Counseling Department Newsletter

 

                                                   SCHOLARSHIPS

Local community scholarships and scholarships governed by the School Corporation will be available the beginning of March and due mid-April.  All scholarship information will be handed out to seniors in English class as well as posted on the Counseling Bulletin Board and Website.  Stay tune! 

                                    SENIOR PARENT FINANCIAL AID MEETING

Senior parents are reminded that the FAFSA must be filed by March 10th.  Be aware that some schools require a March 1st deadline.  Get your FSA ID number now.  Dig out that 2015 income tax information.  Meet the FAFSA filing deadline.  

Twenty-first Century Scholars must file the FAFSA.

 Do not pay online to file this form – it is a free process!   Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to file the FAFSA. 

                                                SAT PREPARATION CLASSES

This is just a reminder for juniors who have already signed up:  SAT Preparation Classes will begin on January 9th.   For the first 6 weeks, students will meet on Monday and then meet twice a week on Monday and Thursday for the 2 weeks leading up to the March 11th SAT Test.      

                            JUNIORS NEED TO REGISTER FOR THE SAT TEST!!!

The SAT Test will be given here at Greensburg High School on Saturday, March 11th.  Students need to register with the College Board by the registration deadline of Friday, February 10th.  Students should take “SAT with Essay”. 

Website for registration is: www.sat.org/register .  Cost for taking an SAT Test is $57.00. 

 If juniors want to take the SAT Test another time this spring, a student must register with the College Board by the following deadlines: 

                             REGISTRATION DATE                      TEST DATE      

                                    April 7th                                       May 6th

                                    May 9th                                       June 3rd

 It is very important that juniors not wait until their senior year to test!

                                  NEED TO TAKE THE ACT TEST?

                Test Date:  February 11th        Registration Deadline:   January 13th

                                 April 8th                                                    March 3rd  

                                 June 10th                                                   May 5th

  Website for registration is:  www.actstudent.org/start .   Cost is $58.50 (ACT with Writing).

                                               

                                   NEXT YEAR COURSE ENROLLMENTS

                          Seminar Meetings                          Individual Meetings

Juniors:
Thursday, January 5th Monday, January 9th thru
& Friday, January 6th Tuesday, January 17th

Sophmores: Wednesday, January 18th    Friday, January 20th thru
& Thursday, January 20 Monday, January 30th

Freshmen: Monday, February 13th Wednesday, February 15th thru
& Tuesday, February 14th Friday, February 24th

                       *Freshmen Parent Meeting on Monday, February 13th at 6:30 PM

 Students will receive enrollment information to share with their parents.  Parents will need to sign the enrollment information and then students will meet individually with their high school counselor to sign up for their next school year classes.  

                                         SECOND SEMESTER DUAL CREDIT

Students enrolled this second semester in Digital Applications & Responsibility II; Digital Design; Business Law; Principles of Marketing, and Computer Illustration & Graphics are already registered for dual credit.  Any student who has not met the testing requirement to date will have an opportunity to take Accuplacer during the second semester.  IVY Tech will
 be here to test – date and time to be announced.