April Senior News

Information from your counselors!

April Information!

Hello all! Greetings from your counselors Mrs. Lazear and Ms. Sweder! We are almost done with your LAST SEMESTER in high school!! A lot of important deadlines are coming up—read below for more information! 85 days til graduation!

April Happenings!

Important April Dates

3/21-4/3--SPRING BREAK!!!!

Great time to get your COURT hours or COMMUNITY SERVICE hours for government!!
Also, work on A+ if you need to!

4/7--TMCC Open House

4/11-4/14 HSPEs





4/8--Deadline to sign up for the May 7th SAT!

4/9--ACT Test

4/19--TMCC SOAR Orientation Part 1. In the Career Center after lunch


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TMCC Open House

Thursday, April 7th, 6:30-8pm

7000 Dandini Boulevard

Reno, NV

To provide information about steps to enrolling, reviewing dates and deadlines for the fall 2016 semester, and give prospective students and their families information about TMCC academic, occupational programs and student support services.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

TMCC SOAR Part 1 Orientation

Tuesday, April 19th, 12pm

Career Center

If you are in Senior Seminar and going to TMCC you can do your SOAR Orientation part 1!

If you are NOT in Senior Seminar, you can get a pass from your 5th, 6th, or 7th period teacher, OR stay afterschool!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


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Meet your TMCC Ambassador!

Did you know that we have a TMCC Ambassador and Recruiter who is on campus EVERY Tuesday?!?!

Her name is Mari Jimenez and she is in the Library EVERY Tuesday after lunch just to talk to you!

Questions about admission? Orientation? Financial aid? ASK MARI!

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Queen in You

Girls interested in this event, contact them directly!
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Credit recovery

Do you need to finish an A+ class? Spring intercession will be March 28th-31st, 8 am to 1 pm in the Career Center.


Seniors--Your attendance MATTERS!

Remember that you are only allowed 9 unexcused absences before you will lose credit. If you know that you will be out, make sure that your parent calls to excuse you WITHIN 3 DAYS! After 3 days, it cannot be excused. To call, call: 321-3200.

Fines and Fees

You MUST pay your outstanding fines to the Bookkeeper, Angel Baxter as soon as possible! If you are not sure what you owe, see Ms. Baxter before/after school or at lunch!

Cap and Gown

Have you paid for your Cap and Gown yet? The time is now, the price will only continue to go up! Go to www.jostens.com now!

College Prep

If you haven’t yet decided which schools you want to apply to—get on it! When the school year hits you will be busy! Once you have an idea of colleges you are interested in:

  • Go to the school’s website (usually you can find it with a simple Google search)

  • Find out the school’s admission requirements—do they make all students have a foreign language? Do they require a certain GPA? Schools want you to know what it takes to get in—find out!

  • Check to see if the school offers a degree you are interested in (not all schools are the same, and you can’t assume they will offer the same degrees).

  • Find out when their application is due. (Hint: University of California schools usually have deadlines in early fall!)

  • Do they require the ACT or SAT, and if so, do they require a certain score?

Another good resource for college: www.GotoCollegeNevada.org.


As a student at Hug, you get 2 free waivers to take the ACT and SAT for free each. In order to get a waiver, you must come see Mrs. Lazear or Ms. Sweder. If you use a waiver and don’t take the test, YOU are financially responsible for paying to change the date to another ACT or SAT date.

TUESDAYS in the Career Center after school Mrs. Lazear and Ms. Sweder will be available with waivers to help you sign up! Sign up quick before spaces fill up!

There is NOT another ACT that you can sign up for.

The next SAT date you can sign up for will be Saturday, May 7th. The deadline for signing up is April 8th.

How do I study?? It is a BIG test, and unlike the HSPE, it is timed.