FAQ from the Counseling Office-
Senior Information 2022-2023
Order transcripts through this link: https://lewisvilletx.scriborder.com/
- Official transcripts have to come directly from Hebron Records. Students receive 5 transcripts free, and each additional transcript is $5. The final transcript is free—this one will go out AFTER graduation.
- You can access your Unofficial transcript any time through Skyward. (Log into Skyward. Choose “Portfolio.” The most recent unofficial will be here. Transcript copies are uploaded appx. two weeks after the end of each 9 weeks.
Counselors need two weeks to complete recommendation requests. Please complete the college application PRIOR to submitting the request for recommendation. Recommendations are submitted directly to Common App, the university, or the scholarship requested.
Complete this packet and turn it in to your Counselor.
College Applications – Deadlines Must Be Met!
- Texas Schools: https://goapplytexas.org/
- The Common Application (Private schools, out of state schools, alternative app for some Texas schools) https://www.commonapp.org/
- Also, visit each school’s admissions website. Some schools utilize their own program, or a different process.
Seniors may participate in college visits for up to two (2) school days per academic year. College visit days will not count as absences on the student’s attendance record, as long as proper documentation of the visit is returned to the attendance clerk within two school days following the visit. These absences will not count against final exemptions as long as the attendance office receives the proper documentation within 2 days following the visit.
Keep an eye on your deadlines!
We post scholarships that we receive on the announcements, the bulletin board outside our door, and in the monthly email Counseling Newsletter.
School-Specific scholarships can be found on the University websites. For school-specific scholarships, many scholarship application deadlines are different then their admissions applications. Schools will either have a separate scholarship application, or they will automatically use the application used for admission as a generic scholarship app. Visit the school websites for specific requirements
External Scholarship Searches:
LEF (Lewisville Education Foundation) https://www.lisdef.com/student-programs/scholarships/
This is available starting in November – Closes in January. This houses Scholarships for district programs & organizations
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form completed by current and prospective college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. It comes available on Oct. 1 of Senior Year, and it must be completed every year.
Here is an info link with the steps to complete Financial Aid and the FAFSA: https://studentaid.gov/h/understand-aid/how-aid-works
***Click this link to view the fall Financial Aide Presentation Slides******
LISD College Night – NorTex College Fair:
LISD students attend the NorTex College Fair in Denton. This event is hosted by UNT and TWU—over 100 colleges and universities attend every year. With COVID, it was online, but it has been in person, in Denton for previous years. The NorTex College Fair is in September.
TECC-E / TECC-W Programs:
Students may enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses at either campus. All classes are double-blocked, and transportation is provided. Visit the campus websites to see programs available at each campus.
Technology, Exploration & Career Center East (TECC-E) Website & Virtual Tour
Technology, Exploration & Career Center West (TECC-W) Website & Virtual Tour
***The registration window is closed for the 21-22 school year, and students who plan to add programs will be added to a waiting list.***
Access this program directly from the LHUB. Choices 360 is a comprehensive career planning program that helps students to make decisions about career and educational goals. Choices 360 gives students an opportunity to learn about interest, skills and values through assessments. Students can search for occupations based on those results, and save information to a portfolio.
The SAT or ACT must be taken for 4-year college admission. Fee waivers are available for eligible students. Before asking the Counselors for an SAT waiver, check your College Board account to see if one has already been made available for you.
Register for the test online at:
TSI: This is considered a ‘placement’ test. Once admitted to college in Texas, the TSI is administered to determine if a student is prepared to take college-level English and Math courses. SAT and ACT scores may be used in-place of TSI, if they are available. See the college admissions office for more info. Hebron will offer an administration for eligible students. Info will be sent when a test date is determined. TSI Info: http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/index.cfm?objectid=63176344-FFFA-217B-60C9A0E86629B3CA
VLA (LISD's Virtual Learning Academy):
The Virtual Learning Academy or VLA is a Lewisville ISD program that provides online learning opportunities for high school students across the district. There is no charge for a class if taken as a substitute for one or more of the 4 regularly scheduled classes (Inside the School Day) and the class is one that is taught by VLA faculty. See the VLA Website for courses available and for more information.
Fall Dual Credit is in-process. Here is a Link to Dual Credit Info Page- https://www.lisd.net/Page/25971
Registration for spring courses will begin in October.
Students who plan to play a Division I or II sport in college must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/
The University of Texas, Automatic Admission update for College Freshman starting Fall 2022:
Senate Bill 175, passed by the 81st Texas Legislature, allows the University of Texas at Austin to limit automatic admission to 75 percent of the university's enrollment capacity designated for first-time resident undergraduate students beginning with admissions for the 2011-12 academic year. The University has determined that they will automatically admit all eligible 2022 summer/fall freshman applicants who rank within the TOP 6% of their high school graduating classes, with the remaining spaces to be filled through holistic review.
All male US Citizens must register for the Selective Services within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Register online at https://www.sss.gov/
Hebron's Schedule Change Policy - 2021-2022:
Schedule changes will be considered during the first 3 days of class IF there is an error in the schedule. Errors may include: two classes the same period, class scheduled that was passed in summer school, credit already received in a class, failure, etc.
Schedules may also be changed for program/placement issues. Examples include: ROTC, placement in an audition course, adding/dropping a sport, etc.
Discretionary elective changes will be limited. If you chose the elective, or if it was a listed alternate, then it cannot be changed.
The procedure for requesting a change from AP to Honors or Honors to a Regular class is as follows:
***A change may be made at the 9-weeks only.
***Changes at the 9-weeks will only be considered if the student's academic history indicates a need for the change.
Monitor this website for the most updated Senior Information: https://www.lisd.net/Page/25480
For more information, visit the Hebron Counseling Website at: https://www.lisd.net/domain/4426