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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

TheLowell.org wins highest award for high school journalism websites

TheLowell.org has won the 2014 Online Pacemaker from the National Scholastic Press Association.

This is the NSPA's highest honor for student publications.

From the NSPA press release: “Since 1927, the Pacemaker has stood for the highest ideals of scholastic journalism,” said Diana Mitsu Klos, NSPA executive director. “Technologies, means of distribution and economic models continue to change dramatically, but the values of journalism endure with this group of rising leaders.”

Winners were announced at the spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in San Diego on Saturday, April 12.

Entries were judged on design, navigation, writing/editing, graphics and interactivity.

Congratulations to the staff and advisers of The Lowell!

 

Posted by: Samuel Williams
Published: 4/13/14

PAID Summer Internship for High School Students - Environmental Leadership

The Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) is a paid internship in environmental education and leadership for San Francisco and Marin High School Students.Through TEEM; participants discover their inner strengths as leaders, their ability to influence others, and the importance of community.TEEM interns gain first-hand knowledge about the field of environmental education through field trips, mentorships with our professional educators, leading interactive activities with our elementary school students, and creating their own environmental teaching tools.

 

TEEM interns make the following commitment:

-Attend a 6 day summer training August 11th-16th with one overnight camping trip

-Workone day a week on NatureBridge’s campus,either Tuesday orThursday from 4:30pm to 7:30pmSeptember 2014 through April 2015.During these work sessions, interns will teach children about the environment through fun hands-on activities, learn about environmental issues, develop teaching skills, and take care of plants and animals on our campus.

-Participate in one weekend event per month during the school year.

-Transportation to NatureBridge’s Campus in the Golden Gate is providedfor TEEM interns from San Francisco (pick up at Park Presidio/Geary) and the Marin City Bus Stop (Sausalito)

 

Applications are available at www.naturebridge.org/teem.

For more information visit: http://www.naturebridge.org/youth-leadership-a-year-with-teem or check out this 7 minute video about TEEM created by a former TEEM intern: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNoG9hQvHr4

 

Deadline to apply is May 2, 2014.

For any questions, contact:

 

Marisa Nordstrom, Youth Programs Coordinator at Naturebridge

415 332 5771 x27 teem@naturebridge.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naturebridge's Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM)

Posted by: Kathleen Tobin
Published: 4/13/14

Latina? Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math? Free LISTAS Conference for YOUTH

  Latinas In STEM To Achieve Success Conference

6-12 grade

Saturday, April 26, 8:30am-3:30pm at Cañada College in Redwood City

LISTAS will be hosting their first conference to encourage and motivate young Latinas into the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and management! Come listen to Latina professionals from the Bay Area share their story about their upbringing, professional careers, and tips on how to become the next generation of successful Latinas. Free. Information & registration here

http://www.listas.org/

Posted by: Kathleen Tobin
Published: 4/6/14

Our Schools, Our Voices: Mapping the Way to Success!

Help shape SFUSD’s Local Control Accountability Plan. We want to hear from you! The first two forums are scheduled for April 12 at Aptos Middle School and April 17 at 555 Franklin St.

Posted by: Kang-Yun Tsai
Published: 4/1/14

National Merit Finalist

Congratulations to the 15 Lowell students who have advanced to Finalist standing in the National Merit Scholarship Program of two thousands and fourteen.  Great job! Andy Kuang, Kathleen R. Kanaley, Brian Chu, Leila Chew,  Linda Cheng, Elijah N. Alperin, Jordan Wong, Aaron Wong, Betty Tu, Priscilla Tai, Jovanni Stefani, Benjamin Schmidt, Samuel Ryan, Michelle Lin, Sophia Li.  

Posted by: Maria Aguirre
Published: 3/20/14