VHS Student Services Newsletter
If space allows, juniors recommended for ASVAB testing by their counselors will be testing as well. Counselors will notify junior students that will be testing on that date.
To prepare for the test, students can access a number of resources. To take practice tests, they can utilize http://asvabtutor.com. In addition, they can download the ARMY ASVAB app as well. Resources can also be found at http://www.march2success.com
Beginning with the class of 2023, students must meet the following to earn a high school diploma under the rules of the Graduation Pathways for high school graduation: Box 1. Credits, Box 2. Employability Skills and Box 3. Post-secondary competencies
Career Spotlight - Respiratory Therapist
Role: Respiratory Therapist
Required Schooling/Training: B.S. Respiratory Therapy
Skills Needed: Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders, assume care for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory technicians; initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records, as well as select, assemble, check, and operate equipment
Median National Salary: $63,950
Education Near Me:
- University of St. Francis- Crown Point, IN
- Ivy Tech Commnity College Lake County Campus School of Health Sciences, Respiratory Therapy Program, Associate of Science Degree
- IUPUI - Indianapolis, IN
College Spotlight - Grace College
College: Grace College -- Winona Lake, IN
School Type: Private -- 4 year school
Undergraduate Enrollment: 10,950
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Degrees Offered: 100+majors, minors, certificates and graduate programs
Grace's Three Year Degree focuses on getting students into the workforce sooner with less time and money.
- YMCA Scholarship-March 31
- Valparaiso Women's Association-April 3
- Spanish Club-April 10
- Spanish Honor Society-April 10
21st Century Scholars
Attention Seniors: The FAFSA needs to be filed by April 15 at FAFSA.GOV. In addition, the Scholar Success Program includes activities that must completed by June 30, 2023 for seniors. Students can confirm that they have completed the activities at Scholartrack.in.gov
To secure the scholarship funds, students are required to complete all their activities as well as meet the GPA requirement of a 2.5. They must also graduate with a CORE 40 Diploma.
Once a student graduates high school, they will use Scholartrack to keep track of state financial aid information and complete the College Scholar Success Program.
Students can call the Student Support Center if they have questions about 21st Century Scholars Program. The phone number is 888-528-4719.
Students need to check with their college to see if their institution has an earlier deadline.
Parents and students can consult with INvested for help at https://www.investedindiana.org/literacy/putting-pieces-together/completing-filing-fafsa/
For assistance with FAFSA questions, parents and students can use INvestEd as a free resource. Team members can be contacted at 317-715-9007 and their website is https://www.investedindiana.org/
Do you know your graduation requirements?
Questions? Contact us!
VHS SCHOOL COUNSELORS
(A - CU) Mr. Dan McKibben - email@example.com
(CV - HOL) Mrs. Jessica Kus - firstname.lastname@example.org
(HOM - MILK) Mrs. Sarah Deakin - email@example.com
(MILL - SCHV) Mrs. Tori McCaleb - tMcCaleb@valpo.k12.in.us
(SCHW - Z) Mrs. Kari Owney - firstname.lastname@example.org
(V.A.L.E. Students) Ms. Gordana Sormaz - email@example.com