Class of 2022 - Sophomores
10th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Shaw
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
Curriculum Night was held on January 30, 2020. See the slide show here.
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
American History 1 classes participated in study skills sessions October 24 - November 1, 2019.
English 2 classes participated in academic information sessions August 6 - 15, 2019.
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.
Class of 2022 Graduation and College/Career Planning Information
College Planning Calendar for Sophomores (information from College Board)
PSAT and PreACT AdministrationsPSAT: Wednesday, October 16thPreACT: 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
Register to attend the National College Fair here.
Information on interpreting your Pre-ACT results: Understanding Your Pre-ACT Score Report
Presentations and HandoutsSophomore/Junior Parent Night (March 2019)
Public & Private College Admission Facts
Understanding Your PSAT Scores: http://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt/scores/understanding-scores
Understanding Your PreACT Scores: http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/UsingYourPreACTResults-PreACT.pdf
Educational OpportunitiesAre 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.