News From your PHS Counselors

September 2018

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

The PHS student services office is here to help students with their academic, post-secondary and personal/social goals. We publish our newsletter 4 times per year to provide up to date communication with families regarding school and community events.
Financial Aid Night 9/24/18 at 6:00pm in PHS Auditorium

A financial aid specialist will be at PHS on Monday, September 24th to explain the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process. Seniors going to college, along with their parents, are strongly encouraged to attend!

Senior Presentations Were Held September 11th-13th

Counselors met with their seniors the second week of school to discuss their post-secondary options. Students received their unofficial transcripts as well as directions on how to navigate through the college application process. You can find our presentation with many helpful links here.


Wednesday, Oct. 10th, 7:30am


The PSAT test is scheduled on Wednesday, October 10th at Pulaski High School from 7:30-11:45pm. This is the "Pre" or "Practice" SAT test. If you take the PSAT as a junior, you are also entering the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship competition for recognition and for university scholarships. If you are interesting in taking the PSAT please have your student sign up with Mrs. Siolka in student services. Please have cash or a check ready upon signing up. The cost of the test is $18. Sign up early as space is limited.

Local Health Care Job Shadow Opportunities!

Every year the Green Bay Healthcare Alliance and the Fox Valley Health Care Alliance offer group job shadowing opportunities for high school students throughout the school year. Group shadows are a very efficient way to see a number of different healthcare fields through one event.

Wisconsin Education Fair

Wednesday, Sep. 26th, 6pm

100 Grant Street

De Pere, WI

The Wisconsin Education College Fair is happening on September 26 and 27th at St. Norbert College. Wednesday, September 26th is an evening event being held from 6:00pm-8:00pm and Thursday, September 27th is a morning event being held from 9:00am-11:00am. It is a great college fair with over 100 colleges, technical colleges, specialty schools and military options represented. The event is free, but you need to sign up in advance at the Wisconsin Education Fair website!

Looking for Junior/Senior tutors in all subject areas!

Would your son/daughter like to tutor a struggling student? Tutoring is a great way way to help someone in need, develop interpersonal skills, increase their knowledge in a subject and it looks great on a resume. Click the orange bar to sign up!

How to Help a Teenager Be College Ready

This is a great article about truly preparing students to succeed in college. Sometimes the best way to prepare students and to let go a bit their junior and senior years and watch them take responsibility for their future.

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