AIM High School News
February 25, 2021
Upcoming Dates for your Calendar
Parent/Guardian Group Meeting-Thursday February 25, 5:30p.m to 6:30p.m. See Zoom link below
Spring Break- Monday April 5 thru Friday April 9
Classes Resume- Monday April 12
Message from Principal Doug
Greetings AIM students and families,
I wanted to share the new message on our art wall (seen in the photo above) with you as an encouragement to stay engaged, connected and be responsible for your learning and future. We are here to help but you are the captain of your own ship. As you reflect, imagine your reflection in each of the mirrors.
If you are struggling with remote learning at home, please let us know by calling the main office 360-563-3400 or email me personally firstname.lastname@example.org . We have some seats available at our Internet Café and if you would like the opportunity to join us on campus to do your remote learning with a small group of other students, we can add a few more to our list. The students that are taking advantage of this opportunity are thriving! Students must be pre-approved as space is limited. Don’t wait if you are interested.
Parent/Guardian Group Meeting Thursday February 25
Thursday, Feb. 25th, 5:30-6:30pm
This is an online event.
Join Principal Doug this evening via zoom, at the Parent/Guardian group meeting!
Topic: AIM Parent Group
Time: Feb 25, 2021 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 994 8806 4141
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On-site District-wide Bilingual FAFSA/WASFA Application Filing Workshop
Thurs, March 4th 6:00pm
Glacier Peak High School, 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA 98296
All 12th Graders and their parents in the Snohomish School District are invited to an on-site Bilingual FAFSA/WASFA Application Filing workshop on Thursday, March 4th at 6:00pm, at Glacier Peak High School. Come fill out your FAFSA or WASFA application in order to obtain financial aid to attend a university, college, or trade school for the 2021-2021 school year. The event will strictly follow COVID protocols and social distancing measures. 12th grade students should attend with one of their parents and families need to bring a copy of their 2019 Federal Tax Return. Spanish-Speaking Assistance will be available to families. Register here to sign up:
Taller bilingüe presencial para solicitar ayuda financiera a través de llenar los formularios FAFSA y WASFA
El jueves, el 4 de marzo a las 6:00pm
La preparatoria Glacier Peak High School, 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA 98296
Se les invita a todos los alumnos del grado 12 en el distrito escolar de Snohomish, juntos con sus padres, a asistir un taller para llenar la solicitudes FAFSA y WASFA el jueves, el 4 de marzo a las 6:00pm en la preparatoria de Glacier Peak. Vengan a llenar la solicitud de FAFSA y WASFA para obtener la ayuda financiera para asistir a una universidad, colegio o instituto de formación práctica para el año escolar 2021-2022. El evento se cumplirá estrictamente con los protocolos del COVID-19 y con las medidas de distanciamiento social. Los alumnos del grado 12 deberán asistir con unos de sus padres y las familias necesitan traer una copia de la declaración de los impuestos federales del año 2019. Habrá ayuda disponible en el español. Regístrense aquí:
Counselors Corner-Derek DeGroot AIM School Counselor
The phone line for the Energy Assistance Program to assist with customers heating bills has now re-opened! Additional funds due to COVID-19 are now available. Grants are $100 up to $1000 and the COVID grant is $500. Please call 425.388.3880 to learn more about our program eligibility and to schedule an interview for a phone appointment.
See the attached document below.
Attached below is the informational flyer for the AJAC Youth apprenticeship opportunity.
This is available to Snohomish School District students that have previously completed, are enrolled in, or will be taking a CADD or Manufacturing course.
Students need to be at least 16 at the start of the program and complete the class as a Junior or Senior. This program includes:
- AJAC Bootcamp Certificate
- OSHA 10/CPR certification
- 15 College Credits (Free)
- 3 Apprentice level classes
URGENT - Last chance for Graduating Seniors!
Over $20,000 in scholarship funding is available to AIM students. This includes funding for college classes, certifications, trades and vocational training through the Snohomish Local Scholarship Program. The deadline to apply is March 5th. There are documents that will take some time to compile your application appropriately, so it is important to get started now. Please contact Derek right away if you are interested in this opportunity. Not sure if you will use the funds next year? You can defer your scholarship award(s) for one year.
Assistance League of Everett is offering Graduation Awards to high school seniors. Awards are open to all graduating seniors. Awards of up to $200 per student are available for senior year graduation expenses. The main criterion for this award is financial need. Contact Derek at 360-563-3408 or email@example.com for more information.
Book an Appointment with Derek (AIM School Counselor).
I now have a page where you can book an individual appointment with me for a specific date and time. I look forward to seeing you, and I encourage you to reach out. Please visit the following link to do so: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/AIMCounselingCareerCenterScholarships@SnohomishSchoolDistric.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/
Please join my AIM Counseling, Career Center & Scholarships Canvas course.
Here you will find valuable information on several helpful topics, including: Local Resources (Clothing/Food & More), Mental Health, College, Scholarships, Internships, Apprenticeships & Jobs. I plan to continually add to this throughout the year.
Please enroll by using this link: https://sno.instructure.com/enroll/G4B7GH
Note: This is not a course with assignments or additional work. It is a voluntary resource for you.
Master Local Scholarship Spreadsheet
Youth Apprenticeship Flyer
Internet Cafe' Update
Snohomish School District Middle and High Schools had been given permission to allow a small number of students on campus starting Monday January 11th. Students that have no/poor internet or other circumstances that make doing remote learning at home a challenge are eligible to be selected to participate. Eligible students were contacted by phone regarding coming to the internet café. The number of available spots is small in order to facilitate the health and safety protocols set by health and district officials. There will not be direct access to teachers but academic support will continue to be available through ZOOM during teacher open periods.
One student who has been attending the cafe' reported, " if it wasn't for the internet cafe', I would not have passed my classes this semester!".
If you have challenges that impact your ability to access remote learning at home and would like to be considered as a candidate for the Internet Café, please email Principal Doug Plucker firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Virtual College Fairs- Great way to check out different college options
Some dates to keep in mind:
National Fairs: 1/31, 2/28 and 3/21
STEM Fair: 3/7
Performing and Visual Arts Fair: 3/16
Western US Fair: 4/10
Big Future Days College Fair February 6. Click here for more information.
Students who plan to attend college next year – it’s time to begin reviewing scholarship opportunities!
Recommended Scholarship websites/databases:
FAFSA you can't receive financial aid if you don't apply!
Click on the FAFSA logo to go to their webste
List of Scholarships
Click on the Gear up logo to go to their website
Click on the photo to see a list of College application deadlines
Staff & Teacher Emails:
Doug Plucker Doug.Plucker@sno.wednet.edu
Linda W. Linda.Wetherald@sno.wednet.edu
Linda H. Linda.Hardy@sno.wednet.edu
Derek D. Derek.email@example.com
Anja L. Anja.Lapier@sno.wednet.edu
Dara D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan S. Dan.email@example.com
MaryAnne J. MaryAnne.Jones@sno.wednet.edu
Courtney P. firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather H. Heather.Hunsberger@sno.wednet.edu
Elizabeth H. Elizabeth.email@example.com
Thom E. Thom.Engel@sno.wednet.edu
Below please find information and links to help with technology questions
Technology help line: 360-563-3000
The district has a dedicated phone line for student/family computer/laptop support for district-issued devices. Students and families can call 360-563-3000 for live technical support from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7:30-11:30 a.m., Friday
Click here to be taken to the District resource page for computers, laptops & devices
Students: Many of you have asked to be emailed at your home/personal email addresses. Please see the following link to forward your school emails to your preferred email address:
Students: HelloID is the recommended way to sign in to all online resources:
click here for link to hello id . Here you will have access to Canvas (where all of your assignments and coursework will be posted), your email, Office 365, Zoom, and many other helpful resources.
Students: If you have forgotten your password and need a reset, please call Technology at 360-563-3000 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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Notice of Non Discrimination
The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA – Darryl Pernat, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7285, firstname.lastname@example.org; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7314, email@example.com.