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Careerline Tech Center Applications

Careerline Tech Center applications are now being accepted for next school year!  Any current 10th or 11th grade student who desires to apply for a CTC program must complete an online application, print it, and return it to the counseling office by NOON on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9.  Additional important details as well as the link to the application can be found HERE.

Eat and Greet - 2nd semester!

Eat and Greet is back for second semester!  We have a variety of opportunities coming up for students to meet with local companies to her more about careers within those organizations and the skill/training required for those careers.  To sweeten the deal, they bring some great treats to eat!  That's right - free food!  These 30 minute info sessions will take place during Advisory.  There is something for everyone this semester, so please watch this video for a general overview and sign up for specific presentations through this link

Careerline Tech Center Open House

Careerline Tech Center will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, February 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for all students/parents interested in learning more about the programs available for the 23-24 school year.  Check out classrooms, meet with industry-experienced certified instructors, and learn more about programs that interest you.  If you are unable to attend, please visit for a virtual tour and program videos.

Michigan Achievement Scholarship

We are excited to share that the State of Michigan has recently established a new scholarship for the Class of 2023 and beyond.  The Michigan Achievement Scholarship provides:

  • Up to $2,750 if they attend a community college, per year
  • Up to $5,500 if they attend a public university, per year
  • Up to $4,000 if they attend a private college or university, per year

Seniors and parents are encouraged to visit to learn more about how to qualify!

23-24 FAFSA

Seniors/Senior Parents:  The 23-24 FAFSA opened on October 1.  Students planning to continue their education after high school are highly encouraged to complete the FAFSA in order to determine eligibility for college financial assistance. The FAFSA uses family tax information from 2021.  More information and a link to the FAFSA are available at this website and also in the 12th grade counseling office newsletter for October. 

Counseling Office

Kim Petroelje
East Counselor (A-F)
Anna Wicks
East Counselor (G-M)
Melissa Drnek
East Counselor (N-Z)
MaryBeth Timmer
East Registrar
Lara DeWitt
West Counselor (A-Hn)
Lauren Wondergem
West Counselor (Ho-Q)
Dawn Collins
West Counselor (R-Z)
Donna Lyles
West Registrar
Todd Kamstra
Student Success Coordinator
Melissa Hickey
Katie Schwarze
David Moore
East Social Worker
Carly Petroelje
West Social Worker