Free Kaplan SAT/ACT Practice Test at BHS- Feb 28 from 3-6pm - Details to follow soon!
Junior Night - Tuesday Feb 13 - 7-8:30 pm, Auditorium
The BHS guidance counselors of juniors and College Counselor, Lenny Libenzon, will be presenting information about post high school planning with a focus on the college search and application process. This presentation is offered for junior students and parent/guardians. Lenny Libenzon will present an overview and afterwards parents-caretakers/students will break into groups to talk with their assigned guidance counselor.
Please join us!
Also note that Junior Guidance Seminars will start in Advisories starting Tuesday, February 27 through March 3. Juniors will be required to attend an additional seminar during one of the mornings of the ELA MCAS from March 27-29. These seminars will allow juniors to check their credits to graduation, as well as discuss information and resources to help every Brookline High junior have a dignified plan (such as 2-4 year college, employment, gap year, military) for life after graduation.
The 2018 AP exams exam registration is open this week! This registration will take a few minutes and can be completed from any computer with internet access.
This year each AP exam costs $95.00.
Online Exam registration will begin on Thurs., February 1, 2018 and end on Wed, March 7th, 2018. In order to register, students should click on the link provide on the school website or visit www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/220445 to register.
The exam fees will be paid online at the time of registration, so please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration.
Here are the important dates for the registration process:
- Thu, Feb 1, 2018 - Registration Begins
- Wed, Mar 7, 2018 - Registration Ends
- Mon, Mar 12, 2018 - Registrations that have not been paid for will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
JUNIORS- How do you research colleges that are the best fit for you? How do you use Naviance to help with your search? When should you take SAT or ACTs or should you consider test-optional colleges? What are test prep options?
Make an appointment with your counselor (email or leave a note, if needed) OR see Mr Libenzon, BHS College Counselor, inCollege-Career Center 279 ALL DAY MONDAYS, during College-Career Center drop-in hours or in his office Room 162
Plan your SAT/ACT testing schedule - use the attached test planning worksheet
Read about "What's Your Ideal College?" - https://www.collegedata.com/cs/content/content_choosearticle_tmpl.jhtml?articleId=10001
Not sure if college is for you after graduation? How can thinking about careers help your senior year course planning? Need a resume for a summer job search or internship? See BHS Career Counselor Kate Cordner during her drop-in hours in the College-Career Center Room 279 during Tues/Wed/Thurs or leave a note at her office Room 280
Sophomores- Guidance Seminars Continue
Gr 10 Counselors are continuing to meet with their Advisory students through February to discuss how possible career interests may relate to junior year courseselection, extracurricular activities, and possible informational interviewsand job shadow experiences with the help of BHS Career Counselor Kate Cordner.
The importance of BALANCE in your junior year course planning starting in March will be discussed, as well as an explanation of BHS GPA and reminders on how to stay in touch withyour counselor.
Freshmen Students - Guidance Seminars Continue
Gr 9 Counselors are continuing to meet with their Advisory students through mid-February to discuss BHS credits needed for graduation, an explanation of BHS GPA, introduction to Naviance, and how to stay in touch with your counselor.
The importance of BALANCE in your sophomore year course planning starting in March will be discussed.
BHS Career Counseling - Upcoming X block Student Coffee Talks:
- Linda Ferrer, a representative from Fallon Ambulance, who is going to discuss being an EMT as well as the Fallon Ambulance Scholarship on Thursday 2/8 X block in rm 279
- Rick Carter, a representative from the Plumbers and Gasfitters Union on Thursday 2/15 X block in rm 279.
Did you know…
Plumber Facts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): Median Wage: $51,450 as of May 2016, 10% of plumbers make over $90,530,Projected job increase: 16% 2016- 2026
EMT Facts (BLS), Median Wage:$32,670 as of May, 10% of EMTs make over $56,310, Projected job increase: 15% 2016- 2026