Friday, December 8, 2017

UHS Daily Bulletin

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

December 11, 2017 Day "B"

 

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness 

 

EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND DEADLINES

 

UTHON

UTHON will be selling Holiday Candy Grams on Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday next week! Send you favorite friends & teachers a handwritten holiday message and a treat. Candygrams are $1 each and will be distributed during homeroom on Wednesday December 20.  Seniors with privs will receive their candygrams in second period. Share some holiday cheer and help us conquer childhood cancer!https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

UHS Open Mic Night 

Friday January 5, 2018 will be the return of UHS Open Mic night from 6:30 -10pm. The event will feature up and coming performers from UHS and will take place in the cyber cafe.  Students who wish to perform should contact Mr. Mansor (jmansor@ucfsd.net) to reserve a spot.  

 

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*      COUNSELING CENTER NEWS

 

SENIORS!

Pink Transcript Request deadlines:

For college deadline of 1/1-pink transcript request due by 12/11

For college deadline of 1/15-pink transcript request due by 12/22

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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All the scholarships we hear about are listed in Naviance. Some new scholarships available now:

·         Alma Newlin Educational Fund- scholarship is available to current and former high school graduates who are planning to enter healthcare-related professions. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION at www.HWFSCC.org (under Funding) Requires a Permission to Release Transcript form, written statement, 2 brief letters of recommendation. Your School Counselor must have all completed application materials (including a 9"x12" envelope + 4 stamps) at least 10 school days before 2/28 (2/28 deadline).

·         PA Society of Professional Engineers Valley Forge Chapter- For students going to Drexel and Temple. (2/28 deadline)

·         Kids' Chance- For students whose parents were killed or injured in a work-related accident. http://kidschanceofpa.org/

·         Scholarship.CollegeCovered.com

 

LEADRERSHIP PROGRAMS

JUNIORS!

Mercy College School of Business Summer Leadership Academy (NY)

This is a great opportunity for juniors (rising seniors) who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and public speaking to apply to their 2018 Summer Leadership Academy. There is no charge for tuition and students stay in the dorm for free ($300 charge for food). Spots are limited. Please see Ms. Vaughn in the Counseling Center if interested.
Visit
www.mercy.edu/business/leadership/academy.

 

PSAT/NMSQT Score Results

Students in 10th and 11th grade took the PSAT in October during the school day.  Score results for our region are supposed to be released on December 12th.  Results will be released to the e-mail address that students bubbled in on test day.  Please be sure to check your spam. The following link provides details on the PSAT score release: 

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scores/getting-scores

 

If you are having any issues accessing scores through the College Board portal at www.collegeboard.org please use the following contact information to resolve those issues:

Students and Parents 
Phone: 866-433-7728
E-mail: 
psathelp@info.collegeboard.org

Representatives are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The phone lines are busiest between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.  Should you have any other questions about your scores please feel free to reach out to your school counselor at any time.

 

ATHLETICS

 

Softball Informational Meeting - Monday, December 11th in the Cafeteria LGI at 5:30pm

 

If you are interested in playing softball this upcoming season we encourage you to attend this meeting. This meeting will mainly be to discuss the direction of the UHS Softball program, our winter and regular season schedules, and some information from the boosters.

We are looking forward to another great softball season this year and hope you will be a part of it.