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Chapel Hill High School Presents Senior Life and Beyond

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Chapel Hill High School
Presents
Senior Life
and
Beyond
Class of 2016
September 24, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Herff-Jones
 CHHS
rep is Mr. Keith Foust
 Problems
or questions?
Contact Herff-Jones at
770-795-1626 or
770-605-2220
www.highschool.herffatlanta.com
Agenda for Tonight
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Graduation Requirements, Testing, Financial Aid
Scholarships
NCAA Information
‘Senioritis’
Honor Organization Requirements
Herff-Jones: Cap & Gown/Invitations
Class of 2016 Information
Graduation Procedures and Expectations
Yearbook
Expectations at Graduation
 Graduation
is a formal
ceremony and should be
treated as such.
 Students must be on time for all
practices and for graduation.
 Inappropriate behavior will not
be tolerated.
(purple handout)
Procedures for Graduation
 Important
Dates & Information
 Dress Code for Graduation
 Graduation Practice is MANDATORY
No Practice – No March
 All fines MUST be cleared or a
student will not be allowed to march
Date of 2015 Graduation
FRIDAY
MAY
20, 2015
7:00 P.M.
UNIVERSITY OF WEST
GEORGIA
NCAA Information
Students who are interested in playing
athletics at an NCAA school must be
registered with the NCAA Clearinghouse.
 www.eligibilitycenter.org can answer
specific questions.
 SAT/ACT scores must be sent directly to the
Clearinghouse (use code#9999).
 See Mrs. Walker-Harry so that we can send
a transcript ($3.00).
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NCAA
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(handouts in lobby)
Eligibility for athletes
Division I and II schools
Division III schools – does not apply
ACT/SAT requirement
GPA requirement
 Core classes only
 Minimum core GPA of 2.2 (Div II), 2.3
(Div I)
 Not the same as HOPE core GPA
 8th grade classes that gained
HS credit are NOT accepted
NCAA (con’t.)…
Take care of yourself.
Don’t expect your coach to “take
care of you” – apply and
prepare for your own future
now regardless of athletics
(have a back-up plan).
(yellow handout)
Honor Clubs’ Requirements
 Each
club has its own requirements
for earning stoles, cords, etc. that
can be worn at graduation.
 It is each student’s responsibility to
make sure that he/she is meeting all
requirements.
 Contact club sponsors with
questions.
Class of 2016
Officers
President: Shelby Robinson
Vice-President: Tameia Anderson
Secretary: Kamaria Mahone
Public Relations: Nya Cephus
 Class Sponsors
Jon Cook, Kristen Johnson, Leah Wilson,
Zac Cooper
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SENIORITIS
 There
is NO ‘senior skip day’
 Be careful with cell phones (texting)
 Remember that senior year grades
will be on final transcripts that are
sent to colleges at the end of the
year – so……
 DO NOT SLACK OFF
Top 5 ways to make sure You
th
are a 5 Year Senior!
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Never come to school on time.
Don’t do the Senior Research Paper.
Go to breakfast at Waffle House or
Chick-fil-a instead of going to first
block.
Never, ever study.
Take a Senior Skip Day every Friday.
Options after High School…..
• Work
• Military
• Trade
Schools
• College
• Other
Guidance Information
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Article on tips for parents regarding
college admissions
Graduation information
Setting Goals/College Visits
Important Dates
Two vs. Four Year Colleges
Senior Newsletter
Information/handouts in lobby
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NCAA
SAT/ACT
Go Build Georgia
Careers
(Blue)
(Pink)
Congratulations Letter
Units to graduate
 Current overall GPA
 Recognitions your student may be pursuing:
 Douglas County Board Scholar
 Chapel Hill High School Honor Graduate
 Douglas County Fine Arts seal
 Douglas County Foreign Language seal
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(Pink)
Transcripts & Schedules
Please check transcript and schedule to make
sure that all graduation requirements are being
met.
 IF YOU THINK THERE IS AN ERROR,
E-MAIL OR CALL NOW.
 We consider students and parents to be part of
the “team” that is responsible for ensuring that
all requirements for graduation are met.
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Options to Recover Credits
 Don’t
wait! Final grades in May (no time
then for recovery to graduate)
 Credit Recovery—as part of student’s
schedule during the day; must pass to
graduate
 Ombudsman—Night School (full or part
time) and Project Graduation
 Performance Learning Center (PLC)—
alternative day program, application
process
VALEDICTORIAN
& SALUTATORIAN
The Valedictorian is the student who is ranked
#1 academically in the senior class; the
Salutatorian is the #2 ranked student.
 A core numeric average is calculated and
extra points are added for Honors, AP, and DE
courses.
 Final calculations for Val/Sal are not done until
all grades are in after senior finals in May.
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Class of 2016
Senior Timeline
Given to students, on our website.
 Use this monthly guide to stay on top of
things that need to be taken care of during
the senior year.
 Pay close attention to important dates &
deadlines.
 Put this checklist in a visible place so that
you can refer to it often.
 Other important dates are in the Senior
Newsletter and other handouts.
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Financial Aid Night
 Financial
Aid Night for parents/seniors:
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
A
representative from the Georgia
Student Finance Commission will be
present to help you complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA); based on 2015 tax returns.
 This includes HOPE information.
TESTING
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ACT: College Admissions
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SAT: College Admissions (be aware of new registration rules and new
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COMPASS: Technical College admissions
Students can sign up with Ms. Walker-Harry in the
Career Center to take this test.
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ASVAB: Test given by the military
to help students identify strengths
and weaknesses at CHHS October 14
(see Mrs. Walker-Harry if you
think you may qualify for a fee waiver)
version of the test)
www.GAcollege411.org
This is an online resource to help
students & their families select a
college, apply for admission, and plan
how to finance their higher education.
 Use of this site is free.
 Students should have already created a
portfolio.
 Look for Scholarship Information.
 Will have the latest HOPE Scholarship
and Grant Program information.
 Changing to Gafutures.org
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HOPE Information
PROGRAMS—
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Scholarship—3.0 in core classes (take off extra points for
Honors/AP) calculated at the end of senior year; covers a
percentage of the tuition (see website); no money for books
or fees. Also need to have taken three rigorous courses.
Zell Miller—3.7 in core classes (take off extra points for
Honors/AP), 1200 SAT verbal & math, covers full tuition,
calculated at end of senior year; no money for books or fees.
Grant—available for students seeking certificate or diploma at
a Technical College; covers percentage of tuition.
Will need your social security number
www.GaCollege411.org
Student Brag Sheet
A resume of the student’s activities, academics,
honors, and awards during high school; blank
form given to all seniors.
 Seniors need to keep one on file in the College
& Career Center (we may use brag sheets to
help identify students for potential scholarship
opportunities).
 It is never too late to develop a Student Brag
Sheet.
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Application Process
Complete applications online.
 Include Student Brag Sheet if required.
 Include teacher/counselor recommendations if
required.
 Attach check or make on-line payment for
application fee (payable to the college) or
include fee waiver.
 There is a $3.00 processing fee for each
transcript (see Mrs. Walker-Harry for official
transcript).
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Continued……..
ACT/SAT scores are not included with the
transcript; schools now require that
scores be sent directly from the testing
agency. Do this when you register to
take the test. Colleges look for best
scores.
 Allow 3-5 days for turnaround.
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College Visitation Days
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Students get two days to visit campuses.
Student must have an appointment with the
admissions office at the college.
A note from a parent MUST be turned in to Mrs.
Walker-Harry at least 3 days prior to visit; students
will receive a college visit form.
Students must take the form to each teacher to be
signed.
The admissions office at the school you visit must
sign the college visit form.
Bring the signed form back to school the next day to
your first block teacher so the absence is excused.
SCHOLARSHIPS……
There is no magic pot of money at the end
of the rainbow.
 Researching and applying for scholarships
takes a lot of time and effort on your part.
 We will give you resources on where to look.
 It is the student and parent’s responsibility to
find scholarships that the student may qualify
for.
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(Green)
Scholarship Information
Check out the many web sites that offer
scholarship information.
 Check with the financial aid office of the
institution that you will be attending.
 Check with your employer, church, clubs.
 Scholarship newsletter will be available
every month in the Career Center.
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YEARBOOK
Ms. Holly Morton, Yearbook Sponsor
 Yearbooks – on sale now for $65 (after
Oct. 8 price goes up)
 Order online, order #2568, go to
www.yearbookordercenter.com
 Final deadline for Ads is November 13
 Drawing for a free yearbook
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Thank you for attending
tonight
Congratulations
Class
Of
2016
Please fill out the evaluation in your packet & turn in before you leave in Lobby
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