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School Profile 2020-2021.pdf

SENIOR Scholarships are available- keep alert from Jan. to mid March to TV Slides and this website under Post High School drop down menu

Dual Enrollment College Courses for the 2021-2022 School Year

Students interested in taking a dual enrollment college course next school year should make sure to complete the Google registration form (link below). This registration form is for students taking college courses at NWLHS or an off campus LCCC course (a course that is either online or at LCCC's campus).

Dual Enrollment Google Registration Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1JbDL_LMu5r7Wogh1LxzPyxItK95wTYCvqvcEsBTlKB_SQg/viewform?usp=sf_link


LCTI Applications for the

2021-2022 School Year

Please complete the application (on the right) and return it to your NWLHS School Counselor. Paper copies of the application are available in the Counseling Office

LCTI Application Deadline: Wednesday 3/10/2021

2021.2022 LCTI APPLICATION.pdf
Winter Newsletter 20-21 .pdf

2020-2021 AP Exams

Monday May 3 - Friday May 14

Registration:

  1. Students must log into their College Board Accounts (https://account.collegeboard.org/login/login) and select the AP Exam(s) they wish to take.


  1. Next, students should complete the Google registration form (using the link below) to inform the school that they wish to take those exams.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVVEUjXWZIuh5-UeO9Kzi1EM3mvKSJ3_4jzrT2y8qNqcVOoA/viewform?usp=sf_link


  1. Students will then need to submit payment to Mrs. Mikruk in the Counseling Office, by the appropriated deadline (listed below). All checks should be made payable to Northwestern Lehigh School District.


Registration is not complete until all of these steps are complete and payment is received in the Counseling Office.


Registration Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester and Full Year Courses: Friday November 6, 2020

  • Spring Semester Courses: Friday March 5, 2021


AP Class Join Codes

  • Physics C Mechanics:

      • Block 4 - XDNPXX

  • Calculus AB ( AP Calculus):

      • Fall Block 2 - QW76WA

      • Fall Block 3 - 4PR2NY

  • Calculus BC (Accelerated Calculus II):

      • Spring Block 3 - 66YZ7M

  • English Literature and Composition (AP English IV, 12th Grade):

      • Fall Block 2 - 4RK6J9

      • Spring Block 3 - VYWGEE

  • English Language and Composition (AP English III, 11th Grade)

      • Fall Block 1 - 4YZ7ZJ

      • Spring Block 2 - VEKJNW

      • Spring Block 4 - QZ2RJM

  • Chemistry:

      • Block 1 - 2RJ3AY

  • Macroeconomics:

      • Fall Block 1 - GPW3RM

      • Fall Block 3 - A4AYRP

      • Fall Block 4 - VMQRQM

  • Microeconomics

      • Spring Block 3 - QNEXDQ

  • Spanish Language & Culture (AP Spanish V)

      • Spring Block 2 - A9Z3Q4

  • Statistics

      • Spring Block 4 - MPKK2V


Virtual Mental Health Symposium:

Mental Health Symposium Presentations will become available for viewing on Monday, February 15th through Sunday, February 28th. Presentations can be viewed asynchronously. For more information please visit:

https://sites.google.com/eastpennsd.org/virtuamentalhealthsymposim2021/home

PRESENTATIONS

  • An ADHD Primer in the Age of COVID-19

  • Conflict vs. Bullying: How to Know the Difference and Build Resilience

  • Cultivating Healthy Relationships

  • Current Drug Trends - PREP: Prevention Resources and Education for Parents

  • Family Communication and Conflict Resolution

  • Managing Anxiety Adolescence

  • Managing Anxiety in Young Children

  • Parenting Through Crisis

  • Teen Mental Health: Parenting an Adolescent During COVID-19

  • Sleep & Electronics Addiction: How Technology and Self-Regulatory Behaviors Impact Mental Health

  • Small Things Triggering Big Emotions: Parenting Practices for How to Set Limits that Foster Social-Emotional Well-Being

  • Supporting Children with Disabilities during COVID-19: Practical Strategies

  • Stronger Together: Creating Resilience Through Relationships

  • Suicide Prevention: Understanding Suicide and the Steps You Can Take to Prevent It

  • Supporting the Needs of English Language Learners for School Success (Spanish Version available)

College Board's Virtual College Fair

Sunday March 7 from 4 PM - 8 PM

For more information:

https://pages.collegeboard.org/big-future-days/northeast?SFMC_cid=EM438518-&rid=47631718

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Financial Aid Webinars

Borrowing for Education – Which Loan Should I Pick?

As families receive their financial offer letters from schools and determine that education loans may be needed, they’ll find that there are many options to consider – including loans from the Department of Education and private loan programs. Doing the research and knowing what to compare and consider will be important to overall education debt, keeping it affordable, and finding the right fit. Join Daniel Wray and Linda Pacewicz of PHEAA PA Forward in a one hour webinar review of the different options and details associated with education loans to assist in sorting out this information


Refinancing Education Debt – Is it right for you?

Join us for this informative one hour webinar on refinancing education debt. Current or previous students of any age with student loans may be overwhelmed with their current repayment options or are moving closer to the repayment phase and wonder if refinance may be a better solution. Join Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PHEAA PAForward to cover the pros and cons, availability of programs and help those interested in understanding more about this topic.

Statewide FAFSA Overview March 2021 Flyer.pdf

Systemic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) Program

Run by the Center for Humanistic Change

Classes held via zoom

2021 STEP TEENS flyer program_ 3_8.pdf

2020 PSAT Score Release for PA: December 7th

When PSAT scores become available online, students will get an email from the College Board with instructions on creating or logging into their College Board account, going to the online score portal, and using their access code to view their score report.


You can access your PSAT/NMSQT score report online to learn about college readiness, explore AP potential, and get insight into specific skills to focus on in order to prepare for the SAT. You can also link your College Board and Khan Academy accounts to access free, personalized SAT practice based on your PSAT/NMSQT results. Visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scores/getting-scores and view the attached informational letter to learn more!


See your HS Counselor if you have questions or need assistance!


Virtual Financial Aid Night

Tuesday 9/22/20 @ 6:30 PM

Learn when and how to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The online presentation will also go over how to complete Pennsylvania's State Grant form as well as providing tips for applying for scholarships

Unable to attend?

Code: Ce8SY3cw

2021-22 PHEAA FAN Overview Public .pdf

21-22 Emerging Health Professionals (EHP)

Application Information

*Opens 12/11/20

Visit https://www.lcti.org/ehp/ to learn more and apply!

*Application deadline is January 8, 2021

EHP-Trifold.pdf

Naviance

All students in 6th through 12th grades have accounts that have been created for them. Students can use these accounts to complete interest and career surveys, research colleges, and research scholarships. Each student can access their Naviance account by logging into their NWLSD student Google account, clicking on the google Apps buttion (9 gray dots in a square, upper right corner), scrolling to the bottom of the drop down menu, and clicking on the Naviance Student app.

Testing Updates & Cancellations

Please see the links below for testing updates

SAT Test: https://pages.collegeboard.org/sat-covid-19-updates

  • Next SAT test date: Saturday March 13, 2021

ACT Test: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

  • Next ACT test date: Saturday February 6, 2021

Final Transcripts

Senior remember to submit requests for your final transcript through your Naviance account. Transcripts can be requested for colleges/universities, the Military, or employers. Please see instructions below.

Logging into your Naviance Account:

    • Username: student email address

    • Password: Google account password

    • If you are already logged into your student google account, you can click on the "Google

    • Apps" button in the top right side of the Chrome browser (the button looks like 9 gray dots in 3 rows). When the drop down menu appears you should scroll all the way to the bottom and click on the "Naviance Student" icon/app. This will take you straight to your Naviance account.


Requesting Final Transcripts Once in your Naviance Account

  1. Colleges

  2. Colleges I'm Applying to

  3. For the College you are attending, select the "Edit" button in the Application column

  4. Under "Result" select Accepted

  5. Click the "Save College Application" button

  6. Scroll down below the list of of Colleges you applied to

  7. Select the drop down menu under "Colleges that I'm Attending"

  8. Select the college that you are attending

  9. Click the "Update" button

  10. Click on the "Manage Transcripts" (above the list of colleges)

  11. Click on the "Request Final Transcripts" button next to the college you plan on attending

    • This will submit a request for your final transcript to your school counselor, which will be processed when final transcripts are available (approx. mid June)


Grief Support Services

Losing a loved one is difficult. Lehigh Valley Health Network’s bereavement services offer emotional, psychological and spiritual support through a variety of group and individual counseling options to help people cope with grief and loss.

Visit: https://www.lvhn.org/medical-services/grief-support-services

Community Resource

Satell Children_Teen_2pg_2019 -VIRTUAL.pdf

Community Presentations

by Center For Humanistic Change

Gain valuable information about various topics such as Social Media, Anger Management, Parenting Through Crisis, Managing Emotions, and MUCH MORE!

Registration Link


NAMI LV ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS

Opportunity to connect during this time of uncertainty

General Support Group

Tuesday 1:00 to 2:30 pm

This group is for anyone feeling the effects of COVID-19. We will offer practical tips for coping and provide an opportunity to blow off steam in a supportive, laughter-filled setting. https://zoom.us/j/310503489 to join with audio and video

646 558 8656, meeting ID 310 503 489 to call in, audio-only

Family Members Support Group

Wednesday 2:00 to 3:30 pm

https://zoom.us/j/849897305 to join with audio and video

646 558 8656 meeting ID 849 897 305

Individuals/Peers Support Group

Thursday 6:00 to 7:30 pm

https://zoom.us/j/984334883 to join with audio and video

646 558 8656 meeting ID 984 334 883



MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS CALL LINE

Support Line 24 hrs /7 days a week 855.284.2494

For anyone dealing with anxiety or other difficult emotions. Callers can speak with trained staff who will listen, assess needs and refer to local supports as needed. You are not alone. Find Help Find Hope

Local Support & Counseling Resources

Mental Health






Youth Empowerment Group Flyer (5).pdf
Northampton and Lehigh County Mental Health Services -updated 4/7/2020.docx
Lehigh-Northampton County Drug and Alcohol Services.docx

Local Support & Counseling Resources

Drug & Alcohol

Online Resource ~

Enter your zip code for a list of services/resources available during the corona virus pandemic:

Auntbertha.com

Resources for financial help, mental health, food for kids, money for food, etc. Some of the topics include: Food, Housing, Goods, Health (including mental health), Finances, Education, Work, Legal

ATTENTION SENIORS APPLYING TO COLLEGE! MAKE SURE YOU:


* Fill out a Brag Sheet

  • Give copies to all individuals writing you letters of recommendation & upload to Naviance

* Ask recommenders 10 SCHOOL days in advance for letters of recommendation

  • It takes time to write a quality letter

  • If the college does not provide an electronic recommendation option, please give your teacher recommender an addressed and stamped envelope to send directly to the college

* Send SAT/ACT scores directly through the CollegeBoard.org (for SAT's) and ACT.org (for ACT's) websites

  • NWL does not send any standardized test scores! It’s up to you to have them sent.

  • It can take several weeks to have test scores sent to schools so plan accordingly.

* Submit all applications before their deadlines

  • Pat yourself on the back, too!

**SEE YOUR COUNSELOR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS