How to see counselor Sign Up Blue Sheet in Guidance Study hall, before/after school, AA Class time – check with teacher
Why do Students come toGuidance? Personal/Social Issues Academic/Career Issues Applications/Information/ Connections
Academic/Career Issues To have each and every one of you graduate To help each of you maximize your academic achievement & your opportunities To provide you with sound information to help you decide whether to attend the Penta Career Center, PSO and/or Dual Enrollment options To explore possible college options and career tracks
Are You On Track for Graduation? How many credits do you need to be on track for graduation? 4 English 4 Math 3 Science 3 Social Studies ½ Health ½ P.E. ½ Fin. Literacy 2 (3)* Foreign Lang. (College Prep) 1 Fine Arts (College Prep) Eastwood Requirements 21.5 Total Minimum Community Services Hours 16 Total Minimum
Your Sophomore YearStrategies: Believe in Yourself: “To succeed, you must first believe that you can!” Be organized: Makes day run smoothly and saves you time; be on top of your classes Planner: Look at daily and see what you need to do so you are ready for the day Keep locker/backpack neat: Easier to find neat what you need Supplies: folders, pens, pencils, paper, books Manage your time: (24 hours) (168 hours) Positive attitude! Attendance: #1 school success factor
PLAN Test For all 10th graders Wednesday, October 10th $11.25 to Mrs. Blausey by Friday, October 5th Practice ACT (American College Test) for 10th Has an interest inventory component-helps you think about careers Predicts how you will do on the real ACT-lets you start to match your academic abilities with college admission requirements
HOBY Youth leadership to inspire and develop community service and innovation EMPOWER – LEAD – EXCEL Pick up application from Ms. Dubois Chosen by Luckey Kiwanis
Previous HOBY Recipients Jasmyne Brewer“Life changing, puts everything in a different perspective such as: the way you treat others, volunteering more out of the goodness of your heart, not to get something and made many new friends.”
Opportunities to Know aboutPenta: Penta Career Assessment One-day @ Penta October 12 Penta Informational meeting November 7 Explore Penta Day December 3 Penta Open House 6:00pm Jan/Feb. Tech Tuesday Visits to Penta Eastwood Students Mrs. Zilba - Penta Counselor Apply as early as possible after the Explore Penta Day. The application will be available on-line.
Facts about Penta They are on a block schedule PSO Owens classes still an option (based on GPA) Yes, you can still be involved in Eastwood activities while at Penta like band and athletics You CAN go on to college from Penta You still graduate from Eastwood with an Eastwood diploma
Ohio Graduation Test March 11th-15th Test Schedule Monday – Reading Tuesday – Math Wednesday – Writing Thursday – Science Friday – Social Studies
More Opportunities Post Secondary Educational Options Program Must meet GPA requirements Owens 3.00* BGSU 3.25* Findlay 3.20* Meeting March 4th 7:00pm in study hall Owens College Preview Night March 6th (more info to come)
And Finally ….we encourage youto be positively involved Set your personal/academic goals for this year. Balance between studying hard and enjoying friends, family & activities. Join clubs, attend events, make time for family & friends. Have a great sophomore year!