November 13-November 17, 2017

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November 6-November 10, 2017

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October 30-November 3, 2017

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October 23-October 27, 2017

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October 9-October 13, 2017

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Seniors and Parents:  Here are the things your Counselors would like you to consider this week:

College Information


This week in the GO Center, you can visit with reps from the following colleges/military:


Bethel College during Lunch


Indiana Tech during Home Room

Navy Recruiter during lunch


IUSB On Site Admissions by app’t 10:00 - 1:00 (Mrs. Flynn should have contacted you with your app’t)

St. Mary’s during SRT

Huntington College from 1:00 - 2:00 - Contact Mrs. Flynn if you would like to visit during that time)



IPFW during SRT

Scholarship/Financial Aid Information

  • Collegeboard is once again hosting the Realize Your College Potential program. In September, about 92,000 students in the class of 2018 will receive a customized mailing from the College Board, designed to connect them with personalized tools they can use to explore potential colleges and manage the application process. An additional 98,000 students will receive similar information via email, and 26,000 students will receive letters accompanied by free SAT® score reports and/or college application fee waivers. Some of the recipients are students at your school.  If you receive any of this information and have questions, you can get more information at Access to Opportunity™ and/or contact your counselor
  • Senior Members of the National Honor Society:  Applications for the 2017–18 National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship Program will open on October 6. All NHS senior members in good standing will be eligible to apply. In order to do so you will need to begin gathering:
  • Three recommendations. Applicants will be asked for an email address for recommenders. So you should be gathering email addresses for and enlisting support from:
    • Mrs. Portteus or Mrs. Felke
    • Mr. Condon
    • another teacher
  • You will need to detail participation or leadership in your three most significant individual service activities or projects. Consider your response now.
  • You can also visit to watch a quick video about the scholarship.  More information will be provided as it arrives

Career/Employment Information

We encourage you to update your resume.  Remember that you can get help from Mrs. Flynn in the GO Center or your English Teacher.

Other Information/Opportunities

  • PHS will be giving the PSAT on Wednesday, Oct 11 during periods 1-4 to all Sophomores and Juniors.  SENIORS are encouraged to take a College Visit or do a Job Shadow that day.  Your English Teacher will be providing you with forms this week.  Seniors who do not do a visit, will be required to attend a supervised study hall that morning.
  • Senior Picture Retakes are Thursday, September 28 from 10:30am - 12:30pm in the North hallway.  You can pick up a form from your Home Room Teacher or get one in the front office.
  • Senior Loren Mattern is organizing a 5K Against Domestic Violence.  She would like to encourage you to participate.  Here is the information you need:
    • Time: October 7th 9-2 pm at Young Amphitheater across from PHS.
      • Event: 5K, bake sale auction, local musicians performing, face painting, corn hole tournament, local artist booth, Pizza Hut booth, Avon booth, and more
      • Need: monetary donations & daily essentials donations for victims at the Heminger House (conditioner, razors, tooth brushes, perfume, etc) & VOLUNTEERS
      • Contact Loren for more information at

Important Information/Links for College Go! Week and College Application Day

  • College Application Day
    • 2017 student instructions
    • 2017 college worksheet
    • 2017 college research worksheet
    • 2017 FAFSA handout
    • 2017 next steps sheet
    • 2017 questions about college handout
  • College Application Fees and Waivers
    • Application Fees and Waivers
    • Fee Waiver Tips
  • College Virtual Tours
    • Virtual Tour List