For everything you wanted to know about college, click here. (Important college dates listed below as well.)
|End Aug||Registration (Students attend without parents)|
|General notes||All juniors are expected to take U.S. History (or History of the Americas). For graduation requirements, click here.|
|End Sep||Back to School Night (a night for parents without their student)|
|Oct||PSAT (important for both SAT practice and National Merit Scholarship qualification). Click here for more information about college testing. NOTE: Juniors must pay for PSAT and will take the test during the school day. The PSAT is not offered any other day within PPS (but is still offered on a Saturday at local private schools.)
Attend with your student the “College Information Night” at CHS. For more information on the entire college application process and experience, click here.
|Begin Nov||First quarter Report Cards sent home (these do not count towards transcript)|
|Before Thanksgiving||Parent-Teacher conferences|
1st semester grades sent home. These count on your student’s transcript.To learn more about the CHS Grading System, click here.
|Feb||Forecasting for Senior year. (Click here to review graduation requirements)
For those considering full or partial IB, make sure your student is on track with IB courses. Click here to see IB 4-Year planning.
|Late Winter||Sign up for Spring SAT or ACT. (Take SAT Subject Tests fall of Senior year if bound for highly competitive college.) Click here for more information on college testing and to see test dates.
Sign up and start using Naviance (both you and your student). To learn more about Naviance, click here.
|Begin April||Third quarter Report Cards sent home (these do not count towards transcript)|
|Late Spring||Consider checking in with Business Office regarding possible fines. If books lost somewhere along the way, fine could be pricey! Best to pay big fines now instead of end of senior year when fines could come as a shock (students will not receive their diploma if fines unpaid).|
|Begin June||2nd semester Finals.|
|Mid June||2nd semester grades sent home. These count on your student’s transcript.To learn more about the CHS Grading System, click here.|
|Summer||Seriously consider suggesting to your student that he or she work on both the college application and application essay over Summer. Senior year gets busy fast and leaves little room for extras.|