Getting ready for the EOCs need not be a cause for anxious moments IF you keep the following tips in mind. Ten Terrific Test Taking Tips 1. Show up on time. Get the test off to the best possible start by getting there on time. Arriving late might make you feel rushed and nervous, […]
Tips from the Counselors’ Office: Freshmen Tips
The Grace King Counseling Department's "Tips from the Counselors’ Office" Series features insightful monthly tips for each grade level.
You can access all Freshmen Tips in the series on this page.
The month of March can be a challenging time as it’s the beginning of testing time, completing college applications, waiting for responses from colleges and (subconsciously) counting down until the summer holiday. Here are some tips to make certain that when Spring is Sprung, you’re ready for it! Freshmen, it’s important to remember that there […]
Parents of current 9th and 10th graders are cordially invited to attend a meeting on March 10th, from 6PM-7PM in the cafeteria to learn about JUMPSTART. “Jumpstart is Louisiana’s innovative career and technical education (CTE) program. Jump Start prepares students to lead productive adult lives, capable of continuing their education after high school while […]
“Oh, it’s Carnival time! Yes, it’s Carnival time.” While we have only days until the Mardi Gras break, take a moment to review the tips, so that you can use SOME of the holiday time to get your academic calendar in order. Then it’s laissez les bonnes temps rouler, cher! Freshmen: We’re gearing up for […]
A new year means a chance to begin anew! The first week of school in 2016 is a fait accompli, and for some there is comfort in returning to a familiar schedule. For others, it’s an opportunity to implement new study habits and consider new topics. A new year means a chance to try something […]
This is a time to be thankful…thankful that all things are going smoothly in your academic life or thankful that you have time to turn it around. November Tips: All Grade Levels: The first semester is almost over! With two major holidays approaching it is important to make sure you’re attending tall of your classes every day! […]
Freshmen: The 1st 9 weeks is over and you’re a quarter of the way to the end of your freshman year! Remember that your Grade Point Average (GPA) earned in your freshman year sets the foundation for your high school career. If you start off strong, it’s easy to keep a high GPA through the […]
Freshmen: This month remember the importance of getting involved!! Find a club or sport you’re interested in and get plugged in! Remember, research shows that getting involved in high school leads to higher GPA’s, better social skills, increased motivation and more overall success in high school! GK has a number of opportunities to find a […]