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Fall 2018

Out of School Activities for Grade Levels 6th-12th

Please Call your Program Office at (406)657-2116 to Sign-up for the activities you are interested in!

 

 

Note: Some sessions are capped. If you sign-up for a session and are unable to attend, please call or email us. We usually have a wait list of students and want to make sure that we open the opportunity up to the next student on the list.

 


9/18/18    Tuesday

Time: 8:30am-12:00pm                   

Place: MSU-B Gym

 

Seniors - College Fair:  Seniors may sign-up for this event at their high school.  You will be excused during      certain periods in the morning to go gather information from various colleges throughout the United States.  This is a really important event to attend at the start of your senior year.  You will also be registered for a scholarship drawing by signing up.  Wait for announcements at your school to sign-up or see your counseling office for more information.  UB/ETS advisors will be at the event to help answer questions and make sure you are getting all the applications and information necessary.

 


9/29/18   Saturday

Time:  9-11am         

Place: MSU-B Student Union Building

 

Seniors & Parents - College Planning, Senior Timeline, and Important Updates Meeting:  This meeting will   provide a college timeline, checklist, and information on any changes for this year's senior class.  There are many important college dates and deadlines during the senior year.  This is an invaluable workshop that you do not want to miss.

 


9/29/18   Saturday

Time:  9-10am

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building

 

New Students and Parents—If you are new to ETS, come learn all about the program.  We truly offer so many

amazing opportunities like college planning, tutoring, college visits, summer activities, volunteering, and much,

much more.

 


 

Montana College Application Week-Seniors Only

10/1/18 thru 10/5/18

Throughout this week, high schools across the state will host events to assist students with the college application process.  Each high school throughout Yellowstone County will participate in the Montana College Application Week effort, with the goal of ensuring that all members of the senior class apply to at least one two-year or four-year college or university this fall.  In most  cases the application fee for these institutions will be waived during this time.  Please listen for more information at your particular school or check with your UB/ETS advisor for more information and your school’s hosting date/s.

 

  


 

South Dakota College Tour               

Days:  October 18 & 19

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

High School Students ONLY– Sheridan, Black Hills State, Western Dakota Tech, and School of Mines College Tours

We will trek through South Dakota to tour and learn about each of these campuses.  Upperclassmen will be given preference.  Students should have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with attendance.

Cap:  40 students

Note:  We will depart promptly at 7:30am on Thursday and return by 6pm Friday.   Don't be late to board the bus!  Food and lodging will be provided.  Students may bring extra money for souvenirs if they wish.uth Dakota College Tour Days: October 18 & 19 Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot High School Students ONLY– Sheridan, Black Hills State, Western Dakota Tech, and School of Mines College Tours We will trek through South Dakota to tour and learn about each of these campuses. Upperclassmen will be given preference. Students should have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with attendance. Cap: 40 students Note: We will depart promptly at 7:30am on Thursday and return by 6pm Friday. Don't be late to board the bus! Food and lodging will be provided. Students may bring extra money for souvenirs if they wish.

 


10/19/18   Friday

Time: 9-11am

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

All Students Welcome– MSU-Billings College Tour– Come check out the local campus and learn about some specialized programs.19/18 Friday Time: 9-11am Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot All Students Welcome– MSU-Billings College Tour– Come check out the local campus and learn about some specialized programs.

 

MSU-B Halloween Food Drive

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building

 

Halloween Food Drive  (All Grade Levels Welcome)- We are partnering up with MSU-Billings students to collect food for the Food Bank.  We will be breaking up into groups and collecting donations from area houses.  Please wear a Halloween costume if you’d like.   

 


10/31/18   Wednesday  

Time: 4:30-6:00pm  

Place:  Meet at St. John’s Nursing Home (3940 Rimrock Rd.)  

 

St. John’s Nursing Home Volunteer Event (All Grade Levels Welcome) 

Come hangout with the residents at St. John’s and help distribute candy to the trick-or-treaters; it is a wonderful community service!  

YOU MAY WEAR A COSTUME!


11/3/18   Saturday               

Time: 9am-12pm                          

Place:  MSU-B Student Union  

 

Seniors & Parents - FAFSAhelp (formerly called College Goal Montana)—Free Application for Federal Student Aid:  Don’t miss this opportunity to get help completing your FAFSA.  Make sure you bring all the following materials:      

  • FSA ID - To obtain a ID, log on to fsaid.ed.gov
  • Correct Social Security numbers (students, parents, guardians)
  • 2017 Federal Tax Returns
  • W2s, tribal income, other aid information (TANF, child support, other benefits)
  • Additional Asset Information (money market funds, stocks, other investments)

11/3/18  Saturday                             

Time: 9am-11am                  

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot   

 

All Students Welcome—STEM Day– Come check out this fun and interactive morning revolving around science, technology and math.  Our MSU-B STEM Club students will be putting on the workshop. 

 


12/6/18   Thursday       

Time: 6pm-7:30pm                              

Place:  MSU-B Student Union  

                 

UB/ETS Holiday Party- All grades are invited to come celebrate the holidays.  We will play games, have holiday snacks, and make holiday cards for the residents at St. John’s Nursing Home.  If you’d like to bring a new stuffed animal to donate to the residents as well, please do so. 

  


1/12/19   Saturday                              

Time: 9-11am                    

Place:  MSU-B Student Union          

  

All Students Welcome– Blankets and Bracelets -Come help make fleece blankets and friendship bracelets to donate to Women’s and Family Shelter.  We will provide all the materials.

    

 


1/12/19   Saturday                              

Time: 9-11am                    

Place:  MSU-B Student Union          

 

Seniors– Scholarship Workshop –This is a great opportunity to check out some scholarship websites, get some helpful tips, and work on essays.  Don’t miss out on the extra guidance.