ICAP Pre-Assessment Go to NHS Website: http://nhs.svvsd.orghttp://nhs.svvsd.org Counseling Tab College and Career Resources Scroll to ICAP “Click here to learn more about…” Scroll to 10 th grade ICAP Pre-Assessment Use SVVSD log-in to take survey
Who is involved? What is it? Why is it important? How is it recorded? Individual Career and Academic Plan
Post-Secondary Workforce Readiness Who am I now? Example: 10 th grade student at NHS Where am I now? Niwot, CO What do I have to do now? Get A’s and B’s Get a HS diploma Who do I want to be? Example: Programmer for Amazon Where do I want to be? Seattle, Washington What do I have to do after high school? Go to a 4-year college Get a BS in Computer Science
NHS Graduation Requirements SubjectCredits English 4.0 Math 3.0 Science 3.0 World History/Geography 1.0 US History 1.0 US/CO Government 1.0 Physical Education 2.0 Health 0.5 Practical Arts 0.5 Fine Arts 0.5 Electives 8.0 TOTAL CREDITS 24.5
Update Post-secondary Workforce Readiness Goal I want to graduate from high school with good grades and then go to college to get my bachelors degree in computer science, so I can hopefully move to Seattle, Washington, and work for Amazon as a Computer Programmer.
$ Money $ Texas Reality Check http://www.texasrealitycheck.com/ How do you get it? Where does it go? How do you save it?
PSAT/NMSQT ACTSAT When: Sophomore or Junior Year Scholarship Opportunities Students in 11th grade may be eligible for the National Merit Scholarship program and other programs that use PSAT/NMSQT scores. SAT Advantage The PSAT/NMSQT and the SAT have the same format and evaluate the same skills. PSAT/NMSQT students also get a custom SAT study plan based on their results. Feedback on Strengths and Weaknesses After the test, students receive feedback on how ready they are for college and access to tools that help them improve. When: Spring Junior Year at Niwot HS, Senior Year on your own Math: Up to Trigonometry Science: Charts and experiments Reading: 4 passages, one each of prose fiction, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences Writing: One optional essay, points awarded when certain criteria are met (not offered through Niwot). Is there a penalty for wrong answers? No When: Spring Junior Year, Senior Year on your own Math: Up to basic geometry and algebra Science: None Reading: Sentence completion, short and long critical reading passages. Reading comprehension Writing: One essay, graded as a whole instead of a collection of criteria Is there a penalty for wrong answers? Yes
http://www.collegeincolorado.org Username: sv + first six letters of last name + first six letters of your first name + day of birth Example: svFoote_Amy18 Password: sv + 6-digit student number Example: sv123456 College in Colorado Career Planning Update Career Cluster Survey Learn about Yourself Update Interest Profiler Revise your Plan of Study Add courses for this year
http://connection.naviance.com/niwot User name: Your first initial + Last name + last two digits of your graduation year Example: AFoote18 Password: Your student six digit number Example: 123456 Naviance About Me Update Resume Careers Update Personality Type Colleges Scholarships
https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/CoverLetters.html https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/CoverLetters.html Open Naviance and draft a cover letter using this website as a guide for potential employers and/or communication with college admission reps How to Write a Cover Letter
Text @Niwot2017 to 23559 You will receive a message, “To join Class of 2017 create your Celly username.” Reply with your username, which will be your last name followed by your full first name. Example: FooteAmy Hit send Niwot 2017 text group
ICAP Post-Assessment Go to NHS Website: http://nhs.svvsd.orghttp://nhs.svvsd.org Counseling Tab College and Career Resources Scroll to ICAP “Click here to learn more about…” Scroll to 10 th grade ICAP Post-Assessment Use SVVSD log-in to take survey