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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 2021

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

Pennock Lions Club Scholarship

Deadline April 2, 2021

This is a $300 scholarship for seniors based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and community service. See Mrs. Slagter for an application.

Bethesda Scholarship Program

Get money for your CNA! Check Mrs. Slagter's bulletin board for more information.

Dawson Co-op Credit Union Scholarship

Deadline May 1, 2021

This scholarship is for students whose parents are members of the Dawson Coop Credit Union. See Mrs. Slagter for an application.

Agprofessionals Scholarship and Grant

Deadline April 9, 2021

This Scholarship is for students who are pursuing a degree in agriculture next year. See Mrs. Slagter for an application.

United Way Scholarship

March 31, 2021

This scholarship is based on volunteerism. Click on this website for details. United Way

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


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


Pro Ag of Renville County Scholarships

Deadline March 10, 2021

There are several scholarships available to students that live in Renville County. Check out the website for more information. Pro Ag Scholarship

Marcus Construction Scholarship

Deadline March 31, 2021

This $1,000 scholarship is for students going to a school for a trade.  Seniors will get more information in their email or check the counselor's bulletin board by her office for a brochure.

Minority Scholarship Websites

 - Scholarship Guide for Black Students:    and
 - Scholarship Guide for Hispanic Students:
 - Scholarship Guide for Asian Students:

Other Scholarship Sites

Guide to Christian Colleges: 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.