Daily Bulletin

University High School Bulletin for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

General (1-4)

April 21th -25th , 2014 (A Week)

2014 Spring Concerts Dates

Monday, April 28th Choral Concert Shaghoian Theater – Clovis North @ 7:30pm 2770 E. International (& Chestnut)
Tuesday, April 29th String Ensemble/Orchestra Concert Shaghoian Theater – Clovis North @ 7:30pm 2770 E. International (& Chestnut)
Saturday, May 3rd Show Choir/Jazz Band Woodward Park Amphitheatre @ 6:00pm (Friant/Audubon)
Saturday, May 10th Symphonic Band & Percussion Ensemble Concert Hall, CSUF @ 2:00 pm
Saturday, May 10th Concert Band/Wind Ensemble Concert 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 on the ticket.
Spring Musical The Music Man Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium May 29th and 30th @ 7:30pm Saturday, May 31st – 2:00pm matinee and 7:30pm Tickets: $15.00 Parking Code: TBA

Attention students

Important Reminder: There are still performing ensemble rehearsals this week, even with testing.

Attention seniors

If you would like to submit photos for the baccalaureate slideshow, please upload your photos through the following link: http://islandphotography.net/UHS/ You may upload through a mobile device or personal computer. Last day to upload photos is April 25, 2014. Seniors interested in participating in a fun class video for baccalaureate should attend a meeting in the choir room @ lunch on Wednesday April 2, 2014.

AP Test Fees

Hello students, this is a reminder for students who chose to pay their AP fees in payments. Please remember that you must make all payments and your fees must be paid IN FULL, no later than May 2, 2014. Please bring payments in as soon as possible, and turn them in to Albert or Maria in the Front Office. Thank you.

UHS Talent Show

Got talent? The UHS annual Talent Show will be on Field Day, Friday May 16th. We are looking for bands, singers, comedians, dancers, magicians or any other talent you would like to perform. See Mrs. Bird to sign up by May 2nd. There will be a limited number of acts so don't delay in signing up.

GSA Meeting

Hi everyone, GSA will hold a meeting this Thursday at 12:15 in Rm 209. Come join us! Hope to see you there.

Seniors attending University of California next year

If you will attend a UC campus next year you must meet the Entry Level Writing Requirement. Students can satisfy this requirement with appropriate scores on ACT, SAT, and AP English exams. If you do not have an appropriate score, you must register to take the Analytical Writing Placement Exam that will take place on Saturday, May 10. Go to www.ucop.edu/elwr to view necessary exam scores for exemption from this requirement or to sign up to take the exam.

Attention all Students!

There has been many incidents reported to the front office that students get their backpacks and long boards hided or stolen. So please take care of your belongings to avoid any problems. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the front office! Thank you

Senior Class Schedule for Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Regular Start A.M. Assembly Per. 1 8:00 – 8:35 Per. 2 8:40 – 9:15 Per. 3 9:20 – 9:55 Meeting/Assembly 10:00 – 12:00 Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 Per. 4 1:00 – 1:35 Per. 6 1:40 – 2:15 Per. 7 2:20 – 2:55 Per. 8 3:00 – 3:55 Per. 9 4:00 – 4

UHS Spirit Wear - Lands' End

Shop at the Lands' End Website for UHS Spirit Wear!

Parents (6-10)

2013-2014 Senior Events Schedule

•April 3 – Pick up Announcements and graduation orders. Room 109, noon to 1 •May 1st – Pick up Caps and Gowns. Room 109, noon to 1 •May 15th, 3-6, Graduation Practice at the Fresno State Rec. Center •May 16th , 6pm, Baccalaureate Concert Hall/ Individual Cap and gown pictures @ 4:00pm/ Class Cap and Gown pictures @ 5:30 •May 17th, 5:00 Graduation, Fresno State Student Rec. Center/ Sober Grad, 10-5:00am/ Blackbeard's ($25-30) •June 4&5 – Disneyland Grad Nite

Parking Information for Fresno State

Students parking at Fresno State may purchase parking permits in Campus Parking/Police building on Barstow/Jackson. Semester permits are $93 and academic year permits are $186. Day passes may be purchased at any parking kiosk for $3.

When picking up/dropping off students at UHS, please do not double park in the loading zone in front of UHS, and no parking in front of the Fresno State Alumni House. You may park in a single line along the loading zone, parking is allowed along the curb in the green parking lot across from UHS or you may make arrangements to pick up students at an appropriate location that is not congested. Please help us be a good neighbor as we share the space with Fresno State students and faculty.

Fresno State parking restrictions apply to our guests, students and staff at all times, click the link for more information: http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/traffic/enforcement/ordinances.html

Lunch Application

UHS currently participates in the National School Lunch Program. If you would like to apply for free or reduced lunch we have applications in the office, or you may call 278-8263 or email uhsattendance@gmail.com and we can send one to you. In addition, if you prefer the application in a language other than English, please let us know. Please turn them in to the UHS front office.
If you have any questions contact the UHS front office @ 278-8263.

Calling all Parents!! VolunteerHub Information

VolunteerHub, is an on-line website where University High School advertises and signs up volunteers for Phoenix Alliance and school events. We are currently adding UHS parents to Volunteerhub. For parents who have used the system before, you will sign in using the User Name and Password that you previously had. For new users, Please use the following:

User Name: Your email address
Password: Changeme

Please sign in and change your password. You can take a look at the calendar and see the exciting events that we are posting. We are adding more each day! We are also manually adding those of you who signed up at parent orientation (on paper forms), so you may receive a confirmation regarding the event that you expressed interest in. We will be sending much more detailed information about the site next week. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Carolyn Plunkett at uhsvolunteer@gmail.com or 559-284-9777.

Target Take Charge of Education and Savemart S.H.A.R.E.S.

Here are two terrific ways for you to help us raise funds for our school. All you have to do is use your Target Visa or Target RedCard, and SAVEMART S.H.A.R.E.S. card at the appropriate store and a percentage of the amount of each purchase you make goes back to UHS in the form of a cash donation from Target &/or Savemart.
Just visit www.target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate our school. You may select UHS by name/city, or by ID#115050.
If you need a Savemart SHARES card, stop by our front office and we have one for you! Thank you for your continued support of UHS.

Clubs/Teams (11-13)


State Championship THIS weekend! :) Congratulations to Sal Acosta, Alex Ehrreich, Emma DenBesten and Imani Branch, who are all representing our league at the state championship THIS weekend in Modesto! :) We will be at the tournament Friday-Sunday. Give these four students an encouraging word when you see them this week!!!

LIFE Club!

Hey Students! It's that time of year again! Sadly, the seniors will be leaving us very soon! So come on in to LIFE club today to hear our very own Erica Stevens give us some of her parting thoughts! So go vote for ASB elections and run on over to Mrs. Hill's room right after!

Food Club

Remember--foodies, food club dinner THIS week on Thursday, April 24th

Remember we are UHS!

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College/ Scholarships (16-20)

Big Sun Organization Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Deadline - June 20, 2014 Amount of Award - $500.00 The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.. Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

B. Davis Scholarship

B.Davis Scholarship General Information http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site. The winner(s) of this scholarship will be notified by email and their name(s) will be shown on this site. DEADLINE: May 26, 2014 AWARD VALUE: $1,000 This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction.

Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College Program

Rhode Island School of Design's Pre-College Program offers 16-18 year old high school students a comprehensive introduction to the college art school experience. For six weeks, you follow a college-level studio curriculum and experience RISD's unique campus in a full-immersion encounter with art and design education. Students focus on critical thinking and artmaking, from foundation drawing to focused concentration in one of 20 diverse majors. Please apply early as priority is given to applicants based on the date of submission of the application. Find more info at risd.edu/precollege

AES Scholarship

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Amount of award: $500.00 Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014 Further information, including previous winners, is available on our web site at: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

NYU High School Academy

NYU High School Academy is being offered at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies this summer! This will offer high school students the opportunity to live and learn in the heart of New York City for one week. During this week, students will be exposed to an intensive approach of career exploration and gain competitive edge when applying to colleges. The courses offered include 3D printing and Product Design, Arabic, City Planning, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Journalism, Finance, N.Y.C. and many others. Sessions begin July 13- August 1. Applications are due June 1, 2014. For program details and applications, visit scps.nyu.edu/hsacademy. For any questions email scps.hsacademy@nyu.edu or call(212) 998-7006.

Fresno Chaffee Zoo Volunteer Program

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is offering volunteer opportunities to be a Zoo Camp Jr. Counselor or a Teen L.E.A.D.E.R.S. As a Zoo Camp Jr. Counselor, you would lead a small group of children in zoo activities, including crafts , tours, and games. Applicants must be 14-17 years old and available Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30 pm from June 9th- August 8th. Applications are due no later then April, 28 2014 and program price is $40. As a Teen L.E.A.D.E.R, you will be able to interact with Zoo guests, facilitate water-related games and activities. Applicants must be able to commit 20 hours of volunteer service from April- September. Applications are due no later than February 26, 2014 and program price is $20. To apply for Jr. Counselor or Teen L.E.A.D.E.R.S , please contact Alysia at (559) 498-5945 or email amartinelli@fresnochaffeezoo.org.

ProofReading Services Scholarship

ProofreadigService.com is pleased to announce their High School University Writing Scholarship. Six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500 will be awarded to three high school seniors and three college students. In order to qualify, applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher and submit an essay responding to the prompt given on the website. Applications are due no later than June 1, 2014. The winners will be announced July 1, 2014. For further information, including prompt topic, please visit http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship.

UC Merced Summer Transfer Academy & Resource fo Success Program (STARS)

UC Merced STARS program is inviting all community college bound high school seniors to participate in a free summer residential program. This program is aim to help student successfully navigate the community college system in order to transfer to a four- year university. Students will be spending 4 days/ 3 nights at UC Merced in which students will get to experience college life, live in the residence hall, eat at the dinning commons, and interact with other UC Merced transfer students. Applicants must be high school seniors who have already applied to community college. Students can apply online at era.ucmerced.edu/stars-program or mail in the application. Applications are due May 23, 2014. Should you have any questions, please contact Kia Vue, Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Initiatives, at kvue3@ucmerced.edu.

Cash for College

California Cash for College is hosting Online Chats to discuss FAFSA or CA Dream Act Applicaiton, Cal Grants, and Middle Class scholarships. Online chats are held every Friday between 2:00- 5:00 pm. Join two chats and you may be selected for a $500 scholarship from Cash for College. Students who are interested only need to create account and log in on Fridays! Create an account and logic at www.collegeweeklive.com/MyCash4College. For further questions, view the website or email cashforcollege@csac.ca.gov.

UCLA Department of Design Media Arts Summer Institute

UCLA's Department of Design Media Arts (DMA) is offering a two week summer institute for students interested in being taught by professionally trained and well-experienced instructors in graphic, web, audio/ video and game design. DMA is one of the nation's top design departments offering a summer institution designed from their undergraduate program at UCLA. Students participating in this course will have a rare opportunity to experience college life in cutting edge design department, while earning a four pass/ no pass units of UC credit. For further information visit www.dma.ucla.edu/si.

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs

Stanford Pre-collegiate Summer Institutes and Summer College offer highly motivated and intellectually curious students the opportunity to explore and discover topic not typically taught in secondary schools. Students will have the opportunity to engage in small classes taught by Stanford instructors and engage in the many cultural and intellectual experiences. At Summer Institutes,students ages 14-17 will engage in 3-4 week intensive study single-subject courses such as; biotechnology, entrepreneurship, and creative writing. At Summer College, students from around the world ages 16-19 will choose from more that 125 college courses, earning undergraduate course credit and an official Stanford University transcript. For more information and to apply visit spcs.stanford.edu/explore.

Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin College

Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin College Oberlin College is offering a summer program for the next generation of sustainability leaders. Students who are highly motivated and would like to take part in intensive hands on college experience visit Oberlin College's website foresightlsi.org for more information. Summer program starts July 20- August 2, 2014.

Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin College

Oberlin College is offering a unique summer program to take part in intensive, hands on learning and build your leadership potential. 17 out of 22 slots are still available for highly motivated students. Summer program begins July 20 and ends August 2, 2014. Tuition is $2500 and Room and board are $900. Scholarships are available to cover the cost of tuition, room and board. Students who are applying must provide high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and pay a nonrefundable application fee of $25. There is currently no application deadline however upon filling the 22 slots, no applicants will be accepted. For further information please visit http://foresightdesign.org/education/flsi/.

Fresno State Lyles College of Engineering Summer Engineering Experience

Fresno State is inviting high school students to be a part of this year's Summer Engineering Summer Experience June 23- June 27, 2014, from 8:30am- 4pm each day. This five day camp will expose students to hands on activities led by Fresno State Faculty, Q and A panels with students and industry professionals and trips to engineering companies. This experience cost $150 which includes snacks and daily lunch. For more information, contact Hernan Maldonado at hernanm@csufresno.edu or call (559)278-8242.

Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics STEM Conference

Reedley College is hosting STEM Conference on April 26, 2014 from 8:30am- 2:30pm. Astronaut Jose Hernandez will be the Keynote Speaker. Don't miss out on Central Valley's Largest STEM conference. Activities include a meet and greet with STEM experts and science/ engineering hands on fun. Registration is FREE. For registration contact, Daniel Lomeli at Daniel.Lomeli@reeedleycollege.edu or at (559) 638-2641 ext. 3149.

Fresno Pacific University -Rep on Campus

Admitted students and Prospective students interested in Fresno Pacific University are invited to visit with an admissions rep on Wednesday, April 30th at lunch in the conference room (main office). Come here about FPU and their programs as well as learn admission and financial aid information.

HEAT Summer Instituition in Silicon Valley

The Humanities, Entrepreneurship and Technology (HEAT) Institute in Silicon Valley is proud to announce the opening of its 2014 student summer camp. Students will have the opportunity to work with Stanford faculty and professionals from companies like Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This summer program will allow students to first hand experience using the latest software and hardware tools, including Big Data, Google Glass, and Oculus Rift.Weekly Sessions begin June 28 and end August 30.Overnight Camper Tuition: $2500/week. Day Camper Tuition: $1200/week. Tuition includes classes,housing,meals-including special events with faculty, and field trips. Further information and application can be found at www.lingo.stanford.edu/heat.

State Center Community College District Registration Express 2014

Registration Express 2014 is just around the corner! Students who are attending community college this upcoming summer and fall 2014 Registration Express will help you complete advising (SEP) and register for classes. Students who are interested must have their online orientation and placement testing done before May 1, 2014. Student must bring high school transcripts and SCCCD placement scores. Registration Express will be held on: May 5, 2014 - Fresno City College, Reedley College, & Willow International Center May 6, 2014 - Fresno City College, Reedley College, & Willow International Center May 7, 2014 - Fresno City College, Willow International Center, & Madera & Oakhurst Centers. In order to attend, you must call your college campus by May 2nd to reserve your seat! Location and time will be provided when you reserve your seat. You can contact the following schools at:Fresno City College (559) 442-8225 ,Reedley College (559) 638-3641 ext. 3229, Willow International Center (559) 325-5230, Madera Center (559) 675-4851, Oakhurst Center (559) 675-4851. Call now and reserve your registration express seat!

I Can Afford College Sweepstakes!

California Community Colleges' and Clear Channel have teamed up to sponsor "I CAN Afford College" financial awareness campaign, and are launching "find the $5K" sweepstakes. One lucky winner will receive $5,000 toward community college cost! The second prize is an ipad mini and the third prize is an ipod touch. To enter, students must go to the "I CAN Afford College" website www.icanaffordcollege.com and find the hidden $5K logo. Everyday the logo will be hidden in a different place. Once you find the logo, click on it to enter. Students can can check daily to find the icon and increase their chances of winning while exploring the newly designed website. Contest will end May 28, 2014. If you have any questions, please email PDorr@cccco.edu.

CCP College Prep Programme London & Paris

CCP College Prep Programme is inviting all high achieving high school students to experience in an academic, leadership and cultural experience in London and Paris. This is the 28th Anniversary of the Programme and students are being encouraged to enjoy evening performances of Shakespeare at the Globe, tour the famous Old Vic and Royal Haymarket theaters, meet and greet with actors back stage to give a few examples of the activities. Students will spend July 11-28 in London and then travel to Paris from July 28- August 2. All drama enrollees will receive a Thespian scholarship of $500 automatically towards the $6500 tuition. Further information and applications can be found online at www.ccpcollegepreprogramme.org.

College Visitation & Scholarship information

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Cornell University Summer College

Cornell University Summer College offers acclaimed three- and six week precollege programs for talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to earn three to six college credits. Students can choose from more than 20 programs and 60 Cornell courses offered between June 21 and August 5, 2014. Admission dead line for most programs is on May 2nd, visit summercollege.cornell.edu to apply and for more information.

Smith College for High School Girls

Smith college Precollee Summer Programs offer intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls. The learning environment is hands-on, collaborative, exploratory, challenging and rich in role models. The summer program offers: Hidden Lives:Discovering Women's History (July 6-19), Young Women's Writing Workshop (July 6-19), The American college Immersion Program (July 6- August 2), The Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program (July6- August 2, and Field Studies for Sustainable Futures (July 6- 19). All applications must be submitted online at www.smith.edu/summer.

Unique Summer Istitute at Oberlin College

Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin College offers a unique summer Institute for High School Students. JOIN the next generation of sustainability leaders: Motivated high school students ready to create change. TAKE PART in intensive, uniquely hands-on learning, facilitated by respected teacher-practitioners. VISIT inspiring sustainability initiatives, from community farms to corporate headquarters. DEVELOP your leadership potential. BUILD relationships with established professionals. EXPERIENCE life on one of the country's most forward-thinking campuses. FOSTER a more diverse, inclusive sustainability movement. FORGE an ongoing network to support your future education and career. The program will begin July 20th- August 2nd 2014. Apply now at www.foresightlsi.org

Summer Study Programs

Summer Study’s pre-college summer programs offer unique summer opportunities, which combine stimulating academics with unforgettable sports, recreational, social and/or cultural activities. We are extremely proud that more high school students attend Summer Study programs as compared to any other summer enrichment program of its kind. Join us at one of these spectacular locations for one of our pre-college programs... Penn State University, The University of Colorado Boulder, Fordham University in New York City and The Sorbonne in Paris, France. Summer Study's action-packed pre-college summer programs offer students: Exciting classes, Exhilarating nightlife, Valuable SAT/ACT Prep Courses, New friends from all over the world, Incredible sports and athletic programs, Fantastic weekend trips, Cultural and language immersion experiences, Intensive workshops, Exclusive "real life" internships,and Exceptional opportunities to earn college credits. Apply now at www.summerstudy.com, contact: via email info@summerstudy.com or (631)424-1000

Global Scholar 2014

Global Scholar is an intensive global leadership program for rising high school juniors and seniors. The program offers a powerful and unique curriculum that builds both 1) youth understanding of the great global challenges facing us today, as well as 2) the leadership skills and confidence to make change happen. Program highlights include: 1.Policy Seminars with experts working on key global challenges. 2.A Social Change and Innovation Seminar, exploring global careers in the private, public and non-profit sectors 3.A Global Leadership Seminar 4.A Strategic Communications Seminar, including workshops on public speaking and persuasive writing 5.A Career Planning Seminar, including workshops on resume writing, networking and career planning 6.Intimate meetings with ambassadors, policy-makers and other key influential figures 7.And of course, exploring beautiful Washington D.C. in the summertime! The program will be on July 20 – August 2, 2014 and scholarships will be offered. Early Bird discount available through March 15! Please find out more, including details on pricing and curriculum, on our website: www.globalscholar.org. Scholarships and discounts available. Please contact us any time to discuss details! 202.709.6172 or globalscholar@aidemocracy.org.

Summmer at Boston University

Boston University Summer Term offers four different and unique programs for High school students. The programs are as followed: High School Honors The High School Honors Program offers an opportunity for academically motivated rising juniors and seniors to experience undergraduate life while earning college credit.The program begins on June 29-August 08, 2014 Application deadline May 12, 2014. Research Internship in Science & Engineering Take six weeks this summer to advance your knowledge and boost your education—conduct university-level research in state-of-the-art laboratories with some of the brightest scientific minds in the nation.Throughout the six weeks, students participate in weekly workshops with the RISE Coordinator that provide insight on the scientific process, research ethics, how to read a research paper, how to make a poster, and how to network in the science and engineering fields. The program begins on June 29-August 08. Application deadline March 31, 2014. Summer Challenge Get a taste of college life with our two-week, residential summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a Summer Challenge student, you'll take part in lectures, discussions, individual and group work, and project-based assignments, as well as field trips.The program will be open until seminars are filled. Summer Preview We've designed our Summer Preview seminars to be small to allow students to immerse themselves in a specific topic through lectures, discussions, and individual and group work. Our students also benefit from a college workshop that will help them maximize their high school studies in order to be better prepared when the time comes to fill out college applications. The program will be open until seminars are filled. APPLY NOW at www.bu.edu/summer/highschool.com contact via email summerhs@bu.edu or (617)353-1378

UC Merced Summer Transfer Academy

The UC Merced Summer Transfer Academy & Resources for Success (STARS) Program is a free summer residential program designed to help community college bound high school seniors successfully navigate the community college system in order to transfer to a four-year university. STARS is a 4 day/3 night program taking place on the UC Merced campus and runs from June 26th- 29th. Students will have a chance to experience life as a college student, living in the residence halls, eating at the dinning commons, going to class, and interacting with other UC Merced transfer students.STARS is only for HS seniors who’ve already applied for community college. Students may apply now online at era.ucmerced.edu/stars-program or download the paper application and mail in the application. Applications are due May 23rd.

Summer Program at Holy Cross Center for Women

Holy Cross Center for Women has a Summer Junior Enrichment Program designed for youth 12-17 years of age. This program will provide activities that will aid students to develop skills in areas of leadership. motivation, goal setting and basic work ethics. Sessions are presented to young people to make them aware of risks they may encounter and how to make healthy choices. Educational field trips are also included. Holy Cross Center for Women also has summer programs for children 4-8 years of age (Summer Literacy Program) and 9-11 years of age (Cultural Literacy). For more information please call (559) 237-3379.

Summer Program at Emerson College

Emerson College Department of Professional Studies offers challenging two- and five-week summer programs for advancing high school students. Programs are intensive, fun, and designed to teach students competitive, practical skills in one academic area of communication and the arts. As a Pre-College or Summer Institute student, you can look forward to achieving: Basic knowledge of current industry practices and requirements, Portfolio or audition materials for your college applications(Pre-College non-credit studio programs),Skills in project presentation, debating, and research (Journalism and Political Communication Institutes). Programs are competitive. Plan to apply to the summer programs and submit your completed application materials early. Every program has a different deadline, please visit www.emerson.edu/ce for more information.

Syracuse University Summer College

Syracuse University Summer College for Hish School students provides current sophomores and juniors the opportunity to jump-start their college career. Students will have the opportunity to: explore their interests and possible college majors, study with University faculty and instructors, experience college life firsthand, live in a residence hall, mature as a person, and earn up to seven college credits. For more information visit summercollege.syr.edu

Pre-College Summer at Wellesley College

An exciting new program has been added this year to the Wellesley College Summer Session for academically motivated high school juniors and seniors. This is a four week Residential Program in which the students will experience undergraduate life in both the classroom and around Campus while receiving college credit.Students will be enrolled in two academic courses, one writing course choosing either Staging Science or Fantastic Fiction; and one level-one course of their choosing from these subjects: Drawing, Calculus, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Studies, or Women's Studies. Registration for the Pre-College Residential Program is open apply Now at www.wellesley.edu/summer

Summer Reading skills and Reading programs

Fresno State is offering a reading skills and speed reading programs for children and adults this summer. The classes are taught by professional instructors fro the Institute of Reading Development. The classes may cover phonics, comprehension. vocabulary, study skills and speed reading. The Programs are divided by grades starting at kindergartners to 12th grader and adults. For more information or to register call 1800-978-3532

Pre-College at Cornish College of the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts is the Northwest’s premier visual and performing arts college. They offer a variety of courses and workshops for high school students, adults, and children. Summer at Cornish places you in classes with professional artists to hone your creative skills, gain a depth of knowledge about a particular arts discipline, and — for high school students — earn college credit and experience college life. For additional information regarding courses, housing, scholarships and to register visit www.cornish.edu/summer.

High School Summer Scholars

High School Summer Scholars Program is open to current high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a participant in this selective five-week program, students can enroll in two undergraduate courses taught by Washington University faculty and study alongside college students. Students can select from a broad range of stimulating introductory undergraduate courses in the humanities, math, sciences, and social sciences, or choose from one of their suggested pre-professional course options, designed to jump start your exploration of a specific area of interest or possible career path. The credit you earn can be transferred to most accredited colleges or universities. This can be the perfect stepping-stone to the next stage of your education! For more information visit http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/scholars

New York University Pre-College

New York University (NYU)Precollege offers rising high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience academic and student life at New York University. This academically rigorous program places high school students in six-week (July6- August 15), intensive, college-level courses and allows them to gain academic credit. Students will develop writing skills through a fee writing workshop that will help their writing stand out in class and on college essays. Students will have the opportunity to live on-campus housing and plan for college admission through college- planning sessions and a summer college fair. For more information visit nyu.edu/precolle

Summer at Media University of Illinois

Media University is a program offered by the College of Media at the University of Illinois for two weeks in the summer(June 16-27 2014). This program introduces high school students to the many facets of advertising and journalism as viable career choices through hands-on learning activities. Students will work on a real project; interact with University of Illinois faculty, ad agencies and clients, journalists, and media personnel; and learn from current University of Illinois students. But don't think Media University students will spend all day in the classroom. They will explore all that the Urbana - Champaign campus has to offer, visit some of the top companies in the industry in Chicago, Indianapolis or St. Louis, and most importantly, learn all about the media industry. For more information please visit experience.media.illinois.edu/mediauniversity. Applications are due May 1st,

Summer of Art

Summer of Art is an intensive, four-week, pre-college program for students ages 15 and older who wish to experience what it is like to study at one of the top art and design colleges. The program offers small and rigorous courses and labs in your chosen specialization. There will be optional student housing for an additional fee. For registration information please visit www.otis.edu/soa.

HEAT Summer camp

The Humanities, Entrepreneurship, And Technology (HEAT)Institute is an academic and professional development institute based in Silicon Valley. The HEAT student summer camp is offered to High school students (rising 9th grade, grades 9-12. The program combines three educational tracks to exercise critical thinking skills and impart hands-on business, data science, and career development experience to students of all backgrounds. Students will have the opportunity to study directly with Stanford faculty and industry professionals, learn about key relationships between the humanities and technology, and build creative real-world solutions using the latest software and hardware tools, including Big Data,and Google Glass. To learn more and register, please visit http://lingo.stanford.edu/heat.

Mercy College -Summer Business Leadership Academy

Attention Juniors only: Mercy College in New York is offering a free tuition and board summer camp for those interested in Business (most pay for own transportation to New York). Students will get to visit Fortune 500 companies and learn leadership lessons from top business faculty. Visit leadershipacademy@mercy.edu for more information and then see your counselor for a nomination to the program.

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