Announcements for the week of December 10 – 14

Tuesday, December 11th will be a Senior Support Day at DCHS. Are you, or do you know, a DCHS senior who needs help planning and applying for college, applying for scholarships, or filling out the FAFSA? The DCHS counselors, along with Rachel Brezler from the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, will be on hand to assist students with all of these tasks. Please encourage your favorite senior to visit the STEAM lab on Tuesday to cross some to-dos off their list before break!

DCHS sophomores will have an assembly during homeroom on Monday, December 10th to learn more about HOBY and the Governor’s School for the Arts.

The counselors continue to arrange information sessions during homeroom times. Our schedule so far is as follows:

Monday, December 17th: Branches of the U.S. Armed Services

Monday, January 7th: Pierpont Petroleum Engineering Program

Monday, January 14th: Fairmont State University

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Guard Experience

West Virginia Army National Guard Event for interested students who are 16 years or older. “Guard Experience” will be on November 13th, 14th, and 15th from 4:30 to 7 pm. Students will need to arrive at Robert C Byrd Aerospace Education Center Parking Lot to be transported into the Fixed Wing Facility. Must be 16 years or older to attend with a photo ID See Mrs. Mayle for flyer and address. 

Bethany College is having a Green and White Day on Oct 27th!!!!

Green and White Day is coming up for Bethany College on October 27th. This is a Saturday and it will include: tour, breakfast and lunch, enrollment presentation, and much more. Students can sign up online for the Green and White Day at bethanywv.edu.  Green and White Day is a great way for students to see campus and enjoy free food and network as well. They may also get a $1000 scholarship for coming on a campus visit that goes towards their tuition.

Hagan Scholarship

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free. The intended recipient of this scholarship is a high achieving, self-motivated student who will require financial assistance to attend college.  Each Hagan Scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters and includes a $15,000 Schwab Investment Account and fully paid Study Abroad Award.  Application deadline is 5:00 PM CST, November 15, 2018.  Please visit here for more information and application.

United Technical Center is accepting applications for their LPN Program!!

United Technical Center’s School of Practical Nursing is now accepting applications for the new 2019-2020 class.  Entrance tests will be given through March 2019. Applicants will receive a notice to test via the mail. The cost of the pre-entrance test (TEAS) is $75.00.

The Practical Nursing Program is a one-year program of study, which includes classroom theory and clinical experience.

For more information please go here

Ninth Annual Veterinary Career Day on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, WV.

The Davis-Michael Scholars Program of the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design and the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association invite interested high school students to the Ninth Annual Veterinary Career Day. This educational event begins at 9:00 am and ends by 2:00 pm, on October 20, 2018 at the WVU Erikson Alumni Center in Morgantown, WV.  There is no cost to attend this event.  For more information please visit  here . Deadline to register is October 6th