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Weekly Update [August 30, 2019]
Seniors!!!  Please see attached information sheet regarding:
  • pictures for the yearbook and the Anderson News
  • activity sheets
  • senior quotes
  • school picture day
  • siblings sheet
  • yearbook salute pages
  • Mr. and Miss Anderson


No School on Monday September 2nd for Labor Day.

Blood Drive Friday September 6th.

All school (yes, even seniors for IC) Picture Day is Monday September 9th.

College and Career Readiness Week September 9-13th.
College Fair on September 9th 9:00-10:30 am and College Application Day from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm with several college representatives to help. 
Senior Parent Night is Tuesday September 10th at 6:30 pm.
Career Fair on September 13th 9:00-10:30 am. 

Steps2College Resource Page:
 

Northern Kentucky University will be visiting during lunch on September 16th.

No School on September 27th for Professional Development.

October 1st the ASVAB is being offered to any junior or senior who would like to test.  Sign up with Ms. Miracle.

October 1st the FAFSA https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa opens for seniors to apply for financial aid for the 2019-2020 school year.  

October 3rd-Financial Aid workshop offered at the Anderson County Library 5:30-7:30 pm.

October 4th is the Academic Breakfast to recognize any 10-12th grade student who earned a 3.5 or higher GPA last school year.  Invitations will be given out.   

Fall Break is October 7th-11th.
 

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  

Any junior who is interested in applying for GSP this year needs to either take this test or the ACT BEFORE NOVEMBER!!!   



ACT 2019-2020 Test Dates (National) www.act.org to register
Test DateRegistration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
September 14, 2019August 16, 2019August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019September 20, 2019September 21-October 4, 2019  given @ ACHS
December 14, 2019November 8, 2019November 9-22, 2019  given @ ACHS
February 8, 2020January 10, 2020January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020February 28, 2020February 29-March 13, 2020
June 13, 2020May 8, 2020May 9-22, 2020
July 18, 2020*June 19, 2020June 20-26, 2020

We are sending this message to notify you that a new edition of the "Counselor Connection" is now available at https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/guid_ky?main=6. (Downloadable PDF may be found at: https://www.kheaa.com/pdf/cc/ky/ccAugust2019.pdf)

Articles of interest are:

- Visit KHEAA at the fair
- Good admissions essay may mean more aid for college
- Valley High senior to vlog for KHEAA
- KHEAA helps students earn free college credit
- Students should start thinking about retirement
- Applications for Senate Youth Program available
- KDE seeking students for commissioner’s council


Scholarship Info:
See KSBA Scholarship attachment.





 
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Cynthia,

An admission officer from Emory University will be in your area hosting an event for students and their families.

Thank you for helping us spread the word. RSVPs are encouraged as some locations fill quickly.

Monday, September 23, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Lexington, KY

Families can join us to learn more about Atlanta, our campus community, and what makes the Emory undergraduate experience unique.





Dear Cynthia,

Does your school have deaf or hard of hearing students who are interested in enhancing their collegiate experience with a fully accessible environment? Do they aspire to be high achievers in their desired fields? If so, we would like to meet them!

Located in Washington, D.C., we are the world’s only university designed to be barrier-free for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Our students come from many different cultures and communication backgrounds. This fall, we welcomed over 250 new undergraduate students - 20 percent of whom are new signers. Gallaudet students come from all over the United States and more than 30 countries around the world. Our rich diversity is a huge part of what makes us unique!

With a Gallaudet degree, our graduates can have it all—a strong liberal education, leadership opportunities among their peers, training in cutting-edge technology, direct communication with faculty and staff, and a worldwide network of 20,000+ alumni. 100 percent of our students graduate with at least one internship. Of our recent graduates, 97% are either employed or enrolled in graduate school. We also have a full slate of NCAA Division III athletics, and a robust intramural program!

Our Admissions Counselors will be coming to your area and would love to meet your deaf and hard of hearing students. To schedule a visit, please complete our Request for Gallaudet University Admissions Presentation form.

Go Bison!

Beth S. Benedict, Ph.D.
Executive Director

P.S.
If any of your deaf or hard of hearing students would like to receive communications and materials directly from Gallaudet University, have them fill out our Online Inquiry Form. Prospective student athletes can fill out our Athletics Interest Page questionnaire.






 Parent Portal Information

Are you on the Parent Portal Yet?
If you are interested in keeping up with your child's progress on a daily basis, you can follow these simple directions to gain access to Parent Portal. It is free and only requires a valid e-mail address.

To gain access: 
Send an email requesting Parent Portal access to ACHelp@anderson.kyschools.us

Please include in your email:
  • Your Name
  • Your Children's Names
  • A Username and Password of your choosing

Within 5 days, you will receive a reply letting you know that your account is ready and that you can access the Parent Portal.

If you have any questions please call 502-839-3406

Parent portal is now available on your iPhone

Infinite Campus Parent Portal now has an iPhone app! (Note: If you do not already have access to the Parent Portal, you will need to complete the process for setting up an account before you will be able to use the Campus Portal App)

Steps for setting up Campus Portal on your iPhone:

Step 1: Download the App
  • Download the Infinite Campus Mobile Portal application from the Apple App Store

Step 2: Lauch the App and Enter the Anderson County Access Code
  • Select Settings in the Campus Portal App
  • Enter the ACSchools Access Code: WNSMPW
  • Select Go

Step 3: Enter your Parent Portal Account Info and Sign In
  • Enter your Parent Portal Username and Password
  • Select Go/Sign In



























ACHS Sports:
Friday, August 30, 2019footballMadison CentralHomeVarsity7:30
Friday, August 30, 2019volleyballV Tourney/FranklinAwayVarsity
Saturday, August 31, 2019g.golfGene Hilen InviteAwayVarsity
Saturday, August 31, 2019volleyballV Tourney/FranklinAwayVarsity
Saturday, August 31, 2019cross countryShelbyAwayVarsity7:00
Tuesday, September 03, 2019b. golfScottHomeVarsity
Tuesday, September 03, 2019cross countryWoodfordAwayVarsity5:15 PM
Wednesday, September 04, 2019g.soccerShelbyHomeJV/V7:30/6:00
Thursday, September 05, 2019b.soccerSpencerHomeJV/V5:30/7:00
Friday, September 06, 2019footballMercerHomeVarsity7:30
Friday, September 06, 2019g.soccerMarshall - MarshallAwayJV/V7:30/9:00
Saturday, September 07, 2019b. golfButler InviteAwayVarsity
Saturday, September 07, 2019b.soccerGallatinAwayVarsity6:00
Saturday, September 07, 2019g.soccerOhio @MarshallAwayJV/V10:00/11:30
Saturday, September 07, 2019g.golfButler InviteAwayVarsity
Saturday, September 07, 2019cross countryBluegrass InviteAwayVarsityTBA
Monday, September 09, 2019g.soccerSpencerHomeVarsity6:00
Monday, September 09, 2019b. golfE. JessamineHomeVarsity
Monday, September 09, 2019volleyballShelbyAwayF/JV/V
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