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- Magoosh ACT Prep
This website has a free practice test and some services that you can pay for!
- ACT Method Test Prep
Each Boyle student has access to Method Test Prep-an ACT prep program! Message firstname.lastname@example.org for access.
- Allen Prep ACT app free trial
You can try the Allen Prep ACT app for free for 7 days.
Just another ACT prep option!
- Drive Smart Digital Short Contest
Create a digital short for a chance at a scholarship! Deadline is 12/18/17.
- ACT Prep/ARMY ROTC
This is free ACT prep for all! See attached flyer!
- Spring EKU Dual Credit
Spring Dual Credit Application Deadline – Students currently taking courses do not need to apply for the spring semester. If you know of someone not currently participating in EKU Dual Credit, applications for Spring 2018 are due on November 1. Tuition acknowledgement forms, transcripts and ACT scores should accompany new applications. The application is available online at http://dualcredit.eku.edu under the link “How To Apply”. All high school juniors will need to reapply for Fall 2018 at the end of the school year (more information to follow at a later date).
- Sullivan ACT Prep
The next workshop is Oct. 7-8 from 10 am to 2:30 pm each day. The cost is $80 but that includes lunch each day, a study guide and a cd. If you're interested, you can register at http://sullivan.edu/act-prep
- ACT Test Prep by ACT
See link for more information and resources!
- Top Teacher Test Prep/Tutoring
Bridget Mountjoy offers ACT Test Prep in addition to other services to students in the area. Please see attached flyers for more information.
- JFK Essay Contest
See the attached information regarding an essay contest for all high school students.
- GSP Info meeting
GSP parent/student meeting will be held at 3:30 on Thursday, Oct. 5. in the BCHS library.
- PSAT Sign Up
The PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 25th at 8:05 am.
The cost is $15.00. If a student has free/reduced lunch, they could qualify for a fee waiver but the number of fee waivers is limited. Deadline to register for accommodations testing is 8/21.
To register, bring your payment to Mrs. Reynolds in the BCHS Guidance Office.
Checks may be made to BCHS. If you would like some free prep, visit this site:
The PSAT is used for National Merit selection for Juniors. It may also be used for dual credit enrollment purposes as well as Governors Scholars application/selection!
- ACT PREP/CLASS 101
Improve your ACT Score!
Class 101 ACT prep courses help you to find common trends in your incorrect answers and will help you address particular areas of need. In over 16 years, more than 2500 students have participated in Class 101 ACT prep courses and improved on average 3.1 points on their total ACT score.
- Homework Help!
If you have a Boyle County library card, there is a FREE tutoring website that you can access from home when you have trouble! See information below!
- Service Academy Information Fair
See the attached regarding the Service Academy Information Fair for Juniors and Seniors to be held 8/31 at WKU.
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- AP/PLTW Recognition
Students who have received a proficient on Intro to Eng Design and/or Principles of Eng Design EOC AND have passed one/ two AP courses in Sci or Math are eligible to apply for an AP+PLTW student recognition. If you are unsure of your EOC scores, please check with Mr. Staggs or Ms. Stigall. Here is information: Please read requirements before applying.
Info here: https://www.pltw.org/our-programs/ap-pltw
Apply here: https://www.apandpltw.org/
- Wofford Scholar/Centre Fellow
Juniors interested in a potential nomination to Wofford Scholars and/or Centre Fellows should sign the list in Guidance Office by end of day on Friday 2/17.
- Lieutenant Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge
Students in grades 9-12 can apply. Teams of 2 to 4 students compete in a "Shark Tank" competition to win a large scholarship! See more information at http://www.kylgec.com/
- AP Credit Transfer
How does AP credit transfer to colleges and universities? This link might be helpful!
- FREE ACT Prep
Here is a free website for ACT prep!
- HOBY Leadership Conference
One 10th grade student will be selected to attend the HOBY Leadership Conference in June. If interested, sign the list in the Guidance Office.
Students should exhibit many or all of the following characteristics:
creative problem solving
strong decision making
sensitive to others
courage to speak out and challenge
interest in community service
The seminar is a 3-4 day program that engages students in: leadership development activities, collaborating with like-minded students from throughout the state, and exploring leadership from three perspectives: Individual, group and society.
- Governors Scholars Program
Applications for Juniors interested in the Governors Scholars Program are available on the GSP website. The Helpful Hints packet contains a lot of valuable information!
Deadline is 11/20. Contact Mary Jane Hall for more info.
- Governors School for the Arts
Students interested in Governors School for the Arts can find information here. Residents of Kentucky who are sophomores or juniors in a Kentucky high school or home school at the time of applying.Applications go live on 11/15 and deadline is 1/12.
GSA ART Shops info here
- Governors School for Entrepreneurs
Please see the attached information on the Governors School for Entrepreneurs open to 9th, 10th, 11th graders. It is a free 3 week summer program June 25th-July15. Apply at KentuckyGSE.com by January 4th if interested!
- ACT Gala 2017
Seniors with an ACT score of 28+ will be invited to our Annual ACT Gala event at Centre College. The date is 10/23, Monday at 7pm. Invitations will go out in October.
- Write Stuff contest
All Write Stuff Teen Writing and Visual Arts Contest entries are due at midnight Friday, September 30th. Please encourage any youth you know, in grades 6 – 12 with a connection to cancer, their own or that of a loved one, to enter. While the due date is a few weeks out, this reminder will provide ample time to craft, edit and publish any writing piece, art, or video they choose to create.
- Youth Salute for Juniors!
Applications for the Youth Salute Program will go home with Juniors.
To qualify for Youth Salute, a student must
1) Be a high school junior (senior class of 2018)
2) Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA through their sophomore year (Any student who attains a 3.0 GPA by the end of the fall semester of their junior year may submit a late nomination by January 14, 2017)
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.
Applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by Friday, Sept. 23.
- 10th Grade ACT!!!
The ACT will be offered FREE to our 10th grade class thanks to our Board of Education! The date of the exam is December 9th (this was in spring in past so note change) and please save the date!
- Sullivan ACT Prep
Sullivan University ACT review is held on the Saturday and Sunday one week prior to the National ACT test date. All students will receive 4 hours of ACT prep for English and Reading and 4 hours in Math and Science. There is a cap of 80 students per weekend. Cost for both days is $80. Lunch and study guide with CD are included.
Future ACT prep dates:
Oct.7-8 10a-2:30p, Dec.2-3 10a-2:30p, Feb.17-18 10a-2:30p
You can register for these classes by going to http://sullivan.edu/act-prep/ Sign up today as classes fill up quickly!
- College Webinars
The following site will have college webinars on the following topics:
* How To Graduate From College Debt Free
* College Applications 101
* Why It’s Hard to Get Into a Top College.
* Ten Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Planning for College
* Seven Biggest Mistakes Made On The FAFSA
* ACT vs SAT –How Important are they REALLY?
* How to Analyze Financial Aid Award Letters
* Picking Schools That Fit your Child and Wallet
* The Ideal College Planning Timeline
- Morehead Craft Academy
Craft Academy applicants are high school sophomores who will have completed geometry, algebra I, and algebra II by the end of their sophomore year. Students are selected based on ACT or SAT scores; academic grades from ninth and tenth grades; interest in advanced careers in science, technology, engineering and math; student responses to application essay questions; interviews by Academy staff members; and recommendations from teachers and other individuals who can attest to a student’s need and preparedness for the program.
Craft Academy applicants for Fall 2018 must:
Be a current resident of the state of Kentucky;
Be a high school sophomore;
Complete geometry, algebra I and algebra II prior to enrollment;
Score a minimum 18 English, 22 reading, and 22 math on the ACT; and
Submit a completed application and all required materials no later than Feb. 1, 2018. To complete this application on your computer, download and open in Adobe Reader.
Required materials include an official high school transcript, ACT or SAT test scores, and three letters of recommendation, one of which must be written by school personnel and at least one written by a community member.
- See more at: https://www.moreheadstate.edu/Academics/Craft-Academy/Admission-Requirements
- ACT Test Prep
ACT is offering their own test prep materials that can be ordered on their site!
Go this link:http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html for more information! Another resource that has received great reviews from students is the book ACT 36 by Barron. It is available in the library and on amazon.com.
- Murray Commonwealth Honors Academy
Juniors-Murray has an outstanding summer program where you can earn college credit! See this link http://www.murraystate.edu/cha/ for information! Application deadline is 3/1 and applications can be downloaded from the website. Students must have completed Junior year, a composite ACT of 25 (approximately), and a 3.5GPA. You will also need teacher recs and community involvement.
- Transcript Requests
Transcript requests will be electronic beginning 11/2014. Juniors and Seniors will be given information on how to request transcripts through parchment. All requests will need to be made online. Be sure to send to the school specifically. Some students are only requesting a self-view. For more information, please see the link on the front page and under resources.
- Homework Help/Tutoring!
After school homework help is here! Beginning Aug. 15th, Boyle County High School students can take advantage of free homework help from 3:15-4:15. This is a free service that will be provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays only through May 1, 2018. For more information, please contact Steve Goggin, assistant principal at 236-5047. This is a great option for students struggling in a course!
- Dual Credit
Students who have outstanding balances with Campbellsville or WKU need to take care of this by their deadlines. BCHS facilitates this process when questions arise. The student is responsible for any payment plans etc that they have agreed to! Colleges may drop you from the course if you do not adhere to their deadlines.
- A/B Policy/Grading
After grades have been posted, counselors will review to see which students qualified for the following policy:
ALL EOC & A/BYear-long Classes (Carnegie Unit):
1stsemester (A class) (40% 9 wks + 40% 9 wks + 20% cumulative final exam)
2ndsemester (Bclass) (40% 9 wks + 40% 9 wks + 20% EOC/cumulative final at end of Bclass)
*If a student fails one section but has a passing cumulative average at the end of the school year then the student will earn .5 credit for each section (A & B). The recovered .5 credit will be issued with a70%. (We have to manually calculate this average. We do not average grades for A/B courses unless the student fails one section and passes the other)
- AP Scores Online-Mid July
AP scores will be available online in mid-July. Students will not get a paper copy of scores. All students were given this information in their AP course as well as their AP Preadministration Session. It was also reviewed during each AP administration.
Please go to the attached link for more information.
All Senior and Scholarship information is on the Senior page! Check the page often and subscribe to our Remind for info as well!
- Gatton Academy
Students interested in WKU's prestigious Gatton Academy should apply by February 1st. Application information is available at http://www.wku.edu/academy/admissions.php. The Academy is a residential program on the campus of WKU and current 10th grade students may apply.
- Information regarding failed courses
If you child is failing a course, they may need to do the following:
- Attend class regularly and be on time. If your child must be absent, please encourage them to ask for and complete make up work in all classes.
- Get extra help in ESS tutoring after school on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15 and online math help
- Monitor their schedule. Late night work/activities on school nights can interfere with your child’s school performance. Please encourage them to take time for homework and to get plenty of rest.
- Keep track of assignments, projects, and homework. Incomplete or missing work can have a significant impact on grades. Grades can be monitored using the Infinite Campus Portal. If you do not have a username/password for this service, please contact Shawn Campbell or Sherry Bodner at 859-236-5047.
- Sign up for Credit Recovery/Summer School
Please feel free to call or e-mail teachers individually. If you would like to e-mail a teacher, the format is email@example.com You may also contact your child’s counselor for additional support and suggestions. Our contact information follows:
Amy Rhinehart Reynolds (A-K) Dana Stigall (L-Z)
859-236-5047 ext. 3078 859-236-5047 ext. 3074
Failing grades can result in the loss of a student’s driver’s license/permit. Grades are reported to Frankfort at the end of each semester (January and May). Students failing more than two classes will have their license/permit revoked or will not be eligible to apply for them until the end of the next semester.
Amy Rhinehart Reynolds
- FREE ACT!
Free/reduced lunch students may take the ACT twice free during their Junior and Senior years! See your counselor for a voucher and meet the College and Career Readiness Goals!