Counselors are working in 8th Grade ELA and 9th Grade Career Prep classes and on webex for remote students the week of February 22-26 to discuss course selection for the 2021-22 school year. After students have discussed course selection with their counselor and parent(s)/guardian, they can access the course selection tool by clicking on the PowerSchools link under the For Students tool. After completing course selection online, students should turn in their paper form in the front office.
Remote students will have access to the paper form on Schoology or they can pick up a copy in the front office.
Course selection should be completed by March 5th.
Academic Sessions for parents of current 8th and 9th graders will be held via WebEx at the following times:
Mr. Reed will email the WebEx link to parents on Monday, February 22nd. Topics of discussion include AHS graduation requirements, 9th and 10th grade course options, and more.
This is not required, but is a great opportunity to get information about these topics.
The PSAT is an optional opportunity for interested 8th or 9th grade students. Online registration is on My School Bucks beginning Friday, February 12th and closing Friday, February 26th or once all 200 spots are filled.
Cost is $13 per student. The PSAT will be administered the week of March 22-26 on the AJHS campus. Remote students will need to report to campus for their test. Students will receive their score reports over the summer.
There is an informational meeting Tuesday, February 16th in the AJHS auditorium at 6:00pm for interested 8th and 9th grade students and parents. If you were unable to attend the meeting, you can access a recording of the presentation by clicking here.
The Career Technical Education Department at AHS has created a CTE eBook that serves as a visual program and curriculum guide for Career & Technical Education classes available to your students in high school. 9th grade students students have access to this through their Career Prep teachers’ Schoology pages. Parents and students can access this document on personal Apple devices by clicking here to go to the Apple Book store for the free book.
It is published as a book in the Apple Book Store under the name “Career Technical Education AHS.”
Summer Drivers Ed is full.
Summer Drivers Ed will run June 7-11 in the AHS Cafeteria. The cost is $120. Students must be 15 years old and must be currently enrolled in Auburn City Schools. In addition, students must be able to attend the entire week.
To sign up, visit My School Bucks and purchase "Summer Drivers Ed," beginning February 17th at 8:30am. Spots are limited and based on first come first served. Beginning February 17th at 8:30, you can click here for the My School Bucks direct link.
For interested 8th and 9th Grade students. Class meets June 1-28, 8:30-11:30am Monday-Friday. Cost is $150. Students earn 1 high school credit for beginning kinesiology/PE. Registration opens Monday, March 1st at 9:00am on My School Bucks. Registration will close when all 50 spots have been filled.
Transportation will not be provided and students will be allowed one excused absence during the course. Failure due to unexcused absences will be posted on the transcript for any student who accumulates more than one excused absence.
These are online courses for students who have finished 9th grade and are interested in taking an extra course for credit. More information will be posted soon.
Please contact your student’s counselor if you have any questions about these dates.
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Parents and students can review the bell schedule, policies and procedures, and other pertinent information by clicking here to view the 2020-2021 Student Handbook.
Remote students should log into Schoology and check in with your teachers. You can review the Return to Learning Handbook by clicking here.
A message from Mr. Reed to remote learners: I have had several conversations with parents and students who are completing classes. In those conversations, parents have shared the importance of having a daily schedule/routine for their students. Click here for a sample schedule that was created to help keep students on track, and in some cases finish early with quality grades. Click here to view the schedule. This is only a suggestion/sample and may need to be tweaked in order to fit the needs of your student.
Remote learners can contact your counselor or AJHS facilitator teacher with questions about remote work. Questions specific to EdGenuity should be directed to your EdGenuity instructor or their tech help. Click here for the EdGenuity Student Manual.
If you are a parent or guardian of a remote learner, you can click here for directions to create your own guardian account. This will allow you to view your student's progress.
Parents can access information about ACS programs and platforms by clicking here.
Students, please use your ACS email and password to sign into OneDrive and your ACS username and password to sign into Schoology.
If you are having any issues with your iPad, you will need to complete an IT Helpdesk ticket. There is a link in the "For Students" menu.
Once our technicians receive the request for assistance, we will be in contact with you about next steps. You can fill out the form from any device.
Students and teachers are required to wear their AJHS issued ID badge at all times on the AJHS campus. Badges will be issued the first day of school. Students received a new badge on Tuesday, January 5th, as well. Students who need to pay for lost or damaged badges can do so on My School Bucks, and badges will be delivered to students first block. Click here to pay on My School Bucks. The library is not taking cash this year.
All students will need an iPad to participate as a traditional or remote learner. Click here to access the iPad fee and user agreement form on MySchoolBucks.
Click here to download a PDF of the AJHS Return to Learning Plan. This plan includes details specific to AJHS.
Click here to download a PDF of the ACS Return to Learning Plan. This plan is for all of ACS and includes the link for parents to select the learning model for their children.
Parents, please ensure that you have completed registration for your child(ren) and that you have responded to the ACS Enrollment survey by Sunday, July 19, at 5:00pm.
Click here to download, print, and mail the 2020-2021 Student Insurance Form. The address is on the second page of the form.
AJHS is pleased to participate in Say Something Anonymous Reporting System, a program sponsored by Sandy Hook Promise, to educate, empower, and protect students who may harm themselves or others. Click here to download a PDF and read more about this initiative. Click here to go to the YouTube video that introduced students to this initiative.