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Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative (CKEC) is collaborating with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education (AWARE) program and the School Climate Transformation Grant (SCTG) project to host a contest dedicated to reducing the mental health stigma in Kentucky schools.  Please share the link below with your districts and schools.

bit.ly/ReducingMentalHealthStigmaContest





Tuesday, November 15 is the new late registration deadline!

The December ACT delivers scores in time to meet your students’ needs.

Register by November 15 for the ACT® test on December 10.




Encourage your students to register for the December 10 ACT test. The late registration window closes November 15th; late fees apply after November 4.

Plan Ahead for Success!
There are 5 remaining opportunities to take the ACT in the 22/23 school year (Friday, November 4 is the next deadline). Make sure your students are aware:
  • They can get their Test Information Release (their answer document, more info below) when they test in December, April, or June.
  • They can take a free interest inventory and discover their career/interest fit when they create a MyACT account. There is no obligation to register for the test, just head to the “plans” tab to start discovering insights!
  • FAQ About the Test Information Release (TIR)
  • MyACT – Take a Free Interest Inventory!

What is Test Information Release?

By purchasing Test Information Release (TIR), you will receive a digital copy of the multiple-choice test questions, your answers, a copy of your answer document, the answer key, and the conversion table used in determining your ACT scores. If you took the optional writing test, you will receive a copy of the writing prompt, the writing test scoring rubric, and your essay scores.

You can expect digital TIR materials to be provided within MyACT a few weeks after your score release. If you requested and were approved for alternate formats (April testing only), these materials will be prepared once your TIR report is available in MyACT and may take up to eight weeks for processing and shipping.

Note: These materials are the confidential copyrighted property of ACT, Inc., and may not be copied, reproduced, sold, scanned, emailed, or otherwise transferred without the prior express written permission of ACT, Inc.

Who is eligible for a Test Information Release?

TIR is only offered to:

  • Examinees who test through National testing at a National test center, on a National test date in either December, April, or June.
  • Examinees who register for the April test date and test through ACT Special testing during the designated Special Testing Window in the US, US territories, and Puerto Rico. You will also be able to request TIR materials in any alternate formats you were approved for.
  • This service is not offered for any other administrations of the ACT. See MyACT for eligible dates.
  • If for any reason we replace the test version scheduled for use at your test center or reschedule the administration, this offer becomes void, and we will refund your fee for this service. This service is not offered for any other administrations of the ACT.

Ordering Information 

Order TIR in MyACT

You can order TIR in your web account. See www.act.org/the-act/fees for pricing and details.



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Reaching Out: Three KYTC Scholarship Opportunities

By Ramona Brock

The cabinet also offers three scholarships for engineering and construction management. All programs include summer internships and a full-time job upon graduation. The deadline to apply is February 1. Check out our website for more information and to download an application.

1. Civil Engineering Scholarship

The Civil Engineering Scholarship awards up to $59,200 for students pursuing a four-year degree in Civil Engineering.

2. NEW Construction Management Scholarship

For the first time, a limited number of scholarships will also be awarded for a four-year degree in Construction Management.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is excited to announce a new scholarship program for students pursuing a Construction Management degree. Just launched for the fall 2023 semester, this scholarship will pay up to four years of education at Northern Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University, Morehead State University, or Murray State University and is worth up to $59,200 (before taxes). 

3. Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship

The Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship awards up to $12,000 to complete an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from BCTC or BSCTC.

The scholarship programs provide employment during the summer and after graduation. Visit our website for more information.





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Commonwealth Honors Academy for Juniors

Students who complete CHA 
I have attached a jpeg and PDF of promotional materials that we encourage you to share with your students, teachers, and parents through email and social media. If you would like one of our administrative team members to Zoom with interested parents and/or students, please reach out, and we'd be happy to set up a time. 

We hope to hear from you soon and to see your students' applications. Applications are due March 15 and can be found at the CHA website.

Dr. Danielle Nielsen 
Academic Dean 

Commonwealth Honors AcademyMurray State University Honors College
304 Lowry CenterMurray, KY 42071-3385270-809-3166www.murraystate.edu/cha 


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Order your yearbooks now at Balfour.com.


The last day to order caps/gowns is Friday, March 10th, 2023.


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

10 FAFSA Mistakes that Affect Financial Aid

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Attention sophomores: Applications for the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Seminar are now available. The seminar is typically a 3 day event that takes place in June at Berea College, however that information is still TBD. Applications are due by December 9th at 3:30 pm. These can be turned in in person, via email, or via Google. Information about HOBY as well as the link for the application are below.  Please contact Ms. Kays if you have any questions.  



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Governor's School for 


Entrepreneurs


The 2023 GSE Experience and Opportunities to Learn More

The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE) will begin accepting applications for summer 2023 on Monday, Nov. 14. Deadline for submission is Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. GSE brings teens together from around the state of Kentucky, immerses them in a creative space, and arms them with the tools they need to unleash their entrepreneurial spirits. While all participants gain vital entrepreneurial skills through the program to use as they enter the workplace or continue into higher education, 20+ new businesses have already been launched by young alumni of the GSE program. Others have filed for multiple patents and developed new ideas and relationships that sow the seeds for more business formation. In addition, as a direct result of their participation in GSE, entrepreneurs qualify for some $5 million in scholarship opportunities from Kentucky's universities and colleges.


GSE has scheduled virtual info sessions this fall for prospective applicants and their families to showcase the GSE experience and dive into the application process. The link to register is below, as well as the schedule for events.


Virtual Learning Events for GSE


Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 4:30-5:30 ET

Wednesday, Jan. 4 from 4:30-5:30 ET


This free, prestigious program will take place on Northern Kentucky University's campus in the summer of 2023. All current 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students are welcome to apply.


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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




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:

November 1st application deadlines for several colleges to be eligible for scholarships.  
November 30th--Senior pictures and baby pictures are due by email to Mrs. Seraji.








Bearcat Bulletin link






 
Upcoming Lunch Visits By Colleges or Military
Appt Date

11/15/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
11/17/2022Justin NewmanU.S. National Guard
11/22/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
11/28/2022Jackson  KileySavannah College of Art & Design - SCAD
11/29/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
11/30/2022Johana Campos SanchezMorehead State University
12/1/2022Justin NewmanU.S. National Guard
12/6/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
12/8/2022Justin NewmanU.S. National Guard
12/13/2022Sean SerritelliU.S. Army
12/15/2022Justin NewmanU.S. National Guard




Scholarships



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Hispanic Heritage Foundation Granthttps://hispanicheritage.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d95936b6df&id=e37c0eeb7c&e=26fe509da811/13/2022
Elks Most Valuable Student (MVS) Contesthttps://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
Kentucky Federation of Republican WomenHard copies available in the guidance office4/3/2023
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



       The app is available for iOS and Android devices.

Scan the QR code for your phone type to use the Occupational Outlook Handbook.  Use this to help you find a career that is going to grow over the next 10 years versus one that is on the decline!!!




Have a wonderful weekend!

--
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.


988 website


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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