2019 – 2020 College Planning & Financial Aid Programs for Parents

 Please note: The following dates are subject to change due to weather or school cancellations.

For additional information on the College Planning and Preparation Process, visit the NHHEAF (New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation at www.NHHEAF.org


TRHS College Fair
September 16, 2019,  9:00 – 10:45 am


Senior Parent Night for College Bound Seniors
September 30, 2019 at 6:30 PM    Cafeteria

Topics include a review of Junior Parent Night information, testing information, application deadlines, the common application, letters of recommendation, and types of scholarships. The process and protocols for applying to college through the guidance office will be reviewed.

If you miss our presentation you may view the powerpoint below and/or contact your student’s counselor with any questions.

Senior Parent Night Powerpoint 2018
CSS-profile-guide 2018-19
(2019-20 guide not yet available. Check https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/ for updated information.)

Financial Aid Information for Parents of College Bound Seniors
October 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm   PAC Recital Hall

The focus of the presentation will be on the Federal Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) and the types of aid available. Funding options, scholarship searches and the importance of deadlines were also discussed. Presented by Val Castonguay from the Center for College Planning at NHHEAF (New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation) and Barry Chooljian, Director of Guidance. You may call NHHEAF at 1-888-525-2577 x 119 or your student’s Guidance at 603‐382‐6541, ext. 3922 if you have any questions.


Junior Parent Information Night
March 24, 2020, TRHS Café

Parents of the Class of 2021 are invited to review the post-secondary planning process, including an introduction to Naviance, our college and career planning resource, college selections, applications, visitations, deadlines and an introduction to financial aid.


Paying for College 101
April 2 , 2020, 6:30 PM,  PAC Recital Hall

This evening program helps families understand and evaluate financial aid packages. We discuss such issues as reporting outside scholarships, financing options, avoiding scholarship scams and writing special circumstance letters. Attendees will receive assorted reference materials. Presented by Val Castonquay of NHHEAF Network.

If you are unable to attend this presentation, you may view the slide presentation by visiting the following link:


Upcoming Events

Events on July 18, 2020
(HS) Graduation Ceremony
Starts: 4:00 pm
Ends:6:00 pm
Description: Rain Dates: July 19th, July 25, July 26
Hold as “traditional” a graduation ceremony as allowable at TRHSdepending on state and district social distancing orders.Options:1. Graduation as normal and Livestream the event.2. Graduation with Social Distancing - both parents/guardiansONLY and Livestream the event.3. Graduation with Social Distancing - one parent/guardianattending the event and Livestream the event.4. Graduation with Social Distancing - students only and Livestreamthe event.
Events on July 19, 2020
(HS) Graduation Rain Date
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends:7:45 pm
Events on July 25, 2020
(HS) Graduation Alternative Date
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends:8:15 pm