Thank you to all of the future Silver Hawks and their families who were able to make it out last night – you helped us have another successful Future Hawk Night! If you were unable to attend the event this year, we invite you to explore the links below to learn more about becoming a Silver Hawk. Additional information to help you and/or your student prepare for 9th Grade Course Selection can also be found by clicking on the ACADEMICS section above.
If you were able to attend Future Hawk Night, but have not yet given us your feedback from the event, please take 60 seconds to tell us what you thought! CLICK HERE to access the very quick exit survey.
Please email Ms. Sharpe with any questions regarding Future Hawk Night, 9th Grade Course Selection, or high school transition in general.
If you were unable to attend the Sophomore Family Meeting last night, October 2, no worries – we have gathered all of that information for you right here.
Below you will find the presentation from our session for sophomores and their families.
As always, please feel free to contact your counselor/your student’s counselor with any questions.
The deadline for the Come to Iowa Senior Scholarship offered by Iowa Student Loan® is approaching (5/31). Five $1,000 scholarships for college attendance in Iowa will be awarded.
To be eligible, students must be current high school seniors from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin who attend an Iowa college in fall 2018.
The scholarship has no requirements for minimum GPA or class rank, financial need, intended major or purchase.
To qualify, students must:
Register at www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Come2Iowa between Feb. 5 and May 31, 2018.
Meet the eligibility requirements and other conditions listed in the scholarship rules.
Registered students will also receive important college planning and financing tips via email during the registration period.
Follow Iowa Student Loan on Facebook and visit our blog for more college planning information.
…have we got a scholarship opp for you! $300 and one is available. See below for the app and more details! 🙂
Here, for your information gathering pleasure, is an eclectic assortment of news relevant to students from the LSW Counseling Center:
- For Peter Kiewit Institute enrollees, they have extended the deadline for the scholarship opportunity listed below. Note that students must be accepted into their Architectural Engineering Program to be considered, but other criteria are not necessarily required (due to lack of eligible applicants otherwise). New deadline is MAY 18, 2018.
- The John Winkler Memorial Scholarship (due JUNE 1, 2018) is a second scholarship for students in NE and IA interested in forensics (science).
- For Women of Color, Smith College– and all girls school in MA– hosts a competitive visit program that includes all expenses paid, including airfare(!). This won’t take place until October 2018, but interested students must apply by JUNE 15. Info below!
- World of Green is hiring for its lawn crew. See here for more info: download
(ACT) Test Prep:
If you haven’t checked into the ACT Academy, it is a new ACT resource that is free where students can take short quizzes, then get ideas of what to study. Students can also put in their PreACT or ACT scores and receive feedback based an where they are.
Messian Lutheran Summer Camp is looking for Child Care Assistants; see below if interested!
Two $500 scholarship are available to former Rams willing to write 500 words on how they plan to continue to live the Rousseau motto (below), as well as three character references.
“Learn at high levels…..Think interdependently…..Lead with Character”
Sound interesting? More info is below and submissions are due by Friday, April 30th!
Former Pound Squires should check out the following scholarship opportunity, due 4/13/18! Requires a 300-word essay on the following prompt:
“How has an event or person at Pound Middle School prepared you for high school, and advanced education, by making a difference in your life?”
More details below; good luck!
Eat, Shop & Be Merry!!! On December 14th, stop by the LSW Holiday Boutique LSW Holiday Boutique for a variety of tasty treats as well as dining at the soup supper, shop for your holiday gift giving, & enjoy some merry holiday music from Dr. Simpson-Kirkland and the LSW Jazz Band & Show Choir Concert. The LSW Holiday Boutique will be held in the Commons Area from 4 to 8 pm. A portion of each purchases will be donated to LSW’s Adopt-A-Hawk program, which assists eligible students & their families during the holidays as well as throughout the school year.