Call, stop in, or fill out the appointment form to set up a time to talk to Miss Gelder about school, grades, college planning, friends, teachers, parents, personal issues, etc.
October 1: FAFSA opens for the 2017-18 school year
Parents of 12th graders can begin filling out the FAFSA earlier this year. The FAFSA is now completed using 2015 tax information, so you no longer have to wait to file your taxes or use estimates.
October 19: PSAT/NMSQT Administration
October 19, 25, and 27: Financial Aid nights at Lake Michigan College
These free workshops provide information on the different types of financial aid available, as well as pointers for completing the FAFSA. Check out this flyerfor more information and for registration instructions.
October 28: Junior/Senior visit to Lake Michigan College
Be sure to visit the office or see Miss Gelder to sign up!
November 3: Visit to Central Michigan College
Decatur will partner with Paw Paw, Marcellus, and Lawrence to take students to visit Central Michigan University. We will leave at 9:00 am and return around 6:30 pm. Spots are very limited, so interested juniors and seniors must inform Miss Gelder of their interest by Oct. 21.
October 24: US Navy - Lunch Visit November 7: Southwestern Michigan College - Lunch Visit November 7: Adrian College - 6th hour (Sign up with Ms. Gelder) December 5: Southwestern Michigan College - Lunch Visit
Ashley Gelder 6-12 Counselor Decatur Public Schools email@example.com 269-423-6914