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  • Getting your Driver's Permit this summer?  

    If you are turning 16 between May 24 - July 31, Please use the form below for requesting a permit form:

    Go to: Lafayette's websiteStudent>Driver's Permit Verification Form. The form will be available in the front office for pick up during normal business hours.  

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    JOB Opportunities 2021

    Hiring Now:

    Chick Fil-A

    Panera Bread

    Canes

    Culver's

    Burger King

    Journey's

    American Eagle

    Crank & Boom

    PetsMart

    Plato's Closet

    On Southland Dr:

    Taziki's

    Taco Tico

    Speedway

    Red Lobster - Host/Hostess & Kitchen

    Lexington Country Club

    Pool and Summerhouse Snack Shop

    Pay between $9 and $10 

    Call Gretchen Howard at 859-299-6243 ext. 212

    Or visit: Lexington Country Club Job Opportunities

     

    Summer Parks and Rec job applications are open! Deadlines for submission are from March 31st through May depending on the position. These jobs are for students starting at age 14! The applications are on-line at:

    https://www.lexingtonky.gov/prjobs



    Summer Programs

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    Odyssey Program at Cleveland State University

    Filmmaking Summer Camps for Teens

    Learn Acting, Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing, Screenwriting, and more from the students and faculty at the School of Film & Media Arts!

    • Create your own original fils using professional equipment in our sound stages and Mac editing labs
    • Four sessions for ages 13-18
    • 1 week and 3 week camps
    • Residential and day camp options - stay in CSU dorms!

    For more information or to register, contact the program coordinator at 216-687-5087, email: odyssey@csuohio.edu or visit csufilmodyssey.com 

     

    All Abilities Drama Camp

    www.allabilitiesdrama.com

    If you might be interested in this camp, please follow the link above to take a survey so that they can decide how it will look this year.

    Campers experience the arts by celebrating differences, skills, personalities and abilities.

     

    University of Michigan 

    The Joy of Coding 

    July 5 – August 13, 2021 

    Deadline to apply: April 15, 2021 

    Cost: $99 

     

    Sullivan University

    www.sullivan.edu/summercamp

    June 13-18, 2021

    Culinary Camp $850; Advanced Culinary Camp $850; Baking & Pastry Camp $850; Advanced Baking & Pastry Camp $850; Medical Camp $450

    July 26-30

    Pharmacy Camp $100 (Day Camp Only)

    Virtual Camps:

    Virtual Culinary Camp - 5 classes $79

    Mondays: June, 21 & 22 July 5, 12, & 19

    Virtual Baking & Pastry Camp - 5 classes $79

    Tuesdays: June 22 & 29 July 6, 13, & 20

    All virtual camps include: 

    • Live access to the five interactive classes via Zoom video and chat

    • Access to the class recordings for a year

    • Virtual Camp Box: T-Shirt, Apron, Cooking Tool, Conversion Card, Recipe/Ingredient Booklet

     

    Kentucky State University 4-H Youth Development Presents:

    Summer Camp '21

    High School Students (Residential Camp)

    For more info or to register visit: Http://bit.ly/lysu4-h

    Camp Goals:

    • Deliver STEM curriculum (Science Technology Engineering & Math)
    • Provide awareness to students about transportation modal careers
    • Encourage students to consider transportation careers and related courses of study when pursuing higher education

     

    Ag Discovery 2021

    www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery

    21 Colleges and Universities are participating including Kentucky State University

    AgDiscovery is a unique opportunity for students to explore agricultural sciences, and gain knowledge about careers in animal and plan disciplines, wildlife management, veterinary medicine, biotechnology, entomology, food safety, food production, agribusiness, forestry, and much more! Students experience hands-on learning workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, laboratory and field exercises, in addition to a variety of cultural and teambuilding activities.

     

    University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center's Summer Healthcare Experience (SHE)

    Deadline for applications: April 30, 2021 5:00PM

    Application and instructions: https://redcap.uky.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=43ETDMEFWP

    Questions? email Chris Prichard at cpr248@uky.edu

    Program Dates: July 12 - 23, 2021

    This Oncology Program aims to empower Kentucky high school student leaders who identify as female with experieces, activities and discussions that introduce them to the incredible breadth of career and leadership opportunities in the field of oncology. 

    SHE specifically target young women with an interest in science and medicine, who identify as underrepresented in the sciences (i.e., racial or ethnic minortiy, low income, first-generation college bound, and/or living with a disability). Applicants must be a current sophomore, junior or senior from a Kentucky high school. 

    The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will provide:

    • Two weeks of rewarding online programming featuring expert speakers and activity leaders from all facets of cancer, including cancer research, healthcare, personal development and more.
    • Opportunities to work collaboratively and conduct research with students from other schools.
    • Mentorship from prominent women in the field.
    • Support for all students during the program - including ability to group text and email with questions, concerns, updates, technology issues, etc.
    • A stipend of $500 to each participating student
    • Lab kits for for any experiments and research related to the program.

     

    The Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Inc.

    Aviation Camps 2021

    Sessions:

    June 14 - 15 Ages 10 - 17

    June 17 - 18 Ages 10 - 17

    June 21 - 22 Ages 10 - 17

    June 24 - 25 Ages 10 - 80

    Time: 8:30 - 3:30 

    Register at: www.aviationky.org/camp 

    For more information: call 859-353-0467 or email: camps2021@aviationky.org

    • Actual flight lesson in a Cessna 172 airplane - provided by Eastern Kentucky University

    • STEM Topics include: science of aeonautics, navigation, flight simulation, aircraft design, NASA engineering space challenges, museum exhibits, air traffic control and more

    • Provided: lunch, snacks, camp t-shirt, class handouts, museum admission

    • Cost: $239 ** some financial aid is available for students requiring assistance to attend.**

    University of Kentucky 2021 Summer Youth Program

    June 4 - July 16

    Deadline: May 12, 2021

    Application: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/326036

    The UK Summer Youth Program allows high school students to come to the University of Kentucky and work for 6 weeks in an assigned department on campus. The progam includes free professional development training sessions. The goal of this program is to give disadvantaged studnets information and familiarity with UK's campus as well as real, professional work experience for their resumes. 

    • 15-25 hours/week

    • Junior and Seniors welcome

    • $10.40/hour pay

    • Office setting jobs

    • Program is FREE

    • This year will have a strong healthcare focus.

    • Please apply online

    DePaul University The Theatre School's Summer High School Program

    Deadline to apply: May 1, 2021 (priority deadline)  Application to apply

    Questions? tts.summer@depaul.edu or 773-325-7933

    There is a Three-week Program and a One-Week Program to choose from - BOTH VIRTUAL!

    This program is designed for rising 11th and 12th grade students who want a taste of intensive conservatory training that supersedes limitations and unlocks the riches inherent within uncharted creative territory. While this is a non-college credit program, students will dive into the rigor of classes in one of six concentrations - Acting, Comedy Arts, Design, Directing, Playwriting, or Stage Management/Theatre Technology - with Theatre School faculty and some of the most accomplished theatre/film professionals in the business. 

     

     

     


     

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  • THE COLLEGE PROJECT will be holding a five-week ACT Review Class for the June 12th ACT test. Classes will be held at the company's office in Lexington and/or via Zoom.

    Classes will begin the week of May 10, 2021 and are offered three different days each week to allow for flexibility. 

    For futher details, weekly schedules and sign-up please visit our website @ www.thecollegeprojectky.com/events or contact Sean Smith 859-619-0439.

     


     

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    Need a Driver's Permit Verification form? 

    You may request one NO PASS/NO DRIVE Or: Click >Student>Driver's Permit Verification Form. If you are an In-Person Student, you may pick up the form in the Counseling Office from Ms. Baker. If you are a Remote student, the form will be available in the front office for pick up during normal business hours.  

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    2020 - 2021 Optimist International Essay Contest

    Open to anyone under 19 years of age by October 1, 2021

    Award: up to $2,500

    Read all instructions carefully. This is a contest, not a scholarship. 

    This year's Official Essay Topic: "Reaching your Dreams by Choosing Optimism"

    Download Application and Instructions Here

     


     

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  • EKU ROTC Information

    Please click on the links below to find all the information for the EKU Army ROTC program! There are several scholarships to choose from.

    Army ROTC at EKU

     


     

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  • Lafayette Counseling is on Instagram!  Follow @ lhscounseling1

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  • **Juniors/Seniors-Sign up for Virtual College Visits at Lafayette!  See who is visiting you at Lafayette and sign up for College Rep visits on-line at https://www.fcps.net/Page/14707

     

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Jobs/Mentorships/Tutoring

  • Job Opportunities

     

    The YMCA is hosting a job fair for summer positions. Teens and young adults interested in working at the Y this summer as camp counselors or lifeguards are encouraged to attend a Summer Job Fair at the YMCA’s program site at the University of Kentucky. The job fair will be Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1530 Nicholasville Road in Lexington, KY 40507. Apply at:

    www.ymcacky.org/careers

     

    Summer Parks and Rec job applications are open! Deadlines for submission are from March 31st through May depending on the position. These jobs are for students starting at age 14! The applications are on-line at:

    https://www.lexingtonky.gov/prjobs

     

    Lexington Country Club

    Pool and Summerhouse Snack Shop

    Pay between $9 and $10 

    Call Gretchen Howard at 859-299-6243 ext. 212

    Or visit: Lexington Country Club Job Opportunities

     

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