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Class of 2021 Project Graduation Fundraising
The committee for the ACHS Class of 2021 Project Graduation has been formed and fundraising has been started.  A Facebook page has been created (https://www.facebook.com/ACHSSENIOR) to get information out to senior families.  The committee is currently selling yard signs, doing trash pick-up and selling beef sticks.  Please visit the Facebook page to see how you can assist in raising funds to support the class of 2021.
 
Healthy Habits Safety Pledge
During this time of transition, developing healthy habits are necessary for student safety. The Healthy Habits Safety Pledge includes safety steps for students whether they are virtual or face-to-face. Incorporating healthy practices daily, such as wearing masks, washing hands, social distancing and being kind (both in person and online). These practices can become healthy habits as schools continue to strive for academic excellence and provide a safer place to learn. Click on the link below to take the pledge. Healthy Habits Safety Pledge
 
Weekly Update for Friday, Sept. 11, 2020
Click on the heading above to access the weekly updates.
 
Youth Insight Restoring Families Program
YOUTH INSIGHT/RESTORING FAMILIES is Faith Based, Christ centered, biblically oriented family program geared toward helping youth and the people who they live with be productive members of the family and community. Each course is designed to address a specific area of concern: for example, damage done to the family by drug addiction, violence/anger, or irresponsibility,  etc…..

To get more information, please click on the heading above.
 
Directions and Procedures for Emailing Your Teachers
Attention students: Click on the link above for procedures on emailing your teachers during NTI.
 
ACHS Healthy at Sports Information
Click on the following link to access information regarding KHSAA guidelines and requirements for the 2020-2021 fall sports season. ACHS Healthy at Sports Information.pdf
 
PSAT Announcement
Click on the heading above to access more information regarding the PSAT for 10th/11th grade students.
 
Video Conferencing Behavior Expectations
Click on the link above to access video conferencing behavior expectations during NTI.
 
ACHS Chromebook Pickup Plan and NTI Information
Click on the following link to access information regarding the ACHS Chromebook pickup plan. Chromebook Pickup Plan.pdf

Click on the following link to access information regarding NTI descriptions, expectations, daily schedule, grading, behavior expectations, individual learning centers, and technology help desk. ACHS NTI Information.pdf

Click on the following link to access specific information regarding individual learning centers for those who need internet access and/or assistance from ACHS staff members. Individual Learning Center Procedures.pdf
 
Resource to Help Parents Access and Understand Google Classroom
Please click this link to access information on helping parents access and understand Google Classroom.
 
Chromebook Pickup Procedures and Schools Fees
Parents and Students,

ACHS will begin distributing Chromebooks to all students beginning Wednesday, August 26 - Monday, August 31, 2020. To obtain your Chromebook, please complete the ACSchools Student Device Checkout Agreement form that was mailed to each household. You may also print a copy of the form using this link . School fees will also be due at this time. The fee for the 2020-2021 school year has been changed to $60

On your designated day to pick up your device, bring your completed form and enter via the media center doors [click this link to see attached map]. A staff member will be there to greet you and direct you to the next available table. Once you’ve picked up your device you will exit from the opposing media center doors to avoid cross traffic. Signs will be posted for your convenience and safety. With that stated, please note, no one will be allowed to enter the building if they are not following proper guidelines of wearing a mask. No exceptions and masks are not provided at this time.

The following dates are designated for each grade level to pick up their Chromebooks:

August 26, 2020 - 12th grade [10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]
August 27, 2020 - 11th grade [10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]
August 28, 2020 - 10th grade [10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]
August 31, 2020 - 9th grade [10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]
 
School Fees
Due to the pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding the ability to host athletic/extracurricular events at the high school, we've decided to reduce the student fee for the 2020-2021 school year. The fee will be reduced from $120 to $60 this school year and students will still get all the benefits previously outlined in the proposal. Students receiving reduced price lunches will have their fee reduced from $50 to $20 and all free lunch students will be exempt from the fee. We ask that the student fee be paid when picking up your chrome book. Everyone have a good day. 
 
Service Academy Fair Invitation and Nomination Process
Click on the above heading for more information. 
Free/Reduced Meal Applications Online
Anderson County Schools now offers families the option to fill out a free-reduced meals application online. To participate, simply visit: and click on the "GET STARTED" button in the middle of the page or fill in the zip code at the "Find your District" prompt at the bottom. Read all directions on the website and complete the process. Also, please remember that paper applications will still be sent home with the students who attend Anderson County High School, Anderson County Middle School, Robert B. Turner Elementary School, and Emma B. Ward Elementary School.  Only one application per family is needed. If you complete the online application,  you will not need to complete the paper one.  Please contact the Anderson County Board of Education at 502-839-3406 if you have any questions.https://www.myschoolapps.com/
 
Graduation Cancelled for August 8, 2020

Bearcat Families,


Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the community and minimal student interest, Anderson County High School has decided to cancel the in-person graduation ceremony scheduled for this Saturday, August 8th.  In the past month, we have administered multiple surveys to the Class of 2020.  This morning we reviewed the most recent google survey, which was made available to students last week, to determine interest in participation for the in-person graduation.  Fifty students acknowledged that they would be in attendance, and sixteen responded that they would not attend.  We realize that the cancellation of the in-person graduation will be disappointing to some students and their families; however, we feel this is the safest option for all parties involved at this time.  As always, we appreciate your support as we make difficult decisions during these trying times. 

 
ACHS 2020 Graduation Ceremony Survey
This survey is only for the 2020 seniors to answer. To get adequate numbers on senior participants, please indicate with a Yes or No if you plan on attending the ACHS Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held on the ACHS football field.
 
Click the link below to access the survey [You MUST use your school email account to answer this survey].
 
A Parents Guide to Family Highway Safety
Click on the link to access more information regarding highway safety procedures and more.
 
Vehicle Registration Form and Parking Plan
ACHS students are required to complete the Vehicle Registration Form yearly to park on campus. Once all fields are completed, please turn in your form to Ms. Warford in the West Wing Office [formerly the Main Office] to obtain your parking pass. You may also obtain a form in the West Wing Office. Students must display their passes on their rearview mirrors. Parking checks will be made periodically to ensure students are parking on campus legally. The ACHS Parking Plan is also attached. Please make sure to read it in order to know the parking lot procedures for student pick-up, drop off, student driver parking, faculty parking and visitor parking.
 
2020 Graduation Ceremony

Good afternoon, Bearcat families!

Over the past couple of weeks, ACHS provided all Class of 2020 students with a survey regarding their interest in an in-person prom and graduation.  Results from the survey indicate that roughly 55% of students have no interest in a prom at this point in time.  Approximately 75% of students indicated that they would like to have an in-person graduation ceremony.  

Based on the survey data and if allowed by state/local protocols, ACHS will be hosting an in-person graduation on August 8th at 9:00 AM on the ACHS football field.  We will be working with the Health Department to make sure procedures are in place to keep everyone as safe as possible.

We appreciate your patience and will be sending out more information as it becomes available.

Graciously,

ACHS Faculty & Staff

 
COVID-19 Plan and Learning Environment Descriptions
The following document contains information regarding the ACHS COVID-19 Plan as well as learning environment descriptions/procedures between virtual, hybrid, in person and if the disrtrict and/or school must go into NTI. This document should assist you and your student in deciding which learning environment would best meet your needs for the 2020-2021 school year. COVID-19 Plan and Learning Environment Descriptions. 
Schedule Changes for 2020-2021
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to COVID-19 protocols, classroom numbers are being tightly monitored. Thus, the only schedule changes will be those that impact the student's individual learning plan, i.e. career pathway, graduation requirements, dual credit, and/or credit recovery/intervention needs. 
 
Directions: Type your first and last name to schedule an available time slot with a couselor. Please be on time for your online appointment or you may have to reschedule. You must use your school email account. You will be sent a Google Meet invite via your school email to conduct your appointment. Check your email periodically fir confirmation. Click on the link provided in the email prior to your appointment time. We will adhere to the fifteen minute guideline for conversations. *Scroll to the right to access Friday, July 31. If you are a new student, please schedule two consecutive time slots. If you are a BCTC student, please schedule with Mrs. Wells.  
 
 
 
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
Nov
3
Election Day [No Classes]
Tue Nov 3 2020
Nov
23
Thanksgiving Break
Mon Nov 23 2020
to Fri Nov 27 2020

Dec
21
Christmas Break
Mon Dec 21 2020
to Fri Jan 1 2021

Feb
12
Presidents Day Weekend [No School]
Fri Feb 12 2021
to Mon Feb 15 2021




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