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    JUNIOR COUNSELOR

    Eric Thiele   Mr. Eric Thiele, 719-391-3114, thielee@wsd3.org

     

     

    COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES – HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

    The Society for Women Engineers at Colorado School of Mines is sponsoring a Girls Leadership Conference for girls 9th-12th grade that are interested in math, science, computer science and STEM programs. Colorado School of Mines, 1600 Maple St., Golden, CO, Saturday, February 1, 2017, 8:30am to 3:30pm, $30 preregister by January 30, 2017. Register at:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/swe_mep.

     


     SAT PREP CLASS

    WHS will be hosting a Doorway to College/ZAPS SAT Prep Class, Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 8am - 3pm in room 400 (Study Hall). All Juniors will be receiving more information in the mail closer to April.

     


     

    YEARBOOKS

    Buy a yearbook now at www.yearbookforever.com or in the business office. Yearbooks are $65.00 on January 1st.

     


    The PSAT is not a mandatory test, and it is predominantly for interested Juniors.  It is a gauge to see how prepared you are for the SAT test, should you choose to take that, and it is a mandatory test if you are going to try for the National Merit Scholar program.  Only the Junior year score will count towards that eligibility.

     


     

    Should You Take the ACT Again?
     
    Your students can take the ACT as many times as they like.
     
    They should consider retesting if:
     
    •  They had problems during any of the tests, such as misunderstanding the directions or illness.
    •  They ran out of time during testing.
    •  They are not satisfied that their scores accurately represent their abilities in the areas tested.
    •  They see a discrepancy between their ACT scores and their high school grades.
    •  They subsequently complete coursework or an intensive review in the areas covered by the ACT.
    •  They want to apply to a college requires or recommends the Writing Test and have not taken it.
     
    If they test more than once, they control which set of scores is sent to colleges or scholarship programs each time they test.
     
     
     
    FILES AND LINKS
     CREDIT WORKSHEET .doc
    A copy of the credit worksheet counselors use to track credits
     Fee Waiver Example.pdf
    FEE WAIVER: This is an example of a fee waiver we might use to excuse the application fee for colleges. I have posted this so you have an example of what might qualify you for one, as they area based on economic need. If you feel you qualify please contact your counselor.
     Junior class meeting.ppt
    Jr class power point
     Preparing For College Checklist.pdf

College Visits

  • Attention Juniors and Seniors!!  Check here frequently for a list of College Visits.  Please see Mrs. Abeyta in the Counseling Center to sign up to meet with the Admissions Representative.  You have to sign up in order to receive your pass to attend the meeting.  Please note that college visits will be during advisory in the lower commons in the Counseling Center.  If the visit is scheduled for a yellow, Intervention day, and you have Intervention, you may not attend.

    • Western State Colorado University - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    • Chadron State College - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

      

     

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