School Counselor Update
Highland High School- October 2018
Seniors- FAFSA and College Application deadlines approaching
Click the red "Request a Transcript" button at the bottom of the Counseling Department page of the school website: https://www.highlandcusd5.org/o/highland-high-school/page/counseling-department--18
FAFSA (Financial Aid) HELP
Thursday, Nov. 1st, 6:30-7:30pm
Highland High School
The FAFSA requires students and parents to each complete a portion.
What you need to complete your FAFSA:
-Social Security Number
-Your Alien Registration Number, if you (student) are not a US Citizen
-Your 2017 federal tax returns, W-2's and other records of income
- Banking statements and records of investments (if applicable)
-Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
-An FSA ID to sign electronically- (You can complete this that night)
- List of colleges.
Semester 2 schedules
Schedule changes will take place the first 3 days of the semester only.
Junior College and Career Appointment Recap
*Consider college- what type of school and degree program you need
*Compare colleges and plan college visits. Collect information on admission requirements.
*Do your research now so you are ready to choose senior classes.
Class of 2022 Presentation Recap
*Start your resume- getting involved and keeping track of events you participated in.
*Work hard in class, utilize FTT and seek help as needed.
PSAT/ SAT Testing
These accounts will be used to see and send scores later. Please keep track of username and password- we do not have access to those.
For testing dates, registration deadlines and more information visit http://www.actstudent.org
Semester Exams count for 20% of a students semester grade.
Dec. 19th- Final exams periods 1, 2 and 3
Dec. 20th- Final exams periods 4 and 5
Dec. 21st- Final exams periods 6 and 7
SWIC Running Start
Before entering, a Junior should have passed the following courses at HHS: English- 2 credits; Geometry-1 credit; Algebra 2- 1 credit; Health- .5 credit, Science- 2 credits, and World History- 1 credit.
A Senior should have passed everything listed above as well as US History- 1 credit; Math- 1 credit (3 total), English- 1 credit (3 total).
More information about signing up will be given out in the spring. Contact your HHS School Counselor if interested.
Registration for 2018-2019 School Year
We will meet with current sophomores, freshman and 8th graders after the winter holiday break. More information will follow.
Mark your calendar
Nov. 1st- 2nd- Parent Teacher Conferences
Nov. 1st- Financial Aid (FAFSA) 1 on 1 help
Nov. 21-23- No School Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26th -Nov. 30th- Class of 2020 registration
Dec. 1st- SLU1818 tuition payment due to SLU
Dec. 17th- S2 schedules handed out
Dec. 19th- 21st- Final Exams
Jan- Class of 2021, 2022 and 2023 registration