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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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WHAT CAN I DO

NOW TO PREPARE

FOR COLLEGE?

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STUDENTS:

  • TAKE CHALLENGING CLASSES
  • STUDY
  • ACES
  • UPWARD BOUND— Ryan Campbell
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Monitor Progress - Skyward

  • Each Parent and Student has an individual Log-in and Password
  • What can be monitored?
    • Grades
    • Assignments
    • Attendance

www2.acs.ac

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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
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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
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SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

  • CHURCH & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
  • VOLUNTEER
  • LEADERSHIP ROLES
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THIS WILL HELP YOU GROW

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

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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
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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/

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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

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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
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ACHS WEB SITE

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

  • NEWS
  • WEB LINKS
  • Scholarships & Financial Aid
  • YEARLY CHECK LISTS
  • MUCH MORE!!
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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
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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.

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

  • 457-4718
  • Email listed on school website
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