CAREER DEVELOPMENT & POST-SECONDARY PLANNING
- 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!
- 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)
- 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
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Financial aid app - FAFSA)
- FAFSA application open on October 1st
- The earlier the application is submitted and accepted by FAFSA, the more financial assistance/dollars will be available through the colleges/universities!
- Resources to assist with FAFSA:
- 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