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​HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday:

07:30 AM - 04:00 PM

*AS LONG AS SCHOOL IS IN SESSION

 FAFSA 

OPEN OCT. 1ST!

WELCOME

TO THE KELSO HIGH SCHOOL CAREER CENTER​

Here you can find information on everything college and career related, as well as up-coming events happening in the Career Center.

TEEN TALK! 

Check out the video below to learn more facts about FAFSA & WASFA from other students!

SAT DAILY PRACTICE

Visit College Board to see the best approach to studying for the SAT! Download the Daily Practice SAT APP for your phone, see a detailed 16 week study plan, take full length practice tests and more!

COLLEGE DEADLINES

Research your safety, target and dream schools' deadlines so you don't miss important due dates! Click below to see a list of top schools' application deadlines!

STAY ON TRACK!

Stay on track for graduation and set yourself up for success along the way! Click the button below to learn how!

CAREER CENTER STAFF

Nicole Johnson

Post-Secondary Career Coordinator

(360) 501-1830

nicole.johnson@kelsosd.org

VOLUNTEER!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Community service is more than just a graduation requirement. Employers, colleges, universities, scholarship committees and more, want to see how you've given back to your community in a positive way! For a full list of volunteer opportunities in our area, click the button below!

SENIOR NEWS!

Senior Wall of Fame 

When you start receiving College or Post-Secondary Acceptance letters, please come to the Career Center! We are creating posters, which will hang on our Post-Secondary Wall of Fame, for every senior that has chosen to continue their education after high school by enrolling in, and being accepted to, a post-secondary program including, college, university, military branch, tech school, trades program or apprenticeship! The posters will feature your picture, the school or program you will be attending in the fall, your major or area of study, your post-secondary school logo, and your signature once it is printed! At the end of the year you will get to take your poster home with you for a small fee! Please click on the link below to tell us which school, program or military bracnh you've been accepted into and we will get your poster started! See Nicole Johnson in the Career Center for more information.

January 23, 2019

Apprenticeship & Trades Family Information Night

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ LCC campus, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

This event is open to all Cowlitz and Wahkiakum County students grades 10-12 and their parents/guardians

Agenda:

  • Introduction to The Apprenticeship Advantage….earn while you learn! (enjoy pizza and refreshments while you listen and learn)

  • Introduction of each trade and a brief description of their trade and apprenticeship program (presented by each company member, journeyman, or representative attending).

  • Break out session - students and families can go directly to an Apprenticeship/Trade Representative they are interested in learning more about and ask specific questions.

  • At the end of the evening we will do a raffle for some awesome gear from different companies that are willing to donate items (hats, t-shirts, lanyards, etc.)

  • Representatives who are attending so far:

    JH Kelley

    IBEW Local 48 (electrical)

    Pacific N.W. Carpenters Union

    Construction Local 701

    Laborers Union

    Local 66 Sheet Metal 

    Local 26 plumbers and pipe-fitters 

 

The goal of this event is for students & families to gain a better understanding of career opportunities within the trades and the apprenticeship programs offered. By the end of the evening, students should learn a “Next Step” from each Trade they visit with.

To attend this event, please click on the registration button below which will prompt an email. Please state your name and how many people will be attending with you.

Post-Secondary Lunch Visits

Military Lunch Visits - On the second and fourth Tuesday of every month different branches of the military will be available during all lunches for students to learn more about the Military as a Post-Secondary option after high school! 

January 16th: WSU Vancouver - @KHS Career Center 9 AM - 12 PM - Application Workshop for Seniors

To attend this event please stop by the Career Center to sign up!

January 22, 2020

Scholarships 101 & Financial Aid Completion

January 22, 2020, 5:30-7:00 pm, KHS Career Center 

The Career Center is hosting Scholarships 101 & Financial Aid Filing Event for 12th grade students and their parents/guardians to get all the details on how to apply to scholarships....we will also be there to assist anyone who needs to complete their FAFSA or WASFA! Seniors and parents/guardians are welcome and urged to attend this informative family event together.  Please RSVP by clicking on the "Register Now" button below. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

***Remember, if you are planning on completing FAFSA, please bring your 2018 tax information, address and social security numbers for both parents and students!

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POST-SECONDARY PLANNING

Nicole Johnson will be holding individual post-secondary planning meetings on most Wednesdays  between 1-3 pm in the Career Center for 11th and 12th grade students and parents. To schedule a meeting please contact her at nicole.johnson@kelsosd.org or call 360-501-1830

 
FAFSA Fridays!
FAFSA Fiesta!

Seniors who complete a FAFSA or WASFA will automatically be entered to win 1 of 3 awesome prizes! (Dutch Bro's prize, Red Leaf Prize or Sweet Spot Fro Yo prize).  If this year's graduating class can reach our completion rate goal of 64.5%, they will earn a FAFSA Fiesta in March! Winners of prizes will be announced during the Fiesta See Nicole Johnson for questions.

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