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Guidance

Announcements

Attention Parents

33 days of school left for the 18-19 school year.  Finish strong.

Ms. Spolgaric will be at a conference through Wednesday.  She will be back in her office on Thursday.

Mrs. Miller will be out all week.  She will not return until next Monday.  IF you need a work permit, you can see Mrs. Syester in the Treasurer's Office.

The ASVAB Test will be given on this Thursday during periods 1-3.  This is by invitation only.  This is for students who have not passed their ISTEP Exams and need to fulfill requirement #3 of the Graduation Pathways.  Students taking the test will be notified by tomorrow.

The Steel Dynamics Incorporated Scholarship will be available in the Guidance Office later today.  Steel Dynamics awards 2-$2,000 scholarships to TWHS Seniors.  One scholarship is for a student pursueing a career in Engineering and one is for students pursueing a career in Buisiness.  The due date for this application will be Friday, April 19th.

The Senior Awards night will be on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the TWHS Auditorium.  This is the night that we announce the winners of the various scholarships.  If you are going to receive a scholarship award, you will be given an invitation the week before the program.

Round two of the ISTEP Testing will begin with the Science Exam on Wednesday, April 24th.  The English/Language Arts Exam will be on Monday, April 29th.  The Math Exam will be on Tuesday, April 30th.  The Make-up day will be Wednesday, May 1st.  These exams are for all sophomores and any junior or senior that has not yet passed the ISTEP Exams.

Finally, this is the last week that a student can come to the Guidance Office and request a change to their 2019-2020 schedule.  The last day is Friday, April 12th.  Beginning on Monday, April 15, a schedule change request form must be completed.  This form requires the signature of the parent and of the building principal.  The form can be picked up in the Guidance Office.

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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Scholarship Opportunities

See the Scholarship page for updates.

Enrollment Dates for 2019-2020 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