Fall Family Connection Night (formerly parent-teacher conferences) will occur on Monday, October 16. Below is a summary of scheduled opportunities to connect students and families with college, career, and life-ready experiences.
4:45 pm – Doors 1, 5, 19, and 29 will open for families to access the building.
5:00 pm-6:17 pm – Parents and students follow an abbreviated student schedule for courses 1-8.
6:15 pm-7:00 pm – Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in the Performing Arts Center. This session is geared toward juniors and seniors who are navigating the financial aid process. When parents complete their FAFSA session, they can begin visiting teachers in classrooms and engaging with college, career, and life opportunities.
6:20 – 8:00 – Families will be able to have one-on-one meetings with their child’s teachers. Additionally, you can explore a range of topics below that align with our mission of equipping students for success in college, career, and life.
|College Ready||Career Ready||Life Ready|
|Attend the FAFSA session to learn about new changes coming to college financial aid. (PAC)||Visit with the Department of Workforce Development to gain information about job outlooks in WI (Commons)||Meet with your child’s teachers
(In teachers’ classrooms)
|Visit the UW Helpdesk to learn about the UW System.
|Visit the armed forces table to gain information about career training through the military (Commons)||Gather information about two co-curricular options, minimally (A110)|
|Speak with a representative from Gateway Technical College about an array of degrees and certificates. (Commons)||Speak with a representative from Gateway Technical College about the variety of career pathways. (Commons)||Meet with the administration about stakeholder engagement and district goals. (Atrium)|
|Learn about navigating college applications with a school counselor (Commons)||Learn about career pathways with a school counselor. (Commons)||Create your account or learn more about Parent Square’s versatility. (Atrium)|
Based on past participant feedback, we reimagined our parent-teacher conferences with the goal of increasing engagement from our parents/guardians. By the end of the evening, we hope you participate in many of the experiences listed above. There will be a follow-up survey where you can provide feedback on the event.
We look forward to seeing you on October 16th!