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Year-by-Year Calendars: Senior

COLLEGE COUNSELING CALENDAR — SENIOR YEAR

SEPTEMBER

            3          Senior Student and Parent Meeting, (homework exemption for the seniors), 7:15 – 9:00 pm, Kevin Kline Theatre

            12        ACT with writing

            14        Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) College Fair, (juniors and seniors), 2:10 – 3:00 pm Commons

            14        Nomination scholarship form due AND your request for teacher recommendations should be made by this date. ALSO, please make sure you tell Mrs. Sams or Mrs. Collier who you have asked.

            18        Best of U (6 United Kingdom Universities) St. Louis Area Evening Information Program, Kevin Kline Theatre, 5 pm – 9:00 pm (see flyer)

            23        University of Notre Dame St. Louis Area Evening Information Program, Kevin Kline Theatre, 7 – 9 pm

            24        Interviewing Workshop, (seniors only) 7:30 – 8:45 am (various classrooms)

OCTOBER

            1          CSS Profile form becomes available on the www.collegeboard.org site.  This form is required by some schools for those applying for need-based financial aid.  Check each school to which you are applying to verify whether or not you must submit this form.  If yes, file this form as soon as possible but definitely by the deadline.

            1          Application Checklists Due for schools with Oct. 15 application deadlines.

            3          SAT and Subject Tests

            15        Application Checklists Due for schools with Nov. 1 application deadlines

            20        Joint Financial Aid Information Night, co-hosted by Westminster Christian Academy, Saint Louis Priory School, Villa Duchesne School and Visitation Academy at Westminster, Christian Academy, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

            24        ACT with writing option

            30        Application Checklists Due for schools with Nov. 15 application deadlines; Also, Mrs. Sams and Mrs. Collier will complete a FINAL check status of all applications with a Nov. 1 deadline before the end of the day.  They will notify you of any remaining items to be completed.  

NOVEMBER

            7          SAT and Subject Tests

            16        Application Checklists Due for schools with Dec. 1 application deadlines

            16-       Mrs. Sams and Mrs. Collier will make advocacy calls to the schools to which you applied Dec. 4 under early application programs. 

            YOU:  should be following up with your early application schools to make sure they have all of your materials and to advocate for yourself and to demonstrate interest.  Your first trimester experiences (grades, summer thesis, activities, etc) provide an excellent opportunity to communicate. 

DECEMBER

            4          FINAL deadline for Application Checklists.  Regardless of school deadline, ALL of your remaining Application Checklists MUST be in by this date!

            NOTE:  If you will be applying for Need-Based Financial Assistance, you should apply for your PIN.  You will need a PIN and one of your parents will need a PIN.  You can apply for a PIN at https://pin.ed.gov

JANUARY

            1          FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) becomes available.  IF you will be applying for need-based financial aid, file this form as soon as possible.  Check with each school to which you have applied to verify due date.

            4          Rebel Rendezvous (juniors and seniors), 4th period, various classrooms

            8          Your Mid-Year Report will be delivered electronically to all schools to which you have applied that require the report.  This report will show your first trimester grades.

            23        SAT and Subject Tests

            25        Beginning the third week of January, you should verify that all materials have been received by the schools to which you have applied and not received an admission decision.

FEBRUARY

            You:     Should follow up with the schools to which you have applied to demonstrate interest. Your thesis experience provides an excellent opportunity to communicate. 

            We:      Will begin advocacy calls to schools on your behalf

MARCH

            You:     Follow up one last time after you receive your second trimester grades

            We:      Final advocacy calls to schools; most often we are asked to provide your second trimester grades

            15-31   Admission decisions from your Regular Admission schools will arrive

APRIL

            You:     Finalize financial aid/scholarship details for each of your schools; make final visits to your top one or two choice schools

            We:      Will assist you in any way necessary/possible to finalize your college choice decision

            29        Show Your School Spirit Day (Senior Celebration), X and Lunch Period, Commons.  Wear a shirt from the college you will attend.

MAY

            1          National Candidates Reply Date.  You must commit to ONE school by this deadline.  A commitment is typically made by paying your Tuition Deposit and Housing Deposit.  

            2-13     Advanced Placements Exams

            17-19   Graduation Exams

            18-20   AP Make-Up Exams

            29        Graduation

JUNE

            You:     Enjoy your summer! AND, watch for orientation, housing, registration, etc materials from the school you will be attending

            We:      Will mail your final transcript to the school you will be attending (and a copy to you) within the first 10 days of June.

CONGRATULATIONS!!! AND GOOD LUCK!

“Listen carefully, my son, to the master’s instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart.”

Prologue, 1

“This is advice from a father who loves you; welcome it, and faithfully put it into practice.”

Prologue, 1

“First of all, every time you begin a good work, you must pray to him most earnestly to bring it to perfection.”

Prologue, 4

“If you desire true and eternal life, keep your tongue free from vicious talk and your lips from all deceit; turn away from evil and do good; let peace be your quest and aim. (Ps 33[34]:13)”

Prologue, 17

“Clothed then with faith and the performance of good works, let us set out on this way, with the Gospel for our guide, that we may deserve to see him who has called us to his kingdom (1 Thess 2:12).”

Prologue, 21

“If we wish to dwell in the tent of this kingdom, we will never arrive unless we run there by doing good deeds.”

Prologue, 22

“What is not possible to us by nature, let us ask the Lord to supply by the help of his grace.”

Prologue, 41

“Therefore, we intend to establish a school for the Lord’s service.”

Prologue, 45

“The good of all concerned, however, may prompt us to a little strictness in order to amend faults and to safeguard love.”

Prologue, 47

“The reason why we have said all should be called for counsel is that the Lord often reveals what is better to the younger.”

Chapter 3, 3

“Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way; the love of Christ must come before all else.”

Chapter 4, 20-21

“Never give a hollow greeting of peace or turn away when someone needs your love.” –Chapter 4, 25-26

“Bind yourself to no oath lest it prove false, but speak the truth with heart and tongue.”

Chapter 4, 27-28

“Place your hope in God alone.”

Chapter 4, 41

“Respect the elders and love the young.”

Chapter 4, 70-71

“Pray for your enemies out of love for Christ. “

Chapter 4, 72

“If you have a dispute with someone, make peace with him before the sun goes down.”

Chapter 4, 73

“The first step of humility is unhesitating obedience, which comes naturally to those who cherish Christ above all.”

Chapter 5, 1-2

“Speaking and teaching are the master’s task; the disciple is to be silent and listen.”

Chapter 6, 6

“The first step of humility, then, is that a man keeps the fear of God always before his eyes (PS 35[36]:2) and never forgets it.”

Chapter 7, 10

“Let us consider, then, how we ought to behave in the presence of God and his angels, and let us stand to sing the psalms in such a way that our minds are in harmony with our voices.”

Chapter 19, 6-7

“On arising for the Work of God, they will quietly encourage each other, for the sleepy like to make excuses.”

Chapter 22, 8

“Every age and level of understanding should receive appropriate treatment.”

Chapter 30, 1

“Above all, let him be humble. If goods are not available to meet a request, he will offer a kind word in reply, for it is written: A kind word is better than the best gift (Sir 18:17).”

Chapter 31, 13-14

“Let all the rest serve one another in love.”

Chapter 35, 6

“Indeed, nothing is to be preferred to the Work of God.”

Chapter 43, 3

“Idleness is the enemy of the soul. Therefore, the brothers should have specified periods for manual labor as well as for prayerful reading.”

Chapter 48, 1

“The life of a monk ought to be a continuous Lent.”

Chapter 49, 1

“All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matt 25:35).”

Chapter 53, 1

“Proper honor must be shown to all, especially to those who share our faith (Gal 6:10) and to pilgrims.”

Chapter 53, 2

“(B)ecause wherever we may be, we are in the service of the same Lord and doing battle for the same King.”

Chapter 61, 10

They should each try to be the first to show respect to the other (Rom 12:10).”

Chapter 63, 17

“We wish this rule to be read often in the community, so that none of the brothers can offer the excuse of ignorance.”

Chapter 66, 8

“Trusting in God’s help, he must in love obey.”

Chapter 68, 5

Never to do another what you do not want done to yourself (Tob 4:16).”

Chapter 70, 7

“No one is to pursue what he judges better for himself, but instead, what he judges better for someone else.”

Chapter 72, 7

“Let them prefer nothing whatever to Christ, and may he bring us all together to everlasting life.”

Chapter 72, 11-12

“What page, what passage of the inspired books of the Old and New Testaments is not the truest of guides for human life?”

Chapter 73, 3

“What book of the holy catholic Fathers does not resoundingly summon us along the true way to reach the Creator?”

Chapter 73, 4

 

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