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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING SENIORS FOR THEIR COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES:

Morgan Beaton - University of Wyoming, University of Maine, Colby Sawyer College, Carroll University, Franklin Pierce University,Colorado State University

Sadie Bunnell - NH Technical Institute

Melissa Collins - Keene State College, New England College, Rivier University & St. Joseph's College

Chandla Cooney -  White Moutain Community College

Callie Dauphanais - Plymouth State University,  Franklin Pierce University, Colby Sawyer College & Keene State College

Dawson Fogg - White Mountains Community College

Caitlynn Gleason - White Mountain Community College,  Plymouth State University & NHTI

Melaney Hibbard - Plymouth State University, Southern NH University, University of Southern Maine, Nazareth College

Savannah Howe - White Mountain Community College

Kendra Learned - Roanoke College, Columbia College, Rivier University, KSC, PSU, Salem College, East Carolina University, Franklin Pierce University, University of Hartford, Wingate University, Emmanuel College

Dawson McCowen - New England College, Colby Sawyer College, University of Southern Maine, Rivier Univesity

Lindsay Pearson - West Virginia University, Keene State College and Belmont University

Selena Richards - Keene State College,  Vermont Tech, Champlain College, UNH, University of Maine & New England College

Karissa Roberts - Plymouth State University & SNHU

Kelsey Steward - New England College, Penn State University, University of Maine, KSC, University of Oregon

David Sweatt - White Mountain Community College


 JUNIOR COLLEGE OVERVIEW NIGHT:   Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6:00pm  in Mr. Hurley's Room.   Mr. Proulx from the Center for College Planning (NHHEAF) will be here to discuss the college application process. It is never too early to start!   Junior students and parents are encouraged to attend this free workshop.  Sign up in Guidance.  If you have questions or need more information, please see Mrs. Fisher in Guidance.  

PAYING FOR COLLEGE 101:  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 6:00PM in Mr. Hurley’s Room. 

Presentation to help college-bound high school seniors and their families understand and evaluate financial aid packages. During this evening presentation, we discuss such issues such as reporting outside scholarships, financing options, avoiding scholarship scams and writing special circumstance letters.   Sign up in guidance

SAT SCHOOL DAY  EXAM:  FOR ALL JUNIORS Wednesday, March 21, 2018The New Hampshire Department of Education has partnered with the College Board to offer the SAT to High School Juniors again this Spring.  This test is mandatory and will be given here at the Academy.  There is no cost -  The Department of Education is ensuring that all students in the state, regardless of economic circumstances, are able to use this exam to consider higher education opportunities. The SAT with Essay typically costs individual students $57.00.  The State of New Hampshire Department of Education (SAT portion) and the Colebrook School District (Essay portion) are paying the registration fees for all of our Juniors.  More information will be given to all juniors and mailed to parents.  If you have questions, please contact Mr. Fisher in the Guidance Office.

10TH ANNUAL NORTH COUNTRY COLLEGE ACCESS CONVENTION:  April 6, 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00PM.  Open to sophomores - The College Access Convention provides students with increased access to information and resources to better prepare themselves for college.  Guest speakers and college professionals from various 4-year and 2-year colleges across the state will talk about a variety of topics.  We will be sharing a bus with students from Pittsburg High School to attend this event.  See Mrs. Fisher for more information.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

SENIORS:  Be working on your National, State and Local Scholarships that were given to you.  There is also a link at the bottom

St. Andrews Society of Vermont Scholarship Foundation, Inc.:  applications will be considered from Vermont residents or from St. Andrew's Society of Vermont members and families, regardless of residency; who will enroll or have already enrolled in an associate's or a bachelor's degree program in the coming fall semester.  Deadline:  Wednesday, February 23, 2018

Skrungloo Farm, Inc.  Student Aid Program: These scholarships are for students who reside in NH.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic merit and other non-academic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience. Students may be enrolling in a technical school, or a 2 or 4 year college or university.  Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Ed Wentzell Child Nutrition Scholarship:  Scholarship in memory of Ed Wentzell given by the School Nutrition Association of New Hampshire.  Given to a student who is pursuing a career in food service and/or a member active in school food service.  Deadline:  March 24, 2018

NH Water Pollution Control Association Student Scholarship:  $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior who meets the following requirements:  resident of State of NH, graduating high school senior, Preference given to NHWPCA members and families, complete application form and submit to NHWPCA scholarship committee, include a letter of reference, preferably from person in the environmental field, Apply to a post secondary school with an intended major in Water Pollution Control, Environmental Science, Engineering and Chemistry.  Priority given to vocational students who are preparing for a field directly related to water environment.  Deadline:  Applications should be postmarked by March 30, 2018.  See guidance for more information

NORTH COUNTRY BOARD OF REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP:   Available to students who are enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, a college or vocational-technical school as a full time student for the 2018-2019 school year.  Deadline:  March 31, 2018

The Mountains to the Sea Scholarship from University of Southern Maine: allows every academically qualified student from NH and Vermont to attend USM for less than the cost of in-state tuition in their home states. For details and to apply, visit usm.maine.edu/apply. Deadline: April 1, 2018

 THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: RENEWABLE, FOUR YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS WITH Financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achieving future goals and leadership qualities. Visit www.phillips-scholarship.org – Applications will be posted here in December 2017. Early Response option for high school seniors – April 3rd.  Final  deadline:  May 1, 2018.

Fisher Cats Scholarship:  candidates must be NH or MA residents who are graduating in 2018.  They must plan to enroll in a four-year degree program or plan to attend a local community college or technical school in the fall.  Deadline:  May 4, 2018 at 5:00PM ET

The Jennifer Solar Whalen Memorial Music Scholarship:  available to students in the North Country area who play a brass instrument and plan to pursue a music curriculum in college.Deadline:  May 15, 2018



SUMMER PROGRAMS:  Looking for something to do this summer??  How about attending a summer program?  (check out hallway near guidance office, student notices or see Mrs. Fisher in guidance for more information)


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