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I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.  In this world you will have trouble.  But take heart!  I have overcome the world.

John 16:33

ACT Dates

ACT Testing Dates 2020-21

September--Deadline for all September dates is August 28

Saturday, September 12

Sunday, September 13

Saturday, September 19

October --Registration deadline for October dates is September 17

Saturday, October 10

Saturday, October 17

Saturday, October 24

Sunday, October 25

Testing Date                           Registration Deadline     Late Registration Deadline

December 12, 2020                November 6                    November 7 - November 20

February 6, 2021                    January 8                         January 9 - January 15

April 17, 2021                         March 12                         March 13 - March 26

June 12, 2021                          May 7                              May 8 - May 21

July 17, 2021*                           June 18                           June 19 - June 25

  

Scholarship Information

Essay Contest: Calvin and Citizenship

Deadline; February 1, 2021

This essay contest is for students attending a Christian Reformed college. First place is a $3500 scholarship; second place is $2000. See this link for more information Calvin and Citizenship Essay

West Central Smiles Scholarship

Due date March 19, 2021

Print out and fill out the attached application. Criteria for the $500 scholarship is listed on the application. Click Application Link

Bird Island Hawk Creek Mutual Insurance Company Scholarship

Deadline December 1, 2020

Five $1000 scholarships will be offered to seniors. The scholarships are based on Extra-curricular involvement and essay questions about your future plans. See Mrs. Slagter for an application.

Elks National Foundation National and Local Scholarship

Deadline November 15, 2020

These scholarships are based on scholastic ability, leadership, and financial need. Click on this link for more information                     Elks Scholarship.

Distinguished Young Women of Kandiyohi County (formerly Willmar Junior Miss)

Sign up soon. 

This scholarship program is for junior and senior girls. Go to the following website for more information DistinguishedYW.org

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

Scholarship site opens November 1, 2020

This site has several scholarships to apply for. It is for guys and girls. Click on this link for more information DAR.

Minority Scholarship Websites

 - Scholarship Guide for Black Students: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-black-students/    and    https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/black-students-college-scholarships/
 - Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-hispanic-students/
 - Scholarship Guide for Asian Students: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-asian-students/

Other Scholarship Sites

Guide to Christian Colleges: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/online-christian-colleges/

Studentscholarships.org

http://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory

 http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/christian-colleges/

 http://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

http://scolly.com is a website, but you can download the app for $2.99

PSEO Information

For Information on PSEO, click this link  PSEO information

Course and Career Planning Guides

 

Deciding on a career path can be stressful, especially if you are the oldest in your family. The following links are available to help guide you through high school and prepare you for a college experience.

All Students and Parent click here for Pathways for Graduation. This link will help you choose high school courses that will aid in reaching your goals. 

For a high school Course Planning Guide click here.  This link will show you which classes are offered for each of your 4 years in high school.  You can use it to plot out the courses you want to take. Keep track of the classes you have taken and the credits you have so far by clicking on this page, CMCS Reguired Classes.

For additional information about preparing for college click on these links:

Freshmen and Sophomore and Parents click here.

Juniors and Parents click here. 

Seniors and Parents click here.