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Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Happy spring!  Now that the school year is in the rearview mirror, it is time to take a breath, reflect on the events and accomplishments of the year, and begin to think about summer and next year.  Seniors | Class of 2018 Congratulations on making your college selections! We are proud of the way you have gone about this process. You will be attending nearly 80 different colleges in 25 states and internationally. We look forward to hearing from you and your experiences! Around this time you...
Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Rising Seniors | Class of 2019 When the student leadership team for next year was announced it signified a passing of the torch from the Class of 2018 to the Class of 2019. In the coming weeks and months ahead, you may notice a change in your relationships with faculty and administrators. You are partners in making the Breck community what it will be next year. To prepare for this, it is important that you finish this year strong.  The close of the year is busy, so be sure you have scheduled...
Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Rising Juniors | Class of 2020 You are halfway through your high school career! Grades and experiences carry increasing importance, so be sure to finish strong.  Summer will hopefully offer you an opportunity to decompress and relax.  Things to do this spring & summer All interested students should have registered here for the August Breakaway Test Prep program hosted at Breck if you are interested. Cost is $695. If cost is a concern, contact your college counselor.  Do something...
Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Rising Sophomores | Class of 2020 Congrats on finishing your first year of Upper School. Enjoy the summer!  During the beginning of the school year, the college counselors will meet with sophomores as a class to discuss various topics. Mark your calendars now: Wednesday, September 12, 5:30 PM: Grade 10 Parent College Counseling meeting. Saturday, October 13: PSAT at BreckSchool  Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19: MEA Weekend, Visit colleges. There are many local options!...
Posted on Monday, April 2, 2018
Information for All Grades Here’s wishing you and your family had a healthy and restful spring break. A look at the school calendar shows mostly five-day weeks, which should afford some regularity and structure. However, in practice, this can be a rather busy time with many moving parts. The spring sports season, music department performances, end-of-year programs, Advanced Placement testing, May Program, and more create a swirl of activity.  The many moving pieces reflect Breck’s...
Posted on Monday, April 2, 2018
Sophomores Standardized Testing Plan and Prep This summer is a time for all students in the Class of 2020 to do some form of standardized test preparation. Most students will sit for a standardized test in the fall and many will take the test of their choice – ACT or SAT – twice by the end of their junior year. Whether your first formalized testing experience will be in August or April, it is vital to use the summer time to prep for the test.  We have once again partnered with Breakaway...
Posted on Monday, April 2, 2018
Juniors Parent Survey – complete ASAP! One of the most critical elements of the college process is the information and perspective parents provide, to the student as well as to the college counselor. You can access the two parts of the parent survey via your Naviance account. If you need assistance contact Carrie Papillon.   Schedule a College Counselor Meeting! It is our expectation that parents will meet with their child’s college counselor at least once before summer. To schedule an...
Posted on Monday, April 2, 2018
Seniors College Decisions – Much Great News!  Congratulations on all the great news! Our students have been accepted to many wonderful colleges the world over. Each year at this time, I find myself amazed at the scope of where our students apply (and are admitted) as well as to the genuine desire to find the college that best “fits.”  By now, seniors should have received college decisions from every college. While we reach out to the colleges to which our students apply, we only hear...

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