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BVSD ONLINE COURSES FOR SPRING 2017 TERM

  • Credit Recovery Session 2 Registration- Open through March 10th.
    • Only students that have previously taken the course and earned a F or a D are eligible to take credit recovery courses. Credit recovery courses are open for 4 weeks with no extensions.
    • Courses run March 15th through April 28th.
      • No late registration accepted

SUMMER SCHOOL ON-CAMPUS COURSES

Information about on campus courses that are offered over the summer can be found here.

UPCOMING COLLEGE APPLICATION DEADLINES 

SENIORS: Many colleges have upcoming application deadlines in March- plan ahead! Be sure to check your schools’ websites in order to determine your deadlines. Order your transcripts at least a week in advance and request letters of recommendation a month in advance. Remember, if you order paper transcripts you must pick them up and send them.

UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINES 

SENIORS: Many scholarships have upcoming application deadlines- plan ahead! Be sure to check with the scholarship organization to determine your deadlines. Order your transcripts at least a week in advance and request letters of recommendation a month in advance. Remember, if you order paper transcripts you must pick them up and send them.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

FAFSA went live on October 1st and seniors/parents NEED to submit it as soon as possible for consideration for many financial aid opportunities as well as many scholarships.

REMEMBER: You must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you want to apply for federal and state financial aid for college. Many colleges and universities, especially public institutions, also require the FAFSA. Complete your FAFSA here.  (This is the official FREE application through the government).

SAT COLORADO STATE TEST

Remember, ALL JUNIORS in the state of Colorado will take the SAT on April 11th.  This test is free and students DO NOT register online. These test results will be posted on a student’s transcript.

Information about prep classes can be found on the Counseling Department’s website, in the Counseling Office, and online through Community Connections (A Student Resource Guide) here.

Information about pre-registration will be provided at a later time.

PSAT 10

Reminder, ALL SOPHOMORES in the state of Colorado will take the PSAT 10 on April 12th. This test is free and students DO NOT register online.  Information about pre-registration will be provided at a later time.

SOPHOMORE COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT

Sophomore Class Students and Parents:

It’s time to start thinking about planning for college.  Please keep an eye out for information about Sophomore College Planning Night which is tentatively planned for March 21st at 6:30 pm. Topics covered during this night event will include:

– College Planning Timeline

– Making the Most of College Fairs

– Review of Naviance and how to use it for College Search and Planning

– And more!

Contact Information
Last names beginning A–D: Thomas Hacker, thomas.hacker@bvsd.org, 720-561-4207
Last names beginning E–K: Alex Cyr, alexandra.cyr@bvsd.org, 720-561-4204
Last names beginning L–Rn: John Vidulich, john.vidulich@bvsd.org, 720-561-4210
Last names beginning Ro–Z: Jill Benisch, jill.benisch@bvsd.org, 720-561-4203

Please be sure to check out the new and improved MHS counseling website here.

Alexandra Cyr
School Counselor
720-561-4204
alexandra.cyr@bvsd.org