Connections Weekly Newsletter

August 18, 2023

Welcome to our 2023-24 school year. We can hardly wait for you to get here! It is going to be an incredible year of exploration and planning.

We are excited to announce a new addition to our team. Mrs. Katina Dahl will be joining our team to work with freshmen and sophomores. Ms. Peters will have the privilege of working with juniors and seniors again! Jodi Hoffman will keep us all organized and focused on keeping our families informed.

We know you receive so many emails at the beginning of the school year, so we will keep this newsletter short and informative. Remember to review the checklists we have sent throughout the summer to help you stay connected. We will again be sending you a new newsletter each Friday for all things Connections (aka Career and College)!

Class of 2024

On August 29th or 30th, Ms. Peters will be in your class to walk you through the process of applying to colleges, including how to request transcripts, letters of recommendation, and school reports. The Connections team will begin accepting application material requests on August 30.

CLASS OF 2025 and 2026

If you choose to take the PSAT/NMSQT exam on Oct. 5 a.m., the deadline to pay is Sept. 8. The fee is $19, payable in Infinite Campus OPTIONAL fees. Here is more information about the PSAT/NMSQT.

Class of 2027

Freshmen families, we look forward to working alongside you this year as freshmen explore interests and possibilities. Our Connections team began our curriculum during Freshmen Orientation. More soon!

AP Exam

The AP exam is REQUIRED for all AP courses. The deadline to apply or request a fee waiver is Sept. 8. The fee for EACH exam is $97, payable in Infinite Campus fees.

Save the Date


August 28 – First Day to Accept College Application Materials in Naviance

September 8 – Deadline for payment in IC for AP and (optional) PSAT/NMSQT exam

To be Rescheduled – Connections Freshmen/Sophomore/Financial Aid Family Night

September 13 – Connections Junior/Senior Family Night

September 18 – Mini-College Fair – Extended Flex

September 25 – Mini-College Fair – Extended Flex

October 2 - Mini-College Fair - Extended Flex

October 5 – PSAT/NMSQT exam for pre-registered 10th and 11th graders

In the Community

August 16 – CTCL College Fair, Colorado Convention Center, Denver

Connections Center (Career & College)

Joanna Peters, Director

Katina Dahl, Career and College Advisor

Jodi Hoffman, Office Manager - Rep Visits, Community Service