Happy New Year!
It's hard to believe we are already half way through this school year! Below you will find information about upcoming events, deadlines, and opportunities. Be sure to check out our website which provides the most up-to-date information, various forms, and a calendar with important dates. If you have any questions about the information below, please contact us.
Rockwood's Early College Partnership (ECP):
Any 10th grade student interested in Rockwood's ECP program should submit an application by February 1st. Students will hear after March 1st if they are accepted into the program. For more information about the program, and to print the application, visit the ECP page on the Rockwood School District website.
A Parent/Student Information Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 8th from 6:30-7:30pm at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood in the Multipurpose Room, Side B. This optional meeting is for any 10th grade student and their parent who have an interest in applying for the ECP program for the 2019-20 school year. The meeting will discuss the basic "nuts and bolts" of the program and will include Q & A's to answer any specific questions you may have.
Curriculum Night: Wednesday, January 16th, 7:00-8:00pm, Lafayette High School
Parents are invited to attend Curriculum Night to hear about everything Lafayette has to offer! Administrators, Counselors, Teachers, and Club Sponsors will be available to answer questions you may have about Lafayette and high school in general.
Mrs. Hermach will be giving a presentation before Curriculum Night from 6:00-6:50pm in room 137 concerning ACT tests with special emphasis on the upcoming test for juniors. All parents are welcome to attend.
Junior Meetings with College and Career Counselors:
Now is the time for juniors to begin meeting with their College and Career Counselor to communicate post-high school plans. Juniors can go to room 121 and Mrs. Hagemeier with assist them with making an appointment with either Mrs. Buhr (A-K) or Mrs. Dusenberry (L-Z). Whether the plan is university, community college, trade school, military, or employment… let us help you get the wheels in motion.
Course Selections for 2019-2020 School Year: January 18th-January 28th
The 2019-2020 course registration window will open Friday, January 18th at 7:00am and will close on Monday, January 28th at 4:00pm. During this window of time, students must register their course selections online within Infinite Campus. Before the window opens, counselors will present registration information to each grade-level through class assemblies. During the month of February, counselors will meet with students individually through their Language Arts classes to go over their course selections. At that time, counselors will advise students to make sure the courses they have chosen meet graduation requirements and any college or career goals they may have in mind. Course changes can be made at these individual meetings.
Any Sophomore or Junior interested in attending South Tech next year should submit their application materials as soon as possible. Program spots fill up quickly! For more information about programs offered and to submit an application online, visitsouthtechnical.org.
ACT Test Prep Class:
Those interested in ACT Test Prep for the April test should please see the website for registration materials, or pick up the registration form in the Guidance Office (room 123), or see Mrs. Hermach in room 97. There will be one more prep class offered May 28-31st to prepare for the June 8th ACT test.
AP Exam Information: Exam registration opens on Friday, February 1st
Registration for AP exams takes place online. Register by Friday, February 15th to avoid a late fee of $25 PER EXAM. No registrations will be accepted after Sunday, February 24th. If your student currently has an IEP or medical 504 in place and you would like more information about applying to the College Board for testing accommodations, please contact the Test Coordinator, Jessica Brawner. The deadline to apply for AP accommodations is February 22nd. Please visit the LHS Testing site for exam schedules, registration timeline, and more information about AP exams.
Guidance & Counseling Department