• Class of 2022 - Sophomores

    10th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Shaw 

    cshaw@wcpss.net 

    919-856-2800, ext 24988 

     

    Welcome to the 2019-20 school year!  

     

    Students and parents, sign up for Remind messages from Ms. Shaw, the 10th grade counselor:  Text @hc2937 to 81010 

     

    Individual student conferences are taking place now!  Students will be called in individually to review their transcript and 4-year academic plan.  

     

    If you need an appointment to see me for something other than your regular academic planning meeting, please use this form:  Counselor Appointment Request Form 

     

    Classroom Presentations 

    American History 1 classes participated in study skills sessions October 24 - November 1, 2019. 

    American History 1 class presentation

     

    English 2 classes participated in academic information sessions August 6 - 15, 2019.

    English 2 class presentation 

     

    Individual Conferences  

    All sophomores will be have an individual conference with Ms. Shaw, the 10th grade counselor.  These conferences will take place during the fall semester to review your transcript and update your 4-year academic plan for high school.  

     

    Helpful Links 

    College Board

    ACT

    CFNC

    NCAA Eligibility Center 

     

    Class of 2022 Graduation and College/Career Planning Information

    College Planning Calendar for Sophomores (information from College Board)

     

    PSAT and PreACT Administrations

    The PSAT will be administered on October 16, and the PreACT will be administered later in October or November.  Score reports will be available in January.  These reports are a useful tool for helping students prepare for the SAT and ACT as they begin planning to take these college entrance exams.  Students will receive information on strengths, areas of need, and study tips.
     
       PSAT:  Wednesday, October 16th
       PreACT:  Wednesday, November 6th
     
    **DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR CALCULATOR FOR THESE AND OTHER STANDARDIZED TESTS! 

    Both the PSAT and PreACT are great tools for preparing for the SAT and ACT.  Either exam can be used to meet college admissions requirements.  Read more about the PSAT at http://www.collegeboard.com and the PreACT at http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/pdfs/PreACT-Toolkit-WhyTake.pdf 
     

    Sophomore/Junior Parent Night was held on Tuesday March 5 at 6:00.  See the slide show here.

     

    Register to attend the National College Fair here

     

    Information on interpreting your Pre-ACT results:    Understanding Your Pre-ACT Score Report

     

    Presentations and Handouts

     Educational Opportunities

    Are you interested in attending the NC School of Science and Mathematics?  Attend an open house to learn about the challenges and opportunities provided by the NCSSM.  Interested students are required to take the SAT or ACT in September, October, November, December, or January of their sophomore year.  Applications are accepted from October 15th to January 15th through the school's online portal at http://www.ncssm.edu/apply.