WELCOME TO CARDINAL COUNTRY
Medical Lake High School
200 East Barker Medical Lake, Wa 99022
Fax (509) 565-3201
Counseling & Career Center
fax (509) 565-3271
Mr. John McSmith firstname.lastname@example.org
Asst. Principal/Athletic-Activities Director Mr.Chris Spring email@example.com
CHARACTER TRAIT FOR JANUARY
TREATING PEOPLE AND IDEAS WITH
JUSTICE AND IMPARTIALITY
7:57 a.m. - 2:22 p.m.
SPIRIT GAME CHAMPS 2015
GO CARDS GO!!!!!!!!!
SING-O-GRAMS ON SALE BEFORE &AFTER SCHOOL & LUNCH
Winter Ball Feb 28
FEB 6 LAST DAY TO CHANGE SCHEDULES
ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) REIMBURSEMENTS
If your student scored a 3,4,or 5 on their AP exam for the
2014 school year please submit the score report to the main office at the
High School for reimbursement.
You are eligible for the reimbursement of the exam fee for each exam with a score of 3,4 or 5.
We will also reimburse students this year (2015) for scores of 3 or higher.
BIG congratulations to Medical Lake School District for making it to the Advanced Placement Honor Roll! Medical Lake made the honor roll by maintaining or increasing the amount of students taking AP classes at the High School level and having more students achieving a score of 3 or higher on AP tests. To see a our name on the list click here. Congratulations to all the students, parents and teachers for making Medical Lake Schools great!
Senior All Nighter Committee Meeting
The next Senior All Nighter committee meeting is Wednesday January 21st at 6pm at the Pizza Factory. It is not too late to get involved if you would like to help!
For more information contact Malenna King at firstname.lastname@example.org
EWU Nursing Info Session
Eastern Washington University is inviting your students to learn more about pre-nursing and nursing opportunities, the best ways to prepare for the WSU College of Nursing program in Spokane and the many different ways to become a Registered Nurse through EWU. EWU Nursing Advisors, Admissions staff and ROTC Advisors will be on hand to answer your questions!
This session is ideal for high school students and parents and for former, current or new EWU students interested in pre-nursing at EWU. Pizza and drinks will be provided!
WHEN: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
WHERE: EWU Spokane and WSU Spokane, 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd, Nursing Room 105, Spokane, WA 99202
COMPASS Testing at MLHS
Medical Lake High School is excited to announce that students will be able to take placement tests (COMPASS and MyMath) for Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College at the high school on Wednesday February 11th at 9am. In order to take the test at the high school students need the following:
1. Students need to have applied to SFCC or SCC
2. Students will need a credit or debit card to pay online. The test is approximately $35. If students need help paying for the test they can see Mrs. Rippee
3. Sign up in the counseling center.
NEW TECH SKILLS CENTER
As you start thinking about the 2015-2016 school year, please note that the priority deadline for students to apply to NEWTECH Skill Center is . The Skill Center partners with Medical Lake High School to offer advanced technical and professional training. Please see their website for a complete list of programs: http://newtechskillscenter.
To attend the Skill Center you must be a junior or senior (by fall of 2015), be on-track for graduation, and have a good attendance record. If those qualifications are met, please fill out the attached application and turn it in to your counselor.
Benefits of meeting the priority enrollment deadline for students are early admission and notification of placement in a skill center program, as well as the unique opportunity of meeting their program instructor during the "Dinner with the Teacher" event scheduled for .
Student enrollments will continue to be accepted after the deadline as seats remain available.
Please contact your student's counselor if you have further questions.
Federal Student Aid Resources for Students and Parents
Remember that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens January 1st. Here are some resources to help students and parents complete the FAFSA and learn more about financial aid.
Federal student aid at a glance: basic overview of aid and application process (studentaid.gov/needmoney)
Funding your education: The guide to federal student aid- Understanding the financial aid process and maximizing resources on the government website (studentaid.gov/funding)
Direct loan basics- Federal loan info for students and parents (studentaid.gov/resources#
PDF FAFSA www.fafsa.gov
Video types of federal student aid- 2 minute video introducing concept of grants, loans and work-study (studentaid.gov/resources#
Video how to fill out the FAFSA- video providing overview of FAFSA process (studentaid.gov/resources#how-
Infographic-graphic showing the path a student takes to apply for and receive aid (studentaid.gov/resources#aid-
Infographic determining dependency status- Graphic showing dependency status questions (studentaid.gov/resources#
Spokane Falls Community College Application Day
Medical Lake High School will be holding a day for seniors to apply to Spokane Falls Community College Thursday January 22nd beginning at 8am. Students who would like to participate need to sign-up in the counseling center. Students participating will need to bring the following items:
1. Social Security number
2. $25 application fee (unfortunately SFCC does not accept fee waivers)
If you have questions please contact Nicole Rippee at email@example.com
We have received the ASVAB results for the students who took the test in November. We have invited Dr. Steven Cook to come and speak with students on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 8:00am in the auditorium. He will be going over what the different sections of the ASVAB mean for strengths and possible career paths. If your student would like to know sooner about their score and what it means they can meet with Terry Carver. If parents have questions they can call Terry Carver at (509) 565-3280 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diploma Name and Walking Partner
This is a reminder that Graduate Services Northwest will be collecting orders for caps, gowns, stoles, graduation announcements and other graduation items on Wednesday January 14th during lunch (11:15-11:45am). The only item that students are required to order is the stole. Caps and gowns can be borrowed from the counseling center. If students would like to borrow a cap and gown they need to come and see Ms. Kim or Ms. Rippee in the counseling center.
NEW MILITARY FAMILIES
WELCOME TO MEDICAL LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT
for additional information
2014-2015 District Calendar
2014-2015 Schedule Request Form
Sophomores & Juniors
Seniors & Freshmen
ATTENTION Choice Students
Choice forms are a required form.
If you are joining MLHS for the 2014-2015 school year the form must be returned
prior to participation in athletics and other school events.
Counselors will be checking that this obligation is met prior to making any requested schedule changes.
Medical Lake School District
PO Box 128
Medical Lake, Wa. 99022
or fax to 565-3102
for questions contact 565-3123
Welcome to MLHS
We are proud you are a Cardinal!
SAT Prep Website
Here is another resource for students to use in preparation to take the SAT
If your student is stronger in science they should consider taking the ACT. The fall dates are as follows:
December 13, 2014 (Register by November 7, 2014)
You can register online at http://www.actstudent.org/regist/ http://www.saylor.org/courses/tprep101/.
Juniors should be practicing and studying to take the SAT sometime in the spring of 2015. The test dates are as follows:
March 14, 2015 (Register by Feb. 13), May 2, 2015 (Register by Apr. 6)
June 6, 2015 (Register by May 8)
You can register online at http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat
SAT and ACT Test Dates
Here are the registration and test dates for the SAT and ACT for the 2014-15 school year. You can register for the SAT at www.sat.collegeboard.org/
Nov. 8, 2014 (Register by Oct. 9, Late Oct. 24)
Dec. 6, 2014 (Register by Nov. 6, Late Nov. 21), Jan. 24, 2015 (Register by Dec. 29, Late Jan 9, 2015) Mar. 14, 2015 (Register by Feb. 13, Late Feb. 27), May 2, 2015 (Register by Apr. 2, Late Apr. 17), June 6, 2015 (Register by May 8, Late May 22)
Dec. 13, 2014 (Register by Nov. 7, Late Nov. 21) Feb. 7, 2015 (Register by Jan. 9, Late Jan. 16), Apr. 18, 2015 (Register by Mar 13, Late Mar. 27)
June 13, 2015 (Register by May 8, Late May 22)