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Posted 1/30/2019—Region 8 is offering a parent listening session over plans that the State of Texas has for College and Career Readiness. If you are interested, please see the link.
SHAC School Health and Advisory Council Health and Wellness The SHAC is made up of community members and school staff. The role of the SHAC is to help Simms ISD develop best practices to maintain school-wide health. If you would like to volunteer to serve on the SHAC, please call 903-543-2219 and let us know.
Texas State Dyslexia Handbook The 2018 updated version of the Dyslexia Handbook
Transition and Employment Guide For the student with disabilities who is graduating.
Texas GEAR-UP A resource that guides students through their high school experience to graduation.
“Explore resources to answer all your burning college questions, watch videos of kids who've overcome some of the same challenges you may be facing, get the full scoop on your dream career, and so much more. Just think of it all as an extra boost on the way to making the rest of your life seriously awesome.”
COST OF ATTENDANCE or COA Parents and students need to become familiar with how much college is going to cost. Every college is required to post the COA for that institution. To locate your college’s COA, visit their website.
Apply Texas lets you apply to multiple colleges once you create your account.
The Texas scholarship spreadsheet gives you information and links to scholarships that colleges/universities offer. See more scholarship information on the Scholarships Page.
Strategies for Increasing Financial Aid If you need help with the financial aid process
FAFSA® Fill out your Free Application for Student Aid when you are a senior during the month of October. Do not fill it out BEFORE your senior year.
Career Cruising is a career exploration Internet-based program available to James Bowie students. If you need your user id and password, see Mrs. Driver.