Guidance News 9/13/17

Workplace Learning Connection Job Shadow applications are due this Friday, Sept. 15th. Click here to access the application.

ZAPS ACT Test Prep Seminar – will be held this Sat. Sept. 16th at Xavier at 9:00am. There is still time to register at:

ACT – Registration deadline for the Oct. 28th ACT to be held here at Xavier is next Friday, Sept. 22nd. Register online at

Iowa Assessment Testing will be held next week on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. (Sept. 19, 20, 21). Testing will begin around 7:50 a.m. and end around 9:30 a.m. each day. We will then follow a 2 hour delay schedule for those three days. Seniors will need to report by 9:50 unless they have senior release. Second period starts at 10:24 a.m. for senior release students. Kirkwood academy juniors are to report to Xavier immediately following their academy class (9:40-9:45) to make-up IA Assessments.

Golden Circle College & Career Fair – will be held in Des Moines on Sun. Sept. 24th from 12:30-3:00. This is Iowa’s largest college & career fair. There will be 130 colleges, 16 career clusters & breakout sessions all in one place. For more information or to register ahead of time, go to:

Exploring College Options is a special recruitment program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of 5 leading universities: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Univ. of Pennsylvania & Stanford. They will be holding an informational session here in Cedar Rapids on Oct. 5th at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. Click here to register.