Professional School Counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in School Counseling, making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, career, and personal/ social development needs.
Seniors: follow these steps to access and complete the MANDATORY Senior Survey.
Go to: https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=halls
Username (Email) is Lowercase s, followed by Student ID (ex. s123456)
Password is capital S, followed by student ID, followed by four-digit birth year, followed by two-digit month of birth, followed by two-digit day of birth (ex. S12345619991120)
Once you get logged in, you can change password to something you'll remember.
To Complete Senior Survey:
1. Click on About Me in upper right corner
2. Click on My Surveys
3. Click on Surveys Not Started
4. Choose Senior Survey
5. Complete survey and click update (you should be able to return and update scholarship information as needed)
CollegeBoard's AP exam week is May 7-18, 2018. Please see the schedule for testing date, time, and location. Deadlines for test ordering was March 30th, the absolute deadline with fees is April 20th. Please contact your School Counselor with questions or concerns. Please check website and Remind for changes and more information. 2018 AP Testing Schedule. Pre-administration sessions will be scheduled soon.
Halls High School will be partaking in the State-wide Junior ACT testing day on March 20th. This is a free opportunity for students to take the college entrance exam, which is also a graduation requirement for Tennessee schools.
On Thursday, March 8th, Juniors will report during first block to the cafeteria for a mandatory pre-administration session. Students who do not complete the pre-administration session will not test per ACT requirements. They will also receive a booklet to familiarize themselves with ACT expectations and protocols, as well as their leave early permission slip.
Students will need to bring a #2 pencil when they report to the cafeteria, as well as to their testing center on March 20th. They must also bring an appropriate form of identification, which is laid out in their ACT booklet. On test day, please leave your cell phone in your car or at home. Happy testing!!!
The PSAT/NMSQT will be given to interested 10th and 11th graders on Wednesday, October 25th during 1st and 2nd blocks. The cost to take the exam is $16 and must be paid at the time of registration. Please see Mrs. Miller in Guidance to sign up. Space is very limited and priority registration will be given to Juniors. The cut-off date for all registration is October 6th. Fee Waivers are available to qualifying 11th graders.
The PSAT is an optional standardized assessment given once each year to students interested in participating in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. In addition, the PSAT provides great practice for taking the SAT and similar college admissions exams. Only students who are taking the PSAT during their 11th grade year are eligible to compete in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. 10th grade students may choose to take the exam as practice.
Visit http://www.nationalmerit.org/ or https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-1
ATTENTION COLLEGE ADMISSION REPS: We are now using repvisits.com to schedule Admission Representative visits!
TN Governor's School applications are now available. For more information visit http://www.tn.gov/education/topic/tdoe-governors-schools