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Weekly Info. for September 30, 2022
Congratulations to Mrs. Judy Craft!  Today is her last day after 30 years of service as our guidance office secretary.



TODAY is the last day to register with a late fee, for the October 22nd National ACT at ACHS--  This is a paper and pencil test.  Students of any grade can register at MyACT.org.  Fee Waivers are available for those students on free or reduced lunch in the guidance office.  


The homecoming dance is Saturday, October 1st from 8-11 pm.
Chorus Concert on October 6th at 7 pm.

Fall break is October 10th-14th. 

October 20th is school picture day.  Everyone should take a picture, including seniors. 

Trunk or Treat will be Friday, October 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. 


Order your yearbooks now and take advantage of the Back to School low prices through October 31st.



FAFSA opens this Saturday, October 1st.

Avoid these 10 common FAFSA mistakes and boost your financial aid potential.

10 FAFSA Mistakes that Affect Financial Aid





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An updated Counselor Connection is now available at https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/guid_ky?main=6 by clicking on the link to get the latest edition. You will find the following articles in this month’s issue:

  • Students can file FAFSA beginning October 1
  • Applications now open for U.S. Senate Youth Program
  • KHEAA Outreach schedules Facebook, Twitter sessions
  • Sept. proclaimed College Savings Month
  • Scholarship Spotlight
  • ACT/SAT National Test Dates

The Counselor Connection is a newsletter created to inform counselors about state education news, financial aid, financial literacy and other educational topics.


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Share this $20,000 scholarship opportunity

Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2022, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

Apply here:
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship




Click on the following link to access the most up-to-date information regarding ACT Bootcamp for October. We have added sessions prior to Fall break to accommodate seniors who are taking the test on October 18.


Tuesday, October 18 - Senior ACT retakes (online)
  • Students who signed up to retake the test.
Saturday, October 22- National ACT (paper/pencil)
  • Students of any grade can register online at myact.org. Fee waivers are available for students on free/reduced lunch in the Guidance Office.

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UK Preview Event at the Gatton Student Center on Tuesday, October 11th, from 5:00-7:00 pm EDT. Students can register here.




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Anderson County Schools Athletic ScheduleHere is the link to the athletic website where you can find schedules, rosters, and other information for the ACMS and ACHS teams.
https://sites.google.com/anderson.kyschools.us/andersoncoathletics/home?authuser=0


Anderson County High School Athletic Webpage





National ACT Test Dates 2022-2023
Test Date
Regular Registration Deadline
Late Registration Deadline
Late Fee Applies
Standby Deadline
Photo Upload Deadline
September 10, 2022August 5August 19September 2
October 22, 2022September 16September 30October 14
December 10, 2022November 4November 11December 2
February 11, 2023January 6January 20February 3
April 15, 2023March 10March 24April 7
June 10, 2023May 5May 19June 2
July 15, 2023*June 16June 23July 7

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the July test date. See Non-Saturday Testing


Upcoming Senior Calendar Dates to Know:
October 1st--The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens for seniors to apply for financial aid for the next year 2023-2024 college

October 20th--school picture day even for seniors:-)
November 10th--FAFSA and College App help session in the media center from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

November 30th--Senior pictures and baby pictures due by email to Mrs. Seraji.




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Give Your Top Scholar-Athletes
the Chance to Win a

$1,000, $2,000 or $10,000 Scholarship

Learn More and Refer Your Seniors Today!

Let your senior scholar-athletes shine.

The 2022 Heisman High School Scholarship is now open! This year, The Heisman Trophy Trust is proud to award $128,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished and community-minded male and female senior scholar-athletes. With winners from every school, 100 State Winners, 10 of whom go on to be National Finalists, of which two are declared National Winners. Your graduating seniors have many ways to join the ranks of more than 600,000 past winners.
 

Refer your best-of-the-best.

Winners from your school will compete for 100 scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, along with recognition at the state and national levels. And their chance starts with you. Give your seniors a shot at winning the Heisman High School Scholarship by referring your students today. You can also encourage your Heisman-worthy students to apply before the October 18, 2022 deadline at heismanscholarship.com.




September Bearcat Bulletin




 
Upcoming Lunch Visits By Colleges or Military
Appt DateRep NameCollege
10/4/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
10/5/2022Alex WinkBellarmine University
10/7/2022Trent HurtEastern Kentucky University
10/18/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
10/19/2022Paige CurtnerTransylvania University
10/25/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army




Scholarships

NameLinkDue Date
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarshiphttps://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/10/31/2022
Elks Most Valuable Student (MVS) Contestattchhttps://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm11/14/2022
Hagan Scholarship https://haganscholarships.org/12/1/2022
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarshiphttps://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email1/11/2023
JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contesthttps://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/getting-started1/13/2023
B. Davis Scholarship http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm5/21/2023
College Board Opportunity Scholarshipshttps://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
Raise Mehttps://www.raise.me/join/anderson-county-high-school-ky
Have a great weekend!

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Mrs.Cynthia Miracle
Senior Counselor
Anderson County High School
One Bearcat Drive
Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342
Phone: 502.839.5118 ext. 6209
Fax: 502-839-3486

Order your ACHS transcript by using the link below:


College and Military Representatives can now schedule lunch visits with https://counselorcommunity.com/
Report Domestic Violence
Kentucky’s domestic violence programs and shelters are OPEN 24/7 and are safe for survivors and their families to receive emergency shelter and supportive services. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence and needs assistance, please reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, by calling 1-800-799-SAFE, or visiting KCADV.org.

If you are in crisis, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK  or text the Crisis Text Line by texting: 
HOME to 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will assist you.  It's Free. 

Local Crisis resources include: 
The Ridge - Free Assessments            Peace Assessment and Referral Center -Free Assessments
1.800.753.HOPE (4673)                          859.313.3515
859.269.2325                                          8AM-9PM Monday-Friday
24hours a day/7 days a week                 1401 Harrodsburg Rd 
3060 Rio Dosa Dr.                                   Suite A
Lexington, KY                                          Lexington, KY 


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