Counselors' Corner

STAAR BOOTCAMP AND RETEST DATES
 
All activities will be at MSI/Event Center
 
Staar Boot Camps Dates: 8am-12pm
 
English I and II - June 18th
Algebra 1 - June 20th
Biology - June 19th
US History - June 19th
 
Retest Dates: 8am-12:30pm
 
English I  - June 24th
Algebra I - June 25th
US History - June 25th
English II - June 26th
Biology - June 27th
 
 
SUMMER READING LISTS FOR PRE-AP AND AP ENGLISH CLASSES:
(* Reader's Notebook is for AP English 4)
 
 
SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
 
DATES: JUNE 4-JUNE 20
TIME: 8AM-1PM (12:30-1:00 PM is lunch)
LOCATION: THS
 
COST:
regular price: $100 per semester to make up
free/reduced lunch price: $50 per semester to make up 
 
Courses are completed online. Teachers for core subjects will be available to help.
 
Signed form and check (made out to THS) are due May 30, 2019 at the latest. 
If more than one course is needed, make a payment for one course only to start out. If the student has time for more, it can be arranged later.
 
 
NEW COURSE OFFERINGS FOR 2019-20
 
JUNIORS, SENIORS AND POSSIBLY SOPHOMORES WILL BE ABLE TO SIGN UP FOR THE FOLLOWING DUAL CREDIT COURSES.
 
        AT TSTC IN HUTTO (TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • HVAC
  • CYBER-SECURITY
  • INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE
 
      AT TEMPLE COLLEGE IN HUTTO
  • CRIMINAL JUSTICE
 
See the attached brochure for more information.
Talk to your counselor ASAP, if interested.
 
 CREDIT BY EXAMINATION (CBE) 2019-20
 
THE NEXT CBE WILL BE ADMINISTERED AUGUST 5-6, 2019
 
Notes about Credit by Exam: 
 
Foreign Languages:
The test is a proficiency-based test provided through AAPPL. It is not divided by semester but holistically assesses the lvel of the student in reading, listening, writing and speaking.
 
Other Subjects:
1. Students must pass each section individually to earn credit for the full year (the two parts A and B, fall and spring cannot be averaged out) 
2. Students who have had prior instruction in the subject they want to test out of must earn a 70; students who have not had prior instructions must earn a 80.
National Home Security Alliance
 
is an association focused on raising awareness about some serious and timely issues impacting teenagers with online safety.
 
Check the Staysafe.org's Online Teen Safety Guide here for information of various types of malware:
 
 
 
 TSI TESTING
 
The deadline to sign up for the TSI has passed.
You can take the TSI at the Temple College campus in Hutto,
 
See your counselor for information.
 
 
See the TESTING RESOURCE TAB for practice links to ASVAB, TSI, SAT, ACT.
 
THS Students and Parents!
 
Make sure you stay in touch with your counselors and relevant activities for your grade level!
 
Sign up with the Remind Messages App using the following codes:
 
FRESHMEN:                TEXT TO 81010.                 ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @de4b8d
SOPHOMORES:   TEXT TO 81010.           ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @77bc9k
JUNIORS:             TEXT TO 81010.           ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @3k3c6b
SENIORS:             TEXT TO 81010.           ENTER THIS AS A MESSAGE: @bcbg7g