February Newsletter

Student Events

Our LIVE student calendar for upcoming events and information has all of our student events! Remember to check this for events that might be something you are interested in. 

*Click HERE to learn how to add this calendar to student gmail account!

Don't forget that February is our Student Appreciation month. Here are the events that we have planned for our amazing students this year!

SAM flyer.pdf.pdf

Spotlight on Science

February Birthdays

Extra Extensions Available!

📣 Attention!! Feeling the pressure and need an extra week to conquer your coursework? We've got your back! Good news – additional extensions are available to help you succeed. 🚀

To check if you qualify for an extension, complete this simple form HHSO Extra Extension Request. It's a quick and easy process that could make all the difference in ensuring you submit your best work! Don't hesitate to explore this opportunity and make the most out of your academic journey.

Take a deep breath, reach out if you need assistance, and let's conquer those deadlines together!

State Testing 

Make sure to look for parent and student communication about state testing coming mid February! 

Time to start gearing up for State Testing! We've got your back with some game-changing study tips and fantastic online resources to help you shine on test day!

📚 ACT Test Prep Class on Your Dashboard: Check out the ACT Test Prep Class available on your school dashboard for more targeted guidance. Each course is worth 0.5 credits so not only are you studying but you are also receiving elective credit! Complete the course(s) by March 22nd!

📧 Connect with Mrs. Vipperman: Have questions or need extra support? Reach out to the ACT Prep teacher, Mrs. Vipperman, via email at chelsiev@blueprinteducation.org for personalized assistance. She's dedicated to your success!

🚀 Start Early, Pace Yourself: Break down your study sessions into manageable chunks. Consistent, focused practice over time is key to ACT success.

📖 Know Your Weaknesses: Identify your weak spots and prioritize them in your study plan. 

🤓 Simulate Test Conditions: Familiarize yourself with the test format by taking full-length practice tests. This helps build endurance and confidence.

📚 Brush Up on Content: Review fundamental concepts in English, Math, Reading, and Science. The ACT rewards a strong grasp of core knowledge.

🗓️ Create a Study Schedule: Plan your study sessions leading up to the test day. Consistency and a well-structured schedule are your secret weapons!

🔗 Online Resources for Success:

Khan Academy: Access free, personalized SAT/ACT study plans, and practice questions.
ACT Academy: Dive into official ACT content, tailored to your strengths and weaknesses.
PrepScholar: Explore comprehensive ACT guides and practice tests to fine-tune your skills.

Remember, Hope High School Online is cheering you on every step of the way. You've got this! 💪

Happy studying!

Let's Talk College Prep! 🏫

College dreams on the horizon? Buckle up for an exciting journey! We've got your back with some essential tips to make the college admissions process a breeze.

1️⃣ Start NOW: Time is your ally. Begin researching colleges, exploring majors, and rounding up your transcripts! Early birds catch the admissions worms!

2️⃣ Craft a Standout Resume: Showcase your accomplishments, extracurricular activities, and community involvement. A compelling resume sets you apart from the crowd.

3️⃣ Ace Your Essays: Your personal statements are your voice. Be genuine, tell your story, and let your passion shine through. Make an impact with your words.

4️⃣ Seek Guidance: Connect with your coach and your School Counselor, Mrs. Kristie! They are here to help you navigate the application process, choose the right fit, and provide invaluable advice.

5️⃣ Diversify Your Choices: Apply to a mix of reach, match, and safety schools. This ensures a balanced list and increases your chances of acceptance.

6️⃣ Nail the Interviews: If interviews are part of the process, practice beforehand. Be confident, articulate, and express why you're a perfect fit for their institution! Practice with friends, family, and your own HHSO staff!

7️⃣ Financial Aid Awareness: Don't overlook the importance of financial aid. Explore scholarship opportunities, and don't forget to fill out the FAFSA for potential assistance.

Remember, Hope High School Online is here to support you every step of the way. Embrace the journey, stay focused, and let your college dreams soar!

Postsecondary Questions?

Don't forget about the Virtual College and Career Center! Find out which post-secondary option fits your plans best!

Still need help? Schedule time with your School Counselor to for planning and support! See Mrs. Kristie's schedule here!

FAFSA Corner!

Hey White Tigers!

Ready to turn your academic dreams into reality? The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is your ticket to financial assistance for college. Whether you're aiming for university, community college, or vocational school, FAFSA opens doors to grants, scholarships, and low-interest loans.

Don't miss out! The FAFSA window is OPEN NOW. It's not just about family finances; it's about making your dreams achievable. Apply today and pave the way for an affordable education.

Your future awaits – act now! Step 1: Make yours and your parent’s FSA ID!

Should you feel a bit lost in the application process or the FAFSA website The Phoenix Public Library - Burton Barr is here to lend a helping hand.

📅 Appointments available in-person at the Downtown Library. Their dedicated team is ready to guide you through the process!

👉 Click Here for More Information: https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/collegedepot

👀 Keep an eye out for information about HHSO FAFSA Help Sessions!

Spring Break!

March 11-15

Make sure to check out our VIP events each month!

Student Appreciation Month


🔍 What is Self-Efficacy?

Simply put, it's your confidence in your skills and capabilities. When you believe in yourself, you're more likely to take on challenges, persevere through setbacks, and ultimately achieve your goals.

💪 Why Does it Matter?

🌈 How to Boost Your Self-Efficacy:

Staff Highlight - Welcome Teri!

Please welcome our newest School Counseling intern, Teri Taylor. She is a graduate student intern pursuing her Master of Counseling degree at the University of Arizona. As a counselor, she provides a supportive and non-judgmental environment and is dedicated to helping students navigate their journeys towards personal growth and well-being. Teri enjoys reading, traveling, and connecting with family and friends.

Teri and our school counselor host two study buddy session a week for to students to come and hang out while doing homework. No cameras or audio needed. You can sign up with the link on the flyer. 

Monday: 11AM - 12PM 

Friday: 2:30PM - 3:30PM 

Study Buddy Flyer (1).pdf