Greetings from the Space Coast Guidance Department.
Guidance Department Staff Directory
February 25, 2021 (Thursday)
Location – Zoom (link to be created at a later date)
Collegiate High School Informational Meeting (parents and students – invite only)
March 24, 2021 (Wednesday)
Location: Media Center and Room 513
Collegiate High School PERT Testing (Invite only)
Attention students. Here is an opportunity for students to earn volunteer hours. Students need to complete their Bright Futures Proposal prior to this event to earn BF volunteer hours. Proposals are available in the guidance office.”
College for a Day has gone VIRTUAL! Seniors will be able to experience College for a Day in a whole new way this year! We’ve had to change the date to the Spring term but we are still excited to host you and your students.
Date: February 4, 2021
Time: Check-in starts at 9 AM
Location: Online via Microsoft Teams
This 5th annual event will be hosted live from Eastern Florida and your seniors will experience an opening kick-off, breakout sessions and workshops remotely from school or home. Breakout sessions will be based upon meta-majors. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with meta-majors as they will be required to select one as a part of registration for the event. We also have a special session just for teachers and counselors during the event – more details coming soon!
Students should register using the High School Seniors Registration form before the January 18th deadline. **Students should use personal email addresses, not assigned student email address for registration**
Find it here:
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Keiser University will be hosting a Virtual College Visit just for Space Coast students! If you are interested in learning more about KU, college planning and getting your specific college questions answered plan on attending one of the two zoom meetings we have set up!
Wednesday, October 28th. Two sessions available (morning and afternoon).
Keiser University – Morning Virtual Visit @ SCHS https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIucuCvrzgqGtfC0meIYQNrDIUZwjhzq-wM
Keiser University – After School Virtual Visit @ SCHS https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItceGprD4uGtA4u8aaJLT6ueD2fy-ccr4f
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We are excited that the NACAC (National Association of College Admission Counseling) is hosting FREE college fairs. Over 600 colleges and universities will offer Zoom sessions and meetings for students to log in and ask questions. Can you please promote this to your students. Attached is a flyer if you would like to post it in your room. If you would like me to print you a copy, please reply to this email and I will print it and put it in your box. J
Below is the link and the dates for a quick reference.
- Monday October 12: 1-9
- Sunday October 18: 12-8
- Sunday November 8: 2-10
Click on the blue line above if you are doing E-Learning
Keri Weeks firstname.lastname@example.org 321-638-0750 ext. 27027
The Career and Technical Education department is planning a job fair for CTE seniors. They are partnering with CareerSource Brevard to host a virtual event for CTE seniors who may be looking for employment post-graduation. They have a survey that seniors can fill out letting the CTE department assess the industries of interest, desired location of employment and more to match the businesses with the targeted interest of soon-to-be graduates.
Please fill out this brief employment interest survey here.
Eastern Florida State College is hosting their "Go Higher, Get Accepted" event virtually on April 5th from 9:00am-4:00pm. EFSC representatives will help students create an account with EFSC, complete an application, and review senior "next step" checklists. To attend the event, you MUST preregister on EFSC's website here.
Join the Guidance Department for a FAFSA Parents and Students Q&A session! GET FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE!
Date: April 5th, 2021
Location: Zoom via this link https://brevardschools-org.zoom.us/j/89376134979
Students who complete the FAFSA will be entered for a chance to win prizes!
Quest Bridge is a national nonprofit organization that connects students from low-income backgrounds to 45 top colleges with a full four-year scholarship! The deadline to apply for this program is March 24th. Please visit the website for additional information: https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars
Elective Request Forms for the 2021-2022 school year. Click on the appropriate link.
If you are going to be a 8th grader for the 2021/2022 School Year, please complete this form to request your elective courses for next year. Please use your school email account.
- 8th Grade: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbI-4ffikYZtCvgdJ4Lll8VGm8a9oJrgUr5kBwJ27VPkqfwA/viewform?usp=sf_link
- If you are going to be a 9th grader for the 2021/2022 School Year, please complete this form to request your elective courses for next year. Please use your school email account.
- If you are going to be a 10th grader for the 2021/2022 School Year, please complete this form to request your elective courses for next year. Please use your school email account.
If you are going to be a 11th grader, (Class of 2023), for the 2021/2022 School Year, please complete this form to request your elective courses for next year. Please use your school email account.
- If you are going to be a 12th grader, (Class of 2022), for the 2021/2022 School Year, please complete this form to request your elective courses for next year. Please use your school email account.
Counselor Open Mic Night
Open Mic Night Recording
Seniors! Make sure you complete your college applications this week. Many colleges have a priority application deadlines of November 1st so don’t delay, apply today!
Attention seniors – please make an appointment with your counselor to review your credits and make sure you are on track for graduation, discuss options after high school, where to find scholarship information, college applications, and much more.
Attention dual enrollment students – please make an appointment with your counselor to register for Spring classes.