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Columbia High School Junior Parents’ Night Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 7:00 pm, CHS Cafeteria. Welcome! We hope you leave here tonight feeling well-prepared to navigate JUNIOR YEAR. Program Agenda. Welcome Program Outline – Dr. Jennifer Giordano, Dir. of Guidance

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Columbia high school junior parents night wednesday oct 5 2011 7 00 pm chs cafeteria

Columbia High SchoolJunior Parents’ NightWednesday, Oct. 5, 20117:00 pm, CHS Cafeteria

Welcome!

We hope you leave here tonight feeling well-prepared to navigate JUNIOR YEAR


Program agenda
Program Agenda

  • Welcome

  • Program Outline – Dr. Jennifer Giordano, Dir. of Guidance

  • Junior Year Testing– Mrs. Faye Lewis

  • Junior Class Advisor– Ms. Brenda Brown

  • What You Need to Know– Guidance Staff

  • JUNIOR H.S.A. Representatives - Betsy Niggli & JoAnn Cobbs

  • Midnight Madness and Cougar Booster Representatives

    • The Junior Year – Graduation Progress

    • Counselor Communication – Keeping-up by keeping in touch.

    • Post-High School Planning

    • Testing Options – SAT, ACT, etc…

    • Student Athletes – Playing sports in college & the NCAA Clearinghouse

    • Financing the Future – Financial Aid and Scholarship Opportunities


Chs counseling department contact information
CHS Counseling Department Contact Information

Dr. Jennifer Giordano [email protected] ext 1030

Guidance Counselors (10-12)

Mrs. Nancy Tenenbaum [email protected] ext 1036

Mrs. Susan Boer [email protected] ext 1037

Mr. William Seaman [email protected] ext 1038

Mr. Sam Maietta [email protected] ext 1039

Ms. Patricia Nazaire [email protected] ext 1040

Ms. Deb Conway [email protected] ext 1041

Ms. Falynn Bleiberg [email protected] ext 1151

Mrs. Marcia Hicks [email protected] 973-378 3086

Student Assistance Counselor (11-12)

Mrs. Judith Cohen [email protected] ext 1043

Guidance Secretaries and Registrar

Mrs. Cheryl Hernandez [email protected] ext 1030

Ms. Amy Singer [email protected] ext 1031

Mrs. Sheila Bellini [email protected] ext 1032



Graduation requirements

4 Years of English

3 Years of Math

3 Years of Science

World History

US History 1

US History 2

1 Year World Language

4 Years PE & Health

1 Year Fine Arts

Includes Music or Art

1 Year Practical Arts

Includes TV Production, Business, and Industrial Arts

Graduation Requirements

120 Credits Total


Post high school options
Post-High School Options

  • 4-year College

  • 2-year College

  • Work

  • Military

  • Trade School

  • Post-Graduate year

  • Gap Year



General Messages

Links

Counseling Center News

  • Available once per week

  • Published on Naviance

  • Scholarship information

  • College Visits

  • Internal School deadlines

  • Events


Career Inventory

College Information

Individual information




New state of admissions
New State of Admissions

  • Think outside the box

  • Rutgers is not a safety!

  • Financial plays

  • Think 2-year option

  • NJ Stars*


Factors
Factors

  • Geography

  • Desired Major

  • Cost

  • Likely outcome

  • “Fit”

    • Academic

    • Social


Test options
Test Options

  • Look closely at the options for testing submissions for schools

  • Differing options

    • SAT/ACT

    • SAT 2

    • AP Tests

    • No Test


College admissions standardized testing schedule for 2011 12 chs ceeb code 310750
College Admissions Standardized Testing Schedule for 2011-12CHS CEEB Code: 310750

Test dateRegistration DeadlineLate Deadline

SAT I

October 1 September 9 Sept. 21

November 5 October 7 Oct. 11

December 3 November 8 Nov. 20

January 28 December 30 Jan. 13

March 10 (SAT ONLY)February 10 Feb. 24

May 5 April 6 April 20

June 2 May 8 May 22

ACT (American College Test)

September 10 August 12 August 26

October 22 September 16 Sept. 30

December 10 November 4 Nov. 18

February 11 January 13 Jan. 20

April 14 March 9 March 23

June 9 May 4 May 18

*CHS is NOT an ACT test center. The nearest test centers are located at Montclair HS, James Caldwell HS & West Orange HS.




Student athletes
Student Athletes

  • Register with the NCAA Clearinghouse

  • www.ncaaclearinghouse.net

  • Submit transcript request to counselor

  • Send test scores directly to NCAA


Ncaa core course requirements

Division I

16 Core Courses

4 years English

3 years math (Algebra I or higher)

2 years natural/physical science (1 year of lab if offered by high school)

1 year additional English, math or natural/physical science

2 years social science

4 years additional courses (from any area above, foreign language or religion/philosophy)

Division II

14 Core Courses

3 years English

2 years math (Algebra I or higher)

2 years natural/physical science ( 1 year of lab if offered by high school)

2 years additional English, math or natural/physical science

3 years 2013 and after

2 years social science

3 years additional courses (from any area above, foreign language or religion/philosophy)

NCAA Core-Course Requirements


Scholarship resources
Scholarship Resources

  • Counseling Center News

  • Parent Workplaces

  • Naviance

  • Houses of Worship

  • Books

  • Websites such as fastweb.com


What to do this year
What to do this year…

  • Think

  • Discuss

  • Evaluate

  • Calculate

  • Visit

  • Encourage

  • Remind


Scholarships financial aid
Scholarships & Financial Aid

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL

November 9, 2011

7 PM – CHS Café


QUESTIONS

AND ANSWERS…


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