Friday, January 22 RED DAY

 

MENU:

Pizza, veggies, fruit

GENERAL: 

The Red Cross Blood Drive is coming up on Tuesday, Jan 26.  If you are 16 years old or older, you may eligible to give blood.  Be sure to stop by the table at lunch this week and pick up your permission slip. Bring it in, and sign up for a time to give blood on the 26th.  There is a major shortage on blood, so every person counts!

Alive at 25 in-person classes are canceled until further notice but…classes are available via Zoom! Students can still register by going to www.kentuckysafedriver.com and clicking on “Alive at 25” under “Courses” or by calling our office at 502-699-2995. 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Looking for a senior girl to drive two children to Craig’s Creek Subdivision 40241 starting in February, Monday-Thursday.  The children are 10 and 13.  Please contact me at 828-400-1695.

Interested in being a lifeguard this summer?  Lakeside Swim Club is hosting 3 lifeguard certification sessions in the coming weeks (January 29-31, February 19-21, March 19-21).  The cost is $175 for members, and $225 for non-members.  Interested students must be at least 15 years old.  To sign up, email cneichter@lakesideswim.com .  Even if you do not want to work at Lakeside, you can still take the certification course at Lakeside. There are never enough lifeguards to fully staff all the pools in the Greater Louisville community.  

A CAL family is looking to pay for a Student (Guy or Girl) to bring home their 1st grade girl and 6th grade boy home from school 2-3 days a week. They live in J-Town (Saratoga Springs neighborhood) and may need to stay with them until Dad finishes work from home. Very flexible family. If interested please see Mrs. Shinn (high school room 713)

COUNSELORS:

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Join us for an exciting, challenging, academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year. The Commonwealth Honors Academy will be held on June 6-26 at Murray State University. For more information go to murraystate.edu/cha 

The Jamie Parsley Family Foundation Scholarship will be offering scholarship opportunities to high school seniors graduating from a Louisville area Catholic, Private or Independent school. These scholarships will be in the amount of $5,000 and are payable to the student’s college or university of choice and are renewable for 3 additional years, provided the student meets the renewal requirements. The renewal requirements are outlined in the scholarship packet along with the requirements for application, which can be found at  jpff-ky.org .  All applications must be completed and postmarked by February 1, 2021, to receive consideration. 

University of Kentucky Athletic Training Program- In order to help provide quality medical care to athletes, UK is looking for qualified high school seniors who are interested in working as a student athletic training aide.  The goal each year is to bring in students who have an interest in a career in the medical field (i.e. athletic training, physical therapy, nursing, pre-med, etc.) and expose them to the profession of athletic training and sports medicine.  Scholarships are available after a student completes one year in the program. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s performance in the athletic training room and the classroom. Senior students who hold a 2.75 or above cumulative GPA and may be interested in becoming a student athletic training aide at the University of Kentucky should see their counselor for an application.  The application deadline is February 28th.  

ATHLETICS:

Seniors Athletes in all sports are eligible to apply for a scholarship because CAL is a member of the KY  2A state championships.  Please do not discard this because we are not 2A in football, as that is not what this is for.  Please see your counselor for the application.  After completing your applications, see your counselor as we will need to attach your transcript and sign your application.  Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2021. 

The High School Track and Field team is starting practices. It is not too late to join. If you are interested in running please contact Coach Derry at jderry@caschools.us or Coach Dewey at bdewey@caschools.us and sign up through the athletic office to participate.

ATTENTION SENIOR ATHLETES:   If you are signing to play a sport at the college level and are planning to participate in a college signing ceremony here at CAL, our next signing ceremony will be held Wednesday, Feb. 3rd.  Please email Jared McKinney at jmckinney@caschools.us by Friday, Jan.29th to be included in the ceremony.  Please note that senior athletes can also participate in the remaining signing ceremony to be held on April 14, 2021.