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Category: School Counseling - Grade 12

   Posted On: May 20 2021

Announcing "Green Mountain Grad" - A Special Graduation Gift

To the Vermont High School Class of 2021, The Legislature, the Vermont State Colleges and VSAC have teamed to offer a gift to Green Mountain Grads: one tuition-free course at any of the 4 Vermont State Colleges – Castleton, CCV, NVU Johnson or Lyndon, or Vermont Tech. You choose what, where, and when for courses beginning July 1, 2021 through Spring 2022. Now is the perfect time to take the next steps in your education future.  All you need to do is enroll.  How it works: Explore classes online at each of the State Colleges’ websites Apply for admission to the school of your choice Register for

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   Posted On: May 14 2021

Student Representative Wanted - Vermont Student Anti-Racism Network

We are the Vermont Student Anti-Racism Network, a group of high school students from around Vermont promoting anti-racism and justice in our schools. We are reaching out because we want a student representative from your school to be a part of our network! We have an application for students to fill out if they are interested in a representative position.  Link to form:

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   Posted On: Apr 26 2021

VSAC - How to Appeal Financial Aid Webinar

In the next VSAC Shows You How webinar, simulcast to Facebook on April 27, from 6-7 p.m., VSAC will discuss how to "appeal" your financial aid offers. Vermonters who have received a Vermont state grant, or financial aid from the institutions they plan to attend, can “appeal” (or ask for reconsideration of) their aid packages. In this online panel presentation, parents and students will learn what a financial aid appeal is; how the appeal process works; what qualifies as special circumstances; what documentation is needed; and how to present a compelling request. Bring your questions and get answers from the experts! Register now. Or

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   Posted On: Apr 15 2021

The Giving Project - Launchpad NextGen

High school students looking for a way to give back and make a difference in their communities are encouraged to checkout Launchpad NextGen, a free leadership training program for Vermont youth ages 15 - 18. Over the course of 5 weeks, you’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to launch your own giving circle and learn to use the power of collective giving for social change. Youth from around the state are welcome to apply. All training will take place on Zoom. Participants may be eligible to earn community service credits. More information can be found here.

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   Posted On: Apr 01 2021

What's the Story? The Vermont Young People Social Action Team 21-22

What’s the Story? (WTS VT) empowers young people to become informed, strategic, and empathic change agents on topics of social concern that they choose. At no cost to students or schools, WTS VT nurtures and networks self-reflective young leaders through authentic, challenging, and collaborative work. WTS VT is an innovative, credit-bearing course that invites middle and high school students from across Vermont and beyond to work in teams that are united by a common passion around a topic of social concern. Cohorts of young leaders extend across geographies, schools, ages, and academic interests and are connected to the Middlebury Bread Loaf Next

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