Whether you are thinking about a career, college, an apprenticeship, or the military, we are here to help you plan for your future.
Please use the resources available on this web site along with those available in the Career Center to help you with high school & beyond planning.
Decatur subscribes to two career information and planning web sites:
Career Cruising www.careercruising .com and WOIS/The Career Information System www.wois.org.
Please come to the Career Center to obtain the access information for Career Cruising and WOIS.
Both Career Cruising and WOIS are available from anywhere you have internet access. This year we have obtained portfolio and test preparation options for WOIS so students may begin gathering the materials necessary to complete their High School and Beyond Plan/Culminating Project. Please check with Mrs. Font for details.
Big Future by the College Board: How to find colleges, make a plan and pay.
College Bound Scholarship students please check out the HECB website HERE
If you're a SENIOR College Bound Scholarship student click HERE
Questions: See Mrs. Font in the Career Center
Read the Senior Road Map - follow our guide for a smooth senior year.
Senior Monthly Action Items -FINAL List
Junior year to-do list
FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid - Seniors, if you want to receive financial aid for college, you must complete your FAFSA. The application will become available January 1st and you want to complete it before the 31st. See Mrs. Font in the Career Center for more information.
Acacia Fraternity at Washington State University is offering male leadership scholarship opportunities for any students who are planning to attend Washington State University this coming fall. Students should exceed in scholarship, sport, community service, etc. If you are interested, please see Mrs Font in the Career Center.
2013 YALE INFORMATION SESSIONS Bowen Posner, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, will discuss academic programs, residential college and campus life, admissions and financial aid. Sunday, May 19th, 2:30 pm, Seattle Public Library-Central Library OR Monday, May 20th, 7:30 pm, Annie Wright School, Tacoma. To register
EXPLORING COLLEGE OPTIONS Student/Parent Information Session for Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford. Wednesday, May 22, 7:30 pm. Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center. More information
Road Map to College: College Application Completion Events: Get support applying to community, technical and 4-year colleges, meet with writing tutors to develop and review your admission essays, consult with college reps and experts to help complete and submit applications, and enjoy free access to computers, printers and internet. For more information click HERE
FAFSA Instructional Videos courtesy of the College Success Foundation:
Click HERE to access links to videos about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Quick List of Internet Resources for Career and College Exploration, Scholarships and Financial Aid