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      “Education is the most effective form of rebellion.”          



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Class of 2016 tshirts

T-shirts and hoodies are here! Be the first to pick yours up on Tuesday, Dec. 15 starting at 2:45. Students need a picture ID to pick up orders.

***B.O.N.U.S.***

Bonus Friday: this offer expires Monday, Nov. 9 at 3:30 p.m.
 
Who is my hero?
 
The first person to walk into class and answer this question correctly, will get 2 points added to his/her six weeks average. Hint: be aware of your surroundings. always.

Irques

Well done, peoplettes, on submitting your Irques on time. Don't forget our next due date for Irques is Dec. 16 (the last Wednesday before we leave for Cmas break).
In 2 Mondays is Tday break; 5 more Mondays is Cmas break...so the deadline will be here faster than you think...
:)
 

scholarships. yaassss.

Below are four scholarships valued at more than 135,000 that have deadlines within the next 45 days.

 

  1. Scholarship Slam - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: November 6, 2015)

 

Student Eligibility:

The basic requirements are this: (1) you are 25 years of age (or younger), and (2) you are a current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college within the U.S. or its territories.

 

Applications can be found by going to:

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_scholarship_slam_8954.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=df18a19feece1437f0663e054ab08677

 

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  1. "Mean Stinks" Scholarship - $10,000 - 3 Awards (Deadline: December 14, 2015)

 

Student Eligibility:

To enter, students are asked to share how they will bring an end to bullying once and for all while living the Mean Stinks mantra of spreading nice to make a positive impact on those around them. Students must be 17 or older to enter, and winners will be chosen by a panel of sponsor-selected judges based on the following judging criteria:

 

Applications can be found by going to:

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_mean_stinks_scholarship_8956.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=df18a19feece1437f0663e054ab08677

 

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  1. Out-Of-The-Box-Thinking Scholarship - $1500 - 3 Awards (Deadline: December 20, 2015)

 

Student Eligibility:

  1. A) Applicants must be a current student at any high school, accredited university, graduate school or equivalent within the U.S.

 

  1. B) Applicants must submit a copy of their school verification (courses with your name, acceptance, transcript, or equivalent)

 

Applications can be found by going to:

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_outoftheboxthinking_scholarship_8955.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=df18a19feece1437f0663e054ab08677

 

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  1. Scholarship Points - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: November 3, 2015)

 

Student Eligibility:

  1. A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

 

  1. B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

 

Applications can be found by going to:

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_points_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=df18a19feece1437f0663e054ab08677

Volunteers Needed!

These opportunities count for service hours AND project grad points! Sign up for these opps...
 

CHS Project Graduation 2016

Volleyball Concession Stand

Students are needed to work the concession stand at the Home Volleyball Games.

Earn Points for Project Graduation.

 

DATE: 10/16/2015 (Fri.)

LOCATION: Competition Gym
 
 

CHS Project Graduation 2016

Phillips 66 Family Picnic

Students and/or parents are needed

to work a 5 hour shift.  

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(This will count as 5 Points for Project Graduation.  You will be required to sign in and out.)

Dress code:  Must wear a Columbia High School T-Shirt, jeans and tennis shoes

 

DATE: 11/07/2015 ( Sat 10:30AM - 3:30PM CDT )

LOCATION: Brazoria County Fairgrounds (Near Rodeo Arena)
 
 
 

CHS Project Graduation 2016

Volleyball Concession Stand

Students are needed to work the concession stand at the Home Volleyball Games.

Earn Points for Project Graduation.

 

DATE: 10/20/2015 (Tue.)

LOCATION: Competition Gym
 
 

CHS Project Graduation 2016

Volleyball Concession Stand

Students are needed to work the concession stand at the Home Volleyball Games.

Earn Points for Project Graduation.

 

DATE: 10/13/2015 (Tue.)

LOCATION: Competition Gym
 
 
 

"Beowulf"

Keep in mind: there could be a pop quiz at any time over the poem "Beowulf"...make sure your "This" is up to date and you can answer the study questions. This poem will be over before you know it, and then it's test day!

"Suffer the Little Children"

"Never Do That to a Book" was clever; "The Story of an Hour" was not what it seemed; and now "Suffer the Little Children."
I wonder how we will describe that one...  ;)

"Never Do That to a Book"

Questions 1 & 2 are due Wednesday, Sept. 16. Question 3 will we discuss tomorrow...make sure you have answers at the ready. Write them down as well...

***bonus***

okay, okay. the offer is now 10 points onto your lowest grade. but this offer expires Wednesday, the 16th, at 8:00 a.m.

Service Hours Opportunity

Help out Project Grad and get hours that count for your cord at the same time! Project Grad is looking for volunteers to help clean up after football games...at least 10 volunteers are needed for this Friday, Sept. 4. The first 10 people to sign up will qualify for double hours!
Go ahead...get your volunteer on!