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York Public Schools | April 21, 2024

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Counseling Center

 

Dr. Tami Wegener
School Counselor
402-362-6655, ext. 224
tami.wegener@yorkdukes.org

Mrs. Dana Schmid
School Counselor
402-362-6655, ext. 225
dana.schmid@yorkdukes.org

Mrs. Deb Stuhr
Admin. Assistant
402-362-6655, ext. 226
deb.stuhr@yorkdukes.org


LATEST NEWS…

 

TUITION PAYMENT

DUAL CREDIT TUITION PAYMENTS —  SCC is now billing through the students’ email accounts through the Hub.  Students need to log into the Hub and click on “email” to find the billing statement from Nelnet Campus.  Contact Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.  Payment is due February 29, 2024.  This can be paid through the HUB account or by mailing a check.

 

PERU dual credit (Speech or Biology for the spring semester) will soon have applications submitted by students.  Billing statements will be mailed to students’ home addresses.  Tuition is due to Peru State by April 1, 2024, for the spring semester.  You can pay online or mail a check to their campus.

 

 

EDUCATIONQUEST FREE HELP ON-SITE IN YORK!

FREE COLLEGE PLANNING HELP available!  Seniors, we are so fortunate to have an Educationquest expert from Lincoln visiting our school twice a month for 40-minute blocks of time.  This is FREE help!  Contact Mrs. Stuhr if you and/or your parents would like to set up a time to visit with her.  Future appointments available are on Wednesday,  March 20, April 3 and April 17, 2024.  This includes help with the FAFSA.

 

ACT Test Date ahead:

Apr. 13 — reigstration due by March 8

June 8 — registration due by May 3

July 13 — registration due by June 7

 

STUDENTS REGISTERING TO TAKE THE ACT … Please remember to enter the York High School code of 282-590 when testing.  This is the only way YHS gets a copy of your test results, and we NEED them.  If questions, stop by the Counseling office.

 

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CHECK OUT THIS GREAT RESOURCE:
Ultimate Guide to the ACT
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CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS …

 

Burke Scholarship through the Upper Big Blue NRD is now open for applications.  Student must be pursuing careers in natural resources related fields and furthering their studies at a Nebraska college or university.  The online application is available at upperbigblue.org/education   Deadline is March 22, 2024.

 

COOPER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS and ANNE COOPER MEMORIAL are available for application at http://jimandlilcooperfoundation.org/    The online applications are due by April 1, 2024.

 

York County Farm Bureau Scholarship – is open to a graduating senior pursuing an agriculture-related field.  While not required, a member of York County Farm Bureau will be preferred.    Personal statement required.   Applications available in Counseling Office.  Deadline is April 1, 2024.

 

Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation scholarship is open to students attending one of Nebraska’s community colleges in the fall of 2024 in an automotive-related field.   Details and application form in Counseling Office.  Deadline April 5, 2024.

 

Sons of American Legion, Holmes Post 178 is offering scholarships to seniors from area schools.  Students do not have to be family members of a veteran to apply.  Application form is in the Counseling Office.  Deadline April 5, 2024.

 

GOOD LIFE, GREAT JOURNEY SCHOLARSHIP – Nebraska Department of Transportation is providing scholarships to individuals pursuing one of the following programs while also getting hands-on experience work at NDOT.  Individuals selected will be eligible for up to 100% paid tuition, books, fees, tools and housing expenses.  Programs include: Diesel Technology, Electronics Systems/ElectrIcal Technology, Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology, Drafting/Design Technology, Engineering and Information Technology.  SCC, CCC and Northeast are all schools included in this offer.  See Counseling office for more details.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2024.

 

James M. Cox Foundation offers a scholarship to a student who has a good academic record, financial need, and possibly extenuating circumstances for family or have more than one family member in college.  Must be attending a Nebraska-based institution of higher learning.  See Counseling office for application.  Two letters of recommendation from teachers and/or counselor and essay required along with a certified copy of your transcript.  Deadline is April 15, 2024.

 

Norden Club of Lincoln is awarding a scholarship or grant-in-aid to an applicant who wishes to pursue an educational experience or project pertaining to any of the five Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.  See Counseling office for more details and for the application.  Deadline is May 1, 2024.

 

SENIORCARE.COM AGING MATTERS Scholarship is now open for a student who currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community or intends to pursue a career that will impact on the elder population.  For scholarship details and the website to apply, see the Counseling office.  Deadline is May 15, 2024.

 

 

BLUE & GOLD SCHOLARSHIP FORMS…

 

The following forms (the same form — just different formats) may be used to apply for local Blue & Gold scholarships:

 

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PERU STATE COLLEGE – DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS .. DIrections for ordering a transcript:

  1. Go to peru.edu
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Transcripts
  3. Click on “Peru State College Transcript Delivery Service”
  4. Click “Create Account” and then complete the form.  Be sure to choose e-transcript and be sure to write “HOLD FOR GRADES” when ordering (this is under part 3 — order details).

 See Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.

 

SCC Dual Credit Students …. You may request your transcript by logging into the HUB at https://thehub.southeast.edu , then select My Bookmarks (right side of screen), select Self service, select Transcript Request and complete the information. You should receive a confirmation after hitting the Submit button.  Seniors, you will not want to order your transcript until your semester is complete.  If you wish to take care of it prior to the semester ending, please get a paper request from Mrs. Stuhr so you can note “HOLD FOR GRADES.”  See Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.  At this point, there is no charge for requesting your transcript from SCC.

 

Let’s work together for a great school year!  


GUIDANCE LINKS

Educational Planning

  • Education Quest : Free College Planning Services.   Eduquest is based out of Lincoln, NE http:///www.educationquest.org/
  • KnowHow2Go: A slick site for planning your college education no matter what grade you are currently in.  Helpful tips for students in middle school, as well as high school. http://www.knowhow2gonebraska.org/

Nebraska Universities and Colleges


GUIDANCE FORMS

Transcript Release Form
Graduation Information Form