Wednesday, December 18, 2013

ACT-SO Program 2013-2014

NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a program for  students of African descent ,who are US citizens, enrolled in grades 9-12, amateurs in their categories’ of competition.  The program is designed to be a learning experience, enrichment, mentoring, opportunities to connect with leaders in the community with scholarship opportunities and
·         the chance to compete at the national level in Las Vegas.
·         Applications are due by January 10, 2014
·         There is a Student Orientation for those accepted on January 25, 2014
·         This is a national competition, with 27 competition categories’ including the Sciences, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Business.
·         Each students can compete in UP TO THREE AREAS
·         Past ACT-SO participants include actors Anthony Anderson and Jada Pinkett-Smith, film makes John Singleton and recording artist Kanye West.

Additional questions?
·         Contact

I If you are interested in an application, see Ms. Sasan in guidance.

DCPS Senior Winter Break Reading Scholarship


Read two selected books, respond to the essay question and submit it to your English teacher for your chance to earn free Jacksonville Giants tickets and a chance to win up to $2,500 in scholarship dollars.

FAMU Scholarship and Recruitment 2014

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Undocumented

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has a page dedicated to undocumented students.  Details on several scholarships are listed at :


Scholarship season is well underway.  We want to let you know about the multitude of scholarships that are available to you. To try to keep you up to date on the frequent postings, check the blog, our twitter @fhsguidance and our livebinders page

Remember, if the scholarship that you're applying to requires a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, coach, etc., be courteous and give that person at least a week's notice.  DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE DUE DATE to request important documents like a letter of recommendation or a transcript. 

Transcripts can be requested to be sent by Mrs. Rhone-Colson, our registrar, in the guidance office.

Happy scholarship hunting!

-Ms. Sasan

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Bright Futures

Seniors can now sign up for Bright Futures! Remember, in order to earn the award you must meet the requirements AND sign up for it!

The application is located here:

Details on the requirements are located here:

Florida Medallion

Florida Academic