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End of Marking Period/Semester 1
Please keep in mind that there is still time to improve grades, if needed. Tutoring is available DAILY during Lynx period. After-School Tutoring is also available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Any student taking a on-line course should expect to receive a grade on this upcoming report card - this includes both semester and year-long courses.
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Khan Academy - SAT Practice
Scholarship information for the Class of 2022:
Brennan Charles Gumeniski Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: 2021 Oley Valley High School graduating senior planning to further his or her education at an institute of higher learning, inclusive of trade schools and career preparation programs. The applicant must be in good standing, who is employed and involved in extracurriculars, including extensive community service within the Oley Valley. Applicants must provide no less than 2 Oley Valley community member references.
Award Amount: $2,500
Application Due Date: March 1, 2022
All submissions to be evaluated for merit and the award recipient(s) chosen by the BlikeB committee. Interviews may be requested the week of March 22nd, 2022.
To apply: Submit an essay describing what citizenship means to you, incorporating the aspect of small town life in the Oley Valley. Applicants must also provide 3 reference/recommendation letters from community members that can attest to their achievements, character traits and qualities for which they are deserving of this scholarship. Essays should be submitted as Google Docs to 1111BlikeB@gmail.com. Please include your name, address, phone, email, and details of your post graduation plans in the email introduction.
The Lehigh Valley Professional Section of Society of Women Engineers
The Lehigh Valley Professional Section of Society of Women Engineers grants scholarships to HS seniors who identify as female and will be entering an accredited engineering program. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities and evaluation form and an original essay. A one-time award of up to $5,000 will be granted to each of the successful applicants. Apply online at http://LV.SWE.ORG/SCHOLARSHIPS
Berks County Kennel Club
The Berks County Kennel Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior enrolling in the field of animal studies ie. Biological (Zoology), Animal Behavior, Veterinary Tech. Deadline to apply April 24, 2022.
Hugh Carcella Scholarship
The United Steelworkers, District 10, Hugh Carcella scholarship offers $1000 per year for four years. The applicant must have a parent or guardian who is a member in good standing of the United Steelworkers District 10, Local Union participating in the Scholarship Program. Applications may be obtained from participating Local Unions. Deadline to apply March 15, 2022.
Vietnam Veterans of America
The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 131, Berks County will present a $400 Patriot Award Scholarship to a graduating Senior. The recipient should have a family member who is on active duty or has served at any time in the past on active duty in the US military. If you qualify for this scholarship, please see your Guidance Counselor.
Applications opening on January 3rd, 2022 for 8 Scholarships - more information can be found at: https://www.oleyvalleycef.com/scholarships
**PLEASE SEE THE GUIDANCE OFFICE OR THE NAVIANCE SCHOLARSHIP LIST FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIPS ABOVE**
Berks County Spring College Fair at Alvernia
Alvernia University will be hosting the Berks County Spring College Fair again this year! The fair will take place on Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 at the Tom and Helen Flynn Complex (PLEX). This fair is specifically targeted for current high school juniors, but high school seniors who have not finalized their post-secondary plans are also welcome. Since a significant number of community colleges and technical schools will be present, juniors who are enrolled in a tech prep curriculum should consider attending.
After winter break, we will distribute permission forms to attend this event.
Naviance Career Exploration
Oley Valley School Counseling Office
Mrs. Terri Robinson - Students Last Names A-G - email@example.com
Mrs. AnnMarie Borovik - Students Last Names H-O - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Kristina Angstadt - Students Last Names P-Z - email@example.com
Mrs. Karen Shearer - Guidance Secretary - firstname.lastname@example.org