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Opportunities for Seniors and Families Planning for Post-High School

Things are in full swing at DHS!  I have now been in all of the senior English classes to support students beginning the college application process.  We have some addition support through Monday Advisory so please be sure your senior is in class.   


Monday 10/2 - FAFSA support in partnership with FLC Financial Aid Department

Monday 10/9 - College Fit and Match

Monday 10/16 - NCAA - How do be a successful college athlete

Sunday October 1st is the Colorado Western Slope College Fair at Aspen High School.  Please see the counseling office or go to www.cwscollegefair.org for more details. 

Colleges, military, and other post secondary options are scheduling time at DHS to meet with our students.  Please sign up in the counseling office.  We will send weekly updates.  Coming for the week of September 25th are:   
US Marine Corp - Tuesday September 26th.  10:30-11:15 - Navy ROTC and he will be available at lunch for basic information.

US Navy - Wednesday September 27th 10:11:30 and lunch 


Our partnership with FLC creates some amazing opportunities for our students.  Upcoming dates for visiting professors:

Oct. 12thNov. 9thDec 7th.  Stay tuned for more information.


FREE APPLICATION DAY on OCT. 12th for FLC.  Please sign up in the counseling office.


Scholarship season is upon us!  The following scholarships are available in the counseling office.


Daniels Fund - $ Four year annually renewable Deadline Nov. 30

Boetcher Scholarship $Full ride to any 4 year CO college - Deadline Oct. 20

Elks Most Valuable Student $Varies - Nov. 27th

Questbridge - $Varies with a partnership school - Sept. 27th

PEO Star Scholarship $2500 - October 2nd

White Rose Scholarship Foundation $varies - January 17th

Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Rachel Colsman - Senior Academic Advisor​

Katie Brandau - Senior Counselor