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Guidance

Announcements

Attention Parents

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 there will be an informational meeting for all senior parents and their students.  Mr. Linn and Ms. Spolgaric will present information regarding college planning and the application process, ACT and SAT testing and scholarship searching.  The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m in the Tri-West High School Auditorium.

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018 there will be an informational meeting for all freshman parents and their students.  Mr. Linn and Ms Spolgaric will present information regarding the 4 different diploma types and the requirements for each diploma.  The meeting will be held in the Auditorium and will start at 7:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 there will be an informational meeting for all senior parents and their students.  Mr. Linn will present information regarding financial aid and scholarships.  In addition, Mr. Matt Krieg, Marketing Associate for ISM College Planning will present information on financing the cost of college.   This meeting will take place in the Tri-West High School Auditorium.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at approximately 9:00 p.m.

On Thursday, October 11, 2018 Alex Samuel, Marketing Associate from INvest Ed will be available to assist you and your child in completing the 2019 FAFSA form.  He will be in the Bruin Lab Room C114 to help you complete the form.  This is a free service.  He will be here from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Attention all students and parents: ISTEP+ Retest Exams

Beginning with the Class of 2019, all students must take and pass the English/Language Arts ISTEP and the Mathematics ISTEP Exams.  These two exams became the new Graduation Qualifying Exam.  For students who have not passed these exams yet, the retest is scheduled for December 3-7, 2018.  In addition, all students who have not passed the ISTEP+ Exams will be taking the ASVAB Exam on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  A passing score of 31 on this exam along with a Core40 Diploma and either a Service-Based Learning Experionce or a Work-Based Learning Experience can be used to substitute for a passing ISTEP+ Score.

 

Attention Juniors and Sophomores

Faculty and staff members from Area 31 Career Center will be at Tri-West High School on the morning of Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  They will meet with students during 3rd period.  This meeting is for students interested in attending classes at Area 31 Career Center next year.

8th Grade Parents

Ms. Spolgaric (A-K) and Mr. Linn (L-Z) will be at Tri-West Middle School on Thursday, November 8, 2018 to present information on selecting courses for the 2019-2020.  We will be in Mrs. Koontz's math classes presenting information on which courses to select and how to select them.  All course selections will be made through the child's Harmony account.  Click on "Course Request" to make your selection.  Ms. Spolgaric (A-K) and and Mr. Linn (L-Z) will return to meet with your child individually on November 26 & 27, 2018 to finalize the course selections.  Course selections can be changed by contacting Ms. Spolgaric (A-K) or Mr. Linn (L-Z).

Parent Meeting for 8th grade parents is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.  The purpose of this meeting is to explain the scheduling process and answer questions about high school courses.

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Homework Help

Rose-Hulman has 100 students that are trained and willing to assist students, free of charge, in math and science homework help in the evenings. Call 1.877.ASK.ROSE (275-7673) from 7 pm - 10 pm Eastern Daylight Time, Sunday through Thursday.

Scholarship Opportunities

See the Scholarship page for updates.

Enrollment Dates for 2019-209 School Year

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

  • Area 31 Representatives to meet with interested Sophomores and Juniors, 10:25 a.m. in Auditorium

Enrollment information distributed

  • 11th Grade = 11/5/18
  • 10th Grade = 11/6/18
  • 9th Grade = 11/7/18
  • 8th Grade = 11/8/18

(Course requests are done through the student's Harmony account.  There will not be any paper forms that will go home.  The course description book can be found on our Course Information webpage.)

Individual Counseling Sessions

  • 11th Grade = Beginning November 12 and 13
  • 10th Grade = Beginning November 14 and 15
  • 9th Grade = Beginning November 16 & 19
  • 8th Grade = Beginning November 26 & 27

Thursday, January 24, 2019 6-8 pm.

  • Area 31 Open House, Ben Davis High School