Copper Mountain College Foundation is pleased to announce STEM Scholarships in Partnership with Southern California Edison!
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships for Local High School Seniors
The CMC Southern California Edison STEM Scholarships are intended to encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields. Several $1,000 scholarships are available to students pursuing an Associate degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, or Mathematics. Preference will be given to students preparing for transfer into a baccalaureate degree (B.S. or B.A.) program in science or mathematics.
These scholarships are to attend Copper Mountain College. There are multiple $1,000 scholarships available for high school students. The scholarships will be renewable for $1,000 for a second year at Copper Mountain College provided the student remains in the science/math program, and is making satisfactory progress.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
1. Two letters of recommendation. One (1) letter must be from a Math or Science teacher/instructor.
2. Minimum G.P.A. of 3.5. Official High School transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the scholarship application.
3. One page essay (12 point font, double-spaced, MLA format) describing applicant’s educational goals and educational plan.
Applications must be postmarked no later than FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 to:
Paul Delaney, Ph.D.
Chair, Mathematics and Science Division
Copper Mountain College
PO Box 1398
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Applications can also be downloaded from CMC’s website: http://www.cmccd.edu/support-cmc/foundation/what-we-fund/
WHO: Graduating seniors from an accredited high school in the Morongo Basin.
WHAT: The Roy Greenleaf, Jr. Education Fund was established by the estate of F. Roy Greenleaf, Jr. and is administered by the Copper Mountain College Foundation. The Fund is designed to provide ongoing financial assistance to deserving students of the Morongo Basin so that they can reach their educational goals and serve their community. Throughout their approved studies, they will receive grants from the Scholarship Fund that, in combination with any other financial assistance obtained, will cover tuition, books, fees, and standard living expenses through a bachelor’s degree.
WHEN: Applications are available in your high school counseling office or online at www.cmccd.edu. The deadline to turn in applications will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
REQUIREMENTS: Academic excellence and/or financial need are not the primary criterion of the Fund. Mr. Greenleaf desired that “average” deserving students have an equal chance to receive support. He was particularly interested in helping students who possess a strong determination to succeed and who have demonstrated, by extra effort, an abiding desire to help others, in school, family, and the community.
The CMC Foundation Alumni Scholarships are intended to encourage students from the local high schools to pursue compete their first two years at Copper Mountain College and then transfers to finish their Bachelor’s degree at a 4-year college or university.
These scholarships are to attend Copper Mountain College. One student from each of the local high schools (Black Rock, Twentynine Palms, and Yucca Valley) will receive one $500 scholarship.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
- Two letters of recommendation. One (1) letter must be from a current or former teacher/instructor.
- Minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. Official High School transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the scholarship application.
- One page essay (12 point font, double-spaced, MLA format) describing applicant’s educational goals and educational plan.
Two completed Recommendation forms are required
APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN APRIL 14, 2017 TO:
c/o CMC Foundation
Copper Mountain College
PO Box 1398
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
UNSIGNED AND/OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED!
THIS INCLUDES LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION—EVERYTHING MUST BE TURNED
IN BEFORE THE DUE DATE. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Southwestern is located in Coos Bay, on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast. The 150 acre campus is located next to Empire Lakes and features on-campus housing, making Southwestern one of the few community colleges in the Northwest that is able to provide this service to its students. We do not charge out of state tuition. We also offer free tuition to those high school students graduating with a 3.75 or higher GPA.
At Southwestern, students will find 3,000 full time students from diverse cultural backgrounds, pursuing over 50 areas of study ranging from engineering to pre-med to manufacturing technology and nursing. Campus activities include numerous clubs and organizations, social and entertainment events, and 18 varsity sports! Students will also find a safe, personal, and caring atmosphere with faculty and staff who take an interest in them and their future! All of the above, along with affordable costs, make up what is sure to feel like the "Southwestern Advantage"!
Please email the Office of Admissions at email@example.com or see their website www.socc.edu for more information.
Students are assigned to counselors by alphabet according to students’ last names. In most cases, counselors will work with the same group of students throughout their four years of high school.
*Students should come to the Counseling Office to sign up to see their counselor.
*Counseling will send for students on the day of the appointment or as soon as
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with the following information. During summer please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Name at the time of graduation or attendance, date of birth, year graduated, and the address where you would like the transcript sent. The turn around is approximately 72 hours.
** If you attended the adult education program at the local community college or on the Marine Corps base and received a Twentynine Palms High School diploma you must call Copper Mountain College for your transcript - 760-366-3791 ext 4246
Progress reports are issued at the 4.5 weeks, 9 weeks, and 13.5 weeks. These grades do not remain on a student’s permanent record. The final grade for each semester, January and June, will remain on a student’s permanent record.
Schedules should be set by the beginning of the school year. In August, Registration Days are held for students to make corrections to their schedules, pay fees, get I.D.’s, etc. It is important for students to attend their assigned Registration Day. Once school begins, schedule changes are very limited and in most cases cannot be done. Changes for second semester may be requested through mid-December.
Counselors visit classrooms each year during first semester in all grade levels to present pertinent information as it relates to acclimation to high school, activities, scholarship information, financial aid information, career planning, testing, and preparing for post high school plans. Students are given information related to what they should be doing in the current year to prepare for their plans and goals after high school. Counselors also meet with students during registration to assist them in class selection.
Twentynine Palms High School supports a Peer Mediation Program through the Counseling Office. Peer Mediation serves to assist students in solving conflicts responsibly and constructively in a confidential manner. The mediators are students trained in conflict resolution and mediation techniques. Their goal is to aid their peers in resolving disputes that interfere with the educational process without involving teachers, administrators, or other school personnel. For students who wish to resolve a conflict, they should request peer mediation through the Counseling Office.
Twentynine Palms High School provides a variety of clubs and activities in which students can participate. All students are encouraged to get involved starting their freshman year. Involvement can help students enrich academic experiences, explore interests, develop leadership skills, contribute to the community, and make new friends. Most clubs can b e joined anytime throughout the year; other activities will have specific deadlines. Freshman will receive a list of the clubs/activities offered at TPHS in the fall. Students should listen to announcements at the beginning of the year for dates/times of meetings.
Summer school information and applications are available to students during second semester. Information is provided regarding classes, location, and dates. Applications can be obtained in the Counseling Office or online. Registration forms should be turned in to the Counseling Office. There is no cost for attending summer school.
Sexual Health Education
California state law (Education Code 51933) requires certain, very specific, criteria are met when instructing students in sexual health education.
Please click here for legal references required of each school with regards to this instruction.
If you have any questions regarding the curriculum, or opting out of this instruction for your student, please contact the site administration at (760) 367-9591 ext. 2222 or email the principal.