Posted on September 24th, 2014 in Featured, General News

On announcements every day this week at PMMS, there is discussion about the benefits of higher education or training to support College GO Week.  Students are encouraged to visit the website to explore educational options in high school and beyond.  In addition, the school has special College GO activities planned for each day:

Monday:  College Application and essay. Students filling them out through language arts classes.  Great discussions were overheard about what is being asked of them and what is being expected of them in high school to get into college.

Tuesday:  College Pathways worksheet.  Promoting website.

Wednesday:  Graduation Planning Mapping worksheet.  College Trivia game during lunches with treats as prizes.

Thursday: Teachers share their college experiences with students to encourage discussion about the benefits of college and even some mistakes teachers made in their college careers. Raffle in lunch rooms for college-wear.

Friday: College tops can be worn over collared shirts.  Counselors to pass out 21st Century Scholars plan sheets during lunch.