Sophomore Year Calendar
Update your Naviance account with an email you check periodically. Make sure you create a professional email. Naviance will a tool to help you explore careers, colleges/universities, scholarships and important communication from counselors.
Utilize other resources available to you such as Aeries Portal and Haiku. Aeries will serve as a tool to monitor your grades.
Check with your counselor to ensure you are taking A-G courses and on track for graduation.
If you are planning to play Div 1 or Div 2 sports in college, review the NCAA requirements: NCAA Eligibility Center Quick Reference
Back To School Night: Remind your Parents!
Get involved in clubs: Foothill Clubs
All sophomores will take the SHMOOP Test (SHMOOP is a Pre-PSAT Test). SHMOOP offers an on-line, in-depth review of the PSAT and tons of drills and practice tests. Shmoop
Attend the TUSD College and Career Night at Tustin High School at 7:00 pm on November 7th.
Increase your commitment to extra- curricular activities so you will stand out on your college applications.
Attend Report Card Night in the FHS Gym.
Maintain your GPA and get involved in extra-curricular activities.
Attend Scores Back Night on January 9, with your parents to review and understand your PSAT results.
Complete “Strength Explorer” on NAVIANCE during your Sophomore CCR lesson. Click on tab: “ABOUT ME” then click on “PERSONALITY TYPE”.
Research colleges that you’re interested in either NAVIANCE or College board Big Future. College Board Big Future
If there is a career or field that interests you, find someone who works in the business and ask if you can shadow them for a day or two.
Get Organized: You will begin receiving email from colleges. Keep your information in a file box or digital folder. Keep all your test scores in a folder.
Study for Finals!
Create a California State University (CSU Mentor) account. 1st semester grades are completed and students can input those grades into their profile. CSU Mentor
Fill out your course selection sheet for next semester. Make sure you signed up for A-G courses.
Complete your Personality/Do As You Are Survey on Naviance.
Meet with your Counselor and turn in your course selection sheet.
Be sure to discuss registering for Honors and/or AP (Advanced Placement) courses next year. Advanced Placement courses grant college credit for exams taken in high school.
April – June
Start or continue your family college discussion: What, Where, How? Look into SAT/ACT summer workshops.
Consider participating in a summer program.
Study for Finals and finish the year strong!