•  UPCOMING EVENTS
    College Fair
    College Fair
     
     TCNJ Engineering in Health and Medicine
    The Biomedical Engineering Department at TCNJ is offering  a summer camp to introduce high school students to engineering in health and medicine. The camp is for high school students and it will take place from July 19-July24, 2020. Work with biomedical device design to neural engineering and more. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet biomedical engineers working in the medical device industry. Please click on the link for more information Biomedical Engineering at TCNJ.
     
    TCNJ Robotics Summer Camp
    The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at TCNJ offers an Annual Robotics Summer Camp with high-quality, innovative, and powerful learning experiences for student. The camp is for high school students and it will take place from July 12-July 17, 2020. Students get a behind-the-scences look at how robotics works. Students then apply their skills to their own robotics-related projects that culminate in a competition, and they get to keep their robot. This highly structured youth program offers the fun of robotics in a social and team-based environment. Please click on the link for more information Robotics Summer Camp.
     
    RVCC Transition Programs
     
     
    Teen Leadership Hacks
    Teen Leadership Hacks logo
    Welcome to Somerset County Library’s(SCLSNJ) Teen Leadership Hacks! SCLSNJ Teen Leadership hacks is an all day hackathon on Saturday, March 14th for teens in grades 6-12. Whether this is your first hackathon or your hundredth, we invite you to attend and bring your innovation. Students can work individually or in groups to build apps, games, and/or networks that promote and showcase teen leadership through the world of coding. We’ll have swag, workshops, mentorship, prizes, games, free food, and so much more. Please click on the following link for more information and to register Teen Leadership Hacks
     
    Summer and Beyond EMT Programs

    RWJBarnabas Health is a proud provider of initial EMT training for individuals that are 16 years or older.  This hospital network offers training throughout New Jersey all year long and a list of their offerings along with FAQ’s can be found at www.rwjbh.org/emttraining.

    Since 2008, RWJBarnabas offers a Somerset County Youth in EMS Emergency Medical Technician Program in partnership with Somerset County Vo-Tech, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Raritan Valley Community College, and the Somerset County Chief EMS Officers’ Association.  This is an expedited course that is academically demanding and is for Somerset County high school students interested in earning valuable credentials to serve their community on a local rescue squad.

     To be eligible for participation, students must be:

    • At least 16 years old before the first class session.
    • Residents of Somerset County and currently attend high school.
    • Able to attend 100% of the class sessions as per state regulation. Course schedules are posted at rwjbh.org/emttraining.
    • Prepared to complete all reading, online coursework, clinical hours, and projects/assignments.
    • Optional: Students may earn 6 college credits from Raritan Valley Community College, if they qualify. The option for college credit is available for the summer Youth in EMS program only.

    Students may also have some of their tuition costs covered if they volunteer with a local rescue squad that participates in the NJ Training Fund.  You did not need to be an EMT to join a rescue squad and students are encouraged to start the process of volunteering now if they have not done so already.  Local rescue squads need time to process your application and you should not wait for acceptance into this program to contact them.  Training fund forms must be submitted on the first day of class with no exceptions.

     All applications are completed online at www.rwjbh.org/emttraining and are taken on a rolling admission until all seats are taken.  Please apply as soon as you know you can attend all class sessions.  The full schedule for each course is posted on this site.  Any questions may be directed to RWJBarnabas EMT Program Director Chris Ireland at chris.ireland@rwjbh.org.

      
    Cornell University Summer College 2020
     
     For complete information and an application please visit Cornell University Summer College
     
    Live and learn at Cornell- earn credits and experience college life. Get a head start on college by earning 3 to 6 credits in courses taught by top Cornell faculty. Prep for college applications with a college fair and one-on-one admissions counseling.
     
     
    Columbia Univeristy Science Honors Program 2020-2021
     
    For complete information and an application please visit Columbia University Science Honors Program
     

    The Columbia University Science Honors Program (SHP) is a highly selective program for students who have a strong interest in science and mathematics. Classes are held at Columbia from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturdays throughout the academic year. Applicants for the 2020-2021 school year must now be in the eleventh, tenth, or ninth grade and must apply online. The program is available only to students who attend high schools in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut and who live within a 75-mile radius of the Columbia campus.

    Application Requirements

    • A completed online application, including a report of high school grades and an essay describing one's interest and background in science and mathematics.
    • An official high school transcript, to be uploaded by the applicant via the online application.
    • An online letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or principal.
    • A $50 non-refundable fee to cover the costs of application processing and test administration. If necessary, we can waive the application fee with a note from a school guidance counselor on in writing or via email on school letterhead. 

     

    Rotary offers Japan Youth Exchange Trip
    Area Rotary Clubs are looking for 28 students to represent the region in a cultural exchange with Japan.
     
    The Short Term Youth Exchange with Japan, now in its 42nd year, offers students ages 15-18 the opportunity to learn about Japanese culture, interact with Japanese students and form friendships wthat will last a lifetime.
     
    Applicants must live or attend school in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union or Warren counties
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    This three-week trip, tentatively departing on June 25 and returning on July 16, will vist major cities in southern Japan including Osaka, Kyoto and Nara. There will also be a separate trip to Hiroshima to visit Peace memorial Park and the Halocaust Museum. 
    The group will stay on the island of Shikoku, the smallest of the four main islands in Japan. Each student wil meet and live with a host family in each of the islands' four prefectures. The total cost of the trip including food, lodging and airfare is $3200. Students are selected through an interview process that occurs during January and February.
     
    To apply, visit the Roatry website at NJ Rotary Website
     
     
    Summer 2020 Twilight Program
    Please click on the following link for more information and an application to the Twilight Program that is held at Somerset County Vocational and Technical School Summer 2020 Twilight Program
     
     

     New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences

    The New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences (NJGSS) is a 3-week residential program where students are immersed in intense college-level research on the campus of Drew University. High school students who live in New Jersey are nominated by their schools and applications are submitted in the fall of the junior year for participation in the following summer. New Jersey’s Governor’s School in the Sciences is a very prestigious program for rising high school seniors.

     
    September 2019 - June 2020 APEX Testing Lab Hours
     
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 106
     
        
    Looking for Volunteer Opportunities?
    Please click on the following link for a comprehensive list of volunteer opportunities (please call the agency directly for more information on how to volunteer and if they are accepting volunteers at that time)
     Special Olympics NJ is looking for Volunteers. Click on the link for more information:
     
    Statistics and Facts of Self-Harm
    Resources and Information about self harm have been complied by students in Mrs. Wahba's Spanish 4 Class in consultation with Dr. Zurawiecki.
     
     
    Going to College in New Jersey
    Going to College in New Jersey. A magazine for college-bound students in New Jersey. Features colleges and universities in New Jersey. Please click on the link to get to a live version of the magazine Going to College in New Jersey
     
     
     
      SAT TEST DATES
    Please go to College Board to register for the SAT's. The SAT's are administered here at Somerville High School on the following dates:
     
     
    March 14, 2020
    May 2, 2020
    June 6, 2020
     
     
    ACT TEST DATES
     Please go to ACT to register for the ACT's. The ACT's are administered on the following dates:
     
     
    February 8, 2020
    April 4, 2020
    June 13, 2020
     

     

     PROGRESS REPORTS
    Progress Reports will be available on RealTime only on the following dates this year: