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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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COLLEGECON 2021

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COLLEGECON will be hosted across two days to ensure the safety of students, families and staff. November 17 will be hosted in person at Highline High School from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and will be for 11th-12th grade families. November 18 will be hosted virtually via zoom from 4:30-6:40 p.m. and will be for 8th-10th grade families. 

8th, 9th, 10th Grade | Virtual Thursday, November 18, 2021

We invite 8th-, 9th- and 10th-grade students & families from 4:30 to 6:40 p.m. to engage in interactive workshops about college and career pathways. Learn how to apply and pay for college, plus so much more. Attend for your chance to win a gift card.

Zoom links to workshops can be accessed below.

Discover, explore & plan your future

Interpretation Support: 

Interpreters available on request. Please connect with Aileen Velasquez-Soto by Thursday, November 11 to request. We will do our best to accommodate students and families.

To join a session click on the workshop title. Please see full list below.

Para unirse a una sesión, haga clic en el título del taller. Consulte la lista completa a continuación.

 

8th-grade Track

Workshop

Time

 

Career Exploration: Create the Future You Choose

Join this session to reflect on your current interests and goals to name your future career goals.

4:30-5:10 p.m.

Making your Choice & Choice Schools

In this workshop you will learn about how choosing the right school for you can help you stay on a path that motivates and encourages you!

5:15-5:55 p.m.

All Tracks - Multiple Options  6:00-6:40 p.m.

9th-grade Track

Workshop

Time

Naviance 101

Learn about the College and Career tool that can help you with resumes, college search scholarships and more!

4:30-5:10 p.m.

Exploring the FutureU Choose

In this Session we'll do a brief overview of the many different pathways available after High School for students to pursue the careers they choose.

5:15-5:55 p.m.

All Tracks- Multiple Options 6:00-6:40 p.m.

10th-grade Track

Workshop

Time

Counselor Panel

Join some of our very own Highline Public School counselors and ask any high school or college related questions!

4:30-5:10 p.m.

Know Your Academic Options, Which Pathway is best for you?

Learn about how your interests and post-secondary plans can help you decide on your 11th and 12th grade courses.

5:15-5:55 p.m.

All Tracks- Multiple Options 6:00-6:40 p.m.

All Grades Track

Workshops Times
College Student Panel + College Bound Scholarship
Learn from present and past college students about the transition to college from high school. Ask questions about admissions, college life, and any other wonderings you may have.
6:00-6:40 p.m.

Paying for College + College Bound Scholarship

In this workshop, we will cover a variety of ways to pay for college -- specifically covering Financial Aid and Scholarships. Participants will learn about different types of aid, how you apply for aid and planning ahead.

6:00-6:40 p.m.

College and Career Center this is what we do! + College Bound Scholarship

Find out what the College and Career Center can do for you and the FutureU Choose!

6:00-6:40 p.m.

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Talleres Tiempo
Explorando El Futuro Que Elijas
En este taller, veremos las diferentes opciones después
de la escuela secundaria para continuar tus estudios y seguir la carrera que eligas.
4:30-5:10 p.m.

Panel de Consejeros

¡Únase a algunos de nuestros propios consejeros de las Escuelas Públicas de Highline y haga cualquier pregunta relacionada con la escuela secundaria o la universidad!

5:15-5:55 p.m.

Pagando La Universidad

En este taller, cubriremos una variedad de formas de pagar la universidad, específicamente cubriendo la ayuda financiera y las becas. Los participantes aprenderán sobre los diferentes tipos de ayuda, cómo se solicita la ayuda y cómo planificar con anticipación.

6:00-6:40 p.m.