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     Welcome to the

    Ironwood Ridge 

    Counseling Department!

    CEEB Code: 030517

    IRHS 2018-2019 School Profile 

     Schools like Willamette, Oregon, Whittier, Iowa State are coming to campus in the next few weeks!  Be sure to check out the calendar below for a complete list, times and locations for you to meet these representatives!  Pima, NAU and the U of A will be here as well!

    Arizona State University’s priority application deadline is coming up on Nov. 1, and there are two ways to apply: 

    The first admission deadline for Barrett, The Honors College is also right around the corner. Students who submit the Barrett application on or before Nov. 1 will have the best opportunity for a positive admission decision.

    Sun Devil Days

    Sign up for the most in-depth tour experience that Arizona State University offers on each of their four metro Phoenix campuses. Tour a campus, learn about classes and majors, and discover why it’s good to be a Sun Devil. These are half-day events that allow students to meet with representatives from academic colleges and ASU students, as well as tour facilities across campus to learn more about the ASU experience.

    Agendas and times vary by campus. Details regarding the event you choose will be included in your confirmation. 

    News from the U of A: 

    • The FAFSA has been open and all students are encouraged to fill out the application. The UofA's new Pell Pledge https://financialaid.arizona.edu/pell-pledge-grant-faqs can help students in achieving their goals at the University if they have filled out both a UA application and FAFSA application. 

    Seniors have you started your FAFSA yet? The application opened on October 1st and many schools use a first come, first served plan when looking at FAFSAs and handing out financial aid so be sure to get yours done early!  

    Be sure to go to the official websites to get your FSA ID for you and a parent, and complete the FAFSA!  Also be sure to check out the search engines on our Financial Aid/Scholarships page for other opportunities to earn money to help pay for college!

    Applications for the 2020 KEYS program opened on September 29, 2019.

    This is a summer opportunity for motivated Arizona high school students with a strong interest in bioscience or biomedical science to do hands on research at the University of Arizona. The 2020 internship will begin on June 1st and will end on July 17th.

    This 7 week, 40 hours per week program includes:

    • 1 week of training in bioscience techniques and science literacy
    • 6 weeks of research in a UA faculty member’s laboratory
    • Presenting a professional research poster at the Research Showcase

    For more information, please check out the KEYS program website.

     IRHS Counseling Calendar - College & Military Representative visits

    Representatives from many different colleges and universities come to campus on a regular basis and will most likely be in the library or outside the cafeteria.

    Representatives from the different branches of the military are also on campus regularly. 

    Please check the calendar below for specific datesand times. Please check or listen to the announcements for their locations as it may change regularly.



  • Portrait of a Graduate

    More information available here.

    Workshops are available to help families fill out the FAFSA.  Please click here for a list of dates and locations.

    Four Year Plan - Class of 2020 and beyond

    IRHS Scholarship List - this is a list of a variety of scholarships available to students.  It is by no means comprehensive so make sure to check out the search engines on the Financial Aid/Scholarships page for more. updated 1 Oct 19

    Amphitheater's District Scholarships & Financial Aid information page - additional resources related to financial aid.

    Letter of Recommendation Request Form

    Please use this form when requesting a letter of recommendation from your counselor.

    Are you 18? Have you registered to vote yet?  Check out this website for information on how to register.

    Selective Service System - all young men must register when they turn 18.  You can lose eligibility for grants and loans for college, as well as other lifetime benefits if you don't register.  Click on the link above for more information.

    Do you qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch?  If so, did you know that there are fee waivers available for the ACT and SAT?  These waivers also give you access to a great selection of practice materials for the ACT and college application waivers from the SAT.  See your counselor for the waivers.

    Transcript information

    Effective July 1, 2013, Ironwood Ridge will be charging $1.00 for Official Transcript requests per Amphitheater District Policy. Please contact the school Registrar, Mrs. Clark, for official transcript requests.  Mrs. Clark can be reached through email at kclark@amphi.com or by phone at 520-696-3916.

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