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York Public Schools | July 25, 2021

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Counseling Center

 

Dr. Tami Wegener
School Counselor
402-362-6655, ext. 224
tami.wegener@yorkdukes.org

Mrs. Dana Schmid
School Counselor
402-362-6655, ext. 225
dana.schmid@yorkdukes.org

Mrs. Deb Stuhr
Admin. Assistant
402-362-6655, ext. 226
deb.stuhr@yorkdukes.org


LATEST NEWS…

 

Dual Credit information:

Tuition for SCC spring term classes and Peru State (speech and/or biology classes) are past due.  Your student will not be able to register for next fall’s  at the end of March.  Please pay tuition directly to these institutions.  Contact Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.  MATERIALS FEES are payable to YHS and past due.  Please contact Mrs. Stuhr.

 

ACT Test Date ahead:

June 12, 2021 — registration due by May 7, 2021

July 17, 2021 — registration due by June 18, 2021

York is NOT hosting ACT testing..  Geneva and Seward may be hosting sites as well as other locations.

STUDENTS REGISTERING TO TAKE THE ACT … Please remember to enter the York High School code of 282-590 when signing up.  This is the only way YHS gets a copy of your test results, and we NEED them.  If questions, stop by the Counseling office.

 

On to College (formerly John Baylor) ACT Test Prep is available for YOU if you want to invest in the great possibility of increasing your ACT score!  Bring your $75 check to Mrs. Stuhr in the Counseling office, and she will set up your online account.  You will then be able to watch the videos and work at the time, pace and place that works best for you.  If you qualify for free/reduced lunch and are interested, come talk to us!  See Mrs. Stuhr or your counselor if questions.

 

Amanda from EducationQuest is  scheduling virtual appointments for college planning and FAFSA completion.  Mrs. Stuhr in the Counseling office will be glad to get you scheduled if you give her a call or your student stops in her office. They are 45-minute appointments and this service is FREE!  The FAFSA application opened Oct. 1, and is very important for college financial aid and scholarships.

 

Senior Parent Meeting information slides and explanation can be found at the following link:

GOOGLE SLIDES

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CHECK OUT THIS GREAT RESOURCE:
Ultimate Guide to the ACT
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CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS …

 

2021  Student-View Scholarship program invites senior students to complete an application survey to be eligible for a random drawing of scholarship monies.  Go to www.student-view.com   Deadline is April 22, 2021.

 

Burke Scholarship through the Upper Big Blue NRD is now open for applications.  Student must be pursuing careers in natural resources related fields and furthering their studies at a Nebraska college or university.  The online application is available at upperbigblue.org/education   Deadline is April 23, 2021.

 

Nebraska State Colleges Multi-Activity Student Scholarship application is now open to any high school student who participates in at least three NSAA sanctioned activities during the academic year.  Chadron State, Peru State and Wayne State will each select one scholarship recipient from the eligible high school students who apply to receive a $2,000 scholarship.  Applications are due May 1, 2021.

 

B. Davis Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post- secondary institution. Essay required. The application can be found at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm  Essay is required.  Deadline is May 22, 2021.

 

UNL Nebraska Chapter of Triangle Fraternity is offering a scholarship to seniors who will be focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).  An online application can be found at triangleUNL.org and select “STEM Scholarship application.”  Interviews may be conducted at a later date.  Joining this fraternity is not required.  Deadline June 9, 2021.

 

BLUE & GOLD SCHOLARSHIP FORMS…

 

The following forms (the same form — just different formats) may be used to apply for local Blue & Gold scholarships:

 

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PERU STATE COLLEGE – DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS .. All transcripts will now be ordered online.  Current students will order transcripts through their myPSC account and former students will submit transcript requests by logging in to peru.edu and clicking on the A to Z menu and choosing “T” for “Transcript Requests.”  There is a charge for all transcripts requested.  Please note:  If you are a current high school student and requesting a transcript prior to your semester ending, be sure to note “HOLD FOR GRADES” on your request.  See Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.

 

SCC Dual Credit Students …. You may request your transcript at this link OR you may complete the paper copy request which Mrs. Stuhr has in her office.  If you wish to order online, log into the HUB at https://thehub.southeast.edu , then select Web Adviser for Students, select Academic Profile, select Transcript Request and complete the information. You should receive a confirmation after hitting the Submit button. Please note:  If you are a current high school student and requesting a transcript prior to your semester ending, be sure to note “HOLD FOR GRADES” on your request.  See Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.  At this point, there is no charge for requesting your transcript from SCC.

 

TRANSCRIPTS FROM CURTIS  (NCTA) may be obtained by going to their website ncta.unl.edu, current students, academic resources, transcript request.  Forms are also available in the Guidance office.  

 

Let’s work together for a great school year!  


GUIDANCE LINKS

Educational Planning

  • Education Quest : Free College Planning Services.   Eduquest is based out of Lincoln, NE http:///www.educationquest.org/
  • KnowHow2Go: A slick site for planning your college education no matter what grade you are currently in.  Helpful tips for students in middle school, as well as high school. http://www.knowhow2gonebraska.org/

Nebraska Universities and Colleges


GUIDANCE FORMS

Transcript Release Form
Graduation Information Form