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PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 8/9 Wednesday, October 16th 9:00am-1:30pm

PSAT 8/9 and PSAT/NMSQT Wednesday, October 16th

All 10th and 11th grade students will be taking the PSAT Test on Wednesday, October 16th from 9:00am until approximately 1:30pm.    9th grade students will be taking the PSAT 8/9 during this time.  Austin ISD automatically registers and pays for students to take these tests.  Students should bring their student ID number, 2- Number 2 pencils, and if available, a scientific or graphing calculator.  On PSAT day, testing will not be interrupted and students cannot be dismissed from testing early.  Please make arrangements for medical appointments or other personal appointments after 1:30pm.  October 10th is the national test date for PSAT, a make-up date is not available. Be sure to get a good night’s sleep and eat a big breakfast! 

Please read over the information below to learn about the activities taking place after testing on October 16th.

Sophomores and Juniors must bring their fully charged Chromebook or computer with them to school in order to complete the required College Board Career Exploration activity. This online activity is intended to give students a starting point on careers or possible majors they may want to consider. Sophomores and Juniors will also have the opportunity to participate in the JBHS Fall Festival to be held in the courtyard after the conclusion of testing. Organized by the Student Leadership class, the JBHS Fall Festival is one of three No Place for Hate events that Bowie will host this year. Games, booths, and activities will highlight messages intended to promote a positive and inclusive campus culture. 

Freshmen must bring their fully charged Chromebook or computer with them to school in order to complete the Growth Mindset for 9th Graders online module after the PSAT 8/9. This twenty-minute online module, developed by growth mindset expert Dr. Yeager and his team, seeks to teach students that academic aptitude can be improved. Freshmen will also have the opportunity to participate in the JBHS Fall Festival to be held in the courtyard after the conclusion of testing. Organized by the Student Leadership class, the JBHS Fall Festival is one of three No Place for Hate events that Bowie will host this year. Games, booths, and activities will highlight messages intended to promote a positive and inclusive campus culture. 

 

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