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Juniors received college-planning timeline in their class meeting
last week. Please make sure to read this handout carefully and share it
with your parents. This information is very important and should be kept
in place where you can find it and refer to it.
Seniors should have received their first Senior Bulletin during the first week of September.
If you did not, or you would like to give us a different email address,
please stop by the Counseling Center. Each month's
Senior Bulletin is posted on our website as well.
representatives have begun scheduling their visits to Burris. This is when a
college admissions representative comes to our school to visit with interested
students. These are great opportunities
to gain more information about a particular college and introduce yourself to admissions
reps. Posters listing the scheduled college visits to Burris will be posted
around the school and updated regularly.
Burris will be sharing most of the college visits with the students of the
Indiana Academy, so it is important to notice where the visits will be held
when you sign up. Juniors and seniors
are eligible to attend these visits. Students
must sign up in the Counseling Center at least one day in advance so passes can
be sent to your classes You MUST receive your teacher’s permission before
signing up for the visit. Visits typically last one hour. Keep your eyes open for schools that interest
Sign up now for a visit day
to the University of Findlay in Ohio. The visit is on September 26th
and will include hands-on experiences in math, biology, chemistry, computer
science and environmental, safety, and occupational health management.
The Counseling Center has information on all
SAT and ACT test dates and registration deadlines if you are interested.
The Indiana University
Health Ball Memorial Hospice Team is sponsoring a grief workshop for children
grades kindergarten through fourth. Groups will meet every Wednesday beginning
September 24th and continuing through October 29th. There
is a $10.00 family fee for the workshop but scholarships are available if
needed. Come to the Counseling Center for more information.
Have you made a
difference through volunteering? We are encouraging those middle and high
school students who have volunteered over the past year to apply for a 2015
Prudential Spirit of Community Award by completing the online application at
spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Applications must be completed and submitted to the Counseling
Center by November 4, 2014. This award was created to honor both middle level
and high school students for outstanding acts of community service.
Please come to the Counseling Center with your
answer to the Question of the Week and any questions about these announcements.
Have a great week!
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