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Mark your calendars for this opportunity:
Saturday, January 15, 2011
9:00am - 1:00pm
Location to be announced
More than 30 national, regional, and local colleges will be there, including HBCU colleges.
See the attachment.
A number of Financial Aid Nights will be conducted throughout Duval County. Stanton's will occur on January 20, 2011, at 6:00pm, but you can choose to attend any of them for convenience.
The topic and the requirements are contained in the attachments.
The following are recent posts through various news blog on the Stanton site. The blogs and items are located on the rightside of the main page.
The FFAA (Florida Financial Aid Application) is now available for senior to complete. This is the application for the Bright Futures Scholarship and other state programs. All seniors should complete this on-line application by January 3, 2011, to insure that their transcripts will be sent to the Department of Education in Tallahassee for the early (7th semester) evaluation. This is the same date recommended for submitting the 75-hours of community service required for the Academic Scholars Award.
2010 PSAT scores will be distributed through English classes on Thursday and Friday, December 9 and 10.
Attention all Sophomores: if you are interested in becoming a member of Youth Leadership Jacksonville, please read the announcement located in the Sophomore News Blog. The link for the blog is on the righthand side of this page.
Magnet Tours: Magnet tours will be given at Stanton only at scheduled times. They will begin promptly, and will last no longer than 90 minutes. Successful completion of Algebra I is a prerequisite to enter 9th grade. Primary entry point is grade 9. There are approximately 300 openings for Grade 9; 15 openings for grade 10, 5 openings for grade 11, and 2 openings for grade 12. The required pre-requisite courses must be evident on the transcript.
Amity Turkish Cultural Center (ATCC) presents an exciting program for students and teachers in Jacksonville with the partnership of Florida State College (former FCCJ), Duval County Public Schools and Istanbul Center of Atlanta. This program is geared towards an interdisciplinary approach to enhancing several core skills in students no matter what discipline they may study.