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Meet Mr. Lagrimas, a Music Business instructor
Find out about HCC and the MELE program: Music & Entertainment Learning Experience
Friday, April 5, 2019 (A) 10:00 - 10:47.
H-101
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Learn about different Marine Corps scholarship and education opportunities, job opportunities, along with other benefits that the Marine Corps has to offer.
Learn how we can help you achieve your goals.
2 Sessions;
Thursday, January 17, 2019 (B Day) 10:15-10:47
Thursday, January 17, 2019 (B Day) 11:30-12:10
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Hawaii State Public Library System Presents
College Fit: Finding the right Academic, Social, and Financial Fit
Hawaii Kai Library
249 Lunalilo Home Road
Honolulu, HI 96825
Monday, January 28, 2019, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
This is a community presentation to guide students and their families to make informed decisions about finding the right fit for college.. This free presentation is suitable for high school students and their families.
If you took the PSAT in October, 2018:
Pick up your scores in H-101 during non-instructional time on Monday, January 14, 2019 or Tuesday, January 15, 2019. 
Then come to an interpretation session on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at lunch or after school in H-101.
Click on the graphic for interpretation help from College Board.

Calling Artists! Design HBL T-Shirts & Jerseys & Win $

Click here or on the graphic for more information.
Deadline - January 18, 2019
 
Reed College Junior Scholars (C/O 2020)

As part of this program, Junior Scholars will be able to:
• stay overnight with a current Reed student;
• attend classes of interest;
• enjoy meals with current Reed students;
• learn more about Reed through an information session and campus tour.

To apply, click here or the graphic.

Deadline - January 25, 2019

The IKE (Indigenous Knowledge in Engineering)/Pre-Engineering Education Collaborative II (PEEC II) Program is looking for Native Hawaiian students and other underrepresented minorities in STEM who are interested in engineering and who are ready to take Calculus I, II, or III for our Hawaiʻi Calculus Academy program(May 20-June 28). Students who have been part of the program have gone to NASA, flown rockets 3500ft into the air, reduced water usage on our campus, gotten paid to do research, and presented their research across the U.S!

Benefits:
  • FREE tuition for calculus and SCI 295 (4 credits total)
  • Get one-on-one help from peer mentors
  • Work on renewable engineering projects that will affect our community
  • Get to know faculty (great for recommendation letters)
  • Meet a cohort of other engineering students who you'll take the rest of your engineering courses with
  • Share your knowledge with the engineering community at our symposium
  • Get support for scholarships, internships, research opportunities, and conferences
Only 10 students will be selected. Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, Alaskan Natives, women, and other STEM minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see the attached brochure for more info.

Deadline: Friday, March 1

To apply, fill out the attached application and drop it off to Li-Anne Delavega in Kokio 202A (Inside the STEM center). Applications are also available in Kokio 202A. Apply early to schedule interviews.  
 
Please contact me if you have any questions!

Li-Anne Delavega
ʻIKE/PEEC II Recruitment & Retention Specialist
Kapiʻolani Community College, Kokio 202A
Phone: (808) 734-9440
ʻIKE Websitewww.hawaii.edu/ike
For Grade 11, Class of 2020 only.
The Young Leaders Summit (YLS) is a free four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for a diverse cohort of low-income high school juniors, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.
August 8-11, 2019 @ The University of Chicago
Click on the graphic to apply.
Deadline - March 8, 2019.
Experiencing a cancer diagnosis can cause a storm of emotions.  Whether cancer has made you feel angry, sad, lonely, or even grateful, we want to hear about it.  The Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest invites high school students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win cash prizes.  Since the contest began in 2006, we have received more than 2,900 submissions and handed out over $135,000 in prize money.
$500
Click here or the graphic to apply. See the flyer for more information.
Deadline - April 15, 2019

Hobsons and Kaplan Partner to Bring You Free Interactive Livestreaming and Video On-Demand Courses

College, Career, and Life Readiness

Includes PSAT Prep, ACT Bootcamp, and SAT Rapid Review

Also

  • What's College Like? Live
  • Stress-Free (Almost) College Planning Live
  • Financial Aid & Paying for College Live
  • Mindfulness in Testing Live
  • ASVAB Rapid Review Live

Click on the graphic to learn more.