Monday, December 10, 2018

Governor's Institutes of Vermont Winter Weekend!

Governor's Institutes of Vermont is the perfect opportunity for highly motivated students and their GIV Winter Weekends are coming up!
* Winter Weekend I is February 8 - 10, 2019
* Winter Weekend II is February 22 - 24, 2019

The Winter Weekend student application is available on the GIV website:  https://www.giv.org/winterweekend/

GIV Winter Weekends are special mini-Institutes packed with learning and fun for 9th - 12th grade students.  The application deadline is Tuesday, January 15th, 2019.

This year's Winter Weekend Topics include the following:


Students can apply for reduced tuition as part of their application (all applications are done directly to GIV on-line).  Winter Weekend tuition ranges from $10 to $295 and GIV works directly with families to make sure it is affordable for all students.  For more information on cost, please visit www.giv.org/winterweekendtuition.

If you have questions regarding the GIV Winter Weekend, please be sure to visit their website  (https://www.giv.org/winterweekend/) or make an appointment to see your school counselor.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Remaining College Admissions Visits for 2018

Below is a list of remaining college admission counselor visits that will take place here at Windsor High School.   If you are a junior or senior and would like to meet with one of our scheduled admissions counselors, please see Mrs. Brown in the Guidance Office.  All visits take place in the Student Services Suite.

St. Joseph's College of Maine on Tuesday, October 30 @ 10:00
Plymouth State University on Thursday, November 1 @ 10:30
UMaine-Orono on Friday, November 2 @ 12:00
Northern VT University-Lyndon on Monday, November 5 @ 11:00
University of NH on Monday, November 5 @ 1:00
Castleton University on Tuesday, November 6 @ 11:45
Western New England College on Wednesday, November 7 @ 12:00
University of Southern Maine on Wednesday, November 14 @ 11:30
Vermont Technical College on Thursday, November 15 @ 10:00

Friday, October 26, 2018

Vermont Law Cadet Program


Below is information regarding the Vermont Law Cadet Program.  The purpose of the Cadet Training Program is to help young people (age 14 and older and currently a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in high school) gain knowledge regarding training and responsibilities of Law Enforcement Officers.    This year, the program will run from June 16 through 21, 2019, in Pittsford, VT, at the Vermont Police Academy.  For more information and an application, please click HERE.  A copy of this information is also available from Mrs. Brown in the high school Guidance Office. 



Friday, August 31, 2018

United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship For Current Juniors and Seniors

(Applicants are advised to carefully review the entire contents of this page before beginning their applications)    
 
The United States Senate Youth Program presents an outstanding opportunity for our best and brightest high school juniors and seniors. Leadership, academic achievement, clear speech and logical thought process, and community involvement are the desired qualities for this scholarship opportunity, provided by the Hearst Foundation. A VPA Selection Committee reads and ranks all applications submitted, sets up interviews with the top six candidates, and selects the two delegates and two alternates who will represent Vermont.
 
 
The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
 
The 57th annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 2-9, 2019.
 
Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education System will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in a meeting with a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundations. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $10,000 College Scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science. As a followup to your experience, we invite the two delegates to be the guest speakers at the Vermont Association of Middle Level Education (VAMLE) dinner the first Wednesday in June.
 
For more information please go to http://ussenateyouth.org/ 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

College Fairs - Keene State College and Merrimack College - May 22!

On Tuesday, May 22, Keene State College will host a college fair  from 9am-11am. Merrimack College will host a fair on the same date in the evening from 6pm-8pm. Windsor will not be sending a field trip to these fairs, however, families interested in attending on their own can find event details and a list of colleges who will be present at: http://www.neacac.org/2018-spring-fair-schedule.