Athens High School Guidance News by Ms. Benz, Professional HS School Counselor

Latest news:
ACT News:
Students may retake the ACT as many times as they wish.  The best way to register for the ACT is online,
The testing schedule is:
Test Date                            Registration Deadline                Late Fee Registration
September 8, 2018                   August 10, 2018                           August 26, 2018
October 27, 2018                      September 28, 2018                    October 14, 2018
December 8, 2018                    November 2, 2018                       November 19, 2018
February 9, 2019                      January 11, 2019                         January 18, 2019
April 13, 2019                           March 8, 2019                              March 25, 2019
June 8, 2019                            May 3, 2019                                  May 20, 2019
 ACT has two apps that are for iphones, ipods, and ipads.  ACTStudent - helps study for the ACT by giving practice questions.  FREE TEST PREP:  CollegeSearch - helps students explore colleges that may be of interest to them based on various critieria.  I encourage students to check these out!! 
The student of the month application is available.  Please have it submitted to Ms. Benz by September 14, 2018.  Students apply between September 4th to September 14, 2018 for the school year 2018-2019.  The application is available at the bottom of this website.
Juniors and Seniors
Please visit college and military representatives during lunch/study hall.  They are here to answer any questions you may have about their institution.

Juniors and Seniors
The FAFSA workshop for parents and students will be September 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school library.  Remember - FAFSA opens on October 1st for the 2019-2020 school year.
Illinois Laborer's and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship & Training Program
In order to apply for the apprenticeship opportunity, applicants need to be 18 years or older and obtained a high school diploma or GED.  Applications are accepted ONLY at Laborer Local Union Halls on the 1st Tuesday of each month during designated hours.


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Joann Benz,
Sep 4, 2018, 7:02 AM