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NEWS

12 days ago

Early Release


On Monday, Nov. 12, at 11:15 a.m., secondary students will be released for teacher planning. Elementary students will be released at 12:15 p.m.


LCSD1 Closed for Thanksgiving Break 


All Laramie County School District 1 schools and offices will be closed Nov. 21–23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Hours of operation will return to normal on Monday, Nov. 26.


District Holds Public Review for Social Studies Textbooks


Laramie County School District 1’s Social Studies Department is conducting a secondary-level curriculum materials adoption. The public and district stakeholders have an opportunity to participate in the adoption process.

The prospective United States history and high school world geography textbooks will be available to the public for a 45-day review and receipt of public comments. This will be held weekdays from 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., until Nov. 16, in the Social Studies Department office, Room 210, in the District Administration Building, 2810 House Ave.

At the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave., textbooks will also be on review Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sunday, 1–5 p.m.

For more information about the materials, contact district Social Studies Coordinator Mark Quinlivan, 771-2215.

COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANNING

3 months ago


Hathaway Scholarships


The State of Wyoming provides Hathaway Merit and Needs-based Scholarships to Wyoming students attending the University of Wyoming and Wyoming Community Colleges. Every student who meets the merit requirements can earn a Hathaway Merit Scholarship. Contact your school counselor for more information.

Or, please CLICK THIS LINK for more information about Hathaway Scholarships from the Wyoming Department of Education.

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Other College Resources, Scholarship Info & Financial Aid Info


www.fafsa.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education free application for federal Student aid web site.

www.studentaid.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid web site. This website is for students, parents and counselors who are interested in finding student aid for perspective college bound students.

www.collegeboard.com
Understand all of your options when it comes to paying for college including information about college costs,scholarships, financial aid applications, education loans, and college financing.

www.salliemae.com
The nation’s leading provider of student loans, helping millions of Americans achieve the dream of a higher education.

www.military.com (click on ‘Education’)
Find millions of dollars in scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community by clicking on the Education tab and choosing find scholarships.


Career Readiness

A career is all the productive work, paid and unpaid, performed throughout a person's lifetime. Career Education provides students with opportunities to learn about their interests, to become aware and appreciate a range of careers, and to develop decision-making, job-seeking, and job-keeping skills.

Explore the links below to help make informed career choices.

Tips for Writing a Cover Letter
Resource maintained by The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lifeworks
Explore health and medical science careers in this Web site developed by the National Institute of Health. Read interviews by health professionals or browse the 100+ career database.

Career Onestop
Excellent web site for students, parents, and career advisors offering tools for career exploration.

America's Career InfoNet
Find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, employer contacts nationwide, and an extensive career resource library online.

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
Information about and practice questions for the ASVAB, a multi-aptitude test battery that allows students to identify different abilities.


NCAA Eligibility Center

If you want to play NCAA sports at a Division I or II school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Please CLICK HERE to visit the NCAA Eligibility Center.