IMPORTANT! THE DATES OF THE MARCH TAKS TEST HAVE BEEN MOVED BACK ONE DAY. THEY WILL STILL BE IN THE SAME ORDER, BUT RUN TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. TUESDAY THE 4TH IS ELA. WEDNESDAY THE 5TH IS MATH. THURSDAY THE 6TH IS SCIENCE. FRIDAY THE 7TH IS SOCIAL STUDIES. ALL STUDENTS STILL REPORT TO THE AHS LIBRARY AT 8:00 AM.
MARCH EXIT LEVEL TAKS RETEST (SEE ABOVE)
Seniors or Out of School students will have an opportunity to retake the TAKS tests the week of March 3-6. Monday, March 3rd is the English Language Arts test. Tuesday, March 4th is the Math test. Wednesday, March 5th is the Science test. Thursday, March 6th is the Social Studies test. All tests will be given in the AHS Library starting at 8:00 AM. The results will come in on Friday, April 18th and the next tests will be the week of April 21-24 before graduation. Out of School students should call to let us know that you are attending.
Please call Carla Edwards at 817-783-6940 ext 2013 for more information or to let me know that you will be testing and are out of school.
Go to www.tea.state.tx.us and choose Testing/Accountability then TAKS for study guides and released tests. The Library is open after school from 4-6 PM for tutoring if needed.
ENGLISH EOC TESTS FOR FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES
Please schedule Monday, March 31st for all Freshmen to take the English 1 End of Course test. Tuesday, April 1st, the Sophomores will be given their English 2 EOC. Some Juniors and Sophomores will need to retake a test if they have not passed. They will be given a note to remind them of the test(s) needed and the date.
The English EOC tests are timed and will last 5 hours (not including set up time at the beginning). A sack lunch will be served to the students in the test rooms. Students are welcome to bring their own. The lunch break must be monitored so the student will not be allowed to leave the test room.
Please do not schedule any appointments for these test days. We appreciate your cooperation since they are needed for students to complete their graduation requirements.
AFTERNOON TUTORIALS from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (students who want subject tutoring must come on the days assigned - computer use is available all four days) They have started!
Monday - English and Science / Tuesday - Math and Social Studies / Wednesday - English and Science / Thursday - Math and Social Studies / Friday None
KUDER NAVIGATOR - CAREER APTITUDE AND COLLEGE PLANNING WEBSITE
AHS has access to the Kuder Navigator program where students can take career and skills assessments, research college and careers and set up a profile to use. This program will allow them access even once they are out of school. It is a great tool for students to use in order to prepare for college and career. The website to use is http://www.kudernavigator.com Students will need a code to be allowed to take the assessments. They may get a registration/login worksheet by choosing the Forms option and looking for Kuder Navigator. Download the form with the N code and keep track of the student login and password that they set up.
AP CLASSES/EXAMS VS DUAL CLASSES -
Fast facts about AP Exams
- In 2009, 2.9 million exams were taken by nearly 1.7 million students at more than 17,000 high schools.
- The AP Program offers more than 30 courses in a wide variety of subject areas.
- The majority of U.S. high schools currently participate in the AP Program.
- Except for the three Studio Art exams, which are portfolio assessments, AP Exams contain multiple-choice questions and a free-response section.
- Because the College Board is committed to providing access to AP Exams to all students-including homeschooled students and students whose schools do not offer AP-students do not have to take an AP course before taking an AP Exam.
- More than 3,600 colleges and universities annually receive AP Exam scores. Over 90 percent of four-year colleges in the United States provide credit and/or advanced placement for qualifying scores.
Follow the links below to learn more about AP Exams: