SHS College and Career Center -
Room 1202

Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Career Specialists: 

Creslyn King 425-837-7869

Laura Sherman  425-837-7898

 
 

 

College & Career Center Newsletter


Brown Bag Lunch Career Exploration Series: 

Brown Bag Lunches are open to all grade levels during both lunches!  We invite guests to the Skyline High School College & Career Center to share with students about their careers, internships and/or educational pathways.

**Please note: Sophomores can fulfill their Career Exploration Activity (CEA) for their
High School & Beyond Plan (previously called Culminating Project)
by participating in any of the Brown Bag Lunch Career
Exploration Series!** 

 

Film Industry Careers – Thursday, April 23

  • Come learn about different aspects of the film industry, including: film making, sound design, motion graphics, music, creative writing, acting and animation.

Radio Broadcasting Careers – ***Friday, May 1 (Previously May 22)

  • Are you interested in a career in radio broadcasting?  Come listen to a local radio host talk about this exciting career field!

 

 

Community Opportunities

 

Fashion Industry Conference 2015 – Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • Calling all high school students with a PASSION FOR FASHION!  The fashion industry conference will feature hands on student workshops, student fashion show, a panel of industry professional, lunch, door prizes and swag bags.  Ticket cost $15 per person.  Stanford-Brown College – Seattle  645 Andover Park, West Seattle  98188.  Please go to their website for more information and to register.   Register HERE

PNACAC Spring College Fair – Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

  • This event is at Seattle University’s Connolly Center. This is hosted by the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling and is a scaled-down version of the National College Fair, but still brings over 100 colleges.  Attendance is FREE and open to students, parents and educators. If you have questions, email the Executive Assistant at eapnacac@gmail.com.

Engineering Discovery Days – Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • At Engineering Discovery Days, students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community. Join us for hands-on fun and learning. Free and open to everyone. Registration is suggested for all who plan to participate so we can communicate any changes or logistical information. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Exhibits open at 10 a.m.). Exhibits and activities, and high school students and their families can attend presentations starting at 9 a.m. to learn about admissions, scholarships and financial aid, UW housing and food options, and the honors program.

Johns Hopkins University – Monday, April 27 – 7:00 PM

  • Join admissions representatives to learn more about academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid. Students will leave with a real sense of what makes Hopkins unique, and what makes this a great place for students like them to live and learn. April 27, 7 PM, Bellevue High School - Performing Arts Center, Reservations required

Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) Career Day 2015 – April 25 - 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

  • An exploration event for girls and women seeking professional empowerment, skills, and inspiration. This event will feature high-profile keynote speakers, interactive workshops and career development activities that will help you set and meet goals for your future! 
  • Over 20 diverse professional women volunteer their time to share their authentic stories of career challenges and success. Y-WE’s community partners will share job, internship and summer adventure opportunities for those in attendance. Career fields covered will range from: medicine, arts, law, engineering, finance, social work, media, government, non-profit, education, entrepreneurship, business, philanthropy, and beyond. 
  • Women & girls in high school, college and beyond are invited to explore their career dreams with Y-WE. If you are seeking an opportunity to network, think bigger about your future, and meet supportive peers and mentors who can help you make your career dreams come true—then this is an event not to be missed! Lunch, snacks, swag and RAFFLE prizes provided! FREE! Sliding scale donations accepted and encouraged. Location: Mobius Hall, UW Bothell/Cascadia College - 18428 110th Ave NE , Bothell. Register online

Microsoft Technology Associate TestFest – Saturday, May 9 – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

  • Get Microsoft Certified! Bellevue College is pleased to partner with Microsoft and Certiport to offer high school juniors and seniors and college students the opportunity to get certified on Microsoft technology at no cost to you, two exams are about $235 value! The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Test Fest is ideal for students looking to validate technology skills and to differentiate themselves as part of the college or job application process. The Test Fest will ensure you have the skills needed to utilize the technologies in your classes or in a future job. The Test Fest is intended for students who plan to take the certification exam the day of the event. Six optional breakout sessions will be available to prepare for the exam and review skills in the areas listed in the MTA Program page. In addition to the training you will receive on the day of testing, study guides are also available online to review prior to the day of the Test Fest.
  • Students must pre-register through the Certiport portal prior to attending Test Fest in order to be able to take the MTA exams. You will see the link to the pre-registration site when you RSVP for the event. Early registration for Test Fest is strongly recommended. You will receive a confirmation email one week prior to the event. You must respond to the email to confirm your attendance at the event. If you do not confirm your attendance you will lose your spot and it will be given to a student on the wait list.
  • To make a reservation: Event Brite link Registration will open on April 10, 2015. 

 

 

Summer Opportunities

 

Here are alternate summer opportunities for K-12 students in the Puget Sound interested in computing:

Other sources for summer programs:

Summer Program FInder search tool 

"Finding The Right Summer Opportunity for Teens"  

Collegewise’s Summer Planning Guide

 

 

 

 

 

   

 


Transcript Requests:

The Issaquah School District has contracted with the Parchment Exchange to manage the ordering, processing, and secure delivery of both official and unofficial transcripts.

 

Parchment Exchange offers:

  • Secure, on-line access to request your transcript 24/7.
  • Email notification when transcripts are processed and received.
  • On-line tracking ability.
  • The option to request electronic delivery of your transcript to participating colleges, universities or other organizations such as the NCAA.

 

For further details click here.


Services

Our mission is to ensure that all students are planning well for their futures. We are here to help them to navigate a successful passage through high school in the following areas:

 
  • Career/College Planning Advice
  • College representative visits
  • Military representative visits
  • Career Activities infused in the classroom
  • Brown Bag Lunch presentations with professionals in different career fields
  • College & Career library of books and catalogs & about colleges and careers
  • Special events -Field trips to colleges & special guest speaker programs
  • Detailed Website with links to many college, financial aid & career sites
  • Scholarship information & applications
  • Career aptitude assessment and interpretations ( CHOICES, ASVAB and other inventory tests)
  • Computerized career guidance software ( career interest inventory, college and scholarship search etc)
  • Calendar of career/college events at Skyline & in the community
  • Job and Volunteer opportunities for students
  • Technical 2-year and 4-year college catalogs and information
  • Development of marketing strategies and employment skills (Resume  application & interviewing resources and assistance)
  • WaNIC (Washington Network For Innovative Careers) program information/ classes
  • Tech Prep class information
  • Internship & Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Summer enrichment program information
  • High School and Beyond Project support

 





 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Buzz Box

THE BUZZ BOX
News about what's going on at school and around town!

Attention Seniors: 

 

Dear 2015 seniors and families,

 

Please use the link below to record the scholarships you have been awarded.  We will be collecting this self-reported information by Thursday, April 30 for recognition purposes.

 

http://goo.gl/forms/zlBPucx6Km

 

 

Thank you,

Mrs. Sherman & Mrs. King

 
 

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Attention Freshmen & Sophomores:

The Deadline for 9th & 10th grade

High School & Beyond Plan

(previously called Culminating Project)

is June 1, 2015. 

Please click on the High School & Beyond Tab

for more information.

 

Please Note:  This is an independent activity,

and is not done during class time at school.

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Skyline College Visit Schedule

Please Note:
  1. Only juniors and seniors may attend visits that occur throughout the day.
  2. Freshmen and sophomores may attend only those visits which occur at their own lunch time.
  3. All students who are planning to attend a College Visit must sign up in the College & Career Center.
  4. All students must complete and return a (blue) TEACHER PERMISSION FORM to the Attendance Office at least 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE of any visit during class periods.  These permission forms are available in the College & Career Center.

Career Center Calendar at School & Area Events