Greeley Central High School students, empowered to use their voices, take ownership, and become contributing leaders of society, develop as resilient, culturally competent, and socially, emotionally and academically prepared individuals who choose an appropriate career or college path and experience their best lives in tomorrow's world.
THE GCHS SCHOOL COUNSELING
NEW GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Beginning with the Class of 2021, students are required to pass qualifying tests or pass a Capstone requirement to graduate. Speak with your counselor for details.
ICAPS (INDIVIDUAL CAREER AND ACADEMIC PLANS)
Gates Scholarship: Phase 1 is due September 15! Make an appointment with Ms. Boschmann or Mrs. Koesler for details.
Cap and Gown Ordering Packets: Jostens will be here on September 26 to distribute order forms and measure for graduation clothing.
College Fair: Gear-Up is sponsoring this event for all Juniors and Seniors during Seminar on September 27. Students should see Gear-Up advisors for more information.
College Fair: The National Association for College Admissions Counseling is hosting a college fair at the Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. in Denver on September 29 from 11am - 2pm.
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): Opens October 1. Priority deadline is Mar. 1.
Boettcher Scholarship: This is a full-ride scholarship to any university/college in Colorado. It is the most prestigious scholarship in the state and is due at the end of October. If you are in the top 5% of the senior class, have high SAT and AP scores, and have ongoing school and community involvement, apply now! Join the Google Classroom and make an appointment with Ms. Boschmann for details.
Daniel's Fund Scholarship: This is a need-based merit scholarship and is last dollar in up to a certain amount. It covers the expenses of many colleges and universities, especially Daniel's partner schools. This scholarship is due at the end of November. Join the Google Classroom and make an appointment with Ms. Boschmann for details.
SAT Registration Deadline for Nov. 2 test is October 3.
FAFSA Night: Help night for parents and students October 8 from 5-8 pm in the Castle Library Computer lab.
Bright Futures Mandatory Meeting: This grant opportunity requires all seniors to attend this meeting on October 10 at 9:45 am.
Colorado Free Application Day: We will have College Representatives at Central on October 15 to assist with free college applications!! All 2020 graduates are invited to participate.
College Day/Night Fair: This fair is sponsored by Colorado College and High School Relations. All D6 students and their families are invited to attend from 6-7 on October 28 at University High School.
ASVAB: All Sophomores will take the ASVAB on October 29, 30, 31. This assessment will measure career and college readiness. A score of 31 will meet one graduation requirement.
Looking for scholarships? Applying for college? Join the Google Classroom. Every senior should have received an invitation. If you did not, make an appointment with Mrs. Koesler for an access code.
ALL students (even if you think you won't qualify for government funding) need to complete this application.
Be Involved! The more involved you are in school, the better your future. COMMUNITY SERVICE is an important part of being prepared and earning scholarship opportunities. Be involved ALL four years for maximum benefits!
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