In This Section:

  • College Scholarship and Tuition Assistance Workshops

  • Important First Trimester Dates

St. Benedict High School  College Financial Assistance Meetings and Workshops


Events for September/October  

Financial Aid Presentation (FAP) 

September 24th for students – 11:30-12:34pm 

Work in either College 101, Jeopardy or College Application Presentation.  


College Changes Everything Month (CCE)- 3rd Annual  

Financial Aid Workshop 

October 5th for students– 11:30-12:34pm  

October 9th for parents– 6:30-7:30pm (STEM) enter at 3911 N. Bell

College Application Workshop  

October 24th for students – 11:30-12:34pm  


Events for November/December  

Office Hours 

November 5th – 11:00-1:00pm for seniors

Counselor Meeting  

November 13th at 2:00pm  for seniors

All about Scholarships  

December 5th for students– 11:30-12:34pm  


Website Links

College Changes Everything:  

Counselors Order Materials (Mail & Print):  

Counselors/FAAs/Lenders E-Messaging Subscription:  

 Counselor Professional Development Training Schedule:  


If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Colleen Fahrenbach at

Upcoming Youth Ministry events and Sign ups for the Next Few Months

Please consider signing up for the chance to serve and provide outreach to members of our community and beyond. Please call me at 773.509.3841 or email if you have any questions. ~ Kim McMillan

Fright Walk Orientation: 8th grade through High School aged invited to sign up for Being an Actor in Frightwalk. Orientation is This Sunday at 1:15-2:30 in the Church Basement. Come to orientation, help us decorate the courtyard a bit and get in the spirit of the Halloween Season. Parents needed and welcomed, too. 

FMSC (Feed My Starving Children) We are going to FMSC on October 5th to help make manna pacs at Feed My Starving Children. We have space for 14 people. All 7th grade through High School teens are invited. We are leaving from the parish at 5:00 pm and returning at 8:30 pm. This is a favorite service activity. Sign up asap to save a seat on the bus.

FrightWalk Hours 

       October 19,20 /6:30-10:00 

       October 21,/ 1:00-2:30 

       October 26/27 6:30-10:30

Sign up to work at Fright Walk  

Doughnut Sunday

The Holy name Society is offering their next donut day on November 4th. We can help. Please email Kim McMillan and she can find out what time your teen is available. They will make and sell doughnuts from 9-12:30 on Sunday, November 4th. Her email is

I hope to see you at some of these upcoming events! Kim, Director of Youth Ministry

Important First Trimester Dates

 Friday, September 21- College Fair Students Report to school at 9:15AM

Friday, September 28 - PD/No School

Friday, September 28- October ACT Registration Deadline

Sunday, October 1 - FAFSA available for 2018 – 2019

Monday, October 8 - Columbus Day/No School

Tuesday, October 9 – Graduation Pictures

Sunday October 14- Class of ‘52 Luncheon

Thursday, October 18 & Friday, October 19 - Parent Conferences/No School

Friday, October 19 - Fright Fest?

Saturday, October 27 ACT- @ St. Bens

Starting November 1 - College Early Admission Deadlines

Friday, November 9 - PD/No School

Friday, November 16 & Monday, November 19 - Trimester 1 Exams