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FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 
 
scholarships

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SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP PAGE

  9th, 10th, 11th GRADE SCHOLARSHIP BULLETINS
  Quarterly January April
  November February May
  December March June

RESOURCES

SCHOLARSHIP ADVISOR

Jimmy Sieng
jimmy.sieng@slcschools.org
schedule an appointment here!             

 

                                             

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTSGRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (fill-in sheet)

  • HONORS DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS:
    • 16 Honors courses taken and passed in 4 years at Highland HS, 3 credits of which need to be AP or IB or Concurrent.
    • Must have a cummulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
    • Must have taken and passed 2 consecutive years of a World Language. (Level III or higher World Language classes count as Honors.)
 

IMPORTANT SENIOR STUFF

 

ONLINE OPTIONS: Online options at https://www.schools.utah.gov/edonline. Choosing to do online courses during the school year will reduce the number of classes and credits you can take at Highland HS.

TESTING

ACT Testing Dates Highland does NOT administer the July test.

SAT Testing Dates Highland does not administer any SAT tests.

AP Testing Dates

ACT PREP

ACT Practice Test Websites

ACT PREP Class at Highland

  • Next Class - Feb. 19th - April 1st
  • Wednesdays for 6 sessions
  • CLASSES FILL UP FAST!
  • Pay $5.00 to the treasurer to sign up OR go to www.myschoolfees.com. Paying the $5 gets you into the class.
  • Contact your student's counselor for more information on when the next class begins.

TALK TO YOUR STUDENTS ABOUT VAPING: Parents - Looking for information on how to talk to your student about vaping? Here is some good information: NPR

MENTAL HEALTH HELPFUL INFORMATION

SAFE UT HOTLINE (CRISISLINE) or call 1-800-273-8255

The SAFEUT app is also available for free from any app store. Students can use this app to report bullying, harassment, suicidal thoughts or ideation, or any troublesome behavior. Reporting here is anonymous.

Click on links below to access services and additional resources:

The SALT LAKE EDUCATION FOUNDATION provides a list of services and support for families. Here are the links to their information: Fact SheetContact ListSchool Resource Handbook

Upcoming Events

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Huntsman Center, U of U

COUNSELING CENTER HOURS

8:45 AM - 3:15 PM

Resources

Counselors

Mary Akers

Mary Akers

Titles: School Counselor, E-G and IB Students
Email:
Sierra Collins

Sierra Collins

Titles: School Counselor, Mb-R
Email:
Claudia Kassner

Claudia Kassner

Titles: School Counselor, A-D
Email:
Mia Naddeo

Mia Naddeo

Titles: School Counselor, H-Ma
Email:
John Vallentine

John Vallentine

Titles: School Counselor, S-Z
Email:

COLLEGE ADVISOR

Emily Rose Paul
emily.paul@utah.edu
801-484-4343 x7005

 

English Language Learner/Refugee Youth Advocates:

Victoria Saley

Victoria Saley

Refugee Coordinator
Highland High School

Sophomore (10th) Youth Advocate:

Angie Fonua

Angie Fonua

Student Advocate
Highland High School