Burris Laboratory School

This Week's Announcements

Burris Laboratory School Counseling Center Announcements

February 27, 2015

All juniors should be registered or in the process of registering to take the SAT or the ACT this spring.  Go to collegeboard.com to register for the SAT and go to act.org for the ACT. Students who participate in the free and reduced lunch program or who are Twenty-first Century Scholars are eligible for fee waivers to cover the cost of these tests.  Please come to the Counseling Center to pick one up.

Old National Bank offers the Community Matters Scholarship, a $1000 award for seniors who have an account at Old National and who can demonstrate a commitment to community service. It is due March 3.  If you are interested, pick up an application in the Counseling Center.

Seniors:  Do not forget that the FAFSA is due March 10, 2015!  It is available online  at www.fafsa.gov.  Harrison College in Anderson is offering FAFSA workshops on March 9th and 10th to help seniors complete the FAFSA, regardless of school choice.  The address is 140 East 53rd Street, Anderson, room 10.

First graders are displaying their nonfiction projects in the auditorium today from 9:00-10:00.  Please stop by to see what they have learned.

Attention students interested in advertising art of graphic design! The School of Advertising Art is holding an open house for inquiring students Saturday, March 14th from noon-2:00 .  You’ll have the chance to meet possible instructors and gain more information about admission.  SAA advises bring 8-10 samples of your artwork to be reviewed.

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is calling for nominations for their 11th Annual Power of Children Awards.  This award seeks nominees in grades 6-11 who have created projects that demonstrate their exceptional commitment to public service.  Winner’s can win a $2,000 grand and partial four-year scholarship.  Students who believe they fit the criteria can request a nomination from Ms. Chupp or Mrs. Maugherman.

Students who are seeking help academically or wanting to raise their grade point averages may be interested in the College Prep Institute.  This is an Indianapolis based center that offers 1-on-1 counseling, instruction, and assessments.  More in depth scholarship and internship information is also offered at CPI.  For information relating to operating hours and contact information come to the counseling center.

Ball State is holding a summer design forum for high school students who are interested in Interior Design or Fine Arts.  It is 10 day, overnight experience starting on June 21st and running through July 3rd.  The counseling center has more information for those that are interested.

The Counseling Center is receiving more and more information about summer program opportunities each week.  If you are looking for summer enrichment, camps, or conferences, please come to look through our summer program files.  Please note that deadlines vary, so check frequently if you are interested.

Burris Laboratory School
2201 W. University Ave.
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone: 765-285-1131
Fax: 765-285-8620