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Preparing for college & career - December Issue

Class of 2021 La Follette Local Scholarship Application

LHS seniors planning to continue their education beyond high school at a 2 or 4 year institution are encouraged to apply. Deadline Jan 31st

Creative Writing Contest

Students are invited to submit original work in the following areas:

  • Poetry (One poem of at least 20 lines)

  • Spoken Word (Not longer than 3 minutes)

  • Short Story (750-word minimum - 1500-word maximum)

Open to African-American, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American/American Indian, or Asian/Pacific Islander in grades 6-12. See the link for more details

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Community Resources

Struggling financially? Looking for child care, job training, adult education, food pantries or mental health services? Start here!

What's the real cost of college? How to save, plan, and pay

During this webinar, we’ll cover:

Saving for college – it is never too late!

How to select a college and how much it will cost

FAFSA - what, why and how

Understanding a financial aid offer

How to find and apply for scholarships and grants – FREE $$$

Education loan options

Free tools and resources to make the process easier


Click here to register for Dec 9th

Click here to register for Dec 10th

UW Journey


Want to know what's happening in the UW System? Download the UW Journey App! This free app allows prospective students to find the University of Wisconsin campus that best fits their individual needs, navigate the application process, and explore options to pay for college.

Trying to wrap up a UW application but need some help?

Space is limited, so register for an event soon!





SENIORS: Wrap your college applications up THIS MONTH! At minimum, colleges need the following:

UW Systems Campus Tours and Visits

Guided tours are filled with facts and what to expect from your academic and student life. You'll also meet with an admissions representative.


Preview programs include a campus tour and meeting with representatives from student services offices, admissions, academic departments, and possibly current students.


Check here for campus tour dates in the UW system.
After the FAFSA: What to Do Once You've Submitted Yours

This article covers frequently asked questions about the FAFSA such as, "Will I hear from anyone?" and "Where can I make changes to my FAFSA?"

Univ of MInnesota Share My App Program

Students who applied to University of Minnesota Twin Cities can apply to Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester for Free! Click the link for more details

SENIORS & School Email

Seniors: Do not use school email for ANY matters related to life after high school.

Examples: college apps, parchment account, ACT, FAFSA

**School Email becomes inaccessible to graduates 2 wks after graduation