9th Gd Shirts, 9th-11th Course Registration,11th Grade College Workshop & SAT Info, Formal Day Student Recognition, and Important Dates

please noteJanuary 31, 2020

9th Grade T-shirts, Deadline 2/6/20
The new Class of 2023 t-shirt is available for purchase! It can be worn every year of high school as it includes the graduating year and is a white shirt that can be worn during white out spirit days. Be sure to place your order by 2/6/20. Note: If you placed an order last semester, that order was refunded for this redesigned shirt. You will need to make a new purchase. If you have any questions, speak to Mrs. August. 

9th-11th Grade, Course Registration
On Thursday, 1/30/20 each grade level had an opportunity to hear about what’s new for 2020-2021 and how they can review course selection online. The deadline to register is February 7th. We encourage students to meet with their counselor if there are any questions about courses or the registration process. 
For All Students: 
Course Registration Presentation
Course Registration Instructions/Hand Out
For Rising 11th/12th grade
Concurrent Enrollment Credit
SVA Concurrent Enrollment Registration Process
There’s a few steps to follow. We’ll help get you through it! 

11th Grade, College Prep Workshop
On Tuesday, 1/28/20 counselors facilitated a 11th grade college prep workshop. Click here for the student presentation. If you have any questions, contact your counselor. Last names A-K, Mr. Lenderink at tlenderink@svak12.org or Last names L-Z, Mrs. Roos at jroos@svak12.org. 

11th Grade, Register for SAT with Essay
Students should review their “Colleges I’m Thinking About List” in Naviance and research if any of the schools on their list requires the essay. Students can do so by going directly to the college’s website or go to the College Board’s SAT Essay Policies of Colleges website. Counselors will hold a registration session for interested students during Advisement on February 4, 2020. Click here if you would like to register for the SAT with Essay. The deadline to register for the SAT with Essay is February 18, 2020. If you have questions regarding the SAT with Essay, contact your child’s counselor: Last names A-K, Tom Lenderink at tlenderink@svak12.org or Last names L-Z, Jen Roos at jroos@svk12.org. 

11th Grade, SAT Test Prep Options
Deadline to register 3/31/20
1) Doorway to College (ZAPS) One-Day Test Prep, $90
Saturday, March 7th, 2018 from 9:00am-3:00pm
Register by calling 877-927-8378 or http://www.doorwaytocollege.com

2) SAT Prep at SkyView Academy, Two-Day Test Prep, $150
Saturday, April 4th and April 11th from 9am-1pm
Differentiated (groups) by student needs (previous P/SAT test scores)
Register through this link

11th & 12th Grades, NO Formal Day, 2/5/20 
No formal day attire on 2/5/20 due to winning spirit day competition. 

9th & 10th Grades, Formal Day, 2/5/20 
Friendly reminder the first Wednesday of each month is Formal Day. See below for sample pictures of formal wear. The goal of Formal Day is to have our students practice professional dress. We understand this can vary by occupation and do our best to provide a basic outline to follow.

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Parent Resource
Douglas County School District is diligently working to equip our Mental Health Staff and parent community with tools to help adolescents struggling with depression and anxiety. Dr. Scott Cypers is a leading expert in adolescent mental health and has been providing anxiety workshops that focus on specific interventions and resources parents can use with their struggling children. Here is a link to his 90 minute presentation. Questions? Talk to your counselor. 

Student Recognition
Special thanks to the dance committee for organizing the Winter Ball: 
Abbey Allums, Eloise Bradley, Stella Bradley, Shelby Buckland, Giselle Campos-Delgado, Dani Frasier, Samuel Gonzalez, Juno Hopkins, Zoe Hunt,
Alex Ruddy, Isabella Salazar, Hannah Schnell, Kristiaan Voss, Addi Whitney, Annie Williams

Thank you to our student volunteers at Course Registration Night: 
Anna Dilanyan, Natalie Jones, Emily Lopez, Emily Maher, Emma Schmit, Prachi Shah, Jenny Yoon

*Use the HS Student Recognition form if you’d like to submit a recognition or affirmation for someone that you would like us to consider including in the HS Update.

Important Dates
February 3rd, Advisement, Dodgeball for Heart
February 4th, Advisement, 11th Grade Registration for SAT with Essay
February 5th, Formal Day (9th & 10th only)
February 6th,  9th Grade T-shirt Ordering Deadline
February 7th, Deadline Course Registration
February 13th, Advisement, Dodgeball for Heart
February 18th, 11th Grade Deadline Register for SAT with Essay
February 18th, Advisement, 12th Grade Meeting
February 20th, Advisement, Diversity Character Ed Assembly. Opt Out here.
February 21st, Advisement, Wish Week Opening Assembly
February 27th, Advisement, Wish Week Assembly
February 28th, Advisement, Wish Week Closing Assembly
February 21st-22nd, 7:00pm-8:00am, Senior Lock-in (overnight event)
February 28th-29th, 5:30pm -8:30am, iLove (overnight girls) Conference
March 7th, 6:00pm-10:00pm, Plaid Carpet, Click here for tickets
March 31st, 11th Grade Deadline SAT Test Prep Registration
* You can access the school calendar page for specific events or click on SkyView 2019-2020 Academic Calendar pdf for general dates.

As always, if you have any questions, feel free to give us a holler!

With Regards,

JA Full Name Signature                       LA Full Name Signature

Jon Ail, Principal                                 Linda August, Assistant Principal