• 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 


    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



    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

    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 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.