HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL
HHS STUDENT AMONG 29 FARM BUREAU CONTEST WINNERS
Farm Bureau Insurance recently announced that 29 high school students across Indiana have been selected as winners in the company's first "Gameplan for Life" competition. A Fort Wayne winner is Noel Klein from Homestead High School. The 29 award-winners were chosen from among 188 students who submitted assorted entries in describing their career goals and how they plan to attain them. The contest was created to encourage Hoosier teenagers to start early planning toward professional development. Some students submitted essays or videos while others entered musical scores, scrapbooks, websites, posters, and assorted other communication tools.
Each of the 29 winners will receive four tickets to the Indianapolis Colts-Jacksonville Jaguars football game at the RCA Dome on December 29.
TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS
TUFWC PROVIDES ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING
TUFWC announces the availability of 800 courses for high quality, self-paced interactive Internet training. The online skills-based courses are grouped into seven libraries of related topics. Each library is priced at $199 per year per person for unlimited access, and contains as many as 200 courses covering topics such as: desktop computing skills, small business management skills, web development, technical Microsoft certifications training, home office skills, and many other topics. All are self-paced and offer increased knowledge and proficiency for professional advancement and personal enrichment. For more information contact Jeff Keplar, director of continuing education, at (260) 744-8742. To try a demo of Taylor's continuing education courses visit the web site at http://continuinged,tayloru.edu. Planning, FrontPage, Word, ICDL, and Network + are available at no charge for interested visitors to explore.
BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL
IMPORTANT UP-COMING DATES:
January 28, 29 – Eighth Grade Registration
January 31 – Prayer Breakfast
OPEN HOUSE AT BLHS
Open house is just around the corner. Plan to attend on Sunday, January 19, 2003 (No football game that day). Times are 2pm to 4pm. You will enjoy the afternoon and learn more about Bishop Luers from our dedicated faculty and staff. You will also meet our students, who will be helping out in many different capacities. This is a perfect time for you, and your family, to tour the school, ask questions, and enjoy refreshments. Also, our newly renovated locker rooms will be open to tour. Come on down and see the results of our many generous Bishop Luers supporters.
'KNIGHTS AROUND THE TABLE' COOKBOOK ON SALE
BLHS families, students, friends teachers, and alumni have compiled a hard cover cookbook of 500 truly exceptional and unique recipes. Many recipes are from Luers Knight preview parties, specialties from local restaurants and four elegant menus for those special events for every season. "KNIGHTS AROUND THE TABLE" is a must for all cooks – it makes a wonderful gift for any occasion. The cost is only $12 with proceeds supporting the Bishop Luers Minstrels. You can place your orders through the main office at 456-1261. Cookbooks may be picked up at the school office or the cookbook can be mailed. Questions – call Kay Felts at 436-6459. Make payment to Bishop Luers Performing Arts, 333 East Paulding Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46816.
FRESHMAN REGISTRATION AT BLHS
Tuesday, January 28th and Wednesday, January 29th, all eighth grade students; (class of 2007) and their parents are asked to register for the upcoming school year. Faculty and staff will be available to help with decision making. Also, representatives from our business office will be on hand to discuss tuition and tuition forms will be given out. Registration will take place in the cafeteria. A registration fee will be required at the time of registration. That amount is determined in January and we will notify our feeder schools. Call the Development Office, with any questions or concerns.
STUDENTS CAN WIN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH PROJECT XL
High school students, and their parents, who are interested in college scholarships and creative arts are encouraged to learn more about Project LX (Excel), a competition that awards over $40,000 in scholarships to creative students who excel in various forms of artistic expression. Project XL is created, funded, and administered by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance. The topic of this year's competition is "Identity – What Makes You Stand Out?" Students should express themselves through one of six categories: writing, music, two-dimensional art, three-dimensional art, video or performance. Project XL gives students an opportunity to develop skills that will impact their future. Students wanting to learn more about the rules and how to enter the competition should contact the school administrative office. Additional details and entry information also is available from Pam Walker at 800-866-1160-Extension 7748. Project XL also maintains a website at www.infarmbureau.com. Entries may be submitted from January 20th through the 24th at any local Farm Bureau Insurance office.