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Parents – Alumni – Teachers - Community members – Seeking Career Day Participants – October 2014

Do you have an interesting career or know someone who does? Would you be willing to share your experience with freshmen students who are looking for career ideas and guidance?

We are seeking participants for the October 2014  - 4th annual Career Day 8AM – 11:30 AM at Lowell High School (the exact date TBA).

We are looking for professionals in all fields and trades including entrepreneurs. If interested in sharing a fun morning with Lowell Freshmen who are eager to learn about the path you took to your career and nature of the work you do – please contact: Norman Nager  - NagerN@sfusd.edu and I will send you an invitation with details of the event. It is guaranteed to be a lot of fun for presenters and students alike.

Thanks for supporting college and career education at Lowell!

Posted by: Norman Nager
Published: 4/21/14

Summer Opportunities for Youth at the Red Cross

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Our annual Leadership Development Center (LDC) is a four-day overnight conference designed to build strong leaders and positive relationships among Red Cross Youth.  Students attending LDC will participate in workshops and sessions on various topics including safety, preparedness, diversity, public speaking, leadership, international relations and humanitarianism.  There will also be games, guest speakers, and fun activities; all structured to help youth recognize their leadership potential.  This opportunity is available to all youth entering grades 9-12.  Deadline is May 2nd, 2014!  The website says May 25th, but the deadline was extended!

For more information, visit:

http://www.redcross.org/ca/san-francisco/volunteer/youth-volunteer-services/leadership-development-center

PROFESSIONAL SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

Gain valuable leadership and professional skills with the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter!  Our interns are valuable team members who help promote the mission of the American Red Cross serving 8 week terms.  Build your career skills in areas such as communications, international services, event planning, and the nonprofit sector.  The deadline to apply is May 7th, 2014!

To apply, visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=form__2561

CHAPMAN-HOLCOMBE INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS

The Chapman-Holcombe International Internship Program brings a select few youth from Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies all over the world to the Bay Area for several weeks to learn what the American Red Cross does and for a cultural exchange.  To volunteer and assist in the program, please email Robbie Herrera at Robbie.Herrera@redcross.org or Lawrence Leung at Lawrence.Leung@redcross.org.

Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/21/14

Visual Arts Summer Program FREE for Bay Area Youth

Southern Exposure's Mission Voices Summer (MVS) is now accepting

applications from youth artists (ages 14–21)

Free 4-week visual arts program for Bay Area youth!

July 14–August 6, 2014.  M-F from 3pm-6pm

Click here to download the current application!

MVS students learn to use the visual arts as a tool for expressing ideas, ambitions, and creativity. Working with more than 40 other Bay Area youth and 6 professional artists, each student works to develop an art exhibition in SoEx's Mission district gallery. You can see photos from last summer's Mission Voices Summer program on our Facebook page.

The MVS program offers:

  • Exposure to a wide range of technical artistic skills, from painting and sculpture to photography, videography and other digital mediums
  • Professional facilities and equipment including Adobe Creative Suite, Mac Pro computers, DSLRs and other photo/video equipment
  • Professional teaching artists
  • Small class ratios with supportive staff in a nurturing environment
  • Class credit when applicable

All skill levels are welcome. The entire program is free and open to youth artists!

Contact Dave Sandoval at aie@soex.org for more information or to request a paper application.

 

 
Posted by: Kathleen Tobin
Published: 4/21/14

Exploratorium Science Museum - apply to be a High School Volunteer

Interested in being an Exploratorium Explainer?

The Exploratorium is looking for a diverse group of student explainers who have a spark for learning new things and a desire to work with people.

For more information, please follow the link below.

http://explainers.exploratorium.edu/highschool/apply

Minimum Requirements


Candidates must

• be at least 15 years old and have completed the first year of high school
 (but not more than 18 years old)
• be open to learning new ideas

• be interested in working with people within a museum structure

Want to be an Explainer?
Call (415) 528-4344 beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the dates listed below to schedule an interview. Interviews will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis until all interview slots are filled.

Open Application Dates



January 4th, 2014
May 3rd, 2014
September 6th, 2014

Contact Information

High School Explainer Program


Exploratorium

Piers 15/17
San Francisco, CA 94111
E-mail: hsexplainers@exploratorium.edu
The Exploratorium is a nonprofit equal opportunity museum of science, art, and human perception.

Posted by: Kathleen Tobin
Published: 4/21/14

Youth Employment Services Program Summer 2014 Application

There are two ways that you can apply: through e-mail or paper application.

For online submission, please download and complete the application linked below and attach it to an e-mail to yes@tel-hi.org with the subject YES 2014 Application.

For paper application, please print out and complete the application linked below and drop it off at or mail it to the Teen Center 567 Bay St, San Francisco, CA 94133.

*You do not need to send us the cover letter

YES 2014 Summer Application

YES Summer Application FAQ

YES 2014 Summer Intern's Job Description

Deadline extended to: Monday April 28th

Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/18/14

How To Choose the Most Ideal College Presentation in Cantonese

Hello Parents & Students,

There will be a presentation in Cantonese

What: How to Choose the Most Ideal College

When: May 3rd at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Where: Sharon Chinese Baptist Church

1620 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

See flyer for more information.

Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/17/14

Transportation Technology 6 Week Summer Program

Transportation Technology 6- Week Summer Program

Career Technical Education, in collaboration with George Washington High School and John O’Connell High School will offer an amazing summer program for students who are sophomores, juniors or seniors. The Transportation Technology Summer Program is a 6-week program that introduces students to automotive technology.

  • Through hands-on activities and work-site tours, students develop a breadth of knowledge about the transportation industry.
  • Contact Darlene Cardenas, Darlene M. Cárdenas, Work-Based Learning Coordinator at: cardenasd@sfusd.edu for application packet or  questions
  • Students will have the opportunity to:
    • Use a wide variety of shop tools and automotive equipment while on site at George Washington High School
    • Develop first-hand work experience through prearranged internships with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni).
    • Observe and aid Muni employees, while applying course content in the real world
    • Gain 10 high school elective units
    • Earn a $600 stipend for participating in the summer program
  • Students who are interested in the Transportation Technology Summer Program need to complete an application and supporting documentation (noted on the flyer attached). If you have any students interested in learning something new this summer, want to earn high school credits, or are looking for an internship in the transportation industry, please encourage them to apply.
  • Applications need to be submitted to our office by Friday, April 25, 2014. 
  • Contact Darlene Cardenas, Darlene M. Cárdenas, Work-Based Learning Coordinator at: cardenasd@sfusd.edu for application packet or questions
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Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/17/14

Building Construction and Environmental Technology 6- Week Summer Programs

Building Construction and Environmental Technology 6- Week Summer Programs

Career Technical Education & John O’Connell High School will offer two amazing summer programs for students who are sophomores, juniors or seniors that will introduce students to the principles of engineering, construction, and energy.  Through hands-on activities and work-site tours, students will develop a breadth of knowledge about career pathways specific to their summer program.

  • Students will have the opportunity to: Learn to use hand tools and power tools, Build a network of career mentors, Develop first-hand work experience through job shadows with Construction, Engineering and Energy and Utilities Firms, & Earn a $600 stipend for participating in the summer program
  • Students who are interested in the Building Construction or Environmental Technology Summer Internship Program need to complete an application and provide supporting documentation (noted on the flyer attached). If you have any students interested in learning something new this summer, or are interested in careers in engineering, construction, or energy, please encourage them to apply.
  • Applications need to be submitted to our office by Friday, April 25, 2014. 
  • Contact Darlene Cardenas, Darlene M. Cárdenas, Work-Based Learning Coordinator at: cardenasd@sfusd.edu for application packet or  questions
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Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/17/14

iDesign- 2-week Engineering Camp at CCSF!

iDesign- 2-week Engineering Camp at CCSF!

  • Exclusively for San Francisco high school students!
  • Students will learn more about the field of engineering/technology through guest speakers, hands-on projects, and field trips to local companies- all while earning one unit of CSU transferrable credit!
  • This summer the program will run for 2 weeks, Monday through Friday, from June 2nd-June 13th and will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
  • Students can apply online by visiting: http://tinyurl.com/iDesignE-2014
  • See flyer attached
  • Applications will be due May 6th!
Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/17/14

San Francisco National College Fair

San Francisco National College Fair

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Cow Palace
Learn More
 

Free Registration for Students and Parents

Register Now

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) will hold the San Francisco National College Fair at the Cow Palace on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The fair is free and open to the public and offers students in grades 11 and 12 and their families the opportunity to meet face to face with college representatives from throughout the country.

About the Program

Now in its 42nd year, the National College Fair program annually helps more than 675,000 students and families explore their options for higher education, making it one of the most visible college recruitment tools in the United States. NACAC hosts 78 college fairs each year.  

Why Attend?
Attending a college fair is the best way to gather information, first hand, about colleges and universities, especially those in distant cities. Participants will learn about admission requirements, financial aid, course offerings, and campus environment, as well as other information pertinent to the college selection process. At the fair’s counseling center, students and parents can discuss their individual needs with college experts. Students and parents are encouraged to register prior to attending the event. 
Register Online.
 
 
San Francisco NCF Contacts

Contact Rasheena Wilson or your local representatives Gordon Chalmers at 650/341-6940 and Susan Lee at 415/626-2919

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Posted by: Candace Boran
Published: 4/16/14

Attention all students who are planning on taking the AP Chinese Exam and are not enrolled in an AP Chinese class.

 You need to report to Room S105 after school at 3:30 pm on April 23rd to familiarize yourself with the AP Chinese Exam.  The exam takes place on a computer and you need to be familiar with the process used.  You will not be allowed to ask questions during the AP Examination.  It is essential that you see Mrs. Chang in S105 so you will be able to familiarize yourself with the computer generated instructions.  This is the ONLY TIME that the Language Lab (S105) will be available to you. It is vital that you take advantage of this opportunity.  It is mandatory for all AP Chinese students not in the AP Chinese class.

 

Posted by: Ivan K Yee
Published: 4/15/14

ADVANCED PLACEMENT STUDENTS:

  Please check the AP Board for your testing room assignment and roster number.  It has been posted on Tuesday. April 15, 2014.  If there are any questions or discrepancies, please ask or notify a member of the AP Team ASAP or by April 18, 2014 by 3:00 pm. (I. Yee)

 

Posted by: Ivan K Yee
Published: 4/15/14