Freshman Sophomore Parent Presentation Hononegah Community High School

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Freshman & Sophomore Parent Presentation Hononegah Community High School November 15, 2017

Freshman & Sophomore Parent Presentation Hononegah Community High School November 15, 2017

School Counselors A-Cl Mrs. Sarah Olson Co-G Mrs. Stephanie Ballard H-La Mrs. Kris Sanderson

School Counselors A-Cl Mrs. Sarah Olson Co-G Mrs. Stephanie Ballard H-La Mrs. Kris Sanderson Le-O Mrs. Aya Ivacic P-Sh (2021, 2020, 2018, ) Mrs. Lynn Schoenhardt P- St (2019) Si-Z (2021, 2020, 2018, ) Mrs. Lisa French Su-Z (2019)

School Counselor Services • • • • Academic Advisement & Planning Career Counseling College

School Counselor Services • • • • Academic Advisement & Planning Career Counseling College Advising Social/Emotional Support Class Selection & Four Year Planning Preparation and Request of Student Transcripts Parent Meetings (appointments please) Freshman/Sophomore Parent Presentation Junior Parent Presentation College and Scholarship Night Financial Aid Night AP Testing Recommendation Letters

Four Year Planning • Graduation Requirements • Page 4 of the Academic Handbook •

Four Year Planning • Graduation Requirements • Page 4 of the Academic Handbook • College Entrance Requirements • Page 4 of the Academic Handbook • Create, Revise and Review 4 -year plan • Essential tool for annual class selection (February) • Evolving document as student interests & career goals change • Page 5 of the Academic Handbook • Begin plan with freshmen and update annually at individual conferences

Hononegah Standardized Testing Grade 9 -12 • 8 th Grade – PSAT 8/9 •

Hononegah Standardized Testing Grade 9 -12 • 8 th Grade – PSAT 8/9 • • Freshman – PSAT 9 • • Placement tool for freshman courses Measures academic progress Sophomore – Practice SAT Practice for junior year SAT • Math test score determines potential placement in junior level STP math course • • Junior • PSAT/NMSQT – Practice for SAT and National Merit Scholarship Competition Qualifying Exam • SAT - College Entrance Exam with Reportable Scores

Testing Resources • www. collegeboard. com AP • PSAT/NMSQT • CLEP • SAT •

Testing Resources • www. collegeboard. com AP • PSAT/NMSQT • CLEP • SAT • • www. act. org • ACT www. khanacademy. org • Practice materials for SAT

Hononegah Web Resources www. hononegah. org Family Access - Skyward • Pick-A-Time – Parent/Teacher

Hononegah Web Resources www. hononegah. org Family Access - Skyward • Pick-A-Time – Parent/Teacher Conferences • SSS (Student Support Services) Page • Google Sites – Class of 2020 and 2021 •

Career Support Career Planning • SSS Resources • Career Cruising Workplace Readiness Program •

Career Support Career Planning • SSS Resources • Career Cruising Workplace Readiness Program • A program to provide students with guided experiences for workplace preparation • A collaboration between the local business community and Hononegah HS to determine the experiences and attitudes necessary to help prepare students for the workplace • All students can achieve

Looking Forward • • • College Planning College Websites College Admissions Reps visit Hononegah

Looking Forward • • • College Planning College Websites College Admissions Reps visit Hononegah Student Information Sheet Volunteer/Community Service Participate/Get Involved After Hours

Understanding Transcripts • • Semester grades, 9 -12 Current classes/credits to be earned Student

Understanding Transcripts • • Semester grades, 9 -12 Current classes/credits to be earned Student name and contact information Attendance, 9 -12 • Excused and unexcused absences • Tardies Cumulative GPA – updated each semester Current Rank – updated each semester Transcripts can be obtained through Current Student Request Form or Parchment (also test scores and immunization records)

Calculating Grade Point Average (GPA) Weighted GPA Class Course 1 Honor Course 2 Course

Calculating Grade Point Average (GPA) Weighted GPA Class Course 1 Honor Course 2 Course 3 AP Course 4 Course 5 Course 6 Semester Grade B B A C A B Points 4 3 5 2 4 3 21 / 6 = 3. 5 Unweighted GPA Points 3 3 4 2 4 3 19/6 = 3. 167

2018 -2019 Class Selection • Freshman Presentations - January 17, 2018 Class selection forms

2018 -2019 Class Selection • Freshman Presentations - January 17, 2018 Class selection forms DUE January 31 & February 2, 2018 • Sophomore Presentations - January 18, 2018 Class selection forms DUE February 6 & 7, 2018 • Parent Presentation - January 22, 2018 Performing Arts Center @ 7: 00 pm

Questions and Answers Counselors are available for your questions. You are also welcome to

Questions and Answers Counselors are available for your questions. You are also welcome to contact your student’s counselor via e-mail or phone for further questions. Thank you for attending this evening.