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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

posted Oct 11, 2019, 5:37 PM by Nadine Mach

Are you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, a scholarship and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C.!

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. 

https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2020

Horlick College Fair

posted Oct 11, 2019, 7:40 AM by Nadine Mach

During Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, November 7, from 4-6 pm
Questions? See your counselor!

College & Resource Fair

posted Oct 11, 2019, 5:35 AM by Nadine Mach

PowerUp Fall 2019 is the ideal way to get plugged into your future. On Saturday, October 26, 2019 at UW Parkside from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., you and your parents/guardians will visit with college representatives and listen to experts who will show you how to find a clear path to college and your dream career.

For more information on this event, contact your high school counselor or Sabrina Morgan at 262-564-2362 or morgans@gtc.edu.

Please complete registration by Friday, October 18, 2019 by clicking on
Register

Marquetee University EOP

posted Oct 10, 2019, 8:42 AM by Nadine Mach

Are you the first in your family to go to college?  Are you interested in Marquette University? 

The Educational Opportunity Program Student Support Services (EOP-SSS) at Marquette University will be meeting with students who are the first in their family to attend college.  EOP-SSS provides academic and financial support to eligible students throughout their study at Marquette.   

To find out about the program, attend the informational meeting on Monday, October 14, at 10 am in the library.

Please see Mrs. Valdivia in the counseling office for a pass or with any questions. 

RED HAWK WRITING CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS

posted Oct 8, 2019, 12:40 PM by Nadine Mach

The Red Hawk Review will also host an annual writing contest for area high school juniors and seniors. All area high school students are eligible to participate in the Red Hawk Writing contest.

The Red Hawk Review will accept prose submissions from 1,000-3,000 words in length. The top submission will receive publication in The Red Hawk Review, a certificate of achievement and a $200 scholarship to be used toward a Gateway class.

High School Contest Submissions- Kathy Nordhaus - nordhausk@gtc.edu.

Submissions are accepted from June 1 to December 31.

Gateway Technical College FAFSA & Application Workshop

posted Oct 3, 2019, 10:52 AM by Nadine Mach

Thursday, November 7
 5 - 7 p.m. 
Horlick High School Library (Lower West End) 

Have questions about FAFSA or the application process? We’re here to answer them! Stop by Gateway Technical College’s FAFSA Night Information and Application Workshop to receive assistance with all things FAFSA. A Gateway Student Finance Specialist can even guide you through beginning or submitting your application.

Summer Space Camp Scholarship

posted Oct 1, 2019, 12:07 PM by Nadine Mach

Volunteer Opportunity: Moose Youth Awareness Program

posted Oct 1, 2019, 8:01 AM by Nadine Mach

The Moose Youth Awareness Program is for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors that show leadership skills and want to become involved in their communities. Plan now to attend a Moose Youth Awareness Student Congress in your area to become involved in this important program. The objective of the Student Congress is to help students to design, share ideas and solutions in developing and preparing presentations we call KIDS TALKS. These presentations are taken into elementary schools, pre-schools or other organizations that teach 4-9 year olds. We target this age group to hopefully plant positive seeds on topics of self-esteem, alcohol and tobacco abuse, violence, and respect for each other. If you become knowledgeable and involved in our program, YOU will be a part of helping our future generation make wise choices for their lives. There will be no expense to you or your family. The Moose Lodges and Women of the Moose Chapters in your area represent the students who attend the Student Congress by paying the registration fee, providing transportation, locating groups to make presentations, and helping with supplies to do interesting and informative KIDS TALKS. 

UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM

posted Sep 27, 2019, 6:26 AM by Nadine Mach   [ updated Oct 1, 2019, 8:02 AM ]

The Upward Bound program is through the University of WI Whitewater. It is for students that are 
U.S. citizens or permanent residents that are interested in pursuing higher education through a technical or four-year college degree. Participants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. Applicants that are first generation or low income and are in 9th grade will receive priority placement.

You can expect that a highly qualified professional will assist you with your academic and career goals. Our staff members have extensive backgrounds and training in educational and social issues that impact the success of students. We use this knowledge to provide creative programming, intrusive advising, and innovative experiences that will prepare you for higher education. We will be there to assist you in your current academic endeavors as well as preparing you for the future by assisting with college applications and navigating the financial aid process. If we have "insider information" we will give it to you, if you need deadline dates, we will get them for you, and if you need a sounding board to explore your options, we will be there for you.
Questions? See Ms. Kisner in the counseling office. 

Attached below is the application for the Upward Bound program.
For more information visit:

Interested in law enforcement?

posted Sep 25, 2019, 11:39 AM by Nadine Mach   [ updated Sep 26, 2019, 11:21 AM ]

The Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy (WALLECA) is a program for current Juniors and Seniors in high school who are in good academic standing. The program provides a first-hand experience and insight into the operations of law enforcement agencies.

The program will offer physical fitness training coupled with classroom instruction and hands-on training. Topics of instruction include criminal law, constitutional law, patrol procedures, criminal investigation procedures, traffic crash investigation, evidence gathering techniques, arrest techniques, taking fingerprints, testifying in court, public speaking, leadership skills, report writing, interviewing techniques, crisis intervention, use of control and firearms training.

The 2020 program will run June 22-26, 2020. To submit your application, click on the application link below and complete the application between January 6, 2020 and February 25, 2020. Please note, this does not guarantee a spot in the academy, those chosen will be notified no later than April 1st. The last question on the application is a 250 word or less essay on why you would like to attend, so please be prepared for the essay prior to clicking on the application link. If you have any questions, please contact Sheri at sheri@wilegion.org.

https://wilegion.org/page/content/programs/wisconsin-american-legion-law-enforcement-career-academy

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