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Pancake and sausage breakfast benefiting the NHS chorus this saturday Nov. 17 from 7am - 10am - adults $7, kids under 6 eat free at Mt. Sylvan Ruritan Club (6129 Roxboro Rd.) Tickets available at the door!

 

NHS Sports Medicine will host our holiday blood drive on Tuesday, December 4 from 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM.

 

Historically Black College University Fair (HBCU) Friday, January 25, 2019, from 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM  in the small gym. This will be a day full of informative information with Break Out Sessions on SAT Scores, Entrance Essays, Scholarships, Financial Aid, Athletics, and Greek life in the small gym.

 

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.

 

Many seniors prefer to start their college career at Durham Tech.  Whether Durham Tech is your first choice or your back-up school, consider completing your DT application on CFNC.org.  See Ms. Hines if you need have 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.

 

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.

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