December 6, 2018

Student Updates

 

  • Juniors: 
    • Counselors have begun individual meetings with juniors to discuss post-secondary planningJuniors are encouraged to do the following:
      • Register to take the ACT and/ or SAT in the spring (all Juniors will be taking the ACT in March, however students are encouraged to take it more than once.)
      • Research careers of interest, including education and training requirements.  This can be done in Naviance.
      • Research colleges of interest.  This can be done in Naviance.
      • Schedule college visits during the spring semester.

Testing

College Scholarship Opportunities

College Credit Plus (CCP)

  • Students intending to take a college course (either during the summer or next fall) on the University of Cincinnati's (UC) Uptown campus or online with a UC faculty member are required to take the ACT or SAT. Students are advised to take the ACT or SAT no later than February. Students must request to have scores sent directly to UC from the testing agency at the time of test registration to allow time for UC to receive the scores by the CCP Application deadline of 4/1/19. **Students who take the ACT in February run the risk of their scores not being received at UC prior to the application deadline as it takes the testing agencies several weeks to process and send scores.
  • The CCP information night will be held near the end of January. Please watch this newsletter and the parent newsletter for that date which will be available soon.

Upcoming La Salle Events

  • NCAA Information Night 12/11/18 @ 7 PM in the Media Center- The counseling department will be hosting an informational meeting for any students & parents of students interested interested in participating in NCAA athletics in college

Military 

  • The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will given at La Salle in early January for any junior and senior students interested in joining the military.  If interested in taking the ASVAB, please contact Tom Doerger at tdoerger@lasallehs.net or (513) 741-2682.

Internship Opportunities

  • Senator Rob Portman's Cincinnati Office: Internships in Senator Rob Portman's offices offer students an exciting introduction to the U.S. Senate and the workings of a Senate office. Interns are assigned to work alongside staff responsible for the Senator's legislative, press, and administrative operations.  Applications will be reviewed for 2019 internships on a rolling basis. Please email a completed application packet including: 1) high school transcript; 2) one page explanation of interest in the internship; and 3) two letters of recommendation to gabrielle_mooney@portman.senate.gov.  If you have questions, please contact their office at 513-684-3265 or via email at gabrielle_mooney@portman.senate.gov.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • American Lung Association 2019 Fight For Air Climb is looking for student volunteers to assist with their event on 2/10/19. Volunteers are needed for various tasks including set-up, registration, water stations, coat check, and more. For more information contact Cincinnati Climb Manager, Amy Ullman at (513) 878-6603 or Amy.Ullman@lung.org

High School Scholarship Opportunities

  • Sons of the American Revolution George S. & Stella M. Knight Scholarship Essay Contest- all students in grades 9-12 who are interested in the American Revolution are invited to participate in the contest. Learn More.

Summer Programs

  • Throughout the year La Salle's Counseling Department is notified of summer programs related to college and career interests. Summer programs are a great way for students to gain experience in a particular field (as well as looking good on a resume when applying to college). Please see Summer Programs 2018-2019 for a listing of programs. *This list will be updated as we hear about additional programs.

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