College Scholarship Opportunities

  1. Deadline: May 18. Google’s “Do you love Science?” Award   (Up to $50,000). Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or teams from 13 to 18 years old.
    #howcanwe make the world better with science?

April 15 deadline:  2016 Barron Prize Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding students between the ages of 8 and 18. Students are recognized for their contributions to their community and the environment. The top 10 students will each receive a $5,000 scholarship.

BattleBots IQ
BattleBots IQ is a robot-building contest for teams of middle and high school students and college students. See the rules for more information, or send email to

Yo Teach!  Perform a rap with friends to show appreciation for your favorite teacher by March 31st to win a $3,000 easy scholarship.

Guns Out:  Use our guide to rally support against guns on your campus by April 30th to win a $1,000 easy school grant.

Pack That Ash Up:  Learn and share tips (all on your phone!) to help someone quit smoking by March 31st to win a $2,000 easy scholarship.

Treat Yo Friends:  Give a friend a “voucher book” of fun activities so you can reconnect by March 28th to win a $1,000 easy school grant.

Little Rock Nine Text:  Share a day in the life of a Civil Rights student activist by April 30th to win a $2,000 easy scholarship.

Everyday Superheroes:  Make a card celebrating someone who does super things in your community by March 31st to win a $3,000 easy scholarship.

Course Card Collection

Counselors are collecting course cards for next year’s classes. We’ve gotta catch ’em all!

8th grade students should have all course cards in to Mrs. Pinsky — if yours is not submitted, please turn it in now.  If you have not chosen electives, your electives will be picked for you.  Set yourself up for success in high school by selecting classes that support your interests.

6th & 7th grade students will receive their cards this week– they are due upon our return from Spring Break.

5th grade students’ course card choices are due to elementary schools on Friday  3/18