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Feb 2022

Scam Alert! Watch out for SAT Prep Scams

2022-02-09T14:14:30-08:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Better Business Bureau has identified a nationwide phone scam regarding SAT prep materials.  Excerpts from the article about this scam were taken from BBB’s website after a VPS family received a call requesting a deposit for PSAT materials.  VPS does not endorse any testing preparation programs or materials.  FREE PSAT/SAT preparation materials can be [...]

Jan 2022

Local Scholarships

2022-01-27T10:38:37-08:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Foundation of Southwest Washington (CFSWW) manages local scholarships available to high school seniors that will graduate this Spring!  Their process has changed a little, but fear not, there are still MANY local scholarship opportunities! Students complete a general application with eligibility questions embedded in the online application. Once the general questions are answered, any [...]

Dec 2021

Student Opportunity: Parks & Rec is Hiring!

2022-01-04T09:53:14-08:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join the City of Vancouver's Park & Rec department! They are looking for enthusiastic candidates skilled in working with people of all ages and abilities. Here's some of the jobs they are looking to fill (must be 16 or older): Park & Rec Camp Counselor Climbing Wall Attendant Childwatch Attendant Gymnasium Supervisor Inclusion Mentor Lifeguard [...]

Dec 2021

Running Start Info Nights

2022-01-13T08:50:17-08:00December 20th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

VIRTUAL EVENT What is Running Start?  Running Start is a program that allows motivated students to take college courses as part of their high school education starting their junior year of high school.  Most students can attend part-time or full-time and will earn both high school and college credit for all completed courses.  The cost [...]

Dec 2021

How to Avoid Scholarship Scams

2022-01-04T09:50:31-08:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Searching for scholarships may feel like a job and families should treat it as such! It takes good research, organization and dedicated time to score a scholarship. Post secondary education can be very expensive and scholarships are a great way to help cover some of those expenses. Over 180,000 student athletes are awarded $3.6 BILLION [...]

Dec 2021

Apprenticeship Career Class – Oregon Tradeswomen

2022-01-11T14:02:54-08:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Graduating women interested in a career in the trades should take their first step towards a fulfilling career in construction!  Information sessions for Oregon Tradeswomen's Trades & Apprenticeship Career Class (TACC) are now open for registration. Attending an information session is the first step to enrollment in the FREE, pre-apprenticeship training program for women. You [...]

Nov 2021

Student Opportunity: Community Service Hours – Be a JEDI

2021-11-23T15:02:27-08:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Community Service Opportunity! Plus the chance to complete a Coaching and Leading with Racial Equity 6-week course. JEDI which stands for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is looking for student participation in their advisory committee (a comittee of Foundation for VPS). If you are a 10th or 11th grader and interested in this meaningful experience, [...]

Nov 2021

Enroll, Enlist & Employ – Tools for Guidance to Make a Plan

2021-11-15T10:05:35-08:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

VPS’s vision for Career and College Readiness is that all students are enrolled, enlisted, or employed upon graduation and we have the tools to help your student decide what path to take! Xello is our online platform for college and career readiness that allows students to learn about themselves, explore career and educational options, find [...]

Oct 2021

Military Career Options Fair (11/06/21)

2021-11-01T12:35:46-07:00October 29th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Join us at the Military Career Fair to hear from military representatives on how you can have a viable career in the military as well as attend college while fully enlisted or in the reserves.  Students and parents interested in knowing more about a career in the military should attend this outdoor event. Date: Saturday, [...]

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