Monday, April 24, 2017

Volunteer @ Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site!

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site is hosting a Volunteer Mixer & Orientation for new and returning volunteers on Saturday, April 29th, from 10 - 12 noon at the Visitor Center. It's a chance to discover volunteer opportunities at New Hampshire's only National Park Service site and meet returning folks who have already been dedicating their time and talents, all while enjoying some light snacks and the beautiful space.

For returning volunteers, join us for light snacks, a site tour and the chance to share your volunteering expertise and experiences with new folks!

For new folks, volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:

• GO!Cart: Facilitate art activities with the public of all ages
• Visitor Services: Orient Visitors and assist in the Bookstore
• Docent: Assist with tours of Aspet, the Saint Gaudens home
• Gardens: Flower gardening
• Grounds: Assist with trail and grounds maintenance
• Concert Sundays: Work with performers and staff to prepare the venue, greet visitors, park cars, and clean up

For students: These opportunities could be particularly appealing if you're interested
in National Park Service careers, ecology, land management, education, and performing arts such as band and orchestra. Earn your community service hours among the art and gardens of a beautiful spot!

Friday, April 7, 2017

Internship(s) for Students at American Precision Museum this Summer!

Learn to:

  • Run their turret lathe, punch press and Bridgeport milling machine for visitors;
  • Make items for their gift shop;
  • Talk to visitors about your work and the exhibits;
  • Learn important job skills for your future!
Students must be at least 16 years old and registered in school.  For more information and a copy of the application, click HERE.  Hard copies are available in the Guidance Office.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Calvin Prize for Vermont Youth

The Calvin Prize for Vermont Youth is a prize named after President Calvin Coolidge and his son, Calvin Coolidge Jr.  It is for writers ages 13 to 19 currently living or attending school in the state of Vermont.  The first place prize of $1,500 and the runner up prize of $500 are awarded for the article, essay, or poem under 800 words that best answers the prompt of this year's prize.  The winners will be invited to attend and be honored at the Coolidge Foundation's annual summer gala in Plymouth Notch, VT, on July 1, 2017.  The Coolidge Foundation is grateful to the Young Writers Project for its partnership in the Calvin Prize Contest.  For more information regarding this writing contest, please click HERE. Applications are completed on-line at:  https://coolidgefoundation.org/blog/2017-calvin-prize-for-vermont-youth/.  Deadline to submit is May 19, 2017.

Monday, March 20, 2017

CANADIAN COLLEGE FAIR at Hanover High School - April 4th, 6:30 - 8:30



On April 4th  from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 15  Canadian Colleges will be visiting Hanover High School for a college fair. The first 20 minutes of the evening fair will involve a panel of representatives who will briefly describe the Canadian University experience.  Following the panel, families will have the opportunity to speak directly to the representatives from the Canadian schools who will be set up at individual tables in the atrium.

Bishop’s University                         
Stefanie Mclean               
Carleton University                                            
Concordia University                                  
Dalhousie University                                 
McMaster University                                  
Mt. Allison University                                
Ryerson University                          
St. Mary’s University                                                    
St. Thomas University                                
University of Guelph                                  
University of New Brunswick                 
University of Ottawa
University of Prince Edward Island                               
University of Waterloo