Albany High School Counseling Department

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thehill.com

USC to eliminate tuition for families earning $80,000 or less

Albany has two graduates who attend USC, Geaux Trojans...

thehill.com “This significant step we are taking today is by no means the end of our affordability journey,” USC President Carol Folt said in the statement. “We are committed to increasing USC’s population of innovators, leaders and creators regardless of their financial circumstances.”

LOSFA

Here's a friendly reminder about the ACT Deadlines! Make sure you're on the right track to being eligible for TOPS! #TOPSTech #TOPSOPH #LAprospers #GeauxtoCollege

Albany High School Counseling Department

QuestBridge | College Prep Scholars Program

Amazing program for students...
https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars

questbridge.org Applying to college can seem daunting, and the prospect of paying for it can seem even more overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. The College Prep Scholars Program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to to...

jrhmsf.org

Scholarship Opportunity Deadline Approaching

jrhmsf.org March 2 is this year's deadline for high school students to apply for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund academic or vocational/training scholarships.

clahec.org

A-HEC of a Summer – Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center

Deadline is March 1st ...
http://www.clahec.org/clahec-programs/high-school-students/ahec-of-a-summer/

clahec.org The A-HEC of a Summer program is an exciting opportunity for ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade students with at least a 2.0 GPA who are interested in pursuing a healthcare career. These students are given a chance to explore different career opportunities in medicine by volunteering at local hospital...

lpso.org

Sheriff Jason Ard Scholarship Application - Community

lpso.org SHERIFF JASON ARD SCHOLARSHIP & EDUCATIONAL FUND GUIDELINES Sheriff Jason Ard�s Scholarship and Educational Fund will award...

flavorfulfutures.com

HOME | Flavorful Futures

We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. If this sounds like one of your students, tell them to apply today!

The deadline is approaching soon! Applications are due by February 15, 2020 and winners will be announced in Spring 2020. To apply, please visit https://www.flavorfulfutures.com/
General Requirements
Visit sparklingice.com/scholarship for full list of requirements.
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020.
Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).

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Livingston Parish Public Schools

Happy National School Counseling week! We love and appreciate our school counselors.

livingstonparishnews.com

School counselors to be recognized during ‘National School Counseling Week’ Feb. 3–7

livingstonparishnews.com LIVINGSTON -- They listen to students’ concerns about their academic, emotional, or social issues and help them plan goals to overcome them.

ochsnerbloodbankscholarship.org

Home

Have you donated blood with Oschner? Don't forget to apply for the blood drive scholarship.
https://www.ochsnerbloodbankscholarship.org/

ochsnerbloodbankscholarship.org

[01/28/20]   Individual graduation planning starts this week.... Juniors will be done first and IGPs should be signed and returned per state law...

precollege.tulane.edu

High School & College Prep

precollege.tulane.edu Learning beyond the classroom

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. www.jrhmsf.org

My office has moved. I'm now located in the 300 hall.

January Scholarships...

These are the scholarships due in the month of January. Please read all directions and requirements thoroughly.

*NOTE: These are third party scholarships. LOSFA does not communicate with the scholarship provider.

jlvcollegecounseling.com

February Scholarships

jlvcollegecounseling.com February Scholarships | JLV College Counseling

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Scholarship Saturday – December 7, 2019

jlvcollegecounseling.com This edition of Scholarship Saturday features 50 college scholarships and contests closing soon. There is a lot of scholarship money available – apply today!

We have extended the deadline to register to Thursday, 12/12.

https://forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarships

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is live and accepting applicants until January 3, 2020! Apply now and tag any of your peers who would be interested in an opportunity to win up to $40,000.00 for college!

http://bit.ly/GE-ReaganFoundationScholarship

Livingston Parish Public Schools

The Career and Tech Education department is hosting multiple night classes around the district for high school students.

Classes include Baking & Pastry (dually enrolled through NorthShore Technical Community College), Flying Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones), Carpentry I, Electrical I, Welding II, Scaffolding, and Operation Spark I (Introduction to Coding).

Upon successful completion, students will earn Carnegie Credit, industry based-certification (if applicable), and a bonus of $300 for attaining industry-based certification (if applicable). Students will be notified via email if they are accepted into the program no later than January 3, 2020.
Registration open 12/3 – 12/16.
Questions? Contact [email protected]

Admission is $7 or for $10 you get admission and a combo of Pizza, drink, cookie, and popcorn. For more information call Mr. Leitz @ 225-567-6014 or email at [email protected]
Register at https://forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

https://forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

cnbc.com

Patriots' Joejuan Williams lives off 10% of his income and says a high school finance class taught him how to save

One of the many reason we offer personal and family finance class at AHS.
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/10/patriots-joejuan-williams-lives-off-10percent-of-his-income.html?__source=sharebar|facebook&par=sharebar&fbclid=IwAR3sBCIY2C4VTgTLSP7CbnMiv5azHCyXe59-MN_75je7mwmHDzgkilMra9o

cnbc.com Joejuan Williams is a rookie cornerback in the NFL who currently plays for the New England Patriots. Though he's signed to a four-year, $6.6 million contract, he tells Boston.com that he's still super careful with how he spends his money.

[11/19/19]   Thursday we will have our 2nd monthly FAFSA completion drawing. So far I have only 17 seniors who have submitted their FAFSA forms. Thanks to Smoothie King, Raising Cane's, Starbucks, chick-fil-a, porky's boudin, and Amazon (SGA) for donating gift cards and prizes. Make sure Mr. Leitz has your "processed successfully 2020-21 confirmation email" (not the submission email) by 10am Thursday to be entered in the drawing. Remember this is a requirement to graduate and attend prom.

Register at: forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

https://forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

docs.google.com

AHS Polar Express Night Out

docs.google.com Event Timing: Friday, December 13th from 5:30-8:30 Event Address: AHS Gym Contact us at (225) 567-6014 or [email protected] Drop off is between 5:30 pm-6:00 pm The movie starts a 6:00 pm Arts and Crafts from 8:00pm-8:30pm

summersession.duke.edu

Duke Summer Session

Make the most out of your summer...
https://summersession.duke.edu/

summersession.duke.edu Are you looking for a summer that will help you build toward your academic goals and optimize your future options? One that will blend seriousness and fun? If you are, then join us here and enroll in the 2020 Duke Summer Session!

Albany High School Counseling Department

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[10/31/19]   Congratulations to our October FAFSA completion winners: Micah Cleveland, Tamia Coleman, Marina Neal, Kymren Pecoraro, Grace Purvis, Dawson Smith, and Abbie Spring. Everyone has another chance to win for our November drawing on Wednesday, Nov 20th. Get those "2020-21 Processed successfully" emails into Mr. Leitz.

[10/30/19]   Tomorrow we will have our first monthly FAFSA completion drawing. Thanks to Smoothie King, Raising Cane's, Starbucks, chick-fil-a, porky's boudin, and Amazon (SGA) for donating gift cards and prizes. Make sure mr leitz has your "processed successfully 2020-21 confirmation email" (not the submission email) by 10am to be entered in the drawing.

Girls in automobile services program.

Horatio Alger National Scholarship $25,000 Closing date: Oct 25th
Apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Requirements: 2.0+ GPA & NO ACT score requirements, Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required

Coca-Cola Scholarship Program $25,000 Closing date: Oct 31st
Apply at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
Requirements: 3.0 GPA & 21+ ACT score

National Rice Month Scholarship $4,000 Closing date: Oct 31st
Apply at http://www.thinkrice.com/scholarship/
Requirements: make a video

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship $30,000 Closing date Oct 31st
Apply at https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
Write an Essay on "why my vote matters"

ELKS Most Valuable Student Competition $50,000 Closing Date: Nov 5th
Apply: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Description: Competition is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States. Applicant must submit completed application and materials to the closest Elks Lodge. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Sixt Scholars Program $5,000 Closing date Nov. 30th
Apply: https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.7 GPA. Only the first 500 valid applications will be considered

nytimes.com

ACT Change Will Allow Students to Retake Individual Sections

nytimes.com Starting next September, high schoolers won’t need to repeat the entire ACT exam to improve their score.

LOSFA

You can now fill out your FAFSA for the 2020-2021 academic year! Not sure what to do? This video below can help and you can always go see your amazing counselor. #GEAUXtoCollege #LAProspers

You can now fill out your FAFSA for the 2020-2021 academic year! Not sure what to do? This video below can help! Federal Student Aid #GEAUXtoCollege #LAProspers

thescholarshipsystem.com

The Ultimate List of Scholarships for Women and Girls - The Scholarship System

thescholarshipsystem.com College can be expensive. That’s why scholarships for women are so valuable. Here is the ultimate list of scholarships for women and girls.

studentaid.ed.gov

IF you need help with FAFSA please make an appointment with me. I'm available from 7:30-6pm by appointment
Please complete this document before meeting with me.
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/2020-21-fafsa-worksheet.pdf

studentaid.ed.gov

forbes.com

Why Today Is The Most Important Day Of The Year For College Students

Today is the Day... FAFSA is available for 2020-2021

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianboswell/2019/10/01/why-today-is-the-most-important-day-of-the-year-for-college-students/#63c8c1a84318

forbes.com Back in 2006 The Princeton Review found that the biggest worry of college students and parents was getting into their top school. Now it’s college debt. That’s what makes today so important.

Monday is the last day to sign up for the Southern Miss Campus tour on Thursday Oct 3rd. Cost is only $20 and open to juniors and seniors. See Mr. Leitz ASAP for more information.

opportunity.collegeboard.org

College Board Opportunity Scholarships - Home

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org

opportunity.collegeboard.org College Board Opportunity Scholarships are microscholarships that high school students can earn by taking steps on their path to college.

Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center

While LPSO's K9-KC found drugs in a search demonstration, Deputy Ellis furthered the lesson by demonstrating drug detection reagent systems. Probable cause is a key element in law enforcement and the students enjoyed this method " hands on" learning!
#criminaljustice
#realworldwork
#meantforGREATness
Livingston Parish Sheriff

[09/11/19]   IMPORTANT DATES!!!
 September 16th 8am-10am, AHS college Fair (students only) must register at www.gotocollegefairs.com to attend
 October is College Application & Access month
 October 2nd 6pm-8pm NACAC National College Fair, Baton Rouge River center
 October 3rd, University of Southern Mississippi Campus tour
 October 17th Senior College Night (FAFSA, TOPS, Scholarship information session) 6:30pm-8:00pm
 October 23rd Parent FAFSA assistance day 9am-7pm
 FAFSA Completion night Spring 2019 Date: TBA
 Complete FAFSA by April 1st to attend Prom and Graduate

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Albany, 70711

Principal- Kimberly Freeman Assistant Principal- Amy Carter Administrative Assistant- Jeffery Watts