Senior- Parent Night with the Counselor
The counseling department will host a Senior-Parent Night on November 10, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will take place virtually through Google Meets using a chromebook, computer, phone, or tablet. The link and resources for this meeting have been posted below. We will cover important dates, scholarships, FAFSA, selective service, voting, and much more! At the end, Mrs. Wingate will be more than happy to take any questions you might have about your child’s senior year. We look forward to seeing you then!
The link is open and cannot be closed until after the meeting. Please do not click on this link and join until about 5:15 p.m. See you soon!
Link to the Meeting: https://meet.google.com/ski-spud-yjo
Resources for Virtual Meeting:
DIPLOMA NAME VERIFICATION
Please check with your English teacher by November 14, 2020 to verify the spelling of your name for your diploma. If you bring to our attention a discrepency, we will check your birth certificate. Your name will be printed on your diploma as it is stated on your birth certificate only.
Virtual Students: Please send verification of your name through e-mail to your English teacher.
FAFSA GRADUATION REQUIREMENT
*This requirement must be met by March 1, 2021 or Graduation Supplies will be held until complete.
Seniors and their parents must do one of the following to meet this requirement: 1) Complete FAFSA application or 2) complete waiver
FSA ID – Both the Student & Parent need to create this BEFORE filling out the application – Must use two separate e-mails and phone numbers!
FAFSA Application – After you have completed, you must forward the confirmation e-mail to Mrs. Wingate at firstname.lastname@example.org
FAFSA Parent Waiver – Must be signed by your parent and returned to the counselor’s office
Financial Aid Presentation – Recorded November 2nd and posted to You Tube for those who could not attend
Financial Aid Workbook and Guide – Use this to help you with completing your FSA ID and FAFSA application
From Mrs. Carmichael:
Please know that we are continuing to work individually with seniors to prepare them for the student financial aid process, which begins with completion of the FAFSA. Spread the word to Seniors and their parents that virtual FAFSA completion assistance is available by calling our FAFSA HELPline at (844) 463-2372 or my mobile at (225) 931-7550.
If interested, students can contact me at email@example.com to schedule a virtual completion appointment.
STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED THE FAFSA SHOULD REGISTER FOR A $1000 SCHOLARSHIP AT https://lela.org/completed_fafsa/
FAFSA Completion Coordinator