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Senior Announcements
Baccalaureate is Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Sand Spring Church at 2:00 p.m. All seniors are asked to arrive prior to 2:00 p.m. wearing graduation gowns (no caps). The service will be live streamed for family and friends. 

If you did not pick up graduation tickets, they will need to be picked up at ACHS this week (See Mrs. Rhody). If you have extra tickets, you may give those to another senior, as this will not put us over the mandated capacity limit, however, we have been limited by Alltech to seating in groups of eight (8) and socially distanced from other family member groups. Therefore, if you bring more than eight members to the ceremony, they will have to sit in a different seating pod/area. Seating pods will be marked with yellow tape for visual access when you arrive at the arena.

Graduation practice is Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Alltech Arena. Buses will depart ACHS at 8:30 a.m. Practice is mandatory for anyone planning to participate at the ceremony Friday evening.

Please remember to take care of all lunch fees, instructional fees, turn in Chromebooks, and other obligations prior to graduation practice.

Refer to the senior calendar and website for information about exams, textbook return, and the senior drive-thru.
 
Senior Drive Thru
Please see map below for pickup route of senior items on Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the East Wing building. 
 
Weekly Update (May 7, 2021)
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Weekly Update (April 23, 2021)
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2021 ACHS Graduation Update (as of 4/22/2021)
The 2021 ACHS Graduation Ceremony will be held at Alltech Arena on Friday, May 28, at 6:00 p.m. Alltech Arena now has a 50% seating capacity, which will require each graduate to receive eight (8) tickets for their family members to attend. Specific family seating accommodations (with the exception of accessible seating) cannot be made due to the limited availability of seating in the arena. Children 0-5 years of age do not count towards capacity and do not require a ticket. Students will receive their allotted tickets in the coming weeks and will sign/date stating they’ve received them. ACHS will send out communications to families when that process begins. Due to capacity restrictions, tickets will not be reissued once a student has signed for their allotted tickets. Those who do not have tickets to attend will not be permitted entry into the arena. Viewing capabilities will be provided via streaming on YouTube (more details to come). 

All spectators will enter via the main entrance on the west end of the building. Once you enter through one of the doors, you will submit your tickets to a staff member and proceed to a designated available area and be seated. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating will be sectioned in groups of eight (8) throughout the arena. Seating will be on a first come first served basis. We ask that you do not sit in sections that are not permitted or move barriers to maintain social distancing guidelines. Masks must also be worn any time you’re in the building. Masks will not be provided for those who do not have one. 

For more information, click on the heading above to access detailed maps of an arial view of Alltech Arena for parking and a seating map of the arena.
 
2021 Project Graduation
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Weekly Update (April 19, 2021)
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2021 Prom Ticket Sales
Ticket sales will begin Monday April 12th. Tickets will be $20 each and will be sold in the concession stand in front of the gym before and after school. If you are bringing a date who does not attend ACHS, you will need to fill out an out of school form which can be picked up in the concession stand when ticket sales begin as well. Tickets will not be sold during the school day. If you are a BCTC or Co-Op student you will need to make arrangements to come in before or after school to purchase tickets in the concession stand.
 
Weekly Update (March 18, 2021)
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Scheduling Information
Click on the following link to access scheduling information for the 2021-2022 school year. Scheduling Presentation
 
Weekly Update (March 11, 2021)
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Homecoming Week (March 8-12)
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ACT Boot Camp
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Bearcat Kitchen
A concept created by Elizabeth Swartz and Lucas Shouse to introduce our virtual students to the world of cooking.  Our goal is simple; to provide students the opportunity to learn to  prepare hearty & healthy meals for themselves and their families.  Our first session was open to juniors and seniors in the virtual program. We have 11 students in our first session and hope to have 20 in the next.  We include both healthy and hearty recipes.  Several ACHS staff members shared their family favorites with us!
 
3.5 Academic Awards Recognition for 2019-2020 Will Be Thursday, November 11
Honorees have been posted in the East and West Wing lobbies since December and are included in the attachment.  Check with the Guidance office if you have questions.  We apologize that parents/guardians cannot participate this year, but we look forward to celebrating with seniors during 1st period, juniors during 2nd period, and sophomores during 3rd period.

Virtual and hybrid students are encouraged to participate that day as well with their classmates.

Thank you,
ACHS  Administration

 
Weekly Update (Feb. 5, 2021)
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2021 Prom and Graduation
Prom and Graduation
The 2021 ACHS prom is currently scheduled for May 22, 2021. While the intention is to offer a prom experience like in years past, we do not know what restrictions may be in place at that time. Our hope is that by the middle to end of February we are able to make more finalized decisions and begin ticket sales. Please be patient as we work to offer this event for the students and adhere to whatever future regulations may be in place.
The 2021 ACHS graduation ceremony is scheduled to be held at Alltech Arena on Friday, May 28th at 6:30 p.m.  Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, Alltech (as of Jan. 19, 2021) has a 15% seating capacity requirement (yellow zone).  We will continually keep everyone up to date as more information becomes available from the Kentucky Horse Park event planners.  In the event that restrictions are still in place closer to graduation, the district and ACHS will work to have an alternative venue for the ceremony.  We appreciate your patience as we move forward with planning preparation to honor our graduates.
 
Balfour [Cap, Gown and Ring Ordering]
Click the following link to access information regarding cap and gown ordering for graduation. Cap and gown ordering is due by January 15, 2021.

Click on the following link to access information regarding class ring ordering. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o2nuwm3wxazw174/AABbJYbSyRXozKTT3AEc9wmOa?dl=0&preview=5105_SY21_HSRingVideo_vF2.mp4

 
NTI Schedule
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Weekly Update [Dec. 14, 2020]
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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 [Principal]
Dustin Fore [Associate Principal]
Bridget Wells [Associate Principal]
Josh White [Associate Principal]

Secretaries
Judy Craft [Guidance Office]
Susan Johnson [East Wing Office]
Karen Warford [West Wing Office]

Bookkeeper

Attendance Clerk

Youth Services Coordinator

Media Center Specialist

School Nurse

School Resource Officer

School Psychologist

Guidance Counselors
Jerilyn Hanks [9th/11th grades]
Cynthia Miracle [9th/12th grades]
Ashlee Thacker [9th/10th grades]


School Calendar
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May
26
May
27
May
27
Graduation Practice
Thu May 27 2021
May
27
Last Day for Students
Thu May 27 2021
May
27
Senior Drive Thru
Thu May 27 2021
May
28
Graduation Ceremony
Fri May 28 2021



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