College & Career Events Week of Nov 6

TODAY! “What You Need to Know Before You Go” College Student Panel

When: Tuesday, November 7, 12 noon

Where: Library

Calling all seniors! Are you prepared to embark on your exciting journey into college life? Get ready for an enlightening experience at our upcoming event: “What You Should Know Before You Go.”

Mark your calendars for November 7th, a date you won’t want to miss. Join us in the library at the stroke of noon for a captivating panel discussion that will change the way you perceive your college adventure.

Our panel features a dynamic lineup of college students hailing from the vibrant DMV area. They will share their invaluable insights and experiences, equipping you with the knowledge you need to thrive in your college endeavors.

Have burning questions or topics you want to explore? No worries! We will be sending out an email in advance to collect your queries, ensuring that your concerns are addressed during this event.

We can’t wait to see you there! This is a fantastic opportunity to prepare yourself for the exciting journey that lies ahead. Be part of this informative gathering, and let’s set you up for college success!


DCCAP Scholarship Check-ins with Lawrence West and Brittani Pollack, DCCAP

WHEN: Today, Tuesday, November 7, 3 pm and again Thursday, November 9, 10 am

WHERE: College and Career Center

Our DCCAP representatives will be at Jackson-Reed on the dates above to help seniors complete their DCCAP scholarship applications.


Trinity Washington University On-Site Admissions Event

WHEN: Wednesday, November 8, 2 pm-3:30 pm

WHERE: College and Career Center

Students who would like to receive admissions decisions during this visit should apply via the application on their website or via the Common App.

Information will also be provided about TheDream.US. TheDream.US offers scholarships for highly motivated undocumented students who want to get a college education but are unable to afford the cost. Applications are open to undocumented immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before November 1, 2018.


Field trip: Apprenticeships Open House in Lanham, MD

WHEN: Friday, November 17

A multi-trade event with earn-while-you-learn construction apprenticeships from around our region. Tours, exhibits, demonstrations, food and drink. Apprenticeships represented: Bricklayers, Plumbers, Ironworkers, Insulators, Electricians, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal, Steamfitters, Carpenters, Finishing Trades.

The bus will leave Jackson-Reed at 9 am and return at 3 pm.Interested students can come to get the permission slip from Ms. Levenson in the College and Career Center, Room 108A.

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