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1 So You’re Almost A Senior!

2 English Department: English 12 (Honors and College Prep)  Medicine and Literature (H)  Analytical Writing Through Film Analysis (H)

3  Syracuse University Project Advance English (SUPA); Wrt105-Practices of Academic Writing- This part of the course introduces students to the academic thinking, writing, and reading practices of the contemporary university and focuses on the skills of analysis argument.  Ets 142-Narratives of Culture: Introduction to Critical Reading-Students will examine what reading is and how meaning is created through texts and language. The courses uses a variety of works that help students analyze texts.

4  Literature and Composition: This course follows the AP description found at: and works at helping students become more proficient reading of a variety of texts, as well as better writers. The reading is complex, and students are expected to complete a summer assignment prior to September.

5  AP is by recommendation only  Average must be 90+ in previous class  Enrollment limited to two AP concurrent courses  Required summer assignment, part of which is due before school ends  AP exam required

6  Science: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science  Social Studies: European History, Government and Politics  World Language: Spanish and French  Art: Studio Art (including photography)  Math: AB Calculus, Statistics  English: Literature/Composition

7  Courses replicate those taught on campus  Students earn credits  Students pay for credits/financial aid and payment plans are available  Students receive a Syracuse University college transcript  Credits are transferable to over 700 colleges and universities in the country  Our instructors are adjunct professors

8  English-6 college credits (full year)  Forensic Science-4 college credits (full year)  Sociology-3 college credits (half year)  Psychology-3 college credits (half year)  Economics-3 college credits (half year)  Physics-8 college credits  Accounting- 4 college credits

9  Introduction to Personal Finance  One semester/3 college credits  Course Outline:  Foundations of Financial Planning  Managing Basic Assets  Managing Credit  Managing Insurance Needs  Managing Investments  Retirement and Estate Planning

10  One semester/3 college credits  Students will be able to:  Identify and describe the unique characteristics and dimensions of sport  Examine some of the major problems/issues facing sport managers  Develop a knowledge and understanding for the realm of facets within the sport industry  Understand the social and ethical responsibilities involved in managing sport organizations and events  Identify career opportunities in this industry

11  Locating the document: 1. Go to 2. Click on high school 3. Click on the guidance tab 4. Click on the program of studies for 2014-15 5. Read course descriptions

12  No course changes after June 27,2014  Choose both semesters carefully  Select the courses that you want  Do not select a course based on the instructor  Dropping a course is never a good idea!

13 Presented By The Counseling Department

14 14  Keep the process in perspective  Work together as a family  Students must take ownership  Discuss finances openly  Start early and meet all deadlines  Meet often with your counselor

15 15  Students must register online to take the SAT I and/or ACT  Students are responsible for sending official scores to each college  SAT II’s are required for some colleges, usually more competitive schools (check with each school)  River Dell Regional High School CEEB Code: 311054

16 16 Spring 2014 Test Dates TestsRegularLate (a fee applies) March 8, 2014 (not offered at RD) SAT I only February 7, 2014February 21, 2014 May 3, 2014SAT & Subject Tests April 4, 2014April 18, 2014 June 7, 2014 SAT & Subject Tests 8SAT, 2012 May 9, 2014May 23, 2014

17 17 Spring 2014 ACT Test Dates Test DateRegistration Deadline Late Deadline, (fee required) February 8, 2014January 10, 2014January 24, 2014 April 12, 2014 (offered at RD)March 7, 2014March 21, 2014 June 14, 2014 (offered at RD)May 9, 2014May 23, 2014

18 18  Student athletes intending to play NCAA Division I or II sports must register with the NCAA ◦  Students in the must meet NCAA requirements ◦ 16 core courses (see Program of Studies for approved courses)

19  The counselors began meeting with the junior students in small groups starting this week in the HS Media Center.  Topics to be discussed include planning for college, work, and other options.  Review of Naviance. Students will complete My Game Plan and begin an initial college search.  Appointment times for students are posted outside the counseling office. 19

20  Learn about the college application process.  Parents must choose one date and sign up tonight or call Mrs. Robinson in the Counseling Office to register at (201) 599- 7221. Please choose one of the following dates:  Tues., Jan. 21 st, 7:00-8:30 pm (HS Auditorium)  Wed., Jan. 22 nd, 8:00-9:30 am (HS Auditorium)  Thurs., Jan. 23 rd, 7:00-8:30 pm (HS Auditorium) 20

21  Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan  Director of Admissions, Sacred Heart University 21

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