FMCHS Counseling, College, and Career Resources
2018-2019 School Year
Upcoming College Representative VisitsUse your Advisory period to its fullest potential by visiting then. All visits will be held in the upstairs northside room, first door past the Spanish Classroom during Lunch/Advisory periods unless otherwise noted.
September 21 - Xavier University
September 25 - MacMurray College (Conference Room on First Floor)
October 3 - Marian University
October 3 - Quincy University during House
October 4 - Westminster College
October 10 - St. Louis College of Pharmacy
October 16 - Illinois College
October 17 - Fontbonne University
October 19 - Vanderbilt and Rockhurst
October 23 - Bradley University
October 24 - Notre Dame University 8 AM in the Gym Lobby
October 24 - Dominican University
November 7 - Southeast Missouri State University
November 8 - Greenville University
Upcoming College Fairs
October 8 - NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Webster University Grant Gymnasium. More information can be found at nacacfairs.org/pva-st-louis
October 21 - NACAC National College Fair from 1 - 4 pm at the St. Louis University Simon Recreation Center. More information can be found at nacacfairs.org/saint-louis. Pre-registration can be completed at gotomyncf.com
October 23 - IACAC Regional College Fair from 6-7:30 pm at the SIUE Morris University Center. More information can be found at www.siue.edu/undergraduate/ircf/ including a registration link for StriveScan.
Upcoming Parent/Student Seminars
October 3 - FAFSA Completion Night for Seniors and Senior parents (computer required) at 6:30pm in the Griffins's Nest
October 17 - College Application Completion Night for Seniors (computer required) at 6:00pm in the Griffin's Nest
Using SCOIR for College Planning and Career Research
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Standardized Test InformationTest dates and registration instructions can be found by clicking on the respective links. If testing after applying to universities, please notify the Admissions Representative of your test date and include the code for that university on your registration.
The following Credits are required to graduate from FMCHS in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022**:
English (All Writing Intensive)*** 4 CreditsMathematics (Taken at the H.S.level)*** 4 CreditsTheology 4 CreditsScience 4 CreditsSocial Studies* 2.5 Credits(to include ISBE required Government/Civics and Constitution Class) Health (10th grade) 0.5 CreditPhysical Education (7 semesters) 3.5 CreditsConsumer Econ Ed. (ISBE required) 0.5 CreditForeign Language 2 CreditsFine Arts 1 CreditAcademic Electives, Career/Technical Electives,Education Electives (Optional Up to 2 Credits) Coursework required for the College Preparatory Diploma include: 28 Credit Hours with 26 of those being the above mentioned requirements, successful completion of two Dual Credit or AP courses, and successful completion of Spanish III. Minimum credit units required for Graduation must reflect completion of the above named required courses.
*A student must pass a test on the Illinois State as well as the federal Constitutions to graduate.**An ACT or SAT score is required to graduate from FMCHS.***Per State regulations, all students are required to complete 2 Credits of writing intensive classes, Algebra I and Geometry for graduation.