SUMMER SCHOOL 2013
Two options exist for summer school:
1) Knox County-wide Summer School at Fulton High school (May 28 - July 3rd); 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cost is $120. Applications are available at: http://highschools.knoxschools.org/modules/groups/group_pages.phtml?gid=496941&nid=378071&=73aa1650d2c854911badd29aac83db58
2) Bearden Site-Base Odyssey (applications available here or in guidance):
May 28 - June 11 & July 15 - August 5th; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Due to recent district-level changes in regarde to Odyssey coursework, Summer Odyssey coursework is available for the following courses only:
Science Math Social Studies ___
Ecology Geometry Wld Hist
Physical Science Bridge Math Wld Geog
AP Exams begin this week.
All AP Exams will be given at ITT Tech, which is located at
9123 Executive Park Dr. Knoxville, TN 37923.
Please arrive by 7:45am for morning exams and 11:45am for afternoon exams.
A schedule of exams is below:
Important Registration Dates for Rising Freshman
Bearden Middle, Cedar Bluff Middle, AND West Valley Middle:
March 12 Curriculum Night at BHS for students and parents 5:30 - 8:00 pm
(Special Ed Meeting 5:30 or 7:00 pm in Room 342; Honors meeting 5:30 - 6:00 pm in Auditorium)
March 14 Pink registration forms turned in to school counselor
April 12 8th grade students visit BHS
August 9 Freshman Orientation at BHS
August 12 First day of high school at BHS
The following list dates specific to your middle school:
Selective Service Registration: 18-year-old males
Within 30 days of your 18th birthday you are required by law to register with Selective Service. This keeps you eligible for student loans and government jobs. You can do this by going to www.sss.gov or filling out a form at your local post office.
DRAFT Course Selection Forms
All you need to know for course registration 2013-2014, including graduation requirements and registration timeline. This information was made available during open house, January 24, 2012.
Open House - January 24, 2013
On Thursday, January 24, counselors will host a meeting regarding graduation requirements/registration for all rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students. This meeting will be held in the auditorium from 5:40 pm - 6:10 pm.
Guidance will be open for parents or students to register for AP exams. Please bring exact change or check.
Free ACT Test Prep
Lincoln Memorial University and QualPro are offering free ACT Test prep with an option to earn one college credit. See your counselor for more details or register online at www.LMUnet.edu/ACTprep.
PSAT Results ... and what they mean!
JUNIORS were given the opportunity to pick up their PSAT scores during lunch today (Friday).
FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES can pick up their results next week during lunch in the West Mall area.
Here are some helpful resources for interpreting results:
- http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/scores.html - this provides a brief overview of the PSAT.
- http://www.collegeboard.com/html/demo/ - this is a detailed video explaining how to interpret all parts of the score report.
- https://quickstart.collegeboard.org/posweb/login.jsp?AffiliateID=1&BannerID=ba_190554 - this is an excellent way to receive even more personalized information! (You will need the access code printed on your score report.)
Guidance Main Page Calendar
Statistical Profile of school information
Curriculum guide and graduation requirement information available here.
Located here: Transcript Request, Academic Release (change in course level), Schedule Change Request.
Read about the Enrollment Process and the Documents Needed for Enrollment. Come prepared on one of three New Student Enrollment days: June 20, July 18 and August 1.
Credit recovery application. Students must have a minimum average of a 50 in core courses to apply. Repeating the course in the classroom is always the first recommended course of action. However, credit recovery is available for students who are off track with graduation and credits.
PowerPoint Presentation for a quick overview of the CollegeQuick Start program available to all PSAT Testers
Study Skills & Help
Contains suggested reading for the college-bound student and parent.
SAT & ACT Test Preparation