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1 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds JUNIOR / SENIOR INFORMATION Tumwater High School

2 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds What you need to graduate… Graduation Requirements 4 yr College/University Requirements - Minimum English – 3.5English - 4 Mathematics -3  Algebra I, Geometry (2 credits for class 2012)  Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/or career path math for class of 2013 Mathematics -3  Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II  Seniors must take a senior year of math based quantitative course Social Studies – 2.5Social Studies -3 Science – 2Science – 3 Physical Education – 2 Occupational Ed. – 1 Fine Arts – 1 Electives - 7World Language – 2 Electives - 3

3 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds HSPE/ EOC Juniors Reading/Writing Math/EOC -Algebra & Geometry, must pass one of the two to graduate Seniors Reading/Writing Math- pass test or need 2 additional math credits COE

4 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Military – Contact the Military branch you are interested in. Military visits December and May, See Mrs. Tyrrell for more info. Vocational / Apprenticeship 2 year colleges 4 year colleges – Research colleges that you are interested in. School to Work  Come and see your counselor!!!

5 Tumwater High School College Visits 9/19 Southern Oregon University, 10:00 am 9/23 St. Martin’s University, 9:00 am 9/23 The Evergreen State College, 11:00 am 10/4 The University of Portland, 10:04 am 10/11 Washington State University, 10:00 am 10/17 Oregon State University, 10:00 am 10/19 Gonzaga University, 8:00 am 10/24 George Fox University, 8:30 am 10/24 Seattle Pacific University, 10:15 am 10/24 Grand Canyon University, 12:30 pm 10/24 Eastern Washington University, 1:00 Home of the Thunderbirds Upcoming College Visits – An Admissions Rep. from each of these schools will be in the Career Center on the following dates. Seniors interested in attending, or who want more information from, these academic institutions should plan on attending the visit. 10/25 Whitworth, 9:00 am 10/25 Western Washington University, 10:00 am 10/25 U. of Washington/Bothell, 12:30 pm 10/26 University of the Pacific, 9:00 am 10/26 Central Washington University, 10:00 am 10/26 Seattle University, 1:10 pm 11/1 Corban University, 10:00 am 11/2 Linfield College, 8:30 am 11/2 Pacific Lutheran University, 10:00 am 11/10 Cornish, 9:30 am 11/17 Montana State University, 1:19 pm

6 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds Washington State College Profiles *projected enrollment numbers are based on the number of students who will be admitted from Washington State.

7 Tumwater High School Deadlines and Fees Home of the Thunderbirds

8 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds THE TEST SAT Register online - check registration dates Check SAT Program test dates Free online practice tools Free online account Free online practice center $49 per test Dates: Nov 5 - Dec 3 - Jan 28 - March 10 - May 5 - June 2 ACT Register online - check registration dates Subjects: English, mathematics, reading, and science The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay. ACT $34 ACT Plus Writing $49.50 Dates: Dec 10 – Feb 11 – April 14 – June 9

9 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds FINANCIAL AID 101 SPSCC: in-depth financial aid information night: FAFSA Workshop - One-on-one assistance with Financial Aid staff to help you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Come prepared with: the FAFSA Worksheet, 2010 tax returns for both you and your parents (as appropriate), and PIN (s). Workshops will be held in the Computer Lab in Building 23 room 201. No need to sign up, just show up! October 13 from 3-4 November 3 from November 17 from 3-4 FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid)-

10 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds TIMELINE JUNIORS School/Community activities Explore post HS options Take SAT/ACT January – can take prep class Visit colleges Junior visit days / spring Register with the NCAA Clearinghouse SENIORS 2P’s –where are you at? Get your PIN # from FAFSA November start college apps Retake SAT/ACT if needed FAFSA – Jan. 1 st Keep up academically

11 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds UPCOMING DATES SENIORS If you have not taken the SAT/ACT yet, you need to sign -up NOW: Next SAT date: November 5thNext ACT date: October22 th Apply, Apply, Apply to colleges, universities and technical schools NOW FAFSA January 1 st: 2yr / 4yr colleges and universities, technical colleges Students need to be on track to graduate by 2 nd semester in order to participate in graduation, must have 19 credits at the end of January End of the year Senior dates: Senior Finals – June 7 th, 8 th & 11 th Senior Awards Night – June 7t h 6:15pm Baccalaureate – June 8 7pm -Mt View Church of the Nazarene Senior Breakfast – June 12 9:30 in the Commons Graduation – June 12 th – 7pm

12 Tumwater High School Senior Scholarship Auction “Scream 4 Scholarships” October 29 th, Silent auction 5:30pm, Dinner and Live auction 7pm. Students who participate in the fundraising and event preparation will be awarded scholarships from the proceeds. For more information contact Mary or leave (360) Home of the Thunderbirds

13 Tumwater High School Senior Info Graduation: You can NOT walk if you do not have enough credits. You should have at least 10 credits now if you are a Junior and 16 credits if you are a senior. By the end of 1 st semester if you are a senior you have to have19 credits complete in order to be eligible to walk in graduation. Honor cords: determined by your GPA at the end of the 1 st semester of your senior year. Gold: Silver: Green: Home of the Thunderbirds

14 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds THS COUNSELING CENTER Todd CaffeyA-G Sidney ReidH-O Seana Ditterline Mrs. Reid’s Intern Jill Rotter P-Z

15 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds COUNSELING CENTER SUPPORT STAFF Jana Tyrrell - Career Center Specialist Nancy Manley- Registrar Jackie Yee - Drug & Alcohol Counselor

16 Tumwater High School Home of the Thunderbirds QUESTIONS ????


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