SOPHOMORES/JUNIORS: Applications Open for Governor School for the Arts

Good afternoon students (10th and 11th grades) and families! The much anticipated Governor’s School for the Arts application is scheduled for availability on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd.  As you eagerly await the opportunity to complete an application or two(!!), you may go ahead and browse the website and familiarize yourself with the important dates and especially … Read moreSOPHOMORES/JUNIORS: Applications Open for Governor School for the Arts

Questions for College Rep visits at the CCC

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The list of questions provided by the Guidance Counselors to use at this week’s College Fair was pretty great.  This list will be available in the CCC, but use it to inspire your own questions for college reps (the student who raised their hand first might take your question 😊).  For more inspiration, see these … Read moreQuestions for College Rep visits at the CCC

What’s it like to visit with a College Rep at Manual?

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There are many college representatives coming to Manual this time of year.  The following prepares you for visiting with them in the College & Career Center (CCC) in the Guidance Office.  Keep checking the CCC calendar for colleges you are interested in.  College rep visits last roughly from 15-45 minutes. Every college rep visit can … Read moreWhat’s it like to visit with a College Rep at Manual?

SENIORS: Deadlines Soon for Some Great Scholarships

Seniors, some top scholarships have fast-approaching deadlines:  Wells Scholars Program at Indiana University – Monday, 9/10 Robertson Scholars Program at Duke and UNC – Chapel Hill – Monday, 9/10 Jefferson Scholars – University of Virginia – 10/10 Application materials for these extraordinary scholarships must be provided to Mr. Robinson by 2:30 on the due date … Read moreSENIORS: Deadlines Soon for Some Great Scholarships

Chaperones needed for College and Career Expo 9/12

Per a district initiative, all of our seniors will attend the  College and Career Expo Wednesday, Sept. 12th, from 10:20 AM -12:20 PM. Parents, please signup to chaperone.  Policy requires one chaperone for each group of 10 students.  We will need at least 48 chaperones on this day. They would need to meet at Manual by 9:45 … Read moreChaperones needed for College and Career Expo 9/12

College & Career Center AP Exam Test Prep Materials

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As we inch closer to the end of the school year, AP testing is drawing near. Has your student started studying yet? AP exams begin on Monday, May 7th!

Did you know that our College & Career Center (CCC) in the Guidance Office has several AP exam test prep books (Barron’s, Princeton Review, Crash Course, 5 Steps to a 5, Kaplan) available for check out? We also have Barron’s and Kaplan flash cards, which are fantastic, and provide a different method for learning the material. 

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Seniors: Now is the time to apply for PTSA Scholarships

Did you know that the duPont Manual PTSA awards several scholarships each May? This year, up to four one-time gifts of $600 each will be awarded to seniors who are continuing their education at the college level. To be eligible for these scholarships, please complete the application here. The deadline is March 16, 2018 and recipients will be notified in May 2018. 

Additionally, up to one No Barriers scholarship will be awarded by the PTSA to a Senior in the ECE program. This one-time $600 award may be used for continuing education, vocational training, or steps toward independent living. The application deadline is also March 16, 2018. For more information and the application, please contact the ECE teachers.

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