www.lrcentralhigh.net Little Rock Central ~ Thursday ~ November 13, 2014 “B Day” Tiger Health Tip ~ Breakfast is the energy and brain booster everyone needs in the morning. Belie (v.) to hide the truth about someone or something Teachers and students: French Club is collecting aluminum pop tabs again this year. A1 classes collect as much as you can before spring break! Our club really wants to help Ronald McDonald House! We will provide a breakfast to the A1 class that collects the most tabs by weight (we don’t count them! ☺) May the best class win! ATTENTION GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS: IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED NOTIFICATION THAT YOU ARE IDENTIFIED G/T, OR RECEIVED GT SERVICES IN MIDDLE SCHOOL, YOU ARE INVITED TO MS. J.T.’s “G/T LUNCH SEMINARS”. THIS MONTH’S MEETING IS TODAY DURING BOTH LUNCHES IN ROOM 311. BE THERE OR BE SQUARE. Attention all National Honor Society members: Mrs. Vaught has several volunteer opportunities available. Please come by room 143 for more information The Central High NAACP chapter will be meeting 1st and 2nd lunch this Friday, November 14th. 1st lunch will meet in room 325 B and 2nd lunch will meet in ROTC room. Bring all completed applications at this time. For any questions contact Chief Crumpton or Coach Bowman. Want to learn how to turn used shoes into a great service project? The Ladies Club will have a guest speaker on November 18th in room 127B during 2nd lunch to help prepare us for our November/December Service Project of exporting used shoes to needy countries. Funds generated will help buy the necessary equipment and supplies to get clean, safe water to villages and communities in Kenya and Haiti. All Ladies Club members and guests are welcome to join this informative meeting. In other news: Attention teachers: VALIC will be here Tuesday, November 18th from 8:30- 4 pm in the 1st floor teacher’s lounge. Attention Seniors: Jostens will be here Friday, November 14th during both lunches to distribute ring orders. If you have not place a gap & gown order you may do so at this time. The Military ASVAB Test will be given Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Juniors and Seniors interested in taking the test please sign up in the Guidance Office. Deadline to sign up is November 14th. Students who have already signed up to take the ASVAB Test on Tuesday, November 18th are to see Ms. Miles in the Guidance Office to receive your instructions and test study guide. Underclass school picture makeup day is TODAY by appointment only. Please come to room 103 to sign up. Attention students! Our homeless shelter is in need of supplies this season. Donations of new or slightly used supplies, coats, books for children in preschool, shoes, and sports balls are needed and much appreciated. Clothing sizes needed range from infant to adult extra – large, and we request all items be in good, useable condition. Bring your items to your A1 class now through December 1st. The class with the most items will receive a pizza party. Help out the community and donate! Community service opportunities for students in grades 6-12 is being offered by Teen Aspire. Volunteer opportunities start on November 1, 2014 at NLR Community Center at 2700 Willow St. NLR, 72114. Please register at http://vols.pt/XDqLAF . For additional information please contact Briana Austin, Program leader at 501-791-8545 Attention Seniors-Are you considering enrolling in the Army or Army Reserve after you graduate? Do you have questions about what careers opportunities the Army can provide for you? Do you have questions about the Army in general? Come get your questions answered. Sign up in the counselor's office to attend an Army information session TODAY. Homelessness Awareness and Sensitivity Poster & High School Essay Contest. Students in grades 9-12th can participate in either the poster or essay writing contest. Pick up contest rules in the guidance office. Contest deadline is November 14, 2014 by 5:00 P.M. The Hays Memorial Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship offered each year by Hendrix College. Recipients of this scholarship are exceptionally well-rounded student leaders who contribute to the educational community of Hendrix College. To be eligible for the Hays Memorial Scholarship you must a graduating senior with a 3.6 cumulative GPA, a minimum ACT “super score” composite of 32 or a minimum SAT Critical Reading and Math combined “super score” total of 1410, and apply to Hendrix by the November 15th Early Action I Deadline. Complete the online nomination form at www.hendrix.edu by November 15th. Attention Seniors: Spokeo.com is a scholarship connection website. This year they have released their Top 50 Scholarships for 2014-2015. The website is easy to navigate and provides information regarding each scholarship including deadlines and amounts for each scholarship. Visit www.spokeo.com/scholarship/list for the complete list of scholarships and how to apply. Attention College Bound Seniors interested in the Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Fashion Design, Film, or Slam Poetry. The Thea Foundation has announced scholarship deadlines for 2015 Thea Scholarship Competitions. If you excel in the arts or any art related field, please visit www.theafoundation.org/scholarships to apply. Deadlines vary depending on the scholarship. Telluride Association sophomore Seminar is seeking 10th graders interested in being challenged in a six-week residential summer program. The topics covered are within the fields of Black and Ethnic studies. Any 10th grader interested in being nominated please come by guidance office and see Ms. Grayson. Bronfman Fellowships is a selective merit based program for high school juniors who identify at Jewish. This is a fully funded fellowship. Applications are due January 6, 2015. Please go to www.bronfman.org to get more information and to register. Attention Seniors- The 16th Annual HBCU College Fair will be held at McClellan High School on December 4th. Students with a 2.50 GPA or better can sign up in the Guidance Office. Please dress professionally and take copies of your unofficial transcript. Some scholarships are offered on site. November 17th is the deadline to return the field trip permission form. Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program is offering a $1000 scholarship. Comcast would like to recognize a select senior for their commitment to community service, academics and demonstrated leadership. Interested seniors with a 2.8 or above GPA should see Ms. Langston in the guidance office. Yale University invites outstanding high school students to attend the Yale Young Global Scholars Summer Program. Interested students see Ms. Langston in the guidance office. Attention Seniors admitted to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville – The 2015 Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarship Application is now available. Applicants must be already admitted as an incoming freshmen to the U of A as a degree-seeking student, have a 3.6 cumulative GPA, and a composite of at least 24 on the ACT. Priority deadline is December 1st, 2014 and the Final Deadline being February 2, 2015. Applications are available at www.arkansasalumni.org/FRscholarships. Attention Seniors – Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville has released scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarships are available online at www.siue/alumni/awards. Students must apply for admission to Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Scholarship applications must be submitted or postmarked by Friday, January 30, 2015. Attention Seniors interested in careers in Agriculture – America’s Farmers Grow AG Leaders announces a new scholarship program aimed at students looking for career opportunities in agriculture. Interested students may apply online at FFA.org/scholarships starting November 15th, 2014 until February 1st, 2015. Students must have three farmers’ endorsements of their application, have a 2.5 GPA, and major in an agricultural related field. Attention Seniors planning on majoring in Education – The Arkansas Association of Federal Coordinators (AAFC) is offering the AAFC Scholarship to high school seniors to supplement college costs during their freshmen year. The scholarship award is $1,000 for the first academic year and will be awarded to full-time students who enroll in an Arkansas College or University, including junior colleges, community, vocational, or technical colleges, and plan to major in education. Interested students must have a 3.0 GPA, Good citizenship (No suspensions or expulsions), Membership in a service or academic organization (extracurricular activity may be substituted), a letter of recommendation from a principal, counselor, or teacher, and non-family member (3 letters of recommendation required), and plan to work in the field of Education. The completed application must be received by December 19th, 2014. Please complete and mail all items listed on the “checklist” part of the application. Failure to do so could result in the choice of another applicant. Please stop by the guidance office for an application.
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