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    Student Resources

    Tutoring/Homework Help- There will be after school tutoring on Monday through Thursday in the library from 3:15-4:15 when school is in session.

    What Kind of Student Are You?

    Learning Styles

    How to Study

    Study Guides and Strategies

    Quizlet

    Khan Academy
    Free, on-line test preparation for elementary aged to adulthood in academic subject areas, test prep, college and career readiness.

    March 2 Success
    A free, on-line test preparation, self-paced course, to help improve math, science and English skills for improved performance on standardized tests (State PSSA Testing or SAT preparation).  March 2 Success is for everyone over the age of 13 and is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week..  Click on link above to register and see a demonstration course.

    Sections include:  
    Comprehensive English (Language usage, Reading, Writing)
    Integrated Math (Basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics)
    Integrated Science (Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
    Skills and Strategies (Test-taking skills for state assessments, college admissions, aptitude tests)
    SAT Program (SAT preparation, SAT Quiz Bank, Online SAT writing workshop, online practice test with performance feedback)
    ACT Program (ACT preparation, online practice test with performance feedback.

    Personal Concerns-

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Please Live

    SchoolShelf Pilot Program from Woodburn Press-

    Below is a link to a free unlimited resource from Woodburn Press SchoolShelf Pilot Program for middle school and high school students, parents and educators that we can access through February 1, 2019.  The resources can be viewed anywhere there is internet access.   Resources included: Academic Success; Student Development; Career and College Planning; and Parent Involvement.  No username/password required!

    http://www.schoolshelf.com/ms-hs-pilot/

     

    Driver's Education

    Students may take a semester long Driver's Education course through the high school during their supervised study for free.  Students also have the option to take a course online at: www.driversed.com and select the PA course. Currently the cost is $60.  After the online course is completed, students can take the behind-the-wheel education with Mr. Sheaffer through the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit.  The cost for the six-hour behind-the-wheel course is $350.  A license or learner's permit is required to participate in the program.  Information is in the main office and on link below. 

    Pet CPR and First Aid Training

    Pet CPR and First Aid now offered at Educators, Inc; 12 Commerce Ave in Selinsgrove.  Learn about:
    Cardiac Emergencies
    Eye, foot and ear injuries
    Normal breathing, pulse rate, and temperature
    Urgent care situations
    Wound care and controlling bleeding
    Administering medications
    Restraining a sick or injured pet
    CPR

    Training the first Saturday of each month from 9 Am until Noon.  Register by calling 570-259-9732.

    Selective Service System

    The Selective Service now accepts early submission of registration information by 17-year old men, who will then be automatically registered when they turn 18. Under Federal law, virtually all men must register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Registration is required to qualify for student loans and grants, job training and Federal employment. Under early submission, men 17 years and 3 months old can register, and the Agency holds their registration information and automatically enters their data into the system when they turn 18. The fastest way to register is on-line.

    SOAR Excellence Program

    SOAR Excellence Program (Students Owning and Reaching Excellence) encourages and rewards students who are meeting high academic and behavior expectations.  By meeting specific criteria, juniors and seniors with a 1st period study hall are permitted to arrive at school at 8:15 am; those with an 8th period study hall are permitted to leave school at the start of period 8.  More information and application is available in the main office or in the files below.

    Parent Resources

    Academic Success-
    Sapphire  portal access is available for the parents of every student.  If you do not have one already, go to the district website and click on Sapphire Portal under the Quick Links to create an account so you can monitor your student's homework and grades.

    Homework Requests-If your son or daughter is going to be absent from school for more than one day, please contact the office secretary at 837-0046 ext. 2001 to request homework.

    Parent Further
    Troubled Teens

     

    SchoolShelf Pilot Program from Woodburn Press-

    Below is a link to a free unlimited resource from Woodburn Press SchoolShelf Pilot Program for middle school and high school students, parents and educators that we can access through February 1, 2019.  The resources can be viewed anywhere there is internet access.   Resources included: Academic Success; Student Development; Career and College Planning; and Parent Involvement.  No username/password required!

    http://www.schoolshelf.com/ms-hs-pilot/

    Community Resources
    CMSU Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Drug & Alcohol Programs
    CSO- Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. "A Community Action Agency"
    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services- Mental Health Services
    Snyder County Children and Youth Services
    Union-Snyder CAA (Community Action Agency)

    Milton Hershey School
    Milton Hershey has been helping children from families of low income for the last 100 years.  MHS gives children the chance to learn and live at their home and attend their school- for free.  MHS is a cost-free, pre-K-12th grade school (enrolling students ages 4-15) and home that offers children an unbelievable opportunity that includes:

    -Safe. supervised, family-style living with trained house parents
    -Clothing, medical, and dental care
    -Hands-on career training and state-of-the art music, arts, and sports facilities to help them grow as a student and as a person
    -A scholarship for college for up to $79,000

    For more information, visit online at  www.mhskids.org or call 1-800-322-3248.

    Last updated October 31, 2018 11:09 AM

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