College & Career

Welcome to the
Edmonds-Woodway High School
College & Career Center

College and Career Specialist : Mrs. Shana Lipscomb
(425) 431-6122
LipscombS@edmonds.wednet.edu

Career Center

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ATTENTION: new FOR 2016-17:

Much of the College and Career Information, including links to resources, a College Visit and Career Center Events Calendar; plus links to Scholarships HAS MOVED!!!!! YOU MAY NOW FIND THIS INFORMATION IN Naviance Family Connection .

EWHS now uses NAVIANCE as our main form of communication for college and career readiness.

All middle and high school students in the Edmonds School District have their own Naviance Family Connection accounts. Parents can log in as a "guest" using the password: EWHSNaviance

Click here to log in: EWHS Naviance Log In

or access the Naviance log in page from the EWHS website's main page. Click on the "naviance" icon on the lower left hand side of the page.

Log In to Naviance for:

  • Calendar of College Visits to EWHS and other Career Center Events
  • Scholarship List with links to local scholarships!!
  • Instructions for Seniors on how to:
  • Connect Naviance with your Common App;
  • Order Transcripts
  • Request Teacher Letters of Recommendation
  • Brag Sheet to help you request Letters of Rec from your Teachers and to give to your counselor for the counselor rec portion
  • Create your list of "Colleges I am Thinking About" and your list of "Colleges I am Applying To"
  • Research Colleges and Careers
  • Watch RoadTrip Nation videos on a variety of topics
  • Helpful links to other important information
  • And much much more!

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Save the Dates 2016-17:

* EW College Planning Night - Monday, Oct 17, 2016

* EW College Goal Washington Event - Wed, Nov 16, 2016

* EW Parent University - February 9, 2017

* ESD College Planning Night - Feb 14, 2017

If you are a College Rep, please visit www.RepVisits.com to sign up for a fall visit and to book a table for the college fair portion of our College Planning Night held in October of each school year.

Thank you!

College Rep Visits:

Many colleges send admissions representatives to EWHS to meet our students each fall. Students should sign up for visits using Naviance, or in the Career Center, and obtain a yellow Career Center Pass. Attendance will be taken at all visits.

The EWHS College Planning Night will take place on Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 5:30pm.

The College Fair with reps from local, out of state and international colleges begins at 5:30pm.

At 7pm we will host break out sessions on a number of college-readiness topics. All students and families are invited to attend, and will be especially helpful for juniors and seniors and their families. Free pizza will be provided by PSO from 5:30-6:30pm.

CLICK HERE for the ESD 2015 College Planning Guide

College Application Campaign - October/November 2016

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) in partnership with Edmonds-Woodway High School, will once again participate in the College Application Campaign. From mid October to mid November, high schools across the state host events to assist students in the application process. The goal of the campaign is to ensure that all members of our EWHS senior class have the opportunity to apply to at least one 2-year or 4-year college or university program.

EWHS is pleased to coordinate the following activities and events:

  • College Application/Essay Brown Bag Lunch Workshops with Admissions Reps. First one scheduled for November 8th during both lunches in the Career Center.
  • Help with Naviance after school in the Career Center on Wednesdays from 2-3pm in October.
  • College Representative Visits throughout the Campaign
  • EWHS College Planning Night - October 17th, 2016 from 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • College Bound Scholarship Meeting in November (Nov 1st during Advisory in the Little Theatre)

  • Seattle College Fair Field Trip on October 21st.

  • Acing College for students interested in Edmonds Community College. Begins Tuesday, October 18th during Advisory in the Little Theatre.

College Application Checklist

Fill out the college application checklist to get a helpful head start on your college applications.

***ARE YOU A LOCAL BUSINESS****
WANTING TO HIRE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PART TIME OR FOR THE SUMMER? CONTACT SHANA LIPSCOMB IN THE CAREER CENTER TO POST. (we do not post job openings nor volunteer opportunities for inpiduals. All posting must be from legitimate businesses or non-profits)

Scholarship information is available through the Naviance webpage. (see above for log in information)

You can access scholarships through:

1) Naviance Family Connection

2) Some hard copies are available in the Career Center

3) Search for national and state scholarships on www.fastweb.com and the www.washboard.org

Note: the ESD Scholarship Database which was used in previous years is no longer being updated. All updates are now done in Naviance Family Connection:

Scholarships are listed on Naviance Family Connection. Students can log in for scholarship information. Family Connection log-in instructions are listed on the Financial Aid and Scholarships page.

Most of our local ESD and community scholarship applications will be made available beginning November. Most are due in the Spring. Seniors should plan to stop by the Career Center frequently in the Winter and Spring for the latest news on scholarships and for hard copies some of the applications. Prior to November and December, students can research State and National scholarships on Fastweb, The Washboard and other online databases. Students should also check the Financial Aid or Scholarship Page of the website of the College they are applying to. Make sure your college applications for specific colleges are submitted in time to be considered for scholarships.

EWHS Senior Scholarship Application EWHS Seniors should plan to fill out the purple EWHS Senior Scholarship Application and optional Financial Resources Supplement. It is available in the Documents section of Naviance. Hard copies are available in the Career Center. Complete and turn in to Mrs. Lipscomb in the Career Center. Our school is often asked to nominate students to apply for scholarships and we use these applications to create our pool of students for consideration.

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The EWHS CEEB Code is: 480344

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