high school

Nov 2020

Share Your Cancer Story – $1,000

2020-11-16T10:54:38-08:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you survived cancer or watched a loved one or friend deal with cancer? Cancer Pathways wants to hear your story.  Students are invited to submit essays about their experiences with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $1,000 awards. Eligibility: Open to 9-12th graders Essay between 500-1,000 words Enter at www.cancerpathways.org/cancer-unwrapped/ Deadline:  [...]

Nov 2020

FutureMe is Here for Present You!

2020-11-10T14:31:36-08:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Join the Career & Technical Education (CTE) Department as they give you a tour of www.futureme.vansd.org.  Regardless of if you know what's next or have no idea, FutureMe can help! Enrolling (college, university or trade school) Financial Aid Assistance Scholarship Information (local scholarships are highlighted plus a comprehensive list of quality scholarships) [...]

Oct 2020

Fall Writing Contest (Grades 6-12) $250 Awards

2020-10-26T10:31:47-07:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |

The Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is holding a Fall Writing Contest for students in grades 6-12. Rules on entries: Must be 1,000 words or less Comic entries must be submitted using our comic template. Limit of 6 pages per comic Must be original work by contestant May be any genre, topic or format Must be [...]

Oct 2020

High School & Beyond with Xello

2020-10-19T10:18:07-07:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Xello is a VPS tool used to help middle and high school students complete their High School & Beyond Plans. Students explore career and college options by building self-knowledge (through age appropriate assessments and skills preferences) and researching careers and colleges at an easy glance (with deeper dives a click away).  For high school seniors, [...]

Oct 2020

AP Students Must Enroll Online

2020-10-09T13:53:16-07:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , |

Calling all AP Students! October is a great month to make sure that you’ve enrolled in all of your AP class sections online! If you’re in an AP class, your teacher has asked you to enroll online in that AP section for the class. This process is very important to complete because it’s how we [...]

Aug 2020

Human Resources Scholarship

2020-09-02T10:25:42-07:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

Calling all future Human Resource professionals, this scholarship is for you! Submit an essay explaining, presenting, inspiring, or otherwise convincing users about your great idea for an onboarding program for new employees of a business, showing how it would improve their experience.  What's "onboarding" you ask? It's the process that new employees go through to [...]

Aug 2020

Teen Work Hours Limited During School

2020-09-02T08:53:32-07:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The start of the school year soon means a return to additional limits on the number of hours teens can work, even with remote or virtual learning. “It’s important for students to have time for homework and school. Jobs should be scheduled around their school day.” Says Josie Bryan, Youth Employment specialist with the Washington [...]

Aug 2020

$$ A Clearer Path to College for All Students $$

2020-08-24T11:48:30-07:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introducing the College Board Opportunity Scholarships Applying to college is a complicated process, so College Board has created a program that guides you through it. This scholarship program is open to all students and it doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your [...]

Aug 2020

National College Scholarships – Up to $40,000 for 4 years (over 100 awarded)

2020-08-24T11:44:55-07:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |

The College Scholarship Program awards up to $40,000 per year for four years of undergraduate study to complete their bachelor’s degree. The application is available exclusively via the Common App’s online platform, which provides a familiar and streamlined experience for students. To be eligible for the Cooke College Scholarship Program, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements. [...]

Aug 2020

Careers in Construction

2020-08-17T09:13:37-07:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The skilled trades are in high demand. Workers with some postsecondary education (industry certifications, trade school, associate's degree) filled 99% of the 11.5 million jobs created since the low point of the 2010 recession according to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.  The BayACES program at Hudson's Bay High School offers a sequence [...]

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