Kewaskum High School Graduation 2021

Student Services

KHS Counseling Last Updated: 5/13/2021 7:23 PM

The Kewaskum High School Counseling Program works with students academically, socially, emotionally, and vocationally through student-centered activities.

Contact Us:
262-626-3105

Fax 262-626-4214

Jamie Leoni, School Counselor ext 4144 (last names A-K)  jleoni@kewaskumschools.org

Karla Daane, School Counselor ext 4146 (last names L-Z)  kdaane@kewaskumschools.org

Kevin Pratt, Career Counselor ext 4138  kpratt@kewaskumschools.org

Jolene Aupperle, Student Services Secretary/Registrar ext 4140  jaupperle@kewaskumschools.org

 

Congratulations to all of our senior scholarship recipients!   

Our Local Scholarship Program has awarding a total of $285,000 to the class of 2021. 

Thank you to KEYS and the individual sponsors providing these generous scholarships to Kewaskum High School students. 

 

Click on the link below to view a recording of the ceremony:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJfpxniW_FY

 

High School Transcripts:

Transcript Request Information  All transcript orders are handled through Parchment.com.  There is a $5.00 charge for all official transcripts.  They may be mailed or sent electronically.  Current students and alumni may request a free unofficial self view through Parchment however, active KHS students may access their transcript anytime in Skyward as well.  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.

Request a Transcript

Parchment Transcript Quick Start Guide

Parchment Guide

KEYS / Local Scholarship Program

Student Services will start accepting the Common Applications for KEYS Local Scholarship Program starting Tuesday, November 17, 2020.  Our KHS school counselors will be holding informational meetings for all seniors that week.  Please click on Scholarships under Additional Resources on the right hand side of this page for a complete list of available scholarships.  This list will be updated as we receive new information.  New scholarships are listed in the announcements and emailed to the senior email group Class of 2021. 

Letters of recommendation form (If required by college or for scholarship purposes)

 

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  UW Application 

ECCP Information

Start College Now (Wisconsin Technical Colleges)

Kewaskum High School Application for Approval/Teacher Recommendation Form

 

College Financial Aid FAFSA

Financial Aid Night will be held in the KHS Theatre on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.  A representative from UW-Washington County will be there to show you how to fill out the FAFSA and answering your financial aid questions. If you are unable to attend that evening you can access the presentation here. Financial aid representatives are also available at all colleges to help answer more specific financial aid questions.  This applies to all college/technical college bound seniors and their parents who want to make sure they don't miss out on student loans and possible grants.  Applications start being accepted for student aid as early as October 1st!    Juniors and their parents are welcome to attend.  

 

The first two links below are for College Goal Wisconsin, a program that offers local sessions that walk families through filling out the FAFSA: 

College Goal (Virtual Help Completing the FAFSA)

Financial aid resources from College Goal Wisconsin

Financial aid at a glance

FAFSA Info from UW Help with UW College Codes

 

ACT Preparation 

The junior Pre-ACT Practice Test is scheduled for high school juniors in the KHS Fielddhouse on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 from 7:35 am until 10:30 am. Students are encouraged to get a good night of sleep and eat a balanced breakfast in preparation for doing their best on this exam. Results will give students an indication of what their performance will look like on the Tuesday, March 9th ACT exam and highlight current strengths and areas for improvement.

Students are also encouraged to utilize the below resources: 

- Links to practice tests and exemplar items for ACT, WorkKeys, and ACT Aspire can be

found at the DPI ACT Practice Tests Website

- ACT Academy (FREE, personalized test preparation. Create an account to track your progress and keep moving forward in test preparation.) This video explains this resource further. 

 

The ACT will be administered to all full-time enrolled 11th grade students at KHS on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021. 

No Act Work Keys this year.

 

College Applications:

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. 

Letters of recommendation form (If required by college or for scholarship purposes)

Prepping for College - English

Prepping for College - Spanish

Junior & Senior Year College Planning Checklist from UW Help

Freshman & Sophomore College Planning Checklist from UW Help

UW Viewbook 

Wisconsin Private Colleges

Choosing a college

Applying to college

Calculating the price of college

Finding scholarships

College Prep Courses at UWM Washington Co Campus

 

Applications for special scheduling circumstances 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 (Math teacher assistant only) 

Student Teacher Aide Application (Please see your school counselor)

*Please review specific deadlines for all of the above applications

Students, parents and/or guardians are encouraged to review the Schedule Change Policy. Many requests for schedule changes will not be honored following course registration. Students are encouraged 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. 

 

Youth Apprenticeship / School To Work

If you would like to learn more about opportunities through the  Youth Apprenticeship or School To Work Program,

please make an appointment with your school counselor

in Student Services. 

 

Academic & Career Planning:

Students will be participating in a series of academic and career planning (ACP) lessons throughout the school year during Morning 30. These lessons will help students develop their plans and graduate college and career ready. Many lessons will utilize Xello. Students are encouraged to explore this resources on their own as well.

 

Scheduling/Course Selections for 2021-22

Link to our Course Book:  Course Selection Booklet 21-22

Course selection Sheets

Senior

Junior

Sophomore

Freshman

 

 

Contact Us
1510 Bilgo Lane
P.O. Box 426
Kewaskum, WI 53040