MSHS Counseling Newsletter
Seniors! Please remember to check out the Scholarships available; There are quite a few great opportunities listed!
Thank you to all of the current Patriot Agents that have helped welcome Millard South’s new students. We couldn’t have done it without you! Your service made it comfortable for so many as they started attending a new school. Those that reached out but were beat to the job, we noticed and valued your support! Knowing that we had dependable Patriot Agents was incredibly appreciated.
If you are interested in helping as a Patriot Agent next year, please fill out the application below!
Junior Parents/Guardians, SAVE THESE DATES!
September 7: Senior College Planning Night, 6-7 PM (for parents & students)
September 30: Apply2College Event (for students during school day)
November 29: FAFSA Assistance Event w/ EducationQuest, 8:30-4:30 (for parents & students)
Look for more information in the Counseling Newsletter next fall with event details. If your student is considering attending college after graduation, please plan to attend these optional events for assistance with the college-going experience, including researching and applying to colleges and understanding the financial aid process.
How to Help Your Child Make Good Choices
Education and Training Voucher program
Are you a current or former student in foster care interested in pursuing education after high school? Reach out to the school social workers for more information about the Education and Training Voucher program which can provide funding for tuition, books, and other college related fees.
Rachel Vacek (A-K) at email@example.comMindy Kneifl (L-Z) at firstname.lastname@example.org
MCC Summer Courses
MCC is offering Summer 2022 courses at no tuition cost* to NE Resident High School students graduating between 2022-2025. Full details and instructions can be found by visiting mccneb.edu/collegenow. Registration opens April 1 and classes begin June 6.
This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience and obtain a few college credit hours at a minimal cost. *Students are financially responsible for textbooks, tools, and other associated course fees.
Summer Opportunity - UNO CBA Prep Academy
The Prep Academy is a pre-college summer program for K-12 students whose mission is to provide the academic skills, exposure, and support necessary to succeed in college and the workplace thereafter to all students.
Digital Marketing and Social Media Communications Camp: June 13th – 17th
Supply Chain Management Camp: July 11th – 15th
Entrepreneurship Camp: July 25th – 29th
Students will also learn how to navigate college applications and financial aid, personal finance, a bit about investing, as well as taking a full campus tour, having lunch in the dining hall, and participating in math workshops. Each camp costs $20 and will run from 8:30-3:30 pm. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. At the conclusion of the week, students who completed the entire camp will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 scholarship to UNO.
Visit the website for more information!
Miss Omaha and Douglas County competition, August 20, 2022.
As a subsidiary of the Miss America Organization, the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, winners receive a generous package of cash and in-kind scholarships.
The selected titleholders of the Miss Omaha & Miss Douglas County Scholarship Program serve as ambassadors for the organization and utilize their platform to promote their social impact initiative. The titleholders will also benefit from customized preparation from our dedicated board of volunteers as they prepare for the state competition taking place in June of the following year.
Our program crowns two Miss titleholders between the ages 18-26 and two Teen titleholders between the ages 13-18. Miss candidates compete in the areas of talent, private interview, evening wear, social impact statement, and onstage question. Teen candidates compete in the areas of talent, interview, lifestyle & fitness, and eveningwear.
Students can register to compete by visiting our website at www.missomahamao.org/register-to-compete