Time is running out and so are the vouchers. If you want to test for FREE, stop by the GO Center during lunch.
AP Registration opens March 3rd and closes March 11th using the same online registration process used last year. AP Exams will be $57 each with a reduction for students on free and reduced lunch. Begin thinking now about the AP exams you wish to take this spring. Information booklets will be distributed through the AP classes.
•Registration for AP Testing: NOW OPEN! •You may register ONLINE through Friday, March 11th and pay during lunch in the GO Center. Any registration and payment after March 11th will be subject to late fees. If you have questions, see your AP teacher or Mrs. Cogan.
Boy’s State/Girl’s State, LeadAmerica Conferences, My Introduction to Engineering (MITE) at UTexas at Austin, C3—Content*College*Career at Rice University, and Camp College at Sam Houston State University are some of the many excellent programs that are offered to sophomores and juniors. Check out the list below!
Still Need Help With 2011 - 2012 Course Selection? Additional Friday, Feb. 25th Assistance Available
Counselors will be available in the Elkins library from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 25th to help students complete the process if they have trouble registering at home or do not have computer access at home.
The FBISD Technical Education Center is NOW accepting applications for the 2011-2012 school year. Students who wish to be in a program at the Technical Education Center (TEC) must apply. There are several ways that a students can get an application:
Clicking on --> TEC website, which will take you directly to an online application;
Getting a paper application from a home campus counselor.
The online application will come directly to the TEC, when "submit" is clicked; the paper application can be mailed to the TEC, or returned to their counselor, who will in turn send the application to the TEC. The program instructor at the TEC will review the applicants' information for acceptance into a program. The interview is an important part of the acceptance process and can be done either during the School Tours, March 7 - March 11, 2011, or at Open House, March 10, 2011, from 5 pm - 7 pm.
Even though the courses are not on the online registration, you can write them on your course selection sheet to be turned in.
If you do not apply to the Tech Ed Center, you will not be considered for the program. Please see Ms. Nasseri in the GO Center this week if you are interested in the FBISD Tech Ed Center.
Fort Bend ISD offers SAT Prep Classes at Quail Valley Middle School for a fee of $50.00 on the following dates:
March 5, 8, & 10 for the March 12 SAT
April 23, 26, & 28 for the May 7 SAT
May 21, 24, & 26 for the June 4 SAT
If interested, pick up and complete a registration form from the Counselors' Office.
Wednesday-February 16th-Students received their transcripts in Advisory
Monday-February 21st-Students will receive graduation requirements, a course selection sheet (see course selection sheet .pdf below), and a credit checklist in their Social Studies classes.
The 2011 - 2012 FBISD High School Program Guide is available at
The window for Course Selection for Elkins students is now open through February 27th.
Counselors will staff an open lab in Rm. 122 during 5th period on Tuesday, February 22nd, and Wednesday, February 23rd for student needing help.
Counselors will also be available in the Elkins library from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 24th and from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 25th to help students complete the process if they have trouble registering at home or do not have computer access at home.
If you are in the top 10% of the Jr. or Sr. Class, please stop by the GO Center during lunch to sign an important document about college admission.
Parents- be more involved in your student's academic success. Subscribe to the monthly ACT Parent newsletter. It's fast, it's full of information, and it's free. Visit ACT's parent path at act.org/path/parent/news/. Once you subscribe, you receive a monthly newsletter designed to help your children succeed. ACT also offers a newsletter for Spanish-speaking parents. It’s called Padres ACTivos and you’ll find it at act.org/path/spanish/news.
Sixteen colleges will have representatives at the Elkins College Fair in the girls gym this Friday during all lunches. Colleges represented will be UT @ Dallas, U of H, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin, Texas A&M @ Kingsville, Texas A& M University @ Corpus Christi, Texas Tech, Alabama, HCC, Concordia, Lamar, Texas A&M, U of H Downtown; LSU, TSU, UT @ Tyler. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss course offerings, admission and financial aid requirements, college life in general, and other information pertinent to the college selection process. All students are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity!
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