It’s FAFSA time! Our NAHS Counselor, Mr. Saunders, will be holding FAFSA sessions with all of our seniors. What is the FAFSA? The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college and career programs. As part of the U.S. Department of Education, the FAFSA is your pathway to grab your share of over $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students. Come to campus prepared to start your travels down the FAFSA road.
All eligible 11th grade students will be taking the the SAT® during the school day on Wednesday, April 15th. All eligible students received a fee-waiver to make taking the SAT® at school a viable opportunity. On testing day, students will need to arrive to school on time and well-rested. They will need their printed admission ticket, pencils, and an acceptable calculator. To best prepare for the SAT®, students should access the online test preparation materials found at SAT.ORG .
This Monday, March 30, first-time 9th grade students will take the STAAR for English I, as well as any students who have not met the standard passing level. On Wednesday, April 1st, all 10th grade students will take the English II STAAR. Students have been preparing hard all year to be successful on their test. The whole NAHS staff and admin team wish all of our students the best of luck on these exams.
Honorary speaker, Kevin Dooley, head security manager for all events at the AT&T Center & Chris Chartier, Operational Manager at the AT&T Center presented to 52 NAHS Career and Technology Education (CATE) students on February 19th. Mr. Dooley & Mr. Chartier discussed avenues that would be taken to get into such a field within the U.S. Department of Education Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster and the HB5 Law Enforcement Program of Study. Included in their speech were various examples of their daily routine, skills needed to be employed within their departments, along with special moments in which they interacted with celebrities. These two gentlemen rounded out this month's CTE activities.