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Class of 2014

Mitch Linn
Class Administrator
mlinn@usd259.net
973-5983


Kyla Tibbetts
Class Counselor
ktibbetts@usd259.net
973-5983



Wichita High School Graduation Requirements
Required courses for graduation include:

  • English: 4 (units/credits)
  • Social Studies: 3 (units/credits)
  • Mathematics: 3 (units/credits)
  • Science: 3 (units/credits)
  • Physical Education: 1 (unit/credit)
  • Fine Art: 1 (unit/credit)
  • Financial Literacy: .5 (unit/credit)
  • CTE (Career Technical Education): .5 (unit/credit)
  • Electives: 7 (units/credits)
Total Credits for Graduation: 23


ACT
Junior planning to go to college after high school need to take the ACT at least twice their junior year.  You may register online at www.actstudent.org  You must have a credit card or debit card to register on line and use the Northwest school code 173214.  Students on free or reduced lunch can take the ACT free two times.  See Mrs. Tibbetts for a fee waiver. 


ACT TEST DATES

Test Dates                                            Deadlines                                    Late Fee Deadline  
         

October 27th                                           September 21st                           Sept. 22nd - Oct. 5th
December 8th                                         November 2nd                             November 3rd - 16th
February 9th                                            January 11th                                January 12th - 18th
April 13th                                                  March 8th                                     March 9th - 22nd
June 8th                                                   May 3rd                                         May 4th - 17th


COLLEGE VISITS
Juniors and seniors are allowed TWO school-related college visits per year on the condition they meet the following criteria:
     1. Inform attendance at Northwest of the impending visit 
     2. Bring a business card of the person they visited with within THREE school days to Mrs. Tibbetts.  
         If these two conditions are met, the absence will be considered excused and school-related.



COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS DURING ADVOCACY

Various representatives for colleges, technical schools and military will be schedule to visit with NW students on Tuesday and Thursdays during Advocacy.  visiting organizations will be listed on the CCC website.  If you would like to visit with a college representative please let Mrs. Cramer know so that you will receive a pass.

Free Tutoring Websites

www.homeworkkansas.org

www.cliffsnotes.com

www.intmath.com

www.sosmath.com

www.physicsclassroom.com

www.novelguide.com

For additional information regarding Juniors please check:
CCC (College and Career Center) Fusion page

Kansas State Board of Regents Requirements for Qualified Admissions: (go to the College and Career Center Fusion page)


The Six Board of Regents colleges in Kansas are:

Wichita State University 
       www.wichita.edu
Kansas State University        www.k-state.edu
University of Kansas              www.ku.edu
Pittsburgh State University   www.pittstate.edu
Emporia State University       www.emporia.edu
Fort Hays State University     www.fhsu.edu


Helpful Websites
College Information Website:
(college search,comparing colleges)

www.collegeboard.com

Paying for college:

www.salliemae.com

Career Information:

www.kansascareerpipline.org
www.bls.gov

Volunteer Opportunities:

www.unitedwayplains.org

Teen Resources:

United Way of the Plains    
www.211kansas.org
Start Strong, building healthy teen relationships     www.startstrongwichita.org



















                                                          



 

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