SAT and ACT Information
Attention Students who take the SAT and ACT with accommodations at SLHS; the following test dates are not available.
Do not register for the following dates:
SAT: 8/25/18 and 03/09/19 Counselors are not available to test students on those dates.
ACT: 12/08/19 – week of finals
New School Year Schedule Change Deadlines
8/23 - Schedule change request due by 3:00 pm with reasons for the change.
8/28 - Students must be in their correct classes.
Parent Night by Class:
- Senior & Parent Night, September 13 at 6:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center.
- Junior & Parent Night, January 24 at 6:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center
- 9th and 10th Grade Student Parent Night, September 27 at 6:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) – Tuesday, September 25th
Seven Lakes High School will be offering the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) to students in grades 10 – 12 on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018. The ASVAB is a voluntary assessment that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success. It assesses a student’s ability to learn new skills and is a predictor of success in training and education programs. If you are interested in the ASVAB, you may sign up using this Google Form. The deadline for signing up is Friday, September 14th. Further information regarding testing location and time will be released at a later date. Please visit the ASVAB website or contact Ashley Burgeson (AshleyEBurgeson@katyisd.org) with questions.
PSAT– Wednesday, October 10th
Junior Parent Night Presentation Documents - 2/15/2018
All seniors applying for college should be aware of these important dates!
December 1st deadline for applications and letters of recommendation is Thursday, October 25th.
January 1st deadlines for applications and letters of recommendation is Thurs day, November 8th.
Remember that the counselors need 21 school/business days to write the letters.
Weekends and holidays should not be counted. If you need any information please come by the counselor's office.
Looking for Scholarship Opportunities? Check out http://www.raise.me, a website where you can apply for "micro-scholarships" for up to 237 select colleges and universities in the United States. Students can earn a micro-scholarship for attending college fairs, getting a good grade in a class, or even filling out the FAFSA application. You can start accumulating scholarship awards as early as 9th grade!
1. Schedule Change Requests
Thursday, August 23 – Last day to turn in schedule change request to counselors offices by 3:00. Remember no elective changes! Students must in their correct classes by August 28th.
2. AP/Pre AP Course Entry/Exit Procedures
A student may exit within the following timelines:
First ten days of the course
Students may change levels during this time without grades going with them. Availability of space in the replacement course is considered.
Upon the first progress report
Petition may be granted by the campus given input from the teacher, student performance in the course and availability of space in the replacement course.
At the end of the first grading period (for semester courses, this grading period would be the first of the semester).
The petition may be granted by the campus given input from the teacher, student performance in the course and availability of space in the replacement course. St udents who earn an "F" at the end of a grading period will be removed from the course unless otherwise recommended by the teacher and administrator.
*The decision to remain in the class is determined by the teacher and/or AP; not by the student or parent.
**This is a level change, not a course change.
During the second grading period and throughout the remainder of the semester.
Only students with extenuating circumstances may exit the course.
SENIORS PLAN AHEAD!
Your counselor needs at least 21 working days advanced notice to write a Recommendation Letter! Pick up a Personal Data Sheet and Counselor Checklist in the Counselors' Office, or print one off (tab to the right under College Applications and Other Information ). This is your first step in obtaining a letter of recommendation.
Please notify the Counselor's Office of all scholarships received by sending us a copy of the award letter. This information is needed whether the scholarship is accepted or not.
In addition to the scholarship bulletin, please check individual college websites for school-specific scholarships. Check back often on this website and with colleges. The University of Texas and Texas A&M have early deadlines for their freshman scholarships, check their website!