Sophomores

SOPHOMORES | PreACT

Pre ACT ANNOUNCEMENT

The PreACT will be administered at Caddo Parish Magnet High School on March 20th to any sophomore students who wish to take it.  The PreACT gives students the opportunity to experience a structured, timed test environment with ACT test-quality questions.  Taking the PreACT will help sophomore students get comfortable with the ACT test, understand how they’re doing in core subjects, identify areas where additional support may be necessary, and explore career possibilities.  Additionally, the PreACT will predict student performance on the ACT.  PreACT scores may be used to meet Dual Enrollment criteria.*

The cost of the PreACT test is $12.  Students may submit their registration form and $12 fee to Ms. Moore in the Counselor’s Complex beginning Thursday, February 1.  The deadline to register and pay is March 2.  All sophomore students are highly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity!  For more information on the benefits of taking the PreACT, check out Why take PreACT?

*The acceptance of PreACT scores is at the discretion of the post-secondary institutions.

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SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS: Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine | Deadline to submit: Jan. 23

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Brandeis University – Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine

Brandeis University’s Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine will be held June 24-June 30, 2018.  At the Summit, students will discuss how health and medicine are rapidly evolving with leaders in the field, participate in cutting-edge simulations, and work in dynamic small teams to develop their own solutions to complex medical challenges.

Caddo Magnet High School can nominate up to five outstanding students to attend the 2018 Summit.  To qualify, you must be a current sophomore or junior, be interested in a career in the medical field, rank in the top 5% of your class, and demonstrate strong academic performance in challenging course work.  If you are interested in being nominated for the Summit, submit a one-page essay describing why you should be chosen as a nominee.   Ensure your name and email address is listed at the top of your essay.  Essays are due to Mrs. Britt, Junior Counselor, by Tuesday, January 23.

For more information on the Summit, go to: http://www.brandeis.edu/youthsummit/medicine/index.html

*Costs are associated with the program but financial need scholarships are available through Brandeis University.  A detailed fundraising guide will also be provided.