Counselors are available Monday-Thursday from 7:30 am-3:30 pm and Friday from 7:30-3:00 pm. Please contact us by email or phone to set up an appointment via Webex or phone.
It is time to begin the ordering process for the Class of 2021 Graduation. Due to the pandemic, the process to order will be done primarily online. Orders will need to be placed through National Graduation Products. Order packets were distributed to students who are on campus and extra order packets are available in the bookstore. Orders need to be placed by Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Orders placed after this date will be subject to product restrictions. Click on the flyer or visit the website for more information.
SEnior Saturday Event
We are hosting an in-person event on the morning of Saturday, March 6 from 9:00-12:00 in the quad for seniors. This event will help you...
1. Complete your FAFSA. This is a must of all seniors.
2. Meet with college representatives and get help applying.
3. Already applied? Learn what the next steps will be.
4. Get answers about financial aid.
5. Meet with military recruiters.
6. Get information on graduation and ordering your cap and gown or other graduation items. If you have items (except for cap and gown) you ordered but have not picked up yet, you'll be able to do so at this event. (Cap and gowns are picked up the last day of school, invitations in April).
WHS counselors, our College and Career Center Specialist, as well as representatives from numerous colleges and military will be there.
Parents are welcome. Be sure to wear a mask.
Any questions? Call 623-915-8465 or email Debbie Lohr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RAmp It Up Event
On Saturday March 6, 2021, we will be having a Ramp It Up event from 8am to 11am. This event will be held virtually through Webex and will be a good opportunity for all students.
Email your teachers to double check if they will be hosting a session this Saturday!
skilled Trades expo 2021
The 2021 Skilled Trades Expo brings together business and industry professionals, students, and the community to learn and share important information about job training and education and employment opportunities targeted at the skilled trades, including: Energy, Construction, Advanced Manufacturing, and Distribution
This expo will take place on April 1, 2021 from 10am to 1pm and will be held virtually.
To register for this FREE event, click HERE.
GRAND CAnyon University - DAcA/Undoc Scholarships
Glendale Community College - excel program
GCC has opened their application for the EXCEL program. The EXCEL program is a great fit for new to college, and/or first generation college students who could benefit from a dedicated Peer Mentor early in their first-year experience.
This program provides additional financial resources and support to students through workshops, advocacy activities, and peer mentoring.
To be accepted, the student must be:
- Working towards their first degree (AA, ABUS, AGS, AS, and/or University Transfer Pathway)
- Completed 24 or fewer credit hours
- Has filed (or will file) a 21-22 FAFSA application
- US Citizen, or Permanent Resident
- Enrolled (or will enrolled) for 6 or more credit hours in the Fall 2021 semester.
If you’re interested in applying for the program, click HERE to get started.
Ottowa University-AZ Activity Fair
On March 11 at 6pm, Ottawa University Arizona, is holding an activity fair for students inside the Faith Arena in Surprise, Arizona. This is a great opportunity for students who need help with college tuition.
Program managers will be offering scholarships to students interested in joining their clubs. These scholarships will be ranging from $8,000 to $12,000 per year.
Click the link below to register for the event.
virtual campus tours
If you’re interested in attending one of the three state universities, this is a great way for you to get to know the campus. ASU, UArizona, and NAU are providing students the chance to virtually tour their campus and see what their university has to offer.
To get started, click one of the links below to start touring a campus.
ASU Virtual Campus Experiences
Washington's student supports
Click on the link below to be directed to the Student Support at WHS site. Here you will find links to different resources and supports for students.
Free virtual tutoring for all freshmen
ASU Gear Up will be hosting open tutoring sessions for all freshmen students who require academic support. Sessions will be held during 8th hours as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Click on the Webex links below:
8th hour tutoring sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:30 pm
Math Tutoring: https://guhsdaz.webex.com/meet/aniyah.braveboy (T/TH)
English Tutoring: https://guhsdaz.webex.com/meet/michelle.fuentesorellana (T) https://guhsdaz.webex.com/join/victor.caison (TH)
Science Tutoring: https://guhsdaz.webex.com/meet/caden.swider (T/TH)
Evening Tutoring Sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-7:00 pm
All Areas of Study: https://guhsdaz.webex.com/meet/luis.garcia (T/TH)
gcu'S lEARNING lOUNGE FREE VIRTUAL TUTORING
Grand Canyon Universities Learning Lounge is offering free virtual tutoring in reading, writing, math or science. Use the link below to find out more information and schedule your tutoring session.
Scholarships and financial aid
Washington High School:
Washington's College and Career Center and counselors are available to assist students with completing their FAFSA. Use the links below to email Mrs. Lohr or your counselor to set up an appointment.
Mrs. Lohr: email@example.com
Mrs. Williams: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Conway: email@example.com
Mr. Leonard: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Dahlstedt: email@example.com
You must complete this short survey after you submit your FAFSA
City of Phoenix Outstanding Young Man or Woman:
The City of Phoenix honors and awards the outstanding achievements of high school students through the Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman Program. Click on the link below for more information and application for up to $2,000 in scholarship money.
Grand Canyon University:
GCU Students Inspiring Students Scholarship. Please see the attached flyer and video for more information.
Arizona State University:
ASU will hosting virtual workshops throughout the semester that will cover virtual tours/experience, applications, FAFSA, scholarships, and academic and major exploration sessions. Please click on the link below to register.
Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE)
Click on the links below for information on the WUE program if you are considering attending an out of state school. This program allows students to attend out of state schools for a reduced level of tuition. The links will provide information on which schools participate in the program, a brochure, and a link to their website.