Montrose High School
EXTRA OPPORTUNITIES FOR MONTROSE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
National Inventors Hall of Fame Summer Internships
Volunteer to be a STEM Camp Inventor right here in Montrose at Oak Grove Elementary School on June 1-5, 2020 from 9:00am-3:30pm. Designed exclusively for high school students, our Leadership Intern program reinvents summer volunteer programs. Leadership Interns work closely with Camp Invention® and Invention Project® participants to help them explore STEM concepts and become creative thinkers who can invent a better tomorrow. If you are interested in volunteering, sign up at invent.org/leadershipintern or call 970-249 6867.
Colorado Political Internship
James Iacino’s campaign for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District is looking for motivated students who
are committed to enacting change through grass-roots political activism. Interns will be given the opportunity to develop professional skills that will be broadly applicable to
future careers both in and out of the political arena. No prior political experience is required but the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and a
commitment to growth in a professional environment. Interns should expect to commit 5-10 hours a week, logistics will be worked out on a case-by-case basis.
Interested applicants should send a resume and brief (2-3 sentences) statement of interest to: email@example.com
Here are the MHS students who Pinhead has accepted into the Summer 2020 Pinhead Internship Program:
- Caitlin Ogoe
- Eliram Reyes-Powell
- Carmen Puentes
- Seyde Delgado
- Jordan Copeland
- Zack Vincent
- Natalia Graham
Free Professional Portrait
Western Colorado Learning Lab
Summer Job Opportunity
State Patrol Youth Academy
Sophomores and Juniors, if you are interested in applying for the Colorado State Patrol Youth Academy, July 19-25, applications are online at CSPYouthAcademy.com and due March 22. There is more information in the MHS PoWeR Center. The academy is a free opportunity to focus on leadership development through team exercises and individual achievement. Cadets will become familiar with the basic elements of the CSP Academy through a demanding daily training schedule. The CSP Youth Academy is mentally and physically demanding and will challenge all participants. The Academy is limited to forty-five participants selected throughout the state.
Teen Advisory Board
Partners in Montrose
Youth Board Opportunity: Partners Mentoring Youth in Montrose is putting together a Teen Advisory Board to get the opinions from local teens about activities and prevention tactics. The teen board members will also have a chance to participate in some of our activities, like sledding and ice skating. If you have good leadership qualities and would like to apply to be a Partners board member, please reach out to Jordan Gruppuso at (732)-991-9357 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Advisory Board
Montrose Community Library
Teens from age 13-18 are invited to apply to be on the teen advisory board, redesign a teen space in the library, plan and help run programming for teens, and advise library staff on decisions that impact teens in Montrose. Informational meeting is Thursday, January 16 in the Montrose Library meeting room at 4:00pm.
Fleet Reserve Association
FRA AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST RULES All entrants shall be students in grades seven through twelve (or equivalent). Entrants must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary, or by an FRA Member-at-Large. The essay shall be on the theme designated and shall not exceed 350 words. The essay shall be legibly written/typed on one side of paper. The title of essay shall be written or typed at top of paper. A student may submit only one entry each year. Each entry must be accompanied by a separate sheet stating: the entrant’s name; address; zip code; telephone number; school grade (or equivalent); name of school or the words “home schooled;” number of words in essay; and the sponsoring branch/unit or sponsor’s name. Entries submitted to branches shall be submitted to the Branch Americanism-Patriotism Committee and postmarked not later than December 1, for judging at the branch level. Entries sponsored by membership at large members shall be submitted to the national chairman and forwarded to an appropriate branch for judging in their respective grade group. All entries shall be postmarked not later than December 1.
Voice of DemocracyStudents would you like to win $100-$30,000? The Voice of Democracy is excepting essays and podcasts for “What Makes America Great.” The deadline is October 31. See your English teacher for information or stop by the PoWeR Center and pick up an Entry Form.I will put a copy of the essay information in each of your boxes so you can distribute as you see fit.WHO CAN ENTER The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (on the October 31 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.HOW TO ENTERVFW Post 9934 serves the area of the City of Dana Point, California, and other surrounding communities. In this area, contact VFW Post 9934 for additional assistance and a copy of the entry form.Telephone: (949) 248-1419Email: email@example.comAddress: 33282 Golden Lantern St. Suite 103, Dana Point CA 92629For areas outside of Dana Point, California, contact the local VFW Post. For locations of other posts, go to http://www.vfw.org/find-a-post.FOR THE CONTEST YEAR 2019-20The 2019-20 theme is: What Makes America GreatStudents should record their reading of the draft to an audio CD or flash drive. The recording can be no shorter than three minutes and no longer than five minutes (plus or minus five seconds).Entries begin at the Post level. Once the student creates their essay and completes burning the audio version to an audio CD/flash drive, they can submit their typed version, CD/flash drive and the Voice of Democracy entry form to VFW Post 9934 by the October 31 deadline.JUDGING CRITERIAOriginality is worth 30 points: Treatment of the theme should show imagination and human interest.Content is worth 35 points: Clearly express your ideas in an organized manner. Fully develop your theme and use transitions to move smoothly from one idea to the other.Delivery is worth 35 points: Speak in a clear and credible mannerWHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR MY ENTRY?All entries competing at the Post level must be in the hands of that VFW Post by midnight, October 31, 2019. It is the responsibility of the student to meet this deadline by submitting their entry to the proper location.
Come and enjoy the run and support the Montrose Special Olympics. The annual Riverbottom Trail Run is March 28, 2020 at 8:30am starting at 930 Colorado Ave. For more information call Amy Shelly at 970-249-2405 or signup at https://runsignup.com/Race/CO/Montrose/RiverbottomTrailRun?remMeattempt=
STEM Camp Opportunity
Sophomores and Juniors If you are interested in applying for the 62nd Annual Frontiers of Science Institute Summer Camp at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley June 14- July 24, pick up an application in the MHS PoWeR Center. Applications are due March 13th.
Girls Leadership Camp
Sophomore and Junior Girls, if you are interested in applying for the All-girls Summer Leadership Camp at Cottey College in Missouri, June 15- 20, pick up an application in the MHS PoWeR Center. The camp is a week-long summit focused on leadership and skill building for change makers and barrier breakers. Students who attend this leadership summit are eligible for a scholarship to Cottey College.
STEMposium: You are invited to a day of education and information at the Manufactures Expo. and the MCSD STEMposium. Attending the Manufacturers Expo is free and a great way to connect with the companies, services, and products that are made right here, locally! Check out this link for more information. MCSD will be showcasing mobile maker spaces, interactive robots, Fantastic Plastic Recycling Program, STEM summer camp projects, engineering by design process, AP computer science game design, School Solar Endeavors, laser engravers, 3D printing, commercial drones and ROVs, Geek Squad repair business, and the biomedical sciences. MHS Media will livestream the event on Youtube. We look forward to seeing you there!