White Mountains Regional High School Bulletin for Friday, April 19, 2019
ALA Granite Girls State The 75th session of ALA Granite Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of NH will be held at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH the week of June 23rd to June 29th, 2019. The program focuses on teaching girls the duties, privileges, rights, and responsibilities of good citizenship. The event is open to girls who are completing their junior year of high school. Home schooled students are also eligible. If you are interested, please see the counseling office for more information.
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership: The Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership of New Hampshire (HOBY NH) is looking for high school sophomores for a 3-day leadership seminar that teaches students about individual, group, and societal leadership. The seminar will take place on May 31-June 2, 2019 at St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH. If you are interested, please see the counseling office for more information.
Scholarships: Fred Whitcomb Memorial Scholarship Fund To be eligible to receive an award, the applicant must: posses a high school diploma, be a resident of a Twin State member town (includes our district), demonstrate academic worthiness, and plan to continue his/her education at a college, university, or institution of his/her choice. Preference is given to applicants who are pursuing a career in the Fire or EMS services. -- To apply, please see Ms. Daigle. Online Scholarship Opportunity Unigo's Do-Over Scholarship. Submit an online written response to the question in 250 words or less, "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?" To apply please visit https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/do-over-scholarship This is a quick reminder that Apartment Guide's student scholarship is still accepting applications. You can view the scholarship here: apartmentguide.com/students/scholarship. For non-local scholarship applications to be filled out online, please click on the link below. https://studentscholarships.org/2019scholarships.php#sthash.ebjr7sFJ.dpbs The Stickney Educational Trust is now available upon request, as applicants must personally write and request an application before March 31, 2019. Please mail your request to The Stickney Educational Trust, PO Box 101, Twin Mountain, NH 03595. This scholarship is open to everyone who will be entering college in the Fall. Completed applications can be left with Ms. Daigle by April 20, 2019, or mailed back to the committee. Delta Chapter of Beta Alpha State Scholarship Apartment Guide is giving away two $2,500 scholarships to help college-bound students pay for housing, books, or tuition for the upcoming Fall 2019 semester. For more information or to apply, please go to https://www.apartmentguide.com/students/scholarship/?utm_source=content_em&utm_medium=email&utm_term=&utm_campaign=ag_b2c_content_highsch_2019fallsem&WT.mc_id=93300 Fisher Cats Foundation Scholarship: Candidates for the Fisher Cats Scholarship must be residents of New Hampshire or Massachusetts who are graduating from high school in 2019. Candidates must be planning to enroll in a four-year degree program or planning to attend a local community college or technical school in the fall. To apply, go to http://www.nhscholars.org/scholarship-application/ The deadline is May 1, 2019. The Ed Wentzell Child Nutrition Scholarship is available to high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in food service. For more information or for an application, please see Ms. Daigle. Are you a leader on your high school/college campus? Do you stand out among your peers? Want to help protect the United States? If your answer is yes, the CIA has an opportunity for you. The Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Program, which accepts applications from February 15 – July 31, 2019, for internships beginning Summer 2020. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while working towards your college degree. If you are a U.S. citizen with a 3.0 GPA or better and meet other employment criteria, you can receive up to $18,000 per year for tuition, fees and books; a year-round salary ($29,715 - $49,036), and a guaranteed job after graduation if you meet performance expectations and successfully complete security processing. All internships are in the summer in Washington, D.C. CIA will cover transportation costs to and from the area and, if needed help find housing. Apply at https://www.cia.gov/careers/ Engineering Scholarship Opportunity https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9982/bmw_engineering_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.bE0wTyr2.dpbs Young American Patriotic Scholarship Application https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9706/young_american_creative_patriotic_art_awards_scholarship.php#sthash.SyOxvzPh.dpbs The Solid Waste Association of North America (Northern New England Chapter) is announcing the availability of a scholarship for college students or high school seniors who have been accepted into an undergraduate or graduate program committed to a degree closely tied to Solid Waste Management, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related field of study. The scholarship is for $1,000 and is limited to students in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. If interested in applying, please see Ms. Daigle for an application. NH Craftsmen Craft Education Scholarship Application This scholarship is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to students pursuing an education in the field of craft related studies. For a paper application, please see Ms. Daigle. To apply online, go to https://www.nhcrafts.org/scholarship-grant-information/craft-education-scholarship/ We the Students Contest Essay - There will be 15 winners of this scholarship and 1st prize is $5000 To apply, see Ms. Daigle I Heart My School ScholarshipFor more information, see Ms. Daigle Scholars Helping Collars ScholarshipFor information on any of these scholarships, please see Ms. Daigle in Room 118 The Skrungloo Farm Inc. Scholarship This scholarship is for all New Hampshire students who will be entering an accredited post-secondary institution. Students may be enrolling in a vocational school, technical, or a two- or four-year college or university. The school may be in or out-of-state, however, enrollment must be half-time (6+credits) or full-time basis, not part-time. Awards are based on financial need, academic merit, and other non-academic factors such as community service, school activities, and work experience. To apply, see Ms. Daigle for an application. Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship 100 awards $5,000 To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must 1. Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 2. Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/application-scholarship-rules/ For a list of other scholarship opportunities, such as the one above, visit: https://studentscholarships.org/#sthash.wmzdsT33.dpbs United States JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate Foundation Scholarship is now being offered. If interested in applying, please visit www.usjcisenate.org to fill out an online application. The Find a Cure program has established an annual scholarship for high school seniors pursuing a bachelor degree in Science with the intent of earning their PH.Ds or MDs in fields related to medical science, pre-med, chemistry or biology. An individual is eligible to apply for a one-year scholarship of education-related expenses if he or she meets the established criteria: Must be a US citizen, must be accepted into an accredited college/university as a full-time student and enrolled stated as above, and must be a permanent member of one of the following NH counties: Coos, Grafton, Carroll, or VT counties: Calendonia or Essex. If you meet these qualifications and would like to apply, please see Ms. Daigle in room 118 for an application. Scholarships and Research opportunities for Biotechnology students We are please to announce a great opportunity for first-year students interested in Biotechnology major: The Millyard Scholars Program. The Millyard Scholars Program prepares students for careers in the high-demand field of biotechnology. Millyard Scholars will have access to research projects and internship opportunities with regenerative medicine industry experts like Dean Kamen, as well as scholarships ranging from $5000 to $15000 a year. Students applying to UNH Machester's Biotechnology program via the common application will be considered for the Millyard Scholars Program. Phillips Scholarship This year, Phillip's new and renewal awards total over $3.3 million, including $285,000 to 38 New Hampshire students for the 2018-2019 academic year. This fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students from New England with financial need. Successful candidates are those who display academic achievement, service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and a history of part-time employment. Also valued are demonstrated grit and resiliency in students who have faced significant challenges. Applicants may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates or current college students 2019-2020 Application Process: *New applications will be posted on the website www.phillips-scholarship.org in December 2018. *The New High School application and New College Application are due at noon on May 1, 2019. *The Early Response Option for High School Students Application is due at noon on April 3, 2019. *Recommends will receive an email from them with the link to the recommendation forms. Guidance counselors will be asked to upload their letter of recommendation, a transcript, and fall senior grades. *They welcome questions! Please call 978-744-2111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors interested in Nichols College If you are interested in attending Nichols College in the fall, this information if for you. Nichols College is offering the NEPLA scholarship program, a great way for counselors to recognize a leader in their school with a $72,000 Nichols College Scholarship, to one deserving high school senior who meets the following criteria: *A cumulative secondary grade point average between 2.5 and 3.5 *SAT of 900+ (verbal & math) or 17+ACT *Involvement in their school and local community. If this sounds like you, and you would like to attend Nichols College, please see your counselor for more information. With other incentives, this scholarship is valued at $73,500. Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts is proud to be home to talented students from 40 US states and 70 countries around the world -- including many from right here in our region. Which is why they have created the New England Scholars Program, to recognize and reward well-rounded students from Maine to Connecticut who are ready to make a difference. Wheaton is offering the following New England Scholarships: 5 New England Scholars at $40,000 5 New England Scholars @ $35,000 30 New England Scholars @ $30,000 To be considered for the New England Scholars Program, simply apply to Wheaton using the Common App. All New England applicants will be eligible for these scholarships, which will be based on a combination of academics, extracurriculars, service, and other contributions. Awards are renewable for the full four years at Wheaton based on full-time enrollment and good academic and social standing. https://admission.wheatoncollege.edu/apply/?utm_source=bm23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Applying+to+Wheaton&utm_content=Wheaton+scholarships+for+New+England+residents&utm_campaign=ADM-18-NEscholars-HSCounselors
Employment Opportunity: Clark's Trading Post in Lincoln NH will be holding a job fair on Saturday, April 27th from 9:30-1 pm at the Clark's Trading Post Railroad Station. Many positions are available.
Brookie's Challenge 2019 WMRHS is gearing up to host the 7th Annual Brookie's Challenge Walk/Run/Brunch on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12 at the WMRHS. Please contact Stephanie Glidden if you have any questions/comments or would like to sponsor the event: email@example.com
Employment Opportunity: Whitefield Recreation is seeking reliable and responsible individuals to help with their After School Activities Program. The program runs 3:00-5:30 Monday-Friday with the exception of school cancellations, early release and vacations. For more information please contact Melissa 603-616-6012.
Summer Feeding Program: Summer Feeding Program at WMRHS is looking for motivated students who want to give back to the community. Students who are hired will prepare, package and deliver lunches to our local Rec. Dept. Pick up an application in the office and return to the office before April 19 (before vacation). I will send an email to set up an interview. Mrs. Chancey, Summer Feeding Program Supervisor
Help Wanted- Tri-County Cap/Whitefield Senior Meals of Coos County is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly individual for part-time kitchen work this summer. No evenings or weekends! E-mail resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Herb at 837-2424 for more information.
Late Bus: "Beginning on Monday, April 8, the late bus will be departing WMRHS at 5:15 to bring students back to Whitefield and Lancaster. The bus will continue to run Monday through Thursday."
College Visits for April: White Mountains Community College to come in on April 30 at 2:00 p.m *If interested in attending, please sign-up in the Counseling Office
HELP SHAWNA FIGHT CANCER Shawna Potter, one of our own WMRHS graduates, is fighting ovarian cancer. To help her with her daily monetary needs, we are selling bracelets for her. There are also a very limited amount of key chains. Both are available for a donation of $5. See Mrs. Scales if you'd like one. Thank you for helping Shawna fight her battle!
Special Note: The cafeteria is missing many, many (30) oval plates. If you have some in your classroom please return them ASAP.
Attention all JUNIORS: Prom is right around the corner and if you are planning on going, dues need to be paid in full. Tickets go on sale on Monday, April 15, $30 for a single ticket or $50 for a couple. Any questions, contact class officers, prom committee members, or class advisors.
SPORTS: Boys Tennis @ Berlin (Bus departs @ 12:15) SATURDAY: Track @ Merrimack Valley (Bus departs @ 7:00)