School Counselor Update
Highland High School- March 2020
Juniors- SAT Pre- Bubble in
Juniors: SAT Test April 14th
PSAT Testing- Sophomores and Freshman April 14th
$$$ Scholarships- Deadlines Approaching
It is the STUDENT'S responsibility to research scholarships they are eligible for and complete the applications on time. Check out our website for the scholarship database:
Illinois Science Assessment- April 22nd
All Juniors are required to take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) on Wednesday, April 22 from approximately 7:40-11:40am. This is a computer based test that has three sessions that are estimated at 40 minutes each, although the test is technically untimed.
Juniors who meet the State Benchmark on the ISA test may be exempt from their Science Final Exams both semesters as a senior for the 2020-21.
NAEP Test- April 21st
SWIC Dual Credit
SLU 1818 Dual Credit
For more information regarding SLU's program: http://www.slu.edu/1818-advanced-college-credit-program
For more information about the AP (advanced placement) program: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home
Illinois Career Information System
https://ilcis.intocareers.org is a great website to start your career and college search.
1. Select the IL Resident Folder on the bottom right
2. Click "CIS HS/COLLEGE"
2. Enter your city and zipcode under IL residents
3. Hover over the "Assessments" folder and use any of the tools under "how do my interests relate to occupations" on the right hand side
There are a lot of fun tools including a reality check and skills inventories available on this website.
Advanced Placement College Credit/ AP Exams
Check out https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/creditandplacement/search-credit-policies for more info.
March 13th is the ABSOLUTE last day to add or drop an AP Exam.
ACT Testing- Juniors
If you can't afford the registration fee for the ACT or ACT with writing, you may be eligible for an ACT fee waiver. See your school counselor for additional information.
Mark your calendar
March 12th- CAVC Open House 5:30-6:30pm
March 23rd-27th: Destress Fest
March 31st- Junior SAT Assembly FTT
April 1st- Sophomore PSAT Assembly FTT
April 2nd- Freshman PSAT Assembly FTT
April 14th- SAT/ PSAT testing Freshman-Sophomores-Juniors
April 14th- College/ Career Visit Day for seniors
April 21st- NAEP test
April 22nd- ISA State test