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Parenting Tips & Tricks

posted Dec 11, 2019, 12:22 PM by Christina Romatowski   [ updated Dec 11, 2019, 12:25 PM ]

If you've ever questioned your ability as a parent or hoped for some advice on how to navigate these often tricky years, look no further than our Parent Corner!  Monthly features will address resilience, mental health, future planning and more!  Check out our first article here.

Badger Girls State

posted Oct 21, 2019, 6:43 AM by Harly Van Brunt

It is that time of year...to apply for Badger Girls State!  This program is open to all Junior Girls and provides an opportunity to:
*Learn About State Government and put it into practice
*Strengthen Leadership Skills
*Provide a unique educational and scholarship opportunity
*Meet other AWESOME girls from around the state!

If you are interested, come pick up a brochure and application in the counseling office.  The local American Legion Auxiliary will choose their top candidates and pay for their trip to UW Oshkosh June 21-26, 2020 to participate.  

Visit the Badger Girls website at: www.alabgs.org

Applications are due back in the counseling office by December 2nd, 2019

Selective Service System Information

posted Oct 2, 2019, 8:29 AM by Harly Van Brunt

Have you Signed up for Selective Service System?

Did you know that as an 18 year old male, you need to register for Selective Service? All men 18 through 25 must register. It's a law and civic duty. You can also pre-register at 17yrs and 3mos of age and your registration will be held until you turn 18. Many people don’t know that failure to register carries lifelong consequences. If a man fails to register by age 25, he can lose access to college loans and grants, job training programs, millions of federal, state, and municipal jobs. Also, immigrants, documented and undocumented, must register or their citizenship process can be derailed.

Registration takes less than a minute – so there’s no excuse. Go to sss.gov or go to your nearest post office; they have a mail-in form there. While almost all men register, those who don’t often say, “I just forgot,” or “nobody told me.” So please register and pass it on to any 18-25 year-old man you know.

If you have any questions, feel free to stop in the counseling office or go online to the Selective Service System page for more information. 

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