Announcements & Scholarship Opportunities

 <--VERY IMPORTANT!  If you have not already done so, please subscribe to the Announcements page in order to receive email notifications  when announcements have been added.  After subscribing, you will receive a verification email from FeedBurner Email Subscriptions, the  service that delivers email subscriptions for "CMHS Senior News -  Announcements".  You will need to click the link listed in the message to  activate your subscription.  If you do not see a confirmation email in  a  reasonable amount of time, please check your bulk/spam folder.  You will NOT receive any announcements until your email has been verified. 

Need Service Hours?

posted Jul 16, 2018, 7:44 AM by Keri Miles

University Elementary School will be hosting a school clean-up day on July 28 (all day event) and they are asking for help.  If you still need community service hours for senior year, this might be a good opportunity for you.  Remember - Seniors hours (for the community service endorsement) must be completed and submitted prior to the end of the fall semester!

They need volunteers who can:
  • Pick up trash
  • Clean and scrape tape off windows and doors
  • Paint (touch up) 
  • Weed-eat
  • Mow
  • Power wash
  • Wipe down and dust everything 
  • Deep Clean bathrooms
  • Decorate (put on decals, hang up pictures) 
  • Mop and sweep
  • Organize the clothing closet 
  • Move boxes, throw away trash and old papers, haul off stuff 
  • Fix up Garden, flower beds 

If you plan to attend take buckets, sponges, scrapers, cleaning supplies, weed-whackers, etc.  Questions about the clean up day can be addressed to Kasie Mainiero at KMAINIERO@caddoschools.org. 

College Applications

posted Jul 12, 2018, 9:24 AM by Keri Miles

It is not too early to start applying to colleges.  For information on college applications, go to http://www.kerimiles.com/common-app-sendedu.

FAFSA

posted Jul 12, 2018, 9:21 AM by Keri Miles

Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a very important step in Louisiana's graduation process; however, you cannot begin your FAFSA until October 1.  In the meantime, I recommend you familiarize yourself with the FAFSA process.  Information can be found at http://www.kerimiles.com/financial-aid-fafsa-facts-access-policy.  

An electronic copy of the Class of 2019 FAFSA Guide (produced by LELA) has been attached to this announcement.  Seniors will receive a hard copy of the guide at the Senior Information Night meeting in August. 

Note:  To view attachments, please access this announcement via Mrs. Miles' website.

Graduation 2019

posted Jul 11, 2018, 9:05 AM by Keri Miles

For your planning purposes, graduation for the class of 2019 will be Saturday, May 18, at 9:00 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center.

Summer College Prep Opportunity

posted May 24, 2018, 2:17 PM by Keri Miles   [ updated May 29, 2018, 6:17 AM ]

Are you looking for something to do this summer?  You may wish to consider participating in a hands-on college prep workshop with Carol Brill Counseling.  The workshop includes: 

  •          access to a comprehensive career assessment that can guide students to college majors, appropriate
             curricula, careers, etc. 
  •          completion of an in-state college application
  •          fine tuning resumes
  •          drafting a college essay
  •          and much more…

A flyer with additional information has been attached below.  

Note - To view the attachment, this announcement must be accessed via Mrs. Miles' website.

2018 Graduate Information

posted May 23, 2018, 6:16 AM by Keri Miles   [ updated May 23, 2018, 6:18 AM ]

Graduation Pictures

Orders for graduation photos may be placed online at www.cowenstudios.com.  Pricing and ordering instructions are available on the website by clicking "Order School Photos," on the main page, then clicking "View all events and organizations," your school, and the name of the event.  If you have any questions, please call Cowen Studios at 865-0247.


TOPS $$$

For those wanting an update on TOPS...

You can contact the LOSFA office at 1-800-259-5626 to verify everything has been received (Application/ACT or SAT).  Other than that, it's a waiting process.

LOSFA will begin processing next month (mid-month).  Once they begin, it is recommended that you check your Student Hub every Friday.  If you need your LOSFA ID and do not have it, please contact LOSFA. Once processed, you will receive an email notification (qualify status).   Notification will be sent to the email you used on your FAFSA.

The state legislature is still  in session. LOSFA should have the amounts for next school year this summer...hopefully next month.  

LOSFA Student Portal:  https://www.osfa.la.gov/studenthub.html

100% Tuition Exemption

posted Feb 15, 2018, 9:55 AM by Keri Miles   [ updated May 29, 2018, 6:17 AM ]

Trying to figure out how to fund your college education?

Worried about TOPS Funding? Just needing additional money?

Louisiana State Law, RS 29:36.1 (http://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=85550), provides Tuition Exemption at any state funded college or votech for members of the Louisiana National Guard.

Benefits:

       Join now and start getting trained and paid a drill check one weekend a month

       Attend Basic Training and AIT (job training) over the summer. During that time you’re paid
     full time pay between $1600- $ 1750 per month

       When you start college you will receive 100% FREE Tuition and receive between $375-$575
     per month while a full-time college student.

       Serve one weekend per month and two weeks each summer.

       Drill Pay starting at $200.00 per month

For more information contact your recruiter at CADDO MAGNET today!

STAFF SERGEANT DUCOTE

318 290 8471

DARRELL.W.DUCOTE.MIL@MAIL.MIL

http://laguard11.cardtapp.com

College Visits & Preview Days

posted Aug 16, 2017, 4:01 PM by Keri Miles   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 10:06 AM ]

Throughout the year college recruiters will visit the Magnet campus and/or colleges will host Open Houses/Preview Days on their campuses.  Make sure to visit the College Visits & Preview Days page of my website regularly as dates are sometimes added on short notice. This information can also be found on the home page of my website (lower right hand corner) at www.kerimiles.com.

Remember - You are allowed 2 excused absences per semester for college visits.  If you plan to take advantage of this opportunity, you must complete the College Visit form (found in the main office display rack) at least one week in advance.

Stay Connected & Up-To-Date on All Announcements

posted Aug 30, 2016, 7:04 AM by Keri Miles   [ updated May 23, 2018, 6:28 AM ]

If you have not already done so, please subscribe to the Announcements page of my website in order to receive notifications when announcements have been added.  After subscribing, you will receive a verification message from FeedBurner Email Subscriptions, the  service that delivers email subscriptions for "CMHS Senior News -  Announcements".  You will need to click the link listed in the message to activate your subscription.  If you do not see a confirmation email in a reasonable amount of time, please check your bulk/spam folder.  You will not receive any announcements until your email has been verified.  

Other ways to stay connected to what's going on at Magnet:
  • Remind 101 via Administration
    • To receive special announcements (strictly for 12th graders) via text, send a text to 81010 and put @cm2019 in the message.  You may opt out at a later date by replying "unsubscribe @cm2019". 
  • Senior Class
    • To stay up to date on the latest news and announcements from the senior class officers (and senior class sponsor - Ms. McCalister), join the senior remind account by texting @4k47a7 to 81010, follow the Instagram account @seniorupdates, and visit the senior class 19’ website at www.magnetseniors2019.weebly.com.  All accounts will be updated with new information throughout the summer.
  • Weekly PTSA Email Blast
    • If you would like to receive the weekly announcements each Sunday, please email magnethighschool@gmail.com to get added to the distribution list. 
  • School Website
    • www.caddomagnet.net
  • JCampus Calls
    • If you are not receiving calls, call the school (221-2501) to verify the phone number in the system.
  • Caddo Magnet HS PTSA Facebook Page
    • This is a great place to communicate with other parents.
  • Caddo Parish Magnet HS app
    • This is a great way to receive school-wide announcements "pushed" to your cell phone...and it's free!

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