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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.
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
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/
http://scolly.com is a website, but you can download the app for $2.99
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:
Juniors and Parents click here.
Seniors and Parents click here.