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College Readiness



Sheridan County School District #1 and its Board of Trustees is committed to preparing students for 21st-century success in college and the workforce. Here you will find news, calendars, information, and resources to help students on their post-secondary path.

 


Understanding FASFA

Check out this great website to help you and your student navigate FASFA! 
http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/fafsa/


Dual and Concurrent Enrollment

Sheridan County School District #1 students have increased opportunity for dual and concurrent enrollment at Sheridan College this year. This school year, 31 concurrent enrollment courses worth more than 100 credits are available through the district’s partnership with Sheridan College, and 125 students are enrolled in at least one course this semester. This year there are 12 concurrent enrollment classes offered at Big Horn High School and 19 at Tongue River High School, and pending guidance counselor approval, students choosing dual enrollment to have access to the expanded roster of courses at SC.

Click here to learn more.


Financial Aid

Follow these links to find out how to get help paying for your college education.

FAFSFA - Federal Student Aid information.
UW Student Aid - Financial information from the state's only 4-year university.
WUE - Western Undergraduate Education program - The Western Undergraduate Education program offers savings through scholarships for students who wish to attend an out-of-state college. Students can explore schools in 15 member western states.


Wyoming colleges

Wyoming has eight community colleges and one university for students considering in-state options. Follow these links to learn more about each one.

Sheridan College - Sheridan
Gillette College - Gillette
Casper College - Casper
Northwest College - Powell
Western Wyoming College - Rock Springs
Eastern Wyoming Community College - Torrington
Laramie County Community College - Cheyenne and Laramie
Central Wyoming Community College - Riverton
University of Wyoming - Laramie


Resources

Picture of Online Education Database logo that links to the Online Colleges in WY website                Picture of the Accredited Schools Online logo that links to the Accredited Schools Online Website

Clipart saying student voting guide that links to the Student Voting Information website.                 O-Net Online Logo that links to the O-Net Website

Additional Info


Testing Prep

ACT Prep

ACT Practice Testing

SAT/College Board

 

Counselor Information

Tongue River High School
Taylor Edgcomb
tedgcomb@sheridan.k12.wy.us

Big Horn High School
Tami Mavrakis
tmavbh@sheridan.k12.wy.us

 

Sheridan County Counseling Resource List