The Buzz: St. Benedict Preparatory School Online Weekly Newsletter
In This Section:
- Save the Dates
- Protege Program 2018
- College Scholarship Information
- ATTENTIONS JUNIORS: TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS (NEW INFORMATION)
- ACT dates! Mark your calendars to register for the ACT!
SAVE THE DATES!
- March 13- TRIMESTER 3 Starts -- PROTEGE PROGRAM STARTS
- March 14th COLLEGE FAIR at DePaul CLICK HERE FOR FLYER.
- March 16th-ALL STUDENTS CAN WEAR GREEN FOR ST PATRICK'S DAY!
ANNOUNCING PROTEGE PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS 2018!
The Protege Internship Program at St. Benedict Preparatory School was created out of the desire to better prepare our students for life after graduation. And it does! Qualified seniors are able to have paid internships in the field they are planning to major in once they enter college
Protege Candidate/Protege Partner
- Adelaide Ambort - Chicago Vein Institute
- Fabiola Avila - Infant Welfare Society of Chicago
- Mira Cohen - Heartland Alliance
- Elizabeth Colunga - Weiss Memorial Hospital
- Kenneth Cortes - The Fit Institute
- Elizabeth Dilendorf - Joel Hall Dancers & Center
- Abigail Garcia - Coonley Elementary School
- Dominique Ghuneim - Weiss Memorial Hospital
- Amanda Gonzalez - PAWS
- Jiani Li - Duke Animal Hospital
- Mariah Maldonado - Erie Elementary Charter School
- Taylor Martin - Weiss Memorial Hospital
- Kieu Nguyen - Weiss Memorial Hospital
- Mylan Nguyen - Chicago Mosiac School
- Nicole Pagan - St. Benedict Preparatory School
- Mario Pedraza - Athletico
- Juan Perez - Walsh Construction
- Tatyana Sargent Lauren Lein Ltd.
- Adolfo Segovia - Quriosity Productions
- Mona Wang - Lakeview Smiles
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCE:
Looking for Scholarships to help pay for college? Follow this link: https://www.collegegreenlight.com/ to set up a profile and get matched with private scholarships for which you can apply. Private scholarships are scholarships (money you do NOT need to pay back) offered by independent groups and organizations.
Some scholarships require more in depth applications than others. Once you fill out your profile on College Greenlight, use the "Scholarships" tab to see all of the requirements, deadlines, and necessary materials for applications to these scholarships. This service is free and will connect you to the many scholarships that are available outside of Colleges, Universities, and the Federal and State Governments.
See Ms. Fahrenbach if you have any questions.
JUNIORS ONLY: TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS -UPDATED INFORMATION
Dear Class of 2019 Families
COMING SOON: STEP 2 OF THE EMPOWEr ILLINOIS APPLICATION
After the initial application is completed on February 27th, Empower Illinois will send each applicant a link to complete the application with tax documents, etc. This will be done on a rolling basis so that the technology works.
When you receive this link, you will have three days to complete the application but internet speed is not required for this part as you have already secured your spot in line on February 27th.
You can make an appointment with Dr. Mickelburgh or Mr. Mazzone if you need assistance with this part of the process. email@example.com or Bmazzone@stbenedict.com
COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINES:
College is right around the corner! Please review these timelines to ensure that your student is on track for the road to college!
IMPORTANT ACT Dates!
Please click here for important dates related to the ACT Exam.
Teacher Time - Fridays Mornings
New this year is Teacher Time Fridays for teachers in Middle School and High School. This means that teachers will not be seeing any students before school for tutoring, reassessments or tutoring Friday Mornings this year. This does not alter the normal arrival times. This is only for students that plan to come in "early" to see the teacher. This time is dedicated to teacher collaboration and innovation. Thanks for your support!
After School Building Access Changes for Grades 11-12
In an effort to strengthen our school safety and ensure all students are supervised after school please follow the guidelines regarding where students may go after school. Please make arrangements to pick your student up in a timely manner when the building closes. Should students not follow these guidelines or not be picked up in a timely manner the Administration may request a meeting with the family to discuss disciplinary action.
3:45pm- All students must be out of the foyers (front HS and gym lobby). Students may be in Study Center, Library.
· Study Center (Library)- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday3:20-4:30
Students should exit through 3911 N. Bell Ave.
3:45pm- The Leavitt Street Byron and Bell buildings. No student may be in these buildings after this time unless they are participating in a school-sanctioned event or working with individual teachers. If you cannot pick up your child by this time you must make arrangements or they must go to the study center. Students must be picked up from 3911 N. Bell.
Please click here for the 2017-2018 High School student handbook. The handbook will not be printed in the student agenda this year.
GRADE 11-12 BOOKLIST
In order to prepare for the school year please click here for the 17-18 High School Booklist. All books must be brought to the 1st day of school.