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Sophomore Parent Night Presented by: Mrs. Megen Anspach Mrs. Doreen Moore SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL.

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1 Sophomore Parent Night Presented by: Mrs. Megen Anspach Mrs. Doreen Moore SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL

2 Academic & Counseling Support SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *Hilary RecknorA-Dx-1156 *Doreen MooreE-Kx-1133 *Megen AnspachL-Qx-1457 *Sara WilliamsR-Zx-1174 *Debbie Blashaw – Dir. Support Services x-1146 *Dr. Brian McDonald – School Psychologist x-1635 If you stay ready, You don’t have to get ready

3 First semester recap SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *Academic Transition *Athletic transition *Homework, tutoring, communicating with teachers *Technology…being responsible? Or not? *PSAT scores *Naviance – College/Career program *Semester finals *2 nd semester goals – utilize SHOP

4 PSAT Scores SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *Test scores were given back in December *PSAT=excellent preparation for the SAT *Use the Online Access Code on the inside of the score report to log in to your personalized College Quickstart@ +see correct answers & explanations +Get a personalized SAT study plan +Search for colleges +Explore majors +Learn about scholarship programs *Saturday, April 25 th …”New” PSAT practice test @ Servite

5 Testing SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *PSAT – Class of 2017 will take a 2 nd PSAT in the fall of their Junior year. This test will be the “new” reformatted test *SAT/ACT – take at least one before the end of Junior year *Subject tests – (not all colleges require) take in the month of June or “after” course has been completed, OR after the highest level in that particular subject area. Is completed. Register through College Board. Subject tests offered: Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World History, French, Spanish, German, Modern Hebrew, Latin & Italian *AP Exams – exams are taken in May at Servite. AP fees are due Friday, March 13 th to the Counseling office **The majority of students take their first SAT or ACT junior year

6 Prepping for SAT/ACT SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *Summer 2015 is a great time to prep *Prep classes *Online programs *Software programs, prep book, or tutor *College Board website *Talk to other parents for referrals *Refer to “Test Prep References” handout

7 When to take SAT, ACT & Subject tests SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL * * *Prep summer 2015-test Junior year Oct or Nov 2015 *Prep fall 2015-test Junior year Jan or Feb 2016 *Subject tests-test after you’ve completed the class, OR after the highest level in subject (e.g. after AP Biology; not HP Biology) *CSU’s do not require subject tests *UC’s may require subject tests for certain majors *Private/out of state - vary

8 Junior Year SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL 8 classes required (Priory included) *English 3** - CP, HP, AP *US History** - CP, HP, AP *Science**or Elective – CP, HP, AP (Anatomy, Bio, Chem, Marine Bio, Physical Science & Physics) *Theology 3 – CP, HP *Foreign Language – CP, HP, AP *Mathematics – CP, HP, AP *Athletics or Elective – CP, AP (Fine Arts, Computer Science, History, Sports Med, Academic Decathlon) *Priory **March 9 th – Late start Monday….HP/AP sign-ups required for English, History, Science, Computer Science & some electives)

9 Servite Summer School SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *ALL semester “F” grades must be repeated during Servite summer school *2 nd semester “D” grades in math & foreign language must be repeated during Servite summer school *Servite summer school - June 15-July 23 2015 *Online registration is available through the Servite website *All other semester “D” grades are recommended to be redeemed for college admissions Plan Now (if applicable)

10 SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL Naviance *Servite website – Quicklinks - Naviance *College & Career program *Self assessments *College & Career searches *Grade level assignments *Valuable tool over 4-years *All students are registered *Username – Student’s Servite e-mail address *Password – student’s birthdate

11 Summer SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *Summer reading will be required (check Servite website in June) *Attend Summer School (if applicable) Advancement or enrichment classes – see your counselor *SAT/ACT prep *Visit colleges & universities….road trip! *Summer job *Christian Service Hours – sophomores are required to complete 60 hours by June 2015. Forms are located in Campus Ministry office & under the Faith & Service tab on the Servite website

12 Miscellaneous SERVITE HIGH SCHOOL *Summer school information available in April on Servite website *March 9 th -late start …HP/AP sign ups 8:00-8:45 (certain classes) *March 20th – Registration forms given to students *March 30 th – Registration forms are due *April 3-12 – Easter vacation *April 13 – School resumes *May 25 – Memorial Day Holiday *June 1-4 – Final exams *June 7-11– Leadership Summit *Meet with academic counselor with any questions

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