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Information for our Campus

Monday,February 1--Advisory, grades upload by 4 PM

Tuesday,February 2 -- Advisory, Job Shadow Day, PROG due by 2 PM (I WILL HAVE A PROG BOX IN THE ABC BUILDING WHERE PROG IS PRINTED....I think that may be easier for people to turn them in there...let me know how that works.)

Wednesday, February 3 -

Thursday, February 4--Founders Day rehearsal, some students out after 3rd period

Friday, February 5-- Extended 2nd period, pick up Course Registration Cards


Those of you off campus on February 2, be sure and print your grades and put them either in the box in the office, CT 62 or in my box or in my hand in B201.


Let me know if your numbers are too high in a class or unbalanced (low in one class and high in another), as the counseling office is trying to work on getting things better balanced. Keep in mind though, that early senior release has made some classes low in numbers in the afternoons, In addition, all changes have a cascading effect, so classes will be looked at, but changes may or may not happen.

Book Study: Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

If you are interested, there is still space to join this book study. The first session was very good, and teacher choice hours are available if you need them. The strategies covered in the book are for students in poverty, but work well for all students. Consider signing up in Eduphoria.

Information from Johnny

USDA 1890 National Scholars to Offer Full Rides at HBCUs

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

is a major effort of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions, to award scholarships to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at one of the nineteen 1890 Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines.

USDA 1890 National Scholars Qualified Field of Studies

· Agriculture

· Agricultural Business/Management

· Agricultural Economics

· Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics

· Agricultural Production and Technology

· Agronomy or Crop Science

· Animal Sciences

· Botany

· Food Sciences/Technology

· Forestry and Related Sciences

· Home Economics/Nutrition

· Horticulture

· Natural Resources Management

· Farm and Range Management

· Other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree.

National Scholars 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the following universities:

· Alabama A&M University

· Alcorn State University, Mississippi

· Central State University, Ohio

· Delaware State University

· Florida A&M University

· Fort Valley State University, Georgia

· Kentucky State University

· Langston University, Oklahoma

· Lincoln University, Missouri

· North Carolina A&T State University

· Prairie View A&M University, Texas

· South Carolina State University

· Southern University, Louisiana

· Tennessee State University

· Tuskegee University, Alabama

· University of Arkansas Pine Bluff

· University of Maryland Eastern Shore

· Virginia State University

· West Virginia State University

National Scholars Program General Requirements

To be eligible for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program scholarship a student must:

· Be a U.S. citizen

· Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)

· Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.

· Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines

· Demonstrate leadership and community service

· Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official’s signature

· Submit a signed application (original signature only)

1890 National Scholars Program Application Deadline

All application materials must be postmarked by Monday, April 11, 2016, and sent to the university (or universities) selected by the applicant to attend. (University addresses and contact information are included in the back of the application.)

Download the 2016 USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Application (High School)
Download the 2016 USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Application (College)

For any questions regarding the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program, please contact:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
Office of Advocacy and Outreach
USDA/1890 Programs
1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Stop 0170
Washington, DC 20250

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Applaud Corner



Alan Florencia Gonzalez, an Advanced Animation and Food Science student, took 1st place in the high school category of the NEISD ThingLink District Competition. See all winning entries below. Hover over the blue ribbon to open the Thinglink and explore the winning projects,