College & Career Center

May Newsletter

New Open Office Hours-QUAD 4

Got a question? Need some help?

Join us at our new Open Office hour times or schedule a time that works for you. (Notice that these times are NOT during your class time.) Pop on in and see us! Parents are welcome, too.



molony5@gresham.k12.or.us

frazier2@gresham.k12.or.us

neuenschwander@gresham.k12.or.us


Your Oregon Schools and Where To Find Them


  • Eastern Oregon University-LaGrande
  • Oregon State University-Corvallis
  • Oregon State University:Cascades-Bend
  • Oregon Tech University-Klamath Falls
  • Portland State University-Portland
  • Western Oregon University-Monmouth
  • Southern Oregon University-Ashland
  • University of Oregon-Eugene

What Should You Know About Each of Oregon's Public Universities?

Oregon Public Universities click here to learn about the majors and details of each school
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Class of 2022, Create a Senior Year Checklist

Class of 2021-Don't forget these important items

Scholarship Reporting

We need to hear about any scholarships you have been offered, even if you choose not to accept them. Please email this information to: neuenschwander@gresham.k12.or.us

This information is used to determine a total class scholarship award and also to list your accepted scholarships in your graduation program. This must be submitted by May 14th.


Need some help choosing your path?

Have you made your college decision?Here is a checklist to help you decide.

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It's not too late to do your FAFSA or ORSAA


Do you need FAFSA or ORSAA help? PLEASE email or call Patty Neuenschwander at neuenschwander@gresham.k12.or.us or 503-258-4890. I am here to help you and your family.

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Seniors, There is still time to do your Oregon Promise application

Remember, if you have a 2.5GPA or better, you may be eligible for FREE Oregon Community College tuition help. You must complete the Oregon Promise application, complete the FAFSA or ORSAA and maintain that GPA by June 1.

Don't forget...grants are free money based on financial need. Do you qualify? We can help you find out.

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Join us for SAIL Summer 2021!

Sail Summer Program

Make college your reality: Check out the Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) Program at the University of Oregon! SAIL offers FREE one-week day and residential academic summer programs on the University of Oregon campus. SAIL invites rising freshmen through seniors, who meet eligibility requirements, to apply. Choose from a wide variety of subject areas like Biology, Performing Arts, World Languages and many more, all taught by distinguished University of Oregon faculty volunteers through fun social and interactive activities. SAIL is committed to increasing student enrollment and success in college – we offer sessions on the college admissions process, scholarships, and how to navigate financial aid. Experience what college life is all about and how to make it happen at SAIL!

Application opens May 1, 2021 at sail.uoregon.edu

sail.uoregon.edu | sailstaff@uoregon.edu | Text 541-201-3380 Follow Us! |Instagram @uo.sail

Looking for Work?

Now is a great time to look for a job, some are seasonal and some will take you throughout the year. If you can bring quality job skills and dependability to the workplace, then you will be successful. Check out my Jobs Listings to see what you can apply for.

What Do I Do After Graduation?

When you complete high school you have decisions to make-

"What do I do next?"

"Do I get a job?"

"How do I pay for college?"

"I have no idea what career I want to pursue!"


Take a look at this video to learn if the military is a good fit for you!

Career Exploration- Career Skills and College Through Military Service

Post Your Decision Day Selfie

We want to celebrate Sam Barlow seniors for making a decision about their future.

May 1st is Decision Day! Post a selfie with your college gear, trade or military gear, or a sign of what you are doing next.

Your Barlow community wants to celebrate the next big step of your life!


#decisionday #barlowccc.

We want to share your big news. #BruinPRIDE


Watch for more ways to celebrate your future outside the College & Career Center.

May 10-14.

Stop by and share your good news!

What is the Evening of Excellence & When is it?

Tuesday, June 1 at 7pm, SBHS seniors are invited to attend the Evening of Excellence. This event is usually a chance to recognize local scholarships and their generous donors. This has been the event's focus for many years. Additionally, some groups, like the Scholars of Distinction, Athletes, Performance, Key Club and Leadership students have been recognized, as well. Invitations will be mailed to students who have won a local scholarship. These students should RSVP to neuenschwander@gresham.k12.or.us.

Please watch for updates.

Seniors, have you done your Feedback Form?

Seniors, we need to know about scholarships offered to you and your plans for the future. Please complete this form ASAP.

https://forms.gle/44UvQoES7uekXpMe9