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This website was last updated on 11/1/20 

Welcome Siuslaw and Mapleton students, teachers, parents, ASPIRE team members and others!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
For additional materials please see our new supplementary site: https://bit.ly/AfterHS2. There you will find:
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If you are interested in preparing for the PSAT, SAT or ACT, contact ASPIRE volunteer Robert Orr at:  borr@siuslaw.k12.or.us  
There is no charge for classes or individual tutoring.


DATES AND DEADLINES FOR 2019-20

NOTE: Only those sites marked with an * have been updated for 2019-20. Other dates are likely to be similar to the ones shown but will be verified as we receive information.

2020
*September 4: Deadline to register for October SAT
*September 7: Labor Day
*September 7: Application period opens for Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarships
*September 12: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*September 13: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*September 16: First Day of Classes at SHS for grades 9-12
*September 15: Gates Millennial Scholarship deadline
*September 15: Late registration deadline for September SAT
*September 15: Beat the Odds scholarship applications due
*September 19: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*September 21: LCC Information webinar
*September 22: Oregon Promise application period opens
*September 22: Late registration deadline for October SAT
*September 22: Elevate Lane County virtual tour: Johnson Crushers International
*September 23: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Adaptability"
*September 23: LCC Information webinar
*September 25: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Art Contest deadline
*September 25: Deadline to register for October ACT tests
*September 25: LCC Information webinar
*September 26: SAT test (limited number of test sites in Oregon)
*September 28: Deadline to apply for Job Shadow Week at Elevate Lane County
*September 28: LCC Information webinar
*September 29: Questbridge National College Match application deadline
*September 29: Elevate Lane County virtual tour: Riverbend Materials
*September 30: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Solution MIndset"
*September 30: LCC Information webinar
*September 30: Start of classes at LCC including RTEC 101

*October 1: FAFSA and ORSAA filing period opens
*October 1: Elevate Lane County deadline to apply for a project mentorship
*October 5: Elevate Lane County manufacturing company virtual tour - facility TBA
*October 5: PNACAC Oregon College Week Fair begins
*October 6: Elevate Lane County virtual tour: Urban Lumber
*October 7: Deadline to register for November SAT
*October 7: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Collaboration"
*October 9: SHS closed - teacher professional growth
*October 10: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*October 12: Elevate Lane County manufacturing company virtual tour - facility TBA
*October 12: NACAC Virtual College Fair
*October 12-23: Elevate Lane County job shadow placement week
*October 15 and 16: Parent/Teacher conferences at SHS
*October 17: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*October 18: NACAC Virtual College Fair
*October 19: Elevate Lane County manufacturing company virtual tour - facility TBA
*October 20: Elevate Lane County virtual tour: Emerald Broadband
*October 21: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Communication"
*October 24: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*October 25: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*October 25: Horatio Alger scholarship applications due
*October 26: Elevate Lane County manufacturing company virtual tour - facility TBA
*October 27: Late registration deadline for November SAT
*October 28: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Empathy and Social Diversity"
*October 31: VFW Audio essay competition deadline
*October 31: Siuslaw Watershed Council Photo Contest deadline

*November 1: OSAC Scholarship application opens
*November 1: Early application deadline at OSU, U of O, and Clark Honors College
*November 3: Election Day!
*November 3: Elevate Lane County virtual tour: State Farm Insurance (tour will be conducted in Spanish)
*November 4: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Entrepreneurial MIndset"
*November 4: Start of alternate RTEC 101 course at LCC
*November 5: Deadline to register for December SAT
*November 6: Deadline to register for December ACT test
*November 7: SAT test (limited number of test sites in Oregon)
*November 8: NACAC Virtual College Fair
*November 11: SHS closed - Veteran's Day
*November 13: SHS closed - grading day; end of first quarter
*November 15: Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship deadline
*November 15: U of O Stamps Scholarship deadline (must apply to U of O by November 1)
*November 15: Rhody Festival logo design contest deadline
*November 16: SHS start of second quarter
*November 17: Elevate Lane County virtual tour: East West Tea Company
*November 18: Elevate Lane County Career and Life Skills webinar: "Self Awareness"
November 19: Marine Technology scholarship applications due
*November 24: Late registration deadline for December SAT
*November 25-29: SHS closed - Thanksgiving break 
November 30: Rotary Exchange applications due
November 30: Linn-Benton priority application deadline
*November 30: Florence Area Chamber of Commerce photo contest deadline

December 1: Early and priority application deadline for EOU and PSU
December 1: Scholarship priority deadline for EOU and PSU
December 1: Rolling application begins for PSU
*December 5: SAT test (limited number of test sites in Oregon)
December 6: National Honor Society scholarship applications due
December 6: Rhody Court application deadline
December 10: PTA meeting
*December 12: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
December 15: Application period opens for Central Oregon CC Foundation Scholarships
December 16: Early bird application deadline for Peanut Butter and Jelly scholarship
*December 23: Kaiser Permanente scholarship applications due
*December 19-31: SHS and MHS closed for winter break

2021
January 1-3: SHS and MHS closed - winter break
January 1: Application period opens for SOCC Foundation Scholarships
*January 4: SHS classes resume
*January 8: Deadline to register for February ACT test
January 10: Deadline for Pride Foundation (LGBTQ) scholarships
January 15: Future Farmers of America scholarship applications due
January 15: U of O application deadline
January 15: OSAC/ASPIRE progress report due (administrative function)
*January 18: SHS and MHS closed - MLK Day
January 31: Oregon Latino Scholarship applications due
January 31: U of O Diversity and Presidential Scholarship application deadlines
January 31: Elks National Foundation Legacy Scholarship
January 31: PACE video essay contest applications due
January 31: HMC Hispanic Ancestry scholarship

February 1: OSU application deadline
February 1: OSU scholarship priority deadline (Apply for Scholar Dollars as soon as you are admitted)
February 1: PSU application deadline 
February 1: Application period opens for Questbridge juniors
February 1: OIT scholarship application early bird deadline
February 1: Beat the Odds Scholarship Foundation application deadline
February 1: Oregon Barbers and Hairdressers Grant application due
February 3: Al Forthan Memorial Scholarship application due
*February 5: SHS closed - grading day
*February 6: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*February 8: SHS start of third quarter
*February 12: Deadline to register for March SAT
February 14: FBI Youth Leadership Program application deadline
*February 14: Last day to finish classes in Acellus before new ones are added
February 15: Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholarship applications due
*February 15: OSAC Early Bird scholarship applications due
February 15: Deadline to file FAFSA to be eligible for U of O Staton scholarship (for extreme need)
*February 15: SHS Closed - President's Day
February 21: Slocum Research and Education Foundation scholarship (healthcare) applications due
February 28: Last day to reserve a 2019-20 SHS yearbook
February 28: Evergreen Aviation Scholarship
February 29: Path to Your Future essay contest deadline
February 29: Application period closes for Chemeketa CC Foundation Scholarships

*March 1: OSAC final deadline
*March 1: Ford Family Foundation scholarship application deadline
March 1: WOU scholarship priority deadline (includes WOU/ASPIRE scholarship)
March 1: Oregon Tech early and priority application deadline
March 1: Application period closes for SOCC Foundation Scholarships
March 1: Application period closes for Portland CC Foundation Scholarships
March 1: Oregon Chafee Education/Training Grant applications due
March 1: PNACAC scholarship deadline
March 1: Oregon 4-H scholarship applications due
March 1: Oregon Jewish Community Foundation scholarship applications due
March 1: Black United Fund of Oregon scholarship applications due
*March 2: Late registration deadline for March SAT
March 2: Application period closes for OIT Foundation Scholarships
March 2: Confederation of Oregon School Administrators scholarship applications due
March 2: Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship (open to juniors and seniors)
March 3: Late registration deadline for March 14 SAT
March 3: LCC Foundation Scholarships application deadline
March 4: Blue Mountain CC Scholarship application deadline
March 5: Job Fair at Three Rivers 10 am to 3 pm
March 6: Oregon Community Leadership (Harrington) Scholarship application deadline
March 6: SHS closed - professional development
*March 11-12: No school at SHS - parent conferences
*March 12: Deadline to register for April ACT test
March 12: Women and the Vote scholarship applications due
*March 13: SAT test (Limited number of test sites in Oregon)
March 13: SHS COMMON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DUE
March 15: Application period opens for SAIL summer camps at U of O
March 15: HOSA - Future Health Professionals Scholarship
*March 16: NW Youth Careers Expo (hosted by Portland Workforce Alliance)
*March 20 to 28: SHS and MHS Spring Break
March 21: QuestBridge College Prep Scholars (for juniors) applications due
March 21: Application period opens for U of O SAIL (Summer Academy to Inspire Learning)
March 30: Oregon PTA scholarship application due
March 31: Mt. Hood Foundation applications for admission and scholarships due
March 31: Clear Alliance scholarship applications due
March 31: Selco Scholarship application due
March 31: Davis Putter Scholarship applications due

April 1: Associated Oregon Loggers Scholarship
April 1: Oregon School Counselors Association scholarship applications due
April 1: Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs vocal, instrumental, and art scholarship applications due
April 1: INCIGHT scholarship applications due
April 1: First Community Credit Union scholarship application due (join FCCU 90 days in advance)
*April 2: OPBC scholarship application due
*April 8: Deadline to register for May SAT
April 11: Rotary 4-Way Speech Contest local competition at FEC
April 13: LBCC Foundation scholarship application deadline
April 15: Asian American Foundation of Oregon scholarship applications due
April 15: Application period opens for American Legion Law Enforcement Career Camp (for students age 15 to 17) Apply on this date!
*April 16: SHS Closed - grading day; end of third quarter
*April 17: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
April 17: Marine Tech Society scholarship deadline
*April 19: Start of fourth quarter at SHS
*April 27: Late registration for May SAT

May 1: Deadline to register for RYLA summer camp
May 1: Oregon Logging Conference scholarship application deadline
May 1: Portland State University application
May 4: Rotary 4-Way Speech Contest finals in Coos Bay
*May 6: Deadline to register for June SAT
*May 7: Deadline to register for June ACT test
*May 8: SAT test (Limited number of test sites in Oregon)
May 8: Registration deadline for June 13 ACT test
May 8: HOSA blood drive
May 15: Deadline to apply for FBI Portland Teen Academy (current sophomores and juniors may apply)
May 15: OSAC progress report and student participation reports due (administrative function)
May 15: OSAC coordinator and volunteer surveys due (administrative function)
May 15-17: Rhody weekend
May 24: Oregon Space Grant Consortium STEM Grants applications due
May 26: Deadline to apply for Rotary World Affairs Seminar
*May 26: Late registration deadline for June SAT
May 29: Last day for seniors
May 31: Lane County Farm Bureau scholarship applications due
*May 31: SHS closed - Memorial Day

*June 1: Oregon Promise deadline (requires FAFSA by this date)
*June 4: Last day for seniors to finish classes
June 7: ASPIRE student surveys due
*June 11: SHS Graduation
*June 12: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
*June 17: Last day of classes at SHS
*June 18: Deadline to register for July ACT test
June 20-25: Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) in Dorena, Oregon
June 24: Application to LCC Fall term advised; classes will fill
June 28: Priority application deadline for Linn-Benton CC
*June 30: FAFSA filing deadline

July 14: Application period opens for the Gates Millennium Scholarship
July 15: Application period closes for Central Oregon CC Foundation scholarships
July 15-19: First session of University of Oregon Summer Academy
*July 17: ACT test (limited number of test sites)
July 22-26: Second session of University of Oregon Summer Academy

August 31: Nursing Schools Almanac scholarship applications due

September 1: EOU regular application deadline
September 2: Oregon Tech regular application deadline

This site was created in January, 2017 by an ASPIRE volunteer in the Siuslaw School District of Lane County, Oregon.The primary purpose of this site is to provide convenient "one-stop-shopping" for a variety of links to important websites as you engage in the processes exploring colleges, testing for, applying to and seeking financial aid for colleges, or exploring other options to follow high school graduation.
For questions about the site, or if you have information to add, please contact webmaster Robert Orr: borr@siuslaw.k12.or.us