Announcements for 2/26/08

Announcements

These are the announcements that were printed on the schedules for February 26, 2008.

Tutoring Tonight – If you need tutoring tonight, please see Ms. Armstead in Comer 306.

Tutoring – If you need individual tutoring with a particular subject and Mrs. Buff is NOT coming to your school, you can schedule to meet at a nearby school or you can make arrangements to meet a tutor at the UM library.

Academic Probation – If you are on Academic Probation, you MUST attend the Think Tank Tutoring class as listed on your schedule.

Super Saturday Sessions – There are two Super Saturday Sessions scheduled for March. The March 1 and March 8 dates will focus on AHSGE assistance, ACT Prep, FASFA/Senior Admissions, and The Grapevine.

Scholarship Applications – The Writer’s Road and The Writer’s Way scholarship submissions must be turned in by March 1. See the updated handout attached to your schedule for dates and specific requirements.

ACT Registration – The registration deadline for the April ACT Test is MARCH 7. That means that if you want to earn a fee waiver for the April test, you must either attend after school sessions set up in each county (see the handout attached to your schedule for days and times) or you must attend the SSS on March 1.

Summer Program – The Upward Bound Summer Component will be June 1 – July 11. Please start making plans to attend. This promises to be an exciting summer. We will have 5 weeks of instruction and a 4-day, 3-night summer trip week 6 to a FABULOUS location. Details will follow.

Counseling – For anyone interested in receiving individual, group, or family counseling, or just need to talk to someone, please contact Ms. Perdue at the UB office 205.665.6268 or perduesl@montevallo.edu about your interest in counseling.

AAUW Poetry Reading – There is an AAUW Poetry Reading scheduled for February 28th at the New Parnell Library in Montevallo. If you would be interested in serving refreshments afterward, see Mrs. Buff tonight.

The Grapevine – The Grapevine will be distributed March 10, so all articles must be completed and submitted no later than March 1. Any Grapevine participants who attend the March 8 session assist with editing and formatting.

Campus Tour – We have seven spots available for a tour of the University of Alabama on Friday, March 21. We will Leave UM at 9:30 AM and should return by 2:00 PM. You will need to bring money for lunch. Sign up on the March 10th UB session.

Campus Tour – We have 10 spots available for a tour of Auburn University on Thursday April 24. We will leave UM at 8:00 AM and should return by 4:00 PM. You will need to bring money for lunch. Sign up at the April 22 session.

March UB Sessions: Monday, 3/10; Tuesday 3/25; SSS: Saturday 3/1; Saturday 3/8.

CE Credits Due – 5 CE credits are due by Tuesday March 10.

CE and CS Warning – Students please do not sign anyone name for any CE and or CS events. If that takes place you will forfeit your opportunity to participate and you will lose your pre-sign up privileges.

When participating in any CS event that Ms. Perdue does not have a sign in sheet present, please take your CS Verification there and get it signed by a site supervisor and turn in back in to Ms. Perdue. For those students that have access to a copier please take out the time to copy your verification form once signed for your own personal records. Please note that it is your responsibility to provide completed CS hours to me so that I can award you your credit.

Cultural Enrichment Opportunities:

“Womanrise” Poetry Reading in Celebration of Women (2/28) New Parnell Library (Across from Montevallo Elementary School). 6:45-9:15 PM. 1CE credit.

Night of the Arts (3/11) Jazzman’s – Lower Level of Farmer Hall. 6:45 PM p.m. 1CE credit. Sign up at the March 10th UB session. Any UB student who wants to receive 1 additional CE credit could do so by performing poetry, music, dance, or art, in this event. Please let Ms. Perdue know in writing by Thursday March 6.

Community Service Opportunities:

Mountian Valley Baptist Church/Angle Food Ministries (3/1) Blue house across from American Village. 7:30-9:30 AM

Ongoing Community Service Opportunities:

ALABASTER–Kids First Learning Center: 706-9467; M 3:30-4:30 PM. To earn 1 CS credit you have to complete 2 hours of service. After completing one hour of work with the students in the Reading Enrichment program, you will have to stay and complete another hour helping other students in the after care program.

ALABASTER–Kids First Learning Center: 706-9467; W or TH, 4-6 PM; 1 credit – Volunteers will be assisting children (5 years old +) with homework, reading, writing, computer skills, and arts and crafts. The center closes promptly at 6 PM.

BRENT–Mount Ebell Baptist Church: Wednesdays 4-6 PM; 1 credit – After school program tutoring students.

CLANTON–Chilton Humane Society: 755-9170; Sa, 8 AM – 12 Noon; 2 credits – Make sure that you get the parental consent form from Ms. Perdue, because you must have it signed to turn in at this facility on the day that you work.

COLUMBIANA–Shelby Humane Society: 669-3916; ********Students have to be 18 years old to volunteer. If students are younger than 18, parents have to volunteer with them******** Sa, 10 AM – 1 PM, or 1 – 4 PM; 1 credit – When you volunteer, purchase a volunteer t-shirt for $5 from the Human Society and tennis shoes. Make sure that you get the parental consent form from Ms. Perdue, because you must have it signed to turn in at this facility on the day that you work.

INVERNESS–Shelby Humane Society Pet Adoption Center inside PetsMart; 682-9556; Sa, 10 AM – 1 PM, or 1 – 4 PM; 1 credit; Su, 12 – 5 PM; 2 credit – When you volunteer, purchase a volunteer t-shirt for $5 from the Human Society and nice jeans or pants/skirts and tennis shoes. Make sure that you get the parental consent form from Ms. Perdue, because you must have it signed to turn in at this facility on the day that you work.

MONTEVALLO–Twice as Nice Thrift Store/Shelby Emergency Assistance; 665-1942; Sa, 10 AM – 2:30 PM, with a 30-minute lunch break; 2 credits – Open to all UB students. Volunteers will be assisting the staff and/or customers, organizing items, etc.