Tips for Freshman Year

  • Develop strong study habits.
    • Freshman grades count toward your college applications.
    • First and second semester grades determine which classes you may select for your sophomore year and beyond.
  • Future Planning Night for Freshman and Sophomores is held each fall and includes great information about being successful your first two years of high school and preparing for post-high school opportunities. Information such as handouts, slides, etc. will be available online after the presentation.

Freshman Year at a Glance

August: Register for Naviance.

  • Roncalli’s Naviance Login Page
    • Your user name is your 6 digit Roncalli student ID number.
    • Note: If you have not logged into Naviance for a while, you may need to reset your password. If you are having trouble accessing your account when you attempt to reset your password, let your School Counselor know and we will help!
  • August: Complete My Personality survey in Naviance.
  • September: Future Planning Night for Freshman and Sophomores.
  • January-March: Register for classes for your sophomore year. Be sure you meet the prerequisites.
    • 9th Grade Scheduling Appointments are held in the second semester before spring break. Students meet one-on-one with their School Counselor to discuss their current plans for after high school, review their transcript, and discuss classes for the following school year. We will also discuss preparing for the SAT/ACT, college visits and job shadows, involvement at school, and finding other opportunities to help prepare for after high school.