2016-2017 Evening with the Counselor Series

#1 Applying to College—For Seniors—Class of 2017

On Tuesday, August 30th, at 6:00 pm in the Tremper Auditorium—Sarah Johnson, Tremper Counselor and a college representative, will present timely and vital information about “Applying to College”  Any senior who is planning on applying to a college and who wants to understand the application process would benefit from this presentation.

This presentation is especially useful for parents/guardians who, for the first time, are sending a senior to college.  Please call Student Services (359-2218) to register.  Leave your name, the name of your son/daughter, and the number of people planning to attend.  Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is preferred to insure availability of sufficient materials.

#2 Sign Up for the Spring 2017 Youth Options Program—Earning College Credits while in High School—For Qualified Current Juniors and Seniors

On Thursday, September 8th, at 6:00 pm in the Indian Trail Academy and  High School auditorium, all Kenosha Unified juniors and seniors interested in learning more about the Youth Options Program are invited to attend an “Evening with the Counselors” presentation.  Application materials for the Spring 2017 Youth Options Program will be available at this informative meeting. 

Counselors from KUSD high schools and representatives from Gateway Technical College, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and Carthage College will share course information to eligible KUSD students and also work with parents and students so that they understand the policies, procedures and paperwork required for taking Youth Options courses.  For more information, see your counselor.

#3 Scholarships & Financial Aid: How to Finance your Education after High School—For 
Seniors—Class of 2017

On Monday, September 12th, at 6:00 pm in the Tremper Cafeteria, Jeff Tarkowski, a Tremper counselor and a college financial aid representative will give seniors and their parents/guardians information on need and merit scholarships, grants, work study, subsidized and unsubsidized loans and the timelines for applying for about the Free Application For Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA), and the PROFILE—all types of financial aid used to fund higher education. 

Registration is suggested to ensure sufficient materials, call 359-2218.

#4 ACT Ins and Outs— For Juniors and other students interested in more information regarding the ACT

On Thursday, December 1st, at 6:00 pm in the Tremper Auditorium - Jenny Page, Tremper counselor,
will present information regarding the upcoming ACT to be given to all juniors at Tremper on March 1st. 
She will also present general information on how to prepare for the ACT and share resources related to
the ACT. Please call Student Services (359-2218) to register.  Leave your name, the name of your
son/daughter, and the number of people planning to attend.  Walk-ins are welcome, but registration
is preferred to insure availability of sufficient materials.

#5 Open House for Incoming New Students & Parents/Guardians—Public, Private, and
Parochial Students to Learn about the Educational, Academic, Athletic, & Extra-Curricular Opportunities at Tremper

On Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium, Tremper High School will host an Open House for Current 8th graders from public, private, and parochial schools.  Parents/guardians and students new to the high school will have the opportunity to learn about the high school programs and to meet some teachers, counselors, administrators, and office staff in the high school environment. 

For more information, call the Office of Student Services at 359-2218.. 

#6 Advanced Placement Program—For Current Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors planning on taking   AP courses in the 2017-2018 school year

On Tuesday, January 24th, at 6:00 pm in the Tremper Cafeteria, Terri Hujik, a Tremper counselor, will present the merits of the Advanced Placement Program which allows students to take nationally recognized college-level courses in high school AND to earn college credits by passing the AP exams in May. 

Please call 359-2218 to register.  Leave your name, your son/daughter’s name, and how many people will be attending the presentation

#7 Sign Up for the Fall 2017  Youth Options Program—Earning College Credits while in High School—For Qualified Current Sophomores and Juniors

On Thursday, February 9th, at 6:00 pm in the Indian Trail Academy and  High School auditorium, all Kenosha Unified sophomores and juniors interested in learning more about the Youth Options Program are invited to attend an “Evening with the Counselors” presentation.  Application materials for the Fall 2017Youth Options Program will be available at this informative meeting