Thursday, December 13, 2007
IN COMPLIANCE WITH ACT 603 OF THE 2003 ARKANSAS LEGISLATURE
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High School

MAILOUTS/HANDOUTS:

  • Student Handbooks containing school/class rules and regulations, dress codes, cafeteria info, discipline policy, and driving policy.
  • Student Insurance Information Packet
  • Student application for Free and Reduced Lunches
  • Invitations to Open House
  • Student/Parent letter concerning yearly registration procedures and schedule change information
  • Calendar of events for the year
  • Progress reports at 4 weeks into the marking periods
  • Report Cards
  • 504 Conference annual review schedule
  • Invitation to Parent/Teacher Conference Days/Evenings
  • Information on Junior Class ring ordering
  • Information on graduation items (caps, gowns, etc.)
  • Information on yearbook sales
  • Pre-registration dates for 10th, 11th, and 12th grades
  • 1st and 2nd term grade reports
  • Attendance reports
  • Pre-registration class meetings (9th, 10th, 11)
  • Information on Senior Day, graduation practice, and graduation
  • Invitation to awards assembly
  • Information on Band Banquet
  • Information on Sports Banquets (fall and spring)
  • Information on current number of credits and type of credits needed for graduation
  • Course catalog

CONTACT WITH PARENTS:

  • Internet grade viewer
  • Report Card Mailouts (4)
  • Progress Report Mailouts (4)
  • Parent Meetings:
  • 10th and 11th grades orientation nights
  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • Open House (2 a year)
  • AVAILABLE FROM COUNSELING CENTER:
  • A program given by the high school counselor in December of each year detailing sources of financial aid for post high school education.  One feature of the program involves reviewing the federal application (FAFSA) for student aid, which is the baseline document for Pell Grants, federally subsidized loans, and college work-study programs, as well as state-based  grants and loans and school-based programs.
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms available beginning in
  • January of each year
  • Master list of federal financial aid code numbers for colleges and schools
  • Telephone numbers of financial aid directors of Arkansas colleges and some out-of-state colleges
  • List of educational web sites concerned with financial aid, scholarships, and other topics
  • Brochures from local banks on available student loans and PLUS (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Student) loans
  • List of courses included in the Arkansas college preparation core of courses
  • Directory of colleges including courses required for admission

AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY:

  • College View software that details colleges across the country, their entrance requirements, major areas of study, and application processes is available during tutoring evenings and during library times.
  • ACT Prep software available during tutoring evenings and library times - sample tests to prepare students for the main entrance requirement of Ark. Colleges in a software
  • program that was purchased from the ACT office
  • A Parenting bookshelf is available for parents to peruse and checkout books from; library is open for checkout 7:30am to 3:15pm weekdays.
  • We also provide time after January during evening tutoring for parents to come to the library and use our school Internet computers to go online and fill out the FAFSA form for financial aid using their income tax information.
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