Ronnie BrooksCollege & Career Coach
Mr. Brooks is located in the Student Center.
Phone: 503-399-3080 Ext.501405

College & Career News

TRIO Programs at McKay

McKay High School has two TRIO programs, Talent Search and Upward Bound, both programs are federally funded college access programs through Chemeketa Community College. TRIO's mission is to assist low income and/or first generation [...]

  • Military Monday

Military Monday October 12, 2020

Come learn about options for a future with the military. All military branches will be presenting information. Is you prefer to attend virtually, simply join the Zoom meeting by clicking on the Zoom [...]

WOU Virtual Fall Campus Visit Program

Western Oregon University's fall virtual campus visitation programs and application workshop opportunities for  students announced. A list of visitation programs and application workshops can be accessed at https://network.wou.edu/portal/campus_visit. Fall programs and workshops include the [...]

KPNW Scholarship Date Change

Application Deadline Changed to December 30, 2020! The deadline to apply for the KPNW Health Care Career Scholarship is Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 5 p.m. Pacific time. Application registration will close on December [...]

Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Youth Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s 2020 youth Awards educational grants program is now accepting applications. Annual Youth Awards will award students who are in the graduating Class of 2021 with up to $1,000 in [...]

Virtual College Visits @ McKay

Salem Keizer School District is hosting Virtual College visits this fall. There is  a 300 person limit for each virtual visit.  Each student needs to sign up for the workshops. Sign up for [...]

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information Join Your New Remind Class Class of 2022: 81010 Text @k9dbk2 [...]

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information Join Your New Remind Class Class of 2023: 81010 Text @eak9g7 [...]

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information. Join Your New Remind Class Class of 2024: 81010 Text @36k87gb   [...]

NEW College & Career Center REMIND CLASSES

Beginning Fall 2020 the College & Career Center will use NEW REMIND CLASSES to give students/parents more focused information Join Your New Remind Class Class of 2021: 81010 Text @329h839 [...]

  • Oregon Promise

Oregon Promise Adds Flexibility to Eligibility

OSAC is allowing students who would have otherwise raised their cumulative, unweighted GPA to 2.50 or higher to be considered for Oregon Promise as a result of school district actions relative to local or state [...]

Oregon Trade Schools

Information on Trade Schools in Oregon. If you would like more information, see Mr. Brooks in the Student Center

Congratulations

Monday December 9th, 41 students were accepted to OSU at their on-site admission event here at McKay High School. A few even received $3,000 scholarships to OSU. Way to go Scots!!

College Application Week!

November 4-8th is College Application week! Staff and mentors will be available all week in the library to help you with the college application process. (as well as FAFSA, ORSA help) Pick up a worksheet [...]

Senior Career & College Prep List

Senior Career & College Prep List 2019-2020 Review SAT or ACT scores if tests were taken last year, to determine if they need to be retaken. Register for SAT or ACT if not already taken [...]

Junior Career & College Preparation List

Review courses for this year and plan for senior year. Review high school transcript: Are you on track for graduation? Attend financial aid nights, workshops and events. Attend college/career fairs Attend college visitation events at [...]

Sophomore Career & College Preparation List

Tenth Grade College Preparation List Meet with your school counselor and mentor to discuss colleges and their requirements. Sign up SAT Practice Question of the Day Sign up SAT Practice Test Explore career possibilities in [...]

Ninth Grade College & Career-Preparation List

Take challenging classes in core academic subject. Most colleges require four years of English, three years of social studies, three years of mathematics, three years of science, and two years of a foreign language. Get [...]