Junior year is all about honing-in on a student's post-secondary plan; college, trade school, military or entry directly into the workforce. Students are asking themselves: What are the next steps that I need to take? What have I been doing to prepare for this and what do I still need to do for this to become a reality? What story does my transcript and resume tell?
Students are eligible to begin taking College Before College and AP level courses.
In October, students and families are invited to attend College Financial Aid Night.
Also in October, all juniors take the PSAT for a second time to prepare for the SAT.
PSAT Prep is offered during Eagle Blocks for two weeks leading up to the test.
In November and March, students lead their SLC's and continue to maintain a vibrant E Portfolio.
From January to April, Jess meets with juniors and their families.
In February, a Junior College Kick Off Night is offered for students and families.
In late March or Early April, all juniors take the Connecticut SAT test.
SAT prep is offered during Eagle Blocks for several weeks leading to the test.
Students are invited to participate in college tours and admissions representative visits at school throughout the year; they are encouraged to visit schools with their families.
In Advisory, students complete Student Success Plan tasks through Naviance and our E Portfolio thought the year which include goal setting, resume writing and performing college searches.
In May, juniors complete E Portfolio defenses.
Juniors work on the first draft of their college essay during 4th marking period in English class.
In June, juniors are encouraged to take the SAT Subject tests.
Also in June, high achieving students are inducted int the National Honor Society.
It is critical that students use the summer wisely. You should be involved in programs, working and being productive with your time!