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Spring 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.

 


1/20/18   Saturday                              

Time: 10am-Noon                    

Place:  MSU-B Student Union 

 

All Students Welcome– Blankets and Bracelets -Come help make fleece blankets and friendship bracelets to donate to kids and exchange students.  We will provide all the materials. 

 


      

2/3/18   Saturday

Time:  9am-Noon

Place: MSU-B Student Union Building Room 153

 

Seniors & Parents - FAFSA Help Session—Free Application for Federal Student Aid:  You still have time to complete your FAFSA to receive financial support for college.  Make sure you bring the following materials:

  • FSA IDs - To obtain an ID, log on to fsaid.ed.gov
  • Correct Social Security numbers (students, parents, guardians)
  • 2016 Federal Tax Returns
  • W2s, tribal income, other aid information (TANF, child support, other   benefits)
  • Additional Asset Information (money market funds, stocks, other investments

 

2/6/18 Tuesday

Time:  6:30-8pm

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building Room 152

   

Sophomores & Juniors-ACT Prep for English—Begin prepping for your ACT test in March.  We will be covering sample problems from the English sections of the test.  Don't miss out on this opportunity!

 


 

2/8/18   Thursday         

Time:  6:30-8pm 

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building Room 152 

 

Sophomores & Juniors-ACT Prep for Math –Continue preparing for your ACT test in April by getting some help with Math.  We will mostly cover sample problems from Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II.

 


 

2/13/18   Tuesday                     

Time:  6:30-8pm

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building Room 152   

 

Sophomores & Juniors-ACT Prep for Reading –This session will revolve around preparing for your ACT Reading section of the ACT.  Learn some quick tips on how to take this section of the test and understanding of reading comprehension. Get prepared!

   


  

2/15/18     Thursday

Time:  6:30-8pm

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building Room 152  

 

Sophomores & Juniors-ACT Prep for Science –The last preparation session will revolve around preparing for your  Science section of the ACT.  This is typically a challenging section of the test because of the format.  Come prepare!

 

 


 

2/22/18—2/23/18   Thursday-Friday

Time:  5pm Departure          

Place:  Cisel Hall Parking Lot

  

10th-12th Grades Only– MSU Bozeman "Shadow a College of Engineering Major" Trip:   This is a great opportunity for students that are interested in studying engineering in college.  Activity slips will need to be signed by your teachers and turned in to your UB/ETS advisor for all day Friday.  Students must have a current 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with attendance in order to travel.  Priority will be given to upper classmen.  Meals and hotel are provided.   We will leave promptly at 5pm on Thursday and return by 5pm on Friday.  Please dress appropriately for the weather.  (20 spots available)

    


2/24/18    Saturday                      

Time: 9am-Noon

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot   

 

7th-12th Grades—Western Heritage Center– Come tour the Western Heritage Center and learn about the history of downtown Billings (including a walking tour, weather permitting).  Also learn about different careers and participate in a fun service project.

Note: This event is an update to the Yellowstone Art Museum event originally listed in the paper newsletter.

 


 

3/15/18--3/16/18     Thursday-Friday

Time: 7:30am departure

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot   

 

9th-12th Grades Only– Montana State University, Gallatin, U of M Western, Montana College, & the University of Montana-  This is a great opportunity to check out some colleges in your home state.  Activity slips will need to be signed by your teachers and turned in to your UB/ETS advisor.  Students must have a current 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with attendance in order to travel.  Priority will be given to upper classmen.  Only Seniors who have submitted an application to one of these schools, may attend.  Meals and hotel are provided.  Please bring money for souvenirs or extra snacks.  We will leave promptly at 7:30am on Thursday and return by 6pm on Friday.  Please dress appropriately for the weather.  (40 spots available)

 


 

4/9/18    Monday                       

Time:  8am-5pm  

Place:  Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

All Grades Welcome– Northwest Community College Tour– Come check out this great campus and learn about all of the degree opportunities.  They are really well known for their photography and graphic arts programs.  See if this community college might be a good fit for you. Lunch will be provided.  Please dress appropriately.  We will depart promptly at 8am.    (40 spots available)

 


 

4/26/18--4/28/18     Thursday-Saturday 

Time: 7:30am departure 

Place:  Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

9th-12th Grades Only– Sheridan College, University of Wyoming, Laramie Community College, & Casper College-  This is a great opportunity to check out some colleges in a neighboring state.  Activity slips will need to be signed by your teachers and turned in to your UB/ETS advisor.  Students must have a current 2.5 GPA and be in good   standing with attendance in order to travel.  Priority will be given to upper classmen.  Only Seniors who have submitted an application to one of these schools may attend.  Meals and hotel are provided.  Please bring money for souvenirs or extra snacks.  We will leave promptly at 7:30am on Thursday and return by 1pm on Saturday.  Please dress appropriately for the weather.  (40 spots available)

 


 

5/4/18      Friday

Time:  10am-Noon

Place:  Salvation Army  (2100 6th Ave. North)

 

All Students Welcome—Salvation Army Volunteer Day-Come help out your local Salvation Army with various sorting, clean-up, and food preparation.  This is a great resume builder for scholarships. Please meet at the Salvation Army!

  


 

 

Other possible College Visit Days for Seniors and Parents

Note:  Please call the individual colleges to sign-up for these dates.  You are responsible for your own transportation for these events.

 

           

MSU-Billings

 

Friday, February 23rd

Friday, April 6th

Or

Call:  657-2888 or visit

http://www.msubillings.edu/

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Montana State University

 

Friday, January 26th

Friday, March 9th

Friday, March 23rd

Friday, June 15th

Call: 1-888-MSU-CATS or visit

http://www.montana.edu/

admissions/msufriday/

 

 

 

University of Montana

 

Friday, February 16th

Friday, March 23rd

Friday, April 13th

 

Call:  1-800-462-8636 or visit

http://admissions.umt.edu/

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