• UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES/COLLEGE VISITS

    College and career experiences are one of the best ways to help you explore your interests and plan for life after high school. Below are links to upcoming events. Deadlines, fees and options vary. Byron High School is not endorsing any specific event or activity - please research potential opportunities and make the best decision for you:

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    Upcoming College and Military Visits

     

     

        

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    Healing Adventures Camp - Deadline August 26, 2022

    Mayo Clinic Hospice is offering a Healing Adventures Camp on Saturday, September 17th from 8:30am - 4:00pm at Good Earth Village, 25303 Old Town Drive, Spring Valley, MN 55975.   This is a free one-day grief camp for youth ages 5 - 17, who have experienced the death of a significant person within the last 3 years.  There is no charge to attend camp.

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    Fall Explore & Discover Open House - October 29, 2022

    Alexandria Technical & Community College will be hosting this event on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00am - 1:00pm.  For more information on this event, click HERE or email:  go@alextech.edu  This is a great opportunity for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to check out the campus and visit with program instructors. 

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    Virtual and Alternative College Tours

    Many colleges now offer virtual campus tours, including interactive maps and other tools. Most have a social media presence, including postings by campus organizations, teams, student government, and more. Some academic departments (generally larger schools) have websites and a social media outreach. Some schools include virtual tours of residence halls, suites, and other housing options. You can also look for the school newspaper and alumni association’s online presence.  It’s always best to put your feet on campus before making a final decision, but all of these options can help you save time and money (and keep you from missing high school classes!) while you narrow your list of choices.Check out these four sites for virtual tour opportunities:  CampsReel, eCampusTours.com, YouVisit and The College Tour

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    NACAC Virtual College Fair!!  Registration is Now Open!

    Have a quick video chat with a rep, drop in on a virtual presentation, send a question through chat - make a connection YOUR way!  All of our fairs will feature MatchMaking! At the time of registration, students will select the attributes that are most important to them in a college. They will then receive an email that best matches them to the specific colleges and universities based on the criteria they provided.  Students will then reference this email on the day of the fair to connect with their best-fits! Make sure to encourage your students to register early so they can take advantage of this great new feature.  Click HERE for to register for upcoming 2022 virtual fair dates (Please note when you register they have a column for virtual and one for in-person.)  Check this VIDEO out to see how this all works!

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    Conservation Corps MN

    Anyone aged 18-25 who might be looking for a position with Conservation Corps MN?  We are a Non-Profit AmeriCorps program based around getting folks entry level training in Natural Resource work. 

    For questions, please contact Dustin Looman,  507-276-0677 or Doug Ekstrom 507-345-4744 ext. 108  |   Conservation Corps Website     Field Crew Flyer

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    Are you interested in a career in manufacturing/machine tool trades?

    Domaille Engineering is offering a sponsorship program to individuals that are attending or are planning on attending an accredited machine tool program.  Upon successful completion of the program and if
    the individual is provided an offer of full-time employment, Domaille will reimburse the student for all tuition and book fees incurred, subject to the conditions below. It will be the responsibility of the individual to cover the cost of the toolbox, tools, and supplies that the program may require. We will also provide the individual with part-time employment while attending school and the intent of a move into a full-time career position upon completion of an accredited two-year program. Domaille Engineering is located in Rochester, MN.  For any questions contact Alison Hicks at 507-281-0275 or ahicks@domaillecompanies.com.  For application and additional information, click HERE.

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    Southeast Minnesota College Festival | Link to Program and all sessions

    This event took place in October of 2021 and will serve as an excellent reference for our students wishing to learn more about their post-secondary options.  Follow this LINK to learn more and view these materials.
     
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    Testing Opportunities
      
    Check back for more testing opportunities
  • VOLUNTEER AND OTHER OPPORTUNITES!  

    United Way through Olmsted County Volunteer Database: http://volunteer.uwolmsted.org/need/index/

    VolunteerCrowd - Look for Opportunties: https://www.volunteercrowd.com/

    Virtual Tutoring with Brainfuse
    The Rochester Public Library is offering live tutoring daily through Brainfuse (2pm-11pm) at no cost for students who would like help with their homework and other student support! Sign in with a library card at rplmn.org/homework.