HIGH SCHOOL- 5401 GENE FIELD ROAD
ST. JOSEPH, MO 64506
816.279.3760
Kevin Konyha - konyhak@stjosephchristian.com
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Guidance Announcements:

11.17.17 - Community service opportunity: Children's Christmas Workshop for military kids at Rosecrans Air National Guard base. December 2 & 3. Call Barb Denny for more information at 816-724-0561.

11.13.17 - SJCS is now a Cisco Networking Academy site! Beginning their sophomore year, students have the opportunity to take Information Technology (IT) courses. More information at www.stjosephchristian.com/cisco/

11.08.17 - The SJCS National Honor Society Community Blood Drive will be held from 12 noon - 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22 in the choir room. All presenting donors will receive a FREE Chiefs t-shirt and be entered in a drawing to win an 8 x 10" autographed photo of Marcus Peters!

10.26.17 - Seniors: most early college applications (early action, early decision, or single choice early action) are due either November 1 or 15. The deadline for regular applications is normally between January 1 and February 1. Early decisions may provide more scholarships and housing choices.

10.16.17 - The MWSU School of Nursing and Health Professions is hosting an Open House on October 25. This is a come and go event from 4 - 6:30 pm. More details at https://www.missouriwestern.edu/nursing/wp-content/uploads/sites/268/2017/10/Open-House-Flyer-2017-2.pdf

10.06.17 - Most early college applications (early action, early decision, or single choice early action) are due either November 1 or 15. The deadline for regular applications is normally between January 1 and February 1.

10.13.17 - Students must submit summer Community Service Forms by the end of the first quarter.

09.28.17 - Cotillion for Achievement and Drug Free SuperSTAR applications are due on Monday, October 2.

09.28.17 - On Monday, October 2, the Free Application for 2017-18 Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available at https://fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm - Seniors and their parents will both need to create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID first to confirm their identity when accessing financial aid information and electronically signing federal student aid documents. Information at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out/fsaid

09.18.17 - Summer Leadership Seminars

9th - 11th grade students who would like information on summer leadership seminars, please visit the guidance office. There are national opportunities like People to People Leadership Ambassadors, National Youth Leadership Forums, Wounded Warriors Student Ambassadors, HOBY Advanced Leadership Academy, and LEAD (Leadership Experience And Development) Conferences.

Select Freshmen will be nominated for the Joseph Academy for Eminent Young Scholars at Truman University. Other youth summer camps are Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health and the Zombie Scholars Academy. Contact the guidance office, if interested. There's also a Leadership in Practice Conference held on the campus of Westminster College in June.

Sophomores who would like information about the Missouri Leadership Seminar at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg in June, please contact the guidance counselor to pick up an application. There is no cost to attend, but transportation is the parents’ responsibility. To learn more about the program visit www.moleadership.com .

Juniors may attend Boys or Girls State in June to build leadership skills and government awareness.

09.07.17 - Representatives from eight colleges and universities are currently scheduled for visits in the coming weeks. Information and sign-ups are on the guidance bulletin board.

09.06.17 - Any current junior or senior who wishes to participate in collegiate athletics at an NCAA Division I or II college or university should register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Registrants may access the site at www.eligibilitycenter.org. Student-athletes may determine their eligibility to participate in NAIA sports at www.playnaia.org.

09.06.17 - Drug Free Super S.T.A.R. applications have been handed out to seniors. They are also available in the guidance center or on the HS Planning/Leadership page. Due October 2.

08.29.17 - Cotillion for Achievement Scholarship applications are due to the guidance counselor by October 2. Applications are available at www.sjcsguidance.com/scholarships-local

08.20.17 - On Thursday, August 31 from 6:00-6:45 p.m. there will be an optional FAFSA and Financial Aid meeting for senior parents in the Secondary Computer Lab.  The Senior/Parent meeting will take place in the library beginning at 6:45 p.m. and will last about an hour.

08.18.17 - JUNIORS will be taking the PSAT test on the morning of Wednesday, October 11. They have paid and are automatically signed up to take the test. Freshmen and sophomores are also allowed and take the test as practice. The cost is $15 and students need to sign up and pay in the guidance office by Tuesday, September 5.

08.15.17 - Students interested in preparing for the ACT test can take a class at Missouri Western ($150 includes materials) on Saturdays Sept. 9 – Oct. 7 from 9 am – 1 pm. Information available in the Guidance Center. Enroll by 4 pm on Sept. 1 at https://www.missouriwestern.edu/wi/act-prep-registration/

08.15.17 - College Online Duel Credit Students: The SBU Application for Admission with course selection is due Wednesday, August 16. Payment or a deposit is due Friday, August 18 and there is a training session during 4th period that day in the high school computer lab. Classes begin Monday, August 21.

08.14.17 - There will be no schedule changes on Wednesday, August 16.

Students will attend all classes as currently scheduled. You may pick up an Add-Drop form in the guidance office, high school office, or download it from the Forms page. This must be signed by teachers and a parent or guardian before it's turned in to the guidance office for approval and processing.

08.04.17 - Locker assignments should be posted in the hallway by Tuesday, August 8.

08.04.17 - Grades 7-12 student schedules have been posted on Go.EduStar. Please contact me if there are any questions or changes are desired. To view schedules in Go.EduStar make sure you change the Attendance Period drop-down menu to All Periods. A copy of their class schedule will be posted in the student’s locker on Back-to-School Night on Monday, August 14.

There will be no schedule changes on Wednesday, August 16. Students will attend all classes as currently scheduled. You may pick up an Add-Drop form in the guidance office or download it from the Forms page. This must be signed by teachers and a parent or guardian before it's turned in to the guidance office for approval and processing.

08.01.17 - Underclassmen who will park in the student parking area (lines 16-19) need to fill out and turn in a Drivers License Information Form to the office by Wednesday, August 16. Seniors will be able to select their parking spot when they turn in a completed form directly to Mr. Konyha beginning at 7 am on Tuesday, August 1.  

07.08.17 - Reminder: Students must submit summer community service forms by the end of the first quarter.

07.08.17 - SAVE THE DATE. The KC Christian College Fair is coming to Maranatha Christian Academy in Shawnee, KS on Sept. 25, 6-8 pm.