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Curriculum & Events

Join us for Financial Aid Night!  Learn from experts about the information you need to finance your education.  Students are encouraged to attend with their parents/guardians

Save the Date for the Keefe Tech Financial Aid Workshop!

The School Counseling Department will be hosting a financial aid night for students planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college/university when they graduate from Keefe Tech.

  • Students are encouraged to attend this event with their parent or guardian

  • A representative from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority will present important information about filling out the FAFSA

  • All School Counselors will be at the presentation and available to answer questions

  • Students can sign up for the workshop in the Guidance Office for this workshop

Sign up using the form below!

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Sep 29
B3
Tue, Oct 1
Wed, Oct 2
State University Forum
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Fri, Oct 4
Sat, Oct 5
Sun, Oct 6
A
Mon, Oct 7
Tue, Oct 8
Holliston CTE Selection visit
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Thu, Oct 10
Fri, Oct 11
Sat, Oct 12
Sun, Oct 13
B4
Tue, Oct 15
Dean College Lunch Visit
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Thu, Oct 17
FSU visit
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Room 226
Military at Lunches
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Fri, Oct 18
Sat, Oct 19

School Counseling Curriculum

Grade 9 Curriculum Overview

Counselors in the Classroom:

  • Early College Awareness
  • Career Exploration & Interest Inventory
    • Create account on Naviance
  • Selecting Career & Technical Program
    • End of January

Individual Counselor Meetings:

  • Initial student/counselor meetings (ongoing during fall of freshman year)
  • Course changes
  • Course selection for next school year
  • Personal issue
  • School related issue
  • Change in performance

Thinking Ahead! 

Grade 10: Transition to Career & Technical Programs

Grade 11: PSAT, College Planning Night, Dual Enrollment Opportunities at Framingham State and Mass Bay, Cooperative Education

Grade 12: Apply to college, apply for financial aid (FAFSA), apply for scholarships, update resume and cover letter, Cooperative Education - potential job placement

 

Grade 10 Curriculum Overview

Counselors Student Focus:

  • Social/Emotional
    • Depression Curriculum - December
  • Academic and Technical Success
    • Career paths and CTE Program - Fall
    • MCAS Prep and Motivation - Spring

Individual Counselor Meetings:

  • Course changes
  • Course selection for next school year
  • Personal issue
  • School related issue
  • Change in performance

Thinking Ahead! 

Grade 11: PSAT, College Planning Night, Dual Enrollment Opportunities at Framingham State and Mass Bay, Cooperative Education

Grade 12: Apply to college, apply for financial aid (FAFSA), apply for scholarships, update resume and cover letter, Cooperative Education - potential job placement

 

Grade 11 Curriculum Overview

Counselors in the Classroom:

  • Understanding PSAT results - PSAT, October 10th!
  • Junior College Planning - Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • College and Career Planning - Using Naviance

Individual Counselor Meetings:

  • Course changes
  • Course selection for next school year
  • Personal issue
  • School related issue
  • Change in performance
  • Dual Enrollment opportunities
  • Cooperative education / Internship opportunities

Thinking Ahead! 

Winter/Spring: Take an SAT Prep - We offer Math and Verbal Prep Classes at Keefe from February - May, more information will be sent home, think about taking a Dual Enrollment course at Framingham State or MassBay 

Spring: Take the SAT and/or ACT in May or June 

Grade 12: Apply to college, apply for financial aid (FAFSA), apply for scholarships, update resume and cover letter, Cooperative Education - potential job placement

Grade 12 Currciulum Overview

Counselors in the Classroom:

  • Using Google Classroom for College Planning
  • College Workshops - Naviance and Common Application
  • Scholarship Workshop
  • Career Planning Workshops - Resumes, cover letters, applications
  • Stress Management

Individual Counselor Meetings:

  • Course changes
  • College and Career Planning
  • Personal issue
  • School related issue
  • Change in performance

Important Events:

Financial Aid Workshop - Thursday, November 8, 2018

College Decision Day - May 1, 2019 (students planning to attend college in the fall of 2019 need to have their deposit in by this day to hold their space)

Senior Awards Night - Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 6:30PM

Graduation Rehearsal - Friday, May 31, 2019 

Graduation - Saturday, June 1, 2019

Life After Keefe Tech!

Our goal is for all of our seniors to graduate Keefe Tech with the skills and knowledge needed to continue to work towards their career goals and be successful lifelong learners.  All students are encouraged to take a respectful next step into their future  and the School Counseling at Keefe Tech is here to help them get there!