School Counselor Update
Highland High School- September 2017
Semester grades are calculated and reported on a Student's Transcript.
Q1 (40%) + Q2 (40%) + Final Exam (20%)
If your student is struggling they should contact their teacher during Focused Tutor Time for additional support. If you are interested in hiring a tutor, please contact a school counselor for a list of tutors. You can access current grades by checking PowerSchool or contacting teachers via email.
Financial Aid/ FAFSA Parent Night
Wednesday, Sep. 20th, 6:30pm
12760 Troxler Avenue
The FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid now opens on Oct. 1st. All seniors who plan to attend college fall of 2018 need to complete this online at http://fafsa.gov
College Visits and search
Can't make it to campus? Don't know which campus to visit? Start your college search at a college fair or utilize Act profile.
http://www.actprofile.org is a great tool for college and career exploration. Students who create an account can complete interest inventories, search majors, college and compare schools. Students who create accounts are also encourage to "Connect" with their HHS Counselor.
FAFSA help during P/T Conferences
Use this link to request your transcript: http://hs.highlandcusd5.org/home/counseling-department Click on the red "Request a Transcript" button
Did you miss our parent night? Find the information on our website under Resources and Applying for College: http://hs.highlandcusd5.org/home/counseling-department
SLU NACAC College Fair
Sunday, Oct. 22nd, 1-4pm
1 North Grand
Saint Louis, MO
Mark your calendar
Sept. 20th- FAFSA/ Financial Aid Parent Night
Sept. 22nd- Resume Workshop (FTT)
Oct. 1st- FAFSA opensOct. 5th- Early Grad applications due
Oct. 11th- PSAT/NMSQT test
Oct. 20th- College Application Workshop- 5th hour
Oct. 22nd- SLU College Fair
Oct. 24th- SIUE College Fair
Oct. 25th- FAFSA Workshop (6pm)