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Summer Reading, Extended School and Summer School

about 1 month ago

 AP SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS
  Completion of Summer Assignments are required for the following courses:  
   AP Spanish     AP Photography   AP English Lit & Comp     AP US History     
     AP Studio Art 30 Day Calendar          AP Studio Art Drawing Challenge      AP English Lang & Comp                AP Biology             AP Calc AB      AP Chemistry       AP Calc BC      AP Human Geography

Click on the link/s above to open and print the assignment. 

Please check your student schedule to verify if you have been placed in one or more of these courses.  It is the responsibility of the student to collect the reading list and complete the assignments.

EXTENDED SCHOOL 2017
Extended School is typically offered each summer for students needing to earn credit after having failed one of the following classes with a 40%-59% and teacher recommendation:
         World Geography         Civics          English 9             ESP (Earth Space Physical Science)
         American Literature      World Literature      American History    World History

Students can earn .5 credit (1 semester) per course with a grade of "P" for Pass.  No credit is given if "F" is earned during extended school.  

In order to attend Extended School, students must agree to the following:
•Attend ALL class sessions and be on time
•Demonstrate appropriate behavior and use class time as instructed
•Complete homework that will be assigned daily
•Register and pay fees per course

    Extended School Application

SUMMER SCHOOL 
Students have expressed interest in using the summer months to attain some of the required credits to graduate from SSHS.  SSHS will still require students in grades 9-11 to be scheduled in 7 full classes each semester and seniors to be scheduled a minimum of 6 classes in the fall / 4 in the spring.
   Healthy Living  (0.5 Health credit)  
   Financial Literacy (0.5 Personal Financial Literacy)
   Lifetime Summer School 10-12 grade only - (0.5 Lifetime credit or PE Elective credit) - this course is        offered through Winter Sports Club.  
 Space is available on a first come first serve basis with the application deadline of June 6th.   
 
    Getting Ahead Summer School Application 2016 - registration for summer school ends 5-13-2016.

Counseling Team

4 months ago

Our staff is here to ensure that every student has the opportunity and support to acquire the educational, occupational and social competencies to be successful contributors to society.


SERVICES


New Student Enrollment

Assistance in Curriculum Choices

College & Career Planning

Student Records & Grade Reporting



Student Support Plans

Standardized Test Administration

Post Secondary Assistance

Support Groups



Individual Counseling

Group Counseling

Peer Conflict Mediation

Referrals to Family Support Resources


COUNSELING TEAM MEMBERS 


 Lauren Burns A-L  lburns@ssk12.org  970.871.3621
 Monica Feagler &  Brooke LightnerBilingual, Translation and M-T mfeagler@ssk12.org     blightner@ssk12.org  970.871.3690
 Danica Moss  College and Career Counselor  dmoss@ssk12.org  970.871.3641
 Donna Weinman  504 , ALP and U-Z dweinman@ssk12.org  970.871.3612
 Lynne Koehler  Registrar  lkoehler@ssk12.org  970.871.3610


Counseling Center at Steamboat Springs High School
45 E. Maple Street, Steamboat Springs, CO  80487

Tel  970.871.3610  - Fax  970.879.1570

8:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday
While school is in session
Appointments are recommended and appreciated



Click here for ⇒ School Profile

Career & College Center

15 days ago



Please come into the Career and College Center to meet with me about where you would like to go in the future.  I can be reached at 970.871.3641 or dmoss@ssk12.org. You can schedule an appointment here.

I look forward to helping you!!    - Danica Moss
        

WHERE ARE THE SAILOR ALUMNI NOW?




College/Career Center Events

  • 8/30/17 Senior Year Overview and Timeline- 5 pm Media Center
  • 9/6/17 College Fair 6-7 pm Commons ALL GRADES welcome
  • 10/1/17 Aspen College Fair
Past Presentations

8/30/17 College Planning Night

9/8/17 Senior Survey

9/28/17 11th Grade College Planning Night

10/4/17 Financial Aid 


Visit with College Reps 


The best way to learn about a school and their programs, besides visiting, is meeting with the admissions rep when they come to campus. dates of visits are posted on Naviance.
Visits consist of a 10 min presentation and then an informal question and answer session. Visits will all be at 2 in the College/Career Center unless noted. 




Planning Guide for the College Bound Athlete 


PLEASE VISIT THE NCAA WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
http://www.ncaa.com/

Student Athlete Planning Guide
 

THERE ARE NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETES ENROLLING FULL TIME ON OR AFTER AUGUST 1, 2016. PLEASE REFER TO INFORMATION BELOW REGARDING THOSE CHANGES.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONSULT THE NCAA WEBSITE AND WITH YOUR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR TO ENSURE YOU ARE MEETING THE ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS.

We encourage students interested in participating in college athletics to register with the NCAA at www.eligibilitycenter.org at the beginning of their sophomore year.

NCAA Information

If you will be participating athletically at Division I or II program, you will need to be cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Division III athletics does not require being cleared by the Clearinghouse.

Steamboat Springs High School cannot release your school records to NCAA coaches until you have completed, signed and returned the Release of Academic Records to the Registrar (located in the counseling office).
Records Release


NCAA QUICK REFERENCE

CORE COURSE DEFINITION

NEW 2016 ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

NEW 2018 ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Our College/Career Center is a great resource for:

  • Visits from admissions representatives from post-secondary institutions in the U.S., Canada and abroad
  • ACT/College Board test preparation information
  • Financial aid and scholarship information
  • Career and occupation information
  • Summer enrichment program information
  • U.S. military opportunity information
  • Resource books on colleges and careers Students may use the available computers in the College/Career Center to Conduct college or career interest and abilities inventories
  • Conduct college research on Naviance
  • Utilize inventory results to connect to possible occupations, college majors, and universities/colleges
  • Acquire information on specific colleges or universities and/or complete an online application
  • Research or apply for financial aid

Records Request

3 months ago

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FAQ on Transcripts...

Who do I contact to request a transcript?
FOR CURRENT SENIORS please see Mrs. Moss in the Career and College Center in the Media Center.  If you are not a current senior, read on.....

How do I request a copy of my transcript?
Please click below on the TRANSCRIPT or RECORDS REQUEST, print, complete, sign, and return this form to the Registrar at Steamboat Springs High School.  Email, fax number and address are located on the form.  If you wish to receive the transcript personally, please include a copy of a picture identification with your request.

How long does the school district keep my records?
Your grades and transcripts are maintained forever.

Can I pick up a copy of my son/daughter's transcript?
Parents of students under the age of 18 can sign a release for copies of their son/daughter's records. Unfortunately, if you are over the age of 18 and have graduated from high school, only you can sign for your records.

Can I request a copy of my diploma?
Sorry, no.  A diploma is a one of a kind certificate issued at graduation and is not part of your permanent record.

    REQUEST TRANSCRIPT OR RECORDS HERE

Please allow 5 days for processing.

Registration 

19 days ago

REGISTRATION PROCESS   
During Registration students will have the opportunity to request courses for the coming year.  Student requests during registration are what determine the courses and number of sections that are offered at the Steamboat Springs High School. Students, please take time to discuss your plan and course selections with your anchor teacher and parents to make the best choice for your four year plan.  Registration paperwork will need to be discussed with and signed by parents during this time. Registration for the following academic year takes place in January and February of the current academic year.

 SCHEDULE CHANGE PROCESS  Students wishing to make a schedule change must complete the schedule change request form. There is a link below to access the form or blank forms are in the counseling office on the table (orange paper).  Completed forms can be returned to the student's assigned counselor; envelopes for completed forms are hanging on each of the general counselors doors.  An academic advising team will review the forms each Tuesday mornings and the counselors will notify the students regarding approval or denial of the request.  Schedule change requests will not be accepted past the individual semester due dates.

Registration dates for the 2017-2018 school year for current students are the following:


  Graduation Requirements                


  Powerpoint presentation for Classes of 2019 and Beyond
  Powerpoint presentation for Class of 2021
  Steps to completing your Registration Contract


   Graduation Requirements Credit Check - Classes of 2018

DIPLOMAS WITH EMPHASIS

Students are encouraged to pursue a “Diploma with Emphasis”.  This special recognition is awarded to students who have explored a particular passion or curriculum area in greater depth. Recognition of the “Diploma with Emphasis” will include notation on student records and in the graduation program. A “Diploma with Emphasis” will provide a student’s recognition of additional effort.

It is recommended that students contact a teacher in the curriculum area of interest early in their high school career, if they have a desire to pursue such recognition. 

Students are required to:

1.  Identify a member of the department in which you are pursuing a “Diploma with Emphasis” who will act as your sponsor.                                                                             

2.  Demonstrate excellence in the courses that they are required to take for the “Diploma with Emphasis”.  This could involve a minimum grade expectation for the courses, or assessments or both.

3.  Provide a “real life” teacher approved demonstration of your learning.  This could be done in a variety of ways; examples would be a performance or exhibition, internship, exploration or other actual experience.

4.  Turn in the “Diploma with Emphasis” forms to the high school registrar on the following dates.

      a. “Intent to Complete” form – by the end of the second week of second semester of senior year

     b.  Completed “Diploma of Emphasis” form – by the end of the 3rd Friday in May

Department Specific Requirements:

1. *Turn in a letter of intent to your department sponsor of the “Diploma with Emphasis” by the end of the student’s junior year.

2. *Complete all department specific requirements as listed below for the specific “Diploma with Emphasis”.

The following are the Diplomas with Emphasis offered:

Mental Health and Resources

about 1 year ago

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► GENERAL INFORMATION - (click below to open)
       Facts about Counseling
       Tips for Finding a Therapist
       Referral Process Handbook

       STOPBULLYING.gov

       Information regarding Dextromethorphan


► FORMS - (click below to open)
       Student Referral Form
       Parent Referral Form
       Faculty Referral Form
       Informed Consent
       Consent for Release of Information
       Letter to Provider for Referral
       Outside Referral Contact Form

Testing

about 1 month ago

9th Grade

will take the PSAT 9
April 11, 2018

10th Grade

will take the PSAT 10 
April 11, 2018

11th Grade

will take the SAT
on April 11, 2018
optional writing

      Math Proficiency Exam 

As part of the graduation requirements, all SSHS students must demonstrate proficiency or higher in mathematics.  Being proficient in math can be established through the state or SSHS testing.  Please see your counselor for further information regarding your specific math proficiency data.

MATH PROFICIENCY EXAM STUDY MATERIALS 1  - login as a guest
MATH PROFICIENCY EXAM STUDY GUIDE 


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SAT

Register at www.Collegeboard.org

January and June tests not offered at SSHS, but offered at other testing centers SSHS Code: 061310 and Test Center Code: 06-295  SAT = $46 and $60 for SAT with Essay,  late fee +$29  Wait List Fee +$49  Students must register online.  No stand by testing allowed.  On the day of the test, students must bring admission ticket and acceptable photo ID to test center.

Test Date

Normal Registration

Late Registration

         Online Score Release          

         Aug 26, 2017           

            July 26, 2017              

                 Aug 16, 2017                     

Sept 15, 2017

Oct 7, 2017*

Sept 7, 2017

Sept 26, 2017

Oct 28, 2017

Nov 4, 2017

Oct 3, 2017

Oct 24, 2017

Nov 25, 2017

Dec 2, 2017

Nov 2, 2017

Nov 21, 2017

Dec 23, 2017

Mar 10, 2018*

Feb 10, 2018

Mar 1, 2018

Mar 29, 2018

May 5, 2018*

Apr 5, 2018

Apr 14, 2018

May 25, 2018

Question-and-Answer Service Available $18

ACT

Register online at www.actstudent.org

The ACT, or American College Testing, is a standardized collegiate examination.  The test itself consists of four subject multiple-choice examinations; the exams cover English, mathematics, science, and reading. A fifth exam, an essay writing test is also available.

Test Date

              Deadline              

  Late Deadline   

         Score Release*                  

Sept 9, 2017

   Aug 4, 2017

       Aug 18, 2017       

Sept 19, 2017

   Oct 28, 2017     

        Sept 22, 2017     

Sep 30, 2017

Nov 14, 2017

Dec 9, 2017

Nov 3, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

Dec 21, 2017

Feb 10, 2018

Jan 5, 2018

Jan 19, 2018

Feb 21, 2018

Apr 14, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Mar 23, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

SSHS Code: 061310 and Test Center Code: 172480

ACT (no Writing) - $46,  ACT + Writing = $62.50,  Late Registration +$29.50,  Stand By Testing $53.00

    

On day of the test, students must bring admission ticket and acceptable photo ID to test center.






AP - Advanced Placement Tests
Advanced Placements examinations are the culmination of year-long AP courses.  All but one of the AP exams combine multiple-choice questions with a free-response section in either essay or problem-solving format.  AP Studio Art is the exception, requiring students to submit a portfolio for review.  
Registration for the 2015 AP exams is closed.
Late Registration (additional $10/test) is closed.
To register for the AP exam(s) please click on the following Link:
                                                 https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/61310 

  Please note: not all AP exams are offered at SSHS
   
In order to receive AP test scores students must sign up for a free College Board account at www.apscore.org  College Board will no longer send the scores through the mail.

ASVAB
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is an aptitude test that measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. The ASVAB provides students with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.  Held TBD - administered by military personnel.

PSAT

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is a great tool for students considering college. The PSAT/NMSQT measures critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills, and writing skills. Steamboat Springs High School recommends that students take the PSAT/NMSQT in order to receive feed back about strengths and weaknesses, enter the competition for National Merit Scholar scholarships (11th graders) and to help prepare for the SAT.

For the 2017 PSAT/NMSQT, students at Steamboat Springs High School will be registering online. This registration will take a few minutes and can be completed from any computer with internet access.

Online Exam registration will begin on Thu, Aug 10, 2017, at 9:51 AM and end on Fri, Sep 15, 2017, at 5:00 PM. In order to register, students should click on the link provided on the school website or visit www.TotalRegistration.net/PSAT/061310 to register.To complete registration, students must answer all of the required questions. Registration is not complete until students have printed the pdf of the confirmation page that is provided at the end.

Steamboat Springs High School is excited to offer families the convenience of paying exam fees online at the time of registration. 

Please be sure to have a debit or credit card available before beginning registration.

 Paying online is a great way to make sure that payment has been made while avoiding mailing payment.

Here are the important dates for the registration process:

  • Thu, Aug 10, 2017, at 9:51 AM - Registration Begins
  • Fri, Sep 15, 2017, at 5:01 PM - Registrations and payments after this date will incur a $35 late fee.
  • Fri, Sep 15, 2017, at 5:00 PM - Registration Ends
  • Mon, Sep 18, 2017, at 5:00 AM - Registrations that have not been paid for will be canceled and exams will not be ordered.

Please contact Mrs. Danica Moss, dmoss@ssk12.org , if you have questions or require financial assistance.


NCAA Information

about 1 year ago

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING SITES AND THE  NCAA WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
http://www.ncaa.com/

Student Athlete Planning Guide
 

THERE ARE NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETES ENROLLING FULL TIME ON OR AFTER AUGUST 1, 2016. PLEASE REFER TO INFORMATION BELOW REGARDING THOSE CHANGES.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONSULT THE NCAA WEBSITE AND WITH YOUR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR TO ENSURE YOU ARE MEETING THE ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS.

We encourage students interested in participating in college athletics to register with the NCAA at www.eligibilitycenter.org at the beginning of their sophomore year.

NCAA Information

If you will be participating athletically at a Division I or II program, you will need to be cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Division III athletics does not require being cleared by the Clearinghouse.

Steamboat Springs High School cannot release your school records to NCAA coaches until you have completed, signed and returned the Release of Academic Records to the Registrar (located in the counseling office).
Records Release


NCAA QUICK REFERENCE

CORE COURSE DEFINITION

NEW 2016 ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

NEW 2018 ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING SITES AND THE  NCAA WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
http://www.ncaa.com/
2point3.org
Student Athlete Planning Guide
 

THERE ARE NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETES ENROLLING FULL TIME ON OR AFTER AUGUST 1, 2016. PLEASE REFER TO INFORMATION BELOW REGARDING THOSE CHANGES.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONSULT THE NCAA WEBSITE AND WITH YOUR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR TO ENSURE YOU ARE MEETING THE ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS.

We encourage students interested in participating in college athletics to register with the NCAA at www.eligibilitycenter.org at the beginning of their sophomore year.

NCAA Information

If you will be participating athletically at a Division I or II program, you will need to be cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Division III athletics does not require being cleared by the Clearinghouse.

Steamboat Springs High School cannot release your school records to NCAA coaches until you have completed, signed and returned the Release of Academic Records to the Registrar (located in the counseling office).
Records Release


NCAA QUICK REFERENCE

CORE COURSE DEFINITION

NEW 2016 ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

NEW 2018 ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Enrollments and Withdrawals

5 months ago


NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT - Welcome!


                                                                                                              Click for⇒  SCHOOL PROFILE
⇒ TO DO:  
1. Go to the Home Page and begin your Online Enrollment.  

All applications are taken online, beginning March 2017.

2. You will need:  Birth Certificate, Immunization documentation, Utility Bill (dated within the past 3 months, stating your name and address), and a  Transcript if you have at least one semester of a posted transcript

   3. Please allow 2 working days for the information to be processed.  If you haven't heard from the Registrar after those 2 days, feel free to call the Registrar at 871-3610 to check your application for processing, and to schedule a required math placement test to scheduling purposes..

4. Your student's counselor will call to schedule an appointment to administer class placement testing and to create a class schedule.


The staff and students of 

Steamboat Springs High School
Invite the class of 2021
To our annual
Link Crew Freshmen Orientation
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
August 21, 2017
Location: Kelly Meek Gym (new gym) @ SSHS
The purpose of this orientation is to make 

the transition from middle
school to high school a positive one. 

Seniors and juniors will be serving as
Leaders and mentors to the freshmen. 

Large and small group activities are
designed to address students’ needs and 

concerns in an enjoyable manner.
Wear comfortable clothes and 

don’t bring all your stuff...travel light!
If you have any questions, please contact Link Crew Coordinator Kari Faulk
at kfaulk@ssk12.org or 871-3657



   Power of Attorney - If you are hosting a student or have a child that will be hosted and who's parent's live outside of the school district's area, you will need to have this form filled out and notarized by the parent's and the host family.

   Inter-district Application - if you do not live in the Steamboat Springs school district but would like to be considered for enrollment, please fill out this form and return it to the District office..
 


STUDENT WITHDRAW PROCESS - To withdraw your student, please fill out the paperwork below and call the Registrar, Lynne Koehler at 871-3610, to make an appointment to be checked out.  It is necessary to be signed out as returning all textbook, paying all fees and accumulating withdraw grades from current teachers.  


NOTIFICATION OF WITHDRAW

CLEARANCE ADDENDUM














"Counselor's Corner" Newsletter & Information from the Counseling Office

about 1 month ago


      NEWSLETTERS

September 2017 Newsletter

October 2017 Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter



     OTHER INFORMATION     



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