The VHS Counseling Office will use the Remind App to send out important reminders to VHS students and parents this year. To receive messages via text, text @vhscounse to 81010.  Or click on the following link: http://remind.com/join/vhscounse
(You can opt out of text messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe @vhscounse')
 
 
ATTENTION SENIORS:  - New FSA ID:  In May, the Department of Education implemented a new FSA ID to replace the FSA PIN as the login process for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Seniors and their parents need to create a FSA ID and are encouraged to do it now.  It's also important that students and parents create their own FSA ID as they will need them to sign and complete the FAFSA each year the student plans to apply for financial aid.  The following PDF walks through the steps for creating the new FSA ID needed to log into the FAFSA website.  Creating FSA ID
 
                                                               Financial Aid Workshop Info
 
 
 
SENIOR GRADUATION REMINDERWe still have a few Seniors that need to stop by the Guidance Office or Main Office to pay their $20 graduation fee to cover the graduation cap and gown. Please see the list of names in the daily announcements.


College Camps, Fairs and Visits: 

February 17, 2016 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. : Southeast Technical Institute. Ready, Set, Launch! Electronics/Mechatronics Camp. Students work in teams of four to create a launch/targeting system. Teams are encouraged to apply. Lunch is provided. Register online at: http://www.southeasttech.edu/admissions/visitsoutheasttech/readysetlaunchcamp/ or email anna.fischer@southeasttech.edu for more information.
 
March 8, 2016: MYTI (My Technical Interest) Days at Mitchell Technical Institute: Culinary Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. Geared toward Sophomores, Juniors and undecided Seniors. For more information and to register visit: www.mitchelltech.edu/admissions/campus-events 
 
March 15, 2016: Scrubs Camp at University of South Dakota – Vermillion. ALMOST FILLED!!!! Approx. 10 open spots left - hurry if you want to attend! 
 
March 17, 2016: Wayne State College at VHS Commons 11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. 
 
April 22, 2016: Free Green Careers Camp on Earth Day at Southeast Tech from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Register at:



Staff:

Counselors: 

Len Griffith, len.griffith@k12.sd.us  

Patty Larsen, patty.larsen@k12.sd.us 

Secretary:

Maureen Lee,  maureen.lee@k12.sd.us

 

Phone:  605-677-7033