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For a quick video on Plans for after High School, click on You Tube at right.  
 
ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test, administered by the US Military, who will be offering this test at NU to help you determine the best career field for you.  10th through 12th Graders may sign up with Tammy at NU for the October 25th test date.  This is a free test and does not commit you to military service.
 
NEW!!!  BE THE WHALE $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to High School Art Students.  2D original artwork  Due November 1, 2017
 
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY - Interested in applying to Carnegie Mellon for drama or music major, check out the changes to auditions/portfolio review process
 
Mark your Calendars!   CASH FOR COLLEGE WORKSHOP will be held in the NU Cafeteria on October 28 starting at 9am.  Financial aid advisers will assist you with completing the FAFSA, the tool used to access Grants =Free Money for College.  
 
Mark your Calendars!   PAYING FOR COLLEGE NIGHT is going to be held on October 3 beginning at 6 pm in the Don Baggett Theater and is open to juniors, seniors and their parents district wide.   
 
ELKS CLUB VOCATIONAL GRANT:  55 renewable Grants of $1,000 each for student pursuing a technical or vocational education, one or two years, culminating in an associate degree or certificate.  Submit completed application to Barbara Ross.  Due within 3 months from time you downloaded the application.  
 
NEW!!!  Nevada County Bar Association High School Essay Scholarship Contest 2017-2018
Open to all high school students. Due October 30, 2017
 

WENDY H. S. HEISMAN PROGRAMStudent athletes may nominate themselves for this.  Potential to win a Wendy’s gift card worth at least $10 or a scholarship between $1,000 and $10,000.  For students who exhibit excellence in the classroom, have at least a 3.0 gpa, and participate in at least one school sponsored sport.  You must have a staff person/coach review/verify your application, so apply early for this award/scholarship opportunity.  You will also need the exact email address of the verifier to enter into your application.  Phase 1 Application Due October 2, Reviewer deadline is October 4 and Phase 2 application due October 23

 
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.
FAFSA information may be updated as required.  Spring of 2015, FAFSA implemented a new login process.  The FSA PIN is replaced by an FSA ID, which will be comprised of a user-selected username and password.  This will eliminate the need for individuals to enter personal identifiers (Social Security number, name and date of birth) when accessing Federal Student Aid's systems.

Encourage your students in grades 6–12 to create a public service announcement (PSA) for the 2017 Drive2Life Contest to help prevent distracted walking.
PRIZES:
•  One Grand Prize student winner will receive $1,000 and a trip to New York City to work with an Emmy-winning director to turn his or her vision into a 30-second PSA. Plus, the winner will be featured on the nationally broadcast TV show Teen Kids News and in select Scholastic magazines.
 
•  Four student runners-up (two from grades 6–8 and two from grades 9–12) will receive $500 each.
 
•  The teacher of each student winner will receive a one-year subscription to a Scholastic magazine.
 
Go to scholastic.com/drive2life for free lessons on pedestrian safety and creating a PSA.
 
See Official Rules.
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