Resolve changes before end of the year. (IMPORTANT)
1st day Math, then 2 days LA
Bring calculators, and pencils
Electronic devices OFF.
Alternative assessments for those who do not pass..(I think )
A series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end…..
8-9 month PROCESS of getting it done.
Preparing for the Jr. Conference
Parent and student survey
Remind your child
Discuss courses ahead of time
Discuss the big questions ahead of time
The college search: Where do I start?
Start by asking yourself, “What are the most important criteria?”
Variety of resources: Family Connections-web based service designed specifically for students and parents to help make decisions about colleges and careers, college books like Fiske Guide to College, school’s websites, MHS alum(huge resource available to us), etc.
Attend College Fairs: April 23rd and 24th
Use spring break to visit. Set up apt online.
Start narrowing things down for the Fall
7 Components of the College Application Process
On-line preferred by colleges
Common app, school based app (Bucknell vs. Rutgers)
Create an account on common app over the summer (after August 1, 2014)
You send the application
Reporting rank is optional
The most important piece of the package
Answers the most important questions
Will have sr year schedule(currently enrolled classes)
Family Connections is our web based college application program. Students have been trained. Demonstrated at 10th grade parent night. Will be presented to parents at 12th grade parent night and upcoming CWC.
Public Service Announcement
All male students, when they reach the age of 18, must register for the United States Selective Service. Information about this can be obtained by speaking to Mr. Levine or by visiting https://www.sss.gov
Girl’s Career/ Girl’s State/ Boys State
Fill out surveys (Math and others TBA on Homepage)
Sign up for email
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” ~Lao Tzu