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Attention Parents

ALL STUDENTS

Summer School Registration 2021

1. "In-Person" Tri-West High School Summer School

REGISTRATION DATES:
Registration for Summer School classes: April 12 - May 28.  These dates are for North West Hendricks residents and/or current students only. To enroll students need to contact their guidance counselor and sign up through the link below. If we do not have enough students to run a section of a course, students may enroll into Indiana Online at their own expense $235 per course. The deadline for Indiana Online is June 4th.

SUMMER SCHOOL DATES: Monday, June 7 - Friday, June 25, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

ATTENDANCE: Regular attendance is expected. All students must arrange their vacation and employment schedules to permit attendance at summer school on all scheduled days. Students are only allowed one (1) absence. Two (2) absences, excused or unexcused, will result in withdrawal from Summer School with a grade penalty (W/F). Students may not be absent the last day of Summer School during either session due to final exams.

TRANSPORTATION: There will be NO transportation provided by the school District. Student Drop off and pick up will be Door #5 on the north side of the school.

Courses and Course Fees: Students are allowed to take one course only. Each course is assessed a $100 fee.

These courses are for make up credit only.

Students may select from the following courses. You may only choose one course.

Math: Algebra I - 1, Algebra I -2, Geometry 1-1, Geometry 1-2, Algebra II - 1, Algebra II-2

English: English 9 -1, English 9-2, English 10-1, English 10-2, English 11-1, English 11-2

Got to the following website to select your courses: 

Summer School Registration Site

Your email will be recorded when you submit this form.

2. Indiana Online

If enough students do not sign up for an "In-Person" summer school class, students may enroll in the class through Indiana Online.  The cost is $235 per course and is paid to Tri West High School by June 4th.  Students are limited to two (2) courses.  The student must pay for the course before their counselor will approve them to take the course.  The registration deadline for Indiana Online is June 4th.  After June 4th, the Guidance Office will be closed.  There will not be a guidance counselor available to approve your course selection.

Students who want to work ahead may also take classes through Indiana Online.

Indiana Online Summer School begins on June 7th and ends on July 18th.  Students will take Final Exams when they have completed the course work.  You must take your Final Exam by the end of the day on July 18th.  You must pass your final exam to earn credit for the course.

Go to the Indiana Online website to register.  Indiana Online Summer School Registration

Scheduling for 2021-2022

Course Requests for next year is currently in progress.  Students are meeting with counselors individually to select courses for next year.  Parents can view this selection through the students' Harmony.  Click on "Update Your Four Year Plan".  Counselors ask that you not make any changes to these selections.  Changes need to be made through the Guidance Counselor Office.

Tentative Schedules should be available May 3rd.  Students will have until the last day of school to request any changes.  The schedule the students leave school with is the schedule students will start next year with.  Changes may be made do to not meeting course requirements or needing to make up credits.

SENIORS 

The FAFSA application went live on October 1st. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov  to start the process. You will use your 2018 tax information.  You will need to complete a FAFSA application by April 15th.  Some colleges and universities require an earlier filing deadline.  Check with the Financial Aid Office of the school you are planning on attending.

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES:

     March 24 - North West Hendricks School Corporation = 6-$1000

     March 24 - Hendricks County Retired Teachers Association = 1-$1000

     March 24 - Phi Beta Psi = 1-$500

     March 25 - North West Hendricks Classroom Teachers Association = 2-$750

     March 26 - Delta Kappa Gamma Society: Beta Phi Chapter = 1-$500 (Females Only)

     March 29 - LSC Communications = 1-$1000

     March 29 - Lizton Knights of Pythias = 1-$500

     April 1 - Indiana Sheriff's Association = unknown

     April 16 - Hendricks County MIBOR Scholarship

     April 30 = Steel Dynamics = $2000

                     1 for Engineering Majors and 1 for Business Majors

     May 15 = Phi Beta Psi Sorority = $1000 per year

Senior Scholarship Awards Night

     Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the TWHS Auditorium.  This will be by invitation only.

Senior Profiles

     Seniors have been given a Senior Profile form to complete through their Government, Economics or English 12 classes.  This form needs to be completed and returned to their teacher by Thursday, April 28th.

JUNIORS 

     If you have not taken the SAT or ACT exams to date, go to the SAT or ACT website and sign up for at least one of them.  The website links can be found on the Guidance - College Prep webpage.

SOPHOMORES 

FRESHMAN 

COLLEGE RECRUITORS THIS WEEK

All college recruitor visits have been cancelled this year due to Covid-19.  Students can check with colleges and universities about virtual visits.

SENIORS: IMPORTANT DATES

October 1st = FAFSA filing begins

November 1st = Early Action Deadline for most college applications

January 1st or 15th = Regular college applications decisions are made

April 15th = State of Indiana deadline to file FAFSA.

May 1st = Deadline to accept or decline college admission

May 5th = Deadline to accept on campus housing

These are general guidelines.  Some colleges and universities may have slightly different deadlines.

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 7-11, 2020.  In addition, all students who have not passed the ISTEP+ Exams will be taking the ASVAB Exam on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.  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.  There will be another opportunity to retake the ISTEP Exam in early May 2021.

8th Grade Parents

Mr. Rund and Mr. Frye will be at Tri-West Middle School on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 to present information on selecting courses for the 2021-2022.  We will be 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 March 3 & 4, 2021 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 Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 6:30 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 2021-2022 School Year

January 13 – January 22          Schedule Juniors

January 25 –                            Start Schedule Sophomores

February 8 – February 11        Finish Schedule Sophomores

February 10                             11th Grade Curriculum Parent Meeting

February 11                             10th Grade Curriculum Parent Meeting

February 17                             9th Grade Curriculum Parent Meeting

February 18                             8th Grade Curriculum Parent Meeting

February 16 – 19                     Schedule Freshman

February 22 – 23                     Sign up Area 31 students       

February 24                             Meet with 8th Graders in a large group

                                                At TWMS 

March 3 – March 4                  Meet with 8th graders individually

March 4                                   Area 31 On-line link closes

May 3                                     Tentative Scheduls distributed (subject to change)

May 26                                   Last day to make a schedule change request

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