COURSE SELECTIONS for 2017-18 will go home with students Wednesday, May 10th. Verification sheets are due to be returned to counselors by Monday, May 15th with any necessary changes. Classes will not be changed after the deadline. Students will bring home a Course Selection sheet in May for parents to review and sign. If you need to make changes then cross through the class your child doesn't want and write in the new choice. The Course Selection Sheet will be due back at the deadline listed on the sheet. Please make sure you review it in detail as no schedule changes will be made the following year.
The Dual Enrollment deadline for next year’s juniors and seniors is Friday, May 12th. All testing and any additional San Jacinto College requirements must be completed by that time.
SUMMER SCHOOL INFORMATION is explained by clicking on the Summer School Information tab to the right.Summer School Applications are now available. The deadline for summer school registration is June 1st. Please contact your child’s current counselor for additional information.
Things 11th & 12th Graders Need To Do:
****Always Check: College Center website
College Visits – go visit colleges to see what you like/dislike.
*2 free visits per year (not counted absent, but will go against exemptions)
*Have to get approval form from Ms. Cotton-Mitchell (Seniors) or Ms. Hawthorne (Juniors) prior to college visit. And bring the approval form back to Ms. Melton with the college representatives signature.
NCAA – Athletes Apply NOW if you are going to play sports in college!!!
Athletes sign up at: www.eligibilitycenter.org
4. SAT/ACT college entrance tests:The later part of your Junior year you should take the SAT/ACT tests to see where your test scores are and to have something to give to colleges your senior year. You should retake the tests if you do not score high enough to meet college entrance requirements. Check each college to see their requirements; each college is different.
SAT: apply at www.collegeboard.com
ACT: apply at www.actstudent.org
Start researching Scholarships & Colleges:
Summer at Duke - 2017 Available Now!
Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program. Last Summer over 500 lucky high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world!
Visit our website to review the 2017 programs dates and details:
If you are currently in Grades 10 or 11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College.
If you are currently in grades 9 -12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy
Leadership Education and Development Camp
Please encourage your students to apply for Camp L.E.A.D., Texas Tech University's leadership education and development program, which takes place August 1-4, 2017. During this program, students will participate in activities ranging from individualized leadership sessions to group challenges and team-building activities. Your students will also have an opportunity to explore Texas Tech through an official campus tour and in-depth sessions with their intended field of study.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017. Please direct any