American Legion Colorado Boys State is a six-day hands-on experience from July 11-16, 2021, at the Hotel Elegante Conference Center in Colorado Springs, in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of one to the other in shaping Colorado government. The American Legion, Colorado Boys State program, is sponsored by the Colorado American Legion. The program cost is paid for by the American Legion. At Boys State, young men learn about city, county, and state government through a non-partisan objective education approach. The young men also form friendships that will last a lifetime! Boys state is for high school juniors going into their senior year with at least one semester left of school. As an American Legion Colorado Boy’s State Delegate, You will; • Demonstrate your Leadership Abilities • Interact with Delegates from across Colorado • Share your ideas and opinions • Learn from others • Make friends for life! Apply online at http://colegionboysstate.org/apply-today/ More detailed information can be picked up on the scholarship wall in the main hall or with Ms. Taylor in counseling.
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Educar provides a unique opportunity for students to get hands-on experience running a business.
The PB&J Foundation will be awarding scholarships ranging from $500-$1,000 to students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically. The deadline for this scholarship is May 31, 2021. Application information can be found on the scholarship wall in the main hall, on the school website under Ms. Allie Taylor’s Staff Directory page or pbjscholarship.org
Calhan School buses will be on storm routes tomorrow, 5/12, morning and tomorrow afternoon. Storm Routes information can be found on the district website under the transportation link under district.
Welcome to the American Legion Auxiliary's Colorado Girls State! The purpose of Girls State is "To provide an outstanding, unique, and coveted educational opportunity for the young women of our nation that instills the basic ideals and principles of American government through the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation citizenship training programs." Auxiliary units in all 50 states proudly host ALA Girls State, an amazing week of learning focused on responsible citizenship and love for God and Country. Students are assigned to mock cities divided into the Federalist Party and Nationalist Party; they are immersed in learning about the political process from dedicated volunteers and some fun. To qualify to participate in Girls State, girls must be in their Junior or Senior year of high school. The Colorado Girls State program is provided to qualified girls free of charge. This year, Girls State will be a virtual event from June 7-June 10, 2021. The application deadline is May 1, 2021. Apply online at http://www.alacolorado.com/girls-state.html Information can be picked up on the scholarship wall in the main hall or with Ms. Taylor in counseling.
The Nicole Lyne Fields Memorial Scholarship will award $1,000 to a graduating senior currently attending an accredited school in El Paso County, Colorado. The deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2021. Applications and more detailed information can be picked up on the main hall's scholarship wall or with Ms. Taylor in counseling.
The Calhan Lions Club will be awarding one $1,500 non-renewable scholarship to a graduating senior who has been accepted to an accredited University, College, Junior College, or Vocational School. This scholarship should not be confused with the Colorado Lions Foundation Scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship 12:00pm on April 30, 2021. Detailed information and applications can be picked up at the main hall's scholarship wall or with Ms. Taylor in counseling.
In honor and memory of Eldon Glaser, the Eldon Glaser Memorial Scholarship will award one $500 scholarship to a graduating senior planning to attend college or university after graduation. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and must have participated in at least 2 extracurricular activities in high school. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 16, 2021. Information and applications can be picked up in the main hall on the scholarship wall or with Ms. Taylor in counseling.
Farmers State Bank of Calhan will award a $1,000 scholarship to one graduating senior planning to attend an accredited school after graduation. The deadline for this scholarship is April 16, 2021. Applications are available on the scholarship in the main hall, with Ms. Taylor in counseling or on Ms. Taylor’s page at calhanschool.org