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2018-2019 COURSE SELECTION FOR CLASSES OF 2019, 2020 AND 2021
It’s time to start thinking about your courses for next year!
The 2018-2019 Program of Studies and 2018-2019 Course Selection Sheet explaining the course offerings and information about scheduling will be viewable online in January under the Program of Studies section on www.cranfordschools.org/chscounseling. You can also pick up a course selection sheet in the CHS Guidance Office.
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ONLINE COURSE SELECTION IN POWERSCHOOL: January 29 – February 20, 2018
- PROGRAM OF STUDIES 2018-2019
- 2018-2019 COURSE SELECTION SHEET
- ONLINE COURSE SELECTION IN POWERSCHOOL DIRECTIONS
- Review the above materials in preparation for scheduling for next year’s courses. Check the CHS Guidance website, posted in the beginning of February, for a list of scheduling appointments. Students will be called over the loud speaker at the beginning of each period on their scheduled appointment day. Students should come prepared with course selections, to meet for twenty minutes with their school counselor.
- Class of 2019 scheduling: February 22 – March 1, 2018
- Class of 2020 scheduling: March 2 – March 9, 2018
- Class of 2021 scheduling: March 12 – March 19, 2018
MARCH 28: LAST DAY FOR SCHEDULE CHANGE REQUESTS
(EXCLUDING LEVEL CHANGES/SCHEDULE CONFLICTS)
2018 ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) EXAM REGISTRATION
AP exam registration is open Wednesday, February 1 through Thursday, February 15. Go to https://aptestservice.com/cranford/ to register and pay for the AP exams, which are $94 each. Please read all of the information on the AP registration page before clicking the registration link.
You are cordially invited to join your child and your child’s counselor for a conference to discuss post-secondary planning. Our objectives for the junior conferences center on the following topics: transcript, standardized testing, the college application process and admissions, college visitations, and building a college list. We encourage you to take advantage and participate in junior conferences, even if you already feel comfortable with the admissions process. As college admissions policies change every year, students face new challenges and opportunities. We ask you to do the following:
Click on the link below to schedule a conference, choose an appointment time, enter your child’s name in the event title, then click SAVE. Be mindful of your child’s course schedule when selecting a time. Each meeting typically takes about one hour. Meetings will be scheduled from the beginning of January to the middle of February, according to counselor’s office hours between 7:45 am and 3:00 pm. If you do not have a Google account, have your child sign in to his/her Cranford Google account to access the calendar. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CALENDARS ARE SET TO EASTERN STANDARD TIME. (EST) The links below can also be accessed on the CHS Guidance website at www.cranfordschools.org/chscounseling.
A - COLE Ms. Vazquez’s conference calendar
COLF - GAL Ms. Capozzoli’s conference calendar
GAM - KH Ms. Boylls’ conference calendar
KI - MOL Ms. Klemm’s conference calendar
MOM - SE Mr. Corea’s conference calendar
Log in to Naviance at http://connection.naviance.com/cranford. Click on the About Me tab and on the left side of the page, under surveys to take, students should complete the Student Brag Sheet and Resume and parents/guardians should complete the Parent/Guardian Brag Sheet by May 1. These forms will assist the counselor in planning for the conference and in writing a letter of recommendation. You have the ability to edit and add to your brag sheet after May 1.
Prior to the scheduled junior conference, students should either go to the Colleges I’m Thinking About tab and enter a list of colleges or be prepared to discuss alternate post-secondary plans during the meeting,
If we do not hear from you or you are unable to meet with the counselor during this time, your child will be scheduled to meet with his/her counselor. We look forward to hearing from you and hope you will be able to join us.
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