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Title: Junior Parent Meeting


1
Junior Parent Meeting
  • October 10th, 2012
  • Class of 2014

2
Welcome!
  • Mr. Bronner Principal
  • Mrs. Sayre Nickell Assistant Principal
  • Mrs. Donati School Counselor grades 10-12
  • Mrs. Spangler School Counselor grades 7-9
  • Mrs. Phillips Athletic/Attendance Secretary
  • Mrs. Hogue Principals Secretary
  • Mrs. Limbert Guidance Secretary

3
Agenda
  • Overview of graduation requirements
  • Junior Year Timeline
  • Scheduling and options for your senior year
  • Post High School Education and Career Options
  • Housekeeping/Important Dates/Events

4
Graduation Requirements
  • 4 Credits of English
  • 4 Credits of Math
  • 3 Credits of Science
  • 3 Credits of Social Studies
  • 2 PE Classes (1/2 credit)
  • ½ Credit - Health
  • ½ Credit 21st Century Technology
  • 1 Credit of Personal Economics (does not apply to
    CTC students)
  • 1 Credit of Fine Art (Art, Band, Choir, Woods,
    Blue Blazer/Scroll, Creative Writing)
  • Completion of Community Service Hours (10 for
    last year, 15 for this year, 20 for your senior
    year)
  • Total of 22 credits needed to graduate

5
Junior Year Timeline
  • Fall/Winter
  • Look over the newsletter you are
  • provided in homeroom to
  • familiarize yourself with
  • scholarship requirements, etc
  • Begin preparing for the ACT
  • Take the PSAT (October 17th)
  • Begin researching potential colleges and majors
  • Meet with the college reps that come to BHS
  • Visit a college!
  • Focus on your grades
  • Attend the Financial Aid meeting on January 15th
    at 7 pm

6
Junior Year Timeline
  • Spring
  • Register and take ACT (April 13th)
  • Visit a college
  • Plan out your Senior Year schedule (fill schedule
    with college prep courses!)
  • Finish the year strong!
  • Summer
  • Continue to visit colleges
  • Narrow down college choices

7
Scheduling For Your Senior Year
  • Fill your schedule with challenging courses
  • Colleges like to see quality classes
  • PSEO
  • Go to college while in high school
  • Receive college AND high school credit
  • Informational meeting (mandatory)
  • March 5th, 2013 at 700 pm

8
Senior Year Timeline
  • Fall
  • Keep your grades up!
  • Visit more college campuses (2 visits)
  • (Re) take the ACT by DECEMBER
  • Apply
  • Read monthly newsletter for scholarship
    information
  • Meet with the college reps who visit BHS or at
    college fairs
  • Attend senior parent night
  • Meet with Mrs. Donati

9
Senior Year Timeline
  • Winter/Spring
  • Keep your grades up
  • Attend the Financial Aid night
  • Fill out appropriate Financial Aid forms
  • Apply for scholarships
  • Dayton Montgomery County
  • Brookville Community
  • Decide and Deposit before May 1
  • Graduate!!!!

10
Post High School OptionsPlanning
  • ACT Online Prep
  • Every Junior and Senior student has an account
  • Practice tests with real ACT test questions
  • Practice essays for the new optional ACT Writing
    Test, with real-time scoring
  • Comprehensive content review for each of the
    ACT's four required testsEnglish, Math, Reading,
    and Science
  • Diagnostic test and personalized Study Path
  • Free!
  • Link is located on the High Schools website
    under the Link and Downloads tab

11
College Selection
  • Unsure of where to go?
  • What to major in?

www.mymajors.com
NextStepU
See Mrs. Donati for log-in info
See pg. 9 in the planning guide for a guide to
college selection
www.collegeprowler.com
www.zinch.com
12
Education Pays
13
Learn to Earn
  • Ready to LEARN when you enter Kindergarten and
    ready to EARN with post secondary credential
  • learntoearndayton.org Take the pledge
  • 9th grade through high school Individuals will
    be ready to learn when graduating from high
    school

14
Goal 3 Ready to learn when graduating from
high school
  • High School Diploma long term academic and
    career success
  • 9th grade year earn minimun of 5 credits
  • Algebra I English 9 Science
  • 10th grade year proficient or above on OGT
  • 12th grade year Graduate

15
Internet Safety -CommonSenseMedia.org
  • No such thing as Private
  • Agreement on what is okay to post
  • Be a good digital citizen
  • Cyberspace Golden Rule applies
  • Agree on downloads
  • Critical thinking
  • Stay in safe neighborhoods
  • Review your own habits
  • Better safe than sorry

16
College Selection
  • By your senior year, you should narrow college
    selections down to three or four colleges.
  • Be sure your qualifications meet the colleges
    criteria (ACT/SAT scores, GPA, major is offered,
    etc) to avoid losing
  • application fees and
  • being disappointed
  • See pgs. 12 and 13 in handout

17
College SelectionCollege Representative
Visitation Schedule
  • September 20th Hanover College 800 am
  • September 24th Sinclair Community College
    1130 am
  • September 24th United States Marines
  • September 26th - College Fair at Fifth Third
    Field 600 800 pm
  • September 27th University of Dayton 900 am
  • October 2nd Cedarville University 948 am
  • October 5th US Navy Lunch Table
  • October 9th US Army (Lunch Table)
  • October 16th Indiana University East 200 pm
  • October 17th Ohio State University 145 pm
  • October 19th Wright State University 1132 am
  • October 25th Bowling Green State University
    1255 pm
  • November 5th Miami University 145 pm
  • November 6th Manchester College 900 am
  • November 7th Grace College 1040 am
  • November 7th -College Fair at UD Arena 630
    830 pm
  • November 9th University of South Carolina
    950 am
  • November 20th Ohio State Lima 1132 am

18
cholarships!
  • Collegeprowler.com
  • Scholarships.com
  • Fastweb.com
  • Zinch.com
  • Mycollegedollars.com
  • www.drpepper.com/promotions/
  • Brookville High School
    Guidance
  • Office on Facebook to
    stay in the loop of new scholarship announcements

BHS Financial Aid Night January 15th 700 pm
19
Financial Aid
  • Page 12 13 in the handout lists the cost of
    attending Ohio Public and Private Colleges
  • Consider attending a two year community college
    and transferring to a four year university to
    complete the last two years
  • Work Study is often a good way to help out
    financially this is listed on the FAFSA

20
Housekeeping
  • Begin preparing your students for the transition
    now
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Healthy eating
  • Laundry
  • Budgeting

21
College Student Panel
  • BHS will host its 2nd College Student Panel
  • Great opportunity for students to ask questions
    about life after high school from their former
    peers
  • Former BHS students
  • Currently enrolled in a two year or four year
    University (public, private, and out-of-state)
  • Working full time after attending CTC or Sinclair
  • Plan is to host this in December of 2012

22
Dates To Remember
  • October 25th End of First Nine Weeks
  • November 1st and 6th Parent Teacher Conferences
    430 800 pm
  • November 2nd Grade Cards Go Home
  • November 7th Star Day (100 Dismissal)

23
Coffee With The Counselors
  • Communication between home, school and the
    community
  • Topics may include career planning, test taking
    skills, and technology
  • These will be held in the high school office
  • October 9th
  • December 11th
  • April 9th
  • All meetings are at 730 am
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