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COLLEGE/CAREER/SCHOLARSHIP: Information

Attention Seniors Interested in Mt. SAC Connect 4 program. Mt. SAC will be on campus tomorrow to host an application workshop. It is not too late to be part of this workshop, stop by the Career Center and see Mrs. Romero ASAP. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of Connect 4 and receive priority registration for the fall semester. (R. Romero)


UCLA is hosting an "Open House" for high school students on Saturday, January 28th from 9am-2pm. You will have the opportunity to tour campus, receive college admissions information, and hear from a UCLA student panel. Students are welcomed to attend with their families on their own. For students that need transportation, we will have a bus leaving from DBHS around 7:30am and returning in the afternoon. If you would like to sign up to ride the bus, please see your GLC as soon as possible. This opportunity is available for 10th and 11th graders only.  Flyer is at the bottom of this page.



MTSAC

Cash For College

Financial Aid Workshop

 

STILL NEED TO SUBMIT YOUR FAFSA??

 

A Cash for College Hands-On Workshop will be held on February 11, 2017 at MTSAC Community College in Walnut, CA.  The event is being held prior to the FAFSA priority due date of March 2, 2017.


This is an opportunity for seniors to receive free-guided assistance in completing their financial aid applications (FAFSA or CA Dream Act). The event is open to any graduating senior regardless of their college or university of choice.  (Translation: This Cash For College Workshop is open to any senior who is going to college next fall.  You don’t have to be attending MTSAC next fall, anyone attending college next fall may attend). 


YOU MUST REGISTER:  THIS WORKSHOP WILL FILL UP QUICKLY. 

 

Registration for Cash for College is now open!

To Register for this Cash For College Event…

 Go to: http://www.mtsac.edu/financialaid

For more information, please email scholarships@mtsac.edu. To request reasonable disability related accommodations, call 909-274-4553 at least five business days in advance of the event.



ACSA Region XV is hosting their annual High School Student Oratory Contest.

 The theme this year is ''AWAKEN THE FORCE WITHIN.'' In the Star Wars universe, the Jedi use the Light Side of “The Force” to promote love, freedom and responsibility through humility, courage, compassion and mutual learning. The Sith use the Dark Side of “The Force” to instill fear, limit freedom and personal success through conceit, oppression and criticism.

 

• How can The Force be used to encourage students and leaders to continue learning and improving? What are ways in which educational leaders can encourage and emphasize mutual learning from their students?

• Why do educational leaders need to be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of both sides of The Force? In leadership, is there ever a time when the use of The Dark Side is appropriate and/or necessary?

 

Leave your audience inspired to use The Force to educate and mentor our future leaders to become 21st century leaders.

 

The initial competition will be held on Thursday, January 26th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm in the WVUSD Board Room. Walnut Valley student participants will perform their speech before a small panel of judges and will be scored according to the ACSA Oratory Contest Rubric (see page 2). The winner of contest will receive $100, and will move on to the Region XV contest, held on Wednesday, March 8th at the Huntington Library and Gardens, beginning at 6pm. 6 regional winners will be selected as the Region XV winners and will each receive a $500 scholarship, which will be presented at the Region XV Spring Awards Banquet on Friday, April 28, 2017.

 

We are hoping to have at least 5 students represent our school at the initial event. Please see the attached flyers for more information. 

CSU Fullerton President’s Scholars Program - As they say on their website, this is “much more than a scholarship.” Participants in this program receive full tuition and fees, stipend for books and supplies, a laptop computer, priority registration for classes and housing, complimentary parking, and a variety of work, service, and leadership opportunities. Applicants must receive acceptance to CSUF, have a minimum weighted GPA of at least 3.75, “above average scores” on all sections of the SAT or ACT, and evidence of significant contributions to school and community service activities during high school. Apply at www.fullerton.edu/scholars - the application opens January 10 and not January 1st as first announced. Closes January 31st, 2017 (Patterson/Duenas)