ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL
COUNSELING, COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Want to visit with an AHS counselor?

A wonderful and easy way to communicate with the counselors is through your phone or computer using Remind. Simply text to 81010:
  • AHS 
    • 9th: @seniors 24
    • 10th: @seniors23
    • 11th: AHS2022 @9baf67
    • AHS dual credit: TVCCdual@tvccd
    • AHS 12th:@aisd21
    • 1 to 1 conversation with Ms. Griffin: @Griffin or @49c273
  • PINNACLE
    • 9th -   @echs24s
    • 10th - @echs23s
    • 11th - @echs22s
    • 12th - @echs21S

Counselors may also be emailed at any time (see addresses in the box to the right).

Any method will result in a quick response.
 
Now you know how simple it is.
 
     Want to learn about education beyond AHS and visit with a representative?  These representatives are coming to AHS.
                  Location: AHS  large Lecture Hall
  • September 2 - UT Austin zoom 
  • September 17 - TAMU zoom
  • September 23 - Texas State University zoom


Want to visit a college campus
  • Due to COVID, visiting college campuses has been placed on hold; please visit each virtually   

Want to attend a College Fair?
        Christian College Fair - TBD, 6-8 p.m., Grace Community High School, 3001 University Boulevard, Tyler, free

    Smith County College Fair - TBD,  Tyler Rose Garden Center -over 75 colleges in attendance

        NACAC National College Fair -cancelled due to COVID
        Spring College Fair - TBD  6-8 pm, Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Rd, Tyler, free

Want to know more about what it takes to graduate?
See link to the left under GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Want to know more about how to get money for college?
    Financial Aid and FAFSA/TASFA Informational session for AHS, TBD, 5:30-6:30, A100


Want to know more about the military branches?
   
Army - Sgt. J. Lloyd 
  Navy - Pearson  

  Air Force - Sgt. Terry -
  Army National Guard -
  Marines - Staff Sgt Zackariah Cantu 

The ASVAB will be administered to any interested 10-12th grade student. Listen to AHS announcements for details.  Sign up in the AHS A hall office with Ms. Johnson.

Want to know more about careers ?
    Court Reporter -Melanie Forbes - CT200 -TBD 
    Tulsa Welding - TBD, large lecture hall
    Universal Technical Institute (UTI), TBD, large lecture hall
    Lincoln Tech,  TBD, large lecture hall
    CTE Expo, TBD, 5 p.m., AHS west wing/annex


Want to take the TSI outside of the school day?
   AHS is administering the TSI the first Friday of the month in D hall across from the band hall/choir room doors, beginning at 8 a.m.  Register with your Pathways or College Transition teacher. Park in the horseshoe and enter through those glass doors.  The TSI opens doors to college admission and may substitute for the ELA 2 or Algebra 1 End of Course test.  That's a WIN WIN!


 
AHS Counseling Team
 

Andrea Patterson - PINNACLE 
                                             9-12th grades 

Office Annex P305-apatterson@athensisd.net  
 
   Stephanie Wynne -  9th  & 10th grades, Special                                                      Populations

East Office-swynne@athensisd.net
 
Crystal Langley -  11th grade, AHS dual credit,                                         Athens Virtual Academy
                               
East Office  - clangley@athensisd.net
 
Thelma Griffin - 12th grade
                                              Lead Counselor  

East Office  - tgriffin@athensisd.net

 
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