Print powerpoint with notes lines Have packet for parents of all handouts vs. having them take what they want – quicker. Have students from stuco handing out packets
Give a time limit to each slide. TIME LIMIT - 3
Have in state university information – one page fact sheet – call colleges for this Have community college fact sheet – call college TIME LIMIT - 2
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Have a handout for places to find this information Petersons, etc. Definitions (Early decision, Early action, etc – when/why to choose) Common Application – the whys/hows/what it means Backup plan – too many don’t do this - $$ money is in jeopardy if they don’t. TIME LIMIT - 5
What does that mean? Just because you are ACCEPTED doesn’t necessarily mean you will be attending. Don’t forget to do the important things when making your decisions.
Have a counselor talk about the differences IF student can be accepted to university level, APPLY – use CC as backup plan if needed. Mention az.transfer.org – handout Your bac degree will not state “but he started at community college” Cost difference TIME LIMIT - 5
Have SAT/ACT Dates handout Have practice sites handout Have flyer for Zaps handout Most colleges have their own Math Placement Test Explain fee waivers – Have handout on requirements TIME LIMIT 5
Sheila to add points
Show bulletin – have handout (? Copy last few pages of show me the money?) Applications – some mail, turn back in to us, apply on line Websites – have handout Colleges – Must visit on web Begin Early – Spring is too late Stackable – explain how they stack, tell how colleges will take away loans first, then grants Financial need – explain how mine received $$ when no need but no one else applied. Qualifications – have stats for Class of 2010, talk of volunteering (bluebook), ethnicity, specific majors, first generation – have 4 or 5 examples. Mention sports – Mikes speaker TIME LIMIT 10
Grants available from state – handout Grants – pell – handout Loans – use as backup – not signing up – just getting the offer from college Have funding education beyond high school guides available. (big book)
Darell Cap and Gown Invitations Class Song/Motto due dates (months?) Prom Senior Trips Graduation Venue Senior Grad Night info
CLASS OF 2011 SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT FOR PARENTS! Power Point presentation packets are available in the lobby of the auditorium.
Elite Southwest will be on campus for graduation orders on Tues. Sept. 14 th and monthly thereafter. Elite Southwest is located at 1445 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 602-287-9400. They will come back again 9/23 and 9/24 and thereafter monthly through December.
Grad Nite – All seniors are invited to attend. The purpose of Grad Nite is to provide a supervised celebration of graduation. The cost of a ticket includes all food, entertainment, music, and prizes in a safe, chaperoned environment.
Students must have their pictures taken by Leisure Portraits BY THE END OF AUGUST to be included in the senior section of the yearbook. 480-786-4585. You do not need to purchase these pictures.