NAEP Test - Selected 8th Graders Only (posted 2/20/17)
Only identified 8th grade students - February 22
Testing students received a letter in January.
Signs are posted on the bulletin board across from the main office identifying room locations and times. If you have any questions, please contact Donna.Krohn@nbexcellence.org
ACT Plus Writing - ALL JUNIORS (posted 2/6/17)
ACT Plus Writing for ALL JUNIORS - February 28
ACT WorkKeys - ALL JUNIORS (posted 2/6/17)
ACT WorkKeys for ALL JUNIORS - March 1
UPCOMING COLLEGE & CAREER EVENTS
ASVAB Military Test (posted 2/14/17)
Expand your horizons. New Berlin West is hosting the ASVAB, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, Career Exploration Program (CEP) on March 24, 2017.
The ASVAB CEP is a mandatory test for anyone interested in pursuing a career in military but is offered to any students in grades 9-12. Students participate in a Multiple-Aptitude Test, Interest Inventory, and Career Exploration Tool to better understand their skills, abilities, and interests. Anyone can benefit from the ASVAB CEP regardless of their plans after high school.
Sign up in Student Services today to take advantage of this free opportunity!
Greater Milwaukee College Workshop (posted 2/9/17)
The Greater Milwaukee College Workshop is a free event for high school students and their parents. Attendees can pick from 12+ presentations covering all aspects of planning for college. They will learn from the experts about scholarships, financial aid, ACT prep, essays, college admissions and college athletics. All in one Sunday afternoon! Here is all you need to know:
10th Annual Greater Milwaukee College Workshop
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Opening Session 12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 1, 2 & 3 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Concordia University - Mequon
School of Pharmacy Building
12800 N. Lake Shore Drive
Mequon, WI 53097
Applications Open for The Commons High School Program Workshop (posted 2/8/17
The Commons is a regional organization dedicated to pairing students with the business community for collaboration on real world projects. They are holding their first ever workshop for high school students who are interested in exploring the innovation process while working with teammates to solve cool problems. Click here for informational flyer.
When: 10:00am - 5:00pm on Sunday, March 5 and Sunday, March 12
Where:Ward 4 in downtown Milwaukee located at 333 N. Plankinton Ave. #205
Cost: It’s free! (You'll also get a shirt, a special Commons Certificate of Completion and some great food!)
Spots are limited (only a few students from each school will be selected), so apply today at www.TheCommonsWI.com/highschool. Applications close on Friday, February 24.
* Important: Only apply if you are able and committed to attending both days of the workshop.
Key Dates to Apply for Froedtert Summer Health Care Academy 2017 (posted 1/24/17)
Students who have a demonstrated interest in learning more about health care professions in a clinic setting are encouraged to apply for this new opportunity sponsored by Froedtert.
Selected students will rotate through a variety of different departments at the New Berlin Moorland Reserve Health Center throughout their summer experience. For example, administration, cancer center, cardiology, emergency department, urgent care, pharmacy, radiology, respiratory, and more. Student experiences may vary based on their rotation schedule.
This opportunity is open to current sophomores and juniors who will turn 16 on or before July 10, 2018. Applicants must be available daily July 24 through Aug. 4, from 7:45-11:30 a.m. This program requires 100 percent attendance. Applications will be available beginning in mid-February and will be accepted through March 17. Up to 20 students will be selected for an interview Monday, April 3, during the school day. A total of 10 students will be selected to participate in the summer academy. Selected students will be expected to prepare a presentation to share their experience with students, staff and parents in the fall of 2017.
If this opportunity is of interest to you, please make sure to touch base with your counselor for application materials in mid-February.
WCTC's Byte of IT for Women Event is Feb. 25 (Posted 1/12/17)
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.
Medical College of Wisconsin Summer Opportunities - Apply Today! (Posted 10/12/16)
Are you a future physician? Do you have a passion for biomedical research?
Each summer, the Medical College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers signature programs to promote diversity in the medical field and provide an exceptional gateway to clinical careers. MCW’s summer enrichment programs are designed for students from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical research.
ROADS runs from June 19 to Aug. 4; AIM runs from June 26 to Aug. 4. Interested students should be available for the entire duration of program dates. Students can watch this YouTube video for more information about AIM.
The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1. Applications must include an official school transcript. Click here to apply.
Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program (Posted 2/2/17)
11th Grade Opportunity!!!
College Prep Scholars are among the nation’s brightest high school juniors who have demonstrated academic excellence despite facing economic challenges. The College Prep Scholars Program will provide you with everything you need to know about getting into a leading college with a full scholarship. The program is open to all high school juniors currently attending high school in the United States, regardless of their citizenship status.
Typical College Prep Scholars:
Earn mostly A’s in the most challenging courses available
Come from families earning less than $65,000 annually (for a typical family of four) with minimal assets
Are in the top 5-10% of their class
Typically score greater than 1270 on the PSAT or SAT, or greater than 26 on the ACT
May be eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
May be among the 1st generating in their family to attend a four-year college
Academic & financial information
An essay and short answers
Current high school transcript
Letter of recommendation form a high school teacher
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
Plumbing Apprenticeships Available (Posted 12/16/16)
Milwaukee Area Joint Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee, 11175 W. Parkland Ave., Milwaukee 414-359-1318 www.plumbers75.com
Requirements: 18 yrs or older, have a current Driver's License, and be able to pass a drug test.
What does it take to be a plumbing apprentice?
good math and reading skills and ability to work with your hands
attend an orientation session and complete an application at the Milwaukee Area Joint Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee Office
Related to Career Clusters: Architecture & Construction
Milwaukee Sportservice at Miller Park is hiring for the 2017 Baseball Season
Miller Park 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee www.baseballmke.com/letstalk
Timeline: March - October 2017
Free parking, 20% discount in Team Store.
Position: Concession Stand Attendant - take guest orders, serve food/drink, take payment, and food prep.
To apply: please contact Kelly Kaludis, HR Director email@example.com 414-902-4737
Related to Career Clusters: Hospitality and Tourism
CNA @ LindenGrove Communities in Mukwonago, New Berlin, Waukesha + Menomonee Falls Campuses (Posted 02/09/17)
Locations are in: Mukwonago, New Berlin, Waukesha, and Menomonee Falls Campuses
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.
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.
Volunteer Opportunity @ Zoological Society of Milwaukee (Posted 2/17/17)
Location: Milwaukee County Zoo zoosociety.org/education
Timeline: June 15th - August 11th
As a high school assistant, you will:
Under the direction of a college intern and a Society educator, assist with a small group of children in the classroom and in the Zoo.
Act as a role model to younger children; set a good example and encourage kids to reach their full potential.
Assist teachers and college interns with art activities and educational games.
Help with camp and room setup, takedown, lunch-hour supervision, prepping materials for the next day’s camp, and room cleanup.
(This position does not allow for direct animal handling.)
MUST be 15-18 years of age.
MUST be able to commit to a two-week session (Monday-Friday).
MUST attend High School Assistant training session provided by the Zoological Society.
MUST display enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
MUST work well with others and follow directions.
MUST be willing to participate in children’s games, songs and other activities.
Physical movements required: Must be able to walk through the Zoo for up to two hours, kneel, squat, and carry material supply boxes.
Go to zsmke.com/EDAS and print the High School Assistant Application Form (you can also call for an application at the number listed below).
Read and complete the High School Assistant Application Form.
Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org OR mailed to:
Conservation Education Department
10005 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226-4383
Application Deadline: April 3, 2017
Questions: call Chris email@example.com 414-258-5058 ext 428
Related to Career Clusters: Education & Training
Entry Level Construction @ Wenger Roofing & Sheet Metal (Posted 2/14/17)
Location: N2293 Hwy 45 Campbellsport, WI www.wengerroofing.com 920-979-5179
Requirements: 18 years old
Start Date: summer time help
Learn the ground up of construction. What to do as a laborer, how to cut, how to measure correctly, how to shingle, how to work with architectural sheet metal, we are looking to find candidates that would like to find either summer help in the surrounding Milwaukee Areas. Student will need to provide own transportation to the sites. This could be a summer position for some and others that are not sure what they want to do for a career might be interested in staying around for a full time job. Good money for the right guys.
Milwaukee County Lifeguards Corps. (MCLC) has a strong and rich history in the Greater Milwaukee area for more than 60 years. We offer our own specialized training for lifeguards, as well as instill qualities such as work ethic, responsibility, team work and respect. We also bring our formidable principals into our training for park workers at our facilities.
Related to Career Clusters: Government + Public Administration
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
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.
Contact: Lynn Jopek, HR Assistant III 414-302-8270
Related to Career Clusters: Government & Public Administration
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