NEW! College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Beginning with the Class of 2020, students will have the opportunity to register for College Board Opportunity Scholarships.  Visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/ for all the details.  Registration begins in December! You can earn scholarships for $500–$2,000 by completing individual college planning steps. The more you complete, the more scholarships you can earn. When you’ve done all 6 you’ll be …

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Advanced Academics Update Night

Please join us at Bryan High School, Blue campus on November 6 at 5:30 to hear information about BISD’s advanced academics programs such as AP, IB, Odyssey and Inquire.  Please see the flyer for complete details: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bnyrDdwX4W17b5_b8GWwJneVgm43-pg6

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Raise Me Scholarship Fund

Have concerns about how to make a college education more affordable? Through a new program called RaiseMe, students can guarantee scholarships from 250+ colleges as early as 9th grade. Encourage your student to create an account at www.raise.me and regularly add good grades, community service, extracurricular activities, and other achievements to his/her RaiseMe Portfolio to earn micro-scholarships from …

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Need Help Paying For College? There’s An App For That (NPR)

At midnight, Oct. 1, the rush begins. That’s when first-time and returning college students can get their first look at the 2019-’20 FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Anyone who wants the government’s help paying for college has to finish the notoriously complicated form. But this year, in an effort to make it …

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Odyssey Students attend “Journey to the Moon” at TAMU

On Thursday, September 20, Astronaut Charlie Duke presented our nation’s Journey to the Moon.  Mr. Duke is one of only 4 living of the original 12 moonwalkers, so this is a rare opportunity to hear from a true “living legend” of the Apollo and Moon landing era.  He was also the Mission Control CAPCOM with Neil Armstrong of Apollo 11 celebrating its …

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