sealed envelope marked “AVPA Registration” to the main office. If you have any questions please contact Keri-Anne Lesure at klesure@ccsuvt.org or call 802-857-7000 ext 1596 or stop by the art office in the back of B114.

 

EHS ANNOUNCES ITS NEWEST ACADEMY: THE GLOBAL LEASDERSHIP PROGRAM: EHS is pleased to announce the launch of its third and newest academy for EHS students! The Global Leadership Program (GLP) is a flexible combination of globally-focused coursework, internships and experiences that are customized to students’ personal, academic, and pre-professional interests and goals. With a focus on cross-cultural competency, leadership development and language acquisition, the program prepares students for both college and careers in today’s competitive global economy. To apply click here: https://www.essexglp.org/apply/. Deadline for submission is Friday, February 24, 2017. For more information, check out the 2017-18 Program of Studies and the GLP website, or contact Jill Prado, Global Leadership Program Director, at 802-857-7000, or at jprado@ccsuvt.org.

 

SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: To students in grades 9-11: Would you like to participate in a fun learning activity this summer, but worried about the cost? The EHS Staff and Faculty are offering a summer scholarship opportunity for students who want to participate in a summer enrichment program. Not sure what that is? Some examples of summer enrichment programs in the past have been Governor’s Institute of Vermont, summer study at Oxford University, National Youth Leadership Forum, Boy Scouts Leadership Camp, etc. If it is a program that will enrich your learning it can qualify. All students have been sent an application in their school email. You may also find an application on the EHS School Counseling website. Applications must be received in the School Counseling Office no later than April 19th. If you have questions, please contact Siobhan Barber in the school counseling office.

 

STEM ACADEMY REGISTRATION IS OPEN: Registration for the STEM Academy is open until Fri, April 21 at 2:45 PM.  All students who successfully complete their application will be admitted into the STEM Academy unless we have more applicants then spots available.  If there are too many applicants, then admission will be on a first come, first served basis.  The registration form is available on the STEM website.  Once completed, the registration materials can be submitted by email to lsmith@ccsuvt.org or returned in a sealed envelope marked “STEM Registration” to the main office. Please contact Mrs. Lea Ann Smith with any questions regarding STEM registration (email: lsmith@ccsuvt.org, phone: 857-7000 x1536)