Counseling Newsletter Feb. 19, 2020
Northview Parents and Students,
The NHS Counseling Department would like to make you aware of the following opportunities, including a chance for parents to meet with our counseling staff for coffee on Friday.
Coffee with the Counselors on Friday, February 21st
Parents, please join us on February 21st from 8:45am to 9:30am for our second Coffee with Counselors. We will be meeting in the Media Center.
Career Lunch-n-Learn (Students Only) on Wednesday, February 26th
Students, grades 9 through 12, please join our guest speaker, a professor of Orthopedics with Emory University, to learn about careers in orthopedics. Sign up via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/nhs-counseling-17819611187
Georgia Tech SWE (Society for Women Engineers) Outeach Program
The GT SWE is hosting an event for high school girls to learn more about different engineering majors. Student will experience hands-on demos and tour the campus. The event is Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 9:00am - 2:00pm at the Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons 1st Floor. Cost of attendance is $10 which includes all actvities and lunch. Click on this link to register: registration. Contact Sophie and Pooja at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
College and Career Fair at Johns Creek High School
Johns Creek High School and Probe are hosting a College and Career Fair at Johns Creek High School on March 16th from 5:30-7:30pm. Attend and meet representatives from state and national universities and college, career and technical schools will be available in an exhibit-style format to meet and ask questions on admission, financial aid and career opportunities.
Free to Apply to GGC Feb. 19-26
In honor of their Preview Day this Saturday, Georgia Gwinnett College will be waiving its application fee starting February 19 – February 26! Here's the link to apply: application.
After school ACT/SAT classes through Princeton Review
As part of our renewed partnership with the Fulton County Board of Education, The Princeton Review is once again offering test preparation this fall and spring at Northview High School, and now is the perfect time to enroll! Our Spring 2019-20 offerings will consist of one SAT course and one ACT course, see the attached flyer or contact the counseling office for specific schedules and details. All Fulton County Schools students are eligible to register for $125 (a discount of more than 80% off of our normal $699 price), and will receive 15 hours of classroom instruction, three in-class proctored practice exams, access to online drills, and a booklet of additional practice tests! The Spring ACT and SAT classes are starting soon, with others to follow - register online today to provide your student with the skills needed to excel on the SAT or ACT!
To enroll in a fall course, click on the corresponding link below:
May SAT: https://www.princetonreview.com/product/offerings/444067
Summer Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines
Cisco High School STEM Externship - Due February 29, 2020
The Cisco High School STEM Program is a comprehensive 2 to 4-week unpaid summer externship designed to give top, STEM and business focused students an introduction to Cisco’s history, culture, and the technology industry. Students will be engaged in interactive project work, problem-solving, and learn to communicate with industry professionals and peers. Link to: information.
Lawrenceville: 4 weeks; June 1 – June 26; 5030 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Lawrenceville, GA 30044
21st Century Leaders Summer Institutes – Due March 1, 2020
21CL offers four exclusive summer leadership institutes, expanding your leadership skills and exposing you to various businesses and industries throughout the state of Georgia. Each leadership institute will engage you through interactive workshops, corporate tours, round-tables with business leaders, and team-building exercises. Plus, you’ll have the time of your life while living on a college-campus, expanding your skills and meeting a diverse group of students from all across the state! https://www.21stcenturyleaders.org/student-programs/summer/
For more summer opportunities, visit our web site: https://www.northviewcounseling.com/summer-programs
Student opportunities from internships to scholarships can be found on our web site at https://www.northviewcounseling.com/scholarships.