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Graduation Calendar

May 22 - 23, 2018 - Senior High School Exit Sessions

May 31, 2018 - Senior Scholarship Night - 5:30 P.M.

June 1, 2018 - Senior Awards Program - 9:30 A.M.

June 4, 2018 - Senior Clearance Day

June 5, 2018 - Graduation Practice in Gym and on the Field 8:00 - 10:00 A.M., Cap & Gown Distribution

June 6, 2018 - Graduation Practice in Gym andon the Field 8:00 - 10:00 A.M.

Graduation Ceremony in Knight's Stadium @ 7:30 P.M.

June 7, 2018 - Diploma Distribution/Pick up in the PAC 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.



Senior Class Calendar for Post-secondary Options

Seniors – Please be mindful of deadlines for submission. Meeting your deadlines is crucial – don’t miss them!

SEPTEMBER

Senior Parent Workshop – September 14th @ 5:00pm

Senior Guidance Lessons – September 27 and 28

Check registration deadlines for the SAT and ACT. DON’T MISS THE DEADLINES!!!!

Visit the career center for career, scholarship and college information

Sign up for the October SAT/ACT – see Mr. Sambrano in counseling for details

Narrow down your college applications. Keep in mind you should apply to a college you have a great chance of getting into, colleges that are a good fit, and of course your dream school

Sign up for College Guest Speakers in the career center – see Mr. Sambrano

University of California (UC) applications must be submitted by November 30th. START COMPLETING THEM EARLY!!!

Common Application (some private universities use this application) is open. Start applying!

Sign up to speak to all branches of the military if interested

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will soon be available

Write your personal statement for UC Applications and Private Schools. You can use this personal statement for your senior scholarship portfolio and other scholarships you may apply to.

OCTOBER

Submit your FAFSA – Application opens October 1st. FAFSA workshops at SHHS for Seniors October 4, 5 and 7th

University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) applications must be submitted by November 30th. CSU applications can be submitted October 1st! START COMPLETING THEM EARLY!!!

Sign up and attend College Application Workshops at SHHS– See your counselor for details. You can finish your college application!

Contact independent/private/out of state universities for admission information

Visit the career center for additional career, scholarship and college information

Sign up/Attend College Guest Speakers in the career center

Sign up for the SAT/ACT (November/(December- last one!))

Contact teachers/counselors/community for recommendation letters

Work on Scholarship Portfolio

Attend College Fair at Agua Caliente – October 11th

NOVEMBER

The admission filing period for UC schools begins NOW! For priority consideration, apply early, before November 30th.

Attend College Application Workshops

If you are applying for private or independent colleges, check their filing dates

Visit the career center for additional career, scholarship and college information

Sign up/Attend College Guest Speakers in the career center

Sign up for the SAT/ACT - the December exams are the last ones you can take for college admissions

Work on Scholarship Portfolio

Submit your FAFSA, deadline is March 2nd!

After you have submitted a college application, create a college portal for each college you have applied to

DECEMBER

Work on Scholarship Portfolio. DO NOT MISS THE RETURN DEADLINE. Apply for scholarships, visit the career center

Check your University/College Portal and/or email address for updates regarding your application

Submit your FAFSA, deadline is March 2nd!

Check your University/College Portal and/or email address for updates regarding your application. They may require something from you!

JANUARY

Semester one ends, make sure grades are C or higher

Submit your FAFSA, deadline is March 2nd!

Apply for scholarships, visit the career center

Check your University/College Portal and/or email address for updates regarding your application. They may require something from you!

Scholarship Portfolio DUE January 27th

FEBRUARY

Most community colleges begin accepting admission application in late February/early March. Check NOW. Each school has different application dates.

Visit the career center for information on registration and assessment testing at College of the Desert

Submit your FAFSA, deadline is March 2nd.

Apply for scholarships, visit the career center

Sign up and pay for AP Exams

Check your University/College Portal and/or email address for updates regarding your application. They may require something from you!

MARCH

FAFSA is due March 2nd. DON’T MISS THE DEADLINE!

Apply to community college (College of the Desert)

Sign up for community college assessment test

Apply for scholarships, visit the career center

Sign up for the March 15th ASVAB test if interested in joining the Military

Sign up and pay for AP Exams

Check your University/College Portal and/or email address for updates regarding your application. They may require something from you!

APRIL & MAY

Visit the career center. Let us know what is happening!!

Attend College and Career Day – April 7th

ASVAB Interpretation – TBD

Submit Student Intent to Register to your college of choice by May 1st

Let your counselor know which college you have been accepted to and are planning to attend

All Seniors will come to the career center for their picture on the Class of 2018 picture wall with their class

Apply for scholarships, visit the career center

Check your University/College Portal and/or email address for updates regarding your application. They may require something from you!

JUNE

GRADUATION!!!!! June 6

Pick up your diploma – June 7 in the PAC

Request final transcripts to be sent to the university/college you plan on attending. See Mrs. Macleod in counseling for details (can be requested once you know where you are going to college)

resources

CALIFORNIA COLLEGES (CCGI) search colleges, careers, financial aid information

https://www.californiacolleges.edu/#/

FAFSA APPLICATION https://fafsa.ed.gov/

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