Announcements from the Counseling Office:
SHHS sophomores interested in attending a FREE six week summer 2017 program at either Cornell University or the University of Michigan through the Telluride Association should apply at: tass.tellurideassociation.org immediately! Students selected for this program will explore intellectual interests, critical thinking, public speaking, & community service opportunities. Applications must be turned in no later than December 1. Students with intellectual vitality, interpersonal awareness, & leadership should apply (particularly students from underserved populations).
Attentions Sophomores and Juniors:
Applications for TN Governor’s school are now posted on the tn.gov website. If you plan on applying to ANY of the TN Governor’s schools this year, please see your counselor as soon as possible. Completed applications are due to your counselor by the following dates:
School of the Arts – Oct 24, 2016
All other schools – Nov 21, 2016
Applications received after these dates will not be accepted. The dates listed in your application are the dates that the application must be received by the TN Governor’s school. The dates listed above take priority since the counselors have to spend such a significant amount of time in completing each application. Please see your counselor if you plan on applying or if you have questions.
Virginia Tech will be hosting “A Day in the life of a Physics Major” on various days in October, November, and April. At this event, you will learn about the application process, sit in on physics classes and labs, meet department chairs, and have lunch with current students. Register at: http://www.phys.vt.edu/students/day-in-physics-student.shtml
Students meeting the academic, attendance, and community service hour requirements can be recognized as a TN Scholar at Senior Awards Day. Information on the TN Scholar program can be found at: www.tennesseescholars.org and you can pick up applications from your counselor. Applications are due Feb 28.
All students that plan on participating in college athletics once they graduate should visit the NCAA website for info on academic changes that will be in place once you graduate.
The SHHS Counseling Department has created a Remind account which will send reminders of important deadlines, events, scholarships, etc to any SHHS student or parent that wishes to sign up. This is a one way messaging system and you can unsubscribe at any time. You can choose to receive our reminders via email or text. It is a free service and no one at SHHS will ever see your phone number or email address. To sign up, please choose from ONE of the options below:
CLASS OF 2017, choose one of the following:
- Text the message @gotoppers to 81010
- Send a blank email to: email@example.com
- Or visit the website: https://www.remind.com/join/gotoppers
CLASS OF 2018, choose one of the following:
- Text the message: @topper2018 to 81010
- Or visit the website: https://www.remind.com/join/topper2018
- Send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASS OF 2019, choose one of the following:
- Text the message: @topper2019 to 81010
- or visit the website: https://www.remind.com/join/topper2019
- Send a blank email to email@example.com
CLASS OF 2020, choose one of the following:
- Text the message: @topper2020 to the number 81010
- Send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Visit the following website: remind.com/join/topper2020