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Attention 11th Grade Students

Grade 11 students will be given the opportunity to take the ACT on February 27, 2018 at no cost to the student.  Each public and charter school with grade 11 is expected to administer this assessment.  However, parents or guardians may request that their student not participate in grade 11 ACT test administration.  Make up date is April 3, 2018.  Click here for more information.

Attention Seniors

2018 National Youth Science Camp, Operated by the National Youth Science Foundationis seeking Delegates for the PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE CAMP.  Dedline is Feb. 28, 2017.  Click here for more information

 


 

Seminole Newpaper

Volume 2; Issue 1

 

 Need to know

Student Handbook (17-18)

Pre-AP/AP Handbook (17-18

Student Dress Code

Bullying Policy 

Classlinks 

AP Scores

Websites

Learning Blade

CSE/STEM Reading Program

OHSRead180

Kiddle Search Engine

ACT Aspire 

Home Access Center(HAC)         

Renaissance Learning(RenLearn)      

Classworks           

AR Bookfinder                   

District Digital Learning Initiatives- Learning.com

 

Kids Typing GameFast paced dropping letters. No punctuation or words

Big Brown Bear- Shows the keyboard on the screen and highlights the letters for the students to type Simple. No punctuation.

Dance Mat Typing- Favorite. Finger placement, full words and punctuation) Cool British theme engages students.

Edit Dan's CopyVery good for teaching editing of capitalization and punctuation

Keyboarding Challenge

Keyboarding Zoo- Letters and Sounds

  

Study Tools 

Khan Academy k - 1st           Khan Academy 2nd - 5th          

Khan Academy 6th - 12th 

 Scholarship Information as of December 5, 2017

 

Free Searches:               www.fundmyfuture.info      www.fastweb.com     www.studentscholarships.org

*Check your college’s website for institutional and/or private scholarships available. You must be accepted for admission (YOU MUST FIRST APPLY!) to the college in order to get scholarships!

**Also check with your church and with your parents’ place of employment for scholarships they might offer. Nucor, for example, has an excellent scholarship, as does Wal-Mart.

 

NEA Tournament Scholarship

A $1,000 award for one male and one female senior basketball player whose team plays in the NEA tournament. Deadline is December 15. Applications were emailed to all seniors, paper copies available in the counselor’s office.

 

AXA Achievement Scholarship

$2,000 award for seniors who demonstrate ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; and the ability to succeed in college are encouraged to apply online by December 15 deadline. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted, so early application is the key:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement

Burger King Scholarship

Seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA may apply online for this $1,000 award. Recipients are selected based on their GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service. The deadline is December 15. The website is:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/

 

American Legion Oratorical Contest - $2,000 Scholarship

Seniors will prepare an oral presentation/speech on a topic related to our U.S. Constitution and present the speech first to a local American Legion group, then at a state-level competition on March 3, where prizes are awarded, and opportunities to advance to the national level competition in Indiana with additional cash prizes. Applications are due December 31. Visit the website for all forms and information:   http://www.arlegion.org/programs/americanism/oratorical.html

 

GE-Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship

National program for promising young leaders that will award $10,000 scholarships to 20 university-bound seniors who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Minimum 3.0 GPA to apply. Deadline is January 4. Apply online at https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Essay Scholarship

A $1,000 award for a senior who has participated in high school sports. No minimum GPA or ACT requirements. Submit a one-page essay about how sports participation has made a positive impact on your life. Deadline is January 31. Information available at www.arksportshalloffame.org

DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Scholarships

A national program open to any senior that is a U.S. citizen planning to attend any college in the U.S. Several scholarship programs are available and award amounts vary. Deadline is February 15. The website is:  http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info

Creative & Performing Arts Scholarship Competitions

Sponsored by the Thea Foundation, open to any Arkansas senior in the areas of visual arts, creative writing, performing arts, performance poetry, fashion design and film making. GPA, test scores, and majoring in the arts are not a requirement! Awards range from $2,000 - $4,000. Deadlines begin February 28. Register online:  https://www.theafoundation.org/scholarships

Life Lessons Scholarship (deceased parent or guardian)

Qualified entrants who submit essays or videos about how the death of a parent or guardian impacted their lives are eligible for $1,000 - $10,000 in scholarship money. Online applications accepted beginning February 1, deadline will be March 1. Go to http://www.lifehappens.org/life-lessons-scholarship-program/life-lessons-scholarship-application

 

R. Preston Woodruff $1,000 Scholarship -- RANDOM Drawing

Seniors planning to attend any college in Arkansas can apply online for a $1,000 random drawing scholarship from the Arkansas Student Loan Authority. Those students drawn as random winners can compete for a RENEWABLE $1000 scholarship by submitting an essay ($4,000 over 4 years). Deadline to enter is April 1. Apply online https://www.asla.info/scholarships