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Student Support Center
Title IX (Equal Opportunity in Education Act)
Summer Internship is just around the corner!
The attached Summer Internship application is due by May 18.
- A lot of great internship positions available in major Silicon Valley organizations: SV Chamber of Commerce, Work2Future, various Construction partners.
- Not in retail or fast foods, but will be meaningful positions in leading Silicon Valley companies and organizations and some with the City of San Jose.
- Must be at least 16 years old.
- Graduating seniors are strongly encouraged to apply.
- A great alternative to a summer class and looks great on college applications!
- An application and brochure are attached.
- Pay rate is $10.30/hr. (Foster youth are eligible for higher pay).
- Many students who participate in summer internship have retained their internships throughout their college years and are now employed by some of the companies they interned with.
See abrazosandbooks.org for details:
Essay : Your essay should explain how you would improve our community. Title your essay “How I Would Improve My Community”
Autobiography: Also include a comprehensive autobiography.
Mailing Instructions: Print out an application, complete and include in your submission package. Please do not send online submissions. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
Mail scholarship applications and support materials to the following address by May 30, 2016.
ABRAZOS AND BOOKS, 255 West Julian St., Suite 503A, San Jose, CA 95110
Attention Rising Seniors
Class of 2017...
National College Resources Foundation (NCRF) wants to send you to the Cal Poly Pomona R.I.S.E. (Residential Intensive Summer Education) Program this Summer, July 17-20th.
We are on a mission to create a "College Going Culture" around the world for underserved, underrepresented, at risk, low resource students.
R.I.S.E is a 4 day, 3 night FREE residential program that focus on preparing students for College/University life. Students will be engage with other students, attend workshops, and participate in college courses designed for RISE students.
So, sign up today, we have limited spaces...It's FREE! You will learn, grow and have lots of fun while staying in the dorms just like a college student.
Application Deadline: May 24, 2016
If interested in attending,
copy and paste the application link below:
and email to:
Senior Activities (Class of 2016)
Monday - Senior Picnic - 12:30-4p @ Pool
Tuesday - Fines/Yearbook signing - 9a-2:19p @ School Bank
Wednesday - Graduation Practice - 8:30a @ Gym
GRADUATION--Wednesday, 5.25.16 @ 6p in the IHS Stadium
Thursday - Diploma Pickup - 8a-2p @ N-02
Parents--If you have not done so, please register for SchoolLoop. Click "Register Now" to get started. It will take 1 work day for your account to be approved.
Students--if you have any questions (including lost passwords or forgotten login names/passwords), you can ask any of your teachers for help. Or visit Ms. Daniell in A312 during Break. You MUST have your ID card.
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Summer School 2016
Current students - June 13- July 15
Incoming students - June 16 - July 20
Summer School Coordinator: Lynne Murray (email@example.com)
There is no summer school on Monday, July 4th
Join an Academy
Did you know that Independence High School has three California Partnership Academies? Finance -- S.T.E.A.M. --Teaching Academies are a great way to become career and college ready.
RENTAL OF DISTRICT FACILITIES
East Side Union High School District is pleased to announce a new, online facility rental system, designed to provide a simpler and more positive user experience for requesting facility use. Click here to access this system, or go to https://www.facilitron.com/ihs95133. For information about how to use the system, please click here.
Effective January 1, 2016, the California High School Exit Exam will no longer be a requirement for graduation and will be removed as a requirement all the way back to 2006. If you did not graduate solely due to the CAHSEE you will be eligible to pick up your diploma and order a copy of your transcript beginning January 4, 2016.
Brown is the new green
As you are certainly aware, California is in the midst of a drought. Every effort is being made to conserve water on our 106-acre campus, so you may notice some of our grassy areas going brown.
If you see a leak or a concern with water wastage, please call 408.928.9898 and report the problem.