SHS Seniors
    • Important Information for Seniors


      Below is the stream for our graduation ceremony. It will be live at 4:30 p.m. for the ceremony. 

      Seniors, PLEASE monitor your emails, Teams and Schoology for important information throughout the year. Your counselor or teachers may send you important information related to graduation! 

      All seniors need to fill out a diploma card ASAP. Please use this link:

      Please check PowerSchool to ensure that your first, middle, and last name are all spelled correctly! This will be printed on your official high school diploma. If there is an error in PowerSchool, please contact ASAP!


      Important Dates for Seniors


      Graduation Ceremony
      Sunday, June 9, 2024 @ 4:30 p.m.

      Seniors MUST arrive by 3:30 p.m.

      O'Rena at Oakland University, Click here for OU map


      Senior All Night Party
      Sunday, June 9, 2024 

      Class of 2024 Elementary Celebrations

      Burr Elementary

      Collins Elementary

      Dekeyser Elementary

      Messmore Elementary 

      Oakbrook Elementary

      Plumbrook Elementary

      Schuchard Elementary

      Schwarzkoff Elementary


      Scholarships for Seniors



      Check the Titan Voice and Scholarships page frequently for more scholarship opportunities! 


      College Apps, Transcripts, and FAFSA

       Seniors, visit the College Information Page for more information about college apps and transcripts.

      Visit the Financial Aid Page for more information about FAFSA, student aid, and scholarships.


      College Applications


      • It is not too late to start new college applications! If you haven't applied yet, and need help, visit the counseling office or contact your counselor on Teams.  Most college applications can be done in 10-20 minutes! Contact your counselor to help you plan for a great future!


  • Throughout the year...

    • Be aware of graduation requirements. Make sure you have all your credits to graduate from SHS. If you are unsure of this, message your counselor on Teams to set up a meeting.
    • Stay on top of your post-secondary planning! Be aware of application requirements and due dates for college and trade school admissions. If you plan on joining the military, connect with a recruiter to make sure you qualify for military enlistment. 
    • Manage your time. Senior year is busy and time management skills will help ensure it is a successful year.
    • Be aware of your emotions and mental health, and seek help or support when you need it!
    • Visit your counselor! Message your counselor on Teams to set up an appointment.


    • Begin to apply to colleges and scholarships.
    • Attend the UCS Financial Aid Night.


    • January - Begin filling out your FAFSA (Financial Aid Application) for grants and loans.
    • Counselors will visit English 12 classes to provide a presentation on FAFSA. This is a good time to ask any questions you may have.
    • Seniors who failed a 1st semester class MUST meet with their counselor to register for Credit Recovery. 
    • Continue to apply for colleges and scholarships.


    • If you have not applied for Macomb Community College, attend the MCC Apply Day session in April.
    • Decide which college you will attend! Weigh the pros and cons carefully. This choice is unique to your personal and academic goals, as well as your family circumstances.
    • Attend the mandatory Senior meeting in April. Caps and gowns will be distributed at this meeting!
    • Continue applying for scholarships.
    • Take your AP exams (if applicable).
    • Turn in your enrollment deposit to your selected college before or by May 1st.
    • Pass all of your classes!
    • Make sure you have paid all fines and fees before the last day of school.
    • Attend graduation in June and celebrate all of your accomplishments!


    Recommended Standardized Tests for Seniors

    SAT or ACT

    • Colleges will take SAT or ACT scores. They do NOT require both and there is no preference for either.
    • You should have already taken the SAT during junior year. If you would like to re-test, you may register on your own at
    • If you would like to take the ACT, register on your own at


    SAT II Subject Tests

    • NOT NEEDED by any college in Michigan
    • Only needed if you are applying to a HIGHLY SELECTIVE university (like Harvard).
    • Students must register for SAT II Subject tests on their own through CollegeBoard.
    • Colleges will specify if they require the SAT II Subject tests, so do your research!


    AP Tests

    • Students will register for the AP tests in Fall. Students are provided a code from their AP teacher to register for the exams through CollegeBoard. For more information about AP tests, visit the Advanced Placement page on the Counseling website.