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Student Loans Debt can be crushing

K.C. Pham, Reporter

November 25, 2019

In 2003, the total debt amount was $253 billion. It has grown dramatically since 2003. The total student loan debt is now about $1.45 trillion. In 2018, college students borrowed an average of $33,654 to pay for college. Students should make a plan for the long term. They should take Xello seriously...

Getting ready for college admission

K.C. Pham, Reporter

October 14, 2019

Juniors and Seniors who are looking to go to college, now is the time to Update Xello profiles to be informed about job opportunities. Visit colleges to see if you like the experience. Taking ACT, required for college and getting scholarships. Apply for college choices by deadlines. L...

CTE Pathway Award

CTE Pathway Award

Olivia Thomas, Campus Reporter

February 26, 2016

Morgan McClellan was awarded the CTE Pathway award. She plans to go to Butler Community College in the Spring of 2016 and get her Associate's degree and from there transfer to Pittsburgh State.  The career she has chosen to pursue revolves around Early Childhood development. She is very involved in the Career and techn...

Senior checklist

Tehya Garcia, Writer

September 23, 2015

Senior year can be crazy and it will go by FAST! In order to keep you sane and on task here are some dates you need to know to get what you need done. September Know your top choice colleges Create a calendar of test registration deadlines, college application due dates, and financial aid application deadlines Meet with counselor if...

Futures Fair gives opportunity to meet college reps

Futures Fair gives opportunity to meet college reps

September 20, 2015

Futures fair is coming up ! Futures fair gives juniors and seniors an opportunity to start conversations with college admissions reps and to look at choices deciding what campuses to visit.  The date for Futures Fair are October 5 in the evening, and all day Tuesday, October 6. Over 100 colleges...

ACT Dates and Tips

ACT Dates and Tips

Tehya Garcia, Writer

September 20, 2015

Taking the ACT is a critical step to your college admission and careers. Prep books can be found in the North Office, the CCC with Paschal, and the library. School isn’t the only place to prepare for the big test, there are many online ways to study. Paschal has recommended and the actu...

JAG seeks to reduce dropouts

Haylee Boudreau

November 24, 2014

Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) is a private non-profit corporation devoted to keeping middle school, high school and out-of-school individuals at risk of dropping out in school, and helping then overcome the obstacles to graduation.According to the JAG website, the goal is "...developing future le...

2014-2015 Act Tests Dates & Registration Deadlines

Kummia Carver

October 6, 2014

Test Date Registration Deadline: September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015 April 18, 2015 ...

March 2014 Scholarship Bulletin

March 12, 2014

Scholarship: Midwest Student Exchange Program Amount: tuition reduction program Deadline: varies Requirements: resident of KS enrolling as nonresident at participating college Link: Langston University McCabe 2 Scholarship Tuition, fees, room and board March 15, 2014 Senior, 22 or higher ACT, 3.5...

Students learn from “Reality U”

Students learn from

Ivory Hannah-Parker, Writer

February 3, 2014

Reality U gave the student opportunity to experience what a “real world” financial situation would be like. Christian Eperson found it is not easy living off of $1,709, coming from his military job. He said he s doing terrible. This has really opened up his eyes, seeing the financial crises. Ian...

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