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The Manchester School of Technology is still accepting applications for the 2-year CTE Program. Such programs are available to Founders Academy sophomores, juniors and seniors. If your student in interested in applying, please complete the application and return to MST as soon as possible, as spots fill-up quickly. Founders Academy is currently working with MST and the Manchester Bus Company to provide busing to MST from Founders for the afternoon session. More information about busing will become available soon. Please call MST directly with questions about any of their programs, 603-624-6490.
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Mar 29, 2018 at 10:54 AM 9 Comments
  
On Wednesday, March 28 the Student Services Department hosted our first Technical-Trade School Fair. A variety of programs and schools were represented including the US Navy, Coast Guard and Marines, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, the American Red Cross, Elliott Hospital, The Thompson School of Applied Science, Empire Beauty School, NH School of Mechanical Trades and the NH Real Estate School. The students mingled amongst the reps, asking questions, and exploring their options for post-secondary education and training. The student’s feedback was positive and we look forward to hosting this type of fair again next year.
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Mar 29, 2018 at 10:53 AM 3 Comments
  
The New England Association for College Admission Counselors is hosting two college fairs. The first is being held at Keene State College on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The second is being held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm as well as Friday, April 13, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Pinkerton Academy is also hosting a college fair on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Feb 12, 2018 at 9:59 AM 4 Comments
  
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our first Technical-Trade School Fair on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 8:15 am to 10:15 am for our High School students. We’ve invited a variety of trade and technical school programs from New Hampshire as well as all branches of the United States military. We are so pleased to be able to provide this opportunity for our students. We also have plans to put together a Career Fair for our Middle School students in the near future. We hope to invite family members, friends and partners of the Founders Academy to share information about their occupation with our students. Stay tuned for the date on that upcoming fair!
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Feb 01, 2018 at 2:05 PM 3 Comments
  
The Center for College Planning will also be hosting a Destination College annual college convention for Juniors and their parents at Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. “This event is designed to help high school Juniors and their families prepare for entry into college. This annual statewide college preparation convention is held every spring through collaborative efforts between The NHHEAF Network Organizations and New Hampshire colleges and universities. All of the day's events are FREE to students and parents. Attendees will have access to a variety of free college planning workshops, student keynote speaker and have the opportunity to participate in scholarship raffles and attend a college fair.”
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Jan 26, 2018 at 2:18 PM 2 Comments
  
The Student Services Department will be hosting a College Overview for Juniors on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in the upper cafeteria starting at 6:00 pm. Val Castonguay from the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation’s Center for College Planning will be here to discuss how to narrow down and create a list of colleges, questions to ask on a college tour, college essay pointers, the application timeline, and the basics of financial aid.  This program is free, open to the public and no RSVP is required.  We encourage all Founders Academy high school juniors to attend however, all students and families are welcome. If you are not able to attend but are interested in learning about this program, feel free to view a PDF of the presentation, watch a previously recorded webinar or attend another presentation Most evening presentations are open to the public.
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Jan 19, 2018 at 11:41 AM 2 Comments
  
The Student Services Department would like to remind you that we will be hosting an Early College Planning presentation on Thursday, December 14 starting at 6:00 pm. The NHHEAF network organization’s Center for College Planning will be here to help guide families through the initial college process. This program is geared towards 9th and 10th grade students and their parents & guardians but we encourage 11th grade students and their parents & guardians to attend as well. We will also be hosting a College Overview for Juniors program on Thursday, February 8, 2018.
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Dec 11, 2017 at 12:03 PM 2 Comments
  
This event has been postponed until the spring. A new date has not yet been confirmed.
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Nov 28, 2017 at 9:02 AM 2 Comments
  
High school students, are you interested in seeing what it’s like to be a college student? Then look no further! Manchester Community College is hosting a Discovery Day on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. A variety of workshops will be offered on majors including automotive, early childhood education, engineering and robotics, exercise science, interior design, nursing, welding and more! FREE lunch will be provided along with information about financial aid, MCC Student Services, transfer opportunities and student life. For additional details or to register, please copy & paste the link https://www.mccnh.edu/discovermcc
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Nov 06, 2017 at 9:45 AM 1 Comment
  
On Thursday, November 16, 2017 Elaina Boissoneau will be here from Empire Beauty School. Our high school students will have an opportunity to speak with her about the programs her school offers during second and third lunches. 
Posted by debra.castonguay  On Nov 03, 2017 at 1:26 PM 2 Comments
  
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