Tuesday, January 27, 2015

SCLA Adventures Continue!

A big thank you to all our SCLAers who helped make our MLK Celebration a big success! SCLA is proud to work hand in hand with the City of Longmont Multi-Cultural Committee to continue to make Longmont a more inclusive community.

To see some of the coverage of the event:

Chinese New Year! 

Another big event with the Multi-Cultural Committee will be the Chinese New Year Celebration coming up on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28th 2-5pm at SCHS.  Last year, over 1300 people attended this event, which features a wonderful program in the gym including the Lion Dance, and Taiko drummers and amazing booths all along the hallways of SCHS to free food!  
This event is part of Senior SCLAer Teagan Knechtel's Capstone Project. She needs over 100 volunteers for this event.  Mark the date and  be ready to help and enjoy this awesome day! 

SIGN UP HERE:  Chinese New Year Volunteers   

An official ORANGE SCLA Volunteer shirt will be required for this event.  They are on sale for $10 on our SCLA Store:  https://squareup.com/market/SCLA


Do you have what it takes to be an ambassador?
Can you commit to monthly meetings and some weekend and evening events?
Are you a good team player who works well with others?
Do you keep your commitments?

We are looking for next year's SCLA Leaders of Leaders!

You must:

Have a 3.5 GPA or higher
Be in good standing in SCLA
Enjoy public speaking and able to do it on the fly
Be passionate about SCLA

Two part application: 

Fill out the application here:  http://goo.gl/forms/1ouo5VnK3J
Do a 3 minute presentation with interview - Sign up here: Interview sign ups

Speaking of our SCLA Store-  We are excited to kick off the SCLA Marketplace! Thanks to SCLA Mom Karen Emberley who runs the SCHS School store for helping us set up the marketplace.  And a huge shoutout to our SCHS BOOSTER CLUB (RABC) for their continued support of SCLA.  If you have not joined the Booster Club, will you take a moment and do so now? The funds assist all areas of the school and help our program out immensely!  Thank you to Melissa Gambirasi who is volunteering as our SCLA Booster Club Rep.

 You can get a Booster Membership here:  https://squareup.com/market/silver-creek-store

Our store is up and running and we are selling some Capstone Project T-shirts currently and will have additional items coming soon! The two projects that are using the store currently belong to SCLA seniors Kaari Von Bernuth and Anton Heichelheim. 
 Kaari is working to bring a great presentation to Longmont in April called "The Wall" that will help continue to make Longmont a more inclusive community.  
 Anton's shirt sales will go to help soldiers with PTSD.   Check out the SCLA 

Big game with Longmont coming up on Feb. 19th at SCHS.  We need lots of help!

Summer Leadership Opportunities:

 Eleanor Roosevelt Girls Leadership Worldwide
This event is for girls 14-18.
Get more info here: http://www.ervk.org/html/glw.html

Rotary 2105 World Affairs Seminar on Global Energy
Information and important documents here:

3) Flyer


If you are a current SCLA member (9th, 10th or 11th grader) in good standing you will be automatically enrolled in SCLA for next year.  No need to reapply.
IF you are an 8th grader your application can be found here:  SCLA Application
Please turn in your volunteer hours sheets to Ms. Adams by May 1st.  You may copy more volunteer hours sheets here:  Volunteer Hours Sheet


This 14 day adventure will be an amazing opportunity to learn more about the CHinese Culture.  Parents are invited to join us on this trip to Bejing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai and Hong Kong.   Fund raising will be discussed.

Meeting Thursday Feb. 5th 6:30pm D202.  If you attended the first meeting you do not have to attend this one.

Please RSVP:  China Meeting RSVP

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