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Welcome!

Now that the first 9 weeks are complete, make sure you are heading into the second 9 weeks will full force! 

Skyward Access is available to parents at this time, a letter was mailed home with login and access information. 

Seniors: We have a few scholarships available in the Guidance office at this time. 

Please be aware of college application deadlines- they are approaching quickly!  The first week of November is the priority deadline for most colleges! 

If you need a High School transcript to be sent to your college(s) please let us know in a timely manner  (at least a week before the application deadline).

Dual Enrollment Students: Please make sure you contact Lake Sumter State College for any college transcript that must be sent.    

Parents of Seniors

Senior Parent Night Info is loaded as a PDF at the bottom of the page. Herff Jones will be here to take cap and gown orders in the cafeteria on Tuesday the 16th and Thursday the 18th. Orders can also be done online at www.herfforlando.com  There is a financial aid night scheduled for the end of January 2015. More information will be available closer to the date.

There is a Careers and Colleges Expo on Thursday, Sept 18th at the College of Central Florida, Bldg 6 (the Gym) in Ocala scheduled from 5:30-7:30pm. This walk through type event will have over 40 various public and private schools from around the state of Florida and out of state. Representatives will be available for questions and some may even take college applications on site. Please call 352-854-2322 ext 1543 for more information.

There is a great article on financial aid with more information on a webinar that you can attend. They are attached as PDFs at the bottom of the Guidance page.

  

ACT/SAT

Current Juniors and Seniors should be taking the SAT and ACT tests.  Registration is done online at www.collegeboard.com and www.actstudent.org and more information is available in Guidance. Please see your school counselor if you get free and reduced lunch for a fee waiver for the tests. 

SAT/ACT High School Code/CEEB Code: 101833

ACT Test Center Site code: 243870

 

PERT

The Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.) is Florida's customized common placement test. The purpose of the P.E.R.T. is accurate course placement based on the student's skills and abilities. The P.E.R.T. is aligned with the Postsecondary Readiness Competencies identified by Florida faculty as necessary for success in entry-level college credit coursework. The P.E.R.T. assessment system includes Placement and Diagnostic tests in mathematics, reading and writing.

Students who score 106 or better on Reading and 103 or better on Writing portions of the PERT may be eligible for the English dual enrollment classes taught at VHS. Students who score 123 or better on the Math portion may be eligible for the math dual enrollment classes taught at VHS.  Students who are eligible for the English dual enrollment classes and math dual enrollment classes may also be eligible for science dual enrollment classes.

 

COLLEGE/CAREER RESOURCES:

State University System of Florida: http://flbog.org/

College & Career search: www.flvc.org

Private Colleges/Universities of Florida: http://www.pcuf.net/

College Athletics information (Junior year): www.ncaaeligibilitycenter.org

Career Planning information including earning power: http://beyondeducation.org

College planning tips for Juniors:      http://www.mappingyourfuture.org/collegeprep/juniortips.htm

College planning tips for Seniors: http://www.mappingyourfuture.org/collegeprep/seniorcalendar.htm

 

TEST HELP RESOURCES:

Homework/test help: http://brightstorm.com/

FCAT test prep: www.fcatexplorer.com (log-in from the front office is required)

SAT Prep: http://domesatreview.com and www.ineedapencil.com

SAT Prep Videos: http://www.mometrix.com/academy/sat-test/

Contact:

Grades 9, 10 and 11 last name A-L & Grade 12 last name A-J - Nicole Lake (Nicole.Lake@tvcs.org)

Grades 9, 10 and 11 last name M-Z & Grade 12 last name K-Z - Katie Stephenson (Katie.Stephenson@tvcs.org)

**Mr. Gerard Callahan in for Mrs. Stephenson (Gerard.Callahan@tvcs.org)

PDF Files

Financial Aid Flyer -
FLVS Registration - How to register for a course
Paying for College Webinar Flyer -
Senior Parent Night 2014 - Senior Parent Night Info 2014


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