Sumner-Fredericksburg Schools

Committed to excellence in lifelong learning, leadership, and character.

Announcements

 

 

FAFSA Help

Seniors- The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed by any student planning on attending college. John Hollan, from ICAN will be here Jan 4th at 6:30 for FAFSA information and updates. Please contact Mrs. Doyle if you have any questions. 


FAFSA Filing Tips: 

https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/fafsa-filing-tips

www.icansucceed.org 

www.fafsa.gov 



BizInnovator Competition

Interested in starting or expanding a business?  This competition is for High School students in grades 9-12.  Prizes range from $500-$1,500.  Visit http://bizinnovator.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.competition for more information.

 



Cyclone Athletic Training Camp

 

This camp is designed to educate student athletic trainers, managers, or other student assistants regarding the prevention, recognition, and treatment of activity related injuries.  Additionally, this is an excellent opportunity for students who express interest in any field of sports medicine to gain more insight into an exciting and cutting edge career. Visit http://www.cycloneatcamp.com/ for more information and to register. 

 

 

 


Business Horizons 2015: June 28-July 2 @ Central College in Pella

The Business Horizons program is designed for students to network and collaborate with Iowa professionals, build their resume with a unique experience, learn and develop their strengths and skills necessary for future success, discover career options in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, media, and many others, and meet new friends from across the state.  Visit www.businesshorizonsiowa.org for more information and to apply. 



Interested in the United States Military Academy at West Point?

Juniors- start your application now at apply.usma.edu

Freshman & Sophomores- visit discover.usma.edu/guide to learn more

 

 

Juniors: Wartburg's High School Leadership Institute:

Wartburg is offering the following opportunity to juniors interested in expanding their leadership skills and service experiences through the 2015-2016 High School Leadership Institute program (HSLI). As part of this program, selected high school juniors will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a leadership institute at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa from June 14-20, 2015.
  • Learn leadership theory and practice leadership skills.
  • Participate in a service opportunity in Chicago.
  • Develop a service project to implement in their community during their senior year.

 

 

Students may access the HSLI application at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HSLIapplication, and for more information about HSLI, our website is http://www.wartburg.edu/youthleader/.



AgDiscovery 2015:

AgDiscovery is a 2 week residential outreach program sponsored by different USDA programs for high school students in partnership with selected universitites.  It is a unique opportunity for students to gain a first-hand look at the many career paths open to them in agriculture.  To apply, students must be at least 15 and no older than 17 as of May 31, 2015. Apply online: www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery/


 

PHCC-IA Apprenticeship Program for Plumbing or HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)- Interested in a great salary, hands-on work, and an education that lets you "earn while you learn"?  Then an apprenticeship might be for you! Contact the Apprenticeship Director at PHCC of Iowa today at 515-282-8192. 


 

Interested in Engineering?:

The CURIE & CATALYST Academies are one-week summer residential programs (at Cornell University) for high school students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering.  For more information visit: http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/curie or http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/catalyst

 


Interested in Psychology?:
Camp Psych is an academic summer program focused on Psychology.  It is for sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  For more information visit: http://www.gettysburg.edu/camppsych/

 


 

 

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs: Interested in studying abroad in the 2015-16 school year?  Visit www.asse.com to learn about ASSE programs.  For more information, see Mrs. Doyle.

 

 

Interested in Film or Theatre?:
Northwestern University National High School Institute is a Theatre, Film, and Debate summer Institute for High School students on the campus of Northwestern University.  This summer program offers the opportunity for students to experience University life before graduating high school.  For more information, see Mrs. Doyle.



His Hands Food Pantry:

5002 Main St. in Oran

Hours: Tuesdays 5pm-8pm

            Fridays 9am-12 noon
Brief Application Required.  Strictly Confidential.  Questions? Call 319-638-4357, leave a message. 



Important Selective Service Registration reminder for 18 year old males:

The law provides that men who are required to register with Selective Service and do not, may be denied most types of Federal student financial aid.  If you are 18 and have not yet done so, you may do so at any U.S. post office, by mail (if they receive a registration reminder postcard, or online through the agency's website: http://www.sss.gov. 


 

Juniors interested in attending the Air Force Academy?:

Visit academyadmissions.com/admissions/the-application-process/application-steps/ and see Mrs. Doyle for more information. 

 

 

NCAA Eligibility: It is time for college-bound student-athletes to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Any current high school sophomore, junior or senior who wishes to participate in collegiate athletics at an NCAA Division I or II college or university should register. Access the site at www.eligibilitycenter.org.  From the home page, click on “Enter Here” for NCAA college-bound student-athletes, then on the “New Account” link in the upper right corner.  From there, simply follow the prompts.

 

 

Taking the ACT?  Information available in & outside Mrs. Doyle’s office:

  • Dates & Deadlines
  • Online Registration instructions
  • Practice Tests
  • Worried about the cost?  Ask about the fee waiver.


Test Prep resources:

 

http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/

 

www.prepfactory.com/invite

Free test prep classes at UNI-CUE in Waterloo (See Mrs. Doyle for more information)

 

Check back soon for more postings!

 

 

 

It is the policy of Sumner-Fredericksburg Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, religion, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices.

 

If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please click here to contact the Equity Coordinators.