Juniors

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY - UAMS PHARMACY CAMP – APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 16, 2018

The UAMS College of Pharmacy Summer Camp Program is designed for high school rising seniors and recently graduated high school students entering college interested in learning more about the opportunities in the profession of pharmacy. The camp is June 10, 2018, through June 165, 2018. Click here for information and online application. Any questions regarding the camp can be directed to Alex Holladay at (501) 686-6282 or at abholladay@uams.edu.

SUmmer opportunity - Arkansas Governor's School

When: June 10 – July 21, 2018

Where: Hendrix College Campus

For more info: www.hendrix.edu/ags

Email questions to: ags@hendrix.edu

The Arkansas Governor’s School is a six-week summer residential program for gifted and talented students who are upcoming high school seniors and residents of the state of Arkansas. The program is funded by the Arkansas State Legislature as a portion of the biennial appropriation for Gifted and Talented Programs through the State Department of Education. State funds provide tuition, room, board, and instructional materials for each student who attends the six-week program on the site of a residential college campus, leased by the State.

Students are selected on the basis of their special aptitudes in one of eight fields: Choral Music, Drama, English/Language Arts, Instrumental Music, Mathematics, Natural Science, Social Science, or Visual Arts. All students also take classes in General Conceptual Development (Area II) and in Personal and Social Development (Area III).

Nominations and application forms are due January 18, 2018. Please let Mrs. Kenyon know by December 1st if you are interested in attending AGS.

Summer Opportunity - Elevate at Gordon College

Elevate 2018 is an annual leadership institute for rising high school juniors and seniors who want to be change-makers and forward thinkers. Through personalized leadership coaching, seminars with world-class speakers, adventure-based learning, and a charge to take real-world action in response to social problems, Elevate participants develop their leadership abilities in ways that endure long after the program’s close.

For more information, visit their website.

If you are interested in the program, please notify Mrs. Kenyon by November 16th.

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY - DUKE SUMMER ACADEMY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

July 15 - August 4, 2018

Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer Academy for High School Students. Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply beginning December 1st.

Enroll in this elite program and immerse yourself in an international experience designed to provide an academic and residential environment through which you will gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders. Find more information here.

FREE ACT PREP + MORE

OpenEd is a new, free educational resource that offers customized ACT prep. Learn more by watching this short video.

OpenEd recommends the best content from more than 25,000 resources to address each student’s personal academic areas of need. Videos, games, and activities are sorted in an easy to navigate “smart library.” As students complete homework and quizzes, additional content is recommended based on incorrect answers and areas of need.

OpenEd’s free resource library includes content from:

  • Khan Academy
  • GeoGebra
  • NASA
  • PBS
  • Flocabulary
  • Crash Course
  • Splash Math
  • Gynzy
  • Mr. Nussbaum
  • And many more

FREE PSAT/SAT PRACTICE

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Official Student Guides released by College Board are also available in the College Guidance Office.

YOUSCIENCE APTITUDE TESTING FOR LRCA STUDENTS

Learn more about the LRCA YouScience administration here.


ACT/SAT FEE WAIVERs

Fee waivers for the ACT and SAT are available in the College Guidance Office for students who meet the financial criteria. Please visit the links below for more information.

ACT Fee Waiver Requirements

SAT Fee Waiver Requirements

Contact Information

Carla Kenyon - Director of College Guidance

11th & 12th grades

carla.kenyon@littlerockchristian.com

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