On September 28th, the Guidance Department and our IB Coordinator hosted a guidance parent night. Similar to last year’s Counselor Connect Expos, the event was conference-style. There were a total of 5 sessions, including Bright Futures, ACT & SAT, College Applications, and the IB Diploma Program. All of the sessions were recorded, so if you missed them, you can watch them below.
Ms. Mackin started the evening off with information regarding Bright Futures. She discussed the different levels of scholarship, examples of eligible volunteer organizations, required documents, important dates, and more. Here is the recorded session:
ACT & SAT
Ms. Carr presented on the ACT and SAT. Differences between the two assessments were discussed, subjects covered on the two assessments, how to read a score report, what constitutes a good score, and how to practice. Click below to watch the recorded session:
Mrs. Haley presented on college applications. Topics discussed included: tips to get organized, helpful resources, Common App & Coalition, SSAR, and more. The recorded session is below.
IB Diploma Programme
Mr. Kellam, our IB Coordinator, headlined the event and talked about the IB Diploma Programme. Topics included: subject areas, the Theory of Knowledge class, Extended Essay, volunteer hours through CAS, assessments, points required to earn the diploma, and more. Here is his recorded session:
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