Albany High School Counseling Department

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cnbc.com

Patriots' Joejuan Williams lives off 10% of his income and says a high school finance class taught him how to save

One of the many reason we offer personal and family finance class at AHS.
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/10/patriots-joejuan-williams-lives-off-10percent-of-his-income.html?__source=sharebar|facebook&par=sharebar&fbclid=IwAR3sBCIY2C4VTgTLSP7CbnMiv5azHCyXe59-MN_75je7mwmHDzgkilMra9o

cnbc.com Joejuan Williams is a rookie cornerback in the NFL who currently plays for the New England Patriots. Though he's signed to a four-year, $6.6 million contract, he tells Boston.com that he's still super careful with how he spends his money.

[11/19/19]   Thursday we will have our 2nd monthly FAFSA completion drawing. So far I have only 17 seniors who have submitted their FAFSA forms. Thanks to Smoothie King, Raising Cane's, Starbucks, chick-fil-a, porky's boudin, and Amazon (SGA) for donating gift cards and prizes. Make sure Mr. Leitz has your "processed successfully 2020-21 confirmation email" (not the submission email) by 10am Thursday to be entered in the drawing. Remember this is a requirement to graduate and attend prom.

Register at: forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

https://forms.gle/5wguDR6T3B1D6eVEA

docs.google.com

AHS Polar Express Night Out

docs.google.com Event Timing: Friday, December 13th from 5:30-8:30 Event Address: AHS Gym Contact us at (225) 567-6014 or [email protected] Drop off is between 5:30 pm-6:00 pm The movie starts a 6:00 pm Arts and Crafts from 8:00pm-8:30pm

summersession.duke.edu

Duke Summer Session

Make the most out of your summer...
https://summersession.duke.edu/

summersession.duke.edu Are you looking for a summer that will help you build toward your academic goals and optimize your future options? One that will blend seriousness and fun? If you are, then join us here and enroll in the 2020 Duke Summer Session!

Albany High School Counseling Department

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[10/31/19]   Congratulations to our October FAFSA completion winners: Micah Cleveland, Tamia Coleman, Marina Neal, Kymren Pecoraro, Grace Purvis, Dawson Smith, and Abbie Spring. Everyone has another chance to win for our November drawing on Wednesday, Nov 20th. Get those "2020-21 Processed successfully" emails into Mr. Leitz.

[10/30/19]   Tomorrow we will have our first monthly FAFSA completion drawing. Thanks to Smoothie King, Raising Cane's, Starbucks, chick-fil-a, porky's boudin, and Amazon (SGA) for donating gift cards and prizes. Make sure mr leitz has your "processed successfully 2020-21 confirmation email" (not the submission email) by 10am to be entered in the drawing.

Girls in automobile services program.

Horatio Alger National Scholarship $25,000 Closing date: Oct 25th
Apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Requirements: 2.0+ GPA & NO ACT score requirements, Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required

Coca-Cola Scholarship Program $25,000 Closing date: Oct 31st
Apply at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
Requirements: 3.0 GPA & 21+ ACT score

National Rice Month Scholarship $4,000 Closing date: Oct 31st
Apply at http://www.thinkrice.com/scholarship/
Requirements: make a video

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship $30,000 Closing date Oct 31st
Apply at https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
Write an Essay on "why my vote matters"

ELKS Most Valuable Student Competition $50,000 Closing Date: Nov 5th
Apply: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Description: Competition is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States. Applicant must submit completed application and materials to the closest Elks Lodge. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Sixt Scholars Program $5,000 Closing date Nov. 30th
Apply: https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.7 GPA. Only the first 500 valid applications will be considered

nytimes.com

ACT Change Will Allow Students to Retake Individual Sections

nytimes.com Starting next September, high schoolers won’t need to repeat the entire ACT exam to improve their score.

LOSFA

You can now fill out your FAFSA for the 2020-2021 academic year! Not sure what to do? This video below can help and you can always go see your amazing counselor. #GEAUXtoCollege #LAProspers

You can now fill out your FAFSA for the 2020-2021 academic year! Not sure what to do? This video below can help! Federal Student Aid #GEAUXtoCollege #LAProspers

thescholarshipsystem.com

The Ultimate List of Scholarships for Women and Girls - The Scholarship System

thescholarshipsystem.com College can be expensive. That’s why scholarships for women are so valuable. Here is the ultimate list of scholarships for women and girls.

studentaid.ed.gov

IF you need help with FAFSA please make an appointment with me. I'm available from 7:30-6pm by appointment
Please complete this document before meeting with me.
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/2020-21-fafsa-worksheet.pdf

studentaid.ed.gov

forbes.com

Why Today Is The Most Important Day Of The Year For College Students

Today is the Day... FAFSA is available for 2020-2021

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianboswell/2019/10/01/why-today-is-the-most-important-day-of-the-year-for-college-students/#63c8c1a84318

forbes.com Back in 2006 The Princeton Review found that the biggest worry of college students and parents was getting into their top school. Now it’s college debt. That’s what makes today so important.

Monday is the last day to sign up for the Southern Miss Campus tour on Thursday Oct 3rd. Cost is only $20 and open to juniors and seniors. See Mr. Leitz ASAP for more information.

opportunity.collegeboard.org

College Board Opportunity Scholarships - Home

https://opportunity.collegeboard.org

opportunity.collegeboard.org College Board Opportunity Scholarships are microscholarships that high school students can earn by taking steps on their path to college.

Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center

While LPSO's K9-KC found drugs in a search demonstration, Deputy Ellis furthered the lesson by demonstrating drug detection reagent systems. Probable cause is a key element in law enforcement and the students enjoyed this method " hands on" learning!
#criminaljustice
#realworldwork
#meantforGREATness
Livingston Parish Sheriff

[09/11/19]   IMPORTANT DATES!!!
 September 16th 8am-10am, AHS college Fair (students only) must register at www.gotocollegefairs.com to attend
 October is College Application & Access month
 October 2nd 6pm-8pm NACAC National College Fair, Baton Rouge River center
 October 3rd, University of Southern Mississippi Campus tour
 October 17th Senior College Night (FAFSA, TOPS, Scholarship information session) 6:30pm-8:00pm
 October 23rd Parent FAFSA assistance day 9am-7pm
 FAFSA Completion night Spring 2019 Date: TBA
 Complete FAFSA by April 1st to attend Prom and Graduate

createrealimpact.com

Create Real Impact – Your Ideas Driving Change

Fall Scholarships!!!!!!!!!
Create Real Impact Scholarship $1,500 Closing date Oct 5th
Apply at: www.createrealimpact.com
Description: Create an original work show casing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards $2,000-$15,000 Closing date: Oct 15th
Apply at https://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org
Requirements: Be of Hispanic heritage, have a 3.0 GPA, and active in your community.

Horatio Alger National Scholarship $25,000 Closing date: Oct 25th
Apply at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
Requirements: 2.0+ GPA & NO ACT score requirements, Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required

Coca-Cola Scholarship Program $25,000 Closing date: Oct 31st
Apply at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
Requirements: 3.0 GPA & 21+ ACT score

National Rice Month Scholarship $4,000 Closing date: Oct 31st
Apply at http://www.thinkrice.com/scholarship/
Requirements: make a video

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship $30,000 Closing date Oct 31st
Apply at https://www.vfw.org/VOD/
Write an Essay on "why my vote matters"

ELKS Most Valuable Student Competition $50,000 Closing Date: Nov 5th
Apply: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Description: Competition is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States. Applicant must submit completed application and materials to the closest Elks Lodge. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Sixt Scholars Program $5,000 Closing date Nov. 30th
Apply: https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.7 GPA. Only the first 500 valid applications will be considered.

createrealimpact.com

Albany High School Counseling Department

Albany High School Counseling Department

[08/10/19]   Are you a junior or senior and interested in computers, well we have room in the computer science program at the lit center. We also have space in the EMT, criminal Justice and patient care tech. Come see me as soon as possible.

Come see me for more information...

Albany High School Counseling Department

Albany High School Counseling Department

[07/26/19]   Orientation is next week
Tuesday: 8:00-10:30 for senior & 11:30-2:00 for juniors
Wednesday: 8:00-10:30 for Sophomores & 11:30-2:00 for Freshman.

The Literacy Center has spots open for Juniors and Seniors in the following programs:
Computer Service-5 AM and 3 PM
Criminal Justice-2 AM and 6 PM
EMT-1 AM and 2 PM
Patient Care Tech-3 PM

Contact me ASAP if interested

[07/19/19]   I would like to clarify that student schedule are not official until your orientation day on either July 30th or July 31st. If you have any question i return on Monday, July 29th.
Thank you

You should have received this information in English class. Your id is also on your LA STS transcript.

The deadline for priority processing for TOPS is July 1, 2019. Complete your 2019-2020 FAFSA OR the online TOPS application by July 1 to ensure timely processing and payment of your TOPS award if enrolling full-time in Fall 2019. Louisiana Board of Regents ask Lela LOSFA #TOPS #collegeaccess #financialaid

Walmart Distribution Center 6057

Hello Opportunity! New job listings for Walmart Supply Chain DC 6057. To apply please visit WalmartCareers.com.

wafb.com

OLOL Children’s Hospital hosting job fair Thursday

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Albany High School Counseling Department

hechingerreport.org

Automation is remaking Mississippi jobs: Are workers ready?

hechingerreport.org New educational pathways, focusing on "soft skills" will prepare Mississippi workers of all ages for jobs in era of automation

[06/07/19]   New graduation requirement ACT 116: personal financial management; students will learn about income, money management, spending and credit, and saving and investing, students will learn the process and responsibilities, including repayment and default, of borrowing money to fund postsecondary education opportunities. Effective August 1.

LOSFA

IMPORTANT TOPS UPDATE: TOPS funding will be available for 2019 Qualified Summer sessions. In order to receive #TOPS for the summer, you must complete a 2019 Summer Session Payment Request and Acknowledgement Form: https://www.osfa.la.gov/MainSitePDFs/2019_Summer_Session_Payment_Request.pdf

Louisiana Board of Regents ask Lela Louisiana Department of Education #LOSFA #collegeaccess #LaProspers

Class of 2019 has a lot to brag about... 4.5 million in academic and athletic scholarship offers (not including TOPS), 99.2 % have submitted the FAFSA; with students receiving full tuition scholarships or more to University of Southern California, Nova Southeastern University, Xavier University, Millsaps, Mississippi College, Centenary, LA Tech, ULL and SLU. Along with students receiving partial scholarships to LSU, Penn State, Hendrix College, University of Miami, University of Utah, Tulane, Colorado State, Spring Hill College, Loyola University, Northwestern State, Belhaven, ULM, York College, Kings College, Nichols State, Mississippi State, Southern Miss, University of Houston, Ole Miss, plus many more.....

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Check out LOSFA's Guide to Help Seniors Beat Summer Melt!

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AHS class of 2019 has a 99% submission rate. Our highest rate ever....

TOPS Tip #1: Be sure that your name is written or typed the SAME on all documents or applications including the FAFSA and ACT/SAT registration. #collegeaccess #TOPSprocessing

LOSFA

Here are some scholarships that are due in June!
(Links are included in each scholarship's caption)

Unless specified in the eligibility section, these scholarships are open to students in other states.

LOSFA

Watch this video to learn how to set up a Student Hub account. The Student Hub is the most convenient way for students to check their TOPS status this summer.

Please remember that initial eligibility processing for TOPS will occur in June after LOSFA has received final high school transcripts from the Louisiana Department of Education. #collegeaccess

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1 Hornet Lane
Albany, 70711

Principal- Kimberly Freeman Assistant Principal- Amy Carter Administrative Assistant- Jeffery Watts