College & Career Center Newsletter

September 2021

Join our C&CC Remind App

To receive texts from the C&CC, use the remind app.

Text to: 81010.

@827eb6. (enter this code to join the senior remind group.)

This will give you access to brief updates on visiting colleges, events and deadlines. Join today! Parents are welcome to join as well.

Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities

Beat the Odds Scholarship

Beat the Odds Scholarship apply here by Sept. 15

Gates Scholarship

Gates Scholarship apply here by Sept. 15, 2021

Heisman Scholarship for Scholar Athletes apply here by Oct. 19, 2021

VFW Scholarship

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship apply her by Oct. 31. See the C&CC for help on this one.

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship. (Select Gresham/Gateway Elks Lodge #1805)

ELKS MVS apply here by Nov. 15, 2021

Need a place to search for scholarships? Check out

Paying for College Webinars from ECMC

You must register to attend these webinars

Sept 28th 6pm English.

Sept. 30 6pm Spanish

College Connection Newsletter


Find helpful tips and information for students applying to college. This month covers essays, types of admissions and the Common App.

C&CC Info Board

What's happening next?

Check out the Info Board outside the College & Career Center.

See updated information on Military opportunities, scholarships, financial aid help, career learning events and more!

Getting Ready for FAFSA/ORSAA-Seniors

Seniors, are you getting ready to start your FAFSA or ORSAA to access financial aid for continued education?

The applications open on October 1.

There are steps you can do now!

ALL seniors should complete one of these applications.

Time to Think FAFSA or ORSAA

What is Schoolinks and how do I use it?

Schoolinks is your best way to research colleges and careers and also to stay organized in your application process. You will use Schoolinks to request official transcripts and also to ask your counselor for letters of recommendation. Students log on to Schoolinks using their SBHS google email and their school ID number as their password.

Using Schoolinks find and apply to colleges. - BigFuture's BigFuture is a great way to learn more about possible colleges in your future. Enter your "wish list" and see which colleges might be a good fit for you.

  • What are my college's deadlines?
  • What will it cost?
  • What do I need to apply?
  • Which majors does a college have?

Use BigFuture to answer your questions.

Opportunities-College Guidebook

Opportunities- Preparing for College Guidebook -English version

Opportunidades- Spanish version ...will be available soon

This is an outstanding resource that is used daily in our College & Career Center. Take a look at the digital version. Hard copy versions will be available soon in the C&CC.

How do I get an official transcript?

You must access your Schoolinks account to request an electronic transcript from your counselor. Log in using your school google mail account and your SBHS student ID number as your password.

How to get your transcript

SBHS College & Career Center

Patty Neuenschwander-College Coordinator

LindaLee Frazier-Career Coordinator

Tia Molony-C&CC Assistant