Senior Information

Important Dates


October/November

*Develop an Application Checklist to keep track of college application deadlines, tests, recommendations, and essays required, housing deadlines, etc. There is a checklist on the back on your senior meeting form.

*Continue applying for scholarships. Check with your counselor. Be aware of deadlines!

*Complete applications for colleges with a December deadline. Request transcripts.

*Take SAT/ACT (with optional essay)

*If it is necessary, apply for housing if you haven't done so already.

*Request recommendations from appropriate persons. Give them adequate time to do this

since they may be working with several students' requests.

*Continue working on college and scholarship essays.

*Visit with college representatives or military recruiters who visit your school or

community.

*Visit the college fair

* October 1st--Start working on your FAFSA for student financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov

* Order cap, gown, and invitations from Herff-Jones. Herff-Jones will be working with our families this year on graduation invitations, cap, and gown.


December

*Complete college applications with a December or early January deadline by the first week in December.

*Review finances with your parents. If financial assistance is needed, assemble necessary records to complete the financial aid forms.

*Because of Christmas break, it is important to request transcripts and letters of recommendation needed for scholarships, college applications and financial aid forms with December and early January deadlines before school dismisses for the holidays.

January/February

* College applications need to be completed. Visit www.applytexas.org

* Complete FAFSA if not already done, for student financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov

* Continue applying for scholarships

March/April

*Graduation invitations arrive

*Check your college website weekly to make sure all necessary documents have been received

*Cap and gowns arrive

* Prom - April 9, 2022

May/June

* STAAR testing

* Honors Banquet

* Baccalaureate

* Senior Walk-through

* Let the counselor know where to send your final transcript

* Graduation - May 27, 2022 at 6PM at the Football Field