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Friday Blast


 

 

09/13/19

Dear Cougar Families,

Here is your College and Career Blast for this week!  If you are not receiving these blasts, please check to see if your email address is included in your/your student’s account in Jeffco Connect.

Career Opportunities

Fall Bioengineering Open House at CU Denver Anschutz Department of Bioengineering. Friday, October 4, 2019 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. This is the best event to meet current bioengineers and students, learn about incredible biomedical research, tour labs, and talk with college advisors. Family groups are welcome! Bioscience Building 2, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 12705 E. Montview Boulevard, Aurora, CO 80045. Light snacks and refreshments served. Register here.

Girls in Aviation Day – A Women in Aviation International Event. October 5, 2019. This is an opportunity to have fun in a brand new facility belonging to a Top Ten nationally-recognized aerospace program and explore not only a potential career path, but a career path that would definitely be a rewarding one. For girls grades 6-12. Spaces fill up quickly. Visit www.milehighchapter.com to access the Sign Up Genius registration. University of Colorado Boulder Aerospace Building, 3775 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO.

Jeffco Public Schools Career Expo Day. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Jefferson County Fairgrounds. This is a hands-on learning experience for students to explore different career paths. Students will be able to talk with professionals and hear first-hand about what each career entails. More than 40 businesses and presenters from around Jefferson County and Colorado, such as Lockheed Martin, NREL, and Xcel Energy, will be there to meet with students. If you’re interested in going, please register via email with Janet Anderson in the College & Career Center (janet.prell@jeffco.k12.co.us). You will need a parent permission form for this trip, which I will provide after you register.

Evergreen Fire Rescue Cadet Program. If you have an interest in the medical field at ANY level, Evergreen Fire Rescue offers a great opportunity for an introduction to the field. The EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) Cadet Program provides opportunities for you to learn to take blood pressures, get a CPR certification, do both medical and trauma assessments identifying a variety of different illnesses and injuries, administer some medications, and even do ride alongs with the Evergreen Fire paramedics treating people in the ambulance. Begins January 2020. Available to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Stop by the College and Career Center for an application and schedule.

Looking for an after school job? Job postings are located on Main Street, outside the College and Career Center. Current listings include EChO Resale, El Rancho Brewing Company, Switchback Smokehouse, Tuscany Tavern, Keys on the Green, Life Care Center of Evergreen, Evergreen Parks and Recreation District, Foothills Recreation District, U.S. Census Bureau, Skyhawks Sports, Super Tots Sports Academy, Evergreen Country Day School, Walmart, and Natural Grocers.

Community Service Letter

Did you volunteer at a camp this summer? Were you a counselor at Outdoor Lab? Do you regularly volunteer for an organization? You can be recognized for this community service - come to the College and Career Center to learn about EHS’s Community Service Letter! To earn this letter, you can submit volunteer hours from the summer of 2019 and throughout the school year. If you’d like to try for this letter, stop by for volunteer service ideas! Community Service Letter Application

Have you done a really cool community service project? Send me information about it, with pictures if you wish, so I can post it on our new Volunteer board outside the College & Career Center.

Juniors and Seniors - Mark Your Calendars for College Visits!

EHS College Visits = The People Who Review Your Applications! Did you know that admissions representatives make note of students who participate in College Visits at EHS? These are often the people who screen your application. New visits are being scheduled daily, so check Naviance regularly.

To attend a college visit and receive a pass for class, RSVP via Naviance. To do this, log in to Naviance (user name: student ID, password: 8 digit birthdate such as 02022002). Go to the bottom under “What’s New.” You will see 2-3 colleges listed – these are the visiting colleges. Click on “Show More” to see the complete list. Click on “more info” next to the college of your choice, then click “Register.” I will be able to send you a pass for class if your name is registered. If you have NOT registered for the visit and realize the morning of the visit that you would like to go, please see Mrs. Yeager in the Counseling department before 8 am or Mrs. Anderson in the College & Career Center after 8 am.

Next Week:

9/17/19 8:30 am Utah State University, UT

Go Scotsmen! The Complete Package - top-notch academics, nationally recognized research, Division I athletics, and more than 200 student clubs and events, all on the oldest residential campus nestled in the majestic Cache Valley, Utah. Known for aerospace, engineering, education, agricultural sciences, computer science, and veterinary science.

9/18/19 1:30 pm Gonzaga University, WA

Go Bulldogs! Whether your interests lie in studying abroad, conducting research, or becoming a knowledgeable and compassionate teacher, Gonzaga University is a wonderful place to grow and be challenged. Known for Business, Engineering, Social Sciences, Biology/Biomedical Sciences, and Psychology.

9/19/19 1:30 pm University of Colorado Boulder, CO 
  (Main Office Conf. Room)

Go Buffs! The University of Colorado Boulder is the flagship campus for the University of Colorado system, a comprehensive public, research, and teaching university. CU--Boulder is the only school in the Rocky Mountain Region to make it into the Association of American Universities, an elite group of 62 research universities. Known for Business/Finance, Biology/Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Social Sciences, Journalism, and Psychology.

Upcoming College Visits:

9/23/19 9:30 am University of California Santa Cruz, CA
9/23/19 10 am Saint Louis University, MO
9/23/19 2 pm University of Connecticut, CT
9/24/19 1 pm University of Missouri, MO
9/25/19 10 am University of Denver, CO
9/25/19 11 am Western Colorado University, CO
9/26/19 10 am The Evergreen State College, WA
9/27/19 9 am Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
9/27/19 10 am University of Oregon, OR
10/1/19 8 am Franklin University Switzerland, NYC, NY
10/1/19 8:30 am Clemson University, SC
10/1/19 9 am Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
10/1/19 1 pm Hofstra University, NY
10/2/19 8 am Miami University, Oxford, OH
10/2/19 8:30 am Southwestern University, TX
10/2/19 9 am Suffolk University, MA
10/2/19 9:30 am Drexel University, PA
10/2/19 2 pm University of Illinois-Urbana, IL
10/3/19 8 am University of Washington, WA
10/3/19 8 am Santa Clara University, CA
10/3/19 8:30 am Valparaiso University, IN
10/3/19 9 am Colgate University, NY
10/3/19 10 am University of Utah, UT
10/3/19 10:30 am Bradley University, IL
10/3/19 11 am University of New Hampshire, NH
10/3/19 11:30 am Western Washington University, WA
10/4/19 8 am Knox College, IL
10/4/19 8 am The Ohio State University, OH
10/4/19 8:15 am St. Lawrence University
10/4/19 8:30 am Pace University, NYC, NY
10/4/19 9 am Oregon State University, OR
10/4/19 9 am Texas Christian University, TX
10/4/19 9:30 am Merrimack College, MA
10/4/19 10 am College of Charleston, SC
10/4/19 10 am St. Edwards University, TX
10/4/19 11:30 am University of Montana Western, MT
10/4/19 12 pm Chapman University, CA
10/4/19 12:30 pm Elon University, NC
10/4/19 1 pm University of Vermont, VT
10/7/19 8:30 am Tulane University, LA
10/7/19 10:30 am Davidson College, NC
10/7/19 11:30 am University of Tampa, FL
10/7/19 2:45 pm Bucknell University, PA
10/9/19 10:15 am Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, CA
10/9/19 10:15 am Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
10/9/19 11 am Colorado College, CO
10/10/19 8:30 am University of Arizona, AZ
10/10/19 9 am Adelphi University, NY
10/14/19 9 am Pacific Lutheran University, WA
10/14/19 10 am Baylor University, TX
10/18/19 8 am Colby College, ME
10/23/19 9 am Arizona State University, AZ
10/23/19 11:30 am Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
10/24/19 11:30 am Northern Arizona University, AZ
10/24/19 1 pm University of Alabama
10/31/19 9 am Colorado Mesa University, CO
11/1/19 10:30 am University of Northern Colorado, CO
11/5/19 11 am South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, SD
11/6/19 9 am University of Wyoming, WY

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Information Night
Monday, September 30, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Pikes Peak Library District, East Library Conference Room
5550 North Union Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Register for this information night here. Reservations are first-come-first served.

Boston University Open House
October 7, 2019 6:30 pm registration
Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202

Oregon Institute of Technology
Discover Oregon Tech event
October 7, 2019 7:00 pm
Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
3801 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80201 Register here.

University of Notre Dame Information Nights
Saint John Paul II Center, Denver
Monday, October 14, 2019, 7:00 pm
St. Mary's Academy, Englewood
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 7:00 PM Students can register online at : https://enrollment.nd.edu/ndontheroad/. 

If you are interested in a college that has not scheduled a visit with EHS, please contact me in the College & Career Center and I will provide you with contact information for that school.

College Fairs in the Denver Area

September 23-26, 2019: Christian College Fair of Colorado. Visit www.yfcdenver.org/events for locations and list of colleges and universities coming.

September 29, 2019: NACAC Denver National College Fair. This is the largest college fair of the year! Located at Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Avenue, Denver, CO 80216. Register for free at www.gotomyncf.com.

October 2, 2019: College Fairs of Greater Denver: Out-of-State College Fair. Monarch High School. 6:00-8:00 pm. Register for free at www.CollegeFairsDenver.org.

October 3, 2019: College Fairs of Greater Denver: Out-of-State College Fair. Lakewood High School. 6:00-8:00 pm. Register for free at www.CollegeFairsDenver.org.

October 5, 2019: College Fairs of Greater Denver: In-State and Out-of-State College Fair. Mountain Vista High School. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Register for free at www.CollegeFairsDenver.org.

October 15, 2019: NACAC Denver Performing & Visual Arts Fair. Located at the University of Denver Ritchie Center. Register for free at www.gotomypvafair.com.

Scholarship Opportunities

Visit the Scholarship Information table in the College and Career Center to research scholarship opportunities. The notebooks are organized by application due dates; there are several for September you may want to look at. Flyers with suggested scholarship websites are also available.

The Daniels Scholarship Program provides an opportunity for highly motivated students to earn a bachelor’s degree that helps them build a successful career and rewarding life. Daniels Scholars are honest, respectful, self-reliant, and compassionate. They are proud Americans who value our free enterprise system and are prepared to give the world their very best shot. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. For more information, visit https://www.danielsfund.org/scholarships. Applications open October 1, 2019 and close November 15, 2019.

Bootstraps Scholarships and Loans is a local scholarship program for students who live in the Evergreen/Conifer attendance areas, which awards scholarships and interest-free loans for almost any field of study if you plan to attend an accredited post-secondary 2-year, 4-year, career, and technical training school. Mark your calendars - applications open on November 1 at www.BootstrapsInc.org. Information flyers are available in the College & Career Center.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mountain Rendezvous Chapter has several scholarship opportunities for EHS students. All scholarship applications are being accepted now and are due by February 15 (preferably prior to the deadline). To access scholarship opportunities, visit www.DAR.org, click on the National Society drop down menu and click on Scholarships. All applications are to be completed online.

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Janet Prell Anderson
College & Career Center Coordinator
Hours: 8 am to 12 noon, M-F
Evergreen High School
janet.prell@jeffco.k12.co.us
303.982.5485


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