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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS - WHITE DAY - 11/16/2017

posted Nov 16, 2017, 5:34 AM by Jennifer Lainey

Exchange programs visiting YHS guidance today - 11/16/2017 Today we will have representatives from two exchange programs visiting the guidance office. New York Times Student Journeys is visiting at 11:30. Learn more at https://www.nytimes.com/times-journeys/students/. Putney Student Travel will be visiting at 1:15. Learn more at http://goputney.com/ If you'd like to meet with either representative, please get a pass from guidance and permission from your teacher. Thank you! ~Mrs. O'Brien


College visits this week We have one final push of visits this week and next. Here are this week's visitors: Week of November 13-17 Monday, November 13 Unity College, Representative: Liz Clements, 9:00am Tuesday, November 14 Keene State College, Representative: Carrie Holmes, 9:30am University of Pittsburgh, Representative: Jonathan Hurt, 11:30am Thursday, November 16 Lesley University, Representative: Erik Gullard, 10:00am


Lost & Found Please check the lost and found table before Thanksgiving break. Items left on the table will be donated.


Ski Sale & Swap - November 18th Alpine & Nordic... New & Used Equipment, Snowboards, Clothing & Accessories Saturday, November 18th 9:00-noon @ Yarmouth Elementary School


Seniors - On-The-Spot Admission Days Hello Seniors, We have three schools who are hosting on-the-spot admission days here at YHS in the coming weeks. At these appointments, you will meet one-on-one with a representative who will review your application with you and let you know if you are admissible to their school. This is an excellent opportunity to get an early admission decision as well as feedback on your application. Here are the schools that are visiting. Please let me know by Monday, November 20th at the latest if you would like to participate. If you have already signed up for the UMO day, or spoken with me about UNE, you do not need to email me again. Here are the schools and details: University of Southern Maine YHS On-the-Spot Day - Thursday, November 30 Online Application due by - Tuesday, November 21 Application Fee - WAIVED University of Maine Orono YHS On-the-Spot Day - Tuesday, December 5 Online Application due by - Tuesday, November 28 Application Fee - WAIVED if applying early action University of New England YHS On-the-Spot Day - Thursday, December 7 Online Application due by - Monday, December 4 Application Fee - WAIVED Thank you! ~Mrs. O'Brien


Community Service opportunity Like Graphic design? Have experience or want to learn how to layout a newsletter? Need Volunteer Hours? Yarmouth's Aging in Place program has something for you! The AIP Communication's team is looking for a student willing to donate 5 -10 hours every three months laying out their quarterly newsletter. Graphic design or layout experience helpful but not necessary. Being creative, computer savvy and able to stick to deadlines a must! Contact Leigh Kirchner at leighmk2050@gmail.com.


November Guidance News Hello Everyone! Please see below for important information and updates from the Guidance Office for the month of November. Please don't hesitate with any questions. Thank you! ------------------------------------------------------- All Students Freeport High School will host their annual Summer, Semester, and Gap Year fair on Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm. Click here for a list of attending programs. Click here for more upcoming programs, contests, and more. Seniors A reminder that transcript release forms are due at least two weeks before your first application deadline. Forms are attached - if you have already submitted a common application form, you do not need to submit additional forms as you add schools to your list. Online and paper applications do require new forms for new schools. Please remember that if you do not submit a form for a non-Common Application school, we do not know you are applying! All first quarter grades will be sent to colleges starting November 14th. It's time to start researching and applying for scholarships! Click here for a database of local, regional, and national scholarships. Scholarships in red have not yet been updated for this school year. Check this document often as it will be updated regularly through June! Sophomores Applications for Maine Youth Leadership Seminar and HOBY Seminar will be handed out in advisory this week. Students who are interested in being selected to represent Yarmouth High School should turn their applications into the guidance office by Tuesday, November 21. Freshmen Freshman group meetings with guidance counselors will begin later this month. These meetings are to introduce freshmen to the guidance office and Student Support Team, to check in about the transition from 8th grade to high school, and to discuss four-year academic plans and getting involved here at YHS.

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