Friday, April 28, 2017

Summer School Opportunity

Dear Students and Parents;

We would like to make you aware that ELC High School is once again planning a summer school opportunity this year to assist students who have failed a course and wish make up the credit.  Summer school will run from June 5 - June 30 and be in session from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00,  Monday through Friday.  Students will have the opportunity to make up 2 credits dependant on the amount of time spent working on the course (30 hours of work is a realistic number necessary to complete 1 course).

Summer school location will be at South Campus (Alternative High School), located at 1814 7th Avenue South.  Registration in summer school will be limited based on seat availability.   Students farthest behind credit wise will receive first priority for available seats.

During this time, students will work independently under the supervision of certified staff members of the ELC faculty.  Upon successful completion of all required assignments and exams, credit will be awarded.  All school work will be completed in the classroom.  No homework will be allowed.

There be an attendance policy due to the fact seating is limited.  Those who miss more than 1 day per week will be dropped to allow the open seat to the next available student on the waiting list.  A completed day consists of 4 hours of work time.  Vacations, appointments, work etc., should be scheduled around summer school hours.

Please assist us in the planning process by indicating your intention to participate in summer school on the attached form.  Please return the form to the high school office no later than May 8, 2017. 
If you have any questions, call or email either of the school officials listed below.


Brad Leonard                                                                                      Mindy Brechwald                                                         

High School Principal                                                                         High School Counselor

Click HERE for link to the registration form.  Please do not email or call to register.  You must return the form to Mrs. Jensen in the high school office.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

2017 Tippie Gateway Summer Program (Junior High School Students)

ELC Juniors ~ Contact information about this opportunity listed below!

I am contacting you today with information about the Tippie Gateway Program, a six day FREE residential program for students interested in studying business at Iowa – in the hopes that you will share this information with your students.

The Tippie Gateway Program is intended for current high school juniors. The program is in the summer between the students junior and senior year. Preference will be given to applicants from populations under-represented in business including minority, low-income, and/or first-generation.  We will select 45 students to participate in this scholarship-funded program. The only cost for participants is their travel to and from campus.

Program highlights:
·         Six-day, residential program: Sunday June 25 through Friday June 30, 2017
·         No cost to the students; housing, meals, and other expense are covered by scholarships
·         Learn about the various business majors: Finance, Marketing, Economics etc
·         Interactive workshops focused on their strengths as students and leaders
·         Participate in a case study competition
·         Interact with students, faculty, staff and alumni of the Tippie College of Business

Application process:
·         Participants will be selected and notified by April 15th

If you have questions or want to discuss the program further, please call the Undergraduate Program Office in the Tippie College of Business at 319-335-1037 and ask to speak with Gabriela, as I will be happy to talk with you about this important (and FREE!) opportunity for your students!

Best wishes and Go Hawks!

Thank you,

Gabriela Rivera
Assistant Director, Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success
Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Undergraduate Program Office, C140
108 John Pappajohn Business Building
The University of Iowa
Phone: (319) 335-1037 | Fax: (319) 335-3692

Friday, January 20, 2017


Reminder:  Here is the link to our local scholarships + other scholarships and scholarship searches.  I will hold another scholarship workshop next week on Wed. during 7th and advisory in the "C" wing lab for anyone who needs help.  Please go out there and look at the deadlines - some are coming up quickly!!!!  There is alot of $$ out there if you are willing to take the time to do the applications.  Also, check with colleges you are attending on their scholarships and deadlines!