Welcome to River Hill High Everything you Need to Know to Succeed at RHHS

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Welcome to River Hill High

Welcome to River Hill High

Everything you Need to Know to Succeed at RHHS


(H-N) Mrs. Coe(A-G) Mrs. Fairley(O-Z) Dr. SaundersAAM Mr. LauerAdministrative TeamMrs. McKinleyPrincipal2Admin

Student ServicesA-Da- Mr. IvesDe-J-Ms. BabeK-M-Ms. PizzoN-Sm -Mr. VangeliSn-Z-Mr. Krouse ESOL- Ms. Miller

Counselor3Students show HAWK PRIDE every day in every way!PunctualityRespectIntegrityDeterminationExcellence


Student Responsibilities and BehaviorStudent and Parent Handbook, 2015-16HCPSS Policies Student Code of ConductSafe SchoolsFamily InvolvementAdmin5Parent InvolvementJoin PTSAJoin BoostersAttend school events and gamesAccess student progress information through CanvasCounselorRHHS Spirit

Sportsmanship and School Pride

Admin7Keys to Success for 11th GradeAlmost Finished, But Not Yet!8

Continuing the College Search Process

Prepare for the SAT/ACT

Become familiar with Naviance

Begin searching for scholarships

Junior/Senior CalendarJanuary/March/May/June 2016-Take SAT Reasoning Test or ACTMarch 2016-Request teacher commitment for letters of recommendation March/April/May 2016-Visit CollegesMay/June 2016-Take SAT Subject Tests June 2016-Athletes register with NCAA Clearinghouse (www.ncaa.org)June/July/August 6Narrow down College Choices

Junior/Senior CalendarSeptember/October/November/December 2016- Complete College ApplicationsOctober/November/December 2016- Take SAT Reasoning Test and Subject Tests and/or ACTNovember 1, 2016-Priority Deadline for University of Maryland, College Park and many others.January/February 2017- Complete FAFSA FormMarch/April 2017- Receive Decisions from CollegesMay 1, 2017- Make Final Decision on School Attending

The New SAT11Starting in March 2016-Reading- more relevant words-Writing and Language- interpret, synthesize and use evidence-Math- More advanced math: problem solving & data analysis-Essay-Is optional, but check college requirements

No penalty for wrong answers!

3 hours (+50 minutes for Essay)

The test costs $54.50 or $43 if you dont sign up for the SAT Essay

Use Khan Academy to study!

The PSAT this October will be aligned with the new SAT

Upcoming Dates12September 30th River Hill College Fair Cafeteria and Media Center 6:30-9pm

October 12th- 13th National College FairBaltimore Convention Center

October 14th- PSAT for all 11th grade students

January 28th- Junior College Night at River Hill High School

March 17th- Military Night at River Hill High School A web-based resource for students and parents that encourages and supports post high school career and college planning

A comprehensive website that you and your child can use to help in making decisions about courses, colleges, and careers.

Family Connection is specific to River Hill

Family Connection is linked with Naviance Succeed, a service that is used by the Student Services to track data about college and career plans to help students with post-high school decisions13Family Connection /Naviance14What can students and parents do using Naviance? View guidance news bulletins Create a rsum View college visits and sign up Complete a college search Complete a career search Develop a prospective college list Provide access to scholarship search engines Maintain journal entries Game Plan Survey Complete school developed surveys Compare colleges Links to selected third party resources (i.e. College Board, Financial Aid, NCAA, Careers, College searches, etc.)Track deadlines View scattergramsSign-in Page

15 First time registration, click I need to register. The next time you log in, use user name and passwordFamily Connection is web-based https://connection.naviance.com/riverhillhigh Student accounts Parent accountsAfter You Sign in

16Important MessagesUpdates from the Guidance OfficeClick on the TabsColleges Page

Use these links to do a college searchCollege Visits

See what College visits are scheduled and sign up to attend!College Profile

19Visit College WebsiteColleges Im Thinking About

Click Here to add colleges to your prospective college list

DeniedScattergram21THIS IS YOU!AcceptedSchool AveragesAbout Me Resume and Surveys

Click here to fill out important surveys, tell us your Game Plan and create your resume23Shared resource linking home to schoolOn-line tool for collaboration among counselors, students, and parentsAccurate, complete records about student choices from our schoolRealistic assessments of your childs chances of admission at colleges where prior graduates have appliedCareer exploration

For any questions on Naviance or to receive your access code, please email your students counselor!What can Naviance do for you?

20 years STRONG

Better and better every day in every way!