Counselor's Corner

6th Grade News, December 2015

Magnet School Applications

Magnet School Applications: Applications for Westwood and West are online this year. If you attended the magnet information meetings at either junior high, you received an application checklist and the link to the magnet school application. Contact me if you need either the link or the checklist. Remember, magnet school applications are due December 2, 2015!

Apply online to attend the magnet school programs at West and/or Westwood. For more information, call 469-593-0442 or the MST Counselor for the application link.

PreAP Spanish 3

Students who speak and write Spanish have the opportunity to test into a Jr. High program of advanced Spanish language study. If they are successful on the screening test, given in the winter of their sixth-grade year, they may enroll in PreAP Spanish 3 in the 7th grade, and AP Spanish Language in the 8th grade. Contact me for more information!

Guidance: Junior High Focus

Throughout December and January, 6th grade guidance will focus on junior high needs such as junior high vocabulary, PreAP information, and Mapping Your Future (registration information), among other topics. Watch for information coming home regarding various applications, interviews, informational meetings etc. January guarantees to be a busy month!

West Junior High created a video for prospective students. Click below to watch their 15 minute video.

Richardson West Arts & Technology Magnet- Richardson, TX


December 2, 2015: AVID presentation for 6th grade students (during the school day)

December 7, 2015: Applications due to MST Counselor

College & Career Readiness Event

December 8, 2015

Richardson High School

GT Parent Referral Forms

Parent Referral Forms for GT programs in junior high are due to the MST Counselor December 15th. If you did not receive a scan sheet and would like one, please contact me!

PreAP Parent Night @ MST

December 17, 2015, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Following the student performances, there will be a short presentation designed to give parents an overview of the PreAP program in junior high.

The District PreAP night is scheduled for Monday, January 25, 2016.

Megan Daniel

Email, call, or use the QR code to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.