Senior Parent Night Cypress Creek High School Class of 2010 Class of 2010 Senior Class Coordinators Vallorie Mason, Assistant Principal Frank Armenta, Wendy McDonald, Terrie Shell Counselors Sharon Bey, Coordinating Counselor Greg Nelson, Senior Class Sponsor Julie Artz firstname.lastname@example.org President Cy Creek SNAP Cy Creek SNAP 2010 FUNPLEX 13700 Beechnut (near Beechnut and Eldridge intersection CY CREEK SNAP 2010 Senior Night After Prom Fun, safe and memorable event for our seniors and their dates following PROM Night of May 15-16 Seniors are invited whether they attend Prom or not Why SNAP? Prom/Graduation Traffic Fatalities Spring 2000, April 14 – June 18 2082 Deaths, 1226 Alcohol-Related To keep our students safe According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration SNAP 2010 - FUN Casino, Mechanical Bull Amazing Games Room, Inflatables Pool, Shuffleboard & Bowling Music, Karaoke Food Prizes (Lap tops, HDTVs, I Phones) SNAP 2010- SAFE Transportation – PROM to SNAP – SNAP to Cy Creek Lock-In Zero Tolerance, drug-free, alcohol-free event SNAP 2010 - Summary Event will be May 15-16 Need volunteers Fundraising – We need you now! Yankee Candle sale begins this month! Event – We need you in the spring Help us provide a fun, safe and memorable night for your senior and his/her date! Senior AP/ Counselor Assignments A-GE A-LA Wendy McDonald Frank Bravo GF-O LB-Z Frank Armenta Vallorie Mason P-Z Terrie Shell Coordinating Counselor Sharon Bey Secretaries Mary Larson, Julie Larson Listserv for Class of ’10 To receive email updates regarding senior activities and opportunities, send an email to: A – GE email@example.com Gf-O firstname.lastname@example.org P- Z email@example.com Be sure to indicate “Class of ’10” District Guidance and Counseling Information: www.cfisd.net Classroom Visits Counselors will be visiting all of the senior English classes on September 15th and 16th to discuss: Applying to college/Other options Financial Aid/Scholarships Testing requirements Procedures and Deadlines Connect! Registration Graduation Plans Minimum Recommended Classes not as advanced Required to start at 4-yr TX university ENGLISH: English I, II, III, IV ENGLISH: English I, II, III, IV MATH: Alg. I, Geom., Alg. II or MMA MATH: Alg. I, Geom., Alg. II SOCIAL STUDIES: World History, SOCIAL STUDIES: W. Geography, U.S. History, Govt., Econ. W. History, U.S. History, Govt., Econ. SCIENCE: IPC, Biology SCI: IPC, Biology, Chemistry HEALTH HEALTH SPEECH (COMM. APPLICATIONS) SPEECH (COMM. APPLICATIONS) TECHNOLOGY – 1.0 credit TECHNOLOGY – 1 credit PE – 1.5 credits PE – 1.5 credits 3RD SCIENCE or World Geography FOREIGN LANGUAGE - 2 credits ELECTIVES FINE ARTS – 1 credit ELECTIVES TOTAL = 22 credits or more TOTAL = 24 credits or more CLASS RANKS 6 SEMESTERS CLASS OF ’09 CLASS=718 TOP 10% (#1-72) 6.7838 – 6.3056 1ST QUARTER (#1 – 181) 6.7838 – 5.6667 2ND QUARTER (#182 – 359) 5.6579 – 5.0789 3RD QUARTER (#360 – 539) 5.0588 – 4.2222 4TH QUARTER (#540 – 718) 4.2143 – 1.6290 CHOICES AFTER GRADUATION MILITARY SERVICE CAREER & TECHNICAL TRAINING COMMUNITY COLLEGE 4 YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY MILITARY SERVICE ENLIST WITH SPECIFIC BRANCH THROUGH RECRUITER ROTC SCHOLARSHIP FOLLOWED BY ACTIVE DUTY IN RESERVES APPLY FOR APPOINTMENT TO ONE OF THE SERVICE ACADEMIES Military Academy Night Our annual Military Academy Night November 17, 2009 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Berry Center CAREER AND TECHNICAL TRAINING APPRENTICESHIPS IN SPECIFIC FIELDS http://www.doleta.gov/atels_bat/fndprgm.cfm PRIVATE SCHOOLS-Bradford, Art Institute of Houston, DeVry University, ITT, UTI PUBLIC SCHOOLS-NHMCCD System, HCC, San Jac, TSTC COLLEGE & CAREER NIGHT OCTOBER 7, 2009 6:00 - 9:00 P.M. The Berry Center (Barker Cypress) BRING QUESTIONS FOR REPRESENTATIVES BRING NAME AND ADDRESS LABELS STUDENT TICKETS REQUIRED THIS YEAR TESTING… TAKS EXIT LEVEL RETESTS 10/20/09 Eng. Language Arts 10/21/09 Math 10/22/09 Science 10/23/09 Social Studies 03/01/10 Social Studies 03/03/10 Eng. Language Arts 03/04/10 Math 03/05/10 Science 04/27/10 Eng. Language Arts 04/28/10 Math 04/29/10 Science 04/30/10 Social Studies A.S.V.A.B. Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery SIGN UP DURING LUNCHES NOVEMBER 12, 2009 APTITUDE ASSESSMENT INTEREST INVENTORIES WORK VALUES CAREER LINKS The SAT with Writing Began March 2005 Earlier start time (7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. arrival) Overall Testing Time = 3 hrs & 45 minutes – 70 minutes for Math – 70 minutes for Critical Reading – 25 minutes for the variable section – 60 minutes for Writing 25 minute essay 35 minute multiple choice SAT I (Reasoning) SAT II (Subject) TEST DATES REGISTRATION DEADLINE October 10, 2009 September 9 November 7, 2009 October 1 December 5, 2009 October 30 January 23, 2010 December 15 March 13, 2010 February 4 May 1, 2010 March 25 June 5, 2010 April 29 (Tests are not offered at Cy Creek this year, due to construction) www.collegeboard.com Cy-Creek SAT Prep Course Tuesdays – Math Prep - $80 Thursday – Verbal Prep - $80 Courses offered 3 times this school year First course began today – 09/08/09 Time – 2:45 to 4:15 pm Flyer/application available tonight ACT ACT Assessment: 4 Multiple choice sections - 3 hours of testing on all test dates ACT Assessment Plus Writing: 4 Multiple choice sections plus a 30 minute writing section began 02/05 - 3.5 hours of testing ACT Assessment English/Writing: 1 multiple choice English test plus a 30 minute writing section begins - 1 hour and 15 minutes of testing ACT 2009-2010 TEST DATES REGISTRATION DEADLINE September 12, 2009 August 7 October 24, 2009 September 18 December 12, 2009 November 6 February 6, 2010 January 5 April 10, 2010 March 5 June 12, 2010 May 7 (Tests are not offered at Cy Creek this year, due to construction) www.actstudent.org THEA Test Date Registration Deadline October 17, 2009 September 18, 2009 February 27, 2010 January 29, 2010 April 24, 2010 March 26, 2010 June 19, 2010 May 21, 2010 July 24, 2010 June 25, 2010 WWW.THEA.NESINC.COM THEA Exemptions SAT 1070 + (500M & 500CR) ACT 23 + (19 on English & 21 Math) TAKS (2200 in Math and 2200 ELA with a Writing Subscore of at least a 3) COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY OPTIONS COMMUNITY COLLEGE PUBLIC UNIVERSITY (IN-STATE) PUBLIC UNIVERSITY (OUT-OF-STATE) PRIVATE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES (IN-STATE) PRIVATE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES (OUT-OF-STATE) Steps for Choosing a College Check admission requirements Verify majors offered match interests Visit college campus Consider actual costs to attend Get answers to questions/concerns Trust your instincts Check and stick to deadlines How to Sign Up for Community/Junior College Lone Star College, HCC, San Jacinto Open enrollment – anyone with diploma can go! Can transfer to univ. later Take official hs transcript with you Fill out online application (registration) Take COMPASS test (if not exempt) Sign up for classes – usually online Pay fees, purchase textbooks Lone Star College District Map CCHS CCHS BEFORE APPLYING TO COLLEGE Take necessary entrance exams SAT/ACT/THEA Develop a resume - don’t be modest Compose Essays – have them edited by teacher, parent, other Ask for letters of recommendation (if needed) MUST allow 3 weeks notification APPLYING TO COLLEGE Application Guidelines: Meet ALL Deadlines! Apply early so you'll have time to review and compare scholarship and financial aid offers. Read the application instructions carefully and be sure you provide all of the required information and materials (high school transcripts or letters of recommendation). Don’t forget to pay application fee and submit application! Respond to all requests for additional information immediately and keep records of your responses. Keep a file with a copy of your application and other materials, copies of letters from the colleges or universities, any Electronic IDs assigned, and copies of your letters to the schools. http://www.collegefortexans.com/applying/applying.cfm www.applytexas.org Accepted by Texas Public Universities, Independent Institutions, and Health-Related Institutions Online application includes application, deadlines, fees, and essay topics for each university Please note Regarding Transcripts… See the Registrar’s Office for requests When requesting Official Transcripts, you must allow 3 days for processing. Official Transcripts = $2.00 Unofficial Transcripts = $1.00 DEADLINES Texas A&M UT-Austin www.applytexas.org www.applytexas.org Apply now to Jan Apply now to Dec 15 – 15 – Materials must Materials must be be received by 1/15 received by 12/15 Scholarship – Scholarship – apply & apply & received received by 12/01 by 12/01 $60 fee $60 fee SAT/ACT sent SAT/ACT sent Essays A & B Essays A, B, C Resume Official Transcript Official Transcript Check status Check status www.tamu.edu/admissions www.bealonghorn.utexas.edu 713-454-1990 713-500-3516 Who is Connect! Dedicated former guidance counselors and admissions professionals committed to making the college and career exploration process easier for counselors and students. www.connectedu.net Connect! provides Parents with tools to: •Review Counselor communications, Posted events and access the wealth of information in the Connect! library •Research & Evaluate Colleges Analyze your student’s likelihood of acceptance •Oversee your student’s college application process Help your student stay organized and keep on top of application requirements & deadlines. •Receive assistance with navigating the financial aid process & with planning college finances •Research Interests, Careers & Majors with your student. Review Posted Events Has your student signed up? Community>View Student Events Research Colleges Colleges>Search Profiles Colleges>Search ProfilesColl Review College Profiles Explore Careers & Majors Students>Explore Careers & Majors SCHOLARSHIPS FILE CABINET IN CAREER CENTER - LIBRARY PARENT’S EMPLOYERS/MAJOR CORP. WEBSITES* COLLEGES - DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS Minnie Piper Stevens Foundation Compendium of Texas College and Financial Aid Calendar (Contains both Merit & Need Based information) www.finaid.org www.fastweb.com Scholarship Information – District Website For Scholarships available for all students meeting qualifications: www.cfisd.net Go to Departments Guidance and Counseling Scholarship Bulletin CCHS Scholarship Form SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS 2009- 2010 PLEASE LIST THE NAME AND AMOUNT OF ALL MONIES YOU HAVE BEEN OFFERED – NOT JUST THE ONES YOU ARE ACCEPTING. If possible attach a copy of your scholarship offer. __________________________________________ __________________ LAST NAME / FIRST NAME ID# SCHOLARSHIP NAME NAME OF SCHOOL, ORGANIZATION, COLLEGE, AMOUNT TOTAL ETC. SPONSORING SCHOLARSHIP PER YEAR AMOUNT OFFERED Return this form to Return this form to the Career Center in the the Career Center in the Library. Library. WHERE DO YOU PLAN TO ATTEND COLLEGE? __________________ Financial Aid FAFSA – must complete to receive ANY money from university. In Fall, apply for PIN number (student & parent) In Spring, complete application as close to January 1st as possible. Money is awarded on first come, first served basis http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ College Financial Aid Night Berry Center December 2, 2009 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. College Financial Aid Night Topics MERIT BASED AID: NEED BASED AID: SKILLS-Band, Athletics, FAFSA form-Deadlines! Art, Choir, etc. TEXAS GRANT- ACADEMICS-Test Recommended HS Program scores, GPA, rank, & Financial Need classes taken Early High School PSAT/NMSQT scores Graduation Exemption Parents’ work/ Student’s B–On-Time Loan Program work Recommended HS Program University scholarships Stafford Loans (and others) Work Study Additional Information COIN CAREER SEARCH COLLEGE SEARCH FINANCIAL AID SEARCH PRE-ADDRESSED LETTERS AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY, ON CLASSROOM COMPUTERS, & INTERNET www.coin3.com User Name = Novell login Password = Novell login Site ID = TX14830 National Honor Society Requirements GPA and Teacher Response set annually--- Current GPA Requirement - 5.8000+ Teachers score on: Classroom attitude General Conduct School citizenship Responsibility Consistency Leadership potential Candidates must complete: A service and leadership form Written essay DUAL & ARTICULATED CREDIT DUAL/ CONCURRENT ARTICULATED PASS SOME OR ALL PORTIONS OF THEA, STATEWIDE AND LOCAL COMPASS, OR THEA AGREEMENTS EXEMPT CREDIT AWARDED WITHIN 15 MONTHS OF GRADUATION 1070 ON SAT (500 MATH & 500 CR) 80 OR BETTER IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COURSE 23 COMPOSITE ON ACT (19 ENG & 21 M) CREDIT AWARDED AFTER 6 COLLEGE HOURS TAKS-2200 ENG PLUS 3 ON EARNED ESSAY & 2200 M TAKE COURSE IN JR OR SR YEAR COLLEGE TUITION NO TUITION REQUIRED BOTH DUAL & ARTICULATED CREDIT COUNT AS ADVANCED COURSES FOR THE DAP PASS/FAIL for Grades 11 & 12 Band III & IV Manufacturing Systems Orchestra III & IV Manufacturing Tech. Choir III & IV Engineering Graphics or Architectural Dance III & IV Graphics Art III & IV Research Design/Dev. Debate III CISCO II Video Technology III & IV Health Science TE II Public Speaking III Spanish III - VI Theater Prod. III & IV French III - VI Theater Arts III&IV German III - VI Adv. Journalism (N,Y) III & IV Latin III & IV Air Force JROTC III & IV American Sign Language III Sociology Creative Writing Psychology Keyboarding Students in Students in Adv. Social Science Problems Algebra II* grades 11 or 12 grades 11 or 12 Street Law Precalculus* may take only may take only 22courses as courses as Pass/Fail that Pass/Fail that *Algebra II and Precalculus are restricted to are beyond those students who have completed their are beyond math requirement those needed those needed for graduation. for graduation. NCAA Initial Eligibility and Clearinghouse NCAA MEETING WILL BE HELD SEPTEMBER 25, 2009 DURING STUDENT ATHLETIC PERIODS. Graduation for Senior Class Senior Class of 2010 June 5, 2010 3:30 pm Berry Center Questions?
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