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Sophomore Year

CLASS OF 2023! 
Sophomore parent and student information night was held on Thursday, October 22nd. Please feel free to review or download the presentations below and contact our School Counselors if you have any questions.

Fall Semester

  • Classes do get harder so make sure to check in with your teachers as needed and/or attend tutorial and homework center.
  • Keep your grades up.  Sophomore grades are tied directly to your college applications and your financial aid eligibility status.
  • Start researching careers and college majors using Naviance.
  • Start exploring the possibility of taking AP classes for next year. Talk with your teachers and other students to gain as much information as possible about classes you’re interested in.  
  • Study for final exams in December.

Spring Semester

  • Attend the AP Parent Night in February with your parents to learn more about taking AP classes next year.
  • SVCTE Campus Tour - Sign up with your school counselor if interested in any of these programs and/or trades for next year.
  • Sign up for the PSAT exam given in March.
  • Start researching colleges & attend college visits in the College & Career Center.
  • Sign up for Summer School if needed with your school counselor.
  • Plan on visiting colleges during family road trips or upcoming summer vacations.
  • Apply for a work permit if you are planning to work over the summer.