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The SAT will be at Northern on Saturday, Dec. 1. This is the last SAT at Northern this year and the last one to ensure your scores will get to colleges/universities/organizations by January deadlines. Regular registration has ended but late registration is available until Nov. 20. Visit collegeboard.org to register and see Ms. Palancares or your counselor if you have any questions.

 

Girls Speak Out Year Round Program: is a FREE program open to girls ages 13-18. The purpose of the
program is to empower and build the confidence of young girls. Through engaging
and enrichment activities, Girl Speak Out will help boost confidence, build
self-esteem and self-worth, as well as inspire girls to Speak Out and take active
roles in their schools and communities against all forms of violence. The Year
Round Program will operate 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Tuesdays  at WD Hill
Recreation Center beginning Tuesday October 30th. Please see
here for additional information and registration.

 

Makeup PreACT testing will be next week on Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday

INclued LGBTQ Youth Workshop: The Planned Parenthood is offering a workshop for students ages 14 -19 who identify as LGBTQ. The purpose of the program is to increase confidence and awareness in accessing sexual health care.  Community Health Educators
will teach about sexual safety, how to access services, and how to talk to a
medical provider. All participants will receive a $25 Gift Card, FREE food, and
participate in fun activities. The event will be December 8th, 2018 from 11:00
am - 3:00 p in High Point, NC. Please see here for additional information and registration.  

 

Scholar Academy for Latinxs United for Diversity (SALUD): is a FREE semester-long opportunity for Latinx students to meet bilingual healthcare professionals, learn about social determinants of health disparities affecting the Latinx community, get college admissions and financial aid advising, engage with Duke University Medical School students, participate in STEM demonstrations, identify Latinx role models, and practice clinical skills with access to the same resources and technology of medical professionals. The program will be two Saturdays per month from January until June.  Please see here for additional information and to complete the application. Deadline December 5th.   

 

Project SEED: is a FREE year-round science enrichment program for academically talented students. The program includes a paid ($2500) summer internship. If selected, students will be responsible for their daily transportation to NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill or Duke University. The tentative dates for the program are June 13 – August 2, 2019.  Project SEED is currently accepting applications from qualified 10th and 11th grade students who receive free or reduced lunch. The student application is here and for additional information please see here. Deadline January 31st.

 

 

The Raleigh-Durham Chapter of Black Girls Code invites you to join us Friday November 16 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at American Underground where Tech Divas and parents will learn about interesting opportunities from an array of dynamic speakers and hear from Momentum Lounge, Code the Dream, and Lucid Dream. The American Underground is a Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub. Register here.

 

The FAFSA is open! Need help? Game Plan: College is offering 3 workshops and office hours this week free to Durham students! More information about Game Plan College can be found here.

 

Duke's STAR program offers students the opportunity to participate in a research experience during the Summer. Learn more information about the upcoming application here.

 

DPAC is proud to announce a new program to help students kick-start a career in the arts. You can apply here. (Information and requirements found here.)

 

Seniors:  Complete your bachelor’s degree at NCSU or UNC (as long as you maintain a 3.0 GPA while at Durham Tech).  Receive guaranteed admission to NCSU via the C3 program at Durham Tech or UNC via C-STEP with Durham Tech.  Durham Tech and these two esteemed universities are creating more opportunities for admission!  See Ms. Hines in W-0 for more information.

 

Students and parents of the Class of 2019, we have a new way for you to keep informed of such things as scholarships, testing dates, Jostens deliveries, and graduation info!  Click on this link, www.remind.com/join/knights-19, or text @knights-19 to the number 81010 to sign up for Remind messages throughout the year on upcoming events.