OCCR TEST PREP COMING THIS WINTER

  • OCCR Test Prep Program:

    The Office of College and Career Readiness (OCCR) Test Prep Program provides students with strategies to help them feel confident with the testing process. Test item analysis, specific techniques to handle the different question types, and time management skills will be covered.Eleventh grade students from ALL SPPS High Schools are eligible for this program. Students have the option of an 8-week Saturday morning schedule  (6 classes + 2 test dates) or an 8-week Tuesday evening/Saturday morning schedule (6 classes on Tuesday evenings + 2 test dates on Saturdays).

    Registration will be open from November 1 - November 23, 2022. Registration form: https://forms.gle/HaHXYBS48oqZzLP19

    Contact your school counselor if you have questions about how this program can benefit you. Reach out to Tracy Tomberlin (tracy.tomberlin@spps.org) if you have questions about registration. Students with an IEP or receiving EL services can also consult with their case manager or EL teacher.

    Option A: Saturday Online

     Date

     Time

     Activity

     Setting

     Saturday, January 7, 2023

     9am-1pm

     Test 1

     Online

     Saturday, January 14, 2023

     9am-11:30am

     Class 1

     LiveOnline

     Saturday, January 21, 2023

     9am-11:30am

     Class 2

     LiveOnline

     Saturday, January 28, 2023

     9am-11:30am

     Class 3

     LiveOnline

     Saturday, February 4, 2023

     9am-11:30am

     Class 4

     LiveOnline

     Saturday, February 11, 2023

     9am-11:30am

     Class 5

     LiveOnline

     Saturday, February 18, 2023

     9am-1pm

     Test 2

     Online

     Saturday, February 25, 2023

     9am-11:30am

     Class 6

     LiveOnline

     

    Option B: Tuesday Online (classes on Tuesday evenings, tests on Saturday mornings)

     Date

     Time

     Activity

     Setting

     Saturday, January 7, 2023

     9am-1pm

     Test 1

     Online

     Tuesday, January 17, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 1

     LiveOnline

     Tuesday, January 24, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 2

     LiveOnline

     Tuesday, January 31, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 3

     LiveOnline

     Tuesday, February 7, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 4

     LiveOnline

     Tuesday, February 14, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 5

     LiveOnline

     Saturday, February 25, 2023

     9am-1pm  Test 2  Online

     Tuesday, February 28, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm  Class 6  LiveOnline

     

    Option C: Tuesday In-person at Central High School (classes are held at Central High School on Tuesday evenings, tests are online on Saturday mornings) OPEN TO STUDENTS FROM ALL SPPS HIGH SCHOOLS*

     Date

     Time

     Activity

     Setting

     Saturday, January 7, 2023

     9am-1pm

     Test 1

     Online

     Tuesday, January 17, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 1

     Central HS

     Tuesday, January 24, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 2

     Central HS

     Tuesday, January 31, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 3

     Central HS

     Tuesday, February 7, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 4

     Central HS

     Tuesday, February 14, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm

     Class 5

     Central HS

     Saturday, February 25, 2023

     9am-1pm  Test 2  Online

     Tuesday, February 28, 2023

     5pm-7:30pm  Class 6  Central HS

    *Option C is based on interest and staff availability. If we are unable to appropriately staff in-person options and/or interest is low, students will be moved to an online class. 

    To register, students must complete this Google form (https://forms.gle/HaHXYBS48oqZzLP19) with a parent or guardian by November 23, 2022. 

VIRTUAL TESTING PREP PROGRAM AVAILABLE ANYTIME

  • Methodize

    Methodize is a self-paced online ACT test prep program available through Xello. Students can access Methodize directly from their Xello account.

    1. Open the Clever app or go to www.clever.com/in/SPPS
    2. Click 'Log in with Active Directory'.
    3. Enter your Active Directory username and password.
    4. Click on the Xello app.
    5. In the ‘Links & Resources’ section, select ‘Methodize’. The program will open in a new tab.