• Lunch and Learn

    Lunch and Learn Sessions are designed to connect students to college,  business, and/or organization representatives by providing them with valuable information about college, career, academic or social topics. Up to 25 students will be able to sign up for each lunch. These Lunch and Learn sessions will take place in the Viking Room. 
     

    Lunch and Learn sessions will take place on Fridays during PHS' three lunch bells:
    4th bell: 10:04-10:34

    6th bell: 10:58-11:28

    8th bell: 11:52-12:22

     

    March 13th Lunch and Learn: Resilience 

    During this time of year, there are a lot of stressors with upcoming tests, college decisions, athletics, etc. How are you handling these stressors? This week's lunch and learn will be about resilience. Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties and/or stressors in life.
     
    This Lunch and Learn is open to grades 9-12. Click your lunch bell below to sign up. 

    Location: Fab Lab (as you walk into the cafeteria it will be the classroom to the right of the high tops.)
     
     
     
     
     
     

    Past Events

     

    March 6th Lunch and Learn: Selecting a College Major

    Are you thinking about pursuing college after high school, but aren't sure what you want to study? Then join this Friday's Lunch and Learn where Nick Bakonyi will be leading a discussion on selecting the right college major for you.
     
    This Lunch and Learn is open to grades 9-12. Click your lunch bell below to sign up. 

    Location: Fab Lab (as you walk into the cafeteria it will be the classroom to the right of the high tops.)

    February 7 Lunch and Learn: Finding the Right College Fit

    Are you thinking about college, but aren't sure what college or university would be right for you? This week's lunch and learn we will have Amber Hunter, an admissions representative, break down the different things to think about when you are starting your college exploration process or choosing which college you should commit to.
     
    OPEN TO GRADES 9-12.
     

    January 31 Lunch and Learn: Career Exploration

     This Lunch and Learn event is for students interested in learning more about the programs at Scarlet Oaks and exploring different career paths.
     

    Understanding More About AP and IB

     This Lunch and Learn event is for students interested in gaining more information about Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) course offerings and diplomas.

    ~Friday, November 22nd 2 different lunch and learns:

    1.FAFSA Completion

    - This is for students and families that would like more one on one help to complete their child's FAFSA. In order to attend families must:

    Created an FSA ID for both the student and parent

    Bring 2018 tax documents including IRS W-2, social security #, drivers license, alien registration (if non-US citizen), and records on untaxed income 

    2. Application and Transcript Request help

    - Do you need help answering specific questions in your common app? Do you need help adding your transcript requests into your Naviance account? Do you need help requesting letters of recommendation in your Naviance or Common App? Then sign up for this Lunch and Learn. 

     

    ~Friday, November 15th: Military Branches 

    - Have you thought about pursuing a career in the military? Are you interested in learning more about the different military branches? Do you want to learn about the different benefits of joining the military? Do you want to know how the process works? Then sign up for this Friday's Lunch and Learn.
     

    ~Friday, November 8th: Interview Skills

    - Have you ever interviewed for a job before? Are you looking to get a job soon, with the holiday season around the corner? Well attend this week's Lunch and Learn. Learn what to do in an interview and what not to do. Put your best foot forward, starting with signing up for this Lunch and Learn. 
     

    ~Friday, November 1st: Common App

    - Are you applying to colleges that use the Common App? Need help starting your Common App? Do you have questions that have come up while working on your Common App? Then sign up for this week's Lunch and Learn.
     

     ~Friday, October 25th: Scholarships

      - Do you want to learn more about scholarships? For this Lunch and Learn we will have Taylor Cayot, an Admissions Officer from Urbana University, speak on scholarships. He will speak to general scholarships and scholarships at Urbana University. If you are interested in learning more, sing up here. 
     

    We only have space to allow up to 25 students to sign up. So first come first serve. And you may only sign up during your lunch bell. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. :)    

     

    ~Friday, Oct 18thFAFSA Workshop

        - Do you need help completing the FAFSA? For this Lunch and Learn we will have College Financial Aid Officers here to help guide you through completing your FAFSA. This specific Lunch and Learn will be available for parents to attend with their students. (However, lunch will only be provided to our students). In order for this Workshop to be most beneficial, you should bring the following documents or information with you:

    • Your Social Security number (it’s important that you enter it correctly on the FAFSA form!)
    • Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
    • Your driver’s license number if you have one
    • Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
    • Federal tax information or tax returns including IRS W-2 information, for you (and your spouse, if you are married), and for your parents, if you are a dependent student:
      • IRS 1040
      • Foreign tax return, IRS 1040NR, or IRS 1040NR-EZ
      • Tax return for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or Palau
    • Records of your untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans noneducation benefits, for you, and for your parents, if you are a dependent student
    • Information on cash; savings and checking account balances; investments, including stocks and bonds and real estate (but not including the home in which you live); and business and farm assets for you, and for your parents if you are a dependent student
     

    ~Friday, Oct 4th - College Application Tips and Hints

     
           - How can you make the most of your College Application? Attend this week's Lunch and Learn for College Application Tips and Hints. We will have Miami Regional's admissions representative, Crystal Walker, present this week's College Application Tips and Hints. This Lunch and Learn is open to any senior applying to any College or University. However, if you attend you will also receive an application fee waiver for Miami Regionals, Ohio.

    PowerPoint Presentation Applying to College Crystal Walker, Associate Director of Admission, Miami University Regionals

     

    ~Friday, Sept 27th - College Essay Tips

           - Are you applying to schools that require an essay? How can you help put your best foot forward? 

     

    ~Friday, Sept 20th. The topic is Common App. 

           - What is the common app?: The Common Application is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of more than 800 member colleges and universities in 49 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, China, and many European countries.

     

     

    Are you interested in hosting and/or sponsoring a Lunch and Learn? Click here to request a time slot and/or topic.