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Wednesday, 20 August 2008 04:11 Roderick Haynes
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THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM IS A LIFE CHANGING PROGRAM OF LIFE SKILLS, ACADEMIC SKILLS AND ATHLETICS SKILLS CURRICULUM. EACH STUDENT-ATHLETE WILL BE REQUIRED TO MEET 4 HOUR A MONTH IN A FACE TO FACE GROUP STUDENT-CENTERED ENVIRONMENT. IN THIS ENVIRONMENT THROUGH TEAMWORK, MUTUAL RESPECT AND A DESIRE TO LEARN, THE STUDENT-ATHLETES WILL IMPROVE THEIR COLLEGE AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.

TRACKING SYSTEM FOR CORE CLASS

**HAVE A 2.500 CORE-COURSE GRADE POINT AVERAGE BASED ON 4.000
**SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A CORE CURRICULUM OF AT LEAST 13 ACADEMIC COURSES AS FOLLOWED:

ENGLISH (4 YEARS)
MATHEMATICS (4 YEARS)
NATURAL OR PHYSICAL SCIENCE PLUS LAB. (4 YEARS)
ADDITIONAL COURSES IN ENGLISH, MATH, NATURAL OR PHYSICAL SCIENCE (1 YEARS)
SOCIAL STUDIES (4 YEARS)
ADDITIONAL COURSES AREA OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE, COMPUTER SCIENCE, PHILOSOPHY OR NON DOCTRINAL RELIGLION (2 YEARS)
PSAT AND ACT PREPARATION CLASSES

LINKAGE TO THE PSAT AND ACT WORKSHOP SET UP BY ATHLETIC COUNSELOR. A TUTORING PROGRAM FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES THAT NEED AND WANT INTENSIVE TEST PREPARATION IN A FULL LENGTH, TIMED SAT PRACTICE TEST, PLUS INSTRUCTIONAL HELP FROM PROFESSIONAL. EACH TEST WILL ASSESS THE STUDENT-ATHLETE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES AND MEASURE YOUR SCORE IMPROVEMENT THROUGHOUT THE COURSE.

SAT AND ACT NATIONAL TEST DATES

ENSURING THAT EACH STUDENT-ATHLETE KNOWS THE NEXT TEST DATE, REGISTERED FOR THE TEST DATE, PREPARED FOR THE TEST MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY, AND MOST IMPORTANT THAT EACH STUDENT-ATHLETE HAVE A COMBINED SCORE ON THE SAT VERBAL AND MATH OF 820 AND OR SCORE OF 68 ON THE ACT.

GRADE CHECK & MONITOR YEAR ROUND

EACH STUDENT-ATHLETE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING PASSING GRADES IN ALL CLASSES THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR. THE ATHLETIC COUNSELOR WILL DO REGULAR 3 AND 6 WEEKS GRADE CHECK THROUGH THE SCHOOL YEAR, AND SUMMER SCHOOL. COUNSELOR WILL KEEP PARENTS INFORMED AND MAKE RECOMMENDATION ONLY.

TUTORING ASSISTANCE

ATHLETIC COUNSELOR WILL PROVIDE LINKAGE TO TUTORING PROGRAM PROVIDED BY PROFESSIONALS IN THAT AREA NEEDING HELP. OUR PRIVATE TUTORING PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO PREFER OUR INTENSIVE CORE SUBJECTS OR TEST PREPARATION IN A ONE ON ONE SETTING.

COUNSELING AND MENTORING

 

  • FOCUS ON: STOP AND THINK
  • FOCUS ON: GET HELP WHEN NEED IT
  • FOCUS ON: BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
  • FOCUS ON: REDUCE SCHOOL/TEST ANXIETY

COLLEGE PREPARATION AND ADJUSTMENTS

ATHLETIC COUNSELOR WILL ASSIST IN MAKING COLLEGE LIFE A HOME AWAY FROM HOME; HELPING WITH COLLEGE TOURS AS NEEDED. ASSISTING WITH A CAMPUS VISIT AS NEEDED, AND MAKING SURE THE STUDENT –ATHLETE ADJUST TO THERE NEW ENVIRONMENT.

COLLEGE APPLICATION

 

  • FINANCIAL AID ASSISTANCE
  • COLLEGE HOUSING ASSISTANCE
  • LETTER OF INTENT/SCHOLARSHIP SIGNING
  • STUDENT LOANS ASSISTANCE
  • COLLEGE GRANTS ASSISTANCE

PARENT/COUNSELOR PROGRESS

 

  • TIPS FOR PARENTS
  • PARENT INTERVIEW
  • SCHOOL RELATED QUESTION
  • UIL RULES

GRADUATION

 

  • DREAMS
  • SUCCESS
  • ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • LIFE SKILL AND DEVELOPMENT

COUNSELING AND MENTORING

 

  • POSITIVE ROLE MODEL
  • LEAD BY EXAMPLE
  • DEVELOP TRUST
  • MAINTAIN A POSITIVE FRIENDSHIP
  • ALWAYS LISTENING

BUILDING TEAMS CONCEPTS

CONNECTING COMMUNICATION DRUG AND SEX AWARENESS COPING WITH STRESS

BASKETBALL; THE DREAM AND THE REALITY

 

  • THE NUMBER OF HIGH SCHOOL GAMES
  • THE NUMBER OF COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN
  • THE NUMBER OF JOBS IN THE NBA
  • WHY IS A COLLEGE DEGREE SO IMPORTANT?

MOTIVATION

 

  • RELATING COURSE WORK TO YOUR FUTURE OCCUPATION
  • MAKING SINCERE EFFORT TO IMPROVE
  • VISUALIZING SUCCESS
  • ACCUMULATING A SERIES OF SUCCESS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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