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The 2017 Sturgeon City Summer Institute information has been announced.  There will be 4 institutes this year: Sturgeon City Public Safety Institute, New Generation Leaders, Sturgeon City Science Institute and Science Academy. 

 

 If you are interested- please come by student services for an application.  Visit www.sturgeoncity.org for more information.


 SATELLITE (Science And Technology Enriching Lifelong Leadership In Tomorrow’s Endeavors) is an exciting five-day adventure at North Carolina State University for selected high school sophomores. The 2017 program occurs from Saturday, May 13 to Wednesday, May 17. During the camp, SATELLITE scholars are exposed to a wide range of N.C. State's science and technology resources while exploring future educational and career opportunities in a variety of fields. Scholars also get a feel for the college experience--living in student dorms, attending lectures, hands-on laboratories, and interactive demonstrations led by faculty and staff, and participating in various cultural and enrichment activities. 

 

Any student interested in applying for this opportunity, please send them to guidance.

 

Application- Now open and live

Application Deadline: March 10th 

(2) recommendations are required

Students selected will be notified- April 1st

 


 

Attention 11th Grade Females!

 

Tar Heel Girls State is a week-long practical study of the structure and operation of NC State Government.  The non-partisan program takes a “hands-on” approach to learning how state and local governments function.  Citizens---as participants are known—develop an understanding of the responsibilities of citizenship by creating and living under their own mock government.

 

What is the selection criteria?

 

  • Must be a female junior and be b/w the ages of 16-18.
  • Must be in the top third of your class academically
  • Must be residents of NC for a minimum of 1 year prior their selection
  • Must be mature individuals, capable of setting priorities and be in good physical condition to withstand the week’s intense activities and demanding schedule

 

The cost is $400.  If you are interested in attending, you MUST inform Mrs. Augherton on/before Friday, March 3.  If selected, the completed application will need to be returned with the fee on or before Wednesday, 3/8.

 

More information can be found at www.thgs.com


Junior/Senior Prom

May 6th

Courtyard Marriott Hotel Jacksonville

Cost March 27-April 7 $60.00

April 17-28 $75.00

9-10 grade students may attend if escorted by a 11-12 grade student.


Students must be in at least 9th grade and not over the age of 20. All Non-SWHS students must have an approved guest form completed before purchase of tickets.

SWHS must obtain a fees cleared slip from Mrs. Morton in the library prior to purchase of ticket.

Tickets are Non- Refundable and Non- transferable.

Questions please contact Mrs. Baker or Mrs. Kliewer

Students should pay careful attention the Prom Dress Code requirements that are posted on the TV announcements throughout the school.   


Seniors-

Please bring in ANY/ ALL college acceptance letters and scholarship award letters you are receiving to Mrs. Augherton as soon as possible!!!


 SWHS Graduation Contracts

Students who do not have a contract on file will not be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony on June 12.

Contracts can be found in Clubs and Organizations: Senior Class: Forms

http://southwest.nc.och.schoolinsites.com/?PageName='OrganizationPage'&Page='Forms'&iSection='Organizations'&CorrespondingID='36359'&OrganizationID='36359' 


 Senior Trip Information

 Where: Orlando Florida

 When: April 19-22, 2017

 Students will visit : The Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Universal Studios/Island Adventure: Pre party and Grad Bash events

 Cost: $530.00

 This trip is full. If you wish to have your name added to a wait list please contact Mrs. Baker.

Monthly payments of 75.00 are recommended. Balance must be paid by March 1 2017.

Mark your calendars:

April 6, 6:00pm Mandatory Parent Meeting for students attending Sr. Trip. Students must have an adult representative at this meeting in order to receive information concerning Medical Forms, Behavior Expectation, Luggage requirements and more. Please contact Mrs. Baker if you have questions.


 

 

 

  
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