IMPORTANT SENIOR INFORMATION

2017 SENIOR WEEK ACTIVITIES & INFORMATION 
Date   Time Activity & Location Need to Know Info
Sat, April 299:00 PM to midnight PROM, Courtyard Marriott
Mon, May 15 
6:30 PMSalue to Seniors Award Ceremony, RBHS GymnasiumBy invitation only
Tues, May 16  12:00 PM to 3:00 PM                  Senior Picnic, Wilson's Beach Club 
Wed, May 177:00 PMBaccalaureate, RBHS GymnasiumSrs report to the PAC at 6:30 PM with cap & gown.
Fri, May 19
8:00 AM       
Commencement Rehearsal,
Mizzou Arena
MANDATORY for all seniors participating in graduation. Report to Mizzou Arena at 8:00 AM. Cap and gown NOT needed.  Enter Main Entrance (North entrance).  Look for "Mizzou Basektball" (doors to the far right). 
Fri, May 19by NOON Last day to pay fines Pay in the Media Center, Main Office, or CACC. If fine is not paid by noon, you will not receive a diploma at graduation.
Sat, May 20       6:00 PMCommencement, Mizzou Arena Report to Mizzou Arena at 5:30 PM WITH cap & gown in hand.  Leave personal items in the car/home. Professional photographer will take pictures of each graduate and post online
Sat, May 20 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM
Senior All Night Party,
Hearnes Fieldhouse
Parent-sponsored party for all CPS graduates. $30 in advance; $35 at door. Tickets will be on sale at Baccalaureate. Checks can be made to "Columbia SANP".
 

FREE MACC Summer Class!
The MACC Senior Summer Start program allows you to enroll in up to three (3) credit hours during the summer immediately following your high school graduation and MACC covers the tuition! All you pay is the cost of textbooks and lab fees. Classes may be taken at any MACC site, including hybrid and virtual classes (online classes are NOT covered in this program). Enrollment starts April 3, 2017.  
  • You will need to meet with an Admission's Counselor at MACC (the Columbia campus is located in the Parkade Plaza) in order to enroll in your free course.
  • You can register online for an appointment.  Appointments can only be made the day-of (ex. if you would like an appointment for Friday, April 14th, you have to go online and sign up for an appointment on the morning of April 14th.).   

On Monday, December 5th and Tuesday, December 6th, counselors presented information on scholarships and the Salute to Seniors Community Scholarship Program to all Seniors through Senior English Classes.  Students who are not enrolled in a Senior English class at Rock Bridge or who were absent during the presentation, can view it by click on the title link above.  
 
This guide provides all of the information you need for the post-secondary planning process, including information on: 
  • Post-Secondary options
  • Finding the best fit
  • The application and admissions process
  • Standardized testing
  • Financial Aid 
  • and more!

Letters of recommendation are a common requirement for college admissions and scholarship applications.  Need help determining which teachers to ask for a recommendation?  Want to know how to approach potential recommenders or what information to provide the teachers who you are asking for letters?  This document will provide you with the answer to all those questions and more!

 
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Opens October 1, 2016!  
 
FSA ID
An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems (including the FAFSA) and can serve as your legal signature.

Login and Setup your FSA ID at:   https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
 
**For more information about Financial Aid and the FAFSA click HERE! **
 

Senior Photos for the Yearbook - due December 1, 2016!  
You can submit your senior picture to replace your school ID picture in the yearbook. Photos must be 300 dpi.  Portrait orientation is recommended.  Submit photos to rbflashback@gmail.com or deliver your photo to room 329 or to Robin Stover's mailbox in the main office. 
 
Senior Ads for the Yearbook - due January 10, 2017!
Senior Ad's form can be found on the RBHS website.  Email photos and questions to rockbridgeseniors@gmail.com or deliver photos with payment to room 329 oor Robin Stover's mailbox in the main office.  
1/8 page ad - $45
1/4 page ad - $90
1/2 page ad - $180
Whole page ad - $360
COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING 
 
The college essays are the fourth in importance behind grades, test scores, and the rigor of completed coursework in many admissions office decisions (NACAC, 2009). Don’t waste this powerful opportunity to share your voice and express who you are to colleges.  The information below will help you in writing your college essay.  If you have additional questions, see your School Counselor (http://www.cpsk12.org/domain/5388).
 
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