PSAT Information

The PSAT measures skills that are important for success in college: verbal reasoning, math problem solving, and writing.

Taking the PSAT enables students to:

  • Qualify for National Merit Scholarship Programs (Must be taken during Junior year to qualify)

  • Qualify for Dual Enrollment courses offered at ARGS beginning in Junior year

  • Help prepare for the SAT by becoming familiar with questions, test directions, and testing environments students will see during the SAT

  • PRACTICE FOR THE SAT: Send your scores to Khan Academy® for a free, personalized SAT practice plan based on your test results

  • SEARCH FOR COLLEGES, MAJORS, AND CAREERS: Use free tools to discover which colleges and programs are right for you with College Board’s Big Future

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020

Time: Students should arrive no later than 7:45 a.m. Testing begins at 8:00 a.m.

   Students should be promptly picked up at 12:00 p.m.

Registration: Sign up and pay in the ARGS School Counseling Office

              Deadline to register is Monday, September 14, 2020

Location:   ARGS

Fee: $20 per student. Online (, cash or check (made   

                           payable to ARGS). NO REFUNDS after 9/14/2020

                   Website: For more information on the PSAT and other testing programs, log on to the   

                           CollegeBoard’s website at Practice booklets will be    

                           provided upon registration.


Students should bring two #2 pencils and a scientific or graphing calculator with them on test day. Dress comfortably. Students may bring a snack and drink for scheduled breaks. No food or drinks, including water, will be allowed in the testing rooms. Cell phones and other electronic devices are prohibited in testing rooms. Students will be dismissed from the testing room and tests discarded if they are in possession of non-approved electronic devices.

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September 7- Holiday: Labor Day

September 8- Freshmen First Day of School /Orientation

September 9- First Day of School (10th, 11th, 12th)

October 17- PSAT  Testing

ASVAB Testing- October 21, 2020

November 25-27- Thanksgiving Holiday 

December 21, 2020- January 1, 2021- Winter Break 



The deadline to register for AP Exams is Monday, November 9, 2020. Students wanting to register after this date will incur an additional $40 late fee.

Students: Please complete the google form found at to let us know that you will take the exam.

Payment for the exam will be due upon registration. Students can pay in the following ways:
  • Online at 
  • Mailing a check to ARGS to the attention of the School Counseling Office (please make the check payable to ARGS and note student name and exam in the memo line).
  • Schedule an appointment with the School Counseling Office to pay in person with a check or in cash. 
The cost is $95 for each exam. No refunds can be granted after Monday, November 9, 2020.

Fee reductions are available to students who are eligible. Please speak with Ms. Jackson or me for more information.

Please follow this link for more information about AP Exams. If you have any additional questions, please contact the school counseling office.

The following AP Exams will be given at ARGS:

AP Calculus AB: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

AP Physics 1: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

AP Computer Science A: May 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

AP Chemistry: Friday, May 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

AP Computer Science Principles: Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

AP Environmental Science: Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

     Please call to confirm if volunteer opportunities are still available

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American Red Cross – Virginia Region – (Ages: 13-17) Visit


The Autism Society of Central Virginia – (Age 14+)  Visit to learn more about each position; or to register as a volunteer, call (804) 257-0192 or email


Chesterfield Health & Well Being Volunteers (Age 14+) Visit


Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (Age 14-17) Visit


Children’s Museum of Richmond (Ages 14-17) Visit


City of Petersburg Ambassadors Program and Community Partners Program (Ages 15+)   High School Ambassador – Visit


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Ms. Princess Jackson,  Director of School Counseling                                                    (804)722-0200 x309                                    
~Junior and Senior Counselor~

Mrs. Tara Cook, School Counselor                                                                                                       (804) 722-0200 x310                             
~Freshman and Sophomore Counselor~

Ms. Valerie Walker                                                                                                           (804) 722-0200 x 313                        
~School Counseling Assistant~

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