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Countdown to ACT for Juniors

On February 26, 2015, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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All North Dakota juniors will take the ACT on March 17. For some free preparation, students can access TestGEAR. You can get there by going to www.rureadynd.com – click on High School Student – and then scroll down to TestGEAR. Use the directions in the video to get you started:  www.tinyurl.com/wftestgear

Another great resource is the ACT app available in iTunes. Use the directions in the video to get you started:  www.tinyurl.com/wfACTprep

You can always stop in to talk over some of your concerns about taking the ACT. Mrs. A. is in the Career Center in the library at WFHS on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; and in the Counseling office at SHS on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

College Conversations

On February 12, 2015, in Career, College, by Mrs. A.
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College Conversations will be hosted by Sheyenne High School on February, 23, 4:00 – 6:00 pm in the SHS Commons. All West Fargo students in grades 9-12 are invited. This is your time to ask representatives from 20 college, military, and post-secondary opportunities your questions about the future! www.tinyurl.com/shsfuture

 

Problem Finders

On February 10, 2015, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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Here is an interesting TedxLondon talk about having students find their own problems to solve. Brilliant! What are your thoughts?

 

Girls in Engineering

On January 30, 2015, in Career, College, by Mrs. A.
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POWER (Preparing Outstanding Women for Engineering)

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Preparing Outstanding Women for Engineering Roles (POWER) is a weekly program for high school girls grades 9-12 to interact with NDSU’s Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) members and do hands-on projects to get interested in engineering as a potential career.

The program consists of four sessions which are March 2nd, March 9th, March 23rd and March 30th and will go from 4:00-6:00 pm. The cost of the program is $20. These projects will take place in the NDSU Engineering labs and classrooms

 

Registration link: https://epayment.ndus.nodak.edu/C22800_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=6072&SINGLESTORE=true

 

 

Scrubs Academy 2 – Bismarck State College

On January 21, 2015, in Career, College, by Mrs. A.
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Students in grades 9-11 are invited to participate in Health Scrubs Academy 2 at Bismarck State College this summer. You will participate in hands-on activities and learn about the exciting opportunities in the health care fields. You will become HIPAA certified, learn about different body systems, and how health care professionals work with those systems. Learn more about Forensic Science, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Dentistry, Licensed Massage Therapy and tour the Sanford AirMed aircraft.

Applications are due April 1. you can apply at www.ndahec.org  Stop in the career center for more information.

 

New Year – New You!

On January 6, 2015, in Career, College, Part-time Jobs, by Mrs. A.
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Well, not really a new you. But, the new year is a great time to concentrate on getting more sleep, better study habits, making good choices, and planning for your future. Stop in the career center (library at WFHS and counseling office at SHS) to start preparing for the ACT, visiting colleges, exploring careers, job shadowing, and more. Maybe you have time for a part-time job, check out www.tinyurl.com/packerjobs  or www.tinyurl.com/mustangjobs  for a list of available PT jobs in the Fargo/WF area.  Stay warm! Stay safe!

 

We’re Back!

On December 19, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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After some technical issues, we are back….right in time for winter break! Since you have extra time in the next few weeks, now is an excellent time to begin preparing for the ACT (juniors!).  www.tinyurl.com/wftestgear  The higher your ACT score, the more scholarship and college opportunities you will have!

Stay safe! Do something nice for somebody…just because you can.

 

Take Time Tuesday: Thank a Veteran/Active Service Member

On November 11, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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Take time to day to honor our veterans.

 

 

Manners Monday: Interview Etiquette

On November 10, 2014, in Resumes & Interviewing, by Mrs. A.
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UMassAmherst has a fun site with practical job interview manners and etiquette. Enjoy the short read: http://www.umass.edu/careers/jobsearch/interviews/manners Smile!

 

TbT: Excited about School

On November 6, 2014, in Career, College, by Mrs. A.
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Remember when you were excited to come to school? Remember when you were excited to learn new information and meet new people? What do you need to do to get that feeling back?