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DUAL CREDIT PAYMENT DUE

 

There will be a drop for Summer and Fall on May 22nd  for NON-PAYMENT. Students that are on Free/Reduce do not need to worry about payment and can ignore the message.  Students that are currently enrolled HAVE to pay or setup a payment plan by May 22nd.  If they pay on the 23rd they will still be dropped

 

Dual Credit Information

 

 

 

As this school year ends, please remember that all KHS schedule change requests need to be submitted to the KHS Counselors’ office for 10-12 grade students and the KMS front office for 9th grade students by May 23, 2019 (the last day of school).  Schedule change forms are available in the KHS counselors’ office, the KMS front office.  


Please note the following new course offerings and updates to current course offerings that are available to your student as this could impact his or her course requests for next year.


**NEW FINE ARTS COURSE AVAILABLE 2019-2020**


Music Appreciation (FA15) Credit: 1 Grade Level: 9-12   GPA: Regular


Prerequisite: None


Course Description: This is a non-performance class that explores music of various styles through listening experiences. All styles of music are covered (classical, folk, music theater, jazz, popular, etc.). Investigations of composers and performers integral to the styles are included in the class. Activities include listening, discussions, projects, and presentations on each style of music.




**NEW ADVANCED SCIENCE COURSE OPTION AVAILABLE 2019-2020**


Freshmen students interested in pursuing an advanced science track will have the option to take Advanced Biology and Advanced Chemistry in a block 2 period format, completing one course (Biology or Chemistry) in the first semester and the other course in the second semester.  Students who complete Biology in the first semester will take the Biology EOC in December and students who complete Biology in the second semester will take the Biology EOC in May. Both Biology and Chemistry courses in this format are advanced and will be assigned grade points on a 5.0 scale.  Students will need to drop an elective course from their course requests when choosing this option because this will take up two consecutive periods in the day.


**CLARIFICATION ON AP COURSE OFFERINGS**


Students are able to take any courses that they have not previously taken if they have satisfied all prerequisites and are within the grade level range specified in the current academic planning guide.  

Example:

AP World History (GPA:  6.0) was first offered in 2018-19 to all sophomores as a route to satisfy the world history course requirement for high school graduation.  Juniors and Seniors can also elect to take AP World History as a social studies elective in addition to their required social studies course to possibly earn college credit.  


AP Human Geography (GPA 6.0) will be offered for the first time in 2019-2020  to all Freshmen as a route to satisfy the world geography course requirement for high school graduation.  Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors may also elect to take AP Human Geography as a social studies elective in addition to their required social studies course to possibly earn college credit.


**UPDATE TO ONRAMPS COURSE FEES**


The predicted cost of an OnRamps course is $149.  There is no additional costs for books or materials.  This cost will be due in the fall, and more information will also be available at the beginning of the school year.   



**COURSES WITH SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS**


The following courses at KHS have summer assignments. If you requested any of these courses, please be sure you complete the assignment. Failure to complete the assignment will result in a zero for the assignment, not a schedule change.


English 1 Advanced

English 2 Advanced

AP English Language and Composition

AP English Literature and Composition


Environmental Systems

AP Biology


AP US History

AP World History


Summer Assignments Online

Mark Your Calendar!

2019-2020 Scheduling

January 17 - Rising 10th-12th Grade Parent Night @ 6:00PM

January 24 - College Level Course Information Session @ 6:00PM

January 31 - Rising 12th Grade Scheduling Meetings during school hours

February 13 - Rising 11th Grade Scheduling Meetings during school hours

February 28 - Rising 10th Grade Scheduling Meetings during school hours

April 4 - Rising 8th-9th Grade Parent Night @ 6:00PM

Week of April 15 - Rising 9th Grade Scheduling Meetings during school hours

Class of 2020,
 
 
If you are applying to a four-year university many will open up the application for the fall 2019 school year in July. It is important you look at the deadlines and application requirements. Almost all Texas school uses ApplyTexas for their applications.
 
The most common items required for applying include:
 
-Application: Most Texas schools use ApplyTexas. Be sure to create an account and save all username and password information.
 
-Essay: Spend time on your essay. Have someone proof and help edit before submitting.
 
-Transcript: A six semester official transcript will be required. Transcript Request must be completed online.
 
-Test Scores: An ACT and/or SAT score will need to be provided. If you had your score sent when you tested, the university should have it on file. If you did not you will need to request to have the score sent from the ACT or SAT website.
 
-Payment
 
If you have any questions or need assistance this summer please contact your counselor.
 
 
Class of 2020 & 2021,
 
Entrance exams are a key component in applying to colleges and universities. Schools will accept the SAT and/or ACT test scores when applying. It is imperative you begin the following (if you have not already done so):
-Practice
-Schedule
-Take the Test
 
 
SAT
The SAT is comprised of 3 sections: reading, English and language, and math. Click SAT to access the SAT website. All juniors took the PSAT last school year. With this you gained access to FREE SAT practice. Click Khan Academy to access the practice.
 
 
ACT
The ACT is comprised of 4 required and 1 optional section: English, math, reading, science, and writing (optional). Click ACT to access the ACT website. A FREE ACT practice tool is the ACT Academy.
 
Please see test dates/deadlines below.
 
 
Upcoming SAT Testing Dates
2018-19 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes
August 25, 2018

Register
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date July 27, 2018

August 7, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

August 15, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

August 15, 2018
October 6, 2018

Register
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date September 7, 2018

September 18, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

September 26, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

September 26, 2018
November 3, 2018

Register
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date October 5, 2018

October 16, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

October 24, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

October 24, 2018
December 1, 2018

Register
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date November 2, 2018

November 13, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

November 20, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

November 20, 2018
March 9, 2019

Register
SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date February 8, 2019

February 19, 2019 (for mailed registrations)

February 27, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone)

February 27, 2019
May 4, 2019

Register
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date April 5, 2019

April 16, 2019 (for mailed registrations)

April 24, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone)

April 24, 2019
June 1, 2019

Register
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date May 3, 2019

May 14, 2019 (for mailed registrations)

May 22, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone)

May 22, 2019
Upcoming ACT Testing Dates
2018-2019 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 8, 2018** August 10, 2018 August 11-26, 2018
October 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29-October 14, 2018
December 8, 2018 November 2, 2018 November 3-19, 2018
February 9, 2019* January 11, 2019 January 12-18, 2019
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019
June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019
July 13, 2019* June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019