Guidance Department Services
The PSAT (pre-SAT) will be administered on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 to students in grades 10 and 11. Mrs. Cox will be visiting all of the 10th and 11th grade classes during September to distribute and discuss the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT. This study guide includes a practice test, as well as other important information about the PSAT. Parents can go to the website www.collegeboard.com for more information.
The PLAN (pre-ACT) will be administered on Monday, November 12, 2012 to students in grades 9 and 10. Mrs. Cox will be distributing information about this test to students sometime in October. Parents can go to the website www.act.org for more information about the test.
AP (Advanced Placement) tests will be administered in the spring to students who are currently taking an AP class who wish to take the test. AP Exam Schedule 2013: Monday, May 6th – Friday, May 17th
Pope John XXIII will administer the following tests:
United States Government and Politics
United States History
The Hugh O’ Brien Leadership Award is an award given to one 10th grade student each year. This is a highly respected leadership opportunity and is wonderful for developing leadership skills. We will be presenting applications for this award to 10th graders during September. More information on this program can be found at www.hoby.org.
Resources for Parents
The Links on this page are for information purposes only.
www.kidshealth.org is a great website for parents and teens to explore together or on their own. It has a section for teens that covers many teen issues. It is a safe site and is very informational for parents as well.
Eating Disorders/Body Image/Health
Information link for parents in talking to youth about suicide
Parents can contact Mrs. Cox if they need information about other concerns as well.