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SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

 

DAILY BULLETIN

 

STRONG IN CHARACTER - DOING THE RIGHT THING

 

Monday, March 2, 2015

 

Day 1

 

 

Congratulations to STHS junior Ariel Wallace, a third-year student in the School of Performing Arts, on her acceptance into the Alvin Ailey Professional Division Summer Intensive Dance Program.  This six-week program takes place in New York City.  Alvin Ailey was one of the most well-known pioneers of the 20th century modern dance movement, and his troupe is a world-famous, internationally touring group of African-American dancers based in New York City.

 

The Book Club will be meeting on March 3rd after school in the library.  Please bring your copy of The Help.  See you then!

 

Please join us at our 4th Annual “One-Stop Shop” - Are you looking for employment opportunities, summer internships, college information, summer youth programs, housing & other human services. Dress for success…this is the place to be!! 

Date: March 21, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Place: Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church

212 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA

Limited transportation is available. Please contact Mr. Clements at 717-350-6676 no later than March 7th. 

For more information about this event, contact Helen Spence at hspence@dauphinc.org or 717-574-8810

 

Attention Seniors: The Patriot News Best & Brightest Applications are now available in Guidance or on the Guidance website.  Deadline to apply is March 6.

 

Susquehanna Township High School is proud to announce the following student nominations and honorable mentions for the 2015 Apollo Awards.

Nominations:
Kennedy Miller, sophomore, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play for Irena Synkova in I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Julian Cook, freshman, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play for Jack Warner in Shakespeare in Hollywood

Honorable Mentions:
Joelle Crews, sophomore, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play for Raja Englanderova in I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Ari Pelna, sophomore, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play for Max Reinhardt in Shakespeare in Hollywood

Congratulations to all of these exceptional students for their achievements!!!!!

 

STHS Four Diamonds mini-thon will have its annual Tee Shirt Contest starting Tuesday Students are encouraged to submit a design based around the theme of Four Diamonds: Courage, Wisdom, Honesty and Strength.  You must include that it is STHS and the year 2015.

The winner will receive a $25 gift certificate. Even if you are not an artist, let the spirit move you and give it a try!

Students may give their design to Mrs. Tracy in room # 210 or to the front office at Mrs. Denniston’s desk.

 

AND Magazine is now accepting drawings, paintings, illustrations, photography, short stories, poetry and interviews to be published.  To submit your work or for more information contact Christine Glover at cglover@jumpstreet.org. AND magazine is now an online publication rather than the printed magazines. A sign of the times. The Winter Issue of AND is now available!!!!!  You may download it and print it here:  http://issuu.com/jsandmagazine/docs/and_winter_2015/0

 

Striving For Excellence will be held every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Sessions will be held in the high school library.

 

“The Academic Assistance Program (AAP) will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:45 p.m. until 4:45 p.m.  There are two late buses this year, one at 4:15 p.m. and the other at 5:00 p.m.  Students will not be admitted to AAP beyond 3:00 p.m. without a pass from a teacher.  If a student wishes to leave AAP prior to dismissal, they must leave the building and will not be provided transportation.  Students who do not follow the school discipline regulations will be asked to leave AAP immediately.”

 

Attention STHS Students—Are you interested in doing something good to help others?  Looking for something fun to do in your free time?  Key Club is just the organization that you need to join.  If you’re interested in joining, check out the bulletin board on the bridge or see Mrs. Charles in Room 310.  Meetings are held the first and third Thursday of the month in the High School Auditorium. Meetings are held from 7:15 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.  Dues are $17.  Do something good with your time!


GUIDANCE


Penn State College of Medicine is again offering the popular Mini-Medical School.  This program may be of interest to high school students who are interested in careers in science or medicine.  More information and online registration are available at http://www.pennstatehershey.org/web/minimed


ATTENTION students interested in the medical field:

PinnacleHealth is offering two volunteer experience opportunities for students.

1.      Summer Student Volunteer Program for students age 15 and older

2.      Student Co-Op Program for seniors

Information about the program, application, and deadlines is available in the guidance office


The Susquehanna Township Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for Summer 2015 positions.  The summer program will run from Monday, June 15 through Friday, July 31.  Positions are available in both the Day Camp & Playground programs. Full job descriptions and applications may be picked up in the Guidance Office.  Interviews will be conducted in late March.   Deadline for applications is March 15th.

 

The Enactus Club of Susquehanna University is sponsoring the Business Ethics and Environmental Essay Contest.  First prize is a $50 Visa Gift Card.  For the prompt and more information see Mrs. Olley in Guidance.

 

The US Naval Academy Parents' Club of Central PA is sponsoring their 22nd annual bus trip to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on Saturday March 21.  The cost of the trip is $85 per person.  Interested students can go to the Guidance website or see Mrs. Olley in Pupil Services for more information.

 

Attention Seniors: Mid-Year Report Request Forms are now available in Guidance or on the Guidance website.  Seniors will want to send mid-year reports to any college they are still considering, even if they have already been accepted.  


DCTS Application Deadlines:

Dauphin County Technical School (DCTS)  is currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year.

Each year, DCTS establishes two separate deadline dates for the receipt of applications, providing students with two opportunities to be considered for admission to the wide variety of programs the School has to offer.

The deadline for “First Round” applications is January 27, 2015.  Students will lose 5 points for late submission after this date.  The “Second Round” application deadline is March 16, 2015.  Students will lose 10 points for late submission after this date. To meet DCTS’s application deadlines, STHS students should submit their completed applications to the Guidance Office well in advance of the referenced deadline dates.

Students who apply for admission to DCTS should expect to be notified about their admittance or non-admittance to the School by the beginning of April 2015.

Students should also be aware that given the amount of time it takes for the Guidance Office to secure the supportive documentation and signatures which must accompany all DCTS applications, early submission of applications is requested.

The Guidance Office cannot guarantee that applications submitted on short notice will be received by DCTS by the stated deadline dates.

For more information on the wide range of technical skills programs offered by Dauphin County Technical School, please see your School Counselor.

 

2015 Summer Programs/Opportunities Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week PFEW

Where: Williampsport, PA

When:

Week I: July 5 - 11, 2015

WeekII: July 12 - 18, 2015

Week III: July 26 - August 1, 2015

Week IV - August 2 - 8, 2015

Early Bird Application Deadline

March 6, 2015

Final Application Deadline

April 10, 2015

Online applications can be found on www.pfew.org

Emial: info@pfew.org

Phone: (814) 833-9576

Applications are available in guidance or online


Hersheypark Entertainment and Resorts is gearing up to hire for 2015.  Visit www.HersheyJobs.com to apply!

 

20th Annual Harrisburg Academy College Fair

March 2, 2015

Snow date March 3, 2015

6:00 PM - Fair opens to general public in Louis Lehrman Gymnasium

7:30 PM - Fair Closes

 

College Visits


May 4

Saint Bonaventure University

Main Conference Room