Announcements & Upcoming Events:
Just a friendly reminder to check your school email for important/updated information from the counseling department.
There is a Career & College Fair being hosted by Valley Forge Military College on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. Please see the attached flyer for additional information.
I hope this message finds you well and you’ve all had a safe and relaxing summer and are easing into high school once again. Welcome back!
As you know, the culmination of your Career Portfolio projects are your Senior Presentations. If you are a BCTC student, your Senior Projects should be fulfilled at BCTC, you may delete this email now. We are here to help and guide you through this and support you every step of the way. On September 28th from 3-4:30 we will be hosting a career portfolio support session in the library. You can come and go at your leisure. Mrs. McArthur and Mrs. Bright will be present to help guide you and answer any questions you may have about your presentation.
Please come prepared! Have your questions ready and be sure to do your research by checking out the website for any details or updates. This will help greatly as your time will be maximized and you can get what you need.
Your homeroom teachers are also accessible if you might be missing something or wondering what you still need to be cleared. Use your resources and have those questions ready!
We hope to see you at one of the sessions.
Mrs. McArthur and Mrs. Bright
-BASH School Counseling Department
Important Date for MCCC, Dual Enrollment students-Wednesday, September 14th!
Montgomery County Community College, Dual Enrollment students will register for their college courses on Wednesday, September 14th. If this is the first, MCCC course a student is taking, they need to complete the MCCC, Dual Enrollment application at this link: https://apply.mc3.edu/ no later than September 9th. Newly enrolled students will then receive their MCCC ID# via email from the college in time to register on the 14th.
Students who have previously taken MCCC, DE courses do not need to reapply, but they will need their MCCC ID# to register.
All MCCC, DE students, both new and previous, will need their MCCC ID# on September 14th in order to register for their course.
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will begin their Dual Enrollment Registration Period on October 1st. More information will be posted closer to that date.
If you are not sure which college your dual enrollment course is through, please check the BASH Dual Enrollment Course Offerings
Do you need help with The Common App?!
Check out these YouTube videos for the 2022-2023 year, featuring members of the Common App team! Topics include a full application overview of first-year students, how to approach each essay prompt, and the most popular questions we hear about the application process.
Please click the pictures below to view the videos:
You can view more information and helpful videos/resources at the Common App’s YouTube Channel. They will be posting more videos throughout the season.
Other helpful Common App Resources can be found below (click for link):
Attached is the flyer about the State Police training program: FLYER
The Pennsylvania State Police Hill Impact Program is a 14-week course that will focus on physical fitness, paramilitary disciplines, and law enforcement education for high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 years old. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
This is a 10-day, hands-on experiential camp taking place June 17-26. Designed for teens ages 15 to 17 who are interested in a future as a conservation or environmental science professional, this course is based on the principles of stewardship and service learning and will expose students to a variety of conservation field skills.
Details can be found in the attached documents and at the link below. Scholarship opportunities are available as well!
- We want to share a shadowing opportunity with you! Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences has opened up a shadowing opportunity in the operating room environment. You will have the opportunity to shadow a Surgical Technologist. What is a Surgical Technologist? You will be an essential part of the surgical team, managing the surgical instruments and supplies and assisting surgeons with a vast array of different surgeries. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
- Great resource for parents- Remake Learning Parent Webinars: CLICK HERE for more information.
Find the college that fits you at an upcoming NACAC Virtual College Fair.
It's easy! Just drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges. It's one day to explore your options and get started on your college dreams.
Hear about student life, majors and programs, financial aid, scholarships, and more, plus ask questions and text chat. Sign up now for free at virtualcollegefairs.org and start exploring. Families invited, too!
Click this link to register: https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/attend-virtual-college-fairs/students/
Please review the Student Aid Guide as it provides a complete overview of the financial aid process with information on most of Pennsylvania’s financial aid programs and services. We hope you find it helpful as you navigate how to pay for college (2 year, 4 year, Technical): https://www.pheaa.org/college-planning/student-aid-guide/pdf/student-aid-guide.pdf