May 11, 2016: Naviance and College Survey

posted Jun 6, 2016, 4:02 PM by
Summit Public Schools
College Readiness Newsletter
May 11, 2016

Weekly College Update

Dear Senior Snow Leopards, Bulldogs, Thunderbirds, and Huskies,

Can you believe that in less than a month now you’ll be graduating from high school? I know it’s a very busy and exciting time of year for seniors, but there are two important tasks college readiness that need your time and attention as we wrap up the year.

This week’s focus is updating Naviance and taking the senior college survey.

Every senior needs to take a few minutes to update Naviance with your college results (accepted, denied, etc.) and the college you will be attending in the fall. You can follow the instructions in this powerpoint, and it should only take 5 minutes to do. The reason this is so important is that we need to send your final transcript to the college you will be attending by July 1st. If your college doesn’t receive your final transcript, your enrollment could be revoked, so please don’t risk it! Update your Naviance account today!

The second task I would like every senior to complete is the senior college survey. This survey serves two purposes. First, it’s your chance to give your feedback on how well we supported you through the college process this year and what we could do better for future classes. Second, we want to get your contact information so we can keep in touch with you after graduation, share opportunities like jobs and scholarships, and check in on how college is going. It should only take 10-15 minutes to complete this survey.

Thank you for taking the time to do these important action items!


Ms. Hannon
Director of College Readiness

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines
May 14 UC Analytical Writing Placement ExamCheck your portal and email if you have been admitted to a UC to see if you need to take this placement test. 

Dreamers Roadmap: A New App to Help Undocumented Students Find Scholarships

A new app to help undocumented students find scholarship money just launched! You can check it out at

Scholarship Opportunities

James Beard Foundation Culinary Scholarship
Who can apply: students planning to go into a culinary or related career
Amount of the award: $50,000
Information/Application: James Beard Peninsula Scholarship
Deadline: May 15, 2016

Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Scholarship 
Who can apply: high school seniors who have can explain how online learning has helped them achieve academically
Amount of the award: $10,000
Information/Application: Foundation for Blended Learning
Deadline: May 20, 2016

Adam Greenman American Dream Scholarship 
Who can apply: applicants must write an essay on the American Dream
Amount of the award: $1,000
Information/Application: Adam Greenman Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2016

Jack and Jill Scholarship 
Who can apply: graduating high school seniors who are African American
Amount of the award: up to $2,500
Information/Application: Jack and Jill Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2016

Keller Resiliency Scholarship 
Who can apply: high school seniors who have overcome adversity; applicants must write an essay to explain their situation
Amount of the award: $2,000
Information/Application: Keller Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2016

Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women
Who can apply: all female students 
Amount of the award: $5,000
Information/Application: Toptal STEM Scholarships
Deadline: 1 winner a month chosen now through November 2016
Changing Education, Changing Lives

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