Important Dates

2018-2019 Counseling Calendar

**All dates are subject to change**                                                       Last updated 10/17/18

- October 2018 -
1 - FAFSA opens!! (Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid Online)
     Martin Luther King Jr Essay and Poster Contest deadline!
     Create Real Impact scholarship due!
2 - Grand Canyon University Admission Rep on campus at Lunch in Courtyard
3 - United States Marine Corps recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
4 - Deadline for Seniors to sign up for the ASVAB!
5 - Half Day/ End of 1st Quarter 
     - Flinn Scholarship due!
     - Tucson Future Leaders Town Hall on Criminal Justice in AZ (See Bulletin Board tab)
     - Deadline to register for SAT in NOVEMBER - registration required at Register for SAT
6 - AES Engineering essay contest deadline!
      SAT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for SAT
8 - ASU's More to Explore (See Bulletin tab for more info)
8-12 - FALL BREAK (No School)
        - REPORT CARDS WILL BE MAILED OUT DURING THIS TIME
12 - Young Arts competition deadline!
15 - 2nd Quarter Begins
        Well Kept Wallet Scholarship due!
        American Muscle Student Scholarship due!
        Hispanic Heritage Foundation scholarship due!
        Scholastic Publishing Eco Challenge deadline!
       University of Arizona Admission Rep on campus at Lunch in Courtyard
16 - ASVAB (All Juniors will take it. Seniors must sign up by Oct 5!)

       Hispanic Heritage Foundation scholarship due!
17 - Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship due!
        Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway deadline!
        United States Navy recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
18 - United States Air Force recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
19 - Pima Community College admissions Rep @ Lunch
23 - United States Army  recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
24 - PSAT at Walden Grove (for all 10th graders + any 11th graders who sign up and pay $16)
        United States Marine Corps recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
25 - Horatio Alger Scholarship due!
        CIEE Representative for Study Abroad Opportunity @ Lunch
26 - FIDM Representative @ Lunch in courtyard
      - Jack Peterson Student Scholarship due!
27 - ACT TEST registration required at Register for ACT
29 - Pima Community College admissions Rep @ Lunch
       FAF$A Night in the Wolf Den at 6 pm
30 Grand Canyon University Admission Rep on campus at Lunch in Courtyard
31 - Coca-Cola Scholars scholarship due!

- November 2018 -

1 - University of Dayton scholarship due!
      Earn to Learn scholarship due!
2 - Deadline to register for SAT in DECEMBER - registration required at Register for SAT
   - Deadline to register for ACT test in DECEMBER - Register for ACT required
3 - SAT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for SAT
     U of A Behind the Scenes Experience (See Bulletin tab for more info)
5 - NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing scholarship due!
     University of Arizona Admission Rep on campus at Lunch in Courtyard
6 - Civics Exam testing (for Seniors and Juniors who still need to pass)
7 - Civics Exam testing (for Sophomores and Freshmen who still need to pass)
8 - United States Army  recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
11 - AZ Milk Producers Video Contest deadline!
12 - Veterans' Day - Observed (No School)
13 - BLOOD DRIVE
15 - Elks National Scholarship due!
        United States Air Force recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
19 - Barbizon Modeling and Talent Agency @ Lunch with Scholarship Opportunities
20 - Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship due!
22-23 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)
25 - The Zeiger Firm essay contest deadline!

- December 2018 -

1 - Fleet Reserve Assn "What Freedom of Speech Mean to Me" contest deadline!
      SAT TEST -
Prior registration required at Register for SAT
3 - University of Arizona Admission Rep on campus at Lunch in Courtyard
8 - ACT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for ACT
10 - Health Hubb essay contest deadline!
        Scholastic Publishing Eco Challenge deadline!
14 - AXA Foundation scholarship deadline!
15 - The Publicity SEO and Content Marketing scholarship due!
        Responsible Pest Control scholarship due!
        United States Air Force recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
18 - Final Exams for periods 1 and 2 (Half Day)
19 - Final Exams for periods 3 and 4 (Half Day)
20 Final Exams for periods 5 and 6 (Half Day; End of semester 1)
21 - Winter Break begins (No School)
29 - Dolman Law Group Scholarship due!
31 - Semper Fidelis All-American Program deadline!
        SBO Essay Contest deadline!

- January 2019 -

1-4 - Winter Break continues (No School)
4 - Deadline to register for ACT in FEBRUARY - registration required at Register for ACT
7 - First Day of 3rd Quarter 
14 - Move Mining Next Gen video competition deadline!
21 - MLK Day (No School)
31 - Association for Women in Mathematics essay/interview contest deadline!
        Discover Bank scholarship deadline!

- February 2019 -

6 - Dorrance Scholarship due!
8 -
Deadline to register for SAT in MARCH - registration required at Register for SAT
9 - ACT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for ACT
13 - Davidson Fellows Scholarship deadline!
14 - We the Students Essay Contest deadline!
21-22 - Rodeo Break (No School)

- March 2019 -

1 - David-Monthan Officers' Spouses Club scholarship deadline!
     Create a Greeting Card scholarship deadline!
     Marine Corps Scholarship due!

8 - End of 3rd Quarter (Half Day)
     Deadline to register for ACT test in APRIL - registration required at Register for ACT
9 - SAT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for SAT

11-15 - Spring Break (No School)
18 First Day of 4th Quarter

- April 2019 -

5 - Deadline to register for SAT in MAY - registration required at Register for SAT
13 - ACT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for ACT
15 - MedicalFieldCareers.com scholarship due!
        Pima Community College merit scholarship deadline!
19 - Spring Holiday (No School)

- May 2019 -

1 - Sertoma scholarship due!
3 - Deadline to register for ACT test in JUNE - registration required at Register for ACT
4 - SAT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for SAT
6 - AP Government Exam: 8 AM
      AP Environmental Science Exam: 12 PM
     Academic Awards Night (by invitation) - 6 pm District Auditorium
7 - AP Physics Exam: 12 PM 
8 - AP Literature Exam: 8 AM 
     AP European History Exam: 12 PM 
9 - AP Chemistry Exam: 8 AM 
      AP Psychology Exam: 12 PM
10 - AP US History Exam: 8 AM
       AP Computer Science Exam: 12 PM
13 - AP Biology Exam: 8 AM
      Senior Honors Night (Scholarships)- 6 pm District Auditorium
14 - AP Calculus Exam: 8 AM 
15 - AP Language Exam: 8 AM 
16 - AP World History Exam: 8 AM
       AP Stats Exam: 12 PM 
20 - Senior Tribute Practice - 12 pm at District Auditorium
       Senior Tribute Night - 6 pm District Auditorium
21 - Final Exams for periods 1 and 2 (Half Day)
        Senior Walks at Middle Schools TBA
22 - Final Exams for periods 3 and 4 (Half Day)
        Graduation Practice #1 - MANDATORY 8:30 am Auxiliary Gym
23 Final Exams for periods 5 and 6 (Half Day; Last day of school)
        Graduation Practice #2 - MANDATORY 8:30 am Auxiliary Gym
        GRADUATION at 7 pm WGHS Football Field
                          - June 2019 -
8 - ACT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for ACT
14 - Abbott & Fenner scholarship due!
19 - The BigSun Organization scholarship due!

- July 2019 -

 - Senior Registration (Library/Wolf Den, 8 am - 1 pm)
 - Junior Registration (Library/Wolf Den, 8 am - 1 pm)
 - Sophomore Registration (Library/Wolf Den, 8 am - 1 pm)
 - Freshman Registration (Library/Wolf Den, 8 am - 1 pm)
- Make Up Registration: All Grade Levels (Wolf Den only, 8-10 am)
 - Make Up Registration: All Grade Levels (Wolf Den only, 8-10 am)
 - Freshman Orientation: 8 - 11:30 am in the Gym
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Previous Months
- August 2018 -
*** Seniors may sign up all month long for ASVAB Test in Counseling office; 
all Juniors are required to take it***
3 - Deadline to register for ACT in SEPTEMBER registration required at Register for ACT
6 - 1st Day of School!!
10 - Online class forms for Get Ahead and Hybrid due!!
16 - Army National Guard recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
23 - Army National Guard recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
25 - SAT TEST - Prior registration required at Register for SAT
27 - Pitzer College Diversity Program application deadline (See Bulletin Board for more)
28 - Walden Grove HS OPEN HOUSE at 6 pm
30 - Army National Guard recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
31 - Early Graduation forms and the letter to Mrs. Hill are due to your counselor by 3 pm!
- September 2018 -
*** Seniors may sign up all month long for ASVAB Test in Counseling office; 
all Juniors are required to take it***
3  LABOR DAY (No School)
5 - Arizona State University Admissions Representative on Campus at Lunch
7 - Deadline to register for SAT for OCTOBER - registration required at Register for SAT
8 - ACT TEST Prior registration required at Register for ACT
10 - Last Day to Sign up for the GCU field trip!
12 - Northern Arizona University Admissions Representative on Campus at Lunch
13 - Fall College Tour during Lunch in Gym
17 - Register to Vote @ Lunch
18 - The Gates Scholarship scholarship due!
19 - United States Navy recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
20 - Army National Guard recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
22 - University of Arizona Insider event (See Bulletin Board for more info)
24 - University of Arizona Admission Rep on campus at Lunch in Courtyard
25- Register to Vote @ Lunch
26 - United States Marine Corps recruiter on campus at Lunch in courtyard
27 - Army National Guard recruiter at lunch in the Courtyard
28 Deadline to register for ACT in OCTOBER registration required at Register for ACT
30 - L. Ron Hubbard Writing Contest deadline!