Opportunities

2017-18 OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities are organized by registration deadline

 

National Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Days are annual events, held in multiple locations across the United States, produced specifically for emerging visual artists and designers.  Events are free, open to the public and do not require pre-registration.  Nearest events are:  Denver, Colorado-September 23 and Kansas City, Missouri-October 28.  For more info go to:   portfolioday.net

 

Kansas Academy of Math & Science

Program created for Kansas best and brightest students.  Requirements:  Current high school sophomore, ACT Composite of 23 minimum, completed Geometry and Algebra 2.   If accepted, students live at FHSU and attend classes at FHSU for their Junior and Senior years.  Information sessions throughout April at Kansas communities.  Preview Day is November 18.  Register at 785-628-4719.  Apply by December 15.  For more info go to:  www.fhsu.edu/kams

 

Kansas Academy of Math & Science

Program created for Kansas best and brightest students.  Requirements:  Current high school sophomore, ACT Composite of 23 minimum, completed Geometry and Algebra 2.   If accepted, students live at FHSU and attend classes at FHSU for their Junior and Senior years.  Information sessions throughout April at Kansas communities.  Preview Day is November 18. Register at 785-628-4719.  Apply by December 15.  For more info go to:  www.fhsu.edu/kams

 

HOBY

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar.  May 31-June 3 at Kansas State University.  All sophomores are eligible to apply.  RHS may nominate one 10th grader to attend.  Apply by writing an essay “In 100 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community”   Cost per student - $225.  Applications must be turned in to Mr. Zachman by December 6.  You can learn more at:  www.hobyks.org/

 

Congress- Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange program

You must be a senior and at least 18 by July 1.  18 year olds with a 3.0 GPA can spend a year in Germany living with a host family, participating in a school or training program and getting hands-on work experience through an internship with a German company.  Download an application at:  www.nacelopendoor.org    Apply by January 31.  Click here to see a program summary.

 

2016-17 OPPORTUNITIES

  Opportunities are organized by registration deadline

 

Kansas Academy of Math and Science Summer Camps

For incoming Freshmen and Sophomores.  Let’s Scratch(A visual programming language) June 4-8;  Intro to R Programming June 11-15;  Biochemistry:  Blood to Bugs June 18-22;  Life in Prehistoric Kansas(Geology paleontology) June 18-22;  Engineering Design, 3D Printing, & Drone Technology June 25-29.  Camp is $100 for Kansas Residents.  Register at:  http://www.fhsu.edu/kams/Summer-Camps/

 

Planning For Your Future

          A “Planning for your Future”  presentation will be held Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. in RHS Room 114.  The           presentation will look at many educational opportunities for high school graduates and will include                              information about technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities.  The purpose of this meeting is            to provide direction for students as they prepare for their future.  The program is for sophomores, juniors and              their  parents/guardians but anyone with interest may attend.

          Topics included in the evenings’ discussion will include educational opportunities for high school graduates,               how to select a school, costs, and funding an education.  A timeline to help students prepare for their future                will be reviewed and will focus on ACT and PSAT tests, campus visits and dual credit courses.   There will                  also be time for any questions students or parents may have about related topics.

 

Glassman Corporation’s Tech Day

November 22 9am-1:30pm.Technical careers, vendors and stations as well as free lunch!  See Mr. Zachman before November 1 if you would like to attend.  This event is for high school Juniors and Seniors.

 

Congress- Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange program

You must be a senior and at least 18 by July 1.  18 year olds with a 3.0 GPA to spend a year in Germany living with a host family, participating in a school or training program and getting hands-on work experience through an internship with a German company.  Download an application at:  www.nacelopendoor.org    Apply by January 31

 

 Life guard training                                                                                                                                                      Lifeguard trainingMarch  19-24 at Barton CCC pool. Must be 15 years of age.  Fee:  $125                                Lifeguard recertificationMarch 25, 9am-6pm.  Fee:  $65                                                                                  Enrollment deadline for both – Noon, March 1st.  Call GBRC at 793-3755

 

Midwest Energy Washington D.C. Youth Tour

Applicants must be Juniors in high school and their parents must receive electric or natural gas service from Midwest Energy.  Five students will be selected from our area for the Washington D.C. Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, June 8-15.  Applications are due March 1 and may be found at the Midwest Energy website www.mwenergy.com  Under the Community tab select “Youth Tour “.   

 

Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth

Now accepting applications for student internships, which run from May 3 through August 4. You must be at least 16 years of age and live in north central  or northwest Kansas to apply.  Application and eligibility requirements are available at:  www.nex-generation.org.   Applications are due March 31. Nearest participating businesses are Midwest Energy, Nex-Tech & Waddell & Reed in Hays.  Other businesses include: Western Cooperative Electric in Wakeeney and USD 298 in Lincoln.  See Mr. Zachman for a list of other participating businesses.

 

HOBY

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar- June 1-4 at Kansas State University– All sophomores are eligible to apply.  RHS may nominate one 10th grader to attend.  Apply by writing an essay “In 100 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community”   Cost per student - $195.  Applications must be turned in to Mr. Zachman ASAP.

 

Murphy Tractor & Equipment

Interested in becoming a John Deere Construction Equipment Service Technician?  Murphy Tractor and Equipment of Great Bend, KS is now accepting applications for the  July 2017 enrollment. This program is specifically designed to prepare the individual for trouble shooting and repair of construction equipment.  Courses are held at Southeast Community College, Milford, Nebraska.  Questions?  Call Lonnie Montgomery, Service Manager at:  620-792-2748

 

Kansas Academy of Math & Science

Program created for Kansas best and brightest students.  Requirements:  Current high school sophomore, ACT Composite of 23 minimum, completed Geometry and Algebra 2.   If accepted, students live at FHSU and attend classes at FHSU for their Junior and Senior years.  Information sessions throughout April at Kansas communities.  Apply by April 1.  For more info go to:  www.fhsu.edu/kams

 

Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs

For 6th through 12th graders.  Improve comprehension in both fiction and non-fiction and learn to read twice as fast.  Learn the best way to read and study textbooks and take notes.Individualized programs include engaging instruction, independent reading in great books, and a skilled and encouraging teacher. Offered through Kansas State University Golobal CampusFor more information or to register  call 800-903-0942.

 


 

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