TESTING

ACT Prep Sessions to Sophomores and Juniors (Posted 1/3/17)

All Juniors in the State of Wisconsin will take a mandatory ACT on February 28, 2017.   In order to prepare students for ACT in February and in the future, the school district of New Berlin will be offering Saturday, ACT Prep Sessions to sophomores and juniors.

Each session will provide students with test taking strategies and opportunities for practice with the ACT test format. Participants are encouraged to sign up for the subject area that they need the most work on.

Session Details/Locations:

·         Saturday, January 21 at New Berlin Eisenhower (8-10 am and 10:15-12:15)

·         Saturday, February 4 at New Berlin West (8-10 am and 10:15-12:15)

Cost and sign up: Please sign up in the New Berlin Webstore; the cost is $5 per session. Use this link to the webstore: https://nbps.revtrak.net/tek9.asp?pg=default (follow link to your school, and ACT Session sign up). Sign up will begin December 22, 2016. Sessions will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Students may sign up at either location, Eisenhower or West.  Students may sign up for individual sessions, one day or multiple days. Please note the location for each day.


Questions? Please feel free to contact your Guidance counselor and/or school administration or the district site supervisor: Mrs. Sarah Rowse-Borrelli (sarah.rowse-borrelli@nbexcellence.org).

 

 

Attention Students Winter MAP Testing (Posted 1/3/17)

Winter MAP testing is here again! The test window will be from January 9-January 27 and the test schedule will be as follows (see your teachers for the specific days during each week that you will be testing):

 

 

UPCOMING COLLEGE & CAREER EVENTS

WCTC Fire and Medical Service Programs (Posted 1-17-17)

Students who are interested in learning more about Fire and Medical Service programs (Firefighter, EMT, Paramedic) are invited to attend an informational meeting with representatives from WCTC. Join us on January 30th during flex at 10:40 am in Student Services. See your school counselor if you have questions.

 
 

WCTC's Byte of IT for Women Event is Feb. 25

Discover what it's like to be a web and software developer, a network specialist or a computer support specialist at Waukesha County Technical College's Byte of IT for Women, an inspiring morning of discussion and hands-on activities facilitated by women in IT.

The event is Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, in the L Building, WCTC Pewaukee Campus, 800 Main Street, Pewaukee.

More info is here. Register at www.wctc.edu/bit-event.

 

High School Assistant Volunteer Position (Posted 1-10-17)

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is looking for interested high school students to volunteer for two weeks this summer to assist with their summer camps.  Although this is a non-paid position, it is a very valuable experience and an amazing opportunity for students age 15-18. The Zoological Society has also hired former high school volunteers as a part of their paid summer intern staff.  Learn more about this exciting opportunity here:  High School Assistant Volunteer Position Summer 2017

 

Military Visits (Posted 1/3/17)

January Visits:

1/18/17             United States  Marines @ Lunch Visit

1/19/17             Army National Guard @ Lunch Visit

 

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

List of Local/State Scholarships with Approaching Deadlines (Posted 1/5/17)

  • Wisconsin Education Association Council Scholarship - Due February 1
  • Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship - Due February 1
  • Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Scholarship Program – Due February 1
  • Waukesha State Bank Scholarship - Due February 15
  • Educators Credit Union Scholarship – Due February 27
  • Pagel Graphic Arts Scholarship - Due February 28
  • Johnson Creek Premium Outlets – Due March 1
  • American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors Scholarship – Due March 1
  • Southridge Mall Scholarship - Due March 1
  • New Berlin Scholarship Fund - Due March 4
  • R. Daniel Nettesheim Memorial Scholarship – Due March 21
  • SFM Foundation Scholarship - Due March 31
  • New Berlin Soap Box Derby Scholarship - Due April 1
  • Walmart Dependent Scholarship - Due April 1
  • American Legion Legacy Scholarship – Due April 20
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Preps Plus Scholarship - Boston Store - Due April 30
  • Prospect Lions of New Berlin Scholarship - Due May 1

For these and other scholarships please visit www.nbexcellence.org/district/scholarships-lists.cfm. Please check this website monthly as new scholarships come in frequently.

 

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest (Posted 12/20/16)

The VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest recognizes up-and-coming artists and encourages patriotism in youth. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.
  • Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry.
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.

What are the Scholarship Submission Requirements?

  • Art must be on paper or canvas. Water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen-and-ink or oil may be used.
  • Digital art and photography is NOT ACCEPTED.
  • Submit canvas entries on stretcher frames or canvas board; other entries must be matted on white.
  • Do not frame.
  • Art should be no smaller than 8” x 10” but no larger than 18” x 24,” not including the mat.

The deadline for student entry to VFW Auxiliary is March 31. For more information, go to: https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/

 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Dietary Aide @ LindenGrove, various locations (Posted 1/13/17)

Location:  Mukwonago, New Berlin and Waukesha Locations

Hours:  Part Time

Compensation:  Hourly, based on experience.

Age Requirement:  16

Contact:  Stacy Duncan   262-797-4600   stacy.duncan@lindengrove.org

Job description: Works in the kitchen, pantry and resident dining rooms to prepare food trays for delivery to residents. Cleans dining rooms, pantry and kitchen including washing dishes, work areas and storage areas.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Dishes and serves food to residents according to residents diet cards, posted menus and spreadsheets, and other instructions to insure that modified diets and resident preferences are met.
  • Cleans, washes and sanitizes all utensils, dishes, carts and equipment after each meal or as needed.
  • Follow local, state and federal regulations as outlined in LindenGrove policies and procedure for resident care, infection control, food handling and equipment use.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all resident care information and assures resident rights are protected at all times.

Contact:  Stacy Duncan   262-797-4600   stacy.duncan@lindengrove.org

Related to Career Clusters: Health Sciences


 

 

Part Time Teller @ Waukesha State Bank-Waukesha (Posted 1/13/17)

Location: 151 E. St. Paul Ave. Waukesha   www.waukeshabank.com   262-549-8506

Timeline:  flexible

Compensation:  $9.50/hour

Age Requirement:  16 yrs old or older

Job Description:  Tellers provide excellent customer service while processing transactions in an efficient and accurate manner.  Tellers stay current on bank policies and procedures to ensure accurate records and cash controls are maintained at all times and contribute positively to the day-to-day operations of the office to ensure a friendly and cohesive team environment.  Waukesha State Bank's philosophy is to promote from within, so growth and advancement opportunities are readily available and encouraged.

Hours: Part-Time - 25 hours/week. Consistent weekly schedule with a weekly mandatory Saturday am shift.

To Apply:  go to www.WaukeshaBank.com and select "Employment Opportunities" under "About Us".

Contact: Michele Johnson, HR Assistant Manager  262-549-8506

For students in the Career & Service Learning Program, this position qualifies for a: Co-op

Related to Career Clusters: Finance


 

Various Jobs - City of West Allis (Posted 1/13/17)

Location: City of West Allis   7525 West Greenfield Ave., West Allis   www.westalliswi.gov   414-302-8270

Hours: Department of Public Works, 40 hours/week (weather permitting), 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, with the majority of the positions starting mid- to late-May and ending mid-August.

Compensation: Depending on years of service and residency. West Allis resident starting rate is $9/hour. Non-West Allis resident starting rate is $8.82.

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age or a 2017 graduating senior. Possess a valid WI Driver's License and a good driving record and be college bound of fall semester. (Falsification of college enrollment for the fall semester is grounds for disqualification or dismissal.) Students offered employment must pass a post-offer drug test as well as a Police Record Check as a condition of employment. Employment may be terminated at any time if the employee is found to be unsuitable for any reason.

The City of West Allis has several positions available for both part-time and seasonal work:

Building & Sign Section - erecting and taking down mobile signs
City Dump (116th & Morgan Avenue) - lot attendee (checking driver’s license, direct residents to correct drop off areas), 40 hours/week (Tues-Fri, 11 am to 7 pm; Sat, 8 am to 4:00 pm; subject to change)
Electrical Section - assisting electricians and maintenance repairers
Forestry Division - cutting grass, pulling weeds, trimming, planting flowers, etc.
Water Division - cleaning and painting fire hydrants
Sanitation & Streets Division - working on the tar crews (filling holes/cracks in City streets), delivering garbage carts, and occasionally collecting garbage or recyclables

Hiring Process:  

A. An eligibility list is established by lottery in mid-April in the following order:
     (1) returning students with a good work record; then
     (2) by date of availability (typically as follows):
                 (a) West Allis resident college students;
                 (b) Non-West Allis resident college students;
                 (c) West Allis resident graduating senior high school students attending college in the fall;
                 (d) Non-West Allis resident graduating senior high school students attending college in the fall.
B. Applications are accepted through April 17, 2017; those who apply after April 17th will have their name placed at the bottom of the list in the order received.
C. Returning students must re-apply annually; rehire is dependent upon a good work record from the previous year.
D. Job assignments may begin between May 22nd and May 30, 2017.
E. If you are not able to begin work when the position is available, your name will remain on the list; however, the City does not guarantee job placement.
F. It is the City's policy that only one member of a family/address is eligible to work for the City during the summer at one time.

Visit our website at www.westalliswi.gov  for the Summer Student Application Form.

Contact:  Lynn Jopek, HR Assistant III     414-302-8270

Related to Career Clusters: Government & Public Administration


 

CNA @ LindenGrove Communities in Mukwonago, New Berlin, Waukesha + Menomonee Falls Campuses (Posted 1/13/17)

Locations are in:  Mukwonago, New Berlin, Waukesha, and Menomonee Falls Campuses

Timeline: Flexible

Hours: Full + Part Time 

Age or Certification Requirement: 16, C.N.A. certification

Job description: LindenGrove Mukwonago is looking for students (16 or older)to assist residents with their personal needs and care (activities of daily living). These individuals will work with the nursing team to provide care and treatment. The amount of assistance varies from minimal physical support by the nursing assistant to complete performance of cares. C.N.A. Certification required.

Contact: Stacy Dunkin    Stacy.Duncan@lindengrove.org    262-797-4600

For student in the Career & Service Learning Program, this position qualifies for a:  Youth Apprenticeship

Related to Career Clusters: Health Science


 

CNA Positions with Presbyterian Homes & Services Various Locations (Posted 1/13/17)

Please go to:  https://careers-preshomes.icims.com/jobs/search   (for available CNA positions + to apply)

Locations:  Menomonee Falls, Pewaukee, and Waukesha

Hours: Full + Part Time 

Age or Certification Requirement: 16, C.N.A. certification

Presbyterian Homes & Services has been serving older adults since 1955 and is a leader in the industry. As one of the three fastest growing older adult services organizations in the nation we are mission driven and faith based. With over 6000 employees and growing- you are sure to have a home with us where you are now and far into the future. We believe that employees are the most important resource in our ministry, and because of this, we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. Our employees work together within a caring Christian culture to create great living environments and provide high-quality, high-touch, and compassionate services for older adults so that they may live vibrantly in their sunset years. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults please consider joining our team and help us achieve our goal of providing a broad range of opportunities to allow our older adults the freedom to live well!

We are seeking full and part time Nursing Assistants to join our teams.  These positions may include working every other weekend and scheduled holidays. This community includes Long-Term Care and Assisted Living.

As a Nursing Assistant, you will play a critical role in caring for older adults- not only physically, but emotionally, socially, mentally, and spiritually. The CNA is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support their Personally Designed Living choices while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.

We offer competitive wages and benefits, with full time status defined as working a minimum of 60 hours during the two week pay period. We take your past experience into consideration for your starting wage and we offer regular step increases based on hours worked.

With tuition reimbursement, nurse scholarship programs, a variety of learning and development opportunities on site, and a commitment to promote from within, opportunities to grow and develop with us are virtually unlimited. Whether you desire to continue your learning and professional development within your Nursing Assistant role or beyond, PHS has many opportunities for you to attend a diverse selection of classes, apply for education reimbursement or scholarships, and grow within the company.

Contact: Rachel Anderson, HR Director   www.preshomes.org  262-599-8300

For student in the Career & Service Learning Program, this position qualifies for a:  Youth Apprenticeship

Related to Career Clusters: Health Science


 

Shadow Opportunities @ Aurora West Allis Medical Center (Posted 1/13/17)

Location: 8901 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis   414-328-6000  

http://aurorahealthcare.org/locations/hospital/aurora-west-allis-medical-center

Interested in a Health Care profession?  Shadow opportunities are available with Aurora for nursing, physician, therapy, radiology and any other clinical area.  

Contact: Angela Christenson     angela.christenson@aurora.org      414-328-7177

Related to Career Clusters: Health Science


 
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