SENIOR INFORMATION

CAREER DEVELOPMENT & POST-SECONDARY PLANNING

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CAREER EXPLORATION

  • SENIORS will be exploring careers & career opportunities during Advisory class
  • using Virtual Job Shadow program to explore
  • Will need headphones to watch career videos on devices
  • This program will be used to explore post-secondary options such as apprenticeships, industry certifications, associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and more!

COLLEGE APPLICATION MONTH - October


  • WHS seniors can apply to a ND college/university
  • ONE Application fee WAIVED for college/university in ND
  • Can apply to colleges/universities outside of ND - Mrs. Jeannotte, school counselors, & Advisory teachers will be there to help
  • When? October 26-30!!!
  • How? During Advisory classes, in the theater Monday-Thursday from 11-2 pm (on contact OR non-contact days - cannot use regular class time), AND Friday, October 30 ALL day in the theater!
  • More information will be sent to seniors/families in October
  • If we go virtual, this even can be done virtually! We're doing this event regardless of our contact status!

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE

  • More information to come in October about WSC free tuition for next year!

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Most scholarships specific to colleges/universities are due January 1st or February 1st - DO the RESEARCH, they are all different!
  • Most scholarship organizations will not provide applications for local and regional scholarships until November
  • Will update scholarship page on WHS website in October!
  • Hard copies of scholarships will be posted on 3rd floor on west end (near counseling offices)
SCHOLARSHIPS

Will NOT be updated until October 1st!

TRANSCRIPTS

  • High school transcripts can be requested for UNOFFICIAL use by student/family for scholarship purposes, graduation progress & credits, GPA, etc.
  • OFFICIAL high school transcripts need to be sent by the WHS registrar, Lana Davis
  • Stay tuned for more information on how to access our e-transcripts (parents/students can view transcripts and have them sent to colleges without waiting for the school to do it! Woohoo! Information to come in October!
  • Immunizations can also be requested using the transcript request form
TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM

Please allow up to 2 weeks for transcript to be sent to post-secondary colleges/universities!

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT WITH STUDENT SERVICES

  • Want more information about all things senior year?
  • Schedule a time with school counselor(s), school social workers, or career development, use the scheduling link or code below
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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Financial aid app - FAFSA)

Graduation Caps/Gowns

  • Stay tuned...Jostens is the company that WHS works with to provide graduation caps/gowns
  • Jostens usually provides packets to order caps/gowns and senior apparel towards the end of October
  • October's newsletter will have details