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Sophomore Students

Sophomore Programs

Jones College Prep

2021-2022

           

Welcome to your sophomore year! We are so excited to see everyone in person this school year. Our goal with our sophomore programming is to provide you an introduction to what you can do this school year to prepare for a successful sophomore year and beyond; to expose you to various post-secondary pathways and careers; and some life skills that you will use not only in high school, but throughout your future.

 

Program Description

The Sophomore Program will consist of two seminars (large group meetings), 1-1 conference with your counselor, and various post-secondary and career exploration activities throughout the year. The lessons and events will cover the following topics:


  • Creating a sense of belonging at Jones after a year of remote learning/hybrid
  • Creating positive and supportive relationships with peers
  • Creating a self-care goal to progress monitor throughout the year
  • Time management, organizational and study skills
  • Post-secondary pathways and career exploration
 

Program Expectations & Opportunities

Students are expected to:


  • Attend all in-class seminars
  • Attend their 1-1 conferences with their counselor
  • Check their email regularly for counseling related communication and events
  • Respond to all meeting requests sent from their counselor
 

Other opportunities to have an enriching sophomore year:


  • Take the PSAT 10 in the Spring 2022 (all sophomores will receive this opportunity)
  • Attend the Post-Secondary Fair at JCP (spring TBD)
  • Get involved in extracurricular and volunteer opportunities that meet with your interests
  • Participate in enrichment programs or anything outside of school that aligns with your interests
 
 
 
P.S. Si necesita ayuda para entender esta carta en español, por favor envíeme su nombre y su número de teléfono por correo electrónico a ogutierrez@cps.edu y yo con mucho gusto le llamaré.