The King’s Christian School is privileged to offer comprehensive, developmental guidance to all of our students K-12 that meets and/or exceeds the recommendations of ACSI, MCACS, and the National Standards for School Counseling Programs set by the American School Counselor Association.
The guidance provided encompasses academic, career and personal/social/spiritual development. Each area is addressed within the context of a Biblical worldview and in ways that are developmentally appropriate for each of three schools: elementary, middle school, and high school. All of this is achieved through an integrated approach that is woven throughout various aspects of the student’s overall school experience.
ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial
$1,000 Scholarship Essay Competition
DEADLINE: JANUARY 1, 2017
The ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition rewards students that seek to increase their knowledge and understanding of how Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention help ensure safe drinking water.
In a 700-1200 word essay, explain the difference between a containment cross-connection program and an isolation or primary cross-connection program. Additionally, explain the advantages and disadvantages of each. The essay should also detail which program offers the best protection against backflow and why. Additional information on this scholarship can be found at http://www.abpa.org/?page=Scholarship#.
Essay entries are due on January 1.
ACF Visionary Scholarship Program
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2017
The ACF Visionary Scholarship Program awards multiple $1,000 to $5,000 scholarships each year to winning applicants. Applicants must be currently enrolled as a high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and/or seniors (2020, 2019, 2018, or 2017). Financial need is not considered and all income levels are encouraged to apply.
Submission materials required are: a completed ACF Visionary Scholarship application, copy of the student's most recent report card, and a 500 word typed, double-spaced essay describing why a college education is important to the student. Students must go to the registration page to begin the application process. Students will receive an application packet within two weeks from the time they register.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website at http://www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx.
The application deadline for 2017-2018 must be received by May 1, 2017.
College Visits on Our Campus
We are happy to announce that TKCS will host campus visits by several colleges and universities this year. Coming up are the following!
Manor College is a two-year institution offering transfer and career-oriented program opportunities in Jenkintown, PA, a suburban area of Philadelphia. Associate degrees are offered in a variety of different fields such as accounting, criminal justice, dental hygiene, management, and more! On Monday, November 28, a representative from Monmouth University will visit during high school lunch.
Attention Seniors and Families!
College is an expensive endeavor to be sure, but continuing education is of vital importance. Rutgers-Camden is now offering a steep tuition discount to those families in financial need.
This program, Bridging the Gap, offers a full grant to families whose adjusted gross income is less than $60,000. To those families whose adjusted gross income is between $60,001 to $100,000, Rutgers-Camden is offering a grant which will cover 50% of tuition. You can find more information at the hyperlink below:
Collegeboard.org (TKCS CEEB code: 310-828)
Advanced Placement Applications
Revised: January 6, 2017