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Upcoming College Rep Visits:
September 13th - Concordia University will be in the cafeteria 1st lunch
September 20th - Ripon College will be in the conference room during resource
September 20th - Marquette University will be in cafeteria for both lunch periods
October 1st - Northern Michigan University will be in cafeteria for both lunch periods
October 10th - Empire Beauty School will be in cafeteria for both lunch periods
October 16th - NWTC's Utility Preview Day - NWTC Green Bay Campus (Great Lakes Energy Education Center) - Registration required = Call 920-498-5444 
October 17th - Carroll College will be in cafeteria for both lunch periods
October 19th - St. Norbert College will be in cafeteria
October 23rd - University of Milwaukee will be in cafeteria for both lunch periods
November 5th - Lakeland University will be available from 12:50pm - 1:30pm
November 13th - Paul Mitchell will be conducting a Lunch Jam for lunch periods
November 14th - UW Superior will be onsite from 9:00am - 9:30am

It's never too early to start planning!!!

Badger Girls State 2019

posted Nov 7, 2018, 7:08 AM by Jennifer Johnson

Attention all Junior High School Girls!!!  

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit is pleased to announce that the application process has begun for the 76th season of the Badger Girls State conference.  The purpose of this week long event is to develop leadership skills, instill pride as American citizens, educate citizens about our system of government, instill a greater understanding of American traditions and to stimulate a desire to maintain our democratic government process.  It is a unique educational opportunity where you get a chance to meet some outstanding girls from around the state.  Eligibility requirements  for this conference include:
  • Junior status in high school
  • Interested in government and citizenship
  • Possess outstanding qualities of leadership, good moral character, cooperativeness, dependability, and participation in extra-curricular activities
  • Have scholastic rating in the upper half of current class
Girls interested in applying for this life changing event should contact the guidance department to obtain the application form and additional information.  

Health Science Workshop - UW Oshkosh

posted Nov 7, 2018, 6:51 AM by Jennifer Johnson

UW Oshkosh is sponsoring a Health Science Workshop on Saturday December 8.  This workshop provides an opportunity for students to understand more about the health care and fitness professions available to UW Oshkosh Kinesiology and Athletic Training Program students.  It is open to all high school students.  

This workshop will include two panel discussions,  one with current UWO students and one with current professionals from a variety of settings and careers, along with five breakout sessions where participants will practice hands-on skills.  Sessions for these breakout sessions are:

  • Shoulder Rehabilitation Techniques
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Knee Anatomy Review
  • Dynamic Warmup Design
  • Ankle Taping Skills
This workshop takes place at the UW Oshkosh Kolf Sports Center in Room 161.  Fee is $50.  Registration is required.  Registration forms can be obtained in our counseling department and need to be completed and mailed by November 27.  Take advantage of this great opportunity if you are interested in careers in the health sciences, physical therapy, athletic training or exercise science!    Visit for more information. 

New Scholarship Opportunity - Students of Integrity

posted Nov 1, 2018, 1:49 PM by Jennifer Johnson

The Students of Integrity Scholarship focuses on seniors who have demonstrated character, leadership and ethical values.  To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must:

-Be a Wisconsin state resident
-Be a high school senior
-Have at least a 3.0 GPA or show consistent improvement over time
-Plan to attend a Wisconsin-based accredited Higher Education Institution (two or four year degree) starting in the fall of 2019.  

Online application can be found at:

Up to 10 students will be chosen to each receive a scholarship of $2,500.  

UW Madison and Madison Area Technical College Scholarship Opportunities

posted Oct 30, 2018, 8:36 AM by Jennifer Johnson

Delta Theta Sigma is offering housing and academic scholarships to high school seniors that will be attending the University of Wisconsin - Madison OR Madison Area Technical College.  Deadline for submission is February 15, 2019 and the application can be found directly at:  Any questions, please contact the counseling department.  

Financial Aid 101 - November 5, 2018

posted Oct 15, 2018, 9:20 AM by Jennifer Johnson

The Luxemburg-Casco Counseling Department is excited to announce a Financial Aid evening sponsored by UW- Madison on Monday November 5 at 6:00pm in the LGI located in the high school lobby.  

This meeting is for anyone with financial aid questions, planning to attend a college, university, or technical school.  The first 30 minutes will consist of a presentation on the financial aid packages that UW-Madison has to offer but it will then provide general information on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as well as answer any questions families may have about the financial aid process.  

This presentation will be extremely helpful for any students needing financial aid and is open to ALL Kewaunee County families including those in Kewaunee and Algoma school districts. Hope to see you there!

Financial Aid College Meeting - November 6, 2018 - Green Bay Neville Museum

posted Oct 15, 2018, 8:37 AM by Jennifer Johnson

Financial Aid for College Meeting.  There is a free event to assist students and their families with college financing. The target grades are 6-12 for this event.  Every fall, the Greater Green Bay Chamber partners with Wells Fargo, Scholarships Inc. and the Greater Green Bay Foundation to offer a free “Financing College –Preparing for Your Journey” seminar to inform parents, educators and students about college loans, scholarship opportunities and FAFSA. This seminar will be held on November 6th from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Neville Public Museum. Attached is the flier for your reference. 

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Open Houses

posted Oct 11, 2018, 10:29 AM by Jennifer Johnson

Throughout the year, UW-Green Bay will offer a feature program for some of our specific majors.  Programs will be available in business, psychology, sciences, visual and performing arts and the helping professions. Information about each program will be released as it is available.
  • Major Discovery Day - October 19, 2018 (College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences)
  • Sciences Open House - November 9, 2018
  • Helping Professions Open House - February 15, 2019*
  • Psychology Open House - March 29, 2019*
*Check back for registration information.

NWTC Get it Done Day - November 6, 2018

posted Oct 9, 2018, 10:32 AM by Jennifer Johnson

We will be hosting the 2018 NWTC Get it Done Day on November 6, 2018 from 10:40am - 1:30pm.  During this event, seniors interested in attending NWTC next fall will be able to complete their registration application for free, ensure transcripts and ACT scores are obtained, and meet with career coaches and admissions specialists to help you transition to college.  Sign up is required and can be completed in the counseling department.  This should be conducted NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 4, 2018.  Further questions can be directed to the counseling department.  

Career Experience Events

posted Oct 1, 2018, 10:23 AM by Jennifer Johnson

There are a series of Career Experience Events taking place in the health industry in the month of October.  The upcoming events include the following:
  • 10/9 = Theda Care in Appleton; focuses on careers in Neuro Diagnostics and Exercise Physiology
  • 10/11 = Orthopedic and Sports Institute in Appleton; focuses on careers as Orthopedic Surgeons, X Ray Technicians, Registered Nurses, and Physical and Occupational Therapy. 
  • 10/12 = St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton; focuses on careers in Physical Therapy, Behavioral Health, and Pharmacy.  
Additional information regarding these events is attached for your information.  If interested, you can register at and click on the Career Experience tab.  

Need Help Paying For College? There's An App For That

posted Sep 27, 2018, 9:20 AM by Jennifer Johnson

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Are you wondering how you are going to pay for college?  Let technology help you!  Check out this article, along with this app that you can download to help!!!

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