College Visit Opportunities
Course Registration Guide
Internship and Job Opportunities
Post-Secondary Planning Information
Study Abroad Information
Summer Enrichment Programs
Phone# 573-214-3111 Fax# 573-214-3124
CEEB/RBHS school code- 260728
The Guidance website has a lot of great information for our students and parents/guardians. View this presentation on how to access and navigate the Guidance website and introduce yourself to the wealth of information it holds! http://screencast.com/t/Icb9CnWdwZYo (you may have to copy and paste this link in to your web browser if the direct link does not open).
Are you a Junior or Senior who is interested in going on the field trip to Ranken Technical College on December 10th? The deadline has been extended to Monday, December 2nd. Permission slips are available at the Guidance Department Front Desk.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary education. Last year 23 of the 43 Endowments that Missouri Students were eligible for had under 50 applications. This means that students who apply for these scholarships have a very good chance of winning one! There is no Scholarship application limit meaning that you can apply for as many of these scholarships that you are eligible for! Apply today on the ESA website: http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants
If you think your career future includes law enforcement, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department Explorer Program may be for you. Explorer Post 2121 membership is open to young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20 (you must have completed 8th grade), under the following guidelines:
· Have parental approval
· Be in good health
· Be of good moral character with no arrests or conviction records
· Have a good conduct record at school
· Maintain at least a “C” average while in school
· Conform to the Boone County Sheriff’s Code of Conduct and dress standards when representing Law Enforcement Explorer Post 2121 and the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.
The program is provided so young adults have the opportunity to experience law enforcement first hand as well as develop leadership and citizenship skills. For more information about the program and how to apply visit: www.showmeboone.com/sheriff/explorer.aspx
Students interested in Drury University should plan to attend one of their many visit days this year! There are visit days for specific degree programs along with their scholarship weekend (January 31-Feb 1). Visit www.drury.edu/visitdays to see a list of visit day opportunities and to RSVP!
9th-11th graders interested in Professions in Health or Zombies should check out the Guidance website under “Summer Enrichment Opportunities” for information about Truman State’s Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health (STAPH) or Zombie Scholars Academy: A Problem-Based Exploration of Science, Literature, and Leadership (ZSA). See Mrs. Reed in Guidance if you are interested in being nominated for one of these scholar academies. Deadline: November 20th.
Students interested in taking a campus visit to Ranken Technical College on December 10th, please sign up in Guidance. Priority given to Juniors and Seniors. For more information see Mrs. Reed or Mrs. Piester in Guidance
Sophomores interested in participating in the fall HOBY State Leadership Seminar November 7-11th will need to write an essay addressing the following topic: “In 100 words or less, please describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community.” Visit www.hoby.org for more information about the program. Essays need to be submitted to Mrs. Reed in Guidance no later than Friday, October 18th.
Students interested in learning a less commonly taught language such as Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs, should check out the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program! Visit http://www.nsliforyouth.org/how-to-apply/ for application information!
Need to know how to find information about scholarships and paying for college? View this Guidance presentation!
Real Teen Resource Sheet
Resources for assistance and support for just about any issue teens deal with including: Education/Tutoring/Job Readiness, Mentoring, Counseling/Mental Health, Physical/Dental Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Bullying, Food/Housing, Pregnancy, and much more.
Seniors who qualify for Bright Flight
Lindenwood University would like to invite you to their Future Freshman event on Saturday, November 9th. Students qualifying for bright flight are eligible for Lindenwood’s Bright Flight Scholarship: Total cost of attendance (tuition plus room and board) per year! RSVP by Friday, Oct 26th. See Mrs. Reed in Guidance for more information.
Students interested in the University of Tulsa
Check out the Tulsa Time Campus Visit Programs. Sunday-Monday, Nov 10-11 (Overnight Program). Visit www.utulsa.edu/admission/visits for more information.