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Sophomores - Please Take the Career Day Evaluation. If you attended the Career Day at LLCC with us on Tuesday, March 12, please click the following link to take a quick 2 minute survey based on your experience.
Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program is looking for high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds to apply for the College Prep Scholars Program. The College Prep Scholars Program helps prepare outstanding juniors for admission to the nation's best colleges. Awards may include: full scholarships to summer programs, funding for laptops, campus visits, or standardized test fees, feedback on college essays and more! Juniors can find out if they are eligible and apply for free at: www.questbridge.org. Deadline to apply March 20, 2019.
The US Coast Guard
The Coast Guard is Hiring! Do you think you have what it takes to save lives, bust drug traffickers, or protect the environment? Stop by the guidance office for an informational packet or visit the guidance webpage for more contact information.
North County Teen Court Juror Applications
If you are interested in applying to be a juror on the North County Teen Court, please see the guidance department. This program provides an alternative for the local police departments for first time juvenile offenders. Jurors hear cases in which the offender had admitted to guilt to committing an offense. Hearings are held once a month for Riverton offenders at the Williamsville Fire Department by Williamsville jurors.
VFW Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest-Enter to win $500-$10,000.
Open to students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12! Applications are available in the counseling office. Examples of past winners and applications can be found by visiting www.vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships
Upcoming Lunch Visits:
- March 7th - United States Army
- March 18th - Lincolnland Community College
- March 20th - Western Illinois University
- March 27th - Illinois College and Bradley University
Stay in Touch with the Remind App
Seniors and senior parents are encouraged to join WCUSD Guidance on the "Remind App", joining our group notification system is free and easy to to do! We will be sending out important information about the college admissions process, scholarships, financial aid information and much more! To get access to these messages simply copy and paste rmd.at/dbk84b into your web browser on your smartphone, then follow the instructions to download the app. Parents are also welcome: text "@hchla" to the number 81010 to get text notifications when new information is posted. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @hchla to (217) 615-1174 (standard text messaging rates apply).
Junior Class Guidance Announcements
need some help studying??
Below are some websites that contain information regarding study skills, note-taking, time management, and test-taking strategies:
need to make an appointment to see a counselor?
How to Make an Appointment:
Students in the building should complete a "Guidance Appointment" form and return it to Mrs. Bryant. If you have an immediate concern, a counselor will see you as soon as possible.