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Page 4B EDUCATION Hays Free Press November 3, 2010 + Auto, home and life insurance... Rob White, Agent (512) 504-9484 5500 FM 2770, Ste. 101 Auto. Home. Life Let's Compare Rates and Service. Kyle, TX 78640 f fl h F tl a h B PHOTO BY KERN ESPINOZA Hays Leos volunteer for Livestrong Challenge A band of Hays High School Leos Club members and friends turned out to volunteer for Lance Armstrong's recent "Livestrong Challenge" in Dripping Springs, joining with a small group of Austin-area volunteers to pack almost 5,000 goodie bags for race participants. The Lees have volunteered for the event the last four years and is one of the group's favorite service events of the year. Counselor's Comer Continued fmm pg. 3B Common Texas Application), http://, and http:// online. Some schools also require supplemen- tal forms. 4. EadyAetton (K~) - a student can apply to an early action school and receive the admission response early. The decision is usually non-binding, but the applicant may agree to forgo applying to other early action/early decision institutions. 5. Early Derision (El)) - a student gets to apply earlier than usual and receives an early decision on admis- sion. If admitted, the student is bound to attend the school. 6. Free Application for Federal Stu- dent Aid (FAFSA) - the key to unlock- ing student financial aid, it should be completed and submitted as soon after January 1 as possible. The form and supporting information can be found on the 7. Open Admissions or Open Enroll- merit Colleges- to enroll at one of these schools, typically a student just needs a high school diploma or a GED. The admission decision is usually made without regard to previous academic peffon'n~ce. However, tests may still need to be taken in order to be placed in the appropriate first-year classes. 8. Rolling Admissions- a process in which a school reviews applications and makes decisions on them until the freshman class is filled. Some schools may have a hard deadline for applica- tions for each semester, so look for cut-off dates. 9. Selective Admtm~m- the policy of admitting only well-qualified ap- plicants, based on high school grades, admission test scores, and additional personal information often provided through essays, resumes, interviews, and letters of recommendation. 10.Tramerlpt- the official record of high school (AAR-Academic Achieve- ment Record) generally required as part of the college application. 11.1~alt Li~- a list of students who have not yet been admitted to a college, but who may be adrtdtted. By placing a student on a wait list, a college does not offer or deny admission, it extends the possibility in the future, before the admission cycle is completed. :~ School Briefs Continued from pg. 3B Fuentes honors vets Fuentes Elementary School welcomes all veterans to the Stars' 2010Veterans Day programs next Thursday, Nov. 11. Third through fifth-graders and their guests gather at 8 a.m. and kindergarten through second-graders hold their program at 8:45 a.m. Students are also invited to bring copies of photos of friends or family members before Nov. 10 who have served in the military for inclusion on the Fuentes Wall of Honor. For more information, contact the campus at 268-7827. Vets honored at Hemphill Hemphill Elementary School will also be honor- ing area veterans onVeterans Day next Thursday, Nov. 11, with a 7:40 a.m. assembly that starts at the flagpole in front of the school. All veterans and community members are welcome. For informa- tion, contact the campus at 268-4688. Elm Grove honors vets, too The Elm Grove Elementary School Eagles extend a sincere welcome to all area vets for the Thursday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day assembly at that campus. The program begins at 9:15 a.m. in the cafeteria. Girls & Boys Grade: 2-5 LEAGUE $60 going on Now! Please call 512-633-9810 for more information. F t; S U S e tl J, Iler Lunch Provided ltam-lpm 16700 N. IH-35 in Buda 512.312.0964 WE ALSQ POWER EQUIPMENT + ST. mVl0~ Urgent Care in Kyle from St. David's South Austin Medical Center For all your urgent care needs, from NOW OPEN MON-SAT 8am to 8pro SUN 1 lam-7pm 5401 S. FM 1626 Suite 140 broken bones to sports injuries to cold and flu and more. Our clinic is staffed by doctors board-certified in emergency medicine, with X-ray equipment and a lab on site. Quality, faster care; after hours, 512-268-3824 STDAVIDS.C0M without appointments or the hospital emergency room wait. URGENT CARE YQUR L_AWN & GARDEN TO ZERO.TURH OR NOT TO ZERO-TURN? + n