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Guidance


MCHS Guidance Office
 


COUNSELORS
 
Students with last names A-Com: Shannon Calico
shannon.calico@madison.kyschools.us

Students with last names Con-Hat:  Amy Palmer 
amy.palmer@madison.kyschools.us
 
Students with last names Haw-McK:  Bob Ladeur
robert.ladeur@madison.kyschools.us

Students with last names McL-San:  Katherine Farmer
katherine.farmer@madison.kyschools.us
 
Students with last names Sat-Z:  Laurel Viera
 

ANNOUNCEMENT

The Craft Academy will be at Madison Central on October 5th at 10:00 am in the Lecture Lab to speak to 9th and 10th grade students that want to hear about their program.

Craft Academy is a dual credit residential high school located on the Morehead State University campus, focused on STEM education. Students apply to the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics during their sophomore year of high school.

If selected, students finish their junior and senior years living in Grote-Thompson Hall at Morehead State University while taking college courses. There is no cost for tuition, housing or meal plans for Craft Academy students during their two-year experience.

 

EKU FREE Application Weekend will be October 5-8, 2018. Use code EKU2023 that weekend only to waive the $35 fee.

 

Governor's Scholar Program (Juniors Only):  On October 16, 2018 from 7:30 am-8:00 am there will be a meeting for those students interested in applying for GSP for summer 2019 in the Lecture Lab.  

 

Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (9th-11th Graders):  On October 16, 2018 at 10 am, representatives from GSE are coming to do a presentation for students that are interested in applying to GSE for summer 2019. This meeting will be in the Lecture Lab.  

 

Juniors: PSAT Test
Registration for the PSAT Test starts Monday, September 17th and ends Friday, October 5th.
The cost for the PSAT Test is $20. 
This test is optional, but if you are a junior, and plan to apply for the Governor's Scholar Program, and do NOT have an ACT score yet, then you will need to register for the PSAT Test!
Registration is in the Finance Office.
The date of the test is Wednesday, October 24th.
Should you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ford in room 1014.

 

October ACT:  The next ACT will be held on October 27th. This test is offered at Madison Central. You must register at www.act.org by September 28th in order to avoid any late fees. The cost is $50.50. If you qualify for free or reduced lunch based on the HIF form and are a junior or senior, see your counselor for a fee waiver. Seniors, the October and December tests are the last tests to meet college admission deadlines.

 

There will be a ZAPS ACT PREP COURSE on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm in the Lecture Hall at Madison Central High School for any interested students.  The cost is $89.99 and you can register at www.doorwaytocollege.com or call 877-927-8378.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to increase their ACT scores and learn strategies and tips to improve in all subtests.  If you have questions, please contact Amy Palmer in the Guidance Office.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Find important information regarding graduation requirements, scholarships, ACT scores, KEES money, financial aid, transcript requests, and much more in this powerpoint.

 

Juniors: Youth Salute Applications are now available in the Guidance Office. To qualify for Youth Salute, a student must: 1). Be a high school junior, 2). Have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 through their sophomore year, 3). Have held TWO LEADERSHIP ROLES to which they were chosen by their peers or an adult leader within the past two years in school, religious or community sponsored organizations.

More details are available on the Youth Salute Application. All applications are due NO LATER than September 26, 2018 to Ms. Farmer in the Guidance Office.

 

SENIORS-Mark your calendars now!!

September 26-MCHS College Fair during Studio Time for Seniors

October 15-FAFSA Night for Parents from 5:00-7:30 in the Library

October 27-ACT offered at MCHS (register at www.act.org)

October 30-ASVAB at MCHS (sign up in Guidance)

November 13-FAFSA Night 2 for Parents from 5:00-7:30 in the Library (you do not need to attend if you came to the first one)

December 8-ACT offered at MCHS (register at www.act.org)

 

2019 AP Exam Information:  Please click on the AP Testing link to the right of this page for information regarding registration and test dates for all 2019 AP Exams.


 

MCHS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

SUBJECT CLASS CREDIT
Mathematics Algebra I 1
Mathematics Algebra II 1
Mathematics Geometry 1
Mathematics Math Elective 1
Language Arts English I 1
Language Arts English II 1
Language Arts English III 1
Language Arts English IV 1
Science Earth Science 1
Science Life Science 1
Science Chemical/Physical Science 1
Social Studies Integrated Social Studies 1
Social Studies World Civilization 1
Social Studies U.S. History 1
Health Health .5
Physical Education PE I .5
Humanities see course directory below 1
Electives see course directory below 6
Total Credits   22

 

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Tribe Time Studios at MCHS


For the 2017-18 school year Madison Central will have a new bell schedule which will include scheduled studio time for each student. Students will take 6 core classes (just as they always have) and then one period will be half lunch/ half studio.

 

2017-18 Bell Schedule

 

Tribe Time Studios Defined