The Connecticut College Goal Sunday is a program that assists seniors and their parents with the financial aid process involved with post-secondary education. Attending participants will receive free, hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eastern Connecticut State University will host the event on Sunday, October 29th from 1-4p.m. Visit www.collegegoalsundayct.org to register.
On Wednesday, October 25th a representative from Johnson and Wales will be giving a presentation on their school in the culinary room from 7:50-9:30. Any junior or senior interested in the culinary arts should sign up in Student Services.
On Friday, October 27th all junior and seniors are invited to attend a field trip to Quinebaug Valley Community College to learn about the Advanced Manufacturing programs. Participants will see demonstrations and participate in hand-on workshops including robotics, laser scanning and optics, 3-D printing and more. Careers in manufacturing will discussed. Connecticut manufacturers employ more than 168,000 people and account for almost $25 billion in total manufacturing output in these career pathways.
In order to be eligible for financial aid seniors and their parents must obtain FAS ID and apply for the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA opened on October 1, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is recommended that you complete the FAFSA as early as possible.
The Connecticut College Goal Sunday is a program the assists seniors and their parents with the financial aid process involved with post-secondary education. By attending participants will receive free, hands-on assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eastern Connecticut State University will host the event on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 1 – 4 p.m. Go to www.collegegoalsundayct.org to register
On Thursday, September 14, Parish Hill Middle School students were paid a visit by the Luneau’s Basketball Motivational Show, featuring former college basketball standout Ilze Auzina-Luneau. In addition to thrilling our middle school students with her amazing ball handling skills, Ilze stressed the importance of goal setting, hard work, determination and living a balanced life while in the pursuit of dreams. Ilze came to the United States from Latvia to play college basketball in 1993. After graduating from the College of St. Rose with a degree in finance and international business, Ilze decided she was not ready to give up her love of basketball and decided to take her talents and her positive message on the road. Ilze has performed at college, NBA and WNBA half-time shows including the NBA All-Star game. In addition to performing at school assemblies, Ilze has made appearances on ESPN, the Ellen DeGeneres Show and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. More information can be found about Ilze by visiting http://www.basketballfamily.com/
Seniors should be actively working on their college applications and post-high school plans. Those who have not yet applied should be getting applications in to meet deadlines, and those who are still deciding what to do should make an appointment to meet with your counselor ASAP.
There will be one more public hearing to give residents of Chaplin, Hampton, and Scotland the opportunity to ask questions or comment on the recommendations found in the recently released Addition/Withdrawal of Grades Committee report. The date of the hearing will be Tuesday, October 24. It will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel D. Syme Auditorium at Parish Hill Middle/High School. If townspeople are unable to attend these hearings and wish for committee members to follow up on any of their questions, they are encouraged to e-mail their questions and comments to Rose Bisson, Region #11 Board Chair, at email@example.com. They can also mail their questions or comments to Rose Bisson, Region #11 Board Chair, c/o Superintendent’s Office, 304 Parish Hill Road, Chaplin, CT 06235. There will also be a referendum on the recommendations of the Addition/Withdrawal of Grades Committee Report on Thursday, November 16 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at each town’s respective polling places.
A busy week for college representatives at Parish Hill. On Monday October 23rd reps from both University of Maine at Orono and Anna Maria College will be here. On Tuesday October 24th a representative from the University of Connecticut will be visiting Parish Hill. On Wednesday October 25th reps from both Johnson & Wales University and the University of Maine at Farmington will be here. Finally, on Friday October 27th a rep from Rhode Island College will be in Student Services. Any 11th or 12th grade student interested in hearing more please see Mr. Flegert to sign up for the visit.