Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 9, 2012
Miscellaneous News
College Prep / Summer Reading / Kohl's Scholarship /
Cherokee Tilling Assist

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Summer Reading /
8 Foot Inflatable Seal
The Collinsville Library staff is working on the Summer Reading Program Kick off for Collinsville. We just rec’d notice that an inflatable sea lion from Tulsa Zoo will be part of our program….all details are not firm as of yet but thought we could let you know for calendar information….we are planning now for the program to run the afternoon of May 19th with lots of activities and the sea lion here from 4:30-6:30 we will keep you updated…

Collinsville Summer Library Kick Off May 19, 2012

Also for your calendar information:

Smithsonian Exhibit at the Collinsville Library

Key Ingredients: America By Food June 16-August 3, 2012

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony June 16 at 2:00pm

Great news! The Collinsville Summer Reading Kickoff Party (May 19th 4:30 to 6:30pm) is going to have a special guest. An 8 foot inflatable sea lion from the Tulsa Zoo and a Tulsa Zoo staff member!

The Helmerich Sea Lion Cove is opening at the Tulsa Zoo in March and they will be out educating the community about our wonderful Zoo and sea lions to promote it.

Below is contact information for the Tulsa Zoo Education Department, Sarah Dyer will be able to answer any questions you will have about space, setup, etc.

Should be a lot of fun and a great chance to get the children excited about Summer Reading and the Zoo!

Susan Babbitt, Ed.D.

Collinsville Library Branch Manager

1223 W. Main, Collinsville, OK 74021

918-630-8832 Cell

918-596-7528 Library

FAFSA Workshop

Cherokee Nation FAFSA Workshop at RSU - Claremore 2/16

2nd Floor of Markham Hall (Room 201)
1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd.

The Cherokee Nation College Resource Center is having a FAFSA Workshop at RSU on February 16th from 6-8pm. Please pass this info along to anyone you think might be interested. If anyone has any questions, please have them to call me.

Ashlee Chaudoin
College Resource Specialist
Cherokee Nation
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465-0948
918.453.5000 x 5998 W
918.316.4865 M
918.458.6286 F

Ted Note: If you don't know what FAFSA stands for and you have a student nearing college age you might want to attend.
2/6/2012 -- via
Paula K. Bearden
Jr./Sr. Counselor
Collinsville High School
Office: (918) 371-6211
Fax #: (918) 371-6904
Save the Date for the GAPACAC College Fair in Tulsa (April 10th)
Annual Spring College Fair sponsored by Great Plains Association of College Admission Counselors.

Date: Tuesday, April 10th

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Where: University of Tulsa Reynolds Center

Who: Sophomores, Juniors & Parents

Watch your mail for posters and additional information!

2/6/2012 -- via

Paula K. Bearden
Jr./Sr. Counselor
Collinsville High School
Office: (918) 371-6211
Fax #: (918) 371-6904
Nominate a Young Volunteer For Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program
This would be a great opportunity for the community to be involved with nominating well deserving students. :)

Paula K. Bearden
Jr./Sr. Counselor
Collinsville High School
Office: (918) 371-6211
Planting a garden this year?
If you need a hand with tilling your personal or community garden, Cherokee Nation has a great offer for tribal citizens.

For only $25, Cherokee Nation Natural Resources Department staff will bring equipment to your personal-sized garden and prepare the soil by tilling it for you. There is no charge for tilling a community garden.

The NRD is accepting requests for tilling from now through March.

To request the service, please call 918-453-5671.
- Cara Cowan Watts 2/7/2012
ACT Prep Workshop
Chad Cargill ACT Prep Workshop on Monday February 13th from 5-8pm in the Commons at CHS. $35 for the workshop. Any questions call Ms. Bearden (918) 371-6211.