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Post Secondary Testing
Post Secondary Testing Opportunities
2017-2018 National ACT Test Dates
www.actstudent.org

Jrs. And Srs.
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017 August 5-18. 2017
October 28, 2017 Sept 22, 2017 September 23-October 6, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4-17, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018

*Bold = Given at MCHS
Fees
ACT no writing $46.00
ACT Plus Writing $62.50

Practice books available in the guidance office and online at www.actstudent.org
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2017-2018 SAT Test Dates
www.collegeboard.org

Jrs. And Srs.
Test Dates Test Regular Registration Deadline
October 7, 2017 SAT & Subject September 8, 2017
November 4, 2017 SAT & Subject October 5, 2017
December 2, 2017 SAT & Subject November 2, 2017
March 10, 2018 SAT only February 9, 2018
May 5, 2018 SAT & Subject April 6, 2018
June 2, 2018 SAT & Subject May 3, 2018

Fees
SAT $46.00
SAT with essay $60.00
SAT Subject $26.00 to register PLUS $21 per subject test (3 max)
*Bold = Given at MCHS

Practice books available in the guidance office and collegeboard.org


2017-2018 ASVAB Test
Military and Career Skills Test

December 5th…. Jrs. And Srs. Free to students… anyone can take it… sign up with Mrs. Duzik if you are interested in taking this test.
Contact us
Thank you for visiting the Moffat County High School Counseling Webpage!

If you would like to contact us, please do so at....

Mrs. Paula Duzik
970 826-6610
paula.duzik@moffatsd.org

Mr. Erik West
970 826-6611
erik.west@moffatsd.org

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FAQ'S
Did You Know?

Did You Know..is a section of short sentences and paragraphs that are sent to faculty and students weekly. These are designed to give you new information on "what's going on out there in the world."

Did You Know #1.....There is an on-line college fair that anyone can participate in. How rapidly the world is changing! Might even save some trips out of town. Register at www.onlinecollegefair.com

Did You Know #2....The skills required for the 10 fastest growing jobs in the new economy are taught at Colorado's community colleges. Those jobs are computer engineering, computer support specialists, systems analysts, data-base administrators, desktop publishing specialists, paralegals and legal assistants, personal care and home health aides, medical assistants, social and human service assistants and physicians' assistants.

Did You Know #3...Pueblo Community College has a new state of the art health sciences program with programs in: dental assisting, dental hygiene, surgical technologist, respiratory care specialist, radiologic technologist, psychiatric youth care worker, psychiatric technician, physical therapy assistant, ophthalmic technician, nursing and occupational therapy assistant.

Did You Know #4....The average expected lifetime earnings for a graduate with an AA degree is more than $1 million, about $250,000 more than an individual with a high school diploma.

Did You Know #5 ....CNCC in Rangely has a two year degree in Natural Resources that leads to a BS in Marine Science from Hawaii Pacific University......great place to spend the last two years in a degree program!!

Did You Know #6 ...Colorado Mountain College has three campus locations in our region. They have many programs that are two degrees or less and some that students might want to explore are: Ski and Snowboard Management, Culinary Arts, Nursing, Photography and Wilderness Studies (leads to a transfer program with CSU in Natural Resources).

Did You Know #7...Graduate with a 2 yr degree in Industrial Maintenance and earn $40,000 per year your first year of work! Industrial Maintenance technicians maintain and repair machinery in plants and factories. The curriculum integrates machining, welding, electronics and engineering.

Did You Know #8 ...Pueblo Community College has a new state of the art health sciences program with programs in: dental assisting, dental hygiene, surgical technologist, respiratory care specialist, radiologic technologist, psychiatric youth care worker, psychiatric technician, physical therapy assistant, ophthalmic technician, nursing and occupational therapy assistant.

Did You Know #9 ....that the University of Northern Colorado in Greely has a new index of 94 that means if you are below that index number and want to attend UNC you need to apply early and present supporting documents.

Did You Know #10....that Colorado Christian University offers a degree in Youth Ministries and many music areas?

Did You Know #11.....that Aims Community College in Greeley has 36 associate degree programs and 84 certificate programs that take less than two years to complete and have excellent job placements rates.

Did You Know #12...the Colorado Commission on Higher Education has an established index based on grade point average and test scores that determines automatic admission to all Colorado schools. It places students in colleges where the can be most successful. We have copies of the index in the Guidance office for anyone interested.

Did You Know #13....that Adams State College has received many awards for their "Excellence in Education" in music education and art education? Biology and Business are also strong programs at Adams.

Did You Know # 14...that the University of Southern Colorado has a BSN program (Bachelor of Nursing). USC suggests that high school students who want to prepare for this major complete the following courses: Biology (to get ready for other science courses at the college level), Mathematics, especially Algebra (nurses need to know how to set up equations and drug doses), Chemistry, and as many English courses as possible (clear writing, proper grammar and advanced vocabulary is necessary in doing patient reporting). Psychology and Foreign Languages are also suggested to prepare and understand how to work with people of all kinds.

Did You Know #15....the University of Southern Colorado has a Center for New Media which prepares students to become the new media specialists. Job tiles coming out of this program include: web designer/developer, interactive media programmer, nonlinear editor, project/production manager, interface designer, and global communications manager.

Did You Know #16...that Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff is now a member of the WUE program offering our students the chance to save $5000 per year if they attend!

Did You Know #17...that the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE) can offer a student the chance for several thousands of dollars in tuition savings? That many of our students go to out of state schools on this program? And that is is available in 14 participating western states???

Did You Know #18....The Department of Range land Ecosystem Science at CSU emphasizes studies of the world's range lands. They have a Range Ecology major which prepares students to manage the soil, vegetation and animal resources on range lands. The Range and Forest Management major provides the background to manage and administer range land and forest resources for U.S. and state agencies and private industries. For both of these majors students take electives in wildlife, recreation, remote sensing, geographic information systems, soils, animal science and watershed.

Senior Updates

5 days ago

By Paula Duzik

October 13th, 2017



Student Scholarships.org updating scholarship opportunities continuously.   Log on to www.StudentScholarships.org for several scholarship opportunities.  Updated regularly!

The Daniels Scholarship Program will be open for applications from
September 29 - November 30, 2017.  This is a four year annually renewable scholarship.  Applicants must show exceptional character, leadership, and commitment to serve.  Applicants must also show a financial need. Log on to www.DanielsFund.org/Scholarships for more information and the application.

The White Rose Scholarship is offered to seniors based on community service.  Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Duzik in the guidance office.  Deadline is January 17th.

CHSAA and The Western Dairy Association are offering three $1,000 scholarships and one $2,500 scholarship to seniors who demonstrate leadership in and out of school.  Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher, be a member of CHSAA sanctioned activities, and any community service centered around the Great American Milk Drive.  One student can be nominated per school.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is December 18th.

The Society of Mayflower Descendants is awarding one $1620 scholarship to a senior attending post-secondary training in the Fall of 2018.  APPLICANT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE A DESCENDANT OF THE MAYFLOWER TO APPLY.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is February 1st. 

The B. Davis Scholarship is offered to seniors and students currently in post-secondary training.  Log on to http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm for more information.  Deadline is May 22nd.




Counseling Resources

9 months ago

By Paula Duzik

Counseling Resources


CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICES
24 HOUR SERVICES

Advocates Crisis Support Services
(970) 824-2400 

REPS (Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide)
(970) 846-8182

Crisis Intervention Team
(970) 824-9105 

Mind Springs Health
(970) 824-6541

SAFE 2 Tell
1-877-542-7233

 National Suicide Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Poison Control
1-800-332-3073

 

COUNSELING SERVICES

Mind Springs Health
(970) 824-6541
24/7 Crisis Line 1 888 207-4004

Craig Thornhill, LPC, 
Cheri Adams, LMFT
Peggy Sammons, LPC
Sandra Papp, LPC

 

A & S Counseling
(970) 824-5552

  Steven Walls, MA
Joanne Snow, LSW

 

Yampa Valley Psychotherapists
(970) 824-2557

  Gary Gurney, MA, LPC, CAC III
Michael Toothaker, CAC III
Kim Bair, LSW

 

Steamboat Springs Providers
www.steamboatcounseling.com

Log on to the above site for a list of over 30 providers listing 
their experience, their area of expertise, and contact information.


SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org
 630 Green St
(970) 824-1793 ask for Bud



ALANON

Support for teens with family
www.al-anon.alateen.org
(970) 824-7320

 

COMA

Communities overcoming Meth Abuse
www.craigcoma.org 
(970) 824-2662

 

SAFE

Support, advocacy, and education for 
teen victims of violence.
(970) 824-7320

 

Grand Futures

www.grandfutures.org
439 Breeze St, Ste. 100
(970) 824-5752

 

HOUSING, FOOD

First Call 211

Info on clothing, food, rent,
shelter, support groups, etc.
www.firstcall-vc.org 
Dial 211

 

Moffat County United Way

http://unitedwaymoffat.org
(970) 824-6222

 

Love, Inc

http://www.loveinc.org 
656 School St
(970) 826-4400

Interfaith Food Bank

(970) 824-7355

Community Budget Center

555 Yampa Ave
(970) 824-7858

 

Columbine Subsidized Housing

(970) 824-8127

 

Department of Human Services

595 Breeze St
www.co.moffat.co.us/social services/default.htm
(970) 824-8282

 

Youth Services Department of Moffat County

Tara Wojtkiewicz
diversion@moffatcounty.net
221 W Victory Way
(970) 824-9105

 

MEDICAL

Memorial Hospital

www.thememorialhospital.com
750 Hospital Loop
(970) 824-9411

 

Visiting Nurses Association

www.nwcovna.info
745 Russell St
(970) 824-8233

 

Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition

485 Yampa Ave
(970) 824-1178

 

Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center

580 Green St
(970) 824-5204

 

ASK-A-NURSE Info Line

1-800-327-6877

 

Family Health Line

1-800-688-7777

 

Yampa Valley AIDS Coalition

135 6th St  Steamboat Springs, CO  80477
(970) 879-1632

 

TRANSPORTATION

All Around Taxi

(970) 824-1177

INDEPENDENT LIVING

Horizon’s Specialized Services

indlife@earthlink.net
439 Breeze St
(970) 824-7804

 

Independent Living Center

483 Yampa Ave
(970) 826-0833

 

EDUCATION

Colorado Northwestern Community College

Continuing education, GED prep
www.cncc.edu
(970) 824-1101

 

BYU Online Courses

www.elearn.byu.edu
1800 914-8931

 

Colorado College info

www.collegeincolorado.org

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA
www.fafsa.gov
1-800-730-8913

 

LEGAL

Northwest Colorado Legal Services

www.coloradolegalservices.org 
1-800-521-6968

 

EMPLOYMENT

Colorado Workforce Center

School to Work Alliance Program

480 Barclay
(970) 824-3246

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Craig Police Department

800 W 1st St
(970) 824-8111


Craig Fire Department

419 Yampa Ave
(970) 824-5914

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