School Counselor Update
Highland High School- Jan. 2019
Collinsville Area Vocational Center Parent Meeting
SWIC College Fair
Sunday, Feb. 23rd, 1:30-3:30pm
2500 Carlyle Avenue
Pre-register with StriveScan: https://app.strivescan.com/students
Looking for tips on making the most from the college fair? Check this out: https://www.smore.com/k0539
SWIC Running Start
Highland Juniors and Seniors interested in starting their college experience early may participate in SWIC's Running Start Program. Students must meet placement test requirements, have successfully completed Algebra 2, and earned a cumulative GPA of 4.2. More info about the program: http://www.swic.edu/running-start/
$$$ Scholarships- Deadlines Approaching
It is the STUDENT'S responsibility to research scholarships they are eligible for and complete the applications on time.
SWIC Dual Credit
All courses require students to complete online enrollment forms to obtain a SWIC ID number. Some courses require successful completion of a placement test. Students who requested courses for 20-21 will be tested later this month. Students will be given information about obtaining a SWIC ID soon. Please complete this at home by Tuesday Feb. 18th.
SLU 1818 Dual Credit
For more information regarding SLU's program: http://www.slu.edu/1818-advanced-college-credit-program
For more information about the AP (advanced placement) program: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home
Illinois Career Information System
https://ilcis.intocareers.org is a great website to start your career and college search.
1. Select the IL Resident Folder on the bottom right
2. Click "CIS HS/COLLEGE"
2. Enter your city and zipcode under IL residents
3. Hover over the "Assessments" folder and use any of the tools under "how do my interests relate to occupations" on the right hand side
There are a lot of fun tools including a reality check and skills inventories available on this website.
Class of 2022- Start researching college options so you are ready to apply at the beginning of your senior year.
Juniors: SAT Test coming in April
ACT Testing- Juniors
If you can't afford the registration fee for the ACT or ACT with writing, you may be eligible for an ACT fee waiver. See your school counselor for additional information.
Mark your calendar
Feb 23rd- SWIC College Fair
Feb. 18th- Running Start sign up due
Feb. 26th- ACCUPLACER Testing at HHS
April 14th- SAT/ PSAT testing freshman- juniors
April 14th- College/ Career Visit Day for seniors