Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Happy February!

February kicks off and we have a whirlwind of events, activities and volunteer opportunities in 

First a big welcome to our SCLA Class of 2019!  
We are excited to have so many great young people joining our ranks.  Feel free to sign up for any of our volunteer activities!  

Volunteers needed for many events: 

Concession Stand Volunteers! 

Thursday, February 19th 
Boys and Girls Double Header Varsity and JV Basketball games against Longmont 
We need a lot of hands on deck to make this a great night for concessions as this is a BIG game and fills the stands!   

Parents and students needed to fill all the slots.  
Sign up here: 

SCLA is providing dinner to our teachers during Parent / Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, Feb. 25th.  This night is a SOUP / SALAD/ BREAD/ DESSERT night.  
The teachers love when SCLA brings food! 
Sign up here:  

Help at the Longmont Senior Center 
Monday, Feb. 16th 10am 

Got a couple of hours on Monday, Feb. 16 to help set up tables and chairs at the Longmont Senior Center? 
 Show up at 10am. 
Email Ms. Adams to let her know you are going to volunteer.  

Mock Interviews! 

Adults needed to conduct mock interviews with our SCLA 11th graders.  
Wednesday and Thursday, February 25 & 26 
Sign up here: 

Chinese New Year!

 February 28th, 2-5pm at Silver Creek HS. 

This is an incredible event that takes a lot of volunteers to pull off. 
This is Senior Teagan Knechtel's  SCLA Capstone Project, so if you can volunteer, PLEASE DO! 

Also share the word about this great event that is free and open to the public.  

Sign up to volunteer here: 

Applications are due for 
 close on Friday, Feb. 13th at 3pm

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 (or discuss with Ms. Adams your current academic situation) 
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:  Ambassador Application

Do a 3 minute presentation with interview - Sign up here: Interview sign ups


  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 

Upcoming Events: 

Mardi Gras

A Raptors’ Mardi Gras

When: Saturday, February 21, 2015

Time: 5:30-9:30 pm
Where: Fox Hill Country Club, Longmont, CO
Ticket Price: $75 per couple or $40 per person. For more information:  http://schsedfoundation.org/

Dancing with the Silver Creek Stars 
Booster Club Fundraiser 
Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Pacific Event Center 
1330 Main Street, Longmont CO

Tickets: $35 each Adults only 21 & over
Doors Open and Event Starts with Silent Auction, Appetizers, & Cash Bar at 5:30pmDinner will be served at 6:30pm followed by the dance competition then dessert

For more info: 
Dancing with the Silver Creek Stars  


Do you have a great idea? Check out the TECH FAIR to compete! 

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


A quick look at some of the projects

Angela Walter 
is working with Scornavacco studio teaching self defense classes for women.  
Check out her facebook page and join one of the FREE classes! 

Olya Martin 
is working with NEDA to help lower the risk of eating disorders.  
Follow her on twitter: https://twitter.com/ProjectTreat

Amanda Nelson 
is looking for people who enjoy knitting to make infant hats for the CALVIN's HAT'S Organization.  
Join her on February 21st for the first knitting party at La Veta Bella Coffee Shop 
475 Main Street Longmont, 9-11am
Follow her on twitter: https://twitter.com/CalvinsHatsSCLA

Our China group on the Great Wall-  Summer of 2013 

International Travel - CHINA Summer of 2016

We don't just talk about having cultural intelligence- WE LIVE IT!  
SCLA is all about providing you well rounded opportunities to work on your leadership skills in real life.  
Travel to a foreign country can change your perspective and help you be a better global leader. 

 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 

We are allowing the class of 2019 to join us on this trip! 

Attend a quick informational meeting on Wednesday, February 18, 6:30pm in D202
RSVP to attend the meeting here:  RSVP China Meeting