SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
STRONG IN CHARACTER - DOING THE RIGHT THING
Monday, December 9, 2013
The 10th grade class will be holding a Candy Grams Fundraiser from Monday, December 9th to Friday December 13th, 2013. We will be raising money for Four Diamonds Mini Thon. The cost is $1 each. See your advisory teacher or Ms. Nied in room 312 for more information.
Forensic club is cancelled for 12/9.
December 7, from 10-3 the NHS will be hosting a blood drive with the Red Cross. No preregistration needed. Drive will take place in the high school cafeteria.
Attention Students: If you are interested in enrolling in the School of the Arts for the second semester, please take note:
The Visual Arts and Theater Arts programs have a limited number of openings. To receive consideration, please fill out an application online at our high school website. Completed applications must be turned into the West Wing no later than Monday, December 16th.
Come out and support Four Diamonds STHS Mini-thon on Saturday 12/7/13 at the Peach Tree Restaurant right her in Susquehanna Township! All day long!!!
Just say you are with STHS Four Diamonds Mini-thon and the management will donate 10% of your check.
The Chess Club will be meeting on Tuesdays after school in Room 301 to play and learn the game of chess. All abilities are welcome.
Bottled Water Sale Fundraiser – The Interact Club and the Engineering Club are jointly holding a bottled water sale to raise funds for the Harrisburg Rotary Club’s project to install water filters in a community in Haiti to provide clean drinking water. Individual bottles are being sold for $1 each in the school store and at various events, such as bake sales. Alternatively, for a donation of $15 you will receive a case of bottled water. These water bottles have a special Rotary Club label that contains information about the worldwide scarcity of clean drinking water and the health ramifications of that lack of clean water. See Dr. Benci in Room 224 if you are interested in obtaining a case of bottled water.
Any student interested in attending Computer & Trade Technology Career Day on Tuesday, February 7th, please sign up in the East Suite or outside of Room 106. See Dr. Benci for any questions.
Any student interested in attending HACC’s Engineering Career Day on Thursday, February 20th, sign up in the East Suite or outside of Room 106. See Dr. Benci for any questions.
Any student interested in attending HACC’s Career Fair on March 14th, sign up in the East Suite or outside of Room 106. See Dr. Benci for any questions.
Yearbooks are available to purchase online at balfour.com or by filling out a form from Mr. Evans. Seniors interested in having their baby picture in the yearbook can pick up an information letter hanging outside room 110.
Students please note that there is only one late bus this year and it leaves at 5:00 pm.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is hosting a JobFair on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 3-6pm at the Giant Center. Hershey Park jobs are now posted online at www.HersheyJobs.com.
The University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy and the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship are accepting applications for the 2014 summer programs. Formerly Pennsylvania Governor’s Schools, both programs have maintained the same challenging curriculum and selectivity. These enrichment programs continue to meet the needs of high-achieving students. All current high school sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. The four-week summer academic residential programs introduce students to the fields of health care and business. For more information and applications please visit the program websites at www.hcsa.pitt.edu and www.iacocca-lehigh.org. Application deadline is February 15, 2014.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University is now accepting applications from talented high school juniors for the summer 2014 program.
PGSS is an intensive, five-week summer residential program, which emphasizes cooperative learning and hands-on laboratory research, for 56 talented high school juniors pursuing careers in science and mathematics.
With the support of Governor Tom Corbett, the state Department of Education, Carnegie Mellon University and the school’s alumni, the program offers an enrichment experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The goal of the program is to encourage Pennsylvania’s youth to pursue careers in STEM-related fields.
Accepted applicants will receive a full scholarship to the program. Costs are underwritten through a $150,000 grant from the state Department of Education with matching funds provided by the school’s alumni, Carnegie Mellon University, parents and corporations.
Awarded scholarships will cover the costs of housing, meals and all instructional materials. Families are responsible for transportation to and from the university, personal items and spending money. Students must commit to living on campus at Carnegie Mellon University throughout the duration of the program.
Details – Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences
When: June 29, 2014, to August 2, 2014
Where: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Who May Apply: The program is open to high school juniors at time of application who attend a public, nonpublic and private school or are homeschooled.
Deadline to Apply:
Completed applications must be sent to Carnegie Mellon University and postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2014. Applications postmarked after this date will be disqualified.
For additional information about the program and to download an application, visit www-pgss.mcs.cmu.edu or see Mrs. Harris in the West Suite.
Attention Juniors and Seniors, please be sure to check the High School Counseling Center (Guidance) page at www.hannasd.org frequently for updated college visits, college fairs and college open house events. These pages are updated nearly every day so check back often for the most up-to-date information!
ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS!
The following colleges will be sending representatives to STHS to meet with interested juniors and seniors during Advisory Period. Any junior or senior may see Mrs. Olley, the Guidance Secretary in the East Suite, to get a pass to meet with these college representatives. AP Open students may sign up for college visits with Mrs. Olley ahead of time.