Alan B. Shepard High School

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Upcoming Events 
Naviance Kick-off:  Students log in here: Image result for naviance images
College Representative Visits to Shepard
One of the best ways to learn about colleges is to meet with a representative from different colleges.  See the tab on the right of this page for procedures on how to meet with a college representative. Click the "Calendar" tab to see who is visiting our campus and dates of their visits.  September and October are busy with college visits so check the tab often for additions.
FAFSA information/completion nights
Powerpoint from October 1st FAFSA night:
See the link under the tabs to the right.(FAP PUB)
Please bring the following to any events you attend:

What information do I need to complete my 2020-21 FAFSA?

Social Security Number

Your Alien Registration Number, if you(student) are not a U.S Citizen

Your 2018 federal tax returns, W-2's, and other records of money earned.

Banking statements and records of investments(if applicable)

Records of untaxed income(if applicable)

An FSA ID to sign electronically. (This can be created beforehand at, or at the time of application)

List of colleges you would like to attend.

College Announcements!
Christian College Fair!!!
College fair season is back, and we would like to invite you and your students to join North Park University on Thursday, October 17th from 6:30-8:30 pm for the Chicago Northwest Christian College Fair at Schaumburg Christian School.   Students will have the opportunity to explore over 40 different Christian universities from across the country.  Students will also be able to:
  • Talk to Admissions Counselors
  • Attend a financial aid workshop
  • Learn about all the possibilities beyond high school
Admission is free to students and families of all grades. 
For more information, please contact me at 773-244-5500 or
University of Dayton 
Open house dates
October 20
November 10th
Indiana State University
Visit days:
October 18th
November 16th
February 17th
March 7th
April 4th
Purdue University
Visit day October 27, 2019
1-5 pm Check in: Rhinehart Music Center
Register at:PFW.EDU/Fall 260-481-6812
Moraine Valley Open House

Saturday, Nov. 2 • 9 a.m.

9000 W. College Parkway • Palos Hills Buildings S and U | Ends at noon

Hear a short presentation about the college, admission and financial aid, student life and more.

 Learn about the transfer process — complete the first two years of your bachelor’s degree here and save thousands of dollars!

 Meet faculty from academic and career programs.

 Discover how to earn college credit while still in high school.

 Take a tour of the campus.

Special session for adult learners, too.

(708 974-5355


Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Open House

November 9th 9-12pm at the Kendall College Goose Island Campus

900 N North Branch St

Chicago, Il 60642




 Remind Sign Up:  
Stay informed about messages from Counseling
For Remind messages regarding Shepard Counseling announcements
Parents only:  Text the message @e9510 to 81010

(If having trouble, then text it to 773-530-2210)


For Remind messages regarding Shepard Senior College Announcements
Seniors only:  Text the message @senkio to 81010
For Remind messages regarding the Shepard Junior Class
Text the message @4h2k77 to 81010
Moraine Valley Community College 
Andriana Esparza 
MVCC Admissions Recruiter and D218 Representative
Make an appointment using the following address:
Visit dates are as follows:
October 30th
November 13th
November 20th
December 11th
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Ariel O'Neal
Cell 708-613-1299
Make an appointment using the following address:
Visit dates are as follows:
October 30th
November 13th
November 20th
December 11th