School Counselor Update
Highland High School- Summer 2017
- July 1-20- Online Registration
- August 8- Freshman Day 9:15-11:15am HHS
- August 9 &10- Semester 1 schedules available
- August 16- 1st day of school
- August 29- College Admission and Financial Aid Presentation 6:30pm
- September TBD - ASVAB (Military Aptitude) Testing
- September 20- Financial Aid/ FAFSA Overview Presentation 6:30pm
- October 11- PSAT/NMSQT for Juniors
- October 22- SLU College Fair
- October 24- SIUE College Fair
- October 25- ISAC available for 1on1 FAFSA help 6-7pm
2017 Semester 1 Schedules
Due to online registration, students may pick up their class schedule in the High School Office on August 9th and 10th from 8:00am-3:00pm. Students needing to make schedule changes can schedule an appointment for August 11th or see their counselor the first two days of school. Changes can only be made if a student did not request the scheduled course. Level changes require approval from teacher and parent.
College Admission Parent Night
Transcripts- Class of 2018
College bound seniors will be requesting transcripts for both college and scholarship applications. We must have parental/guardian consent in order to release student transcripts and standardized test scores. Please look for the opportunity to provide consent when you are completing the online registration process in July.
Official transcripts may be withheld until all financial obligations to the district are satisfied.
Financial Aid night- FAFSA and more
Our ISAC representative will also be available on October 25th from 6-7pm in our Career Center to help students/parents complete their FAFSA online.
College fairs are a great opportunity for students at all grade levels to start researching and planning for life after high school. You can obtain information from a variety of colleges and programs all at one time. College representatives will also visit during lunch throughout the school year.
The Fall Regional College Fair will be held at SIUE on Tuesday October 24th, 2017 from 6:00pm-7:30pm.
The National College Fair will be held at SLU on Sunday October 22nd, 2017 from 1-4pm.
The Spring Regional College Fair will be held at SWIC on Sunday February 25th, 2018 from 1:30-3:30pm.
For tips on making the most of your college fair visit check out:
PSAT/NMSQT- Juniors only
State SAT Scores
Please see your school counselor if you need your test registration number to access those scores.
Students may chose to retake the SAT on a National Test date. Registration information can be found in a student's college board account.
Dual Credit- SWIC and/or SLU
*It's best to provide the same information on your College Board account and each AP answer sheet.
*You will need your AP number from your student pack and the card you received during "bubble in" to receive this year's scores.
ACT National Test and Profile
Sign up online:http://actstudent.org/start
ACT Profile delivers powerful, personalized insights to inform individuals as they navigate through life's key decision points. Students are encouraged to utilize the act profile to help with their college search. Answers to your interest inventory can help you decide where to start.