Weatherford High School

Meet The Teacher Night is Monday, September 16th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. We would love to see you there!

Seniors- Class of 2020 Information

Important Information for Seniors

*Check your credits for graduation.

*Double-check your schedule for appropriate classes for college.

*Write to colleges that interest you to request catalogs, applications, housing and financial

aid information.

*Familiarize yourself with the admissions process for each college you are considering.

*Decide on housing. Read the application material carefully to learn about application

procedures. Adhere to deadlines. Housing is in short supply on many campuses.

*Visit college campuses. Check with your counselor or contact the college directly to see

about College Days or College Weekends offered by many schools.

*Begin looking for scholarships that apply to you. Note deadlines.

*Register for the SAT/ACT (with optional essay)

*Be aware of Early Decision/Early Admission deadlines.


*Develop an Application Checklist to keep track of college application deadlines, tests, recommendations, and essays required, housing deadlines, etc.

*Continue applying for scholarships. Check with your counselor. Be aware of deadlines!

*Complete applications for colleges with a December deadline. Request transcripts.

*Take SAT/ACT (with optional essay)

*If it is necessary, apply for housing if you haven't done so already.

*Request recommendations from appropriate persons. Give them adequate time to do this

since they may be working with several students' requests.

*Continue working on college and scholarship essays.

*Visit with college representatives or military recruiters who visit your school or


*Visit the college fair

* Start working on your FAFSA for student financial aid at


*Complete and photocopy college applications with a December or early January deadline by the first week in December.

*Review finances with your parents. If financial assistance is needed, assemble necessary records to complete the financial aid forms.

*Because of Christmas break, it is important to request transcripts and letters of recommendation needed for scholarships, college applications and financial aid forms with December and early January deadlines before school dismisses for the holidays. If you forget to do this, you are out of luck until school reopens in January.

*Plan to mail financial aid forms as soon after January 1 as possible. Do not mail before January 1 or they will not be accepted.

* College applications need to be completed. Visit
* Complete FAFSA for student financial aid at
* Continue applying for scholarships
* Order cap, gown, and invitations from Herff-Jones.
Herff-Jones will be working with our families this year on graduation invitations, cap, and gown. Herff-Jones will be sending reminders through email about ordering items. To order caps and gowns, please see the following link:
*Graduation invitations arrive
*Check your college website weekly to make sure all necessary documents have been received
* Cap and gowns arrive - 
* STAAR testing
AP Testing
* Prom- TBD
* CTE Awards Ceremony - TBD
* Honors Banquet - TBD
* Baccalaureate -  TBD
* Senior Awards Ceremony/Senior Walk/Senior Picnic - TBD
* Graduation - June 1 (This date was revised by WISD on 9/12/19)
For information to help pay with college, check out this great resource!  Sallie Mae