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Sophomores

  • Consider applying for the Hugh O’Brien Summer Leadership Programs.
  • Monitor your progress toward earning the Millennium Scholarship; students need a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or an ACT score of 21.
  • Prepare for the Math and English End of Course Exams (EOCs) in the spring.
  • Begin researching post-secondary schools.
  • Talk with your parents, teachers, and counselors about a variety of jobs/careers.
  • Review PSAT results to determine areas of strengths/and improvements.
  • Meet with your counselor in the spring to review your Educational Plan and to register for courses for your junior year.
  • Discuss course options with your parents and how they related to post-secondary options.
  • Consider taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses in your junior year.
  • Check your credits – you should have 12 credits at the end of your sophomore year.
  • Visit local college campuses with your parents and take visitor tours during the summer after 10th grade.
  • Check the school’s job board for summer employment opportunities.
  • Remember to read during the summer!
  • Access the school website for guidance information, details about parent nights, programs and opportunities.
  • Monitor your child’s grades—have your child access teacher for tutoring.
  • Make sure your child attends school regularly and on time.
  • Encourage your child to explore career opportunities utilizing the Nevada Career Information System (NCIS).
  • Consider contributing to a college savings plan.
  • Monitor your progress toward earning the Millennium Scholarship and understand what is needed to remain qualified. 
  • Encourage your child to stay involved in school and community-based extra curricular activities, including sports, music, and clubs.
  • Help your child update resume file.