School Counseling Updates

Finish out the year strong and remember to study for the SAT test. You can always use Khan Academy to hone in on your reading, writing and math skills. Also, look over your PSAT results and see which areas you struggled in and study those specific areas. 
Thinking about taking an SAT Subject test? Here are some things to consider.Also, remember, you can take up to 3 in one day, although 2 is recommended. How to Choose Which Test to Take by CollegeBoardWhich SAT Subject Test Should You Take? by PrepScholarThe Difference Between the Math 1 and Math 2 Subject Test by PrepScholar3 Questions to Ask Before Taking SAT Subject Test
AP Exam Dates:May 3: AP English Literature and Composition (8 AM)May 4: AP United States Government and Politics (8 AM)May 8: AP Biology (8 AM)May 9: AP Calculus AB; AP Calculus BC (8 AM) More information:
The two following links have information about mental health resources and ways to talk to your student about stress. 
AP Regisration Form2016-2017 AP Bulletin for Students and Parents
AP Registration 2016-2017
February 2017Dear Parents and Guardians:The Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth (SPIFFY), a Hampshire County coalition focused on youth and family well-being, is conducting the Prevention Needs Assessment (PNA) Survey at Smith Academy on March 6, 2017. Eighth, tenth, and twelfth grade students are surveyed every 2 years in school districts across Hampshire County. The PNA survey...
Here are the upcoming SAT and ACT dates and their deadlines.SATACT
Here is an article from the Princeton Review with some information on the difference between the SAT and ACT.
Here is the College 101 Presenation from the Junior Parent Workshop on 2-15-17.