Regional Office of Education #47

Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties, Illinois
Robert D. Sondgeroth, Regional Superintendent

Scholarships

  • Karen Hill Scholarship from Northern Illinois Antique Dealers Association

NIADA is rewarding two scholarships of $1000.00 each for students from the counties in which the membership resides. The scholarships are in memory of NIADA member Karen Hill. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2018.

For more information on these scholarships please follow the attached link: Karen Hill Scholarship from NIADA

 

  • Marquis Energy Scholarships

Marquis Energy has recently developed a scholarship program for skilled trades at four community colleges. We will be awarding up to 5 scholarships.

We have identified the following degrees or certificate programs at both Black Hawk, Black Hawk – East, Illinois Central, and Sauk that students may use the scholarship towards:

Black Hawk College

  • Engineering Technology Electrical Track (AAS)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (Certificate)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Certificate)
  • Welding (Certificate)

Black Hawk – East College

  • Engineering Technology Electrical Track (AAS)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (Certificate)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Certificate)
  • Welding (Certificate)

Illinois Central College

  • Industrial Electrical Technology (AAS)
  • HVAC Technician (Certificate)
  • HVAC/R Technology (AAS)
  • Welding Specialist (Certificate)
  • Welding Technology (AAS)

Sauk Valley Community College

  • Industrial Maintenance Technician (Certificate)
  • Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning: Entry Level Technician (Certificate)
  • Multi-craft Technology (AAS)
  • Welder: Advanced (Certificate) 

To access the scholarship application and learn more visit http://marquisenergy.com/scholarship-application/. The deadline to apply is May 18.






Scripps National Spelling Bee

  • Scripps National Spelling Bee is May 27 – June 1

Bee Week 2018 will take place from May 27 to June 1 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, with the Finals occurring at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31.

Rebekah Zeigler, a seventh grade student at Aplington Middle School, will be representing the ROE #47 in the Script’s National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.  Follow the competition on ESPN stations. Good luck, Rebekah!

  • Wednesday, May 30

The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Preliminaries

Live on ESPN 3        8:00 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.(ET)

Round 2:   Spellers 1 – 145 spell onstage between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.(ET)

                 Spellers 146 – 291 spell onstage between 10:15 and 12:15 a.m. (ET)

The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Preliminaries

Live on ESPN3          1:15 p.m. — 6:00 p.m. (ET)

Round 3     Spellers 1 – 145 spell onstage between 1:15 and 3:30 p.m.  (ET)

                  Spellers 146 – 291 spell onstage between 3:45 and 6:00 p.m.  (ET)

  • Thursday, May 31

The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals

Live on ESPN 2   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 P.M. (ET)

The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals

Live on ESPN    8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (ET)






Summer Food Program

Free healthy and nutritious summer meals are available for children and teens when school is out. Free summer meals are part of the Summer Food Service Program sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education. Available to all children 18 and under. Contact info: 800-359-2163 or SummerMealsIllinois.org.






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