Presentation on theme: "Junior Night 2014 “SPRING INTO FALL”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Junior Night 2014 “SPRING INTO FALL” Student ServicesJunior Night 2014“SPRING INTO FALL”
2 2014 AP Exam Schedule Week 1 Morning 8 a.m. Afternoon 12 noon 2014 AP Exam ScheduleWeek 1Morning 8 a.m.Afternoon 12 noonMonday, May 5ChemistryEnvironmental SciencePsychologyTuesday, May 6Computer Science ASpanish Language and CultureArt HistoryWednesday, May 7Calculus ABCalculus BCChinese Language and CultureThursday, May 8English Literature and CompositionJapanese Language and CultureLatinFriday, May 9English Language and CompositionStatisticsWeek 2Morning 8 a.m.Afternoon 12 noonMonday, May 12BiologyMusic TheoryPhysics BPhysics C: MechanicsTuesday, May 13United States Government and PoliticsFrench Language and CultureHuman GeographyWednesday, May 14German Language and CultureU. S. HistoryEuropean HistoryThursday, May 15MacroeconomicsWorld HistoryItalian Language and CultureMicroeconomicsFriday, May 16Comparative Government and PoliticsSpanish Literature and Culture
3 AP Testing Guidelines AP Exams will be given in Library/Gym Area. Students and parents are expected to arrange their own transportation for all exams after the regular day.If a student is late or they fail to show for an AP exam they will have to pay a $15.00 cancellation fee.The AP exam will count as credit for taking for taking the final exam.In the event an AP Exam is not taken the student will take a teacher made exam counting for 25% of the total grade.
4 No Late Students will be admitted! Helpful HintsCome Early. The testing rooms will open at 7:15.No Late Students will be admitted!Bring a photo ID.There are NO MAKEUP EXAMS.Allow 4 hours for each exam except for Psychology.Read your Student Bulletin.Bring all materials listed for each test.Calculators are not provided you must bring your own or borrow one from your teacher.You will be excused from classes that you miss while taking the exam. Classes before or after the exam must be attended. If you leave early a parent must come in to sign you out.
6 Senior Year Expenses Event Amount Needed Senior Dues $75.00-80.00 Senior Prom Tickets$ (Discount with paid senior dues)Senior Yearbook$ (Discount with paid senior dues)Senior Pictures15.00 Sitting Fee (Total fees based on selected packages)Senior T-ShirtFree with paid duesCap and Gown MeasurementAnd Announcements Orders$75.00 deposit
7 Senior Year Calendar Sign up for October or November SAT/October ACT Create an account with College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)Plan to attend Senior Night in October 2014Plan to attend POB College Fair in October 2014Participate in College Application Week in November 2014Plan to attend Financial Aid Night in December 2014File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in January 2015Plan to attend National College Fair in March 2015
8 College Fair Opportunities National College FairSunday, March 6, 201412:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.The Park (formerly the Charlotte Merchandise Mart)
9 Exploring Careers Career Inventories Online Research Job Shadowing InternshipsPart-Time JobsVolunteeringSummer Programs
10 Summer Opportunities Residential Programs Leadership Programs Career ProgramsEnrichment Program
13 Testing RequirementsStudents must complete the North Carolina Graduation ProjectCommon Core Math I, English II and Biology EOC exam will count towards final grade and credit for the class.
14 North Carolina Graduation Project Junior YearStudents will produce their graduation project paper through their English classes.Senior YearStudents will focus on the following:PresentationProductPortfolio
15 Promotion Requirements In order to move from the 11th grade to the 12th grade you must have the following:18 CREDITSHigh school credits earned in middle school do no count towards credits that must be earned each year in order to be promoted to the next grade.
17 Course Registration for the Senior Year Early Graduation=Limited OptionsSeniors miss out on the following:AP CoursesCPCC Career and College PromiseFree ACT TestScholarship OpportunitiesPromContinued Support and GuidanceOnce you graduate mid-year, you are considered an alumnus.Most 4 year colleges do not except 2nd semester Freshman.They must start in the Fall.WE DO NOT ENDORSE EARLY GRADUATION!
18 Career Development Coordinator Ms. Chantel BonnerCareer Center Room 205
19 Typical NC Virtual Public School Scenario: TWO REGISTRATION TIMES – FALL AND SPRINGTHE ENTIRE CLASS IS ONLINE.YOU ARE LEARNING THE MATERIAL ONLINE WITH A VIRTUAL TEACHERYOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF THE MATERIALS THAT ARE DUE TO YOUR VIRTUAL TEACHER.All OF THE MATERIALS MUST BE TURNED IN BY THE DUE DATEFINAL GRADES WILL BE POSTED ON TRANSCRIPTS
20 North Carolina Virtual Public School Checklist:Complete Registration Form/contract (pick up from Ms. Bonner – Career Center - room 205)Speak with school counselor to evaluate options at NCVPS and see if eligible.Register for Summer and Fall 2014 classes from April 21st – June 10thNOTE : make sure that online courses are right for you – no dropping course after 2 wk drop period; GET THE GRADE that you have – NO EXCEPTIONS!!Go to (NCVPS TAB)or for more information.
21 Career and College Promise Career and College Promise provides the following options for students while they are still in high school:A College Transfer Pathway leading to a minimum of 30 hours of college creditA Career Technical Education Pathway leading to a certificate, diploma or degree
22 College level courses at Central Piedmont Community College. Credit is earned on your high school transcript and college transcript.Courses at the honors level are available.NO tuition cost to you! You are responsible for textbooks.Requirements:3.0 weighted GPA or approval from principalDemonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and math on assessment or placement tests/ take Accuplacer (free at CPCC)Maintain 2.0 in class courseworkFor more information go to(Career & College Promise tab)Pick up contract from Ms. Bonner in room 205 (Career Center)March 1 – DUE April 11thRegister for classes May 6th (1st come 1st serve)
23 Academic Internship Program www.pobcareercenter.weebly.com Who is Eligible?16 and older2.5 GPA or higher; good behavior and attendanceSteps:Apply online - (Internship tab)If you are placed, notifiedAttend orientation; fill out necessary paperworkWork for 6 – 8 weeks in field of your choiceWhen can students apply?FALL – August 20 – September 13SPRING - November 12th - November 26thSUMMER - April 24th – May 8th
24 Mayor’s Youth Employment Program (MYEP) Sign up - September 2014Training datesOctober 20142:30 – 5:30 room 103 & 522MUST attend all THREE to be considered- not guaranteed!Application Process2.5 or higher unweighted GPA, good attendance & behavior20 – 25 will be selected – teacher and counselor recommendationsOnly those recommended will receive application link – everything completed onlineApplication due November 2014 – NO EXCEPTIONSInterviews November 2014; placement in May after passing drug screening
25 Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Minimum Requirements GPA 2.8 or higherCPCC placement testMATH SKILLS A MUST! Algebra I & II; another math prerequisitePaid internship/classes during summer - $8 hrIf selected:Free tuition to CPCC (4 yrs)Paid while in school and training (start at $9 – end $13.50; bonuses)AAS Degree in Mechatronics Engineering TechnologyNC Dept of Labor Journeyman CertificationGUARANTEED job after graduating but you do not have to stay w/ companyStarting salary minimum $34,000!Open house – Saturday, December 2014; parents must attend – MUST RSVP!!!!THEY WILL HAVE A TABLE AT THE CAREER & COLLEGE FAIR
26 ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE SUMMER OPPORTUNITIESSTEM OPPORTUNITIESCAREER EXPLORATIONSAND MORE!!!
28 Where Do You Begin? Research Minimum Admissions Requirements Campus LifeMajorCostCollege VisitsBegin the Application ProcessTake the SAT/ACTComplete the ApplicationTranscriptSend SAT/ACT ScoresRequest Letters of Recommendations (if applicable)Write EssaysSchedules Interviews (if applicable)Submit Application Fee or Waiver (if applicable)
29 SAT Preferred, but ACT accepted Type of CollegeTypeGPASAT ScoreACT ScoreCostHarvard CollegeIvy League95% in the top tenthR:M:W:31-34Tuition and Fees: $38,416Room and Board: $12,308Duke UniversityPrivate92% in the top tenthR:M:W:30-34Tuition and Fees: $45,376Room and Board: $12,902UNCChapel HillPublic3.75 or higher 96%R:M:W:27-32Tuition and Fees: $7,693Room and Board: $9,734North Carolina StateR:M:W:24-29Tuition and Fees: $7,788Room and Board: $8,414UNC Greensboro3.75 or higher 40%R:M:W:SAT Preferred, but ACT acceptedTuition and Fees: $6,086Room and Board: $7,228Queens UniversityR:M:W:20-26Tuition and Fees: $27,576Room and Board: $10,152East Carolina3.75 or higher44%R:M:W:20-24Tuition and Fees: $5,869Room and Board: $8,300North Carolina A&T34%R:M:17-21Tuition and Fees: $5 059Room and Board: $7,350Winston Salem State35% in the top quarterR:M:16-19Tuition and Fees: $4,960Room and Board: $7,506Central PiedmontCommunity CollegeOpen AdmissionNot requiredTuition and Fees: $2,156
30 College Admission Tests Taking the SAT and/or ACT College Board School Code:Test Dates and TimesJuniors should register for the May or June SAT and/or June ACTFee WaiversPlease see your counselor to see if you qualify for a fee waiver. 2 for the SAT, 2 for the ACT, 4 College Application Fee WaiversSending ScoresScores have to be sent directly from the testing agency for college admission.
31 FREE SAT/ACT TEST PREPThe Triumph College Admissions Online Study Guide for SAT and the TCA Online Study Guide for ACT are free online tools available to help you prepare for taking the PSAT, SAT, or ACT. You may use these study guides at any time. Use the study guides to learn more about the test, review specific skills, take practice quizzes, and track your progress.
32 How to Log In and Use Triumph Online Study Guide & Final Prep Step 1: Click on the link to your school's TCA Online Study Guide website (at left). This will bring you to the Online Study Guide where you can log in.Step 2: Log into the Student Study Guide HomepageEnter your NC Wise Student ID # as the username (Note: If you don’t know your NC Wise Student ID #, go to your school’s office and ask them to look it up for you.)Enter your birthdate (YYYYMMDD) as the passwordClick the “login” buttonStep 3: Select a Test Prep OptionStep 4: Once you are in your selected test preparation option, begin with the overview and complete the steps as directed.
34 Components of College Expenses Tuition and FeesRoom and BoardBooks and SuppliesPersonal ExpensesTransportation
35 Types of Financial Aid Gift Aid Self-Help Aid Grants Scholarships LoansWork-Study Program
36 ScholarshipsScholarships—You have to meet certain criteria, such as academic achievement or participation/involvement in extracurricular activities.GPASAT/ACTCommunity InvolvementLeadership AbilityEssaysLetters of RecommendationInvestigate Scholarships early. The sooner you start your search, the sooner you’ll know what is out there and what you have to do to be awarded a scholarship.
41 Completing your FAFSAStep 1: Gather the documents you need. Start with your Social Security Number, driver’s license, income tax returns, bank statements, and investment records.Step 2: Print a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet. Write in your answers and gather your parents' information then transfer the data to FAFSA on the Web.Step 3: Plan how to sign your FAFSA. Sign electronically with a Personal Identification Number (PIN) or by mailing in a signature page.Step 4: Apply for a PIN now! Speed up the process by signing your FAFSA electronically with your PIN. Your parent can sign electronically too.Step 5: Check your eligibility for federal student aid.