Monthly Archives: September 2013

Huron Manufacturing Association Scholarship

Are You Apprenticing? Do You Know An Apprentice? $1,000 Scholarship Available

About the Scholarship
Four apprentices in the following skilled-trades will be awarded with a $1,000 scholarship at the Manufacturing Excellence Awards on November 14, 2013.
• Machinist
• Carpenter
• Electrician
• Plumber
• Welder
• Any other skilled trade
Consideration will be given to applicants working as an apprentice in Huron County or pursuing apprenticeship studies with the intent to work in Huron County, OYAP students are eligible to apply.

Eligibility
This is an equal opportunity scholarship. Both males and females are encouraged to apply.

Application Form
All applicants are required to complete the application form.
E-mail: cleeming@huroncounty.ca to request a copy of the application form, or get an application from co-op, the technical department or guidance.

Application Deadline
To be considered eligible an application must be received by the Huron Manufacturing Association at 57 Napier Street Goderich, ON, N7A 1W2 by 12:00p.m. September 30, 2013.

Sponsored by HMA and United Communities Credit Union

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Ontario Youth Employment Fund

The Ontario Youth Employment Fund (YEF) will be available on September 23, 2013. The fund will help employers offer four-to-six month job and training placements for young people (aged 15 to 29, who are not in school full-time). The province will provide up to $7,800 to cover a range of supports and services for each eligible young worker under the fund. That includes up to $6,800 to help employers cover wages and training costs, and up to $1,000 to help young workers pay for job-related costs like tools and transportation to work.

This fund may be helpful to graduating students who need assistance finding work.

For more information, please see the link below:

http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/youthfund/

Go ENG Girl Event

The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE) and Conestoga College have planned an amazing opportunity for Grade 7 to 10 girls to learn more about the wonderful world of Engineering – A Caring Profession.

Join in for fun, hands-on activities, informative parent sessions and engineering student exhibits.

Event:  Go ENG Girl
Date:  Saturday, October 19, 2013
Location: Conestoga College, Cambridge campus
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Note:
– Register online: www.ospe.on.ca/goenggirl
– Space is limited

For more information contact:
519-748-5220 x2310
rcarmichael@conestogac.on.ca

Grade 12 Postsecondary Pathways Information Sessions

All graduating students should attend one or more of the following information sessions (if not returning to Madill next year).

Monday, Sept. 9:

Period 1

1st half of period — College — All graduating students thinking of college for next year.
2nd half of period — Apprenticeship — All graduating students thinking of apprenticeship for next year.

Period 3

1st half of period – University — All graduating students thinking of university for next year.
2nd half of period – Workplace — All graduating students thinking of the workplace for next year.

Tuesday, Sept. 10:

Period 1

1st half of period — University — All graduating students thinking of university for next year.
2nd half of period –Workplace — All graduating students thinking of the workplace for next year.

Period 4

1st half of period – College – All graduating students thinking of college for next year.
2nd half of period – Apprenticeship – All graduating students thinking of apprenticeship for next year.

Note: Each destination is repeated. Choose one session, not both, for a specific destination.

Students will be called to the library by announcement. Please let your teacher know in advance that you will be attending, and choose the session that will interfere the least with your learning.

Course/Class Changes

Students who wish to look at possible class or course changes for semester 1 or semester 2 should check the master timetable outside of guidance, then sign the list in guidance. You will be called to the guidance office when it is your turn. Bring a permission note from home if possible. Please note that many classes are full at this time, and you may be placed on one or more wait lists.

Students who wish to take online courses at AMDEC must make an appointment in guidance. Students are not permitted to take courses online if they are offered at Madill and can fit into your timetable.

No new classes may be started in semester 1 after Friday, September 13. Only type changes (e.g. academic to applied) and drops may be considered after that date.