10th Grade Information
It's never too early to plan for the future!!
January - February:
- Students in Honors math are recommended to take the PSAT/NMSQT.
- Consider taking Honors or AP courses next year if you are presently getting a 90 or better in a particular subject.
- Students excelling in Honors level courses, Register for SAT II Subject Tests (May or June) for those courses you are finishing up this year (example: Biology H & Chemistry H)
- Take SAT II Subject Tests, if necessary.
- Plan a productive summer - consider summer courses, special academic or enrichment programs at local colleges, volunteer, or work.
- Consider visiting a few colleges to get a sense of what you may like and dislike.
What Can Parents Do:
- Continue to monitor academic progress.
- Continue to encourage your child to stay involved in activities and to develop leadership skills.
- Start to explore and discuss college options.
- Attend a college fair.
- Talk to your children about their aptitudes, interests, and abilities.
- Review your child's choices for their 11th grade academic program. Electives are important!
- Help your child choose meaningful activities for the summer.
- Update your Activities and Awards file.
- Keep putting money into the college savings account. Attend financial aid night programs.