Gopher Gazette

GPHS Counseling Department: October Issue

GPHS Counseling Team

Al Marks (A-Br) ext. 5768

Mimi Robb (Bu-Fi) ext. 5776

Danielle Butler (Fl-Hern) ext. 5763

Janet Farris (Ph-Sh) ext. 5741

Stephanie Satcher (Herr-Mar) ext. 5742

Phillip Burks (Mas-Pe) ext. 5722

Melissa Gaitan (Si-Z) ext. 5714

Lenora Brown (GPHS Early College Counselor) ext. 6378

Kelly Newman (GPHS Early College CTE RN Academy Counselor) ext. 5715

Monthly Insight

Important events, dates, and websites...

GPHS FAST Pass

October 2, 2017..... SAT FAST Pass Registration

October 5, 2017 .... SAT Registration Deadline


FAFSA Assistance

GPISD FAFSA Days

GPISD Parents and students can receive assistance with college financial aid applications on the dates list below at any of the available sites.


October 3, 2017 (GPHS)

October 24, 2017 (Dubiski HS)

November 1, 2017 (SGPHS)


Important Website

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)............(website)........... www.fafsa.ed.gov

Phone: 1-800-433-3243

Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA)...........................................1-888-311-8881

See College & Career Center or School Counselor

CSS Profile ..................................................................... https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org


ACT .......................................................................................................... www.actstudent.org

SAT ...................................................................................................... www.collegeboard.org

Apply Texas ............................................................................................www.applytexas.org

BigFuture .............(Scholarship Search Engine) ............ www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org


Quick Scholarship Outlooks

Coca Cola Scholarship......... October 31st (Deadline)........... www.coca-colascholars.org

Texas A&M Engineering Scholarship ................. October 15th (Deadline)

Dallas Co. PROMISE Scholarship ... January 31st (Deadline)... DallasCountyPromise.org


Nine Weeks Testing Schedule

October 9, 2017- October 11, 2017


PSAT

October 11, 2017


Fun Facts to Remember

National Pizza Month

National Go On A Field Trip Month

National Pasta Month

National Dropout Prevention Month

National Learning and Development Month

National Cookbook Month

Stand Up for Others Week.... October 16-20, 2017

Week of Inclusion ..... October 23-27, 2017