EWHS College Applications Campaign 2017

EWHS College Application Campaign


Update: EWHS will once again participate in the College Application Campaign from October through November, 2017.

 Our EW College Planning Night is scheduled for Monday, October 19th, 2017.  College Fair from 5:30-7:00 in the EW Gym, followed by Breakout Sessions from 7pm-8:30 pm. 

We have also scheduled a College Goal Washington event right here at EWHS for November 30th,  6:00-7:30pmpm in the EW Library.  We will host a presentation in the Theater featuring keynote speaker MiChelle Thorsen Director of Financial Aid at Edmonds CC at 6pm. We will also have volunteers on hand to help seniors, with their parent,  complete and file their FAFSA or WASFA. Volunteers will include Financial Aid Specialists from the college side as well as DREAMer experts for students needing to fill out the WASFA. The FAFSA and WASFA will go live this year beginning October 1st. 

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) in partnership with Edmonds-Woodway High School, is pleased to announce October 1st through November 30th, 2017 as the College Application Campaign.  Throughout the month high schools across the state will host events to assist students in the application process.  Our school will participate in the College Application Campaign effort, with the goal of ensuring that all members of our senior class have the opportunity to apply to at least one two-year or four-year college or university program for fall enrollment.

As part of the campaign, EWHS hosted the following events:


Week of October 2nd  Kick-off!    Seniors  receive a college planning guide in advisory.  Counselors visit senior English Classes.  Staff wear college gear to celebrate the kickoff.
October 27th: Seattle College Fair Field Trip. Open to all juniors and seniors.  Limited to the first 48 students to sign up. 
October 19th: EWHS College Planning Night.  5:30pm - 8:30 pm EWHS Gym.  For students and their families. This is a not-to-be-missed event!  More than 60 colleges and organizations will be present for our Open House College Fair in the gym from 5:30 to 7pm.  Free pizza will be provided.  From 7:00 to 8:30 attend break-out sessions on a variety of college topics 
October 31st and November 7th:  College Essay Workshops with a college admissions rep during both lunches in the Career Center. Bring a copy of your essay(s) for advice, or come and get help brainstorming essay ideas.  You do not need to be applying to the university sponsoring the workshop.  
Beginning early October: the Admissions Rep from Edmonds CC will be here select Tuesdays during advisory and both lunches to answer questions about the application and financial aid process at Edmonds CC, as well as questions regarding College in the High School, Running Start and Transfer Degrees.  See Mrs. Lipscomb, your counselor, or the calendar in Naviance for specific dates.
Late October: Practice SAT and ACT exams offered by EW PSO. www.ewhspso.org

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