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May 17, 2019 – FREE SAT Prep & College Admissions

May 8, 2019 – Raw Arts

To apply, click RAW Arts Application

May 3, 2019 – Exploring College Options

May 1, 2019 – City Year – A Gap Year Option for Graduating Seniors

May 1, 2019 – NEACAC College Fair @ Merrimack College

April 29, 2019 – FedEx Job Opportunities

April 25, 2019 – Lynn Public Schools Voter Registration Drive

April 23, 2019 – Early College Program @ North Shore Community College

North Shore Community College has partnered with the Lynn Public Schools to offer an Early College Program. Lynn English students can earn up to 30 college credits, for FREE. Applications are now available for the summer 2019 semester. Students can choose from many courses, including The Body in Health & Disease, Composition 1, Info Tech & Its Applications, First Year Experience with a Health Science Focus, The Human Services Worker, Intro to Statistics and Introductory Psychology. More information about this FREE program, including applications, can be found in the Guidance Department and here – Early College Program – Summer 2019. Applications are due as soon as possible, and seats will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Please make sure all applications steps are followed in order and to completion. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s guidance counselor at 781-477-7361. For more information, you can also visit the Early College Program website – www.northshore.edu/early-college

April 23, 2019 – Girls Inc.’s Ready, Set, Go! Conference

Girls Incorporated of Lynn invites female students, grades 9, 10 & 11, to the Ready, Set, Go! College Readiness Conference. The purpose of the College Readiness Conference is to increase the number of female students from Lynn who matriculate into an institution of higher education by increasing their preparedness for the college application process. The girls will participate in two interactive workshops facilitated by college staff and professionals and hear from a panel of students. The Ready, Set, Go! College Readiness Conference will be held at Girls Incorporated of Lynn on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 8:30-1:00 p.m. Transportation to and from Girls Inc. will be provided.

Each Lynn high school in Lynn may select up to 33 girls in grades 9, 10 & 11 to attend the conference. Permission slips must be returned to your guidance counselor by 8:00 AM on Friday, May 17, 2019.

For more information, click Girls Inc Ready Set Go Program Description

For an English permission slip, click Girls Inc Ready Set Go Permission Slip – English

For a Spanish permission slip, click Girls Inc Ready Set Go Permission Slip – Spanish

April 23, 2019 – Summer Jobs in the City of Lynn

Summer job applications are now available for Lynn youth ages 16-21. Applications are available below, on the City of Lynn website and in the offices of the Lynn English Guidance Department. Applications were also emailed to each student’s Naviance account. Applications for jobs in the Department of Public Works are due by 12:00 PM, Friday, May 3rd. Applications for jobs in Community Development are due by 12:00 PM, Friday, May 17th. When submitting either application, students must also submit a North Shore Youth Career Center application. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your child’s guidance counselor at 781-477-7361. Thank you.

Lynn DPW Job Application

Lynn Community Development Job Application

North Shore Youth Career Center Application

April 23, 2019 – Lynn Fire Department Poster Contest

April 22, 2019 – $140,000 Posse Scholarship Boston

Posse Boston is pleased to announce that they are recruiting urban public high school JUNIORS (next year’s seniors) from the greater Boston area for full-tuition college scholarships worth $140,000 each. Since 1989, the Posse Foundation has placed almost 4,000 Posse Scholars in top colleges around the country. Posse Scholars have won hundreds of millions in full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse partner universities. The Posse Foundation identifies and trains diverse teams of exceptional students and sends them to some of the top colleges in the nation. This year, Posse Boston will recruit a total of 50 Scholars – 10 students for each of their schools: Bryn Mawr College, Bucknell University, Centre College, Denison UniversityandUnion College - all of which are in the top 10% of colleges and universities in the nation. Posse Boston and Bryn Mawr College will select ten women to pursue undergraduate majors in the fields of science, math, and technology. 

Posse Scholars….. 

…..are leaders in their high schools and communities 

…..are committed to their education and demonstrate academic potential 

…..are resilient and rise to meet challenges 

…..are interested in teamwork and diversity 

…..are positive, motivated, talented, ambitious young people 

Last year’s winners had weighted GPA’s ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 and SATs (combined math and verbal scores) from 990 to 1350. It is important that a student is committed to their education and demonstrates academic potential. Personal hardships that may have stood in the way of reaching that potential are seriously taken into account. GPA’s on the upswing (grades significantly improved from freshman to junior year) are a good indicator of potential. Posse Boston is looking for students that have the perseverance and drive to make it in a highly competitive academic environment once given the support of a positive team of peers – a Posse. They are also looking for students who are excited, though maybe still a little nervous, at the opportunity to go out of state and away from home to one of the best colleges in the country. 

Posse Scholarship winners act as a force of positive social change while supporting on another on campus. These students, often missed by the typical college recruitment process, exhibit strong leadership (traditional or non-traditional) in their schools or communities and demonstrate significant academic potential and a passion for learning.  

Once nominated, students will attend a large group interview. The students’ first interview will be in mid-September. All nominees must attend this first interview. 

Representatives from Posse will be at Lynn English on Thursday, May 2nd, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, in the Library. If you are sincerely interested in the Posse Scholarship, and you meet the above requirements, let Mr. Wilkins know by Tuesday, April 30th, at 8:00 AM. He will invite you to the meeting with Posse representatives. 

March 26, 2019 – Local Scholarship Application ( for Seniors ONLY )

The Local Scholarship Application is now available for seniors to complete. In order to be considered for any local scholarships, the application ( Local Scholarship Application ) must be fully completed and submitted to your guidance counselor by Monday, April 29th.

Keep in mind – submitting a Local Scholarship Application does not mean that you will definitely receive a scholarship; it only means that you will be considered for scholarships. Also, most scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic record.

Hard copies of the application are also available in the shelving unit between the two secretaries in the Guidance Department. If you have any questions, contact your guidance counselor.

March 26, 2019 – Earthwatch’s Girls in Science Student Fellowship

To apply, click Earthwatch

To apply, click Earthwatch

March 20, 2019 – Malden Catholic High School College Fair

March 20, 2019 – Lynn Youth Summer Jobs Program

March 20, 2019 – Boston Junior Derby for Girls & Non-Binary Students

March 8, 2019 – Lynn English Band Concert

March 8, 2019 – North Shore Community College’s Direct Support Certificate / Associate’s Degree Program

  • Great program for students wanting to work in the field of disabilities services and continue their education
  • Special grant funding available to cover some costs
  • If interested, contact Erinn Gilmore at [email protected]

March 6, 2019 – Living in Two Worlds

March 6, 2019 – Woburn SEPAC College Fair

March 5, 2019 – Lynn Teen Drop-In Center

February 26, 2019 – High Sierra Pools Lifeguard Job Opportunities

Company will visit Lynn English during the lunches on Thursday, March 28th

February 15, 2019 – Lynn Housing Authority Job Preparation Workshops

February 13, 2019 – Puritan Lawn Essay Contest

February 11, 2019 – T.A.P. @ Lynn Tech

Adobe Illustrator & Screen printing – Skill set that can be gained in a 60 hour course

Student will get an overview of Adobe Illustrator. Create T-shirt designs and prepare screens for silk screening. One, Two, and three color silk screens will be done. Learn how to use a digital and offset press. Design basics with hands on silkscreen techniques.

  • Course will be great for students working on art portfolio (college). Students interested in the fashion industry, graphic design, or screen print business.

Culinary Arts –  Skill set that can be gained in a 60 hour course

Students will become ServSafe® Food Handler certified. The five sections are Basic Food Safety, personal hygiene, cross-contamination and allergens, time and temperature, and cleaning and sanitation. students will also learning knifing and cooking skills. Student will also learn wait staff basics and serve at a function.

  • Course will be great for students interested in the food service industry as a career/college or looking for food service industry skills for a summer job.

February 11, 2019 – Centerboard’s T.R.U.E. Mentoring

The T.R.U.E. Mentoring program stands for Teach One, Reach One, Uplift One, Empower One and it’s geared towards mentoring young males ages 6-18 years old who experience an absent father due to deportation, incarceration, death, or just not active. Centerboard’s goal is to match these young boys with adult male role models who look like them and can relate with some of the challenges that the young boys experience daily.

February 7, 2019 – Girls Inc.’s Teen Health Ambassador Program 

February 7, 2019 – Girls Inc.’s Peer Leadership Program

February 7, 2019 – FAFSA Help @ North Shore Community College

February 7, 2019 – 100 Males to College Event

If interested in attending, see Mr. Cullinane in Room 144.

Free transportation, meal and apparel. Undocumented students are welcome.

February 7, 2019 – Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program ( for Juniors ONLY )

For more information, click Questbridge Flyer

For more information, click Questbridge Flyer

February 7, 2019 – Positive Coaching Alliance’s Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship ( for Juniors ONLY )

January 28, 2019 – Lynn English Writer’s Club

January 24, 2019 – Girls, Inc.’s Perception Versus Reality

January 19, 2019 – Girls, Inc.’s Teen Leadership Academy

For an application, click Girls Inc. – Teen Leadership Academy Application

January 8, 2019 – Lifeguard Jobs

January 8, 2019 – Boston University Summer Journalism Institute

Do you have a student who excels at writing, works for the school newspaper, or is thinking about Boston as a college destination?

If so, you’ll want to tell them about a special opportunity: Boston University’s Summer Journalism Institute, presented by the College of Communication and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.

Each summer, high school students from around the country and world travel to Boston to learn the craft of journalism from award-winning reporters. They start each day in class to cover core skills but soon everyone is out interviewing sources, checking facts and writing original news stories.

Students leave with a solid foundation in news literacy, writing, interviewing and research – skills that any student can apply in college and beyond, whether or not they pursue journalism as a career.

But we make time for fun, too. Students see what Boston is all about – from Red Sox games to the historic Freedom Trail. They also have an opportunity to schedule college tours and meet with the admissions team at BU and other nearby campuses.

Two-week sessions begin on June 24, July 8, and July 22. To apply, students will complete our online application and submit their unofficial transcript (including recent grades), a recommendation from a teacher, and a letter explaining their interest in the institute.

I encourage you to learn more about the Summer Journalism:

  • Hear from past students in this short video
    • Read all the details
    • Call us to chat: 617-370-8523

If one of your students is a fit, pass along this email or have them contact us directly at [email protected].

January 8, 2019 – Positive Coaching Alliance ( for Juniors ONLY )

December 19, 2018 – Noonan Scholars Program

December 10, 2018 – VNA Community Service Hours

December 10, 2018 – First Book Drive

December 5, 2018 – Selective Service ( for senior males )

December 5, 2018 – Woke Women @ Girls Inc Lynn

November 30, 2018 – Lynn Arts Winter Holiday Sale

November 16, 2018 – FREE Thanksgiving Dinners

November 14, 2018 – Early College Program @ North Shore Community College

North Shore Community College has partnered with the Lynn Public Schools to offer an Early College Program. Lynn English students can earn up to 30 college credits, for FREE. Applications are now available for the spring 2019 semester. Students can choose from many courses, including Composition, Criminal Justice, First Year College Experience with an Education Focus, Pre-Calculus, Marketing, Medical Ethics and Speech. Applications are due December 14th, and seats will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Please make sure all applications steps are followed in order and to completion. If you have any questions, please contact your guidance counselor. For an application, obtain one in the Guidance Department or click Early College Program

November 13, 2018 – Bezos Scholars Program

November 13, 2018 – Zion Baptist Church Presents:

November 5, 2018 – 2019 Massachusetts Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest

Submission Deadline  = December 14, 2018

For more information, click 2019 MA Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest

October 30, 2018 – Sacred Heart Parish Harvest Festival

October 24, 2018 – Bank of America Student Leaders Program

Since its inception in 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,500 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities.  The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders.

The 2019 Bank of America Student Leaders program will be open for applications from November 11, 2018 – February 1, 2019 (no deadline extensions).  This signature philanthropic program that operates nationwide offers youth the opportunity to receive a paid, non-profit internship and to attend a weeklong conference in Washington, D.C. to learn about positive social change in July.  The program runs for eight weeks each summer.

Student Leaders® recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities better.

As a Student Leader, you will:

  • Work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks
  • Attend the weeklong Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
  • Develop leadership and career skills
  • Connect with like-minded students from your own community and across the country

Juniors & Seniors – apply from November 11, 2018 to February 1, 2019 at www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

October 24, 2018 – M.I.T. Leadership Training Institute

October 18, 2018 – College Board Opportunity Scholarships

The College Board is thrilled to introduce the College Board Opportunity Scholarships, a $25 million commitment to encourage more students to take the steps necessary to get into college. This first-of-its-kind national scholarship program lays out six simple steps that all students can take to get into college. Students have the chance to earn scholarships when they:

  1. Build their college list.
  2. Practice for the SAT®.
  3. Improve their SAT score.
  4. Strengthen their college list.
  5. Fill out the FAFSA.
  6. Apply to college.

The College Board hears from students and families across the country that getting into college is an overwhelming and complicated process. They’re hungry for a simple guide that tells them what to do and when to do it. The six steps highlighted by College Board Opportunity Scholarships help students plan by making a good starter list of schools, prepare so they can take their best shot at getting in, and pay for college by earning scholarships and applying for financial aid.

Beginning with the class of 2020 (current juniors), the College Board will be awarding scholarships ranging from $500 to $40,000.

This isn’t your typical scholarship program. It doesn’t require an essay or an application, and it doesn’t have a minimum GPA or SAT score requirement. The College Board Opportunity Scholarships are different. The program is open to all students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories.

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships were designed to save counselors time by providing simple guidance to all kids. By taking each step, students can show college admission officers their resourcefulness and grit beyond test scores alone, while being rewarded along the way.

The College Board’s message today to all students, not just those at the front of the class, is that they can be a scholar and that they can go to college. The College Board is asking all students to step up no matter where they stand, no matter where they’ve been.

Students can begin today by signing up on the College Board site. The first step is to make a starter list of six colleges they want to attend. Just by making that list, they earn a chance for a $500 scholarship.

Visit the College Board Opportunity Scholarships website for detailed information and additional resources.

October 17, 2018 – YMCA Paid Internship Opportunity

October 15, 2018 – Joi Childcare Job Opportunity

October 9, 2018 – Harvard University Admissions

October 3, 2018 – FAFSA Day (Salem, MA)

September 28, 2018 – City of Lynn Ski Program

September 28, 2018 – Yale University Information Session

September 27, 2018 – North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ Youth ( nAGLY)

September 27, 2018 – T.A.P. @ Lynn Tech

September 26, 2018 – North Shore Community College Open House

September 26, 2018 – Service Academy Night

September 21, 2018 – North Shore Community College On-the-Spot Admissions

The Guidance Department is hosting North Shore Community College (NSCC) On-the-Spot Admissions Days on October 24 and 25. This program is intended for seniors who plan to attend NSCC or for those seniors who are looking for a safety school. The process is quick, easy and free. Applications are available in the Guidance Department and must be submitted to the senior’s guidance counselor by 8:00 AM on Friday, October 19th.

September 18, 2018 – Duke University Admissions Session

September 18, 2018 – Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Discover: The Diversity Experience

To apply, click WPI

September 18, 2018 – North Shore Community College’s Direct Support Program

September 17, 2018 – Peabody High School College Fair

Peabody High School College Fair

Thursday, October 4, 2018

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

For a list of attending colleges and updated information, click Fair.

September 17, 2018 – College Financial Aid Nights

September 13, 2018 – Workshop for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

September 13, 2018 – Chick-fil-A Job Opportunities

September 13, 2018 – Grand Army of the Republic Museum Restoration Celebration

September 12, 2018 – Girls Inc Tutoring Jobs

September 10, 2018 – LEDA for Juniors

September 7, 2018 – American Red Cross FREE Smoke Alarms

September 7, 2018 – US Naval Academy

September 6, 2018 – FREE SAT Prep from Kaplan

September 5, 2018 – ASVAB

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test administered by the United States Military and used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. The ASVAB is also administered at American high schools to help students identify academic strengths and weaknesses, in addition to career paths that may interest students as they apply to colleges or directly enter the workforce. There are nine sections of the ASVAB ranging from 10 minutes to 36 minutes. Students will be tested in the following areas: general science, arithmetic reasoning, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, mathematics knowledge, electronics information, automotive and shop information, mechanical comprehension, assembling objects, and verbal expression. If interested in taking the ASVAB, your parents/guardians must complete a  permission slip and return it to Mr. Wilkins by 9:00 AM on Friday, October 12, 2018. For a permission slip, click ASVAB Permission Slip

September 5, 2018 – University of New Hampshire Field Trip

The Guidance Department is hosting a field trip to the University of New Hampshire on Friday, October 5th. Juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.8 weighted GPA are invited to attend. Permission slips are due to Mr. Wilkins in the Guidance Department by Friday, September 21st. For a permission slip, click UNH Permission Slip 2018

September 4, 2018 – Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program at Harvard Medical School

August 31, 2018 – Tufts University’s “Voices of Tufts Diversity Experiences”

The Voices of Tufts Diversity Experiences, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, are overnight programs designed to expose high school seniors to the vast diversity that exists in our community.  Participants have the opportunity to experience academic and social life by staying in a residential dorm with an undergraduate student, attending lectures from professors, eating in the dining halls, and watching a student-led showcase by several on-campus performance groups. Travel assistance is available for students for whom the trip would present a financial hardship.

Students apply to and attend one of the following Voices programs:

ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

OCTOBER 18-19, 2018

ARTS & SCIENCES EXPERIENCE

OCTOBER 25-26, 2018

For students interested in majoring in an engineering field, please apply to the Engineering Experience. Students interested in all other academic disciplines (including the natural and physical sciences, and the SMFA at Tufts), please apply to the Arts & Sciences Experience.

Please note that students in either school can study Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, or Architectural Studies. If any of these academic interests apply to you, please select either experience.

A completed application will consist of the following materials:

  • The Voices Application, which includes a 100-word response addressing your interest in visiting Tufts and participating in Voices
  • High school transcript (including your senior year courses)
  • SAT or ACT scores (if available)
  • Recommendation letter from your high school counselor

Application Deadlines:

  • Engineering ExperienceApplications and all required materials must be received by 5:00 PM EST on October 2, 2018 to be considered.
  • Arts & Sciences ExperienceApplications and all required materials must be received by 5:00 PM EST on October 9, 2018 to be considered. Priority for travel assistance will be given to applications completed by October 4, 2018 5:00 PM EST.

August 31, 2018 – NEACAC College Fair

New England Association of College Admission Counseling College Fair

University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth

Sunday, September 9th

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UMass Dartmouth Tripp Athletic Center

285 Old Westport Road

Dartmouth, MA

For attending colleges, visit www.neacac.org

For UMass Dartmouth tours, visit http://www.umassd.edu/visit/

August 31, 2018 – BSA Architecture / Design College Fair

August 28, 2018 – Peabody YMCA Job Opportunities

August 28, 2018 – Girls Inc. College Mentoring Programs

For an application to either program, click Girls Inc College Mentoring Program Application

For an application to either program, click Girls Inc College Mentoring Program Application