2022 SEHS Junior/Senior Resources

What would you do if it were impossible to fail?

Welcome to the Junior/Senior Resources Newsletter!

We hope you find it useful.

In this issue, you’ll find:

A) Information for Seniors

B) Information for Juniors

C) Adulting: Money Management and Resume Building

D) Earning College Credit in High School

· College Now Courses

· Advanced Placement Courses

· U of O’s Duck Link Program

E) Career Prep in High School

F) What’s After Graduation?

· I’m College Bound…

· I’m Vocational School Bound…

· I’m Gap Year Bound…

· I’m Military Bound…

· I’m On-the-Job Training Bound…

G) South Resources: Wellness and Academic Supports

H) Questions

** a) information for SENIORS **

Welcome to your Senior Year

Seniors! Find important information about your graduation status, applying to college, the senior interview, Junior Project completion, and more on this informative webpage assembled by the SEHS counselors.

(Also accessible via https://sehs.4j.lane.edu - STUDENTS - Class Pages SEHS - Class of 2023 - Senior Year Info Class of 2023)

applying to 4-year colleges

Check out this 17-minute video slide presentation on the 4-year college application process by SEHS counselor, Michael Leahy.

ordering grad gear

Order your cap and gown and other graduation gear through Miners Graduate Services. The deadline for placing orders is Thursday, November 17.

  • Orders for gear (clothing, extra tassel, etc.) will arrive soon after November 17.
  • Graduation announcements and other printed materials will be distributed in April.
  • Cap and gown units will be distributed in early June.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Miners Graduate Services (541-689-4588 or info@minersgrad.com).
  • If you will be borrowing, instead of ordering, a cap and/or gown, please email SEHS head secretary, Eric Elligott (elligott_e@4j.lane.edu).


Get your ducks in a row with this Senior Planning Timeline 2022-23. It details many must-know dates for the school year.

** b) information for JUNIORS **

welcome to your junior year

Juniors! Find important information about graduation requirements, college admissions expectations, the junior interview, Junior Project completion, and more on this informative webpage assembled by the SEHS counselors.

(Also accessible via https://sehs.4j.lane.edu - STUDENTS - Class Pages SEHS - Class of 2024 - Junior Year Info Class of 2024)


Juniors! Find important information about credit requirements, recommended activities, post-grad planning, and more in this 17-minute video slide presentation by SEHS counselor, Juli McGlinsky.

(Recorded in 2021, there are a couple comments about Covid that are outdated, but the other material is absolutely up to date.)

Checklist for the Junior Year

College-bound juniors, use this to-do list to be sure you don't miss something important as you prepare for next year!

** c) adulting **

money management

Juniors and seniors, learn how to get the most out of your hard-earned money with this 58-minute video slide presentation on budgeting, savings, avoiding debt, investing, and credit by Nate Taylor, asset-building specialist with Dev Northwest.

Resume Building

Find tips for building a resume that gets you noticed with these resources:

Build a Resume, a 14-minute video slide presentation by Sean Fagan, local employment recruiter

Resume Template 1 by Sean Fagan

Resume Template 2 by Sean Fagan

Resume Template 3 by Sean Fagan

185 Powerful Action Verbs That Will Make your Resume Awesome by The Muse Editor


1. College Now courses

College Now!

SEHS College Now Liaison

Kathy Ruggles

2. Advanced Placement Courses

Top 5 Benefits of Taking the AP Exam

A Broader View of College Readiness

A new analysis finds students who earn a 2 on an AP Exam are prepared for the rigor of college courses. Article by Eric Johnson and Dante Ciampaglia for the College Board, 4/22/21

3. U of O's Duck Link Program

Duck Link allows select high-school students living in Lane County to enroll in up to eight credits per quarter at a reduced cost (tuition free but not fee free). To participate in Duck Link in any subject area, a student must have exhausted all high-school course work available to them in that subject area. South students may contact counseling secretary, Leann Hollenbeak (hollenbeak_l@4j.lane.edu), for more information about Duck Link.

** e) career prep in high school **

** f) What's after graduation? **


Oregon Goes to College

This website has many excellent resources to help with college planning, including quite a few in Spanish. I encourage you to visit!

Headed to LCC?

RTEC 101 Gateway to College and Careers is a free class that is exclusively for graduating high-school students. This class is all about preparing you with all the necessary tools and resources you need to become a successful student at Lane.

headed to a 4-year college?

The U of O's SAIL program guides high-school students and their families through college and career preparation. Here are some of the free, virtual school-year programs they’re offering this year. Plus, SAIL offers free one-week summer programs on the University of Oregon campus where students learn about various subjects from faculty members through fun interactive activities. SAIL summer programs also include sessions on the college admissions process, scholarship availability, career exploration, and the financial-aid process.

I'm Vocational-School Bound...

I'm Gap year bound...

Three gap-year options: Rotary youth exchange, Northwest youth corps and americorps nccc

I'm Military bound...

I'm On-the-job training bound...

**g) South resources**

** h) Questions **

Email Lori Sauter, sauter_l@4j.lane.edu, and I'll help you find the information you need.

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