SHS COUNSELING CORNER

WEEKLY UPDATE 10/31/2022

Upcoming Events

November 1 ~ Bright Futures Application Opens (More info coming)

November 2 ~ Construction Con Field Trip

November 2 ~ Morgan Community College (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

November 3 ~ University of Northern Colorado (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

November 14 ~ Colorado Christian University (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

November 15 ~ Northeastern Junior College (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

November 17 ~ Front Range Community College (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

December 6 ~ Universal Technical Institute (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

December 8 ~ Aims Community College (During Advisory, see below to sign up)

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College Visits

Click on links below to sign up:
Colorado Christian University

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

Aims Community College

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

Morgan Community College

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

Northeastern Junior College

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

University of Northern Colorado

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

Universal Technical Institute

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

Front Range Community College

This is for Seniors and Juniors only!

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Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Hello HHF Familia,

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) 2022 Youth Awards educational grants program is now accepting applications! Our 24th Annual Youth Awards will award students who are in the graduating Class of 2023 with up to $4000 in educational grants to fund their higher education or to fund a community-based project.

Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. Recipients will be celebrated at virtual ceremonies in the following categories:
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Community Service
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Green Sustainability
  • Healthcare & Science
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Public Service & Social Justice
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Technology
Applicants and recipients will become part of HHF’s network of 200,000+ professionals and funneled into its cycle of leadership pipeline, where we meet America's priorities in the classroom and workforce.

To be considered, students must meet the following criteria:
  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2023
  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2023-2024
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance at the virtual ceremony is mandatory
The deadline to apply is November 13th, 2022. Students can apply at www.HispanicHeritage.org.

Please contact us at info@hispanicheritage.org with any questions.

RaiseMe

Earn money for college doing the activities you love ~


Click on youtube link below to learn how!

High School Students: Learn How RaiseMe Works

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING SCHOLARSHIPS/ FINANCIAL AID~ WAS SENT OUT VIA EMAIL

SHS - Family Holiday Assistance

Click on picture below to go directly to Holiday Form

Attention Senior and Junior Parents

If you missed our Senior and Junior Parent Night Sessions, below is a presentation on events covered for the night.
FAFSA OPENS OCTOBER 1, 2022

Click on pictures below to be directed

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Click for Scholarships and Financial Aid

Click on picture above for Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Aid

P.E.O. Colorado State Scholarship

Click on google doc below for application

2022 Heisman Scholarship

Click link for information on 2022 Heisman Scholarship Opportunity

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*Attention Seniors*

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WHO IS MY COUNSELOR?

Michele Ferguson

Last name: A-E

Email: michele.ferguson@weldre4.org


Erika Houtchens

Last name: F-K

Email: erika.houtchens@weldre4.org


Heather Taylor

Last name: L-R

heather.taylor@weldre4.org


Shallane Mullison

Last name: S-Z

Email: shallane.mullison@weldre4.org

Schedule an Appointment with your Counselor

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I MATTER ~ THREE FREE HEALTH SESSIONS FOR YOUTH

Colorado House Bill 21-1258 established this temporary behavioral health services program to provide access to mental health and substance use disorder services for youth, including addressing needs that may have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is open to youth 18 years of age or younger or 21 years of age or younger if receiving special education services.


The program, called I Matter, is funded by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health. The program provides up to 3 free behavioral health sessions for youth in Colorado and reimburses participating providers, which are licensed clinicians from agencies and independent contractors.


Visit https://imattercolorado.org/


HEADSPACE FOR TEENS IS FREE

What is Headspace?


Stressed out? Tired? Unfocused? All of the above? We’ve all been there. But what can you do about it? That’s where Headspace comes in. Headspace has hundreds of meditations and mindfulness exercises to help you learn the skills you need to be healthier and happier — and it was created by a former monk who knows quite a bit about all that stuff. Try it out and take some time to be kind to your mind today.


Sign up here https://www.headspace.com/teens

STRUGGLING WITH HOMEWORK, THERE IS FREE HELP! SEE BELOW:

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UNITED WAY 211

Call 211 for help

A free and confidential service to find resources you need

  • supplemental food and nutrition programs
  • shelter and housing options and utilities assistance
  • emergency information and disaster relief
  • employment and education opportunities
  • services for veterans
  • health care, vaccination and health epidemic information
  • addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs
  • reentry help for ex-offenders
  • support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs
  • a safe, confidential path out of physical and/or emotional domestic abuse