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PTSA’s College and Career Nights

The district’s College & Career Night programs are sponsored by all 3 high school PTSAs. Programs will be hosted at either SOHS, OCHS, or Arvin Center this year.  ALL students and families are welcome and are encouraged to attend.

PTSA’s College and Career Nights 2022-2023

August 23, 2022    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   Learn what all high school students need to know and achieve during their high school years to be in the best position to select & apply to college. Discussion will include other college related topics, including increasing scholarship eligibility, registering for standardized tests and knowing what to ask college admissions directors when you attend Oldham County’s Regional College Fair. Pam Brown from College Prep Resources will be presenting. (Suited for ALL grade levels)

September 8, 2022    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. There will be schools of all sizes from various states including KY, IN, OH, TN & 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)

September 20, 2022    5:30 – 7:30 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)

September 22nd, 2022    7:00 - 8:30 p.m.     South Oldham High School Cafeteria

  The ACT, PSAT & SAT: How They Affect College Admission and Scholarship Opportunities Learn the importance of and why students take these standardized tests for college admission and scholarship opportunities. This seminar will also address how the tests differ, what students can do to improve their scores, and when students should plan to test. Pam Brown from College Prep Resources will be presenting.  (Best for grades 9 - 11)

October 17, 2021    5 - 7 p.m.  Oldham County High School Media Center  

Filing the FAFSA Assistance  KHEAA and college financial aid counselors will assist families in completing their FAFSA online in the media center. Bring your completed 2020 taxes.  (SENIORS & FAMILIES OF SENIORS ONLY) 

February 16, 2023    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)

March 9th, 2023    (Weather make-up day March 17th, 2023)   7 - 8:30 p.m.  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)