Upward Bound Counselor's Update

Brittany Jones, UB Counselor

February is Here...

It's February. That means that we survived the winter holidays and an entire semester of school. Now that we have new school schedules figured out and been exposed to our constant weather changes, we can focus on what lies ahead for Upward Bound. Exciting events and important tasks on definitely on our agenda.

Upcoming Events for Upward Bound

FEB 9th - Counselor to visit Bullock County High and Barbour County High

Counselor Brittany Jones is scheduled to visit Bullock County High on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, from 8:45-10:45 a.m. A Barbour County High visit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the same day. The schools will make an announcement when the counselor arrives. Tutoring requests can be made in writing during UB staff visits.

FEB 10th - Instructor Mays at Bullock High

Ms. Mays is scheduled to visit students at Bullock High on February 10, 2016. Students will receive an announcement when Ms. Mays arrives on campus. Tutoring requests can be made in writing during UB staff visits.

Feb 13th - UB Session and Parent Meeting

On February 13, 2016, UB will have a student session and parent meeting. All parents and students are invited to participate. Our meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be included and our event will end at 12:00 noon. We will address program expectations, upcoming trips, summer program plans, and the schools' I-NOW system. All parents are asked to bring their child's I-NOW login information to the meeting. Please reserve your spot for this important meeting by calling 334-687-3543 ext. 4255 or 4256.

FEB 16th - Freedom Speaks Competition in Dothan, AL

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016, the "Freedom Speaks" speech competition will take place at Wiregrass Church. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. Students interested in attending, need to contact the UB counselor by February 13, 2016. Students attending will need to meet at the Sparks Campus by 4:30 on the event date. Participants will be treated to a nice dinner after the event.