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August 2018 Counselor Corner
Summer flew by
Guidance lessons for K-6 are set up . Second Step will be used for K , 3-4 , and 5th grade guidance programs . Character Counts will be the program of choice for 1-2nd grade and 6th graders will receive character building and Social Emotional lessons from Character Building Classroom Guidance by Arden Martenz and Social & Emotional Learning by Tom Conklin . Junior high and high school students will continue to receive individual guidance and counseling as needed . As a reminder , I meet with students about academic , career , social , and emotional issues . Please let me know if I can be of assistance to your student in any way .
ACT Test Dates
Fall ACT test dates are September 8th with registration deadline of August 10 , October 27th ; registration deadline of September 28 , and December 8th ; registration deadline of November 2nd . Go to www . act . org to register . Some students may qualify for an ACT fee waiver . Please have your student contact Mrs . Poland to inquire .
Apply 2 College day ( sponsored by Education Quest ) at our school will be held onTuesday , September 11 , 2018 . Volunteers to help seniors apply to colleges will be appreciated . Please contact Mrs . Poland if you would like to assist in this exciting event .
Scholarships
There is a scholarship opportunity for students taking dual-enrollment college courses . Students participating in dualenrollment college courses or early admit programs , are encouraged to apply or the Access College Early ( ACE ) Scholarship if they show financial need . This state and federally-funded scholarship will pay tuition and mandatory fees at participating Nebraska colleges . Applications will be reviewed by Nebraska ’ s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education ( CCPE ). If you have questions , contact myself or Ritchie Morrow , Financial Aid Coordinator , CCPE , ritchie . morrow @ nebraska . gov or 402.471.0032 .
For local and state scholarships , visit Scholarship Quest at EducationQuest . org . It is never too early to begin searching for scholarships as well as making your list of strengths , volunteer activities , and other notable characteristics about yourself .
Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources
If you ’ re a senior , it ’ s time to start preparing for the FAFSA ( Free Application for Federal Student Aid ). You ’ ll complete the form after October 1 and typically , before April 1 depending on your college ’ s priority deadline . Colleges will use your FAFSA results to determine how much they will award you in federal , state and college-based financial aid .
The following Education link will help you learn more about the financial aid process and the FAFSA http :// www . educationquest . org Kearney office 308-234-6310 . Follow them on Facebook and Twitter !
Education Quest ’ s Financial Aid Night ( Junior / Senior parents ) will be held on Monday , October 8 , 2018 in the High School Library beginning at 6:00 P . M . This will be distance learning but Education Quest specialists will be on the other end ready to answer questions . They take students and parents through application processes , the FAFSA form , as well as answer any general questions .
NAME : Susan Poland SCHOOL : Litchfield Public Schools CLASS : PreK-12 School Counselor SCHOOL PHONE : ( 308 ) -446-2244 ext 204 Email : susan . poland @ litchfieldps . org
Website : https :// sites . google . com / a / litchfieldps . org / mrspoland /
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