Sophomore Presentation 

Transcript Requests

Transcript Requests (Click HERE) (Parchment for students who graduated in 2011 to the present)

Transcript Requests (If you graduated before 2011, you must email Mrs.Kaminski (nkaminski@acsk12.us) Provide your complete name at the time of graduation, year of graduation and address where you would like the transcript sent. There is no fee for transcripts in state schools sent through Parchment when the student is still enrolled at AHS. After you've graduated, Parchemnt does charge a fee. For grads before 2011 that request their transcripts through Mrs. Kaminski, there isn't a fee. Official transcripts are only given to a student if they show valid identification and the transcript is in a sealed envelope. 

Attention Class of 2017 there are NEW SCHOLARSHIPS!

 

AHS KnowHow2Go Scholarship

 

Introducing the KnowHow2Go Scholarship worth $500. This scholarship is open to Senior graduating from AHS in 2016 who has a plan to recieve some form of education after high school. It is NOT based on merit or need. The scholarshipwill be awarded based off the strength of the written responses to the application questions. This scholarship is due to Ms. Michalski's office by March 18th.

AHS KnowHow2Go Application

 

Tom Randall Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Introducing the Tom Randall Memorial Foundation Scholarships. All must applicants must have at least a 2.0 and be planning to attend college as a part-time student. There are three separate scholarships that students can apply for:

  • TBA amount open only to prior AYFL football and cheer particiants
  • TBA amount open to all students
  • TBA amount pen to all students 
Link to Application

Seniors looking for the rest of the Local Scholarships please scroll all the way down to the bottom of this page.

 

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9th Grade Scheduling Form 

10th Grade Scheduling Form 

11th Grade Scheduling Form 

12th Grade Scheduling Form 

St. Clair Technical Education Center (TEC)

St. Clair TEC - All sophomores will attend a presentation on St. Clair TEC on Friday, January 29, 2016.

St. Clair TEC Application for 2016/17 (more are also on the counter in the office)

TEC Selection Process

St. Clair TEC Website 

Algonac Jr./Sr. High School Student Services Staff:

Guidance Counselor - Ms. Karen Blair - all students grades 7-12 -- kblair@acsk12.us (810) 794-4911 ext 1282. Her office is in the Administrative Services Office. Ms. Blair does all scheduling and planning for course work for junior and senior high school students. Ms. Blair works with students on social as well as educational issues and challenges. She works with Ms. Michalski and Mrs. Kelly to provide a comprehensive cousneling program at Algonac Jr./Sr. High School. Follow Me on TWITTER -- @KarenBlairAHSLike my facebook page -- Algonac High School Counseling Department 

College Advisor -- Ms. Amanda Niester ( amanda.niester@acsk12.us ) will work with all students (especially seniors!) on college planning. She will assist with choosing a college, applying to college and financial aid. She will host many college visits throughout the fall and other evening events through "Know How to GO" for students and parents. Her office is located in the Administrative Services Office.

E 20/20 Coordinator/Graduation Coach  --Mr. Ranger is in the library working with all students who have E 20/20 classes. He will also work with credit recovery students and their parents making sure students are on track to graduate. He is in charge of all E 20/20 classes (including credit recovery). He does all graudation audits. His email is brian.ranger@acsk12.us 

At-Risk Coordinator -- Mrs. Adams. Mrs. Adams works with all students who are at-risk of not completing school. She is an intervention specialist and works with those students to ensure they have the supports they need to be successful in school. She is also the LINKS coordinator. Mrs. Adams works with Ms. Blair, Ms. Niester and Mr. Ranger to ensure that all students receive the services that they need at Algonac Jr./Sr. High School.

Information Night

EPAS Presentation

The Freshman Year

College Application Tips and Procedures

Know How To Go Event

Class of 2016 -- Senior Year Presentation (click here)

Blue Water Middle College -- presentation on program on Tuesday, January 18, 2016 at 6:30 PM in AHS Lecture Hall.

AHS Graduation Requirements

22 total credits

  • 4 English (English 9, 10, 11, 12)
  • 4 Math (Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry & One Math Course Final Year of High School) Algebra I taken in 8th grade fulfills this requirement. 
  • 3 Social Studies (World History, US History, Government/Economics)
  • 3 Science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics & one (1) additional science)
  • 1 World Language Credit (Spanish I from middle fulfills this counts) 
  • 1 Visual/Performing/Applied Art Credit
  • 1 Health Education/Physical Education
  • 5 Electives
  • = 22 Credits 

Career Information

Career Cruising 

US Department of Education Career Info

Occupational Outlook Handbook

College Information Links

Michigan Colleges and Universities

Michigan Post Secondary Handbook

Michigan Online Transfer Guide (for transferring college credit)

College Navigator

Virtual Campus Tours

EDU Guide

The Princeton Review

"College Bound" - Education Week's Blog by Caralee Adams 

College Week Live - Chat live with college admissions reps, parents and other students

Colleges That Change Lives

College Savings Plans

MET - Michigan Education Trust

MESP - Michigan Education Savings Program

MI 529 Advisor

Financial Aid Basics

  • Scholarships - free money based on merit (grades & community involvement) and/or need
  • Grants - typically based on need (family income)
  • Loans - student and parent loans for higher learning

Financial Aid Links (Includes scholarships, grants & loans)

Know How to Go - Scholarship List (click here)

FAST Web (Scholarship Search Engine)

Michigan Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

Michigan Money for College Fact Sheet

Children of Veteran's Fact Sheet

Parent Kids and College Presentation by KnowHow2Go

Searching for Scholarships Handout

Michigan Tuition Grant Fact Sheet

Kohl's Cares for Kids Scholarship

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

SAMMY Scholarships from the "Body by Milk" Ad Campaign (Student Athletes)

Women's Automotive Retail Scholarships

Rosa Parks Civil Rights Scholarship

Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan Scholarships

American Legion Scholarships (for Veteran's of War and their families)

ViVon Chapter of American Business Women’s Association

St. Clair County Farm Bureau Academic Scholarships

Michigan Oil & Gas Producers Education Foundation

AES Engineers Scholarship

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Elks National Foundation 2014 “Most Valuable Student Scholarship"

NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business) Young Entrepreneur Awards

MEA (Michigan Education Association) Scholarship

AXA Achievement Scholarship  and AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

NALS Scholarship

E & A Credit Union Scholarship

KFC Colonel's Scholars

CMU Scholarship Info

Cargill Salt (keyword - scholarship)

Jeptha Wade Schureman Scholarship (for fatherless seniors)

Michigan College and University Scholarship Programs

Information for College-Bound Students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, or Other Disabilities

St Clair County Association of School Boards Scholarship (For Students Studying Teaching)

Best Buy

Moody's Mega Math Challenge

Community Foundation of St. Clair Counrty Scholarships

Blue Water Chapter of Michigan Society of Professional Engineers 

MI2020 Scholarship Competition

Financial Aid Video

Student Aid - Scholarships (US Department of Education)

Cancer Survivors Scholarships

NFIB YEF (Young Entrepreneur Foundation) - Deadline Dec 17, 2012

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship - for women going into engineering

Mueller Brass Scholarship -- for students in St. Clair County -- click here!

Buick Achievers Scholarship

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Scholarship click here! 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships for High School Seniors

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

Michigan Insurance Programs

MIChild - For children up to 19 years

HEALTHY KIDS - For children up to age 21 years

PLAN FIRST - For women ages 19-44 years

Do you need health insurance for you or your children? For $10 a month or at no cost. Apply now to see if you qualify! Click HERE! Or for more information contact: St. Clair County Health Department Outreach Programs (810) 987-5300

Parenting Resources

www.TheAntiDrug.com

Kid's Health

Parenting Teens

Blue Water Habitat for Humanity Information

ADD/ADHD Information

Parenting Teen Girls

Teaching Teens About Fiscal Responsibility

Teen Dating Violence

2016/17 AHS Local Scholarship Program

Members of the class of 2017 may submit completed applications January 5, 2017 through March 17, 2017. Winners of scholarhsips will be notified at the annual Senior Awards Assembly Friday, June 9, 2017.

Click here for link to scholarship info and applications. 

 

Quick Links

Inportant Info for Seniors!

  •  All seniors must have all graduation requirements met prior to graduation practice on June 8, 2017 or they will not walk in the graduation ceremony on Friday, June 9, 2017.
  • All Credit Recovery for seniors must be done by May 26, 2017!
  • Credit Recovery is an on-going process. Students must work deligently now to regain their lost credits.
  • Questions, contact Mr. Ranger - graduation coach/online learning coordinator at (810) 794-4911 ext 3282 or brian.ranger@acsk12.us 
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