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September 20-October 8, 2012

We all want our kids to graduate and successfully transition into adulthood. We’re here to help. The Career Center is here to aid parents just as much as students. We urge you to take advantage of all we have to offer, from checking on your child’s graduation progress to researching scholarship opportunities and attending college visits. Call (541-790-5115), email ( or drop in to see Betsy Hoell and her amazing staff of parent volunteers.


Next week (ish) at a glance:

Thurs. Sept 20  Open House  Stop by the Career Center and see what we’re all about. There will be handouts and several helpful volunteers to answer your questions.

Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, Junior/Senior Night @7pm in the CHS auditorium.


Upcoming College visits:

(all visits are in the career center unless otherwise noted)



Fri. 21        Whittier College                            8:15am
Fri. 21         Claremont McKenna                  11:15am
Tues. 25      Seattle University                       10:00am
Wed. 26       Whitman College                         11:00am



Thurs. 4      University of Oregon                 2:15pm
Thurs. 11    Northwest Christian Univ.       10:00am
Sun. 14       Mid-Willamette College Fair     12-3pm @ Lane Community College


News You Can Use:

Attention Juniors and Seniors! This year we’re combining Junior and Senior Nights into one fun and information packed evening. Plan on bringing your parental units on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, @7pm in the CHS auditorium. Important information on college/career planning, testing, graduation requirements, financial aid, and senior activities will be provided.

The career center will be open after the program for questions and handouts.


Save the date for the College Fair!!

The Mid-Willamette College is Sunday, October 14 from 12-3pm @ LCC, Building 5, Main Gym.

Nearly 100 different college/university representatives will be there to answer your questions. There will be Admissions information, financial aid guidance, on-campus living materials and transitioning support.

There will also be two 40-minute information sessions regarding admissions and financial aid.

$500 college scholarships for seniors (just enter and win)

This is free to attend, we look forward to seeing you there!


Rotary Youth Exchange:

The Rotary Clubs of Eugene are seeking applicants who would like to become exchange students under the Rotary Youth Exchange Programs. This year will be talking about short term and long term exchanges.  For more information on this exciting opportunity, please plan to attend one of the following meetings:

South Eugene High School library,  Sept. 24, 2012 @7:30pm

Churchill High School career center,  Sept. 27, 2012@7:30pm

  Students and parents interested should attend. Former students who have experienced a year abroad, will be available to discuss the program and answer any questions.

Feel free to call or contact Gary Schwieger @541-729-8554 or for more information.


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