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Rams Announcements !!!. Weekly Bulletin. “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them - Washington Irving. W.O.W. Tolerance Allowable endurance from one’s own beliefs. Scholarship Information. BigSun Scholarship.
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Weekly Bulletin “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them -Washington Irving
W.O.W Tolerance Allowable endurance from one’s own beliefs.
BigSun Scholarship • All student athletes are eligible for this award • Must be a senior attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in a sport at that institution or community • www.bigsunathletics.com for more info • Deadline: June 22, 2012 • Amount of Award: $500
UNC-Pembroke • UNCP will provide a 4-year Merit Scholarship (tuition, fees, and books) for students interested in the Brady School of Medicine Early Assurance Program. • Minimum 3.7 GPA and combined score of 1100 reading and math • DEADLINE: February 1, 2012
2012 Local Government Federal Credit Union Scholarship • Must have a (3.0) unweighted GPA or higher • Must be a member of Local Government Federal Credit Union • Must have an individual account or hold a joint account with a parent • www.lgfcu.org • DEADLINE: February 10, 2012.
United Tribes of North Carolina • Must be an American Indian in North Carolina from a federally recognized tribe • Must attend two/four year university full time • DEADLINE: February 10, 2012.
9th Annual National CO-OP Scholarship Program • 3.5 GPA required • Visit www.co-op.edu • DEADLINE: February 15, 2012
Best Buy Scholarship Program • For students in grades 9-12 • Must have solid grades and community service • www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com • www.at15.com • DEADLINE: February 15, 2012
Our Family for Families First Foundation • Must have a parent who is an active Service Member stationed at Fort Meade, MD; Fort Bragg, NC; Fort Polk, LA; Fort Rucker, AL; Fort Riley, KS; Fort Still, OK; or Aberdeen Providing Ground, MD • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA • Visit www.ourfamilyfoundation.org • DEADLINE: February 16, 2012
National Youth Science Camp • Visit NYCS website @ http://2012.nysc.org/delegates/apply/ • DEADLINE: February 17, 2012
Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo 2012 Scholarship Program • Submission of a presentation or essay on preventions of underage drinking and driving required • Minimum 3.0 GPA • Visit www.DeMayoLaw.com • DEADLINE: February 27, 2012
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program • Must major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study • Visit www.buickachievers.com • DEADLINE: February 29, 2012
Sandhills Community College Foundation Scholarship • Visit www.sandhills.edu/scholarships • DEADLINE: February 29, 2012
Veterans Scholarship • Children of disabled, deceased, combat, or POW/MIA war Veterans may be eligible • Contact the Robeson County Veterans Service Office @ (910) 671-3070 for info • Deadline: March 1, 2012
NCHSSA Scholarships Charlie Adams Endowed Scholarship • Presented to one female senior cross-country runner and one male senior varsity wrestler • Applications must be picked up in guidance • DEADLINE: March 2, 2012 Clary Student Medal Award • Presented to one male and female student athlete • Deadline: March 2, 2012
North Carolina Assoc. of Educational Office Professional, INC. • Essay recommendations, college acceptance letter and income statement required • Applications available in Guidance • DEADLINE: March 16, 2012
2012 “People Helping People” Scholarship • Must be a US citizen and a resident of NC under NCGS 116 143.1 and is eligible for in-state tuition. • Exemplify the membership leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement. • Applicants should not be a director, employee, or family member of an employee of the State Employee’s Credit Union or the SECU Foundation. • DEADLINE: April 5, 2012
FASFA Day: • Saturday February 18, 2012 from 9:00-12:00 at Robeson Community College. They will assist students with their financial aid application in the Student Center Building 13. • To find other locations available visit CFNC.org/FASFAday or call 1-866-866-2362
Financial Aid Workshop • Financial Aid Counselors from UNC-Pembroke will be at PurnellSwett Saturday February 25, 2012 from 9:00-12:00 to assist students in completing their FAFSA form. • Please bring W-2/ 2011 tax returns. Parents are encouraged to attend.
Fayetteville State University • Fayetteville State University will conduct on-site admissions during lunch February 2, 2012. Please have completed application, transcript and $35.00 application fee.
Florence Kidder Memorial Scholarship • National Society of the Colonial Dames of American in North Carolina will award $3000 and a runner up of $1000 to two North Carolina high school seniors to be used at a college or university. • Applications can be picked up in Guidance • DEADLINE: February 2, 2012
Selective Service • If you are a man ages 18-25 and living in the US, then you must register with Selective Service. According to law a man must register with Selective Service within 30 days of his 18th birthday. • Register at any Post Office or online at http://ww.ss.gov
KFC Scholars Program • High school seniors with financial need and an entrepreneurial spirit qualify for the KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program. Awards are up to $20,000 for tuition, fees, textbooks, room and board. Seniors must plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree, be a US citizen, 2.75 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Apply online at www.kfcscholars.org starting December 1 until February 8, 2012.
Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program • The Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. • Available online at www.rmhc.org • DEADLINE: January 27, 2012
UNC Chapel Hill • If you are interested in attending UNC Chapel Hill and you are a Junior. Please come by to see Ms. Karen. • We can only take the first 15 students who register for Project Uplift.
SAT & ACT Announcement • Seniors and Juniors: If you eat free or reduced lunch you may be eligible for a fee waiver for the SAT Test and College Applications. See your Guidance Counselor for information.
STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS!! You will always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Early Dismissal Kids!!! • Today, Monday, January 30th, all 3rd and 4th period early dismissal kids must report to the media center during their early dismissal period to have their picture ids made.
HOSA • HOSA members will meet after school in Ms. Patterson’s room Thursday, February 2nd and will take a HOSA picture.
Poetry and Short Prose Contest • Sponsored by The Friends of the Library of UNCP. • Open to all area high school students, UNCP students, and the general public. • Prizes- 1st place: $250.00, 2nd place: $150.00, 3rd place: $100.00. • Entry deadline- February 29, 2012. • For more information: http://www.uncp.edu/library/ and click contest links, or talk to your English teachers.
HSTW Test Box Missing • Label says “Shipped to Demetrice McMillan” • Shipped on January 17, 2012 • Distribution Center: Ewing, NJ • Tracking Label last 4 # is 8977
Boys and Girls Club • Boys and Girls Club will not pick up January 30, 2012
Attention Students: • Students that have afternoon classes at the Career Center-you can not drive your personal vehicle to the Career Center, you must ride the bus.
Attention DECA Members • Meeting every Tuesday in room 207 immediately after school.
FOOTBALL • For players who were not able to sign up for Weight Training this semester – After School Weight Training will begin on Wednesday and Thursday immediately after school
PSRC ONLINE • PSRC Online Orientation will be held at Purnell Swett February 9th, 2012 from 4-6pm. If students register for an online class this spring you must attend orientation, no excuses! • Online classes begin Tuesday, February 7th.
Attention: • Any Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors taking or will take Honors or upper level science class can join the Science National Honor Society. • Please see Mr. Charles Jones in Room 501.
ATTENTION STUDENTS • Students may register online for the SAT/ACT Test or pick up an application in Guidance. Register before it is too late!
SAT Deadline • Deadline for March 10, 2012 SAT is Feb. 10, 2012 @ PurnellSwett. If you need a fee-waiver see your counselor.
ACT Deadline • Deadline for April 14, 2012 ACT is March 9, 2012 @ Fayetteville, NC.
STUDENTS • Dress for Success every Thursday!!!! • Please participate
Dress for Success MALES: Shirt/ tie • Khaki/ Slacks • Dress shoes FEMALES: Church dress • Dressy pant suits • Dress shoes
Dressing for Success • Teachers are encouraged to offer classroom incentives to students who “Dress for Success.” Each week a student will be randomly selected by administration to receive a $10 gift card to www.MyLocker.net for the purchase of Purnell Swett gear.
Breakfast buddies • Anyone interested in becoming a breakfast buddy must see Ms. Marie for an application. Program will commence on Feb. 3, 2012. -Thanks, Ms. Marie
SAT Question of the Day Farmers (a) who grow major crops such as corn, rice and wheat, (b) awarethat new developments in agricultural production can result in millions of dollars in additional revenue, (c) switching tonewer, (d) more efficienttechnologies. (e) No error
Answer: • The error in this sentence occurs at C. The participle “switching” cannot function as the main verb of the sentence and should be replaced by the present tense verb phrase “are switching.”
RAMS ATHLETICS Sports do not build Character…they reveal it.
Rams Basketball • Game @ Home Tuesday Jan. 31st against Richmond! • Varsity Girl’s Game Time: 6pm • Varsity Boy’s Game Time: 7:30pm