Reference Request Form for Ms. Gaetjens
Student Name: ______________________________________________
Student SS#:______________________ or Application#:_______________________
This will indicate how the school will recognize you, so it is important!
Student Email Address: ____________________________________________________
Final grade in AP English III course: ________ AP Language exam score: __________
A label (typed) with the address for each school to which you want me to send a letter (I will attach the address label to a Westwood High School envelope in which I will enclose your letter. I will also use this complete address for the business letter format. If you know the admission officer’s name, please indicate as well.
Stamp Yes ____ (attach with paper clip)
No _____ (indicate who will receive the sealed letter)
Date needed by the college: _______________________________________________
If you have not allowed me more than two weeks, you must ask someone else for the recommendation.
If a form accompanies the letter, please type in all of the information except my recommendation (!) and signature. This might include the school address, my phone number ((512) 428-3904, and email address (Sara_Gaetjens@roundrockisd.org).
Please check off the following as you include them:
___ 1. Evidence (a copy is fine, highlighted) that a reference is required.
To What Extent Should High School Students be allowed to Exercise Freedom of Speech While on Campus I think that nowadays to deal with an issue of students free speech rights is a tough problem for High School administrators. The matter is that students free speech is protected by the First Amendment. Thus it means that students are allowed to exercise free speech while on campus. But what should ...
___ 2. Attach a resume.
___ 3. Attach a classroom assignment of which you are particularly proud.
___ 4. Write a one (or more) paragraph essay for me about why this institution is an appropriate match for you.
___ 5. Write a one (or more) paragraph essay for me highlighting any particular talents/skills/concerns that you feel are significant.
___ 6. Write a one (or more) paragraph essay for me elaborating on three adjectives that you would use to describe yourself.
___ 7. Identify any memories of class discussions in which you made a distinctive contribution. Recall as much as possible of the discussion, your contribution, and the work we were discussing.
___ 8. What do you perceive to be your strengths as an English student? Name these and provide concrete details in support of them.
I will not begin working on your reference until you have supplied the above materials. Please have your materials complete before you submit this to Ms. Gaetjens.