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SOPHOMORES

Link to the Sophomore Counselor, Barry Smith

Welcome Sophomore Class

Welcome to the Sophomore Class home counseling page.  The web site is intended to provide an additional resource in helping parents and students navigate high school.  This page will be updated periodically regarding various events pertaining to the 10th grade class at Cheyenne Mountain High School.  We hope that you find your 10th grade year productive and enjoyable.  If you are need of any assistance, the counseling office is here to serve you.  Feel free to stop in, email, or give us a call if you need anything.  

 

Advice:

Keep those grades up!

If you have room in your schedule, consider a part-time job, internship or volunteer position.

Join a Club or extracurricular activity.  (Colleges like well rounded students)

What to Expect sophomore Year

August

                             o   Back to School Night

September

o   Counselor in Classrooms

§  Informed Consent

§  Goals

·      Personal

·      Academic

October

o   PSAT test – practice SAT (optional)

o   PLAN test – practice ACT (required)

November

o   Counselor in Classrooms (ICAP)

o   ICAP

§  Update Four-Year Academic Plan

§  Credit Audits

§  CMHS Graduation Requirements

§  HEAR Coursework Requirements

§  Review Goals

§  Resume Builder

·      Begin building your resume: keeping track of grades, awards, honors, school and community activities, and volunteer work.

·      Continue to get involved in clubs on campus and community activities.

December

                             o   Finals

January

o   Counselor in Classrooms (ICAP)

§  Transcript

§  Go over PLAN test results

§  Career Interest Inventory

o   Discuss high school course plan with parents, teachers, counselor

February

o   AP Information and Registration Night

o   Class registration for Junior year

§  If you are an athlete and plan to play sports in college, check out NCAA requirements for high school courses.

March

                       o   TCAP

April

o   Stop by and say hi J


May

o   Receive schedule for Junior year

§  Make any changes you need to make on your schedules

§  Make sure you have English, Math, US History, and Science

§  Double check to make sure you have at least 2 credits of Fine Arts, 3 credits of PE, and 1 credit of Health.

o   Finals

o   Yearbook signing

Summer

  • How are you spending your summer?
  • Volunteer and educational programs can help give you a better idea about what you would like to do after graduation.