November 2011 archive

The 12 Days ’til Finals – Day 3

On the third day of finals my counselor gave to me… A different option for graduation. Seniors: if you are in danger of not graduating in May because you aren’t passing your current classes, you must meet with your counselor ASAP. Let’s get you enrolled in credit recovery or have you speak with a counselor …

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The 12 Days ’til Finals – Day 2

On the second day ’til finals my teacher gave to me… A chance to finish my work. I have heard time and time again, students say they have “done” the work but not turned it in. While this makes no sense to me, I implore all of you Falcons to turn it all in. You …

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The 12 Days ’til Finals – Day 1

On the first day to finals my counselor gave to me…. A stern talk about my grades! Students you only have 12 days before finals, so this is THE time to get your homework turned in and get your grades up. The clock is ticking.

The Finals Schedule

Here it is ladies and gentlemen: the finals schedule. I know you are all bouncing around with joy and excitement. Try to push all that positive energy into studying and kicking finals butt. Wednesday, Dec. 14 7:45 – 9:16 = 1st hour 9:23 – 10:54 = 2nd hour 11:01 – 12:32 = 3rd hour Thursday, …

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Practice ACT – it’s coming for you…

Today the counseling department offered a free ACT Study Tips session for all of our juniors. Students were able to learn test-taking strategies and how to do well on the exam. What’s even better for our junior Falcons is that we’ll be offering a FREE (you read that right ladies and gentlemen) ACT practice test …

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Sophomores: The PLAN test is here

The PLAN test, a pre-ACT, will be given this Saturday, Nov. 12. The test is approximately 3.5 hours long and students need to enter through the athletic doors at 7:45 Saturday morning. This test gives students great information on careers and interests, in addition to helping students understand what the ACT will be like their …

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Some more scholarships to check out

Follow the link for some more info: http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2011/01/06/7-prestigious-undergrad-scholarships

In case you missed the other two…

There will be another college fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 12:00 to 4:00 at Front Range Community College. Check out the flier and go! CATCHING_Your_FUTURE2011printable

CU Application Day

Any seniors who want to apply to CU Boulder should stop by the counseling office after school on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Valeria Morales, our CU admissions representative, will be here to help students with one-on-one support to get their applications done aka completo finito. Yes, I just made those last two words up. See you …

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SAM is back!

The counseling department is dancing with joy. The much-loved credit recovery program for seniors is back at Adult Ed after a 12 week hiatus. For all you seniors out there who need to make up a class or two, go visit your counselor to get paperwork for the Senior Alternative Makeup Program (SAM) at Adult …

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