The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program is a selective 5-year, precollege scholarship for high-performing seventh-grade students with financial need. It provides comprehensive academic and college advising, financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programming, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities that may benefit students during their high school years.
Cooke Young Foundation Scholars Program Eligibility
Grade level: Currently in seventh grade
Grades: Mostly A’s with no C’s in sixth and seventh grade
Testing: Official score report from state standardized testing, SAT®score reports (if applicable)
Family income: Less than $95,000 annually
Location: Reside in the U.S. or a U.S. territory and will attend high school in the U.S.
How to enroll in an online course: (note: to fulfill the PE requirement — sign up for PERSONAL FITNESS, not Hope):
Go to Pasco eSchool Course catalog:
For 8th graders: http://eschool.pasco.k12.fl.us/high-school-courses9-12/ . NOTE: Any virtual course activated prior to July 1 cannot be counted in your high school course schedule for the 2018-2019 school year – even if the course remains active. If you want complete it before the school year starts, enroll now. If you want to work on it during the school year and show on your SCHEDULE, wait until 7/1 to activate your class.
8th graders enrolling in High School PE, searchfor PERSONALFITNESS (if you are looking to fulfill the 1 whole year credit of PE requirement, first complete Personal Fitness. After completing Personal Fitness, you will need to register/complete semester of Fitness Lifestyle Design, or Outdoor education — see Ms. Pinsky for questions)
Click the Red “Register Now” button on the right hand column with a parent.
Complete the form with a parent:
Name, ID #, DOB, high school course, segment A, if you’re wanting Honors credit (if available), gender, grade level, attending RBSMS
Date you want to start your course and for “School Counselor”, scroll past all the High School Counselors to select Ms. Pinsky’s name from Middle School Counselor list (if you’re an 8th grader or Infinity. 6th Grade students select Ms. Holzum’s name, 7th grade students select Ms. Lessem’s name).
Parent then signs the form electronically
After submitting the form, you and your parent will receive emails from Pasco eSchool to complete the sign up process (this link will help you). YOU MUST CREATE AN ACCOUNT tocomplete the process. Your parent will also create an account (after you have completed yours) and will need your login information in order to link their account to yours.
After parent has approved the course request, contact your school counselor and she’ll verify your enrollment.
Next, you’ll see on your Dashboard once you’ve been assigned to a teacher. When you have a teacher assigned, be sure to follow the Instructions emailed to you by Pasco eSchool: go on your teacher’s Welcome Page, read that information, SCHEDULE YOUR WELCOME CALL, and look over the Pace chart.
Using your Pace chart and your calendar, schedule your assignments, DBAs, and assessments into your calendar.
With your parent having a Parent/Guardian Account, they will have:
24-7 online access to submitted and/or graded assignments and your child’s grade book
Monthly phone calls from teachers
Monthly progress reports emailed to parent emails
Regular email updates from teachers
Extensive access to teachers
How to create your Parent/Guardian Account:
Student Completes Application: First, the student must complete the sign up process. Once the student has completed the online application he/she will receive a Student Username/ Password. You will need this Student Username/ Password to create your Parent/Guardian Account.
On Tuesday, March 13th, we’ll kick off Articulation with a Pep Rally here at RBSMS! Our cheerleaders will welcome you and we’ll have a morning of fun and information to help get you ready for middle school next year! Then that evening, bring your family to our Parent University Night to meet our teachers and tour our program!