Next test date: October 27, 2018 (Registration Deadline: September 28, 2018)Upcoming test dates: December 8, February 9, 2019, April 13, 2019, June 8, 2019, July 13, 2019For more information on test dates and registration visit: ACT Registration
South High Student Opportunities...Please read carefully. Some opportunities apply to a specific age/classification of student. Additional information is available in the Counseling Office.
College Planning Conference
KSU Polytechnic is hosting a College Planning Conference for Saline County high school students on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 (6:30-8:00pm). Students have the opportunity to visit with college representatives from across the state and nation. Juniors, Seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend. GoToCollegeFairs.com will provide students with the option to create a personalized barcode to replace the tedious process of filling out inquiry cards for each college. Visit: gotocollegefairs.com to register.
Salina Area Technical College - Opportunities for Sophomores and Juniors
Salina Area Technical College has articulation agreements in place with several area high schools. This enables students to earn college credit while still in high school. Contact Student Services for more information. For more information, visit Salina Tech's website. To apply for admission to Salina Tech, go to their Application page.
KSU - EXCITE (Exploring Science, Technology & Engineering) Shadow Days
High school students are invited to come experience a day in the life of a K-State student! Each participant will be paired with a current K-State student who shares similar interests in science, technology, engineering, and/or math. Together they will attend class, tour campus, share lunch, and discuss what it's like to be in a STEM major at K-State. The mission of EXCITE Shadow Days is to increase girls' interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. Shadow days are from 9am-3:30. Visit their website to register.
Fall Events - October 3, October 17 and November 14
University of Kansas - Preview KU Event
High school students and parents are invited to Preview KU at Tony's Pizza Event Center on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 7-8pm. For more information and to register for Preview KU, go to https://admissions.ku.edu/previewku .
High School Field Day - Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson Community College is having their 20th annual High School Field Day Event on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 (9am-4pm) at their Hutchinson Fire Science Campus and would like to invite Junior and Senior high school students that may be interested in becoming a firefighter. This is a great opportunity for students to learn about different careers in the fire service. Space is limited, and fills quickly. Don't forget to register at: www.hutchcc.edu/fieldday
ASVAB Testing - Salina Area Technical College
Salina Tech now offers the opportunity for students to take the Armed Services Vocation Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) every month! The ASVAB is a great way for students to assess their own skills and abilities, and to learn about potential careers that fit with those abilities that they might not have considered previously. Any students may take the ASVAB, and it is not required to share the results with the military. It will be on our campus – 2562 Centennial Road – in the downstairs computer lab in Building A. It is first-come, first-serve.
Diversity Leadership Symposium - Wichita State University
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Wichita State University will host the Diversity Leadership Symposium on Thursday, October 25 from 9:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Wichita State University welcomes sophomores, juniors, and seniors from diverse backgrounds to a day full of fun where they will have the opportunity to get a glimpse into the life of a Shocker. Learn about our leadership opportunities academic resources and hear from current WSU students. Information on campus life and student organizations will also be provided. This program is the ideal time for students from all backgrounds to break out of their normal routines and visit campus to learn more about WSU’s academic and social resources. FREE to attend! All students in attendance will receive a WSU t-shirt and a free lunch. You can RSVP at wichita.edu/visit. For more information about the Diversity Leadership Symposium, call the Office of Admissions at (316) 978-6426 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to RSVP by Monday, October 8.
JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; US students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program; and US citizens attending schools overseas. The first-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place receives $3,000. Five finalists receive $1,000 each. Eight semifinalists receive $100 each. Ten students receive honorable mention. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2018. The contest deadline is January 18, 2019. For more information, visit: JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest