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Counseling and College/Career News
! Summer School Online & On Campus
BVSD SUMMER SCHOOL: On Campus: With BVSD summer learning, students may earn physical education course credits in a fun summer course offering. Increase aerobic fitness and overall wellness in a fun, relaxed environment. Sign up is March 6 through May 26. Information about summer on campus courses is here: http://bvsd.org/summerlearning/Pages/High-school-OnCampus.aspx
BVSD SUMMER SCHOOL: Online: Registration for summer school courses, through BVSD online learning begins April 10. Summer school offers students the chance to take courses to satisfy Course Requirements, or for Credit Recovery, or as Supplemental. A variety of courses are available, visit http://bvsd.org/onlinelearning/bvsdonline/Pages/summerschool.aspx for details.
! Jobs, Internships, Volunteer Opps, & Travel Programs
Summer is just around the corner. Any of these opportunities can be an excellent way to explore your areas of interest and contribute to your self-discovery! They can also help develop a compelling resume for college applications. For searchable listings of student opportunities click here for the student opportunities page. For complete listings in ANY of these areas, see our "experiences' website link here. or https://www.fairviewhs.org/counseling/interests-and-careers/internships for internship info, and summer programs information: https://www.fairviewhs.org/counseling/interests-and-careers/summer-programs.
For a complete listing of all opportunities on our database click here https://www.fairviewhs.org/counseling/student-opportunities for the searchable list.
FOLLOWING ARE ONLY A SAMPLING OF MANY SUMMER OPPORTUNITES AVAILABLE: • BOULDER COUNTY YOUTH CORPS SUMMER JOBS: Students, 14-17, can apply for community service projects including building trails, constructing fences, landscaping, and more. http://www.BoulderCounty.org/YouthCorps • TOWN OF SUPERIOR - Summer Jobs. Assistant Pool Manager, Lifeguard, Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Swim Instructor. http://agency.governmentjobs.com/superiorco/default.cfm for more information and to apply. • COLORADO BOYS STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: http://www.CoLegionBoysState.org • COLORADO GIRLS STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: http://www.alacolorado.com/girls-state.html • ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE (RYLA): http://www.rmryla.org • NATIONAL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: http://nationalleadershipacademy.org/ CCU campus. • UCSB RESEARCH MENTORSHIP: Many subj. areas. Current 10th/11th graders, research, writing, presenting. http://www.summer.ucsb.edu/pre-college/pre-college-programs • SUMMER ARTS CAMP: The LYNX National Arts and Media Camp at the CU Denver campus. http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/CAM/LYNX_Summer_Camps/Pages/LYNX_Summer_Camps.aspx • STEM RESEARCH AND STEM ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAMS: At CU Boulder. http://www.summerdiscovery.com/
! College Application Deadlines
See our NEW video “Requesting your transcripts” for info on filling out your Green Sheet. If you need to request counselor letter of rec there are additional steps of completing the parent brag sheet and student questionnaire. Parents call Jill 720-561-3212, if you need help with your brag sheet/Naviance access. Please note the Common Application DOES require a letter of recommendation from the Counselor, and may also require one or two teacher letters as well. See our new step-by-step application reference guide for help. Most non-common app schools ask for teacher letter, not counselor letter. For all college applications needing a letter of rec from your counselor by February 1, the deadline is December 15.
! FAFSA, Scholarships AND Financial Aid
Are you filling out the FAFSA soon? See the video: How to fill out the FAFSA, and get information on the CSS profile here. Extensive information is available by viewing articles on the tab in the red ribbon above, in the "Paying for College" section. Specific scholarships are listed on our scholarship page as well. Our list is updated as new opportunities are being offered, so check back frequently. Recently, Fairview families enjoyed a wonderful presentation by Mr. Rob Drybread, a financial aid officer at CU Boulder. His presentation covered updates on FAFSA and financial aid that are common to most college FAFSA situations. View his presentation slides on our “Paying for College - Start Here” webpage. Extensive information is available on the counseling website in the “Paying for College” section.
! Travel / Gap Year Programs
Students who are interested in gap year, study abroad, or travel programs may want to visit our webpage here for updated information about these alternatives.
! Attention Seniors! Thursdays-College App Help in Counseling!
Every Thursday during CAT time, 11:05-11:45am FHS counselors are in the College & Career Center helping students individually with the admissions process. Do you need help with your college applications? Do you have questions regarding your essays? Would you like help with the Common Application or other college admission issues? Stop in the CCC on Thursday during CAT and find our Fairview Counselors helping students with application details and the admissions process. Hope to see you there!
! Testing information
See our webpage here for an overview of tests, options, preparation and timing.