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ACT Workshops for Choctaw Students

The High School Student Services and Education Talent Search of the Choctaw Nation are co-hosting ACT Preparation Workshops for Choctaw Students.  See https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/570022/choctaw_act_flyer.pdf for details.

2019 Career Day Information

Heavener High School Career Day is scheduled for November 7, 2019.

To help fulfill state mandated ICAP objectives, each grade will focus on separate tasks.  Activities begin at 10:00 a.m., and students will return to regular course schedules by 12:00 p.m.

Freshmen will complete career interest surveys and participate in guest-speaker sessions to discuss work ethic, goal setting, and college/training financial assistance offered by the State of Oklahoma.

Sophomores will work with staff members from the Poteau Kiamichi Technology Center to learn about soft skills and training opportunities.

Juniors will travel by school bus to the Reynolds Center in Poteau to participate in Choctaw Career Day activities. Buses will leave by 10:00 a.m. and return by 11:55 a.m.

Seniors will attend sessions provided by the following: NSU, SOSU, CASC, Connors State College, OSUIT, UAFS, Army, and Army National Guard.

Funding Resources


The Student School & Activity Fund (SSAF) offers annual $100 grants for Choctaw students with tribal membership cards to purchase school supplies and clothing.  Application period begins July 1 and closes May 1.

FAFSA Login Page


Oklahoma Labor Market Information

This web site, provided by the State of Oklahoma, offers forecasts of the labor market in Oklahoma as well as historical job market trends. This data is valuable to students seeking job training in high-demand areas.


Helpful How-To Pages

Finish the FAFSA in Five Steps - an online brochure published by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education