Seniors - check out the Spring 2020 Frequently Asked Questions - a great resource for all seniors who have questions about their next steps, especially during our eLearning days.
Senior Meetings and Individual Appointments
Seniors will be scheduled for small group meetings in early September. Counselors will outline the appropriate next steps for various post-secondary educational and training goals, including college applications, meeting with military representatives, applying to trade schools, as well as the financial aid process and resources to use for scholarship opportunities. Students are always encouraged to make individual appointments with their counselor to discuss specific details of their personal process.
UPCOMING ACT & SAT DATES
Seniors who want to improve their SAT score or take the ACT need to register for a national test date.
ACT – Register and find test dates at www.actstudent.org
The first step for any senior is to apply for the FAFSA starting October 1. Please see the Financial Aid & Scholarship tab for more information.
EVENTS FOR SENIORS, 2019-2020
Aug. 27 - Senior Appointments begin
Sept. 19 - College 101 presentation for Seniors and thier parents at WHS 6:30pm-7:30pm
Oct. 1 - FAFSA submission begins
Oct. 1 - FAFSA Completion Night 6-8pm WHS Library LRC (see Financial Aid tab for more details)
Oct. 3 - MCC College Fair 6-8pm at MCC
Oct. 5 - Chicago National College Fair 11am-3pm (McCormick Place)
Oct. 6 - Milwaukee National College Fair 3-6pm (Wisconsin Center)
Oct. 16 - No school for seniors since juniors are taking the PSAT/NMSQT - seniors are encouraged to explore post-secondary options
Oct. 17 - ASVAB career exploration exam - also used by the military for placement (results interpreted Nov. 5)
Nov. 13 - MCC Night 5:30-7:30pm
Dec. 18 - Last day to request transcripts that are guaranteed to be sent before Winter Break when the office is closed
Dec. 20 - Last day of semester 1 finals
Apr. 1 - Colleges notify students of admission decisions
Apr. 14 - No school for seniors since all other grade levels are testing - seniors are encouraged to work on post-secondary plans
May 1 - College Decision Day (Students notify colleges of intent to attend or open spot for other students)
May 15 - Graduation Practice
May 15 - Senior Service Day
May 17 - Graduation
Brag sheet to request Letters of Recommendation (please give recommenders at least 2 weeks to write your letter)