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Charlotte, NC 28212
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LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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Upcoming Testing Information:

Attention!  Any Freshman who has not registered for the practice PSAT must visit 
 http://kaplan.formstack.com/forms/psateastmecklenburghigh  by October 8th!!!

PSAT Prep Live starts September 29 - Students can get free, live online prep for the PSAT from Kaplan experts the weekends of September 29 and October 6.  Even if your student can't attend, all enrollees get access to the live recordings through email.  Sign up here

October 10, 2018 is PSAT day!  

Sophomores and Juniors get ready!! Check out the links below.

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/psat-nmsqt-student-guide.pdf  Student Guide

Parent Guide to understanding scores: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/pdf/understanding-psat-nmsqt-results-parent-tutorial.pdf

A PARENT TUTORIAL Understanding 2017 PSAT/NMSQT Results: http://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org  

have scored that day on the SAT. How well 26.5 The PSAT/NMSQT and SAT YOUR SCORE IS YOUR SCORE IS ® A PARENT TUTORIAL. Understanding 2017 . PSAT/NMSQT

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice  Free PSAT practice

PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 Practice - The College Board

collegereadiness.collegeboard.org

The new PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 offer high-quality practice resources including official sample questions, interactive study tools, and full practice tests.


Video why PSAT is important! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7FL2rUdz3w 


It's not just a practice test. It could help define your college career and get you the scholarships you need to afford your dream school. Here's Prep Expert Founder ...

The PSAT Could Win You Thousands in Scholarships - www.youtube.com


Looking for last minute PSAT test tips? Procrastinators take heart! This video will walk you through MUST KNOW tips if you're a day (or a week) before the big test ...

5 Tips for the PSAT : Tricks & Strategies to make the PSAT matter for you!

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https://www.collegeboard.org/


Preparing for the SAT? New Official SAT Practice through KHAN Academy website: 

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Good Information for Parents and Students:

Sophomores and Juniors received a copy of their score reports in homeroom on Wednesday.  Please look over this important information with your child.  For more details, use the access code listed on the front cover of the score report.  Additionally, for a detailed, parent friendly explanation of the score report visit:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scores/understanding-scores

JUNIORS!!!

The ACT is March 1st.  Bring #2 pencils and a calculator.  School will dismiss at 12:30.


East Meck has 2 options to help!

1. Free Strategies session class sponsored by Kaplan on January25th @10 AM in the Media Center

                                       OR

2.  Free Edgenuity ACTreview after school in 631 lab from 2:30-4:00 Feb 16-18 and 22-25

Students must sign up with Mrs. Mercabi in 630 or via email beginning January 21st

Space for both options is limited to the first 30 students.

ACT information sessions for parents or juniors:

February 11th at 7:30 AM in room 630

                      OR

February 11th at 12:30 PM in room 630

http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/


Special PSAT & ACT Note 

Parents of Freshmen and Juniors, please be on the lookout for score reports.  Freshmen received their practice PSAT and ACT scores and Juniors received their practice ACT scores Wednesday in homeroom. 

A quick note to parents of Sophomores and Juniors- the actual PSAT scores are scheduled to be delivered to East Meck on January 6th, and will be available online beginning January 7th.  


ACT Scores Available for Sophmores

Parents of Sophomores,

Your child received his/her ACT PLAN test scores on Wednesday, November 18th in homeroom.  Included in the packet are a detailed score report, the test booklet, and a guide for interpreting scores.  Please see the links below for additional information on the PLAN test and preparing for the ACT.  ​

http://www.act.org/plan/pdf/Plan-UsingYourResults.pdf (English version for interpreting scores)

http://www.act.org/plan/pdf/Plan-UsingYourResults-Spanish.pdf (Spanish version for interpreting scores)

http://www.act.org/plan/downloads.html (other resources for parents)


Free SAT Prep on Triumph

http://www.tcaprep.com/nsg/index.php/members/login/1628136437

User name—Student ID

Password—Birthday in this format YYYYMMDD

To access practice test—Select Study Guide for SAT.  Click Step 3 at the top tab and select test #6

 

ACT information

Need a fee waiver?  Bring a copy of your child nutrition letter to Guidance.  Go to www.actstudent.org  to create an account and register.

 

Free ACTPrep on Triumph— http://www.tcaprep.com/nsg/index.php/members/login/1628136437

User name—Student ID

Password—Birthday in this format YYYYMMDD

To access practice test—Select Study Guide for ACT.  Click Step 3 at the top tab and select test #6

Great article for parents that explains in detail ACT scoring and test information broken down for freshman, sophomores, juniors, and senior.  Visit  www.studypoint.com/ed/act-scoring  Look midway down the right side of the page

 

All juniors will have the opportunity to take a FREE practice ACT in October.  More details to follow soon!

 

PSAT information

For detailed information on the new test and FREE practice tests, visit these webpages:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/test-design/redesign-specifications

http://blog.prepscholar.com/the-new-psat-redesigned-in-2015-complete-guide

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Proctors Needed:

East Meck will need proctors for Semester 1 Exams at the end of the year.  Proctors must be at least 18 years of age and registered as a CMS volunteer.  (To register as a volunteer, please visit https://www.cmsvolunteers.com/).

If you are interested in proctoring, please contact Julia Mercabi, School Testing Coordinator at juliab.mercabi@cms.k12.nc.us or 980-343-6430.

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