As part of the District's support for the Board's goal of becoming the premiere college focused district in Texas, Spring Branch will host its annual College Nights on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 30-31, from 6:30p - 8:30p.
From the District's website:
Spring Woods High hosts district's annual College Nights program
College Nights 2007, a two-evening informational program designed especially for high school students and their families, will be held for a fourth year on the campus of Spring Woods High School, 2045 Gessner.
The evening programs, organized as one-stop “shopping” events, will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 30-31. In recent years, up to 3,000 people have visited the campus each evening.
More than 200 representatives from regional, state and national colleges and universities, both public and private, as well as technical and military-related institutions, are expected to attend this popular, two-day planning event focused on higher education options.
Students should attend their high school’s scheduled College Night. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., students and families from Stratford and Spring Woods high schools and Westchester Academy for International Studies are invited to learn more about college cost, size, undergraduate majors, housing and the application process.
Students from Memorial and Northbrook high schools and SBISD’s
Students and parents are encouraged to review the list of college fair participants, locate the schools they want to interview and use the College Fair Questionnaire to record their information. This questionnaire is found on the SBISD Post-Secondary Planning website. A list of participating colleges/universities is also posted there and updated weekly.
“We hope to have all Spring Branch ISD juniors and seniors interested in pursuing post-secondary education in attendance at College Nights 2007. We encourage them and their parents to come and gather information on individual schools, talk with college representatives, and pick up literature which will help them in their post-secondary planning,” said Hortencia Vega, SBISD coordinator of post-secondary guidance and counseling programs.
Each evening, special presentations will also be held by the
As a part of SBISD’s increasing focus on preparing all students for higher education, high school campuses are creating a College Room where students can read or pick up school catalogs, view university-related materials online, watch college DVDs, or use computers to access the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and other college-related materials.
For more information, students and families should contact their high school counselors or SBISD's Post-Secondary Guidance and Counseling Program at 713-464-1511, ext. 2265.