Upcoming Events/News

UW System Regional Placement Testing Chart
Please see the attached list for campus placement testing methods,
Placement Testing Chart

NAMI Basics Education Program
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, is offering a free, six-class program designed for parents/family caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties; with or without a mental health diagnosis.
Classes will be held Tuesday, February 13-March 20, 2018, 6:30-9:00 pm , at Friendship Corner, 21 E. 2nd St. Suite 104, Fond du Lac, WI.
Registration is required: 920-979-0512 or basicsfdl@gmail.com

Want to learn more about Spark Youth Apprenticeship Program? Spark is a statewide initiative for High School students who want hands-on learning. This learning will be in an area of career interest at the work-site as well as classroom instruction.
Below are parent information sessions to attend:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 14th at 6:00 pm Lomira High School/Commons
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19th at 5:30 pm Horace Mann HS/Media Center

You do not have to attend at your child’s school if the date and time will not work with your schedule. For more information, please contact Mrs. Lisa McArthur,
lmcarthur@envisiongreaterfdl.com or 920-322-2289.

UW Oshkosh pre-college programs provide academic and development courses along with personal growth activities to help Middle and High School students prepare for college.
Students live in a residence hall for all pre-college sessions. Meals are provided in the campus dining facility, Blackhawk Commons, or at off-campus sites during field trips. Scholarships are available for qualified students. Session I is June 17-29. Session II is July 1-13.
For more information, please call 920-424-2115. Apply at uwosh.edu/precollege.

There will be a Catholic College Fair held at Central High School in Burlington, WI on Monday, March 12th, from 6:00-7:30pm. Their goal is to have the largest and best Catholic College Fair in Wisconsin!
More information will be coming. Save the date!

Michels Corporation is sponsoring a Michels Career Exploration Day on May 8th for Middle School and May 9th for High School. This experience is ideal for students exploring careers in welding, power line installation, horizontal directional drilling, gas distribution pipeline, equipment operation, auto body mechanics, robotics and drones. The event will be held at 817 Main Street, Brownsville, WI. The timeline is from 9:00am -1:00pm.

More information is in the Counseling Office.

The ZAPS ACT Test-Prep Seminar will be held at St. Mary’s Springs Academy High School on Friday, February 16th from 8:15am-2:15pm. The cost is $89.99. The junior class parents will be receiving a letter in the mail regarding this in the near future.

Explore careers in Allied Health at MPTC
Explore careers in Allied Health at “Discover Moraine Park” on Wednesday, February 7th, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in Room E140. Some health careers offered are medical lab technician, nursing, surgical tech and more. Receive a $30 application fee voucher by attending.

For more information or to register, visit morainepark.edu/MenInHealthcare.

Job Opportunities

Looking for something to do this summer?

Stop in the Counseling Office to look through the summer program folder. It will continually be updated as we receive more information.

The WI Lions Camp is looking for campers and staff to join them this summer, 2018. Applications, camp schedule and information are all available at: www.wisconsinlionscamp.com or 715-677-4969. Staff applications available for counselors, program specialists, healthcare staff, counselors-In-Training and volunteers.

Register on-line for our Camper Open House on April 29, 2018 9 am-3pm.

The Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit is in the process of recruiting employees for the 2018 summer season. Applicants must be 17 and older for a wide variety of positions. Interview opportunities are through March. More information in the Counseling Office.

Hiring Lifeguards & Pool Servers at South Hills Golf & Country Club
South Hills Golf & Country Club is hiring lifeguards & pool servers. Pool staff must be at least 16 years of age and available to work from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Lifeguard certification is required by the first day of work. Classes for certification are offered over three days beginning Feb. 2nd at the YMCA ($150 Member or $180/Nonmember).

Contact Jackie at jrunge@southhillsfdl.com or 920-921-3636 ext. 103.

SEEKING Responsible, Fun, Personable Individuals!
Record Entertainment DJ & Photobooths is looking to hire a couple teens to work the photobooth at festivals, events and weddings.

Work for a fun company! Hours primarily on Friday or Saturday evenings in late spring and summer. Photobooth team is responsible for setting up the booth, monitoring the camera/computer, & interacting with photobooth guests. Candidate must have good communication skills, be comfortable with the computer/camera, training is provided.

Interested persons should text Jennie at 920-913-0977 or email jennie@recordentertainment.com.


For a list of local scholarships, please click Local Scholarships.
Other scholarship opportunities are listed below.

WI Sports Awards Scholarship Contest
The Wisconsin Sports Awards is an exclusive VIP event celebrating Wisconsin’s athletes in high school, collegiate and professional arenas. Any senior graduating in 2018, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5, has participated in a WIAA sanctioned sport and was involved in civic and/or community organizations or activities during their high school career are encouraged to apply.

Winnebago County Master Gardeners Scholarship
The Winnebago County Master Gardeners Association is excited to provide a $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors residing in Winnebago County. Qualifying seniors must plan to study horticulture, landscaping, agriculture, forestry, natural resources or other areas approved by Scholarship Committee and Board.

The Fond du Lac Area Foundation Scholarships are available now through their website. Go to www.fdlareafoundation.com to find out what is available and to apply.

Please wait until 1st semester grades are available to submit your applications.

Lois Thull Memorial Scholarship
Lois Thull Memorial Scholarship is accepting applications from seniors who have graduated from St. Matthew School and are planning to pursue a degree in a “helping profession”. It is a one time, $1,000 scholarship. Areas of study include, but are not limited to: medicine, nursing, psychology, counseling, education, ministry and social work

DePrey-Skyline Family Information Technology Scholarship is available to college-bound students pursuing a degree in a computer-related field.

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 222 is offering a $500 scholarship for a veteran/member/child or grandchild or an American Legion or Auxiliary member based within 30 miles of Fond du Lac County. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and enrolled in a tuition based educational institution.

The Wisconsin Electronic Security Association is offering two college scholarships to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel. More information in the Counseling Office.