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SENIORS

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Seniors 2018
12th Grade Principal

goetz_m@milfordschools.org

576-4142


Twitter: @MHS_Goetz
12th Grade Counselor
inzero_n@milfordschools.org

513-576-2299


Twitter: @MilfordHS_Guid
Senior Planning Meeting
Important People

Tools: Communication, Naviance, Resource Websites

College Applications

Financial Aid Process

Graduation, Service Hours, Parent Groups
More Important People
Chris Duffy
-- All things college applications!

duffy_c@milfordschools.org 576-2203


Vickie Parker
-- Cap & Gown, graduation orders!

parker_v@milfordschools.org 576-2214
College Readiness & Career Counselor
emmons_e@milfordschools.org

576-2204


Twitter: @MilfordHS_Guid
Misty Goetz
Nina Inzero
Liz Emmons -
College Research, Visits, Internships & Testing
Important People
12th Grade Class Advisors
Allison Willson (Room B12)

willson_a@milfordschools.org

Janelle Schunk (Room D25)

schunk_j@milfordschools.org
Communication with Seniors & Families
Student Email
Students must check their mevsd email accounts frequently! This is our primary communication method.

School Messenger to Parents

REMIND Text Messages
Text the number: 81010 with the message: @mhseagle18

Senior
Twitter
Page: @MilfordSeniors

Senior Website
: seniors.milfordschools.org
Tools
Naviance
Career Research & Planning

Organizational Tool

College Research

College Applications


Naviance for College Research & Applications
Super Match College Search - classroom presentations (fall & spring of junior year)

Common Application vs. School Application

Request Teacher Recommendations

Search Scholarships

Track Deadlines
Admission Decisions
Early Decision
Early determination of admissibility
Receives notice of admission early
If accepted, student is obligated to attend
If accepted, student must withdraw all other applications

Early Action
Invite early applications
Receives notice of admission early
If accepted, student is not obligated to attend
Many schools use this deadline for school sponsored scholarships

Regular Decision

Rolling Admission
Website Resources
Naviance
http://bit.ly/milfnaviance

Senior Website
http://seniors.milfordschools.org

College & Career Readiness Site
http://bit.ly/milfordccr

Milford HS Website
http://milfordschools.org

AP Website
http://ap.milfordschools.org

Applying to College
Step 1: Research
1. Pick your schools
What schools are you interested in applying to?
2. Application requirements:
Common application,
recommendation letters,
counselor form,
transcripts,
test scores?
Step 2: Apply
1. Work on
completing application
- use Naviance to track applications.

2.
Draft essays and revise
. Have a trusted person review the essay.

3.
Request teacher recommendations
.
These recommendations should be from teachers, coaches, or adults who know you in a classroom or coaching setting.
**MUST BE 4-6 WEEKS IN ADVANCE OF DEADLINES**
Step 3: Forms from Milford
1. Counselor Form
Sometimes required by schools

2. Student Profile, & Parent Brag Sheets
If you plan to use your counselor or principal as a recommender- pick up these forms in the office

3. Transcript Request Form
Must have 1 on file to send your transcript to your college choices. You fill out this form AFTER you have completed your college application.
**MUST HAVE 2-3 WEEKS BEFORE DEADLINE**


Step 4: Check Your Status
After you have submitted your application, requested your teacher recommendations, and submitted your transcript release form...

Follow up with your school after 10 days to make sure all materials have arrived to the admissions office.
Tips & Tricks
1. Use the same email for all applications and college related events.

2. Don't be afraid to call the admissions office.-- If you aren't sure if they have your materials, give them a call!

3. Start writing your essays early. Common App releases the questions over the summer. We will email them to you as soon as they are available.
ACT & SAT SCORES
* Most schools will require you to send the scores directly from ACT or CollegeBoard.
June 10, 2017
September 9, 2017
October 28, 2017


August 26, 2017
October 7, 2017
November 4, 2017

Deadlines
July 28, 2017
September 8, 2017
October 6, 2017

TBD- At least 1 month in advance

Deadlines
ACT dates
SAT dates
Good to Know
Caps & Gowns-- order in the fall


Service Hours-- Not required for graduation


Academic Recognition at Graduation


Senior Yearbook Portraits
Service Program
MUST be ordered from Graduate Services to walk at Graduation


Information will be out in Fall from Graduate Services, Inc.


A link to order online will be posted on the Senior Website
Academic Recognition at Graduation
NHS Stoles will be provided at rehearsal

- Colored Cords for GPA provided at rehearsal
Cum Laude
- Black - 3.5-3.79 Weighted
Magna Cum Laude
-White - 3.80 - 4.24 Weighted
Summa Cum Laude
- Gold - 4.25+ Weighted

- Names listed in Graduation program

(stoles and cords will be collected following the ceremony)

Caps and Gowns
Determined after 7 semesters
- No Service Requirement for Graduation

- Instructions and Information high school website

- Hours for Volunteering can be tracked for Recognition and differentiation on college applications

- Any volunteer hours served, outside of the school day, for any non-profit agency will count

- Required to turn in a signed Verification Form and be registered on Ugive.org

Senior Yearbook Pictures
Milford Droflim (Yearbook) Advisor:
Joe Claus claus_J@milfordschools.org

- Senior Portraits MUST be submitted to the Yearbook Staff/Advisor by October 2016.

- John Walters will be at the school in September to take senior portraits (sitting fee - $25)

-Portrait requirements will be mailed before the end of the year and are on the senior website

Senior Parent Group
- Email Willson_a@milfordschools.org to get help out with all things “senior”

- Chaperone for Senior Events

- Help Organize/Plan Special Events
Tailgate
Iceskating in the winter
Field Day on last day (morning)
Cookouts

** Sign up sheet will be located on the Handouts Table


Upcoming Fall Events
Small Group Parent Sessions:
(1st Come, 1st Serve)- Sign up @
Handouts Available Tonight
Applying to College

Student Profile/ Parent Brag Sheets

Useful College Websites

Senior Contacts Page


Nina Inzero- 12th Grade Counselor

Liz Emmons- College & Career Readiness

Chris Duffy- College Applications & Transcripts

Allison Willson & Janelle Schunk-- 12th Grade Advisors

Misty Goetz- 12th Grade Principal
Senior Year Important Contacts
How Do We Pay for All This?
Scholarships
Financial Aid
1. Visit Naviance
Look for updates under the "Colleges" tab- "Scholarship Tab"
(Updated weekly!)

2. Local Scholarships
Packet wil be posted in December
Due back at the end of January

3. Go online and don't forget

FAFSA is available October 1, 2017

Federal Loans...Grants...Work Study

Requires information from parent and student tax return

www. fafsa.ed.gov

FAFSA Night for Seniors: TBD

Just a Reminder
deadlines
!
April 25- AM Session, April 27- PM Session
May 2- AM Session, May 4- PM Session


College Application Bootcamp
College App Work Sessions
College 101
Leadership Program- LEAD Ready
6 Sessions (2 hours)- Starting May 2nd
-Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm
-Every other week

Earn .25 credits of HS elective credit & goes on your transcript

Maximum of 25 participants

Students will create a project they feel could improve Milford school culture
Full transcript