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Title: Parkway South High School


1
Parkway South High School
  • Junior Workshop
  • 2008-2009
  • MCGP GLE 11 Strand PS1 C Strand AD4 A, B AD5 A,
    AD6 A Strand CD7 A,B,C CD8 A, B

2
Counselors
  • A-Cl Donna Nokes 314-415-7780
    dnokes_at_pkwy.k12.mo.us
  • Co-Go Stacy Morgan 314-415-7782
    smorgan_at_pkwy.k12.mo.us
  • Gr-La Dr. Mike Williams 314-415-7775
    mwilliam_at_pkwy.k12.mo.us
  • Le-O Stan Williams 314-415-7779
    swilliam_at_pkwy.k12.mo.us
  • P-So Rob Lappin 314-415-7783
    rlappin_at_pkwy.k12.mo.us
  • Sp-Z Marianna Justice 314-415-7777
    mjustice_at_pkwy.k12.mo.us

3
Counseling Department
  • Counseling Secretary
  • Joy Steward 314-415-7709
  • Receptionist
  • Cathi Tegels 314-415-7745
  • College/Career Center
  • Ruth Gerike 314-415-7776
  • Registrars
  • Jana Revell
    314-415-7705

4
Curriculum
  • Parkway South High Diploma
  • Math 3 credits
  • Science 3 credits
  • English 4 credits
  • Social Studies 3 credits
  • Fine Arts 1 credit
  • Career and Technical
  • Education (CTE) 1 credit
  • Physical Ed 1 credit
  • Health .5 credit
  • Personal Finance .5 credit
  • Electives 7 credits
  • University requirements
  • Math 4 credits
  • Science 3 or 4 credits
  • English 4 credits
  • Social Studies 3 credits
  • Fine Arts 1 credit
  • Foreign Language 2 credits
  • Please remember that competitive colleges have
    their own specific requirements.

5
Now is the time to
  • Meet with your counselor to discuss post high
    school options
  • 4 yr college
  • 2 yr college
  • Technical college/school
  • Military
  • Work

6
Career Searches
  • CareerCruising
  • www.careercruising.com
  • User name parkwaymo
  • Password career
  • www.Missouriconnections.org/
  • Passwords for
  • Career 1847792VCR
  • Skills 5847794RQR
  • Work Values v847793XTV

7
College Entrance Tests
  • Actstudent.org - ACT test dates, registration,
    and practice, college search, writing section of
    ACT, College list of writing requirements
  • www.act.org/aap/writingpref
  • (Online test prep www.learningexpresslibrary.co
    m)
  • Collegeboard.com SAT dates and registration and
    practice, AP information, College QuickFinder, my
    college list and more
  • Accuplacer community colleges

8
Test Prep classes
  • Focus on Learning 573-875-5187
  • (FOL classes held at Parkway South, West and
    Central-prices vary at different locations)
  • Kaplan.com
  • Sylvan Learning Centers
  • Princetonreview.com
  • Huntingtonlearning.com
  • Free ACT/SAT/AP online test prep-students must
    register on PSH computer first
    (www.learningexpresslibrary.com)

9
ACTFacts, Content and Format
  • Facts
  • 2008 National Average is 21.1 (PSH average 24)
  • Highest possible score is 36 (PLAN 32)
  • Writing score range 2-12 (PSH average 8)
  • How many Ivy League schools accept the ACT ALL
  • ACT Content/format
  • English 45 minutes/ 75 questions
  • Reading 35 minutes/ 40 questions
  • Math 60 minutes/ 60 questions
  • Science 35 minutes/ 40 questions

10
ACT Content
  • English
  • Punctuation, grammar and usage, sentence
    structure, strategy, organization, style
  • Reading
  • Prose Fiction, Humanities, Social Sciences,
    Natural Sciences
  • Math
  • Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate
    Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Plane Geometry,
    Trigonometry
  • Science
  • Data Representation, Research Summaries,
    Conflicting Viewpoints

11
MO, National and PKWY South
Average ACT Composite Scores from class of 2008
12
ACT Retesting
  • Research shows
  • Of the students who took the ACT more than once
  • 55 increased score
  • 22 no change in score
  • 23 decreased score

13
College Search
  • Things to consider
  • Admission Requirements/Deadlines
  • Major Programs
  • Special programs learning support/remedial
    programs
  • Is it a good fit for me?
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Location
  • Cost
  • Size

14
Hints for a campus visit
  • Tour the campus/town
  • Meet with an admission rep on campus and/or CCC
  • Verify admission requirements/deadlines
  • Consider type of school and degrees offered
  • Ask about scholarship/financial aid opportunities
    and deadlines
  • Attend a class to get an idea of academic
    atmosphere
  • Visit dorms, dining halls, library, etc
  • Campus activities
  • Support services
  • Talk to students/faculty

15
Community college option
  • St. Louis Community College
  • www.stlcc.edu
  • ACT/21or SAT/V500 waives Reading/Eng assessment
  • ACT/23 or SAT/M580 waives Math assessment
  • OR
  • Students can take the Accuplacer test on site
  • More information 314-984-7601

16
Parkway South High website
  • pshwired.net
  • Scroll down and click on
  • Counseling and College Career Center

17
JR/SR Options
  • Students may request applications for the
    following opportunities

Service Learning-Lloyd Herring Dual Enrollment
-counselor Dual Credit-classroom teachers Cadet
Teaching-counselor Marketing and Business
Internships- for students that are concurrently
enrolled in the M/B classes, teacher approval
needed
18
College Credit
  • AP Advanced Placement- check course guide for
    class offerings and check with universities for
    their minimum score requirements on AP exams (
    Spring exam schedule)
  • Dual Credit (3.0 GPA) college credit through
    local university systems on South High campus
  • Dual Enrollment (3.0 GPA) Maintain enrollment at
    South High and enroll/travel to St. Louis
    Community College or Maryville University campus
    for college classes.

19
Student Athletes
  • Interested in playing NCAA Division I or Division
    II sports? You must register online at
    ncaaclearinghouse.net.
  • NOTE THIS CHANGE High School Academic
    Eligibility Students must now pass 6 out of 7
    classes in Spring 09 to be eligible for Fall
    09 sports.
  • (MSHSAA-MO State High School Athletic Assoc.)

20
Looking ahead Senior Year College application
process
  • Students begin applying to colleges in August of
    their Senior year
  • Counselors will review application if requested.
    Some applications consist of one page, while
    others may require recommendations, essays,
    personal statements, and resumes
  • Applications may be completed online through
    college websites, commonapp.org or
    universalcollegeapp.com
  • BLUE FORM 18? Student may sign their own
    transcript release form. Under 18? Parents must
    sign the release form.

21
Research Financial Aid
  • In a nutshell
  • Financial aid makes up the difference between
    what college costs and what a family can afford
    to pay.
  • Three main types
  • 1.Loans that have to be repaid
  • 2.Grants and scholarships that dont have to be
    repaid
  • 3.Employment programs such as work study that
    allow students to earn money
  • www.ed.gov/finaid (US Dept of Education)
  • www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Free Application for Federal
    Student Aid

22
Family Connection
  • http//connection.naviance.com/pkwysouth
  • To register use your student ID number
  • Student/family/counselor website
  • See application statistics and scatter grams for
    specific colleges
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