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Parent Presentations

Freshmen

Attached is an informative Freshmen Parent Presentation with a wealth of tips to help you assist your child in navigating online learning successfully. Also included is information on how to get support and stay connected while distance learning is in place. Should you need additional support, please don't hesitate to reach out to your student's counselor. 

 

The incoming parent presentation for the Class of 2025 was held in March of 2021. See below for the presentation:

Sophomores
 
Sophomore Parent Presentation: The Sophomore Parent Webinar was held on January 20, 2021. The presentation covered a variety of information regarding college admission, graduation requirements, college admission testing updates, Naviance, and college research tools. If you were unable to attend the presentation, it is posted below. 
 
Sophomore Counseling Appointments: Individual Sophomore Counseling Appointments will take place from March 8-26, 2021. At the appointment, sophomores and their parent/guardian(s) will have an opportunity to meet with their child's counselor to review course planning for Junior and Senior years, discuss post-secondary options, and finalize course requests for Junior year. To book an appointment, you can either schedule it on your counselor's Sophomore Google Classroom or click on the Calendly links by counselor below:
 
Juniors
 
For the 2020-2021 school year, the Junior Parent Presentation will be held virtually on February 10, 2021.
 
The purpose of this presentation is to review graduation requirements, college admissions information, testing information, and the letter of recommendation procedures. Counselors will discuss the importance of finding an appropriate college match for the student and topics to consider when developing a college list. Services from the College and Career Center and the Naviance program will also be reviewed. Counselors will discuss in depth the college application process, including types of admission options, eligibility index vs. committee selection, and parts of the application folder. Finally, counselors will also briefly cover other program information such as NCAA requirements, essays and personal statements, and the importance of college visits. 
Seniors
 
The Senior Parent Presentation was held virtually on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Topics covered include the college application process, COVID-19, admissions testing, letters of recommendation, and more. Please reference the powerpoint below. Additionally, please utilize the Senior Conference Parent Checklist below as a resource to assist your student with their college applications. If you have any questions when assisting your student with this process, please contact or have your student contact their counselor.
Parent Speaker Series