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November 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

November 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT:  March 9, 2019.  Register by February 8th      Register @

ACT:  February 9, 2019.  Register by January 4th   Register @

Done your FAFSA Yet?  Now is the time!

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.



FAFSA/Financial Aid Presentation

Clackamas Community College & the CHS Academic Counselors will be doing a “Financial Aid for Beginners” presentation on October 17, 2018 in both Spanish and English, at 6:30PM in Room 1 & 4 (Fourth Street Center), during Parent Conferences.


Call the Counseling Office at 503-263-7219 for more information.

October 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

October 2018 Scholarship List

Upcoming College Visits – Sign up in the Career Center.

10/5 –  9:30am – Western Oregon University

10/9 –  8:00am – Willamette University

10/15 – 8:00am – George Fox University

10/15 – 10:15am – Southern Oregon University

10/16 –  8:00am – Northern Arizona University

10/22 – 1:30pm –University of Oregon

10/25 – 2:15pm – University of Laverne

10/29 – 1:00pm – University of Puget Sound

10/30 – 8:45am – Montana State University

11/9 – 1:45pm – College of Idaho

10/31 – 9am – Linfield College

11/2 – 10:35am – Western Oregon University

Thè National College Fair, Oregon Convention Center, Sunday, October 28, 2018 1pm-5pm and Monday, October 29, 2018 9am – Noon.

Upcoming Test Deadlines

Next SAT is November 3, 2018 (register by October 5th)  @ ACT is December 8, 2018.  Register by November 2nd  @

Scholarship Search & Financial Aid Websites                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


PSAT Scores

Most CHS sophomores and some juniors will take the PSAT test in October, 2018.  Paper score reports will not be available until February.  In the meantime, you can access your scores online by doing the following:

  •   Go to
  •   If you already have a College Board account, sign in using your user name and password.
  •   If you don’t have an account, click on “Sign-Up” next to the blue “Sign In” button to create your College Board account.
  • VERY IMPORTANT:  create your account with your legal name and DON’T LOSE your user name and password.  You will need them to register for the SAT.
  • If your PSAT scores don’t appear when you log in, click the “Add Scores” button.  You may have to log out and log back in to see them.


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, 2018).

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.18




CTE Graduation Cord Application

In order to be awarded a CTE program cord for graduation, Seniors must apply.  The six programs that are giving cords are Agriculture, Business, Construction Technology, Early Childhood Education, Graphic Design, and Manufacturing.  Each program has specific criteria that students must complete.  See teachers in each program or go to the Counseling office with questions.


CTE Completer App


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 3 Canby High graduates .  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.

LORI WUJEK – Counseling Secretary




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



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.