FC Career Center Newsletter

Timely updates & upcoming events

Welcome Back

Hello students, families & staff,

Welcome back! We're excited to have students back in the building full time! :)

See below for important dates and information.

School Day SAT

Tuesday, April 13th, 9am-1pm

8051 West Salt Creek Court

Boise, ID

Frank Church will be hosting a school day SAT for Juniors and other students. If you receive an email from us, you are signed up to take the SAT and it is a graduation requirement. Breakfast will be served at 8:00am, buses will take you home after the test at 1:15pm, and a sack lunch will be provided.

Are you interested in the Military?

Frank Church will be hosting an ASVAB test on April 6th at 9:00am in the Library.

This test is a requirement for military service.

Sign up today

You must sign up before April 2nd!

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Ms. O is out on Maternity Leave until May! Mrs. Rivers is here seeing students!

Meet Mrs. Rivers, her long-term sub! Mrs. Rivers is finishing her Master's in Counseling through Boise State this semester and is currently completing her internship hours at Frank Church! Here are some fun facts to help you get to know her :)

  • She loves to travel! She has been to 34 states and 23 countries... so far :)

  • She has lived in Egypt and in Australia

  • She is the first person in her family to graduate from high school and go to college

  • She loves doing art, being in nature, and hearing people's stories

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How can you contact Mrs. Rivers ???

(You must set up an appointment!)

Fill out a paper request slip, which you can find outside the Career Center

SENIORS! Want to be college-bound?!

Stay on track with this Senior Checklist!
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It's not too late to APPLY TO COLLEGE!

The APPLY IDAHO Application is still open!

10 Idaho schools --> one FREE application... open now!

Follow this Apply Idaho Checklist for a chance to be entered for a Dutch card! Reach out if you'd like help with getting it submitted.

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Interested in applying to out-of-state schools? Apply on the schools' websites directly! As out-of-state tuition is so much more expensive, make sure to check the deadlines for non-resident scholarships! (The criteria is different for every school!)
Do the FAFSA - the earlier the better

FAFSA = Free Application for Federal Student Aid (...the only way to apply for grants, or FREE MONEY, to pay for college!) Want to learn more? Watch my presentations on financial aid!

Part 1: Overview + FAFSA

Part 2: Scholarships

View my PowerPoint slides so you can access links!

What do you need to complete the FAFSA??

Both the student & parent will first need to each create an FSA ID using your Social Security Number & birth date.

The 2021-22 FAFSA will use 2019 tax info. Other required info shown below!

**In some situations, students may not be required to provide parent info on the FAFSA. Please make an appt. with me to discuss unique circumstances.

Before you start the FAFSA, here are the documents you'll need to have on hand. If you're a dependent student, you'll need all of these from your parent as well. Social Security Number, Federal Tax Info, Records of untaxed Income, bank statements, driver's license, alien registration number, records of investments, federal student aid pin, bank statements.


...it's getting to be that time of year! Many colleges have automatic admissions scholarships. Make sure to check the deadlines of schools for which you've applied. Here are a few from Idaho:

Additionally, lots of colleges have general scholarship applications (for which you will need to submit an additional application). Here are the links to a few:

Frank Church Scholarships!

Lastly, check out my Frank Church Scholarship List! (Prioritize local scholarships first!)

Not sure what you want to do after graduation?

Use this career exploration tool to help you find out!
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Meet our new TRiO rep, Patty Alonzo!

What is TRiO?? TRiO is a federally funded program that provides extra support to students who are interested in furthering their education beyond high school. In addition to one-on-one support, TRiO assists with funding college applications & campus visits. It also provides opportunities such as touring cosmetology schools & career exploration. Last year TRiO students got to visit the coroner's office!

Fill out a TRiO application!

Visit the TRiO Website

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