Daily Bulletin

Houghton High School Bulletin for Sunday, January 17, 2021

Best High School Seniors.... Stand up/Be Proud

The Detroit News and MDE are looking to recognize outstanding seniors in the following categories: Athletics, Health Education, Journalism, Language Arts Education, Mathematics Education, Performing Arts Education, Science Education, Visual Arts Education, Vocational Education, World Studies Education, and Special Distinction (against all odds extenuating circumstance). To be considered for nomination from HHS, please reach out to Mrs. Nancy DeForge and indicate the category for consideration with a list of related activities and accomplishments.


Houghton High School Yearbooks are on sale now! To order your yearbook Click here... Enter 49931 and click Houghton High School. Put in your information and then you are all set. Seniors who fundraise will get their yearbooks for free. They should not order through Balfour, they will be given one at the end of the year. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Leach at bleach@hpts.us.

Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars

The Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars Program application is due by March 1, 2021.

U of M: Online Summer Engineering Camp

Grades 10-12 (all genders): Society of Women in Engineering (SEE) is offering their summer camp online and is open for applications now. Apps are due by February 28,2021.

Stanford Summer Artificial Intelligence Program

Students 9-12 can now apply for the Stanford AI Program, "AI Scholars Live ONLINE". apply here

We the Students Essay Contest ($20,000)

All students are invited to enter the We the Students Essay contest to win up to to $20,000 in scholarship monies. Visit the website for the prompt. Due by April 15, 2021.

Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Teen writing contest encouraging teens to open up about their experiences in dealing with cancer (their own or another's). Several $1000 cash prizes are available. Essay is open to all high school students and is due by March 14, 2021. Visit the Cancer Pathways webpage for more information.

ASVAB Military Career Apt Test Rescheduled

The ASVAB has been rescheduled for February 3rd. Juniors and seniors who have expressed interest have been notified via email. Anyone else interested in taking this exam must contact Mrs. DeForge by Friday, January 22 via email (ndeforge@hpts.us)

Class of 2023: Online Summer Leadership

Sophomores: The WILS program is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Summer Online Leadership Seminar. If you are interested in being considered for nomination, email Mrs DeForge (ndeforge@hpts.us) to be placed on the list. Great experience and resume builder!

Understanding Humanities in College

All Students: MTU is offering an Info Session featuring all the programs listed under "Humanities". The ZOOM LINK will be live on January 21st at 5 pm. Great introduction for students of all ages.

College Recruiter Connections

All Students: Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) is asking for high school students, especially juniors and seniors, to fill out a survey to connect students with college representatives for recruitment purposes. Let them find you!

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