News from the PHS Counselors

May 2015

2015 Scholarship Awards Program

Wednesday, May 20th, 8:30am

PHS Auditorium

All seniors will be attending our annual scholarship awards program on the morning of May 20th. Parents are welcome to attend this event. We have had an increased number of seniors apply for scholarships than in years past and are looking forward to this event!
How Is Advanced Placement Credit Awarded at Colleges?

Students are currently in their Advanced Placement (AP) testing window. Learn about how student's AP test score will transfer to colleges across the country.

English/Math/Foreign Language Placement Testing Info!

Follow this link to see if/how you sign up for placement testing at UW colleges.

SAVE THE DATE Sophomores! Great College Visit Opportunity this Fall!

The Wisconsin Education Fair (WEF) will be at St. Norbert College September 16th (6:30-8:30pm) and September 17 (9:00am-11:00am) next fall. This fair typically has over 100 colleges, technical schools, specialty schools, and military representatives available to talk to. To see the list of which schools were there last year, click here. Here is a link to their website for more details.
Great Article Explaining The "Secret Life" of Teens

This article does a great job helping parents understand the rapidly changing world of apps and how teens use them to communicate online. It is written by a younger teacher who encapsulates what he hears weekly in his classroom from students.

Unheard Voices Presentation given for 10th Grade Students April 16th

Unheard Voices: Speaking Out Against Sexual Violence is a presentation by the Sexual Assault Center of Green Bay that includes victim stories and a panel discussion regarding the legal, social, and emotional ramifications of sexual assault. The panel discussion includes our District Attorney and representatives from the police department, schools, and the Sexual Assault Center. Unheard Voices has been presented in area high schools for over 17 years, reaching more than 2,500 students each year.

Raider Crew to Mentor 8th Grade Students on Friday, May 15

Our Raider Crew, a group of 54 juniors and seniors, are planning to host our annual 8th grade transition day in May. The 8th grade students will be introduced to all that PHS has to offer. There will be a clubs/activities fair, an introduction to the flex-mod schedule, a panel discussion where 8th grade students can ask questions about high school of current students, and tours. We look forward to hosting the class of 2019 on that day!