• 11/13/2019 Announcements

     

    STUDENT SERVICES

     

    November is National Career Development Month- Let's Celebrate with a Poetry and Art Contest!

    This celebration is designed to highlight the importance of life-long career development and the personal empowerment of all people with this year's theme "My Inspiring Future Career". 

    Please see your CTE teacher or Ms. Daye in the Media Center for contest rules and instructions.

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    Health Careers Day On “The Hill”-Overview: For North Carolina high school students interested in the health sciences, Health Careers Day On “The Hill” is their opportunity to discover how to break into the healthcare field. The program is held on the UNC campus each fall. Presentations by representatives from various health professional schools expose students to health careers and UNC admissions officers provide valuable college preparation information.  Saturday, November 16th, 2019 from 9:45am – 5:15 pm. 

    Location: UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine (321 S Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516)

    Cost: $30 per student.

    Link to register: https://nchcap.unc.edu/pre-college/health-careers-day-on-the-hill/

    Any questions: Reach out to Andrew Huggins at andrewhuggins@unc.edu

     Duke University Summer Session is launching a unique set of new courses in 2020 on today’s most pressing global challenges: Plastic Pollution, Global Epidemics, Access to Healthcare, Human Trafficking, Migrant Crisis, Climate Change, and Food and Nutrition. You will join a network of powerful students from around the world and work together to solve these important problems! The 2020 website is launching soon with full course descriptions of these terrific new courses! For more information visit: https://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

    The HOBY Seminar is a 3-4 day interactive leadership training for outstanding sophomores to meet state leaders, make new friends, and explore leadership from various perspectives. Interested sophomores can find out more information at HOBY.org or see Ms. Machak in Student Services. Pick up an application in Student Services due by November 18.

     Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Global Navigator High School Study Abroad - Explore a different culture in more than 30 amazing destinations across the world. Choose to focus on language learning, service and leadership, or content studies.

    Cost: Varies, scholarships available

    Priority Scholarship Deadline:  December 6, 2019 (80% of scholarships awarded by this deadline)

    Final Scholarship Deadline:  February 14, 2019  

    Link to learn more: https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/high-school-study-abroad/summer

     Chick Tech Raleigh-Durham- Chick Tech is a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging more girls and women to pursue technology-related careers through hands-on events.  ChickTech: High School is a free yearlong program that introduces 100 high school girls to technology. The program kicks off with a 2-day event on Dec 7th and 8th at Meredith College and then continues with monthly workshops around different careers, technologies, and companies. Food will be provided during the kick-off and all workshops.  We also provide, on an as-needed basis, transportation to and from events and childcare.

    Nomination Process: Students must be nominated by an educator, teacher, or school counselor. 

    Cost: FREE!!!!

    Program Dates: December 7 - 8th kickoff, yearlong program

    Link to learn more: https://raleigh-durham.chicktech.org/

    LEDA (Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America) Scholars Program- Each year, LEDA recruits a new cohort of LEDA Scholars – 100 qualified high school juniors. LEDA Scholars receive leadership training, writing instruction, standardized test preparation and a year of highly personalized guidance as they navigate the application and admissions process at the most competitive colleges. Throughout college and beyond, Scholars are offered ongoing advising, career counseling, postgraduate planning and community-building support to help them succeed and lead.  Deadline to apply: December 11 2019.  Link to learn more: https://ledascholars.org/

     Clemson's Challenge for Academically Talented Students (C-CATS) recruits outstanding students (9th and 10th grades in the 10th percentile of their class) from SC, NC, and GA to participate in high-powered weekend retreats. Students will receive tours of Clemson, learn about the admissions process, visit the digital media lab, attend stress and time management training, and more!  There are many weekend retreats available beginning in February. Pricing is $265 a student, which includes 2 nights at YLI headquarters, six meals, a Clemson tour, and program activities. The deadline for counselors to nominate eligible students is December 11 2019. Please speak with your counselor about this opportunity if you are interested. For more information, please visit: https://www.c-cats.org/.

     UNCG CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación)

    Overview:  A unique experience that provides area Latino/Hispanic high school students with the opportunity to engage in an intensive, five-day college readiness and test prep experience.  All Latino and Hispanic students who are currently enrolled in tenth or eleventh grade with a minimum 2.8 high school GPA and are committed to attending the program may apply. Space is limited to the first 160 qualified students.

    Date: July 13-18, 2020

    Cost: $65

    Sign up here: admissions.uncg.edu/chance.

     Calling all seniors! The Cheatham-White Scholars Program is now accepting nominations. The Cheatham-White Scholarship is one of the premiere scholarships offered at NC A & T, and provides awarded students a full scholarship to attend this Greensboro-based HBCU. Applications are due December 15, but see your counselors TODAY if you are interested in applying!

    The Coolidge Scholars Program is an academic merit-based scholarship for current high school juniors applying to attend college in the fall of 2021. Winners of the scholarship will earn a full-ride, four-year scholarship to ANY accredited college or university in the United States. The deadline to apply is January 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm. For more information go to www.coolidgescholars.org

     Click here or see the Student Services website for updates from our college advisor.

     

     MEETINGS AND NEWS

     

    Interested in joining the JHS Step team? Come to the interest meeting, this Thursday at 4:35 in Mrs. Blackwell's room 206. Auditions planned to begin next week. You will need to have a physical on file. No exceptions.

     

    Poetry Club will have our weekly meeting today in Room 409 from 4:15 to 5. As always, poets and poetry lovers are welcome.

     

    Interested in learning more about helping make schools more welcoming for LGTBQ+ communities? You can attend the NC Safe schools conference on Education issues for LGBTQ+ Youth this Saturday, November 16th for free! Please email Ms. Beaudry or talk to her in room 403 to get your free ticket for this life-changing event!  

     

     

     

     

     

    The Asian Student Association will have its first interest today at 4:15 in Room 302. The goal of this club is to increase the understanding of cultures among different Asian countries and promote diversity in Jordan High School. There will be food, games, and a prize at the meeting! All are welcome!

     

    "Are you a student currently enrolled in English II? Do you want to practice answering multiple choice questions or writing ACES paragraphs? After school today, in Room 409, come work on an extra credit assignment with the help of English II teachers. See your teacher for more details."

     

    The Black Student Union will now be meeting every Wednesday in room 206 from 4:15-5:15, starting this afternoon. See you there!

     

    " Interested in learning more about Latin culture & becoming more invested in the latino community? The Hispanic Organization For Latin Awareness is hosting its weekly meeting next Monday after school!"

     

    Exciting news!!  5 Falcon feathers gets you into all shows in the preforming arts this year!

     

    Her’d, Jordans New women’s empowerment group has meetings every Tuesday from 4:10pm-5pm in trailer 711, and if anyone has any questions or concern contact Dr.Hatmaker or Gwen Thompson” 

     

     “You can order yearbooks at Jostens.com. The price will go up as the year goes on so order it now!”

     

    NHS will host tutoring sessions every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday morning from 8:15 – 8:50 and every Thursday afternoon from 4:00 – 4:30 in the Media Center. Not in the Dell Lab as previously announced. This is tutoring for any subject, any grade, and any level. For questions, see Ms. Burke in Room 410.

     

    Usually bored during Spring Break?

    Ever dreamed of going to Spain and Portugal?   If you are interested in the Spring Break 2020-2021 trip to Spain and Portugal, please come see Mr. A in room 112.

     

    Do you like anime? Want to know more about anime? Then join us on Mondays in Room 103! Club meets at 4 until 5:30. See you there! 

     

    The Spanish Honor Society offers tutoring to students in any level of Spanish. We are available every Thursday morning, from 8:15-8:55am, in room 122 – Ms. Sudderth’s room. Please drop in if you need help in Spanish.