High school students attending Pinellas Technical College (PTC) have the opportunity to be dual enrolled in post-secondary courses tuition free! These courses give students credits toward a high school diploma and a career technical certificate. Hours completed at PTC may also transfer as credit hours to local and state colleges. Courses are available on both the Clearwater and St. Petersburg PTC campuses.
Pinellas Technical College Clearwater Campus
6100 154th Ave North
Clearwater, FL 33760
Pinellas Technical College St. Petersburg Campus
901 34th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Contact your high school guidance counselor to see if you are eligible to take Dual Enrollment classes at Pinellas Technical College.
· Note: If a student does not see his/her PSAT score report after logging in, they should click the “Add Scores” button. At this point the student MAY be prompted to enter their PSAT access code which is printed on the front of the hard copy score report.
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— Go to SATPRACTICE.ORG
— Click green button labeled “check it out now”
— Click “sign up with email”
— Enter in First Name, Last Name, Email (must be an email you can access and cannot be a student’s pcsb email), birthdate and click “sign up”
— An email is sent to the email provide to verify
— Open email from Khan Academy and click on the “Finish Signing Up” button
— A welcome screen will appear where the student will enter username and password and click “sign up”
— Student enters the site and sees a button on the left side of the screen that says “sign in to CollegeBoard.org” and follows the prompts to link their PSAT results to Khan
For more information, check out this clip on YouTube:
Students interest in Dual Enrollment, Early College Program or Early admission - for more info Click Here
If you have not already applied for the Bright Future's Scholarship, make sure you do this as soon as possible. You can apply by going to www.FloridaStudentFinancialAid.org, select State Grants, Scholarships & Applications and then select Apply Here. You must complete this application and turn your volunteer hours into the Guidance Office before the end of your senior year. In addition, you must also have the qualifying GPA and ACT/SAT scores to be eligible.
Learn more about Pinellas Pathways to Graduation
The Pinellas Pathways to Graduation Web presence is now live on the district's website with a link accessible from the home page ( https://www.pcsb.org/). The link includes information about changes to high school graduation requirements that were made at the state level as well as descriptions of three routes Pinellas students can pursue on their path to a high school diploma: the Advanced Scholar Pathway, the College Scholar Pathway, and the Technical/College Pathway. The family-friendly presence includes an FAQ about Pinellas Pathways to Graduation and provides details on Counselor Connect, a new online academic planning tool that families can use to track student progress regarding Pinellas Pathways. The site can be accessed directly at www.pcsb.org/pinellas-pathways.
If you are planning on taking a Florida Virtual School class as one of your seven classes for next school year, please make sure to fill out this form.
It needs to be signed by you and your parent and turned in to guidance before the beginning of next year. If you don’t do this, then you cannot take an FLVS course as one of your seven classes next year.
Please see the attached form. FLVS Student Agreement Form
For information on how to sign up for Florida Vitrual School click here
Parent/ Teacher Conferences: Parents are encouraged to confer reguularly with teachers through Portal or Phone concerning their child's progress. Parents should first try to resolve concerns with specific teachers. Individual conferences with a specific teacher can be made with that specific teacher, but you also can request one with your child's counselor.
Guidance Conferences: Guidance counselors are always available to meet with parents to discuss concerns and offer stragegies to make their child more successful.
District Homework Helpline offers homework help and guidance assistance
Pinellas County Schools has a great resources about guidance-related issues. Staffed by teachers who are certifed in Math, Science, Language arts, and Social Studies. The district Homework Helpline offers free homework help for students in grades 1 through 12.
Homework help is available at 9727)547-7223 from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday on all school days, except when there is no school the following day. The helpline is now being staffed with certified guidance counselor who can answer general questions about promotion, graduation requirements, college and career guidance, and other important topics.
Students that need transcripts printed, mailed or sent electronically need to see Mrs. Sheplak in the front office in order to fill out the purple transcript slip. Each transcript cost $1.00 and there is usaully a 24 hour turnaround time. This must be done before school, after school, or during lunch.
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