Small Town Times December 2017 - Page 9

Counselor ’ s Corner

Counselor ’ s Corner

NAME : Susan Poland SCHOOL : Litchfield Public Schools CLASS : PreK-12 School Counselor SCHOOL PHONE : ( 308 ) -446-2244 ext 204 Email : susan . poland @ litchfieldps . org Website : https :// sites . google . com / a / litchfieldps . org / mrspoland /
As it begins to cool down . November 2nd was a busy day for the Litchfield High School freshmen class . They attended a Connect the Dots workshop in Broken Bow put on by the UNL Extension office . It was a day filled with information about job duties , education requirements , and how students can prepare now for future success . Students participated in simulation activities that gave them role plays in many different situations . Partners had to figure out what pathway to take to get to the desired goal . The also participated in networking sessions and a work readiness skill building session that included looking at resumes and interview questions . Derik Linden commented that the workshop had good information and was pretty fun .
Scholarships For local and state scholarships , visit Scholarship Quest at EducationQuest . org . It is never too early to begin searching for scholarships as well as making your list of strengths , volunteer activities , and other notable characteristics about yourself .
Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources If you ’ re a senior , it ’ s time to start preparing for the FAFSA ( Free Application for Federal Student Aid ). You ’ ll complete the form after October 1 and typically , before April 1 depending on your college ’ s priority deadline . Colleges will use your FAFSA results to determine how much they will award you in federal , state and college-based financial aid . The following Education link will help you learn more about the financial aid process and the FAFSA http :// www . educationquest . org Kearney office 308-234-6310 . Follow them on Facebook and Twitter !
Food Pantry / Food Bank information : Our school food bank is currently receiving prepackaged food from the Heartland Food bank . It regularly serves 8 students in our school on a weekly basis . Our need is larger than what is allowed so we are running food drives to stock up to help those families that need a little help to stretch their dollars . Any donations to the food pantry is appreciated . We are also accepting financial donations to help provide our families perishables from P & D Market such as milk , bread , eggs , and fruit .
The Giving Tree : The giving tree is a new item for our school . The tree will be at the school office . Grab an ornament , purchase the item ( s ) for the designated individual . Please return the wrapped item with the ornament attached to the school office by December 15 , 2017 and I will deliver the gift .
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Counselor’s Corner NAME: Susan Poland SCHOOL: Litchfield Public Schools CLASS: PreK-12 School Counselor SCHOOL PHONE: (308)-446-2244 ext 204 Email: susan.poland@litchfieldps.org Website: https://sites.google.com/a/litchfieldps.org/mrspoland/ As it begins to cool down. November 2nd was a busy day for the Litchfield High School freshmen class. They attended a Connect the Dots workshop in Broken Bow put on by the UNL Extension office. It was a day filled with information about job duties, education requirements, and how students can prepare now for future success. Students participated in simulation activities that gave them role plays in many different situations. Partners had to figure out what pathway to take to get to the desired goal. The also participated in networking sessions and a work readiness skill building session that included looking at resumes and interview questions. Derik Linden commented that the workshop had good information and was pretty fun. Scholarships For local and state scholarships, visit Scholarship Quest at EducationQuest.org. It is never too early to begin searching for scholarships as well as making your list of strengths, volunteer activities, and other notable characteristics about yourself. Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources If you’re a senior, it’s time to start preparing for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You’ll complete the form after October 1 and typically, before April 1 depending on your college’s priority deadline. Colleges will use your FAFSA results to determine how much they will award you in federal, state and college-based financial aid. The f ݥՍѥݥԁɸɔЁѡ)ɽ́ѡM輽ܹՍѥՕйɜ-ɹ䁽д܁ѡ)QݥѕȄ)A ɵѥ=ȁ͍́ɕѱɕ٥ɕɽ)ѡ!ѱ%Ёɕձɱ͕ٕ̀Ց́ȁ͍ݕ䁉̸ͥ=ȁ́ɝ)ѡݡЁ́ݕͼݔɔչɥٕ́ѼѽѼѡ͔́ѡЁѱѼ)ɕэѡȁ̸䁑ѥ́Ѽѡ䁥́ɕѕ]ɔͼѥ)ѥ́Ѽɽ٥ȁ́ɥ́͡ɽ@5ɭЁՍ́ɕ̰եи)Q٥QɕQ٥ɕ́܁ѕȁȁ͍QɕݥЁѡ͍Ʌ)ɹаɍ͔ѡѕ̤ȁѡͥѕ٥ՅA͔ɕɸѡɅѕݥѠѡ)ɹЁхѼѡ͍Ȁ԰܁$ݥٕȁѡи(