- Please meet in the auditorium for a brief presentation at 6:00.
- Please bring a copy of your student’s schedule to follow and meet the teachers.
We will have copies of schedules available, but you can log into Aspen and take a photo of the schedule
The Guidance Department has been busy with the start of school! They hosted a Class of 2020 parent breakfast, a senior parent night and financial aid info session, and are meeting with the seniors today to discuss finalizing plans for after high school! For those parents who were unable to participate in the Senior Parent night on 9/14, there will be a complete set of handouts from the evening posted to the [ http://highschool.swampscott.k12.ma.us/Pages/SwampscottHS_Guidance/index ]Guidance website.
Registration for the October 15th PSATs has begun- any interested 10th or 11th graders should bring $30 cash or check (payable to Swampscott High School) to Mrs. Brown in the Guidance office. The PSAT is GREAT practice for the SAT, which most juniors will take in March or May. Research has shown that students who take the PSAT in the fall have higher scores on the SATs than students who have not taken the PSAT. Other benefits to taking the exam can be [ https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/psat-nmsqt-benefits-flyer-students.pdf ]found here through Collegeboard.
Our Guidance office was thrilled to receive over 15 applications for the NSCC Intro to Criminal Justice class that is slated to run this fall. Details to follow next week. Stay tuned!
All seniors must schedule a senior meeting with their counselor before winter break. For any student interested in applying EA or ED, that mandatory meeting must occur before 10/12. For other crucial golden nuggets from the Guidance office, please check the Guidance website, follow us on Twitter (@SHSGuidanceDpt), review the handouts, and check with the students. Many topics covered in the senior assemblies!!
Seniors should be paying close attention to their Naviance accounts and checking email regularly for important information, reminders, and events coming from the Guidance office. One important thing to pay attention to is a growing list of college visits posted in Naviance. Students can register online through Naviance for a college rep info session right here in our Guidance Office. Students must also see Mrs. Brown for a pass. Below is a list of the schools coming through the end of September.
Framingham State University
University of Richmond
Saint Joseph's College-ME
Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
Saint Anselm College
Roger Williams University