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  • Summer School Information
    Summer School for students in grades 7th through 12th grade will be held at Evergreen Elementary for the month of July.  Registration is June 28th or …
  • NBC & MTV Studios Tour
    On Friday, June 2, 2017, Western Wayne High School students took a trip to NBC and MTV Studios in New York City.  The students were able to tour NBC …
  • Junior Leadership Northern Poconos Graduation
    On Thursday, June 1, 2017, graduation was held for the Junior Leadership Northern Poconos, Class of 2017.  Representing Western Wayne High School …
  • Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
    Congratulations to Amanda Herold and Skye Smith upon their graduation from Tomorrow’s Leaders Today on May 18, 2017.  Amanda and Skye were …
  • Opioid Awareness Information
    Please see the attached Opioid Awareness Seminar presentation in PDF format provided by MSgt Brandon Staudt of the PA Counterdrug Joint Task Force.  …

2017 – 2018 ONLINE COURSE REGISTRATION

Scheduling for 2017-18 School Year:

The Online Scheduling window will be open from Friday, January 20th to Wednesday, February 1st at 10:00 PM. Student were given instructions on how to schedule their classes for the 2017-18 school year.  Please reference the curriculum guide when making course selections.  If there are questions, please feel free to contact the Guidance Department.

Scholarships & Career Opportunities:

Be sure to check back often! These change monthly!

May 2017

April 2017 – UPDATED (4/20/17)

March 2017 – UPDATED (3/23/17)

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

LIFELINE PROGRAM TO PROVIDE $9.25/MONTH BROADBAND/INTERNET SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

The Federal Communications Commission today modernized and reformed its Lifeline program to help low income consumers afford access to the 21st Century’s vital communications network: the Internet.

 

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

SUICIDE AWARENESS, PREVENTION AND RESPONSE

The following is the board approved policy regarding suicide awareness, prevention and response.

 

Tips for Parents

8 Skills all 18 Year Olds Should Have:

 

MATTHEW FITZSIMMONS
HIGH SCHOOL PUPIL SERVICE COORDINATOR

KASEY GRIBBLE
COUNSELOR GRADES 9-12 (M-Z)

RENEE CHERNIN
COUNSELOR GRADES 9 – 12
(IEP AND 504)

JOSEPH TOTSKY
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR 504S,
7TH & 8TH GRADE

Lisa Jacques
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Wildcats Acting Kindly

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Scholarship Criteria Application Online Due Date
Aspiring Business Professional This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. http://pa-legion.com/quick-links/forms/

 

May 30, 2017
Aspiring Animation Professional This is for high school seniors who can win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. http://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/1000-christian-college-edge-scholarship/2026661/

 

May 31, 2017
Community Forests Scholarship Offered to all high school seniors in the nine-county area of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. Applicants must be accepted to a Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study, be accepted to a Technical School, College or University, provide 3 references, provide proof of acceptance. http://pa-legion.com/quick-links/forms/

 

May 31, 2017
Got a Spine Scholarship Be attending college or university in any field of study on a full-time basis no later than October of 2017. Applicants must have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. Applicants must also be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2017. Answers must be submitted to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on June 2, 2017. http://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/?utm_source=h5m&utm_medium=e&utm_campaign=mom

 

May 31, 2017
Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarships Eligibility extends to any high school junior residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports! http://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/

 

May 31, 2017
Firemen’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania Open to seniors furthering their academic education through college level courses in the Fire Sciences or related academic programs. Two annual scholarships will be offered in each of the sic sections of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as prescribed by the F.A.S.P. as follows: One $1,000.00 Scholarship Toward a Bachelor Degree; One $500.00 Scholarship Toward an Associate Degree. http://www.onlinembareport.com/ June 1, 2017
BigSun Scholarship All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Please send us a short essay (500 – 1,000 words) answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?  http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ June 1, 2017
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship Open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs https://www.studentscholarships.org/2017_college_scholarships.php

 

June 2, 2017
Lift Parts Express Scholarship Open to any current senior in high school expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2017 at any college/university in the US or Canada. Applicants must submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline. http://pafirefighters.org/scholarships/

 

June 15, 2017
Console & Hollawell’s Legal Scholarship Students must have a high school diploma or GED and currently pursuing a law degree. Or be a senior and intend on pursuing a law degree. https://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

 

June 15, 2017
Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program Receive up to $2500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.

Eligibility Criteria:

•Have completed high school (or earned a GED)

•Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017

•Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States

•Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)

•Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity

•Be under the age of 30

•Be a United States citizen

 

Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

 

June 15, 2017
Cooke College Scholarship Applicants must plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2017 and intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2017. Applicants must also earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, and have a SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 (based on the old SAT scores) or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above. Applicants must also demonstrate significant unmet financial need and a rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ June 19, 2016
Discover Nursing Open to seniors pursuing the field of nursing. Will help you find scholarships. www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com June 30, 2017
PA New Economy Tech. Scholarship Program Pennsylvania offers two scholarships; the SciTech Scholarship which provides up to $3,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years to students enrolled in a bachelor degree program as a full-time student in an approved science or technology program. Both scholarships require the student to begin employment in the state within one year for each year that they scholarship was received. https://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php

 

June 30, 2017
American Legion Scholarships Offers a variety of scholarships to seniors offering up to $7,500 in scholarship money. http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/law-scholarship-2015/

 

July 15, 2017
SAE Engineering Scholarship Open to seniors pursuing their education in engineering, or related area. (Computer Science is included) http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/?ep_mid=11293867&ep_rid=151039265

 

Check website for deadlines.
Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#levels=high-school

 

Check website for deadlines.
Collegeweeklive.com Scholarship Applicants must use collegeweeklive.com to visit the pages of 5 college of their choice to be entered. www.pheaa.org Check website for deadline.
CaptainU Student-Athlete Scholarship Open to student-athletes planning to attend a four-year university with a complete CaptainU profile. Application will be judged on profile completeness, recruiting activity on & promotion of CaptainU. Winner will be announced on Facebook page. http://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/

 

Varies on scholarship
Wayne Memorial Educational Reimbursement Program This program is designed to encourage enrollment in education programs for positions that are difficult and/or considered career shortage areas (example nursing). Some educational costs can be forgiven in return for full time employment. www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm Varies
Oral Roberts University Quest Whole Person Scholarship Scholarship recipients will demonstrate the following: Christian Worldview, Lifestyle of Service, Academic Achievement, Leadership Ability, Vision to Make a Life-Changing Impact on Others, and a Healthy Lifestyle. To qualify, you must be a high school senior, recent high school graduate or transfer student with plans to attend ORU and be nominated by a non-family member, such as a school official, church official, community leader or a member of the ORU alumni, faculty, or staff. www.studentscholarships.org

 

Varies

 

 

CollegeWeek Live Scholarships Check website for details. http://www.collegeweeklive.com/scholarships

 

Monthly deadlines
CaptainU Scholarships Check website for details. http://www.captainu.com/scholarship?tag=carnegie&campaign=carnegie&utm_campaign=carnegie

 

Quarterly deadlines