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PTSA’s College and Career Nights

PTSA’s College and Career Nights 2023/2024

The district’s College & Career Night events are sponsored by all 3 high school PTSAs.

The events will be hosted at either SOHS, OCHS, NOHS or The Arvin Education Center for the 2023-2024 school year.

Please see the calendar below for program details & location.

ALL Oldham County students and families are welcome at each event & encouraged to attend.

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August 24, 2023

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

South Oldham High School Cafeteria

PREPARING FOR COLLEGE DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL YEARS & TIPS FOR ATTENDING THE REGIONAL COLLEGE FAIR & CAMPUS VISITS

Presentation will include what students need to do during high school years to be in the best position to select & apply to colleges and other related topics, such as increasing scholarship eligibility, test optional vs test reporting, and what to ask during college visits and the upcoming Oldham County Regional College Fair.

Pam Brown from College Prep Resources will be presenting.

(Suited for ALL grade levels)

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September 7, 2023

6:00– 8:00 p.m.

The Arvin Education Center

OLDHAM COUNTY REGIONAL COLLEGE FAIR

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with admissions directors from colleges, technical schools & military branches. There will be schools of all sizes from various states including:

KY, IN, OH, TN, AL & more!

This is a great chance to learn about the various programs, majors, and scholarships that these schools have to offer and get your questions answered directly with the admissions teams.

(Best for grades 11 – 12, yet all are welcome)

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October 5th, 2023

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

South Oldham High School Cafeteria

The ACT, PSAT & SAT:

How Standardized Test Scores Affect College Admission &

Scholarship Opportunities

Learn about how test scores and test-optional vs score reporting affect students as they apply to colleges and for scholarships. The program will also address how the tests differ, the latest changes, what students can do to improve scores, and when to test.

Pam Brown from College Prep Resources will be presenting.

(Best for grades 9 - 11)

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November 30th, 2023

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

North Oldham High School Auditorium

KHEAA - Paying for College 101

This workshop, led by our KHEAA outreach counselor Kelly Smith, will help students and parents understand the financial aid application process and the FAFSA. Learn how college aid packages are computed, as well as how to obtain college grants and loans.

(Best for grades 11 & 12)

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Mid-January 2024 Date TBD

5 - 7 p.m.

Oldham County High School Media Center

Filing the FAFSA Assistance

There are changes coming to the 2024 -2025 FAFSA! Currently, it is scheduled to open in December 2023, though we do not have a set date. KHEAA and college financial aid counselors will assist families in completing their FAFSA online in the media center. You MUST have your FSA IDs created at least two weeks prior to this event. Bring your completed 2022 taxes.

** (SENIORS & FAMILIES OF SENIORS ONLY) **


Mid – February 2024 Date TBD

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Administrative Annex

1900 Buttons Lane, LaGrange

Transitioning Into College with Accommodations

This program will feature college disability resource coordinators, parents and students in a panel format. Panel speakers will share information about accommodations at the post secondary level from their different perspectives. Learn about what is currently offered through your child's 504 Plan or Individualized Education Plan and the process for accessing what is available at the college level.

(For students & parents of students with a 504 or IEP)


Spring 2024

Arvin Education Center

CAREER FAIR

Not sure what career path to take or college major to study after graduating high school? Come learn what you can do with your college major or technical/career school degree by speaking directly with local professionals across many career fields!

(Suited for ALL grade levels)

 

PROGRAM QUESTIONS: KYSOHSPTSA@gmail.com