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  1. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Sophomore Parent Night • Doreen Moore • February 2013

  2. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Sophomore Support • Mrs. Doreen Moore – Sophomore Counselor • Ms. Debbie Blashaw – Director of Support Services • Mr. Scott Kahler – Sophomore Formation Director • Mr. AJ Gass – Sophomore Formation Administrator • Dr. Matt McCann – School Psychologist If you stay ready, You don’t have to get ready

  3. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL 1st Semester Recap • Academic transition • Athletic transition • Homework, tutoring, communicating w/teachers • Technology …being responsible? Or not? • PSAT • Naviance assignment • Semester finals • Goals for 2nd semester

  4. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL PSAT Scores • Test scores were given back in December • PSAT = excellent preparation for the SAT • Use the Online Access Code on the inside of the score report to log in to your personalized College Quickstartwww.collegeboard.org/quickstart • * see correct answers and explanations • * Get a personalized SAT study plan • * Search for colleges • * Explore majors, • * Learn about scholarship programs

  5. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Testing • PSAT - Class of 2015 will take a 2nd PSAT in the fall of their Junior year. • SAT/ACT - take at least one before the end of Junior year. • Subject Tests - take in the month of June “after” you have completed the course, OR after you have completed the highest level in that subject area. Register through College Board. (not all colleges require subject tests) Subjects tests offered: Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World History, French, Spanish, German, Mod Hebrew, Latin, & Italian • AP Exams - exams are taken in May at Servite.


  6. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Prepping for SAT/ACT • Summer 2013 is a great time to prep • Prep classes • Online programs • Software programs, prep book, or tutor • Talk to other parents w/ older students • Refer to “Test Prep References” handout

  7. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL When to Take the SAT, ACT & Subject Tests • SAT-www.collegeboard.com • ACT-www.actstudent.org • Prep summer 2013-test Junior year Oct or Nov. • Prep fall 2013-test Junior year Jan or Feb • Subject Tests-after you have completed the class, OR after the highest level class offered in that subject area. (e.g. after AP Biology; not HP Biology) • CSU’s do not require subject tests • UC’s may require for certain majors • Private/out of state-vary

  8. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Junior Year 8 periods required English 3 *** (C, H, A) US History *** (C, H, A) Ethics (C, H) Foreign Language (C, H, A) Math (C, H, A) Geometry, Alg 2/Trig, Pre-Calc, Calc Science or Elective ***(C, H, A)Bio, Chem, Marine Bio, Physical Science, & Anatomy Athletics or Elective(C, A) Fine Arts, Computer Science, History, Sports Med, Academic Decathlon Priory March 5th - HP/AP sign ups from 8:00-8:50am. Required for English, History, Science, Computer Science. 2013-14 registration packets will be mailed home in March. Completed registration forms will be due back in April.

  9. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Servite Summer School • All semester “F” grades must be repeated during Servite summer school. • 2ndsemester“D” grades in Foreign Language and Math must be repeated during Servite summer school. • Session 1 redeems Semester 1 • June 24-July 10 8:00-12:40 • Session 2 redeems Semester 2 • July 11- July 26 8:00-12:40 • * All Semester “D” grades are recommended to be redeemed for college admissions. • PLAN NOW!! (If applicable)

  10. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Summer • Summer reading will be required (check Servite website) • Attend Summer School (if applicable) • SAT and/or ACT prep • Visit colleges/universities….road trip!! • Christian service hours-sophomores should have a total of 60 hours completed by June. Forms can be found under the Faith and Service tab on the Servite website. • Part time job

  11. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Miscellaneous • Summer school information will be available on the Servite website when we return from Easter vacation. • Mar 5 – Late start….HP/AP sign ups for certain courses • Mar 29 - April 7 – Easter vacation • April 8 – School resumes • May 27 - Memorial Day - Holiday • May 28-31- Finals • June 2-6 - 2013 Priory Leadership Summit • Tablet PC - Turn in after finals. Pick up in August • Counseling office is open during summer school • Make an appt with Mrs. Moore with any questions/concerns you may have before finals.

  12. SERVITEHIGH SCHOOL Thank You For Coming • Mrs. Doreen Moore • (714) 774-7575 ext 1133 • dmoore@servitehs.org