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American Legion Colorado Boys State Leadership Conference

High School juniors are invited to apply for the 2019 American Legion Colorado Boys State program. At Colorado Boys State, young men will experience real life America while they create and operate their own cities, counties and state governments. In a complete “Hands On” environment the boys will interact with their peers from all across Colorado to share concerns, ideas and come to agreements on what and how to operate their state as they develop and demonstrate their leadership skills. This fun and educational program is conducted on the campus of University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) from June 1-7, 2019, and tuition is paid by The American Legion. Online applications are now being accepted thru May 1, 2019 at www.CoLegionBoysState.org. For more information, please pick up an information packet on the scholarship wall in the main hall or call 303-366-5201.
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Girls State Conference

The American Legion Auxiliary Colorado Girls State will be recruiting candidates for 2019 Girls State Conference. This year, the conference will be held at the University of Northern Colorado in Greely from June 9-June14, 2014. Girls State promotes leadership and pride of American traditions, educates citizens about our system of government and stimulates a desire to maintain democratic governmental processes within our republic. Applications must be filled out online at www.alacolorado.com/girls-state the deadline is May 1, 2019. More detailed information can be picked up on the scholarship wall in the main hall or at www.alacolorado.com/girls-state.
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The Cibrowski Family Foundation Scholarship

The Cibrowski Family Foundation will be awarding two scholarships to high school seniors who intend to pursue careers in engineering or chemistry at the Colorado School of Mines or the University of Denver in the fall of 2019. The deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2019. Applications and detailed information can be found on the scholarship board in the main hall.
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The Nicole Lyne Fields Memorial Scholarship

The Nicole Lyne Fields Memorial Scholarship will award one $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior currently attending an accredited school in El Paso County and planning to attend college, university or trade school. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019. Applications and more detailed information can be picked up on the scholarship wall in the main hall or by contacting Ms. Taylor in counseling.
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The Calhan Lions Club Scholarship

The Calhan Lions Club will be awarding one $1,000 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 Educational Scholarship. The deadline for the CALHAN Lion’s Club Scholarship is 12:00pm on April 26, 20019. Detailed information and applications can be picked up at the scholarship wall in the main hall or contact Ms. Taylor in counseling.
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The Student-View Scholarship Program Scholarship

The Student-View Scholarship Program will be awarding scholarships in the following amounts: One $4000 scholarship, two $1000 scholarships, and ten $500 scholarships. This scholarship does NOT require an essay or ACT/SAT scores. Winner will be randomly selected from completed applications and the winner will be announced in May 2019. To apply, go to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 22, 2019. For more information, contact 724-903-0439 or at contact@studentinsights.com
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Update - School Info for 4/17

To the Parents, Guardians, and Students of Calhan School District,
We have received the following statement from the Colorado Commissioner of Education:

“We have just received information from the FBI that there is no longer a threat to the community. We continue to get updates and will forward any additional information.”

Thank you to the Calhan Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance this morning. For tips on talking to your child about school violence, http://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/talking-to-children-about-violence-tips-for-parents-and-teachers?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=d9fde88c-2689-416f-a28f-fb184abf2b61


David K. Slothower
Superintendent
Calhan School District
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Farmers State Bank Scholarship

Farmers State Bank will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one graduating senior planning who has been accepted to a college, junior college or trade/vocational school after graduation. The deadline for this scholarship is April 16, 2019. Detailed information, qualifications and applications can be picked up on the scholarship board in the main hall or from Ms. Taylor in counseling.
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The Eldon Glaser Memorial Scholarship

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 is April 12, 2019. Information and applications can be picked up in the main hall on the scholarship wall or with Ms. Taylor in counseling.
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