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Typical Timetable of Events (MS/HS)
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       6th through 8th Grades

       Begin career exploration through classroom visits and conversations with School Counselors, classroom presentations by School Counselors and
       individual student meetings during which abilities, dreams, values and goal setting are discussed.

       9th and 10th Grades
       Continue exploring your interests, values, abilities and aptitudes with friends, family, teachers and school counselors.  Take challenging courses           and get involved in extracurricular activities in school and within the community.
       11th Grade
  • Continue to take challenging courses
  • October - take PSAT (results available mid-December)
  • Review for SAT and ACT
  • March - Meet with School Counselor to review graduation requirements, course selection for senior year and post high school planning.  Receive Junior College Planning Guide.
  • April - take ACT
  • May - take SAT
  • June - take SAT Subject tests (if required) and/or ACT
  • Spring/Summer - visit colleges, meet with Military recruiters, etc.
       12th Grade
  • September - meet with School Counselor regarding graduation requirements and post high school planning.  Receive Senior Year Collge Planning Guide.    
  • October/November - take/retake SAT and or/ACT
  • October/November - prepare and submit college applications
  • December - attend Financial Aid Night
  • January/February - submit FAFSA and required finacial aid forms
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Dr. Neal Capone, Superintendent
711 Railroad Street
DeRuyter, New York 13052

Phone: (315) 852-3400
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