Hannibal High dual-credit program expands to include juniors; online, summer courses added

Hannibal High dual-credit program expands to include juniors; online, summer courses added

  The first big leap in Hannibal High School’s (HHS) Dual Credit program is poised to offer classes during summer for the first time, preparing more students for the college experience while they receive higher-education credits at a reduced rate. The first big leap in Hannibal High School’s (HHS) Dual Credit program is poised to offer classes during summer for the first time, preparing more students for the college experience while they receive higher-education credits at a reduced rate. Assistant Superintendent Darin Powell said college dual-credit courses have been available…

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This Free Website Helps High School Students Line Up College Scholarships

This Free Website Helps High School Students Line Up College Scholarships

Diolanda Caballero’s ears perked up when a guidance counselor mentioned a new website where students could earn scholarship money just for completing routine high school activities. She was a sophomore at Foothill High School in Nevada at the time, dreaming of going to college out of state but worried about the costs. “I was like, ‘I can get a scholarship for getting an A? Heck yeah,’” Caballero says. She signed up for Raise.me the very next day. Raised by a single mother, Caballero will be the first in her family…

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Har Ber High School To Hold Online Classes After Electrical Issue Knocks Out Power

Har Ber High School To Hold Online Classes After Electrical Issue Knocks Out Power

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Springdale Har-Ber High School will hold online classes on Friday (April 28) because of electrical issues at the school. The district said the issue will not be solved before classes are scheduled to resume Friday, so the school will have a non-traditional digital instruction day. Students are not expected to be on campus but will receive their instruction from the school digitally on Friday only. Electrical issues shut down power at the school on Thursday afternoon (April 27). Students were not in any danger. Students should look for instruction…

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Bombay High Court Recruitment For Technical Manpower On Contract Basis

Bombay High Court Recruitment For Technical Manpower On Contract Basis

NEW DELHI:  Bombay High Court has released official notification for filling up various posts on contract basis. Applications have been invited from candidates for recruitment of Sr./Technical Officers, Sr. Officers / Technical Assistant, Sr. Developers and Developers. Candidates should note that the recruitment is strictly on contract for a period of twelve months. The recruitment to these posts will be at the High Court, Bombay and at Aurangabad Branch under e-courts project. Other details of the this recruitment can be found below. “The appointments may be extended for further period…

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Online classes to launch at St. Clair County high schools

Online classes to launch at St. Clair County high schools

St. Clair County’s seven school districts are collaborating with St. Clair County RESA and Michigan Virtual School to offer online classes to local high school students next fall through the LearnON program. LearnON is designed to be St. Clair County’s portal to online learning, said Kevin Miller, RESA’s administrative services director. The classes will be taught by local teachers and administered by local educators. “LearnON is partnering with Michigan Virtual School to give our students a better way to access online classes,” Miller said. “Most classes will be facilitated by…

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577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced 577 students from across the nation will receive its prestigious 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships. These young men and women are recognized for their admirable commitment to continuing their education and serving their communities, despite facing significant adversity. Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association has administered one of the nation’s largest privately funded, need-based scholarship programs,…

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High Court stays FIRs against colleges in scholarship scam

High Court stays FIRs against colleges in scholarship scam

NAGPUR: In a setback to the Special Task Force (STF) probing the multi-crore scholarship scam in Maharashtra colleges, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted interim stay on a police complaint lodged against two city colleges. A division bench comprising justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and justice Swapna Joshi restrained police officials from any coercive action against the two college managements till further orders. Bharat Tokalwar, president of Bhandara-based Dhyandeep Bahuddeshiya Shikshan Sanstha, which runs Vivekanand Mahavidyalaya, and Shashikant Jambhulkar, president of Village Care Society, which manages National College…

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Riding high on Rhodes scholarship

Riding high on Rhodes scholarship

Gauri Pillai and Mary Kavita Dominic talk about how it feels to have won the scholarship, and the opportunities that await them. Rhodes scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. It offers fully-funded postgraduate study in the University of Oxford. Every year, five students are selected from India. Of the five outstanding students selected recently for the next academic year, three are law students. The Hindu Education Plus caught up with two of them — Gauri Pillai of National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, and…

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High court quashes Punjab decision to cancel recruitment of jail warders

High court quashes Punjab decision to cancel recruitment of jail warders

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Saturday quashed the Punjab government’s decision to cancel the process for recruiting 527 jail warders and ordered it to start the procedure again. Justice Daya Chaudhary passed these orders while allowing a bunch of petitions that challenged the state government’s June 5, 2014, decision to cancel the recruitment process. The court asked the state government to initiate the process according to the instructions it issued for the recruitments in an October 2011 advertisement. The recruitment process was cancelled after the physical test…

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Broward libraries graduate first online high school class

Broward libraries graduate first online high school class

dith John dropped out of high school 20 years ago, but Thursday she stood before her classmates and family, clad in blue cap and gown, to celebrate meeting a milestone. She and 20 others this year became the first class to graduate from Broward County Library. The program, piloted last year at 11 libraries in the state, offers scholarships to people like John to earn accredited high school diplomas through online coursework. “This is great big world and it’s waiting for you to conquer it,” John told her colleagues at…

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