Dec
17
Mon
Daily College Visits/Events @ Chanhassen High School CRC
Dec 17 all-day

Students – sign up for all college visits using the FlexTime Scheduler

For an alphabetical list of upcoming college visits, click here.

Dec
18
Tue
Daily College Visits/Events @ Chanhassen High School
Dec 18 all-day
  • Lunches 10:48am-1:08pm: Casa Blanca Modeling, table during all lunches
Dec
20
Thu
Life After The Storm @ Chanhassen High School
Dec 20 all-day

Life After The Storm, our annual event where alumni return to talk to current students about their transition to life beyond Chan HS, will be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 from 8am-11:06am.  Alumni are welcome to stay for lunch and possibly have a panel presentation from 1:20-1:50pm in the Forum.  Please contact Emily Mattran, mattrane@district112.org, if you would like to participate in the great event!

Current Chan students: use the Scheduler/College Visits to sign up for the Alumni Panel in the Forum during 2nd and 4th periods (there are two sessions in each period).  Select “Life After The Storm” in 1st W.I.N. to come hear the alumni panel at 1:20pm.

Jan
11
Fri
Registration Deadline for February ACT
Jan 11 all-day
  • Registration deadline for February 9 ACT

Chanhassen High School will be a test site for the February 9, 2019 test, but students may select any testing location (remember: some sites do fill up before the registration deadline – the registration process will help students find the next closest test site)

To Register: visit www.actstudent.org, create an account, allow about 45 minutes for your first registration, select a test location, and pay online (fee waivers are available – please see your counselor).  Students can select 4 colleges to send scores to at time of registration (and up to the Thursday after a Saturday test) for no fee.  Scores are easily sent later using “Send Scores” for a fee of $13 per test date per college.

Feb
7
Thu
PSEO Information Night @ Chaska High School Blue Forum
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • 7:00-8:30pm: District PSEO Information Night, held in the Blue Forum, CHASKA HIGH SCHOOL (same night as Registration Night).  This is an annual information session for all District families that is rotated between the two high schools every year.  School Counselors will give a brief overview of PSEO options and points to consider as a high school students.  PSEO Admission Specialists from a number of area colleges that are often attended by our students will then be available for individual questions.   By MN State Law, students are required to let their counselor know if they plan to participate in a PSEO program no later than May 30.  For more information about PSEO, visit: https://education.mn.gov/MDE/fam/dual/pseo/
Feb
9
Sat
ACT Test
Feb 9 @ 7:45 am – 1:00 pm
  • ACT test, arrive no later than 7:45am for an 8:00am start time
  • Bring your admission ticket, current photo ID, #2 pencils (not mechanical), approved calculator with fresh batteries, a snack for break
  • Registration deadline was Jan. 11 for this test
  1. Students can check out ACT Test Prep books from the CRC.
  2. Minnesota Career Information System: students login with their personal “MyCIS” information (or create an account if a new user), mncis.intocareers.org . Hover over the “My Portfolio” tab, and then click on “College Entrance/GED/ASVAB Test” to access up to 3 full-length practice tests as well as a self-paced online ACT Prep Course (also available: “Advanced Academic Tests” for AP/SAT Subject Tests/Graduate Level tests)
  3. District 112 Community Education regularly offers ACT Prep Options – two District teachers regularly offer a Prep Class. Check the Community Education Brochure under “Academic Enrichment – High School”, ce4all.org, or call 952-556-6400.  Private Tutoring is also offered through Community Ed as available – call 952-556-6194.
  4. Learning Express Library: Free practice, but need to sign in with a library card and pin, https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/libraryhome
  5. There are many independent test prep companies in the area, but the District is not in a position to recommend or endorse any particular option.
  6. From ACT: “Your coursework already prepares you to take the ACT—but additional practice can help you be ready to do your best.”  For more information about test practice from ACT, visit http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html – “ACT Academy” is free; other options are fee based.  The ACT website offers helpful testing information, tips, guides, etc.
Feb
28
Thu
Junior College/Post Secondary Planning Night @ Chaska High School Blue Forum
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • 7:00-8:00pm: Junior College/Post Secondary Planning Night, CHASKA HIGH SCHOOL BLUE FORUM.  This District information session focuses on college planning for juniors and their families, but any grade is welcome.  This event is rotated between the two high school each year – remember, Chaska HS this year!  A panel of admission representatives from a variety of types of colleges (2-year, 4-yr, public, private) will give an overview of the planning process.  This event will help students begin to consider types of educational options that “fit” their aspirations, and target possible college visits in the spring and summer.
Mar
8
Fri
Registration Deadline for April 13 ACT
Mar 8 all-day
  • Registration deadline for April 13, 2019 ACT

District 112 will not be a test site for the April 13 test because all Juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 during the school day, but students may select any testing location (remember: some sites do fill up before the registration deadline – the registration process will help students find the next closest test site)

To Register: visit www.actstudent.org, create an account, allow about 45 minutes for your first registration, select a test location, and pay online (fee waivers are available – please see your counselor).  Students can select 4 colleges to send scores to at time of registration (and up to the Thursday after a Saturday test) for no fee.  Scores are easily sent later using “Send Scores” for a fee of $13 per test date per college.

Mar
18
Mon
MN College Fair @ Chaska High School
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Minnesota Education Fair is rotated between our school district and Eden Prairie each spring, and it is Chaska High School’s  turn to host the fair this year.  All area students are invited to attend and visit with about 120 colleges and universities:  public, private, 2-year, 4-year, in-state, out-of-state.

More details to come later!

Apr
13
Sat
ACT Test
Apr 13 @ 7:45 am – 1:00 pm
  • ACT test, arrive no later than 7:45am for an 8:00am start time
  • Bring your admission ticket, current photo ID, #2 pencils (not mechanical), approved calculator with fresh batteries, a snack for break
  • Registration deadline was March 8 for this test
  1. Students can check out ACT Test Prep books from the CRC.
  2. Minnesota Career Information System: students login with their personal “MyCIS” information (or create an account if a new user), mncis.intocareers.org . Hover over the “My Portfolio” tab, and then click on “College Entrance/GED/ASVAB Test” to access up to 3 full-length practice tests as well as a self-paced online ACT Prep Course (also available: “Advanced Academic Tests” for AP/SAT Subject Tests/Graduate Level tests)
  3. District 112 Community Education regularly offers ACT Prep Options – two District teachers regularly offer a Prep Class. Check the Community Education Brochure under “Academic Enrichment – High School”, ce4all.org, or call 952-556-6400.  Private Tutoring is also offered through Community Ed as available – call 952-556-6194.
  4. Learning Express Library: Free practice, but need to sign in with a library card and pin, https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/libraryhome
  5. There are many independent test prep companies in the area, but the District is not in a position to recommend or endorse any particular option.
  6. From ACT: “Your coursework already prepares you to take the ACT—but additional practice can help you be ready to do your best.”  For more information about test practice from ACT, visit http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html – “ACT Academy” is free; other options are fee based.  The ACT website offers helpful testing information, tips, guides, etc.