April 28, 2016

Block 1: Memorize information on IN p. 21.

Blocks 2 & 3: Memorize information on IN p. 19 and complete VA pages up through week 12.

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Homework & Information Thurs 4/28

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1   If needed, finish the vocab from pp110 & 117 (skip canopy, understory, benthos).  HW: p104 #1a, 2b, 3b, 4b and p109 #1ac, 2a.  Communities Quiz on Wed 5/4.

3rd block – Remind code: @stoneblk3   If needed, finish the vocab from pp110 & 117 (skip canopy, understory, benthos).  HW: p104 #1a, 2b, 3b, 4b and p109 #1ac, 2a.  Communities Quiz on Wed 5/4.

5th block – Remind code: @stoneblk5   If needed, finish the vocab from pp110 & 117 (skip canopy, understory, benthos).  HW: p104 #1a, 2b, 3b, 4b and p109 #1ac, 2a.  Communities Quiz on Wed 5/4.

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Senior Scholarships

Name of the Scholarship: Gettysburg College STEM Scholars Program Eligibility Criteria: You must be a U.S. citizen or an alien lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence, enrolled as a full-time student at Gettysburg College by the Fall of 2016, demonstrate financial need through submission of the FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), …

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Senior Scholarships

Name of the Scholarship: Gettysburg College STEM Scholars Program

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a U.S. citizen or an alien lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence, enrolled as a full-time student at Gettysburg College by the Fall of 2016, demonstrate financial need through submission of the FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), and intend to major in one of the following fields: Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Apply online at: http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/s-stem/stem-scholarship-application.dot

 

 Name of Scholarship: SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

Amount: Thirty $500 scholarships (2 winners will be chosen every two weeks from 10/30/15 – 05/13/2016)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior, or a current college student, who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, who plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university in the U.S.

Entry Period: October 30, 2015 – May 13, 2016 (only one entry per sweepstake drawing, but students can register during each drawing period)

Apply online at: https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html

 

Name of Scholarship: The Lincoln-Lane Foundation Scholarship

Amount: Ranges from $500-$5000 per year and are renewable for three additional years

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who currently resides in the Tidewater area of Virginia, who plans to attend a 4 year college or university in the U.S. You must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: completed application must be postmarked no later than November 15, 2015

Apply online at: http://lincolnlanefoundation.org/to-apply/

  

Name of Scholarship: The Horatio Alger Scholarship

Amount: One hundred and six $22,000 scholarships will be awarded

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to attend college in the fall of 2016, demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), have a minimum grade point average of 2.0, be a U.S. citizen, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

Deadline: October 25, 2015

Apply at: www.horatioalger.org/scholarships

 

Name of Scholarship: Gates Millennium Scholarship Program

Amount: College and Graduate School (Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid, including graduate school funding for continuing Scholars in the areas of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science).

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior who will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university in the fall of 2016 as a full-time, degree-seeking student, a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States, an African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American** or Hispanic American, have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED, have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities, meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria

Deadline: January 13, 2016

Apply online at: https://scholarships.gmsp.org/Account/LogOn

 

Name of Scholarship: The Chesapeake/Virginia Beach Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity – Beautillion Militaire Leadership Training & Scholarship Assistance Program – This program offers young men training in Career Planning, Leadership Skills, Fundraising for Scholarships, Health Issues, Drug Abuse Awareness, Financial Management, Resume Writing, etc.

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior male who is a talented, well-rounded, career-oriented scholar.

Deadline: October 5, 2015

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: ARMY ROTC FOUR-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a U.S. citizen, who is between the ages of 17 and 26, with a GPA of at least 2.5, and have scored a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores). You must also meet physical standards, and agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard).

Deadline: January 10, 2016

For more information, visit: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html

 

Name of Scholarship: Wings Over America Scholarship Program

Amount: Ranges from $1,000-$12,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a dependent of the Navy Aviation Community who plans to attend a 4 year college or university, community college, or trade and technical school. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic merit, community service, extracurricular activities and character.

Application will be available online starting October 1, 2016 at: http://wingsoveramerica.us/

 

Name of Scholarship: University of Virginia (Various Scholarships)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who demonstrates academic merit, leadership, service and citizenship, special talents, unique personal characteristics, and financial need. These scholarships are only available to students who are applying to UVA.

For more information, visit: www.admission.virginia.edu/outreach/financial

  

Name of Scholarship: Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Amount: Ranges from $500 to $5,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a Hispanic graduating senior who is a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA), has demonstrated outstanding academic performance, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited 4 year university or graduate school during Fall of 2016.

For more information, visit: http://www.hsf.net/

 

Name of Scholarship: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. International High School Essay Contest

Amount: $150

Eligibility Criteria: This contest is open to all college-bound, high school juniors and seniors.

Deadline: The essay must be post-marked or e-mailed no later than midnight, October 23, 2015.

Please see Mrs. Edwards, in Guidance, for additional information.

 

Name of Scholarship: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Debutante-Beautillion Scholarship Program – Theta Zeta Chapter, Suffolk, VA

Amount: Varies

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.2, who plans to attend a college or university, and must pay a one-time non-refundable fee of $125. You are also required to type an essay (not to exceed 500 words), as well as provide one letter of recommendation.

***Participation in this program provides the opportunity for high school seniors to increase funds for scholarships. Students will also be engaged in workshops and activities that will engage them in leadership and community service.

Deadline: Applications are due by November 7, 2015

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: E-D Golf Tour Scholarship

Amount: Two $500.00 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who plans to attend college. You must also currently participate in a high school golf program.

Deadline: Application packets must be postmarked no later than November 19, 2015.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Virginia Choral Society Scholarship

Amount: $1500

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to enter a 4-year accredited college or university to study voice performance or vocal music education.

Deadline: January 11, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: S. Delois Mayes Scholarship

Amount: $2000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior currently attending one of the three public high schools in the city of Suffolk, plan to apply to an accredited college or university, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at the time of the application, and demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: Applications will be available on December 1, 2015, and must be completed by February 1, 2016.

Apply online at: www.sdmscholarshipfoundation.com

 

Name of Scholarship: Virginia PTA Scholarship

Amount: 2 scholarships for $1200 each (M. Frieda Koontz & S. John Davis)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in teaching or any other youth-serving profession, attend a school with an active PTA or PTSA in good standing, reside in Virginia and graduate from a Virginia public high school, enter a Virginia college or university in September following the date of application for the scholarship, maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, and provide evidence of financial need and academic achievement.

Deadline: March 1, 2016

 

Name of Scholarship: Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior whose parents or guardians are consumer members of Community electric Cooperative, and whose primary residence is served by the Cooperative.

Deadline: February 10, 2016

Apply at: www.co-opliving.com/community/scholarship.htm

 

Name of Scholarship: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $10,000 renewable scholarship (up to $40,000)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who embodies the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home. You must demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.

Deadline: January 7, 2016

Apply online through www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships

 

Name of Scholarship: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Amount: Range from $1000-$3000

Eligibility Criteria: Students who are enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester in course work leading to a degree, license, or certificate at an accredited postsecondary school, have MS, or have a parent with MS, and are United States citizens.

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Apply online at: https://www.scholarsapply.org/mssociety/

 

Name of Scholarship: Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Amount: 500 scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $50,000 ($1,000 to $12,500 per year)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue a four-year degree on a full-time basis in a U.S. college or university. You must also demonstrate scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Deadline: December 4, 2015

Applications can be found online at: www.elks.org/enf/scholars.

  

Name of Scholarship: Elks National Foundation Scholarships for Elks Families – Legacy Award

Amount: $4,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a college-bound high school senior who is the child or grandchild of dues-paying Elks, and demonstrate knowledge, charity, community service, and integrity.

Deadline: January 29, 2016

Applications can be found online at: www.elks.org/enf/scholars.

 

Name of Grant: Elks National Foundation Emergency Educational Grant

Amount: $4,000 renewable scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: You must attend an accredited U.S. college or university as a full-time (12 semester hours) student, demonstrate financial need, be unmarried and under the age of 23 as of December 31 in the year of application, be a child of an Elks member who lost his life or became incapacitated as a result of serving in the Armed Forces during WWII.

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Applications can be found online at: www.elks.org/enf/scholars.

  

Name of Scholarship: Tidewater Builders Association Scholarship

Amount: $1,250 per academic school year

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior residing in Chesapeake, Eastern Shore of Virginia, Franklin, Southampton County, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk or Virginia Beach. You must also be a U.S. citizen, have a demonstrated need for monetary assistance, and plan to pursue a four-year degree beginning in the fall of 2015.

Deadline: March 18, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: http://www.tbaonline.org

 

Name of Scholarship: Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association Foundation Scholarship

Amount: 2 scholarships (one for $1,000 and one for $2,500)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior and reside in Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, or Chesapeake. The awarding of this scholarship will be based upon the student’s essay, financial need, grades, school activities, and extracurricular activities, including volunteer work outside of school.

Deadline: February 29, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Hampton Roads Community Foundation -The Hampton Roads Community Foundation allows local high school seniors and current college students to apply for more than 70 scholarship awards online with one general application. Our system automatically matches applicants with every award for which they qualify.

Amount: Typically students receive awards ranging from $400 to $6,000. Most scholarships are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded through a competitive process based on criteria established by the donors. Most applicants are required to demonstrate financial need and must plan to maintain full-time enrollment while on scholarship. Unless otherwise noted, applicants must have graduated from a South Hampton Roads high school or plan to graduate in the spring.

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Applications are to be completed and submitted electronically. Apply online at:

http://www.hamptonroadscf.org/scholarships/apply.html

 

Name of Scholarship: Virginia Mayflower Society Scholarship

Amount: $1,620

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a high school senior enrolled in an accredited educational institution, with a grade point average of at least a B. The applicant must either be a resident of Virginia, be related to a resident of Virginia, be a member or Junior member of the Virginia Mayflower Society, or be related to a member of the Virginia Mayflower Society. The applicant must also be sponsored by a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants or by one of the applicant’s current teachers.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

Visit www.VirginiaMayflower.org  for instructions on how to apply for this scholarship.

 

Name of Scholarship: Ron Brown Scholar Program

Amount: $40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 years)

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Black/African American, and current high school seniors at the time of their application.

Deadline: All applications should be postmarked by January 9, 2016.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: www.ronbrown.org

 

Name of Scholarship: Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (Three scholarships will be awarded)

Amount: (2) $5,000 scholarships & (1) $7,000 scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior with at least a “B” average cumulative GPA, who resides in a Public Housing Authorities Directors Association member agency owned or managed unit throughout his/her senior year.

Deadline: Applications must be received by the PHADA no later than January 29, 2016.

Apply online at: www.phada.org

 

Name of Scholarship: Teens Without 2 Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must be a senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who comes from a single-parent household and displays financial need.

Deadline: April 22, 2016

Apply online at: http://teenswithout2.webs.com

 

Name of Scholarship: Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest

Amount: Monthly chance to win $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be at least 16 years old and must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia as of January 1, 2016. Applicants will be required to write essays in response to monthly prompts. Applicants may only enter contests once per month.

Deadline: Ongoing

Apply online at: www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

 

Name of Scholarship: Zonta Club of Hampton Roads Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

Amount: one $750 scholarship with a chance to win additional scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 and $3,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a young lady between the ages of 16 and 19 who has displayed an active commitment to volunteerism, experience in local or student government, and evidence of volunteer leadership achievements.

Deadline: postmarked by February 23, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: www.zonta.org

 

Name of Scholarship: C. Faye Tillery Youth Volunteer Scholarship

Amount: Up to $1,500

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a student between the ages of 8 and 18 who volunteers in the community on a regular basis.

Deadline: February 20, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Amount: 50 scholarships each up to $25,000/year

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior or current undergraduate who plans to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2016-2017, and plans to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.

Deadline: February 29, 2016

Please apply online at: www.buickachievers.com

 

Name of Scholarship: Second Calvary Baptist Church – W.H. Gray Men’s Ministry Scholarship

Amount: range from $500 to $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a male student who is a senior enrolled in good standing at a high school located in Hampton Roads, VA. You must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and have been accepted into a an accredited four year institution of higher learning.

Deadline: Postmarked no later than March 21, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Little Theatre of Norfolk – Jeffrey W. Corriveau Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in professional theatre or theatre education. You must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Deadline: March 25, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: www.ltnonline.org

 

Name of Scholarship: 2016 Bronco Federal Credit Union Scholarships (John Alan Glasgow and Jack E. O’Connor Memorial Scholarships)

Amount: Up to $10,000 annually / $500 annually

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior in good academic standing, be a member of Bronco Federal Credit Union in good standing, and have applied to an accredited college or university. You must provide proof of acceptance prior to payment of the scholarship.

Deadline: March 31, 2016

 Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: https://www.broncofcu.com/youth-programs/annual-scholarships/

 

 

Name of Scholarship: 2016 Rich Murray Sports Journalism Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating who has demonstrated success in the field of sports journalism, media or communication, and plan to study a related field in college. Journalism students with no significant sports background will not receive strong consideration.

Deadline: March 31, 2016

 Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: http://vasidsports.com/sports/2013/6/22/General_0622123808.aspx

 

 

Name of Scholarship: Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Portsmouth/Suffolk Chapter – Education Achievement Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating male student from a Portsmouth or Suffolk public high school, have no disciplinary actions imposed during the current school year, have a minimum SAT score of 1200 and G.P.A. of 2.8, have been accepted into a 4 year college or university, and be involved in extra-curricular activities. Additionally, you must not be a full scholarship/grant-in aid recipient.

Deadline: post marked by March 31, 2016

 Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Education Foundation Scholarships

Amount: Various scholarships totaling $20,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a senior who will be graduating from a public high school within the city of Suffolk, has demonstrated excellence in your academics, as well as in the community, and plans to attend an accredited college, university, nursing school, trade/technical school, and/or fine arts institute.

Deadline: April 5, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Suffolk Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Amount: three $1,000 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a female graduating senior with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 who plans to attend an accredited college or university during the 2015-2016 school years. The award is also based on scholastic standing, financial need, character, and involvement in community, school, and church-related activities.

Deadline: April 5, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: The Links Inc. – Suffolk Chapter

Deadline: April 8, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior from a Suffolk public high school, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who plans to pursue a college degree. You must demonstrate or document financial need.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Lynell Oliver Baker Memorial Scholarship

Amount: two $2,000 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a female graduating senior from one of the three Suffolk Public High Schools who has been accepted to a college or university for post-secondary study. Selection is based upon scholarship, athletic participation, school and community activities, and financial need.

Deadline: April 11, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: www.lynelloliverbakermemorialscholarship.org

 

Name of Scholarship: The American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Scholarship

Amount: $1,500 (1st place), $1,000 (2nd place), & $500 (3rd place)

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior ranked in the upper half of the graduating class, plan to pursue a degree in a financial/resource management-related field(e.g., business administration, economics, public administration, accounting, finance, etc.), and have applied to a college/university, and upon acceptance, provide verification to ASMC prior to June 1, 2016. Scholastic achievement, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, career and academic goals and financial need will be considered and must be documented in the letters of recommendation, on the application, and/or in the required essay.

Deadline: March 11, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: 2016 Jack E. O’Connor Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a member of a credit union in the Tidewater Chapter of Credit Unions. The applicant must have an account in his or her name only, not a joint account. Please check with your credit union to find out if they participate in this scholarship program prior to applying.

Deadline: April 18, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: 2016 Greater Richmond Relocation Council Scholarship Fund

Amount: at least $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a senior in good standing in a public high school, with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. The applicant must have also relocated more than 50 miles, and changed schools due to this relocation, between grades 9 and 12.

Deadline: February 29, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Member Resident Scholarship Program sponsored by Housing Authority Insurance, Inc.

Amount: 50 $2,500 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a resident, for the last 6 months, at a housing authority that is a member of Housing Authority Insurance, Inc.

Deadline: April 30, 2016

Apply online at: https://HAIGroup.STARSScholarshipsOnline.com/STARS/default.aspx

Select ‘Sign Up’ to create an account, then answer the questions

 

Name of Scholarship: 2016 Student-View Scholarship Program

Amount: one $4,000, two $1,000, and ten $500 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: To be considered for these scholarships, graduating seniors, who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school, must complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in their areas. The scholarships will be awarded via random drawings of all completed applications. The winners will be announced in May 2015.

Deadline: April 22, 2016

Apply online at: www.student-view.com

 

Name of Scholarship: 2016 Virginia’s Future Leaders Scholarship Program (Cox & VCTA)

Amount: up to $100,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a resident and must plan to attend a 2 to 4 year college or university located in Virginia.

Deadline: April 25, 2016

Apply online at: www.vcta.com

 

 Name of Scholarship: Paul D. Camp Community College Fall 2016 Scholarships

Amount: Bobby B. Worrell Scholarship ($5,000), Camp to Camp Scholarship ($5,000) & Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship ($3,000)

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Apply online at: www.pdc.edu/scholarships

 

Name of Scholarship: KPMG Future Leaders Program

Amount: $10,000 per year for 4 years

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a high school senior female student (traditional or homeschool) who plans to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program at a college or university in fall 2016. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Deadline: February 28, 2016

Please contact Jennifer McGowan at jenniferm@gsccc.org for applications.

  

Name of Scholarship: Smithfield Little Theatre Performing Arts & Education Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who is planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall of 2016. You must also possess leadership ability and be actively involved in school and community activities, and possess “above-average” scholastic, academic and extracurricular achievements.

Deadline: March 25, 2016

Apply online at: www.smithfieldlittletheatre.org

 

Name of Scholarship: Futures in Aerospace Scholarship

Amount: at least two $2,000 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a high school senior who plans to pursue a degree in engineering or the physical or applied science pertinent to aerospace. The applicant must also be either a dependent of a member of the Hampton Roads Section of the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), or a resident of the counties or cities comprising the AIAA Hampton Roads Section.

Deadline: March 21, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Daniel’s Grace Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a college-bound student whose life has been directly impacted by cancer, either personally or by an immediate family member.

Deadline: April 15, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Norfolk State University Alumni Association – Suffolk Chapter

Amount: $500

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who has been, or is in the process of being, admitted to Norfolk State University on a full-time basis.

Deadline: May 9, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: American Helicopter Society (AHS) Scholarship

Amount: $1,000                                 Deadline: April 1, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue a college degree leading to a career in STEM fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics or science.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Tidewater Section Joyce Gould & Josephine Felder Education Awards

Amount: $1000 Joyce Gould Education Award / $500 Josephine Felder Education Award

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who is an African American female, has a GPA of 2.8 or higher, demonstrates and documents a financial need, participates in school, community, and church activities, and will attend an accredited 4 year college or university (Joyce Gould Education Award), or will attend an accredited community college (Josephine Felder Education Award).

Deadline: Postmarked no later than April 22, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Virginia Credit Union Dorothy J. Hall Memorial Scholarship

Amount: 25 scholarships up to $2,500 each              Deadline: 3/31/16

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior or a college student at an accredited college or university, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. You must also be a member of Virginia Credit Union, and take at least 9 credit hours per semester for the 2016-2017 school year.

Apply online at http://vacu.org

 

Name of Scholarship: VBA (Virginia Bankers Association) Bank Day Scholarship

Amounts: $1,000/$2,500/$5,000 (possibility of winning $6000 total)

Deadline: Students must sign up by 3/11/16

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior, who is interested in a career in banking and/or finance, with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher. You will also be required to spend a day shadowing a banker in their daily duties. After this day, you will write an essay based on your experience. These essays will be judged by bankers and thirteen scholarships (twelve regional and one statewide) will be awarded to the winners.

If you are interested, please see Mrs. Edwards in Guidance for more information.

 

Name of Scholarship: Virginia Department of Education Granville P. Meade Scholarship

Amount: $2000 per year for 4 years  Deadline: 3/11/16

Eligibility Criteria: You must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and good character. To continue receiving this scholarship, you must remain enrolled in a Virginia college or university and maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 each semester.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

  

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Foundation Colonel Fred V. Cherry Scholarship

Amount: to be determined (could range from $1000-$2000)

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating, college-bound, African-American senior, with a minimum GPA of 2.6, who demonstrates financial need and leadership ability.

Deadline: Applications must be received in the Foundation office before noon on 3/31/2016

Apply online at: http://www.suffolkfoundation.org/col_f_cherry.htm or visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Foundation Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship

Amount: to be determined (could range from $3000-$5000)

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a public or private school in the City of Suffolk, or from an accredited home school program conducted in Suffolk, who demonstrates financial need, participates in tennis or other sports at your high school, is involved in community, religious, or civic affairs, and has personal characteristics exemplifying the character of Howard D. Mast, including, but not limited to, honesty, integrity, strong moral fiber, diligence, sportsmanship, and perseverance.

Deadline: Applications must be received in the Foundation office before noon on 3/31/2016.

Apply online at: http://www.suffolkfoundation.org/howard-d-mast.html or visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Foundation William N. (Billy) Hill Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a Suffolk Public High School who is a resident of Suffolk, VA. The applicant must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, declare his/her intention to pursue a college degree in education, and be involved in either school or community activities, or provide verification of employment.

Deadline: Applications must be received in the Foundation office before noon on 3/31/2016.

Apply online at: http://www.suffolkfoundation.org/hill-scholarship.html or visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Foundation Suffolk Business Women’s Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a public or private school in the City of Suffolk, or from an accredited home school program conducted in Suffolk, who is a female United States citizen and resident of Suffolk.  The applicant must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, have declared his/her intention to pursue, and enroll in,  a full-time Business Major Degree program at an accredited college or university, and be involved in either school or community activities, or provide verification of employment.

Deadline: Applications must be received in the Foundation office before noon on 3/31/2016.

Apply online at: http://www.suffolkfoundation.org/Suffolk-Business-Women-Scholarship.html or visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Foundation Ossie S. & Thomas F. Blair, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a Suffolk Public or Private High School who is a resident of Suffolk, VA. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need, exhibit strong moral character, and participate in religious, community or civic activities or in youth and/or school programs.

Deadline: Applications must be received in the Foundation office before noon on 3/31/2016.

Apply online at: http://www.suffolkfoundation.org/blair-memorial-scholarship.html or visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Foundation Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a Suffolk Public High School, as well as a resident of Suffolk, VA. The applicant must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, have declared his/her intention to pursue or continue a college degree or accredited career certification program, be involved in either school or community activities or provide verification of employment, and provide authorized documentation of a learning disability.

Deadline: Applications must be received in the Foundation office before noon on 3/31/2016.

Apply online at: http://www.suffolkfoundation.org/haddad-foundation-scholarship.html or visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: College Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who is a current or former athlete, and who is planning to attend college after high school.

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Apply online at: http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm

 

Name of Scholarship: The Stein Family College Scholarship of the Tidewater Jewish Foundation

Amount: Renewable 4 year $10,000 scholarship ($40,000 total)

Eligibility Criteria:  The applicant must be a Jewish high school senior who is a resident of Hampton Roads, who plans to enter a degree-granting institution within the United States as a full-time, degree-seeking student. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA, and demonstrate academic ability, concern for school and both Jewish and general communities through extracurricular activities and volunteer service. Please note any unusual circumstances that make you more worthy of consideration.

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Please apply online at: www.jewishva.org/tjf-stein

 

Name of Scholarship: Obici Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary – Jane Fischetti / Ann Barber Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in Health Care. Applicants will be judged on presentation and essay merit, as well as applicant’s scholarship, community service, school activities, and recommendations.

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

Name of Scholarship: Drs. L.T. & M.W. Reid Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who plans to further your education at a college or trade school. The applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: 4/15/2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) Suffolk-Nansemond Chapter

Amount: two $1,500 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a student who is a resident of Suffolk and has maintained a good academic standing. The applicant must also have been accepted into or already attending an attending an accredited college, university or technical school, pursing an appropriate course of study. Appropriate courses for students therefore must stress subjects related to conservation and the environment.

Deadline: 4/1/16

Applications can be downloaded from: http://sites.google.com/site/suffolknansemondchapter/programs-activities/iwla-education-scholarship

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Presbyterian Church Willis-Volper Scholarship

Amount: $3,000 ($1,500 per year for two years)

Eligibility Criteria: This scholarship is awarded based upon character, scholarship, general ability and financial need.

Deadline: 4/1/16

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Joyce A. Artis Memorial Scholarship (East Suffolk High School Alumni Association)

Amount: $1,500

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who is a descendant of a John F. Kennedy High School graduate. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 2.8, proof of demonstrated commitment to community service, and have an acceptance letter from the college/university you plan to attend in the Fall of 2016.

Deadline: 4/8/2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

 Name of Scholarship: The Woman’s Club of Suffolk

Amount: $500

Deadline: 4/30/16

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Holland Ruritan Club

Amount: $500                       

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who plans to attend college next year.

Deadline: 3/24/2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Farmer’s Bank Scholarship

Amount: $500                       

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who has accepted an admission as a full-time student to an accredited two or four-year college or university. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need, an “above-average” academic record, and must be strong in traits that exemplify high moral character (i.e. honesty, self-respect, reliability, self-control, personality, service, patriotism and responsibility).

Deadline: Postmarked no later than 4/1/16

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Deborah’s Women in Ministry, Inc. 2016 Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount: $500                       

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a Suffolk Public High School who plans to pursue an education at a community college, vocational school, or four-year institution. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and must document financial need.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by 4/2/2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: NNOA Vice Admiral Samuel Gravely Scholarship

Amount: Three scholarships ($1,000, $1,500 and $2,500)   

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be high school senior who has been accepted to a four-year degree program at an accredited college or university. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by 3/31/2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

  

Name of Scholarship: Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount: Three to five scholarships in the amount of $2,500

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be high school senior who has been accepted to a four-year accredited college or university. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extracurricular activities, and be a US citizen. The combined adjusted income of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000.

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by 3/31/2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Hampton Roads American Logistics Association

Amount: 15 scholarships in the amount of $1,500     Deadline: April 15, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be the natural or legally adopted child of active-duty, inactive/active-duty reserves or retired military personnel or members of the Hampton Roads ALA who reside in the Hampton Roads area. Applicants must be a first semester freshman for the Fall Semester 2016 to an accredited college, university or junior college for undergraduate studies. Applicants must be permanent U.S. residents and be less than 21 years of age. Applicants should be in the top 35% of their high school class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale).

Apply online at: http://www.ala-hamptonroads.org/form/application_form.php

Name of Scholarship: Barton Ford All-American Scholarship

Amount: $1,000         Deadline: 4/30/16

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior from a Suffolk public high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who has been accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning as a full-time student. The applicant must display leadership skills, poise, confidence, and involvement in student and/or community activities.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Rotary Club Community Service Scholarship

Amount: $1,000                    

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.0 who is planning to pursue further education immediately following graduation. The applicant must also demonstrate the Rotary motto “Service Above Self” by your involvement in service activities at school and in your community. The applicant must not be a child or a grandchild of a Suffolk Rotary Club member.

Deadline:  Applications are due to Mrs. Edwards by 4/25/16

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

  

Name of Scholarship: Norfolk Sports Club Scholarship

Amount: To be determined (last year 12 scholarships of $2,000 were awarded)    

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have lettered in at least one sport (cheerleaders qualify), graduate with a C average or better, demonstrate financial need, and attend a college or university within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Deadline:  Applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application, or apply online at: http://www.norfolksportsclub.com

 

Name of Scholarship: GFWC Junto Woman’s Club

Amount: 1,000          

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who is a member of the Beta club (National Honor Society).

Deadline: 5/1/16

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

  

Name of Scholarship: Alpha Iota Chapter Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.65 who has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

Deadline:  Applications are due to Mrs. Edwards by May 1, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Christian Church Elon Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who has been accepted by Elon University, maintained a good academic standing, demonstrate financial need, exemplify high moral character, and have the ability to succeed in college.

Deadline:  April 15, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application

  

Name of Scholarship:  Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Scholarship

Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who is planning to attend a 4-year accredited college or university. You must be a well-rounded student who is able to demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: 4/25/16

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application

 

Name of Scholarship: Access College Foundation Scholarships (multiple scholarships)

Deadline: May 11, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited community college in the United States in the fall of 2016 to pursue or complete a career or technical program. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need, as well as perseverance in overcoming adversity, and must be a U.S. citizen and involved in community service activities.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

 Name of Scholarship: 2016 Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship

Amount: maximum amount $2,500

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to attend college in the fall of 2016, demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), have a minimum grade point average of 2.0, be a U.S. citizen, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

Deadline: Apply online from March 15, 2016 through June 1, 2016

Apply at: application.horatioalger.org

 

Name of Scholarship: Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue a college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs, with a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and math

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Apply online at: www.nursingschoolalmanac.com

  

Name of Scholarship: Suffolk Ruritan General Scholarship

Amount: up to $1,000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who has applied to at least one accredited college or university. Community service activities, extra-curricular activities and financial need will all be considered. The applicant must also be a resident of Suffolk, Virginia.

Deadline: Applications are to be turned in to Mrs. Edwards by May 13, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Kings Fork General Federation Woman’s Club Elizabeth Gardner Scholarship

Amount: Two $500 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who is a Suffolk resident and has maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. The applicant must also exemplify high moral character.

Deadline: Applications are to be turned in to Mrs. Edwards by May 2, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

 Name of Scholarship: Thomas Wade Ashburn Memorial Golf Scholarship

Amount: $1,500         Deadline: May 6, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who plans to pursue post-secondary education and is a member of a golf team.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application

 

Name of Scholarship: Hampton Roads Black Media Professional Scholarship

Amount: $500-$1,000                         Deadline: April 30, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5, who plans pursue journalism or media-related studies in college. The applicant must also be involved in extracurricular activities. Two essays are required for this application.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Military Officers Association of America – Portsmouth Chapter – ROTC Scholarship

Deadline: May 16, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who has been accepted by an accredited college or university with an ROTC program in which the student will be enrolled for the duration of the scholarship.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Booker T. Washington Alumni Association Scholarship

Deadline: postmarked by May 26, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a graduating senior who will be enrolled full-time in a college or vocational school, and whose legal guardian, parent, or grandparent was a student/graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Suffolk, Virginia.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior who will be pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college, have demonstrated academic success, and have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Apply online at http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-application

 

 Name of Scholarship: Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Eligibility Criteria: You must be a high school senior who intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college, has demonstrated academic success, and who has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Apply online at: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/2014-15-animation-career-review-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-application

 

 

Name of Scholarship: The Hampton Roads Choir Directors’/Organists’ Guild Scholarship

Amount: $500                                    Deadline: May 30, 2016

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5, a minimum SAT score of 800, and a minimum ACT score of 17. The applicant must also plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in music at an accredited college or university.

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: The Education Association of Suffolk Reggie Smith/James Parker Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to pursue a career in the field of education.

Deadline: Please have completed application packets to Mrs. Edwards by May 11, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

  

 

Name of Scholarship: Pure Intentionz SC Third Annual Community Excellence Scholarship

Amount: Two $500 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 who has been accepted into an accredited college or university. the applicant is required to write a two page essay discussing how community service has affected your life and what attending college means to you.

Deadline: Due in Guidance by May 30, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

Name of Scholarship: Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship Program

Amount: Four $1,000 scholarships

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must be a graduating senior who is a resident of the state of Virginia and plans to attend an accredited United States college on a full-time basis in the fall of 2016.

Deadline: May 11, 2016

Apply online at: www.MyGNP.com/scholarship

 

 Name of Scholarship: Hampton Roads Global Commerce Council Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 (Essay Contest 600-1,000 words)

Eligibility Criteria: This scholarship is a merit-based scholarship, which will be awarded to a graduated senior who wins the annual essay contest. The essay prompt will be provided with the application.

Deadline: May 15, 2016

Visit Guidance to complete a scholarship request form to obtain this application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, April 28

Block 1 – Bell Quiz tomorrow – Study Stairways

Block 2 – Bell Quiz tomorrow – Complete Workbook pages 128 and 232

Block 3 – Study for Bell Quiz tomorrow

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Growing Great Non-Fiction Readers

imagesWhen: May 3, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM
**There will be a drawing**

Title I Growing Nonfiction Readers Flyer (click)

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Homework-4/28

BLOCK 1-Study notes daily.

BLOCK 2-Study notes daily.

BLOCK 3-Study notes daily.

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VSUP Summer PD Opportunities – Register by June 3

Virginia School-University Partnership

VSUP has two summer professional development opportunities for teachers and instructional leaders. Registration and additional details are available from VSUP.

  • Leadership for Responsive Instruction in Today’s Diverse Schools- June 21: Instructional leaders (K-12) from schools and central office are invited to attend this conference with Carol Ann Tomlinson in Charlottesville. Differentiation with success requires leadership to guide the approach, provide a systemic professional development experience, and create an action-oriented plan to improve learning for students. Registration deadline is June 3.

  • Performance Assessment Summer Institute – June 23:  Join VSUP in Charlottesville  to rethink expectations of learners and develop new assessments. Facilitators will engage K-12 classroom teachers and curriculum leaders in the design of rigorous performance tasks and high-quality rubrics.  Participants will explore the following topics: key principles of effective assessment, deconstructing standards, examining the criteria for evaluating tasks and rubrics, defining what constitutes evidence, and managing implementation and differentiation. Deadline to register is June 3.

 

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BYOD4L

BYOD4L! Bring your devices and earbuds/headphones tomorrow 4/29/16 AND ON 5/6/16 and 5/13/16 (the next 3 Fridays)

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Announcements 4-28-16

NR-Logo-2_smallHungry after a long day of school? Support the NRHS Beta Club in their National Convention participation by buying pizza, drinks and other concessions in the cafeteria after school.

Science Club will meet in Room 215 on Tuesday, May 3 at 3:15 pm.

All students planning to take the AP Calculus and/or the AP Physics exams: tutoring will be held today after school in Mr. Reed’s room.

A student has lost a gold rope chain in the student parking lot on 4-14-16. The chain has a great sentimental value and if found the owner is offering a reward for its return. If found, the chain should be returned to Mr. McLemore.

Seniors: If you have any community service hours that you have not turned in to Mrs. Cruey, please turn them in to her by May 2. You can email her to check on your hours that have been received already. If you are a member of a club that does community service, you are responsible for getting those hours in to Mrs. Cruey.

Don’t be left out! There are only 60 yearbooks left for purchase. Guarantee your yearbook at jostens.com by May 10. Once they are gone, there will not be any more ordered. Pre-order your 2016 Warpath today!

The NRHS Warrior Spring Band Jamboree will be held Saturday, April 30 at 4:00 pm.  Tickets are $6.00. Join us for an evening of music, food and fun. Special guests will be the Eastern Senior HS Marching Band from Washington DC and the King’s Fork HS Mighty Marching Bulldogs. Tickets will be on sale in the cafeteria Friday during all lunch shifts.

The NRHS Music Department will present its 2016 Spring Band and Orchestra Concert on Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

There will be a Chick-fil-A Spirit Night on Thursday, April 28 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm for the H2O Water Well Charity. Please bring a flyer in when you purchase your meal. The flyers will be handed out this week.

The Anime Club will be meeting Thursday, April 28 in Ms. Newsome’s room right after school.

Prom tickets will be available for purchase starting Monday, April 25 from Ms. McElroy in room 228 or Ms. Jones in room 105 before or after school only!  Pick up a prom permission form from Ms. McElroy, Ms. Jones or the Main Office.  The form must be completed before the tickets are purchased.  Tickets are $55 per person. If you have any questions, please see Ms. McElroy.

The North Suffolk Library is hosting a “Comicon” art contest. The comicon is being held on May 7 and the artwork is due April 30. See the posters by the office and the cafeteria. For more specific questions, see Mr. Kershasky in the Art room.

Students in grades 9-11: The Anchor Club will be holding a school clean up day on April 30 at 8:00 am. If you would like to participate, you must register with an Anchor Club member by April 27. There will be a table during each lunch to sign up and return your forms.

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4/28

worksheet (scatterplot) – #7 & 8

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April 28, 2016

(INp.22) (red) p. 619 lesson 12-5 #1-15

State Math Test will be given on Monday, May 23

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Homework & Information Wed 4/27

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

2nd block – Remind code: @stoneblk2   If needed, finish the vocab from pp110 & 117 (skip canopy, understory, benthos).  Evolution & Classification Test next class.  Ch 3: Biosphere Quiz on Tues 5/3.  Communities Quiz on Thurs 5/5.

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4   If needed, finish the vocab from pp110 & 117 (skip canopy, understory, benthos).  HW: p104 #1a, 2b, 3b, 4b and p109 #1ac, 2a.  Communities Quiz on Tues 5/3.

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Field Day – Volunteers Wanted

Field Day

The 2016 Kilby Shores Field Day is coming and we’re looking for volunteers like you! Volunteer Connect has all the information we need from you…to get you here on Monday, June 13th.

Field day this year will be split by grade levels. In the morning, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the 3rd – 5th grades will compete. Please be sure your child is wearing sneakers and know they just might get wet.

In the afternoon, 12:35 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. the Kindergarten – 2nd grades will have some competitive fun. They may get wet and definitely need those sneakers on their feet too!

Questions about Field Day? Please contact our Physical Education Teacher, Mr. Austin Kulp at austinkulp@spsk12.net .  We hope to see you hear and look forward to a fabulous, fun day with the students.

 

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April 27, 2016

(INp21-22)

  • memorize the metric chart of length, capacity, and mass and their examples
  • study Blue Booklet page 9
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Senior Class Photo

c&g group photoThe Senior class photo will be taken on Tues., 5.3.16. The cost is $19, cash or check (Lifetouch). Order forms are available from Senior English teachers, the LMC and the front Office.

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April 27, 2016

Block 1: Complete the pizza pie chart 1/2 sheet

Blocks 2 and 3: Complete the pizza pie chart 1/2 sheet on INp. 20. Make sure you have completed the VA pages in the red math book up thru Week 12 by Friday.

Make sure you have all of your supplies everyday ( pencils, gluesticks, notebook).

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

World War II Test scheduled for Friday, April 29, 2016 — study Our America: Chapter 10

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Announcements 4-27-16

NR-Logo-2_smallCongratulations to the JV Baseball team on their 14-5 win over Gloucester. The JV Baseball team was led by Dalton Manning with a complete game on the mound and Jack Wolfe with 4 RBI’s, including a bases loaded triple.

Congratulations to the Girls’ Soccer teams for their sweep over Gloucester yesterday. The JV won 1-0; the Varsity won 6-1.

Congratulations to the Varsity Baseball team for their win over Gloucester. Dion Jordan hit a walk off home run in the 7th to lead the team.

Congratulations to the Girls’ Tennis team for their first Conference win over Warwick. Leading the way was Erin Bonney with a dominating performance over Warwick’s #1. The Coaches’ Award goes to Jackie Hendricks for competing hard in her first career match, and Player of the Match was Ariana Samuel for her smart and agressive play which led to shutting out her opponent.

A student has lost a gold rope chain in the student parking lot on 4-14-16. The chain has a great sentimental value and if found the owner is offering a reward for its return. If found, the chain should be returned to Mr. McLemore.

Seniors: If you have any community service hours that you have not turned in to Mrs. Cruey, please turn them in to her by May 2. You can email her to check on your hours that have been received already. If you are a member of a club that does community service, you are responsible for getting those hours in to Mrs. Cruey.

There will be a Prom music meeting Wednesday, April 27 after school in Room 228.

Don’t be left out! There are only 60 yearbooks left for purchase. Guarantee your yearbook at jostens.com by May 10. Once they are gone, there will not be any more ordered. Pre-order your 2016 Warpath today!

The NRHS Warrior Spring Band Jamboree will be held Saturday, April 30 at 4:00 pm.  Tickets are $6.00. Join us for an evening of music, food and fun. Special guests will be the Eastern Senior HS Marching Band from Washington DC and the King’s Fork HS Mighty Marching Bulldogs. Tickets will be on sale in the cafeteria Friday during all lunch shifts.

The NRHS Music Department will present its 2016 Spring Band and Orchestra Concert on Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

There will be a Chick-fil-A Spirit Night on Thursday, April 28 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm for the H2O Water Well Charity. Please bring a flyer in when you purchase your meal. The flyers will be handed out this week.

The Anime Club will be meeting Thursday, April 28 in Ms. Newsome’s room right after school.

Prom tickets will be available for purchase starting Monday, April 25 from Ms. McElroy in room 228 or Ms. Jones in room 105 before or after school only!  Pick up a prom permission form from Ms. McElroy, Ms. Jones or the Main Office.  The form must be completed before the tickets are purchased.  Tickets are $55 per person. If you have any questions, please see Ms. McElroy.

The North Suffolk Library is hosting a “Comicon” art contest. The comicon is being held on May 7 and the artwork is due April 30. See the posters by the office and the cafeteria. For more specific questions, see Mr. Kershasky in the Art room.

Students in grades 9-11: The Anchor Club will be holding a school clean up day on April 30 at 8:00 am. If you would like to participate, you must register with an Anchor Club member by April 27. There will be a table during each lunch to sign up and return your forms.

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Homework-4/27

BLOCK 1-Blue book page 8, numbers 5-7.

BLOCK 2-Blue book page 8, numbers 5-7.

BLOCK 3-Blue book page 8, numbers 5-7.

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