· Get off to a good start! Continue to challenge yourself academically and get the best grades possible. For more information on study skills, visit the link to the left.
· Home Access Center- Continue to access your student account so that you can keep track of your grades. Pay attention to interim and end of marking period dates.
· PSAT- Consider registering for the PSAT, offered at North on October 20th. Registration will take place in the counseling office on September 19th to October 17th. The fee is $24.00 cash or check payable to “Guidance Testing Fund.”
· Graduation Project- Sophomores can begin working on your graduation projects, which is a requirement for your high school diploma. Get it done this year, and check it off your list!
· Continue involvement! Continue to participate in activities that interest you in school or outside of school. Attend the Activities Fair held in the lobby and cafeteria during lunches on September 27th and 28th. Sign up for a new club, or take a more active leadership role in your selected activities.
· National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) If you are considering competing at the college level in a Division I or Division II sport, please let your counselor know. Visit http://eligibilitycenter.org for information on the NCAA Clearinghouse.
· Learning In Neighborhood Community Service (LINCS) Keep working on your LINCS hours. Visit the website to learn about opportunities to help out in your community. Although LINCS hours are not a requirement for graduation, 60 hours are required if you would like your service documented on your official transcript. LINCS hours may also be required for various Honors Societies. Visit the LINCS website for more information.
· Naviance: Update your contact information in your Naviance profile. Begin exploring this website to research careers, majors and colleges that may be of interest to you. Become familiar with general college entrance requirements and scholarship opportunities.
· Need help? Clinic days are Tuesdays and Thursdays after school, so students can request help from teachers. A 4:00 bus is available to provide transportation home.
· National Honor Society (NHS) Tutors- Students can request an NHS tutor in a variety of subjects. Just visit the counseling office, and fill out a request form located on the bulletin board of the waiting room.
· Library Hours- The library is open to students in the evenings. The North library is open 7-9pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, and the South library on Wednesdays and Thursdays. NHS Tutors are also available during these time slots. A student ID is required to enter the library.
· College Fair- Attend the Council Rock College Fair on March 21st, 2013 hosted at North, and start obtaining information on colleges that interest you. Over 200 colleges and universities are invited to attend.
· SAT II- Consider taking the SAT Subject Tests in June if required for college admission. Registration is completed online at www.collegeboard.com.