Counseling Weekly 05.16.17

 

 

Peak to Peak Counseling News and Announcements

SAVE THE DATE Rising 9th - 12th Grade Parents/Guardians: High School Counseling Curriculum Night – Wednesday, September 6th. Specific evening times to be determined.

2017-2018 year 9th to 12th grade parents and guardians are strongly encouraged to attend our 2nd annual College Counseling Curriculum Night next fall. We will feature grade-specific workshops and a special screening of the highly relevant documentary “Screenagers” https://www.screenagersmovie.com/about/ .

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Counseling Articles of the Week:

“According to Harvard Psychologists: Parents Who Raise “Good” Kids Do These 5 Things” https://curiousmindmagazine.com/parents-who-raise-good-kids/

“Where Professors Send Their Children to College” http://www.cbsnews.com/news/where-professors-send-their-children-to-college/

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11th Grade FINAL Reminder: College Application Boot Camp Sign Up

Peak to Peak counseling staff will present five “College Application Boot Camp” workshops in August to kickstart the 2017-2018 senior year and college application process. Rising seniors can sign up for any one of the five boot camp workshops through the “Upcoming College Visits” section in Naviance..Workshops are four hours in length, and will take place on:

College Application Boot Camp (Gannett) Thu August 3, 2017 11:30 AM

College Application Boot Camp (Campbell) Fri August 4, 2017 11:30 AM

College Application Boot Camp (Thompson) Fri August 11, 2017 11:30 AM

College Application Boot Camp (Bostic) Mon August 14, 2017 11:30 AM

College Application Boot Camp (Gannett) Tue August 22, 2017 3:30 PM

Students who do not attend a boot camp workshop will miss critical college application information and will not be able to request teacher letters of recommendation.

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2017-2018 Community Service & School Leadership Opportunity: Peak to Peak Accountability Committee

The Peak to Peak Accountability Committee is looking for 1-2 students to commit to sharing the student perspective on a monthly basis for the 2017-2018 academic year. Participants are eligible to receive community service. The committee generally meets the first or second Monday of every month from 3:30-5pm, and there is also a potential need to participate in Peak to Peak Board Meetings throughout the year.

Interested students can contact Ms. Gannett in the Counseling Center at kimberly.gannett@bvsd.org and/or Head of Accountability Committee Jennifer Douglass at jradouglass@gmail.com.

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UPCOMING COLLEGE EVENTS

Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, & Stanford Admissions Program – Monday, May 22nd at 7pm at the Hotel Boulderado - https://key.admissions.upenn.edu/register/?id=d931febb-f647-4143-8101-eeec1af4d842

“Colleges That Change Lives” College Fair – Wednesday, August 16th at 7pm at the Colorado Convention Center – Four Seasons Ballroom - http://ctcl.org/denver-co-august-16-2017/

Jesuit Excellence Tour College Fair – Friday, September 8th at 10:40am at Peak to Peak College Counseling Center - http://www.ajcunet.edu/jet-tour/ (students only)

Peak to Peak College Day – Wednesday, September 27th 7:55am-3:05pm. Parents interested in volunteering and/or attending workshops from college reps can contact brian.rauscher@bvsd.org