Official PCHS Transcripts
Order your official PCHS transcript through Parchment Exchange! This service required by PCHS to request your transcripts. For current seniors, it is free to send your transcripts to any College or University in the state of Illinois, there may be a fee attached by an out of state receiving school. There is a fee for alumni to send transcripts.
College Representative Visits
Representatives from various Colleges and Universities visit during both fall and spring semester. A list of upcoming visits is posted outside of the counseling office and on Naviance. If you are interested in attending any of these visits, you must sign up in the Counseling office or thru Naviance prior to the visit and pick up a pass the morning of the visit in order to be released from class.
Senior College Day Procedure
Per the PCHS Student Handbook: College, occupational visitations, or interview days. (Maximum of two days during high school during senior year.) These must be requested and approved TWO days in advance. A form can be obtained from the School Counseling office. These days do not count as an absence from school, and do not apply towards total days missed for taking semester exams. There will be NO college visits during the last two weeks (10 regular class days) of class prior to the first day of exams.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) hosts FREE college fairs featuring colleges across the country. Visit www.nacacfairs.org for more information.
Family Connection from Naviance Succeed
Family Connection is a comprehensive website that students and parents can use to help in making decisions about colleges and careers. Family connection is linked with College Planner, a service that we use in our office to track and analyze data about college, so it provides up-to-date information that’s specific to our school. The family connection site is specific to our school and includes announcements on college representative visits, local scholarships, and allows interaction between the students, counselors, teachers, and parents. Visit our school’s Family Connection site at: http://student.naviance.com/pinckychs Students, to login use your graduation year, ,first initial, last name and your password. Parents, contact Ms. Wilkin (email@example.com) to have an account linked to your student created.
BigFuture is a free and personalized online guide to help students plan for college, pay for college, and explore careers. We’ve put together this collection of counselor resources to help your students learn more about post-secondary planning. In this toolkit, you’ll find ready-to-use resources such as PowerPoints, lesson plans, handouts, and demonstrations.
Illinois Regional College Fair
Guide for Using Your College Fair Effectively
NCAA Eligibility Center
All athletes who intend to play Division I or II sports in college need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. To receive any athletic scholarship money, you MUST be registered. PCHS NCAA Eligibility Center code is 9999. There is a $100 fee. Register as soon as possible.
Click for NCAA Educational Resources.
NAIA Eligibility Center
PlayNAIA.org is the official clearinghouse for NAIA eligibility. Every student-athlete must register with the NAIA Eligibility Center to play sports at an NAIA college or university (Division III).