The CCC has many
coming to visit with interested students. Students can sign up through Naviance or come directly to the CCC for a pass. Here are the
upcoming college rep visits
Wednesday April 24, 2019 is our district ACT testing day. Below is an outline of what will take place at Roosevelt.
Students in 11th grade
The ACT is a college entrance test. To meet state graduation requirements, all grade 11 students will take the ACT test during the regular school day. In accordance with state law, all current high school juniors in District 01 will participate in the ACT Plus Writing in school on Wednesday, April 24. Testing will take place in classrooms on the 3rd floor. Please be on time to school. Late arrivals will not be admitted into the testing rooms. Late arrivals will be directed to a study hall room for the day. If you have questions, please contact Alanna Martin at
Students in 9th grade
will have a regular school day for Periods 1 through 6. At 1:45 students will join the rest of the student body in the auditorium for a movie until dismal. If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Kroger at
Students in grade 10
will take the PLAN test. It is a low stakes test that will be given in the main gym. The PLAN test is a practice ACT test for sophomore students. There will not be any accommodations given for the PLAN test. Calculators will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own calculators. Calculators are not required to take the test. If you have questions please contact Chelsey Mckinney at
Students in grade 12
will have the opportunity to take the Accuplacer test required for 2-year colleges, visit their colleges/universities, continue to work on credit recovery, and spend the day preparing for life beyond high school. If you have questions, please contact Amanda Justen at
The counseling team
Career & College Field Trips:
The CCC will be taking students on many different
Career & College field trips
during second semester. We will be going to a company/business and then a college to learn about careers in different fields.
Come to the CCC to get more information and permission slips for upcoming trips!
Wallin Education Partners Opportunities Pathways (Deadline March 15, 2019): Receive up to $4000/year for up to 4 years; work with a professional advisor throughout college, and have access to college-to-career opportunities through Wallin EP sponsored events and activities. Eligible students are those with the following. More information at https://wallinpartners.org/apply/
- Minimum 2.0 GPA
- Participated in AchieveMpls Career & College Planning or Genesys Works
- Plan to attend community college full-time at one of the partner community colleges starting Fall 2019: ▪ Minneapolis College ▪ Normandale Community College ▪ St. Paul College
- Plan to study and pursue a career in one of the following fields: ▪ Information Technology ▪ Business Management ▪ Health Care ▪ Manufacturing/Engineering Technology
- Have a family taxable income of $75,000 or less, low-to-moderate assets, and have financial need with regard to financial aid
Catch a Break Scholarship
(Deadline March 15): Receive up to $10,000. More information at https://www.scholarsapply.org/catchabreak/
- Be current high school seniors or graduates, ages 21 and under.
- Be United States citizens and residents of Minnesota.
- Be accepted for enrollment for the first time in full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited public four-year college or university in Minnesota for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
- Live on campus for the first year of undergraduate studies.
- Have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 or higher.
- Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
(Deadline April 1): More information at https://www.akadpo.org/scholarship
- African-American high school graduating senior - Class of 2019
- Minimum cumulative and unweighted GPA of 3.0 (scale of 4.0)
- Demonstrated leadership and community service
- Acceptance at 2 - 4 year accredited institution of higher education in FALL 2019 (scholarships will not be distributed until proof of full-time enrollment is received)
- Resident of Minnesota
Page Education Scholarship
(Deadline May 1):
Annual awards range from $1,000-$2,500 per student. Page Grant amounts vary based on the type of post-secondary educational institution the applicant attends. Awards are equally distributed between two semesters. More information at https://www.page-ed.org/scholar-applicants/
- A student of color (Black African American, American Indian, Asian American or Pacific Islander, or Latino/a or Hispanic.)
- A graduate of a Minnesota high school.
- Enrolled in an accredited Minnesota post-secondary educational institution.
- Register and maintain full-time status throughout the academic year they are awarded the grant in order to remain eligible.
IMPORTANT DETAILS FOR ALL APPLICANTS:
There is no GPA requirement.
Non U.S. Citizens are encouraged to apply.
This grant is awarded per academic year and must be renewed annually.
GEAR UP News:
FREE ACT Prep
EAR UP Minneapolis is offering Free ACT Prep for 11th Grade Students Roosevelt High School which will take place the weeks of February 20th through April 18th. There are three different sessions that will be offered. Each session is eight weeks and will run from February 20th to April 18th. Please select one of the sessions listed below to attend for the entire eight weeks.
English and Reading: Wednesday/Thursday 3:15-4:45
Complete ACT Test Prep: Wednesday/Thursday 3:15-4:45
English and Reading: Wednesday 3:15-4:45 /Thursday 3:45-5:15
(the week of March 4th, the Thursday class will be held on Tuesday, March 5th at 3:15)
The permission slips are in the counseling office and students should return this as soon as possible to the Counseling Office, room 103. Students will receive an email about which session they are in and where the session will be located. Students are expected to attend most of the sessions and there are a limited number of spots for each session. If there is space available in the a session students are allowed to drop in for a class. All students must have a permission before attending a ACT Prep session.
Along with the ACT prep classes there are free ACT Victory Prep books that will be available for all Juniors to pick up in either the Counseling Office, the CCC or the Media Center starting Monday February 11th.
There will also be a free online prep course available to all Junior students. There will be more information about this to follow in the coming weeks.
For more information, please contact Kate Hanten at
Questions about anything Career & College related? Contact: Career & College Center 612-668-4822