Junior Academy of Sciences Research Training Program (RTP)

Southern California Academy of Sciences, “This exciting STEM program has been in existence since 1980 provides high school students the opportunity to conduct science research under the mentorship of a professional researcher. Students are challenged as they learn about and implement the rigors of scientific research while reaping the rewards of presenting their results at the Academy’s Annual Meeting where they interface with professional researchers.  This experiences helps students learn and understand the nature of scientific knowledge.”


– Submit an on-line application by June 15, 2017 at the SCAS Junior Academy website, http://scas.nhm.org/junior-academy/
– On acceptance into the RTP, pay a $50 membership/enrollment fee to
cover SCAS Annual Meeting Fee and RTP Insurance.
– Attend 3 Saturday meetings during the school year
– Write a scientific paper

– Present research at Poster Session at the Professional Annual Meeting

Poster Session:  April 18, 2018 at Cal Poly Pomona

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Scholarship Opportunity!

The Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship application is open for students graduating with the class of 2018.

This year, Wendy’s® will be awarding 100 students from across the nation with $150,000 in scholarships.

Wendy’s is looking for scholar-athletes like last year’s National Winner Frelicia Tucker, a tennis and track and field star who uses her work ethic and passion for excellence to inspire others and champion causes she believes in.

We’re also giving away $10 Wendy’s gift cards to the first 1,000 applicants. So don’t wait to tell your students about the program.

APPLY HERE:  https://goo.gl/BzETQc

Interested in Nursing?!

Mt. San Antonio School of Continuing Education offers a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program.  CNA is a fast growing job that also prepares students to enter the next level of nursing, whether it be LVN or RN.  This program is exclusive to local high school students for the first time this summer.

If you are interested in the program, are a  graduating senior or will be a senior in the 2017-18 school year, AND 16 years or older as of June 6, 2017, you may be eligible for this FREE program.   The number of seats are limited, graduating seniors will have priority.

Mandatory Orientation:  

  • March 23, 2017
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Mt SAC, Building 28A, Room 103
  • Parking:  Lot D (you must pay for parking)

There is no tuition for the program.  Students will have to pay for textbooks, uniforms, physicals, fingerprints, and the state exam.  At the mandatory orientation, faculty and staff will review the program in it’s entirety including hours for both theory and clinicals, demands of the program, and any materials and supplies needed.  There will only be one orientation and there will be no makeups.