April 8, 2016 (Volume 26)
The sections have changed sequence:
- ZAPS ACT Test Prep Seminar - APRIL 11th & 12th
- ACT - Statewide Junior Test Day is APRIL 19th
- SPECIAL REQUEST! Regarding scholarship offers/acceptance
- The Scholarship "MASTER"
- Scholarships with April/May Deadlines & "JUST-IN's"
- MCC ENROLLMENT field trip - sign up with Ms. Keltner in Guidance by Monday, Apr. 11th
- College Visits
- College Fairs/Events Throughout the Metro & Beyond
Opportunities & Resources
- SENIORS! Your student email will soon cease to exist - here's how to prepare
- GOT TALENT Competition - request an audition by mid-April!
- Jobs - Jobs - Jobs!
Financial Aid & FAFSA
- FAFSA Link(s)
(Test Date / Registration Date / Late Registration Date ($25 late fee)
April 19 - All School JUNIOR Test Day
June 11 / May 6 / May 7-20
See below for LSN Prep Course Info!
Seniors! SPECIAL REQUEST regarding scholarship offers/acceptance...
We are in the height of scholarship season! Hopefully you have been able to apply for some scholarships already. If not, please consider dropping by the Guidance Office to chat with me about any remaining scholarship opportunities.
I do have a favor to ask of you: if you have been OFFERED and/or ACCEPTED scholarship money, please communicate the name and value of the scholarship with me ASAP. I need this data to wrap-up my year-end reports. [Ms. Keltner] can be reached via phone: 816/986-3051, via email: Jessica.Keltner@lsr7.net, OR in person in the Guidance office.
Thank you in advance for your assistance and best wishes for your future endeavors!
The Scholarship MASTER
I'm so excited to see so many of you utilizing this tool! Scholarship searches do take a considerable amount of time but can pay off big-time in the long run. I challenge you to make this your "8th class", starting as early as your Sophomore year, all the way through your final semester in college. Consider dedicating a minimum of two hours per week to your search. This way, you can break it into manageable chunks and get familiar with the process early on, easing the stress of last minute searching. Statistics show that, on average, you will earn one scholarship out of every 10 applications. Ready....and.... GO!
Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship for Women in Technology
- Deadline: Apr. 15, 2016
- Min. $1,500
- Female HS Senior from KC Metro area
- Min. 3.2 GPA
- Seeking degree in Technology
- HS attendance, financial need, and community service all heavily considered
M.D. "Jack" Murphy Memorial Nurses Scholarship
- Deadline: Apr. 20, 2016
- HS Senior, graduating in top 40% of the class
- Financial need heavily considered
- Must be a descendent of a veteran
- Planning a career as a Registered Nurse
Fine Art Scholarship Award
- Deadline: Apr. 30, 2016
- HS Senior (or above)
- Fine Art major
- Submission of original artwork - GKCAA defines fine art as all forms of painting, drawing, and sculpture; photography is not currently accepted
Cameron Impact Scholarship
- Deadline: May 27, 2016
- Renewable, merit-based, covering full "educational expenses" for up to four years at ANY collegiate institution
- HS Seniors
- Min. 3.7 GPA
- Intended for students who seek to use their gifts and talents to make a positive impact in their communities
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program
- Deadline: June 1, 2016
- Up to $2,500
- 2016 HS Graduate
- Committed to completing a career or technical certificate/degree
Seniors! Don't forget!
Lee's Summit R-7 Senior Class,
As you begin to count down the days toward graduation, we would like to give you notice about your school email and Google Drive account. Your account will remain active through June 2016, however if you are communicating with colleges, places of employment, the military, etc. you need to make arrangements to move material to a personal account upon graduation.
There is no action needed at this time. We simply want to begin to remind you that you will only have a small window of time upon graduation to transfer any documents out to another Google account or download files that you want to save to your own personal computer.
This video will show you two options available to you for getting items out of your LSR7Google Drive. Please try to do this within 30 days of graduation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Jp7oyJfHm0
If you have been using the @lsr7.net email account to communicate with colleges or other entities about your career plans, please begin notifying these entities and giving them an updated email address. Gmail addresses are available at no cost, so if you do not have a personal email account, you should consider getting one at this time.
The technology department wishes you the best as you graduate from the Lee's Summit R-7 School District.
GOT TALENT Competition
Sign up by April 15th for auditions (to be held April 21) for Kansas City's premier youth talent competition.
Winner to Receive $5,000 Scholarship! Sign up here to audition.
Auditions are open to Kansas City metro youth, ages 18 and younger. All types of talent are welcomed. Producers will select the top 20 acts to perform for the $5000 Grand Prize Scholarship and the $500 Crowd Pleaser Scholarship on June 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Lee's Summit High School Performing Arts Center. More information is available at LSTalent.com.
Jobs Available @ Paradise Park
Summer Employment @ Billy Goat
**Flyers with additional information/links are available in Guidance
- Must be at least 17 yrs. old
- Possess mechanical aptitude
- Full time = Mon-Thurs, 6:00a -4:30p (no nights/weekends)
- Applications due by Mar. 24, 2016
VECTOR Marketing is Hiring
Contact the Johnson County office at 913/906-8022 between the hours of 9a - 6p, if interested.
UMKC School of Medicine Summer Scholars Program
The Summer Scholars Program for 2016 will be a three-week experience. The Program is designed to attract students from groups who have been traditionally under-represented in medical school, including economically disadvantaged, minority and rural students. Students who have also expressed a specific interest in medicine and/or health careers and have taken courses and received grades that reflect that interest will be given preference.
This year, the Program will be conducted from July 11, 2016 and will conclude on July 28, 2016. The program will consist of weekday sessions from 7:50 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The program is free— no tuition is charged for program participation.
Are you registered @ GoToCollegeFairs.com?
Are you a sophomore or junior planning to attend college fairs next Fall? You can pre-register for most of the fairs in our area to maximize your time at the fair(s).
- Students can visit more colleges/universities
- Students provide information one time through our simple, online registration page instead of dozens of times on paper at fairs
- Increase face-to-face time with admissions officers
Friday, April 15th, 8am-2pm
500 Southwest Longview Park Drive
Lee's Summit, MO
RSVP @ http://mcckc.edu/edu/visitLV.
State Tech Junior Preview Day
Friday, April 15th, 8am
One Technology Drive
RSVP by APRIL 8th @ http://statetechmo.edu/future/previewday.php.
Your World EMPOWERED
Wednesday, April 20th, 6-7:30pm
9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO
An exciting evening program allowing students to explore the possibilities of a career in engineering, architecture, drafting, environmental science or construction management. Students in grades 7-12 are invited to the event at the Burns & McDonnell world headquarters, along with parents and interested teachers.
YOUR LSN GUIDANCE TEAM
Rebecca Seitz (A-D) 986-3036 firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin Gray (E-La) 986-3020 email@example.com
Laura Hillbrand (Le-R) 986-3018 firstname.lastname@example.org
Shelley McCain (S-Z) 986-3021 email@example.com
Tina Faulker (Social Worker) 986-3003 firstname.lastname@example.org
Karla Barnhill (Registrar) 986-3017 email@example.com
Valerie Meuschke (Admin. Asst.) 986-3003 firstname.lastname@example.org
J. Keltner (College & Scholarship Coor.) 986-3051 email@example.com
Harris Deutsch (ReDiscover) 986-3087 firstname.lastname@example.org