Sunday, June 15, 2008
SAT & ACT Testing Dates for SY 08-09
The SAT Reasoning Test is one of the most widely used college admission tests. Some colleges may also require the SAT Subject Tests, or SAT II. Check the admission requirements of the individual colleges to see which exams you need to take.
Sigonella High School SAT Test dates for SY 2008-2009 are as follows:
04 October 2008 (International* Registration Deadline: 09 Sept 08/Early Registration 26 Aug 08)
01 November 2008 (International Registration Deadline: 26 Sept 08/ Early 10 Sept 08)
06 December 2008 (International Registration Deadline 05 Nov 08/Early 15 Oct 08)
02 May 2009 (International Registration Deadline 31 March 09/Early 11 March 09 )
06 June 2009 (International Registration Deadline 05 May 09/Early 15 April 09)
*Note: There is no late registration for International, but there is early registration.
Register on-line at www.collegeboard.com.
You must register “Outside the US.”
Here are some important codes you will need in order to complete the process:
School Code # 577100
Test Center Code # 58395
DoDDS students waive the International Processing fee by registering via the above directions. The cost is $45 for the SAT I. The SAT II is $20 plus $9 for each test. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Maryellen Pienta (DSN 624-3207) or Ms. Margie Ascierto (DSN 624-4284/3249).
The ACT exam is another widely accepted college admissions test. The ACT measures the four curricular areas of English, Mathematics, Science and Reading. An optional 30 minute Writing Test is only offered on the October International Test date.
Sigonella High School ACT Test dates for SY 2008-09 are the following:
25 October 08 PLUS WRITING (Registration Deadline:19 Sept 08)
07 February 09 (Registration Deadline: 06 Jan 09)
13 June 09 (Registration Deadline: 08 May 09)
Registration for the ACT is also online at http://www.actstudent.org/
In order to receive the DoDDS waiver for the international fee, secure a voucher from Ms. Pienta to mail in after you register. The cost is $30 for the ACT, or $44.50 for the ACT Plus Writing.
Both of these exams take place on Saturdays at the high school. Doors open at 7:45 A.M. Students are directed to meet in The Point near the main office. Testing begins promptly at 8:00 A.M. No one will be admitted after that time. Students are responsible for bringing the necessary items for testing.
Sunday, June 08, 2008
AVID Study Trip to Greek Theater and Play
Sunday, June 01, 2008
Start a summer reading list. Ask your teachers to recommend books. Freshman Action Plan
Check with your counselor and search online for summer school programs for high school students at colleges. Sophomore Action Plan
Review your senior year class schedule with your counselor. Challenge yourself with honors and AP classes and stick with sequences you've begun, in the languages, for example. Read about how to select your courses Junior Action Plan
Have your child send thank-you notes to teachers and other mentors who wrote recommendations. Senior Action Plan