Our Annual College and Career Night is Only A Few Weeks Away!!!

college_careerThis event will be held on Wednesday, February 7th from 5:30 pm—7:30pm at CHS.

Families will have a chance to:

1. Talk with representatives from more than 40 colleges, technical schools, apprenticeship programs and Military representatives in a college fair setting in the Main Commons.

2. Attend large, group sessions covering information on post high school planning resources, what students can do during high school to prepare for the next step. test preparation and much more.

Click here to see the list of Schools and Careers that will be in attendance.

We encourage all high school students (grades 9—11th) and parents to attend this exciting event!!

Interested in Running Start? See Below.

There is an opportunity for current high school sophomores and juniors (and their parents) to learn more about Running Start, a program that allows eligible juniors and seniors to attend college classes and earn dual credit (both high school and college credit). The meeting will be held on Jan. 24, Feb. 28 and March 7.  All are from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Clark College Gym (O’Connell Sports Center) on Fort Vancouver Way.

At this meeting:

  • Current Running Start students will discuss their experiences in the program, including advantages and disadvantages.
  • Eligibility criteria will be discussed.
  • Deadlines and requirements for Fall Quarter 2018 entry will be explained.

After this meeting:

  • Go to Running Start website clark.edu/runningstart, “Students” tab
  • Click on the “Application and Qualifying Instructions” link, print, and follow instructions to apply online and bring qualifying documents to the Running Start office located in the Advising Center in Gaiser Hall

Visit www.clark.edu/runningstart for more information.

 If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, you should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (videophone), or email www.clark.edu/DSS two weeks in advance or as soon as possible.

 QUESTIONS? Contact the Running Start Office at (360) 992-2366

 

Students Interested In Pursuing The Arts- See Below!

Pacific Northwest College of Art will be hosting National Portfolio day on Sunday, January 7th from 12pm – 4pm.

  • Students do not need to register, but it is encouraged: https://pnca.secure.force.com/events/targetX_eventsb__events#/esr?eid=a0i37000006Rs3TAAS
  • Come EARLY. Although colleges will not be able to start conversations until 12:00pm, Everyone will want to be close by and ready.
  • Portfolios can be physical or digital. If works are cumbersome or delicate (charcoal drawings, paintings, sculptures) then have students take really good pictures and bring a laptop/tablet. If going this route, first, string everything together as one .pdf or slideshow. Second, SAVE FILES to their desktop/documents. Just in case the wifi gets funky.

WSUV Application Workshop at CHS

Washington State University-Vancouver is hosting an application workshop here at CHS.  At the workshop, they will provide one-on-one assistance filling out their admissions application, review scholarships, and ensure you have your official transcripts turned in.  Make sure you bring your Chromebook to this event!

It will be held:
Thursday, December 14th
CHS Career Center
During A & B Lunches

WSUV Scholarship Information Night

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION NIGHT

Washington State University Vancouver will be hosting a scholarship information night on Tuesday, December 5th from 6-7 pm at the WSUV Campus in the Dengerink Administration Building -Room 110. 

This informative evening is FREE and open to all no matter which college you decide to attend.

This evening will include:
*Where to find the best scholarships
*Tips on how to write award-winning essays
*Helpful tips from prior award winners

More University Representatives Will be On Campus!

A green freeway sign with the words Decide - Yes or No

Friday, November 17th

University Admission Representatives will be here for A and B lunch.  Make sure to stop by their tables and receive information about the admissions process.

Warner Pacific

Eastern Oregon University

Whittier (B Lunch Only)

Carroll College

Clark College

Meals on Wheels Volunteer Hours

VOLUNTEER HOURS

Meals on Wheels is looking to fill volunteer spots at New Seasons Market in Fisher’s Landing or Chuck’s Produce on Mill Plain the week before Thanksgiving from

Nov. 17-Nov. 22nd

Each shift is 2-hours but you are welcome to sign up for more than one shift.

Please check out the link for each store to sign up. Each volunteer will register for a spot and provide a mobile number for contact.  Upon arrival for your 2-hour shift, please check in with any store employee.

New Season’s Market Fisher’s Landing store:

https://mowp.volunteerhub.com/lp/nsmfisherslanding/events

 Chuck’s Produce Mill Plain store:

https://mowp.volunteerhub.com/lp/chucksmillplain/events