School Counselor Update
Highland High School- September 2019
Quarter 1 ends on Oct. 11th.
Semester grades are calculated and reported on a Student's Transcript.
Q1 (40%) + Q2 (40%) + Final Exam (20%)
If your student is struggling they should contact their teacher during Focused Tutor Time for additional support. If you are interested in hiring a tutor, please contact a school counselor for our updated list.
Financial Aid/ FAFSA Parent Night
Wednesday, Sep. 18th, 6:30pm
12760 Troxler Avenue
Use this link to request your transcript: https://www.highlandcusd5.org/o/highland-high-school/page/counseling-department--18Click on the red "Request a Transcript" button and set up an account through Parchment.
If you need an application fee waiver please see your school counselor.
College Changes Everything Raffle and College Mondays
Seniors- when you complete a college application or your FAFSA online, bring in proof and be entered for a chance to win gift cards or other college prizes. The more applications you complete the greater your chance to win!
College Visits and search
Can't make it to campus? Don't know which campus to visit? Start your college search at a college fair or utilize the Illinois Career Information System to gather more info: https://ilcis.intocareers.org/default.aspx
SLU NACAC College Fair
Sunday, Oct. 20th, 1-4pm
1 North Grand
Saint Louis, MO
Free Application for Federal Student Aid- Opens October 1st
Documents for the FAFSA
Your Social Security Number
Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
Your most recent federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
An FSA ID to sign electronically.
Highland High School Counselors
Students Last names H-M: Mrs. Mary Jackson
Students Last names N-Z: Mrs. Carrie Lieberman