Welcome Sophomore Students and Parents!
Great information on how to earn college credit, college entrance tests (ACTs and SATs) and important dates during sophomore year,
Grade 10 Counselors
Student last names beginning with:
- A-Das: Mrs. Heather Alix (5134)
- Dat-Har: Mrs. Marisa Tamayo (5132)
- Has-L: Mrs. Jessica Evans (5133)
- M-Pin: Mrs. Christine Mahler (5131)
- Pio-Sit: Mrs. Amanda Olsen (5130)
- Siu-Z: Ms. Emmalee Stewart (5135)
Assistant Principal Breakdown
Last name beginning with:
A-F: Kim Ambroise, Phone ext. 5102
G-N: Mrs. Melissa Hickey, Phone ext. 5104
O-Z: Sarah Isaacs, Phone ext. 5103
Main Office: 860-232-4561
School Counseling Office: 860-232-4561 ext. 5125 Jean Baril, School Counseling Secretary
Attendance: 860-232-4561 ext. 6599 (call in) or ext. 5140 - report all absences via the Attendance Office
Nurses: 860-232-4561 ext. 5115 (Kathy Wnuk) & ext. 5116 (Molly Tsiporus)
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Graduation requirements & course descriptions – See Program of Studies
Setting Up for Success!
What is available for academic support?
- Teachers are available to assist with academic issues, study techniques, and extra help outside of class.
- Writing Center - Open during the school day. Staffed by an English teacher for academic support.
- Warrior Math Center - Open during the school day. Staffed by a math teacher for academic support.
- Peer tutors/mentors – Sign-up online or see school counselor.
- Library/Homework Center - Open Mon, Tue, and Fri (7am-4pm) and Wed (7am-3pm)
How to get involved?
- Student Activities Office & College/Career Center (located next to School Counseling Office) – provides
- information about school clubs/activities and various community volunteer/job opportunities
- Daily Announcements - posted on Hall website daily
- Late Bus: Every Mon,Tue, Thur and Fri (4 pm) and Wed (3pm)
How can parents help?
- Encourage healthy habits: nutrition, sleep, finding a healthy “balance” among school and extracurricular activities.
- Provide a distraction free environment for homework and study time. Monitor technology use.
- Discuss progress reports and report cards
- Have open communication with teachers and school counselor - attend school sponsored programs and parent/teacher conferences. Email teachers with specific questions. Contact school counselor regarding any personal and/or academic concerns about your child.
- Utilize PowerSchool to monitor your child’s academic progress and attendance as needed
- Support and encourage after school activities
- Help promote self-advocacy and problem solving skills
- Allow teens to make mistakes and hold them accountable for poor choices
- Communicate openly with your child - What are their goals? What are their interests? Who are their friends?