Daily Announcements

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    FRIDAY– January 12, 2018

    MAROON DAY

     

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

     

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

     

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

     

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

     

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

     

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

     

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

     

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

     

    CAREER CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    College & Military Reps visiting CHS this week

     

    No visits scheduled

     

    To meet with a College Rep, sign up on Naviance for a pass or visit the College & Career Center.

    Students interested in scholarships may ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office or find more information on the CHS website. 

     

    Scholarships

    NEW!!Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship

    Open to current seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or above.  Applicants may attend any accredited college, university or technical trade school. The scholarship is for $1,000.  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center in the Counseling Office.  All application materials must be typed! NO HANDWRITTEN APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED, they will be immediately discarded by the selection committee.  Deadline is January 25, 2018.

     

    NEW!! American’s Farmer Grow AG Leaders Scholarships

    Students must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5. They must also be planning on pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture; human nutrition; food services; hospitality; communications; marketing; public relations; journalism; statistics; mathematics; engineering; bioinformatics; computer science; rural sociology; livestock management; turf management; welding; diesel mechanics; food packaging; animal breeding and genetics; and vet medicine or science.  Applicant must be endorsed by 2 farmers.  Applicants may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.  The scholarship amount is for $1,500.  Students may apply online at www.FFA.org/scholarships.   Deadline: February 1, 2018

    NEW!! Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship

    Requirements are - Must be a current senior; Must have a parent currently battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer; Have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.  Students may attend any accredited college, university, or technical school. Scholarship award is up to $1,500.  Applications are available online at www.breastcancerplate.org click on the scholarship tab and follow the link to download the application.  Application deadline is February 2, 2018.

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship

    Open to Seniors who are planning on continuing his/her education in an office/business related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educations courses (4 semesters within 4 years of high school) from among the following:  computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses. 

    Scholarship Amount is $1,000. Applications are available in the College and Career Center.  Applications must be postmarked by February 5, 2018 or emailed by February 10, 2018

    NEW!!Anderson Foundation Scholarship

    Open to graduating seniors from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22.  A focus on community & school involvement, academic performance, essay, and interview for top finalists.  Scholarship amount is $10,000/year.   Applications are available online at http://www.legacyfdn.org/scholarshipsforseniors.php  Click on Scholarships, Apply for Scholarships, and then Legacy Common Application.  Deadline February 15, 2018.

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship

    Must live and attend high school in Porter County, have a minimum composite 1200 SAT or 25 ACT (tests may be super-scored), have a minimum GPA of 3.25 (out of 4), and must attend IU, IUN, Purdue, PNW, IUPUI, or Ball State.  Deadline is March 1, 2018.  More information and the application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.org

     

    NEW!! Kankakee Valley R.E.M.C. Round Up Scholarships

    Available to seniors who has a parent or guardian that is a consumer of the Kankakee Valley REMC, and are participants in Operation Round up.  Students must write an essay (up to 500 words) on how they would distribute grant money if they were an Operation Round Up Board member.  Applicant must show involvement in either school activities, work, church, or community involvement. Must provide transcripts and at least one letter of recommendation. Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center. Deadline is March 1, 2018

    First Trust Credit Union Scholarship

    First Trust’s $1000 Scholarship winner will be chosen based on the geographic location of their high school, must be a member of the credit union, and must be enrolling in a four year degree program or a local apprenticeship program.  Applicants will be judged on their scholastic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, and essay, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher.  Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Alaniz in the College & Career Center or print one from the following link -  https://www.firsttrustcu.com/scholarship-information/  Deadline is March 2, 2018.

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student Scholarship

    Open to senior students with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, no later than 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. 

    Alberico Scholarship Foundation

    Senior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendation from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2018

    Zach Gives Back Scholarship

    Applicant must be attending Purdue Northwest and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Applicant must be studying computer science or computer engineering as a major. A brief summary/essay of anything that will provide a more clear and complete picture of yourself including your personal aspirations, career, and educational goals is mandatory (no more than 1,000 words.)  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center in the Counseling office.  Deadline is April 30, 2018.

    Students interested in these scholarships may find the information on the scholarship website or ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

     

     

    Senior students interested in a career in the construction trades -  The Ironworker's Local 395 Apprentice program is currently taking applications for the next class that starts in June.  Applications are being taken from 9 am - 12 pm this week (Jan. 11-12th) and next week, January 15th-19th.  Applicants must bring an official copy of their high school transcripts, a letter from their Guidance Counselor stating they are on track to graduate, a copy of their Birth Certificate, and a $10 application fee.   Applications must be filled out at the Apprentice School in Lake Station. 

     

    4th Annual Alley Hoop 4 Autism is FRIDAY in in between the boys and girls Basket Ball Game.  Shirts will be on sale during lunches TODAY and FRIDAY for $10.00

     

    Pop Tab Wars are BACK !  Pop tabs help raise funds for Hannah’s Hope WE are competing against other Duneland Schools – Drop off your pop tabs in the Main Office.

     

    Discounted tickets for FRIDAY night's boys and girls varsity basketball games will be on sale in the athletic office starting tomorrow - THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 for $3.00.  Come out and show your support for the TROJANS!

     

    Attn: ALL Science Olympiad Team Members. THIS SATURDAY JANUARY 13TH will be our team build day.  This takes place from 8 to 4 in Mr. Hennigar’s room.  Also next weeks practices are mandatory for all team member as we prepare for the January 20th tournament.

     

    Attn: Any Students stil interested in the CHS Marine Biology SCUBA diving program.  The parent meeting is scheduled for TUESDAY – JANUARY 16TH at 6pm.  Everybody is welcome, regardless of whether or not you have turned in an application already.

     

     There is a BPA meeting on Wednesday 1/17 in C569 @ 2:50

     

    Winter Homecoming Dance is SATRUDAY, JANUARY 20TH - 7pm to 10pm. The cost is $10.00 each. You MUST have a student ID in order to purchase a ticket.  Tickets are on sale now in the bookstore.

     

    Attention Seniors:  The list of May graduates has been posted outside of the Main Office.  Please check to make sure your name is listed as it is on your birth certificate.  If there is an error, please see Mrs. Harrison immediately.

     

    Attn: Trail Bound there is a mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents on TUESDAY JANUARY 23rd at 6pm in room C597

     

    We are once again taking buses to view some of the vocational programs.  This visit will be on TUESDAY - JANUARY  23rd  Please come t the Counseling Office to sign up to visit one of the programs. Forms are due back no later than JANUARY 22ND.

     

    Do you knit or crochet, or want to learn? Join us in Mrs. Zimmerman's Room (C561) after school every TUESDAY for Hand made Knitting & Crocheting Club! We will provide materials to start, and everyone is welcome (staff too!)

     

    THURDAY– January 11, 2018

    GOLD DAY

     

     

     

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

     

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

     

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

     

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

     

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

     

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

     

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

     

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

     

    CAREER CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

    College & Military Reps visiting CHS this week

     

    No visits scheduled

     

    To meet with a College Rep, sign up on Naviance for a pass or visit the College & Career Center.

    Students interested in scholarships may ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office or find more information on the CHS website. 

     

    Scholarships

    VNA Foundation – Tricia’s Scholarship

    Applicant must be able to provide evidence of application of enrollment in a nursing education program to be considered.  Must submit the completed application, including self-appraisal and letters of reference by January 12, 2018 deadline.  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career in the Counseling Office.

     

     

    NEW!!Knights of Pythias Educational Assistance Scholarship

    Open to current seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or above.  Applicants may attend any accredited college, university or technical trade school. The scholarship is for $1,000.  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center in the Counseling Office.  All application materials must be typed! NO HANDWRITTEN APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED, they will be immediately discarded by the selection committee.  Deadline is January 25, 2018.

    NEW!! American’s Farmer Grow AG Leaders Scholarships

    Students must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5. They must also be planning on pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture; human nutrition; food services; hospitality; communications; marketing; public relations; journalism; statistics; mathematics; engineering; bioinformatics; computer science; rural sociology; livestock management; turf management; welding; diesel mechanics; food packaging; animal breeding and genetics; and vet medicine or science.  Applicant must be endorsed by 2 farmers.  Applicants may attend any accredited college, university, or technical trade school.  The scholarship amount is for $1,500.  Students may apply online at www.FFA.org/scholarships.   Deadline: February 1, 2018

    NEW!! Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship

    Requirements are - Must be a current senior; Must have a parent currently battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer; Have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.  Students may attend any accredited college, university, or technical school. Scholarship award is up to $1,500.  Applications are available online at www.breastcancerplate.org click on the scholarship tab and follow the link to download the application.  Application deadline is February 2, 2018.

    NEW!! Indiana Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship

    Open to Seniors who are planning on continuing his/her education in an office/business related career.  Must have completed 2 or more business educations courses (4 semesters within 4 years of high school) from among the following:  computer programming, accounting, finance business (management, law, co-op, etc), computer science, or classes comparable to these courses. 

    Scholarship Amount is $1,000. Applications are available in the College and Career Center.  Applications must be postmarked by February 5, 2018 or emailed by February 10, 2018

    NEW!!Anderson Foundation Scholarship

    Open to graduating seniors from Lake or Porter County; minimum GPA 3.25; SAT 1050 or ACT of 22.  A focus on community & school involvement, academic performance, essay, and interview for top finalists.  Scholarship amount is $10,000/year.   Applications are available online at http://www.legacyfdn.org/scholarshipsforseniors.php  Click on Scholarships, Apply for Scholarships, and then Legacy Common Application.  Deadline February 15, 2018.

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship

    Must live and attend high school in Porter County, have a minimum composite 1200 SAT or 25 ACT (tests may be super-scored), have a minimum GPA of 3.25 (out of 4), and must attend IU, IUN, Purdue, PNW, IUPUI, or Ball State.  Deadline is March 1, 2018.  More information and the application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.org

     

    NEW!! Kankakee Valley R.E.M.C. Round Up Scholarships

    Available to seniors who has a parent or guardian that is a consumer of the Kankakee Valley REMC, and are participants in Operation Round up.  Students must write an essay (up to 500 words) on how they would distribute grant money if they were an Operation Round Up Board member.  Applicant must show involvement in either school activities, work, church, or community involvement. Must provide transcripts and at least one letter of recommendation. Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center. Deadline is March 1, 2018

    First Trust Credit Union Scholarship

    First Trust’s $1000 Scholarship winner will be chosen based on the geographic location of their high school, must be a member of the credit union, and must be enrolling in a four year degree program or a local apprenticeship program.  Applicants will be judged on their scholastic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, and essay, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher.  Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Alaniz in the College & Career Center or print one from the following link -  https://www.firsttrustcu.com/scholarship-information/  Deadline is March 2, 2018.

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student Scholarship

    Open to senior students with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, no later than 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. 

    Alberico Scholarship Foundation

    Senior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendation from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2018

    Zach Gives Back Scholarship

    Applicant must be attending Purdue Northwest and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Applicant must be studying computer science or computer engineering as a major. A brief summary/essay of anything that will provide a more clear and complete picture of yourself including your personal aspirations, career, and educational goals is mandatory (no more than 1,000 words.)  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center in the Counseling office.  Deadline is April 30, 2018.

    Students interested in these scholarships may find the information on the scholarship website or ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office. 

     

     

     

     

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

     

    Seniors make sure you check with the Career Center for NEW scholarships that are available to you.  Speaking of Scholarships the VNA Foundation Scholarship is DUE TOMORROW.

     

    VNA Foundation – Tricia’s Scholarship

    Applicant must be able to provide evidence of application of enrollment in a nursing education program to be considered.  Must submit the completed application, including self-appraisal and letters of reference by January 12, 2018 deadline.  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career in the Counseling Office.

     

    Senior students interested in a career in the construction trades -  The Ironworker's Local 395 Apprentice program is currently taking applications for the next class that starts in June.  Applications are being taken from 9 am - 12 pm this week (Jan. 11-12th) and next week, January 15th-19th.  Applicants must bring an official copy of their high school transcripts, a letter from their Guidance Counselor stating they are on track to graduate, a copy of their Birth Certificate, and a $10 application fee.   Applications must be filled out at the Apprentice School in Lake Station. 

     

    4th Annual Alley Hoop 4 Autism is FRIDAY in in between the boys and girls Basket Ball Game.  Shirts will be on sale during lunches TODAY and FRIDAY for $10.00

     

    Pop Tab Wars are BACK !  Pop tabs help raise funds for Hannah’s Hope WE are competing against other Duneland Schools – Drop off your pop tabs in the Main Office.

     

    Discounted tickets for FRIDAY night's boys and girls varsity basketball games will be on sale in the athletic office starting tomorrow - THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 for $3.00.  Come out and show your support for the TROJANS!

     

    Winter Homecoming Dance is SATRUDAY, January 20th 7pm to 10pm. The cost is $10.00 each. You MUST have a student ID in order to purchase a ticket.  Tickets are on sale now in the bookstore.

     

    Attention Seniors:  The list of May graduates has been posted outside of the Main Office.  Please check to make sure your name is listed as it is on your birth certificate.  If there is an error, please see Mrs. Harrison immediately.

     

    Interact meeting TODAY – JANUARY 11TH  immediately after school in Mrs. Nygra’s room.  Sign ups for 2 upcoming January Events.

     

    Attn: Trail Bound there is a mandatory informational meeting with you and your parents on TUESDAY JANUARY 23rd at 6pm in room C597

     

    We are once again taking buses to view some of the vocational programs.  This visit will be on TUESDAY - JANUARY  23rd

    Please come t the Counseling Office to sign up to visit one of the programs. Forms are due back no later than January 22nd.

     

    Do you knit or crochet, or want to learn? Join us in Mrs. Zimmerman's Room (C561) after school every TUESDAY for Hand made Knitting & Crocheting Club! We will provide materials to start, and everyone is welcome (staff too!)

    WEDNESDAY– January 10, 2018

    MAROON DAY

     

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

     

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

     

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

     

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

     

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

     

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

     

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

     

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

     

    CAREER CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

     

    College & Military Reps visiting CHS this week

     

    No visits scheduled

     

    To meet with a College Rep, sign up on Naviance for a pass or visit the College & Career Center.

     

    Students interested in scholarships may ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office or find more information on the CHS website. 

     

    Scholarships

    VNA Foundation – Tricia’s Scholarship

    Applicant must be able to provide evidence of application to enrollment in a nursing education program to be considered.  Must submitted the completed application, including self-appraisal and letters of reference by January 12, 2018 deadline.  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career in the Counseling Office.

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship

    Must live and attend high school in Porter County, have a minimum composite 1200 SAT or 25 ACT (tests may be super-scored), have a minimum GPA of 3.25 (out of 4), and must attend IU, IUN, Purdue, PNW, IUPUI, or Ball State.  Deadline is March 1, 2018.  More information and the application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.org

    First Trust Credit Union Scholarship

    First Trust’s $1000 Scholarship winner will be chosen based on the geographic location of their high school, must be a member of the credit union, and must be enrolling in a four year degree program or a local apprenticeship program.  Applicants will be judged on their scholastic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, and essay, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher.  Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Alaniz in the College & Career Center or print one from the following link -  https://www.firsttrustcu.com/scholarship-information/  Deadline is March 2, 2018.

    Porter County Farm Bureau, Inc. Scholarship

    Applicants or their parents/guardians must be a Farm Bureau Member. This scholarship was created to recognize outstanding high school seniors in Porter County who will be attending an accredited university, college, or trade school in a full time capacity.  Recipient will be chosen based on – need of applicant, grades, course of study, ability, personality and character, and leadership ability. Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Alaniz in the College & Career Center. Deadline is April 1, 2018.

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student Scholarship

    Open to senior student with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, no later than 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

    Alberico Scholarship FoundationSenior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendations from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2018.

    Zach Gives Back ScholarshipApplicant must be attending Purdue Northwest and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Applicant must be studying computer science or computer engineering as a major. A brief summary/essay of anything that will provide a more clear and complete picture of yourself including your personal aspirations, career, and educational goals is mandatory (no more than 1,000 words.)  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center in the Counseling office.  Deadline is April 30, 2018.

    Students interested in these scholarships may find the information on the scholarship website or ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office. 

     

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

     

    Pop Tab Wars are BACK !  Pop tabs help raise funds for Hannah’s Hope WE are competing against other Duneland Schools – Drop off your pop tabs in the Main Office.

     

    Winter Homecoming Dance is SATRUDAY, January 20th 7pm to 10pm. The cost is $10.00 each. You MUST have a student ID in order to purchase a ticket.  Tickets are on sale now in the bookstore.

     

    Attention Seniors:  The May diploma order has been posted on the wall outside the main office.  Please check to make sure your name is listed correctly.  I has to match your name on your birth certificate.  If there is an error, or your name is not listed, see Mrs. Harrison right away.

     

    Interact meeting THURSDAY – JANUARY 11TH  immediately after school in Mrs. Nygra’s room.  Sign ups for 2 upcoming January Events.

     

    We are once again taking buses to view some of the vocational programs.  This visit will be on JANUARY  23rd

    Please come t the Counseling Office to sign up to visit one of the programs. Forms are due back no later than January 22nd.

     

    Social Justice League will meet WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 10TH from 3-4 in Mr. Nelson’s room C582.

     

    Do you knit or crochet, or want to learn? Join us in Mrs. Zimmerman's Room (C561) after school every TUESDAY for Hand made Knitting & Crocheting Club! We will provide materials to start, and everyone is welcome (staff too!)

     

     

     

     

     

    TUESDAY– January 9, 2018

    GOLD DAY

     

     

     

     

    Students, when leaving for an appointment during the day, please bring your note from home into the attendance office before school starts.  This will make it easier to locate you in a timely manner.   Also, if you have a work permit that you need, bring in your forms already filled out to the attendance office before school.

     

    Students we do not deliver anything to classes - If you are expecting something please stop by the main office and see if your parent dropped it off for you.

     

    Reminder – Student Drop off and Pick up – Arrivals & Dismissal is on the North side by entrances 31 & 34.  No pick-up / Drop off by Entrance 1.

     

    Reminder if you are parking in the back parking lot on Tuesdays or Thursdays – your vehicle MUST be moved by 3:00pm.

     

    Cadet teachers:  you should not be in the hallways until 10:50!  If you arrive at CHS earlier, you MUST wait in the cafeteria.

     

    Cadet Teachers, when you return to school, you MUST ENTER THE BUILDING THROUGH ENTRANCE 1!!  You may not enter through entrance 31 or 34.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

     

    There is NO STUDENT PARKING in the lot in front of the building..  This includes ALL STUDENTS, cadet teachers , vocational, alternative, etc.

     

    Student Drivers:  Please be sure your parking permit faces the windshield and that nothing is hanging in front of it.  The tag, including the number, should be easily read. Students that park in the Back lot, YELLOW parking permits, must park past the painted red line.  Thank you.

     

    CAREER CENTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

     

    The following information about Scholarships - Please go to the Career Center located in the Counseling office.

     

    College & Military Reps visiting CHS this week

     

    No visits scheduled

     

    To meet with a College Rep, sign up on Naviance for a pass or visit the College & Career Center.

     

     

    Students interested in scholarships may ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office or find more information on the CHS website. 

     

     

     

     

    Scholarships

    VNA Foundation – Tricia’s Scholarship

    Applicant must be able to provide evidence of application to enrollment in a nursing education program to be considered.  Must submitted the completed application, including self-appraisal and letters of reference by January 12, 2018 deadline.  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career in the Counseling Office.

     

    Jim & Betty Dye Scholarship

    Must live and attend high school in Porter County, have a minimum composite 1200 SAT or 25 ACT (tests may be super-scored), have a minimum GPA of 3.25 (out of 4), and must attend IU, IUN, Purdue, PNW, IUPUI, or Ball State.  Deadline is March 1, 2018.  More information and the application can be found online at www.dyescholarships.org

     

    First Trust Credit Union Scholarship

    First Trust’s $1000 Scholarship winner will be chosen based on the geographic location of their high school, must be a member of the credit union, and must be enrolling in a four year degree program or a local apprenticeship program.  Applicants will be judged on their scholastic achievement, involvement in school and community activities, and essay, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher.  Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Alaniz in the College & Career Center or print one from the following link -  https://www.firsttrustcu.com/scholarship-information/  Deadline is March 2, 2018.

     

    Porter County Farm Bureau, Inc. Scholarship

    Applicants or their parents/guardians must be a Farm Bureau Member. This scholarship was created to recognize outstanding high school seniors in Porter County who will be attending an accredited university, college, or trade school in a full time capacity.  Recipient will be chosen based on – need of applicant, grades, course of study, ability, personality and character, and leadership ability. Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Alaniz in the College & Career Center. Deadline is April 1, 2018.

     

    Duneland Resale Shop Volunteer Student Scholarship

    Open to senior student with volunteer experience.  Applicants must list their volunteer experience, submit three letters of recommendation, and a paper application.  Applications may be pick up in the College & Career Center, in the Counseling Office.  Applications are due to Mrs. Alaniz, in the College & Career Center, no later than 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

     

    Alberico Scholarship FoundationSenior students must be in the top 20% of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Students must show evidence of participation in extracurricular activities, community service, or other leadership activities within their school.  Student’s will need to do the following – answer an essay question, get two letters of recommendations from teachers, and must demonstrate a financial need. Applications are to be submitted online at http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/   Deadline is April 15, 2018.

    Zach Gives Back ScholarshipApplicant must be attending Purdue Northwest and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Applicant must be studying computer science or computer engineering as a major. A brief summary/essay of anything that will provide a more clear and complete picture of yourself including your personal aspirations, career, and educational goals is mandatory (no more than 1,000 words.)  Applications may be picked up in the College & Career Center in the Counseling office.  Deadline is April 30, 2018.

    Students interested in these scholarships may find the information on the scholarship website or ask about application information in the College and Career Center in the Counseling office. 

     

    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

     

    Pop Tab Wars are BACK !  Pop tabs help raise funds for Hannah’s Hope WE are competing against other Duneland Schools – Drop off your pop tabs in the Main Office.

     

    Winter Homecoming Dance is SATRUDAY, January 20th 7pm to 10pm. The cost is $10.00 each. You MUST have a student ID in order to purchase a ticket

     

    TUESDAY is Knitting & Crocheting Club Day after school in C561  --Do you knit or crochet, or want to learn? Join us in Mrs. Zimmerman's Room (C561) after school every TUESDAY for Hand made Knitting & Crocheting Club! We will provide materials to start, and everyone is welcome (staff too!)

     

    Attention Seniors:  The May diploma order has been posted on the wall outside the main office.  Please check to make sure your name is listed correctly.  I has to match your name on your birth certificate.  If there is an error, or your name is not listed, see Mrs. Harrison right away.

     

     

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