School Counselor Update
Highland High School- September 2018
Quarter 1 ends on Oct. 12th.
Semester grades are calculated and reported on a Student's Transcript.
Q1 (40%) + Q2 (40%) + Final Exam (20%)
If your student is struggling they should contact their teacher during Focused Tutor Time for additional support. If you are interested in hiring a tutor, please contact a school counselor for a list of tutors.
Need help with your Resume?
Based on interest we will schedule the workshop for FTT the end of September.
Financial Aid/ FAFSA Parent Night
Wednesday, Sep. 19th, 6:30pm
12760 Troxler Avenue
Use this link to request your transcript: http://hs.highlandcusd5.org/home/counseling-department Click on the red "Request a Transcript" button and set up an account through Parchment.
College Visits and search
Can't make it to campus? Don't know which campus to visit? Start your college search at a college fair or utilize Act profile.
http://www.actprofile.org is a great tool for college and career exploration. Students who create an account can complete interest inventories, search majors, college and compare schools. Students who create accounts are also encourage to "Connect" with their HHS Counselor.
SLU NACAC College Fair
Sunday, Oct. 21st, 1-3pm
1 North Grand
Saint Louis, MO
Free Application for Federal Student Aid- Opens October 1st
Documents for the FAFSA
Your Social Security Number
Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
Your most recent federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
An FSA ID to sign electronically.
Mark your calendar
Sept. 19th- FAFSA/ Financial Aid Parent Night
TBA- Resume Workshop (FTT)
Oct. 1st- FAFSA opensOct. 4th- Early Grad applications due
Oct. 10th- PSAT/NMSQT test
Oct. 26th- College Application Workshop- 7:30-11:30
Oct. 21st- SLU College Fair
Oct. 23rd- SIUE College Fair
Oct. 25th- FAFSA Workshop (6pm)