The National Career Development Association is having their 49th annual Poetry and Poster Contest. This is a great way for students to creatively think about their future career plans, and possibly earn regional, state and/or national recognition and prizes!! Please consider participating. I'd love to have some Westwood students enter this year! Please contact Ms. Hefner (x36316) for more information firstname.lastname@example.org
1. http://www.ncda.org/aws/NCDA/pt/sp/ncdmonth (website)
2. http://www.ncda.org/aws/NCDA/asset_manager/get_file/78512?ver=2868 (entry form and details)
PSAT Important Information:
The PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 15 at Westwood High School from 8:30am - 12:30pm (auditorium and auxillary gym). All college bound 10th and 11th graders are encouraged to take the test, but 9th graders may take the test as well. The cost is $14 for 11th and 9th grade. It is FREE for all 10th grade students. Waivers are available for students on free/reduced lunch. Please contact Ms. Hefner (x36316) for more information or too sign up email@example.com
PSAT Website: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html
Internship Opportunity for High School Students Interested in Education
Lake Carolina Elementary School has an internship available for high school students in the after-school program. The internship will enable students to gain more experience in the education field by working with kids of all ages, and it will allow them to make a positive difference in students' lives. The hours would be from 2:00-6:00 daily. For more information, please contact Ms. Hefner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aerospace Field Study for Juniors and Seniors
On Friday, November 7 the Richland One Space Center (http://thechallengercenter.net/) will be holding their annual Aerospace Career Day. Aerospace Career Day provides high school students an opportunity to meet with representatives from aerospace companies to learn about career options in the aerospace industry. They can also meet with representatives from colleges, universities, and other educational institutions to find out how to get the training and education they need to qualify for the career they are interested in. Only juniors and seniors interested in this field may sign up, and we have 40 spots available. To sign up, please contact Ms. Hefner at email@example.com.
"Tech Night" for Juniors and Seniors
The Midlands and Business Alliance, along with Colonial Life Insurance, will be hosting a "Tech Night" for juniors and seniors on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 3:30to 8:oo pm. Tech Night is a chance for high school students to get a closer look at IT as a career through an interactive, challenging, and fun evening of activities. Only 10 students from each high can attend, so please sign up as soon as possible if interested. To sign up, contact Ms. Hefner at firstname.lastname@example.org.