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Welcome 10 th Graders and Parents. WHAT CAN I DO NOW TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE?. 1. PREPARE ACADEMICALLY. STUDENTS:. TAKE CHALLENGING CLASSES STUDY ACES UPWARD BOUND— Ryan Campbell. Monitor Progress - Skyward. Each Parent and Student has an individual Log-in and Password

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Welcome 10 th graders and parents

Welcome 10th Graders and Parents


Welcome 10 th graders and parents

WHAT CAN I DO

NOW TO PREPARE

FOR COLLEGE?


Welcome 10 th graders and parents

1. PREPARE ACADEMICALLY


Welcome 10 th graders and parents

STUDENTS:

  • TAKE CHALLENGING CLASSES

  • STUDY

  • ACES

  • UPWARD BOUND— Ryan Campbell


Welcome 10 th graders and parents

Monitor Progress - Skyward

  • Each Parent and Student has an individual Log-in and Password

  • What can be monitored?

    • Grades

    • Assignments

    • Attendance

www2.acs.ac


Welcome 10 th graders and parents

  • REPORT CARDS & INTERIM GRADES:

    • OCT. 12th -- 1st 9 wks. (Report cards Oct. 26 - after fall break)

    • Nov. 16th interim

    • Jan. 11th - Mail Fall term report cards


Welcome 10 th graders and parents

HELP FOR STRUGGLING STUDENTS:

  • Contact Teacher

    • E-mail (address found on Web Site)

    • Telephone (contact counselor)

  • Tutoring

    • Most ACHS teachers before and/or after school

  • Remediation time during Advisor

  • Parent Conferences


  • Tutoring schedule

    TUTORING SCHEDULE

    • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 – 8:30

      • English and Science

    • Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 – 8:30

      • Math

    • Tuesday – Thursday: 3:45 – 5:00

      • Science

    • Tuesday & Thursday: 3:45 – 5:00

      • Math


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    2. GET INVOLVED


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    • SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

    • CHURCH & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

    • VOLUNTEER

    • LEADERSHIP ROLES


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    THIS WILL HELP YOU GROW

    & SCHOLARSHIP & COLLEGE APPLICATIONS LOOK FOR WELL-ROUNDED STUDENTS!


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    3. START THINKING

    ABOUT YOUR FUTURE!


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    • Take the PSAT

      • Given on Wednesday, Oct 31

      • Cost - $15.00

      • Sign up with Sandra Brown in Guidance by Oct 12

      • Sophomores practice SAT

      • Juniors – National Merit qualifier


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    • Take the PLAN(Pre ACT)

      • Given during 1st and 2nd Block

      • Tuesday, October 2

      • WILL BE GIVEN TO ALL SOPHOMORES

      • Score report —projected ACT & skills to work; we will discuss scores when received

        http://www.actstudent.org/plan/


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    • DUAL ENROLLMENT

      • High School & College Credit for Jrs. & Srs.

      • Must have 3.0 GPA & 19 in reading on ACT* or PLAN

      • Lottery Scholarship will pay most of tuition cost

        *Spring and Summer ACT available


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIPS

    • HOPE

      • 3.00 GPA OR 21 ACT

      • $4,000 4-yr. or $2,000 2-yr.

      • +$1,000 3.75 GPA & 29 ACT OR + $1,500 if AGI < $36,000

  • WILDER-NAIFEH

    • $2,000 to Any TN resident to a Tennessee Technology Center


  • Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    ACHS WEB SITE

    http://www.achs.acs.ac/?PageName=Guidance

    • NEWS

    • WEB LINKS

    • Scholarships & Financial Aid

    • YEARLY CHECK LISTS

    • MUCH MORE!!


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    4. OTHER TOPICS


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    • Driver’s Permit forms

      • Also known as Certification of Compulsory School Attendance

      • Sign up in the guidance office

      • Allow 24 hours

      • Check for grades and attendance

        • Must pass 3 of 4 subjects in the last grade term

        • Must have acceptable attendance – according to state guidelines

        • No permit forms will be given during the summer


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    Driver’s License

    Driving test is no longer given on a walk-in basis. You must call and make an appointment at the TN license testing center @ 457-3958.


    Welcome 10 th graders and parents

    • Feel free to call or email us with any questions or concerns!

    • 457-4718

    • Email listed on school website


  • Login