Category Archives: Class of 2021

College Financial Aid Information Night

On Wednesday, October 3rd @ 7:00 pm, there will be a financial aid presentation at the high school for all parents.  The counseling Office, along with a Financial Aid Representative, will present the latest information on scholarships, paying for college, changes to the FAFSA and financial aid.  This is a “must” for all parents whose children may be going on to higher education.  All parents are welcome.

Here is a link to the Presentation given:

Student Financial Aid 101

National Merit Scholarship Qualifiers

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition for recognition and potential college undergraduate Scholarships.  The goal of this program is to identify and honor exceptionally able students and encourage them to pursue rigorous college studies.  The competition is open to all U. S. high school students.

This year, Theodore Roosevelt High School is home to three NMSQT Semifinalists.  They are:

Mengyu Lu is a Semifinalist.  His parents are Jane Gao and Youn Lu.

Nathan Mudrak is a Semifinalist. His Mother is Pam Mudrak.

Abigail Pease is a Semifinalist. Her parents are Elizabeth and Dale Pease.

Each of these students will move on in the competition and apply to become a Finalist.

In addition to the Semifinalists, we are pleased to announce four Commended Students.  They are:

Jacob Brawley is a Commended Student.  His parents are Abigail Edgell and Thomas Brawley

Maya Niesz Kutsch is a Commended Student.  Her parents are Tricia Niesz and Victor Kutsch.

Owen Pazderak is a Commended Student.  His parents are Susan Louis and Matthew Pazderak.

Lee Phillips is a Commended Student.  His parents are Ruth and Alan Phillips.

In the photo left to right 
Back Row: Abigail Pease (SemiFinalist), Jacob Brawley (Commended Student), Lee Phillips (Commended Student), Owen Pazderak (Commended Student)
Front Row: Maya Niesz Kutsch (Commended Student) Mengyu Lu (SemiFinalist)
not pictured: Nathan Mudrak

Sophomore/Junior Class Parent Guidance Information Night

Inviting all 10th and 11th grade parents!

On Wednesday, September 26th will be our Sophomore/Junior Class Parent Counseling Information Night.  It begins at 7:00 pm in the Roosevelt auditorium.   School Counselors, and a College Representative will share information about graduation pathways, Naviance, testing and college preparation with an opportunity for open dialogue at the end of our formal session. 

Duke Summer Camps

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate.  Novel technologies proliferate and new fields of inquiry arise seemingly on a daily basis.  In today’s exciting and fast-paced world, we at Duke Summer Session are determined not only to inform you about it, but to transform you into one who envisions, shapes, and delivers the incredible possibilities of tomorrow.  It is for this reason that we are thrilled to introduce the following life-changing courses:
 
Summer College Online – Get ahead this summer and take an engaging course not available to most high school students.  At Duke Summer College Online you can learn from a Duke professor without the cost and hassle of travel.  By enrolling in our online Medical Neuroscience course, you will earn college credit and take a powerful step forward into a groundbreaking field. 
 
Summer Academy – With our Global Leader and Technology Entrepreneur courses, we are committed to forming you into a leader of an ever-changing tomorrow. Whichever course you choose, you are sure to be inspired by our interdisciplinary focus, hands-on approach, and transformative curricula.
 
Intensive STEM Academy – Experience what it is like to be a pioneering researcher at one of the world’s premier universities.  During your intensive week on Duke’s campus, you will take tours at a variety of Duke’s state-of-the-art laboratories, receive dynamic lectures from an array of Duke professors, and participate in workshops designed to propel you forward in the world of STEM.
 
Want to enroll in more than one program?  You can do that, too!  Get even more out of your summer by supplementing your Summer Academy course with our Intensive STEM Academy.  Learn more about this and much more on our website.
 

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs

These Programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools.  Students engage in small classes taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching.   In this setting, students hone their academic skills and form new friendships with intellectual peers.  Students in our residential programs get a taste of college life on the beautiful Stanford campus.  Past students have described their Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies experience as life-changing.   To Learn more about the following program please use this link

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Programs

  • Stanford Sports Business academy
  • Summer Humanities Institute
  • Summer Arts Institute
  • Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s Outreach Summer Program
  • Summer Institutes
  • Stanford University mathematics Camp
  • University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses

Stark State Symposium

THE WHAT

The Stark State College Student Symposium, presented by Stark State’s Honors Program Oversight Committee, is a one-day event celebrating the academic achievements and technical skills of our students and local high school students.

The Symposium will showcase the students’ faculty-guided, in-depth research, capstone projects, scholarly work, creative activities or science projects.

Students can choose to deliver their project as an oral presentation, poster presentation, project demonstration, or performances highlighting their scholarly work and academic success while also fostering career success and networking opportunities.

THE WHY

Teachers

  • showcase your students’ growth
  • put the spotlight on academic excellence
  • highlight the academic goals of your program and/or courses
  • learn about Stark State’s opportunities for your students

Students

  • present in a sociable and professional event
  • develop skills in public speaking, abstract writing and professional communication
  • build your resume as a participant in a scholarly event with opportunity for awards
  • network with potential employers
  • explore opportunities at Stark State, both during high school and as a college student
  • learn about transferability from Stark State to four-year bachelor’s degree programs

Timeline

Submissions will be accepted from November 2017 through February 2018. A symposium committee will review the submissions and those selected will present at the 2018 symposium.

Categories

  • course projects/research projects/ case studies
  • capstone projects
  • scholarly work
  • creative works
  • club service projects
  • student service projects
  • science fair projects

Stark State Symposium