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Creating a better future, one student at a time. 

Monthly Newsletter

Coming soon in the 2020-21 school year. 

Important Information

MILITARY INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

 ***We will be providing an ASVAB test for students on January 27th, 2021 at MHS.  We will have more details and registration in a few weeks - so stay tuned!
 
***Our district needs to collect data on those students that have enlisted or plan to enlist after graduation.  Please complete the link below for 20-21 Seniors ONLY:
 
If you have questions or would like help with getting in touch with a recruiter, please contact Mrs. Oliver, College Liaison, at becky_oliver@misd.gs
 

 

Seniors and Parents  

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opened up on October 1, 2020.  In a normal year, we would do a FAFSA presentation and assistance night for senior students and parents.  However, this year we are providing you with information, links, and presentations for you to be able to understand and file.  It is recommended that all seniors complete the FAFSA application even if you feel you may not qualify for funds because college/universities want to know your EFC (see explanation below) index in order to be able to offer you their scholarships. 
 
Our normal event is hosted by Caleb Willis, Associate Director of Financial Aid - Navarro College.  You may contact him through the contact information below with any questions even if your student is not attending Navarro.
 
Navarro College-
903-875-7400
 
Also, I am providing a LINK to the College Board website and a LINK to their presentation for FAFSA. 
 
If you have any questions, please contact Becky Oliver, College Liaison at:  Becky_oliver@misd.gs
 
****Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is an index number that college financial aid staff use to determine how much financial aid you would receive if you were to attend their school. The information you report on your FAFSA, including specific tax information and family income, is used to calculate your EFC.***
 

 

GPA/Class Rank

If you need GPA/Rank, please request a "pdf of unofficial transcript"
This is for seniors only - WE ARE NOT RELEASING JUNIOR INFORMATION AT THIS TIME!
 
 

College Day Visits

You are allowed 2 excused official College visit days during Junior year as well as Senior year.  If you are taking an official college visit, you must email your attendance person at least 3 days prior.  You will need to have the name of the College/University and the date you will be visiting when you email them. 
 
Attendance Office
Sandy Heit @ sandy_heit@misd.gs for students last name -  A - La 
Karen Girman @ karen_girman@misd.gs for students last name - Le - Z
 
You will be asked to submit documentation through email on the College/University letterhead verifying your visit.

Community Service Hours Available

All Midlothian High School students must complete at least 10 hours of community service over their high school career. This community service is a graduation requirement for Midlothian Independent School District. The program is administered through social studies and details are explained in the community service program flyer and service form.

Requesting a Transcript - SENIORS ONLY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

All transcript requests have to be made through NAVIANCE on your student school device.  
 

Naviance

Students have access to a web-based college and career readiness tool called Naviance.  This platform allows students to explore interests, research post-secondary options, and set personalized goals. Throughout the year, students will be assigned tasks in Naviance that can be completed at school or at home on their own time. Tasks will consist of surveys, college searching, career interest exploration, resume building and goal-setting. These tasks will show on the student's dashboard once they are logged in. We encourage parents to partner with their student and engage in conversations related to specific interests and post-secondary plans. To learn more about Naviance and its features, click on the link below.

Naviance Overview

 

Homeschool Students/Testing Pursuant to Texas Education Code

First page of the PDF file: HomeschoolstudentstakingtestsatMHS