Mt. Mansfield Union High School Student Services
Announcements & Upcoming Events:
United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship - For Juniors and Seniors - Deadline to apply is Oct. 15th. The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
Colby/Brown/Dartmouth/Yale Evening Information Session for Students and Families - Thurs. Oct. 11 - 6:30 pm at South Burlington High School (Auditorium). Registration is required. Click HERE to register.
News from MMU Counselors
The school year is off to a great start! Counselors have enjoyed reconnecting with students and hearing about summer adventures and also helping our seniors navigate the post-secondary planning and college application process during our “senior sessions”. Counselors will soon be meeting with our 9th grade students and seeing their “About Me” videos that are being made in Health and Fitness class.
We wanted to make sure that you are aware of the following upcoming dates:
October 1st- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online to begin filling out for college bound students.
October 10th- VSAC Forms Night, 6:30 pm, MMU Computer Lab- Come work with representatives from VSAC who will assist you as you file your FAFSA and Vermont state grant applications. Please be sure to create your FSA ID a few days prior to coming to the workshop. Students and parents will each need their own ID and can sign up at https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm. Click HERE for a list of what to bring.
October 24th- PSAT (All 11th grade students are able to take the PSAT for free), testing begins promptly at 8:15. This is a full day of school and juniors will join their regularly scheduled classes upon completion of testing.
October 24th- Parent Series Workshop- Fostering Emotional and Mental Wellness in Teens- Dr. Dave Landers, former Instructor of Psychology and Gender Studies and NCAA faculty representative at St. Michael’s College will be at MMU to talk with families about ways to support your teen in in being holistically healthy. Please join us in the MMU library at 6:30pm.
We also wanted to make you aware of a Free Community Event on:
Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and JUUL: The Facts Behind the Smokescreen.
A panel discussion with Vermont Commissioner of Health, followed by Q&A.
Thursday, November 1st, 6:00-7:30pm @ DEALER.COM (1 Howard St.; Burlington)
For more information, visit www.howardcenter.org or
contact Sara Mabley, MMU SAP Counselor (858-1636; firstname.lastname@example.org).
As always, please reach out to us with any concerns or questions that you have!
Kristen, Chris, Rebecca and Toni; Student Services Counselors
Senior Session Schedule
September 18th 1B- What to expect after high school Session 1 Presentation
September 19th 2A- Overview of application process, orientation to Naviance Session 2 Presentation
September 25th 1A- Create and work on Common Application or build resume Session 3 Presentation
September 26th 3B- Work in Naviance, letters of rec., requesting transcripts Session 4 Presentation
October 2nd 2B - College essay and supplemental essay writing Session 5 Presentation
October 3rd 4A- Conferences with English teachers about essays Session 6 Presentation
October 9th 3A- Q & A with Local Reps (VTC/CCV/, 4 year college, GAP year) Session 7 4Yr/2Yr College Q&A GAP Year
October 10th 4B- Financial Aid & Nuts and bolts, tie up loose ends Session 8 Presentation
College Admission Representatives please schedule visits to Mt. Mansfield Union High School at RepVisits