Wednesday, September 6
Notes from Guidance Office!
Please make sure to be checking the scholarship bulletin online and in the office for upcoming scholarships that may be due soon!
The following is a list of Representatives who will be here on the following dates!
Please make sure to check with your teachers before signing up in the office to meet with these representatives.
18 - 1:30 - Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids)
18 - 2:00 - University of South Dakota (Vermillion)
21 - 11:00 - Buena Vista University (Storm Lake)
24 - 10:00 - Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville)
Sept. 5–Oct. 22: Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway
Open to: Parents and guardians of Iowa students in grades 6–12.
Awards: Fifty $1,000 deposits into College Savings Iowa accounts.
Requirements: Visit the new Parent Handbook guide for important college financing information and enter contact information to register.
Start at: www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SaveNow
Financial Aid Meeting
-This is the same meeting that was held in Stanton in the spring of 2017 for seniors and their parents. The following are the times and locations for this meeting if you missed it then or would like a refresher.
The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) will be sponsoring a number of Paying for College meetings in August and September at community college campuses and centers. The information presented will be an explanation of the financial aid process including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The target audience for these presentations is this year’s high school seniors and their parents, but students from any high school grade level are welcome to attend. October 1, 2017 will be the date for the 2018-19 FASA to go online. All presentations are free of charge and students or parents from any school district are welcome to attend.
Here is the schedule for these regional financial aid meetings in western Iowa:
Sept 6 Denison – WIT Center 6:00 pm
Sept 13 Shenandoah – IWCC Center 6:00 pm
Sept 20 Creston – SWCC 6:00 pm
Sept 27 Council Bluffs – IWCC Student Center – Reiver Room 6:00 pm
Red Cross/FCCLA Blood Drive
FCCLA is sponsoring at Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 20th, at the Viking Center from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Please call the High School office to schedule a time.