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WEEK OF JANUARY 8, 2018 


FIRST SEMESTER FINAL EXAMS

**First semester final exams are scheduled for Thursday, January 25 ( blocks 1 & 2) and Friday, January 26 ( blocks 3 & 4)
**Mid-semester day is Monday, January 29- there is no school for high school students on this day
**SECOND SEMESTER begins on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

AP Testing Information

Students wishing to take AP tests in May must sign up in the Counseling Office by the end of the day, Friday, March 16, 2018.  Full payment of $94 per test is due when signing up.  Checks can be made payable to THS Student Activity Account.


Scholarship Listings:

Please check the Scholarship section of Family Connection on a regular basis for available scholarships. 

PSAT SCORES  

Grade 11 PowerPoint presented to students:
/UserFiles/Servers/Server_891766/File/Counseling/PSAT 2017 results grade 11.pptx
Grade 10 PowerPoint presented to students:
/UserFiles/Servers/Server_891766/File/Counseling/PSAT 2017 results grade 10.pptx
Grade 9 PowerPoint presented to students:
http://ths.sharpschool.net/UserFiles/Servers/Server_891766/File/Counseling/PSAT%209%20Power%20Point.pptx


Regional School Choice Options
Information for families interested in exploring regional magnet school options can be found at:
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2774&q=336804
The deadline to submit applications for regional magnet school options is February 28, 2018.
   


COLLEGE PLANNING PROGRAM JUNIORS AND PARENTS

Please see link below for the College Planning Program PowerPoint
/UserFiles/Servers/Server_891766/File/Counseling/class of 2019 College planning presentation.pptx


SENIORS: IMPORTANT REMINDERS

**Requests to send transcripts and other documents to colleges must be submitted at least 10 school days prior to any deadline.  This request is made by completing the back of the yellow Transcript Request Form with the college, application type and deadline.  Transcript request forms are kept in the counseling office.  Requests submitted with less than 10 days notice will be processed as time allows, and in the order in which they were received.  

  Please note: The application deadline for the UCONN Storrs Campus is January 15, 2018.  If you are applying, for this January deadline or any other, please come down to the office and complete your transcript request form!  


FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION
Please see links below for the Financial Aid Presentation materials. 
/UserFiles/Servers/Server_891766/File/Counseling/Scholarship Opportunities PDF.pdf
/UserFiles/Servers/Server_891766/File/Counseling/Fall 2017 High School Presentation .pdf


COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY

At College Goal Sunday, parents can talk to experts and get help filling out the FAFSA.  For dates and locations, please visit http://www.collegegoalsundayct.org/ 



COMMON APPLICATION QUESTIONS

Want to get a start on your college essay?  Go to the website below for the Common App essay questions for Fall 2017

http://www.commonapp.org/whats-appening/application-updates/common-application-announces-2017-2018-essay-prompts



THS CODE NUMBER FOR SAT, ACT, COLLEGE APPS:
070792



COUNSELING CASELOADS:

2017-2018 Counselor Assignments

 

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

Caitlin Foran

A-Da

A-Def

A-C

A-F

Jim Shea

De-Kr

Dei-Lea

D-J

G-L

Michelle Grady

Ku-P

LeB-Pe

K-Rie

M-Se

Lanham Miller

Q-Z

Po-Z

Rig-Z

Sh-Z