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Academics


Forgetting to be Thankful



Forgetting to be Thankful

I received the following information in an email from the developer of SOAR (the curriculum we use in our Basic Skills classes).  I think the message is very appropriate to share this week. Holidays are stressful for everyone: the hosts, family members that don’t want to see each other, people grieving lost friends or family, […]

Sophomore Parents – Find out what your child did today!



Sophomore Parents – Find out what your child did today!

Good afternoon!  I had a great day today working with sophomores in the Theology 10 classes.  During our time together, students started working on their resumes and completed a career cluster finder to consider different career pathways based on activities of interest, personal qualities, and subjects they enjoy most in school.  In a few of […]

Lafayette College Goal Sunday



Lafayette College Goal Sunday

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) correctly and on time is sometimes seen as being complicated and time consuming. But at the Lafayette FAFSA site on Sunday, November 5th, 2017, financial aid experts will be ready with FREE help, so you and your family can file the FAFSA financial aid form ONLINE in […]

Book Study: The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey



Book Study: The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey

A group of parents and I participated in the book study over the past six weeks.  We have engaged in excellent discussions, shared many stories, and supported one another in a shift to autonomy-supported parenting.  I thought this might be a good time to share some guidelines (taken from the book) to consider as you […]

Indiana’s College Application Day is next Friday Sept. 29th!



Indiana’s College Application Day is next Friday Sept. 29th!

Indiana’s College Application Day is next Friday Sept. 29th!!! For that day only, Indiana University Kokomo will be waiving the $35 application fee. Use coupon code: KOAPPDAY   Rebekah Monroe-Boley Admissions Counselor Office of Admissions Kelley Student Center, RM 230 2300 S. Washington Street Kokomo, IN 46904 765-455-9377 ramonroe@iuk.edu www.iuk.edu

Pursuing a Career in Education?



Pursuing a Career in Education?

High-achieving students pursuing a career in education in Indiana can now apply for the Next Generation Teacher Scholarship through Nov. 30, 2017. Up to 200 renewable scholarships of $7,500 each year for up to four years are available to Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five consecutive years upon graduation. Applicants need to meet certain academic […]

Exploring College Options



Exploring College Options

Exploring College Options is a special recruitment program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country’s leading universities: Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University. During the spring or fall of each year, the Exploring College Options group will visit all 50 states, Puerto Rico, USVI and the District of Columbia. […]

College Visits for Juniors and Seniors!



College Visits for Juniors and Seniors!

Did you know that a CC alumni, Jarret Whitehead, received a bowling scholarship from Ancilla? Did you know that another CC alumni, Noah Richardson, is playing baseball at IU Kokomo? Did you know that Ancilla has the only direct transfer program with Purdue’s Agriculture Program? Did you know that IU Kokomo offers certification programs for […]

Does your child listen to music when studying?



Does your child listen to music when studying?

Studies suggest that characteristics of the environment are encoded as part of the memory trace, and can be used to enhance retrieval of the other information in the trace.  In other words, you can recall more when the environments are similar in both the learning (encoding) and recall phases.  Thus, deep-sea divers tend to remember their training more effectively when trained underwater rather than […]