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Class of 2018
BHS COUNSELORS Mrs. Travis Ms. Ramsey Ms. Conaway Ms. Stevenson Mrs. Larson Mrs. Allen A-D E-He (All Special Education) Hi-M N-Sh Si-Z Student Assistance Counselor
Other Helpful People Counseling Secretary: Mrs. Johnston Can direct you to the right place concerning any questions, transcripts, etc. Registrar: Mrs. Adams She is responsible for all records, sending transcripts, grades etc.
ASVAB Testing • Still unsure about your career plans? Sign up for the ASVAB on November 8 th. • This test will help you discover skills and aptitudes for certain jobs. It does not commit you to the military. Sign up in the counseling office.
Important Dates • November 2: District College Night at the BCTAL 6: 00 - 8: 00 PM. • PSAT Exam for National Merit Competition October 19 th.
Staying Informed • Be sure to sign up for reminders from the counseling department through Remind 101 see packet for instructions. • Also, the BHS Facebook page is a great source for keeping up with college and scholarship information. • Lunch visits with college recruiters.
End of Course Exams Algebra Biology English 1 English 2 US History DO YOUR VERY, VERY BEST!!!
LISTEN for Exemptions from College Tests
NCAA Clearinghouse Juniors interested in playing Division I or II sports in college MUST register on-line for the clearinghouse BEFORE recruiters can talk to students or high school coaches. Register at www. NCAA. org Request your transcript from Mrs. Adams.
NOW is the time to determine GRADUATION PLAN
Foundation High School Plan 4 credits English 4 credits Math 4 credits Science 3 credits Social Studies (unless on Multidisciplinary) 2 credits World Languages (must be the same language. ) 1 credit PE
Foundation HS continued • 1 credit fine arts • Health. 5 credit • Speech. 5 credits • Technology. 5 required • Endorsement Coursework completed Total of 26 credits or more.
Endorsements • STEM (Science Technology and Engineering and Math) • Business and Industry • Public Services • Arts and Humanities • Multidisciplinary
Many colleges and universities want 3 credits of the same foreign language and 4 credits of Social Studies
Performance Acknowledgements A student may earn a performance acknowledgement on their transcript for outstanding performance on any of the following:
Performance Acknowledgements • Completing at least 12 hours of college credit including dual credit and advanced technical credit. • In bilingualism and bi literacy • On a college AP Exam • On the PSAT, or ACT • For earning a nationally or internationally recognized industry certification.
Gr e De a t al TCC Dual Credit Cost • Approximately $177 per 3 hour course plus textbooks. • Requirements: Must show college readiness by having high enough scores on ACT or SAT or by passing the TSI (Texas Success Initiative)
TCC Continued • Senior year options: • English: You will earn Comp 1, Comp 2, and Brit. Lit credit. 9 hours of college credit upon successful completion of each course. You must complete all 3 courses in English to get the high school credit. Approximately 3 hours for Govt. , Econ. College Algebra, and Pre-Cal.
Dual Credit BCTAL • Dual Credit Accounting at the BCTAL (course is paid for by the BCTAL) 6 hours college credit. • Aviation Mechanics fees are also paid for by CTE and so is tool kit.
TCC Dual Credit Parent Meeting ary u Ea r Jan ly Listen for time and place on announcements.
COLLEGE ENTRANCE TESTS
TSI • Test required for placement in all public colleges and universities. • Test covers Writing, Reading, and Math • EXEMPTIONS for high ACT or SAT test scores
SAT or ACT See your handout for dates of testing Register on-line • SAT I (www. collegeboard. com) • ACT (www. act. org) WHICH TEST?
SAT tests reading, writing and math so strong math students have an advantage Good in Math? Take SAT ACT tests math, writing and reading selections in science. Not good in Math? Take ACT Begin taking these tests in the spring of your junior year.
School Code 445137
TEST PREP CLASSES TAKE ONE
PREVIEW DAYS/COLLEGE VISITS CHECK COLLEGE WEBSITES SEE COUNSELOR CORNER FOR ADVERTISED DATES, PLACES AND TIMES WATCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Industry Trends • The US Workforce of 2000 and beyond will be 65% skilled, 20% professional and 15% unskilled. • Increasing global competition • Electronic technology links workers and functions at scattered sites • Will have multiple careers (5 -7) • Work methods and functions require workers to adapt continuously • Future jobs will require more than a high school diploma • Life long learning is a must • Over the course of a lifetime of work a HS grad will earn $500, 000 more than a non-graduate
BCTAL (Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning) • BCTAL offers a variety of career options, many classes are two periods. • You may be able to earn certificates or licensures that will make you more employable.
Other CAREER Pathways • Certificate programs offered at community colleges • Texas State Technical College www. tstc. edu • Associate Degrees (two year programs) • Local technical schools
SCHOLARSHIPS You must complete the applications to be eligible to receive the money! Helpful websites www. ______ • fastweb. com • srnexpress. com • collegefortexans. com • collegeboard. com/pay • birdville. k 12. tx. us under E-Scholarships
BEWARE! It is NOT necessary and there are no benefits in paying for these services.
GO center Students can use the Go Center to: • Explore careers and colleges • Register for ACT/SAT • Research and Apply for Scholarships • Fill out College Applications • Complete Financial Aid Forms • Conduct Job Searches www. careercruising. com You may access career cruising from the BHS website. If you have forgotten your password you can see your counselor for it.
Come to Junior Conference • • • Meet individually Look at credits to graduate Check next years class selections Discuss plans after high school Be ready to ask questions.
Good Luck We hope you have listened and are excited to get started on your next step in life. Best wishes for an amazing year. Your junior year gets you in, your senior year keep you in! We are here to help you!