Post Secondary Testing
Post Secondary Testing Opportunities



2016-2017 National ACT Test Dates

www.actstudent.org

Jrs. And Srs.

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)

September 10, 2016 August 5, 2016 August 6-19. 2016

October 22, 2016 Sept 16, 2016 September 17-30, 2016

December 10, 2016 November 4, 2016 November 5-18, 2016

February 11, 2017 January 13, 20167 January 14-20, 2017

April 8, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4-17, 2017

June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6-19, 2017



*Bold = Given at MCHS

Fees

ACT no writing $42.50

ACT Plus Writing $58.50



Practice books available in the guidance office

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2016-2017 SAT Test Dates

www.collegeboard.org



Jrs. And Srs.

Test Dates Test Regular Registration Deadline
October 1, 2016 SAT & Subject September 1, 2016

November 5, 2016 SAT & Subject October 7, 2016

December 3, 2016 SAT & Subject November 3, 2016

January 21, 2017 SAT & Subject December 21, 2016

March 11, 2017 SAT only February 10, 2017

May 6, 2017 SAT & Subject April 7, 2017

June 3, 2017 SAT & Subject May 9, 2017



Fees

SAT $45.00

SAT with essay $57.00

SAT Subject $26.00 to register PLUS $20 per subject test (3 max)

*Bold = Given at MCHS

Practice books available in the guidance office and collegeboard.org



2016-2017 ASVAB Test

Military and Career Skills Test



First week of December…. 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
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If you would like to contact us, please do so at....

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

3 months ago

By Paula Duzik

March 28th, 2017


See  Log on to www.StudentScholarships.org for several scholarship opportunities.  Updated regularly!


The Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter is offering 4 scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $2,500 to students pursuing a career in the construction field.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is March 31st.

Abbot and Fenner Business Consultants is offering a $1,000 scholarship.  Log on to http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm for the essay topic.  Deadline is June 12th.

Craig Rotary Club is offering four $1000 scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 14th.

PEO Chapter AJ is offering two $750.00 scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is NOON on March 31st.

 The Doak Walker Scholarship is offered to seniors who have been active in several high school sports.  See Mrs. Duzik for more information.  This is an online application on yvcf.org .  The scholarship opens on February 10th and the Deadline is March 31st.

Moffat County Sheriffs Office
 is offering two $1000 scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 18th.

SAPP is offering two scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 14th.

Bella Voce is offering one $300 scholarship to a senior girl who participates in the musical field.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 7th.

NW CO Chapter of Parrot Heads is offering two or more $1000 scholarships to seniors.   See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 6th.

The Family of Cory Pike 
is offering two or more $1000 scholarships to seniors.   See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 20th.

Bears Ears Sportsman Club NRA is offering scholarships to students involved in shooting sports.  See Mrs Duzik for an application.  Deadline is May 31st

Craig Association of Realtors is offering scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 3rd.

Craig and Rescue is offering scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 14th.

CNCC  is offering the Bilodeau scholarship to seniors attending CNCC Craig Campus.  See Mrs Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 15th.

Craig Search and Rescue is offering the Doug Vaughan Memorial Scholarship to seniors attending and accredited trade or vo-tech school.  Deadline is April 18th.

 

The Ed Townsend Memorial Scholarship is offered to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 10th.

 

The family of Saed Tayyara is offering one $1000 scholarship to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for more information.  Deadline is May 12th.

 

The Craig Kiwanis Club is offering several scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is March 31st.


The Craig Kiwanis Club is offering the Sarah Fleming memorial scholarships to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is March 31st.


St Michael Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society is offering a $1000 scholarship to active seniors.  Application must include a recommendation from one of the Fathers.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 14th.


Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club is offering two $1000 scholarship to seniors.   See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is March 31st.


Colorado First Conservation District is offering scholarship to seniors who are pursuing a degree in agriculture or a field that supports agriculture.   See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 14th.


The Augusta Wallihan Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a memorial scholarship to seniors.  See Mrs. Duzik for an application.  Deadline is May 1st.


Moffat County FFA Alumni Association is offering scholarships to seniors in FFA.  See Mrs.  Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 17th.


Moffat County Cattlewomen Association is offering $250-$500 scholarships to students whose parents or grandparents are members.  See Mrs.  Duzik for an application.  Deadline is May 1st.


St John's the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church is offering one $1000 scholarship to seniors.  See Mrs.  Duzik for an application.  Deadline is May 12th.

VFW Auxiliary is offering 2 $1000 scholarships to students who have a parent or grandparent who has served in the armed forces.  DD214 is required. See Mrs.  Duzik for an application.  Deadline is April 17th.

Counseling Resources

5 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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