Student Services News April 20, 2018

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 9:19am

STUDENT SERVICES NEWS April 20, 2018
 
Glenelg High School
SAT Prep Courses
2017-2018
The Glenelg Boosters Club has one SAT Prep Course left at Glenelg High this school year. This course is designed to prepare students for the upcoming SAT test that will be held at Glenelg High.  It will be taught by GHS staff. The math sessions cover expanded topics from college preparatory math.  The verbal sessions will help increase reading comprehension and help prepare for the writing portion with emphasis on grammar and sentence structure, plus opportunities to practice the essay.  
 
This course will provide five weeks of preparation prior to SAT testing on June 2, 2018. Students may elect to take both the math and verbal SAT Prep Courses or simply choose one. The SAT Prep Classes will be held in the Media Center from 6-8 p.m.  The math course will be taught by  Mr. James McVicker, GHS math teacher. The verbal course will be taught by Ms. Leila Chawkat, GHS G/T Research teacher.  The cost for math and verbal SAT Prep Courses is $250.  Individual  math or verbal sessions can be taken for $125 each. If you have questions please call Glenelg High School at 410-313-5535 or   410-313-5528.   
SAT Prep Course Dates Course        SAT Testing Date                       Last Date to Register for SAT Prep        
May 1 – May 31, 2018                    June 2, 2018 at GHS                   April 30, 2018   
Math Prep Tuesday, May1, 8, 15, 22, 29    *Deadline to sign up for this  
Verbal Prep Thursday, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31      test date: May 3, 2018
You may register for a GHS SAT Prep course by completing the form below and sending your payment in to the front office. Mark the envelope Glenelg Boosters SAT Prep.
*To register for the SAT test go to sat.org/register.  Be sure to include Glenelg’s High School Code 210593 when registering.
 
Registration Form - Glenelg High School SAT Prep Course
 
Student’s Name (Please Print) _________________________________________Grade:_________
 
School (if not Glenelg) _____________________________________________________________
 
Phone: (Day) ____________________________ (Evening) ________________________________

 
Parent’s email____________________________________________________________________
Check your choice for the SAT Prep Course. Make checks payable to GHS Booster Club.
Session III May 1  – May 31, 2018  _________Math ($125)  ________Verbal ($125)    ____Both ($250)
 
Dear Parents,  Graduation is quickly approaching! Your senior will be meeting with the school counselors beginning the week of April 23.   Students will be asked to complete a senior survey. As a part of that survey, students are asked to enter all scholarships that have been offered to them. Please ensure that your student has the necessary information with them on that date. We are collecting all college scholarship amounts that were offered to your student even if they are not attending that college. In addition, if scholarships that were offered are renewable for four years, please include the total amount that will be awarded over the entire four years.  Thank you for your help with this request.   
 
NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SENIORS Damien’s Recovery Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship is available for a Senior that is concerned about the disease of addiction.  A 200-300 word essay is required answering how you see addiction as a problem in today’s society and explaining any personal experiences of how drug/alcohol addiction has impacted your life.  Applications are due to Mrs. Hirsch in Student Services no later than April 27, 2018 and are kept in strict confidence.  More details are available in Student Services.


Sgt. Erik Puente, from the U.S. Marines will be in Student Services on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 9:30 to talk to interested students about NROTC,  scholarship opportunities, trade schools opportunities, and career opportunities in the U.S. Marines.  Sign up in Naviance or see Mrs. Miles in Student Services if you want to meet with him.


COLLEGE 101 – MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE FOR STUDENTS WITH IEPS AND 504S
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 7:00-9:00pm
Howard Community College Duncan Hall, Room 100
Do you have a high school student with an IEP or 504 heading to college, or planning college for the future? Bring your student and join us for this informative evening that will prepare you both for navigating the new world of college. It’s never too early to start planning! Topics include:
 Accommodations and supports provided in a college setting  Advocating for yourself  Exploring technology to support academic success, including tools to for organization and note taking
Sponsored by Howard Community College Project Access and HCPSS Family Support & Resource Center. Registration is appreciated but not required, please call 410 313-7161.
 

 

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