University High School Bulletin for Sunday, April 19, 2015
B Week - for the week of 04/13- 04/17
STAR/SBAC TESTING ROOM ASSIGNMENTS, 2015SOPHOMORE ROOM ASSIGNMENTS ~Thursday, April 23
Abdollian-Cano- Mr. Kalashian Room 203
Cerda-Gong Mrs. Royce Room 208
Gorman-McElroy, L. Mr. D. Jones Room 104
McElroy, Z.-Soghomonian Mrs. Downer Room 206
Stair-Ybarra Jarrett Mr. G. Jones Room 115
JUNIOR ROOM ASSIGNMENTS (115 students)~Wednesday, Thursday Ahamed-Edginton Mr. Canfield Room 202
Elliott-Konior Mrs. Dowis Room 108
Krauthammer-Rodriguez Dr. Torrance Room 207
Rugama-Zheng Mr. Benslay/Mr. Lapp Room 102
2015 Spring Concert DatesAll Choir
Monday, April 27th
Shaghoian Theater @ 7:30pm
2770 E. International Ave, Clovis North High School
Tuesday, April 28th
Shaghoian Theater @ 7:30pm
2770 E. International Ave, Clovis North High School
Jazz Band & Show Choir
Saturday, May 2nd
Woodward Park Amphitheatre @ 6:00pm
Symphonic Band & Strings Ensemble
Wednesday, May 6th
Concert Hall, CSUF @ 7:30pm
Concert Band & Wind Ensemble
Friday, May 8th
Concert Hall, CSUF @ 7:30 pm
*All concert tickets are $5.00 cash or checks only, payable to UHS. Tickets are available in the UHS office. Parking code for CSUF Concert Hall is listed each the ticket.
The Addams Family
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium
Thursday, May 28th and Friday, May 29th @ 7:30pm
Saturday, May 30st – 2:00pm matinee and 7:30pm
Latin - Community Service Hours Available!Attention all UHS students who fondly remember their Freshmen Year/ Latin I Myth Movie Project and who are able to assist in movie editing! Would you be able to offer your movie editing skills to some of the freshmen students? Community Service Hours are available for students who are able to assist in the editing portion of the movie projects. Please see Mrs. Phannaphob for details and tibi gratias ago!
Got Talent?Attention All Students: The UHS annual Talent Show is just around the corner. We are looking for singers, dancers, comedians, bands, etc. If you want to showcase your special talent see Mrs. Bird to sign-up. Space is limited. The Talent Show will be in the afternoon of Field Day, May 15th.
Peer Mentor InterviewsAttention Peer Mentor Applicants: The next process to applying to become a peer mentor is an interview. Interviews will be on Monday, April 20th and Tuesday, April 21st (before and after school). Interviews are not mandatory but are advised in order to receive full consideration for becoming a peer mentor. Sign ups for Peer Mentor interviews will be on the wall in the Counseling Waiting Room. This is a first come first serve basis for time slots. Interviews will take place in the conference room. Students awaiting their interview time should sit in the counseling waiting area until called in. If you have questions, see Mrs. Bird.
Workshop on Transforming Self-TalkDon't let your mind bully your body. Mark your calendars and come join Mr. Halstead, the counseling intern with the mustache, during lunch on Monday April 20th, and Monday May 4th to learn about transforming your negative self-talk into a more positive and healthy self-talk. Volunteer hours can be obtained by participating in this workshop. Pizza, yes pizza, will be provided to students on May 4th for their participation in both sessions. Sign-ups are limited to 24 students, so please hurry to room 100 to sign up and get your parental consent waiver. The last day to sign up is Friday April 17th.
2016 National Merit Scholarship ProgramCongratulations to the following junior students who have qualified to participate in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall: Fayyaz Ahamed, Gregory Angel, Philip Canoza, Andrei Caprau, Beatrice Choi, Sarah Chung, Eva Gleizer, Jacqueleine Ngo, Steven Pham, and David Wu.
Lands' End - UHS Spirit Wear!Senior shirts are NOW AVAILABLE on Lands' End!
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!
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UHS Scholarship BinderCheck out the UHS Scholarship binder for scholarships you may qualify for. This binder is located in the bookshelf in the counselor's office waiting area. Take a look at the binder while you are waiting to meet with your counselor, or if you would like more information on a specific scholarship. This binder will be updated periodically as counselors receive notices for scholarship opportunities. PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE THE SCHOLARSHIP BINDER FROM THE BOOKSHELF.
Summer at USCUSC Summer Programs offers students a preview of "freshman year" through its college immersion experience. Students explore Los Angeles as a laboratory for cultural learning beyond the traditional classroom. Our programs are designed to combine college level course work, academic field trips and structured extracurricular activities. USC Summer Programs offers 4 and 2 week courses in a variety of subjects from which students choose one course for intense study. Courses are interactive, engaging and challenging, and students receive 3 units of transferrable USC elective credit upon successful completion of the 4 week program. The deadline to apply is May 5, 2015. Please go to summer.usc.edu for more information.
Otis College of Art and Design's Summer of ArtOtis College of Art and Design's Summer of Art provides artists ages 15 and older with a college immersion experience in art and design. Whether students seek to strengthen and enhance their art skills or have limited training but a strong interest in art or design, this is an ideal way to experience what it is like to attend one of the most influential art and design colleges in the country. This year Summer of Art will take place July 6th-July 31st, 2015. Scholarships are available based on financial need and/or merit. Please visit www.otis.edu/soa to learn more.
Carnegie Mellon Pre College ProgramSummer 2015 Pre-College Programs Discover Carnegie Mellon - June 27 - August 8 Are you going to be a junior or senior in high school? If so, consider spending the summer in one of our distinct summer Pre-College programs: Advanced Placement/Early Admission (AP/EA), Architecture, Art & Design, Drama, Music, National High School Game Academy. Our summer Pre-College programs will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is all about - from the classroom to what's happening on weekends. You'll meet people from all over the world, be inspired by our world-renowned faculty, take part in the excitement of campus and have the opportunity to explore the city of Pittsburgh. The online application for the 2015 Summer Pre-College Program is available. Your application for admission will consist of an application form provided by Carnegie Mellon and documents you'll be required to gather from other resources (i.e. high school transcripts). The Pre-College Application deadine is May 1, 2015. Students must be in high school, have completed their sophomore year and be 16 to 18 years old (born between August 8, 1996 and June 27, 1999). Go to admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college for more information and an application.
The Game ExperienceThe Game Experience in Seattle, a three-week video game development program, incorporates hands-on instruction from industry professionals with interactive video game studio tours. Student’s learn how games are made from concept to design and development and everyone goes home with a game they made from scratch. We take pride in providing the next level of summer programs by combining unique education, great service and fun cultural activities with technology to create a seamless and elevated experience. We'll be offering several scholarships this year. This is a great opportunity for students interested in game development. Date July 4th - July 25th, 2015 and August 1st- August 22nd, 2015. Age Group Students entering grade 10 - 12 in September 2015. Registration Deadline June 1, 2015. Location Seattle, Washington. University University of Washington Price $5,300 For more information, please go to https://www.dropbox.com/s/fy5hszwjigyzuy1/Game%20Experience%202015%20Brochure.pdf?dl=0&utm_source=US+Public&utm_source=High+School+Counselors&utm_campaign=0a63dcf342-Game_Experience_Public&utm_campaign=0a63dcf342-Game_Experience_Public&utm_medium=email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4a38ab5a0a-0a63dcf342-&utm_term=0_4a38ab5a0a-0a63dcf342-201001809
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.
Hollon Kinney Music ScholarshipHollon Kinney Music Scholarship The Sounds of Freedom Concert Band is pleased to announce its third annual Hollon Kinney Music Scholarship. A total of $1000 will be awarded to a deserving woodwind, brass, or percussion player Students must: - Be a high school senior woodwind, brass, or percussion player - Be sponsored by their high school band director - Submit a recording from the 2015 California Band Director’s Association High School Honor Band audition music - Have at least a 3.0 GPA - See Scholarship Binder to find more detailed information on how to apply. The deadline is April 20th, 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/.
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!
Sikh Women's Alliance ScholarshipThe Sikh Women's Alliance Scholarship is offering three $1,000 scholarships who meet the following criteria. 1. Minimum 3.0 GPA 2. Enrolling in college as a full-time student/Currently enrolled in college as a full-time student 3. Pursuing a BA or BS degree 4. Provide an official GPA verification form & copy of your transcripts with your application (must be sealed and from the school). 5. Provide two letters of recommendation (one from volunteer organization) 6. Demonstrate volunteerism in the community or church 7. Write a 500 word essay using this prompt: Describe what you’ve learned about Sikhi and how it applies to your life. 8. Provide a 500 word personal statement which addresses: a. Educational background b. Socio-economic background or hardship c. Educational major, career goal, honors and extracurricular activities d. Any other pertinent information 9. Scholarship Application packets must to be postmarked by May 30, 2015 to:Sikh Women Alliance, Inc. 1187 N. Willow Ste 103 PMB #146 Clovis, CA 93611 ***Application details can also be found on the SWA website*** **Winners will be notified In August 2015** Contact Information: Phone Number: (559) 481-6910 Facebook: Sikh Women Alliance Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://kaurseva.webs.com --------See Scholarship Binder for Applications
Willam & Marry Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American HistoryThis summer you have a chance to attend William and Mary's Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History. The application Deadline is April 24, 2015. Instructors will use archaeology sites, surviving period structures, historic landscapes, battlefields, and a series of museums to guide students in a search for the American past. Students will take one course, History 216, and may chose from the topic From the Founding of Jamestown through the American Revolution, or From the American Revolution through the American Civil War. Session 1: June 28 - July 18, 2015. Session 2: July 19 - August 8, 2015. Please visit www.wm.edu/niahd or call 757-221-7652. See the summer programs box in the Counseling office to review the pamphlet.
i can AFFORD college.com"30 Seconds to College" Sweepstakes. One lucky grand-prize winner of this year's sweepstakes will receive a car. Three additional winners will receive scholarships that can be used for community college costs, such as fees, books, supplies, and other education-related expenses. Our goal at “I Can Afford College” is simple. We want to let students and parents know that: California community colleges are affordable. Financial aid is available year-round to help pay for enrollment fees and college costs like books, supplies, and even rent in some cases. All 112 California community colleges have financial aid experts who can give you free one-on-one help. To find out more about the video submission and voting process visit: http://www.icanaffordcollegepr.com/?dmu=1426100256235 or go to http://www.icanaffordcollege.com/
Reedley College STEM ConferenceDear UHS Students:
Reedley College presents the 7th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more info and to apply, please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-stem-conference-tickets-15932992008
Our STEM conference is a public outreach event designed to educate and inspire middle school, high school and college students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This family-friendly event promotes scientific discovery through hands-on activities, workshops, and demonstrations while providing the opportunity to learn about career pathways from actual scientists, engineers and health professionals. In addition, this annual event helps to raise awareness of the importance of STEM in our community.
7th Annual High School Senior Raw Talent CompetitionDo you have talent in hairstyling or makeup? Enter the 7th Annual high School Senior Raw Talent Competition to win one of 31 scholarships. One of each of the following scholarships: 1st prize scholarship for $4,000 - 2nd prize scholarship for $3,000 (Donated by Wella/Sebastian. For Cosmetology Program only.) - 3rd prize scholarship for $1,000 (MARINELLO SCHOOLS OF BEAUTY HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP). DEADLINE IS April 24, 2015. To apply to competition visit: http://www.marinello.com/High-School-Students/apply-now.aspx
Computer Science Summer Camp 2015This is the 7th time that this Computer Exploration (Comp-X) Summer Camp has been offered by the Department of Computer Science at California State University, Fresno. We look forward to the experience of helping 7th to 12th graders learn more about Computer Science. Tuition/Fee is $250 for 5 full-day sessions. There is a 10% discount for returning students. Dates are June 22nd - July 3rd. Below is the link with more information and the link to registration. General Information: https://sites.google.com/site/compxsummercamp Registration: https://sites.google.com/site/summercampapplication
GOAL Scholarship Awards scholarship oppurtunity from Oliver L. Baines, IIIThe GOAL Awards provide generous higher education and vocation scholarships. Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 1, 2015.. The GOAL Awards intentionally bases the scholarship on a broad range of scholastic traits as well as character traits thereby allowing many more students to qualify for a scholarship. We encourage all high school graduating seniors and current college students who are planning to enroll in college courses this fall 2015 semester to apply for the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding efforts and need or want assistance to reach their goals. Please note that this scholarship opportunity is open to Fresno/Clovis Area Students Only.
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.
2015 Rotary ScholarshipThe Rotary Club of Fresno announced that they have (11) $1000 scholarships available for graduating seniors. The qualifications that need to be met are: Rotary Scholarship Application (see scholarship binder), application to a post secondary institution and with proof of acceptance, demonstrated evidences of industriousness, GPA of 3.0 or higher, and demonstrate a financial need. Scholarship winners will be honored at a luncheon on June 1st, 2015. At that time all winners must show proof of admissions. See the Scholarship Binder in the counseling office for more details.
American Collegiate AdventuresACA has a new college prep and ACT/SAT boot camp sessions. This program is for students completing grades 10 or 11. The boot camp sessions will be held at UCLA, Depaul University, and Tufts University. ACA has been in business for over 22 years and specializes in college prep programs for high school students. We offer a variety of locations if the students desire to travel and learn over the summer. Wisconsin, Italy, Spain, England, France are just a few of the places that you can visit this summer through ACA. If you would like to learn more please visit www.acasummer.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.
Washington University in St. Louis Summer ProgramsWashington University in St. Louis offers summer programs for high school students. The 5 week High School Summer Scholars Program provides an early taste of college life for academically talented students during the summer following their sophomore or junior year of high school. Summer Scholars take 2 undergraduate courses for credit, as well as explore majors, and take field trips. Partial scholarships are available. The noncredit High School Summer Institutes provide an avenue for high school students to explore a specialized interest during the summer. Institutes combine traditional class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities in order for students to gain valuable academic and career experience. Institutes include Pre Med, Pre Engineering, Writing, Environmental Studies, Global Leadership, etc. Please visit summerexperiences.wustl.edu for more information about these exciting programs!
Cornell University Summer College ProgramCornell University Summer College Program offers acclaimed three week and six week precollege programs for motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Choose now from more than 20 programs and 50 Cornell courses offered between June 20 and August 4, 2015. Architecture, Creating Green Cities and Sustainable Futures, and Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences (RABS) are just a few of the programs offered. Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2015.
Oxbridge Student Summer Programs 2015Oxford University is offering (2)four week programs of academic and creative immersion in a a culturally vibrant setting. They are also offering an Oxford Seminar where students will get to spend the week diving into the subjects they love with the experts at Oxford. Visit the website www.oxbridgeprograms.com, call +1(212)932-3049, or email firstname.lastname@example.org Oxbridge St. Andrews: 14th of June - 11th of July 2015 Oxbridge UCLA: 22nd of June - 17th of July 2015 The Oxford One week Seminar: 2nd - 9th of August 2015
Hillsdale College Study Abroad Summer 2015 ProgramHillsdale College is offering a study abroad program for 10th-12th grade students. Students may choose from France, Italy, England, or USA. They will get 3 college credits for traveling to to some of the most historically rich places in each country. Students need strong academic preparation, 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher. Students will be asked to do a reasonable amount of reading prior to attending the program. To find out more please visit www.hillsdale.edu/admissions, email email@example.com or phone them at (517) 607-2325.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
We are pleased to inform you that the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Application is now available for review beginning October 15th, with the online application going live November 1st. Students may visit www.jackierobinson.org to learn more about the organization that The New York Times described as providing “what might be the educational effort in the country.” Each new JRF Scholar receives $24,000 over four years to attend a four-year accredited college or university. In addition to cash grants, JRF Scholars participate in our extensive, four-year program that includes: mentoring, leadership development, practical skill-building, internship and job counseling and placement, and a myriad networking opportunities. Over 1,400 JRF Scholars have been selected since the first awards were made in 1973. To learn more about the foundation and our program click here. We will send out decisions electronically to the email address you provided on your application on or before June 15, 2015. If you do not receive an e-mail from us before the end of the day on June 15th, please e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
•Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
•Show leadership potential
•Demonstrate a dedication to community service
•Present evidence of financial need
•Be a United States citizen
•A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 22
•Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship
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
25 Great College Scholarships in CaliforniaBest Value School's Scholarships in California (http://www.bestvalueschools.com/scholarships-in/california/) highlights a variety of college scholarships available to students residing in or planning to study in the state of California. Among these scholarships are general achievement-based programs, as well as specialty scholarships for LGBT students, children of farm workers, golf enthusiasts, and more. As deadlines are approaching for many of these scholarships, please visit Best Value's website in order to make sure that you do not miss the application deadlines.
Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project
The Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project student application has been posted for high school sophomores/juniors. CLYLP San Joaquin Valley's three-day institute offers an impactful program designed to develop students’ leadership potential and increase their knowledge of the region’s cultural and political landscape. Institute participants connect with education, business, political and community leaders from the Central Valley and receive encouragement in their pursuit of post-secondary educational opportunities. Housing, meals and program materials are provided at no cost to the participants or their families.
To be eligible, students must currently be enrolled in a California high school for the 2014-2015 academic year and live in one of the following counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne. Students must also currently be in either 10th (Sophomore) or 11th (Junior) grade. (Freshman and Seniors are ineligible to apply)
The 2015 San Joaquin Valley Institute will take place Friday, June 26th to Sunday, June 28th. The deadline to apply to all programs is Wednesday, May 6th at 12:00 Noon.
Please visit http://clylp.org/programs/high-school-program-application to apply and receive more information.
12th Annual 2015 BankCard Services Scholarship- SENIORS
BankCard Services is proud to announce the 12th Annual 2015 BankCard Services Scholarship.
20 scholars will receive $1,000 each and the qualifications for this scholarship would be any student who is attending a 4 year or 2 year college/university this fall who is a legal dependent/son/daughter of an existing or new BankCard Services Merchant with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on his or her first semester of senior year in high school. The last day to apply is May 22, 2015. The details of eligibility, application requirements, and the application can be found online at www.navyzebra.com.
A personal statement and reference letter will be required!
Syracuse University’s Summer College for High School Students
Syracuse University’s Summer College for High School Students provides current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders the unique chance to jump start their college experience while still in high school.
Students will be able to explore academic majors for 2 to 6 weeks in credit and noncredit programs, and build their resume/portfolio as they prepare to transition to university life.Students will also get the chance to further their college search through college prep workshops and tours of local colleges and universities.During the summer, students will live in a residence hall, keep active at recreational facilities, and take advantage of field trips to local cultural attractions.
Deadline to apply is May 15, 2015. Please visit http://summercollege.syr.edu/prospective-students/apply-now/ to apply and receive more information.