September 21, 2018
Attn Seniors: Create your FAFSA Attention Seniors! If you are going to college, you'll need to apply for financial aid to get ANY loans, grants, scholarships, etc. You want to be the first on the long line of students looking for money. So timing is everything! To apply, you have to do two things: Create your federal student aid ID (FSA ID). To do that, go to: https://fsaid.ed.gov Complete the FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) https://fafsa.ed.gov/ You can do the FSA now. On October 1st, you'll be able to start the FAFSA (not before then). Got it?
"You're in the Drivers Seat" Planning Workshop On October 4th the Universal Technical Institute will be on campus to offer the unique life after high school planning workshop, "You're in the Drivers Seat" to any interested student in study hall or Flex, period 3, 4, 5, and Flex. Sign up in the School Counseling Office. Teachers can sign up classes for this workshop too. Please contact Ms. Pirog with questions.
Senior ASVAD The Senior ASVAB will be held on campus, Thursday September 27th from 8:15 am in the library. Any senior wishing to opt out of taking the test should turn the opt out letter into Mrs. Kirsch that was mailed home last week. Seniors that are seriously considering contracting with a branch of the Armed Services can sign up for an ASVAB practice session in the School Counseling Office.
Wheaton College Visit A representative from Wheaton College will be visiting The Gilbert School on Monday, September 24th at 10:10 am. If you are interested in learning more about this school, please stop by the Guidance office for a pass.
Italy Trip Mandatory Meeting There will be a mandatory meeting Thursday, September 27th during FleX in room 213 for all high school students interested in the Italy trip (even if they attended the meeting 2 weeks ago).
National Junior Honor Socieity NJHS will be meeting this Friday, 9/21 during Flex in room #203.
DECA Meeting Attention high school students...Interested in a career in Marketing, Finance, Management, Hospitality, or Entrepreneurship?? Then consider joining our Gilbert DECA chapter!! Our 2nd DECA meeting will take place on Tue. 9/25/2018 during Flex in room #316. New members are always welcome!
High School Girls Basketball Meeting Anyone interested in playing High School Girls Basketball should attend the meeting with Coach Hicks on Wednesday, September 24th in the small gym. All HS girls are welcome.