Pages began the 2017-18 school year on September 11th. Over 100 members attended the evening and were able to hear about the amazing things PAGES is doing in the Waubonsie Valley community. Please refer to the attachment for details on the evening and topics that were covered.
Please see the attached flyer for information on the 2017-18 ACT-SO Orientation.
Mark your calendars for an HBCU College Fair on October 21 at Elgin Community College. Over 20 HBCUs will be represented. ECC is hosting the HBCU fair as a way to expose area high school and college students to more diverse educational opportunities. The fair will be 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Building B Jobe Lounge, 1700 Spartan Drive in Elgin. Contact Brittany Barber at (847) 214-7078.
The 7th Annual NAACP College and Career Readiness Fair is next Saturday. August 26th at West Aurora High School. Workshops include: Scholarships and Financial Aid, FAFSA; Free Ride: The Truth About Scholarships; College Readiness; Military Recruitment, and SAT Boot Camp. For more information visit: http://dupagecountynaacp.org/
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– Break out sessions on Tuesday’s and Friday’s during lunches. These sessions are open to all students. Guest speakers, artists, poets, alumni will be sharing some information about their careers, college, share poetry and art as well. There will also be a rep from Avon coming to talk about African American skin care
– Professionals’ Day, Feb 16th in the LMC. A panel of African American professionals from the community has been put together to come and share with the students. This event will run during the lunch periods. We are targeting African American students. Students have to sign up and get permission to attend. Lunch will be catered in for $5/person. The panel discussion portion will also be open to Business, Art and other classes to attend.
– Movie Screening – Feb 21st @ 3pm in room 156. A historic film or documentary will be shown followed by a group discussion. All WV students are invited to attend. Concessions will be available for purchase.
– Program – Monday, February 27th at 7pm in the auditorium. Motivational Speaker Phil Jackson will return to be our keynote speaker. Mosaic choir, step team and BSA student performances. $2 entry at the door. This year, vendors will be set up in the auditorium hallway selling showcasing, skincare, African art and apparel, and The Men’s Wearhouse promoting Prom tux rentals to name a few. Also, the first 150 guests to arrive will receive a “welcome bag” with special offers and gifts.
On February 6th, PAGES hosted a forum with representatives from the District 204 Office, including superintendent Dr. Karen Sullivan.
Please see the attached presentation for details on the topics discussed.
See the link below for the January 2017 meeting presentation. Topics covered included committee updates, EOS, Scholarships, Course Selection, Summer Programs and our upcoming meeting with Dr. Sullivan.