Senior/Parent Night 2014 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

hal
senior parent night 2014 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Senior/Parent Night 2014 PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Senior/Parent Night 2014

play fullscreen
1 / 25
Download Presentation
Senior/Parent Night 2014
109 Views
Download Presentation

Senior/Parent Night 2014

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Senior/Parent Night 2014 Presented by: Deer Valley Counseling Department

  2. Academic Counselors • *Chris Terry – A – G • Miko Price – H – O • *Denise Darre – P – Z * Department Chairs

  3. Ginny Walters • Top 30% of Seniors • College/Career Counselor • Scholarship/Financial Aid • College/Military/Vocational Liaison • Senior Awards Program

  4. Kim Ulrich-Suss • Crisis Counselor • 504 Coordinator • Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday

  5. Senior Credit Checks • First & Second Semester Credit Checks – 22 credits • Letters sent home • Parent / Student /Teacher Conferences • Powerschools Academic tracking • Phone/e-mail Contact with Teachers • Attendance/”Senioritis”

  6. HS Graduation RequirementsComm College/CTE University • 4 yrs. Language Arts • 4 yrs. Math • 3 yrs. Lab Science • 3 yrs. Social Studies • 1 yr. Fine Art / CTE • CTE = Career/Technical Education • 1 yr. Health / P.E. • 6 Electives • 22 credits • 4 yrs. Language Arts • 4 yrs. Math • 3 yrs. Lab Science • 3 yrs. Social Studies • 1 yr. Fine Art • 1yr. Health / P.E. • 2 yrs. World Language • 4 electives 22 credits

  7. Opportunities for Credit • Seniors deficient in credits need full day schedule • Seniors will meet with their counselor to develop a recovery plan

  8. Post-Secondary Options • Career / Technical School • Military • Community College • University

  9. Career/Technical • Lists of schools available in Career Center • Application process varies • Review Arizona College and Career Guide online at: www.azhighered.org

  10. Military • Recruiters visit monthly during both lunches by cafeteria • Many different programs of service ROTC National Guard

  11. Community Colleges • Apply online in Spring • Take Placement Test • Free • Testing Center at Community College • DO NOT NEED ACT/SAT TEST • Meet with a community college advisor to get schedule • Final Senior Transcript –request at senior checkout

  12. University Application Process • In State Applications • Apply Online • $25 -NAU; $50 for ASU & U of A • Grand Canyon Univ - Free • May apply without SAT/ACT scores • Requires an Official Transcript • Transcript Request Forms in Career Center or DVHS.dvusd.org

  13. Application Deadlines • ASU – February 1 • Barrett Honors (ASU) – Nov. 15 • U of A – October 1 (Decision by 11/1) • NAU – March 1 • GCU – December 1

  14. University Application Process • Out of State Univ./College Applications • Letters of Recommendations • Leadership Positions • Community Service • Activities at School • May Require an Interview with College Representative • www.collegeprowler.com • Common Application

  15. ACT/SAT Test Information • ACT- 36 points possible – 22 is average • Tested on English, Math, Reading & Science Reasoning • SAT -800 per section – 1040 is average • Tested on Critical Reading, Math, & Writing (only scores that are used are Reading & Math) • Superscoring

  16. ACT / SATTest Information • Tests should be taken ASAP! • Tests can be retaken - colleges will take the best scores. • Register Online • Test scores can be sent even after you have applied. • DVHS does NOT send scores; must come from testing center

  17. College Night 2014 • September 2014 • 6:00pm – 8:00pm • ASU West • Schools attending: • ASU, NAU, U of A, Embry-Riddle, • Grand Canyon Univ., Glendale CC. • Paradise Valley CC., Southwestern College, Yavapai College, etc.

  18. Out of State College Fair The Greater Phoenix National College Fair • September 28 • 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Phoenix Convention Center • Website: www.nationalcollegefairs.org

  19. NCAA • To participate in Division I or II sports: • Youmust be registeredwith the NCAA Clearinghouse • Apply “On-Line” ASAP • $70 to apply • Request Transcript to be sent • SAT/ACT Scores must be sent from testing center

  20. Scholarship Categories • Academic - • Presidential – University/Comm. College • Merit • Scholarship Estimator • Athletics • Financial Need - FAFSA • Leadership • Community Service

  21. Scholarship Searches Useful websites: • http://www.dvusd.org/dvhs • Collegeboard.com • Collegedata.com • Collegeconfidential.com • fastweb.com • fafsa.ed.gov – College Goal Sunday-2/9-10/2013 • All schools have a net price calculator

  22. Upcoming Events September 23 Financial Aid Presentation – 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Room 212 October 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences – 1 pm to 4:30 and 5:30 to 7 pm

  23. DVHS Counseling Website • www.dvhs.dvusd.org (click on counseling) • Powerpoints • Timelines • Scholarships, testing, calendar of events, and much more! Follow us on Twitter @DVHSCounseling

  24. Career Center Hours : Monday - Friday 7:15am – 2:45pm • College & Career Information • Military Academies • Scholarship/ Financial Aid info. • NCAA Forms • College & Military Reps. During SET time & Lunch • Job Opportunities Posted • Volunteer Information

  25. Thank you! • Please complete this survey http://tinyurl.com/seniorparent