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This Months NEWS!

The Daniel's Fund Scholarship is NOW open!  Please visit the website at:  http://danielfund.org/.  See the "Scholarships Available" tab for more information.

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OPEN HOUSE September 28th, 2017

Technical College of the Rockies Open House




Sunday, October 1st, 2017 ~Fair is from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.~
Mrs. Clark will be taking a bus of students to this event at no cost to the student, except lunch is on your own.  The bus will be leaving the parking lot at 6:30 a.m. and will return home around 5:30 p.m.  Sign up sheet is in the guidance office.  Food is available at the fair itself, and we stop at Wendy's in El Jebel on the way home.

High school students and their families are encouraged to attend this free event designed especially for grades 9-12.  College admission reps from more than 240 colleges and universities, including highly selective schools such as Yale & Harvard will be in attendance.  25 unique workshops offered.  More information is available at:  www.cwscollegefair.org 

Colorado Mesa University’s Free Application Week is October 1-8th, 2017. I attached a publicity poster to this message. The promo code will be FREEAPP at the end of the application: www.coloradomesa.edu/apply


Sophomores and Juniors:


The PSAT (Preliminary SAT) will be offered at the cost of $16 on Wednesday, October 11th at Olathe High School. If you are college bound, this is a great opportunity to:



  • Practice for the SAT (College Entrance Exam)
  • Possibly improve your future SAT score
  • Possibly qualify for a $1,000 Merit Scholarship from Collegeboard
  • Scores link up to Khan Academy for personalized practice sessions
If you would like to take the PSAT, the deadline to sign up is by this Thursday, Sept 22nd.  The sign up sheet is in the Guidance Office window.  Payment must be made prior to taking the test.

Helpful Links:

Apply to take the SAT:  www.sat.org

Apply to take the ACT:  www.act.org

Apply for the Daniels Fund Scholarship:  www.danielsfund.org