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Happenings

REGISTRATION:
Registration for current Bear Creek students will take place the week of February 10, 2019.  Students will receive registration paperwork in their Connections class and will return it to counselors by study hall or English class.  Contact your student's counselor with any questions.  

COLLEGE HAPPENINGS:

Arapahoe Community College:
                      Discover ACC: Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, 9:30am-1:30pm.  Opportunity to find out more about
                      ACC.  Lunch and opportunities for scholarships provided.  Register at Discover ACC

Front Range Community College:
                      Check out the Pathway Days for opportunities to learn more about your specific interest area.
               Friday, Feb. 22, 2019: Manufacturing, Automotive, Construction, & Design Technologies
               Friday, Mar. 1, 2019: Business and Information Technology
               Friday, Mar. 8, 2019: Math & Science 
               Friday, Apr. 12, 2019: Health Sciences & Wellness
               www.frontrange.edu/WCPathwayDays for more information and event registration

Red Rocks Community College:
                       Engineering and IDEA Lab Open House: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019  1:00pm-4:00pm
Open to all high school students (9-12 grades) interested in careers in STEM.  Learn more about engineering, robotics, and cybersecurity through hands-on workshops.   Register at www.rrcc.edu/IDEA

                       Johns Hopkins University Summer Program in Engineering Innovation at Red Rocks Community College
Open to Juniors and Seniors who have completed Trig and Chemistry or Physics with As or Bs.  For more information check out this video: ei.jhu.edu/engineering-overview-video/ or the website: www.ei.jhu.edu

Upcoming College Visits
:
We have some more college visits for the spring!  All visits are in the BCHS Counseling Office unless otherwise noted.
                     Don't forget to sign up in Naviance if you want to meet with the rep!

COLLEGE FAIRS: www.gotocollegefairs.com for more information and to register

GAP YEAR FAIRS: Pre-register at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs
                     Feb. 28, 2019: New Vista High School, Boulder, CO
                     March 2, 2019: Littleton High School, Denver, CO

OTHER HAPPENINGS:


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EXPLORING Opportunities: 

Exploring is the opportunity for youth to find out more about the careers and industries that they are interested in before you finish high school, which will allow them to be more informed when making their after-graduation plans. Whether they are thinking of Community Colleges, Universities, Vocational & Technical Schools, or going directly into the workforce; Exploring is the chance to peek into a young persons potential career before investing time and money.  This is a way for boys and girls, ages 14-20 can get hands-on, real-world experience in a variety of careers from in-field professionals.  Click here for the Exploring Magazine to see all of the available options!

Grab The Torch and Colorado Women's College Summer Institute for Girls
                        June 20-28, 2019 at University of Denver.  For more information: www.grabthetorch.org

STEM Apprenticeship Opportunities: www.usaeop.com  Summer and year-long apprenticeship opportunities

Are you a girl and your are interested in Engineering?  Check out the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).  There are many opportunities for women in this field!  www.swe.org

Scholarship Club!
When? Every Tuesday after school from 2:30-3:15 PM
Where? In the Bear Creek Counseling Office
Who? Your friendly BCHS counselors
What? Work on scholarship applications, essays, answer questions, college applications and apply for the featured scholarship of the week
Why? To help pay for college!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:


National Sports Center for the Disabled in Colorado: Opportunities to work with the disabled and as a bonus, possibly win Broncos swag!  Examples of work: Selling things at Broncos games, helping on the ski slopes, etc.  

Polis for Colorado Internship Opportunity is looking for bright, energetic individuals who would like to learn the nuts and bolts of how a campaign works.  Click here to apply.  Email internships@polisforcolorado.com for more opportunities.  
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