Consider Dock for 2017-18



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Learning for lives of purpose


March 2017


From the Guidance Office


 Parent-Teacher Fellowship

The next Parent-Teacher Fellowship/Senate Activities Committee sponsored evening will be a Coffee House held on Thursday, March 16, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Longacre Commons and Theatre. Join us for snacks, coffee, artwork and great music from student performers. Mark your calendar!



College preparation begins with your high school schedule

The first step on the road to college begins with the courses students take in high school. The first thing colleges look at is the high school transcript. It is an important document in the admissions and scholarship process. Schools look for four years of solid course work in a basic curriculum. Although standardized tests are important in the application process, thehigh school transcript measures a student’s ability and motivation over four years. Your student’s registration for next year’s classes has already begun. Please review their schedule with them when they receive them back in the spring and contact the Guidance Office if you have any questions.


What do admissions officers look for in a transcript?

Generally, admissions counselors are looking to evaluate:

Grades: Are they on an upward trend?

High School: What are its academic qualities?

G.P.A.: Cumulative Grade Point Average and Current Grade Point Average

Test Scores: SAT I, ACT, SAT II. How does the student compare to other students from different schools?

Senior Year: Is the student taking challenging academic curriculum and being successful?


SAT information

We encourage college-bound students to take their SATs the spring of their junior year. Students register by mail or online at www.collegeboard.comand take the test in the public high school nearest them. We encourage even those students who do not intend to go to college to take the SATs, since test results are honored by schools for many years.

Testing Date           Registration Deadline

May 6, 2017                    April 7, 2017

June 3, 2017                   May 9, 2017

Students with Learning Disabilities that would like to request SAT or ACT accommodations, please see Mr. Kabakjian or Mrs. Hunsberger to review the process.


Junior year: College visits and planning

Students should have several colleges selected from information they have researched. Now it is time to prepare for campus visits. Selecting a college takes research. It begins with the college guidebooks, college publications, computer resources, people resources, college fairs and open houses, and the campus visit. It is important to keep files on each for future reference. Below are Internet resources for you to explore and refer to:

College Board:

Campus tours:

College-bound athletes:

Federal Student Aid:


College Fit Kit:


Upcoming Spring 2017 College Fairs

North Penn High School College Fair

March 7, 2017

High School Gymnasium



Upper Dublin High School

Tuesday - March 14, 2017

39th Annual College & Career Fair

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Phone: 215.643.8900


Souderton Area High School
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Main Concourse

Phone: 215.723.2808 x 20115


Spring Ford High School

March 22, 2017


350 S. Lewis Road

Royersford, PA  19468




 March 30, 2017

Council Rock High School South School Gymnasium

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


Villanova University

May 15, 2017


800 Lancaster Avenue

Villanova, PA  19085



Work Study Program

If your rising senior has interest in career study or work study for the 2017-18 school year, please have him/her see Mrs. Hunsberger to discuss the process and fill out the application. This course selection comes with school requirements as well as employer expectations. The application needs to be on file before the end of May, and regular time cards and employer evaluations will be expected throughout the semester. If you have questions pertaining to this class, please call the guidance office.


Scholarship list

The Guidance Office has a list of scholarships available for seniors. Students are welcome to stop by and pick up a copy (or see the attached list).


Mennonite College 2017 Spring Open Houses

Bethel College

April 21, 2017


Bluffton College

March 18, 2017

April 1, 2017

June 17, 2017


Eastern Mennonite University

March 18, 2017

April 8, 2017



Goshen College

April 7, 2017


Hesston College

March 3-4, 2017          

March 31-April 1, 2017