REscheduled College Panel Night
Issue 2 | Date: March 5, 2019 - Next Issue is the Last Week of March - Website: http://directioncenter.cvuhs.org/
Attention Juniors & Junior Parents
On Wednesday, April 17th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, the Direction Center will host area colleges and student panelists in a series of discussions around the college search process for juniors. Parents and juniors will learn about the selectivity of colleges and factors to consider when looking at colleges, while also getting an overview of the application process and hearing from CVU seniors about their experiences choosing a college. Attendees will be able to speak with students and college representatives from a variety of different types of schools including a state university, a highly selective college, a state college, a technical college, and a small private college.
Key Dates for the direction center
3/7: Make-up Shadow Day for Center for Technology, Essex
3/8: Make-up Shadow Day for Burlington Technical Center - PreTech Visit Day - Technical Center applications for the 2019-20 school year due today
3/11: Deadline for AP (Advanced Placement) Registration. After 3:15 pm on March 11th, late fees apply.
3/20: Center for Technology, Essex National Technical Honor Society (7 - 9pm) in the EHS/CTE Auditorium
3/21: VSAC College Pathways (8:10 - 2:45) at St Michael's
3/27: SAT Testing for Juniors at CVU during the school day
4/1:Deadline for student permits to be on file in the Direction Center for consideration for 2019-2020 Driver Education classes
4/8: College Fair - 100+ colleges exhibiting (11:30am - 1:30 pm)
4/17: College Panel Night (6-8 pm) in the CVU Auditorium
5/6 - 5/17: AP Testing Weeks
6/14: CVU Graduation (1:00 - 2:30 pm) UVM
19th annual cvu college fair
You are invited to the 19th Annual Spring College Fair at Champlain Valley Union High School this year on Monday, April 8th, from 11:30 – 1:30 PM. Over 100 college representatives from across the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest regions, and Canada will be available to speak with both students and parents.
Junior students and their parents will have the opportunity to talk directly with the college representatives who may read applications. It's also a great opportunity for 9th and 10th graders to begin thinking about the broad range of colleges and set some preliminary college goals.
Admissions representatives from schools that offer 4-year, 2-year, and 1-year certificate programs will be in attendance. The Fair is free and all students and parents from surrounding communities are also welcome to attend.
The link to a list of represented colleges follows: 2019 Colleges
technical center news
Due Friday, March 8th:
Applications for PreTech, Center for Technology, Essex, and Burlington Technical Center are due in to the Direction Center by Friday, March 8th.
For those students who have not yet visited (a requirement):
Thursday, March 7th is the make-up Shadow Day for the Center for Technology, Essex
Friday, March 8th is the make-up Shadow Day for the Burlington Technical Center
Friday, March 8th is the PreTech Visit Day
Any questions, please contact Susie Moakley in the Direction Center (802-482-7128)
The 2019 Summer Academy is here!
Please click on the following link to view the Summer Academy list of classes and application: Summer Academy Link. Enrollment will be open to current CVU students only for the first four weeks (February 21 - March 22), and then made available to the general public for classes with space still remaining. The registration deadline is April 12, 2019. Please note that minimum enrollment requirements not met will result in a class not being offered.
Students: Make sure to get a copy of your permit in to Karen in the Direction Center ASAP! You must have a copy of your permit on file in the Direction Center in order to be considered for Driver's Ed.
Summer Driver's Education
The deadline to be considered for Summer Driver's Ed is March 4th. On March 5th, the oldest 15 students with permits on file in the Direction Center will be offered Summer Driver's Ed.
19-20 School Year Driver's Education
As stated before, the deadline to be considered for this spring's Driver Ed scheduling round is April 1st. Starting April 2nd, the oldest students with permits on file in the Direction Center will be offered semester 1 & 2 Driver's Education in their scheduling meetings with counselors.
Late permits will not be considered for the Summer and 19-20 School Year Driver's Education classes. If spaces are available, all permits that are on file at the time of the three day start of the school year Add/Drop Period will be considered for open slots. Likewise, at the beginning of second semester, all permits that are on file at the start of the winter Add/Drop period will be considered for open slots.
There are 3 times that students will be added to 2019-20 classes: Spring Scheduling, Fall Add/Drop and Winter Add/Drop.
CVU summer academy