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Guidance
Instructor: K D'Amico, A Addonizio-Spiriti, B Cimmino    
Welcome to the Guidance Home Page!
 
Information is available here about deadlines and dates as well as helpful links for your college and career searches.  For more information call 617-846-5505 and choose an extension.
Guidance Fax Number: 617-207-3447
 
Mrs. Kathleen D'Amico                    A-K 10-12th Ext. 7114 kdamico@winthrop.k12.ma.us
Mrs. Annamaria Addonzio-Spiriti    L-Z 10-12th Ext. 7115     aaddonizio@winthrop.k12.ma.us
Mr. Ben Cimmino                            A-Z Grade 9th Ext. 7113 bcimmino@winthrop.k12.ma.us
Mrs. Mariana Babine                      Secretary Ext. 7140 mbabine@winthrop.k12.ma.us
Announcements
College FAIR
TONIGHT!
COLLEGE FAIR OCTOBER 19th, 2017


MEFA (Financial Presentation) 6-7 pm

College Fair 7-8 pm

Over 40 Colleges/Universities/Post Secondary Options
BU, Bentley, Northshore Comm. College, Bay State, SNHU, Stonehill, Lasell, Johnson and Wales, Curry... and Many more!


Activity Clubs
Activity Clubs 2017-2018

The WHS Clubs and Activity Fair will take place on Wednesday, October 18th during student lunch periods.


Click here to view the Clubs Description.

Summer Recovery Program

Winthrop High School

SUMMER RECOVERY PROGRAM

June 2017

Our Summer Credit Recovery Program will run from June 22nd- August 18th.

Where?
Sign up will run from June 22nd through June 27th at the Guidance Office from 8 am-2 pm. Courses are online only. Students will work from home. If the student requires additional support, there will be a teacher available at the WHS Computer Lab on Wednesday from 9 am - 12 noon from 7/12-8/18.

Who is eligible?
Students with a final grade of 45%-59% will be eligible to participate. Students can enroll in up to 2 course/10 Credits.
(Please check iParent for report card final grades. Click here for help with viewing report cards.)

When?
Program will run from June 27th- August 18th. Deadline for completion of course(s) is August 18th.

Cost?
$200 per course. *Non-Refundable.

If you have any questions please call the Guidance Office at (617)846-5505 x 7140 and speak to your student’s guidance counselor or contact the Guidance Secretary mbabine@winthrop.k12.ma.us

Community Service Opportunity

Community Service Opportunity:

Sophomore class is looking for bake sale helpers on 4/15 from 8:30 until noon. Please contact Mrs. Silva at csilva8462@gmail.com for more information.

Junior class fair (event is on 11/9) accepting donations now.

College Acceptance Letters

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Congrats to those Seniors that have gotten acceptance letters! Please drop on by the Guidance Office to give us a copy!

WINARC


Come join us for our 2nd annual "We Are WINARC" Run, Walk, or Roll Fundraiser at Deer Island!

Pre-registration will begin at 10AM on April 30th and the event will begin at 11AM.
Click here to register.

When you have completed your lap around the island, please join us for refreshments, music, and raffles in the registration area!

A t-shirt will be guaranteed to any ticket purchased before April 14th.

The event will go on rain or shine, so please come prepared!

(Community Service Opportunity)
Please contact Mr. Dick Thibeau: mccannthibeau@comcast.net if you are able to volunteer.

SAT Prep Course



Winthrop High School is pleased to announce an SAT Prep course in preparation of the May SAT test.
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Dates: Tuesdays from 3:00pm to 7:00pm February 28 – May 2 2017 excluding school vacation weeks
Location: Winthrop High School
Cost: $100 course fee
PICK UP your sign up sheet at the Guidance Office or the Main Office.

This course is intended to strengthen your test taking skills so that you can get a score that truly reflects your ability. We focus on familiarizing you with test questions and guiding you in developing test taking strategies, managing test panic, increasing confidence and speed. You will receive weekly practice with real, timed SAT or ACT tests.

By the end of this SAT or ACT course you should have: SAT graphic with a number 2 yellow pencil

  • Become familiar with the test format, including test directions, and scoring.
  • Refined critical reading and thinking skills.
  • Developed an individual test taking strategy.
  • Learned how to apply the strategies taught in this training course.
  • Increased your test taking confidence and reduced your anxiety.

Click here for sign up sheet.

Senior News

College Acceptance Letters...

Congrats to those Seniors that have gotten acceptance letters! Please drop on by the Guidance Office to give us a copy!


Happy and Safe Holidays!


SENIOR NEWS

ATTENTION SENIORS!

*Deadline to request teacher recommendation letters is THIS Friday Dec. 16th!

*Remember to complete your Community Service sheets and turn them into Guidance.

Geosciences Bridge Program- NOAA

The Geosciences Bridge Program offers a 6-week paid internship for students planning to pursue careers in the geosciences.
The program includes lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, two for-credit college courses, housing, meals, travel to and from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and a stipend.

Eligibility: High school seniors who are entering their first year of an undergraduate degree program in the fall.

Important dates: Applications due in the spring of every year.

Contact: Ms. Onjalé Scott

Contact email: obscott@umes.edu
http://www.noaa.gov/opportunities/geosciences-bridge-program

Salem State Classes
Salem State Dual Enrollment course during the spring 2017 Semester
Title:
SOC 110, Introduction to Sociology

Meeting Days and Time: Wednesdays, 6-8:20pm

Start Date: 1/18/17 End Date: 5/10/17

Location: Winthrop High School

Professor: John Otieno

Please see Guidance for more information.



Scholarship
The 63rd Annual "Classmates Today Leaders Tomorrow" Brotherhood scholarship program is being offered again at WHS.
*Please see your guidance counselor for more information.*
NAVIANCE INFORMATION GUIDE
NAVIANCE
Click on this link for information on how to log in and navigate the NAVIANCE program.
Click here.
MIT INSPIRE
Students: Enjoy writing that paper in your literature class? Couldn't stop thinking about that new government policy and how it affect us? Then you'll love MIT INSPIRE.
The INSPIRE student group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is pleased to invite students to participate in MIT INSPIRE, a new national research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences organized by MIT students exclusively for high school students. Students are invited to participate by submitting entries and competing for awards. Please visit http://getinspired.mit.edu/ for more detailed information.
Files
 Using Naviance.docx
Naviance Help Document

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