Monday, February 11, 2013

Course Selection Process Breakfast

The BHS Guidance Department cordially invites parents to join us for the next  Guidance Breakfast.  The topic will be about the "Course Selection Process". The breakfast will be held in the BHS Guidance College and Career Center at 8:30AM on Wednesday February 13, 2013. Please RSVP by calling 781-270-1780. We look forward to seeing you!

Friday, February 8, 2013

College and Academic Planning Night

College and Academic Planning Night was well attended with roughly 100 parents. Many aspects of academic planning, college planning and the college application process were covered. For parents that missed the event, BCAT will be streaming the event within the next few weeks. Below you will find the power point presentation that was given last night. College informational packets were distributed as well. If you would like to pick up a packet please feel free to stop by the Guidance Office.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sophmore/Junior Academic Planning Night

Sophomore and junior parents and students are reminded that the “College and Academic Planning Night” will be held this Thursday, February 7, 2013 (snow date will be February 14, 2013). The evening will commence at 6:30 PM in the Burlington High School Auditorium. Members of the Guidance Department will cover a variety of topics in regard to academic and college planning. Although the presentation is geared for sophomore and junior parents and students, anyone is welcome to attend this event. If you cannot make the event it will be televised on BCAT. The times will be posted at a later date.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Course Selection Process

The course selection process for the school year 2012-2013 for the class of 2014, 2015, 2016 will commence on February 5th, 2013. The sequence of events is as follows:

Tuesday February 5, 2013
Materials will be distributed to each class: Juniors period 2, sophomores period 3 and freshmen period 4.  At this time, counselors will spend time discussing requirements, prerequisites, levels, credits, etc. with each class.

Monday February 11th , 2013 to March 5, 2013
·        Students will review materials, visit on-line program of studies and discuss with their parents.
·        Teachers spend time in each of their classes discussing course selection with their students. 
·        Teachers must identify course prerequisites for their students.
·        Parents will review student selections as well as teacher recommendations. 

March 4, 2013 Period 4
An assembly will be held and students will be given registration information for requesting courses on Aspen, the Burlington Student Information System. 

March 6, 2013- March 14, 2013
Student window is open for course requests

March 6, 2013- March 14, 2013
Counselors will be available in the lower library to meet with students. Students can report to the lower library during study period.

March 14, 2013
The student window will close for student requests