Barr-Reeve Guidance Newsletter
September 17 U.S. Army National Guard Presentation - Juniors & Seniors
September 23-27 College GO! Week
October 1 2020-2021 FAFSA available
October 2 JA JobSpark - 8th Grade
October 4 End of First Grading Period
October 7-11 FALL BREAK
SAT Dates & Deadlines
Click here for a list of registration deadlines https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines
ACT Dates & Deadlines
Click here for a list of registration deadlines
Sophomores & Juniors will take PSAT Wednesday, October 16th
All sophomores and juniors will be taking the PSAT (Preliminary SAT) Wednesday, October 16th from 8:00-11:30am. This test is paid for by the Indiana Department of Education.
PSAT scores have held increasing importance in recent years. Students must score 940 or higher in order to be eligible to earn dual credit through Oakland City University. The PSAT is also how juniors can be considered for the National Merit Scholarship Competition.
Test results should be available in December. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Sward at 486-3265 ext. 226 or email@example.com.
Junior Achievement JobSpark
Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 10am
715 Locust Street
Project Aspiree Campus Visit Opportunities
Project Aspiree will be taking several campus visits this fall. Students must be sophomore, junior, or senior in Project Aspiree to participate. If interested contact Mrs. Sward.
Transportation is provided and food is included. For the overnight visit to Purdue hotel is included. There is no cost to the student.
September 27 Indiana University
October 15 USI & UE
October 18 ISU
November 1-2 Purdue University
November 8 VU
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship
Award: Provides up to $7,500 annually to high achieving students
Criteria: Student must agree to teach in Indiana for at least 5 years; 200 scholarships available each year; Students must graduate from an Indiana high school and either graduate in the highest 20% of the class OR receive a score in the top 20th percentile on the SAT or ACT. Interested students should apply by Nov. 30th at www.scholartrack.in.gov. If a student is receiving a full tuition scholarship, this scholarship can be used toward housing.
Deadline: November 30, 2019
USI B/MD Scholarship
Award: Up to full tuition & a provisional seat in the IU School of Medicine
School: USI and IU School of Medicine
Criteria: Student must have 1280 SAT or 27 ACT score to apply. Learn more at https://www.usi.edu/science/pre-professional/pre-medicine/bmd-program/
Deadline: December 1, 2019
College Open Houses
University of Southern Indiana Oct. 12 & Nov. 9 https://usi.edu/schedule-a-visit/
Indiana State University Oct. 18 & Nov. 16 https://www.indstate.edu/visit
University of Evansville Nov. 9 https://www.evansville.edu/visit/openhouse.cfm
Manchester University Oct. 14-18 https://www.manchester.edu/admissions/audiences/admissions/schedule-your-visit
Purdue University Oct. 11, 18, 24, & 25. Nov. 8 https://www.admissions.purdue.edu/visit/prospectivevisits.php
NSWC Crane High School Open House
SEAP Internship Opportunity
Indianapolis Colts Sports & STEM Fest
Saturday, Oct. 12th, 10am
Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center
Indianapolis NACAC College Fair
Tuesday, Sep. 24th, 9am
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 6:30pm
Butler University Hinkle Fieldhouse
On Saturday, September 21st U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon, U.S. Senator Todd Young, & U.S. Senator Mike Braun will host a Joint Academy Day in Fort Branch, Indiana from 8:30am – 11:00am CT. Come and learn more about the United States Service Academies!
More details can be found here: https://bucshon.house.gov/constituent-services/military-academy-nominations.htm
21st Century Scholars
Attention 7th & 8th grade parents!! Your child may be eligible for a college scholarship. Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars Program offers income-eligible Hoosier students up to four years of paid tuition at an eligible Indiana college or university after they graduate from high school. To learn more or apply visit https://learnmoreindiana.org/scholars/.