Bulletin boards at Bandon High School share a variety of college options.
What do you see when you walk down the halls of your high school? Show off your school's college-going culture by providing visual reminders that promote and celebrate the expectation of college attendance.
Use the bulletin boards and walls in prominent areas for a rotating display of college and career themes.
Many colleges will donate pennants or posters, or have students design their own.
Pennants adorn the walls of Lebanon High School's College and Career Center.
Get students and teachers excited about creating a college-going culture by having a competition to decorate classroom doors with a college theme.
Elgin High School students pose with Eastern Oregon University's Monty Mountaineer.
Display each teacher’s alma mater on their door. Ponderosa Middle School and Klamath Union High School take it a step further, providing all new staff with a poster from their alma matter and promotional classroom supplies.
Engage students, families, and the community by using reader boards at the school as well as local businesses to promote college-going.
Reader boards direct students at Lowell Junior/Senior High School and Taft 7-12 to complete college applications.
Celebrate seniors' post-high school plans on a prominent wall or bulletin board.
Provide t-shirts for staff and/or students and designate a specific day of the week to wear them.
Newport Middle School students who wear their college shirts are entered into a raffle.
Set the home page on every computer to oregongoestocollege.org and pre-load college and financial aid websites in browser bookmarks.
Spotlight successful alumni who have gone on to and graduated from college.
Alumni posters line the halls of Hermiston High School.
Learn even more ways to make college visible in your school with our College-Going Culture Toolkit.