CHS Activity Chart

Seniors can use the CHS Activity Chart as a way to organize their activities and accomplishments for the Local Scholarship Applications (available March 1, 2017).

Here is a sample of a completed activity chart:  Sample Senior Activity Chart

The Activity Chart Master is a GoogleDoc.  Students can click the link & make a copy of the  to use in their own Google account.

Directions for CHS Activity Chart

HERE IS THE LINK TO THE ACTIVITY CHART: 

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1POjNNDqvcoKwp6vKTLrhA9WcTXTHEHNu5yybhKFG4Rw/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

Letter of Recommendation Request Form

When you ask a teacher/boss/coach, etc for a letter of recommendation, please keep the following things in mind:

– Give at least 2 weeks time to write a good letter
– Make the request in writing
– Include a resume or list of activities during high school
– You CANNOT have a relative write you a letter of recommendation

Below is a “fillable” PDF of a Letter of Recommendation Request form that you can type in & print to give to the adults who will write your recommendations. The second page is an Activities List that you can use if you don’t already have a resume or activities list.

Letter of Recommendation Request Form

February 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

 

Feb 17 Scholarship List

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT   March 11, 2017. Register by February 10th     Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT   April 8, 20167 Register by March 3rd     Register @ www.act.org

Great Opportunities

Be entered in a drawing for free tuition waiver for 4 credits for 2017-2018 at CCC. Attend the Senior Incentive @ the Clackamas Skills Competition—February 23rd . Sessions at 9am,10am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm. Get information about applications, scholarships, placement tests and scheduling classes. Sign up in the Career Center!

 $$$$$Local Scholarship List will come out on March 1st. This will be a whole list of scholarships that will be awarded to Canby HS seniors. Don’t miss out on the money!!

 Remember, the deadline for the Oregon Promise Grant is March 1st. You must file the FAFSA as well.

 Submitted your FAFSA yet? Now is the time. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov today!

January 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Jan 17 Scholarship List

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT:    March 11, 2017. Register by February 10th    Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT:    February 11, 2017. Register by January 13th    Register @ www.act.org

Important Dates

Admissions Rep from OSU Cascades, January 12th, 2pm. Sign up in the Career Center

Parent Conferences, February 2nd, 4-8pm. Presentations on college and scholarships. Stay tuned for details!

 Admission Reps from Clackamas Community College. February 9th. Sign up for a one-on-one meeting in the Career Center.

Clackamas Skills Competition, February 23rd.

Done FAFSA yet?? It’s getting late!    FAFSA website: www.fafsa.ed.gov

⇒For more info on FAFSA, see the Counseling blog on the CHS website: http://blogs.canby.k12.or.us/CHScounseling/category/Financial-Aid

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP LIST IS COMING MARCH 1ST

 

December Scholarship Opportunities

Upcoming Deadlines

SAT

January 21, 2017. Register by December 21st    Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT

February 11, 2017. Register by January 13th    Register @ www.act.org

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE:

  • Filed the FAFSA.** This is the most important step in the financial aid process. Go to fafsa.gov
  • Applied for the Oregon Promise Grant. This can cover tuition at an Oregon community college for students with a 2.5+ GPA. Go to: http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-promise.aspx
  • Submitted your application if you to attend a four-year college in the fall. Community College applications can be submitted now or in the spring.

**Students who are not eligible to file FAFSA should file the ORSAA, an application for financial aid from the State of Oregon. See your Academic Counselor for details. Go to: http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/fafsa-orsaa.aspx

Here is the list of scholarship opportunities for Seniors.

Dec 16 Scholarship List

 

November 2016 Scholarship Opportunities

Below is a list of available scholarships. This list is posted on the Counseling Office blog on the Canby High School website. Paper copies are available in the Counseling Office and the Career Center.

Upcoming College Visits – Sign up in the Career Center

Tuesday, 11/15 , 9am – Pacific University

Friday, 11/18, 9am – Gonzaga University

Monday, 11/9 , 10am – Oregon Tech

 

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT

January 21, 2017. Register by December 21st

Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT

February 11, 2017. Register by January 13th.

Register @ www.student.act.org

Free Financial Aid Night   Need information about paying for college? Go to Clackamas Community College, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 6:30pm in the Gregory Forum. Open to all seniors & their families—you don’t have to be planning to go to CCC. The information works for all college-bound students.

CCC FAFSA Lab – Open computer labs with free assistance to fill out your FAFSA. Monday-Thursday 10am-1pm and 1:30-3pm. Roger Rook Hall on the Clackamas Community College campus. Free to any student/family; not just for CCC students.

 

November 2016 Scholarship List

CHS Counseling Staff

Mr. Young
ANDREW YOUNG – Academic Counselor for last names A-G

Andrew is originally from Colorado – attending high school in Greeley, earning his Master’s Degree in Ft. Collins at CSU, and then working as a School Counselor for seven years in Craig, Colorado. He has been an Academic Counselor at Canby High School since 2000. Before becoming a School Counselor, Mr. Young worked as a Group Home Youth Worker for three years in Lincoln, Nebraska, while also earning his Bachelor’s of Education from the University Of Nebraska. Mr. Young enjoys family, travel, hiking, and chilling.

photoKELLY NACE-JINDRICH – Academic Counselor for last names H-O

Kelly is originally from the Chicago area and has worked in Illinois, Colorado and Oregon.  She started her career in education as an art teacher for K-12.  She has been an academic counselor at Canby High School since 1997.  Kelly enjoys yoga, traveling and grizzly bears.

D GilbertDAREN GILBERT – Academic Counselor for last names P-Z

Daren is originally from Alaska, but has lived in Oregon for the past 35 years.  She spent 14 years as a high school English teacher before moving into Academic Counseling.  Daren has been at Canby High School since 2000.  She is the mom of 2 Canby High graduates and one current student.  She enjoys reading and puzzles.

IMG_9213TREVOR LOCKWOOD, LCSW  – Intervention-Prevention Specialist

Trevor grew up in California and Oregon.  Prior to coming to CHS, Trevor worked in the mental health field.  He has been at Canby High for 8 years.  Trevor enjoys travel, cooking and reading.

MELINDA ALLHANDS – Counseling Secretary

Melinda grew up in the Roseburg area.  Prior to coming to CHS in 2014, Melinda worked in the wireless communications industry.  She spends lots of her free time watching her daughter play CHS sports.  She also enjoys horses and the outdoors.

 

LEESA BEAUDOIN – Registrar

Leesa has been at Canby High School for 16 years, nearly all of that time in the Counseling Office.  She enjoys cycling, motorcycles and watching the Timbers.

 

LISA STAHL – Student Information

Lisa joined the Canby High staff in 2015 after working in medical offices for XXX years.  She is the proud grandma of four and enjoys XXXXX

 

 

October 2016 Scholarship List

Paper copies of this month’s scholarship list are available in the Counseling Office & the Career Center.

Oct 16 Scholarship List

 

 

Upcoming College Visits – Sign up in the Career Center.

Friday, 10/7, 9:00am – Southern Oregon University

Monday, 10/10, 1:30pm – Pacific Lutheran University

Wednesday, 10/12, 9:50am – NW Christian University

Tuesday, 10/18, 8:30am – Portland State University

Thursday, 10/20, 8:00am – Linfield College

Friday, 10/21, 9:30am – Multnomah University

Thursday, 10/27, 9:00am – George Fox University

Tuesday, 11/8, 9:00am – Gonzaga University

 

è National College Fair, Oregon Convention Center, Sunday, October 23, 2016 1pm-5pm and Monday, October 24, 2016 9am – Noon.

 

Upcoming Test Deadlines

Next SATs are November 5, 2016 (register by October 7th) and

December 3, 2016 (register by November 3rd ) @ www.collegeboard.org/register

Next ACT is December 10, 2016. Register by November 4th @ www.actstudent.org

 

Scholarship Search & Financial Aid Websites

FastWeb.com                                                           FinAid.org

Scholarships.com                                                   Acinet.org

Collegexpress.com                                                 CollegeAnswer.com

Collegescholarship.com                                       Collegenet.com

Collegetoolkit.com                                                  Financialaidofficer.com

Findtuition.com                                                        Studentscholarshipsearch.com

Immediate-scholarships.com                              Scholarshipexperts.com

Ihelp.scholarshipmonkey.com                             scholarsite.com

Collegescholarships.com                                     cappex.com/scholarships

Schoolsoup.com

 

 

When Counselors See Students

The CHS Comprehensive Education and Counseling Program is delivered to assure that all students receive the same guidance information and equal access to counselors. Delivery of the program involves three Academic Counselors, one School to Career Coordinator (STC), one Intervention Specialist, and all teachers who serve as advisors.

The delivery of the program assures every student the following contacts through grades 9-12.

Grades 9-12 Every student meets with an Advisor, numerous times per year
(see Advisory link on Counseling homepage for Advisory Topics)

Grades 9-12 as scheduled by students; individual appointments are available to see the
Intervention Specialist, STC Coordinator, or their Academic Counselor

However, please note the following restriction regarding student appointments:
Student requested appointments with the Academic Counselors are not available during Schedule Change periods (Two weeks before each term and the first week of each term)

Grade 9 Freshmen receive group guidance from Academic Counselor in English class
(presentation on four year course planning and CHS graduation & college requirements)

Grade 10 Sophomores receive group guidance from Academic Counselor in Future Focus class
(presentation on course planning and CHS graduation & college requirements)

Grade 10 Sophomores take Future Focus class for career research and planning
(Mock interviews, job shadows, and presentations planned by STC Coordinator)

Grade 11 Juniors meet as an entire class during advisory for a presentation by counselors and administrators
to emphasize key planning information for the senior year and beyond.

Grade 12 Seniors attend individual Senior Planning Meetings with Academic Counselor
(personalized credit check and post high school planning information)

Grade 12 Seniors meet as an entire class during advisory for a presentation by counselors and administrators.

NOTE: Communication with the Counselors is also available via phone calls and email