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Weekly Update [August 16, 2019]
Click the link to access the weekly update. 
PSAT Registration Announcement
Registration for the PSAT, which will be given at Anderson County High School on Wednesday - Oct 16, 2019, begins on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 12:01 am and ends at 11:59 pm, September 13, 2019.

Registrations that are not paid by 11:59 PM, Monday, Sep 16, 2019 will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
Please contact Mrs Ashlee Thacker, ashlee.thacker@anderson.kyschools.us if you have questions about financial assistance, or any other questions.

https://user.totalregistration.net/PSAT/181350 

 
Join Google Work-Based Learning Classroom
Use code npmycw to join. 
Terroristic Threatening Letter to Parents, Students and Other Community Members

Our most important function in Anderson County Schools is to provide the safest learning environment possible for all of our students and school staff members. Attached is the Terroristic Threatening Letter; the purpose of this letter is to notify all parents/guardians, students and community members that school district officials [in coordination with responding law enforcement agencies] will pursue immediate legal charges for felony terroristic threatening in the second degree to the absolute fullest extent of the law against anyone who makes such threats to any staff member or student.

 
ACHS Renovation
As many of you may know, Anderson County High School’s main building was opened in the late 1960’s. Since that time, there have been several additions and improvements to the building and this summer, the Board  approved some additional updates to much of the original portion of the structure. 
Pay Attention to Attendance: Keep Your Child On Track in Middle and High School
Click on the following link to access information regarding what you as a parent/guardian can do to keep your student on track in their middle/high school years. 
2019-2020 SBDM Parent Candidates
Click on the following link to access information regarding parent elections for the 2019-2020 SBDM council. Voting will be held Thursday, July 25th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the main office. 
Back to School Student Letter
Please see attachment to access the Back to School Student Letter for the 2019-2020 school year.  
Updated BCTC Scheduling Info.
Updated a BCTC Scheduling Info.
Attention Juniors: Due to Administrative Retreat training for district, I need to cancel Wednesday, July 17, and add some more times. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Today, July 16 - 5:00-7:00 pm - L-N; O & P
No scheduling on 7/17 or 7/18
July 19 - 1:00 - 7:00 pm - O, P, R, & S
July 21- 2:00-6:00 pm - T, U, V, & W
July 22- 3:00-5:00 pm - any junior
July 25 - 1:00-6:00 pm - junior last call

It’s very important to be present, sign-in, and be patient until it is your turn. E-mail me if you have issues with your time slot: Bridget.wells@anderson.kyschools.us.
 
Seniors Who Plan To Co-op, Intern Or Be An Apprentice This Year
Any SENIOR who plans to co-op, intern, or be an apprentice this year through ACHS, CTE classes, or Trailblazer Academy, should have submitted an application in May. Please stop by and pick up an application or e-mail Mrs. Wells to send you one, if you have not done so. All Work-Based Learning seniors will need to attend an orientation on July 29, 2019, 6:00 pm in auditorium. Applications will be accepted that evening. Students will learn expectations, receive employer agreement information, and sign-up for interviews. This is a critical first step in the co-op process. Contact Mrs. Wells for further information. 
Public Notice - House Bill 11: Tobacco Free Schools

Notice - House Bill 11: Tobacco Free Schools

HB 11 is a smoke free law passed this year that includes all school facilities and grounds.  No one, including parents, school employees, visitors or students are permitted to use tobacco products, alternative nicotine or vapor products on grounds at any time. This was added into Anderson County Schools Policy and Procedures at the July 9th special called board meeting and goes into effect for the 2019-2020 school year.  


The interpretation of HB 11 by Anderson County Schools legal council is that this includes:

  • Personal vehicles that are on school grounds 

  • District owned vehicles 

  • Outdoor Athletic Facilities and all athletic events

  • Evening or weekend activities

  • Rented district facilities (example - Recreation league practices or games held on school grounds

 
 
Boys Soccer Tryouts
Boys soccer tryouts will be on Monday, July 15th and Tuesday, July 16th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the ACHS soccer field. For those players interested in trying out for the 2019 team, you are required to bring an updated/valid KHSAA physical to be allowed to stay along with water, tennis shoes, cleats, shin guards and a soccer ball. We are looking forward to the season getting started. 
Scheduling
All students will receive a copy of their schedules on the first day of school; however, schedules will be posted in parent/student portal on July 22, 2019. Students who would like to discuss their schedules may come to school July 24th, 25th, 30th, and 31st, between 8:00 and 3:00 for schedule consultations. Counselors will be taking lunch from 12-1. Any changes will be based on master schedule openings, initial student requests, and required coursework.  There will be NO schedule changes after school begins per SBDM policy. Early College/BCTC/AP students may contact Mrs. Wells, to discuss issues, and set up an appointment if they have questions or concerns regarding their schedules.  See our school website for additional information and pay attention to BCTC Remind 101 texts. (To join text @achsbc to 81010.) 
9th and 10th Grade Students Who Met Benchmarks on 8th Grade MAPS and 9th Grade Star Testing
Ninth and tenth grade students, who met percentile benchmarks on 8th grade MAPs and 9th grade STAR testing, received a letter at the end of school year regarding a potential opportunity for Early College/BCTC classes.  The Site Based Decision Making council has tabled the discussion to further research educational impacts of this decision for students, staff, and our school's curriculum and graduation requirements.  

Thus, students' schedules for 19-20 will follow their intended selections from the spring advising/scheduling process.  More information will be made available about the future of extending the Early College program as decisions are made.
 
BCTC Scheduling Timeline
Last call for seniors: July 9 3:00-5:00 p.m. and July 10 1:00-3:00 p.m.
 
Juniors Only:
July 10 - 3:00-6:00 pm - A-B
July 11 - 8:30- 11:00 am - A-D
July 11 - 1:00 - 5:00 pm - C-H
July 15 - 8:30 - 11:00 am - E-K
July 15- 1:00- 6:00 pm - I-N
July 16 - 5:00-7:00 pm - L-P
July 17 - 5:00- 7:00 pm - O-R
July 19 - 1:00 - 7:00 pm - R-V
July 21- 2:00-6:00 pm - W-Z
July 25 - 1:00-6:00 pm - S-Z

It’s very important to be present, sign-in, and be patient until it is your turn. E-mail me if you have issues with your time slot bridget.wells@anderson.kyschools.us.
 
ACHS Parking Plan
The attached document provides infortmation to parents/students pertaining to the ACHS Parking Plan. Please read and follow the information on this document prior to the first day of school. http://filecabinet.eschoolview.com/2D1295CE-E5AA-476C-95CF-4C0513CD6FE2/ParkingLotPlan.docx 
Vehicle Registration Form
The attached form must be completed in order to purchase a parking pass. Forms will also be available at the ACHS Open House Night on August 5th and in the main office. http://filecabinet.eschoolview.com/2D1295CE-E5AA-476C-95CF-4C0513CD6FE2/VehicleRegistrationForm.docx 
Feedback for the 2019 ACHS Graduation Ceremony
We would like feedback pertaining to the 2019 ACHS graduation ceremony. Please answer each question as honestly as possible. Only answer if you were physically at the event. Click on the following link to access the survey.https://forms.gle/PmipwegmfAdyfkuv8
 
Anderson County Schools Emergency Preparedness Guide
The safety and security of our students and staff are top priorities for Anderson County Schools (ACSchools). This guide explains some of the procedures that have been planned and practiced to prepare us in the event of an emergency at your child’s school. 
ACHS is accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
 
Anderson County High School
1 Bearcat Drive
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
Phone: 502.839.5118
Fax: 502.839.3486 
 
Administration
 Chris Glass [Head Principal]
Dustin Fore [Associate Principal]
Bridget Wells [Associate Principal] 
Josh White [Associate Principal] 
 
Guidance Couselors
Jerilyn Hanks [9th/11th grades]
 Cynthia Miracle [9th/12th grades]
Ashlee Thacker [9th/10th grades]
 
School Psychologist
 
Athletic Director
 
Secretaries
 Judy Craft [Guidance Office]
Susan Johnson [Main Office]
 Karen Warford [East Wing Office]
 
Bookkeeper
 
Attendance Clerk
 
Youth Service Coordinator
 
Media Center Specialist
 
School Nurse
 
School Resource Officer
School Calendar
Sep
2
Labor Day [No School]
Mon Sep 2 2019
Sep
27
Oct
7
Fall Break [No School]
Mon Oct 7 2019
to Fri Oct 11 2019

Nov
5
Election Day [No School]
Tue Nov 5 2019
Nov
27
Thanksgiving Break [No School]
Wed Nov 27 2019
to Fri Nov 29 2019

Dec
23
Christmas Break [No School]
Mon Dec 23 2019
to Fri Jan 3 2020

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