Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Brainfood - If you are interested in the Brainfood after school program (which results in 100 hours of community service if you attend all classes), please attend one of the MANDATORY orientations at the following dates and locations:
Brainfood Chinatown (Calvary Baptist Church 733 8th St., NW)
Monday 9/8/08 4-6pm or Monday 9/15/08 4-6pm
Brainfood Columbia Heights (St. Stephen's of the Incarnation 1525 Newtown St., NW) Tuesday 9/9/08 4-6pm or Tuesday 9/16/08 4-6pm
Urban Alliance PAID Internships - Any student who is interested in applying to the Urban Alliance Internship program please stop by Rm. 227 during STEP or after school to make sure you get your application in by FRIDAY. You need a teacher recommendation AND one other recommendation so lets make sure it happens!
Wilson's Gay Straight Alliance - Meets every Thursday in room L26 next to the gym during STEP.
The Wilson Homecoming Talent Show - Students who are interested in participating in the Homecoming Talent Show should sign up in Room A-1 (Mrs. Williams-Chisholm's classroom) on Wednesday, September 10 during STEP. This is the only day for sign ups. The time and place for auditions will be shared with students who sign up. The show is scheduled for October 23. Teachers are welcome to participate as well. You can be reassured that Mr. Cahall and the administrative team will have an act in the show. Who is up for the challenge?
Asian Club - All students interested in Asian culture are invited to attend the first meeting of the Asian Club in room 210 (Ms. Ball's room) for 12:00 to 12:20 this Friday and most other Fridays throughout the school year.
Scholarship Opportunity - Manny Acta, manager of the Nationals would like to award scholarships to two students in the district this year. Students must write two paragraphs describing why they deserve the scholarship. Winners will receive a check for $2500 on the field during the September 18th game.
Criteria for the scholarship:
1. Two students (one male, one female) will receive a $2500 scholarship
2. Hispanic or African-American
3. College-bound Senior
4. Minimum 3.3 GPA
5. Projected field of study in college- Science, Technology, Business
6. Would prefer if students have financial need
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