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Guidance

The Pantego Christian Academy Guidance department assists our staff and students in fulfilling the mission of the school.  At the senior high level, students are guided in selecting their academic program to fulfill graduation requirements, prepare for and apply to colleges, and manage their academic coursework. The counseling staff meets with students and families and works in cooperation with the faculty and school leadership to plan effectively and prepare efficiently.

High School Course Paths

2019-2020 High School Course Offerings

2019-2020 Academic Overview Presentation

 

News and Events

Seniors - be sure to report all acceptances and scholarships to Mrs. Kulpa.  Any documentation communicating the college and the senior’s name will suffice... we want to celebrate you!!

CLASS OF 2020 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Here are some documents for parents and students to complete:

FERPA FORM (For PCA to be able to send your transcripts/recommendation letters - signed by student and parent in both places and give to Mrs. Kulpa)

PARENT BRAG SHEET - If a college requires a counselor recommendation letter (ie., TCU), this helps Mrs. Kulpa write a personal letter. You don't have to fill it all out, just do your best.

COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS SHEET - an informational document for you to read

USEFUL LINKS:

https://www.applytexas.org/ Opens officially to file July 1

https://www.commonapp.org/  Opens officially to file August 1

FAFSA4casterhttps://fafsa.ed.gov/  Opens October 1 to file (Free Application for Federal Student Aid - a requirement for some merit scholarships, too). On the home page, bottom right is the FAFSA4caster that allows you to see what you may be eligible for. (See image)

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/how-register - NCAA clearing house, $80 fee, do ASAP and tell Mrs. Kulpa so she can upload your junior year transcript

SCHOLARSHIPS

All grades 9-12th SHOULD make a RaiseMe account. Students/Parents can fill out a profile and start earning micro-scholarships for grades, taking the PSAT, community service, athletics, activities... 

 
All grades K-12 can do scholarships on this link, updated monthly.

A list of extra scholarships can be found here. A binder filled other scholarships will be available in Mrs. Smith’s office (outside of Mrs. Kulpa’s office).

Paschal Summer PSAT/SAT/ACT Prep Course

Paschal High School in Fort Worth offers a great prep course for PSAT/SAT/ACT in the summer. Registration is now open. Please note that they are now offering an ACT session available.  It is session 2.  If you have any questions call their office, 817.814.5041.

  • Session 1: PSAT/SAT Monday – Thursday: June 10-June 20
  • Session 2: ACT Monday – Thursday: July 8-18
  • Session 3: PSAT/SAT Monday – Thursday: July 22-August 1

All Sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30.

Download Registration Form

Knowledge Guides PSAT/SAT Summer Classes 2019

  • Premium SAT/PSAT ® Class  - Tues/Thurs,   9:00 am - 11:30 am,  June 25th - July 25th.   Includes review in the Fall.
    Register here
  • Intensive PSAT/SAT Class - Mon/Wed/Fri, 9 am to 12 pm, June 24 - July 26th.  Includes review in the Fall.
    Register here

 

Remaining ACT/SAT Dates 2019:

ACT:  https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html

SAT:  https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register

ACT TEST DATES AND DEADLINES

ACT Test Date ACT Registration Deadline Photo Upload Deadline ACT Scores Available
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 31, 2019 June 18, 2019
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 July 5, 2019 July 23, 2019

SAT TEST DATES AND DEADLINES

SAT Test Date SAT Registration Deadline SAT Scores Available
May 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 May, 17, 2019
June 1, 2019 April 3, 2019 July 10, 2019

Summer Program

Tarrant County College Nursing Summer Camp

Trinity River Campus East

July 8-10, 2019 @ 8:30am-3pm & July 15-17,2019 @ 8:30am-3pm

Flyer

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School Dazed Show Summer Intern

Gain experience in radio production, experience in on-air hosting, experience in marketing & volunteer hours

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DFW Admissions Regional Network (DARN) Member Institution Summer Opportunities

This resource provides centralized information on the individual summer opportunities many of the DARN member institutions offer. In the pdf document below, you will find the university name, program, program descriptions, and links to more information and registration pages.

View All Opportunities


College Events

TEXAS TECH APPLICATION WORKSHOPS

Join us at an application workshop this summer at our new DFW Recruitment Center. Learn more about the college
enrollment process and ApplyTexas. Discover inside tips and tricks to make your application stand out.

More Information

Register Here


DUKE, GEORGETOWN, HARVARD, PENN, & STANFORD STUDENT/PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS

Monday, May 20th at 7:00pm
Dallas/Addison Mariott Quorum by The Galleria
14901 Dallas Parkway Dallas, TX

Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00pm
Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
200 Main Street Fort Worth, TX

More information at www.exploringcollegeoptions.org


RHODES COLLEGE SUMMER WRITING INSTITUTE

June 16-28, 2019

Tuition and fees: $2,000.00

The Academic Program

The Summer Writing Institute at Rhodes College takes place annually for two weeks during June and is a residential academic program committed to developing the critical thinking and writing skills of ambitious high school students. Within the college′s liberal arts environment, students sharpen their reading and analytical skills and learn strategies for writing creatively and critically. At the end of the session, students receive a grade for their work and class participation, earn two college credits (transferable to most colleges and universities), and will complete a portfolio of college-level writing.

Apply Here


2019 COLLEGE SEARCH SERIES BY DFW ADMISSIONS REGIONAL NETWORK (DARN)

All programs are from 1-3PM

12:45-1:00-Check-in

1:00- Join us for a College 101 Presentation

2:00 Mini College Fair meeting representatives from in and out of state universities

  • Tuesday, July 9th - Cedar Hill High School
  • Thursday, July 18th - Mansfield ISD-Center for Performing Arts
  • Wednesday, July 24th - Fossil Ridge High School

More Information


DBU PATRIOT PREVIEW

Register Here

  • Friday, July 26, 2019

Come see what DBU has to offer at Patriot Preview! Tour the campus, meet faculty and staff, meet with admissions and financial aid representatives, and attend academic sessions to learn about  the majors offered.


MAVERICK EXPERIENCE (UTA)

Register Here

  • July 24th at 8:00am-3:00pm @ UTA

An event that gives prospective freshmen a close-up look at what UTA has to offer.  Sessions on admissions, financial aid, academics and more.  A campus tour and tour of the residence halls are offered.


DESTINATION TCU

Destination TCU will give new seniors in high school and their families an up-close look at TCU. The day includes information sessions on admission, financial aid, the first year experience, academics and preparing for college. Complimentary breakfast and lunch on campus, as well as, a student-led campus tour are also included. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and the program will conclude at 1:00 p.m. Parents are more than welcome.

  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2

Register Here


CHRISTIAN COLLEGE FAIR

Dallas-Monday, September 23rd 6:30-8:30 at Prestonwood Baptist Church

Fort Worth-Thursday, October 1st 6:30-8:30 at Trinity Christian Academy

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Contact us

Arlington Campus
2201 W Park Row
Arlington, TX 76013
Phone: (817) 460-3315

Mansfield Campus
2351 Country Club Drive
Mansfield, TX 76063
Phone: (817) 522-5900

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