WEEKLY CALENDAR Week 33 UTICA HIGH SCHOOL CHIEFTAINS APR13 – APR18, 2015 Monday 4/13/15 REGULAR SCHEDULE Sounding Board Meeting SAT Awareness Workshop @ Ford II PAC Main Office PAC 9:30am 6:30pm Tuesday 4/14/15 REGULAR SCHEDULE M-Step Testing - Juniors Utica United Tutoring Forensics Regionals @ Utica Girls Varsity Softball @ Romeo High School Double Header Girls JV Softball @ Romeo High School Double Header Boys Varsity Baseball @ St. Clair High School Boys JV Baseball vs. St. Clair High School Boys Freshman Baseball vs. L’Anse Creuse North High School Girls Freshman Softball vs. L’Anse Creuse North High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse @ Cousino High School Room 166 Media Center Home Away Home Away Home Home Home Away 7:00am 2:15-3:15pm 3:30-7:00 pm 4:00PM 4:00PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 5:00PM REGULAR SCHEDULE M-Step Testing - Juniors Key Club Chess Club Boys Varsity Baseball vs.St. Clair High School Boys JV Baseball @ St. Clair High School Girls Varsity Tennis @ Lakeview Girls JV Soccer vs. Stevenson High School Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Stevenson High School Room 167 Home Away Away Home Home 6:55am 6:30am 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:00PM 5:00PM 6:30PM REGULAR SCHEDULE M-Step Testing - Juniors Hispanic Honor Society Tutoring Senior Speech Contest Annual College Fair @ Ford Boys Varsity Lacrosse @ Anchor Bay High School Boys Varsity Golf @ Port Huron Northern Boys JV Golf @ Port Huron Northern Boys Varsity Track @ Chippewa Valley High School Girls Varsity Track @ Chippewa Valley High School Boys Varsity Baseball @ St. Clair High School Boys JV Baseball vs. St. Clair High School Boys Freshman Baseball vs. Grosse Pointe South. Girls Varsity Softball @ Lake Shore High School Girls JV Softball vs. Lake Shore High School Girls Freshman Soccer vs. Dakota High School Girls Freshman Softball vs. Grosse Pointe South Room 116 Media Center Main Office PAC Away Away Away Away Away Away Home Home Away Home Home Home 7:00am 2:15-3:15pm 1:15pm 6:30-8pm TBA 2:45PM 2:45PM 4:00PM 4:00PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM Wednesday 4/15/15 Thursday 4/16/15 Friday 4/17/15 REGULAR SCHEDULE M-Step Testing - Juniors Payday Breakfast Friday cont’d 4/17/15 Saturday 4/18/15 Boys Varsity Golf Elks Invitational @ Elks Golf Club (Other) Boys Freshman Baseball vs. Eisenhower Girls Varsity Softball vs. Dakota High School Girls Varsity Tennis @ Lamphere High School Girls JV Softball vs. Dakota High School Girls Freshman Softball vs. Eisenhower Girls JV Soccer @ Ford II High School Girls Varsity Soccer @ Ford II High School Away Home Home Away Home Home Away Away 9:00AM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 4:30PM 5:30PM 7:00PM Girls Varsity Softball vs. Marine City Double Header Home 10:00AM Looking Ahead: Senior Panoramic Picture April 21st UHS Theatre - Lovely Lovely Valentine April 23rd-25th College Day April 24th PAYDAY BREAKFAST Thank you to the English Dept. for the wonderful breakfast! Our next payday breakfast will be on Friday, April 17th hosted by the Special Services, EL, and Aides. ATTENTION 9TH AND 10TH GRADE STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Beginning in spring 2016, all Michigan high school juniors will take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) as part of the required state assessments. ACT will no longer be required. To share information with you about this important transition, Utica Community Schools invite all current 9th and 10th grade students and their parents to attend: SAT Awareness Workshop Monday, April 13 – 6:30 p.m. at Henry Ford II High School 11911 Clinton River Road, Sterling Heights 48313 Featured speakers will include: Hoor Bhranpuri, Senior District Director, The College Board Kim Charland, UCS Director of Assessments The workshop is free. Hope to see you there! . COLLEGE INFORMATION The UCS College Fair is this Thursday, April 16 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Henry Ford II. Come and speak with the admissions advisors about their schools. All in-state and numerous out-of-state schools will be in attendance. The Citadel is hosting their Open House called Discover the Citadel on Friday, April 17. If you are looking at a federal service academy, senior military college and are interested in ROTC scholarships, check this out. Registration begins promptly at 12:30 pm in the lobby of Mark Clark Hall. Space is extremely limited, so timely registration is preferred. Register by calling 800-868-1842. James Madison College (within MSU) welcomes high school juniors and their families to join us for our upcoming Junior Visit Days. These programs are specifically tailored for high school juniors and will introduce students to James Madison College, MSU's Residential College of Public and International Affairs. Sessions will include presentations from James Madison College, MSU Admissions, MSU Honors College, a student panel, and tours of academic areas of Case Hall. The final spring date is April 17. You can register online for all Junior Visit Days. Oakland University has their Human Health Day THIS Saturday, April 18. Come and check out the School of Nursing and the School of Health Sciences. The event runs from 9 am – noon, with check in at 8:30 am. To learn more about research opportunities and admission requirements as well as scholarship prospects, register at www.Oakland.edu/visit. Next Friday, April 24, is College Day and we are asking ALL SENIORS to wear t-shirts or sweatshirts indicating the school they will be attending in the fall. Show your upcoming college pride! 2nd hr. competition. CHECK OUT THE CAREER CENTER FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS. MSU Harold I. Gach Memorial Scholarship For incoming freshman from Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties who have personally battled cancer or who have been impacted by cancer through a parent who may have suffered with the disease. This scholarship is intended to encourage students who have demonstrated capacity to achieve educational goals, the motivation to achieve these goals and the initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress. Apply online at MSU.edu and search for Gach Scholarship. Deadline is April 15, 2015 Student View Scholarship Program This website has information about applying for other scholarships as well. Visit www.student-view.com for more information and to apply. Deadline is April 22, 2015. Student View Scholarship Program The Student-View Scholarship Program is a unique opportunity for students. The following prizes will be awarded: one $4,000, two $1,000, ten - $500. Students need to complete a 20 minute survey about local colleges to be entered into the random drawing. Log on to www.student-view.com Deadline is April 22, 2015. Credit Union ONE William G. Coyne Scholarship Program To qualify you must be a graduating senior, whose family is a member of Credit Union ONE for a minimum of 6 months, minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed 30 hours of documented, qualified community service during junior/senior year. Applications available online at http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx Deadline is May 1, 2015. Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association Scholarship Award Amount: $1,250 per year for up to 4 years. Applicants must be admitted to EMU, have a minimum 3.2 GPA and must be sponsored by a parent or grandparent who is an EMU Alumnus. Applications are available online at emich.edu/alumni Deadline is May 1, 2015. Detroit Economic Club Scholarship Program Award Amount: 2 - $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors. Scholarships are renewable for up to three years. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2; demonstrate leadership and character through extracurricular activities, service in school and in their community, volunteer involvement and paid work experience, demonstrated financial need based on completion of the FAFSA, and overcoming hardship to achieve both academic and personal goals. Visit www.cfsem.org, click on scholarships, and scroll to the Detroit Economic Club. Deadline is May 1, 2015. Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan A variety of scholarships and awards are available to graduating seniors in Southeastern Michigan. Visit www.cfse.org and click on Scholarships for a list to apply. Priority deadline is May 1, 2015. ARAB AMERICAN CHALDEAN COUNCIL (ACC) ACC’s Scholarship Awards Program is available once a year to graduating high school seniors. Scholarships are based on academic excellence and financial need. Applicants must be a high school senior, who has been accepted to college, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and has demonstrated extracurricular/ volunteer activities. Please visit the counseling office for an application. Deadline: May 1, 2015 AAA MICHIGAN SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL Students that are able to show documented proof of being a Michigan safety patrol, have good academic standing, and have participated in community and extracurricular activities can compete for 4-$1,000 awards. Applications are available in counseling. Deadline: May 1, 2015 B. Davis Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000. This website has information about applying for other scholarships as well. Information and application available online at www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm Deadline is May 25, 2015. HOMER VAN HOLLENBECK FOUNDATION $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to hardworking student in the Macomb County Area. Students interested must have a min. GPA of 2.5; demonstrate a hardship, and plans on attending college full-time beginning in fall of 2015. Please see Dr. Krolczyk in counseling for an application. Deadline: May 31, 2015 FASHION SCHOOL; 2 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 1. The first scholarship is "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/ and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it. Deadline: June 1, 2015. FASHION SCHOOL; 2 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2. The 2nd Scholarship is the "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 4th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship is available to seniors that are current or former athletes. Students need to write a 400-500 word essay “describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education.” Application can be submitted online at http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarshipcontest.htm Deadline: June 1, 2015 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program This scholarship is available to all high school junior and seniors that have the ambition to succeed. The program will be awarding up to $1,000 to winners. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Deadline: June 15, 2014 Brandon Bonkowski Scholarship High school seniors that had to overcome some form of learning disability can write a 300-500 word essay explaining the disability and how they persevered to overcome it. Examples of conditions include ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, and dyslexia. Graduating seniors without a disability have a 2.5 GPA or better, plan on attending a college or university can submit a 300-500 word essay on “10 reasons why you are awesome.” Both scholarship opportunities offer $1,000 in reward. Submissions and questions can be sent to [email protected] Deadline: June 15, 2014 American Legion Scholarships A variety of scholarships and awards are available to junior and graduating seniors in Michigan. More information is available online at http://michiganlegion.org/pages/scholar.html or email [email protected] for a packet. Big sun Young Atheletes Scholarship $500 scholarship. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. For more information, visit www.bigsunathletics.com Deadline is June 19, 2015 AES Engineers Scholarship Award Amount: $500. Scholarship is awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays submitted. Visit www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm for more information. Deadline is October 7, 2015. Students must first apply to the university to be considered Alma College There are a range of scholarship offerings for students with a 3.5 GPA and 23 ACT score. Additional performance awards, up $1,000, available for students interested in art and music. Special interest scholarships are also available through the alumni connections in areas such as pre-law or religious leadership. For more information visit http://www.alma.edu/admissions/financial-aid/grants-scholarships/ Adrian College Scholarship ranging from $9,000- $14,000 are available for students with a 3.3 GPA and 22 on the ACT. Adrian is committed to helping students make college more affordable. Contact Emily, the admission representative at 1-800-8772246 or [email protected] for questions regarding funding. Ball State University (Ohio) Students with a 3.0 GPA automatically qualify for $10,500 (ACT scores not a factor). Other types of scholarships and grants are available. For more information, peruse bsu.edu/admissions/scholarships Central Michigan University Central offers automatic merit based scholarships. Prestige: 3.25 GPA and ACT score of 27= $6,000 year for 4 years. Excellence: 3.0 GPA and ACT score of 23 = $4,500 year for 4 years. Success: 3.0 GPA and ACT score of 23=$3,000 a year for 4 years. Other scholarships are available. For more information, visit https://go.cmich.edu/tuitionandaid/undergraduate/Pages/scholarships.aspx Ferris State University Any student that has a 3.0 GPA and 21 on the ACT is eligible for merit based scholarships. Students can utilize the net price calculator, located on the home website, to determine scholarship award money based on academic standing. For more information visit www.ferris.edu or call 1-800-433-7747 Eastern Michigan University Students with a 3.0 or higher GPA, and 20 or above on the ACT are eligible for the Emerald Scholarship at EMU. This is $4,000 a year, renewable for four years. To view additional loan and grant opportunities, please visit www.emich.edu/admissins/scholarships . Kettering University Any student that has a 3.0 GPA and 24 on the ACT is eligible for a merit based scholarship of $13,000 a year. Visit http://www.kettering.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/affordability for more information. Lawrence Technological University Any student that has a 3.0 GPA and a 24 on the ACT is eligible for merit based scholarships. As the GPA and Act combo increases, so does the scholarship award amount. To apply for scholarships and scholarship competitions, please visit [email protected] for more information. Oakland University Any student that has a 3.4 GPA and 23 on the ACT is eligible for scholarships. Students that have had a family member (parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt, or uncle) that has attended the university can also receive $3,000 a year for four years (this is a separate scholarship application). Please visit www.Oakland.edu/financialservices for more information on scholarship opportunities. Regency Beauty Institute Interested students can earn up to $5,000 in scholarship to help fund their educational venture. The institute is looking for stand out entries in the makeover challenge. Visit http://www.regency.edu/gocosmo/scholarship/ for more information. Western Michigan University Merit and need-based scholarships are offered. After students apply to the university, they are considered for award money if they have a 3.7 GPA and 26 on the Act. Students can also apply for departmental scholarships (based on major) and endowed scholarships. Please visit www.wmich.edu/admissions/schlarships to learn more about award money opportunities. SENDING ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS When you are applying to college, you must also register at www.parchment.com to have your transcripts sent to the college or university of your choice. SCHOLARSHIP EXPERTS.COM A range of scholarships are available at this site. Deadlines and requirements vary. COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN A range of scholarships are available for college for students to apply for online. This can be accomplished through www.cfsem.org/SCHOLARSHIPS FASTWEB.COM Students complete a profile and then receive information on scholarships that match their profile. When completing the profile, students must have a valid email for information/links to be sent to. Visit www.fastweb.com to complete the profile.
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