There are several dates that the Student Services Department would like students and parents to be aware of.
Parents of seniors:
A Financial Aids Information Night will be held for parents/guardians of Colby and Abbotsford High School seniors who plan on furthering their education. The presentation will be held at the Colby High School cafeteria Tuesday, February 11 at 6 pm. Guest speakers will be Dawn Messerschmidt and Renae Guldan from UW-Wood County. Colby High School Counselor, Ms. Jennifer Krauss and Abbotsford High School Counselor, Ms. Lori Huther will also be available.
College Goal is back! College Goal is professional assistance in helping you and your student complete the financial aid form, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). There are several workshops held throughout the state of Wisconsin Saturday, February 22, Sunday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 26. The closest two workshops to the Colby area are Saturday, February 22 at 2 pm at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau - Rooms E101 and 102 and Sunday, February 23 at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. Please bring along a copy of your 2013 Federal Tax Returns and W'2's or income estimates, information on savings, investments, business and farm assets, driver's license and social security number as well as alien registration card (if you are not a US citizen). For more information, please see the website www. collegegoalwi.org
Parents of juniors:
A post-secondary education night will be held Wednesday, March 19 at 6 pm at the Abbotsford High School in the Community Room. Planning for life after high school, whether it be college, career or military, can be challenging. Admissions representatives from the UW-system, the private university system, the technical colleges and the military will present information as well as answer any questions you may have. Colby High School Counselor, Ms. Jennifer Krauss and Abbotsford High School Counselor, Ms. Lori Huther, will aslo be available.