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Title: Brookville High School Senior Parent Meeting


1
Brookville High School Senior Parent Meeting
Class of 2013 September 19, 2012
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
  • Final Review of Graduation Requirements
  • Post High School Education and Career Options
  • Timeline for College Application/Acceptance
    Process
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Questions/Discussion Items

4
Class of 2013 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)
  • Completion of Community Service Hours (15 for
    last year, 20 for this year)
  • Total of 22 credits needed to graduate

5
Post High School Options Planning
  • Take the ACT or SAT no later than December
  • ACT
  • October 27th (deadline to register October 5th -
    this is the late registration)
  • December 8th (deadline to register November 2nd)
  • SAT
  • October 6th
  • November 3rd
  • December 1st

6
Post High School Options Planning
  • 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
  • Anywhere, anytime access via the Internet
  • Free!
  • Link is located on the High Schools website
    under the Link and Downloads tab

7
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
8
Education Pays
9
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

10
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

11
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

12
College Selection
  • 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

13
College Selection College 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 University of Rio Grande 800 am
  • October 17th Ohio State University 145 pm
  • November 5th Miami University 145 pm
  • November 6th Manchester College 900 am
  • November 7th Grace College 1040 am
  • November 2nd -College Fair at UD Arena 630
    830 pm
  • November 9th University of South Carolina
    950 am
  • November 20th Ohio State Lima 1132 am

14
College Applications
  • Begin application process in the Fall
  • Applications often ask for
  • High School Involvement (see pg. 19)
  • Essays
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendation letters
  • Be aware of deadlines!

15
cholarships!
  • Ongoing process, most scholarships are available
    after you are accepted (February April).
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Compiled monthly by Mrs. Donati
  • Dayton Montgomery County Scholarship
  • GPA 2.5 or higher
  • Need based
  • Brookville Community Scholarship
  • Dansen Brown from BCSF meets with the seniors in
    the spring (here and at CTC)
  • Typically, everyone who applies gets a
    scholarship.

16
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

17
Financial Aid
  • File in January of 2013 using income information
    from 2012
  • Colleges that you have been accepted to will send
    you a financial aid package
  • BHS Hosts Financial Aid Meeting, January 15th at
    7 pm

18
Financial Aid
  • College Goal Sunday
  • Get free, on-site professional assistance completi
    ng the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal
    Student Aid)
  • February 10th at Sinclair Community College
  • For more information go to
  • ohiocollegegoalsunday.org

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

22
Dates To Remember
  • September 26th Homecoming Parade 630 pm
  • September 28th Interims/SWAP Day
  • September 28th Homecoming Football Game
  • September 29th Homecoming Dance 800 pm
  • October 8th Teacher Inservice/No School for
    Students
  • 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

24
  • Questions/Discussion Items
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