Announcements

  • HOBY
    Any 10th grade student who is interested in attending HOBY are encouraged to submit their name to their Links teacher, who will then submit their name to Ms. Dorsey no later than November 20, 2019.  For more information see Ms. Dorsey in the counseling suite.

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  • PreACT
    The PreACT will be given to any 10th or 11th grade student interested in testing.  The cost of the test booklet is $20.00, test booklets are limited.  The deadline to sign up is Friday, December 6, 2019.  If you have any questions, see Ms. Dorsey.

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  • After School Tutoring
    After school tutoring with Mrs. Stevens will begin Tuesday, November 5th in the library.  Tutoring is from 2:30 - 3:30 every Tuesday and Thursday, if interested sign up in Room 249 or come to the library at 2:30.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Stevens.

    SSHS After School Tutoring Schedule
    (Tutoring maybe canceled in the winter months due to weather)

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  • Fee Wavier
    Did you know if you receive free or reduced lunch you are eligible for a fee wavier for PSAT, SAT, ACT, and AP testing? For more information see your grade level counselor.
    (Fee Waiver Benefits) - College Board
    (Waiver Program)
    - ACT

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  • Parking Pass
    All students who drive to school must display their parking pass in the window and it must be visible.  Mr. McKinney checks the parking lot daily and will begin issuing warning citations.  Violation citations will be issued beginning Tuesday, August 27th

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Grading Scale

  • The Raleigh County Grading Scale
    A: 90-100%
    B: 80-89%
    C: 70-79%
    D: 60-69%
    F: 59 and below

Class of 2021 (Juniors)

  • Make your senior year a breeze.  Start planning for life after high school NOW!  Whether that includes starting college, joining the workforce or enlisting in the military.  Take a moment to ask yourself 5 essential questions:

    1. What do I want to be?
    2. What are my priorities this year?
    3. What is my college and career plan?
    4. Am I ready for college?
    5. How should I prepare?

    Luckily, ACT has created a Junior Year Edition E-book to help answer those 5 questions, click here.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Paugh.

Class of 2022 (Sophomores)

  • West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts
    Attention sophomores: Summer is looking even better! If you have a talent in writing, dancing, singing, acting, digital media art, painting or drawing, or in playing an instrument, and you would like to spend three weeks on a college campus at no cost, consider the Governor’s School for the Arts. It might be just where you want to spend an unforgettable summer!  For more information see grade level counselor.

Class of 2023 (Freshman)

15 to Finish

  • 15 to finish

    Did you know in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in four years you must take at least 15 hours each semester?  According to the 15 to Finish campaign the longer you stay in college the less likely you are to graduate.  By getting a head start on your college career you can save money and time. 

    Numerous colleges/universities offer college classes to high school juniors and seniors for $25 per credit hour which equals a total of $75 per class.  However, each college/university admission requirements may differ.  Also, by completing a college course you are establishing a college transcript.  Upon completion of the college course you must request a transcript from that college’s registrar office.  If you would like to transfer college credit to another college, you must request your transcript to be sent from the registrar’s office. 

    Your high school counselor does not get a copy of your college transcript.  Furthermore, as a junior you are completing your college course outside of school hours.   As a senior, if eligible, your college course can be built into your high school schedule.  For more information see your grade level counselor.

     If you are interested in earning college credit, see below:           computer

    Marshall University Online College Course in the High Schools (OCCHS)

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    West Virginia University High School Access Early College Program

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    West Virginia University Tech Early Enrollment Types

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    New River Community and Technical College (Provisional Students)

     

    Note:  Student is responsible for cost of college course.