DOWNEY - High school sophomores and juniors are invited to prepare for the SAT I and PSAT by attending upcoming workshops at Downey High School.The workshops are offered by the Assistance League of Downey and are open to students of the Downey Unified School District. A student's performance on the SAT I and PSAT is considered to be a good predictor of academic success in a student's college or university studies. College and university admission offices use the test scores as an important source of information about their applicants. Workshops will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Downey High on Sept. 11, Sept. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23 and Nov. 20. Josette Bean is the English instructor and Dalyn Miller-Geiser the math instructor. The PSAT will be administered on Oct. 16, and the SAT on Nov. 6 and Dec. 4. Registration for the workshops is $40 (including a textbook) if paid before Sept. 3. The cost rises to $60 after Sept. 4. Homework assignments are an integral part of the workshops. Checks should be made payable to Assistance League of Downey and mailed to Alice Yamada, 12288 Old Harbor Court, Seal Beach CA, 90740. Include a photocopy of a report that includes the student's most recent math class and a self-addressed stamped envelope.
********** Published: July 21, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 14