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Second Annual Signs of Suicide (SOS) - Save the Date!

posted by Kesha Simmons   [ updated ]

SOS: Training Trusted Adults, 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, 2/25/2020, Caddo Magnet High School Library

Parents:

Would you like to know how to detect the warning signs of suicidal behavior? Do you know what to do if you suspect someone may be suffering from depression and suicidal thought?

To learn more, please join us for an important seminar, hosted by CMHS Counselor Ms. Kesha Simmons, to learn how to recognize and act on the warning signs and symptoms of adolescent depression and suicide. You will also learn how Magnet High responds when students are struggling or in crisis. This seminar is part of a community-wide effort to protect our students who may be suffering or in danger.

Light refreshments will be served.

Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar

posted Jan 24, 2020, 1:01 PM by Kesha Simmons

Attention Sophomores:

Do you exhibit leadership ability, sensitivity to others, and a desire to communicate knowledge to your peers?  If so, consider representing Caddo Magnet High School at Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, June 5-7, 2020.  Interested participants should submit a brief paragraph explaining why they should be chosen to represent Caddo Parish Magnet School.  Nominations are due to Ms. Simmons on January 31.  A selection committee will choose two representatives on February 3.  

A-HEC of a Summer Program

posted Jan 21, 2020, 9:15 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Jan 21, 2020, 10:21 AM ]

AHEC of a Summer (AHOS) is an exciting opportunity for ninth, tenth, and eleventh-grade students with at least a 2.0 GPA who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.  The program provides an opportunity for high school students to take part in volunteer work at health care facilities in their community and shadow health care professionals.  A-HEC of a Summer Program is sponsored by Bayou North Area Health Education Center.  Applications are due March 1st!

Jumpstart Summer Enrichment Program

posted Jan 21, 2020, 7:58 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Jan 21, 2020, 8:04 AM ]

The Jumpstart Summer Enrichment Program (JSEP) is sponsored by the Office of Diversity Affairs at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. The program targets students interested in pursuing careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedical Research or Allied Health Professions. The JSEP program allows area high school students, grades 9-12,  the opportunity to participate in eight weeks of hands-on research activities mentored by faculty at LSU Health Shreveport. 

The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.

https://www.lsuhs.edu/our-schools/school-of-medicine/diversity-affairs/summer-programs

Free ACT Prep Workshop with a free ACT voucher

posted Jan 9, 2020, 1:36 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Jan 10, 2020, 8:41 AM ]

BPCC’s AEP Credits Count Program is working with the continuing education division at BPCC to provide an ACT Prep workshop at no cost to high school students – including a voucher to take the ACT!  Please feel free to share the attached flyer. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.


Need Access to the Science Lab?

posted Nov 11, 2019, 11:40 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Nov 11, 2019, 11:48 AM ]

The Science Lab is available after school Tuesday through Friday this week and Monday through Friday of next week.  If you would like to use the lab, please sign up a day in advance with Mrs. Lawrence in room A-2.  

Service hours are available to upper-level students who would like to help out with simple chemistry and/or physics data collection.  See Mrs. Lawrence for details. 


The Teen Advisory Committee at Step Forward

posted Nov 7, 2019, 8:57 AM by Kesha Simmons

The Teen Advisory Committee at Step Forward is now accepting 2020 membership applications until December 2, 2019. Your help is needed to share this information with youth that you think this can benefit.

THE TEEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC) is a regional youth-led group that will help improve local policy decision-making and programming that impacts teens and young adults in North Louisiana. Membership provides a valuable opportunity for teens to participate in the democratic process, interact with city leaders and impact important decisions. TAC will serve as a youth advisory board to the Leadership Council at Step Forward.

We are looking for youth ages 14 to 18 or in the 9th through 12th grades with various backgrounds, including ethnicity and race, culture and religion, income levels, physical abilities, and sexual orientations. Youth do not have to be high achievers or in a traditional high school setting; however, we require that youth in high school have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Please see attachments, and follow us on social media and https://www.stepforwardnla.org/tac/ to stay up to date for all new information. 


On Track Prep December Boot Camp

posted Nov 7, 2019, 8:06 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Nov 7, 2019, 8:08 AM ]

On Track Prep December Boot Camp
Saturday, Nov 23rd and Saturday, Dec 7th
Time: 9 am until 2 pm both Saturdays
Holiday Inn Express
Instructional Bldg-8751 Park Plaza

Please contact: Sherri Moss at 798-3636 to register today!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Arthur Circle Elementary

posted Oct 18, 2019, 9:17 AM by Kesha Simmons

Arthur Circle Elementary is having their Annual Fall Festival on Thursday, October 24th from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM.  They are looking for high school students to volunteer to assist with set up, facilitating games/activities and break down.  There are three options for volunteers 4:30-6:30 PM, 6:30-8:30 PM, or 4:30-8:30 PM.  Please contact Mrs. Jumonville at 318-861-3537 with any questions you may have and/or with a list of students that are available and when they are available. 

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award 2020

posted Sep 19, 2019, 1:35 PM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Oct 10, 2019, 1:34 PM ]

Applications are now open for the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards! If you would like to be considered as Caddo Magnet High School's top youth volunteer, then go to http://spirit.prudential.com and highlight your most recent (over the past year) community service activities by November 5, 2019.  The school’s honoree will become eligible to win the President’s Volunteer Service Award, an unrestricted award of $1000 or more, a beautifully engraved medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip, with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., next spring for four days of special recognition events.

See the bulletin board in C-Wing for detailed instructions on how to apply or email Ms. Simmons @ kmsimmons@caddoschools.org.

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