Weekly Raider – September 16-21, 2019

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Everyone—Need some help with your essays, lab reports, or resumes? Drop by the Writing Center any time (D63 in the Library — 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.). — We’re ready to help you at any stage of your writing process. Hope to see you soon!

Everyone — Start a Club at CV! — Student club applications are available in the CV Front Office.  Organize your friends and make new friends who are interested in the same thing!

Everyone — Please attend Lunafest 2019 — LaSells Stewart Center, Sunday, Sept.22, 3:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online @ https://www.lunafest.org/screenings/corvallis-or-092219  CV’s chapter of Operation Period will have a table providing info about the organization and will be gratefully accepting cash or item donations of any menstrual products for distribution to area shelters. Lunafest is a traveling film festival celebrating short films by, for, and about women. Proceeds from the event benefit Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Cancer Care Fund, which provides resources for those touched by cancer.

Students & Parents — Women explore engineering — On Tuesday, Oct. 22, CV will be taking students interested in engineering HP.  The event will include:

  • Engineering hands-on activities and site tours
  • Lunch with speed-networking where girls are given the opportunity to connect with several HP women engineers

Please come to Beyond CV (Career Center) to RSVP and to pick up permission forms—they are due back by Oct. 1.  Slots will fill up fast!


Upcoming Dates to Note:

Students — PSAT— On Oct. 30 all sophomores will be taking the PSAT from 8:00~11:45 a.m. All sophomores are automatically registered to take the test at no cost. Sophomore families will be receiving letters in the mail in the upcoming week or two with more information including opt-out form. Juniors wanting to take the PSAT will have to pay $23 to the bookkeeper. Registration for juniors will be open from Sept. 16-Oct. 7. Juniors who take the PSAT and score in the highest percentile and meet other criteria may also qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Students & Parents — College Representative Visits to Beyond CV during lunchtime — All grades are invited. Please sign up in advance.

Tuesday, Sept. 17—11:15 a.m.—12:00 p.m.—Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, Sept. 18—11:15 a.m.—12:00 p.m.—Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Thursday, Sept. 19—11:15 a.m.—12:00 p.m.—Portland State University

Friday, Sept. 20—11:15 a.m.—12:00 p.m.—Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

Everyone — RUN for the 5K HEALTH OF IT! — Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.— All proceeds from this 5K run/walk will benefit local high school athletic depts. through the Corvallis Clinic Foundation. All ages and fitness levels welcome! Adults $25 in advance, $30 on race day; students and adults 65+ $15 in advance, $25 on race day; kids under 12 are free; teams of 20 or more, $20 per person. Learn more & register @ CorvallisClinic.com/race

Students & Parents — AP Testing Changes — AP exam registration for 2019-20 will occur in the fall instead of later in the school year. For more information on why the exam registration will occur earlier, please refer to the Collegeboard AP page ( https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/ap-2019?excmpid=mtg434-pr-1-vid ). The cost of the AP exams will be $84/exam, or free for students eligible for fee waivers. Payments will be taken beginning Oct. 1 to Nov. 4 — see Mr. Parrott, CV bookkeeper.

Students & Parents — CHS/CVHS College Planning Night — will be held at CV this year — Thursday, Oct. 10, 6:00 p.m. A fair portion of the night will be held in the gym from 6:00-7:00 and breakout sessions led by college representatives will be from 7:00-9:00. All CHS and CVHS high school students and their families are welcome.

Students — SAT Review Course Offered by the Assistance League® of Corvallis — Registration is $45 and includes six classes (Saturday mornings or Tuesday evenings between Oct. 15-Nov. 16), a textbook, and refreshments at the course sessions. Registration form can be found online at http://www.alcorvallis.org/sat-review/ (then choose the registration form icon). Registrations are accepted in the order of post-marked date until the session is full. Registration forms are also available in Beyond CV.