9th-12th Grade Class Page | Plymouth Christian Academy

Welcome to the PCA 9th-12th grade class page. The top of the page will be filled with information that will benefit all students, 9th-12th grade. As you scroll down the page, you will find class-specific information. We hope this page serves you well and increases the ease of communication. Since this is a brand new page, we are open to your feedback. Please contact Peggy Paulson at peggy.paulson@plymouthchristian.org with any questions or suggestions. 

Upcoming Events and News You Need to Know

Final Exams, Spring 2020

Stay tuned...information coming soon!  

Paris and Rome 2021

Mrs. Gloriann Curley will be traveling to Paris and Rome over mid-winter break in 2021 with a group of high school students. To learn more about this trip, please click HERE.  Interested? You're invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, March 3, at 7pm in Miss Cole's room. 

2020 LEAD SSI Summer Leadership Experience

LEAD is a week-long, true to life leadership simulation that plays out in the State Capitol, courtrooms, newsrooms and more in the greater Lansing area. Under the direction of experienced professionals from a wide variety of fields, students are given the unique opportunity to see what a Christian leader faces in the real world. Held on the campus of Cleary University in Howell, choose from the week of June 21-26, July 12-17 or July 26-31. Early registration discount: $430 when you register and pay in full by March 15th. To learn more, visit: www.leadmich.org.

Calvin University Center for Innovation in Business for young women who are rising junior and seniors during the 2020-21 academic year

The Calvin University Center for Innovation in Business welcomes to campus exceptional students interested in studying business, networking, and personal growth. From Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19, Calvin University's Center for Innovation in Business will host the annual Calvin Young Women's Business Institute. This three-day program will expose students to innovative business theories, disciplines and practices as they work alongside and network with business leaders. This is a selective, resume-building program open to young women who are rising high school juniors and seniors during the 2020-2021 academic year. Applications for the program are due Friday, May 17. For more information, visit www.calvin.edu/go/ywbi! Students only need to cover their personal expenses and the cost of transportation to and from Calvin University

Seniors | Class of 2020

SENIORS: You should be working on college applications! Many colleges and universities require a Fall application deadline. The best way to learn about a specific college is to set up a campus visit.  You are allowed 4 absences/school year for college visits. 

SCHOLAR SNAPP–Seniors, are you looking for more scholarship opportunities? Common App has made it easy for students to access scholarship opportunities directly through your Common App admissions application. Apply to multiple scholarships without having to re-enter your information each time, instead, you can reuse your information from one application to another. Fill out one application and simply import it, or “snapp” it, to a ScholarSnapp profile to use again next time. Scholar Snapp works with many scholarship providers –here’s how to join:

1. Connect to Scholar Snapp in the Financial Aid Resources tab of your Common App.

2. Log in to your Scholar Snapp account or register for a new account.

3. Give permission for Common App to access and transfer your data to Scholar Snapp. That’s it! You’ll be notified when the transfer is complete and will be taken back to your Common App account.

Livonia Kiwanis Scholarship - The Fernon Feenstra Scholarship Program provides a variable number of $1,000 scholarships each year to Livonia area high school students demonstrating a desire to better themselves through education and a passion to help others. Fernon Feenstra was one of the founding members of the Livonia Kiwanis Club in 1981. Described by Livonia's Mayor as "Mr. Sunshine", Fernon's positive attitude and philanthropic outlook will always be remembered. This scholarship is named in his honor and in the hope that the award recipients will enrich the lives of others in their communities for decades to come. See Mrs. Zambeck for the application. Due April 17.

Community Financial Scholarship Fund will be awarding (20) $1,500 scholarships in April 2020. You could be one of those recipients!

Scholarship Criteria:
• Students must demonstrate the credit union’s “People Helping People” philosophy.

• The applicant must have their own personal Community Financial account, and have it open on or before September 15, 2019 prior to submitting their application.

• Student must be enrolled or anticipate enrollment in an accredited institution for the Fall 2020 semester.

For complete guidelines for the Margaret Dunning, Ron Carlson and George Lawton Scholarships visit cfcu.org/scholarships. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2020.

 

The Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan has dozens of local scholarships available. Apply with just one application. Go to www.cfsem.org/scholarships for more information and the application. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2020.

 

The Detroit Section of the Society of Women Engineers annually recognizes high school seniors who have shown exemplary abilities in areas such as leadership, academics, and community activities.  The Josie Rewald Memorial Community College Scholarship is now in its second year, SWE-Detroit has endowed the Society’s first scholarship specifically for students starting their engineering program at a community college. The scholarship application must be filled out by the student and postmarked or emailed by April 1, 2020. The application can be downloaded at http://www.swedetroit.org/high-school- scholarships.html SWE, at a national level, also has many scholarships for outstanding high school woman students. This application form can be found on the National SWE website: www.swe.org.

 

TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS: PCA is partnering with PARCHMENT to make ordering transcripts easier for you. Seniors were sent an email last Spring during Explore Week on how to register for this service. Sending transcripts electronically to most colleges is free thru PARCHMENT. If you find there is a fee, please see Mrs. Zambeck to order a paper copy instead. The site also has a search tool to help students find colleges that match their interests. 

Senior Trip Information

The Class of 2020 will be traveling with Joshua Expeditions to Costa Rica from March 29 to April 4, 2020. For the full details of the trip cost and payment schedule, download the Registration Information HERE

The tentative trip itinerary can be downloaded HERE

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we are following the Costa Rican Health Department as this trip approaches. 

Juniors | Class of 2021

Have you registered for the ACT TEST yet? PCA is a national test center for the ACT. We will be hosting the ACT test again on June 13. Juniors interested in taking the ACT need to register online at www.act.org and request PCA as their testing location. May 8 is the deadline to register for the June 13 test. The earlier you register for the test, the more likely you will get your first choice of test center location

Sophomores | Class of 2022

Washington, DC Trip Spring 2020

The PCA sophomore class will be traveling to Washington, DC from March 30- April 3, 2020. For the tentative trip itinerary, please click HERE. Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we are following the Washington, DC Health Department for all updates. 

Freshman | Class of 2023