School Counselor Update
Highland High School- March 2019
Juniors- SAT Pre-Bubble In
Juniors: SAT Test April 9th
Sophomores and Freshman: PSAT Testing
Freshman and Sophomore students will be participating in the PSAT 9 or PSAT 10 on April 9th during State testing. Students are reminded to be on time, bring non-mechanical number 2 pencils and a calculator on test day. Room assignments will be posted on the school counselors window and in the English wing soon. Test results will be available through a students college board account. These can be created at any time at collegeboard.org. Please be sure to use the same address you enter on your answer sheet as when you create your account. This is how college board will link scores.
$$$ Scholarships- Deadlines Approaching
It is the STUDENT'S responsibility to research scholarships they are eligible for and complete the applications on time.
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.
2019 AWS St. Louis Welding Show
The HIL BAX Technical Center (Cee Kay Supply)
5835 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
Food- Drinks-Giveaways- Onsite Demos- Free to Attend
This event is used to promote the science of welding technology, showcase the latest in equipment, safety apparel, post-weld testing equipment, plasma cutting, laser welding, positioning equipment, and mechanical cutting systems. Factory representatives will be on hand to provide live demonstrations and offer technical expertise.
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
Advanced Placement College Credit
Check out https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/creditandplacement/search-credit-policies for more info.
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 25-29: Destress Fest
March 25: Juniors SAT meeting with Admin
March 26-27: Junior SAT Pre-bubble In
March 26: Sophomore PSAT meeting with Admin
March 29: Freshman PSAT meeting with Admin
April 9th: SAT/ PSAT testing Freshman-Sophomores-Juniors
April 9th: College/ Career Visit Day for seniors
April 12th: Illinois School Counselor Association State Conference
April 15-16: Senior Exit Interviews