On Friday, March 31st, Seniors at CHS will be participating in a full day of workshops and sessions that are designed to help them as they transition from High School. Mrs. Jann Kloepping and Mrs. Amanda Rossell have been instrumental in organizing the day's activities for the Class of 2017.
We would like to thank the many community members and staff members that are donating their time to make this a successful day. There are so many interesting sessions that seniors will have the opportunity to attend. Sessions include:
Accessing Community Resources - Susan Kloepping, Sandy Bappe, Robyn Geiser
This session will cover the basics of what to do when you get a new place to live. This will include an overview
of utility hookups, mail service, leases, etc. A great session for those planning to live on their own for the first time.
Backup and Transferring Your Digital Information - Mr. Evertson
In this session you will be shown how to move all your documents, email, and files from your school account to
a personal account that will stay active after you graduate.
Basic Health Care - Cindy Schneider and Jennifer Schneider
Medical professionals will talk to you about how to care for and treat yourself once you’re on your own! If you
would need more medical attention, they will explain when and where to go.
Before You Sign on the Line (Contracts/Leases) - Brian Davis
Before you sign on the line, GET THE FACTS!
Car Care for Chicks - Susan Thurn
A basic overview of car maintenance, service, and regular checks that should be done to ensure that your car
remains trouble free and in great working order.
Dorm Hacks - Mrs. Kloepping
Learn some clever and unique ways to store stuff and gain space in your new dorm room or apartment!
Google Tools to Build Success - Mrs. Wolfe
This session will discuss some technology tips and tricks using Google to succeed after high school.
Homebuyer’s Guide for Dummies - Melissa Malcom
You will get to actually walk through a listed house to learn things to look for when renting or buying a house,
some property/real estate “lingo”, and advice from a real estate professional.
Insurance 101 - Roz Trusdale & Canda Montgomery
Ever wondered what would happen if someone breaks into your dorm and steals your laptop? In that case,
come learn all you need to know about insurance to make sure you are protecting your financial future as well
as all of your belongings. We will also discuss life insurance, health insurance, and car insurance.
Mac Hacks - Mr. Vincent
Unleash the power of your Macintosh. Learn how to transition from using an iPad to enjoying the increased
power and flexibility of your Mac.
Personal Finance - Teresa Bubak and Sherri Hladky
This session will provide an overview of personal finance, and budgeting for success. Session will include
lessons on personal banking principles (savings, loans, checking, overdrafts, electronic banking, etc.)
Rape Session - Janet Brown, Parent-Child Center, Lexington
This session is required for all Seniors. Critical information about rape and safety issues will be shared with
you. Guys will report to Ms. Carver’s room (101) and girls will report to Mrs. Kloepping’s room (126).
Study Skills for College - Amy Hill, CCC
How is studying for college classes different from studying for high school classes? Do you want successful
tips now that will help you in college? This session will provide some suggestions and guidance as you
progress into college classes.
Tax Preparations for Yourself - Mrs. Osborn
A mock session of preparing taxes for simple tax situations. By the end of this session, you will be able to prepare your taxes using a 1040EZ form and know how to file those.
Your Online Presence - Mrs. Wolfe
A session to “beef up” your online presence to showcase your skills to the world including the use of Linked-in.