RHS Counseling Center News
October 2022 (Volume 1, Issue 2)
Counseling Center Highlights
- Mental Health Moment
- College & Career Opportunities
- PSAT & SAT Fall Testing
- FAFSA night
- Did you know?
- Community Service Opportunities
Mental Health Moment
College & Career Opportunities
- College Admissions 101 hosted online by PLU
- Tuesday, October 4th, St. Martin's University at Rainier High School during lunch!
- Thursday, October 6th, Evergreen State College at Rainier High School at 9:30 am. Sign-up to attend in the Counseling Center or email Ms. Memmott.
- Thursday, October 6th, Great Wolf Lodge at Rainier High School during lunch to discuss job opportunities.
- Wednesday, October 12th from 5:30-7:30pm, College & Career Fair at Yelm High School with almost 80 presenters that will include colleges, industry professionals, military representatives, job opportunities, community groups and more.
- Saturday, October 15th from 12-4, What's Next Expo in Seattle for careers for firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs. Flyer here
- Thursday, October 21st, Eastern Washington University at Rainier High School at 1:30 pm. Sign-up to attend in the Counseling Center or email Ms. Memmott. Eastern Washington University is part of the Guaranteed Admissions Program so – Any Seniors interested in applying during the visit, can obtain an on-the-spot acceptance letter. They will also talk about the University and provide any resources that they have for our students as well. A 2.75 GPA guarantees admission to EWU.
- Monday, November 14th, Central Washington University at Rainier High School at 12:30 pm. Sign-up to attend in the Counseling Center or email Ms. Memmott.
PSAT at Rainier High School on October 12th
All spots are full at this time.
Cost is $18 (waivers are available)
Contact Ms. Memmott if you would like to be on the waitlist.
SAT at Rainier High School on October 27th
Open to all Seniors, but space is limited.
Cost is $55 (waivers are available)
Contact Ms. Memmott if you would like to register.
More information can be found here.
Tuesday, November 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm
Hosted by Rainier High School Counseling Center
A Presentation by Tracy Dahl from Centralia Community College in the Commons
and Support with Filling out FAFSA in the Library
Did you know?
- When we receive Scholarship & Volunteer information it is always posted outside the Counseling Center and our website!
- Indigenous People's Day at Squaxin Park on Monday, October 10th from 11:30am-2:30pm. Contact 360.753.8343 for information.
- Voice of Democracy Essay Competition. The 2022-2023 Theme is "Why is the Veteran important?" We have paper copies in the counseling center if you would like to stop by and chat about it. Entry deadline is October 28th! Rules and Eligibility Entry Form
- Financial Aid for College: 2023-2024 FASFA and WAFSA opened on October 1st.
- Tips for Parents for College applications, financial aid, etc. HERE
Current Service Opportunities
- Teens in Thurston (TnT) is a volunteer program at the Thurston Conservation District for local high school students. This group meets approximately once a month to participate in a variety of conservation and sustainability activities, learn from Conservation District staff and partners, and build community between students from a variety of backgrounds. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rainier Education Foundation We need your help! Volunteers are the life-blood of our organization and we are always in need of many hands to accomplish our goals. We have lots of jobs, big & small, throughout the year. email@example.com
- We Love Rainier is a group of Rainier citizens and business owners who are collaborating to brighten the future of Rainier and contribute to the development and growth of a vibrant community. They host activities throughout the year and always need volunteers!
- Rainier Community Garden Is located here at Rainier High School and there are volunteer opportunities to help make this garden create a big impact on lives throughout the county. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rainier Lion's Club
- Rotary Club of Yelm
- Rainier Eagles
Rainier High School Counseling Center
Lauren Memmott, M.Ed., LMHCA, Counselor
Kasey Yanusevich, Registrar