Guidance News

Summer School Registration will Start on June 4th

The 2018 Kearsley Summer School is scheduled from Monday, June 25th - Friday, July 20th.  Students may register for either one or two courses, and the cost is $100 per course.  While registration/enrollment is open to current 8th - 12th grade students, please note that only current 9th - 12th graders have the ability to earn high school credit (each course is worth a half credit).  The purpose of 8th grader enrollment is to better prepare students for high school success.  Courses will meet every day from 7:50 AM - 10:50 AM and/or from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  Registration for Summer School will start on Monday, June 4th (in the KHS Counseling Office, Room 111) and continue through Wednesday, June 20th.  For additional details, please click on the link below.

2018 Kearsley Summer School Info and Registration Form.pdf 

Attention Class of 2018:  Apply for your Genesee Opportunity Stipend (Scholarship) NOW!

2018 Genesee County high school soon-to-be graduates can now officially apply for the Genesee Opportunity Stipend (scholarship).  High school graduates who live in and attend high school in Genesee County are eligible to receive the Genesee Opportunity Stipend! The stipend can be used toward costs to attend approved colleges and training institutions. Find more details about this significant, one-of-a-kind program and the stipend application at www.geneseego.org.  Please share this info with your family and friends!

UM-Flint Summer Entrepreneurship Institute in July 2018

University of Michigan-Flint will be offering a Summer Entrepreneurship Institute for students who will be a junior or senior in 2018-19.  Students will learn about starting new businesses, and they will have the opportunity to interact with local entrepreneurs.  Here is an overview of the Institute:
• Three day Non-Residential camp
• $150 Institute Fee (need-based, full ride, scholarships are available as part of the application process)
• July 24, 25, and 26, 2018
• Arrival at 8:30am with a snack at 10am, lunch at 12pm, and dismissal at 3pm
• Sessions are held in the School of Management at the Riverfront Center, Flint
• Limited to 25 high school students who will be juniors and seniors in Fall, 2018
• Deadline to apply is Thursday, April 26th, so interested students need to apply ASAP.

For more information, please visit https://www.umflint.edu/k12/summer-entrepreneurship-institute.

General Scholarship Listing for Seniors

As Kearsley High School receives scholarship details from various organizations, we assemble and update a master list for students/parents to view.  The most current version (updated on 4/18/18) is available for you to download below.

Scholarships 2017-2018 Listed by Deadline Revised 4-18-18.doc

Tutoring Assistance at KHS on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

The KHS National Honor Society (NHS) members will be available to tutor KHS students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM starting SOON.  The tutoring will take place in Room 107 (Career Center), and no pre-registration is necessary.  This is a great opportunity for students who need extra help!  Please contact Mrs. Colleen Grathoff (NHS Advisor) at 810-591-5317 if you have any questions. For students who are looking for a resource to help them improve their study skills and test-taking skills, please refer to the document below.
Study_Skills_and_Test-Taking_Skills_Handbook.pdf

SAT College Entrance Exam Notes/Details

The Khan Academy website can help students prepare for the SAT:

Khan Academy

For 2017-18, the Regular Registration Cost to take the SAT is $46.00.  To register for any SAT National Test Date, please click on the website below:

SAT College Entrance Exam

ACT College Entrance Exam Notes/Details

The following website can help students prepare for the ACT:

Preparing for the ACT Test

For 2017-18, the Regular Registration Cost to take the ACT is $46.00.  There is an added $29.50 fee for LATE Registration.  To register for any ACT National Test Date, please click on the website below:

http://www.actstudent.org/

U of M - Flint Admissions Office News

Seniors who apply on-line to University of Michigan -Flint will have their $30 admissions application fee waived!

For your convenience, here is the website link to the U of M - Flint Admissions Office:

U of M - Flint Admissions for Freshmen

Mott Community College Admissions Office News

Applying to Mott Community College is always FREE!  Please click on the MCC Admissions Office website link below to access the MCC Admissions Application:

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