Monday, January 26, 2015

Looking for a cool new app to help build your future?!

Junior Achievement offers a FREE app available on iTunes.
JA Build Your Future™ allows teens to explore more than 100 careers; see what levels of education are required , from no education to a doctorate; learn about potential income; and then calculate the cost of education, including factoring the cost of attending in-state, out-of-state public universities and private universities. Teens can then adjust the level of money they and their parents will contribute, combined with student loans they may need to secure. At the end of the exercise, teens are given a Return on Investment (ROI) score between 1 and 5. A score of 1 means it will be difficult to pay off the debt accrued based on future income; 5 means they should have no problem paying off debt with estimated future income.
Here's a link to the app on iTunes- check it out!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Attention Girls- are you interested in shadowing a lawmaker at the Capitol? Hurry and apply!

Are you ready to see true leadership in action?
Have you ever wondered how state government really works? Head to the Iowa State Capitol, and spend the day learning what it’s like to be a lawmaker in Iowa.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Iowa State Capitol Building
East 12th and Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
Girl Scouts $15, Non-Girl Scouts $30
Lunch included in cost, and you’ll receive a fun patch for your day of participation!
Applications due by January 26, 2015
Scholarships are available for those in need. Payments will be received the day of the event.
Must be in grades 9-12 to participate in this event.

Apply to be a part of this event online at

Monday, January 12, 2015

Scholars Weekend at Coe College- hurry to register!

There are only a few days left to register for Coe's Scholars Weekend on February 7 or 15. Follow the link to get signed up!

Monday, January 5, 2015

Career Speaker- International Business! Friday, Jan. 23rd at 8:30 a.m.

Interested in learning more about the international business career field? We have a guest speaker from Freund-Vector Corporation coming to LM on Fri. Jan. 23 from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Career presentations are for students- and will take place in the College/Career Center. Stop by the 11/12 office to get signed up!

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Successful Habits of High School Students!

An informational session for students about how to create successful habits as a high school student will be presented at 8 a.m. on Thurs. January 22 in the College/Career Center!! All grades are encouraged to attend!

Learn about Scholarships!

An informational session about scholarships will be presented at 8:00 a.m. on Thurs. Jan. 15th in the College/Career Center for students! Come learn more about how to find and apply for scholarships!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation Scholarship applications are available.

The Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation has scholarships exclusively for Linn Mar students!  The applications are due on February 27, 2015 in the 11-12 Office and the applications are on the Linn Mar Scholarship spreadsheet.