University High School Bulletin for Monday, June 29, 2015
Elective Session - for the week of 05/18- 05/29
Summer Office Hours - June 1st-26thThe UHS office will be open in June from 8:00am to 3:00pm. The office will be closed for the month of July and will reopen August 4th.
If you have any questions, please contact the UHS office at 559.278.8263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
UHS Graduation 2015 VideoOur 2015 graduation video is now posted on our website. Visit uhsfresno.com and click "media" to access the University High School 2015 Graduation video. You can also access the video by clicking this direct link: UHS Graduation 2015 Video
Summer TranscriptsSummer Transcripts : Email Mrs. Rea - email@example.com - include a telephone number where you can be reached. Transcripts are $2.00 each.
Lands' End - UHS Spirit Wear!30% off May 21-25!
For more details and promo code visit the Lands' End website.
Freshman Class of 2018 black t-shirts are out on the Lands' End website! Make sure you visit their website to purchase a 2018 Class shirt.
Feel free to contact the UHS office if you have questions on how to purchase!
Shop at the Lands' End Website for UHS Spirit Wear!
Remember We Are UHS!For College visitation/scholarship information, please click this link; scroll to the bottom: UHS Daily Bulletin
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Tufts Summer Study ProgramTufts Summer Study Program offers pre-college programs like: writing, law & ethics, health science, and bioinformatics. Earn transferable academic credits with over 35 summer courses to choose from. Open your eyes to the new possibilities and get a preview of college life. Programs start June 30th and end August 7th, 2015. Registration starts March 2nd, 2015 and go until June 30th, 2015.
BU Summer Investigative Journalism WorkshopThe New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University's College of Communication, is offering a unique Investigative Journalism Workshop this summer. This program, now in its seventh year, would be a perfect fit for students who are interested in journalism or writing. Three two-week workshops will begin on June 29. During each session, students participate in seminars and work alongside BU faculty and award-winning local and national journalists on investigative stories that could be published on the center's website or in regional and national publications. Students will live on the BU campus and gain hands-on experience in investigative reporting while developing critical thinking and writing skills. Applications are due one week before the start of each session. For more information, please see your school counselor or visit http://studentprograms.necir.org/high-school-summer-investigative-reporting-workshop/.
Spotted Drum Expedition-Biology and EcologySpotted Drum Expeditions, a ecology-based citizen science/diving organization in the Mexican Caribbean, is pleased to announce our 2015 Coral Reef Camp & Advanced Coral Reef Camp for high-school students ages 16-18. These courses focus on the biology and ecology of Caribbean coral reefs, mangroves, and cenotes, and give students a chance to participate in long-term reef monitoring & research in the area. We take field trips to reefs throughout the Yucatan Peninsula, talk to local ecology experts, and learn about ecology and conservation initiatives in the area. We also provide dive training (and PADI Open Water certification if needed) throughout the course. College credit may be available. We offer three sessions this summer -- please consult our website for program details and pre-requisites. Applications are open now! What: Coral Reef Camp & Advanced Coral Reef Camp for High-school students, ages 16-18 Where: Puerto Morelos, Akumal, & Cozumel, Mexico When: We offer three courses this summer -- -- June 22nd - July 3rd (Coral Reef Camp) -- July 10th - July 21st (Coral Reef Camp) -- July 30th - August 7th (Advanced Coral Reef Camp) How: Check out our website for details and applications materials! http://sd-expeditions.com/ Applications due May 5th. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs at Fresno StateFresno State Continuing and Global Education Program is offering a reading skills and speed reading program for teens and adults. They focus on phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, study skills, speed reading, and love of reading. The program is for entering 9th graders through college students. This program will prepare you for the SAT, ACT, college, and beyond. The program helps with reading speed, comprehension, concentration, and retention. They are offering a program for 9-11th graders June 16th-July 14th which meets one day a week, and July 21st-August 18th as well. For students entering 12th grade or college a separate program meets once a week from July 21st-August 18th. For more information or to register call 1.800.978.9596. Class size is limited call soon!
Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity's ReStoreDo you need to perform community service hours? You can volunteer at Habitat for Humanity's ReStore any number of hours as often as you choose times they are open. (10am-5pm, Monday-Saturday). You will be stocking shelves, moving product, cleaning items, assembling items, organizing, helping customers unload donations, etc. ReStore Is located @1631 Railroad in Clovis, behind Lowe’s @ Clovis &Shaw. Contact the ReStore Volunteer Coordinator @ 559-917-3978 or email@example.com.
NYU PrecollegeNYU Precollege is a taste ow what it's like to be a college student at NYU. For 6 weeks during the summer, you'll choose courses in virtually any subject across the University. Popular offerings include Human Physiology, Introduction to Psychology, The Language of Film, and many other. You get to visit Coney Island and the Empire State Building. The program runs from July 5th to August 14th. For more information and to find applications please visit http://nyu.edu/highschool.
Fresno Kids Camp 2015Join us for the 11th Annual Free Kids Camp is July 10-12, 2015 at Camp Oakhurst 36611 Mudge Ranch Road, Coarsegold, CA. Camp will begin on Friday at 4:00pm and conclude on Sunday at 4:00 pm. This 2 1/2 day overnight camp is for children 8-16 years old, provides kids a safe environment to find healing and peach through games, activities and common fellowship with each other. Kids Camp is available to young people who have experienced a loss of an immediate family member in the past year. No cost to families. During camp bereavement counselors are on site to work with children who may need on-on-one time and attention. Visit www.optimalhospicefoundation.com for more information.
UC Application & Personal Statement webinarsWEBINARS FOR FRESHMAN APPLICANTS Join us for UC Application & Personal Statement webinars! Are you a freshman applicant for fall 2016? Join us for informational webinars offered weekly from May 19 – August 6, 2015 to get an inside look at the admissions process. UC Application Webinar UCSB Admissions Counselors will present a step- by-step tutorial to help you understand how to fill out the UC application. Admissions Counselors will cover information about entering school records and extracurricular activities, and they will briefly touch upon the personal statement. Appointments are available (register for one 60-minute webinar): • Thursdays at 4 p.m. PST UC Personal Statement Webinar Take a look at how UC Admissions uses the personal statement in the freshman selection process. Admissions Counselors will share what makes a great personal statement and what you need to avoid! This is not a one-on-one evaluation, but is a great way to help you get started or edit a first draft. Appointments are available (register for one 60-minute webinar): • Tuesdays at 4 p.m. PST • Wednesdays at 6 p.m. PST SIGN UP TODAY! Register online for a 60-minute webinar at: www.admissions.ucsb.edu/visit-ucsb/webinars
USMA West Point AcademyAre you and exceptional student with strong academic performance, and have a high level of personal character? The United State Marine Academy at West Point encourages outstanding juniors to start their application and apply today. Freshman and sophomores should request "your guide to successful admission". There is a lot you can do now to get you ready for a future at the USMA. Please visit www.discover.usma.edu/guide for more information and to apply visit www.apply.usma.edu
Brandeis - High School ProgramBrandeis HSP offers residential summer experiences for exceptional high school students as part of a world-class university with social justice at its core. Students explore diverse academic and artistic pursuits while they develop skills knowledge, and friends for life. Find yourself this summer at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. Visit www.brandeis.edu/highschool for more information and varying dates.
UC Davis Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions National ConferenceThe 13th Annual UC Davis Pre-Med Conference "Dedication, Compassion, Innovation: Changing the Future of Health Care & Research" is a two day event where 9,500 students attend to experience 350 dynamic workshops led by the deans of top medical school and other field experts. Topics include financing you medical education, summer opportunities, looking inside the admissions process, and many more. Other topics include, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapy, graduate and PhD, and Public Health. This is a great educational experience. For more information please visit: http://www.ucdprehealth.org/
Travel funds to Discover Wellesley Weekend 2015 now available!The application for travel funds to Discover Wellesley Weekend 2015 is available to rising senior girls! The program will take place on Sunday, October 18 and Monday, October 19 and is open to any prospective senior and her family. The fully-funded travel grants are available to select students who wish to visit campus during Discover Wellesley Weekend but would otherwise be unable to pay for their travel. The grant only covers travel for the student. Who is it for? Wellesley encourages applicants from underrepresented cultural backgrounds such as African American, Asian American, Latina American, Native American; first-generation students; and/or students from other underrepresented communities and regions. What’s free? Transportation, meals, and housing. How to apply? Students must submit their application here: www.wellesley.edu/admission/falltravelgrant Application Deadlines: Priority Deadline: June 30 Final Deadline: August 31 ** Students must also email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (781-283-3808) a copy of their unofficial transcript to Molly Morrow’s attention.
National YoungArts FoundationAbout National YoungArts Foundation YoungArts identifies and nurtures emerging artists ages 15-18 (or in grades 10-12) in the visual, literary, design and performing arts. Winners are provided once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, cash awards of up to $10,000, Master Classes by world-renowned artists, significant access to scholarships, national recognition and the chance to be recognized as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. YoungArts ensures the nation's most outstanding young artists are encouraged—at critical junctures in their lives—to pursue careers in the arts. YoungArts is accepting applications for its 2016 Program through October 16, 2015. Students selected as YoungArts Winners are invited to participate in one of YoungArts' weeklong programs in Miami, Los Angeles or New York. For more information, visit youngarts.org/apply
SIG Summer Instititue for the Gifted 2015
SIG offers unique programming for gifted and talented students ages 5-17 during the summer and school year. SIG summer programs combine academics with social, cultural and recreational opportunities for a truly engaging summer. Programs are available for gifted students ages 5-17. SIG Residential Program Eligibility Through 30 Years of experience & resources in gifted education, SIG provides a unique environment for gifted and talented students to connect with peers in a community of like-minded learners from all over the world who share common interests, abilities & goals. These 3-week summer sessions will allow your child to mature and develop in every element of life, develop long-lasting and meaningful relationships, increase self-confidence and think in divergent ways, all within a safe and secure environment at a prestigious campus. No matter which program option you choose, you can rest assured that the overall atmosphere of SIG will uncover, nurture & grow your child’s gifts. Students applying to the Residential/Commuter Program must be ages 9-17 by August 31, 2015
Students who meet at least ONE of the following criteria are invited to apply to SIG:•Students who have scored in the gifted range on the PSAT, SAT, ACT or SSATB. For students taking the SAT, the code number for reporting scores to SIG is 0375.
•Students who have participated in Academic Talent Searches.
•Students who have been identified as gifted and/or who have participated successfully in a local or school gifted program.
•Students who have scored at least two standard deviations above the mean, or at the 95th percentile level or higher on any individual or group-administered, nationally-normed, standardized, intelligence assessment.
For more information and to apply, please visit giftedstudy.org