Big Rapids High School

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Scheduling Information

Scholarships

Updated: 07/31/2019

Scholarships are updated as they are received, emailed to students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) of record, posted to Family Access and Student Access on Skyward, and posted outside of the Big Rapids High School Guidance Office. 

 

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES:

 

SCHOLARSHIPS SPECIFIC TO BIG RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL:

 

 

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

FerrisNow Scholarship

This scholarship is offered through Ferris State University and specific to students enrolled full-time at a Ferris State University site within one year of graduation (with the exception of Kendall College of Art and Design). Additional information may be obtained from the link or at www.ferris.edu/financialaid

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FEATURED ON WWW.STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG and WWW.SCHOLARSHIPBUDDYMICHIGAN.COM

 

 

Dual Enrollment

Big Rapids High School currently offers dual/concurrent enrollment opportunities through Ferris State University, Mid Michigan College, and Lake Superior State University. This is an opportunity for current high school students to get started on their college coursework before graduating high school.

Helpful Links:       

Ferris State University 

Mid Michigan College

Lake Superior 

*IMPORTANT DATES*

BRHS DATES/DEADLINES

MMC Registration June 5
Ferris Registration June 6
LSSU Registration June 7
Contract Due  June 14

 

*COLLEGE DATES/DEADLINES*

FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY

First Day of Class Aug 26
Drop/Add Final Date Aug 29
Withdraw Date Oct 31

 

MID MICHIGAN COLLEGE

First Day of Class Aug 26
Drop/Add Final Date Sep 3
Withdraw Date Oct 11

 

LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY

First Day of Class Aug 27
Drop/Add Final Date Aug 30
*Check dates with each college*
 

School Profile

Mecosta-Osceola Career Center

Mental Health Counseling Resources

 

Community Mental Health for Central Michigan (CMH) – (231) 796-5825

Crisis Hotline: (800) 317-0708

 

Mecosta County Location:

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

500 South Third Avenue

Big Rapids, MI 49307

 

Youth Attention Center (YAC) - (231) 592-0129

Youth Attention Center offers different programs to help fit the needs of runaway and homeless youth, and those deemed to be at-risk. Qualified and compassionate case workers meet with youth to identify challenges in their lives, and assist in building basic life management skills to deal with those issues.  Youth may receive guidance in attaining communication skills and building peer and family relationships. There is also assistance with academic/truancy problems and mentoring to foster skills in anger management and coping with difficult life situations.

Office Location:

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

126 Maple Street, Suite F

Big Rapids, MI 49307

**Phones are forwarded to on-call/crisis line after 5:00pm**

 

OK2SAY

Call: 8-555-OK2SAY (855-565-2729)

Text: 652729 (OK2SAY)

Email: OK2SAY@mi.gov

OK2SAY is the student safety program which allows students to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at school students, school employees, and schools. It uses a comprehensive communication system to facilitate tip sharing among students, parents, school personnel, community mental health service programs, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and law enforcement officials about harmful behaviors that threaten to disrupt the learning environment.

 

CALL 2-1-1

Dialing 2-1-1 is a simple way for people to connect with important health, human, and community services in their community. 2-1-1 is free, confidential and our Call Specialists are available 24 hours a day...7 days a week.