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  • High School girls in the tri-state interested in engineering are invited to attend the U of E camp at Harlaxton College in England!
    See this site for more details!  https://www.evansville.edu/options/hsGirls.cfm

    DUKE Summer Sessions
    Spend part of your summer at Duke University taking undergraduate level courses, earning a certificate, or just experience Duke University.

    For more information visit http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

    Vincennes University College of Technology Open House,  November 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m. EST  These tours will be available: Automotive/Collision Repair, Construction/Surveying, John Deere/Diesel, Technology Bldg., Welding Bldg.
    Call 812-888-5302 wiht any questions.


    COLLEGE AND CAREER INFORMATION IN THE CAFETERIA IS NOW AVAILABLE!
    Please visit the table set up in the PCHS cafeteria.  Take any information that may interest you. More is soon to come!
    If you visit, be sure to enter your name for a prize drawing!


    IU is inviting minority males that are Juniors and Seniors to IU Bloomington, Saturday November 11, 2017, 9-3p.m. EST.
    Activities include an admissions presentation; a “meet and greet” with representatives from IUB departments, schools, and organizations; lunch; workshops for students and parents; and entertainment. Our goal is to provide an introduction to IUB’s exceptional degree programs, beautiful campus, and extensive support systems.
    To register or for more information, click here.

    Are you a senior interested in Engineering?

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indidan, Inc. has and Engineering Development Program for you!
    For more information visit this site: TMMI
    Minimum GPA 3.0, willing to start work July 2018, and be 18 by 6/4/18

    THE FAFSA  APPLICATION FOR 2018-2019 IS NOW OPEN!


    Juniors ...BUSINESS BRAINS THINKING AHEAD.......................
    Kelley School of Business has a great summer opportunity you may want to consider.
    Check this site out for more information:  https://kelley.iu.edu/programs/undergrad/pre-college/meet-kelley/index.cshtml

    Senior women interested in Engineering at Purdue
    Purdue Women in Engineering daylong program
    October 16, Optional reception October 15, 7-8:30 p.m.

    See this site for further details: https://www.purdue.edu/wiep/

    Need your transcript sent!

    Visit www.parchment.com

    E-mail addresses
    Parents, please remember to contact the Guidance Office if your email address changes so you can stay up-to-date about report cards, mid-terms, and other notices!

    Want to pursue a career in public service?!
    Check out this site for education and leadership opportunities.
    For more information, you may email cgruver@inbf.org

    61,000 Open Jobs in Indiana
    By 2017 "Build Your Future Indiana" claims there will be 61,000 jobs open in commercial construction. To learn more about the commercial construction industry and what education is needed for future jobs, visit http://indiana.byf.org

    Males 18 and older
    Remember to register for the selective service.
    https://www.sss.gov/Home/Verification
    You can from your mobile device by online @sss.gov.


  • SAT Dates:
    10/7/17,  Register by 9/8/17  at Princeton Community High School
    11/4/17, Register by 10/5/17
    12/2/17, Register by 11/2/17
    3/10/18, Register by 2/9/18
    5/5/18, Register by 4/6/18 at Princeton Community High School
    6/2/18, Register by 5/3/18

    ACT Dates:
    10/28/17, Register by 9/22/17
    12/9/17, Register by 11/3/17
    2/10/18, Register by 1/12/18
    4/14/18, Register by 3/9/18 at Princeton Community High School
    6/9/18, Register by 5/4/18
    7/14/18, Register by 6/15/18


    SAT PRACTICE FOR FREE!

    VISIT THIS SITE TO BEGIN NOW!
    College Board and Khan Academy SAT Practice

    Stay up to date on dates and locations of SAT tests here:
    https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines


    Compare SAT/ACT here
    To register for the ACT visit actstudent.org

    To register for the SAT visit collegeboard.org

    ISTEP+ Restesting (grade 11 only): Beginning 12/4/17

    ISTEP+ Part 1: Beginning 2/26/18


    ISTEP+ Part 2: Beginning 4/16/18


    Winter ECA Testing (12 re-testers): Beginning 12/4/17

    Spring ECA Testing (12 re-testers): Beginning 4/23/18

  • THE FAFSA APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN!

    COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2017
    Get help with the FAFSA
    Ivy Tech, Evansville, First Ave.  2 p.m.
    For more information, click HERE!

    YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS OPPORTUNITY!
    (SENIORS AND PARENTS: FAFSA NIGHT AT PCHS, October 19, 5:30 IN THE CAFETERIA.  
    InVested Indiana will be providing expert information on the FAFSA and financing college.)
    IT'S OK. FOR HELP VISIT THE INVESTED WEBSITE OR CONTACT THEM!


    Secure your college credit. Don't go into debt. Visit these sites for more information:
    http://www.thesimpledollar.com/guide-to-securing-your-college-students-credit-future/
    http://www.thesimpledollar.com/guide-to-securing-your-childs-credit-future/

    FAFSA Application Create Your ID!
    Please visit InVested for help with starting the FAFSA  https://www.investedindiana.org/ 

    21st Century Scholars
    *If you are not sure if you are a 21st Century Scholar, please email your guidance counselor and/or go to the site below.
    ***As a 21st Century Scholar, you need to complete the on-line affirmation form at:

    https://studentaid.ssaci.in.gov/ScholarEnrollment/Affirmation/UI/PreAppQuestion.aspx.
  • Want to get ahead in college credits in Health Sciences?
    Check out U of E for a certificate in Health Sciences at this site.
    Courese are on-line for $125/cr hour.

    IU is inviting minority males that are Juniors and Seniors to IU Bloomington, Saturday November 11, 2017, 9-3p.m. EST.
    Activities include an admissions presentation; a “meet and greet” with representatives from IUB departments, schools, and organizations; lunch; workshops for students and parents; and entertainment. Our goal is to provide an introduction to IUB’s exceptional degree programs, beautiful campus, and extensive support systems.
    To register or for more information, click here.


    Wabash College has need-based scholarships in addition to merit-based scholarships.
    Atthending Wabsh is possible for young men.
    For more information visit wabash.edu/promise

    IVY Tech ASAP One-year Accelerated Associate Degree
    Earn a two-year degree in 11 months
    $8,300 tuition for 2 years. Must have C40 diploma minimum
    ivytech.edu/ASAP

    Want a college that is small, focused on excellence, leadership, research, and international study?
    Check out University of Illinois, Springfield
    http://www.uis.edu/caphonors/

    Interested in Western Kentucky University?!
    Attend an admissions presentation 6:30-7:30 p.m.,
    Sunday, October 1, 2017, Doubletree in Evansville on Walnut Street
    Email ryan.shutt@wku.edu with questions if needed.
    For more information being a Gibson County resident receiving out of state tuition, visit wku.edu/admissions/tip.php

    Visit Manchester!
    Want to visit for the first time/Spartan Days: October 7, November 18
    Pre-View Week: Oct 9-13
    Academic Days: Oct 20 Pharmacy and Natural & Health Sciences
                                   Oct 27 Business
                                   Nov 10 Education and Social Sciences
                                   Nov 17 College of Arts and Humanities
    visit.manchester.edu

    Ever thought about Co-op as a collge option?
    Get work expereince while going to college. For more information see the Guidance Counseling Office or visit:
    www.waceinc.org

    Apply to multiple colleges at one time with the Common Application
    at http://www.commonapp.org/
    Indiana colleges that use Common App are: Anderson, Butler, Depauw, Earlham, Franklin, Goshen, Hanover, IU, Manchester, PU, PU Ft. Wayne, Rose-Hulman, St. Mary's, St. Mary of the Woods, Tine, U of E, U of I, Wabash, Notre Dame, U of St. Fancis of Ft. Wayne, Valparaiso

    Dual Credit through University of Southern Indiana

    Juniors and Seniors! If you plan to apply for dual credit this school year through Mrs. Wallace's Chemistry II or Organic Bio Chemistry, Mrs. Hurt's Theater class, or Ms. Dimmet's Advanced Composition, or AP English, you can get ahead an apply today at http://www.usi.edu/cap/apply

    Do your dual credits transfer? Go to http://www.transferin.net to find out!

    IVY Tech 3 Semester Credential
    CompTIA A+ certificate program gives students who may not have the financial means to, the opportunity to earn a credential in a high-paying career in the IT industry, earning $15-$18 per hour.   

    When a student enters the CompTIA A+ program, they have the ability to learn best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers. This certificate program is completely free to the student, and even provides wraparound services for those who may have obstacles such as transportation standing in their way of achieving a workforce credential.   

    Ivy Tech Community College ASAP Program

    Earn an associate degree in just 11 months.
    Visit https://www.ivytech.edu/asap/ for more information.

    TRINE UNIVERSITY
    *DEAN'S EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR EDUCATION MAJORS
    *New Majors: Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Software Engineering, Elementary Education, Special Education Dual Licensure
    Click here for more information!


    NEW INFORMATION (2/21/17) VU Engineering students transfer to Purdue University
    Beginning with the fall 2017 semester, engineering students at VU who are pursuing their associate degree can take part in a direct admissions program to obtain their bachelor’s degree at Purdue.
    Initially, the direct admissions agreement will apply to first-time, full-time students enrolling at VU. The students must meet specified criteria to transfer to Purdue. The plan works toward maximizing education and degree completion opportunities for students.

    “The direct admissions agreement adds an important dimension to the existing partnership between Purdue and Vincennes,” said Leah Jamieson, Purdue’s John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering. “Most importantly, it represents the commitment of both institutions to continuing to grow the higher education opportunities in the state of Indiana.”
    VU Provost Laurel Smith said: “We are excited to build on the longstanding 2 + 2 articulation agreement for engineering that Purdue and Vincennes have maintained for many years. With the direct admission pathways, qualified students will benefit from excellent instruction at a reduced cost in order to enter engineering professions with significant opportunities in our state and beyond.
    VU students will be expected to complete their associate degree work to be eligible for direct admissions to Purdue. Students can transfer before obtaining their degree only with permission from both universities.

    Direct admission prerequisites such as grade point average and required courses differ among the 15 engineering programs in which students at Purdue can major. Students must adhere to the guidelines to be eligible for direct admissions.
    The agreement follows the history of student success in pursuing their education from VU to Purdue.
    This information has been provided by the Assistant Director of VU Admimssions.

    Wabash Valley College Diesel Equipment
    Wide variety of training, hands on experience, supervised internships, 4 semester program.
    Visit: www.iecc.edu/wvc/diesel for more information!

    If you want your transcipt sent from Oakland City University, you can now do it from online.
    Visit www.oak.edu
    Click on Academics tab at the top
    Click on "Request a Transcript"
    If a security warning comes up, click on yes. This moves takes you from OCU to the National Student Clearinghouse who takes our orders.
    If another question appears about compatibility, select "YES"
    Place order......

    Attention Engineering Students!!!!!

    TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING, INDIANA, Inc. (TMMI) Engineering Development Program*
    This Engineering Development Program is designed to develop skills through practical hands-on experience that will teach many aspects of our plant operations. In addition, participants will be exposed to multiple disciplines by actually doing these jobs in a highly productive environment. TMMI looks for students with some work history/experience and have participated in extracurricular activities… leadership roles are a plus.
    To apply: Go to Toyota.com/jobs
    · Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Visit Our Job Sites
    · Key Word Search = Engineering Feeder
    · Organization = TMMI
    · Apply
    Questions contact Elexica McAlister at elexica.mcalister@toyota.com

    APPLICATION FEES WAIVED!
    To see what colleges are waiving fees during College Go Week visit:
    http://www.learnmoreindiana.org/educators/k-12-counselors-and-teachers/classroom-materials/college-application-fees-and-waivers/

    Visit the University of Evansville
    Click here to apply

    Transcript Requests

    Need your transcript sent? If you would like your transcript sent to any college or institution, please register at http://www.parchment.com. All transcripts sent from the Guidance Counseling office are sent via parchment. All requests need to be made by registering and ordering your transcript to be sent at www.parchment.com.

    OnlineCollege.net University and College Guide
    The following sites provide information pertaining to online college classes, financing, and scholarships:
    http://www.onlinecolleges.net/indiana/
    http://www.onlinecolleges.net/indiana/#scholarships

    Vincennes Health Science Programs
    Positions in the following programs are limited: Funeral Service Education, Health Information Management, Nursing, Surgical Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Raidography. For more information visit: http://www.vinu.edu

    Calling all Engineering-bound students!!!
    Wow- New Opportunity!
    Students can now graduate from Vincennes University in two years with an Associate's degree in Engineering Science, then transfer to Purdue (or IUPUI) to earn a bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering Machine Systems, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
  • CHECK THIS SITE WEEKLY FOR NEW SCHOLARSHIPS!

    Tropicana Evansville Project 21 Scholarship Program 2018
    Three recipients from the Tri-state area will be chosen. Each will receive $2,000
    Project 21 is an educational program designed to communicate the consequences associated with under aged gambling. Students ages 17-21 may submit posters, essays, and/or videos/DVDs to address the subject of under age gambling.
    See the Guidance Counseling Office for more information and the application.
    Tropicana Evansville Project 21 email: aschisler@tropevansville.com 
    This is a very possible scholarship for PCHS students!


    $500 ACT Scholarship for a score of 22 and above with a 3.0 GPA and above. See this site for more details. This scholarship is at state level, not national. Deadline is 12/31/17. Click here for the application.

    Rogers Hair Academy
    $1,000 Good Attendance Scholarship
    $3,5000 Additional Scholarship
    Call 812-402-1100 to set up an appointment or visit www.rogershair.com for more information.

    Indiana State Network Scholarship Program for Scott College of Buisiness
    Full four-year tuition, free lap-top, plus $3,000   MUST APPLY BY DECEMBER 1!
    Find out more at http://www.indstate.edu/business/nfi 

    United Energy Workers Healthcare
    $1,000 
    Deadline July 31, 2018
    Click here for more information.


    Daughters of American Revolution National Society Scholarships
    DAR provides over thirty different scholarships that can be viewed HERE.


    The Indiana Trial Lawyers Association's College of Fellows & The Indidana Historial Society
    Essay Topic: Why is the right to trial by jury (the Seventh Amendment) critical to ensuring justice and democracy?
    Deadline: 12/17/17
    Please see this site for more information!  When you open the link, click on "2017 Scholarship Essay Contest"

    Find multiple scholarships at www.studenscholarships.org/newsletter.php
    Look for these scholarships:
    Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarship
    SP Scholarship
    VIP Voice Scholarships
    Maryknoll Scholarship
    Student Photography Scholarship
    StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship
    Sixt Scholars
    HSC Home Warranty Scholarship
    Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Teachers
    National Space Club Scholarship

     John F. Kennedy Scholarship
    Deadline January. Please see this site for information. This scholarship is based on an essay and is for grades 9-12.
    https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Eligibility-and-Requirements.aspx


    Ever thought about Co-op as a collge option?
    Get work expereince while going to college. For more information see the Guidance Counseling Office or visit:
    www.waceinc.org


    IU Bound?
    Visit here for information on IU scholarships!  Selective scholarships require students to apply to IU by November 1.  You will recieve an email if selected. The scholarship application will then be due by January 4. 
    IU Academic Scholarships: Provost's Scholarship, $1,000 to $8,000 and the Dean's Scholarship $1,000 to $11,000.
    For more information:  go.iu.edu/ssa   or  go.iu.edu/iuacademic
    Apply to IU at go.iu.edu/apply
     
    THE ERNEST R AND MINNIE FARRIS MORRISON SCHOLARSHIP
    This scholarship is available to students attending high school full time and attending Wood Memorial and Princeton Community High School.  
    $1,000/year for all four years.
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Cumulative GPA 3.5, Math and Science GPA 3.8, Math SAT 550, combined SAT 1100. Must completed application avaialable in the Guidance Counseling office and apply through Princeton Area Dollars for Scholars https://public.dollarsforscholars.org/index.php?action=userLogin


    BEST OF SENIOR LIVING SCHOLARSHIP
    SeniorAdvisor.com: Future of Assisted Living Scholarship. Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Deadline is December 31, 2017. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2018.
    Essay topic and scholarship details can be found on the SeniorAdvisor.com Assisted Living page.  This is an annual scholarship and will be offered every year.

    View previous scholarship winners here:
    2016 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship Winners
    2015 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship Winners
    2014 Home Care Scholarship Winners
    Visit https://www.senioradvisor.com/ind/assisted-living#VD1zmC4AADAAdvp_

    NEXT GENERATION HOOSIER SCHOLARSHIP 
    http://in.gov/che/4680.htm
    Students purusing a degree in education can earn a renewable $7,500.00 scholarship. Applications are due 11/30/17. Be sure to visit the site above for details! Notify a teacher who will need to complete a nomination form on Scholar Track.

    Washington University in St. Louis
    If you are thinking about applying to Washington U. in St. Louis, please alert the guidance counseling office to be nominated for the Danforth Scholars Program.  To learn more visit: www.wustl.edu or visit Mrs. Engelbrecht


    Gibson County Community Foundation offers multiple scholarships!
    Check out http://www.communityfoundationalliance.org  Apply today! Go to Scholarship seekers, then Opportunities to apply.


    Princeton Area Dollars For Scholars
    Don't wait! Students can begin their working profile anytime! Students are most likely to get a scholarship with applications completed to their entirety. Don't know what your are going to college for or not sure if you will be going to college, complete a DFS application anyway. You never know what is in your near future. Apply today at http://scholarshipamerica.org. Be sure you enter Princeton Community High School as your current school. Best wishes!(Seniors were presented with information on how to apply on 10/5/16. See the guidance counseling office if you were absent.)

    Scholarship America Dollars for Scholars

    Qualifications: planning to enroll program of study after high school
    Selection Criteria: volunteer service over past four years; GPA; work experience; school activities and goals. See the Scholarship America site (Dollars For Scholars) for more details


    VU Bound Students:
    Be sure to apply for scholarships through VU Alumni Association.
    Visit this site for more details: http://alumni.vinu.edu/s/1390/index.aspx?sid=1390&gid=1&pgid=351

    INvested offers college and career resources in addition to scholarshiops
    https://www.investedindiana.org

    Are you IU bound?!
    The IUAA Greater Evansville Chapter takes pride in awarding several scholarships annually to incoming freshman students attending or planning to attend any Indiana University campus who represent leadership in school and the community. Applicants are required to be from the chapter’s coverage area of Vanderburgh, Posey, Gibson, Spencer, and Warrick counties in Indiana and Henderson and Daviess counties in Kentucky. This is a one-time $1,000 scholarship and we will award several depending on applicants.
    Scholarship Application: http://alumni.indiana.edu/students/scholarships/index.html

    IU Scholarships
    Visit:
    https://scholarships.indiana.edu/

    American Society for Quality Evansville-Owensboro
    $500 scholarship to a senior planning to continue education at a two or four-year college and resides in the tri-state area.
    For more information visit: http://www.asq0915.com and click on Apply for Scholarship

    2018 Graduates
    Rove Pest Control Scholarship for Class of 2018 graduates. This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education.
    Deadline: Award Amount: $500
    Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

    Student Scholarships
    http://www.studentscholarships.org
    This site lists multiple scholarships available to students grades 10 through 12. Particular scholarships are: Coca-Cola, VIP, College Jumpstart, YDI, 2016 Scholarship Points, E-Waste Scholarships, Paradigm Challenge, LGMD Awareness, Mark A. Forester, 10 Words or Less Scholarship, Elks Most Valuable, and so many more.


    IVY TECH Scholarship for any college-bound student
    For the fifth consecutive year – students in the Princeton area who would like to go to college – will have the opportunity for a scholarship.
    The Dr. Z. Olen & Inez G. Pumphrey Scholarship will award $6,000 this year to Ivy Tech students.
    Students must be degree seeking and enrolled in at least one course at the Ivy Tech Princeton Instructional site.
    To be considered for this scholarship and others, students must first enroll for classes.
    For more information on scholarships available to Ivy Tech Southwest students visit https://www.ivytech.edu/financial-aid/scholarships.html.



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    • Central Office

      North Gibson School Corporation
      1104 N. Embree St.
      Princeton, IN 47670

      Tel: 812-385-4851
      Fax: 812-386-1531
      Dr. Brian Harmon, Supt.
      Dr. Eric Goggins, Asst. Supt.

      High School

      Princeton Community HS
      1101 N. Main St.
      Princeton, IN 47670

      Tel: 812-385-2591
      Fax: 812-386-1535
      Steve Hauger, Prin.
      Amy Stough, Asst. Prin.

      Middle School

      Princeton Community MS
      1106 N. Embree St.
      Princeton, IN 47670

      Tel: 812-385-2020
      Fax: 812-386-6746
      Noah Velthouse, Prin.
      Amy Duvall, Asst. Prin.
    • Intermediate

      Princeton Community Intermediate
      1108 N. Embree St.
      Princeton, IN 47670

      Tel: 812-386-1221
      Fax: 812-386-1577
      David McClary, Prin.
      Emily Davis, Asst. Prin.

      PRIMARY

      Princeton Community Primary
      North Site:  813 W. Archer Rd.
      Princeton, IN  47670
      Tel: 812-386-1222

      South Site:  215 W. Water St.
      Princeton, IN  47670
      Tel: 812-385-4772
      North Fax: 812-385-2593
      South Fax: 812-385-4682

      Mary Williams, Prin.
      Bryce Abbey, Asst. Prin.

  • Location