April 2020

GMU MS/HS Counseling Office

Individual Student Planning Meetings

Letters have been sent home to 8th-10th grade students. The meetings scheduled during our school closure will now be a phone conference with me during your scheduled time. Please contact me if you have any questions/concerns.

June Regents

"The New York State Education Department (NYSED or “the Department”) is cancelling the June 2020 administration of the NYS High School Regents Examination Program in response to the statewide closures of schools and districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19." -April 7, 2020.

http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/coronavirus/nysed-covid-19-memo-cancellation-june-2020-regents-exams.pdf

Please reach out to Ms. Tanner for any questions regarding this: ctanner@gmucsd.org.

Social/Emotional:

Big picture
3-minute Mindful Breathing Meditation (Relieve Stress)

Anxiety & Stress Management

FACE COVID – How To Respond Effectively To The Corona Crisis

Academic:

SAT/ACT Updates

"In response to the rapidly evolving situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19), College Board is canceling the May 2, 2020 SAT administration. Makeup exams for the March 14 administration (scheduled for March 28) are also canceled. Students who already registered for May, whose March test centers were closed, or who do not receive March scores because of any irregularities will receive refunds. In the coming days, College Board will share additional information and details directly with registered students and test centers," (CollegeBoard, 2020, https://pages.collegeboard.org/natural-disasters,).


“ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date.” (ACT, 2020, https://www.act.org/content/act/en/covid-19.html).

Study Skills – Managing your time

Career/College:

Career Clusters Activity

Find your top five results, prioritized just for you. Check out careers listed in your top two and three career clusters. See if any match your interests/abilities. Choosing a career you like and are good at will be a big part of your future happiness!