Alan B. Shepard High School

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Counseling

Upcoming Events
 
Naviance Kick-off:  Students log in here: Image result for naviance images 
 
 
January is Course Selection Month!
Students will be provided with teacher/counselor advising, presentations, paperwork and other resources to help them decide on their course selections for the 2019-20 school year.  Many resources are posted in the "Course Selection Information" tab located on the right hand side of this page.
 
PSAT Scores 
Students are able to look up their October PSAT test results on their College Board accounts.
Login Information:
Username:  absandyourID#  (example:  abs2280999)
                                                             Password:  astros20 (Juniors)
                                                                                astros21 (Sophomores)
                                                                               Astros22! (Freshmen)
 
Testing
February TBD ACCESS Testing for EL students
March TBD Illinois Science Assessment for Biology students
Tuesday, April 9 PSAT for 9th, 10th graders and School Day SAT for 11th Graders
May 6 - 17  AP Testing
 
 
 Remind Sign Up:  
Stay informed about messages from Counseling
 
For Remind messages regarding Shepard Counseling announcements
Parents only:  Text the message @e9510 to 81010

(If having trouble, then text it to 773-530-2210)

 

For Remind messages regarding Shepard Senior College Announcements
Seniors only:  Text the message @senkio to 81010
 
For Remind messages regarding the Shepard Junior Class
Text the message @4h2k77 to 81010
 
College Representative Visits to Shepard
 
One of the best ways to learn about colleges is to meet with a representative from different colleges.  See the tab on the right of this page for procedures on how to meet with a college representative. Click the "Calendar" tab to see who is visiting our campus and dates of their visits.  September and October are busy with college visits so check the tab often for additions!
Moraine Valley Community College 
Andriana Esparza 
MVCC Admissions Recruiter and D218 Representative
708-974-5356
Want to schedule an appointment?
Schedule through calendly 
 
Visit dates are as follows:
 
January 30th 
February 13th 
February 27th
March 13th 
April 3rd 
April 17th 
 
 
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Ariel O'Neal
Cell 708-613-1299
Visit dates are as follows:
 
January 16th
January 30th
February 13th 
February 27th 
March 13th 
April 3rd 
April 17th 
College Counseling Newsletters         
Here you will find bi monthly information about the college application, financial aid and scholarship process.  
 

     Field Trip to Moraine Valley College for Juniors 

March TBD 
Bus transportation available 
 
Moraine Valley College & Career Night 
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6-8pm 
Moraine Valley Community College 
9000 W College Pkwy, Palos Hills 60465
** Discuss with representatives from more than 150 public and private colleges, proprietary schools and armed forces about the admission process, academic offerings, student life, athletics, financial aid and more. 
* Representatives from Moraine Valley Community College will be on site to provide information about transitioning into colleges. 
 
 
 
The Moraine Valley Vet Assistant class will start on January 15, 2019, for the Spring semester.

 

Contact me for more details:  millettc2@morainevalley.edu

To stay up-to-date on information, follow our FB group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1116552925084956/

 
EXCEL EDGE TEST PREP CLASS-SAT 1600 @ D.D. Eisenhower High School. 
The cost of the course is $280 per student.
Register online: www.exceledgeinc.com
Registration closes January 18th, or when all sections are filled. Questions, see your counselor.