Notes From the Guidance Office
April 4, 2019
April is the month to get out and explore colleges and trade schools! It can be a very exciting time. To help minimize the angst, I am providing families with a few tips that I hope you might find helpful.
New England Institute of Technology has spring events posted on their website. Register
for their next event online. Their expanding array of programs continues to include training opportunities in fields that are both current and employable. I will be hosting a visit from James Richard, Assistant Director of Student Recruitment on April 23. More details to come.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling, founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 13,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students transitioning from secondary to postsecondary education. The NACAC college fairs draw the largest number of admission representatives, both domestic and international. It is a great opportunity to explore all post high school options.
These off-campus admission events provide you an opportunity to interact with friendly and knowledgeable admissions staff who will help you with all your queries, regarding academic programs, campus life, financial aid options, etc. Students from all over take advantage of such educational fairs in order to make the right career decision.
Important Reminder: State Testing for grades 10 -11 takes place next week.
The SAT is scheduled for Tuesday April 9, 2019 for all juniors beginning promptly at 8:00 A.M.
The PSAT10 is scheduled for Wednesday April 10, 2019. It will be administered to all Sophomores beginning promptly at 8:00 A.M.
Plan to be on time to school, bring a quick snack to rejuvenate your energy during a brief break, and get a full night’s sleep. Cell phones are not permitted within the testing site.
Course Selection Sheets
Grades 8 - 11 have just finished up with their course selections for the 2019-2020 academic year. Course selection sheets require a parent signature after a careful review of your child's courses. Call me with any questions. My schedule can be found on the Guidance website.