Build Academic Success

Build Academic Success

Student Goals

Success is not a gift, but a choice. Whether you are a student in elementary school or a Senior in high school, it takes determination, dedication, attitude, and discipline to become successful.

Successful students are not just goal setters, but goal getters. Setting goals in school gives you a reason for learning.  Achieving those goals gives you the confidence to go beyond and fulfill your potential. Start setting goals today for your future tomorrow.

Succeed @ Tech

Succeed @ Tech is a web page that contains online resources that will help you be successful taking standardized tests.

Study Tips 

Use the A.S.P.I.R.E. method to boost your study habits.  By doing so, you will see immediate improvement in your retention, and, ultimately, your GPA. 

A.  Approach/attitude/arrange

  • Approach studying with a positive attitude
  • Arrange your schedule to eliminate distractions.
S.  Select/survey/study
  • Select a manageable amount of material to study
  • Survey the headings, graphics, and questions to get an overview
  • Study and mark any information you don't understand
P:  Put aside/piece together
  • Put aside your books and notes
  • Piece together what you studied and summarize what you understand
I:  Inspect/investigate/inquire
  • Inspect what you did not understand
  • Investigate alternative sources of information you can refer to, such as text books, websites, experts, tutors, etc.
  • Inquire from support professionals (librarians, teachers, tutors) for assistance
R:  Reconsider/reflect/relay
  • Reconsider the content.  Ask yourself, "If I could speak to the author, what questions would I ask?"
  • Reflect on the material.  Ask, "How can I apply this material to my interest?"
  • Relay understanding. Ask, "How can I make this information interesting and easy to understand for other students?"
E:  Evaluate/examine/explore
  • Evaluate your grades.  See if you can find a pattern.
  • Examine your study processes and look for improvements.
  • Explore options with your teachers.