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February 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Here are new scholarship opportunities for the Class of 2018.  This is prime time for scholarships!

February 2018 Scholarship List

 

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT:  March 10, 2018. Register by February 9th   Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT:  April 14, 2018 Register by March 10th  Register @ www.act.org

Be entered in a drawing for free tuition waiver for 4 credits  for 2018-2019 at CCC.  Attend the Senior Incentive @ the Clackamas Skills Competition—February 22nd. 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 Scholarship Opportunities

 

Access the January Scholarship List here:

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zVo-wIooYmPNLJMhetHkROa5jJ_4U1qRDuHzN1xWFDA/edit?usp=sharing

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT – March 10, 2018. Register by February 9th   Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT – February 10, 2018. Register by January 12th   Register @ www.act.org

Important Dates

Admissions Rep from Portland Community College, January 17th, 10:15am.  Sign up in the Career Center

*Admission Reps from Clackamas Community College. February 8th & 9th. Sign up for a one-on-one meeting in the Career Center.

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 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

 

December 2017 Scholarship List

 

Upcoming Tests:

SAT – March 10, 2018.  Register by February 9th        Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT – February 10, 2018.  Register by January 12th     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

 

 

November 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Each month, we will be posting a list of scholarship opportunities available to Seniors.  See your Academic Counselor or the Career Center if you have questions or need help.

November 2017 Scholarship list

 

Upcoming College Visits – Sign up in the Career Center

Monday, Nov 13, 12:15pm  –  Corban College

Friday, Nov 17, 1:40pm  — Eastern Oregon University

 

Upcoming Test Deadlines

SAT:  March 10, 2018.  Register by February 9th.    Register @ www.collegeboard.org

ACT:  February 10, 2018.  Register by January 12th.     Register @ www.student.act.org

 

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.

October 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Each month, we will be posting a list of scholarship opportunities available to Seniors.  See you Academic Counselor or the Career Center if you have questions or need help.

October 17 Scholarship List

Upcoming College Visits – Sign up in the Career Center.

10/4 – 11:20am – Grand Canyon University

10/5 – 12:30pm – Portland State University

10/9 – 12:30pm – Warner Pacific College

10/12 – 9:15am – Corban University

10/12 – 1:40pm – Pacific Lutheran University

10/17 – 9:15am – Pacific University

10/18 – 8:40am – Oregon State University

10/19 – 10:45am – Oregon Tech

10/19 – 2:00pm – University of Oregon

10/23 – 1:40pm – University of Utah

10/25 – 9:00am – Gonzaga University

10/31 – 9am – Linfield College

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

National College Fair, Oregon Convention Center, Sunday, October 29, 2017 1pm-5pm and Monday, October 30, 2017 9am – Noon.

Upcoming Test Deadlines

Next SAT is November 4, 2017 (register by October 5th)@ www.collegeboard.org/register

Next ACT is December 9, 2017.  Register by November 3rdhttp://www.act.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

 

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 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

 

 

PSAT Scores

Most CHS sophomores and some juniors will take the PSAT test in October, 2017.  Paper score reports will not be available until February.  In the meantime, you can access your scores online by doing the following:

  •   Go to https://studentscores.collegeboard.org/home
  •   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.

 

FAFSA/Financial Aid Presentation

The Academic Counselors will be doing a “Financial Aid for Beginners” presentation on October 18, 2017 in both Spanish and English, at 6PM & 6:30PM, during Parent Conferences. The Clackamas Community College Financial Aid Office may also be available for a question and answer session regarding college funding.

THIS IS DURING PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCES, SO PLAN ON STAYING LONGER.

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

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.

 

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