Hugh O'Brien Youth (HOBY) - Leadership Seminar
Become a Leader, Become a Changemaker! If you’d like to explore your own personal leadership skills while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in your community, see Mr. Allen in the Student Center to learn more about the application process and the opportunity to attend HOBY’s Leadership Conference at Kansas State University, Manhattan, May 31st thru June 2nd 2018. Deadline for application is November 7, 2017. To find out more visit www.HOBY.org
Next test date: October 28, 2017 (Registration Deadline: September 22, 2017)Upcoming test dates: December 9, 2017, February 10, 2018, April 14, 2018, June 9, 2018For more information on test dates and registration visit: ACT Registration
South High Student Opportunities...Please read carefully. Some opportunities apply to a specific age/classification of student. Additional information is available in the Counseling Office.
Salina Area Technical College - Opportunities for Sophomores and Juniors
Salina Area Technical College has articulation agreements in place with several area high schools. This enables students to earn college credit while still in high school. Contact Student Services for more information. For more information, visit Salina Tech's website. To apply for admission to Salina Tech, go to their Application page.
The Special Olympics volleyball tournament for area athletes is Saturday, October 28. Volunteers are needed to help at the tournament. The tournament will be held at Southeast of Saline High School and will run from 8:30 am to approximately noon, with awards then ending at 1 p.m. (sticking around for the awards ceremony is optional). All volunteers receive a free Special Olympics t-shirt and no prior knowledge of volleyball is necessary. Any volunteers of any age will be used as line judges, score keepers and referees. Those interested in volunteering can sign up online by going to www.ksso.org/volunteer/volunteer-at-an-event and selecting NC Regional Volleyball from the list of upcoming events.
Salina College Fair
Salina College Fair – Wednesday, November 1 - 6:30-8:00 p.m. Muir Gymnasium/Student Activities Center @ Kansas Wesleyan University As a student you will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from more than 35 colleges.
Wichita State University ACT Prep Workshops
Wichita State University's Counseling and Testing Center offers a workshop to help high school students prepare to take the ACT. The workshop will provide general test-taking tips and information for all four subjects of the ACT exam - English, Math, Reading and Science. The cost for the workshop is $32. We also offer an ACT Math Prep workshop for $25. Registration can be done online at www.registerblast.com/wsu.
ACT Prep (Dates) - November 11, January 20, 2018, March 10, 2018, May 5, 2018
ACT Math Prep (Dates) - February 17, 2018
Hays Academy of Hair Design - Junior/Senior Day
Hays Academy of Hair Design is hosting a Fall Junior/Senior Day happening on Wednesday, November 15th. Hays Academy is excited to get students in the door and fill them in on the growing and ever changing cosmetology industry. To register for this event, please RSVP by calling or texting 785-833-2280 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Zoo Teens
If you are interested in engaging in conservation action through learning, teaching, and connecting with other teens from around the area, then Zoo Teens is for you! Zoo Teens offers teens a unique opportunity to expand their conservation awareness, increase their knowledge of animals and habitats, and develop useful job skills in a collaborative and fun learning environment. Participants must be at least 13 years of age by May 1, 2018, must participate in mandatory training session, and commit to a minimum number of hours required from March through August, 2018. For more information and to download application materials please visit www.rollinghillszoo.org and click: get involved / volunteer / teens. You may also call 785-827-9488 ext. 132 to request an application by mail.
KSU - EXCITE Shadow Days
High school students (grades 9-12) are invited to come experience a day in the life of a college student! Each participant will be paired with a current K-State student who shares similar interests in science, technology, engineering, or math. Together they will attend class, tour campus, share lunch, and discuss what it's like to be in a STEM major at K-State. Fall 2017 Dates: November 8. Visit Shadow Days for registration information.
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve. This year’s contest topic is “Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK’s birth”. First place prize is $10,000. The deadline to submit essay is January 4, 2018. Go to Profile in Courage website for additional information.