AP/IB Prep Sessions 2019
It is time for teachers and students to make their final preparations to ensure success on AP and IB exams in May. Students, please take of advantage of the numerous opportunites available to help you achieve the highest score possible on these exams. Below is a link to the schedule:
AP/IB Prep Sessions 2019
On Wed., May 1st, Paxon will be one of five schools in the nation to host an information session for students wanting to learn more about Caltech, MIT, Pamona, and Yale. Admissions representatives from these schools will discuss academic programs, campus life, selective college admissions and financial aid.
You are encouraged to attend and must pre-register for this event by visiting: http://cmpytour.org/
The DCPS District 5 Facilities Master Plan was presented Monday night at Raines High School. District 5 includes JWJ and Paxon, and the presentation can be found here: http://www.dejongrichter.com/duvalfmp/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2019/03/dcps_fmp_scenarios_District_5.pdf
To see a video of the presentation as well as the plans for the rest of our DCPS schools, click here: http://www.dejongrichter.com/duvalfmp/
Once you have reviewed the District 5 plan, please take this survey which will be available until midnight April 2nd: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZVK6H7M
Greetings from Jacobs University!
Every year, students from all corners of the world come to Jacobs University to study, engage with each other’s ideas, and learn inside and outside the classroom. We are inspired by the international minds and legacies of our diverse student body, composed of more than 110 nations.
To celebrate this cornerstone in our university’s bedrock, this year we will reward five students from five different continents with our Full Tuition DIVERSITY Scholarship*.
The scholarship will be awarded to the students that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, intellectual creativity, and the desire and motivation to make a difference in the world. To be considered for the scholarship your students need to follow the steps below:
Complete an application by May 1, 2019
(Students who have already been admitted for the Fall 2019 intake will automatically be considered for the scholarship)
Receive feedback by May 15, 2019 & prepare a short video
Receive the final decision by May 24, 2019
This is just a reminder that today (March 28th) is the last day for Paxon's Learning Lab. Learning Lab will be closed during the months of April and May and will resume in September 2019.
Your students can learn more about our university by attending a Hopkins presentation in their area. These information sessions provide an overview of academic and student life opportunities at Hopkins, as well as our financial aid and application processes.
Please see our upcoming events below; each link leads you directly to the related registration form.
Orange County, CA
Kansas City, MO
Middlesex County, NJ
Long Island, NY
We hope you will share information about these events with students who are interested in Hopkins, or those that you think would be a good match for our community. Please know that you and your colleagues are also welcome to attend these programs.
Light refreshments will be provided. Although RSVP is not required, it would be greatly appreciated so as to gather insight on prospective attendance. If you plan to attend, please enter a "sign up" by using this link for each individual in your party.
You can do this by selecting a quantity once you click on "submit and sign up". We look forward to seeing everyone!!!
Mississippi State University
Be sure to visit the College Visits section of the Paxon guidance website to stay up-to-date on which schools have/will be visiting Paxon.
Click here to access the March/April edition of this newsletter.
The City of Jacksonville in partnership with the Kids Hope Alliance will be hosting a Violence Prevention Summit that will be held this Saturday, March 23rd from 12-4pm at Hemming Park and City Hall. The event will include workshops, panel discussions, live performances, and creative activities for youth. Students will also be able to apply for the Mayor's Youth at Work Partnership on site. The event is free and open to the public.
St. Vincent's Healthcare will be hosting their Medical Mission at Home event on Saturday, April 27th from 9am-3pm at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. Families will have an opportunity to receive FREE medical care and testing, vision and hearing screenings, behavioral health services, food, and more.
The deadline for students to apply for the Summer 2019 Mayor’s Youth At Work Partnership Summer Jobs program is quickly approaching. A number of students have already applied but numbers are not as high as expected at this time. Here is the info below:
The Kids Hope Alliance, Jacksonville's partnership for children, youth, and families, is pleased to announce the Summer 2019 Mayor's Youth At Work Partnership Summer Jobs program.
Eligible youth, ages 16-21*, are encouraged to apply now through March 30th, on the following website:
The program will occur June 10, 2019 - July 19, 2019 and includes career assessment, employment readiness training and 20-hour work weeks. With the program's expansion, there will be a wide variety of employment opportunities.
Saturday, March 23rd
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Kids Hope Alliance
Attendance is not mandatory!
Questions? Email email@example.com.
*Supporting documentation (i.e. recommendation and copy last report card/FOCUS snapshot, or copy of diploma/final high school transcript/GED) is required
**Students not currently enrolled in DCPS and/or with a GPA lower than 2.0 will still be considered for employment opportunities as available.
Jennifer Blalock, Ed.D.
Chief Strategy Officer
Kids Hope Alliance
1095 A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32206
The Georgia Bulldog Club of Jacksonville is looking for students that have been accepted as an incoming freshman to the University of Georgia for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Our local non-profit scholarship fund offers a $3000 academic and needs based scholarship to a Jacksonville area student who will be attending UGA. This scholarship can be renewed annually for a total of $12,000.
Please click here for the application.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY APRIL 19, 2019.
Feel free to call me if you have any questions.
Georgia Bulldog Club of Jacksonville
Past President 2013
Past President 1995
Jacksonville Bulldog Alumni Scholarships, Inc.
Summer Job Opportunity withThe Arc Jacksonville (a non-profit serving people with intellectual disabilities)
If you are over 18 and looking to gain valuable experience while also earning money this summer, then call The Arc Jacksonville a non-profit serving people with intellectual disabilities.
This is a 9 or 10 week program helping young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities increase their independence. These young adults will be living in 4/4 apartments with a support person and you will be helping them learn skills needed for independent living such as learning to plan menus, grocery shop, wash clothes, take public transportation, get along with roommates, plan social engagements, budget money, etc. You serve 40 hours per week for 9 weeks, from June 3 through August 4, 2019, and receive $2,125 plus an education award of $1,289, which can be used to help pay for classes in college or repay a college loan. (We also have a few positions which will last for 10 weeks.)
The requirements of the program do not allow for exemptions from the number of weeks or the 40 hour schedule however, the weekly hours can be somewhat flexible – there will be some evening and weekend hours which will be worked out individually.
This opportunity is part of the VISTA program from the Corporation for National and Community Service. In addition to the financial and educational benefits, volunteer service is a great enhancement to a resume or college application. Please fill out the “interest form” located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCX6RKM or if you do not have access to a computer, you can fill in the attached form and send it to Charlotte Temple at The Arc Jacksonville, 1050 No. Davis St. Jacksonville, Fl 32209
If you have further questions, please call Bernadette Gismonde at 904-620-3892
The deadline for applications for the Duval County Council of PTAs 2019 Scholarships has been extended. Applications must now be postmarked by 15 April, 2019.
The Duval County Council of PTAs is pleased to offer five (6) $500 scholarships to students graduating from Duval County schools in 2019. This is a one-time (non-renewable) award of $500. The scholarship is available to high school students who are members of their PTA/PTSAs or the Sunshine State PTA. Student’s full-time enrollment must be at an accredited postsecondary institution.
See https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation for the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.
Do you have high-achieving students who would thrive in a cross-cultural, innovative, and challenging educational environment and who are passionate about making an impact? If so, we would like to talk to you about how they might be a good fit for Duke Kunshan University, a global university in China established by Duke University. We would be happy to schedule a call to provide insight into what the ideal student, and application, for Duke Kunshan University looks like. Our goal is to help you identify students who could benefit from a global education at Duke Kunshan.
Duke Kunshan boasts a beautiful new campus bustling with energy and excitement. Students will be introduced to a liberal arts and sciences curriculumthat emphasizes hands-on research, problem- and team-based learning, and the freedom to craft individual pathways. Our world-class faculty will provide students with the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in a globalized economy. Also, students will be encouraged to help shape the development of our young school by creating new clubs, participating in student government and volunteering in community outreach programs.
They will join an exceptionally talented cohort of young people who are not afraid to stretch themselves as they are immersed in a new culture. Our current students appreciate the value of learning from classmates and faculty from around the world.
Here are some key facts about Duke Kunshan:
Our students study on two campuses. They start their academic journey in Kunshan, China, just outside of Shanghai, and then transition to Duke University’s campus in Durham for a summer and semester before returning to DKU to finish their undergraduate studies.
Students earn degrees from both Duke University and Duke Kunshan University.
Students will become part of the global and passionate Duke alumni community and the growing Duke Kunshan alumni network.
Duke Kunshan University has excellent merit- and need-based scholarships available to international students to ensure we attract a diverse and talented student body.
All courses are taught in English, although international students will be required to take Chinese language courses for the first two years of their program.
DKU is a partnership between Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Wuhan University in China.
Please let us know if you have any questions or if you would like to schedule a call with one of our admissions counselors.
We look forward to connecting with you soon,
The Duke Kunshan University Global Recruitment Team
On behalf of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Florida State University, we would like to invite all incoming male students to apply for the $500 Men of Principle Scholarship.
The scholarship is given to the Florida State non-Greek affiliated male student who best demonstrates the values of Beta Theta Pi, makes a positive impact on the people and the community around him, and excels academically.
If any students wish to pursue this opportunity please have them fill out the application here:
If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to myself or our Vice President Michael Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida State University
President - Beta Theta Pi
At Duke Summer Session for High School Students , we believe that intellectual curiosity is a virtue that should be pursued relentlessly. Each summer we provide high school students with the opportunity to engage more deeply with an academic topic than ever before. Whether you are interested in becoming a Global Executive, Entrepreneur or Researcher, combating cyber-attacks, defending human rights, or predicting the future through mathematical modeling, our three-week Summer Academy courses are the opportunity of a lifetime!
Our one-week Accelerated STEM Academy will provide you a “behind-the-scenes” look at the research happening at Duke, give you a chance to do your own laboratory activities, and learn from renowned faculty from Duke’s School of Medicine!
Courses fill quickly, so apply online today and take a powerful step towards pursuing your intellectual passion and honing your global citizenship skills, while living and learning with students from around the world!
Yours in global academic pursuits (OR Yours in intellectual curiosity),
Nicki Charles, Ed.D
At Beacon College, we take a very practical approach to the adventure and intellectual challenge of the college experience. Our seven academic majors in the bachelor’s degree program are intended to prepare our students to find worthy work in today’s global marketplace. In addition, we encourage students to explore their diverse interests through one or more of our 12 minors.
We offer Bachelor of Science degrees in:
For questions or additional information, please call us at 855-220-5376 or email email@example.com.Many thanks for your assistance!
VP of Admissions and Enrollment
Parents and Caregivers, do you know someone age 16-21? If so, CareerSource Northeast Florida has a Summer Jobs Program for them! Applications are being accepted until March 31st.
For more information, click here.
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