Counselor in Training
- A+ Agreement
- American Legion
- Assorted Scholarships May 2018
- Assorted Scholarships February 2018
- Assorted Scholarships December 2017
- Assorted Scholarships November 2017
- Calhoun Staff Association
- Hagan Foundation
- Henry County Farm Bureau
- Louise and Else Freund Scholarship
- Most Valuable Student
- Rove Pest Control
- Westlake Scholarship
- Voiture 333 Scholarship
- GVMH Professional Healthcare
- Hawthorne Bank
- Assorted Scholarships March 2018
- Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship
- Best Injury Lawyer's Scholarship
Mental Health Resources
Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of our Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.
Mental Health Information
Teen Mental Health
Information for parents and students about a variety of mental illnesses, as well as information regarding head injuries, teenage behaviors, stress, self-harm, and suicide. A wonderful source for students and parents!
Anxiety in Teens and Children
All new dual credit students MUST apply online through this link to qualify for Dual Credit.
Need help writing/formatting a paper? This website helps students format their papers, following the most up-to-date standards for MLA and APA writing.
A great resource for students trying to learn a tough subject (like college-level math). Has a lot of free courses for students that want to learn something new as well.
Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)
Basic Financial Aid Information
Basic information regarding Financial Aid for students. Please note the FAFSA video is out of date, with the new opening date for FAFSA being October 1st!
FAFSA Application Website
Click here to get started on your FAFSA! You will need the following information to complete your FAFSA:
Your Social Security Number
Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
Your federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned.
(Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
An FSA ID to sign electronically.
More Student Financial Aid Info
Scholarship Websites (After completing your FAFSA)
Also a good place to find college/dual credit textbooks.
For this website, you may want to create a new email (sends A LOT of messages).
Earn points by completing an assortment of activities (reading a blog, playing a computer game, etc.), then use those points to enter into scholarship drawings.
Also can be used to help find the right college/university for you.
ACT Test Prep
March 2 Success Program
Free ACT test prep, offering free ACT practice tests. Can also be used to improve ability in any STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
ACT Sign up
ACT is no longer required for every high school student. However, it is still a required test for most colleges and universities. This site provides information about upcoming test dates and will allow you to register for an upcoming test. You will need to make an account with ACT in order to register for a test. For more help, please contact the counselor.
More testing help, including ACT and SAT.
College/ Career Planning
All Calhoun students should have access to a Missouri Connections account. If you are unsure of your username of password, please contact the counselor for the needed information.
This site includes career cluster inventories and interest profilers to help students answer the question, "What career is right for me?"
The site also includes a large inventory of all jobs in the state of Missouri, including the salary of each job, what education is needed, and a description of the job.
Students can also access the resume builder to help develop a resume for their future careers.
My Next Move
Another free resource with interest profiles and surveys to help students identify potential careers.
Free resume builder (must make an account) that provides free templates with examples to students for assistance.
How to Pick a College?
Choosing the right college for you can be a difficult choice. Here are some tips to helping you pick a college.
Job Hunting Resources
Indeed Job Search Database
Helpful tool to find open jobs in the local areas. Can be used for students (finding a part-time job), recent graduates (entry-level career positions), as well as adults.
Provides students with access to available careers in Missouri, as well as information for "Job Skills" workshops and Missouri Career Centers.
Missouri Apprenticeship Program
Missouri's Registered Youth Apprenticeship program allows students across the state the opportunity to participate in a structured combination of school-based and work-based learning. The Registered Youth Apprenticeship program addresses the dual role of both preparing career-ready students while also providing Missouri with a highly skilled, technologically competitive workforce.
In order to be eligible for an Apprenticeship program, students must go to one of the following Missouri Job Centers:
Clinton Job Center 9.11 mi Main Office Sunday: Closed
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
117 W Franklin
Clinton, MO 64735
Sedalia Job Center 28.45 mi Main Office Sunday: Closed
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
515 S. Kentucky
Sedalia, MO 65301
**Most apprenticeships require students to be at least 18 years old before beginning.**
Like "Facebook," but for careers. Students can use this site to connect with job recruiters in their areas. Students can also put in their current job experience, and the site will look for job postings similar to their former jobs.
Northwest Missouri State University
University of Central Missouri
State Fair Community College (Sedalia)
Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Valley College
Pitt State University
Missouri Western State University
Missouri State University
Southwest Baptist University
College of the Ozarks (Hard Work U)
University of Missouri (Mizzou)