Panther News

January 6th, 2022 Daily Bulletin

Announcements

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ASVAB Testing

If you are interested in career exploration, and you are a sophomore, junior or senior, the ASVAB test is a great took to use. The ASVAB test is a free 1.5 hour aptitude test that is given in the library computer lab during the school day. SHS will host the ASVAB on January 11th. To sign up, please contact Mrs. Stapleton in the College & Career. To find out more information visit www.asvabprogram.com

Sno-Isle Application Process

Sophomores and Juniors intrested in applying to Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center for next year, please be aware of the application process, the application opens on January 13th at 5:00pm. To learn more, visit the SHS College & Career Center Webpage.

Looking for SHS Apparel?

Are you in need of some new Panther Gear??

The Panther Pause is open Monday-Friday during both lunches, as well as 24/7 online at www.SHS-apparel.com.

Academic Learning Lab

We are happy to announce that the after-school Academic Learning Lab has begun!

Our SHS Academic Learning Lab provides students a safe place to access academic support, homework support, complete assignments, and study. Students may attend Academic Learning Lab, Monday through Thursday from 2:30-3:30 p.m., in the library. Each session, students will have access to a teacher for support. National Honor Society tutors will also be available to assist students. Unfortunately, at this time, there is no transportation provided.

College & Career Center News

2022 Smart Choices Scholarship Program

Now accepting applications for the 2022 Gesa Credit Union, Dairy Farmers of Washington, Les Schwab Tires Smart Choices College Scholarship Program which will award (3) $5,000 scholarships and (12) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from WIAA member high schools for excellence in athletics/activities, academics, leadership and community service throughout their high school careers.


Applicants are required to fill out an online application that includes an essay question. Learn more and apply!

Careers That Work Scholarship!

Seniors, do you plan on attending a private career college in Oregon, Washington or Idaho? The Careers That Work Scholarship! is a $1000 scholarship that is awarded to go towards tuition at participating career colleges. If you plan on attending any of the schools listed, please contact your counselor or the College & Career Center to apply for this scholarship. List of participating career colleges.

Local Scholarship Program Sign Up

Seniors, the Local Scholarship Program will open on February 1st, 2022. The scholarship program offers 60+ local scholarships that are available to seniors in our school district. All applications will be submitted on the Washboard.org. All seniors interested in applying for the Local Scholarship Program need to complete this form. More information will be provided in January.

Scholarships for Military Children

The Scholarships for Military Children Program is no open and accepting applications for the 2022 school year. For more information and to apply, visit militaryscholar.org. The scholarship deadline is February 17th, 2022.

American Indian Endowed Scholarship Awards

Applications are available for the 2022-23 American Indian Endowed Scholarship awards. To be eligible, applicants must have close social and cultural ties to an American Indian tribe or community in Washington state, along with other criteria. The application deadline is March 1, 2022. For more information and the application, visit https://wsac.wa.gov/american-indian-endowed-scholarship

College Planning Nights for Local Community Colleges

Want to learn more about local community & technical colleges? Join "College Planning Nights" hosted by admissions representatives from Bellingham Technical College, Northwest Indian College, Skagit Valley College, and Whatcom Community College. This is an opportunity to connect with all four colleges in one place. They will also have one financial aid representative and other helpful experts at each event.

This recurring event will take place from 4-6pm on the first Tuesday of every month December to June, as well as the last Tuesday of the month from March to June.


Please use the following Zoom link to join the event:

https://whatcom-edu.zoom.us/j/82079743295

(Meeting ID: 820 7974 3295).

College Application Deadlines

Seniors, make sure you are aware of college application and FAFSA deadlines for the colleges you are applying to!


Click here to view all Washington College Deadlines or Washington College Application Deadlines.

Financial Aid Information and Filing Events for Seniors

2022-2023 FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) and the WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) are accepting applications. If you are planning on attending a tech school, trade school, college or university next fall, now is the perfect time to be applying for financial aid. Filling out the FAFSA or WASFA application as soon as possible will provide you with the best shot for being considered for financial aid! Contact the College & Career Center with questions.


College Success Foundation Scholarship Page: Check this out!

Club News

FBLA Meeting

FBLA Members please make plans to come to our meeting, Thursday, January 6th, after school in room A125 at 2:15pm. Former FBLA officers will be sharing tips on competitive events, and how FBLA helped get them into college and launch their careers! Pizza & pop will be served!

Knowledge Bowl

The next Knowledge Bowl practice will be on Thursday, January 6th after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room E231. If you are interested in learning about Knowledge Bowl, you are welcome to attend.

Arrowhead Club

The Arrowhead Club meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 11th in room E231. Hope to see you there!

Speech & Debate Club

The next Speech and Debate Club meeting will be held in the library on Tuesday, January 11th from 4:30-5:30pm.

Chinese Club

The next Chinese Club meeting will be held on Friday, January 14th at 12:15pm in room A203.

Athletics

Upcoming Sporting Events

Thursday, January 6th:

Boys Varsity Swimming vs. Monroe High- 3:15pm

Girls JV Basketball @ Meadowdale High- 5:40pm

Girls Varsity Basketball @ Meadowdale High- 7:15pm


Friday, January 7th:

Boys Freshman Basketball vs. Meadowdale High-5:40pm

Boys JV Basketball vs. Meadowdale High-5:40pm

Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Meadowdale High-7:15pm


Please refer to the online schedule below for updates regarding weather related changes to athletic events.

For a full list of upcoming events, click here.

Mask up at all events!

Please remember that masks are required for all spectators at sporting events. Masks must be work properly at all times, and those who are unable to keep their masks on for the duration of the event, may be asked to leave.
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Do you have a bachelor's degree? Be a substitute teacher!

The Snohomish School District is hiring emergency substitute teachers. Did you know you can become an emergency substitute if you hold a bachelor's degree or higher? This position pays $185 to $260 per day (depends on duration of assignment) applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and must pass STEDI subskills test. Contact Holli Fedwa in Human Resource Services/ Guest Teaching for more information at 360-563-7247.
Hello ID

Follow this link to access HelloID - an app on your desktop that contains links to our district programs. Remember to use Google Chrome, Edge, or Firefox as your browser.

Non-Discrimination Notice

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, darryl.pernat@sno.wednet.edu; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7282, shawn.stevenson@sno.wednet.edu.