Counseling

                         

    THE FRANKLIN COUNSELORS ARE HERE TO ASSIST YOU!

    2016 Counselors
              Y. Winn, K. Angel, G. Marquez, L. Palacios, C. Martinez, J. Perez, A. Ponsford, L. Thompson , T. Lafleur


    Im
    portant Information from the Counselors--

    Dear AP Students and Parents:

    Advanced Placement Exams will be given from May 1 - May 12.  All testing will take place at Franklin HS 9th Grade Center.  The exam schedule is located on the reverse side of this letter. Other important information about AP Testing, will be given to you upon payment and registration.

                         We will be registering and accepting payment for all AP Exams:

     Monday, February 13th - Tuesday, February 28th

     The procedure for registering for the exams is as follows:

    All exams will be paid for at the main campus business office.  Mr. Yturralde will collect all money before school, during lunch and after school.  Mr. Yturralde will not tell you what test to take. If you are not sure which AP Exam to register for, please check with your teacher prior to paying. The business office will accept cash and checks only.  If paying by check, your parents must include on their check: → their drivers’ license number, date of birth, work and home telephone number. 

     Cost of Exams per student:

                1 - $80                         5 - $290

                2 - $155                       6 - $305

                3 - $215                       7 - $320

                4 - $260                       8 - $335

                 $7.00 per AP Exam for students on free and reduced lunch

     Please note that if you do not show up for an exam, you will be charged an UNUSED TEST FEE of $ 15.00 per exam. (Seniors will not be cleared if fees are not paid)

    There will be a mandatory pre-registration session for all students at the end of April. You will be notified with a time and place for filling out all packets & forms. It is imperative that you attend your scheduled session in order to expedite testing on the day of your scheduled AP EXAM. If you miss your assigned session, please see me in order to complete the process. Also if there is a conflict with taking an EOC and an AP Exam please see me ASAP!

    If you have any questions, please see me as soon as possible. Thank you.

    Sincerely,

    Judy Perez

    AP Test Coordinator

    College Board--SAT, ACT, AP

    Week 1

    Test Date Morning (8 AM) Afternoon (12 PM)
    Monday
    May 1
    AP Chemistry
    AP Environmental Science
    AP Psychology
    Tuesday
    May 2
    AP Computer Science A
    AP Spanish Language and Culture
    AP Art History
    AP Physics 1: Algebra-based
    Wednesday
    May 3
    AP English Literature and
    Composition
    AP Japanese Language and Culture
    AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
    Thursday
    May 4
    AP United States Government and Politics AP Chinese Language and Culture
    AP Seminar
    Friday
    May 5
    AP German Language and Culture
    AP United States History
    AP Computer Science Principles

    Studio Art: Last day for your school to submit digital portfolios and to gather 2-D Design and Drawing students for the physical portfolio assembly. Students should have forwarded their completed digital portfolios to their teachers well before this date.

    Week 2

    Test Date Morning (8 AM) Afternoon (12 PM)
    Monday
    May 8
    AP Biology
    AP Music Theory

    AP Physics C: Mechanics

     IMPORTANT ALERT AFTERNOON (2 p.m.)
    Special Exam time.
    AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
    is the only exam given at 2 p.m.

    Tuesday
    May 9
    AP Calculus AB
    AP Calculus BC
    AP French Language and Culture
    AP Spanish Literature and Culture
    Wednesday
    May 10
    AP English Language and Composition AP Italian Language and Culture
    AP Macroeconomics
    Thursday
    May 11
    AP Comparative Government and Politics
    AP World History
    AP Statistics
    Friday
    May 12
    AP Human Geography
    AP Microeconomics
    AP European History
    AP Latin
     

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    Seniors your SAT results will be available on College Board starting November 22nd for the School Day SAT taken on October 19th. You can log on to your account to view your test scores on www.collegeboard.org.  

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    Summer Opportunities:

    Chicago Neubauer Summer Scholars Program

    The deadline for the Neubauer Summer Scholars program is quickly approaching, March 15th. This program is for students engaged in the Hispanic/Latino community who are interested in taking a Biology or Humanities course over the summer with our Graham School. This all-expense paid experience is also a great opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the city of Chicago and begin to prepare their applications to highly selective institutions. Please share this opportunity with your current 11th graders. To learn more about the program and to apply, please visit us here<https://summer.uchicago.edu/high-school/neubauer-summer-scholars>.

    Best,

    Yaneth Bello
    Neubauer Family Adelante Director of Hispanic/Latino Outreach
    Senior Assistant Director of College Admissions
    The University of Chicago
    1101 E. 58th St.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Tel. 773.702.8010
    Fax 773.702.4199


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    Duke University Summer Session

    We are accepting applications starting TODAY for your unforgettable summer at Duke University!  We invite you to Duke Summer College for High School Students (grades 10 & 11) to earn academic credit or Duke Summer Academy for High School Students (grades 9-12) to enroll in personal enrichment courses with a global perspective.  Make friends from all over the world as you learn in a classroom environment that is intimate enough to gain the individual attention you need to thrive.

    We encourage you to apply online today as spaces fill quickly!

    Sincerely,
    Nicki Charles, Ed.D.
    Duke University
    Director of Summer College and Summer Academy for High School Students
    summercollege@duke.edu

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    Transfer Students-Please follow these instructions


    1. Please bring these items with you to Franklin: Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Immunization Record, Proof of Residency (gas or electric bill, contract on Franklin area house or apartment), unofficial transcript and withdrawal paperwork from past school.

     2. Sign in and line up at the Registrar's Office. We're glad to help you on a first come/first serve basis.


    The Franklin Counseling Department strives to provide a caring atmosphere that encourages personal growth and integrity, and assists all students in realizing a successful educational experience in preparation for graduation and beyond.
    A Franklin counselor can help you with:
    *Personal concerns
    *Academic concerns
    *College and career guidance

    The Counseling Center hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday - Thursday and from 8:00-11:30 on Fridays. Students can stop by and see their counselor anytime before school, during lunch and after school.
    Parents, please email your counselor or call to set up an appointment. We're happy to see you!