The Kewaskum School Counseling Program works with students academically, socially, emotionally, and vocationally through student-centered activities.
Fax (for the summer) 262-626-4151
Jolene Aupperle, Student Services Secretary ext 4140 email
Abby Brendemuehl, School Counselor ext 4144 (last names A-K) email
Karla Daane, School Counselor ext 4146 (last names L-Z) email
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Financial Aid Night will be held Wednesday, September 26th, 2018. Representatives from UW-Washington County will be presenting on how to fill out the FAFSA and answering your financial aid questions.
The following are helpful resources that were distributed at last years presentation. Financial Aid representatives are also available at all colleges to help answer more specific financial aid questions.
2017-2018 FAFSA updates
Financial aid at a glance
College Goal Wisconsin (various locations that will help walk you through filling out your FAFSA!)
Completing the FAFSA
Don't get scammed
Financial Aid Myths
Early College Credit Program & Start College Now
(Previously Youth/Course Options)
The 2017 Wisconsin Act 59 eliminated Course Options and Youth Options programs. The Youth Options statute was renamed Early College Credit Program and the Course Options was named Start College Now.
Students interested in taking one or more courses at an institution of higher education for high school and/or college credit should use the below applications. Applications are also available in Student Services. Please note: Fall Semester course applications are due by March 1 of the previous school year. Spring Semester applications are due by Oct. 1. All applications require students to submit a the Application for Approval/Teacher Recommendation Form.
Early College Credit Program Application (UW Colleges)
Start College Now (Wisconsin Technical Colleges)
Kewaskum High School Application for Approval/Teacher Recommendation Form
The college application process can be difficult and overwhelming to navigate. Seniors will want to ensure they're meeting graduation requirements, applying for financial aid and scholarships, applying for colleges online, and submitting transcripts through parchment. Our school counselors are available to help students at any point in this process. Additional resources that may be helpful are below.
Choosing a college
Applying to college
College Essay Writing Project
Calculating the price of college
Career Cruising Portal
UW College Prep Courses
As college acceptance letters start pouring in, seniors are encouraged to stop by their school counselor and share their final college and career plans! We would love to add you to our "Bright Futures" board in the school hallway celebrating your future plans.
The KEYS and Local Scholarship Program was available as of November 16th, 2017. All seniors were invited to attend our informational session during ELT at the end of that school day. The deadline to turn in applications for the KEYS and Local Scholarship Program has passed.
Letters of recommendation form (If required by college or for scholarship purposes)
High School Transcripts:
Transcript Request Information All transcript orders are handled through Parchment. There is a $5.00 charge for all official transcripts. They may be mailed or sent electronically. Students may request a free unofficial self view. Seniors will need to request transcripts for each college that they are applying to. A final transcript will also need to be requested again by the student upon graduation.
Youth Apprenticeship Application
Click here for YA application
Click here for YA employer request
This application should be turned in to Student Services
If you have any questions about this program, they may be directed to Mr. Rohlinger at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduling and Course Registration:
Please view the 2018-2019 Course Selection Book for detailed descriptions of courses offered.
Scheduling for the 2018-19 began in January. For a detailed introduction to the process please view the following letter: Scheduling Timeline and Process 2018-19
Students, parents and/or guardians are encouraged to review the NEW Schedule Change Policy for the 2018-19 school year. Many requests for schedule changes will no longer be honored following course registration. Students are encouarged to make thoughtful scheduling decisions when entering course selections in the Spring. Please see your school counselor before scheduling classes if you have questions or would like individual guidance regarding course selections. Student schedules are currently available for students to view via their Skyward accounts.
Information and registration packets are available for students joining KHS from out of district in the KHS student services office.
Incoming Freshmen Night took place on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 from 6 - 7PM at Kewaskum High School. Families that were unable to attend are encouraged to View the full presentation here to learn about upcoming opportunities for high school students.
Click here to view the introductory scheduling presentation for students currently in grades 9-11.
Applications for special scheduling circumstances for the 2018-19 school year can be found below and in the student services office.
Schedule Change Policy & Request Form
Senior Early Graduation Requirements & Application
Senior Seminar Student Requirements
Senior Seminar Student Application
Teacher Assistant Application
*Please review specific deadlines for all of the above applications
Thank you for participating in Arena Scheduling. This years planning documents are below.
Student Schedule Planning Document
Schedule Plan A
Schedule Plan B
2018 - 2019 Master Schedule
Instructions for Arena Scheduling (Presentation given 2/12, 2/13, 2/14)
Academic & Career Planning:
The student services team is excited to share with you the Kewaskum School District Academic and Career Planning Guide. This guide is intended to aid students in the creation of their academic and career plans. Organized by career clusters, it guides students in the intentional choosing of appropriate course work, lists clubs and organizations relevant to each career cluster, and details career focused experiences offered within each area of interest.
Students will also be participating in a series of academic and career planning (ACP) lessons throughout the school year during ELT. These lessons will help students develop their plans and graduate college and career ready. Many lessons will utilize Career Cruising. Students are encouraged to explore this resources on their own as well.