Lawrence High School

JUNIOR – SENIOR BULLETIN

June 14, 2017

 

 


FREE SAT PREP – LET’S GET READY

Let’s Get Ready is a free 9 week program that includes:  SAT Prep for the August SAT, two 3 hour classes per week, small classes of 5 – 8 students, 2 full-length practice SAT exams, assistance with college selection, applications, and financial aid/scholarships, college visits.  Class will be held at Colby College June 15th – August 17th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and 2 Saturdays (practice SAT exams).  For more information and to apply:  http://letsgetready.org

 

 

BOWDOIN FOR ME

Bowdoin College is having a Bowdoin for ME day on Monday, June 26th.  This is a program dedicated to Maine’s rising high school seniors.  As their guest you’ll have the opportunity to get to know the campus and learn about the selection process.  Visit will include a guided campus tour, lunch in Bowdoin’s dining hall and admissions and financial aid information sessions.  For more information, contact Margot Haines, assistant dean of admissions, at mhaines@bowdoin.edu or 207-725-3199


THOMAS COLLEGE – FUTURE TEACHERS ACADEMY

Open to Maine high school juniors (class of 2018) the Future Teachers Academy will take place on June 19th on the Thomas College campus.  Students who are interested in exploring the field of education will be able to participate in a daylong, hands-on and experimental teaching environment within a STEAM based curriculum taught by talented Thomas College Education faculty.  The academy is free, and includes morning snacks and lunch.  Student will get a chance to participate in workshops, create projects, and will be able to take a tour of the College after the day concludes.  Thomas College’s education program is unique in that all students have exposure to STEAM curriculum.  This academy will give students an insight into this – and by attending, they will receive a $1,000 visit scholarship toward their first semester if they apply, are accepted and decide to attend Thomas College upon high school graduation.  Students can register online at www.thomas.edu/future-teacher-academy


ACCUPLACER TEST PREPARATION 

Students who wish to prepare for the Accuplacer may find Accuplacer Test Preparation at http://accuprep.pccc.edu

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering two $1,000 scholarships to incoming male students to the University of Maine, Orono.  Their goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body.  These criteria include aspects of academic achievement, service, and commitment to living a healthy balanced life.  To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, you must apply by July 9th and also be enrolled full-time at the University of Maine for the Fall 2017 term.  You can apply online at http://umainesigep.org/bms

 

Listed below are some websites to search for scholarships:

Fastweb - www.fastweb.com

Collegeboard - https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Finance Authority of Maine - www.famemaine.com

Maine Community Foundation - www.mainecf.org/scholarships.aspx

www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php