EOCSC Scholarship Opportunities – Deadline 17 February

The Ellsworth Officers’ and Civilians’ Spouses’ Club (EOCSC) offers two merit-based scholarships. The first is for eligible military and civilian dependents who will continue studies at an accredited college or university during the 2017-2018 academic school year. And the second is scholarships to graduating seniors who will begin undergraduate studies at an accredited college or university during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

Links to download the applications and enrollment verification forms are below. Please note that applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, February 17, 2017 to be eligible.

If you have questions please contact Daniela Hernandez of the Ellsworth Officers’ and Civilians’ Spouses Club directly. Her email is danni1781@yahoo.com.

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Mandatory Douglas High School Soccer Meeting – 29 June

ATTENTION Douglas High School students playing high school soccer this next school year:

There is a mandatory meeting next Monday, June 29th at 6:30pm in the Douglas High School library. Parents are also requested to attend.

They will be fitting for uniforms on this day so that they can get them ordered.  If you would like a specific number you will need to attend this meeting!

Fees for playing this high school season will be approximately $75.  This fee will include paying for your uniform which will be yours.

They will also be discussing upcoming fundraising and will possibly be electing student officers for the sport.

The scheduled games are mostly local but there are also games scheduled in Hot Springs, Belle Fourche, Sioux Falls and the possibility of Aberdeen.  They wish to discuss with parents about those that are willing to drive which may include other players and feelings on being reimbursed or not for that travel.

Military Families Gain Access to Free, Online Tutoring

By Elaine Wilson – American Forces Press Service

The Defense Department has launched a free, online tutoring service for servicemembers and their families.

The site – www.tutor.com/military – offers round-the-clock professional tutors who can assist with homework, studying, test preparation, resume writing and more.

Marine Corps and Army families have had access to the program for more than a year. Seeing the value, Defense Department officials decided to expand the service to encompass all servicemembers and their families, officials said. Continue reading