Counseling Weekly 08.30.16

 

 

College Counseling Center Weekly News and Announcements

High School Counseling News and Announcements

NEW Welcome to the new Counseling Weekly Digest!

The College Counseling Center would like to introduce you to our new form of communication for our announcements, events, reminders, and relevant articles. We hope you get to learn some more about the work we do and how we support our amazing students.

 

NEW Mandatory 10th, 11th, 12th Grade Parent/Guardian Counseling Curriculum Night

Featuring National Speaker & Author of New York Times Bestseller Queen Bees & Wannabes, Rosalind WIseman

Rosalind Wiseman will provide us with tips on how to naviagate the challenges of parenting teenagers. This is a unique opportunity that you won’t want to miss. Peak to Peak Counseling has combined parent nights into one evening. If you have multiple children attend the sessions for your eldest child.

Grade

Time

Topic

Location

All Grades

4:30 -7:00

FOOD TRUCKS - Great food available for purchase.

Main circle in front of the building

12th

5:00 -6:15

6:15- 6:30

6:30-7:00

7:00-7:45

7:15- 8:15

Senior College Planning Night – Nuts and Bolts of the Application Process - mandatory

Graduation information – order cap and gown etc. – Jostens - mandatory

Financial Aid/FAFSA Workshop - optional

Financial Aid/CSS Profile - optional

Rosalind Wiseman - Nationally known speaker offering advice and strategies to parents on how to navigate the teen years - suggested, but optional

New College Counseling Center

Northeast (New) Gym

11th

6:00 – 7:00

7:15- 8:15

College Admission Trends – mandatory

Rosalind Wiseman - Nationally known speaker offering advice and strategies to parents on how to navigate the teen years - mandatory

Northeast (New) Gym

10th

5:45 – 7:00

7:15- 8:15

Introduction to sophomore year with a parent panel from past parents who share lessons learned in the college process. – mandatory

Rosalind Wiseman - Nationally known speaker offering advice and strategies to parents on how to navigate the teen years - mandatory

Auditeria

Northeast (New) Gym


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College Visits and Events


NEW 2016 College Day - Wednesday, September 28th

Save the Date! Over 120 colleges have already registered - list to be released next week! Please make sure your student doesn't miss this important school day.

Students will sign up for College Day presentations on the following schedule:

  • 12th Grade: Tuesday, September 13th
  • 11th Grade: Friday, September 16th
  • 10th Grade: Monday, September 19th
  • 9th Grade: No sign up - all students attend college panels
  • Make Up Day: Tuesday, September 20th

Parent/Guardian Opportunities:

  • Volunteer for College Day! If you are interested in helping set up or run College Day, please email brian.rauscher@bvsd.org
  • New Parent/Guardian Workshops on College Day - 4 colleges will be presenting to parents only this year. Details coming soon!

Upcoming Local Events - Sign up for college visits at Peak to Peak in Naviance

Miami University, Oxford (Ohio) College Counseling Center Fri September 2, 2016 1:20pm
Western State Colorado University College Counseling Center Tue September 6, 2016 10:45am
In State College Fair - see attached flyer Centaurus High School Tue September 6, 2016 6:00pm
Northwest College Tour (March 2017) Interest Meeting College Counseling Center Wed September 7, 2016 12:30pm
10th, 11th, 12th Grade Parent/Guardian Counseling Curriculum Night See Details Above Wed September 7, 2016 See Above
Jesuit College Fair (JET) - see attached flyer College Counseling Center Fri September 9, 2016 10:40am

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Class of 2017 - SENIORS


NEW Wednesday Email Updates for Seniors

Each Wednesday, Mr. Rauscher will email seniors and their parents/guardians with important college deadlines, events, and reminders. This week will include new scholarship announcements, as well as details about senior meetings and local college open house events.


NEW Seniors College Work Sessions - Starting this Friday!

Beginning on Friday, September 2nd, the College Counseling Center's conference rooms have been reserved every Friday for seniors only to come work on college and scholarship applications and essays with the help of Mr. Rauscher and Counselors. Seniors are welcome to come during lunch or sign out of their study hall or a student aide period (ONLY if you've finished other assigned work).

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Class of 2018 - JUNIORS


Community Service Opportunities

Lafayette Library Reading Buddies (fall application due Sept. 10) - http://www.cityoflafayette.com/readingbuddies

Other local volunteer opportunities & student service log is online here


Article of the Week

School Stress: Six Ways Parents Can Help High School Students
 

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Class of 2019 - SOPHOMORES


Community Service Opportunities

Lafayette Library Reading Buddies (fall application due Sept. 10) - http://www.cityoflafayette.com/readingbuddies

Other local volunteer opportunities & student service log is online here


?Article of the Week

School Stress: Six Ways Parents Can Help High School Students

 

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Class of 2020 - FRESHMEN


NEW Mandatory 9th Grade Parent/Guardian Night + Freshmen Only Homecoming Event

Tuesday, September 27th - 6-8pm SAVE THE DATE - Details coming soon!


Article of the Week

School Stress: Six Ways Parents Can Help High School Students