College and Career News


January 11 - 2021

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US Air Force Virtual Information Presentation

Tuesday, January 28 / 3:30 PM

Open to anyone (student or families) who is interested in the many opportunities offered by the Air Force. Such as college education, work experience, networking, and travel.

Zoom Meeting: 981 3184 7138

Password: n1kKmm

SAT Prep class for Class of 2022 Sign up deadline



CLICK HERE for information about the class and link to the registration form.

ZB/NT will be offering a virtual after-school SAT prep class from Huntington Learning Center for students to prepare for the April 2021 SAT.

Thank you for applying to Tech Campus

Thank you to the students who have applied to be a part of Tech Campus for the 2021-2022 school year.

Applicants will be notified sometime in mid February to early March about their acceptance. Ms. Newton will be in touch with specific details at that time.

FAFSA / Financial Aid for Class of 2021

Starting with the Class of 2021, the State of Illinois is requiring ALL high school SENIORS to file a post-secondary financial aid application (FAFSA or the new IL Alternative Application for Financial Aid) OR submit a waiver to opt out of filing.

CLICK HERE for Financial Aid information and help workshops.

CLICK HERE for general information on Financial Aid and the FAFSA. LInks to all sorts of financial aid related things.


Scoir is a NEW program to help students and parents complete college/career searching and information gathering. Scoir had information on 4 year and 2 year/trade schools, plus has an awesome career assessment, so there’s something for almost everyone.

SENIORS - Looking for scholarships? You will find information and links to the ZB Scholarship Database in SCOIR.

JUNIORS - It's time to start looking and getting familiar with all that SCOIR can assist you with.

Scoir is also a communication tool between the student, parent, and counselor for post-high school planning. Students, download the free Scoir app to your phone for push notifications.

CLICK HERE to get more info and start using Scoir today!

Scholarship Information for Seniors


Visit the ZBTHS Local Scholarship Database for up to date scholarship listings by the College and Career department.

CLICK HERE to view database.

make an appointment for one on one financial aid help

Schedule an appointment for a 30 minute virtual FAFSA/Aid help with Ciara White from IL Student Assistance Commission. Sign up for appointments Tues, Jan 19, 3:30-6:30 PM for ZB/NT students and families only. CLICK on the GRAY BUTTON for information.

Ms. Colleen Newton

Career Counselor

Tech Campus Liaison