APEX Alumni Newsletter

First Things First

Here is what you'll find in the February edition of the APEX Alumni Newsletter:

  • Recap of the Financial Aid Day event and Budgeting 101 Activity
  • Upcoming Alumni Event Information
  • In Your Own Backyard: A Cheat Sheet of Free Los Angeles Museum Days in February and 33rd Annual Black History Parade and Festival
  • A fantastic TED Talk about the secret to success, the importance of working hard, and how to rise triumphantly in your life!

Financial Aid Day Wrap-Up

Thanks to all of you who participated in this year's APEX Financial Aid Day! We had the highest turn out of alums in the history of the event. Those of you who attended are off to a great financial start!

If you would like one-on-one help filling out your FAFSA or Dream Act paper work feel free to stop by the Counseling Office at APEX to work with Ms. Daniels (Wed. 8-2 PM) or a College Ambassador (Mon. - Fri. 8-4 PM).

Budgeting 101 Activity

Want to know how much money you need to make in order to keep up with your spending? Find out! Click on the link below:


Upcoming Alumni Events

Job Interview/Resume Writing Assistance

There are no formal event days set aside; however, you are welcome to come by during Ms. Daniels' office hours (Wednesdays 8-2 PM) and she will work with you one-on-one.

End of the Year Gathering

Let's celebrate the end of the school year as only APEX alumni can! Keep your calendar open for Friday, May 13 or 20th.

More details to come...

Have an idea for an alumni workshop or event?

Do tell! Email your ideas to Ms. Daniels, Alumni Program Coordinator, at kdaniels@apexacademyhs.info.

In Your Own Backyard

33rd Annual Black History Parade and Festival

Begins at 10 a.m. at Charles White Park in Altadena, heads south on Fair Oaks Avenue and ends at Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave. After the parade, enjoy the Black History Festival on Hammond Street and the north side of Robinson Park from 12-4:30 p.m. Food for purchase, fun activities for kids, displays, music and other free fun.

One Last Thing...

Ms. Daniels' Contact Info

Need help with: job placement, resume/cover letter writing, interview skills, financial aid/scholarships, health care access, legal assistance, housing placement, or immigration concerns? STOP ON BY!

Office Hours (NEW):

Wednesday 8 AM - 2 PM in the APEX Counseling Office

Email: kdaniels@apexacademyhs.info