Counseling & Support
Community Support & Resources
Local District Homeless Liaison
Karen Lesh: email@example.com,
Ada & Canyon County Rescue Manual:
Eastern Idaho Community Resources:
North Idaho United Way Community Directory:
Sliding Scale Medical Care:
Central District Health:
COVID 19 Assistance:
Idaho Care Line 2-1-1:
- Windows to our Children – by Violet Oaklander
- Movers, Dreamers, and Risk Takers – by Kevin J. Roberts. This book helps shed light on the positive side of ADHD.
- Brain Rules – by John Medina
- Inspirational Quotes – Values.com
- Boys Adrift – by Leanard Sax, Five factors driving the growing epidemic of unmotivated boys and underachieving young men.
- The Gift of Fear – by Gavin de Becker about survival signals that protect us from violence.
- Kitchen Table Wisdom – by Rachel Naomi Remen MD. Stories that heal.
- Strengthening Your Stepfamily – by Elizabeth Einstein
- The Mind Body Prescription – by John E. Sarno MD. healing the body healing the pain.
- Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul – 101 stories of life, love, and learning.
Tough Love A non-profit organization dedicated to providing ongoing education and support through empowering parents and youth to accept responsibility for their actions.
Because I Love You BILY, a non-profit organization that provides support for parents with troubled children of any age.
Family Education Parenting information on raising teens, family challenges and discipline.
Idaho Care Line 2-1-1 A free, statewide community information and referral service.
Drug & Alcohol Information
High School Seniors Resources
Next Steps Idaho
Whether you’ve got your sights set on a four-year college, community college, a career technical program, or the military, we’re here to help. Find more information about your Next Steps here: https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/
Scholarship & Grant Information
- Idaho Scholarships – Idaho Department of Education’s scholarship information
- PGA Scholarship Program – Awarded on academic achievement, community & extracurricular activities, leadership, & contributions to the game of golf
- Scholarship Opportunities; CWI – Search engine
- Abbott & Fenner Scholarship – Essay Contest (500-100 words, 11-12th grades)
- AES Scholarship – Essay Contest (500-1000 words, 9-12th grades)
- BSU “CAMP” Scholarship – (12th grade students of migrant or seasonal farm workers, accepted at BSU)
- Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund – (12th grade students of military personnel who have become permanently disabled in the line of duty)
- Idaho Community Foundation Scholarships – (12th grade)
- ITT Opportunity Scholarship – (12th grade)
- Odenza Vacations Scholarship – Essay Contest (ages 17-24)
- SportQuest “Playing with Purpose” Scholarship – (12th grade, Faith-based scholarships for athletes at varsity level in one or more sport)
- Fastweb! – Scholarship search engine
- College Tools – Tools developed by the Department of Education to help students and families choose a college that’s the best fit for them
- Bigfuture Scholarship Search – Scholarship search engine
- FAFSA – Need help paying for college, fill out the free financial aid application.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook – This is nationally recognized guide that is updated every two years and can help assist you in making decisions about your future career.
- Next Steps Idaho – An initiative of the State Board of Education in partnership with Idaho’s employers, Next Steps Idaho is designed to help you understand and pursue the many education and career opportunities available to you.
- O*NET OnLine – Tool for career exploration and analysis
Senior To-Do List
- Start your senior year by finalizing your college list.
- Now that you have an idea of where you want to go, visit prospective colleges and get a feel for the campuses.
- Consider options for early action and your recommendation letters.
- Register for required tests, it’s your last chance to take the SAT, ACT, or SAT subject tests!
- Fill out and complete your college applications before the deadlines arrive.
- Make an appointment with your school counselor to ensure all your colleges get what they need.
- Start working on your college application essay; it’s a crucial part of your application.
- Explore your prospective schools’ financial aid requirements to plan your college budget.
- Schedule your college interviews to finish up the admissions process.
- Complete your FAFSA so you can get the most possible financial assistance for college.
- Cross everything off this post-application checklist.
- Continue your hunt for scholarships and apply for scholarships.
- Once you’ve received all of your responses from colleges, make your final decision!
- Verify your financial aid before you make any college budget decisions.
- Follow our last admissions checklist: Send your final transcripts to your college and meet housing deadlines.
- Prepare for your AP exams and complete your AP tests before summer.
- Cross everything off your graduation checklist and graduate!
- Start your last ever high school summer job.
- Attend your college’s summer orientation to get the lay of the land before school starts.
- Apply for student housing and get matched with a great roommate.
- There’s no time to waste, being preparing for your college coursework now.
- Get ready for a new world of student organizations, on-campus living, and college life by learning more about what your school has to offer.