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FAFSA Completion Event - Hosted by the Hutchinson Community College Financial Aid Office. Two opportunities for parents and students to get assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  4 pm - 7 pm on Feb 22 and Feb 23 in Room 207 of the Shears Technology Center on the HCC campus.  Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of their 2015 federal tax returns and W-2's. These workshops are open to all, even if students do not plan to attend HCC. 


Seniors- Seniors interested in applying for the Community Foundation Scholarship should visit their website. The application timeline opens on February 20th and closes at 5:00 pm on March 17th. If you have any questions please contact your counselor. 



Seniors attending Hutchinson Community College next year, enroll for your college courses on April 6 at 11:30 or April 7 at 8 or 11:30 - (parents will need to excuse you from NHS to attend) Register at


WICHITA STATE Freshman Scholarships- Students planning on attending Wichita State University can still apply for merit scholarships. More Information


HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS - Become a Quest Bridge College Prep Scholar. This program gives high achieving, low income juniors an early advantage in applying to top colleges. Fill out a free online application by March 22, 2017. 



KU PELL ADVANTAGE -- Kansas Freshman could be eligible to receive the Pell Advantage, which covers four years of tuition and campus fees exclusively at the University of Kansas. Students must be eligible for a federal Pell Grant, have earned a 3.25 GPA, a 22 ACT and have filed the FAFSA by March 1. 



K-State College of Engineering Open House 


Freshmen, sophomores and juniors interested in STEM related careers are invited to K-State College of  Engineering open house March 31 and April 1 Registration is required at :

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Kansas State University All University Open House - Saturday April 1. Displays and events hosted by 9 academic colleges with programming  at K-State Manhatten, K-State Polytechnic in Salina and K-State Olathe.


Hays Academy of Hair Junior/Senior Day- Wednesday March 15th from 9:30-noon in Salina. More information.


AIRFORCE Open House, Detachment 280 Flying Jayhawks - Saturday April 22 9 am - noon (lunch included) at the Military Science Building at KU. for more information call 785 864 4676 or email ARFOTC@KU.EDU



Polytechnic Junior/Senior Day! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Polytechnic Campus | Salina, Kansas register by Friday, February 17.


Experience a day in the life of a Wildcat. During this event, students will:

  • See drone demonstrations
  • Discover our premium fleet of aircraft
  • Watch our robots and 3D printers in action
  • Meet with current students
  • Tour residence halls and the Student Life Center

Sooner Saturday, will be held onSaturday, April 29th! This event is for your high school juniors and their parents. Students will learn about the Sooner family, take part in information sessions, tour our campus and residential colleges, and so much more! Learn More


JUST FOR JUNIORS - full ride scholarship for 4 years of undergraduate study - applications due Feb 22. visit:






College Admissions Representatives are visiting NHS this Fall during seminar and some lunch hours. 



Mar. 1 Washburn - seminar A

Wichita State - seminar B


March 16 - Kansas Newman - seminar B


April 18 Kansas State - seminar B





February 25 - MATH ONLY 9 am - noon

March 11, 8 am - noon

May 6, 8 am - noon 

$32 for ACT prep / $25 for MATH ONLY

Register at:



Get ready for the April and June ACT

Prep class dates: February 21 & 27 1:00 - 3:30

Registration is $50 

Deadline is Feb. 10

See student services for registration forms 



KAPLAN online ACT prep 

Available for all students taking the ACT

FREE for those qualifying for an ACT fee waiver

Learn more at: