School Counseling Updates

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. 
 PSAT results will be handed out to all Juniors and Sophomores who took the test on October 19th.   When we return from break we will meet with students to help them understand their results and teach them ways to study for the SAT's.
This is the link to an anti-bullying video we shared in the 7th grade Owning Up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqJXnNAOzno
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HC9ClL7CCS7oyHz5wIS9m8W8WA74-YUJ5SQoioaYzdE/edit?ts=5821e2ec
http://www.fastweb.com http://scholarshipamerica.org/student_center.php http://www.scholarshiplibrary.com/wiki/Search
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/test-day-checklist?ep_ch=PR&ep_mid=11312815&ep_rid=60437158
Here are the forms that are being sent home for students in the 10th and 11th grade to register for the PSAT's.

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