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									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
cycreeksnap2010@gmail.com


        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      wendy.mcdonald@cfisd.net

                Gf-O      francisco.armenta@cfisd.net

                     P- Z      terrie.shell@cfisd.net

                       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
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