The Sophomore Compass
Helpful Information from the Ray-Pec Counseling Department
Enrollment Information Nights
Incoming 11th and 12th Feb. 3 from 6-8pmIncoming 9th and 10th Feb. 15 from 6-8pm
Interested in Attending Cass Career or Summit Tech Next Year?
Jan. 28 Cass Career Center 2pm South Library
Jan. 29 Summit Technology Academy 2pm South Library
Students may sign up in the counseling office to attend presentations.
Click on the school names above to be taken to their websites for more information.
REMINDER: STA Open House Nights in January and February
Is your student interested in a Career in Medical, Engineering, or Technology?
Visiting the Summit Tech Academy Open House is a great way to help plan what classes you may need in order to be eligible their Junior or Senior year.
- Three Open House Nights will be offered in late fall & early spring of the 2015-2016 school year. These two are left:
- Thursday, January 14th, 2016
- Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
- 6:00-6:30 PM- “Early Planners” Session for Middle Students and their Parents
- 6:30-8:00 PM- Summit Technology Academy Classroom Open House
- 6:30-7:00 PM & 7:00-7:30 PM Missouri Innovation Campus Presentation
RSVP below for one of the Summit Technology Academy Open House Nights @ http://sta.lsr7.org/rsvp/
Greater Kansas City United States Service Academy Workshop
Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 7pm
400 Southeast Blue Parkway
Lee's Summit, MO
Students in grades 8-11 are invited. Representatives from the US Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy, Merchant Marines, US Military Academy at West Point, US Coast Guard, New Mexico Military Institute and Virgina Military Institute will be available.
Sophomore Year Timeline
The primary focus of your sophomore year should be on taking rigorous courses, keeping your grade point average up, and getting involved in extracurricular activities.
___ Review junior and senior year timelines so you know what to look forward to next year.
___Enroll in rigorous college preparatory courses for junior year or any dual credit classes you may be eligible for.
___ Meet with your counselor during enrollment to discuss your Personal Plan of Study, your post-secondary plans, college and career goals, or things you are uncertain about.
___ Use your resources!!! Learn more about colleges and universities. Visit the Senior office in the South building or through the website http://rpseniors.weebly.com/ to start learning about financial supports to pay for college.