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  • OCTOBER 1st is opening day for the FAFSA!!  Be sure to apply for the FAFSA this month!  NOTE:  If you applied for the FAFSA before Oct. 1 it is void, and you need to go back in on or after Oct. 1st and reapply for the 2017- 2018 FAFSA!
  • October 5th is FAFSA day at SLHS.  Parent and/or students may schedule time with KHEAA Representative Keith Ritchie for help in completing the FAFSA.  Contact Kim Fields in guidance to schedule your appointment.  
  • Work on college application essays (if necessary).
  • October 18th - Southeastern Kentucky Regional College Fair at Union College.  Please plan to attend.
  • COLLEGE/SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION ESSAY WORKSHOP on October 27 from 3:30-6:30 in the SLHS Library.  Bring your essay for feedback or a prompt for planning/writing.  RSVP:  Mrs. Stallard.  Free Pizza and Soft Drinks provided by Gear Up!
  • Visit your top post-secondary choices (You are limited to TWO excused College Day absence - so try to attend Saturday Open Houses or visit on days that school is not in session). Make an appointment for a visit at least two weeks in advance. Pick up a College Visit form in Guidance or with the Attendance Clerk, and have Dr. Hibbard sign off on it prior to visiting. Students should bring something back with them showing their visit to the attendance clerk. This does not count as a days absence.
  • Submit admission application ASAP. Don’t forget to include an official transcript with each application. (Request your official transcript electronically at www.parchment.com). You must have been accepted at a school before you can apply for institutional scholarships. 
  • Each student and a parent need to go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to apply for a FSA ID.  If parents already have one from a previous child they will use the same one.
  • Order your Senior Yearbook.
  • Pay Senior fee of $55 to Dale Rogers or Melinda McDowell. Feb. 1st the fee increases to $65.  The fee is non-refundable.