Counselors' Corner

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.
 
 
SENIOR 2019 EXIT SURVEY AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
 
If you missed the class presentation or need to refer to some links (military, job search, etc), here it is:
 
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.
 
SAT ON JUNE 1, 2019 AT TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL
 
NEED TO TAKE THE SAT?
 
IT WILL BE ADMINISTERED ON OUR CAMPUS ON JUNE 1ST.
 
TO SIGN UP, LOG ON TO WWW.COLLEGEBOARD.ORG
 
 
 

Steps to Sign Up for SAT


  1. Go to the Collegeboard.org website

     2. Click on to register for an SAT

     3. Sign up for Reading/Math/Writing

     4. Select the Date for the SAT

     5. Select the Location for the SAT

     6. Complete general student information

     7. Pay the SAT fee online or enter your SAT fee waiver #

     8. Upload an individual picture

     9. Print your ticket for the SAT test date

   10. On your test date-you will be required to have your ticket and ID

*See your counselor if you are on the Free/Reduced lunch program at THS

 
 
 CREDIT BY EXAMINATION (CBE) 2019-20
 
THE NEXT CBE WILL BE ADMINISTERED June 3-4, 2019
 
Students who want to test out of a subject should talk to their counselor.
 
Notes about Credit by Exam: 
 
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 you 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
 
 
 
ADDITIONAL TSI TESTING ON MAY 28TH
 
Location and time: 1pm in the THS Library.
 
The testing can accommodate 40 students.
First come, first served.
 
Sign up in the counseling office (front desk)