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Careerline Tech Center Information Meeting

The counseling office will host Careerline Tech Center info meetings during Advisory on Tuesday, January 26 for EAST students and Thursday, January 28 for WEST/VENTURE students.  These meetings are open to current 10th and 11th graders only.  Students interested in learning more about CTC and the process for applying to their programs for next year must complete this registration form by Monday, January 25 at noon.  Only students who register will be allowed to attend.  Please contact your counselor if you have any questions. 

January Newsletters

Newsletters for the month of January are now available on the Newsletters tab to the right.  Please read through them, as they contain important information about the Careerline Tech Center, senior scholarship opportunities, and college athletic eligibility.

Teen Entrepreneur Innovation Days

GVSU and the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be hosting "Teen Entrepreneur Innovation Days" on January 29/30 and March 19/20.  This two day workshop provides high school students the skills and tools to develop innovators and entrepreneurs.  The event is free but registration is required.  More information is available in this flyer.

Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area Scholarship Reminders

Seniors: The application process for local scholarships offered through the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland area is a few weeks away; however, you can sign up for scholarship reminders so you don't miss any important deadlines!  Please do so HERE and stay tuned for more info! 

Counseling Office 9th Grade Informational Video

In an effort to make sure our 9th graders understand graduation requirements, how class grades are determined and recorded, scheduling, etc. we have put together this VIDEO.  Please feel free to watch it and connect with your counselor if you have any questions.  Thank you!

College Planning Guide

Juniors/Junior Parents: Please feel free to read through our College Planning Guide to better understand the college planning process.  This guide contains a lot of helpful insight and answers many questions families have about education after high school.

Seniors - Financial Aid for College

Seniors: The State of Michigan has published this letter detailing the state aid programs available to students planning to continue their education after high school.  Please read through it and remember to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  More information about college financial aid is available in these videos:

English - https://youtu.be/_QlpAb40_2A

Spanish - https://youtu.be/xXRhD3i_jO4

Counselors

Kim Petroelje
East Counselor (A-H)
Melissa Drnek
East Counselor (I-Z)
MaryBeth Timmer
East Registrar
Jason Maynard
West Counselor (A-K)
Dawn Collins
West Counselor (L-Z)
Donna Lyles
West Registrar