OFFICE OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Mrs. Torres, Assistant Principal of Academic Affairs
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Mrs. Ragno, Administrative Assistant
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SECOND QUARTER COUNTDOWN:
It’s hard to believe that we will be at the halfway point of the school year in just two weeks. The 2nd quarter ends on Friday, January 26. Please be sure to periodically check PowerSchool to see your student’s progress. In PowerSchool, you can view your child’s grades and attendance.
Midterms (cumulative exams consisting of 1st and 2nd quarter content) will be held the last week of the quarter from January 22 to January 26. Students take their midterms according to the schedule below during their regular class period. There is no change to the regular school schedule. Be sure that your student is present and arrives on time each day, especially during midterm week. Midterms cannot be rescheduled.
Monday, 1/22: English & Business
Tuesday, 1/23: History & Health/PE & Fine Arts
Wednesday, 1/24: Theology & Science
Thursday, 1/25: Math & World Language
OFFICE OF CAMPUS MINISTRY
Fr. Dalton, Director of Campus Ministry
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We anticipate taking 40 Neumann Goretti students to the March for Life in Washington, DC on January 19. The initial cost of $10 to cover the Washington Metro (public transportation) ticket has been waived. The coach bus will leave Neumann Goretti at 6:30 a.m. and will return around 8:00 p.m. Students will need to bring a lunch or money to buy lunch from a vendor at the march. All should dress warmly.
Catholic Schools week will be held from January 29 through February 2. As part of Catholic Schools Week, a group of students will join with students from other Archdiocesan schools at Saint Charles Seminary to prepare food for the needy on Monday, January 29.
OFFICE OF COLLEGE GUIDANCE & COUNSELING
Mrs. Hilk, Director of College Guidance & Counseling
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SAT Prep Classes for Juniors: NG will be running 2 SAT prep courses for any Junior interested in participating. The classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 – 3:55 p.m.: one day will be reading and one day will be math. Check below for the tentative schedule. An official schedule will be available after Christmas break.
Session 1: the weeks of January 15 – March 5
Session 2: the weeks of March 12 – April 30
The cost of the SAT prep courses is $100 payable by cash or check to Neumann Goretti by January 12. You can sign up and pay in the Guidance office with Mrs. Hilk.
- $50 covers the costs of the books; the school is covering the cost of the instructors and the class.
- You will receive a $50 tuition credit after the completion of the course for perfect attendance.
- You will receive a $25 tuition credit after the completion of the course if you attend at least 12 of the classes.
- You will not receive any reimbursement if you attend less than 12 classes.
College Acceptances: Please have students bring in a copy of all college acceptances and scholarship award letters into guidance. (We can make a copy if needed.)
Financial Aid for College: All seniors planning on attending college must fill out the FAFSA online as soon as possible. This is the federal financial aid form that qualifies students for government grants and loans. Please see below for directions. Be sure to know the financial aid deadlines for colleges the student has applied to.
1. First step: create an FAS ID
– Website: Federal Student Aid
– Must create 2 accounts: one for student, one for parent
– Use this information when you fill out the FAFSA
2. Log in and fill out/submit FAFSA (click here).
– Be aware of copycat website. Never pay to submit the FAFSA; it is free.
– Understand the changes that have been made to the FAFSA, including the tax year information needed, and the early start date of October (click here).
3. Make sure you also submit PHEAA application
– After you submit your FAFSA, you will be prompted to fill out the PHEAA application
– After submitting, it will ask you to print and mail the signed page
4. If a college asks you to fill out the CSS profile as well, be sure to complete it: College Board
- Add the colleges they are applying to their Naviance account
- Send SAT scores to the colleges on their list (that require them) through their college-board accounts.
- Fill out a paper transcript request form for each college they apply to, and pay $3 transcript fee.
- Start working on online applications either on the college’s website, or on Common App.
Mr. Townsend, Jr., Dean of Culture
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The school uniform policy: 2017-2018 Uniform Policy
Winter Uniforms are mandatory.
This means that school polos are NOT acceptable to wear to school.
In its place students will wear….
Girls: white button down dress shirt, tucked-in, only one button undone at the collar, school sweater
Boys: white button down dress shirt, tucked-in, school tie, school sweater
Correct color per grade NG lanyard and ID will be worn.
Room 213, Mr. Szydlik, Athletic Director
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