Forecasting 2017

FORECASTING For 2017-2018

Information for all grades:

Online Forecasting Instructions.17

Remember that you must access Synergy through a browser to do your forecasting.  It doesn’t work through the app.

Information for current 9th graders:

10th Forecasting Plan 17-18     Elective Options Soph 17-18   Freshman FAQs

Information for current 10th graders:

11th Forecasting Plan 17-18     Elective Options Jrs 17-18     Soph FAQs

Information for current 11th graders:

12th Forecasting Plan 17-18     Elective Options Srs 17-18     Jr FAQs

Academic Counselors will be available at lunch or before/after school to help students with forecasting.

8th Grade Forecasting–Class of 2021

Information for current 8th graders forecasting for 2017-2018

These are the handouts that the 8th graders received from the high school counselors on March 7th (91) and March 8th (BPMS).

9th Forecasting Plan 17-18      Elective Options Frosh 17-18     Online Forecasting Instructions.17

These are the handouts from the Parent Information night  held at Canby HS on Monday, March 6th.

8th Grade Parent Worksheet.17

Counseling fresh parent info.17     Parent FAQ.17     HS VOCABULARY.17     Tips for Student Success.17

If you or your student has questions about the forecasting process, you are welcome to contact your middle school staff or the CHS Counseling Office at 503-263-7219.



Below are the applications for all of the Local (Canby-only) Scholarships. Each application is a fillable PDF, so you can type your information into the cover sheet & print it out.  Type essay answers in a separate document.

American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents

No GPA requirement.  Write an essay about a patriotic topic.  Must be a child/grandchild of a Veteran.  First priority given to the child/grandchild of an American Legion or Ladies’ Auxiliary member.          AuxiliaryPastPresApp17

Bob Rapp Memorial

No GPA requirement.  Must be a senior who played softball at CHS.    BobRappApp.17

Canby Booster Club (attach CHS Activity Chart)

2.75 GPA.  Must have been involved in school activities.  No essay!  BoosterApp.17

Canby Education Association (attach CHS Activity Chart) 

No GPA requirement.  Must be planning a career as a teacher.   CEA App.17

CHS Art Department

2.5+ GPA.  Must be planning to study art.  Must submit an art portfolio.  ArtDeptApp.17

Canby Junior Basketball Association (attach CHS Activity Chart)

3.0+ GPA.  Must have played at least 3 seasons of Canby Jr. Basketball.  CJBA App.17

Canby Kiwanis (attach CHS Activity Chart)

3.0+ GPA.  Community service is very important. KiwanisApp.17

Canby Lions (attach CHS Activity Chart)

2.5+ GPA.  Community service, extra-curriculars important.  Extra consideration to student who have/are involved with causes supporting hearing or vision impairments.  LionsApp17

Canby Rotary Scholarships (attach CHS Activity Chart)

The Canby Rotary sponsors 4 different scholarships.  They all use the same application.  RotaryApp.17

Canby Rotary – 3.0+ GPA.  Live in Canby School District.

Richard Brown – 3.0+ GPA.  Attending a small college.  Overcoming obstacles.

Don Peterson – 3.0+ GPA.  Strong Leadership skills.

Canby TelCom – 3.0+ GPA.  Live in a home served by Canby TelCom (DirectLink)

Canby Track & Field (attach CHS Activity Chart)

No GPA Requirement.  Member of Canby Track & Field team.  Planning to attend college in Oregon.  Track&FieldApp17

Cutsforth Family Education (attach CHS Activity Chart)

2.5-3.5 GPA.  Must be planning a career as a teacher.  CutsforthApp.17

Earl & Sabina Oliver (attach CHS Activity Chart)

2.5+ GPA.  Essays, extra-curriculars and community service important.  OliverApp17

Gorski Family Foundation (attach CHS Activity Chart)

No GPA requirement.  Essays, overcoming obstacles important.  Gorski App.17

Hawksoft (attach CHS Activity Chart)

3.0+ GPA.  Must be planning to major in Computer Science or related field.  Hawksoft App.17

Howard Giesy Foundation (attach CHS Activity Chart)

No GPA requirement.  Specifically for the “non-traditional” scholarship winner.  Obstacles to success (ELL, IEP, teen parent, substance issues, serious family trauma, etc) important.   GiesyApp.17     Giesy Recommendation Form 17

Michael Miller (attach CHS Activity Chart)

2.0+ GPA.  Varsity Athlete at CHS.  MillerApp17

Mike Rogers Trade

No GPA requirement.  Must be planning a career in a traditional “trade”  (e.g. plumbing, welding, construction, electrical, truck driving, heavy equipment, landscaping, etc.)  Priority to child/grandchild of American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary or Veteran.  MikeRogers App 17

Norm Christiansen

No GPA requirement.  Must be planning a career in Fire Science/Emergency Service/Medical Field.  Christiansen App.17

91 School PTO (Attach CHS Activity Chart)

No GPA requirement.  Must have attended 91 School for at least 3 years.  91 PTO App.17

Ron Sauber 

2.5 GPA for SENIOR YEAR ONLY.  Overcoming obstacles & improvement in school performance is important.  First priority to Alternative Ed students.  SauberApp.17

Sedonia Gelbrich (Attach CHS Activity Chart)

3.5+ GPA.  Must be on track to earn an Honors diploma.  GelbrichApp.17

Sons of the American Legion

No GPA requirement.  First priority to a child/grandchild of a Legion or Ladies Auxiliary member; next to the child/grandchild of a Veteran. SAL App 17

Sydney Craft Adventure

No GPA requirement.   Write an essay about your future life adventure.  Craft App 17

Wayne Yoder (Attach CHS Activity Chart)

No GPA requirement.  Must be pursuing a career in fire science or emergency services.  Yoder App.17





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




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 @

ACT   April 8, 20167 Register by March 3rd     Register @

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 today!

January 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Jan 17 Scholarship List

Upcoming Test Deadlines

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

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

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:

⇒For more info on FAFSA, see the Counseling blog on the CHS website:



December Scholarship Opportunities

Upcoming Deadlines


January 21, 2017. Register by December 21st    Register @


February 11, 2017. Register by January 13th    Register @


  • Filed the FAFSA.** This is the most important step in the financial aid process. Go to
  • Applied for the Oregon Promise Grant. This can cover tuition at an Oregon community college for students with a 2.5+ GPA. Go to:
  • 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:

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


January 21, 2017. Register by December 21st

Register @


February 11, 2017. Register by January 13th.

Register @

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 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