Knight High School

4-20-17 Bulletin

April 20, 2017

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       Good Morning Hawks!  Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance…ready, begin:

                                I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic

for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Attention AVC Bound Seniors:   The next few Saturdays AVC will be hosting workshops that will help with financial aid, registration and first-year experiences at AVC.  For any upcoming workshops or presentations, be sure to check out the College/Career Happenings section of the KHS Bulletin, look for postings in the College/Career Center, or see the AVC Bridge Counselor, Mrs. Van Zandt!

 

Hey Seniors!  Have you received your college acceptance letter?  If so, bring a copy to the Guidance Office in exchange for materials to make a banner to be proudly displayed from the “Knight Hawks Soaring to New Heights” display in Guidance.  You worked hard for this – so let your pride show!

 

Antelope Valley College has announced a “Women & Minorities in STEM Conference” to be held on April 29th at AVC.  The conference is FREE  and lunch will be served.  Registration is required, so email ‘STEM’ to avcstemclub1@gmail.com to get the form.

         

Attention Junior Athletes:  The Wendy’s High School Heisman Award honors both male and female high school seniors who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership.  You must have a “B” average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport as a senior. Class of 2018 athletes are encouraged to register NOW at www.wendysheisman.com. The first 1,000 applicants will win a Wendy’s gift card!  State and national award recipients will receive prizes and a $500 gift card!  

 

Summer School Applications – Do you need to make up a failed class or improve a “D” You may want to attend Summer School. Applications for Summer School are available in Office 350 and the Guidance office for your convenience. The Summer session will start on June 29th and will end on July 26th.  Classes fill up quick so make sure to pick up your application today and return it promptly to make sure you get the class you need.  

 

Seniors make sure to get your Senior Contracts turned in as soon as possible, you don’t want to miss out on senior activities like Prom. See Ms. Wolfe in the Activities office during snack or lunch if you have any questions.

Seniors, Chi Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is sponsoring a Baccalaureate Ceremony honoring the graduating high school seniors in the Antelope Valley. The Baccalaureate Ceremony is a religious celebration consisting of a short program and a baccalaureate address.  There is no cost to participate or attend this historical event in the Antelope Valley.  Deadline to register is May 2nd.  You can pick up Registration forms at the switchboard or see Mrs. White in the Principal’s office if you are interested in participating.

 

This is just a reminder that the vending machines on campus only accept one dollar bills and silver coins.  They do not recognize larger bills or pennies.  Just to be clear – do NOT put a $5, $10, or $20 bill into a machine expecting change.  Do not put more that $2 at a time into a machine expecting to get more than one item.  Any questions, please see Ms. Margo in the Accounting Office

 

Athletic Packets and Clearances will not be available during class time. Please see Ms. Liz before school, snack, and lunch or after school for all your athletic needs.

 

ATTENTION STUDENTS:   

 

Safe Rooms have long been established at KHS!  They are marked with stickers in the windows or on doors with the words Safe Room and Anti-bullying.  KHS Safe Rooms are open before school, at snack, at lunch, and after school.

 

                          

 

HAVE A HAWKSOME DAY!!!

 

 

 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER


COLLEGE & CAREER HAPPENINGS

Attention AVC Bound Students:  Are you thinking about majoring in Business or Finance?  Are you interested in finding out about what is offered at AVC?  A Business Professor from AVC will be here to speak with interested students later this month.  Please sign up in the College/Career Center as soon as possible!

 

AVC Bridge  Upcoming Workshops for Seniors      SATURDAYS 9 AM:  At the College/Career Center or TBA

4/15 BOG Fee Waiver and Assessment

           --Apply for The BOG Fee Waiver which pays your Tuition and Fees at AVC

--Assess for the Last Chance at Priority Registration and the SSK 4.18

--Sign up for the 4.18 SSK

5/6 BOG and Register/Plan

           --The BOG Fee Waiver pays your Tuition and Fees at AVC

           --Individual help on Planning for your Registration Appointment:  Tools and Suggestions

           --Recommendations for Success at AVC or any college

5/20 First Year Experience/Mentors—Become a part of the Community!

           --Summer Bridge Program / Boot Camp

           --Registration Assistance

           --Special Events and Workshops for Academic and Social Success

           --Academic and Career Pathway Guidance Counselors and Mentors

           --Priority for Financial Aid, Books Assistance, Bus Passes, Childcare

           --AVID Access

           --Weekly emails

Don’t forget there is individual assistance also by appointment…  See Ms. Van Zandt

 

Antelope Valley College has announced a “Women & Minorities in STEM Conference” to be held on April 29th at AVC.  The conference is FREE  and lunch will be served.  Registration is required, so email ‘STEM’ to avcstemclub1@gmail.com to get the form.

ANNOUNCE ON:  4/20 & 4/25

 

Attention Seniors who are interested in Fire Service or Emergency Medicine: For an unique opportunity to live rent-free and be trained and certified free of charge while working for a Rural Fire District in Montana, go to www.Frenchtownfire.org or see Mrs. Centonze in the College/Career Center!

 

Students:  Do you want to attend AVC?  Are you considering it as a fallback?  If so, please stop by the KHS College/Career Center or the Guidance Office to receive help from an AVC Bridge Counselor

  

Days/Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm in the College/Center

                    Saturdays-First Saturday of each month when KHS is in session from 9am-12pm   

  BY APPOINTMENT—Please call 661-533-9000 x 173 or email:  tvanzandt@avc.edu

 

Attention Gamers!  Do you want to explore your passion this summer?  Check out the University of Washington’s “Game Experience Summer Camp” in Seattle this July.  Go to: www.game.experienceamerica.com for details.  For information on this and other Summer Programs, come to the College/Career Center!

 

Boston University, in Boston, Massachusetts, has announced an Investigative Reporting Summer Workshop for future journalists.  For information on this and other Summer Programs, come to the College/Career Center!

 

The Antelope Valley/Lancaster Kiwanis have announced the “College Bound Scholarship” for seniors who strive to achieve “outstanding results” in their community and at school.  For more details, stop by the College/Career Center for an application.  Deadline is April 28.  

 

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising has announced their summer program “Project Fashion – Style Meets Soul” beginning in late June.  Scholarships are available! For information on this and other Summer Programs, come to the College/Career Center!


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS

The “Be Cool Stay in School” car giveaway is back again for 2017.  Antelope Valley High School District seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.6 for 11th and 12th grade, who are 17 years old by graduation, have no N’s or U’s in citizenship or suspensions/expulsions, and have no more than 3 days of non-school related absences from October 1st through April 30th will be put in a drawing to win a brand new car at graduation!  Remember “Be Cool -  Stay In School”!

 

The Antelope Valley/Lancaster Kiwanis have announced the “College Bound Scholarship” for seniors who strive to achieve “outstanding results” in their community and at school.  For more details, stop by the College/Career Center for an application.  Deadline is April 28.  

Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships.  Now through December 31, 2017, eligible students can enter to win one of the $2,500 scholarships by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college atCollegeCovered.com/Assist. Students and parents can earn up to three additional entries into the Discover Student Loans scholarship sweepstakes when they share the sweepstakes via Facebook, Twitter and/or email and their friend enters via the link in their share.  No purchase or student loan is necessary for students to enter or win.  For the official rules, visit Scholarship.collegecovered.com/do/rules.   

Winners will be randomly drawn on:  June 8, 2017    September 6, 2017  and   January 8, 2018

 

The Aero Club of Southern California is looking for seniors who wish to pursue their studies in aviation or aerospace.  You must have a 3.0 GPA, two letters of recommendation and a typewritten statement.  For more details, stop by the College/Career Center.  Deadline for registration is July 15th.  

 

Attention Senior Foster Youth:  If you have a G.P.A. between 2.3 and 3.2 and will be attending college after

graduation, please stop by the College/Career Center and ask about the “Unstoppable Awards” Scholarship

for Foster Youth.  Deadline is April 30th.

 

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist seniors who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, critical financial need, pursuing a career or technical degree through a community college, and a desire to contribute to society. Scholarships up to $2,500 will be awarded.  For more information or to submit your application go to application.horatioalger.org.  DEADLINE is June 15

 

 

FINANCIAL AID FOR THE FUTURE

 

Attention Junior Athletes:  The Wendy’s High School Heisman Award honors both male and female high school seniors who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership.  You must have a “B” average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport as a senior. Class of 2018 athletes are encouraged to register NOW at www.wendysheisman.com. The first 1,000 applicants will win a Wendy’s gift card!  State and national award recipients will receive prizes and a $500 gift card!  

 

Juniors and Seniors interested in urban planning, public policy and/or public service, and/or intended majors such as urban planning, environmental planning, engineering and/or political science should come to the College/Career Center to learn more about the Southern California Association of Government’s “SCAG Scholarship Program”.  Deadline April 21st.  

 

Here’s a scholarship opportunity for Juniors and Seniors!  The B. Davis Scholarship will award $1,000 to help pay for college.  All that is required is an essay of 1000 words or less.  Deadline is May 22.   For details and to apply – go to studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.   

The LA County Youth Jobs Program has announced the “Earn and Learn” Program.  If interested in receiving paid work experience this summer, stop by the College/Career Center for a flyer.