FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE
The 2018 College Fair is THIS THURSDAY!!! SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College. 9a.m.-12p.m. and 5p.m.-8p.m.
Representatives from nearly 200 two-year and four-year colleges, nursing schools, business schools and trade schools will participate in the Syracuse National College Fair. Officers and enlisted personnel from the various branches of the military services will also be on hand to discuss the military’s enlistment and education programs such as R.O.T.C., the military academies and the GI Bill. The College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), is a timesaving opportunity for students and parents to gather a lot of information in one day.
For more information visit https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/syracuse-national-college-fair/
Please note that you may now self-nominate for a number of awards, scholarship and book awards that will be given at our annual Honors convocation. Please refer to the High School Counseling website for information regarding the list of awards. It’s as simple as filling out a nomination form to put yourself in the running for these awards. Nomination forms can be printed off the website at http://www.skanschools.org/districtpage.cfm?pageid=522 or picked up in the counseling office. Please see your counselor if you have any questions. Deadline is March 29, 2018.
FRESHMEN meetings are beginning individually to review their year academically, and give them the opportunity to dialogue with counselors about any questions or concerns they have related to any of the aforementioned topics. As we move forward, we will be communicating with parents regarding your child’s schedule choices. Please feel free to contact us with any questions that may arise in the coming months as we move toward the completion of their Freshman year.
A special opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers in CNY. Students, aged 12 and older, from any CNY School District, are invited to register. There is no cost for program – we want as many students as possible to be able to explore all that CNY has to offer in STEM career!
March 14 – @ Oswego BOCES from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Snow date is March 15
Topic: This event will provide networking opportunities with industry representatives and tradesmens, informational displays, and a panel discussion with local business partners.
**Students, teachers and parents are welcome. They can register at https://www.cnystem.com/careers
On Monday, January 22nd, the High School Counseling Department held a Freshmen Information Night.
For parents that were in attendance at the Freshmen Information Night, we would request that you fill out the attached Freshmen Information Night survey by clicking on the following link. We appreciate your feedback as it will assist us in meeting the needs of our students.
For ALL parents, please see the downloads below for the PowerPoint from the presentation and helpful links, tips and information for freshmen.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact your student's counselor.
Parents of sophomores: Please note that students have received their PreACT results.Each student will receive an in depth score report which contains both their scores on the test, and also an individualized career map. If you would like more information about the score report, please visit this link: http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/UsingYourPreACTResults-PreACT.pdf
Please note a misprint in the school calendar. The National College Fair at Onondaga Community College is scheduled for March 15. Please see the NACAC website for details.
Attention Juniors: NEW VISIONS Medical Professions Junior Information Day is Tuesday, February 6, 2018 and Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 10:00-2:00 @ Auburn Community Hospital. The New Visions program supplements the final year of high school for talented and motivated students allowing them to experience a variety of health care fields.
If interested in checking out the program please see your counselor for more information.
Please take a look at the NEW Parents' Corner on our counseling page! Many articles of interest are added weekly to the site.
*Anyone who missed Financial Aid Night on Monday September 18th please check out the power point below.